The Raquette Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host a Pitch Tournament and Texas Hold’em fundraising event at 5 p.m. at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall on Wednesday, May 13.
The event will include a pot luck supper and all are asked to bring a dish to pass and beverages of choice. The cost to play cards is $10.
More information is available by contacting Kat Forsell at: Katybug182@hotmail.com.
A Defensive Driving Class will be offered at the Raquette Lake Union Free School on Sunday, March 29, from 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Completion of the class entitles participants to a 10 percent insurance discount and four points off a driver’s license.
The cost of the class is $35. Walk-ins are welcome.
For more information, call Liz Forsell at (315) 354-4001.
The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will begin Friday, February 13 at 5 p.m. at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall with an all-you-can-eat Pasta Dinner.
The meal is $10 and includes assorted pastas, salad, garlic bread and dessert.
Take out is available. Proceeds will benefit the Raquette Lake Ladies Softball Team. Continue reading
By Marianne Christy
Tom Smedley, right, monitors the harvesting of ice blocks from Raquette Lake in this 2014 file photo by Gina Greco.
Raquette Lake Supply Company has begun plowing and prepping for the annual Raquette Lake Ice Harvest on Saturday, February 7, a tradition that dates back over a hundred years.
Pre-cutting of the ice, which is currently estimated at 18-inches thick, has begun by a team of volunteers who are working to open up the channel so the ice can be moved up the lake. Continue reading
The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department will host the fourth annual Ice Fest celebration in Raquette Lake and Long Lake on Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7.
Ice installations start Friday morning at 9 a.m. in Raquette Lake and at 8 a.m. Saturday in Long Lake. Continue reading
Liz (nice hat) Forsell (volunteered to sell 50/50 tickets) accepted the prize just to be in a picture with Beeba (Tom) Norris.
By Theresa Taylor
The 15th Annual Mike Norris Memorial Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, January 31 started off with the usual double-digit below zero temperatures which didn’t stop the banter, laughter and jokes during registration. Continue reading
Ximena Gardner, middle, and production crew members model their Timberland boots. Photo by Kurt Gardner
By Marianne Christy
Kurt and Ximena Gardner of Adirondack Mountain Productions have been on-site in Raquette Lake this week working with a New York City-based producer in creating website imagery for the outdoor retailer, Timberland.
The Gardners and their services were discovered purely out of research by freelance producer Scott Boucher who was contracted by Timberland to produce a winter 2015 web presence geared towards wholesale buyers and suppliers. Continue reading