Oswego, N.Y. - On October 15 - 16, the last weekend of Fort Ontario’s operating season, the Friends of Ontario will hold a year end sale of fort t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, toy muskets, historic puzzles, toy soldiers, and many other souvenirs and memorabilia. This would be an ideal time to visit the fort and do some early holiday shopping while supporting Oswego’s great national landmark. Regular admission prices will be charged for those wishing to tour the fort, children 12 years of age and under are admitted free. Read more »
Archive for September, 2011
Cooperstown, N.Y. - The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown will present its second annual Tractor Fest on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tractor Fest offers visitors an opportunity to see classic tractors representing the growth of farming technology from the 1920s until today. The Museum provides an ideal setting where visitors can learn about the world of tractors and how they powered America’s farms.
Discover classic tractors from Ford, Case, Oliver, and John Deere, as well as modern tractors across the Museum grounds. New tractor demonstrations will take place throughout both days. Read more »
Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to raise awareness for conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. The Wild Center will honor this declaration with a fun-filled day of programs and activities celebrating Adirondack forests and the life that they support on Saturday, October 1st.
From the air we breathe to the wood we rely on, forests impact our lives in so many ways. They provide habitats for millions of species of plants and animals, and they also are the source of livelihood for communities throughout the Adirondack Park. Read more »
New York, N.Y. - Canal New York Marketing and Business Alliance will again be present at World Travel Market (WTM) in London, England, November 7 - 10, 2011. Staged annually in London, World Travel Market is the leading global event for the travel industry. WTM is a four-day business-to-business event gathering travel professionals from around the world.
Canal New York will participate with New York TAB’s DISCOVER MORE NEW YORK (Stand NA340) at London’s Excel Convention Center. Appointments with travel trade professionals will be scheduled by the United States Embassy in London and coordinated with I Love New York through Circle Solutions. Kelly Blazosky, Canal New York Marketing Chair, will attend the show and hold appointments with travel trade professionals and media reps. Read more »
Hammondsport, N.Y. - On Friday afternoon, Sept. 23, Hammondsport had claimed the No. 5 spot in Budget Travel’s “Coolest Small Town 2012″ contest. Budget Travel is asking people to nominate “cool” towns with populations under 10,000. Hovering right around 800 people, Hammondsport certainly fits the bill. To vote, visit http://www.budgettravel.com/contest/coolest-small-towns-2012-nominations,8/ and give Hammondsport a “thumbs up.” Read more »
Bavarian Food, Drink, Live Music and More at Fall Festival
Wilmington, N.Y. - The 20th annual Whiteface Oktoberfest, in Wilmington, N.Y., is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2. 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 amusement rides including the popular hayride and inflatables, Bavarian food, drink Read more »
Warren County, N.Y. - Anderson Coach, a Tour Operator based in Greenville, Pennsylvania, recently brought six motor coaches and over 300 passengers to the Lake George Area to enjoy local attractions and celebrate 74 years in business with its annual “Birthday Bash”. The Birthday Bash has become one of the most popular annual tours for Anderson Coach clients, and previous Birthday Bash locations have included a 4 day excursion to Pigeon Forge, TN. Read more »