Adirondack Kids Day at Arrowhead Park


PIC5_nWhat a better way to enjoy a beautiful Fall Day than up north with the Adirondack’s Kids Day that takes place Saturday, Oct. 3 at Arrowhead Park located at 160 State Route 28 in the town of Inlet. This free event offers a variety of events for the entire family including: a Fishing Derby, Archeological Dig, Horseback Rides, Petting Zoo, Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Learn how to use a compass, a possible hike up the Rocky Mountain, Children’s Authors & Illustrators Fair and free candy and popcorn.

The Adventures of Mac the Dog will be participating in the Children’s Authors & Illustrators Fair with their fresh of the press book “Mac ‘N Tosh” and Adirondack’s favorite “Mac ‘N Camping.” What a fun way to get the kids into reading. And, with the cold weather fast approaching these books would be make a great addition to your library. The books will be available to purchase.

The event kicks off at 8 a.m. with a delicious pancake breakfast and will continue throughout the day with several fun events taking place. Make your plans now for a day of with the entire family.



PIC6_n8 – 11 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast at Inlet Fire Hall – Benefits the Inlet Parent Teacher Partnership
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. –  Stop at the Kiwanis Information Booth at Chambers Commons (Adirondack Reader & French Louie’s ADK Sports) for schedule of events & free goody bag for every child (while supplies last).  This is also where you sign up for the Fishing Derby and the Hike with Tyler Chase
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – French Louie Fishing Derby on Fifth Lake & Arrowhead Boardwalk. Children up to age 12 accompanied by an adult are invited to sign up @ the Kiwanis Information Tent.  Fishing on the Arrowhead Boardwalk is open 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Fishing on the raft on Fifth Lake will be one-hour slots between 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Thank you to ECO Kelly for helping with this
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Visit Experts in Outdoor Recreation [Tyler Chase of Adirondack Outdoor Expeditions, Connie Perry of Frisky Otter Tours & Emma Antolos of Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith’s College Stewarding Program] Advice, Instruction & Demonstrations in paddling & hiking & knot tying & invasive species
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Face Painting by Maggie Henry & Word of Life at Chambers Commons
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. –  Horseback RidingPetting Zoo & Bounce House by Word of Life at Arrowhead Park
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Free Cotton Candy & Popcorn by Inlet Community Church at Chambers Commons
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop by Inlet Youth Commission at Inlet Town Hall.  Select & stuff an animal, insert a rainbow star & create a birth certificate for your new cuddly friend
PIC1_n10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Play Miniature Golf at Putterfingers.  Get a hole-in-one at the mystery hole and win a book from The Adirondack Kids® series signed by the authors
10 a.m. – Noon  – Work with the Artist with Nancy Carpenter of Itty & Bitty series & Adirondack Coloring Book at Inlet Public Library
11 – 11:30 a.m. – Magic by Jim Oakey at Chambers Commons
11 a.m. – Noon – Presentation with Mark Manske from Adirondack Raptors (See up close & personal amazing birds of prey!) at Inlet Town Hall
11:30 a.m. – Official launch of Inlet Outdoor Family Challenge! at Inlet Town Hall (during a break in Mark’s presentation)
11:30 a.m. until they are gone! – Town of Webb Key Club kids will be selling Hot Dogs at Chambers Commons
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. – Live Music by Just Kitten’ at the Arrowhead Park Pavilion.  Rain location at Inlet Town Hall.  Two local Adirondack kids
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Archeological Dig with Mitch Lee at Inlet Youth Commission Building
1 – 1:30 p.m. – Magic by Jim Oakey at Chambers Commons
BOOK_n1 – 3 p.m. – The Children’s Author & Illustrator Book Fair at Chambers Commons (Adirondack Kids-Justin & Gary VanRiperRungle in the Jungle-Logan Rogers, The Puck Hog-Christie Casino, Adirondack Family Time-Diane Chase, A Coming of Winter in the Adirondacks-Maggie Henry, Adirondack Mouse-Irene UttendorfskyItty & Bitty-Nancy Carpenter, Gramma’s Glasses-Bill Guiffre, Mac ‘N Camping-Tami Cantarano)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – CASART presents How to Use a Compass at Inlet Town Hall
3 p.m. – Fishing Derby Winners Announced! at Chambers Commons – Must be present to receive prizes






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