Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced a free virtual tour of the historic Saratoga Race Course, set for Saturday, August 8th. [Read more…] about Saratoga Race Course Virtual Tour Saturday
Oneida County History Center’s 2020 Historical Selfie Scavenger Hunt is now underway through August 31st.
This interactive event invites the public to explore local history and document their journey with a selfie at historic sites, monuments, and markers in Oneida County or Utica. [Read more…] about Oneida Co Historical Selfie Scavenger Hunt Underway
The 2020 Great Adirondack Garage Sale is set for 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 in the Adirondack Park. [Read more…] about Great Adirondack Garage Sale This Weekend
The Oneida County History Center will host a virtual talk by Lou Parrotta, the City of Utica Historian, on the history of baseball in the Mohawk Valley, and the local players who made it to the Major Leagues, set for Wednesday, August 12th. [Read more…] about Mohawk Valley Baseball History Virtual Talk
Northwest Airlines Flight 6231 crashed in Harriman State Park, located in Rockland and Orange counties, on December 1, 1974, just minutes after taking off from Kennedy Airport, on its way to Buffalo.
The Historical Society of Rockland County has invited the public to a Hike through History event, focusing on the crash site and memorial in Harriman State Park, set for Saturday, August 15th. [Read more…] about 1974 Plane Crash Hike In Harriman State Park
Hanford Mills Museum is set to open for for guided tours of its water-powered sawmill, gristmill, and woodworking shop on August 12th. Tours will be offered Wednesdays through Sundays and feature demonstrations of the 1926 Fitz overshot waterwheel and water-powered machines operating just as they did a century ago. [Read more…] about Hanford Mills Museum Reopening
The Ausable River Association (AsRA) is offering free guided community paddling, hiking, and interpretive experience programs in the Ausable watershed this summer. [Read more…] about Free Guided Ausable River Tours Offered
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County has announced a series of cooking webinars, focused on making refrigerator salsa, jam, pickles, and dilly beans.
Participants will be able to use their own ingredients and receive step by step instructions from CCE nutrition and healthy living educator MB Mitcham. [Read more…] about Jam, Pickles, Dilly Beans & Salsa Party Webinars
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will continue to offer online programs throughout the summer even as the Visitor Center is now open by appointment.
The Erie Canal historic site will provide programs through Webex as well as other online platforms and social media. [Read more…] about Schoharie Crossing Offers Online Programs
Lyme disease expert Dr. Holly Ahern is set to give a talk about Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, on August 5th, as the third presenter of the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC)’s Online Living Lands Series. Two additional presentations will follow, each taking place on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 pm. [Read more…] about Lyme Disease Expert Continues Living Lands Series