See which awesome vendors will be attending a spicy food festival this Saturday, catch up on local restaurant and park news, and find out what else is going on around Glens Falls!
Maple Events, More Food Fun & Other Glens Falls Happenings
Here’s what’s happening now and coming up soon:
- Cold Chocolate at The Park Theater: March 24
- Fly Tying & Fly Fishing Basics at SUNY Adirondack: March 24
- Job Fairs at Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor: March 24 & 26
- Comedy After Dark at The Park With Liz Glazer: March 25
- Ethnic Bread & Soup Night at Slate Valley Museum: March 25
- Adirondack Thunder VS Worcester Railers: March 25
- The Spring Record & Book Blowout at The Bookhouse/Sweetside Records: March 25 – 27
- Dancing With the Adirondack Stars at Charles R. Wood Park: March 26
- Saratoga Chowderfest ‘N Tour: through March 26
- Thurman Maple Days – Weekend 3: March 26 & 27
- Adirondack Thunder VS Worcester Railers: March 26
- Shamrock Shuffle & Leprechaun Leap: March 27
Plus, a big food event, detailed below!
News With Weekend Events, Park Renovations & A Restaurant Ownership Change
The Winter Meltdown Spicy Food Festival Returns to The Shirt Factory
If you thought you missed the famed festival originally scheduled for last weekend fret not, because organizers had to switch to this Saturday, March 26, due to the weather.
Come check out exciting vendors at the Winter Meltdown Spicy Food Festival like [farmacy], Rick’s Hot Sauce Experience & More, Vashti’s Kitchen Delight, Buena Comida, and some of the food trucks you’ve come to love from The Shirt Factory’s Thursday Market Food Truck Corrals: The Hungry Traveler, The Mac Factor, and Miller’s Backyard BBQ, to name a few.
A portion of food sales will go towards the local backpack program. Also worth noting, there will be non-spicy food as well as flaming hot cuisine, for those who prefer a little less heat in the kitchen!
Adirondack Thunder Sticks It to Cancer This Weekend
The two Adirondack Thunder games taking place at the Cool Insuring Arena this weekend will serve as fundraisers for Stick It To Cancer Weekend, presented by Glens Falls Hospital.
The Thunder will don purple cancer-awareness jerseys for both games, and fans who donate $10 to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at the hospital will be eligible to paint a message on the ice to a loved one affected by cancer.
Major Park Renovations Might Coming to Queensbury Parks
The Post Star reports that Queensbury Parks & Rec Director Steve Lovering has proposed capital project funds be used for various park improvement projects. If approved, the undertakings total $478,000. Gurney Lane Recreation Area would receive the most funding, to go towards replacing the fishing dock, repainting the pool floor, trail maintenance, and more.
Also on the docket, additional trail development at Rush Pond Way Trail, upgrades to public gardens at Hovey Pond Park, replacement of docks and upgrades to signs at Glen Lake, and resurfacing and striping pickleball courts at Hudson River Park.
Queen of Harts Owners Purchase the Noon Whistle Deli
The Noon Whistle Deli in Queensbury posted on March 18 that the restaurant was for sale. Just three days later on March 21 the restaurant announced that they’ve been purchased by the owners of Queen of Harts, Julie and Jedidiah Murphy. Current Noon Whistle Deli owner Jacqueline Fosco is looking to transition into the education sector.
- The Post Star: $478,000 in Queensbury park renovations proposed