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Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Crailo State Historic SiteRensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 18, 2016 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate and play indoor colonial games.

SPAC Announces “Audience Choice” Performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra

Feb 4, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center and The Philadelphia Orchestra present an "Audience Choice" online vote to select the opening piece of the Orchestra's Thursday, August 4 concert in the SPAC amphitheater. The winning piece will be performed by the "Fabulous Philadelphians" under the baton of the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève.

300 Years of Fashion

Jan 28, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

300 Years of FashionPresented by Marilyn Sassi as part of the A Night on the Town in Schenectady: 1850-1950 exhibit series Schenectady, N.Y. - Join Marilyn Sassi, the celebrated local historical fashion expert, as she explores fashion from the 1600s - 1900s. During the early years of local settlement, there were major discrepancies in people's clothing choices. The wealthiest families imported stylish ready-made clothing, or purchased expensive fabrics of lavish materials and trim. In contrast, the majority of Americans bought inferior, imported textiles or depended on their own spinning and weaving for clothes. Using illustrations, Sassi will guide participants through centuries of men's and women's fashion, discussing style choices of different classes and time frames, with an emphasis on the Mohawk and Hudson Valleys.

Hudson River Valley Ramble Kick-offs This Weekend

Sep 3, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

September Celebration Features Over 200 Events

www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com Albany, NY -The Hudson River Valley Ramble kicks-off this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 200 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley. The Ramble showcases the region's incredible scenery, history, natural resources, and recreational opportunities and features walking tours, hikes, paddles, bike tours and many other diverse experiences with something for everyone.

New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend

Jun 18, 2015 by I Love NY Staff

Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage 

Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family.

SPAC’s 5K and 10K “Rock & Run” Kicks Off Summer in Saratoga

Apr 30, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

SPAC Rock & RunSun, May 17 at 9 A.M. @ Spa State Park

PYX106, an iHeartMedia Station, Welcomes Rock & Run 2015

Live Music from Over 20 Top Bands Including Jocelyn Arndt, The WonderBeards, CRUSH, Let's Be Leonard, Birds of the Northeast, and Bryan Thomas

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. -Saratoga Performing Arts Center's "Rock & Run" 5K and 10K fundraiser will kick off the summer on ...

Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating history and architecture with new walking tours

Apr 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Home in Schenectady's Stockade DistrictSchenectady, N.Y. - Schenectady's Stockade is a national jewel, boasting the highest concentration of historic period homes in the nation. For over 300 years Schenectadians have called the Stockade home, and the streets are alive today with the stories and legends of Schenectady's past. Join the Schenectady County Historical Society on a walking tour and discover the beauty and history of America's oldest residential neighborhood!

USS Slater scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, April 1

Mar 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

USS SlaterAlbany, N.Y. - This year will mark the ship's 18th season in Albany. A lot has changed since she first arrived in Albany. If you haven't toured the ship in a while, you should come back for a visit.

A National Historic Landmark, USS SLATER is the only remaining World War II Destroyer Escort afloat in America. Destroyer Escorts originally were conceived to battle Nazi U-Boats while escorting convoys across the Atlantic. However, their versatility proved useful in the Pacific defending task forces from Kamikaze attacks. Many Destroyer Escorts continued to serve during the Korean and Viet Nam Wars. The current US Navy Fleet's frigates are descendants of these small ships.

Aliens Come to Schenectady: Mabee Farm Historic Site Kicks Off Science Fiction Exhibit

Mar 11, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

With a Reading from Celebrated Writer, Barry B. Longyear

Rotterdam Junction, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site, part of the Schenectady County Historical Society, will open its new exhibit, "It Came From Schenectady: Science Fiction in the Capital Region" on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception and book talk and signing featuring award-winning science-fiction author Barry B. Longyear.

Spotlight to be on Superstar Violinist Joshua Bell During Performance of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Feb 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Aug. 21, 2014 at SPAC

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Violinist Joshua Bell, renowned as one of today's singular musical talents, will be a featured soloist during the upcoming summer 2015 season of The Philadelphia Orchestra at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Lauded by the Boston Herald as "the greatest American violinist active today" and the Houston Chronicle as the "most perfect interpreter of this generation," Mr. Bell's performance will highlight the August 21 program of the Orchestra's annual SPAC residency.

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