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MOST logoSyracuse, NY (August 3, 2023) - The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) is excited to announce a new documentary, starting Thursday, August 3rd, in the National Grid ExploraDome: Serengeti: Journey to the Heart of Africa. This thrilling new film explores the everyday lives of animals like never before and dives into the ecosystem of the Serengeti.

GCVM_Photo2Coming up August 19 & 20

Mumford, NY (August 4, 2023) – Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, will dig into the musical roots and folk traditions of New York State during the annual Fiddlers’ Fair & Making Music Weekend, coming up on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visitors will enjoy an extraordinary musical experience that brings together musicians on multiple stages for a weekend of non-stop entertainment. Settle in to hear the variety of performers, enjoy food and drink, explore the 19th-century Historic Village, and spend the day immersed in live musical performances.

Heart and HandsAuburn, NY (July 31, 2023) - Last week, New York’s own Finger Lakes were placed #4 on USA Today’s list of ten “must-visit” wine regions. The selection process for this list was two-pronged. First, USA Today collected nominees from a panel of wine industry experts. Then, readers cast their votes, selecting favorites from the list of nominees.  

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationOpening of "Ladders to the Outdoors" cabin project and education area designed for groups of children from underserved communities

New playground and bathhouse also unveiled for park-goers 

Photos available here. 

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced the completion of $3 million in improvements at Green Lakes State Park in Onondaga County. A new cabin camping area and a nearby playground and four-season bathhouse were designed for small groups of children to camp overnight and recreate. State Parks has designated this new area to host groups through its “Ladders to the Outdoors” program that works to increase children’s access to outdoor recreational spaces, equipment, transportation, and skills development in underserved communities.

We Are NYPromotional Contest Builds on Governor Hochul's Commitment to County Fairs' Growth Through Enhanced Programming, and Marketing and Promotion Initiatives

Contest Promotes New York Food and Beverages During Taste NY Program's 10th Anniversary

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the Taste NY program is kicking off a new marketing opportunity to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Taste NY program, promote New York's county and youth fairs, and highlight New York State food, beverages, and agritourism. The 2023 "Find Me at the Fair" contest will have county fairgoers participating for a chance to win prizes, including Taste NY regional gift baskets and VIP seating for concerts at The Great New York State Fair. This initiative comes as a part of Governor Hochul's commitment to increase the marketing and promotion of the state's county fairs and expanding collaboration between local fairs and The Great New York State Fair.

Lake Ontario Wine Trail logoWilliamson, N.Y. – The Lake Ontario Wine Trail has launched their brand-new tasting passport, a new program that aims to increase tourism in the northern Finger Lakes region. With over 19 local businesses included within the passport, it showcase’s the best of the area in an easy, mobile-friendly way.

Draw the LineTickets on sale Fri., Jul. 18

Waterloo, N.Y. – Two shows have been added to del Lago Resort & Casino’s fall lineup: Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line will take the Vine Showroom stage Sat., Sept. 23; and Central New York’s Hard Promises returns for Petty Fest X, a Tom Petty tribute show, Sat., Oct. 14. Both shows take place at 8:00 p.m., and tickets go on sale this Fri., Jul. 18 at 10:00 a.m. More information can be found at: dellagoresort.com/entertainment/#upcoming-events.

Racker_TrackChair_ShannonBattery powered, all terrain Action Trackchair © makes trails accessible to all

Cortland, NY - Lime Hollow Nature Center has just become only the 2nd nature center in all of NY State to offer the Action Trackchair, a battery-powered, all terrain “wheelchair” designed to make trails accessible for people with mobility challenges, thanks to a donation from the JM Murray Foundation. Except this chair doesn’t have wheels, it has tracks similar to a tank which can easily traverse uneven terrain and take people deep onto the trails which meander through 600 acres of forests, fields, streams, and unique geological features.

Equal Rights Heritage CenterAuburn, NY – The New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center (ERHC) and City of Auburn Historic and Cultural Sites Commission have launched their summer campaign, “Meet Me in Auburn.” The multi-faceted marketing campaign invites visitors from across New York State and beyond to meet up in Auburn, NY – a central location in the Finger Lakes region – and discover all there is to do. As the City’s visitor center, the ERHC is poised to help travelers plan their visit, before their adventure begins.

George Eastman Museum logoRochester, N.Y., July 13, 2023 – The George Eastman Museum is proud to present Nellie Bly Around the World in 72 Days: A Magic Lantern Show as part of the 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. on the museum’s East Lawn.

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