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Plan an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks

Mar 18, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Lake George, N.Y. - The Lake George Area offers wedding destination and venue choices outside the realm of the traditional banquet hall for a beautiful wedding in any season.

Choose from an array of unique venues such as a rustic barn, world-class art museum, the top deck of a magnificent cruise ship or the sweeping lawn of a luxury resort overlooking an Adirondack lake.

FDR Presidential Library and Museum to present a live performance of "Pete Seeger: The Storm King"

Mar 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Pete Seegerwith Jeff Haynes, Richie Stearns, Sara Milonovich, Sean Harkness, and Timothy Hill

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home

Hyde Park, N.Y. - The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a live performance of "Pete Seeger: The Storm King" with Jeff Haynes (Richie Stearns, Sara Milonovich, Sean Harkness, and Timothy Hill), an audiovisual presentation of Pete Seeger's spoken words -- in his own recorded voice -- set to live music and video. This performance is based on the audio book of the same name -- nominated for a Grammy® and named "An especially interesting and lovely experiment, [deserving] to be heard" in a starred review by Library Journal.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum announces a Fishy Fun Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center

Mar 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Brook Trout fingerlingsCornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, from 12 p.m.-4p.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Trout Weekend at the Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson.

"The Brook Trout is New York's official State fish. A native of New York, it is a small, attractive and feisty game fish,"

2015 Owego Strawberry Festival Will Celebrate 35 Years!

Mar 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Owego Strawberry FestivalYou're invited to come!

Owego, N.Y. - The Historic Owego Marketplace in downtown Owego is pleased to announce plans for the upcoming 35th Annual Strawberry Festival to be held Friday night (block Party), June 19th 5:30-10:30 pm and Saturday (Craft Fair), June 20th 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Committee co-chairs, Fran and Sandy Dunbar, are excited to be back again this year to help plan some new and exciting activities at the festival and promise to make this year's event another great success.

Public Transportation Announced for March 21-22, 28-29, 2015 Maple Weekends in Lewis County

Mar 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Yancey Maple HorsesCroghan, N.Y. - Ride With Us! The Lewis County Maple Producers Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension are sponsoring rider fares aboard Lewis County Public Transportation buses that will take visitors to Maple Weekend sites March 21-22 and 28-29. Bus schedules will be posted at the American Maple Museum in Croghan and at the five participating sugarhouses. The handicapped-accessible buses will start at the American Maple Museum in Croghan, and leave the museum approximately every 30 minutes.

Major Retrospective for Tsai Ming-Liang, One Of Contemporary Cinema’s Most Celebrated Directors

Feb 27, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Vive L’AmourApril 10-26, 2015

Astoria, N.Y. - Tsai Ming-liang, the defining artist of Taiwan's Second Wave of filmmakers, will be the subject of a major retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image, from April 10 through 26, 2015-the most comprehensive presentation of Tsai's work ever presented in New York.

Distinguished by a unique austerity of style and a minutely controlled mise-en-scene in which the smallest gestures give off enormous reverberations, Tsai's films comprise one of the most monumental bodies of work of the past 25 years. And, with actor Lee Kang-sheng, who has appeared in every film, Tsai's stories express an intimate acquaintance with despair and isolation, punctuated by deadpan humor.

Irish Eyes Love Orange County, N.Y.

Feb 27, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

The Hudson Valley's Orange County is truly green in March with all of its great Irish events

Hudson Valley/Orange County, N.Y. - The leprechauns have put together a great collection of Irish events in Orange County, a true pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!

Great Irish entertainment starts at Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center on March 4 at 7:30pm when "Rhythm of the Dance" takes to the stage. The National Dance Company of Ireland, featuring The Young Irish Tenors, will amaze you with their dazzling steps, original and classic Irish songs, and magical and mystical dancing.

Three More Shows Join Headliner Lineup at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Feb 25, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall9-time GRAMMY® Winner Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, "WHEELS OF SOUL" Summer Tour 2015 featuring Tedeschi Trucks Band + Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and The Steep Canyon Rangers

Tickets for all 3 shows on Sale Friday February 27 at 10AM

Rochester N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced three more headliner shows for the nine-day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 19-27. Trumpet legend Herb Alpert and Lani Hall; WHEELS OF SOUL - Summer Tour 2015 with Tedeschi Trucks Band and very special guests Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings plus Doyle Bramhall II, and the Steep Canyon Rangers join previously announced headliners Diana Krall, Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. The Steep Canyon Rangers previously played at XRIJF with Steve Martin at four sold-out shows.

Not-for-Profits Wanted to Participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair on May 2

Feb 25, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Newburgh Volunteer FairNewburgh, N.Y. - Not-for profits in the greater Newburgh area are encouraged to participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair. This event is to be held at Washington's Headquarters on Saturday, May 2nd, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Safe Harbors of the Hudson and the Newburgh Free Library are in partnership with the historic site coordinating this program.

The day provides not-for-profit organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the great and important services they provide, as well as network and provide support to each other. These organizations rely upon volunteers to assist in their endeavors. Representatives of these organizations will staff a table to provide information and be available to recruit new volunteers who wish to join their efforts.

Spring Events at Holiday Valley: Sunshine and Soft Snow Leads to Zany Fun!

Feb 25, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Holiday ValleyEllicottville, N.Y. - Springtime at Holiday Valley is the season for crazy events and fun for all. More than 11 feet of snow has already fallen this winter and that has been supplemented by excellent conditions for snowmaking and good, consistent cold temperatures. The result is a thick base of snow which will last well into April. A daily snow and weather report may be found at Soon the weather will be milder with sunshine likely and Holiday Valley has several events planned to entertain skiers, riders and spectators through the spring ski season right through - and beyond - closing day of April 5th.


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