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Take a Step Back in Time at Two shows in Skaneateles Featuring Antique and Cassic Boats

Jun 2, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Skaneateles Classic and Antique Boat ShowSkaneateles, N.Y. - It's been almost a century since the heyday of wooden boats. But in Skaneateles, they are experiencing a renaissance.

For the 20th year, Skaneateles will host a summer Antique and Classic Boat Show organized by the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Oswego County Historical to Host Lecture June 1st on the History of Oswego Captains, Sailors & Ships

May 22, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

The Oswego County Historical Society will host the third lecture of the 2014 series on Sunday, June 1st at 1:30 pm at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E, Third St., Oswego. A PowerPoint program entitled Oswego, N.Y. - The Oswego County Historical Society will host the third lecture of the 2014 series on Sunday, June 1st at 1:30 p.m. at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St., Oswego. A program entitled "O'Captain! My Captain!: Stories of Men and Ships" will be presented by Dr. Robert Perkins, author of the recently-published book of the same name. The event is free and open to the public.

Call for Entries: 2014 Erie Canalway Photo Contest Winning entries to be featured in 2015 calendar

May 19, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

ERIE CANAL IN FAIRPORT BY KATHY EICHORN, 2013 CONTEST WINNER Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 30, 2014 for the 9th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Winning photos will be featured in the 2015 Erie Canalway calendar.

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit prints and digital images in four contest categories: Bridges, Buildings and Locks; Fun and Festivities; On the Water; and the Nature of the Canal.

The contest captures and shares the beauty, history, people, and distinctive character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, which is comprised of the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga/Seneca, and Champlain Canals, and their historic alignments, and surrounding communities.

Paddlers to ‘Rock the Locks’ on Oswego River Canal June 21

May 16, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Rock the Locks PaddlefestEnter for a Chance to Win $800 Kayak Package

Oswego, N.Y. - Paddlers of all ages and abilities have a chance to paddle the locks on the Oswego River Canal Saturday, June 21, in the Oswego "Rock the Locks" Paddlefest. The event encourages kayakers and canoeists to enjoy and appreciate the unique beauty of the historic Oswego River, followed by food and music along the canal in Oswego.

"Paddlers can choose to do the full 10.3-mile course from Fulton to Oswego, or a shorter 4.2-mile course from Minetto to Oswego," said Jake Mulcahey, Paddlefest chairman. "Paddlefest is designed to be a fun, community event. A portion of the money raised will be donated to the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau for activities that support youth and families in Oswego County."

Explore the Adirondacks' Off-the-Beaten-Route Paddling Spots This Summer

May 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

From the Remote Wilderness, to Family-Friendly Waterways, Kayak or Canoe NY's Adirondack Region

 

 

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondacks of Northern New York are home to 3,000 lakes, streams and rivers - offering endless opportunity to paddle, kayak and stand-up paddle board on pristine waterways all summer long.

From popular waterways in the Lake George Region, the remotest corners of the Adirondack Seaway, to the variety of paddling options found along Lake Champlain, discover a new adventure with these off-the-beaten path paddling routes:

H. Lee White Marine Museum Celebrates Seasonal Opening of the Vessels May 17-18

May 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

H. Lee White Marine Museum. - LT-5Oswego, N.Y. - The H. Lee White Marine Museum is gearing up for an exciting season full of events, new exhibits and even the first Lake Ontario CNY Lighthouse Challenge. The museum will open its vessels on May 17 in celebration of the new season. There will be free admission to explore the museum as well as tour the historic vessels, the LT-5 and Derrick Boat 8. The H. Lee White Marine Museum is located at Oswego's West First Street Pier.

Maid of the Mist to launch for 129th consecutive season on May 10

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Maid of the MistIconic experience a hallmark on the bucket-list of celebrities, world leaders and more than 85 million others since 1846

Mothers to ride free on Mother's Day

Niagara Falls, N.Y. - Celebrities, world leaders and tourists from Canada and around the world will once again have a chance to ride the iconic Maid of the Mist when the boats are launched in Niagara Falls, N.Y., beginning Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. The Maid's 2014 season marks the 129th consecutive year for one of North America's longest running tourist attractions, and one that has long been considered a "must do" for Niagara Falls visitors from around the world.

Chautauqua in Bloom Celebrates the Start of Warm Weather Tours in Western New York

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Evergreen Outfitters hosts weekly guided kayaking tours on Chautauqua’s waterwaysChautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014, celebrates the start of warm weather tours in Chautauqua County

Experiential tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York

Chautauqua, N.Y. - Tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York. Many of these experiences start during Chautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014 and continue throughout the summer.

Canal Events on Tap for 2014

Apr 16, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Erie Canalway logo

Festivals and recreational events kick off the 190th opening of the Erie Canal

 

Waterford, N.Y. - The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the New York State Canal Corporation have teamed up to sponsor 28 events in 2014 to showcase the Canalway Corridor's nationally significant heritage and the tremendous recreational appeal of the waterway and trails today. By working together, the federal and state partners are able to provide financial assistance to more communities and expand the number of sponsored events from 20 in 2013 to 28 this year.

Adirondack Whitewater Rafting Trips on the Hudson River Offer Spring Adventure in 2014

Mar 17, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks-spring.JPGFind the Highest-Rated Outfitters in the Adirondack Region for Whitewater Rafting Adirondacks, NY - The Adirondack Region of Northern New York is home to some of the most intense whitewater in the country - and the spring thaw marks the beginning of "big water" season, offering thrilling rafting expeditions on the Hudson River's Class IV and V rapids. Book an Adirondack whitewater rafting ...
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