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El Dia de Los Muertos Celebration - Rockwell Museum

November 1st, 2013


Date: October 31, 2013


El Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

CORNING, NEW YORK – The public is invited to the Rockwell Museum of Western Art on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a celebration of El Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The program is free of charge.

Meet La Catrina ,a traditional El Dia de Los Muertos character made popular by Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada presented by Vivian Munoz- Halm and Bev Stevens.

Watch and listen to live demonstrations of tradition...

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Greek Peak Mountain Resort Plays Host to Open House November 2nd 2013

November 1st, 2013

The excitement in the ski/ snowboard industry is building with the changing of the weather. The first tower has been erected for the new quad chair lift on Wednesday, Oct 29th at 8:47am. This phase of construction marks a significant milestone in all renovations to Greek Peak Mountain Resort. This Saturday, November 2nd Marc Stemerman and John Meier will be playing host at an Open House for season pass holders and press to ask questions of the developments. The Open House will take place in the NEW State of...

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Destiny USA Becoming a Prominent Force in Tourism Outreach

October 30th, 2013

Exposure at Twenty-five Top Consumer/Travel Trade Shows to Date

Registered Bus Tour Groups up 117% to Date


Syracuse, NY – In 2013, Destiny USA staff travelled the globe gaining exposure by actively marketing the property as well as extending collaborative efforts with numerous organizations including the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, I Love NY, Destinations of New York State, the Shop America Alliance, Brand USA and Wine, Waters & Wonders of Upstate New York...

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Inns of Aurora to Host Cooking Class

October 25th, 2013

Aurora, N. Y.—On Tuesday, November 5, the Inns of Aurora will kick off its cooking class series with Holiday Cooking 101, focusing on preparing the basics for your holiday table. The class runs from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and costs $120 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. The price includes a full meal, served at 8:30 p.m., of the dishes prepared throughout the class. Space is extremely limited.

Unlike other cooking classes that are in effect demos, cooking classes at the Inns of Aurora feature h...

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George Eastman House Extends Stay for Contemporary Images from The Gender Show through November 3

October 24th, 2013

The Gender Show closed to the public on October 13, but due to the popularity of the contemporary exhibit, the North Gallery will remain open through November 3rd. 

This part of the exhibition presents works by contemporary artists, including photographs by Janine Antoni, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Catherine Opie, and Gillian Wearing, and videos by artists Jen DeNike, Kalup Linzy, and Martha Rosler.

The Gender Show is the first major Eastman House exhibition organized under the direction of Dr. Bru...

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History of Space Photography and Astro-Visions Open at George Eastman House on October 26th

October 23rd, 2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y., October 23, 2013-George Eastman House will open two exhibitions on October 26 that will be on view through January 12, 2014: The History of Space Photography and Astro-Visions. The History of Space Photography showcases a variety of astronomical photographs that have been created since the development of photography in the early 19th century, and will feature a number of the most important scientific photographs ever created. To complement The History of Space Photography, Eastman House has...

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Corning Wins Most Fun Small Town in America

October 18th, 2013

CORNING – After months of voting, posting on social media platforms, and making one awesome video, Corning has officially been named the “Most Fun” Small Town in America in Rand McNally’s “Best of the Road” contest! A team of travel editors spent the last two weeks reviewing each town’s video submission and essay, and announced the winners today.

Corning was among 30 finalist towns announced in mid-September. Each town had to then prove why it deserved the title in its particular category. Each category (M...

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Chateau LaFayette Reneau Purchased by Winery Partners Pierce and Welliver

October 18th, 2013

Hector, NY-Gene Pierce and Scott Welliver, owners of Glenora Wine Cellars (Dundee) and Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant (Romulus) have recently completed the purchase of Chateau LaFayette Reneau (Hector) from Richard and Betty Reno.

“When Scott and I learned that Dick and Betty were considering the sale of Chateau LaFayette Reneau we saw it as a great opportunity for us, having watched the growth of the winery over the past 28 years. Its prime location on the southeastern shore of Seneca Lake, the excell...

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Rose Hill Mansion Closes for the 2013 Season

October 16th, 2013

The Rose Hill Mansion will close for the 2013 season on October 31. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the majestic Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.

Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are now open seasonally for guided tours. Built in 1839, the elegant Greek Revival house was the center of a busy and productive farm at mid-century. Much of the guided tour focuses on the Swan family who lived th...

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Red Jacket Orchards Announces Grand Re-opening Celebration

October 16th, 2013

Geneva, NY – (Oct 14, 2013) Red Jacket Orchards, a Finger Lakes icon since 1958 announces a Grand Re-opening Celebration for Saturday, November 2 on the farm in Geneva, NY.


Red Jacket Orchards, a third-generation family owned orchard has been farming the surrounding hillsides of Seneca Lake for over 5 decades. Along with signature fruit and award winning fresh juice produced at the orchards, the retail location (on historic routes 5&20) features the largest selection of Finger Lakes specialties. 



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