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.
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."
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.
Romulus, 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.
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.
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?
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