The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Finger Lakes Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:56:18 GMT Find Family Fun at 2016 Empire Farm Days: From Kiddie Tractor Pull and Hot Wheels to Dancing Digger http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Find-Family-Fun-at-2016-Empire-Farm-Days-From-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-and-Hot-Wheels-to-Dancing-Digger/8264/ Seneca Falls, N.Y. - The August 9-11, 2016 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY, offers a host of exhibits and activities for families to enjoy. The Farm Bureau Family Education Center has a grain box play area with straw bale seating, interactive games, puzzles, a coloring contest, and balloons. Check the tent for a special time each day for the children to add a small painted agricultural theme to their face or hand. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Find-Family-Fun-at-2016-Empire-Farm-Days-From-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-and-Hot-Wheels-to-Dancing-Digger/8264/ Scottsville Information Center Open for Visitors http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Scottsville-Information-Center-Open-for-Visitors/8251/ Thruway Information Center welcomes visitors traveling through NYS Pittsford, N.Y. - The Scottsville Information Center, located on the NYS Thruway, has opened for the 2016 season. The center is the only stand-alone information center on the New York State Thruway - in a building separate from the rest area. The building was once The Historic Livingston County Park House, and now houses display racks and a front desk for servicing visitors. Fri, 20 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Scottsville-Information-Center-Open-for-Visitors/8251/ Roseland Wake Park To Open For Season 2 Friday, April 29th! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/Roseland-Wake-Park-To-Open-For-Season-2-Friday-April-29th-/8242/ Canandaigua, NY (April 28, 2016) -  Friday, April 29th, will mark the start of the second season for Roseland Wake Park, the only cable wake boarding park in the Northeast. "Guests visited from all over the Northeast and Canada last summer to take advantage of this unique watersports attraction", comments wake park manager, Kyle Dickman. Wake boarders from Maine have indicated that they will be visiting on opening weekend. Ten year old Ashlyn Overland, from Port Jervis, NY, a four hour one-way drive, plans to attend opening weekend as well. Ashlyn's parents brought her to the wake park almost every weekend last summer. They would spend two nights at local lodging during each visit. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/Roseland-Wake-Park-To-Open-For-Season-2-Friday-April-29th-/8242/ “Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women’s Running” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/   Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park, in partnership with the National Women's Hall of Fame, invites the public to attend a panel discussion titled, "Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women's Running" on Friday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm in the park's Wesleyan Chapel. Featured panelists will be Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/ 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/ Long Acre Farms Opens for the Season! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Macedon, NY. (April 19th, 2016) -Long Acre Farms will open for their 23rd season at 10:00am on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend" will continue through Sunday May 8th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2016 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend." Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Butch Trucks Band to Headline 2016 New York State Blues Festival http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Butch-Trucks-Band-to-Headline-2016-New-York-State-Blues-Festival/8234/ Syracuse, N.Y. - Butch Trucks & Freight Train will be the headlining act for this year's New York State Blues Festival in Syracuse, NY. Trucks, a founding member and original drummer of the Allman Brothers Band, will be the closing act of the free, two-night festival in Syracuse. The festival will be held on July 8 & 9 in Syracuse's Clinton Square. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Butch-Trucks-Band-to-Headline-2016-New-York-State-Blues-Festival/8234/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Brochure Now Available http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Brochure-Now-Available/8229/ One of the Best Food Trails as voted by readers of USA TODAY April 18, 2016, Cayuga County, NY - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail brochure is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. This popular trail promotes locally grown and produced sweet treats and was voted one of the Best Food Trails by Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. The 2016 trail includes twenty-one stops where you can enjoy locally grown and made sweet delights ranging from fruit wines to maple syrup to jams and jellies. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Brochure-Now-Available/8229/ 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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