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What to do in Schroon?

Enjoy a multitude of seasonal events in the Schroon Lake region! Dotted with charming store fronts and enticing dining options, the main streets of the quaint villages in the region feature ongoing events catering to local residents and vacationing visitors alike.

Annual events here are always memorable and unique! Mark your calendars for annual Fourth of July festivities, a Folk Music Festival, Ice Fishing Derby, and Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival — to list just a few!

If wildlife is of interest to you, visit Newcomb and spend some time at the Adirondack Interpretive Center to learn about the local flora and fauna. Be sure to check their events schedule for great educational happenings. 

There are ongoing cultural events, farmers markets, live performances, and events throughout the region. Have a great time enjoying all the special happenings in the Adirondack Hub this season!

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Date / Time: Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:00am
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Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: Free with parent
Kids ages 19 and under ski or ride FREE with a full-paying parent all week at Gore Mountain! This promotion also includes our cross-country ski and snowshoe network at the North Creek Ski Bowl.  Important: This offer is not valid with any...
Date / Time: Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: Free with parent
Kids ages 19 and under ski or ride FREE with a full-paying parent all week at Gore Mountain! This promotion also includes our cross-country ski and snowshoe network at the North Creek Ski Bowl.  Important: This offer is not valid with any...
Date / Time: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:00am
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Admission: Free with parent
Kids ages 19 and under ski or ride FREE with a full-paying parent all week at Gore Mountain! This promotion also includes our cross-country ski and snowshoe network at the North Creek Ski Bowl.  Important: This offer is not valid with any...
Date / Time: Sat, 01/25/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: Free with parent
Kids ages 19 and under ski or ride FREE with a full-paying parent all week at Gore Mountain! This promotion also includes our cross-country ski and snowshoe network at the North Creek Ski Bowl.  Important: This offer is not valid with any...
Date / Time: Sat, 01/25/2020 - 8:00am
Location: Lake Harris Boat Launch
Admission: Entry fee $10 for 13 and up, 12 and under FREE
Join the Newcomb Snowmobile Club for the annual Vintage Snowmobile Races on Lake Harris in Newcomb.  Racing brought in by NNYVSR at Lake Harris Boat Launch on Lake Harris Rd. Schedule 7:30 am set up 10 am registration 11 am races start...
Date / Time: Sat, 01/25/2020 - 1:00pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $30 materials and course fee is required.
In this guided painting workshop with Jackie LaCourse, you will create an 12” x 24” acrylic painting on canvas of a lovely Adirondack sunset scene. All materials are provided and all experience levels are welcome. Pre-registration and...
Date / Time: Sat, 01/25/2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Flanagan's Pub & Grill
Admission: $10 for Adults, $5 for Kids 12 and Under
Benefit dinner, includes meatballs, garlic bread, salad, dessert, coffee/tea and water. Take-outs available.
Date / Time: Sun, 01/26/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: Free with parent
Kids ages 19 and under ski or ride FREE with a full-paying parent all week at Gore Mountain! This promotion also includes our cross-country ski and snowshoe network at the North Creek Ski Bowl.  Important: This offer is not valid with any...
Date / Time: Wed, 01/29/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Wed, 01/29/2020 - 10:30am
Location: Schroon Lake Public Library
Admission: Free
Learn the elegant art of Paper Quilling at this make-it-and-take-it class for beginners. Simple designed make it easy and fun to create handmade greeting cards. Class size is limited, call to register.
Date / Time: Sun, 02/02/2020 - 1:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
Celebrate Groundhog Day with this film about its close cousin: the beaver. This is the fascinating story of North American beavers - their history, near extinction, and comeback. Beavers may play a large role in offsetting the impact of global...
Date / Time: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: $10
Sponsored by the Schroon - North Hudson Snowmobile Association.   Start anytime Saturday after you register. Registration FRIDAY at Flanagan's from 5-9pm or SATURDAY at Trail Break from 9-11am. The Poker Run finishes at Trail Break - no...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/08/2020 - 1:00pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $30 materials and course fee is required (non-refundable $10 cancellation fee).
Join our 2019 Artist in Residence, Dennon Walantus, for a half-day oil painting workshop. Participants will create a their own painting while learning about landscape composition. You will learn the basics of oil painting under the guidance of Mr....
Date / Time: Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:30am
Location: Schroon Lake Public Library
Admission: FREE
Always wanted to learn how to quilt? Then this class is for you. Join us for this free 2-day class Wednesdays 2/12 and 2/19 at the Schroon Lake Public Library Community Room. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Call the Library to...
Date / Time: Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event. Sponsored by the Audubon Society, the 23rd GBBC runs for four days during which participants watch for birds and record the species and number of birds that they saw. The...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Camp Santanoni Preserve
Admission: Free
Dates: February 15 - 17 Times: Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 4 pm, Monday 10 am - 3 pm Join us for a ski or snowshoe during Camp Santanoni's annual Winter Weekends! You'll be able to go into the Gate Lodge and Main Lodge of the Camp...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Gore Mountain
Admission: $357, or $270 for junior passholders and multi-week Mountain Adventure participants Include Rental Equipment $435
Our 3-day President's Week Holiday Camp is a great way for your children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation having fun on the slopes while improving their skills and meeting new friends!  Kids enjoy three consecutive days of skiing...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event. Sponsored by the Audubon Society, the 23rd GBBC runs for four days during which participants watch for birds and record the species and number of birds that they saw. The...
Date / Time: Sun, 02/16/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event. Sponsored by the Audubon Society, the 23rd GBBC runs for four days during which participants watch for birds and record the species and number of birds that they saw. The...
Date / Time: Sun, 02/16/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Camp Santanoni Preserve
Admission: Free
Dates: February 15 - 17 Times: Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 4 pm, Monday 10 am - 3 pm Join us for a ski or snowshoe during Camp Santanoni's annual Winter Weekends! You'll be able to go into the Gate Lodge and Main Lodge of the Camp...
Date / Time: Sun, 02/16/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Gore Mountain
Admission: $357, or $270 for junior passholders and multi-week Mountain Adventure participants Include Rental Equipment $435
Our 3-day President's Week Holiday Camp is a great way for your children, ages 4-12, to spend their holiday vacation having fun on the slopes while improving their skills and meeting new friends!  Kids enjoy three consecutive days of skiing...
Date / Time: Sun, 02/16/2020 - 1:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
This Nature film follows the lives of butterflies from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to the emergence of the mature winged creature. Explore the astonishing survival techniques of butterflies, including their 360° vision, deceptive camouflage...
Date / Time: Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event. Sponsored by the Audubon Society, the 23rd GBBC runs for four days during which participants watch for birds and record the species and number of birds that they saw. The...
Date / Time: Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Camp Santanoni Preserve
Admission: Free
Dates: February 15 - 17 Times: Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 4 pm, Monday 10 am - 3 pm Join us for a ski or snowshoe during Camp Santanoni's annual Winter Weekends! You'll be able to go into the Gate Lodge and Main Lodge of the Camp...
Date / Time: Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:30am
Location: Schroon Lake Public Library
Admission: FREE
Always wanted to learn how to quilt? Then this class is for you. Join us for this free 2-day class Wednesdays 2/12 and 2/19 at the Schroon Lake Public Library Community Room. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Call the Library to...
Date / Time: Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Sat, 02/29/2020 - 1:00pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
When identifying animal tracks in the snow, we often categorize the animals as walkers, trotters, bounders, or leapers. So spend this Leap Day learning which of our winter mammals leap across the snow and which ones plod. Newcomb Campus biologist...
Date / Time: Sun, 03/01/2020 - 1:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
Get it into the St. Patrick's Day spirit by enjoying this film that touches on the splendor of Ireland. The Shannon is Ireland's greatest geographical landmark and longest river. Spend a year exploring its backwaters and tributaries where...
Date / Time: Wed, 03/04/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Sat, 03/07/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Schroon Lake
Admission: Sponsored by the Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club. Call 518-532-7572 for more information.
Date / Time: Sat, 03/07/2020 - 11:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Free
Have too many carrot seeds but not enough beans or peas? Want to try a heritage tomato or curious isf eggplant will grown in your garden? Whether you have seeds or not, join interested gardeners to share gardening tips and ideas. Hosted by Lorraine...
Date / Time: Sun, 03/08/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Schroon Lake
Admission: Sponsored by the Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club. Call 518-532-7572 for more information.
Date / Time: Wed, 03/11/2020 - 12:00am
Location:
Admission: One-day lift ticket is just $52 with any unopened Dasani bottled water
Every non-holiday Wednesday of the season is a "Why Not Wednesday" with Dasani! That means a one-day lift ticket is just $52 when you present our friendly ticket sellers with an unopened Dasani bottled water. Your water contribution...
Date / Time: Sat, 03/14/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Camp Santanoni Preserve
Admission: Free
Dates: March 14 - 15 Times: Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pm Join us for a ski or snowshoe during Camp Santanoni's annual Winter Weekends! You'll be able to go into the Gate Lodge and Main Lodge of the Camp, view displays...
Date / Time: Sat, 03/14/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Mountainside Bible Chapel
Admission: Registration begins February 1 - more information to follow
Date / Time: Sat, 03/14/2020 - 12:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $40 fee required ($10 non-refundable cancellation fee)
Join us for a half-day watercolor workshop. Award winning painter Frances Gaffney will demonstrate her approach, materials, and equipment. By observing and receiving individual coaching, participants will learn Frances’ approach to composition...
Date / Time: Sun, 03/15/2020 - 12:00am
Location: Camp Santanoni Preserve
Admission: Free
Dates: March 14 - 15 Times: Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pm Join us for a ski or snowshoe during Camp Santanoni's annual Winter Weekends! You'll be able to go into the Gate Lodge and Main Lodge of the Camp, view displays...
Date / Time: Sun, 03/29/2020 - 1:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
Artists with the names of Cole, Durand, Cropsey, Bierstadt, and Church would impress the world with their painting brilliance. This film uncovers the artistic vision of these men as they create the first American school of landscape painting. This...
Date / Time: Sun, 04/05/2020 - 1:30pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: free with admission
Travel from Norway to Newfoundland in the footsteps of the Vikings. Nature meets history in this journey showcasing the wildlife of the North Atlantic. This movie combines nature documentary film making with dramatic recreations to create a unique...
Date / Time: Sat, 04/18/2020 - 1:00pm
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $40 fee required ($10 non-refundable cancellation fee).
Patrice Jarvis-Weber will lead you in an acrylic painting workshop. Participants will be creating their own version of the beautiful Red Poppy painting by Georgia O'Keeffe who spent many summers on nearby Lake George. The finished painting will...
Date / Time: Sat, 04/25/2020 - 9:00am
Location: Adirondack Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Admission: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $40 fee required($10 non-refundable cancellation fee).
At this one-day workshop, you will be introduced to the art and science of fly fishing. Instruction will focus on the basics of fly casting, gear, and technique. Licensed Fishing Guide Rick Kovacs will be your instructor for this event. No equipment...

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