Wildlife Fest, Energy Expo at NYPA
North Blenheim— The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will host its 27th annual Wildlife Festival on the grounds of Blenheim-Gilboa (B-G) Power Project Visitors Center on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival will also feature the 7th annual Energy Expo, with local vendors providing tips on how to use energy more efficiently at home and on the road. Both the Wildlife Festival and the Energy Expo are admission-free.
The Wildlife Festival will feature a petting zoo, various wild animals exhibits, chainsaw demonstrations, blues music, face painting, balloon sculptures, arts and crafts exhibits and more.
At the Energy Expo, visitors can learn how to reduce energy use from professionals specializing in energy-efficiency solutions. Information on low-cost financing to install energy-saving products in homes and businesses will be available.
Attendees can also enjoy the wide array of hands-on exhibits at the admission-free B-G visitors center that present information on themes such as the basics of electricity, uses of electricity, and the operation of New York’s largest pumped-storage electric power project.
The Blenheim-Gilboa visitors center is located 17 miles south of Middleburgh on Route 30 and 50 miles southwest of Albany.