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Historic Firearms Exhibit Opens at the Rockwell Museum

November 18th, 2013

CORNING, N.Y. – On Wednesday, November 20, the new exhibit, Lock, Stock, and Barrel: Historic Firearms from the Robert F. Rockwell III Collection, will open at The Rockwell Museum.

The Rockwell Museum is proud to display an important selection of historic long arms and handguns from the Robert F. “Bobby” Rockwell, III collection. Over the past 4 decades, Bobby has amassed an impressive collection of over 800 historic firearms. His fascination began more than 40 years ago when he began firing antique firear...

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Bristol Valley Theater Summer 2014 - 50th Anniversary Season!

November 12th, 2013

 Best prices of the year: now through Jan. 31st!

Season Subscription - $155
Senior Subscription (60+) - $150
Triple Play - $87 (pick any three shows)
Vacationer's Pass (Our "flex" pass) - $336 (12 tickets to use in any combination at any show!)
Children's Subscriptions (18 and under) - $60

 For more information, or to reserve seats today, call: (585) 374-9032

Each show runs for two weeks: WEEK ONE: Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm  
WEEK TWO: Wednesday-Thursday 2pm, Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm


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Literature on the Lake Series Continues at Dorie's Bakery:

November 11th, 2013

Wells College alumna presents nonfiction works


Aurora, N.Y.—On November 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Inns of Aurora will present the next in its Literature on the Lake series, in partnership with the Wells College Visiting Writers Series.  The event will take place at the newly renovated Dorie’s Bakery, and will feature Wells alumna Kayleen Wilkinson reading original works. Coffee, desserts, pastries, and ice cream will be offered for sale at Dorie’s Bakery during the reading.


Kayleen Wilkinson has ha...

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The Burns Sisters Holiday Concert at Hangar Theatre

November 11th, 2013

One Night Only: December 21 at 8pm

Local folk-rock favorites perform original songs and

seasonal selections from cultures around the world.

The Hangar partners with Food Bank of the Southern Tier

to kick off a food drive and raise awareness.


Ithaca, NY (11/08/13) - After the smash-hit folk-rock tribute Back to the Garden, Hangar Theatre announces The Burns Sisters Holiday Concert as a continuation of its CabarETC series. After a recent tour to Ireland, The Burns Sisters retur...

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November 8th, 2013

Penn Yan, NY (October 21, 2013) – Ruth Reid, Front Desk Representative/Breakfast Attendant of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Vineyard Inn & Suites in Penn Yan, NY was recently honored with the Heroic Hospitality Stars Award as Front Desk Attendant of the Year. Ruth was presented with the award at Best Western International’s Convention held recently in San Antonio, Texas, in front of more than 2,000 industry peers.

The select honor recognizes and celebrates individuals who have demonstrated superior customer care a...

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20th Edition of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles Opens Nov. 29

November 8th, 2013

No, you’re not seeing triple.
When the World’s Smallest Christmas Parade kicks off Nov. 29, opening the 20th anniversary season of Dickens Christmas, it will feature three renditions of Charles Dickens.
Jim Greene, who has played Dickens for more than a decade, will be joined by the production’s first Dickens, Ted Davenport, grand marshal for the parade, and Kim Tenreiro, who will present a one-man dramatization of “A Christmas Carol” during the show’s final weekend.
The parade starts at noon at the S...

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George Eastman House announces Dr. Lisa Hostetler as Curator-in-Charge of its Department of Photography

November 8th, 2013

Rochester, N.Y., November 8, 2013-George Eastman House announced today the appointment of Lisa Hostetler, PhD, as Curator-in-Charge of its Department of Photography. She will assume this role prior to year-end.


Hostetler brings almost 20 years of academic and museum experience to her new position with George Eastman House. She is currently the McEvoy Family Curator for Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.


Hostetler was previously curator of photographs at the Milwau...

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Community Can Help Knit a Scarf for Artemus at The Rockwell!

November 7th, 2013

Corning, NY, November 6, 2013—Artemus, the buffalo bursting through the façade of The Rockwell Museum, doesn’t have much to keep him warm in the Corning cold, so local knitters at Wooly Minded on Market Street will knit Artemus a red-and-green scarf to wear during the bitter winter months. Knitters from the community are invited to help knit and crochet the scarf, which will take approximately 6,500 yards of yarn to complete.


Artemus’ scarf will be two-feet wide and 20-25 feet long to accommodate his 60...

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Santa Claus is coming to town

November 7th, 2013

 Santa will arrive at Destiny USA on Friday, November 8


Syracuse, NY – Destiny USA will host Santa Claus’ grand arrival on Friday, November 8. Activities will start at 5pm, with Santa arriving to Destiny USA’s canyon area on the first level at 6:00pm.


Children are welcome to join in holiday activities including cookie decorating from Great American Cookies, arts and crafts and hot chocolate from Dunkin Donuts. Starting at 6pm, Santa will be available to photo packages with children at his new home a...

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November 6th, 2013


Personal story and available resources shared in final lecture
Victor, NY—The impact of children being adopted “out” of their traditional Native American culture has long-term ramifications both for the individual and for the culture left behind, often erasing Native identity and compromising a sense of self and personal and cultural “belonging.”  
On Thursday, November 21 at 7 pm, Ronnie Reitter (Seneca), Ganondagan State Historic Site interpreter and former foster child, is joined by Native gen...

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