The 1980 torch will be re-lit on Saturday, Feb. 13. On Sunday, Feb. 14, visitors can embrace the greatest moment in American sports history with an opportunity to watch Disney's "Miracle" in the 1980 Olympic arena, the same arena where the U.S. Olympic hockey team stunned the former-Soviet Union before beating Finland on their way to the gold medal. The movie, starring Kurt Russell as the legendary U.S. team coach Herb Brooks, begins at 8:30 p.m., preceded by the debut of "Small Town, Big Dreams," at 7 p.m. Other Olympic themed movies will be shown throughout the two-week celebration in the Olympic Museum.
Additional activities include a viewing of the NHL's Stanley Cup, also in the Olympic Museum, Sunday, Feb. 14, toboggan races, fireworks and family style celebrations on Mirror Lake.
Families and visitors will be able to find all of the activities and 1980 Olympic venues courtesy of a family-style, illustrated map developed in a partnership with I Love New York and ORDA. I Love New York is using this map as a pilot program to encourage additional visitation to New York State attractions.
For more information on the 30th Anniversary of the Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games, log on to www.whitefacelakeplacid.com/family or www.whitefacelakeplacid.com.