Town Of Johnsburg History Weekend Sept 15-17, 2017

Town Of Johnsburg History Weekend Sept 15-17, 2017

Town of Johnsburg History Weekend!  Sept 15, 16, 17

Schedule of Events

Saturday September 16, 2017  North Creek Depot Museum

10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Depot Museum Open
11:00 am                             Historic Turn Table
11:15 am                              “Thomas C. Durant” – Platform Talk presented by Roger Thomas
2:00 pm                               Historic Turn Table
2:15 pm                               “Thomas C. Durant” – Platform Talk presented by Roger Thomas

Waddell Building at Riverfront Park  10:00am – 4:00pm          Rail Fair  2017

Historic Ski Bowl – North Creek Ski Bowl Park
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Historic Displays in Ski Bowl Park Minder Building
10:00 am – 2:00 pm        “Touch a Truck” Awesome display of large and historic trucks and vehicles
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        “Mine for Garnets”
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Music
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Old Time Photo Booth
11:00 am – 2:00 pm        Boy Scout – Food Service
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Games
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Quilters & Crafters – demonstrations and sales of hand-made quilts, spinning                           demonstrations, and more.
10:00 am – 4:00 pm        Book signings – Historic writers of our area (Glenn Pearsall, Dr. Dan O’Keefe, Dr. Daniel Way, & Jeff Dickinson

Special Events at Ski Bowl Park

11:00 am – Guided Nature Hike on Multi-use trails with Evelyn Greene
1:00 PM – Jean Robert Foster Poetry Readings – Presented by OTTG
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – “What is it?” – Identify those items in your attic or barn.

Sunday September 17, 2017

North Creek Depot Museum

12:00 pm- 4:00 pm-         Town of Johnsburg Day- Open House- Displays, Program, Tours

Johnsburg Historical Society- Wevertown

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Open House
2:00 pm – Presentation – “Homes of Johnsburg:  An Architectural Perspective” – Delbert Chamber

More Info Visit The Depot Museum Website CLICK HERE!

Depot Museum, North Creek

ski bowl park, north creek, ny 12853

It’s Time for Whitewater Fun!

It’s Time for Whitewater Fun!

It’s time for Whitewater Fun!
Rafting and The 60th Whitewater Derby!

It's Whitewater Season 2016Get out and enjoy the river!  The Upper Hudson River has it’s beginnings in the Adirondack High Peaks Region of New York.  Gathering tributaries and volume, by the time it reaches Indian Lake – 16 miles from North River – it’s a world class wilderness whitewater adventure!  Click below for more information, videos and an Outfitter Directory.  The sport of whitewater boating has a direct link with the river log drives that used the Upper Hudson River as a highway to the mills in Glens Falls.  After the log drives ended in the 1950’s – river drivers started the Whitewater Derby – now in it’s 60th edition!  Always held the first full weekend in May (this year May 6,7), it’s a fun time for spectators and racers alike.  Click below for a link to the Whitewater Derby website with information on registration, etc.

Whitewater! Info and Outfitter Directory.


Whitewater Derby 2017

Find a Room – Find a Restaurant Click Here


Getting Into Back Country Skiing – Dec. 27th, 7PM

Getting Into Back Country Skiing – Dec. 27th, 7PM

Getting Into Back Country Skiing!

A Don’t Miss Presentation….It’s Free!  FLYER CLICK HERE
Join expert back country skier and outdoor enthusiast Steve Ovitt for a fun, informative session on back country skiing—that’s skiing on terrain accessed by your own two feet!. Learn how to make the transition from XC or Alpine skiing; see what equipment you will need; find the best ADK back country places to ski.

7PM – December 27th 2016, Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853

Tannery Pond Community Center

Nightmare on Main St. Oct. 29, 2016

Nightmare on Main St. Oct. 29, 2016


Nightmare on Main Street – North Creek! 

Saturday, Oct 29th, The Nightmare begins at 4PM!

♦ Live Music with Dave Hyde and Sara Pierson.  ♦ Two Haunted Houses!  ♦ Clowns – you know the kind!  ♦ Scary Movies.  ♦ Adult Pie Eating Contest.  ♦Adult Costume Contest at Midnight!  ♦ Tarot Cards and Numerology Booth  ♦  Vendors.  ♦  Slide Show Performances.  ♦  Carnival Games.  ♦  Kids Costume Contest at 6:30PM
♦  Trick or Treating 4:00PM – 6:30PM

Nightmare on Main Street!