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Category - festivals and events

Cycle Adirondacks Innovates the Ultimate Cycling Vacation

Feb 8, 2017

August 19-25 event to expand guest options and grow economic impact 

Tupper  Lake,  NY  ( January  24,  2017) -  The Wildlife  Conservation  Society  (WCS)  and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) announced an innovative new model for Cycle Adirondacks 2017 on Tuesday from The Wild Center in Tupper Lake.

Now in its third year, the August 19-25 fully supported road bicycling tour will feature three primary hub communities - Schroon Lake, Keene Valley and Saranac Lake - with two consecutive nights at each. The result is more ride distances and options than ever by providing guests the ability to choose to pedal as few as three days or as many as six during the weeklong event.

Blondie and Garbage to Co-Headline Rage and Rapture Tour this Summer

Feb 8, 2017

Rage and Rapture Tour

Stops at Bethel Woods on Saturday, July 29  Tickets On Sale  Friday, February 17 Bethel, N.Y. (February 8, 2017) -   Blondie & Garbage announced today a co-headline North American Rage & Rapture tour that will include a stop at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The second leg of the tour, including the Bethel, NY date will have support provided by special guest Deap Vally.

Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival 2017 Taking Place March 4th

Feb 7, 2017

Ticonderoga, NY - February 6, 2017 - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Third Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 4th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Ticonderoga Armory and Ticonderoga Recreational Areas. The carnival will offer a variety of games, indoor and outdoor activities, carnival food, and fun for all ages.

Join Us for Our Annual George Washington Birthday Celebration at Washington’s Headquarters

Feb 6, 2017

Washington Birthday Celebration - Washington's HQ in Newburgh

Newburgh, N.Y. - George Washington is having a birthday - his 285th - and Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, is marking the occasion with our annual George Washington's Birthday Celebration on February 18th, 19th and 20th, from 12 PM until 4 PM.  Join our George Washington reenactor as he cuts into his birthday cake, starting the festivities that will take place each day.

Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games

Feb 6, 2017

Rensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 23, 2017 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment.  Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate, do crafts and play indoor colonial games.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center Announces 2017 Classical Season

Feb 5, 2017

New York City Ballet The Philadelphia Orchestra The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center

New "$15 under 15" and "$29 under 29" tickets 

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will welcome home resident companies New York City Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in a dynamic 2017 line-up that integrates great works of the classical repertoire with artist debuts and SPAC premieres. The Argentinian dance company Che Malambo, known for percussive footwork and stomping, drumming, and singing, will make their SPAC debut on July 20th.

Music Icon & Woodstock Alumni Carlos Santana Returns to Bethel Woods with The Transmogrify Tour

Feb 3, 2017

Santana will perform new songs alongside career-spanning hits

 Tickets on Sale Friday, February 10th

Bethel, N.Y. - Ten time GRAMMY®-Award, three time Latin GRAMMY®-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana and his band SANTANA will perform passion-filled songs from their forty year career, including fan favorites from Woodstock to Supernatural and beyond with The Transmogrify Tour. Santana will return to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Extra Date Added to Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Feb 3, 2017

Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m.

"Famous Love Stories of the Gilded Age" 

Staatsburg, N.Y. (2/2/17) - Due to popular demand, Staatsburgh State Historic Site has added another date for its annual Valentine Weekend program, "Famous Love Stories of the Gilded Age." This talk with tea takes place in the mansion's formal dining room on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. and is part of the site's popular Gilded Age Tea & Talk series. Staatsburgh is the former Hudson River estate of Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills.

The Met Celebrates 25th Anniversary of its Annual Family Benefit with Coloring Outside the Lines

Feb 2, 2017

Met Family Benefit

Media Alert

What:   The Met invites the entire family to enjoy an evening of creativity and entertainment at the 25th annual Family Benefit on Thursday, February 9.

This year, the theme of Coloring Outside the Lines will transform The Met Fifth Avenue into an artist's studio, where families will interact with practicing artists and learn how they create using various media, techniques, and tools.

Cornwall Nature Museum gears up for “Winter Wonderland Weekend”

Jan 31, 2017

Winter wonderland weekend collage

Cornwall, N.Y. - Cooped up and need something to do!? Join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for one, two, or all three events being held during the Museum's "Winter Wonderland Weekend", Friday February 10 thru Sunday February 12, at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall.  According to Museum Educator Carl Heitmuller, "as of that weekend, Spring will only be 5 weeks away, so let's appreciate Winter while it's still here!"

Kicking off the weekend will be the Adult Adventure: Full Moon Snowshoe Hike on Friday, February 10 from 6 p.m. to 7:30p.m.

On deadline? Email The Beat at thebeat@esd.ny.gov.

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