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George Eastman House to Host Google Art Talk on June 12

June 9th, 2014

Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House will host its second Google Art Talk on Thursday, June 12 at noon through the Google Art Project to discuss its Southworth & Hawes Preservation Project. Those interested in learning more about the museum's collection of more than 1,200 daguerreotypes-the largest repository of work by Southworth & Hawes-and what Eastman House is doing to preserve it, can tune into the live lecture here:http://bit.ly/1hly6KB.

George Eastman House holds a vast historically important and ...

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Hangar Theatre's 2014 Season Kicks Off June 12th

June 6th, 2014

RED

Starring:

David Studwell (Gypsy, Titanic, Ragtime)

Paul-Emile Cendron (Debut)

 

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!

 

Ithaca, NY - To open its 40th Mainstage Season, the Hangar Theatre will be producing the six time Tony Award winning play, RED by John Logan, from June 12 until June 21, 2014. Directed by the Hangar Theatre's Artistic Director Jen Waldman, this modern drama about an artist's ambition and vulnerability, will feature Hangar Theatre veteran and Ithaca resident David Studwell, and Paul-Emile Cen...

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Chocolate Tours -Life's So Sweet

June 3rd, 2014

Chocolate Tours


SUMMER Chocolate Tour Times and Days for 2014:
May 22 through August 30, 2014
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11am, 1pm & 3pm

AUTUMN Chocolate Tour Times and Days for 2014:
September 5 through October 25, 2014
Saturdays at 11am, 1pm & 3pm

PLEASE NOTE: Chocolate tours are ONLY available as our manufacturing schedule permits and may be added or canceled WITHOUT NOTICE. Chocolate tours are at our TRUMANSBURG LOCATION ONLY.
What is a Chocolate Tour?
Life's So Sweet ...

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George Eastman House Photo Finish 5K community run/walk returns on September 27

June 3rd, 2014

Registration for the "Philanthropy Challenge" opens on June 4;

Rochester community challenged to pass $1m mark with 4th annual event

 

Rochester, N.Y., June 3, 2014-The George Eastman House Photo Finish 5K hits the streets for its fourth year on September 27, with registration opening on June 4-National Running Day. After three successful years, raising money for more than 90 different organizations in the Greater Rochester area, this "philanthropy challenge" is look...

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GANONDAGAN OFFERS TWO SUMMER CAMPS IN JULY & AUGUST WITH FOCUS ON CONSERVATION

June 2nd, 2014

Themed four-day camps bring one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences for local youth

 

Victor, NY—For the first time, Friends of Ganondagan, in conjunction with Ganondagan State Historic Site, is offering two summer camps for kids and teens with an interest and passion for conservation and art and nature. Both camps take place at Ganondagan, 1488 State Rte 444 in Victor.

 

“With children spending so much time indoors and ‘plugged in,’ our camps provide a much-needed reconnection with nature,” said Friends of G...

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Antique & Classic Boat Shows - Skaneateles

June 2nd, 2014

Take a Step Back in Time….
At two shows in Skaneateles featuring antique and classic boats

 
It’s been almost a century since the heyday of wooden boats. But in Skaneateles, they are experiencing a renaissance.  
 
For the 20th year, Skaneateles will host a summer Antique and Classic Boat Show organized by the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
 
In the fall, for the first time, Skaneateles will host the ACBS’ Internat...

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Schedule Finalized for Woofstock 2014 Benefit

May 30th, 2014

(Interlaken, NY) Americana Vineyards Winery announces the final schedule and vendor list for their annual local rescue and shelter benefit: Woofstock. Kids, pets and parents are all invited and asked to bring donations of pet food and supplies to support these local shelters and rescues: Pet the Pet Program of the Cayuga Dog Rescue,  Second Chance Dog Rescue and the Beverly Animal Shelter. All three rescues and shelters will be on hand with "Pet Ambassadors" and information on pet adoption and pet care.

Th...

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Dr. Frank 2013 Rieslings Voted "Best" at New York Wine & Culinary Center Riesling Release Event

May 30th, 2014

Hammondsport, New York – May 29, 2014 – Dr. Frank’s 2013 Rieslings have been released and consumers are raving already about this terrific vintage.  The winery’s 2013 Rieslings made their biggest impression so far at the New York Wine and Culinary Center Riesling Release Event on May 16, 2014.

 

            The event showcased 2013 Rieslings from some of the most prestigious wineries in the Finger Lakes and allowed participants to vote for the best Riesling producer.  Over two hundred attendees were given...

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Geneva Historical Society to Honor Charles Bauder at Annual Dinner

May 30th, 2014

Geneva, N.Y.: The Geneva Historical Society will hold its Annual Dinner and Meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Club 86 on Avenue E in Geneva. A social hour with hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. A short business meeting will be held to highlight last year’s activities and elect new officers and trustees. The evening’s speaker will be Chris Lynn, from Genesee Country Village who will speak about the Civil War Union Balloon Corps. The Historical Society will also...

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Petite Noir Joins Casa Larga's Lakeside Series

May 29th, 2014

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards will add Petite Noir to their Lakeside Series of wines in a June release. The Lakeside Series wine labels were inspired by the Adirondack region and feature stunning images of lakes on the labels. The wines are available at select liquor stores in the Adirondack and Capital regions.

The series began in the summer of 2011 with four classic Casa Larga wines: Pinot Noir, Cab-Merlot, Chardonnay and Riesling.

Casa Larga's Petite Noir will be the newest addition to the series...

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