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October Events

tricks & treats, and spooky fun to be had in the Finger Lakes

Celebrate Halloween all month-long at October Events

Fall is in full swing this month.  No tricks here, just tons of fun events and even the scent of grapes or apples being pressed in the air! Whether you want to take a hay ride, enjoy the fall foliage or find a place to get spooky, we’ve got all the best October events just for you!

Check back often as more events are added throughout the year!

October - 2022
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Events for October 1, 2022 x
12th Annual Fall Garden Symposium
12th Annual Fall Garden Symposium

October 1st

10am – 3pm

12th Annual Fall Garden Symposium

Day-long event featuring a horticultural expert from New York State Historic Parks.  Lunch will be provided.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY through September 27th

man standing next to a pair of oxen
Agricultural Fair

Celebrate the bountiful Western NY harvest as the Museum shines in its finest fall colors! Enjoy livestock and cooking demonstrations, entertainment for the whole family, and browsing for unique finds at the market in the tradition of the country fairs of days gone by.

Finger Lakes Walk to End Alzheimer's

Finger Lakes Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place at Granger Homestead in Canandaigua on October 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. Register at act.alz.org/fingerlakes. Questions and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to Colleen Lukasik, Walk Manager at colukasik@alz.org or by calling 585-257-4476.

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 2, 2022 x
man standing next to a pair of oxen
Agricultural Fair

Celebrate the bountiful Western NY harvest as the Museum shines in its finest fall colors! Enjoy livestock and cooking demonstrations, entertainment for the whole family, and browsing for unique finds at the market in the tradition of the country fairs of days gone by.

music and mimosa graphic
Music & Mimosas - Rachel Beverly

Enjoy live music from Rachel Beverly. We'll also have light fare and charcuterie available for sale to go with your mimosa, wine, or beer. Lawn games and picnic tables are available outside. This event is free admission and all are welcome!

Events for October 3, 2022 x
Colorful Eagle Sculpture in Montezuma Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure

With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.

If you have a love for nature coupled with a thirst for learning; The Montezuma National Wildlife Adventure Tour is the activity for you. A portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

We will delve into the history of this remarkable landmark and how its designation changed over the years, eventually settling on the name: Montezuma.

Get ready to…

♦ See bald eagles in their natural environment
♦ Learn how Montezuma got its name
♦ Explore this preserves’ many marshes & pools
♦ Understand what makes a site like this productive for the many species found at the refuge

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Events for October 4, 2022 x
Mennonite Horse & Carriage
NOT Your Typical Upstate NY Mennonite & Amish Tour

Many Amish & Mennonite families began purchasing farmland throughout the state of New York making the state one of the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the country. The combined population between these (2) groups is approximately 25,000. Penn Yan, NY where, many of them have settled, lies at the north end of the east branch of Keuka Lake.

Our excursion begins just outside of the village of Penn Yan which originally was said to have been contrived from the first syllables of “Pennsylvania” and “Yankee”. These early settlers were from Pennsylvania and the New England area with the latter being known as Yankees.

Offered every Tuesday beginning in May and running through the end of October, this (4.5) hour tour is designed specifically to encourage each guest to participate fully. 

Get ready to…

♦ Journey back to an uncomplicated time
♦ Enjoy the region’s quintessential excursion
♦ Experience an uncommon physical challenge
♦ Absorb the countryside views of rural Yates County
♦ Listen to a descriptive narrative of America’s rail & transportation history
♦ Have the incomparable experience of meeting, eating and talking with a local Mennonite family
♦ Learn & ask questions about the Mennonite & Amish culture of upstate, NY
♦ Explore for yourselves the many Mennonite & Amish markets & country shops

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED 

Events for October 5, 2022 x
sunset with text
FREE Live Music Wednesday Nights at Ventosa 6-9pm, BOGO happy hour 5-6pm

Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.

No table reservations taken. See our website for full artist line-up: https://ventosavineyards.com/events/

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 6, 2022 x
Market Street Social Rocks on Thursday and Fridays
Market Street Social Live at Radisson

Radisson Hotel Corning welcomes in the summer season this June with complimentary, open-air concerts at its stylish outdoor restaurant, Market Street Social.  The “Gateway to the Southern Finger Lakes” boasts Corning’s only alfresco dining and music venue in the heart of the historic Gaffer District where Market Street begins.   This summer, guests and locals alike are invited to immerse themselves in the electric atmosphere of Market Street Social, which offers two concerts a week and new seasonal food and beverage menus.  

Live music nights, aptly named Market Street Social Live, take place twice a week on Thursday and Friday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm (current schedule appears below).  The culinary team spearheaded by Executive Chef Sean Glacken has also introduced a seasonal menu punctuated by plates conducive for sharing.  The kitchen incorporates locally sourced Finger Lakes ingredients, wines, and beers as much as possible.   Highlights from the new menu include fresh strawberry almond salad, Cubano sandwich, scallop and pork belly duet, and sesame crusted ahi tuna.  Reservations are available by contacting 607.962.5000 ext 127.  

 
June
9 – Evan Dillon Solo
10 – Leah Brown
16 – Sam Swanson
17 – Doc Possum
23 – The Ende Brothers
24 – Ampersand
30 – Wendy Owens

July 
1 – Chad Taggart
7 – Virgil Cane
8 – Mike Giannone
14 – Brian Hughes
15 – Blue Eyed
21 – Zach Hamilton
22 – Ampersand
28 – Mike Lucey
29 – Mike Giannone

August
4 – Bad Bear
5 – Chad Taggart
11 – Sam Swanson
12 – Nate Michaels
18 – The Ende Brothers
19 – Project X
25 – Mike Lucey
26 – Ampersand


September
1 – Virgil Cane
2 – Leah Brown
8 – Wendy Owens
9 – Mike Giannone
15 – Kenny Ende
16 – Blue Eyed Soul
22 – Zach Hamilton
23 – Nate Michaels
29 – Evan Dillon Solo
30 – Anton Flint

October
6 – Sam Swanson
7 – Leah Brown
 

More about Radisson Hotel Corning: 
Radisson Hotel Corning was ranked as one of the nation’s three best Radisson Hotels by the 2019 U.S. News & World Report.  Managed by Core Hotels & Resorts, this property is the only full-service hotel in the Finger Lakes region and the area’s preeminent destination for conferences, banquets, and events.  On-site outlets include Grill 1-2-5 and Steuben Bar, favorites of both guests and locals, and Market Street Social, a seasonal outdoor dining and entertainment hot spot. Positioned prominently in the heart of the historic Gaffer District, Radisson Hotel Corning offers stylish guestrooms and 8,000 sq. ft of meeting and event space just steps away from the unique shops and restaurants of famed Market Street and the world-famous Corning Museum of Glass.  The hotel is less than an hour from more than 100 Finger Lakes-region wineries and just 15 minutes from Elmira Corning Regional Airport. For more info, visit https://www.radisson.com/corningny or call (607) 962-5000.  Radisson Hotel Corning: 125 Denison Pkwy E, Corning, NY 14830.  

A Return To Yesteryear
A Return To Yesteryear

Come see with us as we wax nostalgic to recall the days of yesteryear.  This fact-based 1) hour tour walking tour will take you to and fro as we cover captivating stories and timely events of days gone by.  Along the way we will see and hear about multiple homes and buildings in and around Canandaigua’s unusually wide main street district that foretells of history in the making.

For full tour details please visit for availability:  https://www.flfoodtours.com/a-return-to-yesteryear/

Events for October 7, 2022 x
Market Street Social Rocks on Thursday and Fridays
Market Street Social Live at Radisson

Radisson Hotel Corning welcomes in the summer season this June with complimentary, open-air concerts at its stylish outdoor restaurant, Market Street Social.  The “Gateway to the Southern Finger Lakes” boasts Corning’s only alfresco dining and music venue in the heart of the historic Gaffer District where Market Street begins.   This summer, guests and locals alike are invited to immerse themselves in the electric atmosphere of Market Street Social, which offers two concerts a week and new seasonal food and beverage menus.  

Live music nights, aptly named Market Street Social Live, take place twice a week on Thursday and Friday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm (current schedule appears below).  The culinary team spearheaded by Executive Chef Sean Glacken has also introduced a seasonal menu punctuated by plates conducive for sharing.  The kitchen incorporates locally sourced Finger Lakes ingredients, wines, and beers as much as possible.   Highlights from the new menu include fresh strawberry almond salad, Cubano sandwich, scallop and pork belly duet, and sesame crusted ahi tuna.  Reservations are available by contacting 607.962.5000 ext 127.  

 
June
9 – Evan Dillon Solo
10 – Leah Brown
16 – Sam Swanson
17 – Doc Possum
23 – The Ende Brothers
24 – Ampersand
30 – Wendy Owens

July 
1 – Chad Taggart
7 – Virgil Cane
8 – Mike Giannone
14 – Brian Hughes
15 – Blue Eyed
21 – Zach Hamilton
22 – Ampersand
28 – Mike Lucey
29 – Mike Giannone

August
4 – Bad Bear
5 – Chad Taggart
11 – Sam Swanson
12 – Nate Michaels
18 – The Ende Brothers
19 – Project X
25 – Mike Lucey
26 – Ampersand


September
1 – Virgil Cane
2 – Leah Brown
8 – Wendy Owens
9 – Mike Giannone
15 – Kenny Ende
16 – Blue Eyed Soul
22 – Zach Hamilton
23 – Nate Michaels
29 – Evan Dillon Solo
30 – Anton Flint

October
6 – Sam Swanson
7 – Leah Brown
 

More about Radisson Hotel Corning: 
Radisson Hotel Corning was ranked as one of the nation’s three best Radisson Hotels by the 2019 U.S. News & World Report.  Managed by Core Hotels & Resorts, this property is the only full-service hotel in the Finger Lakes region and the area’s preeminent destination for conferences, banquets, and events.  On-site outlets include Grill 1-2-5 and Steuben Bar, favorites of both guests and locals, and Market Street Social, a seasonal outdoor dining and entertainment hot spot. Positioned prominently in the heart of the historic Gaffer District, Radisson Hotel Corning offers stylish guestrooms and 8,000 sq. ft of meeting and event space just steps away from the unique shops and restaurants of famed Market Street and the world-famous Corning Museum of Glass.  The hotel is less than an hour from more than 100 Finger Lakes-region wineries and just 15 minutes from Elmira Corning Regional Airport. For more info, visit https://www.radisson.com/corningny or call (607) 962-5000.  Radisson Hotel Corning: 125 Denison Pkwy E, Corning, NY 14830.  

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 8, 2022 x
The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Fall Fest at The Windmill
Fall Fest at The Windmill

The Windmill’s Fall Fest will take place two days, the Saturday and Monday of Columbus Day weekend. Activities will include pumpkin and face painting for the kiddos, Caricature art by Devon Rose, a petting zoo with live reindeer, etc. There will also be a scarecrow contest, pumpkin contest, featured Fall foods and beverages, a lamb exhibition and spinning demonstration as well as vendor demonstrations. Organ grinder Jean Orcutt will be on hand to entertain the kids. Nate Michaels and the FLX Alpine Band will perform. If that is not enough, enjoy some great shopping while you are here!

Vinayard photo with harvester and dog
Columbus Day Celebration at Hosmer Winery

IT’S A HOLIDAY WEEKEND SO WE’RE CELEBRATING!

Holiday weekends are something to celebrate here at Hosmer Winery so that’s exactly what we’re doing! Blowin' Smoke BBQ Food Truck will be onsite. We’ll have wine, beer, slushies, and cider for purchase as well as light fare.

This event is free admission and everyone is welcome. Get ready to dance the day away surrounded by our vineyards. 1-5pm.

Events for October 9, 2022 x
music and mimosa graphic
Music & Mimosas - Tribal Revival Duo

Our last Music & Mimosas of the season! Join us for live music from Tribal Revival Duo: Marc & Tom. Fresh mimosas and tunes all afternoon! 

Women’s Voices that impacted Frederick Douglass
Women’s Voices that impacted Frederick Douglass

October 9th

2pm – 4pm

Women’s Voices that impacted Frederick Douglass

Tickets available online & at admissions

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $10.00     |     Pre-sale Online (online sales through October 6th, after this date you can purchase tickets

music & mimosas graphic
Music & Mimosas - Tribal Revival Duo

Our last Music & Mimosas of the season! Join us for live music from Tribal Revival Duo: Marc & Tom. Fresh mimosas and tunes all afternoon! 

Events for October 10, 2022 x
Fall Fest at The Windmill
Fall Fest at The Windmill

The Windmill’s Fall Fest will take place two days, the Saturday and Monday of Columbus Day weekend. Activities will include pumpkin and face painting for the kiddos, Caricature art by Devon Rose, a petting zoo with live reindeer, etc. There will also be a scarecrow contest, pumpkin contest, featured Fall foods and beverages, a lamb exhibition and spinning demonstration as well as vendor demonstrations. Organ grinder Jean Orcutt will be on hand to entertain the kids. Nate Michaels and the FLX Alpine Band will perform. If that is not enough, enjoy some great shopping while you are here!

Colorful Eagle Sculpture in Montezuma Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure

With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.

If you have a love for nature coupled with a thirst for learning; The Montezuma National Wildlife Adventure Tour is the activity for you. A portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

We will delve into the history of this remarkable landmark and how its designation changed over the years, eventually settling on the name: Montezuma.

Get ready to…

♦ See bald eagles in their natural environment
♦ Learn how Montezuma got its name
♦ Explore this preserves’ many marshes & pools
♦ Understand what makes a site like this productive for the many species found at the refuge

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Events for October 11, 2022 x
Mennonite Horse & Carriage
NOT Your Typical Upstate NY Mennonite & Amish Tour

Many Amish & Mennonite families began purchasing farmland throughout the state of New York making the state one of the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the country. The combined population between these (2) groups is approximately 25,000. Penn Yan, NY where, many of them have settled, lies at the north end of the east branch of Keuka Lake.

Our excursion begins just outside of the village of Penn Yan which originally was said to have been contrived from the first syllables of “Pennsylvania” and “Yankee”. These early settlers were from Pennsylvania and the New England area with the latter being known as Yankees.

Offered every Tuesday beginning in May and running through the end of October, this (4.5) hour tour is designed specifically to encourage each guest to participate fully. 

Get ready to…

♦ Journey back to an uncomplicated time
♦ Enjoy the region’s quintessential excursion
♦ Experience an uncommon physical challenge
♦ Absorb the countryside views of rural Yates County
♦ Listen to a descriptive narrative of America’s rail & transportation history
♦ Have the incomparable experience of meeting, eating and talking with a local Mennonite family
♦ Learn & ask questions about the Mennonite & Amish culture of upstate, NY
♦ Explore for yourselves the many Mennonite & Amish markets & country shops

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED 

Events for October 12, 2022 x
sunset with text
FREE Live Music Wednesday Nights at Ventosa 6-9pm, BOGO happy hour 5-6pm

Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.

No table reservations taken. See our website for full artist line-up: https://ventosavineyards.com/events/

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 13, 2022 x
A Return To Yesteryear
A Return To Yesteryear

Come see with us as we wax nostalgic to recall the days of yesteryear.  This fact-based 1) hour tour walking tour will take you to and fro as we cover captivating stories and timely events of days gone by.  Along the way we will see and hear about multiple homes and buildings in and around Canandaigua’s unusually wide main street district that foretells of history in the making.

For full tour details please visit for availability:  https://www.flfoodtours.com/a-return-to-yesteryear/

A Return To Yesteryear
A Return To Yesteryear

Come see with us as we wax nostalgic to recall the days of yesteryear.  This fact-based 1) hour tour walking tour will take you to and fro as we cover captivating stories and timely events of days gone by.  Along the way we will see and hear about multiple homes and buildings in and around Canandaigua’s unusually wide main street district that foretells of history in the making.

For full tour details please visit for availability:  https://www.flfoodtours.com/a-return-to-yesteryear/

Events for October 14, 2022 x
The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Mansion Mysteries
Mansion Mysteries

October 14th – 16th & 21st – 22nd

See website for times

Mansion Mysteries

Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY (online sales through the Wednesday before the event weekend)

 

Events for October 15, 2022 x
Mansion Mysteries
Mansion Mysteries

October 14th – 16th & 21st – 22nd

See website for times

Mansion Mysteries

Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY (online sales through the Wednesday before the event weekend)

 

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 16, 2022 x
Mansion Mysteries
Mansion Mysteries

October 14th – 16th & 21st – 22nd

See website for times

Mansion Mysteries

Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY (online sales through the Wednesday before the event weekend)

 

Events for October 17, 2022 x
Colorful Eagle Sculpture in Montezuma Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure

With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.

If you have a love for nature coupled with a thirst for learning; The Montezuma National Wildlife Adventure Tour is the activity for you. A portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

We will delve into the history of this remarkable landmark and how its designation changed over the years, eventually settling on the name: Montezuma.

Get ready to…

♦ See bald eagles in their natural environment
♦ Learn how Montezuma got its name
♦ Explore this preserves’ many marshes & pools
♦ Understand what makes a site like this productive for the many species found at the refuge

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Events for October 18, 2022 x
Mennonite Horse & Carriage
NOT Your Typical Upstate NY Mennonite & Amish Tour

Many Amish & Mennonite families began purchasing farmland throughout the state of New York making the state one of the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the country. The combined population between these (2) groups is approximately 25,000. Penn Yan, NY where, many of them have settled, lies at the north end of the east branch of Keuka Lake.

Our excursion begins just outside of the village of Penn Yan which originally was said to have been contrived from the first syllables of “Pennsylvania” and “Yankee”. These early settlers were from Pennsylvania and the New England area with the latter being known as Yankees.

Offered every Tuesday beginning in May and running through the end of October, this (4.5) hour tour is designed specifically to encourage each guest to participate fully. 

Get ready to…

♦ Journey back to an uncomplicated time
♦ Enjoy the region’s quintessential excursion
♦ Experience an uncommon physical challenge
♦ Absorb the countryside views of rural Yates County
♦ Listen to a descriptive narrative of America’s rail & transportation history
♦ Have the incomparable experience of meeting, eating and talking with a local Mennonite family
♦ Learn & ask questions about the Mennonite & Amish culture of upstate, NY
♦ Explore for yourselves the many Mennonite & Amish markets & country shops

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED 

Events for October 19, 2022 x
sunset with text
FREE Live Music Wednesday Nights at Ventosa 6-9pm, BOGO happy hour 5-6pm

Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.

No table reservations taken. See our website for full artist line-up: https://ventosavineyards.com/events/

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 20, 2022 x
A Return To Yesteryear
A Return To Yesteryear

Come see with us as we wax nostalgic to recall the days of yesteryear.  This fact-based 1) hour tour walking tour will take you to and fro as we cover captivating stories and timely events of days gone by.  Along the way we will see and hear about multiple homes and buildings in and around Canandaigua’s unusually wide main street district that foretells of history in the making.

For full tour details please visit for availability:  https://www.flfoodtours.com/a-return-to-yesteryear/

Events for October 21, 2022 x
woman standing in front of a stone wall in the dark
Spirits of the Past

As you depart from the Toll House with your guide, the once familiar and welcoming Historic Village becomes strange and ominous. The hour you spend traveling paths less trodden and seeing things you never will in the daylight may seem to go on forever. Groups of about 25 brave souls will depart from the Toll House every ten minutes (get your token at admission when you arrive). Spirits of the Past: A Walk in the Dark runs for two weekends in 2022:

Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23

Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Mansion Mysteries
Mansion Mysteries

October 14th – 16th & 21st – 22nd

See website for times

Mansion Mysteries

Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY (online sales through the Wednesday before the event weekend)

 

Events for October 22, 2022 x
woman standing in front of a stone wall in the dark
Spirits of the Past

As you depart from the Toll House with your guide, the once familiar and welcoming Historic Village becomes strange and ominous. The hour you spend traveling paths less trodden and seeing things you never will in the daylight may seem to go on forever. Groups of about 25 brave souls will depart from the Toll House every ten minutes (get your token at admission when you arrive). Spirits of the Past: A Walk in the Dark runs for two weekends in 2022:

Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23

Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30

Mansion Mysteries
Mansion Mysteries

October 14th – 16th & 21st – 22nd

See website for times

Mansion Mysteries

Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $25/Members     |     $30/Non-members     |     Pre-sale Online Ticket Sales ONLY (online sales through the Wednesday before the event weekend)

 

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 23, 2022 x
woman standing in front of a stone wall in the dark
Spirits of the Past

As you depart from the Toll House with your guide, the once familiar and welcoming Historic Village becomes strange and ominous. The hour you spend traveling paths less trodden and seeing things you never will in the daylight may seem to go on forever. Groups of about 25 brave souls will depart from the Toll House every ten minutes (get your token at admission when you arrive). Spirits of the Past: A Walk in the Dark runs for two weekends in 2022:

Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23

Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30

Events for October 24, 2022 x
Colorful Eagle Sculpture in Montezuma Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure

With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.

If you have a love for nature coupled with a thirst for learning; The Montezuma National Wildlife Adventure Tour is the activity for you. A portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

We will delve into the history of this remarkable landmark and how its designation changed over the years, eventually settling on the name: Montezuma.

Get ready to…

♦ See bald eagles in their natural environment
♦ Learn how Montezuma got its name
♦ Explore this preserves’ many marshes & pools
♦ Understand what makes a site like this productive for the many species found at the refuge

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Events for October 25, 2022 x
Mennonite Horse & Carriage
NOT Your Typical Upstate NY Mennonite & Amish Tour

Many Amish & Mennonite families began purchasing farmland throughout the state of New York making the state one of the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the country. The combined population between these (2) groups is approximately 25,000. Penn Yan, NY where, many of them have settled, lies at the north end of the east branch of Keuka Lake.

Our excursion begins just outside of the village of Penn Yan which originally was said to have been contrived from the first syllables of “Pennsylvania” and “Yankee”. These early settlers were from Pennsylvania and the New England area with the latter being known as Yankees.

Offered every Tuesday beginning in May and running through the end of October, this (4.5) hour tour is designed specifically to encourage each guest to participate fully. 

Get ready to…

♦ Journey back to an uncomplicated time
♦ Enjoy the region’s quintessential excursion
♦ Experience an uncommon physical challenge
♦ Absorb the countryside views of rural Yates County
♦ Listen to a descriptive narrative of America’s rail & transportation history
♦ Have the incomparable experience of meeting, eating and talking with a local Mennonite family
♦ Learn & ask questions about the Mennonite & Amish culture of upstate, NY
♦ Explore for yourselves the many Mennonite & Amish markets & country shops

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED 

Events for October 26, 2022 x
sunset with text
FREE Live Music Wednesday Nights at Ventosa 6-9pm, BOGO happy hour 5-6pm

Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.

No table reservations taken. See our website for full artist line-up: https://ventosavineyards.com/events/

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 27, 2022 x
A Return To Yesteryear
A Return To Yesteryear

Come see with us as we wax nostalgic to recall the days of yesteryear.  This fact-based 1) hour tour walking tour will take you to and fro as we cover captivating stories and timely events of days gone by.  Along the way we will see and hear about multiple homes and buildings in and around Canandaigua’s unusually wide main street district that foretells of history in the making.

For full tour details please visit for availability:  https://www.flfoodtours.com/a-return-to-yesteryear/

Events for October 28, 2022 x
The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

Events for October 29, 2022 x
Trick or Treat
Trick or Treat at The Windmill

We will host our annual Trick or Treat. The kiddos can stroll our market and visit our vendors for Halloween treats! The popular Dancing Witches of the Southern Tier will perform at 1:00 and 1:30.

haunted wine walk crew in costumes
Haunted Wine Walk at Hosmer Winery

It's back. It's bigger. It's scarier! An entire weekend of spooky wine and food pairings at Hosmer Winery. This is a ticketed event. More information and tickets will be released closer to the event.

The North Shore Lakefront Tour
The North Shore Lakefront Tour

Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!  With (11) Finger Lakes to choose from in upstate New York, it only seemed fitting to feature a distinctive old/new lakefront area tour of the 4th largest of those Finger Lakes: scenic and panoramic Canandaigua Lake.

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in the United States, the rolling hills, coupled with nature’s own majestic splendor, it’s been deemed the “Gem of the Finger Lakes.” This awe-worthy experience includes a delectable farm to table lunch, a tour of NY Kitchen, historical facts, and lakefront history all sprinkled into one leisurely, fun-filled afternoon!

The Dancing Witches of The Southern Tier
The Dancing Witches of the Southern Tier

The witches are back! The popular Dancing Witches of The Southern Tier will be performing at 1:00 and 1:30. Don’t worry! It’s just for fun. There is no Hocus Pocus!

Events for October 30, 2022 x
haunted wine walk crew in costumes
Haunted Wine Walk at Hosmer Winery

It's back. It's bigger. It's scarier! An entire weekend of spooky wine and food pairings at Hosmer Winery. This is a ticketed event. More information and tickets will be released closer to the event.

Haunted Stroll
Haunted Stroll

October 30th

5:30pm – 8:30pm

Haunted Stroll

Stroll through the gardens and encounter witches, goblins and ghouls!

Tickets available online & at admissions

https://www.sonnenberg.org/events/

Admission $10.00     |     $5.00 (3-15 years old)     |     Free (Under 3 years old)     |     Pre-sale Online (online sales through October 27th, after this date you can purchase tickets at the Admissions Booth)

Events for October 31, 2022 x
Colorful Eagle Sculpture in Montezuma Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure

With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.

If you have a love for nature coupled with a thirst for learning; The Montezuma National Wildlife Adventure Tour is the activity for you. A portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

We will delve into the history of this remarkable landmark and how its designation changed over the years, eventually settling on the name: Montezuma.

Get ready to…

♦ See bald eagles in their natural environment
♦ Learn how Montezuma got its name
♦ Explore this preserves’ many marshes & pools
♦ Understand what makes a site like this productive for the many species found at the refuge

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

01
Oct 2022
October 1st
151 Charlotte Street
10:00am
01
Oct 2022
Thru
02
Oct 2022
1410 Flint Hill Road
10:00 am
(585)-538-6822
01
Oct 2022
Finger Lakes Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place at Granger Homestead in Canandaigua on October 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. Register at act.alz.org/fingerlakes.
295 N. Main Street
9 a.m.
(585)-257-4476
01
Oct 2022
Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!
800 S Main St.
12:00 PM
02
Oct 2022
Enjoy live music from Rachel Beverly. We'll also have light fare and charcuterie available for sale to go with your mimosa, wine, or beer. Lawn games and picnic tables are available outside.
7020 State Route 89
1pm
(607)-869-3393
03
Oct 2022
With the many options of things to do in the Finger Lakes, nothing comes close to this one-of-kind wildlife tour of all the attractions in upstate NY.
3395 US-20
1:00 PM
04
Oct 2022
Many Amish & Mennonite families began purchasing farmland throughout the state of New York making the state one of the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the country.
2039 Havens Corners Rd.
9:30 AM
05
Oct 2022
Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.
3440 Rt 96a
5:00 PM
(315)-719-0000
05
Oct 2022
Have a taste for travel? The Finger Lakes Region is a vast area beckoning the adventurous traveler to be explored and enjoyed!
800 S Main St.
12:00 PM
06
Oct 2022
Thru
07
Oct 2022
Radisson Hotel Corning welcomes in the summer season this June with complimentary, open-air concerts at its stylish outdoor restaurant, Market Street Social.
125 Denison Pkwy E, Corning, NY 14830
6:00PM