Schroon Lake to celebrate Labor Day

SCHROON LAKE - Schroon Lake will mark the unofficial end of summer with a Labor Day weekend celebration.

The festival will feature a day-long garage sale, a street dance, fireworks and a duck race.

The Senior Citizens Club of Schroon Lake will sponsor a garage sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the town beach on Saturday, Sept. 4.

People interested in purchasing a site to sell their treasures can call 532-7755.

A street dance is on tap 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 4 on Main Street in front of Glens Falls National Bank. The street will be closed to traffic.

Bobby Dick & the Sundowners will provided the entertainment for the non-alcoholic, family event.

In the event of rain the street dance will be moved to the town highway garage on Hoffman Road.

Saturday's events will conclude at 9:30 p.m. with fireworks.

For more information contact the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce at 532-7675.

The Schroon Lake Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the Schroon Lake watershed area, will host its fourth annual Duck Race on Sunday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m.

Hundreds of plastic ducks will be released into Mill Creek, opposite Stewart's, and will race to the finish where the creek flows into Schroon Lake.

The ducks are available for temporary adoption for a $5 donation.

Each adopted duck will be numbered and the first three ducks to reach the finish line will win cash prizes. First place is $100, second place $75 and third place $50.

The owner of the adopted duck need not be present to win.

Ducks will be available for adoption at various locations around town prior to the race or at Morningstar Bistro located on Main Street.

For additional information or to adopt a duck call 532-0202.

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