The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - festivals and events Thu, 05 May 2016 23:51:27 GMT Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour! Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ 59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Cayuga County, N.Y. - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour will kick-off on May 6th from 5 - 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn as part of First Friday, a community open house coordinated by the Auburn Downtown BID. This farmer's market style event is free and family-friendly, offering samples and tastings of locally produced baked goods, jams & jellies, honey and maple syrup from many of the 21 sweet spots on the Trail. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Long Acre Farms Opens for the Season! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Macedon, NY. (April 19th, 2016) -Long Acre Farms will open for their 23rd season at 10:00am on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend" will continue through Sunday May 8th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2016 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend." Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Far-fetched and Fantastical Fun http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Far-fetched-and-Fantastical-Fun/8232/ Celebrate fairies, ghosts, UFOs, and swashbuckling family adventures in Orange County, NY. Orange County, N.Y. - Pay special attention to your surroundings during your next Orange County, NY excursion. Amid the astounding Hudson Valley views, you just might glimpse a ghostly orb or flying saucer, or catch the spray of fairy dust. Come all ye curiosity seekers, night sky watchers, swashbuckling pirates, enchanting fairies, believers and non-believers! Just one-hour north of New York City, an out-of-this-world adventure awaits. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Far-fetched-and-Fantastical-Fun/8232/ Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun! Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/ Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free. The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/ SPAC Hosts Pre-Performance Talks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/SPAC-Hosts-Pre-Performance-Talks/8226/ Artists and Experts Share Insights & Anecdotes Highlights: Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Hannibal, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel & Wu Han, among many others! Saratoga Springs, NY - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces the line-up for its popular Pre-Performance Talks series, intimate 30-minute conversations with SPAC's performers, composers, choreographers, authors, and critics. Hosted an hour prior to the start of a performance, the talks feature the world's biggest names in the classical arts, including Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel and Wu Han, among many others. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/SPAC-Hosts-Pre-Performance-Talks/8226/ Upcoming at the Museum of the Moving Image: May–June 2016 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Upcoming-at-the-Museum-of-the-Moving-Image-May-June-2016/8227/ New York, N.Y. - Here's a look at the Museum of the Moving Image's upcoming major programs, events and exhibitions. Additional programs will be announced as they are confirmed. Some information below may be subject to change. MAJOR FILM SERIES AND EVENTS Pierrot le fou with Anna Karina in conversation with Molly Haskell Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jean-Luc Godard's beloved film, the Museum presents a special screening followed by a conversation with the film's star Anna Karina and film critic Molly Haskell, who lived in Paris in the early 1960s and worked for the French Film Office. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Upcoming-at-the-Museum-of-the-Moving-Image-May-June-2016/8227/ Howl with Dyer Switch, April 22 at Mabee Farm!  http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Howl-with-Dyer-Switch-April-22-at-Mabee-Farm-/8224/ Rotterdam, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site invites you to a night of great bluegrass and folk music Friday, April 22 at 7pm as they welcome Dyer Switch back to the Howlin' stage! Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm. Opening the night is Howlin' favorite Patrick Sharrow! Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Howl-with-Dyer-Switch-April-22-at-Mabee-Farm-/8224/