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Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Announces March Events Calendar

Jan 18, 2017

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum has announced its events for March 2016, which include opportunities to "meet the animals" at the museum, a maple sugaring celebration and tours, and a look at snakes for St. Patrick's Day!

Wildlife Education Center

Throughout the Month - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Get an up-close look at live, native animals at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson.

Dutch Connection will be on display at the George Eastman Museum beginning February 10

Jan 18, 2017

Live flowers on display February 10-26-also on view, artifacts from George Eastman's life 100 years ago

Rochester, N.Y., January 18, 2017-The George Eastman Museum presents virtual springtime, with the annual Dutch Connection floral display, on view Friday, February 10, through Sunday, February 26. This colorful two-week display will feature thousands of flowering bulbs, displayed throughout the historic mansion.

Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature

Jan 17, 2017

January 21 to May 14 at The Hyde

Glens Falls, N.Y.-Lorna Bieber isn't a photographer, but she creates works using images-sometimes as many as 100 of them-from other sources. The innovative contemporary artist selects generic stock images and  transforms them to create art that speaks to viewers as a mystical version of their own memories.

On Saturday, January 21, The Hyde Collection opens Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature, which features the artist's massive photo montages and murals in the Hoopes Gallery.

Fajita Grill to Hold Fundraiser for Fort Ontario Jan. 24

Jan 17, 2017

The Fajita Grill will conduct a fundraiser to benefit Friends of Fort Ontario

Oswego, N.Y.  - The Fajita Grill will conduct a fundraiser to benefit Friends of Fort Ontario Tuesday, Jan. 24. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of sales, both eat-in and take-out, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to Friends of Fort Ontario. 

Money raised during the Fajita Grill fundraiser will be used for programming, special events, and restoration projects at Fort Ontario State Historic Site in Oswego.

Nature Museum Celebrates Grand Opening of Interactive “Birds On The Wing” Exhibit

Jan 17, 2017

Birds of a Feather - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, January 28 & Sunday, January 29 from  12 - 4pm the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum invites everyone to the grand opening of: "Birds On The Wing" a brand- new interactive exhibit at the Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will kick off the celebrations on Saturday, January 28 at 12:15pm "Birds On The Wing," housed in the Wildlife Education Center's Ogden Gallery, is curated by Wildlife Education Center Manager, Emily Nestlerode and made possible by a generous grant from the Dorr Foundation.

History Show & Tell Hosted by Joe Kelly at Oneida County History Center on January 28th

Jan 17, 2017

Oneida County History Center Show & Tell

Utica, N.Y. - January 17, 2017 - Join the Oneida County History Center for an afternoon of history and heritage themed show & tell.  Bring an old photograph, personal artifact, or other memorabilia, and tell your story.  Share the stage with special guests Frank Tomaino, Janice Reilly, and your host, Joe Kelly.  Community members are invited to ‘show & tell' or just listen.  Call or visit our Facebook page for more details.

Wine Painting Party, Family Weekends and More at the Wild Center

Jan 17, 2017

Wine Painting Party at Wild Center

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - A Wine Painting Party and Family Weekends are just some of the exciting events upcoming at The Wild Center.

EVENTS  Night Owls: A Wine Painting Party. January 20. Join The Wild Center this winter to relax and explore your artistic talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks. Take a closer look into the Adirondacks during this fun watercolor workshop where you will create an original watercolor.

Final Four Headliners Announced for Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival's 16th Edition

Jan 17, 2017

Joss Stone

King Crimson, Joss Stone, "To Ray, With Love" Maceo Parker and The Ray Charles Orchestra featuring The Raelettes, and Scott Bradlee's "Postmodern Jukebox" 

Tickets on Sale Friday January 20 at 10AM 

Rochester, N.Y. -- January 17, 2017 -- Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced today the final four headliner shows for the nine-day 16th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 23 to July 1, 2017.

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