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Finger Lakes Premier Properties Area Events

Wine Weekday Passport
01/02/2017 to 06/30/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

Visit the Trail during weekdays, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday, for a more intimate wine tasting experience with far fewer crowds during each winery's regular tasting room hours.

At $25 plus tax, this passport gives residents and visitors alike a convenient and affordable way to enjoy many of the wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.

 
Waterloo Memorial Day Festival
05/26/2017 to 05/30/2017
 

Website: http://waterloony.com/memorial-day/celebrate-commemorate/

The 18th annual Celebrate Commemorate observance during the weekend of May 26-28 will bring thousands of people “home” to Waterloo to participate events to delight every family member.

They include musical concerts, arts and craft shows, children’s games and performances, a youth essay contest, a big parade celebrating our freedom, 5K run, veterans bike rally, fireworks and much more.

 
National Lake Trout Derby
05/27/2017 to 05/29/2017
 

Seneca Lake is home to the Annual National Lake Trout Derby every Memorial Day Weekend. Cash prizes are given for Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Landlocked Salmon. Grand Prize is $5,000!

Weigh stations are located at Geneva, Sampson State Park and Watkins Glen. Register at 666 South Exchange St., Geneva. Visit the Derby website for locations.

 
Windmill Farm & Craft Market
05/27/2017 to 05/29/2017
 

The Windmill is the first and friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. Midway between Penn Yan and Dundee on NY Route 14A, The Windmill has become a premier tourist attraction.

Open for an extended day each Memorial Day!

 
Canandaigua Memorial Day Parade
On 05/29/2017
 

Join the City of Canandaigua as they honor Memorial Day with their annual Parade down Route 332 ending at Woodlawn Cemetary on Monday, May 29th at 10am.

 
Penn Yan Memorial Day Parade
On 05/29/2017
 

Join the Village of Penn Yan as they celebrate Memorial Day with their annual parade starting at 10am.

 
NYWCC Presents: Summer Garden Mixer: Shades of Rosé
On 05/31/2017
 

Join the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua, NY at their Garden Tent to celebrate the perfect warm weather wine - Dry Rosé!

Across New York State, wineries are creating world-class Rosé in their own unique ways. On this evening, you'll have the opportunity to taste a variety of Rosé, along with other wines, from a great line-up of wineries.

The New York Wine & Culinary culinary team will create delicious small bites that pair perfectly with the pretty-in-pink wine that's making a name for itself across New York State - and beyond!

Bring your friends and truly celebrate Wine Wednesday. You'll even be able to purchase your favorite wine by the bottle and take advantage of Bring Your Own Bottle Night at Upstairs Bistro (no corkage fee)!

 
Ventosa Vineyards Live Music
On 05/31/2017
 

Free Live Music with Woodstone from 6-9pm at Ventosa Vineyards on Seneca Lake.

Join us before, from 5-6pm for a BOGO Happy Hour on cocktails, mixed drinks and of course wine!

Stay for dinner with one of our famous pizza's and sit outside on our terrace to watch the sunset! (Weather permitting)

 
Buttonwood Grove Saturday Music Series
On 06/03/2017
 

Join Buttonwood Grove Winery on Cayuga Lake for live music.

Enjoy an afternoon on the Buttonwood deck listening to The Ende Brothers with a glass of one of our award-winning wines or hard ciders.

FREE ADMISSION; fee for food and drink.

 
Smokin' Summer Kickoff
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

This is one of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail's newest wine and food pairing weekend event. Come celebrate summer, the many wonderful foods associated with this beautiful time of year, and the fantastic wines that pair with grilled and summertime foods! Start your summer season off with this fun-filled wine and food pairing weekend, check in at your chosen starting winery, pick up your ticket and gift item, then enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake during this 2-1/2 day event. This event is co-sponsored by Bostrom Farms. Regular tickets purchased in advance are $40 per person. $30 for non-tasters.

Friday from 1 to 5 PM and Saturday/Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

 
36th Annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby
06/10/2017 to 06/11/2017
Contact Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce at 585-394-4400

The 36th Annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby is a two-day trout fishing competition on beautiful Canandaigua Lake, in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Categories are for overall largest trout and divisions for Lake, Brown, and Rainbow Trout.

Proceeds from the derby benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, Mercy Flight, and Hospeace House.

Session 1:
Sat Jun 10th, 2017 8:00 am - Sat Jun 10th, 2017 8:00 pm
Session 2:
Sun Jun 11th, 2017 8:00 am - Sun Jun 11th, 2017 4:00 pm

 
Upstate Anglers Crazy Cash Honeoye Lake
On 08/05/2017
Contact Upstate Anglers at 585-820-2116

First Place Payout: $10,000
Second Place Payout: $1,800
Third Place Payout: $700
(*Based on 25 boat participation)

Pre-Registration is required, only 25 teams may register, first come first serve. $500 buy in per-team. Time of Payment Determines launch position.

6 AM- 2 PM
Honeoye Lake, State Launch

 
Deck the Halls Weekend
11/17/2017 to 11/19/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

Event attendees will go to assigned starting wineries and begin a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decorated for the holiday season. Over the 2-1/2 day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath. These events are both co-sponsored by The Christmas House, located in nearby Elmira, NY.
Couple's Ticket (admits 2 people): $80 both tasting/ $70 one taster, one non-taster
Single's Ticket: $58 tasting/ $48 non-taster

Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are good for 2-1/2 days. Come for one day or the whole event weekend!

 
Deck the Halls Weekend
12/01/2017 to 12/03/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Winery Association at 877-536-2717

2017 is the 26th annual Deck the Halls Weekend! Enjoy the holiday season with a weekend of fun and relaxation; simply go to your assigned starting winery and begin a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decorated for the holiday season. Over the 2-1/2 day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath. These events are both co-sponsored by The Christmas House, located in nearby Elmira, NY.
Cost: $58 per person or $80 for a couple.
$70 Couple's Designated Driver/Non Taster Ticket (admits 2 people: one tasting wine, the other a non-alcoholic beverage)
$48 Single Designated Driver/Non Taster Ticket (admits 1 person, offered a non-alcoholic beverage)

Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are good for 2-1/2 days. Come for one day or the whole event weekend!

 

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