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Auburn DoubledaysAuburn, N.Y. – The Auburn Doubledays are pleased to announce the on-sale ticket date for individual game tickets during the 2017 season, as the daily promotions planned at Falcon Park during the summer.

Individual game tickets will go on sale Wednesday, May 10, at 9 a.m. Tickets start at just $6 for general admission, with box seats priced at $9. Please call the Auburn Doubledays box office at 315-255-2489 for more information. In coordination with the on-sale date, the Doubledays would like to announce their daily promotion schedule for the upcoming season.

ROOST LOGOWilmington, N.Y. — Fly fishermen from across the country and Canada will head to Wilmington, New York May 19 and 20 for the annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge competition.

It was founded 18 years ago by local anglers to celebrate the joy of the fishing, spirit of sportsmanship, and to help preserve a world-class fly fishery.  All of the money raised from the entrance fees goes to preserving the river for future anglers. The funds are donated to the Ausable River Association and various other causes. According to lead organizer Michelle Preston, about 100 anglers are expected to participate.

Woods and Waters DaySunday, May 7th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Schenectady, N.Y. – The Schenectady County Historical Society is celebrating woods and waters as we bloom into May! Join us for a spring festival exploring plants and animals, streams and ponds, and how they all tie together!

Woods & Waters Day at Mabee Farm will feature:

•  Release of a barred owl plus live birds-of-prey with Outpost #4 wildlife rehabilitators (@1pm)
•  Exhibition grand opening of Naturelogues (featuring photographers Scott and Denise Hackert-Stoner plus their signature Nature At Your Doorstep program (@2pm)…

2017 Southampton House TourSaturday, June 3rd, 2017

House tour: 1pm - 4pm  &  reception: 4:30pm - 6pm

Southampton, N.Y. – From a secluded, spacious and spectacularly chic oceanfront home to a traditional dwelling in the heart of the village, the Southampton Historical Museum's eighth annual "Insider's View" house tour on Saturday, June 3, will offer a unique opportunity to enter and admire a few of Southampton's most extraordinary architectural gems. Attendees will have a rare chance to view stunning interiors furnished with flair, whether the owner favors a high-style contemporary look, classic elegance or an eclectic approach that reflects the personal style of a connoisseur. An early-season highlight on the Hamptons social calendar, the tour is a favorite with design mavens and others who come in search of inspiration and a good time.

Caan Film FestivalMay 19–28, 2017

Astoria, N.Y. — For two glittering weekends at the end of May, the world turns its attention to the movie event of the year: TheCaan Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image. In celebration of the Bronx-born, Sunnyside-raised, and Sanford Meisner-instructed actor, the film series revisits twelve of James Caan’s greatest performances, from May 19 through 28, with nearly all films presented in 35mm. The films feature performances for such great directors as Francis Ford Coppola, Howard Hawks, Michael Mann, Sam Peckinpah, Mark Rydell, Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, and James Gray.

Hudson Valley Heritage FairPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Mid-Hudson Valley Path Through History workgroup will present the 3rd Annual Hudson Valley Heritage Fair on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is free and offers the public the chance to discover heritage tourism destinations from throughout the Hudson Valley region. Over 20 organizations and attractions representing different eras of local history will have booths set up in the event hall at the Locust Grove Estate in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Military reenactors will be encamped outside and a food truck will provide refreshments.

In addition to the fair, visitors are able to tour the mansion and grounds at the Locust Grove Estate, once home to inventor and artist Samuel F.B. Morse, as well as browse through the estate’s gift shop. Admission is charged for tours of the mansion. The Locust Grove Estate is located at 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601.

Orange County TourismSpring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens

Orange County, N.Y. –  From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that’s right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise.

“Lush greens and easy tee times attract golfers to Orange County all through the season,” said Orange County Tourism Director Susan Hawvermale. “Come feast on our greens and dine at our remarkable 19th hole restaurants.”

Top golf courses in Orange County include:…

Discovery Trail Goes Deep into Catskill Culture & History

Greene County, N.Y. (June 13, 2016) - Striking the balance between adventure and culture, Greene County's Kaaterskill Clove Trail offers a self-guided discovery route to hiking trails, scenic vistas, restaurants, and historic sites offering surprising connections between past and present.

Recognized for its scenic beauty, the Clove's landscape has
inspired countless artists for generations, and its stops represent key places in American history. The routes connect visitors to sites in the Catskills, while looping in some of Greene County's most popular attractions, restaurants, and microbreweries.

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