Lake George, N.Y. - Unwind with a getaway full of adventure, excitement and charming tranquility! Experience the astonishing colors of fall; picture the warm autumn hues; listen to the leaves crackle at your feet and rustle with the breeze. Take a ride, a hike, or a cruise. Autumn is the perfect time to get acquainted with the Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks.
What are you waiting for? Visit the Lake George Area’s Web site now to enter the romantic getaway contest and receive a copy of the Fall Events and Activities brochure; VisitLakeGeorge.com Read more »
Bavarian Food, Drink, Live Music and More at Fall Festival
Wilmington, N.Y. - The 19th annual Whiteface Oktoberfest, in Wilmington, N.Y., is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3. During the two-day festival, the Olympic mountain dusts off its lederhosen, fires up the oompah band and enjoys a tall mug of German beer. But it’s more than that… it’s fun for the entire family with activities including original vendors, arts and crafts, children’s rides including the popular hayride, Bavarian food, drink, entertainment, and new this year; 60-second challenges.
Of course the Whiteface Oktoberfest offers great traditional German music from Die Schlauberger, performing under the entertainment tent outside the base lodge each day, the Lake Placid Bavarians, who have been performing traditional Bavarian music in the north country for the last 19 years Read more »
Wilmington, N.Y. - You’re invited to attend the 7th Annual Festival of the Colors from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2010 on Springfield Road in Wilmington.
This multi-hued event is a traditional hometown celebration of autumn, with live entertainment, local arts, crafts, photography, furniture, fresh produce, and homemade baked goods - including the popular pie baking contest! Kids will enjoy a number of free activities, games, and special guest appearances from Santa’s Workshop characters. Read more »
Renowned Wine Expert, Educator and Author to Lead Seminar on Italian Wines
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Famed wine connoisseur, educator and best-selling author Kevin Zraly will be featured at the Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival, September 10, 11 and 12. Zraly, who has been described as “America’s most famous and entertaining wine teacher,” is the author of Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, the best-selling wine book in US history. Zraly will teach a seminar on Italian wines and serve as auctioneer for Live Auction of Luxuries at the Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 11. The event, presented by the Italian Trade Commission, is a fundraiser to benefit the education programs of Saratoga Performing Arts Center and the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Read more »
Owego, N.Y. - Taste of Tioga is the premiere buy-local culinary festival and fundraiser hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County. Join us September 17, 5:30-8:00 at the Owego Treadway Inn for a showcase of the high quality foods grown and prepared right in your own backyard.
Sample gourmet style dishes including soups, salads, main courses and desserts. Over 10 local restaurants provide a tantalizing selection of foods; try them all for just $30 per person. Shake hands with your local farmer and get to know the people who grow the great food you’re enjoying. Read more »
Watertown, N.Y. - Where can you observe Northern New York’s top artists painting their surroundings, while learning about fish and wildlife of the region? At this year’s Tug Hill Plein Air Paint Out! Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is highlighting the natural beauty and wildlife of the region by combining the Tug Hill Plein Air Paint Out with the Department of Environmental Conservation’s 15th Annual Salmon River Fish Hatchery Open House on National Hunting and Fishing Day, September 25, 2010. The Open House will feature children’s activities, fishing seminars and outdoor programs, geared toward youth and families. Admission is free Read more »
All you need is a rutabaga and a dream
Keene, N.Y. - The third annual Great Adirondack Rutabaga Festival will take place at Marcy Field in Keene from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 5.
A delicious way to spend a Sunday, the annual celebration of this wonderful root vegetable is one of only two Rutabaga Festivals in the country. Throughout the day, attendees will enjoy tastings and demonstrations of innovative rutabaga creations by celebrity chefs, and all are eligible to enter the Rutabaga Competition, with prizes for the largest, most unique and best decorated ‘bagas. There will also be kids activities, and an exciting “fetch-a-’baga” game for talented dog attendees. Read more »