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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.

Grub Hub: The Catskills Prep for Greene County Restaurant Week, TAP NY & Tasty Trips

Mar 8, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

April Food Events Showcase the Great Northern Catskills' Diverse Restaurants & Breweries

Greene County, NY (March 8, 2016) - This April, instead of spring flowers, visitors to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County can expect to take an epicurean trip through the region renowned for its artistic attractions and outdoor recreation opportunities during restaurant week and New York State's premier beer festival.

All Things Irish in Orange County, New York

Feb 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Themed St. Patrick's Day events make March the perfect time for a Hudson Valley getaway

Orange County, N.Y. (February 24, 2016) - They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, and visitors to Orange County this March will surely agree. Celebrations are kicking off early in the month and run for a full two weeks, providing plenty of opportunities to join in the fun!

Women's Rights NHP Partnering with WCNY to Host 4th Annual Women Who Make America Awards

Feb 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Seneca Falls, NY- Women's Rights National Historical Park is excited to partner with WCNY to hold its 4th Annual Central New York Women Who Make America Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will take place Friday, March 4th at 11:00 am in the Wesleyan Chapel. In this ceremony, women from across the local area will be honored for their extraordinary contributions in a variety of fields. Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be an honored guest - one of the local women, a Maker herself, who changed America in 1848.

Cinema Tropical Festival Highlights Some of the Past Year’s Best Latin American Films

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

The 2016 festival celebrates Cinema Tropical's 15th anniversary with an opening night reception; festival films include one U.S. and two New York premieres February 26-28, 2016 at Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, Queens, New York (Feb 11, 2016) - Museum of the Moving Image and Cinema Tropical, the acclaimed New York-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American cinema in the United States, co-present the 2016 edition of the Cinema Tropical Festival. This year's festival, which is also a celebration of Cinema Tropical's 15th anniversary, showcases six feature films-from Argentina, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and Puerto Rico-including winners and nominees from the 6th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards, which were announced in January. The festival runs February 26 through 28, 2016 at Museum of the Moving Image.

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