Long known as the ‘Getaway Region’ of New York, Oneida County and the Mohawk Valley always have something interesting to offer, this week the upcoming summer games come to Sylvan Beach.

WIBX 950 in conjunction with Oneida County Tourism host This Week In The Mohawk Valley and the CNY Travel Show to highlight community events and opportunities that are coming to the Mohawk Valley throughout the week.

This week, Pat Goodenow, President of the Sylvan-Verona Beach Resort Association and Director of Tourism, joins Kelly Blazosky of Oneida County Tourism and Jim to talk about the finish of 2017 Canalfest at Sylvan Beach and the beginning of Summer Games August 18th - 20th. The Sylvan Beach games includes a half marathon, a 10k, Obstacle 5K, and a 5k road race followed by a post race sunset BBQ on the beach.

Upcoming Events

The Mohawk Valley has many upcoming community events and activities for the coming week including a Monday night concert in Utica, a ghost hunting investigation and class, a Saranac Thursday, the Woodsmen's Field Days and more.