Weekend in the Catskills – 2/20/15

New York State Museum The New York State Museum in Albany is hosting its annual fundraiser New York in Bloom, an extremely popular floral show launched in 1992. New York in Bloom will display this year over a hundred floral arrangements from New York’s most exquisite florists and floral designers. Themed activities will be offered throughout the weekend, including demonstrations and children’s activities. The hours … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/20/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day this weekend, leading into the Presidents’ Week – a traditionally good time for skiing in the Catskills. Roxbury Arts Group Roxbury Arts Group in Delaware County will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with poetry and music. From 1 to 3 p.m. poets Rebecca Andre and Esther de Jong will be on site talking with visitors, and in response writing short poems … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

Featured Destination: New York State Museum

  The New York State Museum in Albany was founded in 1836 as the State Geological and Natural History Survey. The museum offers a variety of programs year round – lectures, workshops and exhibits, focusing on art, science, and community. This year, for instance, a retrospective of American Realist painter Eugene Speicher will be on view through March. Speicher was born on April 5, 1883 in … Continue reading Featured Destination: New York State Museum