Posted: 11/18/2020 - 3-Minute Read
If there were ever a year to remind us not to take things for granted, it’s 2020.
With our busy lives, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s truly important and overlook the benefits of gratitude.
During the most challenging times, shifting focus to what we have to be grateful for can make a major difference in our outlook.
The phrase of the year, “We’re all in this together,” has different meanings to different people.
While we haven’t all experienced 2020 the same — and some have suffered devastating losses — we are in this together in that we are here to support and lift each other up.
We may not be physically together, but we don’t want anyone to feel like they have to go through this time alone.
Going into Thanksgiving, we’re feeling especially grateful for a business community that rose to the occasion — implementing vigorous safety standards and working around the clock to ensure our destination was a safe respite for people to visit.
We’re also thankful to have such a talented hospitality industry in our area — especially when it comes to culinary delights!
Take a break from cooking this year and spend more time with family.
It’s been a tough year, treat yourself and your loved ones!
Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen
Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen, located in the Courtyard by Marriott in Lake George, is offering a prix fixe 3-course menu for Thanksgiving!
All meals include a garden salad, choice of entrée, and dessert.
Choose from the traditional turkey dinner, the rigatoni Bolognese, queen prime rib, or seafood alfredo. Dessert choices include pumpkin apple bread pudding, toll house cookie pie or ice cream sundae.
Things are cookin’ at The Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne! Though they could not open the rodeo or have the famous Texas-style BBQ buffet dinners this year, Painted Pony started The Cowgirl Kitchen to offer family-style takeout dinners with or without dessert.
For Thanksgiving, orders are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20.
They are offering two options at tiered pricing depending on the number of people in your party. View the gallery below for more information.
Fort William Henry
Fort William Henry in Lake George is offering “Dinner for 4” and “Appetizers for 4” packages. All you have to do is place your order in advance and pick it up on Wednesday, Nov. 25 or Thursday, Nov. 26.
The Dinner for 4 includes roast turkey breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, traditional dressing, green bean casserole, rolls and cranberry jelly and 8 slices of pie.
Appetizers for 4 includes shrimp cocktail, cheese and crackers and more.
Dunham’s Bay Resort
Dunham’s Bay Resort’s Thanksgiving To-Go menu is designed to feed four and includes the entire traditional holiday meal.
The menu includes oven-roasted turkey, autumn salad, green beans, sausage cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, apple-cranberry compote, rolls and butter and apple cranberry oat crumble pie.
Availability is limited so orders must be made in advance.
The Inn at Erlowest
The Inn at Erlowest in Lake George is offering a 3-course prix fixe menu from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Choose your first course, entrée and dessert! Choices for the first course include dishes like warm spinach salad, artisan greens, harvest squash bisque, spiced pumpkin ravioli and harvest squash bisque with maple foam and roasted pumpkin seeds. Entrée choices include local turkey from Whitefield’s Farm, a local pork chop from Oscar’s, Faroe Island salmon, filet mignon and lasagna. Dessert choices include mini pumpkin pie cheesecake with a chocolate swirl, apple pie sorbet and gluten-free dark chocolate lava cake.
The Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls is offering a delicious Thanksgiving takeout menu!
Pre-order by Friday, November 20 at 3 p.m. and pick-up on Thanksgiving Day.
This takeout dinner is crafted to serve a family of four and includes a tossed garden salad with house vinaigrette, herb-roasted turkey breast and thigh confit, buttermilk Yukon gold mashed potato with brown butter, sage cornbread stuffing, roasted garlic thyme pan gravy, steamed broccoli, cauliflower and carrots, orange cranberry sauce, Parker House rolls and butter, and pumpkin pie with spiced Chantilly cream.
Bottles of wine to go are also available!
The Sagamore Resort
The Sagamore Resort’s Thanksgiving dinner is open to hotel guests only this year. Stay overnight and treat yourself instead of spending the holiday in the kitchen.
The 3-course prix fixe Thanksgiving Dinner will be served in La Bella Vita from 2 to 8 p.m.
First-course choices include roasted butternut squash soup, Caesar salad, spinach and frisse, lemon-poached shrimp and seared scallop, braised pork belly. Entrée choices include honey-thyme brined slow-roasted turkey, short rib arrabbiata, seared Chilean sea bass, grilled prime New York strip steak and roasted vegetable pappardelle. The dessert choices include pumpkin pie, chocolate mousse cake, classic apple pie and pecan pie.
TR’s Restaurant & Lounge
TR’s Restaurant & Lounge located in the Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George is offering a delicious Family-Style Thanksgiving Dinner from noon to 5 p.m.
Reservations are required.
The dinner includes butternut squash and apple bisque, Caesar salad and a family-style platter including marinated sliced flank steak, slow-roasted turkey, pan-seared Atlantic Salmon, house-made macaroni and cheese, sage stuffing, house-made cranberry sauce, whipped Yukon potatoes, roasted root vegetables and table-side dessert service.
Food and Toy Drive
‘Tis the season to give!
Even though the Chamber is not having an Open House or Holiday Mixer this year, we’re still collecting food and toy donations!
Bring your non-perishable food donations for the Lake George Food Pantry and/or a toy donation for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Party to our office.
We’re accepting donations now through Wednesday, December 16.
Our office, located at 2176 Route 9 in Lake George, is open Monday — Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
You, our generous members, provide one of the largest donations of toys for Big Brothers Big Sisters annually at the Holiday Mixer.
Since there are no events like this, it’s more important than ever to donate this year!
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