Special Events

Upcoming Special Events in 2017

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  • Other Pine Knot/Luncheon Cruise Packages — June 30, July 8, August 17, Sept. 17, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 19
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $60 except for Sept 17 which is $65 because a tour of St. Williams is included.
    Schedule varies with the day.
    Sun Sept 17, 9 am board. 9:30-11 Pine Knot Tour.  11-11:45 Walk to St. Williams and tour the church.
    12-1:15 Luncheon cruise.
    Thurs Sept 21 9 am board. 10-11:30 Pine Knot Tour.  11:30-1:00 Luncheon cruise
    Thurs Sept 28  9:30 am board.  10-12 Pine Knot Tour. 12-1:30 Luncheon cruise
    Thurs Oct 19 9 am board. 10-11:30 Pine Knot Tour.  11:30-1:00 Luncheon cruise.
    • $60 pp inclusive of meal, tax, gratuity, guided tour and water taxi service
    • Reservations required
    • Limited to 56
  • Dr. Frank Wine Pairing Dinner Cruise — August 25
  • Wine Pairing Dinner Cruise featuring Dr. Konstantin Frank wines on Friday night, August 25. We’re developing the menu now. Check back soon to see what we’ve come up with.

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $80

    “We are proud to be New York’s Most Award-winning Winery since 1962. We won an incredible 129 gold medals in 2013, the most we’ve ever won. The number of accolades our Finger Lakes winery wins each year is a testament to our quality of wines.”

    What do you get for your $78 per person?

    • 5 course dinner, paired with 5 different Dr. Frank wines selected to compliment the flavor profile of the food
    • Generous pours
    • 31/2 hour cruise
    • Tax and service charge
    • Barbara Frank herself will be present to regale you with stories of her famous grandfather and growing up in a vine cultivating family.

    2017 Menu  Dr. Frank Wine & Chef Jim Food Pairing Cruise

    • Course 1 – Oyster Vanderbilt” broiled Blue Point oyster on the half shell with parmesan cheese, a few drops of Rachel’s Raquette Lake Elixir and topped with breadcrumbs. Paired with Dr. Frank ’16 Rkatsiteli
    • Course 2 – A spinach & watercress salad with grilled asparagus, fresh peaches and gorgonzola cheese with a sweet citrus basil vinaigrette . Paired with Dr. Frank ’16 Dry Riesling
    • Course 3 – Seared Atlantic salmon with a Thai chili lime glaze (sweet & spicy), with pickled sweet and sour gingered carrots (carrots served cold). Paired with Dr. Frank ’15 Old Vines Pinot Noir.
    • Course 4 – Beef filet with smothered Madeira Texas Sweet onions on a bed of prosciutto and spring pea risotto. Paired with Dr. Frank ’15 Cabernet Franc.
    • Course 5 – Strawberry mint sorbet . Paired with Chateau Frank Celebre Cremant..
  • Scenic Excursion — Sept. 1
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $15

    Because we cancelled our scenic excursion on Sat Sept 2 for the Beer Tasting cruise we scheduled one for Fri the 1st so as not to disappoint people. Reservations not required. Board 1:30. Snacks and adult beverages (plus NA) available for purchase.

  • Live from The Bitter End in NY, Noe Socha - Sept. 1
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $11.00 Online Price
    • $13.50 Door Price
  • Saranac Beer Tasting Labor Day Weekend — Sept. 2
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $30
    • $20 DD or non-beer drinkers

    Here’s what to expect for your $30 per person:

    • Boarding 1:30-2:00 with sailing 2:00-3:30
    • Must be 21 years to taste;  DD can be under 21 years
    • Matt Grainger entertaining
    • Reservations appreciated
    • Limited to 75 people
    • Includes appetizers
    • Generous pours
    • $20 DD or non-beer drinkers
    • Raffling off a growlers of pilots
  • Labor Day $5 Sightseeing Cruise — Sept. 4
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $5
    What to Expect
    • Snacks and beverages available for purchase
    • Fully licensed cash bar
    • Reservations not required
  • Columbus Day $5 Sightseeing Cruise — Oct. 9
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $5
    What to Expect
    • Snacks and beverages available for purchase
    • Fully licensed cash bar
  • Snowflake Excursion w/ Complimentary Cider & Cinnamon Fried Cakes — Oct. 14
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • Adult: $15
    • Child (under 12): $10

    Boarding at 1:30. Reservations not required. Lower enclosed cabin heated. Cash bar. We can’t guarantee the snow, but we can guarantee a blast to close the 2017 season.

    What to Expect
    • Complimentary cider
    • Doughnuts/fried cakes
    • 1/2 price with comp pass

Past Special Events

  • Two $10 Off Traditional Dinner Cruises — June 3, June 10
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $55
  • 4 Two-For-One Luncheon Cruises — June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $10
  • 2 Father’s Day Prime Rib Cruises — 11:30-1:30 and 5:30-8:00
  • Happy Father’s Day! We’ve scheduled two Father’s Day Certified Angus Prime Rib cruises on the 18th. The first one has been booked by Yankee Trails Tour Company. Though they will occupy most of the seats, there is still some space available, if mid-day works best for you.

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • Fathers: $45
    • Adult: $50
    • Child (under 12): $20

    Reservations required. Book online or, if by phone, credit card required to hold reservation.

    Besides the prime rib, one other protein (either chicken or pork), 1 carb, 2 veggies, fresh fruit, salad, baguettes and butter, dessert.

  • Karaoke with Mitch Frasier — June 25
  • You asked for it. We listened. Karaoke with Mitch Frasier. Board 5:00-6:00. Sail 6:00-8:00

    Mitch will play the first 1/2 hour and then it’s your turn!

    Availabilities (Call to Book) — (315) 354-5532
    • June 25, 2017
    • $10
  • Beer Pairing Dinner with McCraith — June 30
  • McCraith has committed. We don’t have many details yet so all we can do is ask you to save the date and check back often to see what menu and beers we’re pairing.

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $65
    What to Expect
    • 4 Courses
    • 4 Beers
    • Generous Pours

    To give you an idea of what we do, here is a menu from a previous beer pairing dinner cruise:

    • Amuse Raspberry Watermelon Saison
    • Course 1
      Avacado Mousse with Fried Basil & Bacon Crunch
      Bear Naked Ale
    • Course 2
      Southwestern Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Crema
      Beaver Tail Brown Ale
    • Course 3
      IPA marinated Hanger Steak – Anaheim Green Chili Sauce – Grilled Pineapple & Jimaca Slaw
      Iroquois Pale Ale
    • Course 4
      Jalapeno & Lime Cheesecake with Chocolate Drizzle
      Cream Stout with Cocoa Nibs
  • Jimmy Buffet Party Cruise — July 1
  • Join us for our 3rd Annual July 4th Weekend Jimmy Buffett party where Parrot Heads Rule!

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $47
    What to Expect
    • Boarding 11:30 – 12:30
    • DJ Glen LeBlanc returning to play Jimmy Buffet and island tunes
    • Costume contest
    • Trivia contest
    • Delicious buffet
    • Maximum of 75 people
    • Reservations not required, but appreciated.  Makes it easier to plan!
    • Cash bar
    The Menu
    • Sliders (hamburgs and cheeseburgs)
    • Spicy queso & bean dip
    • Mediterranean salad w/ lemon herb vinaigrette
    • Guacamole & chips- chef-made
    • Salsa & chips (chef-made)
    • Island-seasoned peel-n-eat shrimp w/ grilled pineapple
    • Sweet calypso pork kabobs
    • Key Lime Pie
    • Key Lime Poundcake
  • BBQ Lunch Cruise Over the 4th — July 3
  • Everyone loves 4th of July weekend!   join us for BBQ- as American as Apple Cobbler!

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • Adult: $42
    • Child (under 12): $21
    The Menu
    • BBQ Chicken
    • Ribs
    • Corn on the Cob
    • Baked Beans
    • Potato Salad
    • Cornbread
    • Watermelon
    • Apple Cobbler

    Reservations required. Book online or by phone. The first 56 reservations are guaranteed seating inside in case of inclement weather. If the weather is nice, up to 75 people can picnic and sail on either the upper deck or in the dining room. Two food stations, both upper deck and in dining room, will be set up weather permitting. Food station(s) will be open at initial boarding, 11:30.

  • Traditional Dinner — July 3
  • Monday, July 3, is traditional dining since it’s a holiday weekend.

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • July 3, 2017
    • Adult: $62 / $67 (depends on entree)
    • Child (under 12): $30

    Sailing 5:30-8:30. Reservations required. Meal choice required. Book online or, if by phone, hold reservation with a credit card & pay with credit card or cash upon boarding.

    View the dinner menu options. The Chef’s Choice options for July 3rd TBA. And of course, other entree choices include Certified Angus Beef, chicken breast w/ sardi sauce or coriander-encrusted fillet of salmon, grilled and served with fruit salsa.

  • Wine Pairing Luncheon Cruise — July 18
  • Looking for something different to do on Tuesday, the 18th of July?

    Consider a wine pairing luncheon cruise in conjunction with Montezuma Winery. Montezuma produces many fruit based wines but also makes drier wines as well! Come experience some new wines paired with a delicious menu!

    Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $46
    Sample Menu
    • “V” sparkling wine upon boarding
    • Course 1:  Caesar salad paired with Dry Riesling
    • Course 2:  Marinated flank steak with a whole grain mustard demi & sour cream and scallion smashed potatoes paired with Drumlin Red
    • Course 3:  Peanut buttter creme brûlée paired with Fat Frog Red
    What to Expect
    • Reservations Required
    • Boarding at 10:30 noon. Sailing 11:00-1:00 p.m.
    • Dining Room is heated and enclosed, sailing no matter what the weather
    • Cost inclusive
    • Cash bar
  • Beer Pairing Dinner with Fulton Chain — July 28
  • Availabilities (Click to Book)
    • $65

    Reservations required. Limited to 64 people. $65 pp inclusive. 4 courses – 4 different beers.

    Course 1- Thai noodle salad paired with Permanently Visiting Saison

    Course 2- Smoked BBQ brisket slider with warm cornbread paired with Stealth Buddha Scotch Ale

    Course 3- Grilled pork chop with a roasted tomatillo chili relleno sauce & jimaca slaw paired with Lake Hopper Double IPA

    Course 4- Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting paired with Bear Road Coffee Stout

(315) 354-5532

224 Main Street, Raquette Lake, NY 13436