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Posts for August 2011

New York State’s Official 2011 Fall Foliage Color Reports Begin September 7

Aug 31, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgVisit iloveny.com for up-to-date color information and ‘More Smiles Per Gallon' driving tours! For information on becoming a volunteer Leaf Peeper, e-mail foliage@empire.state.ny.us Albany, N.Y. - As summer gently fades away, New York State is getting ready for the Fall travel season, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the state's roadways and waterways, small towns, scenic ...

Westchester Philharmonic to Perform at County’s 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Ceremony

Aug 31, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

westchester-philharmonic-2.JPGSamuel Barber's famed "Adagio for Strings" featured Valhalla, N.Y. - Westchester County will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, on September 11, 2011 at 6 pm at The Rising, the County's 9/11 memorial at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. The Westchester Philharmonic will perform the famed Adagio for Strings by American composer and 40-year Mt. Kisco ...

Great Lakes Seaway Trail GeoTrail Making Economic Impact in New York and Pennsylvania

Aug 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

glstgeotkitsample72.jpgHealthy Outdoor Adventure Renewed for 2012 Great Lakes Seaway Trail, N.Y. and PA - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail GeoTrail has completed its first full year of providing a healthy outdoor activity for GPS-guided explorers with a $150,000 impact for the byway's local economies in New York and Pennsylvania.   Organizers with the nonprofit tourism organization Seaway Trail, Inc., Sackets Harbor, ...

Corning Museum of Glass Exhibitions celebrate 50th anniversary of American Studio Glass movement

Aug 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

corning-museum-of-glass-logo.jpgExhibitions Focus on Founders of American Studio Glass Movement Corning, N.Y. - In 1962, two groundbreaking workshops led by artist Harvey K. Littleton and glass scientist Dominick Labino introduced artists to the material of glass as a medium for artistic expression.  Littleton and Labino presented their development of a small, portable furnace and low temperature melting-point glass, ...

Debra Whiting’s Harvest Celebration, a Wine & Culinary Event, Taking Place Oct. 13

Aug 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

harvest-celebration.JPGWatkins Glen, N.Y. - The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its second annual culinary event, Debra Whiting's Harvest Celebration, formerly known as A Taste of the Finger Lakes. The stylish affair will be held at the Watkins Glen Community Center on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The Chamber's decision to change the name of the annual event to ...

Great Wine, Food & Art at the Tug Hill Paint Out, Sept. 18

Aug 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

“Harvesting the Grapes” by Loretta LepkowskiA Community Event for Land Conservation Lowville, N.Y. - "The vineyard is a beautiful place, and I am looking forward to painting that gorgeous view - all while enjoying the event's festivities with friends and family," expressed local artist, Loretta Lepkowski. Loretta is just one of the 20 premier artists donating their talent and time to the 4th Annual Tug Hill Plein Air Paint Out. The ...

News from the Strong

Aug 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

strong.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Check out some of the latest happenings at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester:   International Center for the History of Electronic Games® at The Strong® Receives $500,000 Grant for Continued Growth and Development The International Center for the History of Electronic Games (ICHEG) at The Strong received a grant of $500,000 for the continued ...

Dryden Theatre celebrates animation with "The Weird World of Bill Plympton" film series

Aug 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

“Your Face” (Bill Plympton, 1987)Legendary animator Bill Plympton in Person Saturday, Oct. 1 Rochester, N.Y.- The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House salutes animation with the film series "The Weird World of Bill Plympton," with screenings every Thursday evening in September plus Sunday, Sept. 11. Bill Plympton visits the Dryden and presents his latest film, Idiots and Angels, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. "Animation has ...

First Annual Americana Symposium To Be Held at Fenimore Art Museum This Fall

Aug 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

fameweathervane_1press.jpgJoin scholars and experts in an exploration of the world of Americana Cooperstown, N.Y. - On September 30 and October 1, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York will host its first annual Americana Symposium, "Inspired Traditions."   This new event will feature distinguished scholars who will present their research on a variety of topics represented by the Jane Katcher Collection of ...

Senate House Holds Apple Heritage Day Sept. 25

Aug 25, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

senate-house-state-historic-site.jpgKingston, N.Y. - Come to the Senate House State Historic Site in Kingston for Apple Heritage Day Sunday, Sept. 25 from noon to 5 p.m. Held in conjunction with Ulster County Cultural Heritage Week, you can enjoy a variety of 18th century apple related activities in celebration of Ulster County's apple growing heritage! Afternoon activities include pressing apples for apple cider, making apple ...
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