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Posts from November 2013

Lucky Living in the Finger Lakes

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:00 PM by Susan Marteney

Do you know someone who is not lucky enough to live in the Finger Lakes?

I feel for them. But aren’t we the fortunate ones?

One reason I know I am lucky to live in the Finger Lakes are the opportunities to buy locally grown and made foods all year round. There are so many Farmers’ Markets, small garden stands, pick your own strawberry farmsteads and other fruit venNew Hope Mills Productsders. But one of my favorite “off

Like many small towns in the Finger Lakes, Auburn pulls out the stops when it comes to Holiday decorations. Downtown is ablaze with colorful lights. Drive through any neighborhood and it seems like there is a competition going on. Lights are draped over the trees, bows and wreaths are on front doors and candles flicker in windows.

The Finger Lakes holiday season kicks off in Auburn on the Saturday

Annual Schweinfurth Art Center Quilt Show

Sunday, November 17, 2013 7:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

The Schweinfurth Art Center has done it again. Just when you think you’ve seen the best quilt show in the Finger Lakes, you once again get your socks knocked off by yet another amazing display of art work. This Finger Lakes region has so much to be proud of, but personally I think that the annual quilt show at the Schweinfurth Art Center is one of our most colorful gems.

Quilted material which is

The Seward Connection

Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

What do Cokie Roberts and Doris Kearns Goodwin have in common? They both came to the Finger Lakes—compliments of the Seward House Museum Distinguished Speaker Series. Of course, the Finger Lakes region has always had a lot to offer locals and tourists, but these renowned women have global appeal. Roberts is a contributing senior news analyst for NPR and a regular roundtable analyst for "This Week

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