Highlighting fat biking, ice skating, sledding and hot chocolate consumption, Newcomb’s annual Winterfest will take place on Saturday, January 14. Events will be at various venues along the town’s stretch of Route 28N.
The 5-mile carriage road to the historic Santanoni Preserve will be open for skiers and snowshoersa where Adirondack Architectural Heritage will be holding an open house featuring tours of Great Camp Santanoni. ESF’s Adirondack Interpretive Center will also have skiing and snowshoeing, in addition to the High Peaks Golf Course’s slopes and snowy expanse.
Family and kid-centered events include ice fishing and fat-biking demonstrations, snowmobile rides, downhill skiing at the ski tow, a shore-side bonfire and ice skating on Harris Lake, and sledding.
A spaghetti dinner offered by the Methodist Women will be at the Newcomb Firehall from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. A live caller will direct square dancing for all from 7 to 10 pm at the Newcomb Central School with music by the Lightning Rods.