FIND THE #adkwow YETIS ALL WEEKEND! We have 3 geo-caches hidden - each with a prize-gifting Yeti! Find the Yeti, claim your prize, take a #yetiselfie but please return the Yeti to the cache :) Have fun & be safe out there!
Star Lake: 44.160725, -75.036679  
 Wanakena: 44.221354, -74.836050   Cranberry Lake: 44.131782, -74.920713


Saturday, February 17, 2018

Oswegatchie, NY

7-11 AM: BIGFOOT SIGHTING AT U-B'S MERCANTILE! Bigfoot will be here to taunt would-be Bigfoot Pancake challengers! Finish the Bigfoot Pancake breakfast for your shot at bragging rights, a t-shirt & your meal free (see store for rules)! ($17.99, rules at U-B's Mercantile, Rte 3). Enjoy a nice breakfast menu if you're not up for the challenge. Also slinging "Little Foot" pancake breakfast special. 


Star Lake, NY​

CLIFTON-FINE ARENA

Public Restrooms, Warming Room, Concessions

PeeWee Hockey Tournament has been cancelled!

3:00-6:00 PM: Free Open Skate (BYO skates)* Time has changed!
7:00 PM: Clifton-Fine Central School Alumni Hockey Game - come cheer them on!*


COFFEE FEVER
8:00 AM - Pancake Breakfast till gone...*
11:00 AM Frying Pan Toss Contest - Men's, Women's & Youth divisions with prizes! Entrance Fee $2*


CLIFTON-FINE SCHOOL 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Public Restrooms, Indoor & Outdoor Events, Concessions

- OUTDOORS -

KidZone Outdoor Play

Mini Olympics Events


- INDOORS -

Welcome Center, WOW souvenirs & family meeting place

PTO refreshments/bake sale & WOW raffles

Winter of Wonder Children's Event:

NEW! Teddy Bear Clinic. STEM stations, art projects, mega puzzle painting, Kid's Stage dress-up/pretend play & games

Kid's Puppet Theatre presented by Adirondack Pharmacy and designed/built by the Clifton-Fine Central High School students in Mr Griffin's Construction Systems and Design & Drawing for Production

Additional Thanks to:Clifton-Fine Central School & Board, Clifton-Fine PTO, Deborah Body FNP, Pajama Program, WSKG Watertown & Vaverchak Creative.


STAR LAKE FIRE DEPT: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Jr. Firefighter Course - try on equipment, move through obstacles & see the fire trucks! Special appearance by Smokey Bear with thanks to our local Forest Rangers and DEC at approximately 1:00, 1:45 & 2:30.


WESTERN ADIRONDACK EXHIBIT CENTER (SOS, OLD SCHOOLHOUSE) - Open House 12:00 - 4:00 PM*
Make 'n Take crafts: Create a beaded sun catcher to warm your home! Model train & kid's train on display.


U-B's MERCANTILE/ADIRONDACK LIQUORS:1:00 - 4:00 PM Join us for a tasting of Heron Hill Winery & Black Button Distilling*


WESTERN ADIRONDACK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (A-FRAME ADJACENT TO NICE N EASY)*

4:00 PM - Live Music by the Canton Goldenaires followed by Chicken 'n Biscuit Dinner 4:30 - 6:00 PM ($10 Adults, $6 Kids 6-12, Free Kids 5 & under)


TWIN LAKES On Rte 3 next to Great American* - Music in Evening


CLIFTON-FINE GOLF COURSE - Sunrise to Sunset

X-Country ski, snowshoe & sledding hill. BYO equipment - ski & snowshoe cross snowmobile thru traffic, be alert.


Wanakena, NY & Cranberry Lake, NY Area

PINE CONE GRILL

3:00 PM Pig Roast, Hot Toddies (PCG open at 11:00 AM & playing the Winter Olympics on TV all weekend!)*


OTTO'S ABODE: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM *

Welcome, Schedules & Info, Family Meeting Place

Wanakena Historical Assoc Winter Photography Show with Public Voting 

Photography Show winners announced at 4:00 PM

Snow Croquet and Snow Labyrinth outside


RANGER SCHOOL 12:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Snow Kickball, Snow Volleyball & Winter Yard games with a bonfire. Pick-up games, bring your crew...challenge your rivals!

3:00 PM Guided group Snowshoe/X-Country Ski on the Peavine Swamp Trail to the Lean-To. Enjoy hot cocoa & a bonfire at the lean-to before heading back on the Oswegatchie River (provided there is safe ice). Limit 13 participants - meet in front of the Ranger School. Some snowshoes available to borrow on a first-come, first-serve basis.


SEVEY'S POINT

Snowmobile Ride-In*


CRANBERRY LAKE FIRE DEPT HALL: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Contra and Square Dancing to live and lively Celtic, Old Time and French Canadian fiddle music. All are welcome. Come dance or just watch and listen. Refreshments & baked goods on donation. Pie Raffle!


Sunday, February 18, 2018
Star Lake, NY

9:00 - 11:00 AM Try Curling sponsored by Deborah Body, FNP at Clifton-Fine Arena (ice & weather-dependent)
Thanks also to the Tupper Lake Civic Center for lending their curling equipment


9:00-11:00 AM, The Haven at Star Lake (Rd off of Lake Rd, Star Lake): Dog Sled presentations by Brian Heft, TrailMark Dog Sled Team  - Rides for kids up to 12 on donation. Limited spots - arrive early and get on the list. (Weather-dependent). 


Wanakena, NY

OTTO'S ABODE: CLOSED

See you at brunch! Enjoy the outside Snow Croquet and Snow Labyrinth.
Wanakena Historical Assoc Winter Photography Show​ photos will remain on display February 13 - March 4, 2018

Cranberry Lake, NY

GILBERT TRACT SKI AREA: 9:30 AM - on right, just past the hamlet of Cranberry Lake on Route 3. 

Guided snowshoe/cross-country ski of the Gilbert Tract ski loop. This is a very flat and easy ski, a great loop for the entire family. Plan on approximately 2 hours to complete. Limited to 13 participants.


CRANBERRY LAKE FIRE DEPT HALL

Apres-Ski Brunch with Live Music, games & good cheer! 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (food served 10:30-12:30 or until it's gone! Relax with games, hot drinks and pastries until 2pm). Bid on gorgeous centerpieces created & generously donated by Cranberry Lake Artists as well as Clifton-Fine School Garden Club! Mark your calendars for the Cranberry Lake Annual Art Show August 11 & 12th, 2018.

Kid-friendly games, puzzles, coloring available!
BRUNCH: $10 Adult, $2 kids 7-12 or Drinks & Pastries only, Free for kids 6 & under

WOW Souvenirs, Raffles & Silent Auction 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM


CLIFTON COMMUNITY CENTER

Clifton Town Museum Open House:  12:00-3:00 PM, main level - Town Historian, Mark Friden available for Q&A


DEC BUILDING, River Rd

SLFD & CLFD Ice Rescue Training Demo - TBD - CHECK IN AT CLFD FIRE HALL! New demonstration - Turbo Draft!


Check out local area trails for snowshoe, x-country ski, snowmobile, photography & birding!

Friday, February 16th, 2018

3:00 PM

Otto's Abode will host the Wanakena Historical Association's Winter Photography Contest* Opening Reception. Public voting on winners, live music by The Mountain Carol at 6 PM. Drinks & snacks inside. Snow croquet, snow labyrinth & a bonfire going outside.* The Wanakena community is invited to decorate their homes/yards with a winter light/sculpture/ice display!


Head over to Pine Cone Grill afterwards for hot toddies, food, live music & a bonfire.*


6:00-8:00 PM, CLIFTON-FINE ARENA, Star Lake: 
Public Restrooms, Warming Room, Concessions.
'90's Skate Party - Free Open Skate (BYO skates). Spinning 90's music. Glow bracelets & necklaces on first come basis!


Winter Waterfall Tour. Explore 6 waterfalls along Tooley Pond Rd with NYS Licensed Guide, Jenn Mays. Total distance hiked between falls ~2.5 mi. Cost: $90/pp $150/couple, (includes snowshoe equipment). Participants provide own drinks, snacks & meals. Reservations required (limit 14):  315-561-0223. For details: info@oswegoexpeditions.com*

2018 Schedule

*Events hosted by other organizations, for informational purposes

Lights Across the Wanakena Footbridge 
We'll be lighting luminaries across the bridge Friday Night. Reserve at Otto's Abode, Wanakena. $2/ea  - limited quantity