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February is Carnifest Month

January 20th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Adirondack Life

Adirondack Winter Carnivals Kick-Off February’s Line-Up of Festivals

I know it kills everyone to look for things to do every weekend. It looks like every corner of the Adirondacks is having some sort of “event” next month. Strange how the suffix “-stock” never made the list.

Given so many to choose from, I thought a map would help. Plus, I threw in a couple bonus Carnifests and a planning chart.

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1. Colton Winterfest 2. Cancelled – Rotary Winter Carnival 3. Lake George Winter Carnival 4. Massena Winter Carnival 5. Canton Winterfest
6. McCauley Mt Winter Carnival 7. Saranac Lake Winter Carnival
8. Ogdensburg River Shiver 9. Empire State Winter Games
Indian Lake Winterfest 11. Raquette Lake Winter Carnival
Hague Winter Weekend 13. Long Lake Winter Wacky Week
14. Inlet Frozen Fire & Ice

February is Carnifest Month

The intrepid Carnifest fans could enjoy for 18 days in a row!!

If anyone has better links for these, I’ll take them.

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A Pencil to the Past

March 18th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Adirondack Life

Silly me.  Had a meeting on Saturday – typical blah, blah, blah.  K. was nice enough to provide some meeting supplies.  Always count on a schoolteacher to have plenty of pads and pencils.  Of course, I immediately become fascinated with the pencils (sorry folks!).  I gotta get out more, as some might say, because I had never seen these before.

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil 2

“Hey, what’s up with these pencils?”  It seems that K’s father was also a schoolteacher who used to supply his kids with these pencils.  “Really, is that the box?”  The box was in prime, unopened condition.  She mentioned something about 25 years ago…maybe that’s when her dad passed?  Anyway, full-box, all nicely pointy.

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