NYSCPG invites you to attend a special limited engagement at the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca, NY on Saturday, September 15, 2018. We have arranged for a private viewing of the museum that evening from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. Stroll the hallways and explore the exhibits with your guest as you sample wine from local vintners. A tourism expert on wine will be sampling three Finger Lakes rieslings to demonstrate the influence of the regional geology on the different wine growing regions of the Finger Lakes. Cheese and snacks will be available to pair with the wine. Later in the evening, enjoy a catered dinner of area farm to table cuisine with fellow geologists.
¹ This event is limited to the first fifty (50) people who register.
Cost: $75/person or $125/couple
NYSCPG has arranged for a guided hiking tour of Watkins Glenn State Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018, from 9:30am till12:00pm. Staff from the New York State Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (NYSPRHP) will lead the group along 2 to 3-mile loop through the park, where you will have a chance to observe park geologic features, wildlife, and flora and fauna. We will be meeting at the main entrance to the park (Click HERE for directions to Watkins Glen State Park MAIN ENTRANCE PARKING LOT) at 9:00am.
² This event is free to members with the exception for parking. NYSCPG will be collecting donations from attending members to present to the local NYSPRHP staff to be used towards their youth education programs
NYSCPG has arranged for a hotel group rate $129 plus tax at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Ithaca, NY; which is approximately 4 miles from the museum.
Book your group rate for NYS Geologists
Start date: 9/14/18
End date: 9/17/18
Last day to book: 9/1/18
If you deciding to take advantage and spend the weekend Ithaca, please view this Things to Do Link (Ithaca).