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T O U R I S M Agri-Tourism There is ample opportunity to purchase local produce at one of the many farmers markets held throughout the summer, or at one of the roadside farm stands. Maple syrup, honey, herbs, apples, sweet corn and pumpkins are just some of the products that are grown in our region and readily available. Alpaca farms are also open to visitors at certain times of the year, and it’s a pleasure to see beautiful alpacas grazing in the fields. Alpaca products and fiber are usually available for purchase. The Black Bear Winery is on the southern border of Chenango. They produce their own fruit wines and hard ciders, as well as offering wine tours, tastings and hospitality year round. Weekend entertainment adds to provide the perfect place to discover that hidden treasure. the exquisite and casual atmosphere that Black Bear From pottery and custom-made jewelry to handmade Winery is known for. Christmas ornaments and handcrafted furniture, you’ll Family Activities find what you’re looking for. There are a wide variety of unusual shops and boutiques that sell everything from Chenango County prides itself on a family friendly candy, glass works, framed prints, and one-of-a-kind gifts atmosphere. Local towns support many different athletic and collectibles. Boyd’s Bears, Dept. 56, Willow Tree, leagues, ice-skating rinks, tennis courts, martial arts Yankee Candles and other collectibles are familiar names centers, fitness centers, swimming pools, bowling alleys, in Chenango stores. nature centers, public parks and playgrounds, and youth Antique shops pride themselves in having a myriad of entertainment venues. furnishings and collectibles for shoppers. Shopping Motorsports Personal service and attention are the hallmark of There are several raceways in the area that host races hundreds of individually-owned small businesses located throughout the summer for cars, motorcycles, 4-wheelers throughout the county. Shop owners are very and dirt bikes. knowledgeable about their products and are anxious to make sure that you’re comfortable during your shopping The Unadilla Valley Sports Center boasts a 1.1-mile racing experience. Chenango and its surrounding communities circuit that is the site of world-class professional motocross races. America’s top pro riders, including former world champions from Europe, converge on central New York in the quest for national titles and honors. Sixty- eight percent of the fans who attend these races come from over 100 miles away. I-88 Speedway just off I-88 (thus its name!) in Afton, races Modified, Sportsman, Street Stocks and IMCA Modified every Tuesday and Friday nights through September. Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney 30


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