The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - festivals and events Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:27:59 GMT Open House and Gallery Talk for "Women in Movement" Exhibit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Open-House-and-Gallery-Talk-for-Women-in-Movement-Exhibit/7972/ Seneca Falls, N.Y. - To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's Rights National Historical Park will host a Gallery Talk by artist Andrea Arroyo for her art exhibition "Women in Movement." The Gallery Talk will be offered on Saturday, September 27th at 1:00 pm, followed by a short tour of the gallery at 1:30 pm. A special ranger talk "Words", which examines Spanish words that have found common use in the English language, will be offered at 2:00 pm. A reception will follow from 2:30 to 4:00 pm. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Open-House-and-Gallery-Talk-for-Women-in-Movement-Exhibit/7972/ Antique Engines and Tractors Will Run Again at ‘Crank It Up’ Show Sept. 20-21 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Antique-Engines-and-Tractors-Will-Run-Again-at-Crank-It-Up-Show-Sept-20-21/7970/ Sandy Creek, N.Y. - The Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek will bustle with old engines, tractors, vendors and music at the Crank It Up! Antique Tractor and Engine Show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, at the Sandy Creek Fairgrounds. Admission is by donation. Parking is free. "Our show is a family-friendly event that features vintage farm machinery, crafts, music, and traditional agricultural activities from the rural North Country," said show organizer Doreen Macklen. Founded nine years ago by Macklen, her husband Dale and son Jim, the show has grown into a "heritage show and tell" of North Country farms. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Antique-Engines-and-Tractors-Will-Run-Again-at-Crank-It-Up-Show-Sept-20-21/7970/ Adirondack Fall Foliage Tours – Great Camps to Castles, Lakes to Underground Railroad Routes http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Explore the History of the Adirondacks This Fall in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Fall in the Adirondack Region of Northern New York offers one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the country as well as a variety of scenic tours that explore the history and beauty of the region's mountains and lakes. Across the Adirondacks, autumn opens the doors to unique fall tours and cherished traditions, including: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Fort Ticonderoga will be offered on Thursday, September 18 with Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH). Fort Ticonderoga is one of the oldest and most significant military fortresses in America's history. Guided tour scheduled for 10 am - 4 pm. Lunch included. Cost is $65 for non-AARCH members. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Fall Festivals & Foliage Tours in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, NY http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Fall-Festivals-Foliage-Tours-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-NY/7967/ Explore the Mountains, River Towns and the Scenic Hudson Valley This Fall in the Catskills Greene County, N.Y. - Autumn in the Catskills offers an exciting variety of fall festivals and events ideal for a weekend getaway or day trip just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston. Explore scenic, winding roadways in the mountains, and enjoy a variety of cultural festivals that celebrate the region's unique history and colorful landscape, offering something exciting for everyone to enjoy, including: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Fall-Festivals-Foliage-Tours-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County-NY/7967/ Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Women's Rights NHP! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Celebrate-National-Hispanic-Heritage-Month-at-Women-s-Rights-NHP-/7964/ Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15, 2014) with an artwork exhibition and gallery talk by the renowned artist Andrea Arroyo. This exhibition, entitled "Women in Movement," features a series of artworks which will be on public view from September 17th through October 15th, 2014, in the Women's Rights NHP Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, New York. The park Visitor Center is open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Ms. Arroyo will present a gallery talk on September 27th from 1:30 - 3:00 PM. A reception with the artist will follow the gallery talk from 3:00 - 4:30 PM. The exhibition and the gallery talk are free and open to the public and are appropriate for all ages. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Celebrate-National-Hispanic-Heritage-Month-at-Women-s-Rights-NHP-/7964/ Sinterklaas Celebration Returns to Kingston for the 4th Year! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Sinterklaas-Celebration-Returns-to-Kingston-for-the-4th-Year-/7961/ Save The Dates! November 21th Through the 29th! Kingston, N.Y. - On Saturday, November 29, 2014, the famed Sinterklaas Celebration that has drawn thousands to Rhinebeck once again goes bi-coastal. For the fourth year, Kingston will celebrate a little bit of its Dutch heritage and reprise its starring role as Spain in the story of Sinterklaas' arrival in the Hudson Valley. A festive procession of giant puppets, stars, fish, flags, this year's honored animal (the Hummingbird) and the great Hudson River itself will travel down Broadway to bring the beloved holiday story to life. Come to the historic Rondout District in Kingston to discover this enchanting blend of tradition and modern day merriment. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Sinterklaas-Celebration-Returns-to-Kingston-for-the-4th-Year-/7961/ Fall is Festival Time in the Lake Placid Area http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Fall-is-Festival-Time-in-the-Lake-Placid-Area/7960/ Oktoberfest, Flaming Leaves & Brewfest Highlight the Fun Lake Placid, N.Y. - No one really likes it when summer comes to an end. But hold on, there's a forgotten season in between summer and winter, it's autumn. It's perhaps the best time of all to be in the Lake Placid, N.Y. region. Temperatures are generally cooler, there's less humidity in the air, you can still enjoy several of your favorite non-winter outdoor activities and there are fewer bugs to swat away. And then there's the beauty of the fall foliage that will surround us. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Fall-is-Festival-Time-in-the-Lake-Placid-Area/7960/ "King of Rock" New York State Yo-Yo Contest at The Strong Museum Saturday, Sept.20 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/-King-of-Rock-New-York-State-Yo-Yo-Contest-at-The-Strong-Museum-Saturday-Sept-20/7958/ Rochester, N.Y. - See which talented yo-yo competitors have the winning moves during the New York State Yo-Yo Contest at The Strong® museum on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Registration for participants starts at 9 a.m.) Nearly 75 competitors from around the world will descend on Rochester to dazzle museum guests with their slick tricks and flashy, freestyle routines all in the hopes of being crowned the "King of Rock." Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/-King-of-Rock-New-York-State-Yo-Yo-Contest-at-The-Strong-Museum-Saturday-Sept-20/7958/ Harvest Happenings in the Hudson Valley Reap a Heap of Fun in Orange County, NY http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Harvest-Happenings-in-the-Hudson-Valley-Reap-a-Heap-of-Fun-in-Orange-County-NY/7956/ Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Fall is tiptoeing into the Hudson Valley. The apples and corn grow sweeter by the day and plump pumpkins are brightening the fields. It's the season when villages throughout the countryside celebrate harvest festivals. The New York Renaissance Faire still pulses with weekend merriment and the mountains surrounding the Bear Mountain Oktoberfest begin to echo happy sounds of German bands and polkas. Paddlers and hikers catch the first touches of fall color to the landscape. It's time to pick your fall fun from the Orange County events calendar at www.OrangeTourism.org. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Harvest-Happenings-in-the-Hudson-Valley-Reap-a-Heap-of-Fun-in-Orange-County-NY/7956/ Wildlife Conservation Society announces new event for August 2015: Cycle Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Wildlife-Conservation-Society-announces-new-event-for-August-2015-Cycle-Adirondacks/7955/ Registration is open for the first fully supported week-long tour in the region; created to benefit the Adirondack Park Saranac Lake, N.Y. - The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) today announced Cycle Adirondacks, a week-long, road bike tour through the Adirondack Park featuring daily routes that will allow riders to be immersed in the forests, lakes, streams and abundant wildlife habitat of the famed Adirondack region. Local WCS wildlife experts will be on hand all week to provide information on wildlife and other natural history. Registration is now open for the ride, which will take place August 23-29, 2015. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Wildlife-Conservation-Society-announces-new-event-for-August-2015-Cycle-Adirondacks/7955/