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Family Lodging ReservationsClaryville, N.Y. — After months being stuck inside, families looking for a chance to immerse themselves in nature now have an ideal travel destination in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Beginning July 7th through mid-September, Frost Valley YMCA is opening its 5,500-acre property to families who are invited to stay in a variety of accommodations at both its Main Camp and East Valley Ranch in Claryville, New York.

ORDA logoHighmount, NY – As the Catskill Region enters Phase 3 of NY Forward, Belleayre Mountain Beach plans to welcome guests this Sunday, June 28th.

The Belleayre Beach will be open Wednesday through Friday 11:00am – 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 7:00pm.  It will operate on a reduced capacity and follow NY State protocols including the requirement of face coverings for guests within certain locations and public areas. (https://www.belleayre.com/todo/belleayre-beach/)…

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020Museum, Grounds, and Additional Programming Set to Open Once Restrictions are Lifted

June 9, 2020 (Bethel, NY) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, today announced the cancellation of its 2020 Pavilion Season. Bethel Woods management along with its board of trustees made the decision to suspend its Pavilion stage programming this summer as a result of the continued threat to health and safety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020A flower growing project to help students be creative and feel connected while at home 

Bethel, N.Y. (April 15, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, announced today an initiative titled Growing Hope. Together with Sullivan Renaissance, a beautification and community development initiative of the Gerry Foundation, Growing Hope will provide flower-growing kits and art supplies to school students who are presently at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Kits will be distributed at the end of April. The community will be invited later in the season to plant a peace garden at the historic Woodstock festival site later in the year.

Woodstock Concert StageHelp the historic site become “half-a-million strong” once again

Bethel, NY (April 9, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located in Bethel, NY at the historic site of the greatest festival of all time, is asking those who attended Woodstock over 50 years ago to join the Alumni Registry.

The Alumni Registry keeps the spirit of Woodstock alive through the stories and memories of the people who were there.  The information provided from participants near and far is added to the permanent Museum archive, where it will serve as a useful research tool for visitors and scholars as they seek to learn more about the festival and its participants. The testimonies allow visitors to enrich their understanding of the event and its continued impact.  Registry alumni will have the opportunity to receive information about special events and programs designed especially for them.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020Tickets on sale to General Public Friday, March 13

Bethel, NY (March 9, 2020)  – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced the following additions to their Pavilion lineup for this summer:

  • June 14: BIG ROCK SUMMER TOUR: RATT, Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Skid Row, Slaughter
  • July 12: Bob Dylan & His Band with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Hot Club of Cowtown 

Tickets for both shows, plus previously-announced Lady Antebellum with Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae on July 16, will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 13 at 10:00 AM at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-653-8000. …

Santana - Earth, Wind & FirePart of the Miraculous Supernatural 2020 Tour  
Tickets on sale to General Public Friday, February 28th

Bethel, NY (February 25, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts today announced that Grammy Award-winning legendary artists Carlos Santana alongside Earth, Wind & Fire will embark on a North American tour, expected to be the hottest ticket this summer.  The tour includes a performance at the historic site on August 23rd.  A continuation of 2019’s Supernatural Now tour for Santana, the Miraculous Supernatural 2020 Tour will mark the first time that these two powerhouses will share the stage in the U.S.

Frost Valley YMCA Maple Sugaring Open HousesMarch 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th

Claryville, N.Y. — Have you ever wondered how maple syrup is made? Frost Valley YMCA announces Open Houses for individuals and families to tour its maple sugaring operation and learn all about how pure maple syrup is made. Maple Sugaring Open Houses will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on March 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts2019 Year in Review
Nonprofit cultural center celebrates three million visitors and 50th anniversary of historic festival

Bethel, NY (February 14, 2020) – Bethel Woods’ Season of Song & Celebration – highlighting the impact of the greatest festival of all time during its 50th anniversary year – delivered unique and memorable experiences for those who journeyed to the historic site throughout 2019.  This year, the 501(c)3 nonprofit cultural arts center exceeded the three million visitor milestone since its opening in 2006.

Bethel Woods Earth Day Photo ContestWoodstock Photographer Elliott Landy and New York Times Photographer Ruth Fremson to serve as Judges

Bethel, NY (February 12, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located on the historic grounds of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced that the nonprofit cultural organization, together with Photoville – New York City’s premier free photo festival – will host an international photo contest in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

The contest invites artists – student, amateur, and professional alike – to submit their photography for the opportunity to be a part of the 2020 outdoor exhibition Earth in Focus:…