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Lucille Ball Comedy FestivalTicket Pre-Sale for Festival Events Continues Through March 3rd

Jamestown, New York (March 2, 2020) – The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official museum and cultural institution dedicated to comedy, will begin public on-sale for the 2020 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this Tuesday, March 3rd at noon ET, including performances by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and Saturday Night Live legends David Spade, Rob Schneider and Kevin Nealon. Tickets can be purchased at www.comedycenter.org.

National Comedy Center - Best New MuseumJamestown, NY – February 28, 2020 -- The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and state-of-the-art museum dedicated to comedy as an art form, was named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today as part of the 2020 USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, it was announced today. https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-new-museum/

National Comedy Center Family Fun DaysKids Under 12 Free, Teens 1/2 Price

Jamestown, N.Y. – With I LOVE NY recently naming the National Comedy Center as one of the best family-friendly indoor activities in New York State, the National Comedy Center has announced Family Fun Weeks,” now through March 15, with a special family admission offer just in time for school winter break in many local communities. Children age 12 and under will be free and teens age 13-17 will be half-price with an accompanied adult purchasing an admission ticket.

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival 2020Jeff Foxworthy and SNL Legends David Spade, Rob Schneider & Kevin Nealon to Perform

Ticket Pre-Sale for Festival Events Starts Tuesday, February 25 for National Comedy Center Members

Public On-Sale Begins Tuesday, March 3

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Jamestown, New York (February 5, 2020) – The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official museum and cultural institution dedicated to comedy, announced today that comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and Saturday Night Live legends David Spade, Rob Schneider and Kevin Nealon will perform during the 30th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 5-9, 2020.

Tickets for these shows, along with many other festival comedy events, will go on pre-sale for National Comedy Center members only – starting Tuesday, February 25 at noon ET at www.ComedyCenter.org. Public on-sale date will be Tuesday, March 3 at noon ET.

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau1. The National Comedy Center Needs You to Vote Every Day Now Through Feb. 17, 2020

The National Comedy Center has been nominated for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for “Best New Museum” by a panel of nationally recognized travel experts for the 10Best Award series, which celebrates outstanding destinations, attractions, and experiences.

They need visitors, fans, and supporters to cast their vote for the museum as part of the public voting process to select a winner. Everyone is invited to vote daily, now through Monday, February 17, 2020, at noon ET. The winner will be announced on Friday, February 28, 2020…

Snowshoeing at Long Point State Park on Chautauqua LakeWinter Recreation – Ride, Ski, Tube, Bike, Trek

Chautauqua County, N.Y. – Proximity to Lake Erie and lake effect storms mean snow for Chautauqua County, averaging more than 200 inches annually! For downhill and cross-country snow sports, head to Peek’n Peak Ski Resort and enjoy 27 slopes and trails, state-of-the-art snowmaking, eight chairlifts, four progressive terrain parks, and a renowned ski and snowboard school. There’s even a tubing area with seven lanes and a “Magic Carpet” lift that transforms into a nighttime Lunar Lights Snow Tubing experience. The thrilling and mesmerizing atmosphere features an ever-changing light show produced by thousands of LED lights and projection lights. The lights pulse, fade and change in coordination with an immersive sound system. On select dates, the massive sound and light program will be operated by a live DJ. Opening Day for winter sports at Peek’n Peak Resort is Friday, December 20, 2019.

holiday-valleyEllicottville, NY (November 20, 2019) – Holiday Valley’s President, Dennis Eshbaugh is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winter season will begin on Saturday, November 23rd. According to Eshbaugh, “With the cold temperatures we had ideal conditions last week and weekend to make a lot of snow, over 300 acre feet! We’ve let that snow cure and now we’re grooming it out to make a nice smooth skiing surface. This allows us to open a week ahead of schedule for a preview weekend.”…

TIME - World's Greatest Places 2019National Comedy Center Selected as One of Only Nine  U.S. Attractions to Visit and Experience Right Now

Jamestown, NY – August 22, 2019 – The National Comedy Center was named one of TIME’s “World’s Greatest Places” in the publication’s September 2, 2019 cover story, just out today online and on newsstands tomorrow. The National Comedy Center was selected as one of only “100 new and newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now” and one of only nine attractions to visit in the United States. (link: https://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2019/5654124/national-comedy-center-jamestown-new-york/)…

Panama RocksPanama, N.Y. – Panama Rocks has just been listed as the #1 Ranked Trail in New York State by Inspirock - a world-wide travel/trip-planning service covering 47,000 destinations across 226 countries.

Inspirock's ranking system takes into account reviews from TripAdvisor, Google, Facebook to determine their rankings based on independent guest reviews, which makes its ranking system one of the most comprehensive in the world. Inspirock was founded in 2012 and and expanded to include destinations in the United States in 2015.

National Comedy CenterIn Magazine’s July 1 Cover Story

Jamestown, NY – June 24, 2019 – The National Comedy Center was just named one of PEOPLE Magazine’s “100 Reasons to Love America” in the publication’s July 1, 2019 cover story, just out on newsstands and online.

One of only three museums to be named on its annual list of the nation’s most beloved treasures, PEOPLE cited the National Comedy Center as “the country’s first museum devoted to comedy” and “worth the trip to Jamestown, NY, Lucille Ball’s hometown.”…