Rochester, NY — It’s an eventful December at the George Eastman House as the museum gets in the holiday spirit with a host of seasonal events including a spotlight on classic holiday films at the Dryden Theatre!
Archive for November, 2009
Happy Holidays! December Weekends and Displays at Strong National Museum of Play® Dec. 12 & 13, 19 & 20
‘Tis the season for holiday fun!
Enjoy time with the family at the many December holiday events and special displays at Strong National Museum of Play.
Happy Holidays! Family Weekends: Saturdays, December 12 & 19 and Sundays, December 13 & 20. Join the woodland animals in an interactive performance of The Mitten, a hilarious Ukrainian tall tale about a boy who loses his white mitten in the snow. Performances take place on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m., and 1:00 and 2:30 p.m., and on Sundays at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m. Read more »
Lake Placid, N.Y. — The road to Vancouver and the 2010 Winter Games continues to make its way through Lake Placid, N.Y. when 54 athletes from 13 countries compete in the FIS Continental Cup Nordic Combined event being held, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19-20. Read more »
The 2009-2010 Winter Activities and Events Brochure for the Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks is here!
Lake George, NY - When the snow falls, the Lake George Area comes alive with mountains of thrills for one and all! Carve the slopes at challenging downhill ski areas, blast through fresh snow on over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, or enjoy acres of serene back country for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and sleigh rides. Warm up by the fire and get ready to do it all over again!
All this information - and more - is included in the 2009-2010 Winter Activities and Events Brochure, which is available for download at http://www.visitlakegeorge.com/ or by calling 800-365-1050 X5100. Read more »
Waterford, NY- The public is invited to pick up a free 2010 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2009 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. Each month features one of twelve winning images from this year’s Erie Canalway photo contest that capture the beauty, history, people, or character of New York’s canals and canal communities. 8,500 calendars have been distributed and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Read more »
Saturday mornings from 10:30 am Chefs spice up winter weekends as they teach their favorite cold-weather dishes
Hudson Valley, NY - Looking for a way to combat the winter blues? Don your aprons and prepare for a feast. Fun and instructive, VHV Winter Cooking Classes run approximately two hours and are followed by an elegant four-course meal and wine pairing in the cozy dining room of an historic inn. Award-winning chefs at The Rhinecliff, Equus at The Castle and Valley at The Garrison teach you their favorite recipes and demonstrate distinctive culinary styles in the comfort of their own kitchens. Read more »
Syracuse, NY - Add a little hocus pocus to your “ho ho ho!” and kick the holiday season off right with the 8th Annual Holiday Magic in the Square in downtown Clinton Square THIS weekend, November 27.
“Twinkle, twinkle, little…lights?” The luminosity of the stars has nothing on that of Lights on the Lake at Onondaga Lake Park, going on now until January 10. Family traditions are made of warm and fuzzy events like these - so pile everyone in the car, fill a few thermoses of hot chocolate and get ready for life-size lit-up versions of your favorite holiday characters and dazzling displays lakeside! Read more »