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Spring Shopping & Dining Night 2016 – Growing A Positive Community – Think Local

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ticonderoga Think LocalTiconderoga, NY - April 14, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that in coordination with their National Small Business Week Celebration a Spring Shopping & Dining Night with a theme of Growing a Positive Community will be held on Friday, May 6th, 2016. A number of area businesses are offering promotions and specials in coordination with the event. Participating businesses are open until 9:00 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown

Apr 13, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

National Comedy Center Announces Festival Lineup, Update On National Museum of Comedy, Tickets for 4-day Festival go on Sale May 4

Jamestown, N.Y. - National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night.

Best 4th In The North Seeking Sponsors

Mar 30, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Best 4th in the NorthTiconderoga, NY - March 30, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Best 4th In The North Committee, a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is seeking sponsors for the 2016 Celebration.

The Best 4th In the North has become a traditional celebration that attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports local businesses and the local economy. The 2016 Best 4th In the North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with fireworks, parade, live music, food, vendors, rides, games and more. The 2016 theme is "Hometown Pride - Think Local."

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for 15th Anniversary Edition

Mar 24, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

June 24 - July 2 Chick Corea, Joey Alexander, Chris Botti, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Gregg Allman, Trombone Shorty, Erykah Badu, and Grace Potter Headline

Rochester, NY - March 22, 2016 - Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the lineup for the festival's 15th anniversary edition. The festival returns to Rochester's East End Cultural and Entertainment District June 24-July 2 for nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world.

Sweet ‘16 Maple Weekends Continue in Lewis County April 2-3; Take a Bus to Some Sites

Mar 21, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Lewis County Maple BusCroghan, N.Y. -- The sweet enjoyment of Maple Weekends continues in Lewis County on April 2-3 with sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, syrup tasting, all kinds of maple confections, and pancake breakfast at the American Maple Museum and North American Maple Hall of Fame in Lewis County. Maple Weekends enthusiasts will find sugarhouses open from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday and can take advantage of three Lewis County Public Transportation buses to some sites.

Swedish Hill Celebrates 30 Years of Finger Lakes Wine Production

Mar 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Swedish Hill WineryRomulus, N.Y.   -  In 1986 Dick and Cindy Peterson released five wines under their new winery, Swedish Hill. That year they produced 1200 cases of wine for their single tasting room. Today their son, Dave, along with his wife Jean and their daughter Amanda Fitzgerald, manage the production of over 60,000 cases annually for three wineries and six tasting rooms.

SPAC Board of Directors Announces 50th Anniversary Special Events

Mar 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Six Star Dedications on SPAC's Walk of Fame

Debut of New SPAC Education Program, The Performance Project: Youth in Motion, 7/8

Audience Choice Piece, 8/4 - the votes are in!

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will host a series of special events throughout the 2016 50th Anniversary Season in celebration of the greater Capital Region community that has supported the venue for five decades. These events, including six Walk of Fame star dedication ceremonies, will be open to the public with purchase of tickets to corresponding SPAC performances. (Full calendar of events below). Uniting SPAC's rich past with the inspiration and promise of the future, the 2016 Season is a dynamic blend of tried & true and bold & new performances that will set the stage for the next fifty years of music and dance under the stars in the Spa State Park.

Bunny Hop into the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Mar 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Cornwall, N.Y. - On March, 26 at 9:30 a.m. or 11a.m., get a jump on spring at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall with Hippity Hoppity Bunnies! Join Environmental Educators to learn answers to questions such as, why do cottontail rabbits have so many babies, and where do they nest?

Sap to Syrup: Tree to Table: Adirondack Sugarhouses Ready to Welcome 2016 Maple Weekends Visitors

Mar 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Clinton, Essex, Franklin Counties, N.Y. - Tours from sap to syrup, tree to table, by tractor and horse-drawn wagon ride or on foot: maple sugarhouses in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties are ready to welcome visitors from 10 am to 4 pm on the March 19-20 and April 2-3 NYS Maple Weekends. Visitors who collect stickers or stamps from at least six of the sites will be entered into a drawing for a maple gift basket to be awarded April 12.

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