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Abdoulaye Konaté, Métamorphose de papillon, 2017Fun-filled four-week program combines at home and live online art-making sessions

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 7, 2020) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites kids and their families to an all-new four-week summer art-making series — Tang at Home Studio!

This series, which opens for registration on Monday, July 13, will take place online to ensure the health and safety of all. Tang at Home Studio, our newest initiative to bring the Tang Museum experience into the community, gives young art-makers the chance to explore their creativity, make new things, and share their artwork online!  Each week includes an at-home art project and a real-time online gathering led by Tang Museum Educator Sunny Ra.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020Main Exhibit, Grounds, and Additional Programming to Adhere to Socially-Distant Guidelines

Bethel, N.Y. (July 7, 2020) – As New York’s Mid-Hudson region entered Phase 4 of reopening today, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, announced that The Museum at Bethel Woods will reopen on Monday, July 13th. The Museum, which had delayed opening due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be open 10AM-5PM, seven days a week.

Herschell Carrousel Factory MuseumNorth Tonawanda, N.Y. – The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will be reopening on Wednesday July 8th. The museum is excited to welcome visitors back into its space after a long hiatus due to COVID-19. During its first week open only the interior of the museum, including both carousels, will be open. The museum will evaluate opening its Kiddieland Testing Park, outdoor rides, and extending its hours on a weekly basis.

NPSSeneca Falls, NY— Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) is pleased to announce Virtual Convention Days 2020, a series of online programs being held July 17-19.

Convention Days has been a signature event in Seneca Falls for many years. This annual event allows visitors to engage with women’s history, focusing on the revolutionary 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention through art, storytelling, speakers, and special programming. The park will continue this tradition in a new format this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and host programs via the park’s social media platforms, all of which can be accessed through the park website at http://www.nps.gov/wori.

Bronzeville at Night, 1949See press images here

Yonkers, N.Y. – The Hudson River Museum presents an eclectic selection of programs and exhibitions in July.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free.

The Hudson River Museum is actively working on plans to reopen this summer in compliance with CDC and New York State phased guidelines. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Museum as soon as it’s safe to do so. Updates will be posted on our website at hrm.org/visit and on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

NYS Brewers AssociationNYS Brewers Association Hosts Three-Day Virtual Festival

Rochester, N.Y. - The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is excited to announce the PEACE LOVE BEER & Music Festival on August 14-16, 2020. Taking place on the 51st anniversary weekend of the original Woodstock event, the PEACE LOVE BEER & Music Festival is a celebration of New York State craft beer and the extended community of musicians and artists. The festival will include three-days of programmed, live-streamed music taking place from breweries across New York State. In conjunction with the festival, New York breweries are brewing a collaboration beer titled "Summer of Love" which will launch the week of the festival.

TupperLakeTriad-1Tupper Lake, NY - The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) is happy to announce the launch of the Tupper Lake Triad paddling challenge.

While hiking challenges have continuously grown in popularity throughout the Adirondacks, so has the Triad in Tupper Lake. Since 2014, more than 5,000 people have completed the Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge. To build off of the success of the hiking challenge, a committee including ROOST, community leaders, and business owners have worked to establish the Tupper Lake Paddling Triad. 

Beginning Friday, July 3, paddlers are invited to complete what is believed to be the first water-based challenge within the Adirondack Blue Line. By completing three paddles near Tupper Lake, adventurers can earn a sticker, patch, and inclusion on the finisher roster.

Fort Ticonderoga logoOffering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign - an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. This virtual experience is in addition to onsite visitation that was just announced. Fort Ticonderoga will be open to the public Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-5pm until October 31, 2020.

DEC 50Improved DECALS Includes User-Friendly Features to Help Hunters Find License Sales Outlets, Keep Track of Licenses, and Harvest Information

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the launch of the State’s new system for the sale of fishing, hunting, and trapping licenses. The new DEC Automated Licensing System (DECALS) includes user-friendly information to help users locate vendors, receive instant copies of a license, enter and view harvest information, and more.

Kelly Carey – TACC Office Administrator & Farmers Market Manager and June Curtis – Farmers Market Advisor.Ticonderoga, NY (July 1, 2020) The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is excited to announce that the 2020 season for the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market will start on Saturday July 11th and run through September 26th. The market will operate on Saturdays from 10AM to 1PM at Wicker Wood (1114 Wicker Street) near the Walmart entrance and across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick. Parking is available in the back of property after entering.