Winter Bluegrass Jam with Alan Epstein

Alan Epstein

Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 pm

Crandall Public Library

All pickers and listeners alike! Come join host and local musician Alan Epstein for an evening of great bluegrass. Epstein has performed in bluegrass bands in Colorado, Michigan, upstate New York, and Pennsylvania.

Bring your instruments and join in or just come to listen and enjoy!

Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Friday, November 17 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Queensbury Hotel

Great tastings presented by Chapman Historical Museum at this fun annual event.

Sample 60+ domestic and imported wines at 14 serving stations. Enjoy gourmet chocolates from Barkeater Chocolates, artisan cheeses by Sugarloaf Farm and Dancing Ewe Farm, baked goods from Catering and Cakes by Bella and Rock Hill Bakehouse.

New for 2017 we have Moxie Ridge Farm and Creamery, Sweets by Marisa, Saratoga Gluten Free Goods, and Worlding's Pleasure.

Live entertainment by a local favorite fiddler Frank Orsini.

Silent auction of themed gift baskets and new for 2017 raffle prizes!

Holiday Toy Drive

Holiday Toy Drive

Saturday, November 18 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Adirondack Winery in Lake George

We are approaching the holiday season. Every year, Adirondack Winery supports the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks by collecting donations for their annual Holiday Toy Drive.

Bring a new, unwrapped gift for a girl or boy in need - ages 6-18 - to our Tasting Room and enjoy a FREE Wine Tasting on us!

Freezin' for a Reason Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason Polar Plunge

Saturday, November 18 at 12:00 pm

Shepard Park Beach

The Freezin' for a Reason Polar Plunge in Lake George will take place on Saturday, November 18th at noon at Shepard Park Beach. Freezin' for a Reason benefits the Special Olympics of New York.

Gather family, friends, and co-workers to start a POLAR PLUNGE TEAM, or join as an individual! Ask everyone you know to help sponsor your plunge in support of local Special Olympics athletes. Every dollar makes a difference.

A pre-party is held Friday, November 17th at the Lake George Beach Club from 8:00 pm to midnight.

Opening Weekend at Gore

Gore Mountain

Saturday, November 18 at 8:30 am

Gore Mountain

Winter is Early AND Gore is Open! Be one of the first visitors to the newly renovated mid-mountain Saddle Lodge.

First-time skiers and riders can begin their life-long passion on Bear Cub Run trail.

Your ride on the Adirondack Express II will take you to over two miles of open terrain for intermediate and experts.

Lessons for all ages at the Snow Sports School School ~ sign up and soon you will be swooshing down the slopes.

Food is available in the Tannery Pub and Restaurant; at the Base Lodge Food Court, and the Open Pit Grille.

The rental shop and tuning/repair will be open. We have daycare available too.

As with every opening weekend, the Gore Gives Food Drive takes place. When you bring a non-perishable food item you receive a discount on your ticket and Gore Thanks You.

It's time to Hit the Slopes for the 2017 - 2018 season!

Flannels & Handles Hoedown

Flannels and Handles Hoedown

Saturday, November 18 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

West Mountain

The evening calls for matching flannels as the attire of choice. West Mountain will provide the handles - mustaches on a stick!

A fun community get-together with live music by the Stones Mountain Band, line dancing demonstrations, a live auction, a silent auction, and more.

The fee for the evening includes a buffet dinner and two drink tickets per person for a house beverage. For tickets please call or stop by the front desk Monday - Friday between 9 am - 4 pm.

Join in the festivities for benefit of the West Mountain School - West Mountain’s non-profit organization which supports education through ski racing for children.

For a complete list of this weekend's events, visit our website!