Schroon Leaf Peeping Report

From the I Love NY Website:

“In Schroon Lake look for foliage to be nearing midpoint with 35 percent color change and patches of intense reds and orange with some gold emerging from the green. 

In the Adirondacks region, in Essex County, Lake Placid foliage will be at peak with 95-100 percent color change this weekend and a mix of brown, orange, maroon and yellow shades. Spotters at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington expect just past peak foliage with 70-80 percent leaf change and muted yellow and orange leaves, along with some green, but there has been significant leaf droppage. In the areas surrounding the mountain expect near peak to peak foliage with 75 percent color change and plenty of yellow and dark red leaves of average brilliance. Some of the red leaves dropped over the past week, but the colors are bright around the Ausable River.

In Ticonderoga, look for foliage to be approaching midpoint of change with 45-50 percent transition and orange, yellow and some red fall colors of average brilliance. In Schroon Lake look for foliage to be nearing midpoint with 35 percent color change and patches of intense reds and orange with some gold emerging from the green. In Crown Point, spotters are calling for 20-40 percent color change this weekend, and beginning to midpoint conditions, depending on location. Look for subdued shades of golden yellow, oranges, russet and a little red, with more color change as you climb away from Lake Champlain”.

This is the fourth 2017 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Fall Foliage Reports are issued every Wednesday afternoon.

Last Gokey's Auction of the Year: Saturday, 11am

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There's more than 800 plus lots up for grabs Saturday, at Gokey's Auction, John Gokey tells us. From John:

"There are lots from a Kattskill Bay home on Lake George and include quality modern and antique furniture and furnishings, Antique smalls and  collectibles, along with additions to make up a well rounded sale. This sale will also feature several pieces of antique furniture from a Willsboro Point home. A great way to finish our 2017 Auction season with many high quality furniture and antique items in this sale".

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Can't Wait To Ski?

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There's a movie tonight (Saturday, October 7, 2017) at North Creek's Tannery Pond Center ,that's gonna get you in the mood for first tracks at Gore!

"Warren Miller camera crews chase the snow year round.  JOURNEY takes viewers along for the ride in the quest for perfect conditions from Aspen to Chile and Alaska to Morocco.  Journey across four continents with 19 film crews and 73 athletes--including icons Glen Plake, Bode Miller, and Terje Haakonsen--for the adventure of a lifetime. JOURNEY also includes a tribute to an athlete who pioneered the sport of snowboarding - Craig Kelly.  Whether riding rails in Breckenridge or skiing with best friends in Chamonix, this film shows that it's not about the destination; it's about the journey. Doors open at 6:30pm and the film begins at 7pm. Adults $10 Ages 5-17 $5. Ages 4 & under free".