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Bands ‘n Beans

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bands ‘n Beans in Lake George, NY

All the Chili you can eat!

Hot chili and Hot music was served up at the 28th Annual Bands ‘n Beans!
The event took place on March 31, 2019, 2 – 7 PM at Fort William Henry in Lake George
Continuous music played throughout the day on two stages with The Radio Junkies, PJ Ferguson 2, Rich Ortiz, The Switch, Steve and Kenny, Stony Creek Band, Tim Wechgelaer & Chris Carey Band, and Ten Most Wanted.  More than twenty area restaurants participated in this hotly contested event. Several hundreds of attendees voted for their favorite chili. See the award winners listed below! Other offerings include breads from Rock Hill Bakehouse, raffle prizes and auction items from area merchants. Bands ‘n Beans has become the biggest party of the year in the north country, a sign of winter’s end and the beginning of spring. Proceeds from Bands ‘n Beans benefits the Lake George Arts Project.

BANDS N’ BEANS 2019 Chili Award Winners:

First Place:  Andy’s Adirondack Grille
Hootin’ Tootin’ Award:  Bean’s Country Store
Hot Stuff Award:  Sticks-n- Stones
President’s Choice Award:  Lake George Beach Club
Director’s Choice Award:  Dizzy Chicken

AND BIG THANKS to our amazing past and future volunteers: the kitchen crew, ticket sellers, t-shirt crew, raffle sellers, Fort William Henry staff, and to all those who donate to our Silent Auction! You make our Arts Community strong!

This event is a fundraiser for the Lake George Arts Project. Proceeds help fund the Lake George Arts Project’s FREE Art & Music Programs: Summer Concert Series, Lake George Jazz Weekend in Shepard Park and year-round Courthouse Gallery exhibitions.

First Place: Andy’s Adirondack Grille
President’s Choice:  Lake George Beach Club
Award winning bread from Rock Hill Bakehouse
Hot Stuff Award:  Sticks-n- Stones
Director’s Choice Award:  Dizzy Chicken
Hootin’ Tootin’ Award:  Bean’s Country Store


March 31
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Fort William Henry Hotel
48 Canada St, NY
Lake George, NY 12845 United States
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