Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) has announced new live programs starting this Monday, July 6 at 7:30 pm. [Read more…] about Virtual ADKX: Monday Talks, Trivia Nights Start Monday
The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. While many people live their lives shielded from such brutal realities, others must live them each day; carefully and often wary that any encounter could be fatal.
This different reality is a topic that causes discomfort, pain, and fear. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Conversation alone will not address or repair these issues. What is essential is dialogue towards understanding and empathy. [Read more…] about Preservation Long Island Offering Racial Bias Virtual Events, Resources
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (SSPF) has announced this week’s Summer Sunday Stroll is Wealth & Wellness: Franklin Square. The tour is being led by NYS Assemblywoman and former SSPF Executive Director, Carrie Woerner on Sunday, July 5th at 10:30 am, with a second tour at 1 pm.
Historic Franklin Square in Saratoga Springs is a veritable showcase of American architectural history and home to some of the oldest private residences in the city. This tour meets at the northwest corner of Division Street and Broadway. [Read more…] about Wealth & Wellness: Saratoga Summer Strolls
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced an opening reception of Lewis Bryden’s Boardwalk Idyll exhibit, and the juried Summer Idylls exhibit, set for today, Thursday, July 2nd from 4 to 7 pm. Additionally, A Select Rustic Show will also be open. [Read more…] about Reception For View, Old Forge Exhibits Tonight
The 14th annual Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Forum is set to take place on July 14-15, conducted in one-and-a-half to three-hour sessions via video conference each morning. A one hour closing session will also be hosted on Thursday, July 23 to report the Forum findings. [Read more…] about Adirondack Common Ground Forum Going Virtual
Portions of the New York State Canal system are scheduled to open on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. for the 2020 navigation season.
Major construction and maintenance at several locks continues. [Read more…] about Portions of Erie Canal Opening Friday
Fort Ticonderoga is set to celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during the weekend of July 4-5, 2020. Visitors can experience aspects of 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. [Read more…] about July 4th Weekend Opportunities At Fort Ticonderoga
The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site in Fort Hunter and the Fulton County Historical Society are teaming up to present a virtual two program series, looking at the history of Great Sacandaga Lake. [Read more…] about Sacandaga Series: Two Virtual Programs
The Preservation League of NYS has announced a conversational event with author and League Trustee Patrick Ciccone, who will discuss the recent reissue of the classic book Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House.
This free event will take place via a Zoom webinar on Thursday, June 25 at 4 pm. [Read more…] about Patrick Ciccone’s Bricks & Brownstone Virtual Event
Fort Ticonderoga is set to open for the season on June 30th. During the initial open phase, only exterior spaces will be open to visitors Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30 am until 5 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30 pm). [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2020 Season