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Posts for December 2008

NEW ART GALLERY (unlike any other) OPENS in New York State

Dec 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Livingston Arts Center“I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.” F.D.R. “New Deal Gallery” Features Paintings That Reflect a Presidential Promise and America’s Great Depression (GENESEO, NY – December 15, 2008) Visitors can gain a unique glimpse of American life during the 1930’s and the Great Depression at the New Deal Gallery at the newly opened Livingston Arts Center in Mount Morris, ...

With the Arrival of 2009 “Hudson 400 -- A Celebration of Discovery” Begins in Albany

Dec 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

hudson400logo.jpgALBANY. N.Y. -- As the New Year -- 2009 -- arrives, Albany begins the celebration of its discovery, Hudson 400. The year is filled with special events to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch Explorer Henry Hudson’s discovery in 1609 of what is now New York’s Capital City. “Hudson 400 -- A Celebration of Discovery” has been named the #1 event in North America by the American Bus Association. ...

All Points Bulletin: Mr. Potato Head is Heading Toward the Strong National Museum of Play®!

Dec 12, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Be on the lookout!    ... as are Videotopia, Barbie, Comic Book Superheroes, and LEGO—all coming to Strong in 2009! See a full list of their great upcoming exhibits and family events on the new 2009 media calendar. And check out press announcements about Toddler Book Club, Monday Kicks and Educators Open Houses ! ...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Hosts Holiday “Open Days” at the Wildlife Education Center

Dec 11, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

dove.jpgCornwall-on-Hudson (Dec. 2) – Looking for something to do over the holiday week? Bring the entire family to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special celebration of the Museum’s live animals! The Museum’s Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson, will be open from 12 noon until 4 pm on December 26, 27, 28, 30, 31 and January 2, 3, and 4! Each day there will be two ...


Dec 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgNEW YORK, December 8, 2008 – I LOVE NEW YORK (, New York State’s tourism promotion agency, is offering two value-added opportunities for winter snow sport enthusiasts seeking powder-packed excitement: “4th Graders Ski Free” and “Ski and Stay” packages. According to Thomas Ranese, chief marketing officer of Empire State Development, there has never been a better time or location ...

Forget Apples, Teachers Love Deals at Weeklong Fest

Dec 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Winter RecessIthaca, N.Y. (Dec. 5, 2008)—Ithaca's annual Winter Recess, the nation's first and only festival for public school teachers, will open for Valentine's Day 2009 and bring an estimated 4,000 educators and family members into the Finger Lakes community. The weeklong event, Feb. 13-22, offers pre-K-12 teachers and their guests a discounted week of recreation, relaxation and entertainment in a ...

Create Unique Holiday Gift for Quilters by Visiting Great Lakes Seaway Trail

Dec 2, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

1000 Islands “storyteller” quiltSackets Harbor, NY -- Need a gift for the quilter on your Christmas 2008 list? Here is a shopping list from the Seaway Trail Foundation for assembling an affordable, one-of-a-kind gift basket, starting with a basket handcrafted by “The Basket Lady” Marcia Waligory and available from the Seaway Trail Discovery Center Gift Shop.   In your holiday gift basket include:  tickets for the quilter ...

Oswego County Welcomes the Holiday Season!

Dec 2, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Memory Tree Lighting OSWEGO COUNTY – The holiday season is just around the corner and many communities throughout the county are hosting their annual celebrations. Mark your calendar with these special events and enjoy holiday fun for the whole family! On Thursday, December 4, the city of Oswego welcomes the holidays at the City Hall Plaza on West First Street. Opening ceremonies begin at 5:30 p.m. with an ...

Whiteface and Lake Placid FAM Tour

Dec 2, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

December 19-21, 2008 Please join us for a sneak peak of Lookout Mountain, Whiteface’s third peak, from December 19-21! Not only will you get a behind-the-scene look of Lookout Mountain, but you can also experience Lake Placid at its best! Lookout Mountain features three brand new trails – one 2.5-mile long intermediate cruiser and two expert runs that will get your juices flowing! Now just ...

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