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Posts for November 2011

Albany PAL Organizes Three Walking Nights to Help Others At the 15th Annual Hannaford Capital Holiday Lights

Nov 18, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

albany-capital-holiday-lights.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - For the second year, the Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) has three special walk nights to benefit other non-profit organizations at the 15th Annual Hannaford Capital Holiday Lights in Albany's Washington Park. Each of the walks is from 5 to 8 p.m. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, for a monetary donation, it's the "Pets Walk Your Partners" night. Walkers may stroll around Washington ...

“Shall We Have Christmas?” Event at The Farmers’ Museum Reveals Writings from Holiday Seasons Past

Nov 18, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

The More House at the Farmers’ Museum

Cooperstown, N.Y. - Experience a new, annual event that intertwines local writings of Christmas past with 19th century holiday activities.  "Shall We Have Christmas?" takes place Saturday, December 3, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown.  This one-night-only event will leave visitors with a new perspective on how our upstate ancestors celebrated the holiday season and ...

Whiteface is Making Snow

Nov 18, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Photo Courtesy of the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA)Opening Day Slated for Nov. 25 Wilmington, N.Y. - Nine days before the start of the anticipated skiing and riding season at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., crews have begun the process of making snow.  Starting Nov. 16 guns began covering Excelsior, Upper Valley and Lower Valley, laying the base for the Friday, Nov. 25, opening day, weather permitting. "Last night was the first ...

The Katonah Museum of Art Opens Its Doors for ArtsWestchester’s Free Arts Day

Nov 17, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

katonah-museum.JPGLive Music by Tenor Saxophonist Leo Johnson will fill the Museum December 4 Katonah, N.Y. - The Katonah Museum of Art will participate in ArtsWestchester's Free Arts Day on Sunday, December 4.  The Museum will be open to the public free of charge and will feature live music by tenor saxophonist Leo Johnson throughout the day. For more information about the Museum, visit ...

Canal System Re-opens Temporarily Beginning November 20

Nov 17, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

ny-canals.JPGOpen from Oswego to Waterford to Allow Stranded Boats to Reach Destinations Albany, N.Y. - Sections of the Erie Canal and the Oswego Canal will temporarily reopen for a two-week period that begins Sunday, November 20, the New York State Canal Corporation announced. The eastern portion of the Erie Canal has been closed to navigation in the Mohawk Valley since major flooding in late August ...

Holiday Magic in the Capital City

Nov 16, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

albany-logo-new.jpg Albany, N.Y. - From spectacular tree lightings to classic holiday performances, there is a perfect holiday event for everyone. Come experience the magic of the holiday season in the Capital City. 12/1 | Chicago Live in Concert Palace Performing Arts Center | Albany | (518) 465-3334 12/4 | NYS Capital Holiday Tree Lighting Empire State Plaza | Albany | (518) 474-0549 A spectacular ...

2012 Erie Canalway Calendar Available December 1st

Nov 16, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

2012eriecanalwaycalendar_cover.jpg 10,000  Free calendars distributed across upstate NY Waterford, N.Y. - The public is invited to pick up a free 2012 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2010 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. Each month features one of twelve winning images from this year's Erie Canalway photo contest. The calendar ...

Great Lakes Seaway Trail Taking Tourism Roundtable to Erie PA Nov. 17

Nov 16, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

erielandlhpanelnewlogo726in.jpg Great Lakes Seaway Trail, N.Y. and PA - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail has partnered with VisitErie to host a travel and tourism roundtable and networking event Thursday, November 17 at the Erie Maritime Museum in Erie, Pennsylvania. The event will offer businesses and local organizations the opportunity to learn how they can benefit from tourism driven by the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National ...

What Do To After Thanksgiving? Family Friday at The Wild Center

Nov 15, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

wild-center.JPG Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Crowds of people, long lines, waiting for that parking that the way you intend to spend your ‘Black Friday'?  Why not come to The Wild Center on Friday, November 25th and make it a Family Friday instead.  Start on your holiday shopping with unique store items from The Wild Supply Co. with great sales on almost everything and free gift wrapping!  Plus, all of your ...

Shades of New York

Nov 15, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Jean-Jaques Maré, buried on Hart Island January 11, 2000. ©2011 Melinda Hunt/The Hart Island Project Art Exhibition: The Hart Island Project December 6, 2011 through January 14, 2012 Peekskill Extension of Westchester Community College Opening Reception:  Tuesday, December 6th 5:30-7:30 PM; Public talk at 6:30 PM Press Preview: Friday December 2nd  2-4 PM Peekskill, N.Y. - Artist Melinda Hunt's 20 year effort to visualize Hart Island, New York's 142 year old "Potter's Field" ...

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