Winter is in full swing here in the Glens Falls Region as cold temperatures and snow are arriving almost every week. Although this season is a great time to enjoy snowsports, there are also plenty of outstanding events where you can have just as much fun.
Experience Outdoor Winter Activities
Did you know Take Your Kids to Gore Week is happening now through Sunday, January 13? As part of this week-long event at Gore Mountain in North Creek, kids ages 19 and under can ski or ride for free with a full-paying parent. Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to ski and snowboard with the whole family.
Traveled Events Company in South Glens Falls will present an exciting Boardslides & Bonfires event on Saturday starting at 6:00pm. There will be free bonfires, live music, drinks and food, and plenty of freestyle skiing and snowboarding. If you’d like to compete, just show up with your gear and sign a waiver.
Visit the Gurney Lane Recreation Area during their Fat Tire Bike Day and enjoy a variety of fun outdoor winter activities, including a snowshoe race, fat tire bike riding, and more.
Explore Art Exhibitions & Books
Celebrate the opening of the exhibit “Show 1: Renewed” this Friday from 5:00pm-7:00pm at LARAC in Glens Falls. This reception is free and open to the public, and the featured artists are Drew Hires, Jack Metzger, and Dennis Wilson.
An opening reception for the exhibition “The Sweetheart Deal: Art For $99 Or Less” will take place at North Country Arts (Shirt Factory gallery) on Saturday from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Light refreshments will be available.
It’s time for the opening of The Hyde Collection’s latest exhibition “Colorama” from the George Eastman Museum. Featuring 36 reproduced images from the museum, “Colorama” examines captivating advertisements from America’s history. The exhibition will run from January 13 through April 14.
Take a trip to Caldwell-Lake George Library this Saturday and shop for reasonably priced books in their large basement room. There will be something for everyone at this book sale.
Find Fun for the Kids
A truly spectacular event will take place at the World Awareness Children’s Museum this Saturday – the Uttarayan Indian Kite Festival! Kids will hear a story about the festival, make their own kites, and eat some traditional Indian treats.
Crandall Public Library will host a fun morning of interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages birth – 6 this Saturday at 9:45am. No sign up is required to attend Moosical & More.