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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Rome

July 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Rome

July 11 | 6:00 PM | $25

Join the Rome Historical Society and Erie Canal Museum in exploring the history of the first Erie Canal town! This ride will align with the biggest bike ride along the Empire State Trail, Cycle the Erie Canal, which will camp that evening at Ft. Stanwix. Celebrate this ride’s visit to the Copper City and learn the city’s history on this hour long ride that will include stops like the home of Judge Joshua Hathaway, who broke ground on the Canal on July 4, 1817, and the Great Carrying Place. The ride will begin and end at the Rome Historical Society, with a public block party at the end, which will include a drink from Copper City Brewing Company included in your ticket.

Experience Erie Canal history by bike, then enjoy a pint in this statewide summer series along New York’s Canals! On Thursday nights throughout the summer an hour long guided bike tour will take guests along the new Empire State Trail while also highlighting that regions’ unique Canal history. Following the tour, join your fellow cyclists and brewery founders for a complimentary drink at our participating brewery. Participate for one night at your favorite local spot or try to complete the entire statewide circuit. Please register in advance to participate. Registration is $25 per ride. Members can receive $5 off one ride – email to get your coupon code.


July 11
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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