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Upstate New York and the Finger Lakes Region

Day Trip Destination: Adirondack Experience

The Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) explores people’s connections to the Adirondacks through interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, and culturally rich collections. At the Adirondack Experience, enjoy a few hours or the entire day on the expansive grounds as you engage in the stories and spirit dedicated to the heritage of the …

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12 Live! Folklife Concerts at Crandall Public Library

Live! Folklife Concerts are back this Spring with a Thursday evening series of 12 concerts during MarchApril-May, 7 to 9 pm (doors open at 6:30). The free series is produced and hosted by The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library in the Community Room downstairs off the Library’s Glen Street entrance, and is made possible …

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71st Anniversary Celebration of “It’s a Wonderful Life” in Seneca Falls

  Mark your calendars, It’s a Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls this December 8th, 9th and 10th!  You know I love the movie It’s a Wonderful Life , in fact, it is a holiday tradition in our house to watch it, but after last years visit to Seneca Falls for the It’s a Wonderful Life Festival, I …

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Visiting Ameele’s Farm in Marion, NY

 Huge thanks to Moyer Beef for sponsoring this post and providing me the opportunity to learn all about New York Beef! The post, opinions, and photos are all my own, but you probably knew that already. Have you ever stood in front of the meat case at your local grocery store and wondered about people …

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2017 Locktoberfest Coming to Seneca Falls!

The New York State Canal Corporation has chosen Seneca Falls as one of the five locations throughout New York State to hold Locktoberfest which is a festival celebrating Autumn on the Canalways system. The event incorporates community markets, local artwork, Taste NY products, entertainment, and children’s activities. Collaborating with the Canal Corporation and partnering with …

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Squaw Island | Canandaigua Lake

Squaw Island is an 11,000-year-old island located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake. It is known to be New York State’s smallest Fish and Wildlife Management Area and one of the two known islands in the eleven Finger Lakes. ¬†Seneca woman and children sought refuge on the Island during the 1779 Sullivan Expeditions, and it is one of the few places on earth where ‘water biscuits’ form.

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