Plenty of Halloween festivities are planned throughout the area in celebration of the upcoming October 31 holiday.
Saw whet owl. Photo by Gary Lee
• The Inlet Youth Commission will also host its annual Halloween Parade and Party on Friday, October 24.
Parade line-up begins at 6:30 p.m. at the parking lot between St. Anthony’s Church and the Church of the Lakes on Main Street.
Following the parade through town, all are invited to the Inlet Emergency Services Building for costume judging and refreshments. Continue reading
The 15th Annual Durant Days celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, August 1 to 3 at various locations throughout Raquette Lake.
The event honors the legacy of William West Durant, the architect and visionary of Great Camps architecture, who imagined a place where wealthy urbanites could escape the noise, smog and crowding created by the Industrial Age. Continue reading
The Raquette Lake Parents Teachers and Friends will sponsor the 24th annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the Raquette Lake School on Rt. 28 on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fawn Ridge Bowl
This is a juried show with all items being displayed for sale the work of the exhibitor on site, the majority of whom reside in the Adirondack Park.
Adirondack artists exhibiting include Fawn Ridge Pottery of Chestertown and South Bay Jewelry of Raquette Lake. Continue reading
The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) and Town of Long Lake Parks, Rec & Tourism Office invite all Long Lake and Raquette Lake business owners and residents to an informal meeting to discuss on-going economic development efforts underway in Long Lake and Raquette Lake. Continue reading
The Annual Raquette Lake Talent Show and Charity Hour will be held on Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Raquette Lake School on Route 28.
This event is held annually as a benefit for Helping Hands Caregivers who help to serve all of Hamilton County. Continue reading
New York State Boater Safety Courses are being offered in Raquette Lake and Inlet in June and July.
The NYS Boater Safety Certificate is required for boat operators ages 10 to 18 and adults operating solo, and mandatory for all PWC operators from ages 14 to adult.
Michael Lamphear was unanimously elected Fire Chief of the Raquette Lake Fire Depart-ment at elections held at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall on Friday, April 4th.
Lamphear, who previously served as 2nd Assistant Chief, was nominated by out-going Chief Mark Bird.
Chief Lamphear is a trained Class A interior firefighter who has been a volunteer for 14 years in various departments. He has also been an EMT for 12 years, serving the past eight as a Critical Care Tech. Continue reading