CategoryNew York Events

Gore Mountain Harvest Fest – October 11-12, 2014

DON'T MISS THIS FANTASTIC EVENT- FREE ADMISSION! LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ALL WEEKEND! Raisinhead - Saturday 12-4pm Council Fire - Sunday 12-4pm HEARTY FALL FOOD & DRINK MENU SCENIC GONDOLA SKYRIDES & DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKING Enjoy our famous fall activities during peak foliage CLIMBING WALL & BUNGEE TRAMPOLINE DISC GOLF & MINIATURE GOLF Three family-friendly courses AN ARRAY OF ADIRONDACK VENDORS Jewelers, photographers, artists, furniture makers, and SO much more CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINERS PETTING ZOO & PONY RIDES presented by Word of Life Meet Mr. Pickles the pot-bellied pig, goats, sheep, rats, and more! AWESOME INFLATABLES presented by Bounce Around Entertainment Giant Slides, Obstacle Courses, Bounce Houses. Bring on the fun! LIFT TICKET EXCLUSIVE: Purchase your Gore X4 Pack for just $169- Four tickets valid Sunday-Friday, non-holiday during the 14/15 season at Gore Mountain! Only available at Harvest Fest 2014. OTHER GREAT LIFT TICKET DEALS Pick up your 14/15 season pass, frequent skier card, or the unrestricted Snow Sampler four-pack while you're here! HELICOPTER RIDES One of our most popular festival features!  $30pp for a 5 minute tour, or $50pp for a 10 minute tour.  Reservations are encouraged; you can make yours by calling (518) 361-1380. SCHEDULE: keep checking back as activities are added frequently SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11 10:30am-4:30pm: Vendors Open 11am-2pm: Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin - winner announced at 2pm on the sundeck 11:30am-1:30pm: Assorted Kids' Crafts* 12pm-4pm: Live entertainment from Raisin Head 1pm-1:30pm: Make Your Own Hiking Stick! (meet downstairs in the base lodge) 1:30-2:15pm: Nature Hike for Kids! (meet downstairs in the base lodge) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12 10:30am-4:30pm: Vendors Open 11am-2pm: Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin - winner announced at 2pm on the sundeck 11:30am-1:30pm: Assorted Kids' Crafts* 12pm-4pm: Live entertainment from Council Fire 1pm: Halloween Egg "Haunt" - costumes encouraged! *Kids' Crafts include Pumpkin Lantern, Loom Bracelet, Pony Bead Bracelet, Spider Lollipop, and Mini-Pumpkin Painting. Our craft table is located in the main room of the base lodge. Looking for great deals on gear for the upcoming season? Check out the Great North Creek Ski Sale at the Bowl this weekend! Interested in being a vendor? Please contact Saturday-Sunday, October 11-12 10:30am-4:30pm FREE Gore Mountain , North Creek, NY (518) 251-2411

Flaming Leaves Festival – October 11-12, 2014

Come out and join us for our annual two-day celebration of Fall. Bring the whole family–there's plenty for all of you to enjoy. North America's top ski jumpers compete, soaring through the air while on the ground below live Blues bands play and barbecue chefs grill up ribs and burgers. Play the day away with various lawns games, enter a horseshoe tournament, check out the craft vendors and even make your own tie dye t-shirt (bring your own or buy one there). Make sure to save time for a trip to the top of the 120-meter ski jump. A chairlift and elevator combine to get you there, and once you're there, you won't believe your eyes: the Adirondacks during peak Fall foliage - hills and mountains in every direction turned bright red, orange and yellow.  Free admission with your Olympic Sites Passport! Click here to download our Craft Vendor Application Saturday Schedule 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Chaz DePaolo 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Blues for Breakfast 1:30 PM - 1st Round NYSEF K90 Ski Jump followed by the second round 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Chaz DePaolo 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Blues for Breakfast Sunday Schedule 11:00 AM - 1st Round US Ski Jumping Championships followed by the second round 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Funky Blu Roots 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Waydown Wailers 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Funky Blu Roots 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM – Waydown Wailers 3:00 PM - US Nordic Combined Championships-10km Roller Ski General Information Dates: Oct 11-12 Time: Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission Information 2014 Rates           1-Day Admission Rate Adult $16 Junior/Senior $10           2-Day Admission Adult $27 Junior/Senior $16 Tickets available at the gate  |  Adult: Ages 13 – 64 | Junior: Ages 7 – 12 | Senior: Ages 65+  |  Groups of 20 or more contact Rebecca Dayton Pre-purchase Your Tickets Online! online sales will end Friday, October 10th at 10:00 am

Punkin Chunkin & BBQ Contest – OCTOBER 18, 2014

OCTOBER 18, 2014, DOWNTOWN CLAYTON NEW YORK Sponsorship opportunities are available for 2014. $2000 The Great Pumpkin: Big logo on both t-shirts first choice of set up (depending on who pays first), ad in program, listing on website, poster, & banner, media announcements and will be able to display their own banner. $1000 The Giant Pumpkin: Larger logo on both t-shirts, ad in program, listing on website, poster, & banner and media announcements. $500 The Pumpkin Patch: Listing on t-shirt, website, poster, program, and media announcements. $250 The Pumpkin Sprout: Listing on t-shirt and program. $100 The Pumpkin Seed: Listing in program. Click here to download a sponsorship form.   Chuck Wagon Punkin Chunkin for Youth The Rotary Club of Clayton and the Clayton Chamber of Commerce sponsoring the Chuck Wagon Punkin Chunkin contest to be held during the 3rd annual Punkin Chunkin festival in Clayton on October 18, 2014. Groups of five or more school age contestants such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups, and schools etc. build their own trebuchet type catapult to launch pumpkins into the river. First, second and third place winners will be selected based on the distance they throw their pumpkin times the number of pounds of food they collect for local food banks. The Rotary Club has a model trebuchet that they will gladly demonstrate to any interested group to show they work and to answer questions. It will be exciting for everyone involved, whether they build the launcher, collect food or just cheer for their favorite team. To register a team and obtain contest rules stop by the Chamber office or call, text or email David Neuroth at 315-955-4295

Titus Mountain Oktoberfest – October 4, 2014

LIVE MUSIC by Remedy, Jock Entertainment, and BackdraftFall Hay FIREWORKS at Dusk Over 70 Vendors Titus Teddy Kids' Zone with Inflatable slide, castle, and jousting arena Chairlift & Hay Rides Ski Swap (Download Info Here) Race Program Sign-Ups Season Pass Sales & Pick-Uop NEW Mechanical Bull Magic Carpet Rides 1st Annual Oktoberfest RAIL JAM & Much, Much, More! Food proceeds to benefit Titus Mountain Ski Patrol and $1 from Admissions benefits Adirondack for Kids. When: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM Where:Titus Mountain Family Ski Center Cost:$5 Admission, Kids 12 & Under Free

Adirondack Museum – Fall Fest and Fiber Arts Fair – October 4, 2014

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Put this on the calendar, and make plans to Fall into fun! This year's event will be filled with fabulous fiber-arts demonstrations, displays, a knit-in, presentations, plus quilts, woolens, scarves, and other items for sale by local artisans. Fun for the whole family will include wagon rides, pony rides, pumpkin painting, apple pressing and cider samples, fall crafts, giant leaf piles for raking and jumping, music performances, and much more! Take Advantage From October 1 to 13 (Columbus Day), admission is FREE for year-round Adirondack Park residents. Just show proof of permanent residency (such as a driver's license) and join in the autumn awesomeness during Fall Fest on Saturday, October 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Give Back Clean out your closets and cupboards for a good cause! From October 1 to 13, the museum is collecting donations of canned/dried foods and new/gently used winter outerwear and blankets to support the good works of the <ahref="http:"" "="">Warren - Hamilton Community Action, Indian Lake, NY. Please bring what you can to the Visitor Center lobby the next time you visit (or drive by) the museum! Rt. 28N & 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 Phone: (518) 352-7311

32nd Annual Apple Harvest Festival – October 3, 2014 – October 5, 2014

The 32nd Anniversary of the Great Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival set to take place on Friday October 3rd (12pm-6pm), Saturday October 4th (10am-6pm) and Sunday October 5th (10am-6pm).  The 2014 Apple Harvest Festival holds plenty of apple’s, local produce, fresh baked goods, family entertainment at every turn, games, rides, prizes and live performances on two stages. Apple Harvest Festival is a great introduction to the rich farm and artist community of Ithaca.  First time visitors can witness a variety of wonderful local entertainment while also visiting the historical outdoor pedestrian shopping mall, The Ithaca Commons.  The pedestrian mall is the epicenter of the festival and the gateway to a nostalgic journey to harvest season fun. Over 100 vendors will be selling unique apple varieties, hot apple cider donuts, kettle corn, local farm fresh baked goods and a multitude of around the world specialties. Local farmers are on site selling everything from tasty apple beverages to local pumpkins and of course, apples, apples and more apples. Wineries and cideries have regional beverages available for tasting and purchase.  Kids can visit with the goats and learn how fiber is made with Laughing Goat Fiber Farm.  Looking for quality goods, visit 50 different handcrafting artisans along Cayuga Street at the fall craft show which includes jewelry, ceramics, home decor, body care, specialty gifts, unique sculpture, clothing and so much more.

Mountain Brauhaus Oktoberfest – Round Top, NY – September 27, 2014

Want to go to Oktoberfest without the expense of a flight to Europe? Well you’re in luck, The Mountain Brauhaus in Round Top, NY offers a one of a kind authentic German/Austrian experience right here in the United States. Oktoberfest at The Mountain Brauhaus includes music by one of the finest German bands, authentic Schuhplatter dancing by The Mountain Brauhaus Schuhplatter Verein, German food, free flowing German beer and wines. Celebrate while fun among friends; and don’t forget the great Oktoberfest atmosphere and promotional items for our lucky patrons. This authentic Bavarian Beer Hall will have a German band, the Mountain Brauhaus Schuhplatter Verein, German food, beer and wine for the Crystal Brook Resort Oktoberfest. Location: 430 Winter Clove Rd, Round Top, NY 12473

Syracuse Beer Week: A barrel full of events Nov. 4-10, 2014

Celebrate Syracuse Beer Week -- Sunday through Nov. 11 -- with loads of tastings, samplings, beer-and-food pairings, beer dinner and other special events. Beer week is sponsored by (the web site affiliated with distributor T.J. Sheehan of Liverpool). Events are scheduled both day and night at bars throughout the region, and samplings will be held at various stores that sell wide selections of craft and imported beers. At 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 6), I'm hosting a talk (with tastings) on New York state's thriving brewing industry. I'm currently writing a guide book called New York Breweries (2nd Edition). We'll have beers from Ommegang, Brooklyn, Southern Tier, Empire, Middle Ages, and Sixpoint. Other highlights includethe annual Brewmaster's Dinner at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 8; Middle Ages Beer Dinner at Riley's, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and the Baldwinsville Pub Crawl starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 9. And the first Tipp Hill Beer Fest is 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Tipperary Square, next to Coleman's Authentic Irish Pub.