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Blog Entries in 2010

13
Dec
2010
Shopping, decorating, and running here, there and everywhere to make sure every last holiday item is in place...it's exhausting! Then add in those can't-miss events like the kids' holiday concerts at school, caroling with the Girl Scouts, church pageants, and gift-wrapping... continue reading
Robin
Attractions
29
Nov
2010
When I learned that I would be writing a blog about holiday shopping and gift ideas in Corning and the Finger Lakes, I brightened right up. Shopping! Is there anything better? And I, in my new job as communications manager here at the SCCVB, get to research it and write... continue reading
Robin
Wine Fun, Dining, Attractions
03
Nov
2010
Having a large family, my parents spent a lot of time shuttling the six of us to piano lesson 171 Cedar Arts Center s, dance  lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons, football practice, volleyball practice, banjo lessons, rehearsal for the musical at both schools, etc.... continue reading
Peggy
Attractions
26
Aug
2010
Whingblinger As summer wanes, it's important to remind ourselves that that doesn't mean the fun is over. Corning & the Finger Lakes is a year-round destination and, as such, there's still so much left to do every day. As a matter of fact, the end of summer marks the... continue reading
Dave
Cool and Fun, Events, Family Fun, History, Wine Fun
03
Aug
2010
Steuben County Fair Whenever I think of the county fair, I'm suddenly a kid again, walking along the dirt path between old wooden buildings, zigzagging around the many booths set up with games of chance and skill and strength, passing the midway and all those whizzing... continue reading
Dave
Events, History
27
Jul
2010
Verticality! Poags Hole Climb - photo by Karen Mellott Not only is it fun to say, it's flat out cool to experience. Just the word itself has a charge to it, like there's all this energy working its way up to the surface, up to the very top of something. There are phrases... continue reading
Dave
Events, Lodging, Outdoor Recreation
20
Jul
2010
Motorcycles in Canisteo - photo by Kiersten Ordway "Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window." I came across the anonymous quote above and three others today that got me thinking about this week's topic. Each of the quotes - like "Four wheels move... continue reading
Dave
Attractions, Events, History, Museums
13
Jul
2010
Hiking - photo by Kirk House A French author once wrote that it "is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves." It's true adventure often affords us the chance to reconnect with the natural world around us and, in the... continue reading
Dave
Camping, Outdoor Recreation
06
Jul
2010
Finger Lakes Trail - photo by Jim Connors It's summer! School's out, the water's warmer, the days longer, and the air feels a little easier to breathe. I don't know about you, but I'm solar-powered and I seem to have this extra gear in summertime, this get out of the... continue reading
Dave
Outdoor Recreation
08
Jun
2010
Parkland Berry Farm There are some activities that just sing of the season, activities that offer hands-on fun for the whole family and the chance not merely to be out in nature, but to connect with it on a very fundamental level. Berry picking is one such activity. I... continue reading
Dave
Attractions, Dining, Family Fun

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