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Fall Foliage Report: September 18-24

I LOVE NY starts the “New York Fall Foliage Report” on September 11 and will continue until the end of the foliage season, around the first or second week in November.  Montgomery County has started its own annual report this year as well.

Aqueduct at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Reporting station:  Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, Fort Hunter

Percent of trees predicted to have changed by the coming weekend:  10%

Brilliance: Dull

Predominating colors: Mostly green with small hints of yellow and reds (sumac)

Rating: Just beginning

The leaves are still mostly green but more color is starting to show through – hints of yellow and red are currently the main colors.

This Saturday, September 21, the Town of Minden will hold its 5th annual History Fair in Haslett Park, downtown Fort Plain.  There will be historical displays, demonstrations and exhibits by local residents, historians, and collectors.  Amongst the fun are an Old Tyme Movie Theatre, Old Farmer’s Market, scavenger hunt, and new this year will be the Chocolate Jumbles Baking Contest.  A historical walking tour of the village will take place at 1pm.  Admission is free.

The Ames Museum is also hosting their End of Summer Festival on Saturday.  Enjoy the fall colors, tour the museum, talk with and shop through the assorted vendors, 5K run/walk beginning at 9am.

Explore our countryside, enjoy our events, and take in the autumn season!

Call for Travel Guides and Specialty Maps!