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Lily TomlinJamestown, NY – April 10, 2018 – The National Comedy Center will celebrate its grand opening with appearances by Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin, Saturday Night Live original season alumni including Dan Aykroyd and more, coinciding with the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 1-5 in Jamestown, New York.

Featuring more than 50 immersive and interactive exhibits designed by leading museum design firms in the world, the 37,000 square foot National Comedy Center visitor experience tells the story of comedy from its origins through the present and is the first non-profit cultural institution and national-scale attraction dedicated to the art of comedy.

Chautauqua Hotel renderingUpscale Waterfront Property will Attract Visitors and Revenue to the Region  - Rendering Here

(July 14, 2017) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the groundbreaking of a $33 million deluxe hotel on the shores of Chautauqua Lake. Hart Hotels Inc. and Krog Group will work in tandem to build the $33 million upscale hotel in the lake front community of Celoron. The project is one of the largest private-sector-fueled, tourism-based developments to take place in Chautauqua County.

“Chautauqua Lake is one of Western New York State’s greatest tourism assets and by building these high-quality accommodations, we are showcasing the region’s unique waterfront areas to attract even more visitors and revenue,” Governor Cuomo said.

Sunset Bay Beach ClubChautauqua County, N.Y. – There is so much to do in Chautauqua County, New York this summer! The staff at the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau has assembled a list of FREE and low-cost activities to experience in the coming months. While you could easily spend more at some of the suggested attractions, everything on this list costs $15 or less per person!…

CNN TO PREMIERE "THE HISTORY OF COMEDY" ON THURSDAY, FEB. 9, AT 9PM ET/PT - New CNN Original Series Features Interviews with Comedy Icons Norman Lear, Carol Burnett, Larry David and Betty White among others

New York, N.Y. - Jan. 4, 2017 - "The History of Comedy," executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills) with Emmy Award winners Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen (Herzog & Company), will premiere Thursday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN, following a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Using archival footage punctuated by contemporary interviews with comedy legends, scholars and current stars, the new eight-part CNN Original Series explores what makes people laugh and how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history.

Jamestown, N.Y. - Beginning next Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum will be one of over 2,000 museums across America offering free admission to military personnel and their families! Blue Star Museums is aiming to provide families with ample opportunities to enjoy our nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their communities.

National Comedy Center Announces Festival Lineup, Update On National Museum of Comedy, Tickets for 4-day Festival go on Sale May 4

Jamestown, N.Y. - National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night.

A sampling of the local products to be featured during an Afternoon of Wine and Maple are on display at the Grape Discovery Center.Westfield, N.Y. - The Grape Discovery Center announces an afternoon celebration of wine, maple and local flavors on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 1-5 pm. The event showcases local specialty wines as well as maple infused wines and treats. An assortment of cheese presented by artisan cheese maker Reverie Creamery, pulled pork sandwiches from Ivory Wind Acres in Stockton, made with Maple Mandarin Mesquite BBQ sauce, and REACH organic chocolate snacks will be offered along with wine tastings by wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country.

Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage 

Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family.

Holiday ValleyEllicottville, N.Y. - Springtime at Holiday Valley is the season for crazy events and fun for all. More than 11 feet of snow has already fallen this winter and that has been supplemented by excellent conditions for snowmaking and good, consistent cold temperatures. The result is a thick base of snow which will last well into April. A daily snow and weather report may be found at www.holidayvalley.com/snow-report. Soon the weather will be milder with sunshine likely and Holiday Valley has several events planned to entertain skiers, riders and spectators through the spring ski season right through - and beyond - closing day of April 5th.

Evergreen Outfitters hosts weekly guided kayaking tours on Chautauqua’s waterwaysChautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014, celebrates the start of warm weather tours in Chautauqua County

Experiential tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York

Chautauqua, N.Y. - Tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York. Many of these experiences start during Chautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014 and continue throughout the summer.

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