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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FALL EVENTS AT THE HANGAR THEATRE

September 23rd, 2016

The Hangar theatre, in Ithaca NY is hosting two unique cabaret style performances this October. Mind the Gap - a celebration of British soul singers, Dusty, Petula, Amy, and Adele, will make its world premiere October 7th and 8th. On October 14, celebrate Latino Heritage Month at the spectacular one-night engagement, The Latin and World Music of Sally Ramirez and Doug Robinson. All performances take place at 8pm at the Hangar Theatre located at 801 Taughannock Blvd.

The Hangar is thrilled to be hosting the...

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Finger Lakes Beer Festival kicks off with Friday night dinner, tasting on Oct. 21

September 22nd, 2016

With the highly anticipated return of the Finger Lakes Beer Festival just one month away, Watkins Glen International and Southern Tier Brewing Company are pleased to announce an exciting event to kick off the weekend.

A Friday night dinner, to be held October 21st, at The Glen Club, will offer regional Finger Lakes fare paired with local brews that will be showcased during the next day’s Festival. For $40 per person, separate from event admission, guests will be treated to a buffet-style dinner, an exclusi...

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Photographer Sean McFarland to kick off the George Eastman Museum’s Wish You Were Here lecture series on September 22

September 21st, 2016

McFarland’s work is also on view as part of the museum’s exhibition
Photography and America’s National Parks through October 2

The George Eastman Museum has announced the fall lineup for its Wish You Were Here photography lecture series. The series will begin on Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m., with photographer and RIT visiting professor Sean McFarland. His talk, Glass Mountains, Echoes, and Pictures of Uswill be followed by a book signing. McFarland’s work examines history, photography, and the repres...

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Go Behind the Scenes at Rose Hill Mansion

September 21st, 2016

The final 2016 Behind-the-Scenes tours of Rose Hill Mansion will be on Saturday, October 1 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. These tours are not the same as our regular tour. They are an opportunity for visitors to see and learn about areas of the house not usually accessible to visitors, including the basement and belvedere (the square tower on the roof).
 
The Behind-the-Scenes Tour is recommended for adults and children over 10 years. Please be advised that there are many stairs to climb and some confined spaces inc...

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Lecturer to Explore Traditional Music and Dance in Finger Lakes Region

September 21st, 2016

The Geneva Historical Society's 2016 Fall Lecture Series continues with a program on the history of traditional music and dance in the Finger Lakes area. In conjunction with the Society's city-wide exhibit Music in the Key of Geneva, James Kimball, accompanied by Karen Canning, will present "Old-Time Music and Dance in and Around Geneva" on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Geneva History Museum.

In this program, Jim Kimball will explore the roots of the Finger Lakes area's 19th- and early 20th-centu...

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The Rockwell Museum Join Smithsonian Magazine's 12th Annual Museum Day Live!

September 19th, 2016

CORNING, NY – September 19, 2016 — The Rockwell Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! Ticket.

Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s c...

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Geneva Historical Society Tour Explores 19th Century Food and Eating

September 15th, 2016

Geneva, N.Y.: Due to popular demand, the Geneva Historical Society has added an additional date for its new special tour, A Taste of Rose Hill, which is focused on the history of food and food production at Rose Hill Mansion between 1850 and 1890. The tour is one hour long and will be offered on Thursday, September 22 at 2 p.m. This special tour is not the same as our regular tour.

On the tour, visitors will learn how the Swan family produced different types of food on their farm and how food was preserved...

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Visit Rose Hill Mansion for Free on Museum Day Live!

September 15th, 2016

Geneva, N.Y.:  Rose Hill Mansion will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. 

Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s commitment to make le...

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Free Family Activities at The Rockwell Museum, Fall 2016

September 14th, 2016

The Rockwell Museum once again launches a series of programs and arts events, free to regional youths and their families. The Rockwell believes in reaching all audiences in meaningful ways through a commitment to authentic educational and cultural experiences. That’s why The Rockwell designs a culture-centric events calendar specific to families in our region.

Amy Ruza, Education Programs Coordinator, says, “The Rockwell’s education team prides itself on providing authentic, unplugged playtime for families...

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Watkins Glen, New York Named One of Expedia's Top 55 Most Beautiful Destinations in the World

September 14th, 2016

Watkins Glen, NY – Watkins Glen, New York has been featured as one of the most breathtaking destinations in the world. In fact, Watkins Glen was ranked #6 on the list of the Top 55 Most Beautiful Destinations in the world!

Destinations on the list were selected for having photo-ready landscapes, extraordinary architecture, and historic hideaways that distinguish each as the world’s most beautiful places to visit. You can read the article and the full list here: https://viewfinder.expedia.com/features/55-br...

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