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Posts for August 2008

Whiteface 3rd Annual 5K Downhill Mountain Bike Race, Presented by High Peaks Cyclery, Set For August 31

Aug 25, 2008

WILMINGTON, N.Y. – Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, among the most challenging ski and ride mountains in the nation, will host the Third Annual 5 Kilometer Downhill Mountain Bike Race, presented by High Peaks Cyclery, on Sunday, August 31. Race time is 12 p.m.

  This NORBA-sanctioned event (National Off-Road Bicycle Association), part of the Gravity East series, will carry a ...

September: Back to School, Back to Learning, and Back to the Future With Classes and Fall Plant/Book/Bake Sale at the Landis Arboretum

Aug 25, 2008

Schoharie Region – Above and beyond the anxiously awaited signature Fall Plant/Book/Bake Sale at the Landis Arboretum on September 13 – 14, September signals the opening of classrooms everywhere.  The Arboretum opens its sweeping 548-acres outdoor laboratory with an array of programs to raise the bar on outdoor education and to keep visitors in touch with the natural world ...

4th Annual Civil War Heritage Day Sept. 13 at Albany Rural Cemetery

Aug 25, 2008

ALBANY, N.Y. – A full day of Civil War sights and sounds will be seen and heard throughout Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, during the 4th Annual Civil War Heritage Day. 

The day recognizes the more than 800 Civil War Veterans who are buried at Albany Rural Cemetery.


Civil War Soldier Camps, a mounted cavalry and displays of ...


Aug 25, 2008

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Albany is the perfect home base for the 9th Annual Hudson River Ramble during three weekends in September -- September 13-14, September 20-21 and September 27-28.

“With special tours, the Civil War Heritage Day at Albany Rural Cemetery and  Half Moon docked here, Albany is the perfect place to enjoy the Ramble,” said Michele Vennard, President and CEO of the ...

September packed with family fun at Strong National Museum of Play!

Aug 25, 2008

September is packed with family fun at Strong—especially the opening of the new interactive exhibit Curious George:  Let’s Get Curious on September 20. Curious George™:  Let’s Get Curious!  (9/20 through 1/4/09)  Go bananas with the curious little monkey from H.A. and Margret Rey’s beloved books.  For the full Curious George press kit ...

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