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Cruse and Dine on the WW Durant - Reservations (354-5532)

Great Camp Sagamore Tours (10 am and 1:30 pm daily) - Reservations (354-5311)


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Raquette Lake Preservation Foundation, Inc.
RLPF

          The purpose of the foundation is to promote the cooperation and friendship among the inhabitants of the area and to unite its members in the material understanding of Raquette Lake, New York and its problems; so that the entire membership will go forward in carrying out the preservation and conservation of Raquette Lake and its watershed through education, advocacy and broad based community involvement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January February
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July August
September October November December
JANUARY  
   
1ST A VERY HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR TO ALL !
28TH Mike Norris Memorial Ice Fishing Derby
The last Saturday in January. Pre-register in Raquette Lake at The Tap Room in the village. Limited to 125 entries. Pick up your number Saturday morning at 6 AM at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall. Weigh-in, Restrooms and hot beverage available throughout the day. Cash prizes, plaques and door prizes. Call 518-624-3077 or 315-354-4581 www.longlake-ny.com for more information.
   
FEBRUARY  

 
18TH WINTER CARNIVAL
19TH  WINTER CARNIVAL
    
MARCH  
  12TH DST - Set your Clocks Ahead!
20TH First Day of Spring
   
APRIL


16TH Easter


  IT'S MUD SEASON
   
MAY  
   
  2ND COMMUNITY PRIDE DAY
Help clean up the roads and the town.
Meet at the Tap Room at 09:00.  Free Lunch for volunteers.
  14 - 15TH 6th Annual Lamphear Memorial Fishing Tournament
  3rd Friday & Saturday.  Fish for cash prizes in lake trout, brook trout, bullhead and perch categories.  Both an adult and a child divisions.
  21 - 22ND Great Camp Sagamore Work Weekend

28TH
CAR WASH AND BAKE SALE
Raquette Lake Fire Department 10 AM to 2 PM
28TH RLVFD Ladies Auxiliary Annual Bake Sale
Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend at the Fire Hall.
28 & 29TH Great Camp Sagamore Open to the public -
Guided tours on Saturday & Sunday, at 1:30pm through the last weekend in June, then daily tours start. Contact the Tour Line at (315) 354-5311 or visit http://greatcampsagamore.org/great-camp-sagamore.html for more information & prices.  Admission to the Great Camp is via guided tours only.  Click on http://greatcampsagamore.org/events/calendar-of-events for their current events schedule.
29TH Memorial Day Ceremony
WW II Memorial Wreath laying ceremony at the Raquette Lake library on Memorial Day Monday.  Refreshments served.
   
JUNE  
   

1ST

BLOOD DRIVE
Raquette Lake Union Free School -  Noon to 5PM
17TH Raquette Lake Fish & Game Club Junior Members Fishing Derby -
Opening day of bass season on Raquette Lake. Prizes and Hot Dogs for everyone.
29TH STENCIL CLASS
Raquette Lake Union Free School
 Call 315-354-4001 for details and to sign up.


JULY  

 
2ND
Strawberry Festival
Raquette Lake Fire Department -  11:00 AM until sold out
Which means come early!
4TH
Fireworks from the Barge
Gather on the shoreline of Raquette Lake and enjoy a display of breathtaking fireworks celebrating the birth of the USA! Village Green, Raquette Lake, At Dusk

5TH

7 PM - Raquette Lake Library
 Dye Workshop
Tee shirts $5, but you can bring in anything that i 100% pure cotton.

6TH
St William's  7 PM -Thursday Program
 
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7 PM - Raquette Lake Cardboard Box Float Off
1 - 3 PM @ Golden Beach Campground
13TH St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program
 

15TH Chinese Raffle on the village green from 1 - 5 PM
Live music, baskets to bid on, hot dogs and refreshments.
Benefits The RLFD Ladies Auxiliary and the RL Mudsliders softball team.

20TH
St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program



27TH

St William's 7PM - Thursday Program

30TH ST WILLIAMS ON LONG POINT ANNUAL BAR-B-Q
The last Sunday in July St. Williams on Long Point, holds their annual chicken barbecue from 1 to 3 p.m. Boats transport diners to and from via Raquette Lake's town dock. There is also a silent auction.


AUGUST  
   
2ND Raquette Lake Library   7PM -  


3RD St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program

4TH - 6TH 16th Annual Durant Days -

      Beginning on Friday- the first weekend in August.  Durant Days captures a by gone era and gives a special sense of time and place in history. Visitors can visualize themselves walking in the footsteps of these historic travelers. You'll encounter the wide-open grandeur of Raquette Lake as W.W. Durant did when he envisioned the first Great Camp. Stroll through the rooms and grounds of Pine Knot and Sagamore, hearing the cry of a loon on the lake. Bathe yourself in the peace and serenity you feel within the walls of St. Williams or St. Hubert's. Encounter a private railroad car and savor the luxury and craftsmanship few could afford. There are tours, cruises and events scheduled for the three days  Call 315-354-5532 or http://raquettelakenavigation.com/ for information.

  5TH
Raquette Lake Preservation Foundation [RLPF]
Annual Meeting


Raquette Lake School 10 to Noon


  5TH

ST WILLIAMS ON LONG POINT  PRESENTS

Concert at Raquette Lake School, Saturday, at 2:00 PM. 

Doors open at 1:30 PM.  There is No charge for the concert.  Reservations are not necessary.   Donations to St Williams; welcome!

WIDE VARIETY - Jersey's Premier A Cappella Group       

Seven singers who entertain "A Capella "style (Pure vocals, no instruments).  Wide Variety has designed their repertoire and crafted their arrangements to give you the "widest variety" and the richest harmonies: an entertainment experience that will appeal to music lovers of all ages".

  5TH
Raquette Lake Boat Parade and Fireworks. The first Saturday of August. Contestants parade along the lake to the village for judging and awards. Fireworks at darkness.
6TH 136th ANNUAL SERVICE at historic
Church of the Good Shepard at 3 PM. 

Free transport from the village dock, beginning at 2 pm. 
Special Music & Free Refreshments 
(315) 354 -4267
9TH Raquette Lake Library   7PM -  


10TH St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program

? St William's Cocktail Party and Vintage Auction
5 PM @ St William's on Long Point
$35 per person
12TH


Raquette Lake's busiest day of the summer

 

 10:00am with is the craft fair at the school, and the annual Book Sale at the library. 

4:00pm there is a Children's auction. 

7:00pm George Tucker begins the annual Ambulance Squad/Fire Department Auction.

17TH St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program


14TH - 21ND
 Steamboat Week
24TH St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program



31ST
St William's 7 PM -Thursday Program


 


SEPTEMBER  
   
2RD - 3TH Raquette Lake Labor Day Weekend Celebration.  Volleyball games.
Fun with prizes awarded. Village Green
4TH Raquette Lake -
Labor Day Monday Celebration
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Music on the village green beginning at 12:00 noon, snowshoe races for prize money. Raquette Lake Volunteer Fire Department sells deep fried turkey & spit cooked beef sandwiches.
8TH Adirondack Canoe Race
Leg 1 of the "90 Miler" goes through Raquette Lake
?? 6th Annual
Raquette Lake One pitch/slow-pitch/co-ed softball tournament.
  
 
A day of competition with cash prizes and plaques awarded. Five men and five women on a team with alternate batting and fielding. Fun to enter a team or come watch this fast paced play of less than one hour per game! Call (518) 624-3077 to register or for more information.
   
OCTOBER  


  7TH
St William's on Long Point

(This program will be held at the Raquette Lake School)


21ST Annual Roast Turkey Dinner
Raquette Lake Fire Hall, 5PM until sold out.  Dinner with all the trimmings.
   
NOVEMBER  
   
  5TH
DST Ends - Set your clocks back
23RD Turkey

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

   
DECEMBER  
   
12 - 20TH
Menorah

HAPPY HANUKKAH!

25TH  

Santa waiving

MERRY CHRISTMAS!