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2014 Glens Falls Region Holiday Guide

It's that time of year again and Glens Falls, NY and the surrounding area are ready to get you in the holiday spirit! The region has annual events, festive family fun, and shopping destinations for all your gifts and decorating needs! Get ready for the holidays and celebrate the season right here in Glens Falls!

Top 5 Annual Events

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You won't want to miss these 5 annual holiday events in the Glens Falls Region! The holiday season is a great time to get involved in the community or get out and see what the area has to offer.

These annual holiday events will not disappoint! They have been going on for years and are extremely popular, including...

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Local Gift Ideas For 2014

Christmas Gifts

Wondering what to get that special someone or even a secret santa? We've got some ideas that will help you give a great gift! Our Gift Guide offers tips on local shopping!
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Decorating Inspiration

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Get your house ready for the season! Whether you want to go all out and create a winter wonderland or simply want to add a touch of holiday cheer, decorate your house with ideas from our Holiday Decorating Guide. We even have ways to get your kids involved in the fun!
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Festive Foods

Fancy Holiday Meal

There is nothing better than a home cooked meal during the holidays. Here are some recipes and tips for Holiday Food that you, your family, and the entire party are sure to love!
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Season Stress? Relax!

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Don't let the season overwhelm you. Read our tips to a Stress-free Holiday! You can enjoy the season and get all you need to do completed with ease.
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Don't Just Get, GIVE!

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As you're planning your elaborate holiday meals, gifts and parties... shopping for that perfect outfit or pair of shoes... don't forget to think of those who are less fortunate this holiday season.
Check the list of some great local charities »

Holiday Trivia Challenge

Holiday Trivia

From holiday songs to movies, cartoons and more, discover a holiday trivia game that will keep your friends and family guessing! Here we provide a few questions to get you started!
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Mother-In-Law? Check!

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She may have been the hardest person to check off your list in previous years, but not this year! We've pulled together some great tips along with a few great gift ideas for her. Take a look.
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100 Stocking Stuffers

Fill your family's stockings with a few surprises! Check out our stocking stuffers ideas list and get creative this year. There are tons of simple ideas for men, women and children!
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Regional Events

  • ARCC Centennial Gala
    The Gala of the Century - kicking off the next 100 years in our own unique style! Join us for an evening filled with opportunities to mix, mingle and enjoy yourself the way you choose to celebrate. This unique event features four genres of musical entertainment from some of the area's most gifted and talented , a quiet corner where you can spend the evening your way, numerous choices of the finest food and artisanal beverages the area has to offer (samplings and specialty drinks galore along with a full cash bar), the chance to win a full year's worth of "Live Like You Are On Vacation" raffle prizes and a Wine Pull. There is no reserved seating, however, ample seating of your choice will be available. This will be a night to remember that everyone will be talking about for the next 100 years - don't miss it! **Black Tie Optional Special room rates at the Sagamore starting at $100 per night. Please click here for more information. Centennial weekend celebration schedule of available activities: Friday: Welcome reception the Rec Center from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm offering complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. Saturday: Golf Tournament (Weather permitting) - 10:00 am modified shotgun. ?$100.00 for a team of two. Includes : golf, cart, range sleeve logo balls. *Best ball tournament with 2 man teams History Tour 10:00 am, complimentary Kitchen Tour, 12:00 noon - complimentary Culinary Demo and Wine Tasting -1:30 pm, complimentary Morgan Sightseeing Cruise (Weather permitting) - 2:30 pm, complimentary *Spa and Salon packages will be available all day on Saturday, please make sure to make a reservation - Massage discounts and packages including mani & pedis and shampoo and style Gala doors open 6:00 pm **Black Tie Optional
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  • WWAARC Annual Fall Gala: Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels
    Celebrate the season at this gala to benefit the WWAARC. Don your finest and rub elbows at the luxurious and pristine Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, NY. This "Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels" gala will have sports stars, live entertainment, auctions, and chocolate & wine tastings.
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  • Chapman Historical Museum Annual Wine & Chocolate Tasting
    Wines of all varieties from around the world, locally made decadent chocolates and artisan cheeses. Live entertainment by George Wilson, a Silent Auction of Wine-Themed Gift Baskets!
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  • 8th Annual Lake George Polar Plunge For Special Olympics
    Did you know it costs $400 to fund a Special Olympics athlete? Come out November 15th and take the Plunge to raise money for the Special Olympics.
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  • The 26th Annual Black Velvet Art Party Lake George
    Black Velvet Art Party is a celebration of black velvet art! Artists donate new, original works of art for the party's silent auction. This invigorating gathering of the local art scene is renowned for its out-of-the ordinary presentation of black velvet art, over-the-top apparel, art and fashion awards, limbo contest and live dance music!
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