NORTH CREEK - WayneStock III, a major fundraiser for the North Country Hardship Fund, is to be held Saturday, Aug. 7, from noon to 11 p.m., at the Ski Bowl Park. Featured will be live music all day, 50/50 raffles, plus silent and live auctions. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available. The North Country Hardship Fund provides relief for families and individuals who have had sudden tragic events throw their lives into turmoil.
Saturday is also the day for the "Race the Train" event, with runners beginning their friendly competition at 8 a.m. and a family fun race following.
Several local businesses will have special offerings simultaneously with these two events. The Hudson River Trading Co. will host 20 authors and recording artists from 1 to 3 p.m. at its Main Street store - accompanied by the music of guitarist Scott Adams
Among the award-winning writers featured at the store are Gary and Carol Vanriper, authors of the Adirondack Kids series; Ross Whaley, co-author of the Great Experiment in Conservation: Voices from around the Adirondack Park; Jerry Jenkins, author of Climate Change in the Adirondacks; and Elizabeth Folwell, author of Short Carries: Essays from Adirondack Life.