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Entries from January 31st, 2011

Winter Carnival is on Facebook

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Adirondack News

Saranac Lake Winter CarnivalSaranac Lake, NY – Friends of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival can now become fans of the official Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Facebook page.

The page, created on this popular social media last week, has already gathered more than 500 fans.

“It’s that simple!”

“Facebook is a great and fast way to reach a large number of people interested or attending Winter Carnival,” said Adrienne Relyea, Communications Secretary for Winter Carnival. ‘We can easily post updates, events scheduled for a certain day that will instantly go to our fans.”

This tool complements Winter Carnival’s website (, which also highlights events and activities slated for this popular family-friendly event.

“To become a fan, just go to our website and click on the facebook link, or on facebook search for Saranac Lake Winter Carnival,” Relyea said. “It’s that simple!”

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will be celebrating its 114th celebration from Friday, Feb. 4, to Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. For more information, call 518-891-1990 or check the website at

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Outrageous Raptors at the Wild Center

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Adirondack News

Wild Center LogoTupper Lake, NY – The Wild Center’s Wild Winter Weekends continue with activities from now until the end of March. There is a program guaranteed to keep everyone in the family entertained, enlightened and warm during these long winter months.

RaptorOn Sunday, February 6th Family Art and Nature day begins at 1pm. Bring the entire family and explore this week’s theme, Outrageous Raptors. Experience live Adirondack Raptors, including a Red-tailed Hawk, an American Kestrel and Adirondack owls like you never have before. Let your imagination fly as you decorate larger than life bird wings for your bedroom.

As always, there are hikes on free snowshoes, animal encounters, feature films and great food offerings. Wild Winter Weekends are free for members or with paid admission.

The Wild Center is open throughout the winter on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and during the entire week of President’s Day. For additional information on The Wild Center, visit or call (518) 359-7800.

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Lewis County 2011 Snowflake WinterFest

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Adirondack News

Lowville, NY – The 5th Annual Snowflake WinterFest is being held on Saturday, February 5th at the Maple Ridge Center from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The WinterFest will have all kinds of activities that are fun for all ages.

  • Horse Drawn Sleigh/Wagon Rides ~ by Trixie Belle Farm
  • Dog Sled Rides (2 teams/sleds)
  • Cardboard Sled Races ~ 3:00 PM
  • Forest City Petting Zoo ~ indoors
  • Snowshoe Geocaching (equipment provided)
  • Cross Country Skiing (equipment provided)
  • Snowman Building Contest
  • Snow Angel Making
  • Tube Hill until 6:00 PM
  • Various Indoor/Outdoor Games for ALL Ages
  • Food and Refreshments will be available for purchase

The Snowflake WinterFest is being hosted by the Maple Ridge Center and sponsored by Lowville Business Association and the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce. For more information please call (315) 376-2640 or (315) 376-2213

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