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WilliamShatner_DestinyUSASyracuse, NY (April 15, 2024) – Star Trek fans in the Syracuse area will have a rare opportunity to meet living legend William Shatner in person at Destiny USA. Destiny USA and Cooperstown Connection are hosting the event on Saturday, May 4th, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (with VIP arrival at 12:30 PM) in the Canyon at Destiny USA. During this time, William Shatner will be signing merchandise, taking photos, and meeting his fans.

Three Brothers new labelA Celebration of Sustainability, Connection, and Quality

Geneva, N.Y. – Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, a one-stop Finger Lakes destination featuring three unique wineries, a microbrewery, and a cafe, is unveiling a fresh look for its estate wines. This new label design reflects the winery's commitment to exceptional quality, environmental responsibility, and the spirit of shared experiences.

Intolerance R10-2A beautiful 35mm nitrate print of the silent film will be screened on Thursday, May 30

Rochester, N.Y., April 11, 2024—To kick off the eighth annual Nitrate Picture Show, the George Eastman Museum will screen a unique tinted nitrate print of D.W. Griffith’s silent masterpiece Intolerance (1916) on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. The Nitrate Picture Show is the first festival in the world entirely dedicated to screening original nitrate prints from the 1910s to the 1950s, from silent cinema to Technicolor spectacles. The full program of film titles being shown this year will be announced at a press conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 30 at the Dryden Theatre.

The Influence of European Winemakers on the Finger Lakes Wine RegionHammondsport, NY – In recent years, the Finger Lakes has garnered acclaim as “one of the greatest Riesling regions of the world” and “America’s premier cool-climate wine region.” Some of that success has been shaped by a handful of European Winemakers who have blended the best of old-world traditions, training, and experience with new-world innovation, a willingness to experiment and to share ideas, and the flexibility to adjust to any given situation. On April 11th, Explore Steuben and Finger Lakes Countrysides are premiering on YouTube the new documentary video exploring The Influence of European Winemakers on the Finger Lakes Wine Region.

Roll Out the Barrels!

Apr 09, 2024

Lake Ontario Wine Trail logoApril 27th & 28th from 11-6pm

Lake Ontario Wine Trail, N.Y. - The Lake Ontario Wine Trail is kicking off its season with the annual event, Roll Out the Barrels! Travel the trail at your leisure over the weekend of April 27th & 28th and enjoy special access to pre-release or newly released wines, ciders, and beer!…

ROC the EclipseRochester, NY (April 2, 2024) – The RMSC will kick off their 3-day festival, ROC The Eclipse this Saturday, April 6 at 10am through Monday April 8, when Rochester sits directly in the path of a total solar eclipse. At 3:20pm ET, the City of Rochester will experience 3 minutes and 38 seconds of complete totality. …

Schweinfurth Spring Break Art CampAuburn, NY (March 27, 2024) – Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn is accepting registrations for its Spring Break Art Camp for teens, “There’s Been a Mixup.” A separate morning camp for students 6 to 10 is full. Campers will explore the work of artists Aminah Robinson, Sanford Biggers, Charles McGee, Sheila Hicks, and Madam Mavis from Ghana Africa’s Global Mamas, and use those artists’ creations as inspiration for their own art. Students will experiment with batik, quilting, weaving, hand sewing, and painting, and embellish their work with beads, buttons, and found objects.

Destiny USA solar eclipse glassesSign up for Destiny USA’s Email List and Receive FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses

Syracuse, NY (March 14, 2024) – Destiny USA is excited to announce a special giveaway event in anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse. As part of our commitment to providing unique experiences for our customers, starting on Friday, March 15th, Destiny USA will be offering free solar eclipse glasses to those who sign up for our mailing list. Customers who sign up for the Destiny USA mailing list will have the opportunity to pick up their free solar eclipse glasses at the guest services desk located on level 1 under the Carousel. The eclipse glasses will provide a safe and enjoyable viewing experience for this rare celestial event.

Maple Sugaring Festival at GCV&MMumford, N.Y. – In celebration of the return of maple sugaring season in New York State, Genesee Country Village & Museum will host its annual Maple Sugar Festival on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, March 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24.

Visitors are invited to explore the Museum’s modern-day sugarhouse where fresh syrup will be boiling, then journey into a 19th-century sugar camp staffed by costumed historical educators to learn about the techniques and tools used by early settlers used to collect sap and make maple sugar.

GCVM_Photo1 - EclipseMumford, N.Y. – Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, will celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse with a four-day Solar Spectacle Festival, coming up Friday, April 5, through Monday, April 8. The living history museum will experience 3 minutes and 32 seconds of totality, and offers a limited number of visitors the once-in-a-century opportunity to experience totality in a 19th-century Historic Village.

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