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Posts from May 2022

Fun Fridays at Pruyn House 2Latham, N.Y. – The Colonie Art League and the Friends of Pruyn House are co-sponsoring a Summer Art Camp at the Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY.  The dates are Friday, July 15, Friday, July 22, and Friday, July 29. 

This program is open to children ages 9 – 14 and runs from 10:00am – 3:00pm on the above three days.  Early registration is due by June 15 - $30 per day, or $75 for all three days.  Late registration after June 15 - $40 per day or $90 for all three days. …

Black History DetectivesUtica, N.Y. - The Oneida County History Center and For the Good Inc. will host a community photo identification, and documentation event on Friday, June 17, 2022, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm to commemorate Juneteenth and encourage the preservation of preservation Black History in Oneida County.  The public is invited to help identify people, places, and events from photographs in the Oneida County Black History Archive (on loan from Hamilton College) and a selection of photos from the History Center archives.

Gore Mountain Logo 2022North Creek, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) proudly announces that Gore Mountain has been recognized by the National Ski Areas Association for the 2022 Best Overall Safety Program. Presented at the NSAA National Convention in Nashville, TN, on May 14, 2022, the award recognizes the industry’s best, most innovative work to maintain the safety of guests and employees. This is Gore Mountain’s third national safety award over a five-year span: Guest Safety in 2018, Overall Safety in 2020, and this year’s award. …

Orange County UFO FairNew this year: Angry Orchard in Walden Adds ‘Extra-terroirestrial Disco Party!

Orange County, N.Y. (May 31, 2022) – Main Street in Pine Bush will become the hottest spot in the galaxy when the Pine Bush UFO Fair returns on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In its 11th year, the fair is going intergalactic, with more vendors than ever before – 120-plus and counting – offering a multiverse of memorabilia including, paintings, crystals, tchotchkes, T-shirts and foods from across to solar system at booths and stands that will spread onto side streets.

As always, visiting Earthlings and others are welcome, even encouraged, to come in costume.

We Are NYYear-Round Program Returns for the Summer with Expanded Offerings

Newest Excursions Include Painting, Cruising, and Accessible Adaptive Adventures

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a new season of free "On the Canals" excursions along the New York State Canal system. Now in its third year, this free recreational program, sponsored by the New York Power Authority and New York State Canal Corporation, offers unique opportunities to experience the waterways of the Canal system and the adjoining Empire State Trail. This summer's "On the Canals" excursions include kayaking, cycling, cruising, painting, birding, and accessible activities such as adaptive paddling and biking.

Sweet Smell of Success - courtesy of Park CircusJune–July 2022: ‘Living with The Walking Dead’ Exhibition Opens June 25, James Wong Howe Series Continues, Juneteenth And Pride Month Events, and More

Astoria, New York, May 25, 2022 — On June 25, Museum of the Moving Image will open Living with The Walking Dead, a major new exhibition that explores the origins, production, fandom, and impact of the long-running AMC series. The exhibition will be accompanied by multiple screening series (to be announced) throughout its six-month run. Also in June, the Museum continues its 19-film survey of cinematographer James Wong Howe, with a newly added live online conversation about his legacy featuring two veteran Asian American cinematographers on June 5; a selection of four films directed by Michael Mann; and ongoing series focusing on nonfiction, animation, silent cinema, musicals, Science on Screen, and Jim Henson’s World, among others.

Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic FaireMumford, NY – The sounds of bagpipes and drums will fill the air at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic Faire, coming up Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visitors will find a pan-Celtic celebration of heritage music, dance, and authentic food and drink, with an artisan fair, clan booths, Highland Games, Irish Dancing, a talk about tartan in the John L. Wehle Gallery, and more. Tickets for the Celtic Faire are on sale now at https://www.gcv.org/events/celtic-faire/ - advance purchase is recommended, as this event sold out in 2021.

Carolyn Shapiro, courtesy the artistNew this year: Art-making activities for kids before the show!

Saratoga Springs, NY — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the return of its popular summer concert series Upbeat on the Roof, each Thursday from July 7 through August 18.

This year marks Upbeat’s twenty-first season and it remains a premier summer destination for the best music created by the region’s musicians. Gospel, folk, rock, bluegrass, traditional Cuban music, world music, and jazz are all on tap for summer 2022.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of FameSaratoga Springs, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will play host to “Celebrating Sanctuary: Saratoga’s Thoroughbred Aftercare,” an event that will bring awareness to therapy horses and thoroughbred retirement on Saturday, June 18. The Museum will offer free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the day’s activities will feature the unveiling and first signing of artist Greg Montgomery’s 2022 Travers Stakes poster.

Niagara Wine Trail - 2022 LogoLockport, NY The Niagara Wine Trail is happy to announce the celebration of its 20th Anniversary, as of May 2022. This year-long celebration will feature many new and returning events, refreshed branding, a new Niagara Falls icon-inspired logo, as well as a new tag line reminding guests of the very “Intimate, Authentic and Charming” experience they will enjoy along the 14-member trail.

In this anniversary year, the Niagara Wine Trail has also adopted new mission and vision statements. “The members of the Niagara Wine Trail, NY’s mission is to work together to enhance our unique wine region through an array of intimate, authentic and charming guest experiences.” Its vision is “to promote and host engaging experiences that entice guests to become repeat visitors to our member wineries.”…

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