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Earth day celebration slated at The Golden Arrow

April 19, 2012
Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid has scheduled a Celebrate Earth Day Locally Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22. The day will be a green celebration geared for community residents and visiting guests of all ages. The event is planned to be a green day with Mother Nature. Featured will be activities for children; families and people of all ages on the grounds of the Golden Arrow, a green farmers market showcasing locally grown produce and products, live entertainment, children's activities, barbeque and much more. All activities are free.

Celebrate Earth Day Locally Festival was created to help people be more aware of how they can help the earth and enjoy its wonderful bounty. Activities have been designed to be fun, educational and help educate children and adults alike on the simple things and ways that they can help

Guests and the community are invited to stroll the Local Farmers Market including: Conroy Bakery, Rehoboth Homestead, Kirbside Gardens, Campbell's Greenhouse, Atlas Hoofed It Farm, Edgley Farms Bison, Asgaard Farm & Dairy, Cornell Maple Syrup, Clovermead Farm, Snowslip Farm, Amazing Grace Vineyards, Swedish Hill Winery, Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, Green Goddess natural food and a presentation on Sustainable Landscaping. This will be a "plastic bag free" event. Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring a tote or backpack for purchases.

Featured throughout the day will be live music, kids activities and a lakeside Earth Day Barbeque.

"Our goal for Earth Day is to create an opportunity for local merchants, farms, community members and business owners alike to celebrate our home, our area, and our Earth. The local Market will highlight products produced here in the Adirondacks, and bring more awareness of the abundance found right at your doorstep," said Jill Schweizer, director of marketing for the Golden Arrow and organizer of the event.

"Our staff really works hard to come up with new innovative ways to make the resort green and to educate guests of all ages. Children are the best motivators for change," said Jenn Holderied, owner of the Golden Arrow. "This event is great because it brings children, our community, guests, and adults together in an entertaining fun environment. It's learning through play and what better way to learn?"

For more information, call 518-523-3353 or visit



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