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Skaneateles Hosts Premier Antique and Classic Boat Show of Year

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Miss America IXVintage Race Boat Will Be Featured

Skaneateles, N.Y. - Miss America IX, the first boat in the world to exceed 100 mph, will be among the 150 boats on display at the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. The Society's 39th annual show, held at the Skaneateles Country Club, 3344 W. Lake Road (Rte. 41A), is open to the public Sept. 19 and 20.

Fiddlers’ Fair, Fiber Fest at GCVM Aug. 16-17

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Fiddler Phil BanaszakMumford, N.Y. - Music at its most traditional will envelope Genesee Country Village & Museum on Aug. 16-17, as the museum hosts its Old-Time Fiddlers' Fair, the largest showcase of traditional music in Western New York.

Musicians, ranging from the polished professional to the fledging beginner will fill a variety of venues with fiddlers and dulcimers.

Riders Needed For Bike Tioga

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Waverly, N.Y. - If you enjoy riding your bicycle along the roads in Tioga County, we have just the thing for you - the 12th Annual Bike Tioga event! Bike Tioga is being held on August 9th in its new location in downtown Waverly. Bike Tioga is not a race, but a ride of either 20, 40 or 60 miles with various elevations throughout beautiful Tioga County and riders are needed to participate.

Waverly’s Attic Street Auction and Festival Taking Place Aug. 9

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Tioga County, N.Y. - The 2nd annual Waverly's Attic event, a fundraiser for the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC), will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Broad Street in Waverly, NY on August 9, 2014. Broad Street will be closed from Pennsylvania Avenue to Waverly Street and will be filled with street and food vendors, free children's games and prizes, music, a Chinese auction, and many other activities. All of these activities will be centered on a huge street auction that will start at noon and will include antiques, household goods, and even some rare local collectibles. Some of these items include a band drum marked "1901 - Waverly," a wooden box with "Waverly Sugar Bowl," a banner from the centennial celebration of Waverly, NY in 1954, milk bottles from Towanda, Elmira, and other localities, an Ingersoll Rand plate and Lehigh Valley Railroad memorabilia.

Windham A Winner!

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Windham, NY Named as a Site for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup As the Town Gears Up for Next Week's 2014 Races

Windham, N.Y. - In one week, the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will kick off in Windham but today the small community in the Northern Catskills found out that it has already won. In an announcement made by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the Switzerland-based worldwide governing body of cycling, Windham was once again named the only mountain bike world cup site in the United States.

Local Craft Beer Brewer Joins the Governor’s New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup

Jul 30, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Owego, N.Y. - Natalie Mattrazzo, owner of The Farmhouse Brewery and Malthouse in Tioga County, N.Y., has been invited to join the New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup. According to a press release from the New York State Governor's Office, this group resulted from the 2nd Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, and the purpose of the group is to deliver recommendations on furthering the growth of the state's craft beer industry. Mattrazzo is one member out of just 12 that were chosen from the growing pool of industry professionals, including operators of the other 100 microbreweries in New York State. The workgroup will also include the Commissioner of the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Richard Ball, and other representatives from the NYS Liquor Authority and Empire State Development.

Beyond the Tent at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Jul 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Cold Spring, N.Y.  - There is plenty happening under the Tent at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer, and starting August 8, there will be even more HVSF to enjoy when HVSF2 (formerly known as In Process) gets under way at The Depot Theater in Garrison.  Now in its fifth season, this exciting series explores new plays in a lab setting with HVSF company members in readings of contemporary work. All tickets for HVSF2 are $25 and may be purchased at http://philipstowndepottheatre.org. The Philipstown Depot Theatre is located at the Garrison Train Station, 4 miles from the Bear Mountain Bridge off Route 9D, Garrison's Landing.

Mets to Host Irish Heritage Night at Citi Field on Friday, Aug. 1 vs. The San Francisco Giants

Jul 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

NY MetsFlushing, N.Y. - The New York Mets announced Irish Heritage Night will take place this Friday, August 1 at Citi Field when the Mets host the San Francisco Giants at 7:10 p.m.

Dubbed by Jimmy Fallon as "New York City's house band for the last 30 years," Black 47 will perform on the Mets Plaza, located outside the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, beginning at 6:00 p.m. as part of their farewell tour. Fans will be entertained by on field pre-game performances beginning around 6:30 p.m. by Irish Step Dancers as well as in-game programming that celebrates Irish culture.

Fulton County Tourism Celebrates the 20th Annual $10,000 “Bet on Fulton County Raffle”

Jul 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Photo caption:  From left, Raffle Winners Darla Perham, Priscilla Curthoys, David and Jennifer Connolly split $11,000Gloversville, N.Y. - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce held the 20th annual fundraiser for the Fulton County Tourism Department to help their work in promoting the area to visitors on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Johnstown-Gloversville.

Gina DaBiere-Gibbs, Fulton County's Director of Tourism said, "I'm grateful to the community for their support of our tourism program and am pleased with the attendance during the evening's festivities.  We are fortunate to have held this raffle for 20 years and to still have the continued support each year."

Russia’s Legendary Bolshoi Ballet & Orchestra Debuts at SPAC, Tuesday July 29

Jul 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Bolshoi Ballet Master Class- TONIGHT @ 6 P.M. Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Russia's legendary Bolshoi Ballet, the largest ballet company in the world and one of the most prestigious, debuts at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, July 29 - Friday, August 1. The Bolshoi Ballet, accompanied by the Bolshoi Orchestra, will present four performances of its signature production of Don Quixote. The SPAC engagement is one of just three US locations on the Bolshoi's 2014 tour; the company performed to sold-out audiences in May at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and most recently, at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York City. Performances kick off on Tuesday, July 29 with Bolshoi principal dancers Maria Alexandrova and Vladislav Lantratov dancing in the lead roles of "Kitri," and "Basilio." Opening Night will also feature an audience-wide sparkling toast, Russian vodka tastings, and a fireworks finale.

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