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September 2017

Lunchtime Lecture: The Erie Canal’s Early Years

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map
$5

Our September lunchtime lecture will feature a talk by Craig Williams, Erie Canal expert and Canal Society of New York State board member. Williams will discuss what life was like in Upstate New York when navigation first began on the waterway nearly two centuries ago. The region was sparsely populated during the Erie Canal's early year's, but it would soon undergo tremendous growth. Williams' talk will include a question and answer session. Our speaker recently retired as a senior historian…

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The Heartland Passage

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linda – WAMC Performing Arts Studio, 339 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206 United States
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$15

The Heartland Passage tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate its bicentennial and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact through songs, stories and the documentary film Boom and Bust. The tour is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Regional Economic Development Grant through the New York State Council on the Arts. The Tour is sponsored by City Lore (www.citylore.org), the Erie Canal Museum…

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Party Like It’s 1817! The Heartland Passage Tour in Rochester!

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Little Theater, 240 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
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$10

The Heartland Passage Tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. This stop features performances by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, famous for “Ashokan Farewell,” and Kimball, Canning, Bolt and McClure, performing the music of traveling troupes along the canal in its heyday. There will also be a film screening of Boom and…

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Party Like it’s 1817! The Heartland Passage Tour in Brockport!

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brockport Welcome Center, 11 Water St
Brockport, NY 14420 United States
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Free

The Heartland Passage Tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. This FREE stop features Erie Canal songsters Dave Ruch and George Ward. There will also be a film screening of Boom and Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal, a short documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Wagner, that meditates on the…

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Party Like it’s 1817! The Heartland Passage Tour in Macedon

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canaltown Theater, 1900 NY 31
Macedon NY, NY 14502 United States
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$10

The Heartland Passage Tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. Join us at 4:00 for free dockside story telling and then mosey on to the Canal Town Theater at 7:00 for musical performances by Erie Canal songsters Dave Ruch & George Ward, followed by a film screening of Boom and Bust: America’s…

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Party Like it’s 1817! Heartland Passage Tour in Lyons!

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Ohmann, 65 William St.
Lyons, NY 14489 United States
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$10

The Heartland Passage Tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. At this stop, join us at 4pm dockside for a free storytelling series and then mosey over to Ohmann Theater, where we'll hold the evening program. This includes musical performances by Erie Canal Songsters The Dady Brothers & Kit Fallon and George…

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