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All season long, the Adirondack Experience hosts a full calendar of events — from live music to lectures, rustic furniture fairs, antique shows and more. All 2018 events (with the exception of the Antiques Early Buying Event) are included with general admission.

2018 Events List


Saturday, October 6
Celebrate fall at the Adirondack Experience with traditional pastimes.

Past Events

Opening Day

Friday, May 25
Join us for the first day of the 2018 season!

Special Presentation: Bicknell’s Thrush: Conserving as Bird of Two Worlds

Friday, June 8
A presentation for the Hamilton County Birding Festival.

Special Presentation: Bicknell’s Thrush: Conserving as Bird of Two Worlds

Friday, June 8
A presentation for the Hamilton County Birding Festival.

Fire Tower Fever

Saturday, July 14
A celebration of Adirondack and Catskill fire towers and of the people who restore and maintain them.

Talley’s Folly

Saturday, July 14
Play performance by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Made in the Adirondack North Country Fair

Saturday, July 21
A celebration of locally produced arts, crafts, jewelry, home goods, food, and more!


Wednesday, July 25
“Flowerondacks” will immerse you in the gardens of the ADKX which were lovingly created over 60 years ago by the founder Harold K. Hochschild’s wife Mary Marquand Hochschild.

Benefit Gala and Harold K. Hochschild Award

Saturday, July 28
The evening’s many delights will include a mouth-watering dinner by Mazzone Hospitality under a festively decorated tent, Adirondack-infused live and silent auctions, and magical memories with friends and family.

Naturally Inspired: Rustic Architecture, Design, & History

Friday, August 3, 2018
Enjoy presentations and demonstrations celebrating traditional and contemporary rustic design, stories of Great Camps, and more.

Veteran Appreciation Day

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Free admission for North Country Veterans.
Offered in collaboration with the St. Regis Falls American Legion Post

American Mountain Men Rendezvous

Friday and Saturday, August 10-11
Discover the traditions, tools, skills, and lifestyle of nineteenth-century trappers, explorers, and traders.

NEW! Mohawk and Abenaki Art Market

Saturday and Sunday, August 25-26
Regional Indigenous artists showcasing their unique artwork.

Rustic Furniture Fair

Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9
Interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented in handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings.

Antiques Show Early Buying Event

Saturday, September 15
8am – 10am
Be the first to purchase, premium vintage and antique furnishings.

Antiques Show and Sale

Saturday, September 15
Dealers in quality antiques and art from across the U.S.

Great Adirondack Moose Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 22-23
The Great Adirondack Moose Festival is sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Noon on Chimney-the unmarked trail
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  • Our Fall Fest will be the last event of the season here at the ADKX. Join us on Saturday, October 6th for this family fun day with wagon rides, pumpkin painting, music, apple press and more! 
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  • Don’t miss the Great Adirondack Moose Festival in neighboring Indian Lake this weekend, September 22-23. This two day event includes lots of fun activities throughout Indian Lake and also here at the ADKX. Come check out our Moose Lab 101 and “Mooseum” Scavenger hunt! #theadkx #moosefestival
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  • Misty morning on Minnow Pond. The trail is now closed for construction of the 2019 interpretive trail and boat house. Check back for ongoing updates @theadkx.org

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