Sunday, January 20, 2013

Upcoming Winter Fun! We're just getting started around here!

Late January and February will as usual prove to be a great time to visit the area - lots of special events and things to enjoy in addition to all of our wonderful winter outdoor activities.  I would also remind everyone to catch a movie at The Strand Theater and see the exhibits at VIEW while in town.  Also I'd like to give a shout out to Randy's Restaurant in Old Forge - quickly becoming a favorite spot for dinner for this family!         
Fri & Sat Jan. 25 & 26 7th Annual Zippy'sCrusade for Kids Charity Snowmobile Ride - Ride tickets will be $250 per person through October 25, 2012 and $300 per person after October 25th so don't delay and register today! To purchase tickets online, go to the website
Fri - Sun Jan. 25-27 Adirondack Ice Bowl- A weekend of ice hockey tournaments on Fourth Lake with music and activities.
February 2013
Fri & Sat Feb. 1 & 2 Snowmobile Poker Run - The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club sponsors this event and will include dealers located at business sponsors from Thendara, Old Forge, Stillwater, Beaver River, Eagle Bay, Inlet and Raquette Lake. Players may pick up a card up at any sponsor. You need only one card to play. Please have each sponsor stamp the back of the card. Go to as many sponsors as possible. Bring your stamped card to Daikers between 5:30pm and 7pm on Saturday evening.
Fri & Sat Feb. 8 & 9 Annual New York Snow Run - A snowmobile ride for the awareness of breast cancer in men and women sponsored by the Pink Ribbon Riders. The weekend includes a welcoming party, event ride, lunch, dinner party, music & giveaways.
Tues Feb 12 Sweetheart Dessert Contest - The Old Forge Library will be celebrating Valentine’s Day early with the annual Sweetheart Dessert Contest. There are four categories: Youth Student, Teen Student, Adult and Master. To enter the contest, create your favorite dessert and bring it to the library from 11am. to 5pm that day. Judges this year are Paula Roy, Paula Weal and Albert Worthen. A reception will be held at 7:00pm and the contest winners will be announced at 7:40pm. The community is invited to stop in to sample the delicious entries from 7-8pm. Please phone 315-369-6008 for additional information.
Fri to Sun Feb 15-17 Winter Carnival- Activities, races, family fun, and fireworks. Sponsored by the Town of Webb and the Central Adirondack Association. Click here for a schedule of events.
Sat Feb. 16 Winter Sports Challenge - Held at McCauley Mountain Ski Center. Sanctioned 3K & 5KSnowshoe Race starting at 11am, Cross-country Ski Race, and other fund-raising events sponsored by Kiwanis to benefit the Kommunity Youth Activity Center. Registration times: 8:30-9:45am for sanctioned race and 8:30-11am for fund-raiser events happening from 10am until 1pm. Free cross-country and snowshoe rentals. Door prize raffle tickets for all registrants. Prizes for top fundraising teams and individuals. For additional information, please phone Bill Ransom at 315-369-2858 or Bob Teesdale at 315-369-2059.
Tues Feb 19 Chili Bowl Luncheon - Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website
Fri Feb 22 Snowmakers Ball - For additional information visit the website
February 23, 2013Frozen Fire & Lights
Inlet’s Frozen Fire & Lights (February 23, 2012)Bring the family for a full day of fun!Bonfire & treats at Fern Park beginning at 10:00am. As always, there is free sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.A Book Sale will be going on at the Inlet Public Library 11:00am-2:00pm.A Cardboard Sled Race will be held at 1:00.The Inlet Youth Commission will hold their Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop at the Town Hall 2:00-4:00pm.Then join us at Arrowhead Park after 5:00 PM for a much larger bonfire, free hot dogs, donuts & cocoa and a spectacular display of fireworks at 7:00 PM.After the fireworks wander over to Matt’s Draft House for Wine & Chocolate.
Wed Feb 27 Terra Nova - Performed by Pendragon Theatre, Terra Nova is a riveting play about the race to the South Pole form 1910 to 1912. In the winter of 1911-1912, five Englishmen and five Norwegians raced each other to the bottom of the earth. Only the five Norwegians returned. This is the story of the Englishmen. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website

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