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Category - festivals and events

5th Annual Champlain Canalway Bike Tour Set for August 14

Jun 16, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schuylerville, N.Y. - The 5th annual Champlain Canalway Trail Bicycle Tour, a one-day exploration of historic sites along the Hudson River/ Champlain Canal corridor, will take place on Sunday, August 14. In honor of the National Park Service Centennial and Canal Splash, this year's tour will begin at Hudson Crossing Park near Lock 5 just north of Schuylerville.   It will then proceed through villages and country-sides to Saratoga National Historical Park, with stops at selected significant historical landmarks related to the Revolutionary War campaign of 1777. Expert historians at each stop will introduce cyclists to local historical events that led to the Battles of Saratoga and changed the course of the war!

Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21

Jun 3, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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.

Get Ready for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration!

Jun 2, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ticonderoga, NY - June 2, 2016 - The Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration in Ticonderoga, NY with the theme "Hometown Pride - Think Local," The 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with a grand fireworks display, parade, the Montcalm Mile, as well as a variety of live music, food, vendors, rides, games, and much more throughout the four day celebration. New food, music, and rides are being added. The Best Fourth in the North Celebration attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports many local businesses and the local economy as a whole.

Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY

Jun 2, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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.

2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update

May 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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.

NYC & Co. Encourages Visitors to Plan NYC Summer Vacations In Advance To Take Advantage Of Savings

May 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Value Programs NYC Restaurant Week®, NYC Broadway WeekSM and NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM Return This Summer

Approximately 16 Million Visitors Expected to Visit NYC During Summer Months

New York City (May 17, 2016) -NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors to book ahead to take advantage of savings opportunities this summer in New York City, as the warmer months are one of the best times for visitors to experience free and low-cost outdoor activities and offerings (nycgo.com/free). In addition, summertime visitors to NYC can enjoy NYC & Company's signature dining and theater promotions.

North Country Show Features Miniature Quilts Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Patients: June 3-5

May 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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. 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.

18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters

May 12, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) – The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, “18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution”Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM.

Birding and Nature Walks at Saratoga National Historical Park

May 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Pileated woodpeckerEvent Date: Sat., 14 May & 11 June 2016

Stillwater, N.Y.:  On two Saturdays this spring, from 10 AM-11:30 AM on May 14 and again on June 11, Saratoga National Historical Park offers a Birding and Nature Walk.  These free walks will take place on Saratoga Battlefield, located between Rt. 4 and Rt. 32 just north of the Village of Stillwater.

Catskills Irish Arts Week Plans Week of Non-Stop Entertainment This July

May 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Annual Catskills Irish Festival Features Music, Dancing & Workshops July 10-16, 2016

Greene County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - The Emerald Isle comes to the Great Northern Catskills every July for a week of non-stop Irish music, dancing, crafts and workshops, transforming the host town into a living Irish village set amid the green, rolling hills of East Durham, NY.

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