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Posts for September 2011

Reminder – Adirondack Museum Offers Free Admission and Discounted Membership to Park Residents

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

adirondack-museum.JPGBlue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - The Adirondack Museum loves its neighbors. This year they have introduced two new programs just for year-round Adirondack Park residents. The Adirondack Museum invites year-round residents of the Adirondack Park to visit free of charge every Sunday, and on all open days in May and October. Proof of residency such as a driver's license, passport, or voter registration ...

NEW Ghost Hunting Tour on the Albany Trolleys

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

aqua-duck.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - WHO:              Albany Trolleys. A division of the Albany Aqua Ducks WHAT:           Brand NEW Ghost Hunting Tours in Albany WHERE:         Departing from the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, corner Broadway and Clinton Avenue, Downtown Albany WHEN:            All ghost tours depart at 7 p.m. on various dates throughout October, starting on Oct. 13.  Other dates ...

Belleayre Mountain to Offer $99 3-Packs at 32nd Annual Fall Festival Catskill Kids Bike Recovery Ride On Sunday, October 9

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

belleayrelogo1.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain invites people to participate in the 32nd Annual Fall Festival held at the Overlook Lodge on October 8 & 9 of Columbus Day Weekend. The 32nd year of this classic fall event promises to be as exciting and entertaining as festivals in the past. As always, the Fall Festival will feature the prestigious Craft Fair showcasing local artisans, the Uber Winter ...

Hudson Valley Art and Wine “Pairing Project” to Open with a Celebration in Albany

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

hv-art-and-wine.JPG Final exhibition of winery-inspired art by local artists opens on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 5-7 P.M. at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center with complimentary wine and food tastings - Media Preview beginning at 3 P.M.- All press welcome. Interviews with artists can be arranged. Albany, N.Y. -Art and wine enthusiasts are welcome to attend the opening of Hudson Valley Art & ...

"Wish You Were Here" photo lectures return this fall

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpgRenowned photographers discuss documenting Caral, Iraq, Africa, and Mt. Kilimanjaro  Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House's "Wish You Were Here" photography lecture series traverses the globe this fall through the work of photographers who are passionate about documenting the human condition ... and about sharing what they've witnessed and the lessons they've learned. 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

Westchester Fine Craft Show Is a Premier Showcase of Contemporary Art and Design

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Photo: Chris Triola designs clothes for creative women. Chris won the American Style of Excellence Award from American Style Magazine. She will be among the juried artists at the Westchester Fine Craft Show on October 14-16 at the Westchester County Center. Find details at art merges with everyday lifeWhite Plains, N.Y.--- Now in its 18th year, the nationally-acclaimed Westchester Fine Craft Show returns to the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York, October 14-16, showcasing a wide range of distinctive designs in fiber wearable art and jewelry, beautifully handcrafted furniture and unique art for the home. A premiere exhibit and sale of ...

Rochester Schools Ecstatic to be Among 182 NY Districts Receiving New “Tourism-in-Education” Resource Guides

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

birdbooksdonated4in72.jpgGreat Lakes Seaway Trail - Learning about New York's natural environment is being enhanced in 182 school districts in the state by the donation of 2 resource guides published by the Seaway Trail Foundation. The non-profit tourism organization develops and promotes educational resources highlighting the natural, cultural, scenic and historic resources found along the 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway ...

Fort Ontario to Close for the Season

Sep 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Fort Ontario in the late 19th centuryOswego, N.Y. - On October 15 - 16, the last weekend of Fort Ontario's operating season, the Friends of Ontario will hold a year end sale of fort t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, toy muskets, historic puzzles, toy soldiers, and many other souvenirs and memorabilia.  This would be an ideal time to visit the fort and do some early holiday shopping while supporting Oswego's great national landmark.  ...

Tractor Fest Returns To The Farmers’ Museum October 8 & 9

Sep 27, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

A young tractor enthusiast takes part in the “Kiddie Pedal-Tractor Pull” at last year’s Tractor Fest at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY. Cooperstown, N.Y. - The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown will present its second annual Tractor Fest on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Tractor Fest offers visitors an opportunity to see classic tractors representing the growth of farming technology from the 1920s until today.  The Museum provides an ideal setting where visitors can learn about the world of ...

Celebrate Adirondack Forests at The Wild Center

Sep 27, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

wild-center.JPGTupper Lake, N.Y. - The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to raise awareness for conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. The Wild Center will honor this declaration with a fun-filled day of programs and activities celebrating Adirondack forests and the life that they support on Saturday, October 1st. From the air we breathe to the wood ...

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