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Posts from May 2021

Eastman Museum LogoSeating capacity now available for up to 146 guests at each screening 

Rochester, N.Y., May 28,2021—The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman Museum announced its new June film line up, including the series A Preservation Legacy: Ed Stratmann; Noir ’46; Judy, Judy, Judy (Garland); and Cary, Cary, Cary (Grant), as well as the Rochester premieres of Christian Petzold’s Undine and Jia Zhangke’s personal documentary Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue. This news comes on the heels of the New York State Department of Health’s change in occupancy rules, allowing for the Dryden to seat up to 146 guests per screening.

LT-5 FlagsHistoric Tug Open for Tours June 5 and 6

Oswego, N.Y.  – The H. Lee White Maritime Museum will unite D-Day and World War II veterans with the museum’s U.S. Army Transport (USAT), LT-5, the last functional U.S. Army vessel that participated in the Normandy landings, at a commemorative event Sunday, June 6, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

The tug is owned by the Port of Oswego Authority and maintained by the museum. The H. Lee White Maritime Museum is located at 1 W. First St., Oswego, at the West First Street Pier overlooking Oswego Harbor.

Safe Haven ExhibitOswego, N.Y.  – Kevin Hill, president of the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum board of directors, announced today that the newly-renovated museum will open to visitors Memorial Day, May 31. The museum will be open for the 2021 season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week, until Labor Day.  

Located at 2 E. Seventh St., Oswego, the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum is dedicated to the stories of the 982 World War II European refugees who were allowed into the United States as “guests” of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The refugees lived at Fort Ontario from August 1944 to February 1946.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Visitors Reminded to Practice Social Distancing and Respect the Rules

Jones Beach Limited to Air Show Ticket Holders Only for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will open 22 beaches, pools and spraygrounds across the state for swimming on Memorial Day weekend. State Park beaches, campgrounds and picnic areas will return to normal operating capacity this summer. Park visitors are reminded to practice social distancing, respect the rules, and do their part to keep parks and beaches open and safe for everyone.

ECHDC - Buffalo Waterfront2021 New Attractions Include: Historic Carousel, Air Show, New and Expanded Beer Gardens, Interactive Art Installation, the Return of Shark Girl and Additional Food Options

 Full event and programming details available at www.buffalowaterfront.com

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) and Be Our Guest (BRG) today announced an exciting 2021 season at the Buffalo Waterfront, with activities from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Summer on the waterfront will see some exciting new attractions, including the Buffalo Heritage Carousel, new and expanded beer gardens, international touring light exhibit and a wide variety of food options.

Chautauqua County Visitors BureauChautauqua County, N.Y. – Chautauqua County is preparing for great summer season. Many attractions and experiences are reopening and are creating new and exciting ways for you to enjoy Chautauqua this summer.

Lake Erie Wine Country is hosting a new event – Red, White & BBQ

Lake Erie Wine Country is home to 23 wineries throughout Chautauqua County and Pennsylvania. This summer they are introducing a new event featuring patriotic pairings and summer favorites to help you impress your guests at your upcoming Fourth of July gathering.

Nyack Spring FlingNyack, N.Y. – We’re gearing up for Nyack’s next Spring Fling Promenade on June 6, which will be served with a big side of PRIDE!

We’ll be celebrating alongside the Rockland Pride Center from 11am to 8pm with live music throughout Downtown, pop-up drag performanceshourly raffle drawingsWindow Decorating Contest awardslocal artists, an interactive family-friendly chalk art activity, and so much more!

The Village will close Broadway from First Avenue to Cedar Hill Avenue and Main Street from Broadway to Franklin Street to traffic, to make lots of room for businesses to expand for outdoor dining, shopping, and tons of Spring Fling fun!…

SPAC logoUnder the baton of Music Director YANNICK NÉZET-SÉGUIN, August 11-14, 2021

Residency highlights include a finale with Violinist JOSHUA BELL

and SEVEN SPAC Premieres including works by FOUR Diverse Female Composers:  Gabriela Lena Frank, Valerie Coleman, Florence Price, and Louise Farrenc  

Saratoga Springs, NY (May 27, 2021) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces that The Philadelphia Orchestra will return to its summer home in Saratoga Springs for its residency on August 11-14, 2021, marking the company’s first live performances at SPAC since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Led by charismatic Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin for all four programs, the residency will also feature a finale performance with violinist Joshua Bell. Also highlighting the engagement and as part of SPAC’s commitment to presenting works that represent a more diverse group of voices are seven SPAC premieres, including works by Philadelphia Orchestra Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena FrankValerie ColemanFlorence Price, and Louise Farrenc.

Steuben Burger Trail logoSteuben County, NY — When it comes to iconic foods, it probably doesn’t get more American than a hamburger. Inspired by a few particular mouth-watering burgers they had enjoyed, the Steuben County Conference and Visitors Bureau team wondered if others felt the same way they did about this American classic. So they asked. And folks responded. It seems, everyone loves a great burger. After 2,637 individual votes (people could only vote once per device), the CVB learned there are over 65 different restaurants throughout the county (we’re talking small local businesses, not fast food franchises) that feature a burger someone loves.

Photo1 - Celtic Faire, Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13Mumford, NY (May 25, 2021) – The season is in full swing at Genesee Country Village & Museum with upcoming special events, hands-on experiences, new exhibitions, fun for families, and more.

Join us for the Celtic Faire on Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, complete with traditional music, food, and heritage. Hear the Gates Keystone Police Pipes & Drums and Rochester Scottish Pipes & Drums, enjoy lively performances by local Irish dance troupes, sit with clan experts, and see Highland cows and sheep herding demonstrations.

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