June 17. Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Fest. Uphill and downhill mountain and road bike races. (518) 946-2255; www.lakeplacid.com.
June 25-26. Clash for Empire. Re-enactment/encampment of the French and Indian War. Many other activities. Fort Ticonderoga, Route 27, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821; www.fortticonderoga.org.
June 20. Adirondack Scenic Railroad Father’s Day Special. Train tour departing Thendara station, Route 28. Fathers ride free. Mothers ride free July 10. Gang Train Robberies take place Wednesdays in July and August. 629-6290; www.adirondackrr.org.
Wednesdays throughout July and August. Wet ’n Wild Wednesdays. Ski aerialists do flips and twists into a 750,000 gallon aerated pool. $15/adults; $9/students and seniors. Olympic Jumping Complex, Lake Placid. (518) 523-2202; www.whiteface.com.
July 7-10. View Gala Opening. Events include a fundraising dinner, free gallery admission throughout the weekend, food, live music and other activities. Arts Center of Old Forge. Route 28. 369-6411; www.artscenteroldforge.org.
July 28. Lake Placid Sinfonietta. 7:30 p.m. Classical music in the Great Hall. The Wild Center, Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. $20. Reservations suggested, picnics available. (518) 359-7800; www wildcenter.org.
Aug. 9. Glimmerglass Opera Performance. 6 p.m. Adirondack Museum, Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Box supper available. (518) 352-7311, Ext. 119; www.adkmuseum.org.
Aug. 13-Sept. 22. Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors. Arts Center of Old Forge, Route 28, Old Forge. 369-6411; www.artscenteroldforge.org.
Aug. 18-22. Violet: The Musical. Off-Broadway hit with gospel music. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake. $15-$22. (518) 752-7715; www.adirondackarts.org.
Aug. 19-20. American Mountain Men Event. Re-enactment/encampment of 19th-century characters. Adirondack Museum, Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311; www.adkmuseum.org.
Sept. 9-11. 90-Mile Canoe Classic. Annual three-day canoe marathon. Old Forge to Saranac Lake. (518) 891-1176 or (518) 891-2744; www.macscaoe.com.
Sept. 24. One Square Mile of Hope. Attempt to regain the Guinness World Record for the most canoes and kayaks in one gathering, originally won in 2008 (current record 1,619 held by Pittsburgh). Fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Foundation $25. Fourth Lake, Route 28, Inlet. www.onesquaremileofhope.org.