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George Eastman Museum logoThe outdoor concert series will be held on June 14, July 19, and August 16

Rochester, N.Y. —The Garden Vibes summer concert series will return to the George Eastman Museum this summer after a three-year hiatus due to construction on the mansion and in the gardens. The museum will host the outdoor concerts on June 14, July 19, and August 16 on the east lawn, located on the east side of the mansion next to the Schuyler C. Townson Terrace Garden.

Auburn African American FamiliesAuburn, NY -- African American families can get free family portraits taken by Ellen M. Blalock, the Schweinfurth Art Center’s Artist in Residence, for Auburn’s Black Family Album. Participating families will get an 8x10 print and a digital copy of the photo, as well as a copy printed on fabric that they can make into a quilt at a later workshop. A second print will be combined into a yearbook chronicling each family’s history that will be donated to Seymour Library’s History Discovery Center.

NSM Miniatures SaleJune 11th  Indoor Yard Sale of Miniature Furniture and Accessories for Dollhouses

Elmira, NY – The first annual Miniatures Vendors Yard Sale will be held at the National Soaring Museum on Sunday, June 11 from 10-4.  This is a great opportunity for miniaturists and dollhouse enthusiasts to pick up some great bargains to begin a new project or enhance one already in progress.  Our 25 sales tables will represent vendors from all over New York State and north central Pennsylvania. Don’t miss this special event!…

CelticFaire_GCVMuseumSaturday, June 10 & Sunday, June 11

Mumford, N.Y. – Sounds of fiddles, bagpipes, and drums will fill the 19th-centrury village and Great Meadow at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic Faire, coming up Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 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, historic weaponry workshops, Irish dancing, a talk about tartan in the John L. Wehle Gallery, and more.

We Are NYFair's Newest Addition Recognizes Contributions, History and Experiences of Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Cultures
Asian Village joins Indian Village, Pan African Village and Latino Village as Fairgrounds Destinations to Celebrate and Experience the Diverse Cultures of New Yorkers  

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the addition of Asian Village to the Great New York State Fair. Asian Village — which will run from Opening Day on Wednesday, August 23, through the first Saturday, August 26 — will recognize the contributions, history, and experiences of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities through music, dance, food, and a number of other special events. Asian Village joins Indian Village, Pan African Village, and Latino Village in providing opportunities for fairgoers to experience the many backgrounds and cultures that make New Yorkers diverse and unique.

Sweet-Treat-Trail-2023-Healthy-Logo-Rev-1Cayuga County (May 2023) — Dessert fans will rejoice as Tour Cayuga is happy to announce the official launch of The Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail! This year our partners are helping ensure those with specific dietary needs can indulge in Finger Lakes sweet treats!

Finding food that fit dietary restrictions can sometimes be challenging, especially for those with a sweet tooth. This year we celebrate sweets are within reach!

Double rainbow all the way across the sky!Ithaca, NY - Friends of Stewart Park and the City of Ithaca are proud to announce that Stewart Park has been officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of May 5, 2023. This comes on the heels of the park’s placement on New York’s State Register earlier this spring. Listing on the State and National Registers recognizes the importance of the property to the history of our country and provides the park with added protections that preserve the integrity of park buildings, most of which were built in the late 1800s. The National Register listing also means the park will be eligible for state historic preservation matching grants. 

Tour CayugaAuburn, N.Y. – The Cayuga County Tourism Office is very excited to announce the recipients of the Harriet Tubman Inspired Events Grant! For the second year now, in the spirit of Harriet Tubman’s Legacy, we asked local businesses and organizations to come up with an event, activity or performance that would educate, entertain, inspire and promote Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedMake a summer escape to the Empire State as new music festivals, museums and outdoor attractions  welcome visitors, while new lodging and dining provide comfort for every type of trip 

New York, NY (May 18, 2023) – The summer travel season is one of the most popular times to explore new places and events, and New York State is poised to welcome travelers this year with outdoor experiences and festivals that make any summer getaway shine. Let the shimmer of a lakeside campsite, the luster of a renovated retro motor lodge, the polished performers of a music festival, or the sparkling glassware in a new restaurant or brewery light the way to a fun-filled summer. …

We Are NY2023 Tournament Marks Fourth PGA Championship in New York's Finger Lakes Region

World-Renowned Sporting Event Expected to Draw More Than 225,000 Spectators, Bring Major Economic Boost to the Finger Lakes Region

New York State Tasting Yard Presented by Taste NY and I LOVE NY Will Showcase Locally Made Products and Tourism Offerings All Week

Governor Kathy Hochul today welcomed golfers and visitors to the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, with the tournament starting Thursday, May 18th. The week-long event is expected to generate an estimated economic impact of $190 million in direct, indirect and induced spending, with more than 225,000 spectators expected to attend. This will bring a dramatic economic ripple effect, as visitors will eat and stay in the region, support local businesses and explore all that the Finger Lakes has to offer.

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