Press Archives for 2012

Press Archives From 2012

12/14/2012 - (Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga announces the line-up for its Fort Fever Series running January through April. These programs are offered once a month by Fort Ticonderoga staff and take place on Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. Programs cost $10 each payable at the door and are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga.On...
11/05/2012 - Ticonderoga, N.Y. – The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 3rd Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration from Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 9, 2012. The celebration will include a variety of events starting with the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train and ending with the...
10/05/2012 - CROWN POINT, NEW YORK – Crown Point State Historic Site will host historian Douglas Cubbison, the author of the new book, Burgoyne and the Saratoga Campaign: His Papers, on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Cubbison will speak on the topics of Crown Point and Coffin Point during the 1776 Valcour Island Campaign and on Crown Point...
09/20/2012 - 2nd Annual Boquet Valley Studio Tour Information:WHEN:  October 5, 6, 7th, 2012 10:00AM – 5:00PM; not all studios open everyday, please check map schedule. WHERE: Essex, Port Henry, Wadhams, Westport and Au Sable Forks. WHAT: Professional artists open their homes, gardens and studios during this enchanting self-...
09/17/2012 - Explore the Fort & its 6-Acre Corn Maze at Night Oct. 19-20 & 26-27 (Ticonderoga, NY) Find your way through the eerie darkness at Fort Ticonderoga's Flashlight Nights, Fridays and Saturdays, October 19 and 20 & October 26 and 27. Bring your flashlight to this family-fun fall event where you will hear the story...
09/11/2012 - (Ticonderoga, NY) Join Fort Ticonderoga and the King's Garden to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, September 29. Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun! Experience the power and thunder of hooves through demonstrations of equestrian sports and...
09/07/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN--As a kick-off to Adirondack Harvest Week, the Adirondack History Center Museum is hosting A Taste of Local Food Festival on Saturday, September 15 from 11:00am – 2:30pm. Restaurants, chefs and culinary artists are invited to showcase their favorite appetizers, entrees, desserts or other prepared items featuring...
08/24/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN—The Adirondack History Center Museum is offering the final presentation in the "Adirondack Rivers: A Mind of Their Own" series on Thursday, August 30. A full evening of events begins at 5pm with a museum reception, a benefit concert by "Adirondack Harper" Martha Gallagher at 6pm, and selected readings from the...
08/07/2012 - TICONDEROGA, N.Y. - Fort Ticonderoga has added a new dimension to the Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure, which combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine and over two miles of winding trails. Beginning August 15, test your navigational skills among towering stalks of corn in Fort...
07/28/2012 - Westport, NY- What are you doing this summer? Summer is prime time for exploring New York's Champlain Valley. "There are few places with historic hamlets settled so sweetly into a rich landscape of forests, farms, and hills with views of a beautiful lake and mountains," notes Chris Maron, executive director of Champlain Area...
07/26/2012 - WESTPORT, N.Y. - The Adirondacks' Agricultural Fair returns for the 164th time from August 8-12 in Westport.Complete with carnival rides, a petting zoo, agricultural displays and presentations, tractor pulls and the ever favorite demolition Derby, the Essex County Fair is an annual favorite. This year, organizers are pleased to...
07/24/2012 - WESTPORT-ON-LAKE-CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - The Westport Heritage House is pleased to announce a full day's schedule of events for the Westport Festival Day on August 4, 2012. Events begin at 11:00 AM starting with a 5K fun race, food, vendors and silent auctions, scavenger hunt, dog agility and Shakespeare in the Park.Local performers...
07/05/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN—The Adirondack History Center Museum is offering the first lecture in the "Adirondack Rivers: A Mind of Their Own" series on Thursday, July 12 at 7:00pm. The lecture features Gary Kroll, environmental historian from SUNY Plattsburgh, speaking on Never Wild: The Ausable River and the Rethinking of Nature-Culture...
07/02/2012 - WESTPORT-ON-LAKE-CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks presents Seventeenth Annual Ballard Park Concert Series beginning on July 12 with the "Jamcrackers" and Irish Step dancing by Griffin Wilkins.Seasoned solo performers Dan Berggren, Peggy Lynn and Dan Duggan have combined talents to create a dynamic...
06/20/2012 - Ticonderoga, NY - The Best Fourth in the North Committee has announced the schedule for the 2012 Best Fourth in the North Celebration in Ticonderoga: July 1st - 4th, 2012.Sunday, July 1st:12:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Food, Vendors & Rides In Bicentennial Park*Bracelets $20.00, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.2:00 PM: Buffalo Barfield &...
06/18/2012 - TICONDEROGA, N.Y. – Mark your calendars! Ticonderoga's fourth annual Streetfest will be held Saturday, July 28 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Streetfest, an annual community celebration of arts and crafts, shopping, food, fun, entertainment, and family activities to bring people to Ticonderoga's historic Montcalm Street district, is a "...
06/08/2012 - New York's Champlain Valley has a little piece of Paris, according to Westport resident Elizabeth Lee. While walking around the Montmartre neighborhood in Paris, which surrounds a cathedral-on-the-hill called Sacre Coeur, she noticed many similarities to the hiking trail at Coon Mountain in Westport. Upon her return, she decided...
06/01/2012 - Season highlights include newly planted allée, Hands-on Horticulture Series, and new children's programs in July and August!(Ticonderoga, NY) -  Fort Ticonderoga's King's Garden opened for the season on June 1 with a stunning display of annuals and perennials already in bloom! As the largest public garden in the...
05/24/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN—The Adirondack History Center Museum is opening for a new season beginning on Saturday, May 26. Come to the museum to see the award winning Worked/Wild exhibition and discover new exhibitions including The Cabin by the Creek and an updated Adirondack Fire Tower exhibit.Saturday, June 9, is the opening of the Raging...
05/10/2012 - Crown Point, N.Y./Addison, Vt. – May 9, 2012 – After many months of planning the Lake Champlain Bridge Community (LCBC) looks forward to hosting its two-day Grand Celebration which celebrates the re-opening of the Lake Champlain Bridge and re-connecting the New York and Vermont communities that surround it. The bridge re-opened...
05/10/2012 - "No Quarter" Re-enactment May 18-20 (Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga kicks off the 2012 season May 18 with its "No Quarter" event recreating the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775. In this weekend-long recreation visitors will experience "America's First Victory." Throughout the weekend, visitors will explore...
05/08/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN, NY - The Essex County Historical Society's Worked/Wild exhibit at the Adirondack History Center Museum in Elizabethtown has been given an Award of Merit, the highest honor given by "Museumwise," a statewide museum organization. The award is presented annually for projects that represent innovation and excellence...
05/03/2012 - EXPERIENCE FORT TICONDEROGA!(Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 103rd season on Friday, May 18 and will offer new programs, living history weekends, events, exhibits, gardens, and a six-acre corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort! Visitors will immerse themselves in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at...
03/29/2012 - ELIZABETHTOWN, NY - The Essex County Historical Society in Elizabethtown, New York recently announced an online commemoration of the 2009 Quadricentennial in Essex County, New York. The Lake Champlain Quadricentennial 1609-1909 site has been designed to highlight photographs by Jack LaDuke acquired by the Essex County Historical...
03/19/2012 - Early season paddler on Lake Champlain - taken from the shores of Westport, N.Y.
02/27/2012 - Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has launched its Spring Travel-Writing Contest. Your story could earn you $500. So share your experiences about the places you hiked, the restaurant you loved, the outfitter who went that extra mile, the bed and breakfast that felt like an escape into pure bliss, or the sublime concert you heard. We...
02/24/2012 - Living History Event Planned for Saturday, March 10 (Ticonderoga, NY) Experience an exciting living history event at Fort Ticonderoga highlighting Major Robert Rogers and the Battle of Snowshoes on Saturday, March 10 from 10 am – 4 pm! Visit the French Garrison in the middle of winter inside Fort Ticonderoga and tour...
01/17/2012 - (Ticonderoga, NY) The King's Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the First Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium: "Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners" on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live...
01/08/2012 - (Ticonderoga, NY) Winter is a great time to get outside, explore and learn at Fort Ticonderoga, America's Fort! Fort Ticonderoga's new winter series of programs begins on Sunday, January 22, at 2 pm with a "Winter Landscape Snowshoe Trek" led by Curator of Landscape Heidi Karkoski.Discover Fort Ticonderoga's landscape while...
01/08/2012 - Upcoming CATS Events Highlights: Saturday, January 21 at 9:30 to 1:30 – "Animal Tracking" hike at Poko-Moonshine hosted by CATS and Friends of Poko-Moonshine. Please meet at the new trailhead which is about a mile south of the main trail at Poke-O on Route 9. David Thomas Train will lead you into the Lost Oak Valley to look...