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ORDA logoGala, Dinner Show and Fundraiser Planned for February 18th    

Lake Placid Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games February 13-23, 2020

Lake Placid, N.Y. – On February 18, 2020, members of the 1980 Olympic Figure Skating Team return to the Lake Placid Olympic Center and Olympic Oval to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the XIII Olympic Winter Games

Olympic 1984 gold medalist and 1980 Team USA Olympic Flag Bearer, Scott Hamilton will host the day’s events that start with a 10 a.m. press-breakfast at the Convention Center. This is followed by a 3 p.m. charity skate-a-thon and culminating with an evening gala and dinner at 7 p.m. and show in the Olympic Center, at 8 p.m.

Stone Wall Snowshoe EventOne of the biggest snowshoe events in the US !

Mannsville, NY (January 9, 2020) - Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, the Stone Wall Snowshoe Event on January 26, 2020, is a NOT TO MISS winter event, right here on the Tug Hill. Hosted by Winona Forest Recreation Association (WFRA), this year's event features a "Snowshoe for Charity". WFRA will donate 50% of registration fees and a $1000 grand prize will be awarded to the largest groups' favorite charity!…

Ganondagan logoA variety of traditional indoor and outdoor cultural activities make a full day on Feb. 22

Victor, NY—For its 17th annual Native American Winter Games, Friends of Ganondagan will again offer numerous activities that harken back to 17th-century winters when Ganondagan was an active Seneca town, and winter was a busy time both indoors and out.

On Saturday, February 22 from 10 am-4 pm, the public will experience family-friendly Haudenosaunee experiences through a variety of traditional Seneca winter activities. These include the competitive game of snowsnake, racing small wooden snowboats (akin to Pinewood Derby), meeting sled dogs and watching a dog sled demonstration, and learning how to use snowshoes.

Bethel Woods Center for the ArtsWoodstock Site to be home of the 2020 New York Spartan Race, held on August 22, 2020

BETHEL, NY (December 24, 2019) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, today announced the nonprofit cultural arts organization will host Spartan Race, the largest obstacle race and endurance brand in the world, on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Lake Placid 40th Anniversary CelebrationThe Lake Placid Olympic legacy will be front and center during a weeklong celebration beginning February 14

Lake Placid, NY – Forty years ago this February, the Adirondack village of Lake Placid hosted the 13th Olympic Winter Games. The heroics of the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team’s improbable win over the Russians, known as the “Miracle on Ice,” and speed skater Eric Heiden’s five gold medals helped make the 1980 Lake Placid Games one for the ages, one with an enduring legacy.

The 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Games presents the perfect opportunity to celebrate Lake Placid’s rich Olympic legacy - past, present and future. From February 14 - 23, the two-time Olympic village is rolling out the welcome mat and is hosting a full slate of activities that will embody the Olympic spirit - from re-living the opening ceremony and torch lighting, ice skating around the historic Olympic Oval, to skiing with Olympic athletes.

Hurling ClassicAn eclectic mix of Irish-themed entertainers from the NYC-area to perform as part of the New York Hurling Classic; Tickets for the events are available at mets.com/hurling

New York, NY (November 13, 2019) – The popular Irish sport of hurling is coming to Citi Field for the “New York Hurling Classic,” a four-team, three-game tournament on Saturday, November 16. To accompany the hurling action, a lively Irish festival will take place leading up to the first game of the tournament, complete with Irish music, dancing and more.

National Racing Museum and Hall of FameTo coincide with “Foal Patrol Kids!” event

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will debut Foal Patrol Season 3 online Dec. 27 at www.foalpatrol.com. Also, a family-friendly celebration of the new season, “Foal Patrol Kids!,” will take place at the Museum that day from 10 a.m. to noon. This open house event will feature numerous educational and entertainment initiatives relating to Foal Patrol with free Museum admission throughout the day.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedWSL's New York Longboard Classic Comes to Long Beach September 6-12

Empire State Development (ESD) today welcomed the World Surf League's 2019 Longboard Tour to Long Beach, Nassau County. More than 100 professional surfers are expected to compete across the seven-day event, marking the league's first New York State event in eight years. The post-Labor Day competition is expected help extend the summer tourism season on Long Island while promoting the region as a travel and surf destination.

Outdoors-Woman programClayton, N.Y. – The Clayton Rotary Club has announced the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as the featured exhibitor for the 2019 Clayton Gun Show. The show will be held August 17-18, 2019, at the Cerow Recreation Park Arena in Clayton, NY, and is a Yellow Ribbon event for military personnel.

International Children’s Winter GamesNext program to air Saturday April 13 on NBC at 9 a.m.

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Over three months have elapsed since Lake Placid hosted the International Children’s Winter Games (ICWG), yet the message created by the young participating athletes continues to resonate through syndicated television. 

Emmy Award-winning Teen Kids News (TKN) - a weekly 30-minute television program – will air the second segment from Lake Placid. It is hosted, once again, by 12-year-old Lincoln Norfolk and produced by John F. Morgan.

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