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09/05/16 - Wilmington, N.Y. — The Whiteface Visitors Bureau invites all Adirondack explorers to attend the second Adirondack 102 Club Annual Dinner, which will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center's Cloudspin Lounge.  The Adirondack 102 Club is a book that serves as guide to travelers in their quest to visit all 102 towns and villages in the Adirondacks. Compiled by Marty Podskoch, the book is billed as “your passport & guide to the North Country."  ...
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08/21/16 -  WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Fiery reds and oranges of fall in the Adirondacks will be complemented by Fire on the Mountain Chili Challenge at the 13th Annual Festival of the Colors at the Festival Field on Springfield Road in Wilmington from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau invites all to celebrate the fall season with kids’ activities, arts and crafts, food, performances and a new favorite: the second annual the Fire on...
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03/13/16 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. — With a mix of serious competition and family fun, the Biking Capital of the Adirondacks is set to host the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest on June 3 - 5, 2016. The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike...
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02/18/16 -  WILMINGTON, N.Y. — The 15th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race will be held on the faster, newly-resurfaced Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway on Saturday, June 4.This USATF-certified course travels 11 miles with an 8 percent grade up New York’s fifth highest mountain. The race begins with an 8 a.m. start at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center and ends at the very top of the Whiteface Veterans' Memorial Highway.“Riders are encouraged to come on Friday and...
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02/12/16 - Wilmington, N.Y. — Founded to celebrate the joy of fishing, spirit of sportsmanship, and preservation of a world-class fly fishery, the 17th annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge welcomes fly fishermen from across the country May 20-21.    Back by popular demand, the 2016 Challenge has reintroduced a women’s division this year. A portion of registrations will be donated to Casting for Recovery, which seeks to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique...
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09/09/15 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Spicy chili recipes will complement the fiery reds and oranges of Adirondack fall at the 12th Annual Festival of the Colors at the tee-ball field on Springfield Road in Wilmington from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau invites all to celebrate the fall season with kids’ activities, arts and crafts, food, performances and a new event this year: the Fire on the Mountain Chili Challenge!There will be...
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07/01/15 - Craig Wood Golf Club will host a tournament to support the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 10.The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center is located on 50 acres in Wilmington, N.Y. and includes a one mile educational hiking trail, which also serves as a Public Fishing Access trail, and enclosures for education. The Refuge, created in 2009, is the largest wildlife rehabiliatation facility in the Adirondacks,...
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05/19/15 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the Annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015.  The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Jump Jam and Trials exhibition at the Wilmington Bike Park, Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins...
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04/29/15 - Wilmington, N.Y. — Are you up for this? The 14th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race will be held on the faster, newly resurfaced Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway on Saturday, June 6, 2015.This USATF certified course travels 11 miles with an 8 percent grade up New York’s fifth highest mountain. The race begins with an 8 a.m. start at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center and ends at the very top of the Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway.The race is also part of the BUMPS (Bike Up The...
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09/03/14 - WILMINGTON, NY - Complete with a scarecrow building contest and pies, the 11th Annual Festival of the Colors will be held at the tee-ball field on Springfield Road in Wilmington from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014.The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau invites all to celebrate the fall season with kids’ activities, arts and crafts, food, performances and the popular pie baking contest!Pie baking contest entrants will compete for bragging rights and to support local...
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09/02/14 - Wilmington, N.Y. - The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the addition of a Kids Fun Run as part of the 37th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race on September 13, 2014.  With a pace car featuring Santa, the Kids Fun Run will begin at the same location but 15 minutes after the Uphill Foot Race start, which occurs at 8 a.m. The race is approximately 1.5 miles and ends at Santa’s Workshop, where participants will enjoy breakfast at Mother Hubbard’s...
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06/11/14 - Wilmington, N.Y. - Are you UP for this? The 13th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race climbs to the top of the events calendar on Saturday, June 21.This USATF certified course runs 11 miles with an 8 percent grade up New York’s 5th highest mountain. The race begins with an 8 a.m. start at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center and ends at the Castle at the top of the Whiteface Veterans' Memorial Highway.Though the Whiteface Veterans' Memorial Highway will be undergoing construction over the next...
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05/28/14 - WILMINGTON, NY – The Ausable River Association (AsRA) announces its third annual Ride for the River bike ride and invites residents and visitors to join in on Sunday, August 3rd.The Ride for the River was launched in 2012 to encourage visitors to return to the Whiteface Region's Ausable Valley after Tropical Storm Irene.  The goal of the Ride was to support local communities and businesses impacted by the flooding during Irene and support the work the Ausable River Association was doing to...
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05/14/14 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- The Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway will open for the season, this Saturday, May 17.Completed in 1935 and dedicated to Veterans of all wars, the Highway is a major north country attraction.  More than 70,000 people travel it each year, between mid-May and mid-October.  Once at the summit, guests can enjoy unparalleled views of the Adirondack high peaks and beyond.In Nov. 2013, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $12-million in state...
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11/20/13 - WILMINGTON, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $12 million in state funding to enable vital repairs along the eight-mile Whiteface Mountain Veterans’ Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, New York. "The Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway attracts tourists, bicyclists, hikers, and sightseers from around the globe to traverse the High Peak and take in the exquisite view," Governor Cuomo said. "For too many years the Highway has been in a state of disrepair, causing serious...
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