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Calendar of Events in the Finger Lakes

Festivals, Happy Hour, Live Music, Theatre, and More!

It doesn’t matter what your interests are or who you’re in the Finger Lakes with, you can always find a great event to enrich your time in the region with those you care about. 

Events take place all year round in the Finger Lakes region. From lakeside (and on the lake) events in the summer to harvest activities in the fall, snowmobiling or snowshoeing in the winter, and festivals in the springtime! Step inside a glassmaker’s studio to blow your own glass, stroll Main Street on a food tour, or gather for live music and theater performances. Browse the list of Finger Lakes events below or search the specific dates you will be visiting to see everything going on in the region.

Great Events that Happen Every Year

Below, you will find dozens of great events happening throughout the year with many of them happening annually. If you have memories of favorite annual Finger Lakes events from childhood such as cardboard boat regattas, hot air balloon festivals, cheese, apple or pumpkin festivals, to name a few, it’s likely that event that still takes place or, has likely improved your enjoyment. If you see a special event that piques your interest but can’t make it, click on the event anyway, it might be coming back next year!

Events Added Daily

Make sure to check back frequently to see if any other great events have been added. Events are added daily by businesses from every sector and interest so if there is nothing that sparks your interest now, there very well could be soon!
 

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Events for May 1, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

The King and I
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I

Elmira Savings Bank Broadway Series 
2018-2019 Season at the Clemens Center
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s
THE KING AND I

Two worlds collide in this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, based on the 2015 Tony Award®-winning Lincoln Center Theater production. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” and “Something Wonderful.”

Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. THE KING AND I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine).

Take a peek…KingAndIMusical.com

Events for May 2, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Art Explorers’ Story Hour
Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Patterns in Nature

The Rockwell believes that museums act as community centers – a place for safe and authentic arts experiences for all audiences. That’s why we’re proud to once again partner with the Southeast Steuben County Library for Art Explorers’ Story Hour.

On the first Thursday of each month, Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell reads beloved stories thematically linked to The Rockwell’s art collection. This month, hear Bees, Snails and Peacock Tails by Betsy Franco – then explore and socialize with games and activities, connecting little ones to authentic arts experiences through storytime and un-plugged play.

Attendees are invited to explore the Museum after Story Hour for free, including a visit to the hands-on KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab at no charge. 

Contact the Rockwell Museum Education Department with questions: 607.974.4707

Free and open to pre-school age children and their caregivers 
No registration required

World Video Game Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
World Video Game Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Be part of the excitement when the 2019 video game honorees are revealed in a public ceremony. Included with general museum admission. 

Events for May 3, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

COME EAT WITH US
Calling All Foodie Enthusiasts

Ready to have your seeing, hearing, smelling & tasting senses aroused?  “COME EAT WITH US” at Finger Lakes Food Tours as we stroll through historic Uptown Canandaigua eating…exploring…and enjoying The Chosen Spot’s hot foodie scene with a professional “local” guide.  Join us on opening day:  May 3, 2019.  

 

Tours are held every Friday & Saturday from May-November 2019.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Book Now www.FLFoodTours.com or call:  888.302.1880

May 3-5
27th Annual Wine & Herb Event on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Drink. Eat. Garden Repeat. Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect the potted herbs and veggies featured in all 14 food samples along with the matching recipe collection.

 

As you savor herb-prepared cuisine, you’ll be offered a wine that compliments that dish and be able to take home the recipes, so that you can be the highlight at your next get together. You’ll also be offered up to 3 additional wine tastings.

 

2019 Herbs: Dill, Sage, Cilantro, Lettuce, Bell Pepper, Lavender, Basil, Jalapeno Pepper, Oregano, Thyme, Tomato, Parsley, Peppermint, Eggplant.

 


 

Event Hours:

 

Friday 1-5pm, the following wineries are participating:
Long Point
Montezuma
Six Mile Creek

 

Saturday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.

 

Tickets:

 

Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

 

Single tickets are $45 (plus tax) and includes:

 

  • 1 souvenir wine glass
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery  
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery
  • 1 garden guide
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Couples tickets are $65 (plus tax) and include: 

 

  • 2 souvenir wine glasses
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery, per person
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery, per person
  • 1 garden guide 
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $22.50 for a single (plus tax), $52.50 for a couple (plus tax). A couple’s DD ticket consists of one person who drinks and one person who does not.

 

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available per weekend.

 

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

 

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass(es), plant carrier, garden plan and the front, back and ring to your recipe collection.

PRESS CONFERENCE: May 3, 8:45 a.m. The 5th Nitrate Picture Show Program Reveal

The George Eastman Museum is hosting the 5th Nitrate Picture Show this weekend (May 3–5) and will welcome hundreds of international visitors to Rochester to experience cinema in its purest form on the big screen. The Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum is the only theater outside of California that can project nitrate films in the United States and one of only a handful in the world. The 3-day festival attracts visitors from across the globe; 20 different countries outside of the US will be represented this year. Over the past five years, the festival has attracted more than 1,400 visitors from 25 different countries.

The titles of the 10 programs that will be screened have been kept secret and will be revealed to festival attendees for the first time at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 3. People have traveled across the country and the world to get here with only the knowledge that they will be seeing some of the best nitrate prints from archives around the world. Over the past three years, festival goers have experienced such films as Casablanca, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Phantom of the Opera, Portrait of Jennie, and Anchors Aweigh. To be among the first to hear the program revealed, join us at 8:45 a.m. on Friday.

WHO: The George Eastman Museum/ The 5th Nitrate Picture Show

WHAT: The film titles that will be screened over the weekend have been kept a secret until the festival begins at 9 a.m. Friday. The official program reveal will take place during the press conference. Single-screening tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. for each of the 10 programs, $20 general admission/ $18 for students and museum members/ $5 for ages 17 and under.

WHEN: Friday, May 3

TIME: 8:45 a.m.–9:15 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.)

WHERE: The Dryden Theatre, 900 East Avenue, Rochester

SPEAKERS:

  • Festival Directors, Jared Case and Deborah Stoiber (George Eastman Museum)
  • Nitrate Picture Show Social Media Correspondent, James David Patrick (Cinema Shame)

PHOTO/ INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Festival Executive Team, Jared Case, Deborah Stoiber
  • Festival Founder, and Silent Cinema author, Paolo Cherchi Usai
  • Festival pass holders discovering program titles for the 5th Nitrate Picture Show
  • International visitors in the Dryden Lobby and Dryden Theatre reacting to the program reveal
  • Nitrate prints on benches as part of the Nitrate Touch demo in the Potter Peristyle for an up-close look at nitrate


MEDIA RSVP: Please contact Kellie Fraver, Public Relations Manager, George Eastman Museum, at kfraver@eastman.org, (585) 327-4813 or (585) 314-1552 (mobile).

New release wines at Buttonwood Grove
Premium Tastings at Buttonwood Grove - New Vintages!

Blue skies and sunny afternoons on the deck - spring is here! Join us for a premium seated tasting of our newest vintages, expertly paired with tasty tidbits of specially selected food samples.  Led by our fun and informative staff, our interactive premium pairing events offer a whole new dimension in wine tasting.  You'll learn about our wines and winery, the Finger Lakes region, and how to pair food and wine.  Tickets are required. Tastings are limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and start promptly at 3:00 PM.  Please allow 1 hour for your visit.  Wine Club members receive a 50% discount on tickets. 

TASTINGS MAY TAKE PLACE ON OUR COVERED DECK, DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER.  

Events for May 4, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

May 3-5
27th Annual Wine & Herb Event on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Drink. Eat. Garden Repeat. Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect the potted herbs and veggies featured in all 14 food samples along with the matching recipe collection.

 

As you savor herb-prepared cuisine, you’ll be offered a wine that compliments that dish and be able to take home the recipes, so that you can be the highlight at your next get together. You’ll also be offered up to 3 additional wine tastings.

 

2019 Herbs: Dill, Sage, Cilantro, Lettuce, Bell Pepper, Lavender, Basil, Jalapeno Pepper, Oregano, Thyme, Tomato, Parsley, Peppermint, Eggplant.

 


 

Event Hours:

 

Friday 1-5pm, the following wineries are participating:
Long Point
Montezuma
Six Mile Creek

 

Saturday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.

 

Tickets:

 

Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

 

Single tickets are $45 (plus tax) and includes:

 

  • 1 souvenir wine glass
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery  
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery
  • 1 garden guide
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Couples tickets are $65 (plus tax) and include: 

 

  • 2 souvenir wine glasses
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery, per person
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery, per person
  • 1 garden guide 
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $22.50 for a single (plus tax), $52.50 for a couple (plus tax). A couple’s DD ticket consists of one person who drinks and one person who does not.

 

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available per weekend.

 

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

 

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass(es), plant carrier, garden plan and the front, back and ring to your recipe collection.

Spring
Live Music Series, during dinner

Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads Bluegrass Trio

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

watercolor background image of sky and grass, cursive white gala script text and CK Cellars logo at bottom
Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance 100th Anniversary Gala

Founded in 1919, the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance exists to enhance and promote visitor businesses for a 9,000 square mile region including the 14 counties of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. The FLTA’s mission is to lead economic growth and development through exemplary promotion of the Finger Lakes Region as a world-class tourism destination.
 

The Finger Lakes Region extends East and West from Rochester to Syracuse and North and South from the Lake Ontario border to the Pennsylvania border.
 

The FLTA works hand in hand with its partners and market research firms to determine the best investments in marketing to attract visitors to the region ensuring partner growth and success.
 

Alliance partners include private-sector attractions, tourism-related businesses and participating county tourism offices in all 14 counties of the state-designated tourism region which include Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Livingston, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates.
 

Recognized as the oldest regional destination marketing organization in the nation, the FLTA is also one of the longest-standing, continuously operating destination marketing organizations in the United States.

 

Get ready for fun!

HAPPY HOUR AT 5:00

LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING

FINGER LAKES WINE AND CRAFT BEVERAGES

SEATED DINNER

CELEBRITY CHEF SAMANTHA BUYSKES

GIFT BAGS

SPECIAL GUESTS

SILENT AUCTION

Join us as a community of over 200 Finger Lakes friends, colleagues, and fans!

 

DISCOUNTED OVERNIGHT ROOM RATES 

We’re celebrating our 100th anniversary on May 4. Please join us and learn more at flta100.com

 

Net proceeds from the gala will go to the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance Scholarship Fund.

Charlotte's Web
Charlotte’s Web – Sensory-Friendly Performance

John G. Ullman & Associates Foundation, Inc.
Family Connection Series presents
CHARLOTTE’S WEB – Sensory-Friendly Performance

Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman. She will create a “miracle.” Spinning the words “Some Pig” in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig but also ensures his place on the farm forever.

This treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

This 60-minute Sensory-Friendly performance is for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders or any sensory or social cognitive disorders. Seating will be limited.

Adjustments to the production include:
• consistent sound volume,

• house lights dimmed (but not off),
• no strobes or flashing lights,
• explanation of what will be seen and heard,
• quiet areas in the venue,
• fidgets welcome,
• audience encouraged to talk and react,
• ability to leave your seats.

John G. Ullman & Associates Foundation, Inc. Family Connection Series
The carefully-curated programs in the three-show Family Connection Series will help connect families to the Clemens Center by attending together, and promote family conversation, critical thinking, and the simple enjoyment of the live performing arts.

World Video Game Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend
World Video Game Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend

Celebrate the newest inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Dance to live music performed by three-man band Glitch from 1 to 4 p.m. as they feature music and trivia from classic video games. Take pictures with costumed members of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Cosplay Group. Saturday only, enjoy a family-friendly performance of Story Quest: Escape from Video Game Land at 2 p.m. presented by the College at Brockport and Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts. Included with general museum admission.

Events for May 5, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

May 3-5
27th Annual Wine & Herb Event on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Drink. Eat. Garden Repeat. Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect the potted herbs and veggies featured in all 14 food samples along with the matching recipe collection.

 

As you savor herb-prepared cuisine, you’ll be offered a wine that compliments that dish and be able to take home the recipes, so that you can be the highlight at your next get together. You’ll also be offered up to 3 additional wine tastings.

 

2019 Herbs: Dill, Sage, Cilantro, Lettuce, Bell Pepper, Lavender, Basil, Jalapeno Pepper, Oregano, Thyme, Tomato, Parsley, Peppermint, Eggplant.

 


 

Event Hours:

 

Friday 1-5pm, the following wineries are participating:
Long Point
Montezuma
Six Mile Creek

 

Saturday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-6pm, ALL 14 wineries are participating.

 

Tickets:

 

Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

 

Single tickets are $45 (plus tax) and includes:

 

  • 1 souvenir wine glass
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery  
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery
  • 1 garden guide
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Couples tickets are $65 (plus tax) and include: 

 

  • 2 souvenir wine glasses
  • 1 potted herb or veggie plant per winery
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery, per person
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery, per person
  • 1 garden guide 
  • 1 plant carrier
  • 1 recipe collection

 

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $22.50 for a single (plus tax), $52.50 for a couple (plus tax). A couple’s DD ticket consists of one person who drinks and one person who does not.

 

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available per weekend.

 

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

 

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass(es), plant carrier, garden plan and the front, back and ring to your recipe collection.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

World Video Game Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend
World Video Game Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend

Celebrate the newest inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Dance to live music performed by three-man band Glitch from 1 to 4 p.m. as they feature music and trivia from classic video games. Take pictures with costumed members of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Cosplay Group. Saturday only, enjoy a family-friendly performance of Story Quest: Escape from Video Game Land at 2 p.m. presented by the College at Brockport and Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts. Included with general museum admission.

Events for May 6, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

Events for May 7, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

Events for May 8, 2019 x
Photograph by Nathan Lyons
Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years. His work as a writer and curator has been widely celebrated, but his own art is less well known, despite its formal acuity and conceptual rigor. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic demonstrates that he practiced what he preached—not only in the black-and-white images he sequenced and reproduced in his photobooks, but also in his final body of work. These last photographs, created in the decade before he died, are color images made with a digital camera and presented as inkjet prints. This exhibition represents the public’s first opportunity to see that work in tandem with selected photographs from his earlier bodies of work.

One of the primary features of Lyons’s work is his use of juxtapositions and sequencing as a core tenet of visual language, and he strongly believed in visual literacy as the key to navigating modern social life. His color work brings his vision full circle, providing a platform for discussion about the overwhelming presence of images and advertising in contemporary life. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic details his vision and demonstrates its relevance for a new, visually sophisticated audience.

Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

Events for May 9, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

outside of arbor hill store
Celebrate National Moscato Day at Arbor Hill

Enjoy a free tasting of our Award Winning Moscato Wine. We are also offering 10% off bottles of Moscato in honor of National Moscato Day.

United Way Day of Caring. “And So It Grows!”

United Way Day of Caring.  “And So It Grows!”  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Registration required.  Volunteers from area businesses join garden committee volunteers to spruce up the lighthouse gardens and grounds.

Events for May 10, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

exterior of building lit up at night
Tompkins Center for History & Culture Opens to the Public with Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting – May 10th

The twelve partner organizations of the Tompkins Center for History and Culture invite the people of Tompkins County, the Finger Lakes, and New York to explore this new heritage tourism center on May 10th at a Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting.

Located on The Downtown Ithaca Commons at 110 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY, the Tompkins Center for History & Culture will officially open to the public after years of planning and collaborative work by many. This grand opening will resurrect life into the former Tompkins Trust Company bank previously occupying the space. This new collaboration will creatively and collectively share the rich history, culture and artistic fabric of the community.

The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers will kick off the program at 5:00pm at the Bernie Milton Pavilion, followed by a ribbon cutting at 5:20pm. Then, speakers representing the region, local, county and statewide government, as well as representatives from the twelve partner organizations will say a few words.

Beginning the presentation will be Tadadaho, the spiritual leader who presides over the Grand Council of the Haudenosaunee.  Attendees will then hear from attendees from the NYS Senate and Assembly followed by local government representatives including, Martha Robertson, Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature, Legislator Rich John, County Administrator Jason Malino, City representatives, and regional supporters including Cindy Kimble, President of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance. Additional speakers are continuing to be confirmed.  

Attendees will enjoy a trio from the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, a performance by an Ithaca College music ensemble in the Community Arts Partnership gallery ArtSpace, the opportunity to see the new home and galleries of The History Center in Tompkins County, view the “Tommy Plane” in its now permanent home, and explore the Downtown Visitor Center in its new location.

Representatives from all twelve partners will be present to meet and greet the public, encouraging visitation throughout all three stories of the building. Partners include: Discover Cayuga Lake, The Discovery Trail, The Tompkins Chamber, Visit Ithaca, The Dorothy Cotton Institute, The Susan M. Christopherson Community Planning Center, The History Center in Tompkins County, Historic Ithaca, Wharton Studio Museum, Community Arts Partnership, Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation, and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra.

The first 1000 guests will receive a complimentary copy of The Towns of Tompkins County, with author Jane Dieckmann present to sign books and answer questions.

The event is free and open to the public and will run from 5:00-7:30pm and is made possible by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

Buttonwood Grove New Vintages
Premium Tastings at Buttonwood Grove - New Vintages!

Blue skies and sunny afternoons on the deck - spring is here! Join us for a premium seated tasting of our newest vintages, expertly paired with tasty tidbits of specially selected food samples.  Led by our fun and informative staff, our interactive premium pairing events offer a whole new dimension in wine tasting.  You'll learn about our wines and winery, the Finger Lakes region, and how to pair food and wine.  Tickets are required. Tastings are limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and start promptly at 3:00 PM.  Please allow 1 hour for your visit.  Wine Club members receive a 50% discount on tickets. 

TASTINGS MAY TAKE PLACE ON OUR COVERED DECK, DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER.  

Events for May 11, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

Opening Day/Mother's Day
Opening Day/Mother's Day at Genesee Country Village & Museum

Spring is in the air as the village throws open its doors for a  double celebration of Regular Season Opening Day on May 11, and Mother’s Day on May 12! The museum will be bustling with activities, and Sunday the focus is on mom. Members are FREE both days, and we honor mothers on Sunday with free admission as well.

For more information, check out our website at: https://www.gcv.org/events/opening-day/

OSFL
Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes – MAY CONCERT: Salute to Mothers

MAY CONCERT: Salute to Mothers

For more information on subscriptions or concerts performed by the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes at other area locations, please visit www.osfl.org.

With the Chorus of the Southern Finger Lakes
​Motherhood thematically ties together pieces by Romantic composers.

Elgar: Salute d’amour
Dvorak: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Sibelius: Finlandia
Verdi: Stabat mater from Four Sacred Pieces
Brahms: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place from A German Requiem

New Glass Now Premiere Party
New Glass Now Premiere

NEW GLASS NOW. SOON.

New Glass Now opens May 12, 2019, a highly-anticipated exhibition 60 years in the making. Featuring works by 100 living artists working in glass today, New Glass Now will take over every corner of The Corning Museum of Glass.

The Museum has planned a number of special events on Saturday, May 11, 2019, to celebrate the opening of this monumental exhibition:

Member Tours | 12-2 pm
Open to Members at the Friend Level and above ($85+)
Contemporary Art + Design Galleries and Rakow Research Library

New Glass Now Chat | 2 pm
Artist conversations open to the public
Courtyard Hot Shop

Premiere Party | 8-11:30 pm
Join us for an unforgettable night at the Museum as we celebrate with a not-to-be-missed Premiere Party in the Contemporary Art + Design Galleries. Mingle with the artists, experience Museum spaces infused with new energy, enjoy food, drinks, live music and dancing, along with demos and performative art to enhance your experience.

Events for May 12, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

Opening Day/Mother's Day
Opening Day/Mother's Day at Genesee Country Village & Museum

Spring is in the air as the village throws open its doors for a  double celebration of Regular Season Opening Day on May 11, and Mother’s Day on May 12! The museum will be bustling with activities, and Sunday the focus is on mom. Members are FREE both days, and we honor mothers on Sunday with free admission as well.

For more information, check out our website at: https://www.gcv.org/events/opening-day/

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Dining Room at Veraisons Restaurant
Mother's Day Brunch at Veraisons Restaurant

Treat the special mothers in your life to brunch at Veraisons Restaurant this Mother’s Day! From carving selections, main courses and sides to fresh baked pastries and a house-made dessert bar; there is plenty to enjoy. Seatings at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.

$38 for Adults
$18 for Children(12&under)
*Plus tax & gratuity. Price does not include beverages.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Call 800.243.5513
*Veraisons will be open for regular dinner service at 5:30pm following brunch.

BRUNCH MENU

Carving Selections:
Sliced Prime Rib w/ Horseradish Cream Sauce
Citrus Marinated Pork Loin

Main Courses:
Omelet Station
Brioche French Toast with Blueberry Compote
Eggs Florentine with Canadian Bacon
Asparagus & Cheddar Quiche
Buttermilk Lemon Chicken
Oven Roasted Salmon with Chive Crème Fraiche

Sides:
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Local Sausage Links
Thyme Buttered Green Beans
Pasta Salad
Mixed Spring Greens
Cheddar Broccoli Soup
Potato Gratin
Saffron Rice Pilaf

More:
Fresh Fruit & Local Cheeses
Fresh Baked Muffins & Scones

Dessert Bar:
Strawberry Shortcakes
Raspberry Linzer Torte
Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes
Fruit Tart
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
S’more Cupcakes
Macarons
Cheesecake

Mother's Day Brunch
Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12 is the Beachcomber's Annual Mother's Day Celebration!

Our brunch buffet will start at 10:30am, with 3 seatings. An a la carte special dinner menu from 4pm-8pm will follow.

On the menu: Made to order Belgian Waffles, Pecan Praline French Toast, Cheesy Hash Brown, Omelette Station, Sausage Biscuits and Gravy, Eggs Benedict, Fresh Fruit, Sausage Links, and a Carving Station - Ham & Turkey. Pastries & Desserts will also be served.

Price: $19.99

Please call us for reservations!

Mother's Day
Mother's Day Brunch/Dinner

Mothers support us, care for us, and bring out the best in us all year long. This Mother’s Day, join us in Aurora for a special three-course dinner designed to express our gratitude for all that mothers do for us. 

Sapalta dining at Plum Point Lodge
Mother’s Brunch Sapalta at Plum Point Lodge

Celebrate Mom with Brunch at Sapalta at Plum Point Lodge.

 

This buffet style brunch with Chef Brud Holland will delight your taste buds with Finger Lakes inspired cuisine. Reservations are strongly encouraged .

Please contact natalie@plumpointlodgeflx.com for booking and details. 

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet is May 12, from 10a-3p
Mother's Day Brunch

Give Mom a well deserved day off by treating her to our annual Mother's Day Brunch!

This year we are hosting an upscale Buffet Brunch in the Small Barn, where you can fill up on fancy dishes and traditional brunch faves like scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage & ham, fruits, pastries, and much more. The Buffet is $25 per person with your choice of mimosa (if you're over 21) or sparkling grape juice, $13 for kids under 13 with sparkling grape juice.

And, each Mom gets a carnation as our way of saying thanks for everything you do for us! Reservations are required, so call the Café at 607.387.6804 or Winery at 607.387.6801 to reserve a table at the time you prefer.

* Please note, any time we offer a special buffet, tax and tip are automatically added to the bill. *

Mother's Day Women
Annual Mother's Day Brunch at the Holiday Inn Elmira

Take mom and the family out for a special treat this Mother’s Day. Everything is provided for you so there is no worry about planning a meal; just sit back and enjoy time with mom, family and friends.

What’s on the Menu

  • Made to Order Omelets and Waffles
  • Bacon, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs and Home fries
  • Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
  • Carved Roast Beef with Au Jus
  • Pineapple and Cherry Glazed Ham
  • Seafood Newburg with Pastry Shell
  • Chicken Bruschetta
  • Penne Alfredo
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Tuscan Blend Mixed Vegetables
  • Wild Rice
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Assorted Salads
  • Cherry Cheesecake, Assorted Pies, Bread Pudding with Ganache and more


Adults: $21.95
Children 2-4: $3.95
Children 5-12: $11.95
Under 2: Complimentary

Reservations are highly recommended. To go orders are available.
Call 607.734.0402 for reservations or information

brunch menu text with options in blue text, mothers day brunch header in pink text
Mother's Day Brunch at Ventosa Vineyards

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Call now to make your reservations (315)719.0000.
Adults: $31.95 per person
Kids (5-12): $14.95
tax and gratuity not included

outside of arbor hill store
Celebrate Mom at Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery

FREE WINE TASTING FOR MOM on Sunday, May 12th from 11am - 5pm. After she enjoys her 6 wine tastings and shopping treat her to lunch at our restaurant, Brew & Brats.

Events for May 13, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Orchids in Bloom
Orchids in Bloom

Marvel at more than 150 orchids on display in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close to a variety of colorful orchids from all over the world, including Central and South America and Asia, and take pictures as butterflies rest on the flowers. Garden admission fees apply. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Meet Me at the Museum
Meet Me at the Museum

The Rockwell Museum and Corning Museum of Glass, along with the Memory Maker Project, will be teaming up again for the 2018-2019 year to offer the Meet Me at the Museum program, a collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association. This monthly, interactive tour series is designed specifically for persons with dementia and their care partners, using art and conversation as a catalyst for meaningful connections.

The programs are held on the second Monday of each month, introducing a new topic or theme each time, frequently paired with art-making, music and refreshments. 

Meet Me at the Museum is a free program; registration is strongly encouraged – please contact the Alzheimer’s Association by calling 800.272.3900. We look forward to making memories with you!

Events for May 14, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Events for May 15, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Opening Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum’s 35th season!

Receive a FREE gift with paid admission.  Open 12 to 5 p.m.  Admission:  $6/Adult; $3/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members.

Events for May 16, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Events for May 17, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Buttonwood Grove New Vintages
Premium Tastings at Buttonwood Grove - New Vintages!

Blue skies and sunny afternoons on the deck - spring is here! Join us for a premium seated tasting of our newest vintages, expertly paired with tasty tidbits of specially selected food samples.  Led by our fun and informative staff, our interactive premium pairing events offer a whole new dimension in wine tasting.  You'll learn about our wines and winery, the Finger Lakes region, and how to pair food and wine.  Tickets are required. Tastings are limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and start promptly at 3:00 PM.  Please allow 1 hour for your visit.  Wine Club members receive a 50% discount on tickets. 

TASTINGS MAY TAKE PLACE ON OUR COVERED DECK, DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER.  

Friday Nite Pizza Party: 5-8p, every Friday at Americana Vineyards Winery
Weekend Music May 17-19: Bob & Dee, Iron Horse, GoGone

We're kicking off the weekend with Bob & Dee, who will be playing the Pavilion from 6-8p with their easy listening groove, as part of our Friday Nite Pizza Party! Add in a great gourmet pizza from 5-8p, good wine, beer and friends, and you've got a terrific Friday night! Plus we'll be featuring one of our Woofstock rescues, the Pet the Pet Program, as part of our Five Fridays in May series, so if you're thinking of adopting, be sure to talk to them that night!

If you can't join us Friday, Saturday the music continues with Iron Horse who will be rocking the Pavilion (hopefully if the weather cooperated) from 6-8p with Southern rock and classic rock favorites! This band only makes a few appearances a year, so don't miss this show!

Downstairs in the Taproom, our Game Night Happy Hour also runs from 6-8p with 1/2 price second pints, food service, and most importantly all your favorite board, card and wii games! Not to mention cornhole out in the Beer Garden

Then on Sunday, we wrap up the weekend with the return of GoGone, who will playing roots, rock & blues from 4-7p in the Small Barn (or Pavilion, fingers crossed) -- a band Mom will love!

So whether you're winding down after a busy day or ramping up for a fun night, come join us for dinner & a show this holiday weekend!

 

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

Events for May 18, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Friday Nite Pizza Party: 5-8p, every Friday at Americana Vineyards Winery
Weekend Music May 17-19: Bob & Dee, Iron Horse, GoGone

We're kicking off the weekend with Bob & Dee, who will be playing the Pavilion from 6-8p with their easy listening groove, as part of our Friday Nite Pizza Party! Add in a great gourmet pizza from 5-8p, good wine, beer and friends, and you've got a terrific Friday night! Plus we'll be featuring one of our Woofstock rescues, the Pet the Pet Program, as part of our Five Fridays in May series, so if you're thinking of adopting, be sure to talk to them that night!

If you can't join us Friday, Saturday the music continues with Iron Horse who will be rocking the Pavilion (hopefully if the weather cooperated) from 6-8p with Southern rock and classic rock favorites! This band only makes a few appearances a year, so don't miss this show!

Downstairs in the Taproom, our Game Night Happy Hour also runs from 6-8p with 1/2 price second pints, food service, and most importantly all your favorite board, card and wii games! Not to mention cornhole out in the Beer Garden

Then on Sunday, we wrap up the weekend with the return of GoGone, who will playing roots, rock & blues from 4-7p in the Small Barn (or Pavilion, fingers crossed) -- a band Mom will love!

So whether you're winding down after a busy day or ramping up for a fun night, come join us for dinner & a show this holiday weekend!

 

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

white wine blending seminar
White Wine Blending Seminar

Learn the art of blending and how the process produces a balanced and layered final product with winemaker, Barry Tortolon. 

Ticket is $20/person and includes hands on experience & light hors d’oeuvres. 1 pm and 3 pm time slots are available.

Click here for tickets, or call the tasting room at 607-243-7109

Party for the Planet, Spring into Action
Family Volunteer Cleanup Day

Bring the family to participate in a volunteer cleanup of the Burnet Park side of the zoo’s perimeter. This event is designed for families of all ages to demonstrate community volunteerism. The first 200 participants who sign up and show up the day of the event will receive a free native plant. Those who post a photo showing they planted their plant by Memorial Day — tagging @syracusezoo with hashtag #SpringIntoAction – will be entered in a drawing for a special keeper chat at the zoo. Drinks and snacks will be provided at the end of the cleanup, and the first 100 people who registered will receive wristbands for free admission to the zoo the day of the event.

Registration is required; please register at syracusezooevents.org.

Participants are encouraged to visit the zoo and attend special Endangered Species Day Keeper chats and other activities.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Seneca Lake Food & Wine Festival

The Seneca Lake Wine and Food Festival will celebrate some of the best the Seneca Lake area has to offer. Featuring over 200 wines to choose for sampling, along with food vendors, live music and waterfront views for you to enjoy!

When and Where:

Saturday, May 18th, 2019
In beautiful Clute Park, Watkins Glen, NY
Gates open at 11 a.m. close at 5 p.m.

Ticket Prices: (purchase below)

  • $35 Wine only tickets include free wine tasting and souvenir glass. You can buy food samples straight from vendors. Also included this year, a one day, Sunday only pass to visit participating winery tasting rooms and receive a complimentary flight of wine samples (must attend event to receive).
  • $15 Designated Driver tickets include free water/soda.
  • $15 Wine & Cheese Seminar tickets, 1:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.  Must also have purchased a regular Festival ticket to attend this hour long seminar, details below.

This event is generously co-sponsored by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce.

5K Trail Race
5K Trail Race at Genesee Country Village & Museum

The most unique race course around – through nature trails and the Historic Village, all kicked off by firing a 100-pound anvil high into the air! Whether you’re running or power-walking, this chip-timed race will be one to remember. Post-race activities include museum admission for the day, photo ops, refreshments, and awards! Plus your entrance fee goes to support the museum and its mission. Registration available; walk-ins accepted.

NEW THIS YEAR! FREE Kids' Fun Run!

For more information, check out our website at: https://www.gcv.org/events/5k-trail-race/

Spring Car Show
Spring Car Show

Cruise'n Time will be at The Windmill to cohost the annual Spring Car Show. Bring your classic car to enter in the show or just come to see all the vintage "iron". While you are there enjoy all the great shopping and endless food options!

The Lion's Club will be in the large gazebo conducting free vision screenings for kids. GPS Band will entertain from 11:30 to 1:00.

Events for May 19, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Friday Nite Pizza Party: 5-8p, every Friday at Americana Vineyards Winery
Weekend Music May 17-19: Bob & Dee, Iron Horse, GoGone

We're kicking off the weekend with Bob & Dee, who will be playing the Pavilion from 6-8p with their easy listening groove, as part of our Friday Nite Pizza Party! Add in a great gourmet pizza from 5-8p, good wine, beer and friends, and you've got a terrific Friday night! Plus we'll be featuring one of our Woofstock rescues, the Pet the Pet Program, as part of our Five Fridays in May series, so if you're thinking of adopting, be sure to talk to them that night!

If you can't join us Friday, Saturday the music continues with Iron Horse who will be rocking the Pavilion (hopefully if the weather cooperated) from 6-8p with Southern rock and classic rock favorites! This band only makes a few appearances a year, so don't miss this show!

Downstairs in the Taproom, our Game Night Happy Hour also runs from 6-8p with 1/2 price second pints, food service, and most importantly all your favorite board, card and wii games! Not to mention cornhole out in the Beer Garden

Then on Sunday, we wrap up the weekend with the return of GoGone, who will playing roots, rock & blues from 4-7p in the Small Barn (or Pavilion, fingers crossed) -- a band Mom will love!

So whether you're winding down after a busy day or ramping up for a fun night, come join us for dinner & a show this holiday weekend!

 

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Events for May 20, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Pete the Cat
Pete the Cat

A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by Theatreworks/USA

PETE THE CAT

When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners – and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet earth. As the end of second grade approaches, Jimmy has a lot of tests, and the last thing he needs is some groovy cat in his life, changing his family and turning everything upside down. But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school, it turns out Pete is the perfect friend to help him out. Together, they set out on a mission to help Jimmy conquer second grade art, and along the way, they both learn a little something new about inspiration. Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus.

Recommended for grades Pre K-3 (55 minutes)

Curriculum Connections: Communication/Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family

Events for May 21, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Events for May 22, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Events for May 23, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

GlassFest 2019 in Corning

GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art & craft vendors, shopping, food, and more!

GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest (https://www.cmog.org/programs/2300) free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.

Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.

Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!

 

For more information on GlassFest call (607) 937-6292.

#GLASSFESTWEEKEND #EXPLORECORNING

Events for May 24, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

GlassFest 2019 in Corning

GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art & craft vendors, shopping, food, and more!

GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest (https://www.cmog.org/programs/2300) free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.

Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.

Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!

 

For more information on GlassFest call (607) 937-6292.

#GLASSFESTWEEKEND #EXPLORECORNING

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

Buttonwood Grove New Vintages
Premium Tastings at Buttonwood Grove - New Vintages!

Blue skies and sunny afternoons on the deck - spring is here! Join us for a premium seated tasting of our newest vintages, expertly paired with tasty tidbits of specially selected food samples.  Led by our fun and informative staff, our interactive premium pairing events offer a whole new dimension in wine tasting.  You'll learn about our wines and winery, the Finger Lakes region, and how to pair food and wine.  Tickets are required. Tastings are limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and start promptly at 3:00 PM.  Please allow 1 hour for your visit.  Wine Club members receive a 50% discount on tickets. 

TASTINGS MAY TAKE PLACE ON OUR COVERED DECK, DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER.  

Cooking Class: Gnocchi & Sauce
Cooking Class: Gnocchi & Sauce

Learn the ins and the outs of cooking techniques, how to dial in flavor profiles, and the art of food and wine pairing from Fox Run's highly acclaimed Chef, Brud Holland. In this hands-on cooking class, students-turned-chef masters will gain practical experience cooking intricate meals with this skilled chef. The May 24 selection will be:

Gnocchi and sauce
Roasted veggies and greens w/ homemade, Stony Brook dressing
Oatmeal shortbread cookies

You will prepare the majority of the meal, while also enjoying one-on-one instruction and a cooking demonstration by the chef. Afterward, sit down and sip a complimentary glass of wine while you indulge in your creation!

Class sizes are limited so reserve your spot online or by calling 315-536-4616. Tickets: $45 + tax.

ATLYS Quartet
Pre-Season Concert, ATYLS Quartet

PRE-SEASON SPECIAL CONCERT: WORLD ATLYS
Jinty McTavish, violin ; Sabrina Tabby, violin
Rita Andrade, viola;  Genevieve Tabby, cello


Let ATLYS take you on a voyage around the globe!
Using the string quartet as a blank canvas, these
four women will present Strum by Jessie Montgomery,
as well as innovative reimaginings of works by
modern female pop artists from around the world,
including Sia, Bjӧrk, and Beyoncé.

Events for May 25, 2019 x
Photo by Larson and Shindelman
#LarsonShindelman #Mobilize

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work collectively as Larson Shindelman, are known for their series Geolocation, which transforms ephemeral bits of data into photographs and immersive installations. In this series, they use publicly available GPS information embedded in social media to track the location of user posts and then travel to the location to create a photograph that both marks the physical place and reacts to the content of the original post. Their work prompts discussions about social media, public and private information, and social issues surrounding race relations, gun violence, and the right to protest.

For this exhibition, Larson Shindelman have addedd to their Geolocation photographs by drawing from trending hashtags in Rochester to identify themes relevant to the community. They visited Rochester in the summer of 2018, creating the new body of work that will be displayed. This new work furthers their examination of how smartphones have contributed to a new era of social justice, including citizen journalism, information sharing, and community protest by exploring themes of racial discrimination, violence, right to protest, gun violence, police relations, political activism, and other social concerns.

Generously supported by the Rubens Family Foundation.

Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

GlassFest 2019 in Corning

GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art & craft vendors, shopping, food, and more!

GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest (https://www.cmog.org/programs/2300) free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.

Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.

Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!

 

For more information on GlassFest call (607) 937-6292.

#GLASSFESTWEEKEND #EXPLORECORNING

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

Alec Myth Trio at The Windmill

Alec Myth Trio will peform at The Windmill with their high energy performance. Their musical influences include Jerry Garcia to Neil Young, The Allman Bros. to Otis Redding, Van Morrison and The Beatles. 

Destination After Dark information. May 25 6pm-10pm. Treleaven Wines. Free Admission.
Treleaven's Destination After Dark

Pack up those lawn chairs and dancing shoes because The Destination is coming to the Treleaven stage! Join us Saturday, May 25 for a beautiful evening under The Hangtime where you can enjoy fun live music while sipping on a glass of wine or a pint of a local brew.

Simply Cookie and the King Ferry Fire Department will be serving up tasty eats. There will also be wine, beer, wine slushies and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Music begins at 6pm. No cover charge.

* No outside food or alcohol permitted.

Events for May 26, 2019 x
Dr Frank Winery - 1886 Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Méthode Champenoise Experience

Méthode Champenoise Experience

May 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

A behind-the-scenes look of our rich history of sparkling winemaking. The tour will begin with an explanation of our estate vineyards focusing on the classic Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. The tour continues underground to our historic cellar built in 1886. Here you will learn the process of méthode Champenoise including bottling, aging, and disgorgment while tasting through several examples of our sparkling wines. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal bites where you taste our remaining sparkling wines and still wines produced by Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Ravinous Kitchen - Tasting Table
Ravinous Tasting Table

The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva. The Tasting Table will be happening every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend forward, throughout the summer!

  • Saturday Tasting Table on May 18 and May 25th: 11:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday Tasting Table on May 19 and May 26th: 1pm - 2:30pm

Starting in June, tasting tables will happen twice on Saturdays, at 11:30am and again at 2pm and on Sundays at 1pm. Find more details and book by clicking on the link that takes you to the Ravinous Kitchen page on our website.

 

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

GlassFest 2019 in Corning

GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art & craft vendors, shopping, food, and more!

GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest (https://www.cmog.org/programs/2300) free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.

Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.

Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!

 

For more information on GlassFest call (607) 937-6292.

#GLASSFESTWEEKEND #EXPLORECORNING

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall

For more information on Elmira Little Theatre, visit elmiralittletheatre.com or visit Elmira Little Theatre on Facebook.

By Reginald Rose

Adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel

On a hot summer afternoon in a New York courthouse a jury must decide whether or not to reach a guilty verdict and sentence a 19-year-old to death. In this seminal American jury room classic, jurors deliberate a case and reveal their biases, weaknesses and strengths, while highlighting the complex U.S. justice system.

Toro Run Paella on the Patio
Paella on the Patio

Join us once a month, on Sundays, throughout the season for Paella on the Patio!

Our chef prepares Authentic Spanish Paella on our patio with our famous view as the backdrop. Come early to watch the process from beginning to end and get your palates wet with a bottle of wine and some of our Authentic Spanish tapas as the delicious smells of paella fill the air. We have a list of local musicians lined up, one for each date - May 26th w/ The Influence! Music begins at 1PM. 

Wondering what Paella is? Visit us in the tasting room to find out!

We look forward to seeing you!

Memorial Day Weekend = Downtown Fun in Auburn!

Memorial Day Weekend = Downtown Fun in Auburn!
Majorpalooza Downtown: Sunday, May 26, 10AM – 9PM

For Immediate Release- Auburn, NY (5/9/19): Event organizer Chris Major’s goal of relocating his annual fundraiser and 5K run to downtown has enjoyed huge success over the past few years. With free admission & free parking, plus live music acts and plenty of family fun, why miss out on this popular street festival?

The Catch Me if You Can 5K run/walk & the Stefanak Sprint for children will continue happening downtown as well. The 5K race will start at 8:30AM at Memorial City Hall, pass by many historic homes on South Street, the Seward House Museum, Veteran’s Memorial Park, through Downtown Auburn and back to City Hall. 

On Saturday, May 25 from 9 – 11AM, race packet pick-up is at Silbert Optical & Historic Grounds Coffee.
The day of, people can register at City Hall at 7AM. Race fees are $20 through May 10 and $30 thereafter. Students 18 and under are free. On event day, the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center will be open at 7AM for touring and public restrooms.

The Stefanak Sprint will start at 9:45AM also at City Hall, with no registration required. This event is for children 10 and under, and is free of charge. The first 250 will receive a prize for participating. The event has been re-named the Stefanak Sprint in memory of Caitlyn Stefanak, a young Auburn native who lost her battle with cancer in 2011. Caitlyn is Majorpalooza family, and they’re honored to have a race in her memory. 

Following the races, family entertainment will be staged on State Street. The Auburn Doubleday’s will offer fun from 10AM – 3PM, street performer Nate the Great will offer shows at 10:30AM and 1PM, and from 11AM – 2PM Jamboree Arts will do magic shows, balloon art & face painting. In addition, local art, craft & non-profit vendors will be showcasing & selling their products and services all day long.

On Genesee Street, between the William/Dill Street intersection and then down turning down State Street, is where the main event will be held. This shift was made to accommodate businesses in that corridor, that will be providing the food & beverage options for patrons this year. With more experience hosting the event downtown, Chris Major decided against farming out the vending to food trucks & outside businesses. Instead, he is partnering with downtown breweries & eateries on this piece of the event. Participating businesses located within the event boundaries will operate from or near their property premise. These include A. T. Walley & Co., Good Shepherd’s Brewing Co., Moondog’s Lounge, Parker’s Grille & Taphouse and Prison City Pub & Brewery. Others will host a satellite station on Genesee Street, including Next Chapter Brewpub and Wild’s Eats & Sweets.

More food options will be offered by mobile catering business Villano’s, selling for Majorpalooza, and also by the local Italian heritage club Ciao. Food & beverage vending begins at 10AM, and purchases can be made in cash, direct sales, with no ticketing system. As always, Majorpalooza organizers focus on safety first, and they will provide cab fare home for anyone that needs it. Emergency services will be on site as well.

Live music acts on the showmobile stage include Perform4Purpose 11AM – 1:30PM; classic & modern rock band Red Spider 2 – 5:30PM; and headliner Syracuse rock band Scars N' Stripes 6 - 9PM. The showmobile will be located on Genesee Street positioned on an angle facing Walley’s. After the event, stay downtown for more live music by Magical Mystery Tour at Moondog’s Lounge and Petty Thieves at Next Chapter Brewpub.

Chris Major said, “Event proceeds will support the mission of Majorpalooza, Inc., which is to raise awareness & foster support for children in the CNY area who are underprivileged, disabled and/or have been afflicted by a life threatening or terminal medical condition. The corporation also provides assistance to youth programs in our community.” BID’s Assistant Director Jesse Kline shared, “Chris Major & the Majorpalooza volunteer team are organized, hard-working and fun. We are so grateful that they continue to make downtown a prime destination for festivals & special events, while offering both adult and family-friendly activities for the whole community to enjoy for free.” For more information, please contact Chris Major at majorpalooza@hotmail.com, or call the BID office at 315.252-7874.

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 11AM – 2PM
Parade - Veteran’s Service - Duck Derby - Food Truck Rodeo

Memorial Day fun starts at 11AM with the City’s annual parade that begins on East Genesee Street and continues westwards down Genesee Street to its end point, at Veteran’s Memorial Park. After the parade, there is a wreath laying ceremony that will take place at approximately noon, and an Auburn Civic Band performance. Over 500 marchers participate in the parade annually, as well as floats, classic cars & fire trucks.
For more information about the parade, contact Kim Bauso email kbauso@auburnny.gov or 315.255-4737.

After the Veteran’s Ceremony, head to Market Street Park for the Auburn Kiwanis 31st Annual Duck Derby. Line up along the fence line and see thousands of little yellow ducks released on Owasco River, and for $5 buy your chance to win the many prizes awarded. The finish line is at the North Street Bridge next to Auburn Police Department; and awards are announced immediately afterward. The grand prize winner takes home $3000, and nine other ducks will be awarded more cash, local entertainment tickets & season passes.

Duck Derby tickets can be purchased at the Knight of Columbus, Silbert Optical, UPS Store, YMCA-WEIU, AmeriCU credit union & more. After expenses & prizes are paid, all of the net profit supports a variety of programs in Cayuga County, with an emphasis on benefitting area youth, people with disabilities, and the elderly. For more information visit: http://kiwanisclubofauburnny.org/.

During the Derby, enjoy DJ music with Jane Stebbins of Good Time Charlie’s Mobile Entertainment. She will be playing tunes under the band shell in Market Street Park. From 11AM – 2PM, the Downtown Auburn BID & the City host a Food Truck Rodeo on Loop Road between North and Genesee Streets. Multiple vendors will be on hand offering a wide variety of dishes & sides. They include Miss Alice’s Mad Hatter Cotton Candy, Potatoes & Molasses, Tonzi’s Catering Co. and Wolf’s Patio Pizza. While you have lunch, watch a special drum performance by members of DownBeat Percussion, the official drumline for the Buffalo Bills. There’s lots of free fun going on in downtown Auburn, so please come & enjoy!

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That 80s Hair Band Memorial Day Weekend Concert
That 80s Hair Band Memorial Day Weekend Concert

It's official! Memorial Day Weekend we'll be hosting our annual celebration, with That 80's Hair Band on Sunday, May 26th.

That 80's Hair Band is Buffalo's longest running 80's music tribute band. Their light show and sound are astounding, and we're so excited to welcome them back to our stage!

$7 in advance, $10 at the door

http://that80shairband.com/

Events for May 27, 2019 x
New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Memorial Day Weekend = Downtown Fun in Auburn!

Memorial Day Weekend = Downtown Fun in Auburn!
Majorpalooza Downtown: Sunday, May 26, 10AM – 9PM

For Immediate Release- Auburn, NY (5/9/19): Event organizer Chris Major’s goal of relocating his annual fundraiser and 5K run to downtown has enjoyed huge success over the past few years. With free admission & free parking, plus live music acts and plenty of family fun, why miss out on this popular street festival?

The Catch Me if You Can 5K run/walk & the Stefanak Sprint for children will continue happening downtown as well. The 5K race will start at 8:30AM at Memorial City Hall, pass by many historic homes on South Street, the Seward House Museum, Veteran’s Memorial Park, through Downtown Auburn and back to City Hall. 

On Saturday, May 25 from 9 – 11AM, race packet pick-up is at Silbert Optical & Historic Grounds Coffee.
The day of, people can register at City Hall at 7AM. Race fees are $20 through May 10 and $30 thereafter. Students 18 and under are free. On event day, the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center will be open at 7AM for touring and public restrooms.

The Stefanak Sprint will start at 9:45AM also at City Hall, with no registration required. This event is for children 10 and under, and is free of charge. The first 250 will receive a prize for participating. The event has been re-named the Stefanak Sprint in memory of Caitlyn Stefanak, a young Auburn native who lost her battle with cancer in 2011. Caitlyn is Majorpalooza family, and they’re honored to have a race in her memory. 

Following the races, family entertainment will be staged on State Street. The Auburn Doubleday’s will offer fun from 10AM – 3PM, street performer Nate the Great will offer shows at 10:30AM and 1PM, and from 11AM – 2PM Jamboree Arts will do magic shows, balloon art & face painting. In addition, local art, craft & non-profit vendors will be showcasing & selling their products and services all day long.

On Genesee Street, between the William/Dill Street intersection and then down turning down State Street, is where the main event will be held. This shift was made to accommodate businesses in that corridor, that will be providing the food & beverage options for patrons this year. With more experience hosting the event downtown, Chris Major decided against farming out the vending to food trucks & outside businesses. Instead, he is partnering with downtown breweries & eateries on this piece of the event. Participating businesses located within the event boundaries will operate from or near their property premise. These include A. T. Walley & Co., Good Shepherd’s Brewing Co., Moondog’s Lounge, Parker’s Grille & Taphouse and Prison City Pub & Brewery. Others will host a satellite station on Genesee Street, including Next Chapter Brewpub and Wild’s Eats & Sweets.

More food options will be offered by mobile catering business Villano’s, selling for Majorpalooza, and also by the local Italian heritage club Ciao. Food & beverage vending begins at 10AM, and purchases can be made in cash, direct sales, with no ticketing system. As always, Majorpalooza organizers focus on safety first, and they will provide cab fare home for anyone that needs it. Emergency services will be on site as well.

Live music acts on the showmobile stage include Perform4Purpose 11AM – 1:30PM; classic & modern rock band Red Spider 2 – 5:30PM; and headliner Syracuse rock band Scars N' Stripes 6 - 9PM. The showmobile will be located on Genesee Street positioned on an angle facing Walley’s. After the event, stay downtown for more live music by Magical Mystery Tour at Moondog’s Lounge and Petty Thieves at Next Chapter Brewpub.

Chris Major said, “Event proceeds will support the mission of Majorpalooza, Inc., which is to raise awareness & foster support for children in the CNY area who are underprivileged, disabled and/or have been afflicted by a life threatening or terminal medical condition. The corporation also provides assistance to youth programs in our community.” BID’s Assistant Director Jesse Kline shared, “Chris Major & the Majorpalooza volunteer team are organized, hard-working and fun. We are so grateful that they continue to make downtown a prime destination for festivals & special events, while offering both adult and family-friendly activities for the whole community to enjoy for free.” For more information, please contact Chris Major at majorpalooza@hotmail.com, or call the BID office at 315.252-7874.

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 11AM – 2PM
Parade - Veteran’s Service - Duck Derby - Food Truck Rodeo

Memorial Day fun starts at 11AM with the City’s annual parade that begins on East Genesee Street and continues westwards down Genesee Street to its end point, at Veteran’s Memorial Park. After the parade, there is a wreath laying ceremony that will take place at approximately noon, and an Auburn Civic Band performance. Over 500 marchers participate in the parade annually, as well as floats, classic cars & fire trucks.
For more information about the parade, contact Kim Bauso email kbauso@auburnny.gov or 315.255-4737.

After the Veteran’s Ceremony, head to Market Street Park for the Auburn Kiwanis 31st Annual Duck Derby. Line up along the fence line and see thousands of little yellow ducks released on Owasco River, and for $5 buy your chance to win the many prizes awarded. The finish line is at the North Street Bridge next to Auburn Police Department; and awards are announced immediately afterward. The grand prize winner takes home $3000, and nine other ducks will be awarded more cash, local entertainment tickets & season passes.

Duck Derby tickets can be purchased at the Knight of Columbus, Silbert Optical, UPS Store, YMCA-WEIU, AmeriCU credit union & more. After expenses & prizes are paid, all of the net profit supports a variety of programs in Cayuga County, with an emphasis on benefitting area youth, people with disabilities, and the elderly. For more information visit: http://kiwanisclubofauburnny.org/.

During the Derby, enjoy DJ music with Jane Stebbins of Good Time Charlie’s Mobile Entertainment. She will be playing tunes under the band shell in Market Street Park. From 11AM – 2PM, the Downtown Auburn BID & the City host a Food Truck Rodeo on Loop Road between North and Genesee Streets. Multiple vendors will be on hand offering a wide variety of dishes & sides. They include Miss Alice’s Mad Hatter Cotton Candy, Potatoes & Molasses, Tonzi’s Catering Co. and Wolf’s Patio Pizza. While you have lunch, watch a special drum performance by members of DownBeat Percussion, the official drumline for the Buffalo Bills. There’s lots of free fun going on in downtown Auburn, so please come & enjoy!

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit Closing
Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit Closing

Don't miss your chance to visit Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit! Help Doc perform check-ups and diagnose toy patients, treat them in the magical McStuffins Toy Hospital, perform procedures in the Operating Room, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

Memorial Day
Open Memorial Day!

Open Memorial Day for all of the Holiday visitors to the Finger Lakes!

High Country Band will perform from 11:30 to 1:30 and the Dundee Fire Department will be raffling a bicycle with a fire truck on display.

Events for May 28, 2019 x
New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Events for May 29, 2019 x
New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Events for May 30, 2019 x
New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

Verona Quartet
Geneva Music Festival - Verona Quartet

OPENING NIGHT:
THE VERONA QUARTET
with Jinjoo Cho, violin and Michelle Cann, piano
Jonathan Ong, violin Dorothy Ro, violin
Abigail Rojansky, viola Jonathan Dormand, cello
This young multinational string quartet, winners of
the 2015 Concert Artists Guild competition, will be
joined by GMF favorites Jinjoo Cho and Michelle Cann.
Kelly-Marie Murphy Dark Energy
Julia Adolphe Star-Crossed Signals
E. Chausson Concert in D major, Op. 21 for violin,
piano and string quartet

Events for May 31, 2019 x
New Glass Now May 12, 2019 to January 5th, 2020
New Glass Now: A Pivotal Exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to the show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities.

The works included in New Glass Now were selected from some 1,400 submissions from 52 countries by a panel comprised of Susie J. Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass at CMoG, and three guest curators including: Aric Chen, curator at large M+ museum, Hong Kong; Susanne Joker Johnsen, artist and head of exhibitions at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark; and American Artist Beth Lipman.

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays).

John Dormand
Geneva Music Festival: Chamber Concert: A Portrait of Clara Schumann

A PORTRAIT OF CLARA SCHUMANN
Jinjoo Cho and Geoffrey Herd, violin
Eric Wong and Abigail Rojansky, viola
Max Geissler and Jonathan Dormand, cello
Michelle Cann, piano


Clara Schumann was considered one of the finest
pianists of her day, performing all over Europe to
great acclaim. She was also a composer, although
her compositions were virtually unknown until the
latter part of the 20th century. Here we explore her
deeply expressive music, as well as works by two of
her primary influences, Bach and Brahms.
J. S. Bach Selections from Goldberg Variations
Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor
J. Brahms Sextet in G major, Op. 36


• Friday, May 31 I 7:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles
97 East Genesee St., Skaneateles


• Saturday, June 1 I 7:30 PM
Gearan Center for the Performing Arts
HWS Colleges, 327 Pulteney St., Geneva

New release wines at Buttonwood Grove
Premium Tastings at Buttonwood Grove - New Vintages!

Blue skies and sunny afternoons on the deck - spring is here! Join us for a premium seated tasting of our newest vintages, expertly paired with tasty tidbits of specially selected food samples.  Led by our fun and informative staff, our interactive premium pairing events offer a whole new dimension in wine tasting.  You'll learn about our wines and winery, the Finger Lakes region, and how to pair food and wine.  Tickets are required. Tastings are limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and start promptly at 3:00 PM.  Please allow 1 hour for your visit.  Wine Club members receive a 50% discount on tickets. 

TASTINGS MAY TAKE PLACE ON OUR COVERED DECK, DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER.  

1886 Wine and Food Experience
1886 Wine and Food Experience - Flowering in the Vineyard Experience

 

Flowering in the Vineyard Experience 

June 2019
Location: 1886 Reserve Room

Available Fridays at 2 PM, Saturdays at 11 AM and 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 

Budbreak and flowering celebrates the new green beginning to the vintage. A wine educator will lead you through several vineyard sites where you will learn the innovative grafting technique that our founder brought to the Finger Lakes, the parts of the vine, what happens during budbreak, and why flowering is so important. At each vineyard site you will taste its respective wine. At the conclusion of the tour, a seated flight of wines are paired with the chef’s seasonal creative bites. 

Please arrive at our 1886 Reserve Tasting Room at least 5 minutes before the starting time of the event. Just south of the main winery and tasting rooms is the stone house named Chateau Frank. Once you pull into the driveway and park, walk towards the rear of the building and you will see stairs leading up to the 1886 Reserve Room. The event will feature some walking in our vineyards, so we suggest wearing suitable shoes.

25
Jan 2019
Thru
26
May 2019
The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York.
900 East Ave
(585)-327-4800
04
May 2019
Thru
26
May 2019
Méthode Champenoise Experience May 2019 Location: 1886 Reserve Room Available Saturdays at 2 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. 
9683 Middle Road
2 pm
(800)-320-0735
12
May 2019
Thru
05
Jan 2020
New Glass Now will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects working in the challenging material of glass.
One Museum Way
9:00 AM
(607)-438-5254
17
May 2019
Thru
19
May 2019
Elmira Little Theatre presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS in Mandeville Hall
207 Clemens Center Parkway
7:30pm (Fri-Sat); 2:00pm (Sun)
(607)-734-8191
17
May 2019
Thru
19
May 2019
We're kicking off the weekend with Bob & Dee, who will be playing the Pavilion from 6-8p with their easy listening groove, as part of our Friday Nite Pizza Party! Add in a great gourmet pizza from 5-8p, good wine,
4367 East Covert Rd
5:00pm
(607)-387-6801
18
May 2019
Thru
26
May 2019
The Ravinous Kitchen is back for the season! Join us at the Ravinous Tasting Table in our Ravines Wine Cellars Slate Barn in Geneva.
400 Barracks Road
(315)-781-7007
18
May 2019
Thru
02
Sep 2019
Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members.  Open Tuesday through Sunday (and Monday holidays)
7606 North Ontario Street
12:00 pm
(315)-483-4936
20
May 2019
A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by Theatreworks/USA PETE THE CAT
207 Clemens Center Parkway
10:00am; 12:30pm
(607)-734-8191
23
May 2019
Thru
26
May 2019
GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art & craft vendors, shopping, food, and more!
Market Street, Corning, NY 14830
24
May 2019
PRE-SEASON SPECIAL CONCERT: WORLD ATLYS Jinty McTavish, violin ; Sabrina Tabby, violin Rita Andrade, viola;  Genevieve Tabby, cello
4760 W Lake Rd
7:30pm