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NYSEDRare Fidelity Medal, the Great Chain Links, and Images of the André Papers from the Revolutionary Era on Display

Albany, N.Y. – The New York State Museum will open The Fidelity Medal: Treason at West Point Exhibition on Friday, September 29, State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced today. On display through December 2023, the exhibition will feature important historical artifacts and information related to the American Revolutionary War…

Schenectady Sips LogoNew Passport being released

Schenectady, N.Y. (September 15, 2023) – Discover Schenectady is re-branding its popular Schenectady Ale Trail to include the county’s distilleries and meadery. The trail will now be known as Schenectady Sips – Craft Beverage Trail. The trail features six breweries including Back Barn Brewing Co., Druthers Brewing Co., Frog Alley Brewing Co., Great Flats Brewing, Seven Points Brewery and Wolf Hollow Brewing Co. New to the trail are the Schenectady Distilling Co., Murray’s Fools Distilling Co. and Helderberg Meadworks.

Singingblade-webWhole Grain features programs on text and image, Tenzin Phuntsog, and Harry Smith

Saratoga Springs, NY (September 14, 2023) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the fall programs in the screening series Whole Grain: Experiments in Film & Video. The variety of subjects explored across the season’s the three programs include the relationship between text and image (September 26), the work of Tibetan-American artist Tenzin Phuntsog (October 16), and the work of the late Harry Smith (November 16).

SPAC Logo 2023With performances by Upstate, Los Sugar Kings, Soggy Po’ Boys, Amythyst Kiah, and The Clements Brothers

 Saturday, October 7 from NOON – 5:30 PM

Saratoga Springs, NY (September 14, 2023) – In partnership with Caffè Lena, Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces that the popular “Caffè Lena @ SPAC” festival will return for a free day-long concert on Saturday, October 7 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Slated to take place on SPAC’s Charles R. Wood Stage, the festival will feature five bands that explore roots, rock, bluegrass, jazz, reggae, and indie-folk music including Upstate, Los Sugar Kings, Soggy Po’ Boys, Amythyst Kiah, and The Clements Brothers. The “Caffe Lena @ SPAC” festival highlights a unique, ongoing collaboration between the arts center and the folk music venue.

Tang - PaulaWilson_viewers_9446-3000pxEvent features artist Paula Wilson in conversation with Skidmore College Associate Professor of Theater Lisa Jackson-Schebetta

Wednesday, September 20, 6 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (September 5, 2023) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the next event in its Dunkerley Dialogue series will be Wednesday, September 20, at 6 pm, featuring artist Paula Wilson and Skidmore College Associate Professor of Theater and Department Chair Lisa Jackson-Schebetta.

Saratoga Foliage RideEnjoy Gorgeous Fall Foliage on Your Bike!

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – Looking for a fun, outdoor, three-day weekend getaway this Autumn? Get on your bike and enjoy peak Fall foliage on the first annual Saratoga Foliage Ride this October 7th and 8th. The Saratoga Regional YMCA and Saratoga non-profit Bikeatoga have teamed up to sponsor the event, which will feature some of Saratoga county’s most scenic routes at the most beautiful time of the year. Along the way, riders will see history and horse farms, pumpkins, cider donuts and more!…

National Museum of Racing and Hall of FameOn Travers weekend, to benefit the National Museum of Racing

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — Hall of Fame jockeys Angel Cordero, Jr. and Ramon Dominguez will be signing autographs to benefit the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at Saratoga Race Course this weekend at the Museum’s satellite location at the track, the former Saratoga Walk of Fame space. Cordero will be signing on Travers Stakes Day, Saturday, Aug. 26, from noon to 1 p.m., while Dominguez will sign on Sunday, Aug. 27, from noon to 1 p.m.

We Are NYHistoric Waterway Connecting Hudson River to Lake Champlain Opened in 1823

Locks between Waterford and Whitehall Support the Region’s Economy; Aggregate Stone is Actively Shipped Through Locks to New York City for Construction Projects

Canal is Also a Top Destination for Recreational Boating and Tourism

Commemorative Plaque Unveiled Today at Visitors Center in Schuylerville

Video Available Here and Photos Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the bicentennial of the Champlain Canal was commemorated during a ceremony at the Champlain Canal Region Gateway Visitors Center in Schuylerville. As part of the 524-mile New York State Canal system, the 60-mile Champlain Canal that connects the Hudson River to Lake Champlain first opened in 1823, two years earlier than the completion of the Erie Canal. New York Power Authority President and CEO Justin E. Driscoll and New York State Canal Corporation Director Brian U. Stratton presented Historic Hudson Hoosic Rivers Partnership Chairman Tom Richardson with a commemorative plaque that will be displayed at the Visitors Center to mark the occasion. …

GlampfulBroadalbin, NY (August 4, 2023) – Do you find yourself seeking a last-minute getaway to savor the last of summer? The owners of Glampful, a 50-acre glampsite near the Adirondacks' 'Best-kept Secret', are revealing an affordable ADK getaway for you to squeeze the most out of the season.

A Blend of Nature and Luxury

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Glampful offers a unique experience for you to enjoy the great outdoors with modern comforts and plan a budget-friendly getaway without having to travel too far from home.

ZATWF2 by Beth MickalonisCraft-kits for kids will be available at 5:30 pm; music starts at 6 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 31, 2023) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces that Zan & The Winter Folk will perform as part of the Upbeat on the Roof concert series on Thursday, August 10. The music begins at 6 pm on the lawn outside the Tang, and kids can pick up a craft-making kit starting at 5:30 pm.

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