One-of-a-kind gifts on two consecutive weekends - December 7-8 and 14-15
White Plains, N.Y. - To ring in the holiday season, ArtsWestchester will host its 4th Annual Holiday Boutique this December. Far from ordinary, two things distinguish this boutique from others in the county; in addition to offering one-of-a-kind, hand-made items that can’t be found anywhere else, shopping at the boutique allows visitors to support local artists and crafters who work in Westchester.
Over 25 artists and crafters will offer unique items at every price level including knitwear, hats, jewelry, glass, paintings and photography, in addition to artisanal lotions and soaps. Read more »
Great Lakes Seaway Trail, NY-PA - As the year-end holiday frenzy begins, shoppers can find unique artisanal and mainstream buying experiences along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway that parallels the freshwater shoreline in New York and Pennsylvania.
The top 11 shopping destinations suggested by tourism representatives of the 518-mile-long byway follow, moving from west to east along the route that includes the Erie PA Bayfront, Niagara Falls, Rochester and the 1000 Islands. Read more »
Small Business Saturday Shopping in Schuyler County
Watkins Glen, N.Y. - The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that 36 businesses in and around Schuyler County will be participating in Shop Small BINGO on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2013. Stop by the participating businesses to play for your chance to win a fantastic one-of-a-kind grand prize gift basket. Each participating business will have its own distinct marker. When a shopper gets a bingo, yell BINGO and leave the card at any participating shop or come to the Chamber office at 214 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen, NY, on Saturday for your chance at that grand prize gift basket. Children can play too for a chance at a grand prize children’s stocking too big to hang by the chimney with care. The Chamber office will have DJ Live Entertainment by A Walk on the Wildside Entertainment, live vocal performances by William Sitzmen, chair massages to soothe shoppers by Watkins Glen Massage, free wine tastings, children’s storytelling and toy workshop crafts. Shop Small BINGO Cards can be received through the Schuyler County Hi-Lites, Watkins Review & Express distribution, the participating businesses, and of course the Chamber office. So let’s play Shop Small BINGO! Read more »
Corning, N.Y. - Choose from thousands of glass pumpkins, apples and more at The Corning Museum of Glass Farmers Market, October 12-14, 2013. The event takes place 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the entrance to the Museum.
On Saturday, October 12, the Museum’s GlassMarket will also feature Personal appearances by Ricky Bernstein from Penrose Glass Jewelry, and Jena Lane Blair from Fenton Art Glass. A trunk show of Venetian beaded jewelry from Marco Polo DesignersTM will also be on view, all weekend long.
The Glass Farmers Market is part of three-month celebration of harvest at the Museum. Visitors can see the world’s largest blown glass pumpkin and make their own glass pumpkins through December 1 (All ages, $29 per person for the 40-minute experience). Read more »
In celebration of a full year of operating as “Destiny USA”
One Year celebration events will be held during the anniversary weekend
Syracuse, NY- On August 2nd 2012, Destiny USA officially re-branded from Carousel Center to Destiny USA. With the new name came additional tenants, jobs, and renovations within the space; as well as millions of new visitors. To honor the destination’s s one year anniversary the community is invited to participate in special events and festivities Friday, August 2nd through Monday, August 5th . Read more »
The interactive and entertainment attraction
Syracuse, NY. - WonderWorks, a unique attraction for people of all ages to experience science themed activities they’ll never forget, received their LEED© Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) this month, going above and beyond to integrate sustainable elements into their newest location at Destiny USA .
“We are absolutely thrilled with our formal certification, especially with the already unique elements of this WonderWorks location,” Todd Buchko, General Manager of WonderWorks, stated. Read more »
All parents with or expecting young children are invited to come and learn more about what Destiny USA has available including gift registries, clothing, games, etc.
Syracuse, N.Y. - Join some of Destiny USA’s favorite venues for new and seasoned parents this Saturday, August 3rd from 1pm-4pm for the Baby and Kids Expo. Destiny USA will host the Baby and Kids Expo in The Canyon Area on the first level to provide information about what venues have children friendly items, games, and activities. Activities will also be available during the Expo for children.
Stores will have tables set up to offer information on kid friendly merchandise and activities. In addition there will be information for new parents including restaurant specials, family photo studio opportunities and gift registries. Read more »