The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - arts and culture Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:42:26 GMT I LOVE NEW YORK ANNOUNCES 2016 BLACK HERITAGE TOURS TO LAUNCH AUGUST 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-ANNOUNCES-2016-BLACK-HERITAGE-TOURS-TO-LAUNCH-AUGUST-5-7/8267/ Experience Native American, African and Dutch Heritage in New York State Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 5) - I LOVE NEW YORK today announced new heritage tours taking place across the Empire State. Black Heritage Tours, based in New York and the Netherlands, is offering a trip through the Capital - Saratoga and Hudson Valley Regions, stopping at sites connected to African, Dutch, and Native American cultures that have helped shape both New York State and U.S. history. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-ANNOUNCES-2016-BLACK-HERITAGE-TOURS-TO-LAUNCH-AUGUST-5-7/8267/ Find Family Fun at 2016 Empire Farm Days: From Kiddie Tractor Pull and Hot Wheels to Dancing Digger http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Find-Family-Fun-at-2016-Empire-Farm-Days-From-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-and-Hot-Wheels-to-Dancing-Digger/8264/ Seneca Falls, N.Y. - The August 9-11, 2016 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY, offers a host of exhibits and activities for families to enjoy. The Farm Bureau Family Education Center has a grain box play area with straw bale seating, interactive games, puzzles, a coloring contest, and balloons. Check the tent for a special time each day for the children to add a small painted agricultural theme to their face or hand. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Find-Family-Fun-at-2016-Empire-Farm-Days-From-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-and-Hot-Wheels-to-Dancing-Digger/8264/ Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour Brings Series to Life http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Star-Trek-The-Original-Series-Set-Tour-Brings-Series-to-Life/8263/ Complete Set Reproductions Offer Fans Tour of Star Trek: The Original Series Sets in Ticonderoga, New York Ticonderoga, NY, July 14, 2016 - Star Trek super-fan James Cawley is honoring the 50th anniversary of the iconic franchise with the opening of his meticulously designed Star Trek: The Original Series set tour. Located in historic Ticonderoga, New York and under license by CBS Consumer Products, the set tour brings memories to life by allowing fans to boldly go and tour the sets of the legendary Starship Enterprise. Recreated exactly as they were laid out on the "Desilu" (now Paramount Pictures) Stage 9 in Hollywood for the original run of Star Trek, guests will be able to step onto the soundstage and be transported directly back to 1966. Starting this July, visitors can receive guided tours, photo opportunities and an immersive experience into the world of the classic television series. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Star-Trek-The-Original-Series-Set-Tour-Brings-Series-to-Life/8263/ Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/3/Adirondack-Theatre-Festival-begins-its-22nd-summer-season-on-June-21/8259/ Glens Falls, N.Y. - Kicking-off Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is ISLAND SONG. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) June 21st - July 2nd at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on June 29th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $32-$45 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/3/Adirondack-Theatre-Festival-begins-its-22nd-summer-season-on-June-21/8259/ Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/2/Who-s-Who-of-Bluegrass-Music-to-Perform-at-Grey-Fox-Bluegrass-Festival-July-14-17-in-Oak-Hill-NY/8257/ The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Will Host Annual Bluegrass Festival Greene County, NY (June 1, 2016) - Oak Hill in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will become a music-filled, open air concert arena during the annual Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17, as 40 bands fill five stages to offer a weekend of incredible musical entertainment. Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is a mainstay for the Catskills, attracting a who's who of bluegrass to jam for three days at Walsh Farm in Oak Hill. The weekend includes performances by more than 40 bands, including Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Del & Dawg, The Earls of Leicester, The Del McCoury Band, The Gibson Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, and many more. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/2/Who-s-Who-of-Bluegrass-Music-to-Perform-at-Grey-Fox-Bluegrass-Festival-July-14-17-in-Oak-Hill-NY/8257/ 2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village. "This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy. Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ Television Host and Museum Expert Don Wildman to Join With I LOVE NEW YORK http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ Will reveal insights about New York State's world-class museums Elements include articles, social media and personal appearances to promote travel to museums across New York State Albany, NY (May 18, 2016) - Empire State Development and New York State's Division of Tourism, which administer the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, are joining with television host and museum expert Don Wildman in an effort to encourage travel throughout the state, particularly to New York's copious collection of diverse museums. Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ North Country Show Features Miniature Quilts Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Patients: June 3-5 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Clayton, N.Y. - The June 3-5, 2016 North Country Quilting Guild Biennial Quilt Show in Clayton, in the 1000 Islands region of New York State, will feature a silent auction of more than 60 miniature quilts made by quilters from across the Northern, Adirondack and Central NY regions. Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/North-Country-Show-Features-Miniature-Quilts-Auction-to-Benefit-Breast-Cancer-Patients-June-3-5/8248/ Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Deadline for Entries is August 26, 2016 Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 26, 2016 for the 11th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. The contest captures the beauty, history, people, and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ “Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women’s Running” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/   Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park, in partnership with the National Women's Hall of Fame, invites the public to attend a panel discussion titled, "Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women's Running" on Friday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm in the park's Wesleyan Chapel. Featured panelists will be Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/