Fall in Schroon Lake is a wonderful and very colorful time of year. It’s time to get outside and soak in some of that cool fall air and take in breathtaking scenic views out over the lake. Make your last trip before the snow comes a good one and plan ahead for Schroon Lake’s many fall events.
Clear your plate and head over to Schroon Lake’s Fish and Game Club on Saturday, September 8, for the annual Lobster Bake. The event starts at noon, so make sure to arrive with an empty stomach because there will be more than enough lobster to fill you up — along with plenty of other snacks and food to clench your palate. Bring your family and your friends and come eat, relax, and enjoy!
Your Antique Adirondack Decor
Are you looking for that one item that will help make you feel closer to home in the Adirondacks? From September 6 - 8, take the scenic drive over to the town of Indian Lake as they host The Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show. Find rustic and camp furniture, hunting and fishing antiques, boats, taxidermy, antlers, handcrafted snowshoes, canoes, tables and chairs, and more! Enjoy the fall foliage and mark your calendars now. Bring home a piece of the Adirondacks!
Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
Ever wonder how Theodore Roosevelt made it to the White House? Come celebrate the Teddy Roosevelt Weekend and learn about his journey to the becoming President of the United States. Plan your next trip down to Newcomb, beginning Friday, Sept. 16, and enjoy the cultural and historic attractions with your family and friends.
Featured guests Joe Wiegand and Dr. Richard Shore will interpret Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir respectively, as they take on the challenge of establishing our country’s national parks, as well as sharing their views on foreign affairs. There will be food and fun for everyone.
Join the scavenger hunt with John Muir or go on a walking or biking tour off of the Great Camp Santanoni — or hop on the free 10-mile wagon ride into the Great Camp. There will be float plane rides, a mini fishing derby for the kids, a Running of the Colors event, and cookies, barbecue, pancakes, and lemonade for everyone!
Keep your eyes peeled for Smokey the Bear, who will be making appearances throughout the weekend. Learn something new and exciting at the National Park Service traveling exhibit. Don’t forget to end your night at the spectacular fireworks display!
Adirondack Marathon Distance festival
Get ready to run into some beautiful fall foliage and scenic views! Sign up for the Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival, one of the premier races in the Northeast! The main attractions, the Full and Half Marathons, take place on Sunday, September 22. Pre-race activities on Saturday, September 21 include the chance to warm up those muscles with 5K, 10K, a Kids Fun Run!
This will be the 21st year that this event has taken place. This marathon, unlike many others, will take runners on a challenging yet very scenic course featuring lakeside views as it winds along Schroon Lake and through the beautiful fall foliage in the varied terrain.
After the race, relax, and kick back by the water. Soak in some of that fresh fall Adirondack air or even take a dip in the lake. Pack your sneakers and head out to Schroon Lake! Make this marathon the highlight of your fall racing schedule.