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Women’s Rights National Historical Park Update on Operating Hours

Seneca Falls, NY-  The Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be open Fridays through Sundays during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm effective immediately due to critical understaffing.   For updates, please visit the website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024.  Follow on Facebook (@WomensRightsNPS), Twitter (#WomensRightsNPS), and Instagram (Womensrightsnps).   Women’s Rights National Historical Park tells the More »

Seneca County Visitor Guide Wins Top Industry Award

CALLICOON, NY – The Seneca County Visitor Guide was recognized with an “Excellence in Tourism Marketing Award – County Effort” by the New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) at their annual awards ceremony held on October 20, 2016 in the Catskill Region. The award honors significant achievement in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive marketing effort that is More »

Geneva Historical Society Presents: Stories Beyond Washington Street Cemetery’s Stones

  Geneva, N.Y. Encounter the spirits of Geneva’s past in guided tours this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. Explore the stories humble and tragic of those who once called Geneva home at From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories, a program of the Geneva Historical Society and Founder’s Square Neighborhood Association. On Friday, October 14 at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 More »

Visit Rosehill Mansion for Free on September 24th

Geneva, N.Y.:  Rose Hill Mansion will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to More »

Global Mural Conference and Women’s Rights National Historical Park Partner for Women’s Suffrage Mural Event

  Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to partner with 2016 Global Mural Conference.  For 20 years the Global Mural Conference has convened, every two years, to celebrate and discuss the role of murals in communities all over the world. The Conference is presented by the International Global Mural Arts & Cultural Tourism Association (the Association) More »

In Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women’s Rights National Historical Park Presents Art Exhibits by Artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo

  Seneca Falls, NY – In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 17th through October 15th, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be exhibiting the works of world renowned artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo. A reception will be held for the public to meet the artists at Women’s Rights National Historical Park’s Visitor Center on Saturday, September 17th , from More »

Montezuma Wildlife Refuge Releases White-Tailed Deer & Waterfowl Hunting Information

  The Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge has released hunting season information for this year’s white-tailed deer and waterfowl hunting seasons. There have been some changes to each of these hunting programs, which are outlined on the regulation sheets available at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Montezuma/visit/visitor_activities.html. The dates for deer hunting on the refuge conform to the New York State seasons for the Southern Zone, More »

About the Finger Lakes Gateway and Seneca County NY

According to Native American legend, this land was blessed many moons ago by the Great Spirit. In doing so, it placed an outstretched hand over the region leaving five, finger-shaped impressions. Thus, the Finger Lakes were born. While this account leaves more to the imagination, one thing is for certain – the Finger Lakes Region of New York State is More »

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Register for the Chamber’s Upcoming 2016 Annual Golf Tournament

Wednesday, August 24th Seneca Falls Country Club Shotgun start at 11am Dinner at 4:30pm  

Geneva Historical Society to Hold 2016 Tour of Homes June 11th

The Geneva Historical Society’s 2016 Tour of Homes: All Roads Lead Home will be on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour features eight private residences, the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Center, and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Refreshments will be More »

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Showing Roberta Estes Art Exhibit

  Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to announce the opening of artist Roberta Estes’ new art exhibit titled, “Distraction Abstraction – a bipolar odyssey.” The exhibit will be on display in the park’s gallery space now through June 30th. Estes lives and creates her art in Seneca Falls and is known for her bold, bright, More »

Finger Lakes Distilling to Hold Kentucky Derby Party

Join Finger Lakes Distilling on May 7th from 5-8pm for their 7th annual Kentucky Derby Party.  

D&K Ranch Holding “Cowboy Cookout”

Join D&K Ranch for a “Cowboy Cookout.”  Events include a trail ride, “cattle rustlin”, all you can eat BBQ, and more.  Events Sunday June 5th and 19th.  Tickets $175.00  

Mom’s Receive Free Rose Hill Mansion Tour on Mother’s Day

    Celebrate Mom with a tour of Rose Hill Mansion this Mother’s Day. On Sunday, May 8, 2016 get Mom’s ticket free when you buy one adult admission to the house. Here you can explore Margaret Swan’s life as daughter, wife and mother in the 19th century. Once a working farm, Rose Hill and the surrounding grounds are now More »

4H Horse Clinic to be Held May 14th

  4-H Horse Clinic Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016 Time: 10 AM Location: Lake Country Horsemen’s Association, 8783 Tunison Road, Interlaken, NY 14847 To register, call 315-539-9251, email smc226@cornell.edu or register online . April 18, 2016 for Immediate Release: Do you have a kid who dreams about horses night and day? Is their favorite time of day when they are More »

Swedish Hill to Hold Day of Outdoor Fun

Seneca Museum 2016 Events

  2016 will be a year of firsts, after the great strides forward we made last year, with the opening of the 2nd Floor and expanding our FREE Summer Camps to 2, this year we are presenting our largest number of programs for a single year. The very exciting news is we are partnering with the Women’s Rights National Historical More »

Seneca Falls Rotary to Hold 4th Annual “Chocolate Extravaganza”

   

Women’s Rights National Park to Present Guest Lecturer Arun Gandhi, Grandson of Mohatma Gandhi.

  Arun Gandhi to Speak at Women’s Rights National Historical Park   Seneca Falls, NY- In partnership with the Women’s Interfaith Institute, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be welcoming Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi, on March 19th at 10:00 am in the park’s Wesleyan Chapel. In honor of Women’s History Month, Arun Gandhi will be speaking about his More »

Women’s Rights National Park & WCNY to Hold “Women Who Make America” Awards

  Women’s Rights National Historical Park Is Partnering With WCNY to Host 4th Annual Women Who Make America Awards Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is excited to partner with WCNY to hold its 4th Annual Central New York Women Who Make America Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will take place Friday, March 4th at 11:00 am in the More »

The Gould Hotel Welcomes It’s a Wonderful Life Run Participants

  Free draft beer or house wine to all runners! $10 for passed appetizers including: Crudite Cheese & Cracker w/ Veggies Artichoke & Tomato Bruschetta Spanakopita Veggie Spring Rolls w/ Plum Sauce Raspberry & Brie Phyllo Wine tastings also offered

Waterloo Historical Society to Hold Reading of “A Christmas Memory” December 18th

LOCAL ACTORS PRESENT HOLIDAY CLASSIC On Friday, December 18th at 7 pm, Joshua Mull and Patricia Roth Schwartz of Waterloo, both participants in The Sage- Thyme Players, a part of The Literary Guild of Finger Lakes of which the two are founding members, will present a readers’ theater of “A Christmas Memory.” To be held in Fatzinger Hall of the More »

Abigails Open for Thanksgiving Dinner

Join Abigails Thanksgiving day for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Seneca Community Players to Hold Halloween Party Fundraiser

  Join SCP October 27th from 6-9pm at Dewey’s Party House for an evening of music, food, and fun.

Lively Run Dairy Releases New Cookbook

  Lively Run Dairy Releases New Cookbook Lively Run Dairy is releasing their new cookbook, “Cooking With Cheese in the Finger Lakes,” a collection of recipes featuring Lively Run cheese and beverage pairings from around the Finger Lakes.   About “Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes” “Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes” is a collection of recipes from More »

The Gould Hotel to Hold Craft Beer Dinner October 24th

    Join the Gould Hotel Saturday, October 24th at 6pm for a five course dinner complete with beer pairings from Ithaca Beer Co.  

Submit Your Nominations for Our 2016 Annual Awards

To submit your nominations, please fill out the following form and return it to the Chamber of Commerce by mail, email, or fax. Ballots must be returned by 11/20/15 Awards will be presented 1/22/2016 during the Chamber’s Annual Dinner   Seneca County Chamber of Commerce 2020 US Route 20 Seneca Falls, NY 13148 info@senecachamber.org P:315-568-2906 F: 315-568-1730  

Women’s Rights National Park to Mark the Anniversary of the Passing of the 19th Amendment

Women’s Equality Day: “Celebrating Great Women and Great Ideas” Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Equality Day is a day that celebrates the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution passed on August 26, 1920, which granted women the right to vote. In honor of this day, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will commemorate one of the greatest women of the 20th More »

Ventosa Wins Governor’s Cup for Best Wine in New York State

The best wine in New York State can be found in Finger Lakes Central: Seneca County. In fact, Ventosa Vineyards 2011 Estate Grown Lemberger was selected as the winner of the prestigious 2015 Governor’s Cup trophy. The wines were  judged by a panel of experts from California, New York, Paris and London (among others) and included prominent wine writers, restaurant More »

Women’s Rights National Park Hosts Special Program “Canal Splash!”

Jump in to Canal Splash! Celebrate with Women’s Rights National Historical Park the history, culture, recreational appeal, and beauty of the New York State Canal System and Erie Canalway Trail during Canal Splash! Women’s Rights National Historical Park will host special programs on Saturday, August 15th highlighting the importance of canal systems to the growth of the United States and More »

Summer on Ice Premieres this August at Standing Stone Vineyard

  A new festival has sprung up from the craft beverage industry in the Finger Lakes, and will be making its debut this summer. Summer on Ice is an innovative craft beverage festival that will showcase ice-style wines along with the many other craft beverages and beers from the Finger Lakes Region of New York. The festival will be held More »

Montezuma Wildlife Refuge to Offer Guided Bird-Viewing Walks

  Guided Shorebird-Viewing Walks at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge   As summer flies by, so do the shorebirds that use the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge as a stopping point during their migration.  Throughout the months of August and September, certain species of those little birds you’re used to seeing along the coast will stop to rest and feed in the More »

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery

Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery to open in Downtown Seneca Falls (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, July 16th at 6 PM to celebrate the grand opening of the Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery in Seneca Falls. Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery is located at 61 State More »

Barristers B&B Honored by TripAdvisor®

June 19, 2015 –Barrister’s Bed & Breakfast has announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner.  The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honor those businesses that have earned More »

Brass Quintet to Perform at Lodi Historical Society

Join the Lodi Historical Society on South Main Street in Lodi June 28th at 2PM for a performance by the Swamp College Brass Quintet.  Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Event supported in part by grant funding from the Nelson B Delevan Foundation.

The Geneva Historical Society Holds Free Summer Concert Series

Agonal Rhythm Kicks Off Rose Hill Concert Series Geneva, NY: This summer the Geneva Historical Society is again hosting a free concert series on the lawn at Rose Hill Mansion. For three Sundays, the grounds will be alive with music and fun. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of music to end a summer weekend in the Finger More »

Wine, Food, & Fun at Second Annual Rosé Soireé, June 6th in Geneva

On June 6 from 5:00pm-9:00pm, Linden Street in Geneva will be turned into a European street fair once again to host the second annual Rosé Soireé.   Conceived as a way to showcase Finger Lakes Wineries and downtown Geneva, the Rosé Soireé aims to highlight the area’s award winning Dry Rosés along with picnic foods, street music, and a fun atmosphere. More »

New Gallery Opens with SC Chamber Ribbon Cutting

New Contemporary Art Gallery Opens In Seneca Falls   Roberta Estes announced the opening of a new art gallery: the R Dixon Gallery, located at 102 Fall Street in the historic downtown district of Seneca Falls. The gallery will exhibit contemporary art that highlights unique and thought-provoking creative expression. The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an upcoming More »

Next Ca$h Mob April 22nd at SL Wine & Spirits

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced the location for its next Ca$h Mob. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 22 from 5-6pm at Seneca Lake Wine & Spirits, located at 373 Waterloo Geneva Road in Waterloo. All Ca$h Mob participants will receive a 10% discount on all Finger Lakes Wines purchased during the event.   More »

Voting Open for 2015 Small Business of the Year!

Vote now for the Chamber’s 2015 Small Business of the Year Award Recipient! Vote online below or click here for a ballot to mail, email, or fax to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce phone: 315-568-2906 fax: 315-568-1730 email: info@senecachamber.org address: 2020 US route 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148  

I Shop NY: Finger Lakes Central – March 22-April 6

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that more than 30 local retail stores will be offering discounts as part of the ‘I Shop NY’ campaign to run March 22 through April 6, 2015. The promotional effort is part of a statewide initiative to better position New York as a shopping destination to Canadian travelers. Participating stores More »

RSVP Now for the Chamber’s Next Coffee and Conversation April 9th!!

Topic: Education and business Speaker: Seneca Falls Central School District Superintendent Bob McKeveny

Chamber to Hold Business After Hours on March 18th at Gould Hotel

Seneca Chamber Awards Business of the Month: Kinney Drugs

(Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has awarded Kinney Drugs of Seneca Falls as its December 2014 Business of the Month.  The award was presented to store manager Jennifer Mastrangelo at the Chamber’s Business After Hours Networking Mixer held on December 17 at the Seneca Falls Historical Society.     Kinney Drugs was founded by Burt Kinney More »

Lago Resort & Casino is Coming to Seneca County

Lago Resort & Casino is coming to Seneca County. With the recent decision by the New York State Facility Location Siting Board, this project is now a reality for Spring of 2016. The Chamber of Commerce had the following reaction to the recent decision: The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce is pleased with today’s announcement regarding the site selection of More »

Selfie Contest with the Women’s Rights National Historical Park

   

Women’s Rights National Park Presents Exhibit: WWII Home Front

It was a time of G. I. Joe and Rosie the Riveter, and the era of the big band sound. World War II changed the American way of life as the war economy ended the Great Depression and millions mobilized joining the armed forces, working in factories, and conserving in every aspect of life. Families grew victory gardens. Children collected More »

Book Now and Save on a Getaway to Tuscany! Departing November 2015

   

Women’s Rights National Park Presents Lecture “Demystifying the Bricks and Mortar of Main St”

Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Hobart Present the Next Lecture in their Series “Sentiments & Declarations”: Demystifying the Bricks and Mortar of Main Street Thursday, November 20 5-6 PM, Guntzel Theater 136 Fall St, Seneca Falls NY   What makes up Main Street, USA and where did the idea come from?  The United States experienced an unprecedented building boom More »

Seneca Chamber to Conduct Ribbon Cutting at Open House Event: Shoppe Around the Corner

Shoppe Around the Corner Celebrates Opening with Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony   (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off the Grand Opening of Shoppe Around the Corner in Seneca Falls, on Friday, November 14th at 4:00pm.   Located at 17 Bridge Street, the new business More »

Hike and Bike Trail Expansions Across NYS

  Great News for Biking, Walking and Trails in NYS     We applaud Governor Cuomo and NYS DOT Commissioner McDonald for recognizing the importance of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure to the health, safety and economy of New York residents by announcing $70 million in federal Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) funding for 68 projects in communities across the state.   We are especially More »

New York Named Wine Region of the Year

At Wine Enthusiast “Wine Star Awards”… New York is “Wine Region of the Year”           New York State has been named “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, with the actual award to be presented at the Wine Star Awards gala dinner on Monday, January 26 in the New York Public Library’s Celeste Ballroom. More »

Cayuga-Seneca Canal Added to National Register of Historic Places

NYS Canal System Listed on National Register of Historic Places It’s official! The National Park Service has listed the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation recognizes the New York State Canal System as a nationally significant work of early twentieth century engineering and construction that affected transportation and maritime commerce for nearly half a More »

Geneva Historical Society Speaker Examines the History of the American Flag

Lecturer to Share History of the American Flag The Geneva Historical Society‘s 2014 Fall Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 with “The History of the American Flag” a presentation by Civil War historian and reenactor Lee Houser. The program will be held at the Geneva History Museum at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Houser will use “show and tell” methods More »

Goose Watch Winery Presents Annual Chestnut Festival

Experience Delicious Fall Flavors at Goose Watch Winery’s Annual Chestnut Festival   It’s the biggest celebration of the fall season at Goose Watch Winery and we’re inviting you! Come experience the Chestnut Festival on October 18th from 12pm – 5pm and celebrate the harvest of their chestnut groves in the most delicious and fun way! Using their own chestnuts harvested More »

Join the Geneva Historical Society for a Flashlight Tour of 19th Century Home

Flashlight Tour of Johnston House   Did you ever wonder what it was like to live before electric lights? How did people find their way around after dark? Do you enjoy the occasional, short-term bout without electricity? Do you like to “rough it”? Well, if you’d like to see the 1822 Johnston House by moonlight and flashlight, join the Geneva More »

Montezuma Holds National Wildlife Refuge Week Celebration

NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WEEK CELEBRATION AT MONTEZUMA! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 Clean water. Clean air. Unusual and abundant wildlife. World-class recreation. The National Wildlife Refuge System provides and protects it all on 150 million acres of land and water from the Caribbean to the Pacific, Maine to Alaska. There is at least one national wildlife refuge in every state (http://www.fws.gov/refuges/ ). More »

Idol Ridge Winery Opens its Doors!

    Congratulations, Idol Ridge Winery!   The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event at Idol Ridge Winery on Thursday, October 9.     Idol Ridge is located at 9095 State Route 414 in Lodi.  Its name represents “Lodi” spelled backwards, and is also a sister property to Montezuma Winery and Hidden Marsh More »

Hearing on Seneca Depot Conservation Plan Oct 22

New York Issues Draft Update of the State’s Open Space Plan   New York State has issued its draft update of the state’s Open Space Plan. The draft Plan identifies the former Seneca Army Depot as a priority property, but makes no specific suggestions on how to protect it. New York State is seeking comments on the draft at hearings More »

Fall Foliage Season Kicks Off

  New York Fall Foliage Report   Week of Oct. 8-14 Beautiful Peak Fall Colors Emerging Across New York State Peak colors arrive in Finger Lakes, Capital-Saratoga, Hudson Valley, Central New York and Thousand Islands-Seaway regions this weekend This is the fifth 2014 FALL COLOR REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color More »

SC Cornell Coop. Ext. Offers Free Workshop on Saving Energy and Money

 Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Presents: Save Energy, Save Dollars   Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is offering a free workshop, entitled “Save Energy, Save Dollars”, to learn money saving tips for your home or apartment this winter.   During this workshop participants will learn no-cost and low cost ways to conserve energy, how to make a home more energy-efficient More »

Seneca Falls Farmers Market Celebrates Cider Week

Celebrate Cider Week at the Seneca Falls Farmers Market   It’s time to celebrate Finger Lakes Cider Week!   In tribute to the fall season and cider week, the Seneca Falls Farmers Market will have two local cider makers sampling cider and selling bottled cider.   Bellwether Hard Cider of Trumansburg and Three Brothers Winery of Geneva will both be at More »

Deer Hunters Orientation Held by Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Holds Orientation for Deer Hunters   In February 2013, the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge released their Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Refuge Hunt Program Environmental Assessment.  These documents incorporated changes management plans to make to the refuge’s hunt program.  The refuge is part of the greater Montezuma Wetlands Complex— a partnership between the refuge, the More »

Lodi Historical Society Holds Annual Artisan’s Showcase

Annual Artisan’s Showcase The Lodi Historical Society presents their annual event showcasing local artisan products. Find that perfect item you’ve been looking for, or a unique gift for a friend. The Society will also be holding a bake sale, book sale, and a “new to you” sale. When: Saturday, October 4th 9am-3pm Where: Lodi Historical Society 8493 S. Main St. More »

Grand Opening and October Fest at Idol Ridge Winery

A Flood of Flavors at Idol Ridge   When the Martin family, owners of Montezuma Winery and Hidden Marsh Distillery embarked on opening another winery they settled on the best view in the region…   Stop by and listen to their stories of how they turned their neighbor’s timber into a grand tasting bar for Idol Ridge. The story will More »

Geneva Historical Society Brings 19th Century Washington St Cemetery “Residents” to Life Oct 3&4

From Beyond:Washington Street Cemetery Stories Performers Will Tell Stories of Washington Street Cemetery “Residents” When: Friday, October 3, 6-8pm Saturday, October 4, 2-4pm Where: The Presbyterian Church 24 Park Place Geneva, NY Admission: $10 for adults $5 for students Encounter the spirits of Geneva’s past in a theatrical program to be held this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. From More »

Seneca Monster Kayak + Canoe Race at Fuzzy Guppies on Sunday 10/5

    Fuzzy Guppies Hosts the Seneca Monster Kayak + Canoe Race and Adventure Join Fuzzy Guppies for the Seneca Monster Kayak and Canoe Race and Adventure down the Cayuga-Seneca Canal! Race Details: Classes: Most standard NYMCRA classes Distance: 13 miles (0.5 mile carry x2) Course:   (map) Waterloo, NY (Fuzzy Guppies) west to near Seneca Lake (circle Adventure Island), More »

Your Chance to Voice Support for Casino

Are you interested in voicing your support for the proposed Lago Casino & Resort? If so, the New York State Gaming Commission is accepting e-mails between now and Wednesday from people who were not able to attend the public hearings in Ithaca last week. Send any letters of support to: EasternST@gaming.ny.gov info@gaming.ny.gov    

Food and Wine Celebration Saturday at Rose Hill Mansion

Rose Hill Mansion Food and Wine Celebration on Saturday   Rose Hill Mansion Food and Wine Celebration on Saturday The weather is predicted to be wonderful for this Saturday’s Food and Wine event at Rose Hill Mansion. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, call us at 315-789-5151 and order them. You’ll be enjoying the sunset over the lake in More »

Lively Run Goat Dairy Presents Traditional German Celebration Oct 4th

A Buck’s Tale – A Lively Run Event   A Buck’s Tale is a German tradition that Lively Run Dairy is bringing to the Finger Lakes. Families will come to the farm to hear the story of “A Buck’s Tale,” told by Lively Run owner Susanne Messmer (a native of Germany), and celebrate the German way – with local beer, More »

WonderWorks at Destiny USA offers discounts to shoppers now to November

WonderWorks Destiny Invites Shoppers to Stop, Shop, & Play Indoor amusement park offers exclusive fall discount SYRACUSE, NY (September 18, 2014) – From now until Nov. 7, WonderWorks is offering an exclusive discount to customers at its newest location. Shoppers can bring their receipt from any store inside Destiny USA to receive a fifty percent discount on admission for up More »

Colt Ford Concert held at Toby Keith’s at Destiny USA 9/26

Tickets still on sale for Colt Ford concert at Toby Keith’s Syracuse, NY- Country lovers can still get their tickets to see Colt Ford, live in concert at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill at Destiny USA. The country star will be performing on Friday, September 26. Colt Ford has released five studio albums, with his most recent More »

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Presents New Lecture Series: Sentiments and Declarations

  Join us for our first lecture of the series Sentiments and Declarations  Public Lecture Series Women’s Rights National Historical Park 136 Fall Street Seneca Falls, NY 13148 Thursday, September 25th 5-6PM Guntzel Theater “Trust, Activism, and Social Media” Karen Frost-Arnold, Hobart and William Smith Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies Social media is a growing platform for feminist activism More »

12 FL Cheese Trail Creameries Participate in Open House

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail One-Day Fall Open House Saturday, October 11 of Columbus Day Weekend Many new things to do and try during this daylong annual event hosted largely at member farms. The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail is pleased to announce their popular Fall Open House is coming up on Columbus Day Weekend. The one-day Fall Open House is slated for Saturday October 11, More »

Lodi Historical Society Presents- Sampson:1779 to the Present by Walt Gable

Lodi Historical Society Speakers’ Forum Sampson: 1779 to the Present Walt Gable Seneca County Historian September 28 at 4 pm Free admission, reception following Lodi Historical Society Building 8493 South Main Street, Lodi NY       With the support of the Delavan Foundation and the membership of the Lodi Historical Society

YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNT AT MONTEZUMA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

  The 2014 youth waterfowl season for New York’s Western Zone is scheduled for Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5.  The Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge will participate by hosting a Youth Hunt on Saturday, October 4 at the refuge’s Tschache Pool.   To register for the youth hunt at the Montezuma NWR, you must call the refuge’s Hunter Check More »

Christ Episcopal Church Announces Free Bluegrass Concert in Willard

September 20th, 2014 at 4PM Christ Episcopal Church                                       1392 Main Street Willard, NY 14588 (607) 869-9250   For the inaugural concert of its new Lake Country Hometown Music Series, Christ Episcopal Church in Willard, NY will have The Jesse Alexander Band More »

Capacity Grant Opportunity for Park and Trail Groups

    MAKE A DONATION  |  SEPTEMBER 2014 |  BECOME A MEMBER     Funding for park and trail groups   Parks & Trails New York grants aim to boost organizational capacity Parks & Trails New York is offering a new round of Growing the Grassroots Capacity Building Grants for park and trail groups in New York State. Grants of up to More »

Open House and Gallery Talk for “Women in Movement” Exhibit!

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will host a Gallery Talk by artist Andrea Arroyo for her art exhibition “Women in Movement.”  The Gallery Talk will be offered on Saturday, September 27th at 1:00 pm, followed by a short tour of the gallery at 1:30 pm.  A special ranger talk “Words”, which examines Spanish words More »

Chamber to Conduct Ribbon Cutting at Grand Opening: Love’s Italian Ice & Custard

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will host a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event at Love’s Italian Ice & Custard in Seneca Falls on Thursday, September 18. Located at 59 State Street, the newly opened business is a family owned and operated ice cream shop. Jamie and Phani Love wanted to start a business that More »

Famed “Lady Long Rider” visits Seneca Falls

  Honoring Women’s Rights Movement Bernice Ende includes stop at National Historical Park on 2.5 year, 8,000 mile cross-country journey   Bernice Ende will travel through Seneca Falls on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Ms. Ende, a retired teacher, is currently on a 2 ½ year, 8,000 mile horseback trek across the United States and Canada to commemorate Montana’s suffrage centennial. More »

Hosmer Vows to Keep Local Despite Change in Regulations

Cayuga Lake, NY – Hosmer wines will continue to be made from New York grapes, despite the recent loosening of regulations for state wineries. By law, all wine produced by a New York farm winery must be made entirely from grapes, fruits or agricultural products grown here in New York State. But a particularly merciless winter has prompted the New More »

Finger Lakes Winery wins 2014 Governor’s Cup

  For the second year in a row, New York’s famous Finger Lakes region was proudly displayed as another area winery won the top spot, being named the 2014 Governor’s Cup Winner. Congratulations to Gene Pierce and the entire team at Chateau LaFayette Reneau, who received their trophy honoring their 2013 Semi-Dry Riesling that was chosen from nearly 900 entries. The winner was announced on August 13 at More »

Canal Society of New York State Presents the 2014 New York State Canal Conference

Canal Society of New York State Presents the    2014 New York State Canal Conference  September 21, 22, 23 – Geneva, New York Register Now! Where: Ramada Geneva Lakefront 41 Lakefront Drive Geneva, NY 14456 Driving Directions When: Sunday September 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT -to- Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT PRINTABLE DOCUMENTS   Printable Registration Brochure More »

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Updates

So much is happening this coming month on the wine trail with events galore at the wineries and concerts to enjoy while sipping your fondest wines. Visit us for Cayuga Ridge’s Peach Festival, Knapp’s Garlic Dinner or Lucas’s new Nautie Concert Summer Series on Thursday evenings, start your weekend early.See you along the trail!!   Cayuga Cathy     Buttonwood Grove More »

Tourism to Women’s Rights National Historical Park Creates Over 2 million in Economic Benefit; Report shows visitor spending supports 23 jobs in local economy

Seneca Falls, NY – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 30,137 visitors to Women’s Rights National Historical Park in 2013 spent over $2.06 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 23 jobs in the local area. “Women’s Rights National Historical Park is proud to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world,” said superintendent Noemi More »

See How You Can Help Expand the ‘Its a Wonderful Life’ Museum

  Wish I Had A Million Dollars . . . . Hot Dog!” I’ll settle for half that in cash.” — George to his father   Please help us achieve our goal!   Contribute Now !   With your help, we will create a permanent Museum and Archives for “It’s A Wonderful Life” We have the opportunity to purchase the historic building where we More »

Successful Ribbon Cutting & Ca$h Mob at New FroYo Site

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and Ca$h Mob at Country Swirlz Coffee & Yogurt Bar, located at 1036 Route 318 in Waterloo.The concept of a Ca$h Mob is to host a mass meeting of people that visit a local business to make purchases in hopes of driving local sales.Country Swirlz Coffee & Yogurt More »

Hosmer Winery Announces Highly Anticipated Return of Raspberry Bounce

Cayuga Lake, NY- The highly anticipated return of Hosmer’s Raspberry Bounce is finally here. In such high demand that the wine quickly sold out, Hosmer Winery is pleased to announce: Bounce is back!   Always made with New York State raspberries and Cayuga White wine, Raspberry Bounce is the ultimate summer beverage. The taste of freshly picked raspberry wraps around More »

A French Summer Day – A Lively Run Event

Lively Run Dairy celebrates French culture! Families will come to the farm to eat delicious French-inspired food and participate in French activities on a beautiful summer day.   WHAT: Une Escapade à la Campagne – A French summer day at Lively Run Dairy This is a fun and educational cultural event for all ages. Lively Run will be providing French food More »

Experience a Slice of 19th-century Farm Life at Farm Heritage Day

On Saturday, August 9, the Geneva Historical Society will hold the third biennial Farm Heritage Day at Johnston House at 3523 East Lake Road in Fayette. This event will give visitors, particularly families, the chance to sample 19th-century farm life through games, period crafts and farming activities, presentations, and exhibits. The activities will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More »

Hosmer Winery Releases 2 Highly Anticipated Chardonnays

Looking for a fresh wine for a hot summer day? Or a luscious wine to make you feel at ease? At Hosmer, we make a Chardonnay for everyone, and this July hosts the release of two brand new vintages of our acclaimed Chardonnays.   Our 2013 Chardonnay is aged in stainless steel, highlighting its fruit tones and aromatic complexity. The palate is bright More »

Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Presents 2014 Small Business of the Year Award: Muranda Cheese Company

(Seneca Falls, NY-) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Muranda Cheese Company of 3075 Route 96 in Waterloo, was selected as the Chamber’s 2014 Small Business of the Year recipient.  The award was announced and presented at the Chamber’s Annual Membership BBQ event, held at Knapp Vineyard Winery and Restaurant in Romulus on July 23. Muranda Cheese More »

It’s A Wonderful Life Road Trip Launches Museum Crowdfunding Campaign

  For immediate release: July 16, 2014 Contact: Francis Caraccilo fgc51@verizon.net, 315-568-6917 “I Wish I Had a Million Dollars…Hot Dog!” It’s A Wonderful Road Trip Launches Museum Crowdfunding Campaign Seneca Falls, NY – A cross country road trip will kick off a forty-day crowdfunding campaign for The Seneca Falls It’s A Wonderful Life Museum & Archives. As the trip begins, More »

Convention Days 2014 Schedule of Events

Convention Days 2014; Diversity and Equality – Local, State, National, and Global Convention Days 2014; Diversity and Equality – Local, State, National, and Global is the commemoration and celebration of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY in 1848. This convention marked the first formal event igniting one of the most significant social movements in American history. More »

TWO MAJOR EVENTS PENDING, BUT NOT SCHEDULED

Two major events that could have a significant impact on the future of the white deer on the Seneca Army Depot are expected this year, but dates have not been announced for either.  Both a White Deer Summit, requested by State Senator Mike Nozzolio, and Open Space Plan hearings, conducted by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, could result in More »

UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, Leading Discussion at Women Rights National Historical Park

Seneca Falls, NY –  UN Women will lead a discussion on women’s rights and their initiatives around the world on Sunday, July 20th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm as part of the 2014 Convention Days Celebration. Come join us in the Guntzel Theater at Women’s Rights National Historical Park to meet and speak with these women who are on More »

Hosmer Winery’s Single Wheel Riesling Celebrating Recognition and Accolades

Hosmer Winery’s Single Wheel Riesling is quickly establishing itself among the fast growing number of single-vineyard wines being produced in the Finger Lakes. Made exclusively from a 3-acre block of grapes grown in Hosmer’s Patrician Verona Vineyard, the Single Wheel 2012 Dry Riesling has been earning high praise and recognition.   Since its release 8 months ago, Single Wheel has received: More »

Fish Prep Workshop July 22, 2014

Fish Preparation Workshop Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm At Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension, Waterloo, NY Space is limited, register soon!   For Immediate Release: If you like to fish and want to start consuming more of your catch or just want to learn more about cooking and preparing fish, then this workshop is for you!  More »