The Beat Category - festivals and events Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:30:51 GMT Celebrate All Things Irish in Orange County, New York St. Patrick's Day events make March the perfect time for a Hudson Valley getaway. Orange County, N.Y. (February 22, 2017) - Visitors of every nationality will find themselves lucky to be in Orange County this March. St. Patrick's Day celebrations are planned throughout the month that are sure to have all eyes, whether Irish or not, smiling! Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Cinema Tropical Festival Highlights Some of the Past Year’s Best Latin American Films February 24-26, 2017 at Museum of the Moving Image Astoria, Queens, New York, February 16, 2017 - Museum of the Moving Image and Cinema Tropical, the acclaimed New York-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American cinema in the United States, co-present the 2017 edition of the Cinema Tropical Festival, from February 24 through 26. This year's festival showcases six feature films-from Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the United States-including winners and nominees from the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards, which were announced in January. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Incubus Headlining North American Tour with Special Guest Jimmy Eat World Public On Sale Friday, February 24th - Coming July 16th to Bethel Woods  Each Pair of Mobile/Internet Concert Tickets Sold Will Include a Copy of the 8 Album Bethel, N.Y. (February 16, 2017) -  Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus, celebrating in 2017 the 20th anniversary of their major label album debut, are releasing the brand new single "Nimble Bastard" just in time for their first headlining North American tour since 2015,  the 8 Tour, announced today.  Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city run includes support by Arizona-based band Jimmy Eat World and is heads to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Sunday, July 16th, also joined by special guest Atlas Genius. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Maple Sugaring Tours and Opening Celebration at Cornwall Nature Museum are a Sweet Deal Cornwall, N.Y. - Maple Sugaring Season is once again upon us and the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is ready! Join the Museum to celebrate the opening of Maple Sugaring Season with A Sugaring Off Celebration on Saturday, March 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and help kick off a month of Maple Sugar Tours. Tours will be led by Environmental Educators and take place at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. On opening day, visitors can experience expanded maple festivities along with their tour and taste test, including a tree tapping demonstration, special crafts and games, Native American story telling around a camp fire, birch syrup tasting, and Journey Cakes sampling. In addition, be the first to see our brand new Sugar Shack! Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Destiny USA Heats Things up on Valentine’s Day Free "All You Need is Love Songs" Acoustic Concert, Carousel Rides and Special Romantic Offers Syracuse, NY - Destiny USA will be heating things up this Valentine's Day with a free "All You Need is Love Songs" acoustic performance with artists from BeatleCUSE on February 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Destiny USA's Canyon Area. Guests will be able to enjoy some of the greatest love songs from the '60s through today performed by some of Central New York's finest musicians. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT State Museum Hosts “Kids Curate” Event February 24 – 26 "Kids Curate" first exhibition curated by children across state Event includes family-friendly educational activities Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Museum will host Kids Curate, the first exhibition at the museum curated by children across the state, February 24 through 26. In addition, families can participate in a variety of educational hands-on activities, meet museum scientists and curators, and enjoy performances by local musical and performing arts groups. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Syrup Production, Pancake Breakfast part of Maple Sunday at Taconic Outdoor Education Center Cold Spring, N.Y. (Feb. 7, 2017) - Syrup production, a cross cut saw demonstration and a tasty pancake breakfast will sweeten many people's Sunday morning as the 24th Annual Maple Sunday celebration returns to the Taconic Outdoor Education Center (TOEC). Attendees can stop by anytime on Sunday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $6 for children ages 5 to 12; Free for ages 4 and under. TOEC is located within Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park at 75 Mountain Laurel Lane in Cold Spring, N.Y. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT The Schenectady County Historical Society and Arthur's Market present: SECRET STOCKADE A Historic Tour & Lunch Schenectady, N.Y. - The popular SECRET STOCKADE walking tours sold out last year -- so the Schenectady County historical society is bringing them back! Discover the Stockade and its secrets on the first Wednesday of each month! Join us for a guided walking tour of the neighborhood, lunch at historic Arthur's Market, a peek inside a private 1820s Stockade home, and a visit to the Schenectady History Museum. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Ski Movie Night at The Wild Center Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Join The Wild Center on Saturday, February 18th for an evening celebrating skiing and riding, including a showing of Matchstick Productions' (MSP) latest film, Ruin and Rose.  The night will begin with local high school student and Adirondack Youth Climate Summiteer Everett Sapp's documentary The Last Chance. Filmed and produced entirely by Sapp, the film shows the effects of climate change on the world of Nordic skiing in the Adirondacks, including a compelling call to action for his generation. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Bethel Woods Center For The Arts and Tri State Buick and GMC Dealers Present 2017 Country Megaticket Three Concert Megaticket Delivers Country Music's Biggest Stars   Bethel, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and Tri State Buick and GMC Dealers present the 2017 Country Megaticket, a three show "package" featuring the summer's hottest country shows. The Megaticket gives fans the opportunity to buy tickets FIRST to the biggest lineup of country SUPERSTAR artists at one of the world's top-ranked outdoor amphitheaters, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT