3 Saturdays in June (June 1, 8 & 15) Scenic Excursion with free chef-made pizza Board 11:00 Sail11:30-1:00 $15 pp.
Sunday, June 16 TWO Fathers' Day Certified Angus Prime Rib Cruises $40 pp inclusive. Children under 12 years $20. Fathers enjoy $10 off!
#1 Prime Rib Buffet Luncheon Cruise Board 11:00 Sail 11:30-1:30. #2 Prime Rib Buffet Dinner Cruise Board 4:30 Sail 5:00-7:00.
Monday, June 24 Hymn Sing Free! Come make a joyful noise with Charlotte Lenkowsky on keyboard. Board 6:30. Sail 7:00-8:00.
Thursday, June 27 Begin cruising daily through and including September 1, Sunday
Friday, June 28 Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise
In Collaboration with Adirondack Pub & Brewery and Great Camp Sagamore. $55 per person, inclusive of beers, dinner, cruise, tax & gratuity. Reservations required. Please call 315-354-5532. Banquet-style seating. Tables of 8.
Raspberry Watermelon Saison
Avocado Mousse with Fried Basil & Bacon Crunch
Bear Naked Ale
Southwestern Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Crema
Beaver Tail Brown Ale
IPA marinated Hanger Steak – Anaheim Green Chili Sauce – Grilled Pineapple & Jimaca Slaw
Iroquois Pale Ale
Jalapeno & Lime Cheesecake with Chocolate Drizzle
Cream Stout with Cocoa Nibs
Thursday, July 4 Fireworks Viewing from upper deck of Durant at dock. Boarding begins 9:00 pm. $2 pp gets you a seat, premium view, access to bathroom and beverage service.
Saturday, July 6 Saranac Summer Beers Tasting
2:00-3:30. Board 1:30. $25 pp. Saranac Summer Beers including Blueberry Blonde, Kolsch, Rye IPA, Pale Ale, Session IPA, White IPA. Details on appetizers to come.
Wednesday, July 17 Adirondack Challenge challenges Middle Sister Wine & Cocktails to a Sampling! 2-4 pm $25 pp for appetizers, samples & cruise. Did you know that birth order is commonly believed to have a profound and lasting effect on psychological development? The Sisterhood did. And that is why these wines are dedicated to the sister in the middle - the one who always seems to have a personality of her own and steals the show. Not everyone has a wine named especially just for her. Some people are just born lucky! Enjoy sampling these sassy wines: Rebel Red (red blend), Wicked White (white blend), Drama Queen (Pinot Grigio), Forever Cool (Merlot), Mischief Maker (Cabernet Sauvignon), Smarty Pants (Chardonnay), Goody Two-Shoes (Pinot Noir), Surfer Chick (Sauvignon Blanc), Sweet and Sassy (Moscato), Sweetie Pie (sweet red table wine), Wild One (Malbec) and Glamour Girl (bubbly). Some cocktails too.
Friday, July 19 Like Riding on a Magic Carpet! Board 1:30 Sail 2:00-4:00. $25 pp. Limited to 8 people. Reservations required. Cruise up the Marion River aboard a luxurious 30' Elco Electric Launch, The Avery Mae. Quiet. Green. Serene. Celebrating Governor Cuomo's Adirondack Challenge Festival Week in Hamilton County.
Wednesday, July 31 Wine Tasting New York vs European wines. Blind tasting. Can you tell which is of European soil and which is of Fulkerson Vineyards, NYS soil? Board 2:00 Sail 2:30-4:00. $25 pp. Limited to 66 people. Reservations required.
"The Finger Lakes FULKERSON WINERY vs. EUROPE in a Battle Royale"
- Selection of cheeses and bread for noshing while sampling 10 wines over 5 flights (2 wines per flight).
Flight 1. Fulkerson 2010 Pinot Noir vs. Maison Nicholas 2011 Pinot Noir (France)
Flight 2. Fulkerson 2012 Gruner Veltliner vs. Carpineto Dogajolo White Blend 2011 (Italy)
Flight 3. Fulkerson 2010 Dry Riesling vs. Prinz Salm/Schloss Wallhausen 2010 Two Princes Riesling (Germany)
Flight 4. Fulkerson Juicy Sweet Moscato vs. Astoria Moscato (Italy)
Flight 5. Fulkerson 2012 Vidal Blanc Iced Wine vs. Erben 2008 Ice Wine (Germany)
Wednesday, July 31 Shakespeare in Raquette Lake!
Thrill to the performance at 2:00 pm of Macbeth, performed on the village Green in Raquette Lake. Free admission. (Bring your own lawn chair.) Brought to you by the Adirondack Lakes Center For the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake. Rain venue-RL School
Raquette Lake Navigation, along with Raquette Lake Supply, Burke's Marina, St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake School & Great Camp Sagamore, are proud to sponsor Shakespeare in Raquette Lake.
15th Annual Durant Days Weekend (August 2-4, 2013)
WW Durant descending the stairs of his cottage at Pine Knot.
Click to learn more about Durant Days Weekend
Friday, August 2 Guided tour Pine Knot + Luncheon Cruise. $59* pp inclusive. Limited to the first 56 reservations. Call 315-354-5532.
*$12 of every admission goes to Pine Knot and a donation is made to St. Williams.
Saturday, August 3
- 8:20-8:40 Arrive Raquette Lake and board the Durant for water taxi service to Pine Knot
- 8:45-9:15 Cruise South Bay and dock at Pine Knot, the first Great Camp built by William West Durant
- 9:20-10:50 Guided tour Pine Knot http://raquettelakenavigation.com/greatcamps
- 11-11:40 Bob Milne ragtime music piano concert. Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress, and was declared a “National Treasure” at the conclusion. www.bobmilne.com
- 11:45-12:00 Walk through woods from Pine Knot on south shore of Long Point to St. Williams on north shore of Long Point
- 12:00-12:15 Visit the recently refurbished church built by Durant in 1890. www.stwilliamsonlongpoint.org
- 12:20 Board the WW Durant docked at St. Williams
- 12:30-1:30 Luncheon cruise with historic commentary around the rest of Raquette Lake
Sunday, August 4
- Free 2:00-3:00 pm Wide Variety A Capella Performance at Raquette Lake School
- Poker Run 3:00-5:00 pm (Register in village)
- Live music in town late afternoon
- Boat Parade around 7 pm- Fireworks at dark (about 9:30)
- Moonlight Cruise (Poker run participants free admission)
Friday August 30
Wine Pairing Dinner in partnership with Opici Wine Distributors. Board 5:00-6:00 Sail 6:00-9:00. $75 pp.
Monday, September 2 Labor Day Scenic Excursion with free pizza Board 11:00 Sail 11:30-1:00. $15 pp. Children under 12 free.
Saturday, September 21 Full Moon Ladies Night Cruise All females 21 years+ our guests. $7 all others. Music by Fat River Kings.
Sunday, October 13 Brunch Pairing Experience Board 12:00 Noon Sail 12:30-3:00. Check back for details. We're developing the menu and various libations to complement brunch-type food.
Friday, October 18 Full Moon Men's Night Cruise All males 21 years + our guests. $7 all others. Music by Johnny & The Triumphs
Saturday, October 19 Snowflake Excursion 12:30-2:00 $15/$10 1/2 price w/ comp pass. Complimentary cider, fried cakes, monogrammed gloves. Last cruise of the season!
Saturday,May 25 (Memorial Day Weekend) Full Moon Cruise No music. Board 8:30 Sail 9:00-10:00 $5 pp
Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend) Annual Mitch Frasier Cruise to kick off the season! Board 3:30. Sail 4:00-6:00 pm. $15 pp.