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Genesee County Fair 2021"Homegrown with Pride - Steeped in Tradition"

Historic Fair returns to Batavia, NY July 23-30

Batavia, N.Y. – The Genesee County Fair, one of the longest consecutively running county fairs in New York State, returns for its 182nd year at the Genesee County Fairgrounds. This year’s fair will take place Jul. 23-30, 2022 with its Midway open every day of the event. Admission is free and parking is just $10 per carload, making it an affordable event for the family.  

Run 100% by volunteers, the Genesee County Fair continues to grow. Over the eight days, spanning two weekends, attendees will enjoy nightly live music, classic fair foods, meet and greets with animals and a Midway courtesy of Hammerl Amusements. During Kids Days (Jul. 23, 27 and 30), ride wristbands for kids aged 16 and under are only $15. …

Skaneateles Curbside FestivalSkaneateles, N.Y. -- Ready, set, shop! And prepare to be wowed. Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 21-23 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “Curbstone is one of Skaneateles’ iconic traditions,” says Hilary Fenner, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce. “The streets come alive with unique offerings, while children are enchanted by balloon art and juggling. Everyone has the best time!”…

West Mountain - Summer Music on the MountainSaturday, July 2, 4pm To 10pm

Queensbury, NY---Kick off the 4th of July weekend at West Mountain this Saturday, July 2nd, with our first Music on the Mountain Summer Concert! The event is the first of a two-part concert series and will feature live music, vendors, activities, and fireworks.

Indep Day Weeknd 2022Featured rare Revolutionary War Artifacts on Exhibit and a Special Event Weekend

Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during the holiday weekend, July 2-4, 2022. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred, with museum staff and costumed interpreters recreating and exploring the events of the year 1777. Guests will follow the footsteps of the Continental Army and see first-hand the struggle for freedom.

Orchard Project - 2022 Arts FestivalTaking place Friday July 8 through Sunday July 10, 2022, the festival marks a long anticipated, exciting return of Orchard Project’s in-person programming to Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – The Orchard Project has announced the lineup for its 2022 Arts Festival, taking place Friday July 8 through Sunday July 10, 2022, in Saratoga Springs, NY. Festival packages and single tickets are now on sale. The festival expands upon a tradition of local events that began with the likes of Ben Folds, Esperanza Spalding, Savion Glover, and Alan Cumming – inviting artists at the forefront of storytelling TO share their process and sources of inspiration.

Skaneateles Boat ShowSkaneateles, N.Y. – A 15-foot 1932 Chris-Craft Model 300 is coming. So, too, is a 1955 Penn Yan Sealiner. And a 1955 Wagemaker Wolverine that hasn’t been afloat in a decade. They and dozens of other dazzling midcentury boats will be on display at Skaneateles’ 44th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show July 29-31.

Hudson Festival OrchestraHudson, NY –The Hudson Festival Orchestra (HFO) will present a magnificent musical event, ”Hudson in Concert: A Community Celebration,” on July 30, 2022. This free community event will occur in the scenic Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

HFO Founder and Artistic Director Gwen Gould commented, “I believe that music and culture can bridge divides and build community. I envision this as an annual musical event bringing area residents together through a live musical celebration of our shared American and diverse cultural heritages in a glorious natural setting on the Hudson River!”

NY-RenFaireOrange County, N.Y. (June 9, 2022) – Summer is here and it’s time for Orange County N.Y.’s fairs and celebrations, which will have revelers looking to the sky for fireworks and fighter jets, to the stages for music of all kinds, and to days past, filled with knights, acrobats and entertainers.

“In summer, the thrills, the family fun and the entertainment in Orange County, N.Y., are endless!” said Amanda Dana, director of Orange County Tourism & Film. “The fairs and festivals here draw families and fans from throughout the region and beyond, all coming for spectacular times and to make treasured memories. From knights on horses to modern military aircraft, we have it all! Come for a full-day event, or make a weekend of it and stay in one of our charming bed & breakfasts!”…

Six Flags Darien LakeDarien Center, N.Y. Six Flags Darien Lake will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the water park’s newest water slide, Wahoo Wave and the rebrand of our water park to Hurricane Harbor. Experience the 60-foot-tall addition that will rank as one of the tallest water rides in Hurricane Harbor. Following a six-story climb to the top of the tower Wahoo Wave riders will twist through a hairpin turn, followed by a corkscrew. Without warning, riders in four-person tubes will plunge down an unforgettable, three-story drop. This adrenaline-packed adventure will send riders into near-vertical motions to experience extended hang times and zero g-forces.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationThursday nights from 6-7pm at the Walkway Over the Hudson Ulster Visitor Center

Performances from the Hudson Valley Folk Guild

Staatsburg, N.Y. — New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce its outdoor summer concert series, Twilight Music in the Parks, at Walkway Over the Hudson, on Thursday nights from 6:00 – 7:00pm. The concert will be held on the Highland (Ulster) side at the Ulster Visitor Center. The music program runs each Thursday night now through September 1.

Members of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild will perform a musical program from a different artist each week at the Walkway.  We hope that you will stop by and listen to the sounds of folk music from local singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, soloists, and groups at the Walkway this summer…

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