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Whiteface Club & ResortWith COVID still in consideration, iconic club to offer all services

Lake Placid, N.Y. – One year after the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid is about to enter the 2021 spring and summer season with operations much closer to normal than in 2020. Last year, the sister property to the nearby AAA Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, entered the great unknown as did all resort operators, with nary a single notion as to what was about to occur.

bombazo-dance-yellowBrooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates the return of spring and cherry blossom season with Art in the Garden: Spring Weekends, a series of over 60 pop-up music and dance performances presented over the course of four weekends, from April 17 through May 9, in locations spread across the Garden. And to make the most of the season—and provide a COVID-safe, socially distanced visitor experience—the Garden is extending its hours until sunset, also from April 17 through May 9.
 
Visitors will be able to enjoy performances by more than 20 artists including Japanese dance organization Sachiyo Ito and Company, Bombazo Dance Company, Brownstone Jazz Ensemble, and Mantra Percussion, while taking in the sights of the Garden at springtime: the renowned cherry blossoms, colorful magnolias, sunny daffodils, and more.

Dutch Connection _ConservatoryFloral display will expand to three weeks for 2021; virtual offerings will enhance the experience

Rochester, N.Y., January 26, 2021—The George Eastman Museum will bring an early dose of spring to Rochester this February with its annual Dutch Connection floral show. The display will open to the public on February 5 and will remain on view for three weeks. The annual show is a welcome treat in the midst of winter, with thousands of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, amaryllis, freesias, and spring annuals in various vibrant shades filling areas of George Eastman’s historic mansion. Tropical orchids courtesy of the Genesee Region Orchid Society will also be on display throughout the mansion. Dutch Connection will be on view through February 28.

Rochester Lilac FestivalClick HERE for 2020 Teaser Roll

Rochester, N.Y. (November 21, 2019) – With the cold winter season underway, what better time to think ahead to the 2020 summer festival season’s inaugural event? The 122nd Annual Rochester Lilac Festival will take place May 8-17, 2020. The festival is spreading holiday cheer with a special discount on the 41st annual Lilac 5K/10K run, taking place on the closing day of the festival, Sunday, May 17th.

Lilac Festival 2019Begins countdown to spring

Rochester, N.Y. (March 5, 2019) – Today, Rochester Lilac Festival organizers announced nineteen headliners and special guests to perform free shows at the 121st annual event from May 10-19, 2019. With the Festival just 60 days away, Rochesterians can officially begin the countdown to the highly-anticipated festival season.

This year’s Festival continues the tradition of bringing big-name national performers to entertain more than 500,000 annual visitors from across the State and beyond. Performances will take place on the Sahlen’s Center Stage over the course of the 10-day free festival, the largest of its kind in the country. In total, there will be 70 group performances at this year’s Festival.

Farm to Fork FondoThe Hudson Valley offers outdoor competitions for athletes of all calibers

Orange County, N.Y. – Whether you’re looking to hike it, bike it, or run it, Orange County, N.Y. has a race for you! With its winding roads and rugged terrain, the Hudson Valley offers challenging courses with a stunning scenic backdrop. Warm weather beckons athletes and offers a variety of picturesque trails and country roads to conquer throughout the spring, summer, and fall.

Rochester Lilac FestivalCraft Beer Expo, Lilac Run, Art in the Park, Concerts, and More

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CRAFT BEER EXPO: Craft Beer Expo Saturday, May 19. Come taste the hottest, coolest new beers in the region as they launch their spring seasonals. Guests will also have access to food pairings and tasty treats from Trader Joes, Gods Country Creamery, Swillburgers and more. Participating vendors are from across the northeast with more than 35 breweries. …

Newburgh Volunteer FairNewburgh, N.Y, – Learn about the positive things the Newburgh community is doing, and how you can be a part of it! Come to the 8th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, April 28th, from 11 AM until 3 PM. Find out about the many projects and organizations in your community, and how you can share in helping those efforts.

Mansion Ridge Golf CourseThe Hudson Valley offers lush greens and easy tee times for golfers

Orange County, N.Y – Spring is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and Orange County, N.Y. golf courses are open for business. Golf enthusiasts from near and far can enjoy the picturesque Hudson Valley while spending a day on the links. With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a destination for golfers of all skill levels.

After working up an appetite on the green, Orange County Tourism’s staff recommends feasting at one of the county’s remarkable 19th hole restaurants. Make your visit even more unforgettable with overnight accommodations at one of Orange County’s select hotels or cozy inns.

The Argus QuartetAward-winning quartet brings innovative concert program to Cooperstown audiences

Cooperstown, N.Y. – The Argus Quartet, a versatile and dynamic up-and-coming ensemble, will perform at Christ Episcopal Church on Sunday, May 6 at 4pm as part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival’s 20th anniversary season.

Recent first-prize winners at both the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and the coveted 2017 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, the Argus Quartet is currently in the first year of a two-year appointment as the Graduate Quartet in Residence at the Juilliard School, where they work closely with the illustrious Juilliard String Quartet.

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