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Cooperstown Summer Music FestivalCooperstown, N.Y. (June 15, 2021) – The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival returns for its 23rd season with five concerts in August and September, bringing live chamber music back to the Cooperstown area after a pandemic hiatus during the summer of 2020.

Attending a concert will carry new meaning this summer, after a year of social isolation prevented artists from connecting with audiences in the concert hall. Music lovers of all stripes should take note of CSMF’s exciting concert lineup, which promises to be one of the best ways to celebrate the return of the performing arts to the stage.

Summer Series Concerts in the Park 2021Each Friday evening in July 2021. 

Glens Falls, N.Y. – After a year of uncertainty and performance limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Park Theater is pleased to announce its inaugural summer concert series at the Crandall Park Bandshell each Friday evening (7-8:30pm) in July 2021. 

The Park Theater will present a series of 5 x 90-minute live musical performances featuring local musicians. This is a free concert series that will serve to enhance the accessibility of the arts within the local community. …

Hudson River Museum Quiltmaking ExhibitionsCelebrating Spectacular Quiltmaking, Contemporary Landscapes, and Celestial-Inspired Art 

Yonkers, NY (June 3, 2021)—Hudson River Museum announces four summer exhibitions that share the impact of quiltmaking, painting, and drawing. With a nod to the power of craftsmanship, visitors are welcomed to explore a selection of fine quilts from the American Folk Art Museum, along with notable textiles with significant community history from the HRM’s collection. The Museum will debut a compelling new series of celestial works by artist Richard Haas, as well as imaginative and colorful landscape paintings by California-based, Yonkers-born artist Jack Stuppin, which will transport visitors through mountains and vibrant vistas of our Hudson Valley this summer.

Clinton County Historical AssociationEach Sunday, July 4th to August 28th, from 1pm to 3pm

With guided Tours of the Lighthouse

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island each Sunday in July and August beginning July 4th.  Transportation to the Lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. Guided tours of the lighthouse are provided, and visitors will receive the Valcour Island Heritage Trail Guide.  The Lighthouse will be open from 1pm to 3pm each Sunday. Tours are free, and donations are appreciated.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Visitors Reminded to Practice Social Distancing and Respect the Rules

Jones Beach Limited to Air Show Ticket Holders Only for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will open 22 beaches, pools and spraygrounds across the state for swimming on Memorial Day weekend. State Park beaches, campgrounds and picnic areas will return to normal operating capacity this summer. Park visitors are reminded to practice social distancing, respect the rules, and do their part to keep parks and beaches open and safe for everyone.

ECHDC - Buffalo Waterfront2021 New Attractions Include: Historic Carousel, Air Show, New and Expanded Beer Gardens, Interactive Art Installation, the Return of Shark Girl and Additional Food Options

 Full event and programming details available at www.buffalowaterfront.com

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) and Be Our Guest (BRG) today announced an exciting 2021 season at the Buffalo Waterfront, with activities from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Summer on the waterfront will see some exciting new attractions, including the Buffalo Heritage Carousel, new and expanded beer gardens, international touring light exhibit and a wide variety of food options.

Chautauqua County Visitors BureauChautauqua County, N.Y. – Chautauqua County is preparing for great summer season. Many attractions and experiences are reopening and are creating new and exciting ways for you to enjoy Chautauqua this summer.

Lake Erie Wine Country is hosting a new event – Red, White & BBQ

Lake Erie Wine Country is home to 23 wineries throughout Chautauqua County and Pennsylvania. This summer they are introducing a new event featuring patriotic pairings and summer favorites to help you impress your guests at your upcoming Fourth of July gathering.

The Cove at Sylvan BeachAdding to its collection of award-winning hospitality properties in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation and Benchmark Development announced plans to build The Cove at Sylvan Beach, opening summer 2022

Sylvan Beach, N.Y. – The Oneida Indian Nation has announced plans to open an all-new hospitality and recreational tourism destination – The Cove at Sylvan Beach – at the former Mariner’s Landing Marina in the Village of Sylvan Beach. Slated to open in summer 2022, The Cove will offer one-of-a-kind amenities for vacationers and local residents alike.

The brand new development will feature 70 two-and three-bedroom cottages, each with a dedicated pontoon or deck boat and slip. Other amenities include fire-pits, gas grills and an on-site store - Sylvan Beach Supply Co. - among many others.

Zac Brown BandTickets on-sale to General Public Friday, May 14th at 12:00 PM.

Bethel, N.Y. (May 10, 2021) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural organization located in Bethel, NY, today announced that multiplatinum, GRAMMY award-winning Zac Brown Band will perform at the historic site on Friday, August 6th as part of 2021’s “The Comeback Tour.” Teddy Swims and Ashland Craft will join as special guests.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, May 14th at 12:00 PM at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-653-8000.

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.

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