Clayton, N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, has announced that registration for upcoming 2014 summer courses and camps, along with exhibitor registration for the historic 50th annual Antique Boat Show, is now open.
An extensive list of courses and activities will highlight the summer calendar at the ABM.
Join us as we host sailing, knot-tying, family boatbuilding, boater safety, and more. Kids also have the opportunity to participate in the popular Camp ABM program. Read more »
Schoharie, N.Y. — Welcome to a world filled with fantasy and fun and eggs of every description — some 5,000 in all. It’s the Easter Egg Exhibit in Schoharie and for the first time since 2004, the unique exhibit will open to the public in April 2014.
The one-of-a-kind exhibit is on property adjacent to the historic 1785 Colonel Peter Vroman house at 112 Covered Bridge Lane, just off Route 30. The exhibit will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekends of April 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20 and for groups by special appointment during the week. On Easter Sunday (April 20), hours will be from Noon to 5 p.m. All proceeds from the 2014 opening will benefit the Schoharie Free Library that is still rebuilding after Hurricane Irene’s devastation in 2011. Suggested donation is $10 per family or $5 per person. Read more »
Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory puts park in top 1% of campgrounds nationwide
Dewittville, N.Y. - Bill and Anita Perry, owners of Chautauqua Lake KOA, a 246-site, full service campground located in Dewittville, New York, are proud to report that they have received a perfect rating for their campground in the 2014 Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory. Their rating of 10/10*/10, for facilities, bathrooms and recreation is the highest rating that can be achieved for their campground management and operations in the Good Sam system. Read more »
Kingston, N.Y. - Are you interested in history? Do you like helping others? Do you enjoy learning new things? Join us at Senate House State Historic Site at 2 pm on Sunday March 23, 2014 for our Volunteer Workshop. This is a great way to meet other people and share your interests. Many volunteer opportunities exist including leading tours of Senate House, providing visitor services, assisting with special events, gardening, assisting with educational programs, and more.
Senate House is one of New York’s outstanding historic sites. The former home of Abraham Van Gaasbeek was the first meeting place of the New York State Senate in 1777. Read more »
Acclaimed mezzo-soprano joins guest conductor Kwamé Ryan for April 6th program of Fauré, Berlioz, and Schumann
“Inside the Music” pre-concert dinner on April 5th with Maestro Ryan
Purchase, N.Y. - The Westchester Philharmonic’s reputation for discovering young talent before they become household names - Joshua Bell, Gil Shaham, and Midori all performed with the orchestra as little-known teenagers - was also on display twenty years ago, when a mezzo-soprano named Michelle DeYoung bowed with the Phil. On Sunday, April 6th at 3 pm, two decades, three Grammy Awards, and millions of superlative accolades later, DeYoung returns to perform the richly romantic song cycle by Hector Berlioz, Les nuits d’été. Since her debut with the Philharmonic, Ms. DeYoung has become one of the world’s leading sopranos, appearing with the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies. Read more »
Hang onto your mittens, winter’s winding down in Orange County, but not the fun!
Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The snowy landscape will soon be refreshing Orange County’s beautiful lakes and rivers as it melts, but winter white is expected to cloak the ski slopes at Tuxedo Ridge and Mount Peter for much of March. Hurry and get in that last month of lessons or practice runs. As temperatures rise, you won’t even need to pack your thermal underwear. Glides around the outdoor skating rink at Bear Mountain State Park and zips down the famous snow tubing hill at Thomas Bull Memorial Park will be winding up on March 2nd, but the winter fun doesn’t end there. The events calendar at http://www.orangetourism.org/ is bursting with sweet adventures to bridge your fun ‘til spring. Take a look. March is a fine time to wander through the countryside for more of the season’s sparkling happenings. Read more »
Installation Dates: April 29-November 2, 2014
Installation Location: The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden
Press Preview: Monday, April 28, 10:00 a.m.-noon (weather permitting)
New York, N.Y. - American artist Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) will create a site-specific installation atop The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden-the second in a new series of commissions for the outdoor site. The installation will comprise one of Graham’s unique steel and glass pavilions-structures for which he has been renowned since the early 1980s-set within a specially engineered landscape designed in collaboration with Swiss landscape architect Günther Vogt (born 1957, Balzers, Liechtenstein). Constructed of hedge rows and curves of two-way mirrored glass, the pavilion will be both transparent and reflective, creating a changing and visually complex environment for visitors. The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham will be on view from April 29 through November 2, 2014 (weather permitting). The exhibition is made possible by Bloomberg. Additional support is provided by Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky. Read more »