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Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY

Jun 2, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Will Host Annual Bluegrass Festival

Greene County, NY (June 1, 2016) - Oak Hill in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will become a music-filled, open air concert arena during the annual Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17, as 40 bands fill five stages to offer a weekend of incredible musical entertainment.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is a mainstay for the Catskills, attracting a who's who of bluegrass to jam for three days at Walsh Farm in Oak Hill. The weekend includes performances by more than 40 bands, including Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Del & Dawg, The Earls of Leicester, The Del McCoury Band, The Gibson Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, and many more.

2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update

May 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village.

"This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy.

NYC & Co. Encourages Visitors to Plan NYC Summer Vacations In Advance To Take Advantage Of Savings

May 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Value Programs NYC Restaurant Week®, NYC Broadway WeekSM and NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM Return This Summer

Approximately 16 Million Visitors Expected to Visit NYC During Summer Months

New York City (May 17, 2016) -NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors to book ahead to take advantage of savings opportunities this summer in New York City, as the warmer months are one of the best times for visitors to experience free and low-cost outdoor activities and offerings (nycgo.com/free). In addition, summertime visitors to NYC can enjoy NYC & Company's signature dining and theater promotions.

North Country Show Features Miniature Quilts Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Patients: June 3-5

May 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Clayton, N.Y. – The June 3-5, 2016 North Country Quilting Guild Biennial Quilt Show in Clayton, in the 1000 Islands region of New York State, will feature a silent auction of more than 60 miniature quilts made by quilters from across the Northern, Adirondack and Central NY regions. Clayton, N.Y. - The June 3-5, 2016 North Country Quilting Guild Biennial Quilt Show in Clayton, in the 1000 Islands region of New York State, will feature a silent auction of more than 60 miniature quilts made by quilters from across the Northern, Adirondack and Central NY regions.

18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters

May 12, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) – The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, “18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution”Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM.

Birding and Nature Walks at Saratoga National Historical Park

May 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Pileated woodpeckerEvent Date: Sat., 14 May & 11 June 2016

Stillwater, N.Y.:  On two Saturdays this spring, from 10 AM-11:30 AM on May 14 and again on June 11, Saratoga National Historical Park offers a Birding and Nature Walk.  These free walks will take place on Saratoga Battlefield, located between Rt. 4 and Rt. 32 just north of the Village of Stillwater.

Catskills Irish Arts Week Plans Week of Non-Stop Entertainment This July

May 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Annual Catskills Irish Festival Features Music, Dancing & Workshops July 10-16, 2016

Greene County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - The Emerald Isle comes to the Great Northern Catskills every July for a week of non-stop Irish music, dancing, crafts and workshops, transforming the host town into a living Irish village set amid the green, rolling hills of East Durham, NY.

Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7

Apr 27, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour!

Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community.

Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season

Apr 26, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Adirondack Museum59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake.

Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack

Apr 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Cayuga County, N.Y. - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour will kick-off on May 6th from 5 - 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn as part of First Friday, a community open house coordinated by the Auburn Downtown BID. This farmer's market style event is free and family-friendly, offering samples and tastings of locally produced baked goods, jams & jellies, honey and maple syrup from many of the 21 sweet spots on the Trail.

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