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Category - Finger Lakes

Three More Shows Join Headliner Lineup at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Feb 25, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall9-time GRAMMY® Winner Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, "WHEELS OF SOUL" Summer Tour 2015 featuring Tedeschi Trucks Band + Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and The Steep Canyon Rangers

Tickets for all 3 shows on Sale Friday February 27 at 10AM

Rochester N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced three more headliner shows for the nine-day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 19-27. Trumpet legend Herb Alpert and Lani Hall; WHEELS OF SOUL - Summer Tour 2015 with Tedeschi Trucks Band and very special guests Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings plus Doyle Bramhall II, and the Steep Canyon Rangers join previously announced headliners Diana Krall, Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. The Steep Canyon Rangers previously played at XRIJF with Steve Martin at four sold-out shows.

MEDIA ALERT: Destiny USA’s Winter Fun Day Pass Extended

Feb 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Destiny USA's Day Pass allows families to play at four entertainment venues for one low price The pass will now be redeemable until March 21st

 

Syracuse, N.Y. - Destiny USA's Winter Fun Day Pass is now redeemable until Saturday, March 21st. The three week extension from its original end date of February 28 will allow guests to utilize the 24 hour pass and enjoy a fun-filled day at Destiny USA's entertainment venues, while saving money.

The Winter Fun Day Pass allows guests to receive admission into four of 11 participating entertainment venues at one low cost.

First of Three Intimate Wine and Cheese Pairing Events Taking Place Feb. 28

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Preferred Pairings series offers serious wine and cheese lovers a chance to pair artisanal cheeses with reserve wines at select wineries

Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail has partnered with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a third year to host a series of intimate wine and cheese pairing events this winter. Preferred Pairings is a series of three monthly events where the creameries of the Cheese Trail pair with different members of the Wine Trail to offer select pairings of reserve wines and artisanal cheeses to their audience. The first in this series is February 28, from 10:00am-5:00pm, and pairs 10 wineries with 9 of the Cheese Trail's member creameries.

New Fishing Page for Wayne County Tourism

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Wayne County, N.Y. - The Wayne County Office of Tourism has re-vamped the Fishing Update section of its web page, designing a faster, easier way to obtain fishing information.

"Anglers always want to gather necessary fishing information fast," stated Chris Kenyon, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for Wayne County Tourism. "They don't want to waste time searching where to fish, obtain a license, or learn daily limits of the species they're targeting. We have redesigned the Fishing Page so that all the pertinent information is on the right side of the page. This will be where to look before you make your trip."

Finger Lakes Region Announces Board Leadership, Programming Plans for 2015

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Finger Lakes Regional Tourism CouncilFinger Lakes Regional Tourism Council builds off success of 2014 PR program

Pittsford, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of 2.8 billion impressions for the year. The 14-county Finger Lakes Vacation region started the collaborative program in 2010 as a way to increase marketing efforts for the Finger Lakes and to draw more attention to the region as a whole. 2014 garnered 212 total travel articles in publications such as USA Today, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. to Headline at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Jennifer HudsonTickets on Sale Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 AM

Rochester, N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced two more headliners for the nine day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival June 19-27. 

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author, Jennifer Hudson will perform on Wednesday June 24. Grammy winning ...

Jennie's Will Being Performed in Dryden, NY on Feb. 28

Feb 6, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Karen Wonder Dumont as Jennie McGrawDoors open at 6:45 PM. Pre-show lecture: 7:15pm Concert: 8:00pm Location: First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY

Dryden, N.Y. - On the evening of February 28th, the Cornell Savoyards will perform a musical, in concert, called Jennie's Will at the First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY. The show is about Dryden heiress, Jennie McGraw, her brief marriage and early death. Originally commissioned for the bicentennial of the Town of Dryden in 1997, and written by locals Mark Simon and Pamela Monk, Jennie's Will is being performed in honor of Cornell's sesquicentennial and being brought to Dryden for one performance only.

Margaritaville opens its doors at Destiny USA

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

MargaritavilleThe iconic tourism venue is now open on Destiny USA's third level, near WonderWorks

The venue celebrated with announcement of partnership with Say Yes to Education Syracuse, N.Y.- Margaritaville hosted its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony this morning in front of the venues location on the third level across from Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill and next to WonderWorks. Margaritaville at Destiny USA will provide a different glimpse into the Margaritaville lifestyle and offer guests a one of a kind experience. This is the brand's first location in New York State.

2015 CNY Boat Show Adds Suddenly-In-Command Learning Drill for Public Aboard Vessel

Feb 3, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Syracuse, N.Y. - What do you do when you are enjoying a boat ride and an emergency suddenly occurs and you find yourself in charge of the boat? To find out, visit the February 11-15, 2015 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY, and participate in a free and fun, but deadly serious, hands-on learning experience aboard a boat that could save your life and others. New York Sea Grant and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) are offering an interactive Suddenly-In-Command training experience at the 5-day event that is the largest and oldest boat show in New York State. The introductory program will engage visitors aboard a 28-foot pontoon boat as if an emergency on the water has occurred.

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