The weather is forecasted to be great this weekend in Glens Falls (warm, but not excruciatingly hot!), so it might be a great time to go on a walking tour, check out an outdoor movie screening, or attend a music festival in a park. Find out everything that’s happening below.
Downtown Glens Falls Guided Walking Tour
Just a reminder: The Chapman Museum is hosting guided walking tours of downtown Glens Falls on Fridays through the end of the month. Join in on the history-focused stroll while you can!
Outdoor Cinema Series: Jungle Cruise
This week’s Outdoor Cinema Series in Glens Falls City Park will be Jungle Cruise, a 2021 film about a doctor who travels to the Amazon to find an ancient tree that has healing powers.
Head to Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George on Saturday for a variety of tribute bands covering Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, Dave Matthews Band, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and KISS. Get your tickets in advance.
6th Anniversary at Freakopolis Geekery
The collectible/comic book store Freakopolis Geekery in Whitehall celebrates its sixth year in business this Saturday, with special deals, free comics, a painting contest, a prize drawing, and a few surprises.
Lake George Dinner Theatre: First Night
through August 13
This year’s Adirondack Theatre Festival may have wrapped up, but you don’t have to go far for great theater: The Lake George Dinner Theatre’s First Night production runs on select days from now through early October. Dinner and lunch shows are available.
Jacob Houston Art Pop Up Gallery
August 13 & 14
Jacob Houston, a local artist known for bright, eye-catching art that almost looks like it belongs in a (high end) children’s book, is hosting a pop up gallery at his Greenwich studio with original paintings, limited edition prints, greeting cards, and more for sale.
Hartford’s Town-wide Garage Sale
August 13 & 14
Head to Hartford for the town-wide garage sale and related events, including a chicken barbecue takeout dinner, a plant and food sale, a flea market, and more.
Lake George Music Festival: Piano Mania!
The Lake George Music Festival runs now through August 18, and Piano Mania! is one of their most popular events. It takes place at the Carriage House at Fort William Henry, and tickets have to be purchased at the door (unless of course you have a festival pass).
Visit the World Awareness Children’s Museum on Sunday for free to enjoy the wide variety of exhibits showcasing art, clothing, food, and more from around the world.
The Pember Museum welcomes children of all ages to learn about skulls. They’ll be looking at teeth, the shape, and more, and participants will get a deer skull to paint. Registration is required.
Transformations Exhibition at The Hyde
through August 15
If you haven’t checked out the striking sculptures on display at The Hyde right now, then stop in this weekend! John Van Alstine’s Transformations exhibition showcases the marriage between nature and technology, with themes evoked from Greek and Roman mythology, celestial navigation, and the human figure in Western art. It’s up through September 18.