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Posts for September 2012

Party like it’s 1799 at the Senate House in Kingston

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

senate-house-state-historic-site1.jpgKingston, N.Y. - You're invited to come celebrate all the bounty autumn has to offer at the 18th Century Autumn Festival at Senate House State Historic Site in Kingston on Saturday, Oct. 6.  From 11a m-3 pm visitors will have a chance to see demonstrations of activities that were traditionally done in the autumn during the 18th century including meat smoking, apple cider pressing, making apple ...

Fort Ontario Hosts 150th Civil War Commemorative Event Sept. 29 & 30

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Civil War Artillery, Infantry, Engineer, Signal Corps, and Medical Department impressions will be featured at Fort Ontario during the September 29 and 30 living history event. A highlight of the event will be a night-time artillery firing demonstration at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.Unique Artillery Firing Demonstration Saturday Night, Sept. 29 Oswego, N.Y. - A living history event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861 - 1865) will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept, 29 and 30, on the historic grounds of Fort Ontario State Historic Site in Oswego.  Infantry and artillery demonstrations will take place throughout the day.  Union and Confederate ...

New History Poster Available

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

fchistory-small.JPGGloversville, N.Y. - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that a new history poster is printed and ready for distribution.  The Chamber is the designated tourism promotion agency for Fulton County that promotes tourism utilizing I LOVE NY tourism matching funds.  The history poster is one piece of collateral that the Tourism Department produces to attract tourists to ...

First Major Exhibition Devoted to History of Manipulated Photography Before Digital Age Opens at Metropolitan Museum Oct. 11

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

twelvemen_.jpgExhibition Location: Galleries for Drawings, Prints, and Photographs and The Howard Gilman Gallery Press Preview: Tuesday, October 9, 10 a.m.-noon New York, N.Y. - While digital photography and image-editing software have brought about an increased awareness of the degree to which camera images can be manipulated, the practice of doctoring photographs has existed since the medium was ...

Serious Scare Seekers Are Finding Plenty To Scream About In New York State This Halloween!

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Horseman’s Hollow at Phillipsburg ManorAlbany, N.Y. - No place does Halloween like New York. From zombie parades and haunted mansions to pick-your-own pumpkin patches with hayrides, petting zoos and mazes, the state offers seasonal events and attractions for revelers of all ages.   Headless Horseman Country  Some of the most frightful encounters are expected to occur in the Hudson Valley, where Washington Irving's Headless Horseman ...

Beautiful Fall Colors Continue To Appear Across New York State

Sep 19, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

foliagemap_channel13-week-2-2012.jpgBest hues this weekend in Adirondacks, Catskills

This is the second 2012 FALL COLOR REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. FALL COLOR REPORTS are issued every Wednesday afternoon.

Albany, N.Y. - Beautiful fall color is continuing to emerge throughout New York State and will be most prominent in the ...

Jane Austen’s classic novel — with a Technological Twist To Launch Capital Rep’s Fall Season!

Sep 18, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

pride-prejudice.JPGPreviews Start Sept. 28; Opening Night, Oct. 2 Albany, N.Y. - Capital Repertory Theatre opens its fall season with PRIDE@PREJUDICE: a romantic deconstruction by Daniel Elihu Kramer. Preview performances start on September 28, with Opening Night on October 2. The run will continue through October 28. Tickets are on sale now. Based on the popular novel by Jane Austen, Kramer's inventive ...

Flashlight Nights at Fort Ticonderoga!

Sep 17, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Flashlight Nights at Ft. TiconderogaExplore the Fort & its 6-Acre Corn Maze at Night Oct. 19-20 & 26-27 Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Find your way through the eerie darkness at Fort Ticonderoga's Flashlight Nights, Fridays and Saturdays, October 19 and 20 & October 26 and 27. Bring your flashlight to this family-fun fall event where you will hear the story of Fort Ticonderoga inside the walls of the Fort and use your ...

MoHu Festival Celebrates Cap-Sara's Artistic Riches

Sep 17, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

mohu-3color.jpgCapital-Saratoga Region, N.Y. - October 2012 marks the second annual MoHu Fest, a 10 day-long arts festival happening all over Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Saratoga counties and beyond. Beginning Friday, October 5, more than 100 venues, artists and arts organizations from all over Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Saratoga counties will band together to display the strength and ...

Celebrate Autumn with a Harvest of Seasonal Activities at The Corning Museum of Glass

Sep 17, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Shop a Unique Glass Farmer’s Market: On Columbus Day weekend, October 6–8, 2012, the Museum’s international GlassMarket will feature a Glass Farmer’s Market, with thousands of glass pumpkins, apples, gourds and other harvest-themed glass objects for sale.Corning, N.Y. - This fall, The Corning Museum of Glass presents a cornucopia of fall-themed activities at the Glass Harvest. Located in the picturesque region of New York State's Finger Lakes region, the Museum makes an ideal stop on leaf-peeping expeditions through the area's amazing fall foliage. In addition to the Museum's daily offerings (including the world's largest collection of glass, ...

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