The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Spring Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:16:00 GMT Wild Center to Officially Open Wild Walk July 4 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Wild-Center-to-Officially-Open-Wild-Walk-July-4/8116/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - It's been in development for eight years, and built three times. At 10:00 in the morning on July 4th it will officially open. The public will be able to walk, or wheel, over the quarter mile trip up and back over the Walk's series of bridges and platforms. The elevated trail has already been dubbed "the Highline of the Forest," after New York City's iconic park on a converted rail line that takes millions of New Yorkers on a trip through the city, 30-feet off the ground. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Wild-Center-to-Officially-Open-Wild-Walk-July-4/8116/ 2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Wilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015. The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics. Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ It’s time for grown-up Show & Tell at Oneida County Historical Society Event http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/It-s-time-for-grown-up-Show-Tell-at-Oneida-County-Historical-Society-Event/8102/ Utica, N.Y. - Everyone remembers when they hauled a treasured possession to school and told their friends why they loved it so much? Well, now they have the chance to share on a whole different level with Show & Tell for grown-ups. The public is invited to bring old photos, letters, family mementos, or even an ancient artifact to show and tell the stories behind these items. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/It-s-time-for-grown-up-Show-Tell-at-Oneida-County-Historical-Society-Event/8102/ SPAC’s 5K and 10K “Rock & Run” Kicks Off Summer in Saratoga http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/SPAC-s-5K-and-10K-Rock-Run-Kicks-Off-Summer-in-Saratoga/8101/ Sun, May 17 at 9 A.M. @ Spa State Park PYX106, an iHeartMedia Station, Welcomes Rock & Run 2015 Live Music from Over 20 Top Bands Including Jocelyn Arndt, The WonderBeards, CRUSH, Let's Be Leonard, Birds of the Northeast, and Bryan Thomas Saratoga Springs, N.Y. -Saratoga Performing Arts Center's "Rock & Run" 5K and 10K fundraiser will kick off the summer on ... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/SPAC-s-5K-and-10K-Rock-Run-Kicks-Off-Summer-in-Saratoga/8101/ Explore Nature Trails at the Iroquois Indian Museum May 23 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Explore-Nature-Trails-at-the-Iroquois-Indian-Museum-May-23/8100/ With a Bird Walk & Live Birds of Prey! Howes Cave, N.Y. - The Iroquois Indian Museum, in partnership with the Audubon Society of the Capital Region, presents a Bird Walk and a live birds of prey show starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. Everyone is welcome to this free, public event at the Museum. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Explore-Nature-Trails-at-the-Iroquois-Indian-Museum-May-23/8100/ Top Three Student Historians Compete at War of 1812 Symposium http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Top-Three-Student-Historians-Compete-at-War-of-1812-Symposium/8096/ Oswego, N.Y. - The top three student historians have been chosen to compete in ‘Student Night,' during the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego. Come out to support the candidates and hear presentations from Oswego, N.Y. native Shannon Cilento; Anastasia Garceau, from Latham, N.Y;. and Nicole Bronsted Wagner of Greeneville, TN. The contest begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 17 to kick off the fifth annual event which continues through Sunday, April 19. Admission for the student competition is free and light refreshments will be served. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Top-Three-Student-Historians-Compete-at-War-of-1812-Symposium/8096/ Exhibition Opening at FDR Library - "The Spirit of the Gift: Gifts of State and Affection" http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Exhibition-Opening-at-FDR-Library---The-Spirit-of-the-Gift-Gifts-of-State-and-Affection-/8094/ Hyde Park, N.Y. - The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will open a special exhibition, "The Spirit of the Gift: Gifts of State and Affection," with a public reception and exhibit preview on Friday, April 24, 2015. The reception will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center, followed by an exhibit preview in the William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery in the Library and Museum. This event is free and open to the general public. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Exhibition-Opening-at-FDR-Library---The-Spirit-of-the-Gift-Gifts-of-State-and-Affection-/8094/ The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Launch New Kaaterskill Clove Experience http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/The-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-Launch-New-Kaaterskill-Clove-Experience/8091/ Explore the Catskills' Incredible Contributions to American Art & History on a New Discovery Trail Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County unveil a new self-guided discovery trail through the historic mountains and river valleys of literary fame and artistic acclaim: The Kaaterskill Clove Experience. The Kaaterskill Clove Experience provides visitors with renewed contextual access to the area's important historic sites, hiking trails and cultural attractions. Recognized for its scenic beauty, the Clove's landscape has inspired countless artists for generations, and the experience's stops represent key places in American history. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/The-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-Launch-New-Kaaterskill-Clove-Experience/8091/ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum hosts Storm King Mountain Hike http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/27/Hudson-Highlands-Nature-Museum-hosts-Storm-King-Mountain-Hike/8088/ Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, April 11 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at Storm King Mountain for a rigorous hike up the mountain. This hike, led by environmental educator Lisa Mechaley, is geared for adults and children 12 and older who would like to learn about the history of Storm King Mountain and want to enjoy the extraordinary views of the Hudson. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/27/Hudson-Highlands-Nature-Museum-hosts-Storm-King-Mountain-Hike/8088/ Golf the Catskills: Where to Stay and Play Now in Greene County http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Golf-the-Catskills-Where-to-Stay-and-Play-Now-in-Greene-County/8087/ Greene County, N.Y. - Spring comes early to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County - at least it does on the golf course. Stay in the Catskills and play the region's courses this spring to save on tee times, accommodations and meals with early bird packages at the area's premier golf resorts. Greene County offers challenging, expert-designed courses amid the stunning natural beauty of the Hudson Valley and towering Catskill Peaks. Book a Catskill golf getaway, or play for the day at a top resort and enjoy package perks including unlimited golf, same-day replay and delicious meals. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Golf-the-Catskills-Where-to-Stay-and-Play-Now-in-Greene-County/8087/