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Posts from March 2021

Botanical Gardens Plant Sale OnlineCurbside Pickup in May! 

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is holding their annual Great Plant Sale Online for the second year in a row.  Since December 2020, different categories of plants have been released to the public on the fifteenth of the month with early access to members on the fourteenth.  March 15 will be the last release and all orders are due by April 15.  Orders placed online will be available for pick up at the Botanical Gardens in early May just in time for the start of gardening season.

Finger Lakes Wine AllianceGeneva, NY (March 9, 2021) -- The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, premier marketing association for wines in the region, proudly announces the second annual Finger Lakes Virtual Riesling Camp. The four-part series will take place each Wednesday in April, with a kick-off virtual Happy Hour on Tuesday April 6, where campers and wineries will participate in a meet-and-greet via Zoom while enjoying a glass of delicious and refreshing Finger Lakes Riesling.

Eastman Museum LogoFuture/Present series will kick off online on March 18 with Citali Fabián

Rochester, N.Y., March 8, 2021—The George Eastman Museum is launching a new series of virtual talks, Future/Present, featuring early- to mid-career photographers and artists who are exploring some of the most pressing issues of our time and pushing the boundaries of image-making and visual culture today. The series will kick off online with visual artist and storyteller Citali Fabián on March 18 at 6 p.m. The event is free for museum members and $10 suggested ticket for non-museum members.

Shining a Light on Harriet TubmanAuburn, NY – The third annual city-wide celebration of Harriet Tubman, the famous abolitionist and former Auburn resident, will return this year in a virtual format during the week of March 7-14, 2021. Celebrations of Tubman's life and legacy will be honored through social media channels for the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and others, and visitation to the historic and cultural sites currently open is encouraged, as we invite the public to safely experience Harriet’s Auburn.

Tara KitchenSchenectady, N.Y. (March 5, 2021) – Diners in Schenectady County will have a new reason to celebrate March Madness!

Diners who spend a minimum of $20.21 per check (dine in or take out) will be entered to win a $50 gift card to a Schenectady County Restaurant of choice. We will choose (1) winner every Monday and a grand prize winner will be chosen April 5! The grand prize will be a $100 gift card to a Schenectady County restaurant of choice, (1) Schenectady Ale Trail Passport and swag!…

ENYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation vents, Places, Programs and Virtual Content Features Women’s Impacts on State History 

Niagara Falls To Be Illuminated In Suffragist Colors  

New Yorkers are encouraged to celebrate women’s contributions to state history through events, programming and visits to State Parks and historic sites during Women’s History Month in March. 

"During Women’s History Month, we are proud to promote and support the undertold stories of women who helped shape our state's diverse history," said Erik Kulleseid, commissioner of state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. “I welcome visitors to experience our displays, events, virtual programming and online content, as well as through safe, socially-distanced outdoor visits to our sites related to the many roles of women in our common heritage." …

Orange County TourismIf you’re looking for fun, festive events, you’re in luck!

Orange County, N.Y. (March 3, 2021) – Every March, people of all walks of life celebrate the Irish-ish in them with fun, festive St. Patrick’s Day events across Orange County, N.Y. This year, organizers have scheduled safe, socially-distant events, including fun charitable runs, mixology courses, and shamrockin’ celebrations.

Spring at the Botanical GardensBuffalo, NY - Spring cannot seem to come soon enough this year and the Botanical Gardens will be bursting with color this spring during Western New York’s favorite spring tradition, the Spring Flower Exhibit.  From March 20 through April 18 over 22,000 bulbs will be on display as well as fragrant shrubs and flowers of various kinds. To complement the Spring Exhibit a special Wegmans Family Day - Flower Fest is planned for March 21 and a new and memorable experience, Gardens After Dark: Spring Flowers will be held on select evenings March 26 through April 11. …

Waking Ned DevinePresenting ‘Dinner & A Movie: Waking Ned Devine’ on March 17, 2021

Glens Falls, N.Y. – The Park Theater is thrilled to open its doors to audiences once again! The theater will be hosting its first in-person event since December 2020. Join The Park Theater on March 17th, 2021 for a screening of Waking Ned Devine (1998), a charming Irish film starring Ian Bannen, David Kelly and Fionnula Flanagan.

Legoland Westchester Discovery CenterAttraction Welcomes Nominations for Deserving Family To Be VIP Guests On Reopening Day, and Invites Guests to Honor Local Healthcare Workers with Ticket Donations for Visits Shared on Social Media 

Westchester, NY (March 4, 2021) – LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester is thrilled to announce they will officially reopen its doors to guests on Friday, March 26th, welcoming fans back after over a year being closed due to local regulations. Guests can enjoy a day of family fun with signature experiences including MINILAND, LEGO® Racers: Build and Test, and LEGO® 4D Cinema!  The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is looking for nominations for a deserving family to be the first to experience the attraction when it reopens. Nominations can be submitted on the attractions Facebook page or emailed to Westchester@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com

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