Best time of the year. Its the time that we wait for.  The time that we pine for.  The time that makes everything majestic.  Blue skies, lush greenery, warm lakes and rivers.  Activities galore.  Summer is simply a magical time to experience Long Lake & Raquette Lake.    It is a time for tradition. Like our 4th of July festivities celebrating our freedom. Summer is also a time to revel in the calming nature of the forest and trees.  Want more action? Events galore pack our schedule.  Recreation, hiking, biking, climbing, birding, swimming, boating.  Make Long Lake & Raquette Lake your family’s summer camp!

Kids Art Classes with Cindy Black | Wednesday’s | 1pm – 3pm
Kids draw iconic Adirondack Wildlife.  All levels welcome to participate.  $5 per class.  All art materials are provided.  Walk in’s are welcome.

Masks and social distancing required for unvaccinated students unable to socially distance.

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion

Classes Every Wednesday

Farmer’s Market | Every Thursday | 10am – 2pm

A wide variety of local vendors gather at the base of Mt. Sabattis Recreation Area and South Hill Road for the weekly Farmer’s Market. Fresh fruits and veggies, wine, gifts, jewelry, wooden bowls, ice cream treats and more!

Trivia Nights | Wednesday | July 13th & August 10th | 7pm

Match your wits against the Trivia Tsar.  Gather your team. Are you a history buff, entertainment aficionado or are you able to retain sports stats like no other?  Gather your eclectic group of hive minds to join in the fun.  Winners receive… a Home-made baked item and bragging rights, which is totally a thing here in Long Lake!

Bring your own snacks, brains and coolers!

 
Mt. Sabattis Pavilion

Friends of Music Summer Concert Series
at the United Calvary Methodist Church, Long Lake NY

Series opener featuring music by Vaughan Williams, Nathaniel Dett, Bernstein, and Copeland
Calvary United Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake, 12847

Thursday, July 7, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted
Varied program of vocal and instrumental music including Serenade to Music (Vaughn Williams), Adagio Cantabile from Cinnamon Grove (Nathaniel Dett), The Promise of Living (Copeland), Make our Garden Grow (Berstein), Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet in A Minor (Florence Price), and Adagio for String (Barber).

Contact info: Danan Tsan, danantsan@gmail.com

Mozart Concert
Calvary United Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake, 12847
Thursday, July 14, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted

Exultate Jubilate with Kearstin Piper Brown as Soprano Soloist, Bassoon Concerto with Joshua Butcher as our Bassoon Soloist, Adagio K540 with Aaron Bobis as Guitar Soloist.
Contact info: Danan Tsan, danantsan@gmail.com

Hohnfels Trombone Quartet
Thursday, July 21, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted
Heather Buchman, Lisa Albrecht, Ben David Aronson, and Chase Gasko, playing classical, light classical, and some pop music!
Contact info: Danan Tsan, danantsan@gmail.com
Founded in 2011, the Hohenfels Trombone Quartet is based in Rochester, NY and has performed extensively throughout the Northeastern US.  In 2014 they toured Germany and Austria as cultural ambassadors to Würzburg, featuring collaborations with organists and composers at the St. Kilian Cathedrals of Würzburg and Schweinfurt. They recently concluded a concert tour in New York State with guest performances in churches across the Adirondack Region. They are featured prominently on Sound & Resound (2020), an album produced by Lisa Albrecht and Amanda R. Mole, showcasing solo and ensemble works for trombone and organ. HTQ also presents recitals and master classes at colleges and public schools, enriching young performers with their versatile presentations.

Claire Black
Thursday, July 28, 7:30pm
“Poetic Unity”
This concert will include piano music by Clara and Robert Schumann and Beethoven.

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

2022 Concert Series, Plus One

Thursday Concerts: 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, July 14th Loren and LJ Barringer. Father & son fingerstyle guitar Virtuosos. INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, July 21st 60’s Shades of Gray. Music from the 60’s. Bob Faulkner
& other friends from the area are in the band.
ON the water at St William’s Long Point – in your boat.

Thursday, July 28th Betty and the Baby Boomers. Folk music, Americana roots and contemporary music styles from Pete Seeger & Woody Guthrie to Bruce Springsteen. INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, August 4th Shady Rill: Tom and Patti. Adirondack & Irish folk music. ON the water at St William’s Long Point – in your boat.

Saturday, August 6th Wide Variety. A Cappella Choir at the Village Green for
Series Plus One! Durant Days. Note different concert time: 2 pm. Bring a chair.

Thursday, August 11th Max and Ruth. With influences of folk, bluegrass and country, they play acoustic Americana that is all their own.
INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, August 18th Jamcrackers: Dan Berggren, Dan Duggan & Peggy Lynne. Adirondack folk music. INSIDE the Church

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

  • For inside concerts, adults must be vaccinated or wear a mask based on NY covid guidelines.
  • Rain location is the Raquette Lake School.
  • For more information call 315-354-4265 or visit www.stwilliamlongpoint.org.
  • Don’t forget to Like/Follow us at facebook.com/stwmlongpoint.

Art & Photo Show
July 15-17, 2022

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St. A stunning collection of art and photography featuring local and regional artists.

Friday, July 15 opening night reception 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and July 16 and 17 Sat, Sun from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m.  The Art Show is a collaboration with the Friends of the Long Lake Library and the Long Lake Association.

Road Rally, Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 7pm | $5 per car

Teams and cars drive around Long Lake following a special set of cryptic instructions.  Whichever teams returns to homebase the closest to the official time without going over… wins!  Cash prizes.

Past events have included – Singing to a stuffed bear, singing in Hoss’s, playing leapfrog on the Long Lake Town Beach and discovering mysterious secrets of Long Lake.

Paddling Olympics
July 22, 2022 10:30am

Sponsored by The Long Lake Association and the Town of Long Lake. Try your hand at wild, wet, fun aquatic navigational competition. Registration is free and starts at 10:30am.  Look for zany races including Bang and Go Back, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Hand Paddling, Dress up Relay, Kayak Races, The Dipper, Back Paddling, Hurry Scurry and many more!  All ages are welcome to participate!  The Lions Club serves up a BBQ lunch. Call 518-624-3077 or visit www.mylonglake.com for more information.

Outdoor Movie Night Featuring

Back to the Future

July 25th 7:30pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | 46 Pavilion Lane | Free

Shakespeare in the Park/Twelfth Night
Sunday, July 31st | 7:00pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | FREE

Fun for the whole family!

Midsummer’s Night Dream

Enjoy a unique rendition of this Shakespeare classic as performed by the stellar cast as they bring this story to life!

46 Pavilion Lane, Long Lake, NY

Biennial Quilt Show

August 5 – 7, 2022

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Northern Needles Quilt and Needlework Group is holding its quilt and fiber arts show at the Long Lake Town Hall, Friday through Sunday, August 5th through 7th. On display are a wide range of needlework and fiber-based art work, including bed and lap quilts and quilted bags, clothes and wall hangings, crewel work, fiber arts pieces as well as knitted items. All items created by Northern Needles members

Durant Days **
August 5-7, 2022
Celebrating the Birth of Great Camps Architecture in Raquette Lake, NY

This is a weekend of activities in celebration of William West Durant, the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, which was started right here in Raquette Lake.

Friday, August 5th

Historic Boat Tour, Featuring Great Camps on Raquette Lake
Call (315) 354-5532 for reservation

Saturday, August 6

2pm Concert by Wide Variety at 2pm at St. Williams on the Village Green

Great Camp Sagamore offering 1/2 price tours at 10am and 1:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The tours begin at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm.  Reservations are required and can be booked at sagamore.org/tours.  Visitors may also call us at 315-354-5311 ext. 1029.

6pm Boat Parade

Dusk  Fireworks

Sunday August 7th

2pm Boat leaves Village Dock for St. Huberts

3pm Annual Vespers Service at St. Huberts

Raquette Lake Boat Parade and Fireworks Weekend
August 6, 2022

Boat Parade sign up at the Village Dock at 6pm.

Fireworks at Dusk.

Cash Prizes!

Heart of the Park Craft Fair
Sunday, August 7th, 2022

Always the 1st Sunday of August. All American handcrafted items sold by over 50 crafters. $1.00 Admission. Penelope the Clown. Crafts ranging from T-shirts, homemade fudge, spices, handmade sweaters, pottery, photography, wind chimes, and gifts for the whole family. Get your holiday shopping done in Long Lake.

VENDORS
email: longlakeevents@gmail.com

Located at the Mt Sabattis Pavilion, Always the first Sunday in August!

Rt 28N/30 Long Lake, NY 12847 | Call 518-624-3077 for more info

Annual Author’s Night
Tuesday, August 9th 7pm
37th
Hoss’s Country Corner. Adirondack authors, performers, musicians, and storytellers gather under the big red tent. Come get your books signed by your favorite Adirondack authors or pick up some new reads! Contact 518-624-2481 for more information or visit www.hossscountrycorner.com.

Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day 2022:
August 13, 2022
RL Book Sale & RL Fire Dept Auction
Always the 2nd Saturday in August

10am Annual Book Sale | Raquette Lake Library

6pm  Annual Raquette Lake Fire Department and Ambulance Squad Auction on the Raquette Lake Village Green

Long Lake Town Wide Garage Sale:
August 13, 2022

Always the second Saturday in August in Long Lake, NY.  Traditionally buyers can find gently used 2nd hand furniture, boats, clothing, toys and so much more.  Explore the side roads and uncover your treasure.  Maps available at 1130 Deerland Road or at area businesses and at the sales too!

August 13, 2022 |  Throughout Long Lake, NY

Long Lake Library Book Sale & Yard Sale:

Saturday, August 13th | 9am
Long Lake Town Hall

Books galore.  Get your favorite beach reads, history books, kids books, Adirondack books, self help, and so much more!

 All proceeds to benefit the CVW Long Lake Public Library

To donate or more information 518-624-3825