The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will begin Friday, February 12 at 5 p.m. at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall with a Spagehetti Dinner.
The meal is $10; take out is available. Proceeds will benefit the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary.
On Saturday, February 13, participate in a fun day of winter events in and around the Raquette Lake village.
Youth activities start at 11 a.m. and include free ice skating lessons on Raquette Lake, sledding, games, and a balloon chase. The Ladies Frying Pan Toss begins at noon with registration at the Raquette Lake Library.
At 2 p.m. Penelope the Clown will provide face painting, make balloon animals and games.
Other activities include Ice Golf on Raquette Lake with cash prizes, a burning bonfire all day and fireworks at 7 p.m. A Tug of War will follow.
Sunday’s events kick off with a Pancake Breakfast at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to noon. The fee is $10 per person. The event is hosted by Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary.
The annual Cross-Cut/ Chainsaw Competition will begin at noon on the Raquette Lake Village Green. This long-standing traditional event features timed men’s, women’s and mixed divisions.
This event is sponsored by The Town of Long Lake. www.mylonglake.com
For updates on the event and ice conditions check out www.facebook.com/raquettelake
For more information on Raquette Lake Winter Carnival events call (518) 624-3077.