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Posts for August 2008

Travel and Leisure Magazine tells nearly 1 million readers to visit Lake Placid in the fall

Aug 28, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Lake Placid is almost coyingly beautiful - the kind of place that makes you angry other people get to live here year-round.” So says writer Clark Mitchell to a circulation of almost 970,000 in the September issue of Travel and Leisure Magazine. In a piece entitled, “6 Easy Long-Weekend Getaways”, Mitchell leads his account with the two-time Winter Olympic site. He mentions the 1980 Miracle on ...

Catskill to Auction its Famous Cats on September 21

Aug 28, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Cat's Meow Auction and Gala is Fundraiser for Local Causes CATSKILL, New York – The 61 fabulous feline statues that have been lining Main Street here this summer as part of the widely publicized "Cat 'N Around Catskill" celebration will be auctioned off on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at the Cat's Meow Auction and Gala.              The fundraiser will be held at the Historic Catskill ...

Holiday Traditions Glitter at The Corning Museum of Glass and Finger Lakes Region

Aug 27, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Corning, NY – The Corning Museum of Glass, in America’s “Crystal City,” Corning, NY, celebrates a glittering tradition this holiday season. Special activities at the Museum take a closer look at the glass ornament, a well-loved part of holiday decorating.

In November and December, visitors to the Museum can make their own glass ornament, watch master glassmakers handcraft glass ornaments, and ...

Museum Announces “New” After School Program Nature’s Palette: Art Explorations for Grades 2-4

Aug 26, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Starting Thursday, September 25, from 3:45pm – 5pm, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum begins Nature’s Palette: Art Exploration, a 6-week after school program designed for grades 2-4 at the Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Route 9W, Cornwall.

This program will introduce children to nature through explorations in art as they create a beautiful hand-bound book of art work ...

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

Aug 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

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 $5,000 pro ...

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 by I Love New York Staff

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 around them.


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

Aug 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

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 Civil War period ...


Aug 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

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 Albany County ...

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

Aug 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

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 including downloadable images (for use by media only), ...

Dryden presents silent films on Tuesdays this fall

Aug 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

September and October offerings feature D. W. Griffith, Chaplin, and Barrymore

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House will present its annual series of silent films on most Tuesdays this fall, September through December, featuring live piano accompaniment. Among the diverse offerings of marvelous movies from the era before synchronous sound are the official release ...

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