The Holidays in North Creek!

The Holidays in North Creek!

The Holidays in North Creek!

 

Skiing Info

Thanksgiving is the traditional start of ski season, but for 2019-2020 season, Gore has been open for a couple of weeks and Garnet Hill Lodge has has quite a few open days for cross country skiing already this Fall.  Ski Bowl Nordic is poised to open for a Thanksgiving Cross Country Ski Camp and a full slate of races the following weekend.  More info click a link below…
Gore Mt. Info  |  Garnet Hill Info  Ski Bowl Nordic Info  Weather  |  Backcountry Ski/snowshoe



Open/Closed For the Holidays!

Chrissy’s Cafe is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day – Open 7AM – 3PM other days  More Info
The Inn on Gore Mt is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas, Open New Years Eve 4PM-9PM  More Info
Garnet Hill Lodge – Open Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve with special menus  More Info
Basil and Wicks – Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas (closed Tue/Wed) More Info
Becks Tavern – Open daily – Closed Mondays and for Thanksgiving  More Info
Cafe Sarah Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Years Day  More Info
BarVino – Closed Thanksgiving,   More Info
Marsha’s Family Restaurant – Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve for Breakfast ’till 11AM, Closed Christmas More Info
Izzy’s Market and Deli – Open Thanksgiving 8AM-1PM, Christmas Eve, ’til 3PM, Closed Christmas Day  More Info
Tops Market – Open Thanksgiving 7AM-5PM, Christmas Eve ’till 7PM, Closed Christmas Day  More Info
Stewart’s Shops – Generally open all holidays with limited hours Call 518-251-2123  More Info


 

Tree Lighting, Visit with Santa and Light Up Parade, Fri. Dec 6!

Lights On – Tree Lighting and Candlelight Service –  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM  For over 25 years this event has brought the community together to “Kick Off” the holiday & winter season. All businesses are encouraged to decorate with white lights, natural greenery and red bows to create a unified theme. Lights On refers to the Friday Night 5pm hour when everyone turns their lights on to start the season December 6th. The celebration of our winter season begins with celebration. With local pastors & Mrs. Clause. Caroling lead by Katy Cole and the Johnsburg Central School Pop Singers. Elected officials will say a few words of welcome.  Note: The Depot Museum will have the Owens House available as a warming hut should the need arrive.

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM  Bring the children to Tannery Pond following the Tree Lighting to visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause and share your Christmas Wishes.  Area restaurants and local bakers have offered to donate finger foods and sweets for the attendees. If you would like to donate, please contact Jane Peters at Basil and Wicks Restaurant. Santa will have small gifts for each boy and girl attending. This is a great photo-op of your children with the lovable Santa and his dear Mrs. Clause. All are welcome from surrounding communities.

Light Up Parade – Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 7 PM  North Creek Depot Museum under the direction of Ellen Shaffer to escort carolers and Mrs C from Tree Lighting to Tannery Pond Community Center. Everyone welcome to light up a float and be part of this new caravan. Lets see if we can grow this evening display along Main Street.

 

Lights On Christmas Parade! Sat. Dec 7

Lights On Johnsburg Christmas Parade!   Floats will leave Johnsburg Central School and the North Creek Fire House parking lot at 12 noon, and travel down Main Street ending at the Town of Johnsburg Highway Garage. Parade participants are encouraged to visit the ElderWood Nursing and Rehab Center on Route 28 in costume for the joy of the residents. Parade participants Santa and Mrs. Clause will also visit nursing home residents at the end of the parade. Businesses on Main street offer refreshments to parade participants following the event. Find Christmas tree sales, wine samplings, chocolate offerings, hot mulled cider, cookies for everyone.  We encourage you, your family and friends to join us in this (free Parade) If you or your organization is interested in being part of the community Christmas parade, feel free to simply show up Saturday at 11:30 and we’ll put you in line. If you have additional questions please call one of the committee members: Lisa Thomas (518)251-0815 (Trimmers); Laurie Arnheiter (518)251-4461 (Hudson River Trading Co.) or Carrie Mason (518)251-4343 (Town of Johnsburg Library).

 

North River Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar

December 7, 9:00 am2:00 pm  Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, New York 12853
The North River Methodist Church will host a Christmas Bazaar! A one stop shop for handmade crafts. Unique, beautiful, one of a kind gifts. Jewelry, Christmas Ornaments, Baked Goods, Knit, Crochet & Sewn Items – Mittens, Slippers, Pillows, Table Runners, Hand Painted Cards, Ornaments, Slates, and Cutting Boards. Proceeds to benefit the North River United Methodist Church.
For more information, contact Roxy Freebern at (518) 251-4129.


Holiday Singers at Tannery Pond, Sat, Dec 7 & Sun, Dec 8

December 7, 7:00 pm | December 8, 2:00 pm  North Country Singers, under the direction of Denise Conti, present their annual Holiday Celebration. A festive reception will follow the performance.

Special guests include singer Caroline Williams, opera singer Christine Powers, storyteller Robin Jay, the JCS Pop Singers under the direction of Katy Cole (on Saturday), the JCS Jazz Band under the direction of Max Garrett (on Saturday), the Guiding Steps North Dancers under the direction of Krystal Koopman (on Sunday) and the Newcomb Central School Bell Tree Ensemble (on Sunday).

Monetary donations will be gratefully accepted to benefit the Adirondack Community Outreach Center and the North Country Singers.

 

North Creek This Week – Oct. 25-27

North Creek This Week
Oct 25-27!

Garnet Hill Oyster Happy Hour/Calendar Party Friday!
Nightmare on Main St. Saturday!

Friday, October 25th, 4-7PM at Garnet Hill Lodge!

Join us for Happy Hour and the Adirondack Exposure Calendar Party! 4-7PM at Garnet Hill’s Log House Pub – $3 draft beer or wine and Oysters on The Half Shell $1 each.

And Pick up your copy of the 2020 Adirondack Exposure Calendar – proceeds to benefit many local area charities – just $15 each.

 

 

Nightmare On Main Street – downtown North Creek
Saturday Oct. 26, 1PM – 11PM

Scary Fun for Everyone!

Save Our Shuttle Raffle

Save Our Shuttle Raffle!

1st Prize $5000, 2nd Prize $3000, 3rd Prize $1000

Save Our Shuttle RaffleThe North Creek Shuttle Bus Service Needs Your Help!

The local North Creek Shuttle needs your help!   This shuttle bus service is provided Free of Charge by The North Creek Business Alliance with regular scheduled runs during the ski season and during other events in the area.  The Business Alliance was recently awarded Warren Country Occupancy Tax funding for a 3 year lease of a new shuttle, but a second shuttle is always required for busy days and as backup for the main shuttle.  The Save our Shuttle Raffle is a fund raising effort to purchase a second shuttle to continue this vital program for the Town of Johnsburg. 
And hey, couldn’t you really use an extra $5K, or $3K, or a grand!

The drawing for the 3 prizes will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Gore Mt – during the annual Harvest Fest. 
You don’t need to be present to win!
Tickets are $20 each.

You can purchase raffle tickets in person at the following businesses in North Creek and The Town of Johnsburg:
Rev Rail, barVino, Sarah’s Bakery, Ski Bowl Village, Centerplate at Gore Mt., Garnet Studio, ADK Spirits Liquor Store, Gore Mt. Lodge/Beck’s, Basil & Wicks, Izzy’s Deli, The Alpine Lodge

Purchase a Ticket by Mail!

Include your name and address and a check or money order for $20/ticket
Send it to: 
North Creek Business Alliance, PO Box 280, North Creek, NY   12853

It’s Whitewater Season!

It’s Whitewater Season!

It's whitewater seasonIt’s Whitewater Season on The Upper Hudson River!

Snowmelt combines with Spring rains to jump up the flows of the Hudson to Class IV levels.  It’s a thrill a minute in big water as rafters negotiate rapids like Blue Ledge, The Narrows, Big Nasty and more!  Spring trips begin in early April and are run on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, with most trips falling on the weekend days.


Whitewater Rafting More Info CLICK HERE!

 

North Creek, Spring Skiing April 6, 7

North Creek, Spring Skiing April 6, 7

North Creek, Spring Skiing April 6, 7!

With some of the deepest snowpack in years – don’t cash it in just yet!  There is plenty of Spring Celebrations and Events coming to the snow this weekend!  Garnet Hill is celebrating GarnetPalooza – great music, food, beer and free skiing!  Also end of the year sale on XC Ski clothing and equipment. Gore Mt. has a great fun event on Saturday – Straight Brook Saturday – with great prizes and Take your kid skiing on Sunday (19 and under ski free with paying adult, discount Spring rates BTW!)

Backcountry Ski Shuttle is On for Saturday, April 6th.  Shuttle is to Barton Road and the pick-up location is at Beck’s Bar (Peacful Valley Road, on the way to Gore) at 10:30AM, also a pick-up at the Ski Bowl (health center side) at 10:45 AM.

Check Weather Forecasts CLICK HERE!


Gore Mt.

Straight Brook Saturday, April 6th!

Check in to the Straight Brook Lodge Saturday morning between 9:30 and 10:30am to register for this fun event! Be on the summit and ready to sign up when registration opens- we’re capping this event at a maximum of 100 participants.  It’s free to sign up and once you have, begin a fun morning getting to know the Straight Brook Valley, or reminding yourself how much you love it.  AWESOME PRIZES! 

Get More Information – Gore Website – CLICK HERE


Gore Mt.

Take Your Kids To Gore
Sunday, April 7!

This terrific ski season just got better. Here’s to another day on the slopes for your family- at an unbeatable value! Join us Sunday, April 7 to take advantage of not only late season pricing in effect but also free tickets for all kids 19 and under ski when accompanied by their full-paid parent!

More Information – Gore Website, CLICK HERE!

Looking Ahead – Gore’s annual Pond Skimming Contest is on Saturday, April 13th  Read More Here


Garnet Hill Outdoor Center

 

Garnet Hill XC-Ski – It’s Garnetpalooza!  Sat. April 6 11AM- 8PM

Great snow!  Great Music!  BBQ and Beer!  Free Skiing!  Free Bike Demos!  More!
More info call the Ski Shop 518-251-2150 or visit their website…

Garnet Hill Website – CLICK HERE!Garnet Hill Facebook Event CLICK HERE!

 

 

 


 

Gore Mt. Ski Center

Gore Mt. Ski Center
518-251-2411

Garnet Hill XC Ski and Outdoor Center

Garnet Hill XC Ski Center
13th Lake Road
North River, NY 12856
518-251-2150

Backcountry Ski Shuttle

Backcountry Ski Shuttle

Backcountry Ski Shuttle

Shuttle is On for Sat. March 23 & Sun. March 24!
New Procedure – minimum 2 skiers for all backcountry shuttles

Update for March 23, 2019 New Snow!  May be wet powder – use maxiglide or F-4 on no wax skis!

Park at the Ski Bowl (Health Center side).  You can also park on Rt. 28 at the lower trailhead parking lot, but check-in with the shuttle driver at the Ski Bowl first.  Note the time Departure 11:30AM  Questions?  Call The Shuttle Direct 518-480-8907More Backcountry Ski Shuttle Info CLICK HERE!Weather and Outdoor Conditions Info CLICK HERE

Nordic Fest

Presents Nordic Fest 2018!

Fri/Sat/Sun December 7, 8, 9Ski Bowl Park, Rt. 28, North Creek, NY

Nordic Fest 2018 Schedule

Come Out And Support The Upper Hudson Trails Alliance!

Friday, December 7, 2018

5:00-8:00PM SNOW CROSS!

Come out and Support The Upper Hudson Trails Alliance!

Friday, December 7, 5-8PM, UHTA Fundraiser
Under The Lights!

Nordic Fest Flyer 2018 (pdf) CLICK HERE

Non-Competitive Citizen Cross Country Ski Event. Ski for North Creek Dollars! (North Creek Dollars are redeemable at local merchants, bars and restaurants in North Creek and North River) 1.25km Loop – All ages, all abilities, all ski types: ski skate, classic ski, backcountry ski or snowshoe. Adult Entry (donation to UHTA – Upper Hudson Trails Alliance) $20 – get NC$ for each lap completed! Kids – FREE! Ski for prize drawings! Register Day-of at The Ski Bowl or…
Ski Reg Registration CLICK HERE!


Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018  9AM, NYSSRA Classic 10km.

Saturday, Dec. 9, 9AM – NYSSRA Classic 10km 4 Laps of 2.5km. All ages, classes. Register online $25/racer SkiReg.com/NorthCreek
11AM Johnsburg Invitational 5km. 2 Laps of 2.5km. Sec. 2 High School Race – Open to all teams
Register Online at SkiReg CLICK HERE!


sprintracingSunday, Dec. 19, 2018  9:00AM – 2:00PM
NYSRA Sprint Race

NYSSRA Sprint 1.5K All ages, classes. Register online $25/racer SkiReg.com/NorthCreek
Register Online at SkiReg CLICK HERE!

Ski Bowl Park, Rt. 28, North Creek, NY

Fall Events 2018

Fall Events 2018

Fall Events - North Creek Area 2018

Click A Tab Below Open/Close Cruise Nights Sept. 13th and 27th Info CLICK HERE
Gore Mt. Gondola Rides, and Harvest Fest Oct. 6 and 7 CLICK HERE Open/Close

Gore Mountain Fall EventsGore Mt – Fall Events and Activities

A stalwart of Fall fun in North Creek is Gore Mt. Ski Center – open Saturdays and Sundays thru October 7th with gondola rides, hiking mt. biking, and special events. Don’t forget Harvest Fest 2018 on Sat/Sun October 6 & 7. Vendors, crafts, music, food, and fun!

Visit The Gore Mt. Website CLICK HERE!
History Weekend - Sept. 14, 15, 16 - Info CLICK HERE Open/Close

3rd Annual Town of Johnsburg History Weekend
September 14th, 15th, & 16th, 2018

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Union Cemetery  6:00 pm  & 7:30 pm                 “Voices from the Past”  Sponsored by GEM Radio Theater
Tickets available at Community Bank $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at Event

Saturday September 15, 2018

North Creek Depot Museum
12:00 am – 4:00 pm        Depot Museum Open
2:00 pm                              “Thomas C. Durant” – Platform Talk presented by Roger Thomas
3:00 pm                              Railroad Stories – Bill Bibby

Historic Ski Bowl – North Creek Ski Bowl Park – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ride the Scenic Hudson Chair Lift – FREE!
Historic Displays in Ski Bowl Park Minder Building
“Touch a Truck” Awesome display of large and historic trucks and vintage vehicles
Games – Prizes!  Music by David Hyde
Garnet Faceting Demonstration with Joe Brown of J & J Brown  Studios
Old Time Photo Booth
Food Service – Boy Scouts
Quilters & Crafters – Demonstrations and sales of hand-made quilts, spinning demonstrations, and more
Vendors and Book signings – Historic writers of our area

Special Events

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Wood Carving Demonstrations by Jack Masten – at his studio on East Holcomb Street
BUSINESS ALLIANCE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Sunday September 16, 2017

North Creek Depot Museum
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm – Displays, Program, Tours
Tannery Pond Community Center
2:00pm – Jean Robert Foster Presentation – Eileen Eagan Mack, Singer/Actress portrayal of Jean Robert Foster.

Depot Museum Website CLICK HERE!  Tannery Pond Community Center Website CLICK HERE

The Nightmare on Main Street! Saturday, Oct. 27th Info CLICK HERE Open/Close

Nightmare on Main Street!

3rd Annual Nightmare on Main St. Nightmare on Main St in North Creek is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27. Two to 6 pm is family time with family-friendly activities on Main St. including pony rides and a petting zoo plus a haunted house at The Alpine

Nightmare on Main Street – Facebook Page
Garnet Hill Mt. Bike Race, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 - CLICK HERE Open/Close

Garnet Hill Mt. Bike Race – Sunday, September 23, 2018

Visit the Garnet Hill Website CLICK HERE!
Tannery Pond Community Center Events CLICK HERE Open/Close

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History Weekend Sept 14, 15 and 16, 2018

History Weekend Sept 14, 15 and 16, 2018

3rd Annual Town of Johnsburg History Weekend
September 14th, 15th, & 16th, 2018

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Union Cemetery  6:00 pm  & 7:30 pm                 “Voices from the Past”  Sponsored by GEM Radio Theater
Tickets available at Community Bank $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at Event

Saturday September 15, 2018

North Creek Depot Museum
12:00 am – 4:00 pm        Depot Museum Open
2:00 pm                              “Thomas C. Durant” – Platform Talk presented by Roger Thomas
3:00 pm                              Railroad Stories – Bill Bibby

Historic Ski Bowl – North Creek Ski Bowl Park – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ride the Scenic Hudson Chair Lift – FREE!
Historic Displays in Ski Bowl Park Minder Building
“Touch a Truck” Awesome display of large and historic trucks and vintage vehicles
Games – Prizes!  Music by David Hyde
Garnet Faceting Demonstration with Joe Brown of J & J Brown  Studios
Old Time Photo Booth
Food Service – Boy Scouts
Quilters & Crafters – Demonstrations and sales of hand-made quilts, spinning demonstrations, and more
Vendors and Book signings – Historic writers of our area

Special Events

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Wood Carving Demonstrations by Jack Masten – at his studio on East Holcomb Street
BUSINESS ALLIANCE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Sunday September 16, 2017

North Creek Depot Museum
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm – Displays, Program, Tours
Tannery Pond Community Center
2:00pm – Jean Robert Foster Presentation – Eileen Eagan Mack, Singer/Actress portrayal of Jean Robert Foster.

Depot Museum Website CLICK HERE!  Tannery Pond Community Center Website CLICK HERE

More 2018 Fall Events – North Creek Area

History Weekend - Ski Bowl Park

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