North Country Weekend Calendar: Washington County art trail cuts a long path

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The North Country Weekend Calendar for July 9-11.

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This weekend, the North Country Calendar features a long road of artisans through the towns and farmlands of Washington County. The Artisan Trails in Washington County Tour & Trail runs all weekend.

There’s also a Greek festival, and numerous free and paid concerts throughout the weekend. The forecast has some more stormy weather in store Friday, with humidity breaking into the weekend as temperatures staying just below 80.

Artisan Trails in Washington County Tour & Trail Map 

12th Annual Adirondack Greek Festival 

  • What: Gyro, souvlaki, baklava and more are available to-go for a celebration of Greek cuisine and culture. Phone orders not accepted. 
  • When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 9-10 
  • Where: St. George Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls 

Adirondack Thunder player signing celebration 

  • What: The Adirondack will announce player signings for the 2021-22 hockey season at a public event, with Q&A available from team President Jeff Mead, Coach Alex Loh, and any signed players who attend. Cash bar available for those 21 and older. 
  • When: 5:30 p.m. (event starts at 6) Friday, July 9 
  • Where: Bullpen Tavern, 216 Glen St. Second floor, Glens Falls 

Fridays at the Lake: Funk Evolution 

  • What: Installment of the Fridays at the Lake Bands & Brews concert series in Shepard Park. Beer and wine garden onsite, no outside alcohol permitted.  
  • When: 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 9 
  • Where: Shepard Park, Canada Street, Lake George 

LDG/50 Concert Series presents: Lettuce 

  • What: Hip-hop/rock group Lettuce plays as part of a concert series running through the summer in the village of Lake George. Shows are pod-style, with audiences separated into 8.5’x8.5’ spaces to encourage social distancing. $40 tickets, must be ordered online. https://adkmusicfest.com/lgd50/ 
  • When: 7:30 p.m. (gates open at 6) Friday-Saturday, July 9-10 
  • Where: Charles R. Wood Park, 17 Elizabeth Little Blvd., Lake George 

Wild Adriatic hosted by Park Theater 

  • What: Area band Wild Adiratic playing at the Crandall Park Bandshell as part of the Park Theater’s Concerts by the Park series. Free admission. 
  • When: 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 9 
  • Where: Crandall Park Bandshell, Fire Road, Glens Falls 

Draft Horse Parade 

  • What: Washington County Draft Animal Association hosting a parade of horses in Fort Ann. 
  • When: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Fort Ann Central School, 1 Catherine St., Fort Ann 

Lake George Library Book Sale 

  • What: Books, DVDs and more items on sale. Masks are required for those not vaccinated. 
  • When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Lake George Library, 336 Canada St., Lake George 

Artisan Trails in Washington County Tour & Trail Map 

World Awareness Children’s Museum grand reopening celebration 

  • What: Celebration featuring new Thailand exhibit, with balloons, giveaways and free gifts. Free admission, registration required online. 
  • When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: World Awareness Children’s Museum, 89 Warren St., Glens Falls 

12th Annual Adirondack Greek Festival 

  • What: Gyro, souvlaki, baklava and more are available to-go for a celebration of Greek cuisine and culture. Phone orders not accepted. 
  • When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 9-10 
  • Where: St. George Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls 

LDG/50 Concert Series presents: Lettuce 

  • What: Hip-hop/rock group Lettuce plays as part of a concert series running through the summer in the village of Lake George. Shows are pod-style, with audiences separated into 8.5’x8.5’ spaces to encourage social distancing. $40 tickets, must be ordered online. https://adkmusicfest.com/lgd50/ 
  • When: 7:30 p.m. (gates open at 6) Friday-Saturday, July 9-10 
  • Where: Charles R. Wood Park, 17 Elizabeth Little Blvd., Lake George 

Second Saturday Concerts at Hicks Orchard: Rachelle Garniez 

  • What: Musician Rachelle Garniez performs in Hicks Orchard’s outdoor summer concert series, co-sponsored by Slyboro Ciderhouse and Hudson Valley Wireless. Dinner includes wood-fired pizza, craft cider and beer. 
  • When: 5 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Hicks Orchard, 18 Hicks Road, Granville 

Chestertown Summerfest 

  • What: Live music, food, bounce house, obstacle course and more family fun. VFW Post 5513 will host an open house party. Free admission. 
  • When: 5 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Chester Ballfield, Main Street, Chestertown 

Glens Falls Dragons vs. Albany Dutchmen

  • What: Glens Falls baseball game. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for kids. $59 full season ticket. 
  • When: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: East Field, 175 Dix Avenue, Glens Falls 

Taste of SAW 

  • What: Farm-to-table food, all locally sourced. Live music by Big Stone Gap. Raffle tickets for artwork on sale. $35 buffet, art on sale. Hosted by Salem Art Works. 
  • When: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Salem Art Works, 19 Cary Lane, Salem 

Old Washington County Jail Haunted Nights 

  • What: Haunted tour of Old Washington County Jail. $40 tickets, with VIP tickets for additional hours of ghost hunting. 
  • When: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, July 10 
  • Where: Historic Salem Courthouse, 58 E. Broadway, Salem 

Artisan Trails in Washington County Tour & Trail Map 

Glens Falls Dragons vs. Amsterdam Mohawks 

  • What: Glens Falls baseball game. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for kids. $59 full season ticket. 
  • When: 7 p.m. Sunday, July 11 
  • Where: East Field, 175 Dix Avenue, Glens Falls 

Music from Salem 2021 season 

  • What: Classical music concert series at Hubbard Hall. Tickets at $25, with a 40-person audience capacity. 
  • When: 4-10 p.m. Sunday, July 11 
  • Where: Hubbard Hall, 25 E Main St., Cambridge 

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