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Washington's Birthday CelebrationNewburgh, NY …. February 14, 2019) When someone like General George Washington has a birthday, one day to celebrate just isn’t enough. At least that’s how we feel at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, and why we are having three days of fun and festivities in honor of him – Saturday, February 16th, Sunday, February 17th and Monday, February 18th, 12 PM until 4 PM.

Join us in singing “Happy Birthday” to the General, who will the start the festivities each day by cutting into his birthday cake. Then explore all that each day offers - music, military demonstrations, topical talks, and a take-home craft - something for everyone!…

Sagamore Ice Bar - 1Over 20,000 pounds of ice will once again be transformed into the Lake George Region’s Hottest Ice Bar and this year it’s gone to the dogs …

Bolton Landing, NY – The Ice Bar that started the trend in the Lake George Region will return to The Sagamore on January 25, 2019 for just two short weekends, January 25-26 and February 1-2.  This magnificent outdoor bar will be carved entirely out of 20,000 pounds of ice by master ice carvers and will have a very special theme this year – it will honor our four-legged, furry, canine companions.  To add to the excitement, a contest is open to the public and one lucky winner will receive a free weekend stay and a likeness their dog carved into a block of ice!…

Discover NY Ski DayEnjoy a Great Day of Skiing or Learn to Ski or Snowboard for a Great Price!

Back for the fifth year, the extremely popular I SKI NY "Discover NY Ski Day" will return on January 17, 2019, offering skiers and riders the chance to enjoy ski areas across New York State for as little as $12 per lift ticket. Learn to ski or ride packages are available as part of the event, starting at $25 at participating ski areas.

Head to https://www.iskiny.com/ski-deals/discover-ny-ski-day to see participating ski areas and buy your discounted lift ticket or learn to ski or snowboard package today and bring a friend, neighbor or family member and enjoy a great day of skiing. Don't wait buy today!…

holiday-valleyEllicottville, NY (November 21, 2018) – Holiday Valley’s President and General Manager, Dennis Eshbaugh announced that the resort will open for its 61st season on Friday, November 23, 2018. According to Eshbaugh, “It's the most exciting time of the year, a day that we plan for starting on closing day of the season before. Our snowmakers and groomers have been hard at work prepping the slopes. We've made over 65 acre feet of snow so far, with more to come.” Eshbaugh credits the powerful and efficient HDK automated snowmaking system for producing this large amount of manmade snow in a short amount of time. Holiday Valley has the largest HKD automated snowmaking system in the Eastern US. Natural snowfall has been plentiful over the past week and a half, with more than 14 inches that created a beautiful snowy scene and blended with the manmade snow for an average base depth of 6 to 18 inches.

Ticonderoga Winter CarnivalTiconderoga, NY – February 8, 2018 – The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Fourth Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 and that new aspects including fireworks display have been added to enhance the event. This FREE family friendly event will include activities all day and throughout the evening. Business promotions and specials will be available all weekend.

Bristol Mountain Super SixFeaturing six US Ski & Snowboard Freestyle Team athletes & Two Olympians

Canandaigua, NY (February 1, 2018)  -- “Every coach at the developmental level dreams someday that their athletes is going to reach the pinnacle of their sport”, Bristol Mountain Freestyle Team Coach, John Kroetz.  For Coach Kroetz, this dream came true this season.  Two of his Bristol Mountain Freestyle Team athletes will be competing for Olympic Gold!…

Maple Weekends 2018The 2018 Maple Weekends brochure listing 17 sugarmakers, four pancake breakfast sites, the American Maple Museum and the Fourth Annual Maple Sap Run and Walk in Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Oswego counties is now available. Send a self-addressed, stamped, letter-size envelope to Steve Rogers, Bear Creek Farm, PO Box 853, Pierrepont Manor, NY 13674 to receive a free brochure.

Excelsior PR logoGovernor Announces Free Snowmobile Weekend February 2 - 5; Registration Fee Waived for Out-of-State Snowmobilers for Promotional Weekend

Snowmobile Gates and Trails Open in Adirondacks, Tug Hill, North Country and Across New York State 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $5 million for snowmobile trail maintenance and grooming across New York State and designated the weekend of February 2nd - 5th as free snowmobiling weekend for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. Registration fees will be waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobiling enthusiasts wishing to explore New York's 10,400 miles of snowmobile trails.

Excelsior PR logoFirst Part of the Project Completed to Build the Catskill's Burgeoning Tourism Industry 

January 2, 2018 – On December 30, 2017, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the opening of the Catskill Thunder high-speed gondola at Belleayre Mountain's Ski Resort. The project is one part of New York's investment in the Highmount ski area designed to increase year-round visitation, enhance customer experience and provide a major boost to tourism in the Catskills and the region's economy. …

Washington's HeadquartersNewburgh, N.Y. – Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, and find “A Cure for Cabin Fever” on  December 27th through 30th, 11 AM until 3 PM each day. Visitors will be able to take a guided tour of the historic headquarters, seasonally decorated, and hear how the Washingtons acknowledged their holiday season during the final winter of the Revolutionary War.

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