Pre-Event Book Signing with William C. Rhoden
Event Date: April 13, 2012
Event Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, N.Y. - An Evening of Baseball History and Music, an event celebrating both the new installation Breaking the Color Barrier in Major League Baseball, and the Met’s renowned permanent baseball card collection, will be hosted by the Museum’s Spectrum Initiative on Friday evening, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will be held in the Museum’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, will feature a panel discussion with sportswriters and baseball insiders on topics ranging from the racial integration of the major leagues to the history and evolution of baseball card collecting. The discussion will be followed by a baseball-themed musical performance by indie-rock “supergroup” The Baseball Project. The event is timed to coincide with the beginning of the 2012 baseball season and Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball, which will be celebrated on April 15. Read more »
Howes Cave, N.Y. — The Iroquois Indian Museum opens for its 2012 season on May 1 with a new exhibit and a wealth of special events throughout the year.
From May 1 until the closing day on November 30, the Museum hosts the exhibition, “Birds and Beasts in Beads: 150 Years of Iroquois Beadwork.” The exhibit features more than 200 beaded objects, largely from the collection of retired archeologist and Museum trustee, Dolores Elliott. A great number of animal images appear in Iroquois beadwork including pets, forest wildlife, farm animals, and exotic beasts. The exhibition highlights these animals that appear on varied beaded household items such as purses, pincushions, wall pockets and picture frames made popular during the Victorian era. Read more »
Delhi, N.Y. - The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Catskill Ladies Association to Support and Inspire (CLASI), has announced that the 17th Delhi Covered Bridge Run will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012. This charitable event consists of a 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K health walk and is being held in conjunction with the Second Annual Delhi Health Festival which will bring all things health related to the Court House Square in Delhi to help inform the public about the resources that are available in this rural area.
The Delhi Covered Bridge Run is the only road race in the greater Delhi area and attracts runners of every level from many neighboring towns and counties. Read more »
Owego, N.Y. - The Historic Owego Marketplace invites everyone to make plans to attend the upcoming 32nd Annual Strawberry Festival to be held Friday night, 5:30-10:30 p.m. June 15 and on Saturday, June 16, 9-5 p.m. The theme this year is simply “Celebrate!” in light of the difficulties we’ve encountered since last September’s flood. Owego is back and it’s time to CELEBRATE!
The Strawberry Festival has included some new and returning features to this year’s event. In addition to the over 200 vendors and the fabulous entertainment throughout the streets on Friday’s Block Party and on Saturday, the festival will also include: Read more »
Lake Placid, Adirondacks, USA - The Lake Placid CVB / Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (LPCVB/ROOST) is pleased to announce the relaunch and redesign of the official destination website for the Whiteface Region.
The redesign essentially “reskinned” the existing content on the site with a new look. However, the new site incorporates what is referred to as agile design. “This agility allows smart phone users to navigate the same content that is visible to desk top users, said Carol Joannette, executive vice president of sales and marketing. “You can easily check out how the site will change to fit your browser by manually resizing your window.” Read more »
Cornwall, N.Y. - On Saturday, April 10, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents, “Nest Watch!” at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educator Pam Golben to learn about the different ways birds make their nests. This program will explain how to identify common bird nests found in this area. Make a Bluebird Box to take home which will attract birds including: Bluebirds, Chickadees, Tree Swallows, and Tufted Titmouse. Read more »
New York, N.Y. - Out of 1000 entries, the Finger Lakes Regional 2010-2011 PR Program received international acclaim with a 2011 Gold Adrian Award from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In addition, the Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour campaign and the Mount Morris feature in the NY Times - both components of the overall program — earned Silver Adrian Awards. The prestigious awards program recognizes top advertising, public relations and digital marketing campaigns from across the hospitality industry. Read more »