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Category - Finger Lakes

2014 Great NY State Fair to have Great Lakes Research ROV, 24/7 Weather Buoy in State Park Pond

Aug 19, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Syracuse, N.Y. -  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Signature Exhibit at the 2014 Great New York State Fair will have components in the permanent reflecting pool at the 375-acre Syracuse, NY, fairgrounds. The ‘cement pond' is part of the State Park, operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at the Fair. Twice daily, at 2pm and 4pm, the Great Lakes Research Consortium and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry ESF will demonstrate the use of a remotely-operated underwater vehicle/ROV in the pool. Information will be presented on how the high-tech equipment is used to further a science-based understanding of the Great Lakes.

Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake August 21-24, 2014

Aug 15, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Union Springs, N.Y. - 108 Bassmaster Elite Series pros will be heading to Union Springs on Cayuga Lake, one of New York's famous Finger Lakes, August 21-24 for the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite series. At Cayuga Lake, the final of eight full-field events this season, each Elite series pro has a shot at a first-place prize of $100,000 and an automatic qualification for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.

Cayuga Lake is a first-time stop for the Elite Series and the deep glacial lake (up to 435 feet) is great habitat for largemouth bass, which will be the target species for the anglers.

Appalachian Regional Commission and the New York Department of State Kick-Off Bon Appetit Appalachia

Aug 14, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Campaign to Promote Agriculture and Food Tourism Across Federally-Designated Appalachian Region in New York State

Tioga County, N.Y. - The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the New York Department of State today kicked-off New York's "Bon Appétit Appalachia!" campaign to promote agriculture and food tourism across the federally-designated Appalachian region, which covers portions of 13 states in the U.S., including 14 counties in the Empire State. The initiative will highlight distinctive local food attractions among six categories: farms, farmers markets, restaurants, festivals, wineries and brewery/spirits.

GCVM Celebrates Victorian Day Aug. 23

Aug 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Players engage in a lively game of croquet at Genesee Country Museum.  Photo by Kristie Braun.Mumford, N.Y. - The Victorian era (1837 until Queen Victoria's death in 1901) wasn't just bustles and mutton chop sideburns. It was a time of scientific progress, great literary works, a surge of inventions, whopping urban growth and more time for leisure activity.

On Saturday, Aug. 23, Genesee Country Village & Museum will celebrate that time with Victorian Day.

Farm to Fork Evening Market and Supper Series Offers Unique Experience to Local Foodies

Aug 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Owego, N.Y. - Historic Owego Marketplace (HOM) presents the Farm to Fork: Evening Market and Supper Series every Thursday this summer from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Owego.

Farm to Fork brings local farmers to sell meat, cheese, produce and other farm products to consumers and to featured local restaurants. The restaurants then use the local products and their culinary creativity to cook meals available for sale outdoors.

Pirate of the Caribbean Will Attack on Skaneateles Lake

Aug 6, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Capt. Jack (aka Rick Martinez, of Auburn)Skaneateles, N.Y. - Hop aboard, matey! Mid-Lakes Navigation has set its annual Pirate Day for Aug. 13. Joining the marauding this year is Rusty Rice, a captain for the Barbara S. Wiles. Although new to Pirate Day, he is no stranger to pirate play. Rice was a second mate on the Continental Sloop Providence, a replica of America's first war ship, when Disney chartered the tall ship and hired its crew as extras. He appeared in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Deadman's Chest" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."

Skaneateles Hosts Premier Antique and Classic Boat Show of Year

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Miss America IXVintage Race Boat Will Be Featured

Skaneateles, N.Y. - Miss America IX, the first boat in the world to exceed 100 mph, will be among the 150 boats on display at the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. The Society's 39th annual show, held at the Skaneateles Country Club, 3344 W. Lake Road (Rte. 41A), is open to the public Sept. 19 and 20.

Fiddlers’ Fair, Fiber Fest at GCVM Aug. 16-17

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Fiddler Phil BanaszakMumford, N.Y. - Music at its most traditional will envelope Genesee Country Village & Museum on Aug. 16-17, as the museum hosts its Old-Time Fiddlers' Fair, the largest showcase of traditional music in Western New York.

Musicians, ranging from the polished professional to the fledging beginner will fill a variety of venues with fiddlers and dulcimers.

Riders Needed For Bike Tioga

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Waverly, N.Y. - If you enjoy riding your bicycle along the roads in Tioga County, we have just the thing for you - the 12th Annual Bike Tioga event! Bike Tioga is being held on August 9th in its new location in downtown Waverly. Bike Tioga is not a race, but a ride of either 20, 40 or 60 miles with various elevations throughout beautiful Tioga County and riders are needed to participate.

Waverly’s Attic Street Auction and Festival Taking Place Aug. 9

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Tioga County, N.Y. - The 2nd annual Waverly's Attic event, a fundraiser for the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC), will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Broad Street in Waverly, NY on August 9, 2014. Broad Street will be closed from Pennsylvania Avenue to Waverly Street and will be filled with street and food vendors, free children's games and prizes, music, a Chinese auction, and many other activities. All of these activities will be centered on a huge street auction that will start at noon and will include antiques, household goods, and even some rare local collectibles. Some of these items include a band drum marked "1901 - Waverly," a wooden box with "Waverly Sugar Bowl," a banner from the centennial celebration of Waverly, NY in 1954, milk bottles from Towanda, Elmira, and other localities, an Ingersoll Rand plate and Lehigh Valley Railroad memorabilia.

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