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Posts from July 2022

Genesee Country Village Museum GCVMA Literary Weekend, Kids Free Days, Making Music, and more in August

Mumford, NY (July 28, 2022) – The summer season is in full swing at Genesee Country Village & Museum, and the month of August is packed with programs and events for the whole family. The Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and presents daily programming in the Historic Village, opportunities to interact with costumed interpreters and see 19th-century trades in action, meet farm animals, enjoy lunch or a craft beer in the Depot Restaurant and Freight House Pub, shop in the Flint Hill Store, and so much more.

Sound of 1776 Aug 6 and 7Featuring Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga invites you to experience the sights and sounds of the American Army at Ticonderoga during the Sound of 1776 Living History Event August 6-7. From historic trades and weapons demonstrations to living history vignettes and music performances, discover how the beats of drums and the sounds of fifes translated orders to nearly 10,000 soldiers that lived and fought for liberty at Ticonderoga.

Alta HavanaCome early for a pre-show art-making activity for kids!

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 26, 2022) — The Tang Teaching Museum is proud to announce that Alta Havana will perform traditional Cuban music as part of the acclaimed summer concert series Upbeat on the Roof on Thursday, August 4. The music begins at 6 pm on the lawn outside the Tang. A drop-in art-making activity for kids begins at 5:30 pm.

Artpark logoTwelve events planned over four days – July 29-August 1

Lewiston, NY – Artpark is in the midst of its most robust season in recent history. July 29-August 1 will feature 12 events with both regional and internationally touring artists from the U.S. and Canada that will attract more than 15,000 people to Artpark.

American Airpower Museum logo37 Vietnam War Veterans Receive Long Overdue Recognition and Thanks for Military Service

Farmingdale, NY (July 25, 2022) – On Saturday, August 13, 2022, the American Airpower Museum and Honor Flight Long Island will host a reunion of 37 Vietnam era veterans and one WWII veteran.  On June 4, 2022, Honor Flight escorted this group of veterans on an early-morning free flight to Washington, D.C.  Veterans and their guardians visited WWII and Vietnam Memorials, plus Arlington National Cemetery for a Changing of the Guard.  They returned to Islip later that evening for a rousing welcome by the Eastern Long Island Police Pipes and Drums Band, plus thunderous applause from hundreds of family and supporters!…

Pride of the HudsonWhether Swimming, Kayaking, Canoeing or Flyboarding, Summer Adventure in Orange County Begins on the Water 

Orange County, N.Y. (July 25, 2022) – Escaping summer heat and finding adventure is easy in Orange County, N.Y. Visit one of its majestic rivers or scenic lakes for a swim, a cruise or a paddleboarding, kayaking or canoe excursion. If you are feeling adventurous, consider hydroflying on a Flyboard on Greenwood Lake. It is prime time for enjoying the region’s clean water and natural scenic gifts.

Playland$20 General Admission Tickets will be Available for 2 Days

Rye, N.Y. (July 28, 2022) –  Today, Playland announced a special “Christmas in July” flash sale taking place on Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29 to keep the fun holiday spirit going through the rest of summer.

“It’s been a fantastic summer so far and we’re looking forward to welcoming even more guests to the park through this sale. Whether you’re looking for a gift to give or just want a great deal, there’s nothing like a day at Playland to create memories that will last a lifetime,” said Ernest Blundell, General Manager of Playland. “Given that the park recently reopened in early June with new renovations, we want both old and new visitors to experience what we have to offer this season!”…

The Pine Hills BandCome early for a pre-show art-making activity for kids!

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 19, 2022) — The Tang Teaching Museum is proud to announce that the next group in its acclaimed summer concert series Upbeat on the Roof will be The Pine Hills Band on Thursday, July 28. The music begins at 6 pm on the lawn outside the Tang. A drop-in art-making activity for kids begins at 5:30 pm.

Nearby FarawayTickets on sale now for July 22, 23, 24 and July 29, 30, 31

Lake George, NY — In the 32 years it took to bring “Nearby Faraway” to the stage, Neal Herr and Catherine Reid had a family, raised their children, divorced and developed a friendship that brought them back to the project. The premier performance of the original musical will headline O’Keeffe Festival 2022, a celebration of iconic American artist Georgia O’Keeffe on the beautiful shores of Lake George, where she vacationed.

UGRR COVERCayuga County, NY – The Cayuga County Office of Tourism has introduced a new app: “Tubman’s UGRR-Cayuga County”. Auburn and Cayuga County have deep ties to the Underground Railroad. Research has indicated that there are over 100 documented connections in Cayuga County to the UGRR.

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