2010-2011 Ski & Ride Season Passes now Available
Wilmington, N.Y. — Whiteface is celebrating Easter on Sunday, April 4, with an Easter service, breakfast buffet and Easter egg hunt.
The non-denominational Easter service begins at 8:15 a.m. at the summit of Little Whiteface. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held in the Ausable Room located in the Base Lodge. Read more »
Oswego, N.Y. - Oswego Harborfest has announced that the 2010 Children’s Musical will be “The Three Musketeers”. The musical production is taken directly from the French literary classic by Alexandre Dumas.
Area students ages 9 through 16 will have the opportunity to audition for a part in this year’s musical. As part of Harborfest’s entertainment programming and in conjunction with the 2010 Cultural Component, France, Director’s Bobbie Palange and Rocky Farden will be staging the children’s musical on the Family Stage at the Novelis Family Park at Fort Ontario during Harborfest 2010. Read more »
Westchester Tourism Celebrates Ten Years!
White Plains, N.Y. - There is no better source for all your travel and meeting plans than the 2010-11 Westchester Way Travel & Meeting Guide. For the first time ever, Westchester County Tourism has combined its Travel and Meeting Planner Guides for 2010-11, which also commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Office of Tourism. Located minutes north of New York City, Westchester is the perfect all-season destination. Read more »
Take to the open road and experience three of “America’s Coolest Small Towns” on one unforgettable road trip
Owego, N.Y. - Owego, voted the coolest small town in the USA in a Budget Travel magazine poll, is part of a new three-town road excursion. The three unique towns, Owego, Huntingdon, PA and Jim Thorpe, PA are located within 545 miles of one another and are a must-see for car enthusiasts, history buffs, adventure seekers, families and even empty nesters. Read more »
Chautauqua County, N.Y. - The Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine Trail’s Wine & Cheese Gourmet Weekend is taking place May 1 & 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., along the wine trail, which comprises 21 wineries between Silver Creek, New York, and Harborcreek, Pa.
Flavorful dishes infused with artisan cheeses and wines will be served during this popular annual gourmet event. From rich soups and elegant pastas to decadent desserts, chefs and winemakers are paying homage to locally produced food and wine. Read more »
Launches Inaugural “Greenest New Yorker” Contest
New York, N.Y. - I LOVE NEW YORK, (http://www.iloveny.com/), New York State’s tourism promotion agency, and EscapeMaker.com are seeking to celebrate those individuals who are doing their part to keep the Empire State green with the first-ever contest to find “The Greenest New Yorker.”
I LOVE NEW YORK is looking for those New York State residents who are making earnest efforts to preserve the environment in their everyday lives and the lives of others. Read more »
Cornwall, N.Y. - Beginning on Tuesday, April 6 the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will offer a fun and educational five-week after-school program for K-2nd graders to learn about the Science of Earth Explorations at the Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Pre-registration is required.
This Pathfinders After-School program will allow Kindergarten through 2nd graders to become Scientists. Children will join Environmental Educator Carl Heitmuller each week to explore herpetology, meteorology, geology, hydrology and ichthyology! Read more »