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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.

Holiday Valley Ski ResortEllicottville, N.Y. - With the successful conclusion of the 2013-14 winter season, Holiday Valley's President, Dennis Eshbaugh announced the reinvestment of $3.7 million in resort improvements. According to Eshbaugh, "One of the keys to Holiday Valley's success is that we consistently reinvest in our resort. We stay at the forefront of technology, but also keep our guests coming back because they know we work hard to make their time at Holiday Valley memorable and fun."

Headlining the projects is the installation of 54 new HKD Impulse automated snowguns.

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