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Artpark logoOctober 4 & 11, Artpark Lower Park (South 4th Street entrance)

Lewiston, NY –  Additional dates of Tuesday, October 4, from 10am-12pm and Tuesday, October 11, from 10am-12pm, were added to Sound Moves Me, an accessible introduction to experimental music through interactive participation. Discover how to use non-specialized sound sources (bodies, objects, simple audio technologies) and scores/instructions to enrich skills in listening, sound-making, improvisation, and coordination, while catalyzing creativity. Experimental music initiative Null Point (featuring artists Megan Kyle and Colin Tucker) joins Artpark Bridges for this special collaboration with program director Cynthia Pegado.

NPSStillwater, NY Saratoga National Historical Park is excited to announce a series 245th Anniversary Commemoration Events scheduled for October 2022.

  • October 8 - 9: Path Through History Siege of Saratoga historical encampment event at the Schuyler House Estate. The Encampment will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day.
  • October 10: “So great a carnage”: The Battle of Bemus Heights at the Visitor Center

Karen Hopkins - Photo Credit Bob KleinThursday, September 29, 2022 @ 6 PM

Saratoga Springs, NY (September 13, 2022) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces that its WAMC@SPAC series will continue with “BAM! And Then It Hit Me with Karen Brooks Hopkins” on Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m. in the Nancy DiCresce Room at The Pines@SPAC facility. WAMC’s Joe Donahue will lead the conversation with author and President Emerita of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Karen Brooks Hopkins about her new memoir, “BAM! And Then It Hit Me,” a behind-the-scenes look at Hopkins’ 36 years at the iconic cultural institution, America’s oldest performing arts center. The discussion will explore leadership, innovation, urban revitalization and stories about artists and icons who inspired Hopkins throughout her career. A book signing will follow the conversation.

Sugar Loaf Film FestOrange County, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2022) – Movie fans and filmmakers, get ready for the first-ever Sugar Loaf Film Festival! The three-day event, Thursday, Sept. 22 through Saturday, Sept. 24, will showcase the best of emerging filmmakers, with a focus on the Hudson Valley.

Taking place at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center in Chester, N.Y., the festival will offer screenings of more than 40 films – mostly shorts – plus panel discussions and workshops on screenwriting, acting, cinematography, costume design and hair and make-up.

ORDA logoLake Placid, NY – The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces details for a trio of exciting fall festivals coming to the Olympic Region this fall.    


The USA Nordic National Championships, U.S. Ski Jumping competition, and U.S. Nordic Combined National Championships all converge at Lake Placid’s Olympic Jumping Complex Friday evening, September 30, and Saturday, October 1.

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.

Walktoberfest LogoSaturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2

Area farms and specially curated local products will showcase alongside food and drink tastings at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and Hudson Valley Rail Trail

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (September 7, 2022) The Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market brings a curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers, including farms, distilleries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and west approach to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2 from 12-5 p.m.  Vendors will exhibit their wares for tasting or purchase, allowing participants to support many local agribusinesses all in one beautiful location.

Martin House logoFree community event takes place on Saturday, September 24

Buffalo, NY – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is excited to present Familia Fun Day, a free, family-friendly event celebrating Latino art, culture, food, and heritage. Familia Fun Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 24 from 12 – 3pm and takes place on the grounds of the Martin House estate.

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.

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