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Posts for November 2008

WHITEFACE SET TO OPEN FOR 51ST SEASON ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Nov 26, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Whiteface Mountain, Tuesday Nov. 25 Limited Trails and Early Season Pricing to be in EffectWILMINGTON, N.Y. – Whiteface is ready to open for its 51st ski and ride season on Friday, November 28, at 8:30 AM.Snow guns having been making snow around the clock since November 17, and combined with natural snow, Whiteface will have 11 trails and two lifts ready for the post-Thanksgiving Day crowd. The Cloudsplitter gondola and ...

Hobart Book Village hosts a Holiday Reading Afternoon on December 13th

Nov 26, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Christmas ReadingOn December 13, 2008, the Hobart Book Village's Second Saturday event will be a Holiday Celebration Reading Afternoon.  From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Hobart International Bookport, Main Street, Hobart, New York, local readers have been invited to read to "children of all ages" stories relating to the upcoming holidays and the winter season.  Children, parents, relatives and total ...

CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM OFFERS TIPS FOR ENJOYING THE HOLIDAY SEASON IN THE FINGER LAKES NEW YORK REGION

Nov 21, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Auburn, New York – November 24, 2008 – An old fashioned, village-wide Christmas in the Finger Lakes offers something for everyone – events, shopping, wineries, parades, luxury lodging and entertainment are just a few of the highlights. Cayuga County is a prime hub for visitors from Ontario, Canada, Rochester and Buffalo, NY and is nestled by three of the Finger Lakes—Cayuga Lake (the longest of ...

Holiday Cheer Weekends at Strong Museum of Play

Nov 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Meet an Old Fashioned Santa

And see a Gigantic Dollhouse and Two New Toy Displays

Enjoy a magical time at the many family holiday events at Strong National Museum of Play during the month of December. Tell your wishes to the Jolly Good Fellow during Holiday Cheer weekends (December 13 & 14 and 20 & 21) and feast your eyes on a giant dollhouse, a new Lionel® Train display, and a ...

Get set for "Tour de New York®," August 8-13, 2009

Nov 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Rochester, NY: A national (USA Cycling) & international (Union Cycliste Internationale) sanctioned bicycle race is to take place in seven New York State counties (Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany) for 6 days, August 8-13, 2009. The "Tour de New York" attracts over 40,000 spectators at its "Rochester Twilight Criterium." "Tour de New York" anticipates ...

Holiday Traditions Glitter at The Corning Museum of Glass

Nov 12, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Glass TreeCorning, NY – The Corning Museum of Glass, in America’s “Crystal City,” Corning, NY, celebrates a glittering tradition this holiday season. Special activities at the Museum take a closer look at the glass ornament, a well-loved part of holiday decorating.Through December 31, visitors to the Museum can make their own glass ornament, watch master glassmakers handcraft glass ornaments, and even ...

WESTCHESTER PHILHARMONIC CONTINUES HISTORIC SEASON WITH BROADWAY ICON BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL

Nov 12, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Concert to be led by guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos (Purchase, New York) — Following two sold-out concert weekends in November and October the Westchester Philharmonic continues its historic season with a delightful Winter Pops program on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 3 pm at The Purchase College Performing Arts Center. Dubbed “the last leading man” by The New York Times, Brian ...

ALBANY WELCOMES NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL GUESTS AS IT GEARS UP FOR HUDSON 400 CELEBRATION

Nov 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Henry HudsonALBANY, N.Y. -- Albany is gearing for the 400th anniversary of its discovery by Dutch explorer Henry Hudson by hosting visitors from throughout the United States, Canada and Europe as they learn more about the area. “Albany is one of the most historically rich areas in the Hudson Valley,” said Michele Vennard, President and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) “To ...

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2009 HUDSON VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK

Nov 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, March 22-April 3, 2009Third Year of Regional Culinary Promotion Scheduled for March 22-April 3 NEWBURGH, New York -Though the leaves are barely off the trees, it's not too early to start thinking about the tantalizing meals that await adventurous diners next spring during the third annual Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. The enormously popular 12-day celebration of fine dining in the Hudson Valley is scheduled for ...
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