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February 11th, 2016

2x JUNO (Canada's Grammy) nominees & SiriusXM Award winners SULTANS OF STRING make a much anticipated stop at music hotspot HANGAR THEATRE on Thursday, March 31st2016 to release their new CD, "Subcontinental Drift".

Known for spotlighting treasured special guests from around the world, including The Chieftains' Paddy Moloney on their last CD, Sultans of String are particularly excited about this east-meets-west offering.

"There is something really magical about joining world music rhythms that we often ...

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Watkins Glen International offers four free Daytona 500 viewing parties on Feb. 21

February 11th, 2016

Watkins Glen International offers four free Daytona 500 viewing parties on Feb. 21

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (February 11, 2016) – Watkins Glen International will welcome NASCAR fans to enjoy the 58th running of the Daytona 500 at four New York State viewing parties on Sunday, February 21st.

The Glen’s viewing parties will be held at venues in Watkins Glen, Elmira, Corning, and Niagara Falls, starting at 12:00 p.m., complete with multiple TV’s to watch the race, drawings for prizes and oppo...

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February 10th, 2016

Twenty­-six Finger Lakes wineries are preparing for the 4th annual Discover Dry Rosé event and this year's vintage promises to deliver some exceptional wines. Dry Rosés produced in the Finger Lakes continue to display the character and quality of the region's exceptional viticultural and wine making offerings. 

To celebrate this revered wine, organizers are launching a consumer 'Discover Dry Rosé' campaign that will run the entire month of April at the 26 participating wineries. The goal of the campaign is...

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Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel reach promotional agreement

February 9th, 2016

Watkins Glen International and Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel have announced a multi-year promotional agreement taking effect immediately and extending through the 2018 race season.

The Harbor Hotel has been Watkins Glen’s first choice for upscale accommodations in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country since the impressive AAA Four Diamond property was built on Seneca Lake in 2008. In addition to 104 well-appointed rooms and several meeting and event spaces, the Blue Point Grille and Coldwater Bar is open to t...

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Destiny USA Heat Things Up On Valentine’s Day with the Corning Museum of Glass, Special Romantic Offers

February 8th, 2016

-- Valentine’s Day marked with free Corning Museum of Glass “Flameworking” demonstrations, a Winter Fun DATE Pass, free carousel rides and romance-themed dining specials  --

Destiny USA and the Corning Museum of Glass will be heating things up this Valentine’s Day—literally, with a free “flameworking” demonstration in the Canyon on Sunday, February 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. near Cantina Laredo. Guests will watch molten glass transformed in front of their eyes during a live, narrated flameworking demo...

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January 14th, 2016

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is undergoing an extensive interior renovation that will begin on January 18th and is scheduled for completion by Memorial Day weekend (May 28, 2016).  Due to the nature of the work, visitor access may be limited.  Please contact the museum in advance of a visit:     

(607) 569-2160 - or -

About the museum

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, which is located in the scenic Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is home to a priceless collection relating t...

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The Colorado River Exhibition Extended through February 7, 2016!

January 11th, 2016

The Rockwell Museum announced today its current, and popular, photography exhibit by National Geographic contributor, Pete McBride, will be extended through February 7. The Colorado River: Flowing Through Conflict Photographs opened at The Rockwell in August of 2015 and brings awareness to the environmental and social issues facing the Colorado River.  Local residents, (residing in zip codes beginning with 148, 149 and 169), receive 50% museum admission, and kids and teens 17 and under are always free.  The...

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Finger Lakes Cheese Trail becomes Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance.

January 5th, 2016

The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail is excited to announce that, as of January 1, 2016, they have evolved into the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance. More than a simple change in name, the Alliance has expanded their original Trail mission.  Since the Trail's inception in 2010, the focus has been on the farms that make the cheese. The new mission shifts the focus to the product itself -- the cheese. 

"We decided to go with an alliance because the word "trail" gave the impression to the consumer that we were like the ...

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Exhibit Features Photography of Youth Artists

December 22nd, 2015

This January, the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (BGCG) will present two exhibits featuring works by local youth. The works were created for the 2016 National Fine Arts Exhibit and ImageMakers Photography Contest, two member competitions from the Boys & Girls Club of America’s arts initiative. An opening reception for the exhibits will take place in conjunction with Geneva Night Out on Friday, January 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Geneva History Museum and Hobart and William Smith's Houghton House. Refreshme...

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Cover Photo Contest Winner Selected

December 14th, 2015

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the winner of its 2016 Travel Guide Cover Photo Contest, Mickey Coviello of Baltimore, Maryland. Mickey’s photo features the iconic Triple Cascades in Watkins Glen State Park, one of the most visited state parks in New York.

This stunning image will grace the cover of 125,000 copies of the Official 2016 Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Travel Guide. The contest launched on the Visit Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Facebook Page over the summ...

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