Syracuse, N.Y. - A fun twist on a well-known expression, this theme describes the fast pace and non-stop nature of the Fair in terms of the most outward expression of joy: the smile. It lets Fairgoers know that every moment they’re at the Fair they’ll find something - whether it’s a show, ride, game or anything else - that will bring a smile to his or her face. The theme lends itself visually to imagery involving smiling faces and action. Read more »
Archive for June, 2012
Pelham, N.Y. - Pelham Art Center is presenting its highly popular Faculty and Student Showcase, an annual exhibition featuring selected artworks in a variety of mediums by the Art Center’s distinguished teachers and enthusiastic students. Many of these works will be available for sale to the public. This exhibition is a great opportunity to see and buy original and reasonably-priced works from emerging and established talent. Read more »
Canandaigua, N.Y. - Finger Lakes Visitors Connection received acclaim with one PRism award and one Award of Excellence from the Rochester chapter of Public Relations Society of America at the PRism awards dinner at Artisan Works in Rochester on June 21. The Visitors Connection was honored in the non-profit category for the organization’s blog, Insiders Diaries, and for the Visitors Connection web site, VisitFingerLakes.com. Read more »
Sat, June 30 - Sun, July 1
Landmark 35th Anniversary to Feature Superstars Including Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty and Dozens More
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Jazz superstars and rising stars will converge on Saratoga Performing Arts Center this weekend for the 35th Anniversary of the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, June 30 - July 1. This two-days, two-stages celebration will feature top artists including Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty, Maceo Parker, the Yellowjackets, Hiromi, Christian McBride and dozens more. Read more »
Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Craftsman Caleb Davis will return to the Adirondack Museum this summer to teach a series of one-day paddle making workshops. Students will use hand-tools to craft their own wooden canoe paddle. The first workshop is offered on July 6, 2012. Additional workshops will be held on July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 24, 31. Read more »
Oswego, N.Y. - More than 100 French and British military re-enactors, Native American warriors and historians will re-create the colorful military life of Fort Ontario during the French and Indian War period Saturday and Sunday at Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego.
“Attack on the Rear Guard” battle recreations will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, July 1. Read more »
Owego, N.Y. - Grab your helmets, because it’s Bike Tioga’s 10th anniversary! For those who aren’t familiar with Bike Tioga, it is an organized two day cycling event on August 4th and 5th in Owego, NY.
Bike Tioga is a family friendly event for people of all ages and experience levels. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just looking to get some fun exercise for the weekend, we welcome you! There are 7 different rides to choose from throughout the weekend, ranging from 26 to 100 miles on Saturday and 25 to 60 miles on Sunday. Since this is not a race, cyclists will have the opportunity to stop along the ride for rest and refreshments. Read more »