2021 TR Weekend Events

September 11-12

Events are finalized… any last minute changes will be posted here.

Saturday Morning, Sept. 11

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE! McNewcomb Breakfast Sandwiches

7:30-9:30am at Newcomb’s Overlook Park. Class of 2025

Wagon Rides into Santanoni

8:30am-3pm: Explore the Great Camp Santanoni – free wagon rides into the Great Camp on Saturday and Sunday. Each wagon will have a docent to answer any questions and point out historic sites.  After a stop at the farming area the rides continue back to the Great Camp were a tour will be given, bring a lunch to each while viewing Newcomb Lake and wagon ride out. Reservations are required, email: sbodnar53@gmail.com

Packed lunches are available for $12 each: Contact Newcomb Cafe and Campground, phone 518-582-8999. Choice of bread, meat, and cheese. Includes a bag of chips and an apple. Bottles of water are available on the wagons. No substitutions available. 

Kids Fishing Derby

9-10:30am Winslow’s Pond with be stocked with fish for a time… just for the kids. Bring your own poles, bait will be provided.

TR Weekend Craft Fair

TR Weekend Craft Fair

9:30am-3pm. TR Weekend Craft Fair at Overlook Park. Get an overview of regional talent and diverse artisans. Adirondack photographers, crafters, and artists will offer their products for sale under a large tent and little canopies. They will scatter the area with quilts, wool, photography, paintings, woodwork, jewelry, balsam gifts and more.

Timber Sports Scrimmage

10-11:30am at Overlook Park. Join SUNY ESF and Paul Smith College student athletes as they compete in a friendly scrimmage competition between their men’s and women’s Timber Sports Teams.  Competitors will introduce the audience to a wide range of traditional and modern skills, including cross-cut, bow and chainsaw races; standing and underhand chop axe races, log rolling ( officially called burling) and new this year pole climbing, where competitors race up to see who can reach the top of a 40’ pole first.

Goodnow Mt Hike and Fire Tower

10:30am with Mike Gooden. He is a Forester at SUNY ESF. Enjoy the beautiful view of Newcomb and the surrounding area.

Car Wash

10am-2pm: at Old Salt Shed across from Overlook Park next to ball field, Class of 2023

Saturday Noon and Afternoon, Sept. 11

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE! Lunch and Bake Sale

12 noon-2pm at Newcomb’s Overlook Park, Pulled Pork, Coleslaw, and Roll, Class of 2022.
Home Baked Goods for Sale, Class of 2024.

Log Roll

1:30-3pm at Lake Harris Public Beach. Watch this log roll demonstration (burling) and maybe try it yourself.

Ice Cream Social

1:30pm at Lake Harris Public Beach, Class of 2025.

“Pendleton: The Man and the Settlement”

3pm: The Man and the Settlement.” Stop by The Newcomb Historical Museum showing an exhibit in recognition of Judge Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1822) and the six pioneering families that settled in our Adirondack community. Pendleton, a Revolutionary War hero and Dutchess County judge, purchased and sold 5,000 North Country acres in 1808, and established the first settlement that eventually became Newcomb. Meet the Roosevelts on the porch.

Speaking with Mrs. Roosevelt

4pm at Overlook Park Pavilion. Roy H. Ginsberg, Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Skidmore College, will speak with Mrs. Edith Roosevelt, the first modern First Lady. She will share memories of what it was like to be married to the most powerful man in the world at a time before women had the right to vote. She will also discuss pivotal moments in her husband’s life before, during and after his presidency in ways both revealing and frank.

Car Hop Dinner and Bake Sale

5:30-7:30pm at Newcomb Central School parking lot, Drive-thru.

Drive in Movie: “Dog Gone Trouble” rated Y7

8-10pm at Newcomb Central School parking lot, (geared toward children ages 7 and up). Popcorn, candy and assorted beverages for sale, Class of 2024.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Wagon Rides into Santanoni

8:30am-3pm: Explore the Great Camp Santanoni – free wagon rides into the Great Camp on Saturday and Sunday. Each wagon will have a docent to answer any questions and point out historic sites.  After a stop at the farming area the rides continue back to the Great Camp were a tour will be given, bring a lunch to each while viewing Newcomb Lake and wagon ride out. Reservations are required, email: sbodnar53@gmail.com

Packed lunches are available for $12 each: Contact Newcomb Cafe and Campground, phone 518-582-8999. Choice of bread, meat, and cheese. Includes a bag of chips and an apple. Bottles of water are available on the wagons. No substitutions available. 

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE! Pancake Breakfast

7:30-9:30am at Newcomb’s Overlook Park. Class of 2024.Pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk.

Ty Yandon Memorial 5K Race and Walk

9-10am, Meet at 8:45am at the Newcomb Health Center. To register, email: adkpa@aol.com

History of Logging in the Rich Lake Area

9:30am at the Adirondack Interpretive Center. A guided walk through the AIC discovering the history of logging in and around Rich Lake. No more than 20 walkers permitted. Reservations are required, email: sbodnar53@gmail.com

Run for the Colors

10:30-11am, at the Lilbern Yandon Memorial Ball Field. Color run for the kids – adults. Colors are non toxic and fun. Colors are thrown at you as you run the bases. Goggles are provided.

Celebration of the Open Space Institute’s New Upper Works Trailhead

12 noon, celebration of OSI’s new Upper Works Trailhead. Event featuring speakers from the Open Space Institute and project partners will highlight some of the recent upgrades to the site, including the parking area expansion and relocation, stabilization of the blast furnace, and improved visitor access to the High Peaks. Event will take place adjacent to the historic MacNaughton Cottage.

Tahawus Mine Tour

1-3pm in Tahawus. Tour Tahawus at the former National Lead Mine and revisit the village that once stood there. Reservations are required, email: sbodnar53@gmail.com

 

Tahawus Club

2:15-3pm at the Tahawus Club in the Lower Works. Join Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt at the Tahawus Club as they talk about their experiences in Tahawus.