From Pajama Parties, to Deck the Halls festivities, photos with Santa and our spectacular month-long Festival of Trees exhibits, guests enjoyed some seasonal delights while visiting NYPA’s Visitors Centers...
Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center - Festival of Trees: Dec 1, 2013 - Jan 3, 2014
This year 19 festive trees were decorated from various groups including Minekill State Park, local schools, senior groups, a Girl Scout Troop, American Legion Auxiliary Post 1379, a local historical society and more.
The Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center in North Blenheim, is located on the Schoharie Creek in the northern Catskill Mountains.
Our admission-free visitors center is housed in a 19th century dairy barn! Please call ahead for directions, and special event information, 1-800-724-0309. Visitors center hours of operation: Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., year-round. Closed on Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and Good Friday.
Niagara Power Vista - Festival of Trees: Dec 1, 2013 - Jan 4, 2014
An official stop along the “Holiday Lights of Niagara Trail” our Festival of Trees featured a dazzling display of artificial evergreens adorned with energy efficient lights, decorated for the season by local not-for-profit groups. See the list of 2013 tree-decorating participants.
Would you like to participate in next years' 2014 Festival of Trees? Any not-for-profit organization can participate, start by contacting us to reserve a tree. Call 716-286-6652 or simply submit your completed form. NYPA supplies the tree and LED lights, you supply the decorations that describe your organization!
Known as the Power Vista, the visitors center is located 4 miles downstream from Niagara Falls and it features more than 50 interactive exhibits and a new QR code tour! Call 866-NYPA-FUN (697-2386) for more information.