The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Fall Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:29:02 GMT Oswego Prepares for First FallOween Event http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Oswego-Prepares-for-First-FallOween-Event/7978/ Oswego, N.Y. - Four local Oswego businesses weaved together the first FallOween event in Oswego, where all citizens compete against one another in the form of decorating their homes in spooky Halloween or beautiful fall themes. The rules are simple: decorate the front of the home or front porch with Halloween or fall decorations, whether it's with creepy crawlers, pumpkins, witches or discolored leaves, with or without lights, anything goes!. This city-wide event is open to all Oswego residents who dare to spice their homes up with skeletons, colorful reefs or even spooky sounds. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Oswego-Prepares-for-First-FallOween-Event/7978/ War of 1812 Speaker Comes to Fort Ontario http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/War-of-1812-Speaker-Comes-to-Fort-Ontario/7977/ Oswego, N.Y. - Noted local historian and newspaperman Richard Palmer presents a discussion about the War of 1812 journal of Major Robert Carr. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24 in the Enlisted Men's Barracks inside Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St., Oswego. The program is free and open to the public. Major Carr, of the 16th U.S. Infantry Regiment commanded Fort Ontario during part of the summer of 1812. In his presentation, Palmer will read and interpret excerpts that he copied from Carr's journal during a research trip to Philadelphia. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/War-of-1812-Speaker-Comes-to-Fort-Ontario/7977/ Events Every Fall Weekend At Gore! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Events-Every-Fall-Weekend-At-Gore-/7976/ Fun Happenings Through Columbus Day Weekend, all with Spectacular Fall Scenery!   North Creek, N.Y. - Gore Mountain is hosting events throughout the fall foliage season, and this weekend features the 4th Annual Photography Camp with Carl Heilman on Saturday and the Leaf Cruncher 5k Run/Walk on Sunday. Carl Heilman II is an award winning outdoor photographer who specializes in nature panoramas, murals, and nature photography of Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks, New York State, and Montana. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Events-Every-Fall-Weekend-At-Gore-/7976/ Kites Will Fly at Washington’s Headquarters during the Hudson River Ramble September 20th http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Kites-Will-Fly-at-Washington-s-Headquarters-during-the-Hudson-River-Ramble-September-20th/7975/ Newburgh, N.Y. - Soaring, swirling, kites of all kinds will bob and weave as they dance in the wind at Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site during Kites Over the Hudson, on Saturday, September 20th, 2 PM to 4 PM. Free kites will be given to the first 150 children 15 and under during this Hudson River Ramble event. Prizes will be awarded in various kite categories, and refreshments will be served to all who attend. And there will be a Kite Hospital, staffed by members of Chapter 1782 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, to repair most kite catastrophes! Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Kites-Will-Fly-at-Washington-s-Headquarters-during-the-Hudson-River-Ramble-September-20th/7975/ Oktoberfest Returns to Hunter Mountain With Four Weekends! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Oktoberfest-Returns-to-Hunter-Mountain-With-Four-Weekends-/7974/ Traditional German-American food & music combined with featured events Hunter, N.Y. - Hunter Mountain is now hosting four weekends of Oktoberfest! Starting September 27th and 28th, the first weekend of Oktoberfest kicks off with a new event, the Gestalt BMW Auto Rally, where owners and spectators alike can peruse some of the finest in German engineering. The following weekend, October 4th & 5th, Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally makes its mark on the mountain, with hundreds of riders from across the state riding up the windy roads, with the colorful Catskill Mountains as their backdrop. The third weekend of Oktoberfest, October 11th & 12th, Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally comes back for another year of VW splendor, as only one of seven VW events in the country! The last weekend, October 18th & 19th, Hunter Mountain will host Wine Tasting and Farmer's Market, featuring local wineries and farms. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Oktoberfest-Returns-to-Hunter-Mountain-With-Four-Weekends-/7974/ “Planting Wildness: Finding Roots in Delaware County” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/-Planting-Wildness-Finding-Roots-in-Delaware-County-/7973/ An Interdisciplinary Exhibit by Bertha Rogers at Hanford Mills Museum East Meredith, N.Y. - The interdisciplinary exhibit, "Planting Wildness: Finding Roots in Delaware County," by Bertha Rogers is on view at Hanford Mills Museum through October 4th. The exhibit includes mixed media artworks, photographs, an accompanying video by Rogers and Jack Schluep, and logging artifacts from the Hanford Mills Museum collection. Rogers' exhibit explains, through words and images, New York's Reforestation Program, which was started in the early 20th century to ensure New York State continued to have timber and forested lands. New York's State Nursery, the first in the nation, started major planting programs as soon as it was established in 1902. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/-Planting-Wildness-Finding-Roots-in-Delaware-County-/7973/ Antique Engines and Tractors Will Run Again at ‘Crank It Up’ Show Sept. 20-21 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Antique-Engines-and-Tractors-Will-Run-Again-at-Crank-It-Up-Show-Sept-20-21/7970/ Sandy Creek, N.Y. - The Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek will bustle with old engines, tractors, vendors and music at the Crank It Up! Antique Tractor and Engine Show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, at the Sandy Creek Fairgrounds. Admission is by donation. Parking is free. "Our show is a family-friendly event that features vintage farm machinery, crafts, music, and traditional agricultural activities from the rural North Country," said show organizer Doreen Macklen. Founded nine years ago by Macklen, her husband Dale and son Jim, the show has grown into a "heritage show and tell" of North Country farms. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Antique-Engines-and-Tractors-Will-Run-Again-at-Crank-It-Up-Show-Sept-20-21/7970/ Governor Cuomo Announces the Kickoff of New York’s 2014 Fall Foliage Color Report http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-the-Kickoff-of-New-York-s-2014-Fall-Foliage-Color-Report/7969/ Visit ILOVENY.com for up-to-date color information and best vantage spots for leaf peeping beginning today I LOVE NEW YORK launches the "Foliage Photog of the Week" social media campaign to promote tourism this fall in New York State using #NYLovesFall Albany, NY (September 10, 2014) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced this season's first I LOVE NEW YORK fall foliage report, which charts color foliage conditions across the State, is available beginning today and will be updated every Wednesday through the end of autumn. Additionally, I LOVE NEW YORK is introducing a complementary "Foliage Photog of the Week" social media campaign that will select and promote one photograph each week through November that is tagged using #NYLovesFall to promote autumn tourism in New York. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-the-Kickoff-of-New-York-s-2014-Fall-Foliage-Color-Report/7969/ Adirondack Fall Foliage Tours – Great Camps to Castles, Lakes to Underground Railroad Routes http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Explore the History of the Adirondacks This Fall in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Fall in the Adirondack Region of Northern New York offers one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the country as well as a variety of scenic tours that explore the history and beauty of the region's mountains and lakes. Across the Adirondacks, autumn opens the doors to unique fall tours and cherished traditions, including: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Fort Ticonderoga will be offered on Thursday, September 18 with Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH). Fort Ticonderoga is one of the oldest and most significant military fortresses in America's history. Guided tour scheduled for 10 am - 4 pm. Lunch included. Cost is $65 for non-AARCH members. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Fall Festivals & Foliage Tours in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, NY http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Fall-Festivals-Foliage-Tours-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-NY/7967/ Explore the Mountains, River Towns and the Scenic Hudson Valley This Fall in the Catskills Greene County, N.Y. - Autumn in the Catskills offers an exciting variety of fall festivals and events ideal for a weekend getaway or day trip just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston. Explore scenic, winding roadways in the mountains, and enjoy a variety of cultural festivals that celebrate the region's unique history and colorful landscape, offering something exciting for everyone to enjoy, including: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Fall-Festivals-Foliage-Tours-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-NY/7967/