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Friday on Franklin Street in Watkins Glen - September

Aug 21st, 2017

Watkins Glen, NY – Enjoy tastings of local products during this fun (and delicious) event series on the first Friday of every month from 5-8pm in downtown Watkins Glen, sponsored by Elmira Savings Bank. Live music and local art rounds out the experience. Join in the fun!

The cost to participate is just $10 and includes a souvenir wine glass. To participate, simply stop by the Visitor Center (214 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen) at the start of the event to purchase an event ticket. Come out on Friday, September 1 to enjoy music, art, and tastings. New this month – visit each location for your chance to win a $25 American Express Gift Card. Ask about it at the Chamber check-in table!

This month’s participants include:

Enjoy live music by The Sweats in the courtyard between Glen Mountain Market and GRAFT wine + cider bar (music plays from 6pm to 8pm).


Metal art featuring the incredible welding talents of Barbie Parsons (set up outside the Chamber).


Local 62 featuring tastings of local spirits by Finger Lakes Distilling

Franklin Street Gallery and Gift Shop featuring wine tasting by Idol Ridge Winery

Colonial Pottery and Creamery featuring wine tasting by Barry Family Cellars

Famous Brands featuring cheese samples by Sunset View Creamery

Inner Peace Floats featuring gourmet popcorn samples from Ithaca Popcorn Company


With a great combination of tastings, art, and music – this is a fantastic way to celebrate the incredible richness of our community! This event series is organized by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Elmira Savings Bank. For more information, visit:

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