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ORDA logoHighmount, NY – New York State’s Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces opening dates and times for summer attractions and activities at Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. 

Belleayre Beach

Located in the hamlet of Pine Hill, Belleayre Beach goers can dive headfirst into summer with a wide range of activities, including swimming, boating, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, picnicking, horseshoe pits, volleyball, fishing, and simply relaxing. Opening day was this past Sunday, June 19. …

Downtown RIverhead BIDRiverhead, NYAlive on 25 [AO25], downtown Riverhead’s largest and most anticipated event, is marking its fifth anniversary of annually hosting four evenings of summer fun on Main Street. 

AO25 is a free walkable street festival featuring live music on multiple stages, local craft beverages, food trucks, street dining, vendors, local artisans, face painters, stilt walkers, jugglers and activities the whole family can enjoy. A move to Friday evenings is planned for 2022, kicking off July 1st with fireworks at 9PM. Three events will follow on July 15th, July 29th and August 12 (rain date August 19th).  All events run from 5-9:30pm.

Theo_TOO_Left ProfileClayton, New York (June 20, 2022) – The Village of Clayton, along with the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, and in conjunction with The Ship Watcher/Seaway Ship Watchers Network, invites the public to participate in Theodore TOO’s Grand Arrival into Clayton on Monday, June 27. Theodore TOO is tentatively scheduled to dock at the Regional Dock at Frink Park on Monday, June 27 around 4 p.m. Arrival time is subject to change based on varying factors.

Clinton County Historical AssociationOn Valcour Island each Sunday in July, with guided Tours of the Lighthouse

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The Clinton County Historical Association announces that the public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island Sundays July 3, July 17, July 24 and July 31 from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Transportation to the lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. On July 10, the lighthouse will be open from 9 am to 2:30 pm and transportation to the lighthouse will be available between 9 am and 1:30 pm.  The cost is $30 per person. Preregister by calling 518-561-0340.

ORDA logoORDA to host a celebration of movement and its Olympic legacy on June 23 

Lake Placid, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will host a series of activities on Thursday, June 23, commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Games and the establishment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The day celebrates being active and living the Olympic values around the three pillars of Olympic Day, “move, learn and discover,” and is marked by hundreds of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) from around the world.

Photo1_GCVMuseumAlso - celebrating chocolate, and Civil War living history

Mumford, NY (June 22, 2022) – Along with the return of summer weather comes the sights, sounds, and flavors of 19th-century life at Genesee Country Village & Museum. In July, visitors will celebrate the nation’s birth at the Independence Day Celebration (Monday, July 4); savor bitter, sweet, and savory flavors during Celebrating Chocolate Weekend (Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17); and delve into the nuanced history of how the Civil War impacted life in New York State in the 1860s during Civil War Living History Weekend (Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24).

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PrideLiveLogoReuniting the Historic Stonewall Inn in New York City;
As the first LGBTQ+ visitor center within the National Park Service, the site will feature exhibits, events and art installations by LGBTQ+ artists;
With support from Google, the groundbreaking ceremony will be livestreamed on YouTube at 10:30AM ET on June 24

New York, N.Y. (June 21, 2022)Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ+ community, today announced plans to open the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC). Set to be the first LGBTQ+ visitor center within the National Park Service (NPS), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the center marks a landmark achievement and leap forward in American history. The SNMVC is scheduled to open in the summer of 2024 and will occupy nearly 3,700 square feet at 51 Christopher Street, between Waverly Place and 7th Avenue South in New York City. With support from Google, the groundbreaking ceremony will be livestreamed at YouTube.com/c/pridelive at 10:30AM ET on June 24. For more information, visit www.stonewallvisitorcenter.org

Fort Ticonderoga logoJune 22 at 2pm

President And CEO Beth Hill to Also Announce Significant Projected Economic Impact and Detail Next Phase of Multi-Year Upgrades to Facilities and Visitor Experience

Fort Ticonderoga’s $70 million effort is one of the largest economic development projects in the North Country

Ticonderoga, NY – On June 22, President and CEO Beth Hill, along with New York State and regional leadership, will gather for the grand opening celebration of the 1826 Pavilion restoration and adaptive re-use project.  The completion of the $9 million project is Phase 1 of multi-year capital and facilities upgrades which will vastly expand the visitor experience and generate significantly new economic activity in the region.

Schweinfurth Exhibit - Quinn A HunterAuburn, NY (June 15, 2022) – Celebrate Juneteenth at the Schweinfurth Art Center this Saturday June…

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