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WerifesteriaCrua Outdoors is hosting a gathering for the outdoors community. Suitable for families, groups and solo travelers.

Adirondack Park, N.Y. A new celebration dedicated to spending time enjoying the magic of the outdoor lifestyle is coming to the Adirondacks this summer. On July 31, August 1 and August 2, Crua Outdoors, in partnership with Paul Smith's College, is hosting the inaugural Werifesteria by Crua Outdoors event. …

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaSilent auction to be held benefitting the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The United States hockey team shocks Russia and the rest of the world in the Lake Placid Olympic Center en route to Olympic gold. Eric Heiden captures an unprecedented five gold medals on Lake Placid’s speed skating oval. The closest cross-country ski race in history occurs at Mount Van Hoevenberg outside Lake Placid.

Stuart LilieTiconderoga, N.Y. – Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History was recently awarded the Museum Association of New York (MANY) Individual Achievement Award of Merit for 2020. The Award Ceremony will take place on March 30, 2020 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, NY.

Lilie joined the Fort Ticonderoga leadership staff in the spring of 2011. Lilie oversees the Public History department, which reaches nearly 70,000 visitors annually through daily programs and events.

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical GardensBuffalo, N.Y. - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is an inspiring place to learn about horticulture, art and wellness. A Horticulture Certificate Series - Horticulture III will begin January 25 and a Horticulture Certificate Series - Horticulture IV will begin March 28.  Beginner, Intermediate, and Plein Air Watercolor classes will be offered in several different sessions beginning February 25, and two sessions of Yoga, Gentle Hatha and Gentle Power Flow will be offered beginning March 3.

Art in the Public EyeThe Hyde, APE seek young storytellers for Black Fly event

 

Glens Falls, N.Y. – The Hyde Collection and Art in the Public Eye (APE) are offering their popular Black Fly storytelling event — with a youthful twist. Students in grades 6 and higher are invited to participate in Black Fly: KidsTales on April 19.

The Black Fly series give members of the community opportunities to share their stories at The Hyde Collection.

February 1, 2020, 10 am–3 pm

East Meredith, N.Y. – Hanford Mills Museum in the Catskills’ East Meredith will hold the 31st annual Ice Harvest Festival on Saturday, February 1, 2020. In the days before mechanical refrigeration, ice harvesting was an essential wintertime activity. The ice harvested in the winter would be used to keep food and agricultural products cold in the warmer months.Hanford Mills Ice Harvest Festival

“To farmers, ice was a winter crop and a way to generate income in the winter,” says Liz Callahan, the executive director of Hanford Mills Museum. She said they have been watching the weather and assessing the quality of the ice on the Mill Pond, just as farmers did a century ago. Staff shovel snow from the ice to encourage a good crop of clear ice.

Bethel Woods 2020 MegaticketTickets on-sale to General Public Beginning Friday, January 24th at 10 AM

Bethel, N.Y. – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts presents the 2020 Country Megaticket – a three-show “package” featuring the summer’s hottest country shows.  The Megaticket gives fans the opportunity to purchase tickets to see the biggest headliners in country music, plus superstars of tomorrow, at one of the world’s top-ranked outdoor amphitheaters.

14th Annual Kosher Food & Wine ExperienceHouse of Rothschild & Royal Wine Corp. Celebrate Historic Partnership: 30 Years of Kosher Wine Making

Monday, February 17, 2020 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers

 New York, N.Y. – Tri-state restaurateurs, caterers, and foodies will be the first to sample and stock up on the newest in fine kosher wines, spirits, and creative cuisine when the 14th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) (http://thekfwe.com) returns to New York on Monday, February 17, 2020. The popular showcase will take place at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers (23rd St. and West Side Highway, NYC).

Schweinfurth Art Center Art Film SeriesAuburn, NY (Jan. 16, 2020) – The Schweinfurth Art Center and Auburn Public Theater are hosting a nine-week art film series that will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 4, 2020. The films cover music, painting, animation, and photography, as well as art collecting.

"We are very excited to bring back our winter film series," said Schweinfurth Program Director Davana Robedee. "Whether you are interested in high quality animation, the lives of famous art collectors, or you want to 'go on tour' with Bob Dylan, there's a film for you in this series."…

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