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August

Trumansburg Fair

August 23rd, 2016 - August 28th, 2016

Visit trumansburgfairgrounds.info/events/ for more information.

Grapes, Griddles and Vittles at Fox Run

August 24th, 2016

We’ve turned the grapes into wine and steel into a flat top griddle. Chef Brud Holland will provide vittles, which will be an elevated version of the classic grilled cheese. Finger Lakes cheese melted in between two slices of locally made bread, each event will feature a different combination of the two. Taking place on our back patio overlooking the vineyard, the vittles include a side salad for $10. Wine will be for sale by the glass. The event takes place from 5-7 pm on select Wednesdays in July and August. No reservations are required. More information can be found online.

TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical

August 24th, 2016 - September 10th, 2016

Playing August 24 – September 10, 2016 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.; performance times vary. A modern, compelling look at the classic adventure… In 2008, Wall Street told a story of greed, corruption and betrayal. In 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson told the same story. This is a new take on the classic tale – a high-stakes adventure for adults and children alike. TREASURE ISLAND re-examines the essence of heroism, the journey to maturity and the strength of the human spirit in the face of extreme conditions. Rated PG. Tickets may be purchased at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse box office. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 1-800-457-8897, or online at FingerLakesMTF.com/tickets.

Geneva Walkign Tour

August 24th, 2016

This summer the Geneva Historical Society will again offer walking tours of some of Geneva's historic neighborhoods. Discover the many and varied stories of Geneva’s Washington, South Main, and North Main Street neighborhoods with the Historical Society Archivist Karen Osburn this July and August. Tours will run rain or shine on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

On Wednesday, July 13 the tour will run from Pulteney Park to Washington Street Cemetery. Tours on Wednesday, July 27 will go from Pulteney Park down South Main Street to St. Clair Street. These tours will start from Pulteney Park. The tour on August 10 will begin at the Geneva Public Library and cover North Main Street to Lewis Street. On August 24 the tour will start at First Baptist Church at 134 North Main and end at North Street.

All tours start at 7 p.m. and cost $5 per person. Payment can be made in advance at the Historical Society office or at the beginning of the tour. Please bring exact change or a check if you pay the night of the tour. Reservations are preferred, but not required. Call the Geneva Historical Society at 315-789-5151 to make a reservation or for more information.

Thursday Night Summer Concert Series

August 25th, 2016

Join us on Conesus Lake for a free summer concert every Thursday throughout the summer. Concerts begin at 6:00 pm and go until 8pm or 9pm. Wine by the glass, wine by the bottle, wine slushies, and food available for purchase. Don't forget to bring a chair!

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

August 25th, 2016 - September 4th, 2016

8:00 pm at Bristol Valley Theater. Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this chilling new version of the classic tale of good and evil, six actors create a London held in the grip of the barbaric but charismatic Mr. Hyde. Ticket Price: General - $33; Senior (60+) - $31; College - $17; Children 18 & younger - $12

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

August 26th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Workshop with Horses ~ Women Empowerment Weekend Getaway

August 26th, 2016

Mountain Horse Farm B&B and Wellness Retreat August 26-29, 2016 This fun weekend getaway gives you the unique experience of learning by doing in the company of horses. The weekend will include several wellness sessions with and without horses as well as a wine tasting & painting event. The focus will be on learning to put yourself first, setting boundaries, becoming more powerful and self directed, finding inner peace and searching for a greater sense of purpose & passion.

Treleaven's Garden Concert Series feat. Under Construction

August 26th, 2016

Summer is here and those searching for outdoor fun need look no further than The Hangtime, Treleaven’s new outdoor pavilion, where our annual Garden Concert Series will be in full swing.

Enjoy delicious food, wine and craft beer while the tunes carry your cares away! Friday, August 26th will feature Always Under Construction, an Ithaca-based dance band featuring exceptional male and female vocals and harmonies with a mix of rock, blues, country, originals, funk, 50s & 60s and much more!

Local favorite 10-10 BBQ will be whipping up delicious BBQ treats. Wine by the glass or bottle, and local craft beer will be available for purchase. There will also be a painting session with Wine & Design Ithaca which will run from 6-8PM. For one low price receive all the instruction and materials you need to create a masterpiece! Ticket prices are $35 per person and includes 10% off your first bottle of Treleaven wine.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please click to order online > https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/event.php?id=14707. In case of bad weather, please call the winery at 315.364.5100 or check our Facebook page for last minute announcements.

* Seating available, but you may bring your own blankets and chairs. * No outside food or alcohol permitted.

Ruby Shooz

August 27th, 2016

Live Music from 7-10pm by Ruby Shooz

Historic Ghost Walk around the Village

August 27th, 2016

Take a stroll through the Village to the Palmyra Historical Museum and Phelps General Store from 9pm to 11pm. Watch for the spirits of the museums. Cost is $10/person. Tour begins at the Palmyra Historical Museum, 132 Market Street, Palmyra. Groups Welcome. 

(315) 597-6981. 

Sci-Fi Summer: Space Cadets at The Strong

August 27th, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, August 28, 1–4 p.m. Journey to outer space at astronaut training camp. Strap on a pretend jetpack and blast through a variety of physical challenges, including leaping over space rocks. View a glowing cosmos and a variety of light-up toys in the ultraviolet room. Greet a traveling astronaut that space walks through the museum. Included with general museum admission fees.

Music & Mimosas at Hosmer Winery

August 28th, 2016

Spend your Sunday afternoons this summer at Hosmer Winery with live entertainment from Tribal Revival duo, Marc and Tom and fresh made mimosas! Every Sunday until September 4th. Beer and wine also available by the glass and bottle. Live music is free of charge!

Summer Concert Series at the Lighthouse—Matt Chase and Thunder Canyon

August 28th, 2016

Syracuse’s premier authentic modern and traditional country music band--a polished performance sure to become a crowd favorite! 2-4 p.m. FREE. Outdoors on the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum lawn. Bring your own chair. Free shuttle bus from Newark, Lyons, Sodus, and Sodus Point. Refreshments are available at the Lighthouse Concession Stand. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org. Made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants, and Lighthouse Events Sponsors.

Painting & Wine

August 29th, 2016

Canandaigua is located in the beautiful location of the Finger Lakes. Why not create a painting to be reminded you of a special visit while reuniting with an old friend, or taking a little time to laugh and rejuvenate! Join your friends, or come and make new friends, as you paint a reminder of your time here, and maybe grab a glass of NYS wine from our tasting room! You will paint along with the instructor and their guidance to create a painting that is uniquely yours. A sample painting will be will be available to work from as you add your own interpretation! Roll up your sleeves and get creative! Time: 1-3:30pm Location: NYWCC Garden Tent Cost: $45

Pole Position Raceway Team Endurance Race

August 30th, 2016

45 Minutes of Non-Stop racing, with you and a partner, in a tag team pit exchange format. Racing begins at 7:00PM. 20 teams admitted. Registration open today through date of the event. 2 Member Teams: $75 1 Member, 1 Non-Member Teams: $80 2 Non-Member Teams: $85 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes from Pole Position Raceway and Monster Energy. Call Jared at (585) 427-7223 for more information

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

August 31st, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

“History Alive!” Presentation: “The Influenza Epidemic of 1918” by Walter Gable

August 31st, 2016

Part of the Sodus Bay Historical Society's "History Alive!" lecture series. Walter Gable will give an audio-visual presentation on the influenza epidemic of 1918 and discuss how the United States' role in World War I affected the public view of this devastating epidemic both locally and throughout the nation. 6:30 p.m. FREE. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

September

Thursday Night Summer Concert Series

September 1st, 2016

Join us on Conesus Lake for a free summer concert every Thursday throughout the summer. Concerts begin at 6:00 pm and go until 8pm or 9pm. Wine by the glass, wine by the bottle, wine slushies, and food available for purchase. Don't forget to bring a chair!

INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen

September 1st, 2016 - September 4th, 2016

Don't miss the return of the Verizon IndyCar Series to Watkins Glen International, September 1-4! Be here as three-time WGI winner Scott Dixon looks to top Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, and the rest of a talented field for a return trip to Gatorade Victory Lane.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

September 2nd, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Chris Young and Justin Moore

September 3rd, 2016

Saturday, September 3rd Gates open @ 5:30 PM l Show starts @ 7:30 PM $39.50 GA l $54.50 Reserved l $99.50 Gold Circle With five albums to his credit, Chris Young has amassed eight No. 1 singles, 14 Gold/Platinum certifications and performed for audiences ranging from “Good Morning America” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to shows in Australia and Japan. The RCA Records artist is a dynamic live performer who plays sold-out shows packed with hits, including chart toppers “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” and “I’m Comin’ Over.” “Think Of You,” a duet with Cassadee Pope, is Young’s latest No. 1 and fastest rising single of his career. He’s an international ambassador for the genre, a talented songwriter, and a southern gentleman who is frequently declared one of Country Music’s sexiest men by People and Nash Country Weekly magazines. Young is just as well known for his classic baritone as he is for melt-your-heart ballads and is winning audiences across the globe.

Released in November of 2015 and debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Young’s first co-produced album, I’m Comin’ Over, also features the three-week No. 1 smash title track. This fall he’ll embark on the second leg of his headlining “I’m Comin’ Over Tour,” with 25 shows from coast-to-coast. Special guests include Pope, Dan + Shay, and Dustin Lynch. For information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com and follow @ChrisYoungMusic on Twitter and Instagram. Arkansas native and 2014 ACM New Artist of the Year Justin Moore recently released his newest single, “You Look Like I Need a Drink” which is Top 20 and climbing on the Country radio charts.

This follows his second consecutive #1 album release with OFF THE BEATEN PATH. The project produced Justin’s fourth and fifth GOLD-certified #1 hits, “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll.” Combined with two previous GOLD–certified albums, he’s sold over 7 million digital downloads. The Valory Music Co. recording artist has been featured on The Voice, Fox and Friends, Nashville, NFL Rewind, The Washington Post, People Country, USA Today and more. He has earned multiple ACM, ACA and ACC Awards nominations.

In 2015, Justin was direct support on Brad Paisley’s CRUSHIN’ IT WORLD TOUR. Justin will hit the road this summer for Brantley Gilbert’s TAKE IT OUTSIDE TOUR. His new album is scheduled to be released later this year.

Treleaven's Field Day

September 3rd, 2016

What a better way to celebrate the final days of summer than with the best end-of-summer party on the east side of Cayuga Lake! Round up all your family and friends - young and old - and join Treleaven at our second annual Field Day on Saturday, September 3 from 1-9pm. Take in the sounds of the local area’s most prominent rock & roll, swing and funk musicians. The Delta Mike Shaw Band will get the party started at 1PM with their classic 1960’s rock and roll. Central New York’s best country act, Tailor Made will begin at 4pm, followed by headliner, The Jeff Love Band, starting at 7pm. The 11-piece dance band will be cranking out R&B, Latin influence material, swing and funk. Be prepared for a feet-can’t-stop locomotive from the first song!

Food lovers are invited to grab a bite of tasty eats from local food trucks including Alexander’s Food Truck and Over the Moon Grilled Cheeserie, while Meg-A-Moo’s Ice Cream and Silver Street Rd. Kettle Corn will be catering to everyone's sweet tooth. In addition to the great local fare, there will be wine specials, wine slushies and beers on tap, including Cortland Beer Company, Two Goats Brewery, Grist Iron and Bandwagon. There will also be plenty of lawn games for you and your family to enjoy like corn hole and lawn-sized jenga, as well as inflatables for the children.

Admission is $5. Children 12 and under admitted free.

Check our Facebook page or www.TreleavenWines.com for more details about the event, and last minute announcements. There won’t be a better way for your family and friends to toast the end of a great summer!

* Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may bring your own blankets and chairs. * No outside food or alcohol will be permitted.

Tag's Summer Stage Presents Weird Al Sept 4th 2016

September 4th, 2016

CrossRhodes Entertainment and Magic City Productions are proud to make the first major concert announcement for the 2016 Concert Series on the Budweiser Summer Stage at Tag’s. Sunday, September 4th - Weird Al Yankovic brings his zany production to the Stage for one amazing show. Tickets for the Weird Al Yankovic show are $29.50 General Admission, $45.00 Reserved Seating and $75.00 Gold Circle (plus a $4 facility fee). Tickets are available at Tag’s, charge by phone 800-650-TAGS, on-line www.TagsTickets.com. Gates open at 6:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm.

Weird Al

September 4th, 2016

CrossRhodes Entertainment and Magic City Productions are proud to make the first major concert announcement for the 2016 Concert Series on the Budweiser Summer Stage at Tag’s. Sunday, September 4th - Weird Al Yankovic brings his zany production to the Stage for one amazing show.

Tickets for the Weird Al Yankovic show are $29.50 General Admission, $45.00 Reserved Seating, $75.00 Gold Circle (plus a $4 facility fee), or....

The Mandatory Czar VIP Experience $240.20 (plus fees) per ticket package •One (1) Premium Reserved ticket in the first ten (10) rows •After-show Meet & Greet with Weird Al • Invitation to pre-show party in the Mandatory Lounge with our Minister of Propaganda/DJ. Meet fellow comrades. Enlist in entertaining games and contests. Consume snack provisions. Engage in large quantities of Mandatory Fun • Exclusive "Weird Al" CZAR Merchandise Gift •Personally signed Limited-Edition Mandatory World Tour Flag •Special Collector’s Edition of MAD Magazine featuring Al as Guest Editor •Souvenir Tour Laminate and Lanyard • Crowd-free merchandise shopping •On-site concert host The Mandatory VIP Experience $124.10 (plus fees) per ticket package • One (1) premium reserved ticket in the first twenty (20) rows • Invitation to pre-show party in the Mandatory Lounge with our Minister of Propaganda/DJ. Meet fellow comrades. Enlist in entertaining games and contests. Consume snack provisions. Engage in large quantities of Mandatory Fun •Limited-Edition Mandatory World Tour Flag •Special Collector’s Edition of MAD Magazine featuring Al as Guest Editor •Souvenir Tour Laminate and Lanyard • Crowd-free merchandise shopping

On-site concert host Tickets are available at Tag’s, charge by phone 800-650-TAGS, on-line www.TagsTickets.com. Gates open at 6:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm. Weird Al, along with his band of over three decades, has performed thousands of live rock and comedy multimedia shows throughout the world, and will be back on the road in 2016 for The Mandatory Tour. A CrossRhodes Entertainment - Magic City Production To arrange for biographies, phone-ins, photos, TV, live interviews or anything that includes the artist, contact Pat Bauer – pat@tagstickets.com

Music & Mimosas at Hosmer Winery

September 4th, 2016

Spend your Sunday afternoons this summer at Hosmer Winery with live entertainment from Tribal Revival duo, Marc and Tom and fresh made mimosas! Every Sunday until September 4th. Beer and wine also available by the glass and bottle. Live music is free of charge!

Summer Concert Series at the Lighthouse—Starlight Orchestra

September 4th, 2016

All your Big Band favorites (Miller, Dorsey, Goodman, Barnett, Ellington) with great vocal and instrumental soloists. One of the premier big bands in Western New York! 2-4 p.m. FREE. Outdoors on the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum lawn. Bring your own chair. Free shuttle bus from Newark, Lyons, Sodus, and Sodus Point. Refreshments are available at the Lighthouse Concession Stand. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org. Made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants, and Lighthouse Events Sponsors.

Labor Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum

September 5th, 2016

Celebrate Labor Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum! Mention “Rosie the Riveter” and receive a free postcard with admission. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5/Adult; $2.50/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 7th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Wresting Jerusalem

September 7th, 2016 - September 10th, 2016

Set in America, Israel and Palestine, WRESTLING JERUSALEM follows one man’s journey to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 7:30 PM; Tickets on Sale now at hangartheatre.org or 607-274-ARTS.

US Vintage Grand Prix Presented by Jaguar

September 9th, 2016 - September 11th, 2016

Don’t miss the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Jaguar, one of the largest vintage racing events in the nation, featuring historic SVRA (Sportscar Vintage Racing Association) race cars from nearly every era, as Watkins Glen International celebrates its legendary history.

U.S. Vintage Grand Prix

September 9th, 2016 - September 11th, 2016

Don’t miss the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, one of the largest vintage racing events in the nation, featuring historic SVRA (Sportscar Vintage Racing Association) race cars from nearly every era, as Watkins Glen International celebrates its legendary history.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

September 9th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Glorious Grape Day

September 10th, 2016

Grapes, grapes and more grapes. Enjoy wine tastings and complimentary grape treats such as grape pies, frozen grape pops, grape cookies, grape cheesecake, and more. Admission: Free. $4.00 for wine tasting.

Some Like It Hot at Hosmer Winery

September 10th, 2016

Join us for our annual Some Like It Hot event at the winery, Saturday, September 10th from 1PM - 6PM; FREE ADMISSION • Live music from the Jess Novak Band • Local cuisine from Paulie's Global Kitchen • Wine by the glass or bottle. • Local artisans will be showcasing their hand-crafted specialties. • The event is outside overlooking our vineyards and starts at noon. Admission is free. Bring along your lawn chair and plan to spend the afternoon! Phone: 607-869-3393 Website: www.hosmerwinery.com E-Mail: info@hosmerwinery.com

2nd Annual Critter Day

September 10th, 2016

Great family day -- bring the kids !! "Kritter Kris" with birds of prey Cayuga Nature Center -- recued wild life Seneca County 4H Poney Rides 518-524-5456.

Finger Lakes Regional Market

September 10th, 2016

FREE ADMISSION - FREE PARKING Outdoor regional market showcasing the products and experiences of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. September 10, 2016 10 AM - 6 PM Watson Homestead, 9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY (Finger Lakes vendors welcome to apply.) www.simplyfingerlakes.com

Varick Winery's Glorious Grape Day

September 10th, 2016

Grapes, grapes and more grapes.  Enjoy wine tasting and complimentary grape treats such as grape pies, frozen grape pops, grape cookies, grape cheesecake, and more. Admission: Free. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm

Lecture 19th Century Music

September 14th, 2016

The Geneva Historical Society's 2016 Fall Lecture Series will focus on the history of music in Geneva's past, in conjunction with the city-wide exhibit Music in the Key of Geneva.

The lecture series kicks off Wednesday, September 14 at a new time, 7:00 p.m., with Dave Ruch’s “When Music, Like Food Was Local” at the Geneva History Museum. Dave Ruch’s musical presentation creates a compelling window into the self-made entertainment of our ancestors by drawing a direct parallel with the contemporary local-foods movement. In the days before electronic media (and sometimes well after), New Yorkers made their own music just as they provided for their own food. As often as not, this music was "locally sourced," coming from just around the corner rather than around the world. Songs were learned from neighbors, coworkers, elders in the community, grandparents, and other relatives. They were passed down through the generations. Once the phonograph and the radio came into the home, the need to do this diminished greatly, and over time, a long-held tradition with a grand sense of place all but disappears.

Why don't we know anything about this heritage here in New York? Was the repertoire truly "local" and unique, and if so, what did it sound like? Join performer and teaching artist Dave Ruch for a richly researched and highly interactive concert program exploring New York's "heirloom music." A highly participatory presentation, the program also includes images and field recordings from Ruch's research.

Dave Ruch is a Public Scholar for the New York Council for the Humanities and a full-time musician, researcher, and performer who travels regionally and internationally from his home base in Buffalo, New York. He gives hundreds of concerts and workshops each year for schools, music festivals, historical societies, museums, community events and more, and writes for the Huffington Post and his own blog.

The lecture series will continue in October and November with programs and dates to be announced. This program is supported in part by the Samuel B. Williams Fund for Programs in the Humanities.

For more information about the lecture, call the Geneva Historical Society office at 315-789-5151 or visit genevahistoricalsociety.com. The Geneva History Museum is located in the Prouty-Chew House at 543 South Main Street, Geneva, NY. Parking is on the street or in the Trinity Episcopal Church lot across the street.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 14th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 14th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Buffalo Day Trip

September 14th, 2016

This September, the Geneva Historical Society is sponsoring a day trip to Buffalo. The group will begin the day at the Buffalo History Museum. Current exhibits at the museum include Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, My City, and Inside Tim Russert’s Office: If It’s Sunday, It’s Meet the Press. A buffet lunch will be served at the Hamlin House, a restored 1865 mansion. The day will end at the Forest Lawn Cemetery where a costumed guide will step on the bus to lead a tour of the cemetery.

Among Forest Lawn’s noted interments are President Millard Fillmore, Shirley Chisholm and Red Jacket. The trip costs $129 per person. A $60 deposit is required with booking. Final payment is due by July 29. The trip includes motor coach transportation, tour manager, lunch, all admissions, and driver gratuity. The bus will leave from Geneva's Staples Plaza on Wednesday, September 14 at 8:30 a.m. and will return to Geneva around 6:30 p.m. A minimum number of participants are required for the trip to run. Seating is limited so reserve your spot soon. For more information or reservations contact Kerry Lippincott at 789-5151 or director@genevahistoricalsociety.com.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

September 15th, 2016 - October 1st, 2016

Playing September 15 – October 1, 2016 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.; performance times vary. A famous jam session you’ll never forget! On December 4, 1956. A recording session that will go down in history as the one and only time that four legends came together to make music. This is the story of that fateful session between Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. This rock ‘n roll megahit is electrifying! Rated PG. Tickets may be purchased at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse box office. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 1-800-457-8897, or online at FingerLakesMTF.com/tickets.

CLASSIC COUNTRY DINNER SHOW FEATURING DOUBLE CHASE

September 15th, 2016

A mother and son duo that is sure to entertain you with old-style country music of years gone by but not forgotten. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Turkey Dinner Admission $30

For Reservations call Betsy at 607-336-1992 Come Early!! The Hall of Fame is open at 11 a.m.

New Feature: Hayride around the campgrounds. All included in the admission price.

Harvest Music Festival

September 16th, 2016

Join us for this year's celebrated Harvest Music Festival! The two-day event begins Friday, September 16, with the wildly popular Finger Lakes wine and craft beer tasting and a concert in Centerway Square. The festivities continue throughout Saturday, September 17, with the Corning Farmers Market, local food and craft vendors, children's activities, tractor display, shopping and dining incentives and a concert in Centerway Square! Guests will enjoy free musical performances by many local and regional talents throughout Corning's historic downtown during the duration of the two-day event at many different locations.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

September 16th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Make America Rock Again- Saliva, Trapt, Saving Abel, Crazy Town, Alien Ant Farm, Tantric

September 16th, 2016

Friday, September 16, The Make America Rock Again Tour hits the Budweiser Summer Stage at Tags in Big Flats, NY. The Tour features Our Generation’s Hard Rock Chart-Toppers: Trapt OFFICIAL, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazy Town, 12 Stones and Tantric! Gates open at 5:30 PM and show starts at 6:30 PM. Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 27th at 10:00am.

Tickets are available at Tag’s, charge by phone 800-650-TAGS, on-line www.tagstickets.com. Tickets are $24.50 for General Admission. VIP Post Show BBQ and Meet & Greet packages will be available for an additional $50.00. The VIP Post Show BBQ includes a BBQ Buffet, 1 free drink, Meet & Greet with various Make America Rock band members. Introducing the inaugural MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN tour – feeding your need for headbanging American hard rock, coming to a stage in your city this summer! Experience all of your favorite chart-topping bands in your backyard each night: Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazytown, 12 Stones and Tantric.

The MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN tour won’t just include music – the show will be flanked by fun activities for all, including a Red, White & Blue bikini contest! In addition, pre and post-show VIP meet & greets and onsite BBQ’s at select venues will allow fans to meet and hang out with MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN artists one-on-one. A CrossRhodes Entertainment Production To arrange for biographies, phone-ins, photos, TV, live interviews or anything that includes the artist, contact Pat Bauer – pat@tagstickets.com

Workshop with Horses ~ Healing Weekend Getaway

September 16th, 2016

Mountain Horse Farm B&B and Wellness Retreat September 16-19, 2016 This wonderful weekend getaway gives you the unique experience of learning by doing in the company of horses. The weekend will include several wellness sessions with and without horses as well as a wine tasting & painting event. The focus will be on healing, stress management, finding a deeper connection to self, others and nature while searching for a greater sense of purpose and passion. Make it even more relaxing with a massage in our stylish massage room.

The Springwater Music Fair and American Crafts Show - 2 days

September 17th, 2016

This year, unlike in past years, the Fair will be held for two days 9/17& 9/18, with a full spectrum of music including the traditional fiddling music you’ve been coming to hear, mixed in with Folk Americana, Bluegrass, Zydeco, R&B, Cajun and more. Longer performances on two stages. Artisans from across our New York State will also be offering hand-crafted items. Main stage bands: Bobby Henrie & the Goners, Brothers Blue, Howie Lester, Li'l Anne & the Hot Cayenne, The Buddhahood, the Crawdiddies, The Dady Brothers and Watkins & the Rapiers. Admission is $10 per day and children under 10 are free.

Historic Palmyra Murder Tour

September 17th, 2016

This walking tour gives you chills and thrills in the darkened streets of Palmyra. From Market St.. to E. Main St we will discuss the darker side of Palmyra's history. 8pm to 10:30pm. $15 per person with refreshments at the end.

Call for more information: (315) 597-6981 

Leaves & Lobsters on the Lawn at Glenora Wine Cellars

September 17th, 2016 - September 18th, 2016

LEAVES & LOBSTERS ON THE LAWN AT GLENORA WINE CELLARS 5435 State Route 14, Dundee, NY 14837 800-243-5513 info@glenora.com www.glenora.com Event Website: http://www.glenora.com/Events/Leaves-Lobster-on-the-Lawn Tickets go on sale July 11the, 2016 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2016 OR SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2016 12:00PM – 5:00PM Choose between the Lobster Dinner or the Ala Carte Menu!

Lobster Dinner $56.00 plus tax or General Admission $15.00 (tickets are available online at www.glenora.com or over the phone at 800.243.5513) Join us for an unbeatable combination of live music, a panoramic view of Seneca Lake and a lobster bake! Lobster Dinner Ticket holders receive admission to the event, a whole Lobster, ½ doz steamed clams, salt potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, corn bread, rolls, homemade brownies, and iced tea.

General Admission Ticket holders receive admission to the event and live entertainment. -Ala carte menu available (items priced individually). Wine is available by the glass and bottle. Serving food from 12-4pm Music from 1-5pm Saturday’s Band is Bob’s Brother’s Band, playing from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the Vineyard Stage. Sunday’s Band is Diana Jacobs Band, playing from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the Vineyard Stage.

Sonic the Hedgehog's 25th Anniversary at The Strong

September 17th, 2016

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Celebrate the anniversary of the iconic game Sonic the Hedgehog—one of the newest inductees to The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame. Meet and pose for pictures with the speedy title character, watch screenings of the animated television show Sonic Boom, play version of Sonic the Hedgehog in the eGameRevolution exhibit, and create your own Sonic headgear.

The Best of Seneca West Wine Tour

September 17th, 2016

The western shores of Seneca Lake are home to some of the most well-respected wine-makers in the Finger Lakes. On this tour, you will learn their stories and taste the outcome of their commitment and passion to their craft. Our first stop is Kemmeter Winery, the boutique winery of Johannes Rienhardt. Johannes comes from a wine-making family in Germany that has been making wines since the mid 15th century. He left Germany, and moved to the Finger Lakes to express his own vision of fine wine making.

Enjoy an intimate experience with Johannes as he shares with you the progress of his young vineyard, followed by a wine-tasting designed to share with you the personality of the fruit in its purest form. Next, get ready to never think about wieners and burgers the same way again. The FLX Wienery is the special eatery project of couple Christopher Bates and Isabel Bogadtke. Christopher is a Master Sommelier and Isabel was named by Mobil Travel Guide as offering the Best Service in the World. Today, their collaborative energies go into creating Wienery and Burger “Art” bringing together flavors and textures from locally-sourced ingredients that unveil their creations.

From their house-made sausages and freshly ground burgers to their hand-cut fries and chips, get ready for what has been called “arguably the best hot dog stand in the world.” Lunch is paired with selected craft beers from around the globe. After lunch, we make our way up the road to Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards, where we will enjoy a private tasting in the winery. Wiemer is considered one of the top Riesling producers in the United States, and was recognized by Wine & Spirits Magazine as one of the top 100 American wineries for 2014.

We will explore exquisite white varietals followed by examples of vineyard variations in their Cabernet Franc. Our final stop of the day is Red Tail Ridge Winery. Red Tail Ridge is recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast as one of the best producers in the region. Winemaker Nancy Irelan has made a name in the region for exploring grape varieties not seen anywhere else in the region, like the German Dornfelder and the Italian Teroldego in addition to more classic Finger Lakes varietals. Enjoy a private tasting featuring their array of unique wines as the perfect ending to a great day.

Price: $145.00 per person. This price includes the transportation, tasting fees, added services, lunch, and special food pairings. This price is associated with a 5 person total guest count. Alternate pricing and touring options are available for tours that do not meet this minimum.

Departure Locations: This tour runs from 9:30 am-5 pm, depending on pick up location Ithaca pick up available upon request – please call Experience! The Finger Lakes at 607-233-4818 Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, 16 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Geneva on the Lake, 1001 Lochland Rd (Rte 14), Geneva NY 14456 Belhurst Castle, 4069 Westlake Rd., Geneva NY 14456

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 21st, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 21st, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Hide Tanning - Primitive Pursuits Workshop

September 23rd, 2016

This weekend we will learn how our ancestors transformed animal hides into beautiful and durable clothing material. With the spirit of hunting all around us, we will learn to utilize one of the most amazing gifts of the deer- their hide. Participants will have the opportunity to take a deer hide from start to finish, ending with beautiful buckskin, and learning all the steps to get there. We will learn about both Dry and Wet scraping methods of buckskin making, though wet scraping will be the focus of this workshop. Bark tan as well as fur on tanning will also be taught, though participants will not be able to dive into these projects fully, as braintan buckskin requires so much of our time and attention this weekend.

The weekend will be surrounded by gratitude for the deer and all they share with us. Eating venison together, making bone tools, and learning about other uses of this magnificent animal.

If you are a beginner and want to explore the process of natural hide tanning, come join us. If you have tanned hides on your own, or joined us for a past hide workshop, come to push your skills to the next level. Have a finished hide or two that you are ready to make into a beautiful craft? Bring your hides and work under the guidance and inspiration of our experienced crafters. Want to focus on fur-on tanning?

You can choose to focus on this process for the weekend and end up with a finished brain tanned fur-on hide. Whatever your level of skill or experience this workshop will help push you to the next level! FEE: $225 Friday 5:00PM - 8:00PM Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday 9:00AM - 4:00PM (Fee includes all materials 10 Students maximum)

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

September 23rd, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Rose Hill Food & Wine

September 24th, 2016

Rose Hill Mansion Food & Wine Celebration, the Geneva Historical Society’s annual celebration of the region’s food and wine, will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Rose Hill Mansion from 5 to 7 p.m.

As the sun begins to set over Seneca Lake, guests will enjoy the tastes of autumn, with hors d’oeuvres and wine graciously provided by area restaurants and wineries.

Tickets for the evening are $30 per person and will be available at the Geneva Historical Society office beginning August 8. For tickets call 315-789-5151 or go to www.brownpapertickets.com. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Proceeds benefit the Geneva Historical Society.

Rose Hill Mansion is located on 3373 Route 96A just south of Routes 5 & 20 near Geneva.

Falling Leaves Festival

September 24th, 2016

Corning's Native American Council Presents... Falling Leaves Festival An Interactive Pow Wow - Rain or Shine! September 24th Watson Homestead Conference & Retreat Center 9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY 14870 Open Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Join us for Native American social dancing, drums and flute music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, storytelling, food, and more! This event is free and open to the public - rain or shine! Free parking! For more information, visit http://www.watsonhomestead.com/new-events/2016/9/24/falling-leaves-festival or www.fallingleavesfestival.com

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

September 28th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

“History Alive!” Presentation: “A Recent Environmental History of Lake Ontario” by Susan Peterson Gateley.

September 28th, 2016

Part of the Sodus Bay Historical Society's "History Alive!" lecture series. Local author Susan Peterson Gateley will discuss her new book, "Saving The Beautiful Lake: A Quest For Hope," an environmental case study of Lake Ontario, the most stressed great lake- how it got that way, what is being done now and what more must be done to restore it. 6:30 p.m. FREE. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

Food & Wine Lovers Weekend Getaway

September 29th, 2016

Mountain Horse Farm B&B and Wellness Retreat September 29-October 2, 2016 A weekend getaway filled with two 8-hour wine & beer tours, delicious food and a painting event. Read all details on our website.

Tasting Blocks Dinner at Fox Run

September 30th, 2016

Come experience a unique and informative dinner format that takes each guest through the “how-to” elements and the fundamental building blocks of food and wine pairings. At Fox Run we call it “The Tasting Blocks” — 6 recipes, 6 wines and an evening of discussion around the understanding the elements of creating a an exceptional food and wine pairing.

Hosted by winemaker Peter Bell and Chef Brud Holland, Tasting Blocks features two of the Finger Lakes most experienced craftsmen in wine and food in an atmosphere of sharing and collaboration. Due to the nature of this event, the menu cannot be altered for dietary restrictions. We will be hosting one Tasting Blocks Dinner in 2016 on Friday, September 30 at 6:30 pm.

More information can be found online. Reservations must be made by the Tuesday before the desired Friday event online or by calling 315-536-4616. We do require a minimum of 10 seats reserved in order to host the dinner. There is a maximum of 30 seats available. The cost is $60 per person (+tax). Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

September 30th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

October

Alice in Wonderland at The Strong

October 1st, 2016

11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Journey down the rabbit hole to the world of Alice in Wonderland during preview performances by the New York State Ballet. See familiar characters such as Alice, the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts, and more. Showings are in conjunction with Allendale Columbia School where the ballet will also be performed in October.

The Great Cortland Pumpkinfest

October 1st, 2016

Sat. and Sun. Courthouse Park in Cortland is full of pumpkins, crafts, food and entertainment.

Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 1st, 2016

Every Saturday and Sunday in October! Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 for wine tasting. Phone: 315.549.8797

Varick Winery's Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 1st, 2016 - October 2nd, 2016

Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 to taste six wines Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm.

TENDERLY: The Rosemary Clooney Musical

October 5th, 2016 - October 19th, 2016

Playing October 5 - October 19, 2016 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.; performance times vary. Scenes from Rosemary’s life, from childhood to adult. Celebrate the life and musical stylings of one of our country’s finest performers. She was a musical legend. And she had a voice like no other. We are one of the first theatres in the US to present this new musical. Revel in the ups, the downs and that mesmerizing voice as we bring to life the colorful world of Rosemary Clooney. With countless hits and chart-toppers, Rosemary is an American legend and icon. Rated PG. Tickets may be purchased at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse box office. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 1-800-457-8897, or online at FingerLakesMTF.com/tickets.

TENDERLY: The Rosemary Clooney Musical

October 5th, 2016

October 5 - October 19, 2016 Scenes from Rosemary’s life, from childhood to adult. Celebrate the life and musical stylings of one of our country’s finest performers. She was a musical legend. And she had a voice like no other. We are one of the first theatres in the US to present this new musical. Revel in the ups, the downs and that mesmerizing voice as we bring to life the colorful world of Rosemary Clooney. With countless hits and chart-toppers, Rosemary is an American legend and icon. Rated PG.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

October 5th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

October 7th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Mind the Gap

October 7th, 2016 - October 8th, 2016

A celebration of female British pop stars Dusty, Petula, Amy, Adele. 8 PM ; Tickets on sale now at hangartheatre.org or 607-273-ARTS

Varick Winery's Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 8th, 2016 - October 9th, 2016

Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm

Sibyl's Birthday Party

October 8th, 2016

Sibyl was a spiritualist for more than 50 years. You may see a guest show up from time to time that just doesnt seem real. Cost is $20 for everyone or $10 party only. 6:30pm to 9:30pm. An additional gallery reading will be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum $20 per person from 8pm to 10pm. Phelps General Store, 140 Market Street, Palmyra. (315) 597-6981. 

Explorers of the Night at The Strong

October 10th, 2016

This Columbus Day, learn about the creatures who roam the night. Meet nocturnal animals such as a barred owl from the Seneca Park Zoo. Take pictures with storybook characters that love nighttime, including Janell Cannon’s bat Stellaluna and Jan Brett’s hedgehog Hedgie. Visit the echolocation station to find out how bats use sound waves to find their way in the dark. Create a bat hat or paper plate hedgehog to take home. And be delighted by a performance of Winnie the Pooh: The Musical presented at 2 p.m. by the Rochester Association of Performing Arts.

Columbus Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum

October 10th, 2016

Celebrate Columbus Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum! Mention “Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria” and receive a free postcard with admission. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5/Adult; $2.50/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

October 12th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

October 14th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Latin & World Music of Sally Ramirez and Doug Robinson

October 14th, 2016

An evening of world music by celebrated composers from the Latin and European world. 8 PM ; Tickets on sale now at hangartheatre.org or 607.273.ARTS

Varick Winery's Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 15th, 2016 - October 16th, 2016

Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm.

Historic Palmyra's famous Cemetery Walk

October 15th, 2016

Saturday! One night only! October 15th 6pm 7:30pm and 9pm. 1 night only 3 shows $15 per person get 1 full price ticket and a second 1/2 price ticket. Children $8 must be accompanied by an adult. An amazing journey into the land of the dead. You won't want to miss this. Mark your calendars and save the dates. Historic Palmyra (315) 597-6981. 

 

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

October 19th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Finger Lakes Beer Festival

October 21st, 2016 - October 22nd, 2016

Finger Lakes Beer Trail and Watkins Glen International bring you over 30 New York State craft breweries and distilleries. Enjoy live music, food, beer and friends at this unique event.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

October 21st, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Finger Lakes Beer Festival at Watkins Glen International

October 21st, 2016 - October 22nd, 2016

Finger Lakes Beer Trail and Watkins Glen International bring you over 30 New York State craft breweries and distilleries. Enjoy live music, food, beer and friends at this unique event. Each guest receives a commemorative sampling glass with tasting coupons.

Play Ball Gala at The Strong

October 21st, 2016

Attend Rochester’s most playful gala for grown-ups only—the Play Ball! Explore the museum while enjoying great entertainment, live and silent auctions, delicious food, and creative cocktails. Proceeds from The Play Ball benefit The Strong’s educational mission. Fees apply.

Varick Winery's Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 22nd, 2016 - October 23rd, 2016

Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm

The Best of Seneca West Wine Tour

October 22nd, 2016

The western shores of Seneca Lake are home to some of the most well-respected wine-makers in the Finger Lakes. On this tour, you will learn their stories and taste the outcome of their commitment and passion to their craft. Our first stop is Kemmeter Winery, the boutique winery of Johannes Rienhardt. Johannes comes from a wine-making family in Germany that has been making wines since the mid 15th century. He left Germany, and moved to the Finger Lakes to express his own vision of fine wine making.

Enjoy an intimate experience with Johannes as he shares with you the progress of his young vineyard, followed by a wine-tasting designed to share with you the personality of the fruit in its purest form. Next, get ready to never think about wieners and burgers the same way again. The FLX Wienery is the special eatery project of couple Christopher Bates and Isabel Bogadtke. Christopher is a Master Sommelier and Isabel was named by Mobil Travel Guide as offering the Best Service in the World. Today, their collaborative energies go into creating Wienery and Burger “Art” bringing together flavors and textures from locally-sourced ingredients that unveil their creations.

From their house-made sausages and freshly ground burgers to their hand-cut fries and chips, get ready for what has been called “arguably the best hot dog stand in the world.” Lunch is paired with selected craft beers from around the globe. After lunch, we make our way up the road to Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards, where we will enjoy a private tasting in the winery. Wiemer is considered one of the top Riesling producers in the United States, and was recognized by Wine & Spirits Magazine as one of the top 100 American wineries for 2014. We will explore exquisite white varietals followed by examples of vineyard variations in their Cabernet Franc.

Our final stop of the day is Red Tail Ridge Winery. Red Tail Ridge is recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast as one of the best producers in the region. Winemaker Nancy Irelan has made a name in the region for exploring grape varieties not seen anywhere else in the region, like the German Dornfelder and the Italian Teroldego in addition to more classic Finger Lakes varietals. Enjoy a private tasting featuring their array of unique wines as the perfect ending to a great day.

Price: $145.00 per person. This price includes the transportation, tasting fees, added services, lunch, and special food pairings. This price is associated with a 5 person total guest count. Alternate pricing and touring options are available for tours that do not meet this minimum.

Departure Locations: This tour runs from 9:30 am-5 pm, depending on pick up location Ithaca pick up available upon request – please call Experience! The Finger Lakes at 607-233-4818 Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, 16 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Geneva on the Lake, 1001 Lochland Rd (Rte 14), Geneva NY 14456 Belhurst Castle, 4069 Westlake Rd., Geneva NY 14456

Bow Making - Primitive Pursuits Workshop

October 23rd, 2016

We will take bulky pieces of wood and work following the grain to transform them into sleek, efficient hunting tools. Though the staves we use will be pre-harvested, we will learn about tree identification, harvesting, and processing in the context of the bowyer. All aspects of bow making will be covered, and you will leave on Sunday with a finished hunting bow.

The self-bow is one of the most fascinating pieces of primitive technology, in that if shaped the right way a single piece of wood can store enough energy to shoot an arrow deadly enough to take down large game. Through working with your stave you will connect with the wood, the forest, and the ancient skill of bow making that is in all of our shared ancestry. Not only will you walk away with a finished bow, you will have the tools to make more bows on your own.

FEE: $225 Friday 5:00PM - 8:00PM Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday 9:00AM - 4:00PM (Fee includes all materials 15 Students maximum)

BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards

October 26th, 2016

Wednesday's BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards. Buy one, get one, glasses of wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm. FREE live music on our terrace from 6-9pm. Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm. Please visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and more.

Food & Wine Lovers Weekend Getaway

October 27th, 2016

Mountain Horse Farm B&B and Wellness Retreat October 27-30, 2016 A weekend getaway filled with two 8-hour wine & beer tours, delicious food and a painting event. Read all details on our website.

Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run

October 28th, 2016

Enjoy a unique experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate. Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet. Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October. A full list of available dates and more information can be found online at www.foxrunvineyards.com Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online or by calling 315-536-4616. The cost is $45 per person plus tax. Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine) Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.

Varick Winery's Pumpkin Chunkin’

October 29th, 2016 - October 30th, 2016

Release your tensions by hurling pumpkins. Admission: Free. Cost per pumpkin to be determined. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm

M is for Monster

October 29th, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 1 to 4 p.m. Get ready for a ferociously fun time! Stop by Elmo’s World to meet the furry red monster and other creatures. Take pictures and speak with fantastical hand puppet characters. Delight in storybook tales about friendly beasts. Design your own monster using a dice game. Craft a creature on a coffee filter and learn how to make it vanish.

The Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum's Closing Day

October 30th, 2016

Closing Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum’s 32nd season! Receive a free postcard with admission. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5/Adult; $2.50/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members. For more information, call (315) 483-4936 or visit www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

Toddler Trick-or-Treat

October 31st, 2016

10 a.m.–2 p.m. Bring the littlest trick-or-treaters to enjoy Halloween activities and prizes! Come in costume and collect prizes from favorite storybook characters including Little Bo Peep, Red Riding Hood, and others. Dance to Halloween music, play party games, check out books in the Spooky Story Station, and make a creepy craft.

November

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

November 2nd, 2016 - November 19th, 2016

Playing November 2 - November 19, 2016 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.; performance times vary. A song and dance rollercoaster of rock, R&B, jazz and a whole lotta soul! With songs like “Hound Dog,” “Fools Fall In Love,” “Stand By Me,” “Jailhouse Rock” and 35 more, this electrifying musical blows the roof off and brings the house down.

Join us in November and relive a golden age in American music and culture. Lieber and Stoller practically invented rock ‘n roll and SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ isn’t just great music – it’s electrifying musical theatre! Rated PG. Tickets may be purchased at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse box office. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 1-800-457-8897, or online at FingerLakesMTF.com/tickets.

Women Spa Wine & Painting Weekend Getaway

November 3rd, 2016

Mountain Horse Farm B&B and Wellness Retreat November 3-6, 2016 A women only weekend getaway filled with Massages, Wine tasting, Painting event, Essential oils workshop, Sauna sessions, delicious food at The NY Wine & Culinary Center and Roots café, a visit of Wohlschlegel's Maple Syrup Farm and Play & Groom time with our mini horses.

The Best of Seneca West Wine Tour

November 5th, 2016

The western shores of Seneca Lake are home to some of the most well-respected wine-makers in the Finger Lakes. On this tour, you will learn their stories and taste the outcome of their commitment and passion to their craft. Our first stop is Kemmeter Winery, the boutique winery of Johannes Rienhardt. Johannes comes from a wine-making family in Germany that has been making wines since the mid 15th century. He left Germany, and moved to the Finger Lakes to express his own vision of fine wine making. Enjoy an intimate experience with Johannes as he shares with you the progress of his young vineyard, followed by a wine-tasting designed to share with you the personality of the fruit in its purest form. Next, get ready to never think about wieners and burgers the same way again. The FLX Wienery is the special eatery project of couple Christopher Bates and Isabel Bogadtke. Christopher is a Master Sommelier and Isabel was named by Mobil Travel Guide as offering the Best Service in the World. Today, their collaborative energies go into creating Wienery and Burger “Art” bringing together flavors and textures from locally-sourced ingredients that unveil their creations. From their house-made sausages and freshly ground burgers to their hand-cut fries and chips, get ready for what has been called “arguably the best hot dog stand in the world.” Lunch is paired with selected craft beers from around the globe. After lunch, we make our way up the road to Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards, where we will enjoy a private tasting in the winery. Wiemer is considered one of the top Riesling producers in the United States, and was recognized by Wine & Spirits Magazine as one of the top 100 American wineries for 2014. We will explore exquisite white varietals followed by examples of vineyard variations in their Cabernet Franc. Our final stop of the day is Red Tail Ridge Winery. Red Tail Ridge is recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast as one of the best producers in the region. Winemaker Nancy Irelan has made a name in the region for exploring grape varieties not seen anywhere else in the region, like the German Dornfelder and the Italian Teroldego in addition to more classic Finger Lakes varietals. Enjoy a private tasting featuring their array of unique wines as the perfect ending to a great day. Price: $145.00 per person. This price includes the transportation, tasting fees, added services, lunch, and special food pairings. This price is associated with a 5 person total guest count. Alternate pricing and touring options are available for tours that do not meet this minimum.

This tour runs from 9:30 am-5 pm, depending on pick up location. Ithaca pick up available upon request – please call Experience! The Finger Lakes at 607-233-4818 Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, 16 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Geneva on the Lake, 1001 Lochland Rd (Rte 14), Geneva NY 14456 Belhurst Castle, 4069 Westlake Rd., Geneva NY 14456

O Tannenbaum

November 5th, 2016

Tuesdays-Saturdays 10 am-4 pm till December 7. A special holiday celebration that is free to the community, O Tannenbaum displays more than 100 Christmas trees, wreaths, and other items, all of which are up for auction. Visitors can enjoy children's activities, musical performances, and visits with Santa. All proceeds benefit hte Tioga County Historical Society. 607-687-2460

Historic Palmyra's Holiday Bazaar

November 17th, 2016 - November 19th, 2016

Vendors, luncheon, special gifts, antiques and crafts, homemade baked goods. No charge for admittance. Thurs and Fri 10am to 5pm with luncheon at 11:30am until gone (about 1:30pm), Sat 10am to 2pm. 

Holiday Shopping Spree - first weekend

November 18th, 2016 - November 20th, 2016

November 18-20 Celebrate the Holidays early along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Sample food and wine pairings and bring home the matching recipes and a souvenir wine glass. Collect 16 different winery ornaments to adorn your grapevine wreath and cross items off your gift list as you use the Holiday Shoppers Card, worth a potential $80 in savings. On Friday, visit Six Mile Creek, Long Point, Treleaven by King Ferry or Montezuma to start your weekend plans. On Saturday, visit Treleaven by King Ferry and Long Point wineries at a special time, 9:00am. All 16 wineries will participate in the event the rest of the weekend. Make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our grand prizes.

He is Born-A World of Nativities Nov 25-Dec 17

November 25th, 2016

The Hill Cumorah Visitors' Center invites you to come see nativity creches from around the world. These beautiful nativities are on loan from local churches and members of the community. Don't miss this opportunity to see how Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Christ. November 25-December 17

Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

November 27th, 2016

Join us for the lighting of the Centerway Square tree, followed by the Parade of Lights! Takes place on Market and Bridge streets.

December

Black Ash Basket Weaving - Primitive Pursuits Workshop

December 2nd, 2016

Join us for this workshop and explore the process of making Adirondack pack baskets from the beautiful black ash tree. These baskets are functional, durable, and stunning works of art. Learn how to identify the black ash tree and how to properly prepare it for splint making. Experience the process of pounding the wood and peeling up growth rings as we transform this soggy piece of wood into beautiful basket splints Everyone will have the opportunity to make a basket out of black ash, as well as a full size pack basket out of pre-made rattan strips. You will walk away with a beautiful finished basket as well as the tools to take this skill as far as you want!

FEE: $195 Friday 5:00PM - 8:00PM Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday 9:00AM - 4:00PM (Fee includes all materials 15 Students maximum)

Holiday Shopping Spree - second weekend

December 2nd, 2016 - December 4th, 2016

December 2-4 Celebrate the Holidays early along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Sample food and wine pairings and bring home the matching recipes and a souvenir wine glass. Collect 16 different winery ornaments to adorn your grapevine wreath and cross items off your gift list as you use the Holiday Shoppers Card, worth a potential $80 in savings. On Friday, visit Six Mile Creek, Long Point, Treleaven by King Ferry or Montezuma to start your weekend plans. On Saturday, visit Treleaven by King Ferry and Long Point wineries at a special time, 9:00am. All 16 wineries will participate in the event the rest of the weekend. Make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our grand prizes.

Sparkle

December 3rd, 2016

Join Corning's Gaffer District for the 42nd annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season. Featuring horse and wagon rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy craft and food vendors, holiday carolers, and photos with Santa in his Crystal House. A favorite for generations that's not to be missed! This year's event includes the Selfless Elf 5K and ends with fireworks!

Varick Winery's Holiday Happiness

December 10th, 2016

Stock up on all of your favorite Varick Winery Country Store products with holiday savings. Admission: Free. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797 9:30am-6:00pm.

Historic Palmyra Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour

December 10th, 2016

$20 per-sale or $25 at the door. Tour of historic homes in the village of Palmyra and 2 museums. Begin at the William Phelps General Store. Many new homes dating throughout the 1800's (315) 597-6981. 4pm to 8pm. Festive decor, fun, food, and friends. You will be impressed and amazed. 

Holiday Happiness

December 10th, 2016

Stock up on all of your favorite Varick Winery Country Store products with holiday savings. Admission: Free. $4.00 for wine tastings. Phone: 315.549.8797

Holiday Concert with John Berry

December 11th, 2016

The Holiday Concert is an event that you won't want to miss! Celebrate the season with live music from John Berry at the Corning Museum of Glass.

Christmas Open House at the Historic Joseph Smith Sr. Farm Dec 11, 12

December 11th, 2016

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas in a log cabin, sing Christmas carols, play games in an 1830's barn, and other activities. Enjoy a fun event for the whole family. Free. 5:00-8:30 p.m.

Burns Sisters: Home for the Holidays Concert

December 16th, 2016 - December 17th, 2016

Annie and Marie Burns celebrate the holidays at their annual winter concert. 8 PM ; Tickets on sale now at hangartheatre.org or 607.273.ARTS