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Posts for June 2012

Fair unveils 2012 poster and theme

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

2012-nysf-poster-large.jpgThis year's theme to be "A Smile a Minute" Syracuse, N.Y. - A fun twist on a well-known expression, this theme describes the fast pace and non-stop nature of the Fair in terms of the most outward expression of joy: the smile. It lets Fairgoers know that every moment they're at the Fair they'll find something - whether it's a show, ride, game or anything else - that will bring a smile to his or ...

Local Talent on Display at Pelham Art Center’s Faculty and Student Showcase

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Bruce Withers (PAC student), RC, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.Free art exhibition, July 13 - August 10, 2012 Pelham, N.Y. -  Pelham Art Center is presenting its highly popular Faculty and Student Showcase, an annual exhibition featuring selected artworks in a variety of mediums by the Art Center's distinguished teachers and enthusiastic students. Many of these works will be available for sale to the public. This exhibition is a great opportunity to see ...

Ontario County Tourism wins at PRism awards

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

fl-visitors-connection.JPGCanandaigua, N.Y. - Finger Lakes Visitors Connection received acclaim with one PRism award and one Award of Excellence from the Rochester chapter of Public Relations Society of America at the PRism awards dinner at Artisan Works in Rochester on June 21. The Visitors Connection was honored in the non-profit category for the organization's blog, Insiders Diaries, and for the Visitors Connection web ...

Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC This Weekend

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

saratoga-jazz-festival-2012.JPGSat, June 30 - Sun, July 1 Landmark 35th Anniversary to Feature Superstars Including Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty and Dozens More Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Jazz superstars and rising stars will converge on Saratoga Performing Arts Center this weekend for the 35th Anniversary of the Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, June 30 - July 1. This two-days, ...

Adirondack Museum Hosting Paddle Making Workshops

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Craftsman Caleb Davis will return to the Adirondack Museum this summer to teach a series of one-day paddle making workshops.Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Craftsman Caleb Davis will return to the Adirondack Museum this summer to teach a series of one-day paddle making workshops. Students will use hand-tools to craft their own wooden canoe paddle. The first workshop is offered on July 6, 2012.  Additional workshops will be held on July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 24, 31. Students may choose a single or double blade ...

French & Indian War Event Saturday and Sunday at Fort Ontario

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

oswego-county.JPGOswego, N.Y. - More than 100 French and British military re-enactors, Native American warriors and historians will re-create the colorful military life of Fort Ontario during the French and Indian War period Saturday and Sunday at Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego. "Attack on the Rear Guard" battle recreations will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, July 1. ...

Bike Tioga Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Aug. 4-5

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

bike-tioga.JPGOwego, N.Y. - Grab your helmets, because it's Bike Tioga's 10th anniversary! For those who aren't familiar with Bike Tioga, it is an organized two day cycling event on August 4th and 5th in Owego, NY. Bike Tioga is a family friendly event for people of all ages and experience levels. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just looking to get some fun exercise for the weekend, we welcome you! There ...

The Farmers’ Museum Presents the 65th Annual Junior Livestock Show: July 8, 9 and 10

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

farmers_logo1.gifCooperstown, N.Y. - The Junior Livestock Show, a summer tradition in Central New York, takes place Sunday, July 8 through Tuesday, July 10, 2012.  This three-day event brings together the area's best livestock and youth exhibitors from a nine-county region.  More than 250 youth handlers and 750 animals will fill the Iroquois Farm Showgrounds located on County Highway 33 in Cooperstown for what is ...

Sales, Specials in Store (and on the Sidewalk!) at Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Skaneateles ceramics artist Jeremy Randall at CurbstoneNew Duck Dash raises money for charity Where can you find sidewalk sales, art demos, musical entertainment....and a strolling duck? Skaneateles, N.Y. - The Curbstone Festival returns July 19-21 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets in Skaneateles. The hours for the event, featuring more than 30 merchants, are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event ...

George Eastman House collects portraits of "The Hands That Make Rochester"

Jun 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house1.jpgFeatured are Rochesterians who work to make their community a better place, including Dave Fiedler, Jody Gage, Dan Meyers, Jeff Tyzik, and Abby Wambach Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House is collecting portraits of "The Hands That Make Rochester," created by internationally renowned photographer Gary Schneider. This fundraising project for the museum is focused on capturing 25 images of the ...
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