White Water Derby returns for 54th year

Registration for Saturday's novice and giant slalom races, as well as the Chuck Severance flat water race, will begin at 9 a.m in North River and races begin at 11 a.m. Multiple classes for kayaks, covered canoes, open canoes are available.

An award party will be held at the Copperfield Inn in North Creek from 4 to 7 p.m. Live music has also been scheduled throughout North Creek Saturday night to celebrate the competitors.

Sunday's down river race starts in North Creek and runs seven miles to Riparius through several good sets of rapids, the historical sight of river logging. Registration for Sunday's race begins at 9 a.m. at the North Creek train station. Awards will be presented at Riverside Park in Riparius after the race.

More information on next weekend's events, visit www.whitewaterderby.com or www.adirondackadventurefestival.com.

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