Local Events and Attractions
The breathtaking Leatherstocking Region of Upstate NY was named for the unique leather leggings worn by frontiersmen and made famous by the work of author James Fenimore Cooper. Located just south of the Adirondacks in the central section of the state, the region is rich in history and tradition.
This area is bursting with Museums, performing arts centers, reconstructed villages, farmsteads, Animal Adventure Park home of April the Giraffe, folk art treasures and geological wonders. Along country roads are havens for craft-lovers and antique-hunters from near and far. This region is the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore House and The Farmers' Museum, as well as numerous farmer markets, specialty shops and charming restaurants.
This website showcases this wonderful town, and why many choose to call Bainbridge home. Use this as a guide to explore this classic Upstate community.
General Clinton Canoe Regatta
The General Clinton Canoe Regatta weekend attracts more than 1,500 paddlers to 50 races in one or two-person classes on the Susquehanna River. The Regatta culminates Memorial Day with a 70-mile endurance race from Cooperstown to Bainbridge, the world’s longest single-day flat water marathon canoe race, part of the North American Triple Crown of Canoeing.
The cure for your Friday Night Fever! Join us each Friday for a night at the races! Modifieds, IMCA Modifieds, Sportsman, Stock Classes and 4 Cylinder Classes.
As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life firsthand through demonstrations and interpretive exhibits.
The Town Hall Theatre is home to a fully restored 1933 Æolian Skinner Pipe Organ. Organ music is enjoyed prior to the concerts at the Theatre as well as special events like silent movies, making this a truly unique venue for the live, family-oriented programs and performances that the JAC brings in.