Victor, NY— Multi-award winning Native folk and blues rock guitarist Keith Secola (Anishinabe) headlines The Friends of Ganondagan’s 21st annual signature event—the Native American Dance & Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30 from 10 am to 6 pm. Secola’s famous song, NDN Kars, is considered the contemporary Native American anthem and is the most requested song on Native radio in the U.S. and Canada.
Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:14 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
NAPLES, NY (JUNE 2012) - Bristol Valley Theater, the Finger Lakes' award-winning live professional theater continues their 20th Anniversary Season on Main Street with Mary's Wedding, a haunting and heart-stirring romance set at the outset of the First World War.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:08 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
We are delighted to announce our new Artists & Artisans series this week in our Simply Crêpes Canandaigua location. Thursday evenings we'll feature all things created locally in the Finger Lakes -- artists, authors, music and artisanal foods.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:38 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
NAPLES, NY- (MAY 2012) Bristol Valley Theater CAMP DRAMAPALOOZA! is currently enrolling students ages 4-8 and 8-12. The ½ day outdoor camp meets from 9 am-1 pm Monday-Friday for one week each session.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:31 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA, NY –
WHAT: This first-ever Finger Lakes TRYathlon encourages people to get out and TRY a variety of activities to get involved in healthy living. Throughout the day, TRYathletes will experience and learn about healthy outdoor activity from local, seasoned professionals. For the first leg of the event, the athletes will put on their hiking shoes and venture out on a guided hike at Dryer Park in Victor with Brian Emelson of Victor Parks and Recreation. The second leg takes advantage of the water and involves kayaking or standup paddleboarding with Steve Howie of Canandaigua Sailboarding. The final event in the TRYathlon is a bicycling expedition with USA Cycling Coach and Tune Yoga for Sports owner Leslee Trzcinski. The TRYathletes will also be treated to a healthy lunch at the Canandaigua Wegmans – a leader in promoting healthy living in the Finger Lakes.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:25 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA, NY – Smart phones provide consumers with the latest weather, driving directions and entertainment through rich multimedia. Now, smart phone users and visitors to the Finger Lakes will be able to get up-to-date information about tourism in the Finger Lakes with the new VisitFingerLakes.com mobile web site.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:11 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
GENEVA, NY –
WHAT: Do you want to help make your community sparkle for the spring and summer visitors? The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection invites volunteers to join the community cleanup efforts during National Tourism Week (May 5-13, 2012).
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:08 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
On July 7, at 1:30 p.m., at the Farmington Friends Meetinghouse (187 County Road 8, Farmington), David Anderson, Community Scholar in Residence, Nazareth College, will present a reenactment and discussion of Frederick Douglass's famous speech, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" This will be co-sponsored by the Rochester and Monroe County Freedom Trail Commission.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:36 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Press Release for Immediate Release
Bristol Valley Theater Celebrates 20 Years on Main Street and kicks off their 2012 Season with The Marvelous Wonderetttes ~ featuring favorite tunes from the 1950's and 60's that will tempt you to sing along.....
Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:28 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Victor, NY—On Saturday, June 30 at 9:00 am, the trails at Ganondagan State Historic Site in Victor offer cross country runners a highly challenging race all for a good cause. “Charlie’s Old Goat Run”—a demanding seven-mile trail race—is organized by 79-year old Victor resident, former marathoner, and “old goat” Charles Sabatine, with proceeds going to the non-profit Friends of Ganondagan.