Emcee Ed Kanze, left, captures the sound of Mickey McKinney, who tried his hand at the moose calling contest last year during the 2011 Great Adirondack Moose Festival in Indian Lake.
Photo by John Grybos.
continued 10 a.m. Fly Fishing Casting Demonstrations. Patrick Sisti, New York State Outdoor Guide. Try your skills at “waving a stick in a stream” and learn how to cast a fly line for that elusive trout. Indian Lake School, Route 28 Indian Lake
Noon - 4 p.m. Beer Sampling Tent. The sampling will be provided by McCadam Distributors of Plattsburgh. IDs required. Outside the Indian Lake Restaurant, Routes 28 and 30, Indian Lake.
1-4 p.m. Town Of Indian Lake Museum Open House. With Bill Zullo, Hamilton County Historian. Stop by the Open House, chat with Bill Zullo, and learn about the folks who settled Indian Lake through exhibits, antique dolls, family portraits, and the story of Emma Meade, great-granddaughter of Chief Sabael Benedict, one of the early settlers. Route 28, Indian Lake.
1-5 p.m. Live Music Entertainment. Stop by the Town Park and listen to Blues, Country and Classic Rock music. Sponsored by Indian Lake Restaurant. Intersections of Routes 28 and 30, Indian Lake.
1 p.m. “How to Fish in Adirondack Ponds, 101” Program. With Patrick Sisti, New York State Outdoor Guide. Learn the secrets of Adirondack pond fishing, where to find the ponds and, most importantly, how to fish in the ponds. American Legion Hall, Route 28, Indian Lake.
1:30-3 p.m. Moose-Calling Contest. With Ed Kanze, Naturalist and Adirondack Guide. In the midst of the Festival, this event will not so quietly march in and take its place. Sign up, watch, listen and learn as contestants show off their unique moose calling skills. Contest participants should pre-register in one of the two categories: Children (up to 18) and Adult (19+). To pre-register please call: (518) 648-5636 or (518) 648-5112. Indian Lake Theater, Route 28, Indian Lake.
2 p.m. Prospect Point House Tour. With David Oestreicher. Visitors are invited to walk the grounds with David Oestreicher as he correlates the present cottage colony to the historic hotel that once loomed over Blue Mountain Lake. The hotel was the first in the world to have electric lights in each room. The wiring was installed in 1882 by Thomas Edison, a Blue Mountain Lake summer resident. Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake.