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Finger Lakes UniqueCorning, NY –  If the past year has revealed anything it’s that, perhaps a bit ironically, while we haven’t been able to be around people the way we have in the past, we might just rely on them more than ever. Thanks to entrepreneur Victoria Sardo, over 80 local artists and vendors are being given a chance to showcase their diverse creations while the community is also being given a place where they can come support local artists and find wonderful products handcrafted right here in the region. That place is Finger Lakes Unique, Victoria’s new shop located at 99 East Market Street in Corning (in the former Bass Store).

TACC NC Christmas CelebrationTiconderoga, NY – The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce in coordination with area businesses and organizations will host the 11th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration from Saturday, November 28th through Sunday, December 6th, 2020. While the celebration and its aspects will certainly be different in 2020 due to COVID-19 the Chamber and their committee has worked hard to bring a holiday celebration to the community. The Chamber reminds everyone to follow all COVID-19 Guidelines including wearing a mask, social distancing, and not gathering. All information subject to change.

Manza Family Farm HolidayFind the perfect tree for your home’s holiday display at a nearby U-cut farm

Orange County, N.Y. (November 24, 2020) – With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are anxious to deck the halls and add some holiday cheer to our homes. This year, more than ever, local farms are in need of your support and many offer a wide selection of beautiful trees perfect for trimming this holiday season. Enjoy a family-friendly outing and holiday-themed experiences as you search for a pre-cut or chop-your-own tree at a nearby farm.

Sarah Mijares Studio by Angelina DreamHudson, NY - Basilica Hudson co-presents with creative studio LikeMindedObjects the first ever Basilica Farm & Flea Virtual Market, featuring a diverse selection of over 70 Hudson Valley based businesses, in place of its annual in-person Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market. Basilica’s curatorial eye and devotion to the creative community will help provide many participants with the nest egg needed to carry them through the slower winter months.  

This Holiday Season, Basilica Hudson will host the virtual market on their website to access more than 70 clickable vendors and products for purchase directly from each webshop. Additionally, Basilica Hudson will run a promotional campaign on their social media to highlight participating vendors, and will also conduct Instagram Live interviews with a diverse range of business owners.

Rustic Buffalo Artisan MarketTonawanda, N.Y. – Entrepreneurs John Pirrone and Scott DeMott, owners of Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market, have opened a new brick and mortar location 6610 Shawnee Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 with their Grand Opening Weekend set for Saturday November 14th from 9am to 9pm and Sunday November 15th from 9am to 9pm.

Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market have converted a Mid 1800’s Barn into a 3700 Square foot shopping experience for all to enjoy.  They have added numerous enhancements to give it that Farmhouse charm to include second floor retail space as well as re-exposing the barn’s hayloft.

Angry Orchard CiderFarms, foliage, and more offer boundless opportunities to ring in the fall season

Orange County, N.Y. (September 3, 2020) – While we soak up the last few weeks of summer, many of us are looking forward to the change of season and the beauty that autumn brings to our region. Sweater weather, pumpkin- and apple-picking, and vibrant fall foliage are on the horizon. Orange County, N.Y., nestled in the beautiful Hudson Valley, offers U-pick farms, unique shops with beautiful home decor items, farm-to-table restaurants serving up decadent dishes with seasonal produce, and cideries that are just as scenic as their drinks are delicious.

Bethel Woods Harvest FestivalPlus, two more Harvest dates added; Wine and Craft Beer Festivals postponed to 2021

Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced the return of its annual Harvest Festival Farmers Market.  Now in its 22nd year, the farmers market will take place every Sunday for seven consecutive weeks – beginning August 30th and continuing through October 11th.

Great Adirondack Garage Sale logoADIRONDACKS, USA - The 2020 Great Adirondack Garage Sale will be held this coming weekend, August 7th, 8th, and 9th. In the past, the event was traditionally held on Memorial Day weekend, but due to safety concerns, it was pushed back to August for this year. 

The 11th annual event consists of residents selling their items along a 150-mile trail stretching from Tupper Lake to Speculator, and Old Forge to Newcomb. …

Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat ShowSkaneateles, N.Y. – In a world in which everything has changed, at least one thing remains constant—the grand tradition of antique boating and boat owners’ desire to share it with the public.

Despite the fact that this year’s Antique and Classic Boat Show in Skaneateles has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, members of the Finger Lakes Chapter (FLC) of the Antique and Classic Boat Society, in partnership with the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will further that tradition in the organizations’ first-ever Virtual Boat Show July 20-26.

Great Adirondack Garage Sale logoADIRONDACKS, USA – The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism and local leaders are encouraging residents to register for the 10th annual Great Adirondack Garage Sale. Traditionally held each Memorial Day Weekend, the sale this year will take place on Aug. 7, 8, and 9.

The garage sale stretches over 150 miles through the Adirondacks, and includes residents in the towns of Old Forge, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Tupper Lake, Cranberry Lake, Piercefield, Newcomb, and Speculator. An interactive website showcases sale locations and allows unlimited photos of the items for sale to be uploaded.

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