The Beat Category - The Catskills Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:55:54 GMT Oktoberfest Returns to Hunter Mountain With Four Weekends! 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 “Planting Wildness: Finding Roots in Delaware County” 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 Fall Festivals & Foliage Tours in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, NY 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 Windham A Winner! Windham, NY Named as a Site for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup As the Town Gears Up for Next Week's 2014 Races Windham, N.Y. - In one week, the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will kick off in Windham but today the small community in the Northern Catskills found out that it has already won. In an announcement made by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the Switzerland-based worldwide governing body of cycling, Windham was once again named the only mountain bike world cup site in the United States. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT 2 Weeks Left For the Best Season Pass Deals at Belleayre Mountain Highmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain's next season pass deadline is only 2 weeks away. Save some money this summer and purchase your 2014-2015 season passes now before prices go up on Friday, August 8th. Ordering your pass is easy, just visit their new online store and purchase your SKI3 Pass or your Belleayre Only Pass. (Please note: They have a new online store. If you are a new customer please create a new account or if you are an existing customer, please update your information.) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Explore the Hudson River & Catskill Creek in New York’s Great Northern Catskills Greene County Offers Scenic Boating Along Catskill's Historic Waterfront Greene County, N.Y. - For more than 300 miles, the Hudson River winds through New York State, curving along the shores of the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County to offer easy access to historic sites, nature preserves and riverside dining. This summer, set sail along the Hudson River and explore Greene County's vibrant shoreline via the Catskill Creek to enjoy the best of the Catskill's waterfront. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Escape to Greene County’s Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience Explore Scenic Routes, Culture & More with Three Scenic Driving Tours Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, explore Greene County with three distinct scenic diving tours and experience the region's diverse mix of arts and culture, rivers and mountains, markets and music. New York State's Catskill Mountains were included in a recent list of "The Best States for Summer ... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Farm Stays & Stands in the Great Northern Catskills – Shop, Stay & Play in America’s 1st Wilderness Escape to Greene County's Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, discover the roots of your food in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County and hit the road for a fresh twist on a family vacation. Located just two hours north of New York City, Hull-O Farms in Durham offers immersive farm stays in the Catskills perfect for a summer getaway that includes enriching experiences and a variety of family-friendly attractions. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Hanford Mills Museum to Host Community Celebration June 14 New Festival Showcasing Local History Offers Free Admission to All East Meredith, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 14 from 10 am - 5 pm, Hanford Mills Museum will host a Community Celebration. This new festival, held as part of the statewide Path Through History program, features displays by the Delaware County Historical Association, the Meredith Historical Society, and the Greater Oneonta Historical Association. Museum staff will be operating the water-powered sawmill, gristmill and woodworking shop. The Fieldstone Pickers will perform and Tickled Pink BBQ will be onsite, offering lunch and snack items. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT 5 Worth the Drive – Great Northern Catskills of Greene County to Host Major Music Festivals From Brad Paisley to the Allman Brothers - Watch Great Music in Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, watch country music's hottest stars, bluegrass legends and jam bands perform during the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County's annual line-up of star-studded music festivals and events starting June 5. Wed, 07 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT