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Digging Up History in Historic Palmyra

July 25th, 2014

Historic Palmyra is offering two more archeological digs at the Palmyra Historical Museum on October 29th and November 5th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The October 22nd event had been a great success and many treasures were found. All artifacts stay at the museum but the experience and expertise of our professional archeologists will teach the children how to conduct a dig the way they do on historic sites.

All materials are furnished and lessons will be taught in carefully scraping the dirt, measuring the...

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Fox Run to Host 22nd Annual Garlic Festival

July 25th, 2014

PENN YAN, NY- July 24, 2014 - The 22nd Annual Glorious Garlic Festival at Fox Run Vineyards will be held the weekend of August 2-3.  The winery’s cool-climate garlic festival is one of the Finger Lakes hallmark summer happenings. The festival takes place on the grounds of Fox Run Vineyards from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission and parking are free of charge.

                Fox Run’s garlic festival is the premier festival of the year for local growers selling the summer crop of hardneck varieties. (Hardneck...

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George Eastman House receives highest national recognition

July 18th, 2014

 Awarded Reaccreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

 

Rochester, N.Y., July 18, 2014-George Eastman House has achieved reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). The highest national recognition for a museum, accreditation signifies an institution's excellence to the museum community, governments, funders, outside agencies, and the public. Out of the more than 35,000 museums in the country, George Eastman House is a part of the three percent ...

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Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament and Festival to be held on Cayuga Lake

July 15th, 2014

 

UNION SPRINGS, NEW YORK—The Union Springs / Springport Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake will be held in Union Springs August 21-24, 2014. Come and see 108 of the best bass anglers from around the country compete for a $100,000 grand prize in Union Springs.

Four days of activities are planned, including plenty of food, beer, wine, demos and national vendors from Bassmaster, live music, shopping and entertainment from local vendors, and ...

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Dr. Frank's Featured Among the Top 101 Wineries in America

July 3rd, 2014

Hammondsport, New York – July 2, 2014 – Dr. Frank’s was recently #29 on The Daily Meal’s “Top 101 Wineries in America”.  The list features some of the most prestigious wineries in the United States.  Dr. Frank’s was the top rated New York winery on the list as well.

 

            The Daily Meal is a publication that covers every aspect of food and beverage trends.  The list of “Top 101 Wineries in America” was compiled by sommeliers, wine writers, chefs and restaurateurs.  Wine quality was the primary cri...

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Skaneateles Curbstone Festival - Sidewalk Sales, Music, Magic

July 3rd, 2014

Ready. Set. Shop!
 
Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 17-19 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event, featuring more than 30 merchants, is organized by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
“The Curbstone Festival is a great opportunity for unique bargains and family fun,” says Executive Director Tara Lynn.
 
Among the sales and specials sure to delight shoppers:
 
• Imagine will offe...

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TOP 6 Ways to Celebrate Independence Day at The Rockwell

July 1st, 2014

CORNING, NY - The Rockwell Museum’s unique view of America through art related to the American experience and family hands-on activities makes it the place to celebrate the Fourth of July! Enjoy fun art activities, special Presidential connections in the art collection, and special summer hours (9 a.m. – 8 p.m.).  Below are some helpful hints while visiting this week:

1.    Explore The Rockwell collection of art about America, including some of the nation’s most celebrated American artists like Albert Bierst...

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Miles Wine Cellars Introduce The Sunday Bar

July 1st, 2014

Miles Wine Cellars has launched a new on-site event called The Sunday Bar. The new event is on its second month and runs Sundays from 2-4 pm until July 27th. It features live local music and signature drinks made with local distilled spirits. 

“This is a great way to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon,” Suzy Hayes, owner of Miles Wine Cellars, says, “get introduced to signature mixed drinks made with local distilled spirits, or enjoy Miles wine or beer by the glass.” 

Miles Wine Cellar's Cafe will also be ...

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Vinehurst Inn & Suites Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

June 30th, 2014

Recognised as a Top Performing Inn as Reviewed by Travelers on the

Worlds Largest Travel Site

 

Hammondsport, NY  June 27, 2014 – The Vinehurst Inn & Suites today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are l...

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Perfect Weather Forecasted for Opening Day at Roseland Waterpark

June 27th, 2014

Canandaigua, NY (June 26, 2014) The local weather forecasters are serving up the perfect weather for opening day of the 14th season at Roseland Waterpark on Saturday, June 28th.     “Opening day signals the beginning of summer for our patrons”, beams Marketing Director, Drew Broderick.   “School is out so the kids are excited to be able to ride the tube slides, play at the YoBerry Splash Factory and splash in the Giant Wave Pool, which is sponsored this year by the new Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures.  P...

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