Tully, N.Y. - For nearly 20 years Ski Areas of New York has offered skiers and riders the opportunity to display their pride for the sport they love through specially designed license plates. This year, Ski Areas has a new design with a new attitude! The new plate is available for passenger and commercial class vehicles. It’s also the first plate to be produced with the DMV’s new 6 color printer.
You can order the plate through ISKINY by filling out the MV-413 form and sending it to ISKINY, PO Box 277 Tully NY 13159. The process does take 6-8 weeks. (Application form - MV413.pdf - click here to download). Read more »
Free Holiday Celebration December 11
Cayuga County N.Y. - Holiday Traditions is an event that was created by the Seward House over 30 years ago as a token of appreciation to the Auburn community. Since that time, other local cultural attractions and sites have opened their doors for free the second Sunday in December for residents to enjoy during the holidays. Now, the “open house” is a tradition, and again this year, participation has expanded to include churches and other non-profit organizations. Read more »
Niagara County, N.Y. - For two weekends in December, the members of the Niagara Wine Trail will celebrate the Holiday Season with their annual Holiday Happening event, December 2-4 and December 9-11.
Each winery will be giving away a collectable gift in addition to 3 tastes of wine. This year’s gift is an ornament decorated with the theme of the legends of the holiday season. Each ticket includes a wine glass from the starting winery, 3 tastes of wine at each of the 14 participating wineries and a collectable ornament at each winery (while supplies last, one ornament per couple). Read more »
Cooperstown, N.Y. - You’re invited to one of Central New York’s best-loved holiday traditions, Candlelight Evening at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, Saturday, December 10, from 3-7 p.m.
During Candlelight Evening, the landscape of the museum takes on a magical appearance, decorated in greenery and illuminated by hundreds of candles. Visitors can ride through the museum’s grounds in wagons pulled by draft horses adorned with full sets of harness bells. Complimentary wassail, warmed in kettles over open fires, is served throughout the afternoon and evening. Caroling is scheduled throughout the event. Read more »
Ideas for Santa from Orange County, NY
Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Don’t tell anyone, but Santa shops in Orange County. He’s also been known to drop in for some holly jolly Hudson Valley holiday happenings. If you’re looking for unique gifts that will have the lucky recipients singing Joy to the World, be here with bells on. In addition to the world-renowned Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, there’s Sugar Loaf Art and Craft Village, holiday bazaars, and lots of quaint little shops with local flair. Come celebrate the season. As Santa can tell you, you’ll be tickled to discover that beyond the stores there are even more wonderful choices to delight everyone on your list. Read more »
Corning, N.Y. - The Corning Museum of Glass hosts its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
During this weekend, admission is free to all visitors. In addition to the daily offerings of exhibitions and live glassmaking demos, the Museum also will offer a host of festive activities Read more »
Cortland, N.Y. - Greek Peak Mountain Resort has announced the completion of their new conference facilities which add 5,676 square feet to the existing conference space at the resort. The additional meeting rooms, Acropolis (4,500 square feet) and Leonidas (1,176 square feet) are located in the newly expanded and renovated Katalima Lodge at the base of the mountain.
The expansion was made possible through collaboration with the USDA, which also included funding for the development of the recently opened Adventure Center. Read more »