Sue Cameron

Sue Cameron

It's all about the holidays in the Lake Champlain Region during December. Most communities will host some kind of holiday celebration throughout the month from craft shows to week-long, full-blown, multi-event bashes.  

North Country Christmas Week

Ticonderoga celebrates the holidays with a wonderful week of holiday magic known as North Country Christmas Week through December 6. With community events, retail promotions, Garden...

ABOVE: The Essex Inn, decked out in full holiday decor.

North Country Christmas week

Ticonderoga throws open its doors during the 5th Annual North Country Christmas Celebration, this year from November 29 - December 7. With a heck of a host of events every single night during the week, you’ll want to get a room in Ticonderoga for a couple of days, or the whole week. A sampling of the North Country...

It’s said that haunted places are usually associated with the death of an occupant or a strong connection between someone deceased and the property. Many different experiences are connected with haunted buildings - items disappearing and reappearing, seeing strange shadows and smelling unfamiliar fragrances, unexplained noises and lights turning on and off are a few. Many supposedly haunted buildings are quite old and have experienced a great...

Fall in the Lake Champlain Region is always a fun time with harvest activities and fun, educational, and entertaining events. Here are four of our favorites coming up in the next month or so. But don’t forget to check the entire calendar for lots more.

Taste our local foods and culinary delights

On the 20th of September, make sure you don’t miss A Taste of Local Food Festival in Elizabethtown. Hosted by the Adirondack History...

CONNECTING NEW YORK AND VERMONT

Tourism officials in New York and Vermont recently collaborated to bring the two states bordering Lake Champlain together with a program called Bridging Lake Champlain. On both sides of the lake dozens of August events were planned under this umbrella.  

One such event I attended  in mid-August was the Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) Maritime Tour. The tour originated in Westport, NY,...

As the sun slants a little more to the South in late summer, we begin thinking about the change of the seasons and our fall events. Of course, there are still several summer events not to be missed. Here are some of the highlights for the next few weeks.

Get lost in the Corn Maze

Fort Ticonderoga still has a full schedule of historic events that are sure to both educate and entertain you. The Fort’s famous Heroic Corn Maze...

The Lake Champlain Region is alive with events this time of year. Whether it’s a cultural, historic or community event you're looking for, you're covered.

Dinner and a show

One of my husbands and my favorite summertime activities is to take the drive to Westport for a production at The Depot Theatre. If you’re arriving from any other community in the Adirondacks, it’s a gorgeous drive this time of year in late afternoon....

Early summer in the Lake Champlain Region brings entertainment and events for all. Historic events, festivals and numerous arts events fill the calendar.

Fort Re-enactments

Fort Ticonderoga leads the charge with several historic events throughout the season. The Fort is a bustling place during the warmer months with reenactments and living history demonstrations, as well as special Fort tours. June 21st and 22nd brings a...

February events in the Lake Champlain Region

The Lake Champlain Region is gearing up for a busy February, with historic re-enactments, concerts, rock climbing and snowshoe hikes for starters.

Ice and rock climbing talk

Winter Climbing will be the subject of the CRUX Climbing Center's event on February 4th. Famous Adirondack ice and rock climber and author, Don Mellor, will be on hand along with Mark Scott to discuss...

This week in the Lake Champlain Region the fall foliage is nearing peak in the highest elevations and still only at about 50% near the lakeshore areas.

Come spend a day or three and visit our fantastic attractions, restaurants, galleries and shops and stay in one of our historic inns. Tour the region and take in the great fall foliage as well.

There are still farmers markets open - Elizabethtown on Fridays and Ticonderoga on...

Some of our historic events in the region offer up an opportunity to learn while doing. A perfect example is this weekend's Festival of Nations (Sept. 20 - 21) at Crown Point Historic Site on Lake Champlain.  

The Crown Point Historic Site is home to the ruins of two forts of the 18th century - the French Fort Frederic (1734) and the British Fort from 1759. Fort Frederic was built when the French claimed the Lake Champlain Region....

Fall events in the Lake Champlain Region bring together history with arts and cultural happenings. Topping the list this coming weekend are the Fort Ticonderoga Brown's Raid Re-enactment and the Otis Mountain Get Down.

Brown's Raid Re-enactment is a two day event, September 14 and 15. With General John Burgoyne’s Army south at Saratoga in September of 1777, march with Colonel John Brown and his militia men as they...

Fall in the Lake Champlain Region brings with it a calendar full of events to celebrate the season. From festivals to historical re-enactments, the region's events will keep you occupied during a weekend outing or longer stay.

Farmers' markets abound and so do their wares during this harvest season. The Lake Champlain Region offers farmers a long growing season and farms are numerous here. Willsboro, Elizabethtown, Ticonderoga, and...

Summertime in the Lake Champlain Region brings with it celebrations, festivals, historic re-enactments and so much more. From festive celebrations to historical offerings with a seasonal twist, the Lake Champlain Region's events will be sure to keep you occupied during a weekend outing or lengthier stay.

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In May our area attractions open for the season -...