The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Thousand Islands-Seaway Mon, 25 May 2015 13:28:44 GMT Ride the 1000 Islands Region with New Tank Maps & Routes on www.GoTourNY.com http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Ride-the-1000-Islands-Region-with-New-Tank-Maps-Routes-on-www-GoTourNY-com/8099/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Ride-the-1000-Islands-Region-with-New-Tank-Maps-Routes-on-www-GoTourNY-com/8099/ War of 1812 Symposium Draws Top International Historians http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/War-of-1812-Symposium-Draws-Top-International-Historians/8098/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/War-of-1812-Symposium-Draws-Top-International-Historians/8098/ 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/ Call to Artists for 2015 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/2/Call-to-Artists-for-2015-Members-Juried-Art-Exhibit/8090/ 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/2/Call-to-Artists-for-2015-Members-Juried-Art-Exhibit/8090/ One-Of-A-Kind Theatrical Performance Coming To the Dock of the Antique Boat Museum This August http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/ 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 (www.caravanstage.org) 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 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/ Winona Forest 35th Anniversary Tourathon Set for this Saturday in Winona Forest http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Mannsville, N.Y. - It's been a long cold winter so far, but conditions are the best we have had in the last 10 years for this weekend's event! There's plenty happening in snow sports in Winona and a record number of people are taking part. Considered a premiere event in upstate NY, the 35th Winona Forest Tourathon, which takes place this Saturday, is an annual event but only one of many that are being held in Winona Forest this season. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Save the Date: Oswego War of 1812 Symposium is April 17-19 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/Save-the-Date-Oswego-War-of-1812-Symposium-is-April-17-19/8057/ Oswego, N.Y. - Come to the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that helped secure America's independence and shape our young nation. The bicentennial commemoration continues with the fifth installment of the seminar which explores the events that earned respect for the U.S. from around the world. The symposium opens on Friday, April 17 and runs through Sunday, April 19 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/Save-the-Date-Oswego-War-of-1812-Symposium-is-April-17-19/8057/ 2015 CNY Boat Show Adds Suddenly-In-Command Learning Drill for Public Aboard Vessel http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/2015-CNY-Boat-Show-Adds-Suddenly-In-Command-Learning-Drill-for-Public-Aboard-Vessel/8027/ Syracuse, N.Y. - What do you do when you are enjoying a boat ride and an emergency suddenly occurs and you find yourself in charge of the boat? To find out, visit the February 11-15, 2015 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY, and participate in a free and fun, but deadly serious, hands-on learning experience aboard a boat that could save your life and others. New York Sea Grant and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) are offering an interactive Suddenly-In-Command training experience at the 5-day event that is the largest and oldest boat show in New York State. The introductory program will engage visitors aboard a 28-foot pontoon boat as if an emergency on the water has occurred. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/2015-CNY-Boat-Show-Adds-Suddenly-In-Command-Learning-Drill-for-Public-Aboard-Vessel/8027/ Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit at SUNY Oswego Through Jan. 22, 2015 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Great-Shipwrecks-Traveling-Exhibit-at-SUNY-Oswego-Through-Jan-22-2015/8016/ Oswego, N.Y. - The first stop for the Great Shipwrecks of NY's Great Lakes traveling exhibit is in Oswego, NY, at the Tyler Art Gallery in Penfield Hall Library at SUNY Oswego. The exhibit developed for the 2014 Great New York State Fair and updated for this installation will be on display through January 22, 2015. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, including Martin Luther Day. Admission and parking are free. The public is welcome. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Great-Shipwrecks-Traveling-Exhibit-at-SUNY-Oswego-Through-Jan-22-2015/8016/ Ring in the New Year with a First Day Hike at Fort Ontario http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/12/Ring-in-the-New-Year-with-a-First-Day-Hike-at-Fort-Ontario/8013/ Winter Walk through History at Fort Ontario Oswego, N.Y. - Fort Ontario State Historic Site's first annual "Winter Walk through History" is scheduled for Jan. 1, 2015. The event will feature a narrated historical stroll around the grounds and buildings of the old 75-acre military reservation. Led by AmeriCorps staffer and historian Mitchell Manniccia, the walk will begin at 10 a.m. in the Enlisted Men's Barracks inside the old stone fort. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the main visitor lot. The Winter Walk Through History event is part of New York State Park's statewide First Day Hikes Program and is being conducted in cooperation with Oswego County AmeriCorps and Friends of Fort Ontario. First Day Hikes encourage participation in healthy outdoor winter physical activities and are a fun way for the whole family to ring in the New Year. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/12/Ring-in-the-New-Year-with-a-First-Day-Hike-at-Fort-Ontario/8013/