Inlet, New York Fall in the Adirondacks is a magical time for many people, residents and visitors alike. Two major events are planned for the town of Inlet that offer a variety of activities for the whole family. The 30th Annual Inlet Fall Festival will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th, and the 11th Annual Adirondack Kids Day will be held on Saturday, October 7th. See below for details on these events.
Inlet Autumn Festival
The 30th Annual Inlet Fall Festival will be held at Fern Park on South Shore Road on Saturday, September 16th from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, September 17th from 10am to 3pm. I am planning to do so. Musical entertainment will be provided on Saturday by the Double Barrel Blues Band, which will perform three one-hour sets at 10:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. DBBB is a rock four-piece group that showcases traditional and modern influences and interpretations. Blues. Shaded Grass Bluegrass will perform two one-hour sets on Sundays at 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Shaded Grass was formed in 2017 by a group of friends camping in the Adirondacks and is a bluegrass band. He plays traditional bluegrass along with folk, country, and rock. style.
Saturday’s entertainer will be Joshua J. Superstar, who will perform at 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Mr. Superstar is known in the industry as a 5x threat. He possesses a rare combination of incredible strength, undeniable brilliance, rugged good looks, animal charm, and above all, humility. Sunday’s entertainer is Victor Walter at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Victor is a mime and balloon artist whose talent and artistry captivates audiences of all ages. His shows include a variety of formal and informal pieces, balloon his art, audience participation, and more. His Mime His segment includes several mime activities, including a piece using bird puppets. Both Saturday and Sunday, Bumble Dee will be offering free face painting and Victor the Clown will be twisting balloons.
We’ll be back this year – be sure to stop by and check out the Dancing Witches! Your only chance to see them is Saturday at 12:15pm. Charbel prepares Arabic dishes (griots, fried dough, salt potatoes), as well as Taco Cat (gourmet tacos) and main meats (Dino’s Sausage, Philadelphia Cheesesteak, Steak & Quesadilla, Chili Cheese Dog, Hamburger) , hot dogs) will also be available. , garlic fries. ) Screamen Eagle will be bringing back the beer tent and will have tables and a game of cornhole.
There will be many vendors selling maple syrup, home decor, clothing, jewelry, art, soaps, lotions and more. Greg Rudd of Inlet will be throwing clay on the wheel at his booth, where his wife Toni will also be seen serving her homemade jams and jellies. Original images of the Adirondacks will be on display at Joseph Wilde in Inlet. With roots in Eagle Bay, Ann Stacey and his sister Kathy Riggal create tie-dyed clothing, accessories, quilts, pillows and more. Old Forge’s Amanda Deshaw will have ADK-inspired home decor and gifts. Her Jennifer Danitz of Otter Lake will be selling Ruff Road pet she accessories. Marcia and Charles Herr of Inlet will be selling Marcia’s various hand-woven items, and Charles will be selling signed copies of his “Fulton Chain.” Former Old Forge native Nancy Best will be selling signed copies of her books. VanRipers of Camden and Inlet also has signed copies of the Adirondack His Kids His series of books.
American Legion Post #1402 has a raffle booth where you can win a YETI cooler. The Inlet Historical Society will be selling raffle tickets to win electric bikes during Adirondack Kids Day on Oct. 7.
Free parking at Fern Park is limited. Additional free parking is available at Arrowhead Park and in the parking lot in front of Woods Inn. A free shuttle bus may be available. If not, it’s an easy walk from downtown Inlet. For more information and a complete list of vendors, check out InletFallFestival.com or call the Inlet Information Office at (315) 357-5501.
Adirondack Kids Day
The 11th Annual Adirondack Kids Day will be held on Saturday, October 7th in Inlet, New York. The event was inspired by the best-selling regional book series, “The Adirondack Kids,” created and written by Gary and Justin Vanriper. The father-son writing team from Camden, New York, wrote one of his 20 previous books, which revolves around her three best friends growing up in the Adirondacks along the Fulton Lakes, with the hamlet of Inlet as its epicenter. His first book was released in 2001. for the series.
A signature event from Kiwanis, a major sponsor of the Central Adirondacks, organizers say the event will be free for the whole family, rain or shine or snow, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It describes the day as completely kid-friendly, with activities to enjoy. For those who arrived the previous Friday night, co-authors Gary and Justin VanRiper will give a special presentation sharing the story behind their story at the Inlet Public Library starting at 7 p.m. Highlights throughout Saturday include the wildly popular French Louis Fishing Derby, a “live” raptor presentation by Mark of the Adirondack His Raptors, and Mr. Manski.
Geocaching hunter, illusionist, face painter, balloon twister, and writer of children’s literature set in the Adirondacks.
All children accompanied by an adult will receive a goody bag at the Kiwanis Information Tent while supplies last.
“We are honored that the Kiwani and Inlet communities of the Central Adirondacks have supported Adirondack Kids Day over the years,” said Gary VanRiper. “We hope this day inspires more families to explore this special region and create lifelong memories and traditions that will last for generations, just like our family did.”
For more information about Adirondack Kids Day, visit AdirondackKidsDay.com or contact the Inlet Information Office (315) 357-5501 or [email protected].
Photo above: Smokey the Bear at a previous Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet, New York. Photo courtesy of Adele Barnett, Town of Inlet Tourism Director.