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September 2017

Party Like it’s 1817: Film, Cruise & Concert

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barge Canal Terminal, 800 Mohawk St.
Herkimer, NY United States
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$20.00

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 through songs, stories and the documentary film Boom and Bust. Here is the schedule for this stop on the tour: 4:00 PM: FREE showing of Boom & Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal, a short documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul…

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Party Like It’s 1817 on a Brooklyn Barge!

September 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Waterfront Barge Museum, 290 Conover St
Brooklyn, NY 11231 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 the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. This stop features performances on the Waterfront Barge in Brooklyn by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, famous for “Ashokan Farewell,” the theme song for Ken Burns’ Civil War series, and Kimball, Canning, Bolt & McClure, presenting the music of traveling troupes along…

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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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Drawing & Painting Workshop Wednesday, September 13

September 13 @ 5:00 pm
$12 - $15

Drawing from History, Painting Erie’s Landscape Workshop with Reina Apraez Wednesday, September 13 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Erie Canal Museum Even at its bicentennial, the Erie Canal has informed city planners and developers of the possibilities for a new Syracuse. During this workshop you will learn helpful landscape drawing and painting techniques, and have the opportunity to examine the possibilities that exist in our changing community through creativity and experimentation. This program is appropriate for all levels, and…

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