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Category - festivals and events

Long Acre Farms Opens for the Season!

Apr 20, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Macedon, NY. (April 19th, 2016) -Long Acre Farms will open for their 23rd season at 10:00am on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend" will continue through Sunday May 8th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2016 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend."

Far-fetched and Fantastical Fun

Apr 19, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

NY Renaissance FaireCelebrate fairies, ghosts, UFOs, and swashbuckling family adventures in Orange County, NY.

Orange County, N.Y. - Pay special attention to your surroundings during your next Orange County, NY excursion. Amid the astounding Hudson Valley views, you just might glimpse a ghostly orb or flying saucer, or catch the spray of fairy dust. Come all ye curiosity seekers, night sky watchers, swashbuckling pirates, enchanting fairies, believers and non-believers! Just one-hour north of New York City, an out-of-this-world adventure awaits.

Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals

Apr 19, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun!

Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer.

Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27

Apr 18, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free.

The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit.

SPAC Hosts Pre-Performance Talks

Apr 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Artists and Experts Share Insights & Anecdotes Highlights: Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Hannibal, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel & Wu Han, among many others!

Saratoga Springs, NY - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces the line-up for its popular Pre-Performance Talks series, intimate 30-minute conversations with SPAC's performers, composers, choreographers, authors, and critics. Hosted an hour prior to the start of a performance, the talks feature the world's biggest names in the classical arts, including Robert Battle, Peter Martins, Justin Peck, Stéphane Denève, Michael Torke, David Finckel and Wu Han, among many others.

Upcoming at the Museum of the Moving Image: May–June 2016

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

New York, N.Y. - Here's a look at the Museum of the Moving Image's upcoming major programs, events and exhibitions. Additional programs will be announced as they are confirmed. Some information below may be subject to change.

MAJOR FILM SERIES AND EVENTS Pierrot le fou with Anna Karina in conversation with Molly Haskell

Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jean-Luc Godard's beloved film, the Museum presents a special screening followed by a conversation with the film's star Anna Karina and film critic Molly Haskell, who lived in Paris in the early 1960s and worked for the French Film Office.

Howl with Dyer Switch, April 22 at Mabee Farm! 

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Howlin at the MoonRotterdam, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site invites you to a night of great bluegrass and folk music Friday, April 22 at 7pm as they welcome Dyer Switch back to the Howlin' stage! Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm. Opening the night is Howlin' favorite Patrick Sharrow!

Spring Shopping & Dining Night 2016 – Growing A Positive Community – Think Local

Apr 14, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ticonderoga Think LocalTiconderoga, NY - April 14, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that in coordination with their National Small Business Week Celebration a Spring Shopping & Dining Night with a theme of Growing a Positive Community will be held on Friday, May 6th, 2016. A number of area businesses are offering promotions and specials in coordination with the event. Participating businesses are open until 9:00 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown

Apr 13, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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.

Best 4th In The North Seeking Sponsors

Mar 30, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Best 4th in the NorthTiconderoga, NY - March 30, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Best 4th In The North Committee, a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is seeking sponsors for the 2016 Celebration.

The Best 4th In the North has become a traditional celebration that attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports local businesses and the local economy. The 2016 Best 4th In the North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with fireworks, parade, live music, food, vendors, rides, games and more. The 2016 theme is "Hometown Pride - Think Local."

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