The Beat Category - Thousand Islands-Seaway Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:19:54 GMT Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center to Host Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit: Guest Speaker for Oct. 29 Hamburg, N.Y. - The Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center, 4968 Lake Shore Road Route 5, Hamburg, NY, will host the Great Shipwrecks of NY's Great Lakes Traveling Exhibit. The exhibit will be open from 10am to 4pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting October 30, 2015 and will run through January 2016. In a special presentation on Thursday, October 29 at 7pm at the Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center, New York Sea Grant Recreation and Tourism Specialist and Great Lakes Research Consortium Associate Director Dave White will open the exhibit with a program on The Future of NY's Maritime History: Dive the Great Lake Seaway Trail, the NYS Underwater Blueway Trail, and the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT Best Rides for Leaf Peeping in the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks Motorcycle-Friendly Attractions Offer Foliage Festivals & Tours Northern New York (August 31, 2015) - Fall in Northern New York is a festival of colors, offering fun events and plenty of roadways ideal for leaf peeping, whether by motorcycle or on a quick break during a scenic drive touring New York's historic attractions. In the 1000 Islands Region, autumn's brilliant foliage is set against the beauty of the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario to the north and west, and the foothills of the Adirondacks to the east, offering motorcycle routes with spectacular views in every direction. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Gov. Cuomo Announces More Than $4.5M in Outdoor Recreation Improvement Projects in 1000 Islands Nearly $3.6 Million in Improvements at Wellesley Island and Grass Point State Parks Now Complete Construction Begins on $1 Million Accessible Trail at Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area Albany, N.Y.(Aug. 5) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $4.5 million projects will enhance outdoor recreation for people of all ages and abilities in the Thousand Islands Region. A roughly $3.6 million project to improve the beachfront and campgrounds of Wellesley Island and Grass Point State Parks is now complete, making the parks more attractive to visitors to these popular destinations on the St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands region. In addition, construction is now underway on a $1 million accessible trail at Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area in St. Lawrence County. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Go Tour NY Routes Run Through Wine, Beer and BBQ Country Features New York State Routes Through the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks Cape Vincent, N.Y. (July  7, 2015) - In the 1000 Islands and Adirondacks, the dog days of summer fade into fall with the scent of savory barbecue, the roar of a motorcycle on an open road and the sweet reward of a local brew at the end of the ride. Both regions offer an array of food and wine events located along the scenic motorcycle routes featured on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage  Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT Ride the 1000 Islands Region with New Tank Maps & Routes on Motorcycling Website Features Tailored Routes with Trip Tips for NY's 1000 Islands 1000 Islands, N.Y. - For motorcyclists, the 1000 Islands offer pristine roadways and untapped adventures featuring castles, historic waterways and smooth, winding roadways through state forests and parklands. This summer, plan a motorcycling adventure through the 1000 Islands Region for an immersive, one-of-a-kind getaway and explore dozens of pristine parks and unique heritage attractions, including two castles, historic towns and summer festivals. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT War of 1812 Symposium Draws Top International Historians Oswego, N.Y. - Register today for the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that earned our young nation respect from around the world. The fifth annual event opens on Friday, April 17 with registration and check-in from 6 to 9 p.m. along with a meet-and-greet social and cash bar. Evening programming also includes an academic competition for students from across the U.S. who will compete for cash and prizes as well as the respect of established historians. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT Top Three Student Historians Compete at War of 1812 Symposium 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 Call to Artists for 2015 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit April 16th Deadline Approaches Ogdensburg, N.Y. - The Frederic Remington Art Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the 2015 Members' Juried Art Exhibit which will be on display May 23 - September 27, 2015. In the 2015 Members' Juried Art Exhibit, the museum's member artists are invited to submit up to three digital photos of their art. Open to artists everywhere, one work from each artist is guaranteed acceptance. This exhibit is the museum's most inclusive juried art exhibit; every artist gets at least one work in the show. It's during the museum's peak tourist season, so gets maximum exposure. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT One-Of-A-Kind Theatrical Performance Coming To the Dock of the Antique Boat Museum This August Clayton, N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America's premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that the Caravan Stage Company will dock and perform at the Museum this coming August. The Caravan Stage Company ( will float into the dock at the ABM this coming August 14 & 15 for two nights of high-flying, mesmerizing aerial acrobatics and a world-renowned theatrical performance that is sure to be the talk of the 1000 Islands this summer season. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT