Alphorn Trio performs on Main Stage at the Whiteface Oktoberfest.
Photo by Katherine Clark.
continued The action also continues Sunday, Oct. 13, with even more jumping action from both the 90-meter and 20-meter jumps. Other activities during the festival include lawns games, a horseshoe tournament, craft vendors and t-shirt tie dying, so be sure to bring your own, or buy one there.
Music also continues Sunday with Collette and the Mudcats and Fade to Blues.
The U.S. national championship event will also wind down later in the day, when the Nordic combined athletes ski 10-kilometers round the village of Lake Placid.
The annual Flaming Leaves Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and admission is $16 for adults and $10 for juniors and seniors. Two-day passes are also available, $27 for adults and $16 for juniors and seniors, while the Olympic Sites Passport will also be honored for admission.
From the Olympic Jumping Complex Saturday’s, Oct. 12, festival fun moves to the Olympic Center’s 1932 rink and the Lake Placid Brewfest, from 3 to 7 p.m. Open to everyone 21 years and older, the brewfest features 20-plus micro-brew companies from around the country.
Each of the breweries will be on hand to offer samples and talk brewing. There will also be live music, and food provided by Centerplate. Tickets for the second annual Lake Placid Brewfest are $40 and $10 for the designated driver. They are available by visiting the Olympic Center box office, by calling 523-3330, on-line or at the door the day of the festival. Admission includes beer samples and souvenir glass.
For more information about both festivals and ORDA’s Olympic venues, visit whitefacelakeplacid.com.