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We Are NYAncestors of Copake Iron Works Founder Build the Only Operating Railroad in New York State Parks

Friends of Taconic State Park and Volunteers Support Family-Friendly Attraction

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) is calling “all aboard” at Taconic State Park, welcoming the first and only full-scale railroad in our parks. Supported by Friends of Taconic State Park (FTSP) and Pomeroy Family Railroad, this attraction will showcase the historic Copake Iron Works in Taconic State Park.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, NY (May 25, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today the details of their popular 1000 Islands Family Free Day that will be held Saturday, June 3rd.  Free admission to the ABM is offered all day and fun family activities will be held from 10 AM – 3PM.

Eileen, Moira, and George W. Saggs, circa 1925Staatsburg, N.Y. (May 3, 2023) — Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer two outdoor programs for children and families in May.  Advance reservations are required for the programs.   

May 13 at 1pm, Shaping Staatsburgh: Explore the Language of Architecture

Buildings come in many different sizes and styles, designed for different uses and tastes.  Join site staff for a 1-hour walk around the estate to examine the mansion and other estate buildings while learning the language of architecture and why buildings look the way they do.

Schweinfurth Family CraftAuburn, NY (March 2, 2023) – Families are invited to visit Schweinfurth Art Center 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2023, for a free fun family craft. Participants will draw a portrait to be added to the walls of the Art Center as part of our current exhibition, Both Ends of the Rainbow. All supplies will be provided. All you need to bring is your creative self!…

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationSundays in December, 1:00-3:00PM

Staatsburg, N.Y. (11/22/22) — Staatsburgh State Historic Site will host the Holiday Whodunit, a mystery for children, every Sunday afternoon this December. Children ages 6 to 11 and their family members can come anytime between the hours of 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to attend the program. The children become detectives and solve a mystery by interviewing costumed interpreters, who portray Gilded Age houseguests and servants.

Tang Teaching Museum Family SaturdaysPopular multigenerational art-making events to be in person each month starting September 24

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (September 15, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the return of its popular, fun, educational Family Saturdays, programs that foster multigenerational creative cooperation through looking at artwork, discussing it, and engaging in a hands-on art-making activity.

Wayne County Apple TourMonth-long harvest celebration returns in October

Wayne County, N.Y. - The award-winning Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour is celebrating its 25th year this October. As the largest apple-producing county in New York State, apple lovers across western and central New York have enjoyed Wayne County’s fall celebration since 1997. All month long, visitors are invited to pick fresh apples, admire the fall colors, and enjoy time together having family fun. With activities ranging from corn mazes and tractor rides to wine and cider tastings, there’s plenty for friends, couples, and even Mom and Dad to enjoy.

ORDA logoThunder Ridge, Eugene Tyler Band, Blues Maneuver, and Wayne Fugate to Perform 

Highmount, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that Belleayre Mountain will host its annual Fall Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, 2022.  

The event will feature live music and dancing, German-style food and beverages, and rides on the Catskill Thunder Gondola throughout each day.

Long Acre Farms mazeMacedon, NY – It’s that time of year again! Fall Festival Weekends are back at Long Acre Farms starting next weekend, September 17th. Open every weekend through the end of October, there’s plenty of time to spend fall on the farm. Admission tickets are $17pp ages 3+ when purchased online. Tickets include the Amazing Maize Maze, Animal Tracks Maze, Back 40 play area, and unlimited Cow Train & Wagon Rides! Open from 10am-6pm (last entrance to the maze at 4pm).

Six Flags Darien LakePlus, the Return of the Popular Dining and Membership Programs

Darien Center, N.Y. ─ August 25, 2022 ─ Six Flags Darien Lake, the Thrill Capital of New York, today announced the launch of the 2023 Six Flags Seasonal Pass and Annual Membership programs along with a robust lineup of special events during the 2023 season. New offerings create endless opportunities for fun all season long.

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