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George Eastman House Kicks off Holiday Season with Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display on November 13

November 5th, 2013

Rochester, N.Y., November 5, 2013 - Join us at George Eastman House, your home for the holidays, for the 18th annual Sweet Creations gingerbread house display, a roster of holiday films, Holiday Homecoming celebration with Santa, and tabletop tree and wreath displays. The historic house will be elaborately decorated.


Holiday Decorations

The National Historic Landmark home of George Eastman will be decorated for the season in turn-of-the-20th-century holiday style from mid-Novemb...

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Singin' in the Rain Kicks Off Series of 1920s Events

November 5th, 2013

For Immediate Release

November 5, 2013

Come enjoy one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time on the big screen on Thursday, November 14 at The Smith Opera House. The Geneva Historical Society and the Smith Center for the Arts present the 1952 classic Hollywood musical Singin' in the Rain starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. The movie kicks off a winter of 1920s themed-events leading up to a Speakeasy fundraiser for the Society at Belhurst on January 17.

Singin' in the Rain imagines the trials of ...

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Americana Vineyards and The Crystal Lake Cafe to co-host Taste of Fall

November 4th, 2013

(Interlaken, NY) Americana Vineyards Winery and the Crystal Lake Café are proud to announce their first-ever harvest dinner, Taste of Fall, on Tuesday, November 19. The five-course dinner will highlight the fall flavors of the Finger Lakes, using many local and seasonal products and produce in its from-scratch preparation the Café is famous for. Each course will be paired with an Americana wine, local hard cider, beer and spirits.
Winery owner Joe Gober explains. "Our Café grows many of their own ingredien...

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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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