Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - The Adirondack Museum loves its neighbors. This year they have introduced two new programs just for year-round Adirondack Park residents. The Adirondack Museum invites year-round residents of the Adirondack Park to visit free of charge every Sunday, and on all open days in May and October. Proof of residency such as a driver’s license, passport, or voter registration card is required.
The Adirondack Museum has also introduced a new “Friends and Neighbors” Adirondack Park Resident Membership Program. Year-round Park residents can now enjoy all the museum has to offer every day of the season through a very special program that makes museum membership more affordable than ever before - half the regular price at the Individual, Companion, and Family levels. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. -
WHO: Albany Trolleys. A division of the Albany Aqua Ducks
WHAT: Brand NEW Ghost Hunting Tours in Albany
WHERE: Departing from the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, corner Broadway and Clinton Avenue, Downtown Albany
WHEN: All ghost tours depart at 7 p.m. on various dates throughout October, starting on Oct. 13. Other dates are: 10/14, 10/20 10/21, 10/22, 10/23 and daily from 10/27 thru 10/31. Read more »
Highmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain invites people to participate in the 32nd Annual Fall Festival held at the Overlook Lodge on October 8 & 9 of Columbus Day Weekend. The 32nd year of this classic fall event promises to be as exciting and entertaining as festivals in the past. As always, the Fall Festival will feature the prestigious Craft Fair showcasing local artisans, the Uber Winter Equipment & Apparel Sale for great discounts on skiing and riding gear for the coming season, the Sky Ride to whisk people to the summit for spectacular views of the Catskill foliage, traditional German Oktoberfest Food, an expanded Fair Food Court, an Outdoor Expo and much more. In addition, Belleayre will again be offering the $99 3-packs of Anytime Tickets to our patrons. These will only be available onsite at the Festival with a limit of two 3-packs per family. ID is required. Read more »
Final exhibition of winery-inspired art by local artists opens on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 5-7 P.M. at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center with complimentary wine and food tastings
- Media Preview beginning at 3 P.M.-
All press welcome. Interviews with artists can be arranged.
Albany, N.Y. -Art and wine enthusiasts are welcome to attend the opening of Hudson Valley Art & Wine - A Grand Celebration at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square (corner of Broadway and Clinton Ave.) at 5-7 P.M. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 3, 2011.
On view will be 18 local artists’ works inspired by twelve of the region’s wineries, including Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent and Brookview Station Winery in Castleton-on-Hudson, whose wines will be featured at the event. Paired food tastings will be presented by Classé Catering of Albany and R & G Cheeses of Cohoes. The event is open to the public. Read more »
Renowned photographers discuss documenting Caral, Iraq, Africa, and Mt. Kilimanjaro
Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House’s “Wish You Were Here” photography lecture series traverses the globe this fall through the work of photographers who are passionate about documenting the human condition … and about sharing what they’ve witnessed and the lessons they’ve learned.
6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6
Kleihege will discuss his commitment to documenting Caral, the oldest center of civilization in the Western Hemisphere, which is nestled in the foothills of the Peruvian Andes. www.ckphoto.org Read more »
Where art merges with everyday lifeWhite Plains, N.Y.— Now in its 18th year, the nationally-acclaimed Westchester Fine Craft Show returns to the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York, October 14-16, showcasing a wide range of distinctive designs in fiber wearable art and jewelry, beautifully handcrafted furniture and unique art for the home.
A premiere exhibit and sale of contemporary American functional and decorative design, this professionally juried show is well-known among art enthusiasts and collectors who appreciate seeing and owning only the best. The Westchester Fine Craft Show is a “must” destination for those who love shopping for quality, and living with the uniqueness of owning something American hand made. Read more »
Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Learning about New York’s natural environment is being enhanced in 182 school districts in the state by the donation of 2 resource guides published by the Seaway Trail Foundation. The non-profit tourism organization develops and promotes educational resources highlighting the natural, cultural, scenic and historic resources found along the 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway.
The byway spans 11 counties along the NY-PA freshwater shoreline of Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River. Read more »