Lena Greco with Mrs. Claus
by Marianne Christy
The Adirondack Christmas on Main Street event in Old Forge over the weekend of Novem-ber 27 through 29 attracted hundreds of visitors to the area.
The three-day event featured unique shopping experiences, tree lightings, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, train and horsedrawn carriage rides, and lots of fun for the whole family.
A highlight of the weekend was the Friday night Light Parade up Main Street that led to Point Park for the tree lighting ceremony. Continue reading
by Adele Burnett
Adirondack Christmas on Main Street was a fun and successful event in Inlet over the weekend of November 27, 28 and 29th! Businesses and specialty vendors provided unique shopping experiences throughout the weekend.
French Louie played Christmas music all weekend over the PA system that was heard through town.
Many letters to Santa were left in the special mailbox at the Inlet Town Hall. Santa himself will answer each letter that includes a return address. Continue reading
The following Inlet shops and restaurants were open for An Adirondack Christmas on Main Street weekend, November 28, 29 and 30: Adirondack Reader, Drake’s Inn, French Louie ADK Sports, Frisky Otter Tours (in the legion building), Inlet Public Library, Inlet Department Store, Kalil’s Grocery, Mary’s Gift Shop, The Ole Barn, Pedals & Petals, Red Dog Tavern, T’s EZ Mart, Screamen Eagle/Matt’s Draft House, and Zone 3. Continue reading
Among the activities planned for Inlet’s Adirondack Christmas on Main Street is the Holiday Dog Parade on Saturday, November 29.
Dress your pooch in its holiday best and meet at the parking lot near the Church of the Lakes prior to the parade that will begin at 4 p.m. and end at the Inlet Town Hall.
All canine participants will receive a treat, compliments of Adirondack Reader.
Adirondack Images Photography will be taking professional photos of your pet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Screamen Eagle.
The sitting is free of charge with a suggested donation to the Stevens-Swan Humane Society. Additional prints can be ordered upon request.
Santa will make an appearance at 3:15 p.m.
For the most updated schedule and a map of the weekend’s events go to InletNY.com or call the Inlet Information Office (315) 357-5501.
The ADK Christmas on Main Street committee has begun organizing this year’s event that will be held the weekend of November 28, 29 and 30 and is requesting continued support by the community.
Businesses are encouraged to join in the festivities by decorating, hosting an activity and/or donating to the event. Continue reading
Among the many activities planned for this weekend’s Adirondack Christmas on Main Street event in Old Forge will be the “Let it Snow” 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, December 8th.
The run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. at Point Park in the center of town and will take participants down the decorated Main Street, through the back roads of Thendara and back.
The flat course will appeal to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.
Participants are encouraged to come dressed in holiday attire and along with prizes awarded to the top three male and female winners in each age category, there will be a top prize for the individual wearing the best holiday costume. Continue reading
The Adirondack Christmas on Main Street event in Old Forge and Inlet over the weekend of November 29, 30 and December 1 drew hundreds of folks to the area for a variety of activities that were enjoyed by family members of all ages.
Mrs. Claus greets cousins Terra and Gabrielle Montanye on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad train.
Old Forge featured horse drawn wagon rides, stops at Candy Land, visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus and reindeer, tree lightings, and opportunities for unique shopping experiences.
Inlet provided a Candy Cane Hunt for kids, a viewing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a Noah’s Ark Workshop, a best holiday pie contest, pet photos with Santa, wine and chocolate tasting, caroling and the tree lighting.