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Hudson Valley Summer Fun at Famous Places

Jul 17, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Brotherhood WineryTop attractions and events in Orange County, NY Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Get away to internationally known destinations when you visit Orange County's 816-square miles of scenic Hudson Valley landscape, just one hour from Manhattan. Bordered by two of the country's most beautiful rivers, this historic area has major tourism sites that deliver maximum fun with great summer events. On a hot summer day, refresh yourself in the coolness of the underground cellars of Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery as you tour this landmark before enjoying a tasting at the wine bar. Brotherhood celebrates its 175th anniversary this year with its Shawangunk Wine Trail partners at "Bounty of the Hudson" on July 26th and 27th.

Enjoy the Best of Madison County's Farms on Open Farm Day

Jul 11, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Madison County Open Farm DayMadison County, N.Y. - With the long-awaited summer now in full swing, Open Farm Day is your chance to enjoy the bounty of some of Madison County's best farms. July 26th between 10 am and 4 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at your local farms at its 7th annual Open Farm Day as 35 farms and 3 farmers' markets open their gates to the public. Visitors will be treated to farm tours, rides, product samples, farm animals, and an all-around good time at Madison County's diverse farms. Home to naturally-raised beef and bison, pasture-raised pork and chickens, horses and ponies, sweet corn and veggies, pasture butter, mushrooms, jams and sauces, honey, salsa, wine, hops, hard and sweet cider, maple products and much more, Madison County's farms have something to satisfy everyone!

Get Ready for the Hester Street Fair Ice Cream Social!

Jul 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Hester Street Fair Ice Cream Social 2014New York, N.Y. - In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.

Hester Street Fair is celebrating this delicious holiday with an Ice Cream Social weekend, featuring a special lineup of your favorite local ice cream and a batch of brand new ice cream and frozen treat vendors that are ...

2014 Finger Lakes Cheese Festival Initial Schedule of Events Announced

Jul 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Finger Lakes Cheese TrailFinger Lakes, N.Y. - The third annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival is slated for  Saturday July 26 from 10 am-5 pm at Sunset View Creamery in Odessa, NY, which is about five miles outside of Watkins Glen. Sunset View is a founding member of the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail which puts on this annual family-focus event, and the Planning Committee is excited to announce many new additions to this year's festival.

Niagara Wine Trail to Hold 6th Annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Village of Lewiston, July 26 & 27

Jun 24, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Niagara Wine Trail Culinary FestivalNiagara County, N.Y. - On July 26th and 27th the Niagara Wine Trail will hold their 6th annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Academy Park, located in the heart of the Village of Lewiston on Center Street. The wine festival has previously drawn thousands of wine lovers over the last five years to Lewiston seeking to enjoy wines from the Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries, and cuisine from local restaurants and vendors.

Chef Marc Murphy Headlines Saratoga Wine & Food Festival and Concours D’Elegance

Jun 19, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Chef Marc MurphyFRI, SEPT 5 - SUN, SEPT 7 Star of The Food Network's Hit Series "CHOPPED" & Owner and Executive Chef of Benchmarc Restaurants by Marc Murphy America's Premier Wine Educator KEVIN ZRALY Highlights Seminars & Events   

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Food Network's ‘Chopped' Judge Chef Marc Murphy will headline the popular Saratoga Wine & Food ...

Americana Vineyards Winery to Again Host Burlesque Show

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Americana VineyardsInterlaken, N.Y. - Put the kids to bed, get a  sitter and head out to Americana Vineyards Winery on Saturday, June 21, because Whiskey Tango Sideshow is setting up their tent and putting on their "Wine & Circus" under the big top beginning at the winery for a second year! The popular Ithaca-based troupe is an assemblage of burlesque dancers, singers, acrobats, fire-troupe, musicians, and costume designers that have developed their own unique, modern spin on classic burlesque, which they have termed cabaret nouveau.

The 34th Annual Owego Strawberry Festival Is Sure to Bring Strawberry Smiles!

May 22, 2014 by I Love NY Staff

Owego Strawberry FestivalOwego, N.Y. - The Historic Owego Marketplace in downtown Owego is pleased to announce the 34th Annual Strawberry Festival will be held Friday night, 5:00-10:30 pm, June 20 and on Saturday, June 21, 9:00-5:00 pm.

This year's festival has a lot to offer including the annual parade, food and craft vendors, live music, street entertainers, a dog show, wine and beer tasting tent, fireworks, a 5K run and much more!

Groundbreaking Artists Headline Philharmonic Season Finale

May 20, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Westchester PhilharmonicConductor Ryan McAdams, Violinist Tai Murray, and Westchester Philharmonic in Works of Ligeti, Mendelssohn and Brahms. Father's Day BBQ Bash with the artists to follow the concert!

Purchase, N.Y. - At its season finale on Sunday, June 15th at 3pm, the Westchester Philharmonic will proudly present two young, ground-breaking artists, conductor Ryan McAdams and violinist Tai Murray whose extraordinary talents have commanded soaring praise from critics, audiences, and peer musicians.

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail Announces 2014 Member Farms

May 6, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail13 Member Farms divided into two farm designations which were designed to make touring easier for visitors

Finger Lakes, N.Y. -- The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail is pleased to announce their 2014 Member Farms and changes to trail structure in time for their first Trail-wide Open House on June 7, which kicks off the busy summer tourism season. 2014 brings changes to the Trail structure. Farms are now categorized as Destination Farms or Non-Destination Farms. Destination Farms are farms that have a farm store on premises and are open for visitation year round, although their hours may change season to season.

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