Long Lake - Raquette LakeLong Lake and Raquette Lake, N.Y. – There is plenty to do in the Long Lake and Raquette Lake from February 16th – 25th. Winter Wonderland Week offers a slate of events for all ages. The Long Lake Geiger Ice Skating Rink and Mt. Sabattis Sledding Hill will be open daily from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily, no matter the conditions. Special programming on on Sunday, February 25th includes a visit from the Long Lake Fire Department as part of the Adirondack Local Culture Program Community Day at the Geiger Arena and is open to everyone.  

Restaurant Week starts February 16th – 25th. Visit the ADK Trading Post, Adirondack Hotel, Brookside Hops and Hoagies, Long Lake Diner, Long View Lodge and the Paradise Cove Cafe. There are free dining cards at all locations, get your card stamped and submit for a prize at the end of the week.

Raquette Lake Winter Carnival happens Saturday, February 17th – 18th with kids events starting at 10:30am on Saturday. Other events throughout the day include the Ladies Frying Pan Toss, Ice Golf, the Pete and Chris Magic Show at 2 p.m. in the Raquette Lake Library. The Raquette Lake Library will be open at 10 a.m. for warm up and restrooms. Fireworks will be at 7 p.m on Saturday night. On Sunday, February 18th the traditional Crosscut and Chainsaw competition starts at noon. Bring your own chainsaw. All activities will be held in around downtown Raquette Lake. Parking is limited, please do not block roadways.

The Pete and Chris Magic Show will also happen at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street, Long Lake, NY on Saturday, February 17th at 6 p.m. and this event is free.

The Long Lake Historical Society will be hosting an event “From Boats to Kazoos” open house weekend February 16th – 18th at the Long Lake Town Hall Nutrition Site, 1204 Main Street, Long Lake, NY with hours Friday, February 16th, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, February 17th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 18th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be a display of photographs at the Long Lake Geiger Arena featuring historic Long Lake photos from the Historical Society.

For a full schedule of events visit the web page at www.mylonglake.com/winter/winter-wonderland-week.