Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Summer fun

496

Published on

This presentation will give you a good overview of the attractions available in the Fort Drum area. The list is by no means comprehensive but go out and see what you can find for yourself!

This presentation will give you a good overview of the attractions available in the Fort Drum area. The list is by no means comprehensive but go out and see what you can find for yourself!

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
496
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. FORT DRUM NEW YORK BIGGEST LOCAL MYTH:“THERE’S NOTHING TO DO HERE!!”Wrong!! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 2. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Legal StuffIn no way do we endorse any of these events and/ordestinations. We are simply letting you know aboutsome (not by any means all!) of the “things to do” aroundthe North Country over the summer months. This brief ismeant to be a starting point – we encourage you to goout and find and share other fun “things to do” with yourfriends and Family!! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 3. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Farmers Markets• Watertown – around State Office Building on Washington Street – Wednesdays, 6:30am to 3pm – starts 30 May• Watertown - @ Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds on Coffeen Street – Saturdays, 9am – 2pm, starts the end of June• Carthage - @ Farmers Market Pavilion on Riverside Drive – Fridays, 7am to 2pm – starts 25 May• Clayton - @ Frink Park – Thursdays, 4pm – 8pm – starts the end of June• Cape Vincent - @ the Village Green – Saturdays, 8am – 2pm – starts June 23 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 4. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Parades• Armed Forces Day Parade – Watertown – Public Square – 19 May @ 10am• Memorial Day Parades - May 27th, Theresa @ 3pm - May 28th, Alexandria Bay @ 11am - May 28th, Lowville @ 10am• Jefferson County Dairy Festival – Watertown – State Office Building on Washington Street, June 3 @ 6:30pm Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 5. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Fishing• Clayton Northern Pike Fishing Tournament – Saturday, May 5th, phone 315-783-5126 for info• Cape Vincent Fishing Derby, Saturday, May 26th, phone Derby 315-654-2481 for info• 1000 Islands Bass Open, Gananoque, Ontario, July 7-8, Open www.canadasproangler.com/BIGBASS.html• Basic Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Common Nature Class Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 26 May, 16 June, 11 August, 1 September – 11 am to 1pm, email: kimbrie.cullen@parks.ny.gov Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 6. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Music & Entertainment• Homegrown Live Music Festival – May 12, Kingston, Ontario – www.downtownkingston.ca• DPAO Summer Concert Series – Watertown Fairgrounds, www.dpao.org - Blake Shelton, July 6 - Bill Cosby, July 28 - Journey, August 14• Marshall Tucker Band – August 17, Clayton Opera House – www.claytonoperahouse.org• Rockin the Bay 23-26 Aug & Blues in the Bay 30 Aug – 3 Sept, www.visitalexbay.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 7. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Wine• Thousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay Winery www.thousandislandswinery.com - Grape Blossom Festival, Saturday, May 26 - Winery Birthday Bash! (bbq, music & wine), July 14• Coyote Moon Winery, Clayton Winery www.coyotemoonvineyards.com - 3rd Annual Howl at the Moon, Saturday, July 28 - Bluegrass in the Vineyards, 25-26 August - 2nd Annual Shore Dinner (benefits the TI Museum), July 20, 5pm – 8pm, dinner, hayrides, live music & wine! www.timuseum.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 8. FORT DRUM NEW YORKIndependence Day Fireworks • Clayton – 3 July @ dusk • Alexandria Bay – 4 July @ dusk • Sackets Harbor – 4 July @ dusk Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 9. FORT DRUM NEW YORK County Fairs• Jefferson County: 10 July – 15 July, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, Watertown• Lewis County: 17 July – 21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds, FREE ADMISSION, parade & fireworks opening night, www.lewiscountyfair.org• St. Lawrence County: usually the first week of August, Gouverneur, www.gouverneurfair.net Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 10. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Craft Fairs Etc.• Alexandria Bay Craft Fair – Scenic View Park Pavilion, 21-22 July, 10 am – 5pm, www.visitalexbay.org• Can-Am Festival – Sackets Harbor – music, food, crafts and fireworks! 21-22 July• 34th Annual TI Stamp, Coin, Postcard, Jewelry, Gem & Collectables Show – Clayton Rec Arena, 28 – 29 July• Stone Mills Craft Fair – LaFargeville, 3 – 5 August• 30th Annual Craft Show & Sale – Clayton Rec Arena, 25 - 26 August Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 11. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Drive-Ins and IMAX• Alexandria Bay Drive-Ins: – www.baydrivein.com (double features, tickets prices range from $2 - $6, 6 and under free)• Black River Drive-Ins: – www.blackriverdrivein.com (double or tripe features, tickets prices range from $2 - $7, 6 and under free)• MOST IMAX Theater – Syracuse – www.most.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 12. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Zoos• Watertown – NYS Zoo at Thompson Park – Parties and Picnics all summer – www.nyszoo.org• Syracuse – Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Penguin Palooza & Asian Elephant Extravaganza! – www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org• Toronto, Canada – Toronto Zoo – Only about 4 hours away – www.torontozoo.com Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 13. FORT DRUM NEW YORK NY State ParksDid you know there are 25 NYS Parks in the Thousand Islands Region??!? www.nysparks.comOffering hiking, biking, camping, golfing, nature trails, nature center activities, beaches, pools, kayaking and canoeing!!Empire Passports = $65Daily Pass = from $8 - $10 per car load***Families with deployed Soldiers qualify for a FREE EMPIRE PASSPORT – details are on the web site Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 14. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Potpourri• Horne’s Ferry – Cape Vincent – Ferry to Wolf Island, Canada – Opens May 1, www.hornesferry.com• Highway Legends Car, Truck & Bike Show – Clayton – 18 – 20 May, www.highwaylegends.us• STRAWBERRY SEASON!! – End of June - U-PICS ALL OVER• Thousand Islands Hydroplane Regatta – Brockville,Ontario – Speeds up to 170mph! – 30 June – 1 July, www.brockvillehydroplaneracing.com Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 15. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Potpourri• Made in NY Festival – Sackets Harbor/Madison Barracks – 7 July - 75 NY State Product Vendors• New York State Hog Rally – Alexandria Bay – 12 – 14 July, www.nyshogrally.com• 44th Annual French Festival – Cape Vincent – 14 & 15 July - food, crafts, parade, fireworks!• 48th Annual Boat Show & Auction – Clayton – 3 – 5 August, Antique Boat Museum, www.abm.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 16. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Potpourri• Woodsmen Field Days – Boonville – 17 – 19 August, www.starinfo.com/woodsmen• Pirate Invasion – Alexandria Bay – 10 – 19 August, www.visitalexbay.org• Bobcats, Bears & Brews – Watertown – NYS Zoo at Thompson Park – 11 August, www.nyszoo.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 17. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Destination Fun:• NYS Fair – 23 August – September 3, www.nysfair.org• Watkins Glenn Race Track – races and wine festivals!• Montreal and Quebec! Ooh la la! Quebec• Finger Lakes Wine Tours• Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Old Forge, NY• Adirondacks/ Lake Placid• Niagara Falls, Buffalo• Lake George – The Great Escape Theme Park• Saratoga Springs – Horse Racing & Concerts (SPAC)• Burlington, VT (Ben & Jerry’s!!!) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 18. FORT DRUM NEW YORK Resources: www.visit1000islands.com www.watertowndailytimes.com/section/events www.wwnytv.com/features/craigs-to-do-listwww.newzjunky.com (local events @ left margin) www.watertownny.com Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update
  • 19. FORT DRUM NEW YORKGood Luck! Be Safe!Have fun!Enjoy the Summer!! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret Date Update

×