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Posts for July 2012

Hops and Beer Take Spotlight at "Step Back in Time" Weekend at The Farmers' Museum

Jul 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Discover the history of hops in the region and meet modern-day hop growers at The Farmers’ Museum’s Hops and Beer Weekend, August 4 and 5.Cooperstown, N.Y.  - On Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5, step back in time to when hops were king in central New York. Hops and Beer Weekend, next in the series of "Step Back in Time" Weekends at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, is your opportunity to discover a plant with roots in local history. Walk a field of hops, tour a real hop house, and discover the importance of hops in New York ...

Third Annual Peck’s Lake Challenge Sprint Triathlon Scheduled For Saturday, August 4

Jul 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

pecks-lake-triathlon.JPGMedia Advisory: Photo Opportunities Gloversville, N.Y.--The Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Peck's Lake Protective Association (PLPA) are presenting the Third Annual Peck's Lake Challenge Sprint Triathlon to be staged at Sunrise Bay on Peck's Lake in Fulton County, NY on Saturday, August 4. The event is comprised of a ½ mile swim, a 9-mile bike ride, and a ...

Destination Syracuse Showcase at Destiny USA to Highlight Abundance of Visitor Friendly Attractions throughout Upstate New York

Jul 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

syracuse.JPGMore than 20 tourism partners are expected to participate in event at Destiny USA this Friday, Aug. 3 Syracuse, N.Y. - In celebration of the rebranding of Carousel Center into Destiny USA happening Thursday, Aug. 2- Monday, Aug. 6, the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) in partnership with Destiny USA, is pleased to announce details regarding Destination Syracuse Showcase. The ...

Wild for Sinatra!

Jul 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Can you dig it?Mon, 6 Aug, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Tupper Lake, N.Y. - He was a saloon singer, an actor, a showman. A giant. A big leaguer. As he would say, a gasser. He took music in new directions, he triumphed and stumbled and triumphed again. This is Frank Sinatra's legacy, what he did and who he was. You're invited to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake for evening of Sinatra's music and stories. ...

Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race Set for Sept. 22

Jul 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

whiteface-region-get-close.JPGRegister now for the annual eight-mile Uphill Run Wilmington, N.Y. --- In June, cyclists raced to the top of Whiteface Mountain's Veterans Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, N.Y.  In September, it will be the runner's time to conquer the eight-mile climb to the summit of New York State's fifth highest peak.  As many as 200 running enthusiasts from the northeastern United States and Canada are ...

Capital Repertory Theatre Presents Three Free August Performances of ME: THE MUSICAL

Jul 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

capital-rep.JPGAn original work created by 15 area teens Albany, N.Y. - Capital Repertory Theatre announces three free performances of ME: THE MUSICAL, an original work written by fifteen area teens who make up the Summer Theatre At the Rep (STAR) program. The 45-minute music-infused shows will take place Friday, August 3 at 4PM, Saturday, August 4 at 11AM and Sunday August 5 at 6PM - all at Capital Rep, 111 ...

Other-worldly August double-thrill at Proctors Psychic Fair

Jul 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

proctors-ghost-tour.JPGNoteworthy special guests Plus Free Proctors Ghost Tour Schenectady, N.Y. - On August 25th the Proctors Volunteer Tour Guides will present a fundraising Psychic Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 Proctors Theatre. For believers and non-believers alike, it's time to gather friends for a fun, informative and intense psychic experience and day at the Capital Region's premiere arts and entertainment ...

Zoppé Italian Circus Coming To Schenectady

Jul 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

zoppe-circus.JPGAn incredible event for every generation! A mesmerizing menagerie of Circus excellence! Schenectady, NY - Join the Zoppé Italian Circus family at Proctors for eight unforgettable performances between Thursday, August 9 and Sunday, August 12. Follow them on their journey to an enchanted, thrilling world far from our digital age - to a world of acrobatics, equestrian showmanship, canine ...

USS SLATER Celebrates US Coast Guard's 222nd Birthday

Jul 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

uss-slater.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - The United States Coast Guard, one of the country's five armed services, is a unique agency of the federal government. The service was founded on August 4, 1790 when the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and prevent smuggling. Known variously as the Revenue Marine and the Revenue Cutter Service, the Coast Guard expanded in ...

Lois McClure Joins the Oswego Canal Festival

Jul 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

The Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of a 1860s canal schooner, will visit the Oswego Canal Festival at the Historic Maritime District from Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3. Free tours will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.Oswego, N.Y. - Mark your calendars to celebrate the Oswego Canal Festival over Labor Day weekend. The whole family will enjoy crafts and activities, historic presentations, music, food and more from Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3. Festivities run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Oswego's Historic Maritime District on West First Street Pier. The highlight of the festival will be a ...

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