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Posts for June 2009

A Fusion of Traditional and Contemporary Art at Ganondagan Festival

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iroqdancing1.jpg Award-winning Artists Showcase Native Heritage and Culture Victor, NY - On July 25 and 26, 2009, Ganondagan State Historic Site will present its 18th Annual Native American Dance & Music Festival and Art Market. As part of each year's Festival, dozens of the most gifted traditional and contemporary Native Artists from across the U.S. and Canada will exhibit at the show.  Among the ...

2009 Saratoga Polo Season Begins July 10

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

saratoga-polo.jpgClub welcomes new staff members and catering operator Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The thundering of polo ponies competing on an area the size of nine football fields returns this summer with the fast-paced action of the 2009 season of Saratoga Polo. The season opens on Friday, July 10 and play continues through Labor Day weekend, concluding Sunday, Sept. 6. Saratoga Polo matches are played every ...

New York State Visitors Can Get Third Night Free This Summer

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgConsumers Who Book Two Nights, Get Third Free at 250 Participating Accommodations NEW YORK - New Yorkers are encouraged to stay in-state when traveling this summer, and take advantage of I Love New York statewide travel deals for consumers seeking a stress-free getaway this summer season. Hundreds of lodging properties, including privately-owned campgrounds, will take part in I LOVE NEW YORK's ...

7th Annual Golf Tournament July 24 Benefits The Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

cave-house.jpg Cobleskill, N.Y. - The 7th Annual Golf Tournament, a benefit The Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology in Howes Cave, will take place on Friday, July 24. The tournament is sponsored by The Cobleskill Community Activities Foundation and Cobleskill Stone Products. The day includes a tour of Howe Caverns, followed by brunch at the Caverns, a visit to The Cave House Museum, on-course ...

Japanese Mandalas on View at Metropolitan Museum through November 29

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm.gifExhibition dates: June 18 - November 29, 2009 Location: The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan, 2nd Floor New York, NY - An impressive group of Japanese mandalas-graphic depictions of the Buddhist universe and its myriad realms and deities-are featured in an exhibition on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through November 29. Showcasing more than 60 magnificent ...

15th Annual Oswego County Pro – Am Tournament Set for July 11 and 12

Jun 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

oswego-fisherman.jpgOswego -  Lake Ontario's top professional and amateur anglers will be vying for thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise prizes the weekend of July 11 and 12, when Oswego County's 15th annual Pro-Am Salmon and Trout Team Tournament takes place out of the ports of Oswego, Mexico, and Port Ontario. The tournament is the third in a four-county series on Lake Ontario.The Oswego County event kicks ...

Apollo Theater Receives Grant from Harlem CDC for “Walk Of Fame”

Jun 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hcdc.jpg This summer, Apollo Theater Foundation expected to break ground on a "Walk of Fame" honoring legendary entertainers in celebration of theater's 75th Anniversary New York, NY - Harlem Community Development Corporation (Harlem CDC) announced today that it will provide the Apollo Theater Foundation (ATF) with a $75,000 grant to go towards the partial financing of the design, planning and other ...

New Book Shares Stories of Lester Howe and Howe Caverns

Jun 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

howlogo.jpgHowes Cave, N.Y. - Howe Caverns' General Manager Robert Holt has finished compiling a new book about the Caverns that will be available at the Great Cave's 80th Anniversary Community Celebration on Aug. 1."There are so many wonderful stories about early tours of the Caverns and of its discoverer Lester Howe. Our 80th Anniversary is a perfect opportunity to have these stories available for ...

Windham Lands 2010 UCI World Cup Finals

Jun 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

windham-mountain.jpgWindham, N.Y. -- For the past few years, the premiere mountain biking series in the world has not had an event in the United States. After previous events at western resorts like Durango, Vail and Angel Fire, the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) World Cup focused its events in Europe and Canada. Even American athletes hoping to qualify for the Olympics had to travel out of country to do so. ...
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