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Posts for April 2009

Nature Museum Announces Free Admission for Mothers, Grandmothers and their Families on Mother’s Day Weekend

Apr 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-highlands-museum.gif Mothers, Grandmothers and their families can explore Discovery Quest Trails Free-of-Charge on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10 Cornwall, NY - To introduce Mothers, Grandmothers and their families to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Discovery Quest trails, the Museum is inviting mothers, grandmothers and their families to enjoy a complementary Discovery Quest admission and one free Quest ...

Belleayre 'Splash into Summer Extravaganza' kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

Apr 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff


Belleayre Music Festival Holds Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser BBQ

Highmount, NY (April 28, 2009) - The Belleayre Triple Crown Award is making its debut at the First Annual Memorial Day Weekend Splash into Summer Extravaganza. On Saturday, May 23 Belleayre will host a Kayak Regatta at the Belleayre Beach, a Mountain Biking Race to the Summit and an afternoon Rail Jam at the Overlook Lodge ...

Experience the Voices of Contemporary Glass This Summer at the Corning Museum of Glass

Apr 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

harvest_hot_glass_show_300.jpgCorning, NY - This summer, the voices of contemporary artists echo through The Corning Museum of Glass. Visitors can explore three contemporary glass exhibitions and then express their own artistic voices through hands-on projects for all ages. Museum activities (May 22 - September 7) include:   Three contemporary glass-focused special exhibitions, in addition to the permanent ...

Take a Turkey for Dinner in Oswego County

Apr 27, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Wishing he’d stayed in shape over the winter By Spider Rybaak OSWEGO COUNTY, NY -- New York's spring turkey season opens on May 1. One of the best places to get one of these wily ol' birds is Oswego County. Indeed, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) records show that hunters in most counties reported shooting fewer of these delicious fowl in spring 2008 than in 2007. Oswego County, on the other hand, ...

It's an Out-of-this-World May at the George Eastman House

Apr 27, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Blasting her way into the Dryden Theater May 13!May brings an exciting lineup of exhibitions and entertainment to the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, including an 18-film sci-fi extravaganza featuring some of the most iconic titles of the genre from the 1950s to the early 2000s. There's also a tribute to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, a trip down the yellow brick road and much more. Get ready to ...

Rarely Seen Medieval Drawings on View in New Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum

Apr 27, 2009 by I Love New York Staff


met-sm.gifWith strokes of genius, artists in the Middle Ages explored the medium of drawing, creating a rich panoply of works ranging from spontaneous sketches to powerful evocations of spirituality and intriguing images of science and the natural world. Opening June 2 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages will be the first museum exhibition to examine ...

Eastman House and RPO celebrate movies and music with 'Cinematic Symphony' Sunday, May 3

Apr 24, 2009 by I Love New York Staff


Event celebrates 70th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The yellow brick road leads to the Eastman Theatre and the Eastman House on Sunday, May 3 as the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and George Eastman House team up for a special collaboration celebrating the 70th anniversary of the MGM classic The Wizard of Oz - a film that has given us some of our most unforgettable ...

New York State’s Undiscovered Treasures Offer Travelers European-Like Experiences At An Affordable Cost

Apr 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpg NEW YORK, April 23, 2009 - Bon Voyage!  Gute Reise!  Buon Viaggio!  While a European vacation may be out of the question for many travelers due to tightening purse-strings, numerous destinations across New York State ( mirror the romantic, exotic, artistic and epicurean aspects of Europe, making the idea of a European-feeling getaway more of a reality. While travelers may only ...

‘Salt’ to Bring Millions to the Capital Region

Apr 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

albany.jpg ALBANY, N.Y. -- Not only will the local filming of Columbia Picture's new motion picture Salt bring recognition to the area, but the two-week movie shoot will pump well over a million dollars into the Capital Region's local economy.  The production of the film, which tentatively takes place Thursday, April 23rd to Monday, May 4th, brings 150 crew members to the area.  Hundreds of local residents ...

Wayne County GrandSlam Youth Derby Slated for May 2

Apr 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

fishin.jpgThe Wayne County GrandSlam and Merchants Challenge Fishing Youth Derby starts May 2nd. This county derby will celebrate its twelfth year providing area youngsters with a chance to experience some of the finest fishing in New York State. This unique event also gives the youngsters four months to catch fish, and compete for prizes and US Savings Bonds. "Last year we had 75 youngsters fish the ...

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