American Revolution Weekend

American Revolution Weekend

Aug 19, 2017, 9:15 AM to Aug 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument An encampment weekend commemorating the anniversary of the Siege of Fort Stanwix. Visitors will learn how soldiers and their families lived and fought during the American Revolution. Muskets and cannons will be fired, colonial music played, and the stories of those who fought here explored. More...
Hopsego

Hopsego

Aug 19, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Celebrate Otsego County's king crop at our new family-friendly, hop-centric event––Hopsego! The event brings together traditional methods paired with contemporary craft. From the growing of hops to the making of food, beer, and other products, families will get an all-encompassing experience and learn how the hop flower and vine rooted our region, formed family traditions and brought us into the resurgence of hop growing and craft brewing today. Find music, food, family-friendly activities, beer tastings, and more! More...
Presentation by author Gavin Watt:

Presentation by author Gavin Watt: "The Siege of Fort Schuyler"

Aug 19, 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument As part of Fort Stanwix National Monument’s commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the British siege of the fort, Canadian author and historian Gavin K. Watt will present a program on the siege at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 19th, in the reconstructed fort’s visitor contact station. In addition, Mr. Watt will be on hand in the park’s visitor center throughout the day to give informal talks, Q & A sessions, and book signings. A selection of Mr. Watts books will be available for purchase in the park’s Eastern National bookstore inside the visitor’s center. More...
Steuben's Gardens

Steuben's Gardens

Aug 20, 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM Location: Steuben Memorial State Historic Site Starr Hill Rd, Remsen, New York 13438 What were Baron Von Steuben's plans for his New York estate? How did he intend for his gardens to support a new community? And what became of these things after he passed? Join a ranger at the Steuben Memorial State Historic Site to learn more about the "Drillmaster of the Revolution" and his grand ideas for how to build a new community. More...
Fundraiser at Saltsmans

Fundraiser at Saltsmans

Aug 20, 2017, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM Location: 1747 Nellis Tavern 7355 New York Rt 5, Saint Johnsville, New York 13452 Join us at Saltsman's Hotel on August 20th for a fundraising event not to be missed! There will be a delicious meal for $25* and a cash bar with proceeds going to the Palatine Settlement Society for the ongoing restoration and preservation of the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Michael Reno Harrell

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Michael Reno Harrell

Aug 20, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Solar Eclipse Meet-Up

Solar Eclipse Meet-Up

Aug 21, 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 It has been nearly 40 years since a total solar eclipse was viewable in North America. On Monday, August 21, 2017, Fort Stanwix National Monument will be in the 67% totality belt, and you're invited to join a special viewing party of this unique event. More...
Fort Stanwix at the Great NYS Fair

Fort Stanwix at the Great NYS Fair

Aug 23, 2017, 10:00 AM to Sep 4, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: The Great New York State Fair Syracuse, New York 13209 Located at the center of the New York State Parks Pavillion at the Great New York State Fair, join park staff, volunteers and partners at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. Staff will be available to answer your questions about Fort Stanwix and other National Park Units or even to discuss volunteer and career opportunities within the National Park Service. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily. More...
Flag Ceremony: The Siege Ends

Flag Ceremony: The Siege Ends

Aug 23, 2017, 2:45 PM to 3:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 On this day in 1777, Fort Schuyler earned its title as "The Fort That Never Surrendered." Join us for a special ceremony marking the occasion and the efforts of the fort's garrison. More...
Founder's Day National Park Meet-Up

Founder's Day National Park Meet-Up

Aug 25, 2017, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 What's what your favorite national park? Join us in person, on Facebook, or Instagram to share your favorite park memories and discover some new places to explore. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Joe Bruchac

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Joe Bruchac

Aug 27, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Sunset at the Farm Photo Excursions

Sunset at the Farm Photo Excursions

Aug 28, 2017, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer and museum staff member Kevin Gray will walk you through the museum grounds, stopping at photogenic areas and providing helpful pointers on composition, light and shadow, camera techniques, and more. We will explore both indoors and out, with the goal of sending you home with some fantastic photographs! More...
Haudenosaunee Film Festival

Haudenosaunee Film Festival

Sep 2, 2017, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Location: Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community 4934 State Highway 5, Fonda, New York 12068 Come to Kanatsiohareke's mini-festival to socialize with family and friends new and old while watching films by Haudenosaunee filmmakers and picnicking under the stars. Discussions with up-and-coming and award-winning filmmakers will follow each grouping of films. Delicious homemade traditional and modern food and drink will be available at low cost. More...
Adult & Senior Art and Painting Class 9/5-11/16

Adult & Senior Art and Painting Class 9/5-11/16

Sep 5, 2017, 9:30 AM to Nov 16, 2017, 11:00 AM Location: Walter Elwood Museum 100 Church St, Amsterdam, New York 12010 $10 per class Starting September 5th Every Tuesday & Thursday through November 16th 9:30 am-11 am Walk-ins welcome but prefer to pre register. Walter Elwood Museum 100 Church Street Amsterdam, NY 12010 More...
Family Films at the Fort:

Family Films at the Fort: "Jurassic Park"

Sep 8, 2017, 8:45 PM to 11:45 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 The popular series, "Family Films at the Fort," is back for the 2017 year! And the raindate is on for "Jurassic Park" (Rated PG-13), a story of scientific experiments recreate dinosaurs and wreak havock at a prehistoric style amusement park. More...
Grandparent's Day

Grandparent's Day

Sep 10, 2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Let’s celebrate grandparents! Bring any and all grandparents, whether they are yours by blood or some you have adopted, to visit the Arkell, and receive up to four free adult or senior admissions for them. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Becky Holder

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Becky Holder

Sep 10, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...

Bus Trip to New Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall

Sep 16, 2017, 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM Location: Fort Plain Museum The Fort Plain Museum is holding a Fundraising Bus Trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall. More...
39th Annual Harvest Festival

39th Annual Harvest Festival

Sep 16, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Join the ultimate celebration of autumn! Harvest Festival is a regional favorite, bringing together a wide range of performers, artisans, and exhibitors. Enjoy great food, music, animals, and activities your family will love. Full schedule coming soon! More...
39th Annual Harvest Festival

39th Annual Harvest Festival

Sep 17, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Join the ultimate celebration of autumn! Harvest Festival is a regional favorite, bringing together a wide range of performers, artisans, and exhibitors. Enjoy great food, music, animals, and activities your family will love. Full schedule coming soon! More...
Homeschool Day

Homeschool Day

Sep 20, 2017, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 Come to Fort Stanwix for the next Homeschool Day event! From 9:30 am to 11:30 pm and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, learners will discover how science and math play an important part in firing cannons, act out the twenty-one day siege of the fort, engage in many of the everyday activities of the women and children of the 3rd NY Regiment, compare and contrast modern and 18th century firefighting, be encouraged to interact with park exhibits by joining the "Amazing Fort Stanwix Race," and much, much more. Learners of all ages will experience Continental Army life on the frontier of New York State. More...
Book Signing: Chenango Canal, The Million Dollar Ditch

Book Signing: Chenango Canal, The Million Dollar Ditch

Sep 20, 2017, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Location: Oneida County History Center 1608 Genesee St, Utica, New York 13502 Chenango Canal: The Million Dollar Ditch chronicles the story of a central New York canal and how it changed the region. Touted as “the best built canal in New York State,” the canal was never profitable for the state, but did bring prosperity to the communities along its length. Join author Wade Allen Lallier as he discusses the canal’s history and impact on Oneida County. More...
Make your own natural Balms and Salves at The Farmers' Museum

Make your own natural Balms and Salves at The Farmers' Museum

Sep 23, 2017, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Stock your medicine cabinet with a variety of home-made remedies for everyday ailments – bruises, cuts, burns or sore muscles – all made from natural products! Learn about the properties of plants, from the back yard as well as from the spice rack, and how to make tinctures, extracts, balms, salves and rubs, then make your own to take home. It’s a cheap, natural and fun alternative to a trip to the pharmacy! More...
Cultural Showcase

Cultural Showcase

Sep 23, 2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 In partnership with The Midtown Utica Community Center and the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce, the park will host a showcase featuring performances, crafts, and a fashion show of international dress presented by refugee and immigrant artists representing several countries. More...
Friends Meeting w/ Presenter

Friends Meeting w/ Presenter

Sep 26, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Speaker to be determined. This program will be held in the Enders House adjacent to the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Visitor Center on Schoharie Street in Fort Hunter, New York. More...
Healthy Parks, Healthy People: Bike Your Park Day

Healthy Parks, Healthy People: Bike Your Park Day

Sep 30, 2017, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 ​Join Fort Stanwix National Monument for national Bike Your Park Day on September 30. Explore your parks and public lands by bicycle with thousands of people across the country on the same day. Did you know that you can cover 1.2 miles on a bike just by riding around the fort trail 2 times? More...
Fabulous Fiber Arts

Fabulous Fiber Arts

Sep 30, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Do you know your fibers? Whether from animal or vegetal origin, fibers and textiles have been an important part of our lives since the dawn of history. Processed into yarns and threads, dyed, woven, they have always had a utilitarian purpose, as well as social importance. Fabulous Fiber Arts weekend at The Farmers’ Museum will explore the world of natural fibers through a variety of demonstrations, mini-exhibits, hands-on activities, showing how they are harvested, processed, and transformed into wearable, utilitarian and decorative items. Come see museum interpreters and local quilting and spinning clubs and guilds demonstrate how flax becomes linen, wool, and cotton is spun on various spinning wheels and produced textile on looms or through needle arts. You will never think of your clothes in the same way again! More...
Fabulous Fiber Arts

Fabulous Fiber Arts

Oct 1, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Do you know your fibers? Whether from animal or vegetal origin, fibers and textiles have been an important part of our lives since the dawn of history. Processed into yarns and threads, dyed, woven, they have always had a utilitarian purpose, as well as social importance. Fabulous Fiber Arts weekend at The Farmers’ Museum will explore the world of natural fibers through a variety of demonstrations, mini-exhibits, hands-on activities, showing how they are harvested, processed, and transformed into wearable, utilitarian and decorative items. Come see museum interpreters and local quilting and spinning clubs and guilds demonstrate how flax becomes linen, wool, and cotton is spun on various spinning wheels and produced textile on looms or through needle arts. You will never think of your clothes in the same way again! More...
Sunset at the Farm Photo Excursions

Sunset at the Farm Photo Excursions

Oct 2, 2017, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer and museum staff member Kevin Gray will walk you through the museum grounds, stopping at photogenic areas and providing helpful pointers on composition, light and shadow, camera techniques, and more. We will explore both indoors and out, with the goal of sending you home with some fantastic photographs! More...
Historical Hall of Fame/Living Legends Awards Banquet

Historical Hall of Fame/Living Legends Awards Banquet

Oct 4, 2017, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Hart's Hill Inn 135 Clinton St, Whitesboro, New York 13492 Join the Oneida County History Center for our 17th annual Historical Hall of Fame/Living Legends Awards Banquet! Ten individuals will be honored and recognized for their years of service as community leaders and for their efforts in furthering the region's industries, culture, and educational opportunities. This year's banquet features a cocktail hour (cash bar), dinner buffet, Hall of Fame video presentation courtesy of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, speeches from the 2017 Living Legends inductees, and a silent auction. More...
Tractor Fest 2017

Tractor Fest 2017

Oct 7, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the advance of farming technology. Full schedule coming soon! More...
Archaeology Day

Archaeology Day

Oct 7, 2017, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 On Saturday, October 7th Fort Stanwix National Monument will offer the 4th annual International Archeology Day Celebration. Visitors will have the opportunity to dig into the world of archeology to learn more about the tools used and see some of the artifacts uncovered at the site. More...
Recollections of East Utica

Recollections of East Utica

Oct 7, 2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Oneida County History Center 1608 Genesee St, Utica, New York 13502 Come reminisce with author Mario G. Fumarola and friends. You’ll hear readings from Fumarola’s historical fiction trilogy about Italian-Americans from East Utica with excerpts from "Wasn’t it Only Yesterday," "Immigrants All!!!," and "Last of the First." Light refreshments will be served. Grandchildren who escort a grandparent will receive a free autographed book. More...
Tractor Fest 2017

Tractor Fest 2017

Oct 8, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the advance of farming technology. Full schedule coming soon! More...
Escape Room: Operation Sabotage Stanwix

Escape Room: Operation Sabotage Stanwix

Oct 14, 2017, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 A live puzzle-based adventure where participants work through a series of challenges to succeed while learning about Fort Stanwix. This “escape room”-style game takes place in a single room of the fort with a team of players. Reservations are required. More...
Autumn Tour of Schoharie Crossing

Autumn Tour of Schoharie Crossing

Oct 17, 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Come explore the trails at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site w/ site educator David for this free Autumn Tour.  More...
Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Oct 20, 2017, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum’s historic village. More...
Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Oct 21, 2017, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum’s historic village. More...
Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Oct 27, 2017, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum’s historic village. More...
Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Things That Go Bump In The Night Ghost Tours

Oct 28, 2017, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum’s historic village. More...
Mystery, Myths, & Mayhem

Mystery, Myths, & Mayhem

Oct 28, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 Are you fascinated by bone-chilling tales, especially at this time of the year? During the American Revolution, the soldiers and families of Fort Stanwix lived in fear every day they served at the wilderness outpost. Come for a candlelight visit of the fort and learn of three actual events that made life at the fort terrifying, both day and night. This event will run Saturday, October 28 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. All visitors to the park should meet at the Marinus Willett Center for a guided walk through the fort. Tours will leave from the rear door of the Willett Center at 6:30, 6:50, 7:10, 7:30 and 7:50 pm. More...
NYS History Month Tuesday Talk

NYS History Month Tuesday Talk

Nov 7, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Speaker and topic to be determined. Check back for updates! More...
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 First marked in November of 1919 to mark the end of WWI, Veterans Day honors those who have served our nation. All past service members of the United States military, and those who currently serve our veterans, such as those who work at VA Hospitals, train companion animals, or work in veteran service organizations, are welcome for free at the Arkell Museum and will receive 50% off admission for their entire party.  More...
Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Nov 25, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Fort Stanwix National Monument 100 N James St, Rome, New York 13440 Explore the fort by candlelight & enter the winter garrison of 1778. Throughout this evening program, you will experience how people survived the harsh winter months at the fort & how the various cultural groups within the garrison marked the holiday season. evening program begins at 6:30 pm. Free of charge. More...