New York By Rail 14th ed. - Page 91

TASTE OF COUNTRY June 9–11 Hunter Mountain Three days of camping, food and beverage service, and some of the top country stars in the nation, all at one festival. Tasteofcountryfestival.com From HUDSON Station MOUNTAIN JAM June 16-18 Hunter Mountain Sponsored by WDST Radio in Woodstock, featuring Tom Petty, Steve Miller, Michael Franti and Spearhead and indie bands. Mountainjam.com From HUDSON Station CLEARWATER’S GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL June 17–18 Croton Point Park Solar-powered stages, diverse live music and vendors celebrate summer. Clearwaterfestival.org From CROTON-HARMON Station XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL June 23–July 1 Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater This year’s headliners: Ray Charles Orchestra, Scott Bradlee, Joss Stone, Mavix Staples, Sheryl Crowe. Rochesterjazz.com From ROCHESTER Station FREIHOFER’S SAR ATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL June 24–25 Saratoga Performing Arts Center An amphitheater featuring dozens of jazz artists, including Chaka Khan, Jacob Collier and more. Spac.org/events/jazz-festival From SARATOGA SPRINGS Station CENTER STAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES July–August TBA Samuel de Champlain Center Stage, Rouses Point Free musical concerts and theatrical performances at outdoor amphitheater. Rousespointny.com From ROUSES POINT Station WATER MUSIC NEW YORK July 2–8 A unique musical journey from Albany to Lockport, inspired by the Erie Canal’s bicentennial. Albanysymphony.com/watermusicnewyork NEW YORK STATE RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL July 7–8 Clinton Square, Syracuse Outdoor festival hosts top national musicians for the 25th year. Nysbluesfest.com Walkway Over the Hudson Marathon ALBANY RIVERFRONT JAZZ FESTIVAL September 9 Jennings Landing, Albany Enjoy music, food and friends by the water for free, for the 15th year in a row. Albanyevents.org From ALBANY-RENSSELAER Station BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE September 15–17 The Basilica, Hudson An adventurously curated festival of alternative music, literature and visual arts. Basilicahudson.com From HUDSON Station SPORTING EVENTS WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON MAR ATHON June 10–11 Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Poughkeepsie to Highland Run or walk the famous bridge-turned-park 200 feet over the Hudson. Walkwaymarathon.org From POUGHKEEPSIE Station SAHLEN’S SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN June 29–July 2 Watkins Glen International A racing series, including the Porsche GT3 Cup and Lamborghini Super Trofeo. Theglen.com From ROCHESTER Station 2017 NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE ALL-STARS GAME August 15 Joseph L. Bruno Stadium An unforgettable baseball game featuring the best players in the Minor League. MILB.com 147TH TR AVERS STAKES August 26 Saratoga Race Course An historic, 150-year-old race with a $1,000,000 prize. Saratogaracetrack.com From SARATOGA SPRINGS Station US OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS August 28–September 10 Arthur Ashe Stadium, Queens The year’s final Grand Slam, with the whole world watching! Usopen.org From NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA Station TCS NEW YORK CITY MAR ATHON November 5 Throughout NYC’s five boroughs. World’s largest marathon, hosting runners from around the globe. Tcsnycmarathon.org MAYOR’S CUP REGATTA & FESTIVAL July 6–9 Lake Champlain From NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA Station waterfront, Plattsburgh A 39-year tradition, featuring Americ