September Events

August

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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 

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.

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

“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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 

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.

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

“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.