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Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7

Apr 27, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour!

Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community.

Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season

Apr 26, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Adirondack Museum59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake.

Museum Association of NY Announces Partnership with "Mysteries at the Museum" Host Don Wildman

Apr 21, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Troy, N.Y. -The Museum Association of New York (MANY), New York's only statewide membership association representing museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums, has announced an exciting partnership with Mysteries at the Museum host Don Wildman on a social media campaign to promote unique and interesting objects in New York museums' permanent collections. Artifact|NY is a campaign of regularly posted photographic images of fascinating artifacts from New York museums accompanied by short blurbs about the artifacts as well as links to museum websites and announcements of upcoming exhibitions. The project is created by Don Wildman's Archivist Media in NYC and sponsored by MANY.

Butch Trucks Band to Headline 2016 New York State Blues Festival

Apr 20, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Syracuse, N.Y. - Butch Trucks & Freight Train will be the headlining act for this year's New York State Blues Festival in Syracuse, NY. Trucks, a founding member and original drummer of the Allman Brothers Band, will be the closing act of the free, two-night festival in Syracuse.

The festival will be held on July 8 & 9 in Syracuse's Clinton Square.

Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals

Apr 19, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun!

Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer.

Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27

Apr 18, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free.

The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit.

Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Brochure Now Available

Apr 18, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Finger Lakes Sweet TrailOne of the Best Food Trails as voted by readers of USA TODAY

April 18, 2016, Cayuga County, NY - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail brochure is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. This popular trail promotes locally grown and produced sweet treats and was voted one of the Best Food Trails by Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. The 2016 trail includes twenty-one stops where you can enjoy locally grown and made sweet delights ranging from fruit wines to maple syrup to jams and jellies.

SPAC Hosts Pre-Performance Talks

Apr 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Artists and Experts Share Insights & Anecdotes Highlights: Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Hannibal, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel & Wu Han, among many others!

Saratoga Springs, NY - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces the line-up for its popular Pre-Performance Talks series, intimate 30-minute conversations with SPAC's performers, composers, choreographers, authors, and critics. Hosted an hour prior to the start of a performance, the talks feature the world's biggest names in the classical arts, including Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel and Wu Han, among many others.

Southampton Historical Museum Presents 7th Annual House Tour

Apr 15, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Dutch Colonial by John David Rose"Insider's View"

Southampton, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 4, 2016, guests of the "7th Annual Southampton House Tour" will have the opportunity to experience extraordinary houses that illustrate Southampton's unique architectural history - from Colonial days right up to the present. A Champagne Reception hosted by Sant Ambroeus Restaurant follows the tour.

Upcoming at the Museum of the Moving Image: May–June 2016

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

New York, N.Y. - Here's a look at the Museum of the Moving Image's upcoming major programs, events and exhibitions. Additional programs will be announced as they are confirmed. Some information below may be subject to change.

MAJOR FILM SERIES AND EVENTS Pierrot le fou with Anna Karina in conversation with Molly Haskell

Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jean-Luc Godard's beloved film, the Museum presents a special screening followed by a conversation with the film's star Anna Karina and film critic Molly Haskell, who lived in Paris in the early 1960s and worked for the French Film Office.

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