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Cricket's Candy CreationsNew York, N.Y. -- Cricket’s Candy Creations is celebrating the holiday season with festive candy-filled programming throughout the month of December.  Sweet Snowflake Celebrations kicks off December 3 with rotating holiday-themed activities each weekend including cookie decorating, unique edible gift making, gingerbread houses, Chanukah treats, Santa is coming to town and more! There will also be new winter candy crafts including Candy Cane Slime, Marshmallow Snowmen, Hot Chocolate Pizza and Chocolate Snowballs.

Daisy Aschehoug, Spinning Tradition -  2021Auburn, NY (Nov. 28, 2022) – Modern quilt artist Daisy Aschehoug of Nesodden, Norway, will give a Trunk Show talk and artwork display at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY. Her piece, “Spinning Tradition,” is one of 69 art quilts included in “Quilts=Art=Quilts 2022” exhibition at the art center.

Orange County TourismOrange County, N.Y. (Nov. 17, 2022) – Orange County, N.Y., is the ideal Thanksgiving Weekend destination to prepare for your feast at home, celebrate afterward and to finish with a family 5K Turkey Trot to burn off the sumptuous T-day meal and leftovers.

"Orange County, N.Y., is the perfect place to celebrate or get ready for Thanksgiving!” said Orange County Tourism & Film Director Amanda Dana. “Make this autumn paradise a must-do part of your celebration and you’re sure to enjoy a Thanksgiving weekend you will long remember.”…

LEGOLAND BricktacularLEGOLAND® New York Resort’s first-ever Holiday Bricktacular kicks off November 25th.

The celebration features festive décor including an eight-foot-tall LEGO® wreath, all-new entertainment, holiday-themed food and beverages, and exclusive seasonal attractions.

From November 25 – 28, take advantage of an exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer to save on tickets, vacation packages, and annual passes!

Goshen, NY – It’s beginning to look a lot like Holiday Bricktacular! LEGOLAND® New York is transforming into a LEGO® wonderland from November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023, for its first-ever Holiday Bricktacular. During the ultimate festive experience for families with children ages two through 12, guests will discover elaborate, twinkling décor, unforgettable seasonal entertainment, and special sweet treats this season – all included with general Park admission and select annual passes.

The Balcony MovieThe series includes his latest film The Balcony Movie, which had its New York premiere at MoMI as closing night of its 2022 First Look Festival
December 2–4, 2022

Astoria, New York, November 14, 2022 — Museum of the Moving Image will present a weekend-long, career-spanning retrospective December 2–4 showcasing eight of Polish director Paweł Łoziński’s nonfiction films, ranging from one of his earliest to his most recent, The Balcony Movie, with the filmmaker in person for all screenings. In addition to Łoziński’s own films, the series will include Father and Son (2013), his fascinating collaboration with his father, the Oscar-nominated Polish master Marcel Łoziński, as well as his father’s How It’s Done (2006). The program is co-presented with the Polish Cultural Institute in New York.

Navy Cadets deliver roses to a vintage AT-6 Texan Warbird at AAMConducted by the Long Island Air Force Association

Farmingdale, N.Y. -- On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, American Airpower Museum hosts the annual “Dropping of the Roses” Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremony conducted by the Long Island Air Force Association (LIAFA).  The American Airpower Museum (AAM) has provided space for this event each year ever since the Museum opened its doors in 2000.  December 7, 2022 is the 81st Anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. Navy Fleet based at Pearl Harbor. …

Biathlon StadiumMt Van Hoevenberg Modernization Draws International Attention 

Lake Placid, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that it has been awarded the International Biathlon Union (IBU) Cup for 2026. The new IBU Executive Board met in Salzburg this past week, and the full calendar for the IBU Cup was confirmed for the seasons 2024/2025 and 2025/2026 based on recommendations by the IBU’s Technical Committee. FIS Inspector John Aalberg and IBU officials visited and inspected the Mt Van Hoevenberg facilities this past summer. The dates of February 24-March 1, and March 3-8 were confirmed for Lake Placid (USA). …

Vendor Market at Genesee Country Village & MuseumMumford, N.Y. – Get into the holiday spirit this weekend at GCV&M’s Holiday Market & Preparing for Winter event. This combination of two festive favorites includes a vendor market where visitors can shop hand-crafted, locally produced goods from 35+ Western NY artisans.

Visitors can also peruse unique gift items and village-made goods in the Flint Hill Store, including salt-glazed pottery, maple syrup, Museum apparel, historic toys, and more.

Glens Falls Collaborative logoHometown Holidays, Adirondack Christkindlmarkt and Letters to Santa return to Glens Falls this holiday season!

Glens Falls, NY — Glens Falls transforms into a magical holiday destination again this year, kicking off with the Hometown Holidays event throughout Downtown Glens Falls on Friday, December 2, 2022, alongside Adirondack Christkindlmarkt in City Park from December 2 to 4. Admission is free.

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