Gore Mountain Harvest Fest
It is time to celebrate the harvest in the Gore Mountain Region as businesses throw one last party at the end of the warm-weather tourist season for Columbus Day weekend.
Downtown North Creek will be packed with activities, artists, musicians and vendors during the Autumn Street Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. It is being sponsored by the North Creek Business Alliance.
Hudson River Trading Company owner Laurie Arnheiter recently announced that she’ll be hosting several artists at her Main Street location.
•Northeast Living Lights, of Chestertown, will be exhibiting their beautifully hand crafted lighting.
•Annelies Taylor, of Blue Mountain Lake, will have her hand-painted items.
•Elizabeth Marshall, of Olmstedville, will help people set their tables with her hand-sewn table runners and placemats. She also knits and crochets items to help keep people warm on a cool fall day.
•Joann Quinlivan, of Indian Lake, will demonstrate her colorful pastel art.
The Hudson River Trading Company will also have a tent sale in front of the Outlet store.
In Wevertown, the Fall Fiber Festival will be held at Gore Mountain Farm Alpacas on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. Farm Tours will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spinning, weaving and knitting demonstrations will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The farm is located at 2642 State Route 28 in Wevertown. For more information, call 251-3040 or visit online at http://goremountainfarm.com.
The Gore Mountain ski center will host its biggest event of the year, the annual Harvest Fest, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. It will feature live music, food, vendors and its regular warm-season recreational activities. Admission is free.
Music will be provided by Cosmic Jackson from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Council Fire from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Scenic gondola rides will be available, along with downhill mountain biking, the climbing wall, bungee trampoline, disc golf and miniature golf.
Vendors will include jewelers, photographers, artists, and furniture makers.
Children’s entertainers will include Penelope the Clown, magic shows and pony rides. At the petting zoo, children can meet Mr. Pickles the pig, baby goats Chocolate and Vanilla, sheep, and more. The inflatables will include giant slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses.
There will also be helicopter rides over Gore’s four developed peaks. Reservations are appreciated. Call pilot Bruce and leave a message at (518) 361-1380. The price is $30pp for 5 minutes and $50pp for 10 minutes. Up to three people per trip are allowed.
For more information about the Harvest Fest, call (518) 251-2411 or visit online at www.goremountain.com.