wild-center.JPGTupper Lake, N.Y. - A concert, paddle and hike adventures, farmers markets and a canoe expedition - it's all waiting for you this month at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake! Friday, September 21st Roy Hurd in Concert The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce and The Wild Center are excited to present an evening with Roy Hurd, a dynamic performer and a world class singer songwriter. In the years he has been performing Roy has played his brand of mountain music for enthusiastic audiences nationally and has developed a following unparalleled in the Adirondack Mountains. Roy's song Adirondack Blue has become a modern-day Adirondack anthem, and his recordings are regional best sellers. For more information click here. Saturday, September 22nd Cedarlands Fall Paddle and Hike with Broadwing Adventures In partnership with The Wild Center, the veteran guides from Broadwing Adventures will lead you on this one day paddling trip of discovery and exploration in a little known corner of the Adirondacks. On your guided exploration you will learn about the history, ecology and conservation of the Cedarlands. This paddle/hike is on lands that are part of the Cedarlands Boy Scout Camp, a property with restricted summer access. Most summer visitors to the Adirondacks do not have the opportunity to travel here. During this full day trip, you will enjoy at least 3 miles of paddling on Mud Pond and McRorie Lake, have some short canoe carries, and hike 0.8 mile up Mud Pond Mountain. The views from Mud Pond Mountain look to the northwest along the expanse of Long Lake and to the summits of the Western High Peaks, a view rarely seen by others. For more information click here. Weekly Events Thursdays until September 13th Farmers Markets The Wild Center hosts weekly Farmers Market where you can meet farmers and take home some of the wonderful local food grown in the Adirondack region. The Wild Center has joined with The Adirondack Farmers' Market Cooperative, Inc. which promotes and manages farmers' markets. Farmers Markets will take place every Thursday from 11 am - 3 pm in The Wild Center's Esplanade Tent.  For more information click here. Saturdays and Sundays until October 7th Canoe the Raquette River On Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm, explore the wildlife and wild places of the scenic Raquette River with Wild Center Naturalists and a NYS licensed guide. The Center provides all of the equipment you need for this canoeing adventure, including a boat, paddles, life jackets, and dry bags. During your hour on the water, your guides will lead you around the Oxbow, an excellent habitat for waterfowl, wetland plants, beavers, otters, and more! This trip is rated EASY, with paddlers from age 5 and up welcome. Children ages 5 - 15 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. We will go rain or shine, so please be prepared for the weather. There is a charge for canoe trips. Register for the date you are interested in through the calendar or call 518 359 7800. Thursdays until October 25th Behind the Scenes Tours At 3pm, explore behind the curtain where practices and ideas combine to bring The Wild Center experience to life. Take a closer look at our green energy system, learn how our life support system keeps the trout and otters happy, and visit with our wild animal ambassadors behind the scenes. Behind the Scenes Tours are free to Members. Non-members can participate for a fee of $10 for adults and $7 for children age 4-14, with no charge for children 3 and under. To register for a Behind the Scenes Tour, both members and non-members can sign-up at the Admissions Desk on tour days.

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