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Meet the Artist Reception – Arts Factory Members Show

A “Meet the Artist” gathering celebrating the Arts Factory Members Show will be held at Arkell Museum the afternoon of Saturday, November 18th from 2 to 4 pm.

This is a perfect time to bring family and friends to view phenomenal artwork spanning a variety of mediums as well as visit with the artists who created it!

The reception is FREE and open to the public.

The Arts Factory Members Show is on view in the Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum now through December 30, 2023.

Fall Foliage Report: October 2 – 8

I LOVE NY started the “New York Fall Foliage Report (opens in a new tab) ” 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.

Putman Canal Store

Reporting station: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site (opens in a new tab) , Fort Hunter

Percent of trees predicted to have changed by the coming weekend: 40%

Brilliance: Average

Predominating colors: Oranges and yellows emerge with some reds still holding strong

Rating: Nearing midpoint – with the cold of October coming in, expect peak to move in quickly

More color is emerging and the midpoint of the season is approaching. As the weather becomes more fall-like peak season will be here soon.

The weekend is full of activities across the county. The Ames Museum (opens in a new tab) will be open on Saturday. On the National Registry of Historic Places, the museum collection encompasses life in the smallest incorporated village of New York State along with the surrounding areas and local businesses.

The 28th Hagaman Art Show (opens in a new tab) will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm at Pawling Hall, 86 Pawling Street. Many area artists will be displaying their works. There is no admission charge.

On Saturday, the City of Amsterdam (opens in a new tab) will host the annual Oktoberfest (opens in a new tab) . The German themed block party on the Bridge Street will feature games, contests, German food, entertainment, vendors, live music, and Biergarten beer specials.

Explore our countryside, enjoy our events (opens in a new tab) , and take in the autumn season!

Call for Travel Guides and Specialty Maps!

1.800.743.7337

Fall Foliage Report: September 11-17

I LOVE NY starts the “New York Fall Foliage Report (opens in a new tab) ” 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.

Reporting station:  Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site (opens in a new tab) , Fort Hunter

Percent of trees predicted to have changed by the coming weekend:  5%

Brilliance: Dull

Predominating colors: Mostly green with small hints of yellow

Rating: Just beginning

Erie Canalway Trail

The leaves are just beginning to change in Montgomery County.  While green is still predominant, there are touches of yellow.

This weekend the Landis Arboretum (opens in a new tab) is hosting the Full Moon Music Series (opens in a new tab) with the Red Haired Strangers. “Find the magic of the moon” with live music at the Meeting House.  This is a rare full moon on Friday the thirteenth – enjoy the crisp air and spectacular views!

On Saturday, the first annual Canajoharie Street Fair (opens in a new tab) will take place in Downtown Canajoharie.  The event will feature live music, vendor booths, food trucks, a parade at 1:30pm, car show, and the King of the Wing chicken wing contest, ending with fireworks.

While in Canajoharie, visit the Arkell Museum’s (opens in a new tab) Regional Art Galleries art show featuring the work of Linda Armstrong (Juror’s Choice award), Jack Graber, and Bruce Muirhead (Best in Show) through October 16.  3 Solo Shows: Armstrong, Graber, and Muirhead (opens in a new tab) exhibit the work of three artists whose work was selected for The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show in 2018.

Explore our countryside, enjoy our events (opens in a new tab) , and take in the autumn season!

Call for Travel Guides and Specialty Maps!

1.800.743.7337

Fall Foliage Report: October 3-9

I LOVE NY started the “New York Fall Foliage Repor (opens in a new tab) t” on September 12 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.

fall foliage 10_3_18Reporting station:  Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site (opens in a new tab) , Fort Hunter

Percent of trees predicted to have changed by the coming weekend:  15%

Brilliance: Still dull in some of the areas of the site, but average at Yankee Hill

Predominating colors: Some areas are green with warm colors or red and yellow and some orange

Rating: Beginning

The leaves are slowly changing in Montgomery County this season.  Green is still predominant with warm tones of red, yellow, and orange.

This weekend has some great fall events!

The City of Amsterdam hosts the 2nd Annual OktoberFest Block Party on Bridge Street in Amsterdam.  Visit the Southside for fall treats, German music, games, craft vendors, and of course beer!  OktoberFest fun starts ate 2pm with live entertainment:Mont Co trees 2 10_3_18

BIERGARTEN

2-5PM Signature Brass

MAIN STAGE

2-5PM Nuthin Fancy

5-8PM Lights Out

Don’t miss the contests with prizes for:

Best OktoberFest Costume

Stein Hoisting

The 27th Hagaman Art Show is October 6 and 7 from 12–4pm at Pawling Hall, 86 Pawling Street, Hagaman.  This annual show features 60 regional artists displaying their works.  There is no admission charge.

Explore our countryside, enjoy our events (opens in a new tab) , and take in the autumn season!

Call for Travel Guides and Specialty Maps!

1.800.743.7337