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Jul. 8 2021
Unique U-Pick Farm Experiences!
Unique U-Pick Farm Experiences!

Unique U-Pick Farm Experiences!

Summer is great for so many reasons… like sunshine, BBQs, concerts & events to name a few. But something else we love is that it’s GROWING (and picking) season in CNY! With an abundance of farms and agriculture, there’s a huge variety of what you can pick. Check out our list of farms and what… Read more
Jun. 9 2021
Kicking Off Summer
Kicking Off Summer

Kicking Off Summer

Few people appreciate warm weather like those who live in upstate NY. All it takes is a 60-degree day in May for us to break out our summer outfits and spend the entire day outside. And since our summers are a bit a short (and because last year was so weird), we’re learning that there… Read more
May. 24 2021
“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI
“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI

“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI

Bold mixed-media paintings by a trailblazing artist who challenged society regarding race, gender, and privilege will be showcased in “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey,” on view June 19 through September 12 in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.  “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” is a major retrospective of the artist’s distinguished six-decade career. The exhibition features more… Read more
May. 3 2021
Mother’s Day 2021 Gift Guide!
Mother’s Day 2021 Gift Guide!

Mother’s Day 2021 Gift Guide!

It is officially the time of year where we all panic and try to think of a great gift for our Moms on Mother’s Day. We always encourage you to shop local and celebrate local… And this year, we’re excited to see that there are more in-person events happening! But we also have other options… Read more
Mar. 23 2021
Kirkland Art Center Hosts Exhibition of Abstract Sculpture and Quilts
Kirkland Art Center Hosts Exhibition of Abstract Sculpture and Quilts

Kirkland Art Center Hosts Exhibition of Abstract Sculpture and Quilts

The Kirkland Art Center is hosting an in-person and virtual exhibition of two artists whose vibrant works in different media evoke organic forms and our relationships with them. “Vital Gestures” features sculpture by Rebecca Murtaugh and quilts by Julie Waldas. Murtaugh’s glazed and under-glazed ceramic pieces reflect her interest “in alchemy, the history of objects,… Read more
Mar. 18 2021
Canalway Trail Draws Over 4 Million Visitors
Canalway Trail Draws Over 4 Million Visitors

Canalway Trail Draws Over 4 Million Visitors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 15, 2021 Media Contacts: Dylan Carey, Project Director, Parks & Trails New York (518) 461-1765, dcarey@ptny.org Shane Mahar, Communications Strategy Manager, New York Power Authority (518) 603-0791 shane.mahar@nypa.gov ALBANY, NY – Use along the Erie Canalway Trail and Champlain Canalway Trail increased in 2020, according to the 2020 Who’s on… Read more
Mar. 10 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Events, Celebrations & More!
St. Patrick’s Day Events, Celebrations & More!

St. Patrick’s Day Events, Celebrations & More!

Events FRIDAY, MARCH 12America’s Shamrock Run3/12-3/21The Boilermaker Road Race is looking to all of you to help represent the best 15k in the USA on a national stage! This run/walk is virtual and can be done wherever you want! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Boilermaker and registrants will receive a full zipped jacket, Celtic-inpsired… Read more