Adirondack A&E e-News # 152

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Indian Lake Country Christmas Tour

Friday, November 25
Saturday, November 26, 2022
9 – 3

The Country Christmas Tour offers handcrafted items for sale through our annual event, occurring on Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend. Local artisans, crafters and hobbyists work all year to create wonderful treasures for you to purchase for yourself or as holiday gifts.

Each crafter, artisan and hobbyist is listed on a tour map describing their
handcrafted products and their location, either home residence or a group
location. This is a driving tour, so please shop and enjoy at your leisure!

Maps available at Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce (6132 NYS Route 28, Indian Lake), local businesses, Indian Lake Central School and participating vendors.

More Info HERE.

IBSF Para Bobsleigh World Cup

Saturday, November 19, and Sunday, November 20, 2022

The sport of Bobsleigh tests an athlete’s strength, finesse, and courage because athletes descend at a high rate of speed down a frozen twisting ice chute. The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation now offers this same challenge to elite athletes with an impairment, through its Para Bobsleigh sport discipline.

Lake Placid is pleased to host an IBSF Para Sport event yearly to assist with developing Para Bobsled and Skeleton into legitimate recognized international sports with the ultimate goal to be recognized by the IPC for inclusion in future Winter Paralympic Games.

Details and ticket info HERE.

Mt. Van Hoevenberg, 220 Bobsled Run Lane, Lake Placid

Festive Ornament Fun

An After School Workshop for Ages 6-8
November 29, 2022, 4 – 5

Make festive ornaments using a variety of materials. Great for holiday decorating or to give as gifts!

More info and register HERE.

Questions? Contact Anya Villeneuve, our Associate Program Director, at

Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr, Lake Placid

Christmas with the Tracys

Saturday, December 03, 2022, 7 pm

Celebrate the holidays at View with a performance by the Tracy family singing some of your favorite classic Christmas carols and other holiday music. It is sure to get you in the holiday spirit with a few sing-a-longs.

For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 x201 or go HERE.

The View, 3273 SR 28, Old Forge

Sugar & Spice 20th Anniversary: “Winter Fantasy” Gingerbread Making Contest

Our annual Sugar & Spice Gingerbread House display is a favorite of visitors to The TAUNY Center, and 2022 is its 20th Anniversary! This year’s theme is “Winter Fantasy.”

Whatever your skill level, TAUNY invites you to participate and help continue this tradition. We are excited to see the outcomes and look forward to all of your gingerbread houses. The houses will be on display December 3rd-24th, with voting cards available for visitors to choose this year’s People’s Choice Award!

As always, the Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest entries must be made of gingerbread baked from scratch and must be entirely edible. The maximum base size is 20″ x 20”. Please bring in your submission on a sturdy base of some kind. After you fill out the enrollment form, drop-off your gingerbread creation at The TAUNY Center from Friday, November 25 to Saturday, December 3.

An enrollment form is available HERE and in The Folkstore, and includes space for a brief description of the gingerbread house and/or a statement from the artist.

Some of our favorite recipes for Gingerbread building materials and royal icing are HERE. If you have any questions, please contact us at (315) 386-4289 or via email at

TAUNY, 53 Main Street, Canton

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