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Angry Orchard CiderFarms, foliage, and more offer boundless opportunities to ring in the fall season

Orange County, N.Y. (September 3, 2020) – While we soak up the last few weeks of summer, many of us are looking forward to the change of season and the beauty that autumn brings to our region. Sweater weather, pumpkin- and apple-picking, and vibrant fall foliage are on the horizon. Orange County, N.Y., nestled in the beautiful Hudson Valley, offers U-pick farms, unique shops with beautiful home decor items, farm-to-table restaurants serving up decadent dishes with seasonal produce, and cideries that are just as scenic as their drinks are delicious.

Bethel Woods Harvest FestivalPlus, two more Harvest dates added; Wine and Craft Beer Festivals postponed to 2021

Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced the return of its annual Harvest Festival Farmers Market.  Now in its 22nd year, the farmers market will take place every Sunday for seven consecutive weeks – beginning August 30th and continuing through October 11th.

Great Adirondack Garage Sale logoADIRONDACKS, USA - The 2020 Great Adirondack Garage Sale will be held this coming weekend, August 7th, 8th, and 9th. In the past, the event was traditionally held on Memorial Day weekend, but due to safety concerns, it was pushed back to August for this year. 

The 11th annual event consists of residents selling their items along a 150-mile trail stretching from Tupper Lake to Speculator, and Old Forge to Newcomb. …

Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat ShowSkaneateles, N.Y. – In a world in which everything has changed, at least one thing remains constant—the grand tradition of antique boating and boat owners’ desire to share it with the public.

Despite the fact that this year’s Antique and Classic Boat Show in Skaneateles has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, members of the Finger Lakes Chapter (FLC) of the Antique and Classic Boat Society, in partnership with the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will further that tradition in the organizations’ first-ever Virtual Boat Show July 20-26.

Great Adirondack Garage Sale logoADIRONDACKS, USA – The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism and local leaders are encouraging residents to register for the 10th annual Great Adirondack Garage Sale. Traditionally held each Memorial Day Weekend, the sale this year will take place on Aug. 7, 8, and 9.

The garage sale stretches over 150 miles through the Adirondacks, and includes residents in the towns of Old Forge, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Tupper Lake, Cranberry Lake, Piercefield, Newcomb, and Speculator. An interactive website showcases sale locations and allows unlimited photos of the items for sale to be uploaded.

Kelly Carey – TACC Office Administrator & Farmers Market Manager and June Curtis – Farmers Market Advisor.Ticonderoga, NY (July 1, 2020) The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is excited to announce that the 2020 season for the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market will start on Saturday July 11th and run through September 26th. The market will operate on Saturdays from 10AM to 1PM at Wicker Wood (1114 Wicker Street) near the Walmart entrance and across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick. Parking is available in the back of property after entering.

Glens Falls is OpenGlens Falls, NY (June 4, 2020) — The businesses of Glens Falls want to spread the word that Glens Falls is OPEN for business! Retailers have opened their doors for shoppers and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery is available.

With Governor Cuomo’s blessing on outdoor dining as of today, June 4, 2020, a number of downtown eateries are currently offering patio seating, with tables spaced six feet apart, and additional restaurants plan to follow suit in the weeks to come. Masks are required until guests are seated.

Bethel Woods Holiday MarketShop locally on Saturday & Sunday, December 7-8

Bethel, NY (November 21, 2019) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced that the 10th Annual Holiday Market will return to the nonprofit cultural arts organization on Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8.  The free event will take place from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily.

Emmerich Tree FarmThe merry begins at Orange County, N.Y. Christmas tree farms right after Thanksgiving.

Orange County, N.Y. (November 20, 2019) – Orange County, N.Y., located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, grows awesome Christmas trees! Just ask Rockefeller Center’s Christmas tree scouts.  For two years in a row they’ve chopped their world-famous Christmas trees from sites in the Orange County countryside. Display the best tree ever in your home this season when you choose it from an Orange County tree farm. Have fun exploring a wide variety of spruce, fir and pine trees as you partake in family-friendly, holiday-themed experiences. Whether you chop your own or buy pre-cut, count on countless conifers, merriment and holiday cheer, just an hour outside of New York City – perhaps a little longer by sleigh ride.

Destiny USA LEGO StoreThe Grand Opening of LEGO ® Store features free building event for families

Syracuse, NY (October 9, 2019) – Customers have enjoyed two great weeks of LEGO bricks from the new LEGO® Store in Destiny USA and now, they will get the chance to participate in LEGO's official grand opening event.

WHAT: Celebrate the grand opening of the LEGO® Store in Destiny USA with a 2-day building event!  Kids and adults are invited to help LEGO Master Builder Chris Steininger construct a giant model completely out of LEGO bricks! Other activities include an area to build and race a LEGO car. The event will be located outside the LEGO Store, near the Apple store. …