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9th Annual Festival in Clinton Begins August 23!

Aug 19, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Art & Music FestivalOpening Time is 10 a.m. Clinton, N.Y. - Celebrate the end of summer with us in a central New York village pretty enough to be on your calendar. Plan to make the trip to Clinton, New York on Saturday, August 23rd for a full day of exceptional live music, impressive artist wares and demonstrations, kids' activities, and a wide variety of interesting and healthy food selections. The Clinton Art and Music Festival, now in its ninth year, offers one of the most impressive and varied musical line-ups of any Upstate music festival, featuring over 20 musical acts -- from solo acoustic to 10-piece swing, Gypsy to Gospel, Irish to Oompah, jazz to Americana.

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Presents Top Classical and Jazz Artists August 6-24

Jul 11, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Enso String QuartetCooperstown, N.Y. - The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, opens its 16th season on Wednesday, August 6 with the concert Inspired by Italy. The Enso String Quartet, Chesis, violist Richard Young, and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan will perform works by Puccini, Verdi, Boccherini, and Tchaikovsky. The concert also features the premiere of a new arrangement of Canzoniere by David Ludwig, created for Linda Chesis and the Enso String Quartet to perform at the Festival.  The Enso regularly performs the classics of the string quartet literature, but also champions lesser-known works that deserve to be heard, along with contemporary music. The Quartet received a 2010 Grammy nomination for "Best Chamber Music Performance."

Enjoy the Best of Madison County's Farms on Open Farm Day

Jul 11, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Madison County Open Farm DayMadison County, N.Y. - With the long-awaited summer now in full swing, Open Farm Day is your chance to enjoy the bounty of some of Madison County's best farms. July 26th between 10 am and 4 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at your local farms at its 7th annual Open Farm Day as 35 farms and 3 farmers' markets open their gates to the public. Visitors will be treated to farm tours, rides, product samples, farm animals, and an all-around good time at Madison County's diverse farms. Home to naturally-raised beef and bison, pasture-raised pork and chickens, horses and ponies, sweet corn and veggies, pasture butter, mushrooms, jams and sauces, honey, salsa, wine, hops, hard and sweet cider, maple products and much more, Madison County's farms have something to satisfy everyone!

Directory of Canal Sites and Museums Now Available

Jul 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Erie Canal Site DirectoryWaterford, N.Y. - Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has produced a new directory of canal sites and museums to introduce New York State residents and visitors to more than 45 sites all along the NYS Canal System. The directory is available at numerous canal sites and visitor centers along the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca, and Champlain Canals.

"Summer is the perfect time for families and visitors to explore New York State's historic canals," said Bob Radliff, Director of Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. "Whether traveling by boat, bike, or car, the directory will help people find their way to interesting places."

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Offers Pro Am Performances June 23-25

Jun 18, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Pro AmCooperstown, N.Y. - How many concerts feature a neurosurgeon, a judge, a color scientist and a molecular biologist performing with professional artists? That's what happens at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Pro Am. The performances, which will include works by MENDELSSOHN, MOZART, HAYDN, BRAHMS AND REYNALDO HAHN, WILL TAKE PLACE June 23 in Edmeston, June 24 in Cherry Valley, and June 25 at Hyde Hall.

Fort Stanwix Kicks Off “Walk With History” Program with Health Fair and Tour

Jun 3, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Ft. StanwixRome, N.Y. - Fort Stanwix National Monument invites you to the kickoff event for the Walk With History program on Saturday, June 7 from Noon to 2 pm. The event will feature a health fair on the fort's west lawn highlighting the services of several local healthcare organizations, including the American Heart Association and Rome Memorial Hospital. Staff and volunteers from the participating groups will be providing demonstrations and screenings about healthy living. Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn more about, and sign up for, the new "Walk With History" program at the park.

Mohawk Valley Region Continues Push as Premier Revolutionary War Destination

May 30, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

New Website Feature Allows Tourists to Create Own Paths Through History

Enhances the Visitors' Experience; Tool for Teachers

 

Gloversville, N.Y. - My Path, a new virtual trip planner found on MohawkValleyHistory.com, will change the way visitors explore historic sites in the Mohawk Valley Region.

Mohawk Valley Region Path Through History, which launched MohawkValleyHistory.com in late 2013, ties Revolutionary War-related historic sites throughout the Mohawk Valley Region together in one story-- as "America's First Frontier."

Following the Ninth: Regional Premiere in Cooperstown May 18

May 2, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Following the NinthBeethoven's "Ode to Joy" celebrated in critically acclaimed documentary

Event also includes a live performance of "Ode to Joy" and Q&A with the film's co-producer

Cooperstown, N.Y. - Journey into the heart and soul of one of the world's great works of art when Cooperstown hosts the regional premiere of Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Last Symphony (Kerry Candaele, director, 2013) on Sunday, May 18 at 6:30 pm. The film is an exploration of the worldwide cultural and political influence of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and the "Ode to Joy." Immediately following the film, there will be a live performance of "Ode to Joy" and a Q&A with Greg Mitchell, the film's co-producer.

Schoharie’s Easter Egg Exhibit to Open In April

Mar 3, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

easter-egg-presidents.jpgSchoharie, N.Y. -- Welcome to a world filled with fantasy and fun and eggs of every description -- some 5,000 in all. It's the Easter Egg Exhibit in Schoharie and for the first time since 2004, the unique exhibit will open to the public in April 2014. The one-of-a-kind exhibit is on property adjacent to the historic 1785 Colonel Peter Vroman house at 112 Covered Bridge Lane, just off Route 30. ...

New Website To Promote Historical Tourism in Mohawk Valley Region

Jan 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

mohawk-valley-history-web-site.jpgFulton-Montgomery Counties Showcased as ‘America's First Frontier'  New Hartford, N.Y.--The Mohawk Valley played a pivotal role in the American Revolution and a new website will not only spotlight its significance but also promote the region as a premier, historically-themed travel destination. The Mohawk Valley Region Path Through History recently launched its website, ...
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