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Skaneateles Curbside FestivalSkaneateles, N.Y. -- Ready, set, shop! And prepare to be wowed. Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 21-23 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “Curbstone is one of Skaneateles’ iconic traditions,” says Hilary Fenner, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce. “The streets come alive with unique offerings, while children are enchanted by balloon art and juggling. Everyone has the best time!”…

George Eastman Museum logoJune 21 - July 10

Rochester, N.Y., June 23, 2022—The George Eastman Museum has announced that its popular Eastman Entertains: At the Movies, will return in 2022 and be on view from Tuesday, June 21, through Sunday, July 10. For three weeks only, a spectacular array of creatively styled table settings and floral arrangements inspired by popular motion pictures—including A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Cats, Charlotte’s Web, Cruella, and Toy Story—will be displayed in the Multipurpose Hall and select areas of the historic mansion.

Photo1_GCVMuseumAlso - celebrating chocolate, and Civil War living history

Mumford, NY (June 22, 2022) – Along with the return of summer weather comes the sights, sounds, and flavors of 19th-century life at Genesee Country Village & Museum. In July, visitors will celebrate the nation’s birth at the Independence Day Celebration (Monday, July 4); savor bitter, sweet, and savory flavors during Celebrating Chocolate Weekend (Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17); and delve into the nuanced history of how the Civil War impacted life in New York State in the 1860s during Civil War Living History Weekend (Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24).

Canandaigua Lake Wine TrailWith Exclusive Discounts, Free Wine Tastings, and More Perks

Canandaigua, NY – As visitors prepare for a summer and fall of wine tasting, the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail, along with Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, is launching a digital wine tasting passport. The passport’s goal is to help visitors easily experience one of the nation’s top wine regions, while raising awareness of all the Finger Lakes region’s unique experiences, food and culinary treasures, agriculture and more.

Schweinfurth Figure Drawing ClassesAuburn, NY (June 13, 2022) – Develop your figure drawing skills at a two-day intensive workshop this summer at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY. Led by artist Jenny Pagé, the workshop will develop students’ understanding of what they see and sharpen their skills through observation.

“Using the human figure as a springboard, students will learn basic drawing language and understanding of the human form. We will investigate formal concepts of artistic anatomy and structure to achieve a likeness of the model,” Pagé said. Students will work from live male and female models, and artists at all levels are welcome.

Dirty HoneyTickets go on sale Jun. 10

Waterloo, N.Y. Two more acts will take the stage at del Lago Resort & Casino’s Vine Showroom: Dirty Honey, performing Sat., Sept. 17; and Cypress Hill, performing Fri., Oct. 21. Both shows take place at 8:00 p.m., and tickets will go on sale Fri., Jun. 10 at 10:00 a.m. More information about these shows are available at: dellagoresort.com/entertainment/#upcoming-events

Some musicians take a while to build an audience and connect with fans. For the Los Angeles-based quartet Dirty Honey, success came right out of the gate. Released in March 2019, the band's debut single, "When I’m Gone," became the first song by an unsigned artist to reach No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart.

GCV&M Juneteenth CelebrationMumford, NY (June 7, 2022) – Genesee Country Village & Museum welcomes visitors to explore stories of Black Americans in Western NY in the years following emancipation and the abolition of slavery in the United States on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for Honoring Juneteenth. The event will focus on the everyday lives of both former enslaved and free Black Americans – seeking to reunite with family members scattered across the country, establishing businesses, building relationships in their communities, and both celebrating and continuing to advocate for freedom and equality.

Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic FaireMumford, NY – The sounds of bagpipes and drums will fill the air at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic Faire, coming up Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visitors will find a pan-Celtic celebration of heritage music, dance, and authentic food and drink, with an artisan fair, clan booths, Highland Games, Irish Dancing, a talk about tartan in the John L. Wehle Gallery, and more. Tickets for the Celtic Faire are on sale now at https://www.gcv.org/events/celtic-faire/ - advance purchase is recommended, as this event sold out in 2021.

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