Thursday, May 24, 2007
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
LPGA 2300° (free)
A Taste of the Finger Lakes (Buy tickets)
Celebrate LPGA’s Corning Classic with a free night full of live music, hot glassmaking, and an array of culinary delights.
“Get the lead out,” “shake a leg,” “beat the donkey.” No matter how you say, “let’s go!” you’ll want to hurry up and buy your tickets for A Taste of the Finger Lakes. This event features wine tastings and regional fare from more than 30 Finger Lakes area restaurants and wineries. Be one of the first to explore the Museum’s major summer exhibition, “Botanical Wonders,” showcasing the incredibly delicate and realistic Harvard Glass Flowers.
May 12 and May 13, 2007 10AM – 4PM
The Early History of Ganondagan
Location: Ganondagan State Historic Site, Victor, NY
Living historians from across the US and Canada recreate the historic meeting at New York’s only Native American State Historic Site. Visit with both Iroquois and Colonial people dressed in authentic 17th century clothing. There will be French, Jesuit priests, Seneca, and Dutch traders as well as master artisans of Native American and early Colonial arts who will demonstrate throughout the day. Watch as LaSalle and his party are received by the inhabitants of Ganondagan, try your hand at Seneca archery, a tomahawk throw, and listen to lectures on this most interesting time period. This event is geared towards education and hands on fun.
Daily Admission: $5 to the public, $3 Friends of Ganondagan members, seniors, and students. Two day discounted tickets will also be available at the gate.
Best-selling author, retired National Football League player, journalist, television personality and Skaneateles resident Tim Green will speak Thursday in Oswego in support of the Oswego Public Library’s restoration project and to mark the library’s 150th anniversary.
“I like to choose things that are near and dear to my heart when it comes to assisting with fundraising events,” said Green. “I have helped out with other local Upstate New York libraries and when I got a call from a friend asking to help out in Oswego, it was an easy request to say yes to.”
Green will participate in the dinner event at The American Foundry in Oswego 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A pre-event book signing will be held for his newest novel, “American Outrage,” from 5 -6 p.m. at the river’s end bookstore. The event is being sponsored by PathFinder Bank.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to A PRESENTATION on THE IDEAL CAMPUS VISIT
Margaret S. Tiedemann
Director of Placement
May 9, 2007
7:00 – 8:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
Choosing the best time to visit a college campus is often a complicated process. A great deal of planning is associated with this task. Our group discussion will not only focus on the actual scheduling process but also the indicators that are important in determining the true character of a college.
The public is invited – Part II, College Series
For more information call Lynda Fauler, 685-5048.
First Presbyterian Church
Frontline Staff Familiarization Tour, June 14th The Office of Tourism is organizing a familiarization tour for frontline tourism staff. The purpose of this tour is to educate staff that interact with our visitors on a regular basis – front desk and box office personnel, docents, wait staff, wine tasting room employees and others – about area attractions, restaurants, and hotels so they can better assist visitors to our county. This year the tour will begin in Auburn and travel through Niles and Moravia, stopping along the way at Niles Country Gourmet Market, the Village of Moravia, including Fillmore Glen State Park and the Cascade Grille on the shores of Owasco Lake. During lunch a “Tools for Tourism” session will be held to teach participants about the services, maps, brochures, event and attraction information available through the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. This tour is FREE and open to all frontline tourism staff, however, space is limited and reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact Meg Vanek at firstname.lastname@example.org.