The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - The Catskills Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:02:45 GMT Holiday in the Catskills: Celebrate, Shop & Save in Greene County http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Holiday-in-the-Catskills-Celebrate-Shop-Save-in-Greene-County/8000/ Getaway to the Catskill Mountains This Holiday Season Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene come alive during the holidays, offering a storybook setting ideal for a weekend ski trip to Hunter or Windham Mountains, and other memorable getaways with friends and family. This holiday season, the Catskills offer an array of themed events to celebrate the season, including: • Tannersville Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Spirits of the Holidays - On November 29, the "Painted Village in the Sky" will host their annual holiday festival and craft fair from 10 am to 4 pm at locations throughout the village. Visit with Santa, Frosty the Snowman and Sparky the Fire Dog, mail a wish list to the North Pole and watch the tree lighting at 5 pm. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Holiday-in-the-Catskills-Celebrate-Shop-Save-in-Greene-County/8000/ Gear Up for Ski Season in the Great Northern Catskills with Early Ticket Deals & Resort Discounts http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Gear-Up-for-Ski-Season-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-with-Early-Ticket-Deals-Resort-Discounts/7997/ Greene County Alpine Ski Resorts Offer Early Bird Steals On Sale Now Greene County, N.Y. - Just two hours north of New York City, Greene County's ski resorts welcome skiers and riders of all abilities for winter adventure that lasts all season long. But now is the time to book your ski getaway with limited time deals. Head to Hunter Mountain, boasting "New York's Largest Snow Tubing Park," or visit Windham Mountain's expansive terrain and enjoy the "Northeast's Premier Alpine Lifestyle." Plan ahead with Greene County's early bird deals to save on lift tickets, frequent skier passes, and ski and stay packages. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Gear-Up-for-Ski-Season-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-with-Early-Ticket-Deals-Resort-Discounts/7997/ Get Away Now & Save in the Great Northern Catskills http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Get-Away-Now-Save-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills/7990/ Late Fall Offers Lodging Deals in New York's Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - Known as the "shoulder season" in the travel business, the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas represent a time of discount lodging packages and affordable adventurous escapes in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County. Right now, you can book a Catskills getaway that includes special extras such as nightly Irish music, farm-fresh breakfasts or complimentary pick-up from the Amtrak train station, in addition to receiving great rates on your visit. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Get-Away-Now-Save-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills/7990/ 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/ 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/ Windham A Winner! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Windham-A-Winner-/7928/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Windham-A-Winner-/7928/ 2 Weeks Left For the Best Season Pass Deals at Belleayre Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ Explore the Hudson River & Catskill Creek in New York’s Great Northern Catskills http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Explore-the-Hudson-River-Catskill-Creek-in-New-York-s-Great-Northern-Catskills/7916/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Explore-the-Hudson-River-Catskill-Creek-in-New-York-s-Great-Northern-Catskills/7916/ Escape to Greene County’s Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Escape-to-Greene-County-s-Rural-Farmland-for-a-Deliciously-Natural-Summer-Experience/7884/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Escape-to-Greene-County-s-Rural-Farmland-for-a-Deliciously-Natural-Summer-Experience/7884/