The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - festivals and events Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:32:30 GMT Something Wicked Cool This Way Comes This Halloween in the Catskills http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/Something-Wicked-Cool-This-Way-Comes-This-Halloween-in-the-Catskills/8127/ Zombies, Ghouls & Ghostly Fun in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This October, prepare to be spooked in the Great Northern Catskills, home of legendary family-friendly adventure, when resorts transform into haunted hotels and streets come alive with the walking dead just in time for All Hallows Eve. This Halloween, experience the misty mountains of the Great Northern Catskills and book a themed hotel package offering fun spooks for the whole family, or simply join in one of the ghostly events going on throughout Greene County, including: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/Something-Wicked-Cool-This-Way-Comes-This-Halloween-in-the-Catskills/8127/ NYS 4-H Foundation Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull Expanded for 2015 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/NYS-4-H-Foundation-Empire-Farm-Days-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-Expanded-for-2015/8120/ Seneca Falls, N.Y. -- The New York State 4-H Foundation is expanding its Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull for youngsters up to age 12. The friendly competition will run all day for each of the three days of the August 11-13, 2015 event at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY. Pedal tractors and sled are provided for two weight classes: 40 to 59 lbs. and 60 to 80 lbs. Leaders will be posted throughout the day on the Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull Leaderboard. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/NYS-4-H-Foundation-Empire-Farm-Days-Kiddie-Tractor-Pull-Expanded-for-2015/8120/ New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage  Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ This Summer at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/This-Summer-at-The-Wild-Center/8112/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Join The Wild Center for a wide array of programs, trips and activities this summer. Summer 2015 Every Thursday from June 4th until September 17th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Farmers Market The Wild Center hosts weekly Farmers Markets where you can meet farmers and take home some of the wonderful local food grown in the Adirondack region. The Wild Center has joined with The Adirondack Farmers' Market Cooperative, Inc. which promotes and manages farmers' markets. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/This-Summer-at-The-Wild-Center/8112/ Motorcycle Rallies & Festivals Planned for Northern New York Hot Spots This Summer http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/21/Motorcycle-Rallies-Festivals-Planned-for-Northern-New-York-Hot-Spots-This-Summer/8108/ Use #GoTourNY to Find Motorcycle Rallies & Great Riding in the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands 1000 ISLANDS, N.Y. - This summer, the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands will echo with the roar of motorcyclists from around the country as they gather for events showcasing the unique attractions and scenic routes of Northern New York. The Adirondacks and 1000 Islands offer some of the most scenic and immaculate roadways in the state, traveling along historic corridors while providing access to motorcycle rallies and events. Download free tank maps, find event details and tips for where to ride at www.GoTourNY.com, then head to the Lake George Area on May 30, for the week-long Warrensburg Bike Rally, held at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrensburg. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/21/Motorcycle-Rallies-Festivals-Planned-for-Northern-New-York-Hot-Spots-This-Summer/8108/ 2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Wilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015. The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics. Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Celebrate Gay Pride in New York City this Summer http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Celebrate-Gay-Pride-in-New-York-City-this-Summer/8105/ With Pride Events in All Five Boroughs, NYC Remains Popular Destination, Attracting LGBT Visitors from Around the Globe New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company, New York City's official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, encourages visitors and locals to celebrate Pride this summer in the five boroughs. Pride Week 2015 is scheduled for June 21-28, but celebrations will take place throughout June and July. Pride Week embraces the rich diversity and vibrant culture of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in New York City, paying homage to the groundbreaking historical events that took place in New York City and impacted the gay rights movement, such the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Wed, 13 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Celebrate-Gay-Pride-in-New-York-City-this-Summer/8105/ Adirondack Mountain Bike Trails Continue to Expand for 2015 Season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Mountain-Bike-Trails-Continue-to-Expand-for-2015-Season/8103/ Mountain Bike Fests Kick Off on Trails in June Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondack Region is a growing mecca for mountain bikers in the Northeast, offering well-maintained trails, and a community of riders that welcomes visitors to explore and enjoy their favorite trails. Integral to maintaining Adirondack mountain bike trails are the volunteer organizations that do everything from securing funding for signage to raking leaves and pine needles off the trails. Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA), a project of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council, is leading the charge around Lake Placid, Wilmington and Saranac Lake, adding on to existing networks so that all levels of riders have plenty of options. Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Mountain-Bike-Trails-Continue-to-Expand-for-2015-Season/8103/ It’s time for grown-up Show & Tell at Oneida County Historical Society Event http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/It-s-time-for-grown-up-Show-Tell-at-Oneida-County-Historical-Society-Event/8102/ Utica, N.Y. - Everyone remembers when they hauled a treasured possession to school and told their friends why they loved it so much? Well, now they have the chance to share on a whole different level with Show & Tell for grown-ups. The public is invited to bring old photos, letters, family mementos, or even an ancient artifact to show and tell the stories behind these items. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/It-s-time-for-grown-up-Show-Tell-at-Oneida-County-Historical-Society-Event/8102/ SPAC’s 5K and 10K “Rock & Run” Kicks Off Summer in Saratoga http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/SPAC-s-5K-and-10K-Rock-Run-Kicks-Off-Summer-in-Saratoga/8101/ Sun, May 17 at 9 A.M. @ Spa State Park PYX106, an iHeartMedia Station, Welcomes Rock & Run 2015 Live Music from Over 20 Top Bands Including Jocelyn Arndt, The WonderBeards, CRUSH, Let's Be Leonard, Birds of the Northeast, and Bryan Thomas Saratoga Springs, N.Y. -Saratoga Performing Arts Center's "Rock & Run" 5K and 10K fundraiser will kick off the summer on ... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/30/SPAC-s-5K-and-10K-Rock-Run-Kicks-Off-Summer-in-Saratoga/8101/