LONG LAKE - The town of Long Lake and the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts host a pet- and family-friendly event for the fourth year Saturday, Oct. 6.
OktoberPETFest runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Long Lake Ball Field, rain or shine.
The annual Long Lake Harvest Craft Fair kicks off at 11 a.m. with American-made wares, pottery, gifts, clothing and treats. Magician Bob Shelley will entertain children starting at 11, followed by a day of activities including an inflatable obstacle course, games and crafts for kids. Food will be sold by Willie's BBQ of Indian Lake.
Emeralds of July
Dogs, cats and other trained animals are welcome to participate in a Pet Parade and agility course. Best Dressed Pet, Most Friendly Pet, Best Stuffed Pet and Best Looking Pet are some of the categories to be judged at the parade at 1:30 p.m. Pets must be registered by 1 p.m.
The Emeralds of July will hit the stage at 2 p.m. The five-piece pop group from New York's Capital Region is made up of three girl cousins who were born within two weeks of each other in May of 1996, a younger sister/cousin on keyboards and a boy, also born in the summer of '96, on lead guitar.
The second annual Punkin' Chunkin competition begins at 3 p.m. For rules, call town Events Coordinator Danielle Gagnier at 518-624-3077 ext. 13.
Tickets are required for kids' activities and the Bounce Obstacle Course, or buy a bracelet for $10 for unlimited access. No admission required for the craft fair, magician, Emeralds of July or Punkin' Chunkin'.