Thursday, April 25, 2019

Paddling Film Festival Visits Lake Placid Saturday

paddling film festivalSome great canoe and kayak adventure films from around the world will be shown when the Paddling Film Festival World Tour visits the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 27th.

Hosted by Adirondack Lakes and Trails and the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, the event is intended to help participants build connections to the larger paddling community. NRS, maker of paddling apparel and accessories, are co-sponsoring the event. There will be gear raffles and refreshments served.

Tickets are $12 in advance online, or $15 ($10 for students) at the show. Doors open at 6:30 pm and films begin at 7:30 pm.

The event includes some of the year’s best paddling films, including whitewater, adventure, canoeing, sea kayaking, and instructional. You can view the movie trailers here.

Proceeds benefit the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile network that links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire, and Maine. Through collaborative community partnerships, the trail is hoped to contribute to the economic resilience of the region and promote the health of its lands and waters. For more information, click here.

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