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Tioga County Maple Producers Participate in New York State Maple Weekends

March 19th, 2015

Tioga County, NY - The 2015 New York State Maple Weekend, now in its 20th year, actually takes place on two weekends this year, March 21 – 22 and March 28 - 29. During these days, sugar shacks all over New York State will open their doors to the public for tours, demonstrations and to showcase their products.

Tioga County has a long history of agriculture and farm products and produces some of the best maple syrup in the state.

This year, two Tioga County businesses are holding events for NYS Maple Weeken...

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Two New Displays at The Rockwell, Free Admission March 20-22, 2015

March 18th, 2015

CORNING, NY – Spring is a season of transformation and The Rockwell Museum is taking the cue from mother-nature with beautiful new displays sprouting up around the galleries. To begin the museum experience, visitors are now greeted with an installation of nine contemporary glass pieces of the Pacific Northwest on the ground floor. As our neighboring institution, The Corning Museum of Glass, is celebrating the opening of a new contemporary art gallery, The Rockwell teamed up with glass specialists at the T...

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New Contemporary Art + Design Wing to Open at The Corning Museum of Glass

March 18th, 2015

Wing, Designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, is World's Largest Space Dedicated to Display of Contemporary Art in Glass

Works by Leading Artists on View Including Liza Lou, Klaus Moje, Robert Rauschenberg, Kiki Smith, and Fred Wilson

CORNING, NY—On March 20, The Corning Museum of Glass will open the doors of its new Contemporary Art + Design Wing, the largest space in the world devoted to the display and creation of contemporary art and design in glass. The $64-million expansion, fully funded by Corning ...

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Casa Larga and Fairport Brewing Release Wine-Beer Hybrid

March 5th, 2015

Local partnership results in a St. Patty's Day release event. 

 

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards, part of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, and Fairport Brewing Company are releasing a new product made using both wine and beer. The beer shows how brewers and winemakers can work together to craft unique beverages that showcase the qualities of both. It will be released on March 14, in an event themed around St. Patty's Day.

Wine-beer hybrids aren't unheard of, but they are few ...

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Casa Larga Releases New Wines

March 5th, 2015

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards is releasing two new wines this weekend, a brand new varietal - Syrah - and a new vintage of the Dry Riesling.

The 2013 Syrah is a brand new product. It was produced with grapes from Sawmill Creek Vineyards in the Finger Lakes. The nose shows a healthy dose of fresh ground black pepper with some lavender, black plums, blackberries and blueberries. It has good structure from tannins and phenolics in the fruit itself as well as from the barrel aging, and displa...

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NYS Park Lifeguard Exam Schedule

March 4th, 2015

Trumansburg, NY, March 4, 2015)  The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced statewide qualifying procedures for lifeguards will be held in the Finger Lakes Region on the following dates:   

 

                    Friday    - March 20, 2015   Odessa-Montour High School at 5:30pm

                    Friday    -    April 10, 2015   Odessa-Montour High School at 5:30pm

                    Friday    -     May   1, 2015   Odessa-Montour High School at 5:30pm

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CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT AT THE CURTISS MUSEUM OPENS MARCH 6

March 3rd, 2015

Hammondsport, NY – The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum will be featuring a spring and summer long exhibition of Civil War Naval artifacts, including firearms, personal equipment and uniforms, along with telling the story of New York State’s part in the creation of the U.S.Navy.  The exhibit will run from March 6 through September 7, 2015.

During the five years of the Civil War, the United States Navy grew from a fledgling organization into one of the most advanced navies in the world.  New York State played a maj...

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Canandaigua Wine Trail Event Celebrates First Day of Spring

March 2nd, 2015

Canandaigua, NY - The Canandaigua Wine Trail will kick off the long awaited first day of spring this year with an event featuring several wineries and shops. The event is a partnership with Seeking Common Ground, a non-profit educational organization and associate trail member. The trail is located in Wine Enthusiast Magazine's Region of the Year - New York.

 

Canandaigua Wine Trail's event Plant Yourself in the Finger Lakes 2015 will take place 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 21 ...

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Chateau Frank Celebrates 30 years

March 2nd, 2015

Methode champenoise sparkling wine made with vinifera is set to celebrate 30 years in the Finger Lakes and its origins are at Chateau Frank. The sparkling wine affiliate of Dr. Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars is set to celebrate its 30th Anniversary this year. Chateau Frank was started by Willy Frank, son of Dr. Konstantin Frank in 1985.


Like Konstantin Frank, Willy was a Finger Lakes wine pioneer. Willy's dream was to make méthode champenoise sparkling wine from vinifera grapes in the Finger Lakes. At...

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Taste Award-winning Wine and Beer at Cabin Fever in Corning's Gaffer District

February 25th, 2015

Corning’s Gaffer District is pleased to announce the 12th annual Cabin Fever wine and beer tasting event on Friday, March 13 from 5-8pm. Running one night only, the event features award-winning wines found only throughout New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country. In addition to world class wine, event participants will also taste local and craft brews from throughout the celebrated Finger Lakes region.

The cost to participate is $15 per person and includes collectible wine and beer glasses, along with unlimite...

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