The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Posts Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:05:25 GMT Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour! Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Cayuga County, N.Y. - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour will kick-off on May 6th from 5 - 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn as part of First Friday, a community open house coordinated by the Auburn Downtown BID. This farmer's market style event is free and family-friendly, offering samples and tastings of locally produced baked goods, jams & jellies, honey and maple syrup from many of the 21 sweet spots on the Trail. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ SPAC Hosts Pre-Performance Talks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/SPAC-Hosts-Pre-Performance-Talks/8226/ Artists and Experts Share Insights & Anecdotes Highlights: Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Hannibal, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel & Wu Han, among many others! Saratoga Springs, NY - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces the line-up for its popular Pre-Performance Talks series, intimate 30-minute conversations with SPAC's performers, composers, choreographers, authors, and critics. Hosted an hour prior to the start of a performance, the talks feature the world's biggest names in the classical arts, including Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel and Wu Han, among many others. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/SPAC-Hosts-Pre-Performance-Talks/8226/ Southampton Historical Museum Presents 7th Annual House Tour http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/15/Southampton-Historical-Museum-Presents-7th-Annual-House-Tour/8228/ "Insider's View" Southampton, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 4, 2016, guests of the "7th Annual Southampton House Tour" will have the opportunity to experience extraordinary houses that illustrate Southampton's unique architectural history - from Colonial days right up to the present. A Champagne Reception hosted by Sant Ambroeus Restaurant follows the tour. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/15/Southampton-Historical-Museum-Presents-7th-Annual-House-Tour/8228/ Howl with Dyer Switch, April 22 at Mabee Farm!  http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Howl-with-Dyer-Switch-April-22-at-Mabee-Farm-/8224/ Rotterdam, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site invites you to a night of great bluegrass and folk music Friday, April 22 at 7pm as they welcome Dyer Switch back to the Howlin' stage! Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm. Opening the night is Howlin' favorite Patrick Sharrow! Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Howl-with-Dyer-Switch-April-22-at-Mabee-Farm-/8224/ Spring Shopping & Dining Night 2016 – Growing A Positive Community – Think Local http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Spring-Shopping-Dining-Night-2016-Growing-A-Positive-Community-Think-Local/8223/ Ticonderoga, NY - April 14, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that in coordination with their National Small Business Week Celebration a Spring Shopping & Dining Night with a theme of Growing a Positive Community will be held on Friday, May 6th, 2016. A number of area businesses are offering promotions and specials in coordination with the event. Participating businesses are open until 9:00 PM, unless otherwise noted. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Spring-Shopping-Dining-Night-2016-Growing-A-Positive-Community-Think-Local/8223/ Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/13/Trevor-Noah-Lewis-Black-and-Brian-Regan-Headline-2016-Lucille-Ball-Comedy-Festival-In-Jamestown/8222/ National Comedy Center Announces Festival Lineup, Update On National Museum of Comedy, Tickets for 4-day Festival go on Sale May 4 Jamestown, N.Y. - National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/13/Trevor-Noah-Lewis-Black-and-Brian-Regan-Headline-2016-Lucille-Ball-Comedy-Festival-In-Jamestown/8222/ Schoharie Watershed Month Committee Announces Fifth Annual Student/Amateur Art Exhibit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/6/Schoharie-Watershed-Month-Committee-Announces-Fifth-Annual-Student-Amateur-Art-Exhibit/8221/ Hunter, N.Y. - The Schoharie Watershed Month Committee is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Student/Amateur Art Exhibit, including photography, canvas art, sculpture, and film, opening reception on May 1st, 2016 12 noon-2 PM at the Doctorow Center located on Main Street, Hunter, NY. Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/6/Schoharie-Watershed-Month-Committee-Announces-Fifth-Annual-Student-Amateur-Art-Exhibit/8221/ Turning Stone Celebrates Lodge Earning Prestigious Forbes Four Star Award http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/5/Turning-Stone-Celebrates-Lodge-Earning-Prestigious-Forbes-Four-Star-Award/8220/ In honor of The Lodge earning the Forbes Four Star Award, Turning Stone's luxury hotel will offer an exclusive four-star twist on a classic cocktail and an award-themed turndown service Oneida Nation Homelands (April 5, 2016) - Turning Stone Resort Casino is celebrating an accolade-filled start to 2016. In honor of The Lodge earning the Forbes Four Star Award from Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, Turning Stone today hosted a special recognition ceremony to honor employees of the resort's elegant Adirondack-style, all-suite hotel. At the recognition ceremony, Oneida Nation Representative and Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter commended employees for their dedication to creating an unparalleled and memorable guest experience, which accounts for 70 percent of the Forbes Four Star Award rating. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/5/Turning-Stone-Celebrates-Lodge-Earning-Prestigious-Forbes-Four-Star-Award/8220/ “Eastman Entertains” Tablescape Display at the George Eastman Museum May 3–8 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/5/-Eastman-Entertains-Tablescape-Display-at-the-George-Eastman-Museum-May-3-8/8219/ One-week display on view through Mother's Day Rochester, N.Y. - Experience the elegant atmosphere of George Eastman's home like you've never seen it before. The George Eastman Museum presents Eastman Entertains, a one-week-only opportunity, Tuesday, May 3, through Sunday, May 8. 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