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Visit Yellowstone,the Grand Canyon, and Yosemite at the George Eastman Museum this Summer

May 23rd, 2016

Rochester, N.Y., — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the National Park Service, the George Eastman Museum presents Photography and America’s National Parks, an exhibition exploring the role of photography in the development of the parks and in shaping our perception and understanding of these landscapes. The exhibition will be on view from June 4 through October 2, 2016.


“From Yosemite being set aside as publicly held land in 1864 to Pinnacles National Park as the most recent addition ...

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IndyCar to Return to Watkins Glen International on Labor Day Weekend

May 23rd, 2016

The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the famed New York road course, Watkins Glen International, on September 1-4, 2016.

Tickets for the Labor Day weekend event which will also feature Indy Lights are available for purchase at TheGlen.com and 1-866-461 RACE. The race will be the 15th event on the 16-race schedule and will likely play an integral role in the chase for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.

"We're excited to welcome INDYCAR back to The Glen," said Watkins Glen International Pr...

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Tour Focuses of Women of Johnston House and Rose Hill in Geneva

May 23rd, 2016

Geneva, N.Y.: This season the Geneva Historical Society will again offer the special tour, "Up and Doin'": The Women of Rose Hill and Johnston Farms, focused on the three generations of women who lived at Rose Hill and Johnston Farms from 1822 to 1891. The tour will be 90 minutes long and will be held on Saturdays, May 28, June 25, September 24 and October 29 at 11 a.m. This special tour is not the same as our regular tour.
 
In 1822 Margaret Alexander Johnston followed her husband John to New York from Sco...

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State Park Employees to Unfurl US Flag At Watkins Glen State Park to Celebrate Opening of All Gorge Trails in Finger Lakes State Parks

May 20th, 2016

      On Wednesday, May 25 at 10 a.m. members of the Finger Lakes State Park Scaling Team will rappel down a 180’ gorge wall at the Main Entrance of Watkins Glen State Park.  The team will unfurl a 10’x15’ United States flag to celebrate the official opening of all Gorge Trails in the Finger Lakes State Park Region for the 2016 operating season. 

     Each spring teams of trained “Scalers” prepare over five miles of trail in the six gorge parks in the Finger Lakes State Park Region.  This work requires the...

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GlassFest in Corning

May 19th, 2016

GlassFest, presented by Corning’s Gaffer District and Chemung Canal Trust Company, is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art vendors, shopping, food, and more!

GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, food, and drink.

Friday begins with outdoor Hot Glass Demos and the Finger Lakes Wine & Craft Beer Tasting throughout Corning’s Gaffer Dist...

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Corning's Gaffer District Announces New Sponsor for GlassFest's Scavenger Hunt

May 19th, 2016

Corning, NY—Corning’s Gaffer District is pleased to announce that World Kitchen will continue as a GlassFest sponsor for 2016, and this year with a special twist. The scavenger hunt, previously sponsored by Corning’s Gorilla Glass will now be renamed the Market Street New York™ Corelle® Scavenger Hunt.

As the sponsor for the Market Street New York™ Corelle® Scavenger Hunt, Corelle® is giving away prizes from all of the World Kitchen brands including, Pyrex®, Corningware®, Corelle®, Snapware®, Baker’s Secre...

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Syracuse Navy Week

May 19th, 2016

Syracuse, NY (May 18, 2016) - America’s Navy is coming to the Salt City! Syracuse was selected as one of 15 cities to host a Navy Week, one of the Navy’s signature outreach programs. It was the only city chosen in the north eastern United States for 2016.

Syracuse Navy Week is scheduled for June 6th – 12th, in conjunction with the Syracuse International Air Show (June 11th & 12th). The purpose is to give area residents an opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people and its importance to national securi...

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The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass to Celebrate 20th Birthday

May 19th, 2016

CORNING—In May 1996, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass opened its doors to eager teachers and students from around the world. Ever since, it has captivated countless people with the magic of glassmaking, making the material accessible to beginners and advanced students alike, encouraging them to explore, collaborate, and create. The Studio has come to be recognized as one of the best glassmaking studios for artists to learn and create work, and on May 26, it will celebrate its 20th birthday with one...

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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Launches Festival 360 A New "Behind-the-Scenes" Educational Series

May 19th, 2016

AUBURN, N.Y. (May 19, 2016) --The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival has announced the launch of its newest educational series, Festival 360°. This new program will provide participants with exclusive learning opportunities and unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the world of the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and Merry-Go-Round Playhouse.

Festival 360° experiences are tailored for three individual 2016 season shows including Oklahoma! on June 11, Crazy For You on Aug. 6, and Treasure Islan...

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Farmers Market Opens June 19th at Casa Larga

May 19th, 2016

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards will continue their Farmer's Market this year, adding entertainment, seminars and activities each week. The market takes place on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Called the Farm to Table Marketplace, the market started last year with local food producers selling their fresh produce, and local gourmet products. In 2016, the Marketplace will host New York farms every Sunday through September 11.

Casa Larga is a proud member of Pride of New York ...

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