SUMMER DINNER CRUISES
Please tell your neighbors and friends about our wonderful meals from Ernies aboard the Iroquis. Enjoy a Wednesday summer evening cruise down the canal, learning about its history and listening to good music.
Cruises start July 11 through August 15 and leave prompty at 6 p.m. from Sims Store, rain or shine. A special foliage cruise will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m.
Make reservations with Vickie at 315-487-7895.
For more information read the Dinner Cruises section on the Boat Tours webpage.
Betty Worden has donated one of her beautiful quilts to the Camillus Canal Society.
Raffle tickets may be purchased at Sims Store.
1 Ticket for $3.00 and 2 Tickets for $5.00.
The drawing will take place on Columbus Day weekend.
STEAM-UP OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, July 8, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
The Corliss Steam Engine will be operating on July 8th. Steam power became more efficient then water power allowing increased industrial development.
BIKE TREK - NEW YORK STATE PARKS
Wednesday, July 11
New York State Parks is sponsoring their annual bike ride across New York State from Buffalo to Albany. We will be greeting them at Sims Store. Volunteers welcome!
ANNUAL MEMBER & VOLUNTEER CHICKEN BBQ PICNIC
Saturday, July 21
11:00 am - Field Trip to 1820 Site (located just east of the Aqueduct). Those who would like to travel by boat to the sight must meet at Sim's by 10:30 am. Program at 11:00. You may also park at the Aqueduct lot and walk east past the Aqueduct.
12:00 Noon - Checken BBQ at Sim's Pavillion. Please bring a dessert to pass.
For more information call Liz at 315-391-7020.
Saturday, August 11, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Camillus Erie Canal Park, 5750 DeVoe Road, Camillus, NY.
Free Admission & Parking. Parking lot shuttle available.
9:00 am - Rotary 5K Mule Skinner Run.
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Fun for everyone.
The Legacy of the Erie Canal by boat, Morris Dancers, Make/Take by The Home Depot, Crafts and Demonstrations, Raffles, Steam Engine Steam-up, visit with Paddy the Mule, Working Blacksmith.
Entertainment featuring John Wilson and The Tuesday Night Jammers and The Soda Ash 6 Dixieland Jazz Band.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
Volunteers are always needed. For information call 315-391-7020.