The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Finger Lakes Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:26:40 GMT Skaneateles Hosts Premier Antique and Classic Boat Show of Year http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Skaneateles-Hosts-Premier-Antique-and-Classic-Boat-Show-of-Year/7932/ Vintage Race Boat Will Be Featured Skaneateles, N.Y. - Miss America IX, the first boat in the world to exceed 100 mph, will be among the 150 boats on display at the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. The Society's 39th annual show, held at the Skaneateles Country Club, 3344 W. Lake Road (Rte. 41A), is open to the public Sept. 19 and 20. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Skaneateles-Hosts-Premier-Antique-and-Classic-Boat-Show-of-Year/7932/ Fiddlers’ Fair, Fiber Fest at GCVM Aug. 16-17 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Fiddlers-Fair-Fiber-Fest-at-GCVM-Aug-16-17/7931/ Mumford, N.Y. - Music at its most traditional will envelope Genesee Country Village & Museum on Aug. 16-17, as the museum hosts its Old-Time Fiddlers' Fair, the largest showcase of traditional music in Western New York. Musicians, ranging from the polished professional to the fledging beginner will fill a variety of venues with fiddlers and dulcimers. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Fiddlers-Fair-Fiber-Fest-at-GCVM-Aug-16-17/7931/ Riders Needed For Bike Tioga http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Riders-Needed-For-Bike-Tioga/7930/ Waverly, N.Y. - If you enjoy riding your bicycle along the roads in Tioga County, we have just the thing for you - the 12th Annual Bike Tioga event! Bike Tioga is being held on August 9th in its new location in downtown Waverly. Bike Tioga is not a race, but a ride of either 20, 40 or 60 miles with various elevations throughout beautiful Tioga County and riders are needed to participate. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Riders-Needed-For-Bike-Tioga/7930/ Waverly’s Attic Street Auction and Festival Taking Place Aug. 9 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Waverly-s-Attic-Street-Auction-and-Festival-Taking-Place-Aug-9/7929/ Tioga County, N.Y. - The 2nd annual Waverly's Attic event, a fundraiser for the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC), will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Broad Street in Waverly, NY on August 9, 2014. Broad Street will be closed from Pennsylvania Avenue to Waverly Street and will be filled with street and food vendors, free children's games and prizes, music, a Chinese auction, and many other activities. All of these activities will be centered on a huge street auction that will start at noon and will include antiques, household goods, and even some rare local collectibles. Some of these items include a band drum marked "1901 - Waverly," a wooden box with "Waverly Sugar Bowl," a banner from the centennial celebration of Waverly, NY in 1954, milk bottles from Towanda, Elmira, and other localities, an Ingersoll Rand plate and Lehigh Valley Railroad memorabilia. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Waverly-s-Attic-Street-Auction-and-Festival-Taking-Place-Aug-9/7929/ Local Craft Beer Brewer Joins the Governor’s New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/30/Local-Craft-Beer-Brewer-Joins-the-Governor-s-New-York-State-Craft-Brewer-Workgroup/7927/ Owego, N.Y. - Natalie Mattrazzo, owner of The Farmhouse Brewery and Malthouse in Tioga County, N.Y., has been invited to join the New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup. According to a press release from the New York State Governor's Office, this group resulted from the 2nd Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, and the purpose of the group is to deliver recommendations on furthering the growth of the state's craft beer industry. Mattrazzo is one member out of just 12 that were chosen from the growing pool of industry professionals, including operators of the other 100 microbreweries in New York State. The workgroup will also include the Commissioner of the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Richard Ball, and other representatives from the NYS Liquor Authority and Empire State Development. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/30/Local-Craft-Beer-Brewer-Joins-the-Governor-s-New-York-State-Craft-Brewer-Workgroup/7927/ Destiny USA venues participate in Dine-Out for two-year anniversary http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/Destiny-USA-venues-participate-in-Dine-Out-for-two-year-anniversary/7922/ Ten restaurants will offer three-course meals for $25 per person for week-long event The Summer Fun Day Pass also provides family and couple options throughout the month   Syracuse, N.Y. - Ten of Destiny USA's restaurants are holding a Dine-Out from Friday, August 1 to Saturday, August 9, as part of Destiny USA's two-year anniversary celebration. Each venue will offer a three-course meal for $25 per person. Check with the individual establishments for their menus and offers provided during the meal. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/Destiny-USA-venues-participate-in-Dine-Out-for-two-year-anniversary/7922/ Melissa Sue Anderson headlines Laura Ingalls Wilder Days at GCVM http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Melissa-Sue-Anderson-headlines-Laura-Ingalls-Wilder-Days-at-GCVM/7918/ Mumford, N.Y.  - Visit Genesee Country Village & Museum on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2-3 as Genesee Country Village & Museum celebrates the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder with a first-time visit from celebrity guest Melissa Sue Anderson ("Mary" on the Little House on the Prairie television series) and two days packed with fun activities drawn from the life of the Ingalls family. The Little House books, written in the late 1800s, chronicled Laura Ingalls' life with her family in the Midwest. The themed day at Genesee Country Village & Museum will celebrate rural life in the 19th century as seen through Laura's eyes. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Melissa-Sue-Anderson-headlines-Laura-Ingalls-Wilder-Days-at-GCVM/7918/ Destiny USA celebrates its Two-year Anniversary http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/17/Destiny-USA-celebrates-its-Two-year-Anniversary/7914/ Destiny USA looks back on the past year and its accomplishments in tourism, programming and marketing Syracuse, N.Y.- Destiny USA celebrates its two-year anniversary on Saturday, August 2. The shopping, dining and entertainment destination was rebranded from Carousel Center to Destiny USA on August 2, 2012, after the expansion opened to the public. It's been a busy year for Destiny USA between its increased tourism outreach, expanded programming and new marketing initiatives. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/17/Destiny-USA-celebrates-its-Two-year-Anniversary/7914/ Music is in the air in Wayne County this Summer! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/15/Music-is-in-the-air-in-Wayne-County-this-Summer-/7907/ Wayne County, N.Y. - Summer is in full swing and yet it seems as if it just began. Wayne County has a host of events to help entertain you this season. As busy as our lives are, we should all take time out to relax and enjoy and what better way than with music. Wayne County has a huge choice of music for all tastes and the whole family. Most of the concerts are free to the public and will make your summer just a little bit "sweeter". Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/15/Music-is-in-the-air-in-Wayne-County-this-Summer-/7907/ Summer Fun at The Strong Museum Weekdays July 14 – Aug. 22 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Summer-Fun-at-The-Strong-Museum-Weekdays-July-14-Aug-22/7900/ Rochester, N.Y. - Summer at The Strong museum has never been more playful! Enjoy themed arts and crafts, music and dance, computer games and books, and imaginative play each weekday, Monday through Friday, from July 14 to August 22. Be on the lookout for special guests, interactive storytelling, and celebratory surprises. The summer schedule follows: July 14-18: Pirate Week. Discover an ocean of adventures as you learn to talk like a pirate, walk the plank, collect treasure, create a sea captain's hat, and more. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., meet a pirate and collect a coin from the treasure chest. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Summer-Fun-at-The-Strong-Museum-Weekdays-July-14-Aug-22/7900/