Over 40 artists are set to donate a painting for the benefit auction, as well as providing one or two paintings for the consignment sale. [Read more…] about Annual Plein Air ‘Paint Out’ Goes Anywhere, Online
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, is set to host their 11th Annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 14th, from 11 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about View’s Annual Ice Cream Social At Point Park In Old Forge
The 2020 Great Adirondack Garage Sale is set for this coming weekend, August 7th, 8th, and 9th. In the past, the event was traditionally held on Memorial Day weekend, but due to safety concerns, it was pushed back to August for this year.
The 11th annual event consists of residents selling their items along a 150-mile trail stretching from Tupper Lake to Speculator, and Old Forge to Newcomb in the Adirondack Park. [Read more…] about Great Adirondack Garage Sale This Weekend
New York State Police report they were involved in a pursuit from Utica into the heart of the Adirondacks 90 miles away.
Police say strip spikes were deployed twice, but did not stop the driver. The pursuit ended at Blue Mountain Lake, in Hamilton County. [Read more…] about Police Chase Winds Through Adirondack Park
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced a two-session workshop, Urban Sketching, with View interns Grace and Emma.
The first session is set for July 17th, from 3 to 5 pm. The second session will take place via Zoom on July 24th, from 3 to 5 pm. [Read more…] about View To Host Sketching Workshop Around Old Forge
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced an opening reception of Lewis Bryden’s Boardwalk Idyll exhibit, and the juried Summer Idylls exhibit, set for today, Thursday, July 2nd from 4 to 7 pm. Additionally, A Select Rustic Show will also be open. [Read more…] about Reception For View, Old Forge Exhibits Tonight
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced the award winners of the Central Adirondack Art Show. This art show is a long-standing Old Forge tradition, showcasing artists throughout the Central Adirondack Region and beyond. [Read more…] about Central Adirondack Art Show Winners Announced
Sunday, October 22, 1916, seemed like a good day for a deer hunt at the Adirondack League Club, near Old Forge. Walter D. Gelshenen of Manhassett, Long Island, and his brother-in-law William S. Lawson of New York City hired two local guides, Alexander White and Howard Stell.
They started out early for Fernow Mountain, east of Little Moose Lake and just south of Mountain Pond. [Read more…] about The Shooting of Adirondack Guide Alex White
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, three generations of the Crego family worked as wilderness guides in the Western Adirondacks. Along the way, they raised families, worked for prominent employers, adapted to new forms of transportation, and helped lay the groundwork for the conservation movement in New York State. [Read more…] about The Crego Family: Three Generations of Adirondack Guides
The Rev. John G. Fitzgerald, or “Father Fitz,” as he was known to contemporaries, was the first resident Roman Catholic priest in Old Forge. He is fondly remembered as a missionary to the widely scattered working people of the region and as a prolific builder of churches. [Read more…] about Father Fitz: Missionary to the Adirondacks