Newburgh, N.Y. - In honor of Martha Washington, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will hold its annual program, “The General’s Lady,” featuring guest speaker, author-historian Dr. Patricia Brady and her talk entitled, “Martha Washington: At Her Husband’s Side In War And Peace”. The event takes place on Sunday, April 6th at 2:00 PM at the Lobby of the Ritz Theater, on Broadway in Newburgh.
Patricia Brady is the author of Martha Washington: An American Life. She is a social and cultural historian who writes about Southern women and free people of color. Dr. Brady first became interested in Martha Washington through research for her books about Nelly Custis, Martha’s granddaughter. Read more »
In the tradition of the two-time Winter Olympic village, Lake Placid will pay tribute to its returning athletes who competed last month in Sochi, Russia
Lake Placid, N.Y. -
WHO: Many 2014 Winter Olympians, highlighted by bronze medal winner Erin Hamlin (luge), double bronze medalists Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton (bobsled), and silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht (alpine skiing). Other members of Team USA that competed in Sochi will participate. More Olympians will be announced later.
WHAT: A parade down Main Street in Lake Placid, starting at the intersection of Cummings Road. It will end at The Cottage Café with speeches from the Sochi medalists. The event will conclude after the comments with a fireworks display provided by Clauss Chiropractic. Read more »
Hang onto your mittens, winter’s winding down in Orange County, but not the fun!
Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The snowy landscape will soon be refreshing Orange County’s beautiful lakes and rivers as it melts, but winter white is expected to cloak the ski slopes at Tuxedo Ridge and Mount Peter for much of March. Hurry and get in that last month of lessons or practice runs. As temperatures rise, you won’t even need to pack your thermal underwear. Glides around the outdoor skating rink at Bear Mountain State Park and zips down the famous snow tubing hill at Thomas Bull Memorial Park will be winding up on March 2nd, but the winter fun doesn’t end there. The events calendar at http://www.orangetourism.org/ is bursting with sweet adventures to bridge your fun ‘til spring. Take a look. March is a fine time to wander through the countryside for more of the season’s sparkling happenings. Read more »
New York, N.Y. - Mark your calendar for March 1st as Destination Moon (1115 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn) invites you to a night of music & art to rock all of your senses. Engage with sculpture, performance, projection mapping and more, curated by OXHEART. Dance your little heart out to the afro-beat grooves of EMEFE, the badass rockin’ vibe of The Skins, the soulful swooning of Aabaraki plus more to be announced.
Come play and create in the expansive dreamscape of Lightspace Studios. Read more »
Highmount, N.Y. —The snow is fantastic and there is more in the forecast for the upcoming week at Belleayre Mountain. The snowguns have been blasting around the clock and the groomers have been out every night making tons of corduroy for perfect skiing each day! If you are at home sitting around you have no idea what you are missing out on the slopes!
Get set on Feb. 15 for a jam packed evening of fun. The party will start just as the ski day winds down!
After hours film screening of Warren Miller’s Flow State at 4:30pm in the Garden Room
Pizza & wings will be available for purchase from 5:30 on (with a 40% discount on food for season pass holders). Read more »
Featuring Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, The Motet, The Everyone Orchestra, Conehead Buddha, Alan Evans Trio & Many More
April 4-6, 2014 At The Hudson Valley Resort In Kerhonkson, NY
Kerhonkson, N.Y. - Wicked Cool Productions announces their newest event Rock n Roll Resort v4: “The Dream Machine”, an exclusive 3-day, 2-night multi-media experience taking place April 4-6, 2014, at the newly renovated Hudson Valley Resort & Spa in Kerhonkson, New York, nestled within the heart of the Catskills.
Rock n Roll Resort is a relatively new, yet familiar experience for festival-goers of any and all ages. Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is an ideal setting - expansive, inviting and intriguing, you will feel right at home inside the grand resort. Funk bands, electronic acts, jam bands, bluegrass, and a little bit of every music genre can be found throughout the event, with music running from early afternoon until well past sunrise the next day. Dance yourself into a frenzy, then walk back to your hotel room to reenergize. You can shop for affordable merchandise from a wide-variety of unique, handmade crafts from the vendors within the event. No matter which direction the end up, you won’t find a dull moment at Rock n Roll Resort. Read more »
Owego, N.Y. - The Historic Owego Marketplace is excited to announce that the 34th Annual Strawberry Festival is in the works! The Festival, like always, is the 3rd Friday and Saturday in June. This year it falls on June 20 from 5:30 -10:30 pm and June 21 from 9 am-5 pm.
This annual event is host to over 30,000 guests each year; offering plenty of yummy food, outstanding entertainment and activities on every street corner, a wine, beer and spirits tent, contests, an exhilarating 5K run, an impressive parade, and up to 200 vendors. Read more »