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Talk to the Living Among the Dead in Tioga County

September 23rd, 2013

Owego, NY -- Tioga County Historical Museum will host the “Living Among the Dead”

 


 Program at Evergreen Cemetery.  Spirits will come alive at Owego's Evergreen Cemetery on Saturday, October 5th!

From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Tioga County Historical Society will host the second annual cemetery walk telling the stories of people from this area’s past and the history of Evergreen Cemetery. This unique tour will include living history reenactors portraying members of the county’s pas...

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SHOP PINK FOR A CAUSE AND Save

September 19th, 2013

Waterloo Premium Outlets® is teaming with Susan G. Komen® to support breast cancer awareness, outreach, research, and treatment programs in its local community.

During the month of October, shoppers can visit the on-site Information Center to donate $10 to benefit Komen and then enjoy a rewarding day of shopping at the Premium Outlets® Pink Event.  For each donation of $10 or more, shoppers will receive a special savings card filled with “25% off one single item” offers from Brooks Brothers Factory Store,...

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Finger Lakes Museum Launches Vacation Home Giveaway

September 17th, 2013

KEUKA PARK, NY – Enter for a chance to win a week in the Finger Lakes at Timbercrest, a spectacular home on beautiful Canandaigua Lake.  In support of The Finger Lakes Museum, Finger Lakes Premier Properties and the owners of Timbercrest, Fran and Todd Putnam, have donated a week’s stay for one lucky ticket buyer. 

Finger Lakes Premier Properties has been a strong supporter of the Museum project since its inception in 2008.  They have sponsored educational programs, supported a number of fundraising campai...

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Finger Lakes Events Make the Top 100 at the American Bus Association

September 16th, 2013

CORNING – The American Bus Association (ABA) announced Monday that GlassFest, to be held on May 22-25, and Finger Lakes Wine Festival, to be held in July, have been designated as two of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2014 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list, published as a supplement to the September/October issue of Destinations magazine, indicates that GlassFest and Finger Lakes Wine Festival offer excellent entertainment values to both tou...

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Endres Promoted at Skaneateles Suites, Hotel Introduces Blazing Fast Wi-Fi

September 13th, 2013

 

Skaneateles Suites welcomes fall with the promotion of Suite Dreams staff member Keia Endres, of Auburn, to property manager, and upgraded Wi-Fi in all its bungalows.
 
In her new role, Endres will have more interaction with guests, and will take on additional management, website and social media responsibilities.
 
Endres had worked in the hotel industry for nearly a decade before joining Skaneateles Suites in the spring of 2011 as a guest keeper. At Skaneateles Suites, she says, “I love every aspect of...

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The Strong ® Receives Museums for America Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services

September 13th, 2013

The Strong has received a grant of $149,903 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Museums for America Program to assist the ongoing transformation of The Strong’s second floor into an artifact-dense, interactive, interpretive exhibit titled America at Play. The Strong is one of 186 museums across the nation to be awarded the IMLS grant out of 707 that applied for funding. Rich in objects from The Strong’s world-renowned collections, and complemented by hands-on activities, America at...

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Historical Re-Enactment of 1669 Meeting Between French Explorer and Seneca People is Part of Ganondagan's Living History Event

September 13th, 2013

Victor, NY—The Friends of Ganondagan’s annual Living History Event “A Seneca Encounter with LaSalle” on Saturday, September 28 from 10 am – 4 pm provides time travel back to the 17th-century. Thanks to historical re-enactors from the United States and Canada, visitors will be able to get up-close-and-personal to witness the remarkable meeting when French explorer LaSalle and his 10-man exploration entourage came to the town of Ganondagan and shared food, traditions, and trade goods with the Seneca people.

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Parkview to Host First Annual Owego Zombie Fest

September 12th, 2013

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September 12, 2013

Owego, NY -- The Owego Parkview Hotel and Restaurant in Owego, N.Y. has some haunting activities planned for the community this October as they present the first annual “Owego Zombie Fest” on October 26 at their 145 Front Street establishment. The event will include a performance of Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" by students from Full of Grace Dance Studio, a Flash Mob, and then a Zombie Walk through Owego. The event will culminate at the Parkview with a performanc...

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Local Business and Committee to Host 7th Annual Alzheimer's Gala

September 12th, 2013

Triphammer Wines & Spirits will be hosting the 7th annual “An Evening to Remember” event to benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Central New York on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 6:00pm.  The gala will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Trip Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Clarion Hotel), located at One Sheraton Drive, Ithaca NY. 100% of ticket and auction proceeds from this event will go directly to the Alzheimer's Association of CNY.

This year's event will once again offer guests extensive food and win...

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Snowzilla 8K Trail Run

September 12th, 2013

Time: 8K Run begins at 9:00 am. This is a timed, chip race.

Entry Fee: Pre-registration—$20; After November 25—$25;

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place prizes will be awarded for males and females in these categories:  Ages 5-12, 13-18; 19-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69, 70+Masters

What : All runners will receive a free embroidered stadium blanket, bottles of water, hot cider, fruit, and a variety of tasty refreshments after the race.

Packets: Pre-registered packets can be picked up on Friday at the Visitor’...

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