The Geneva Theatre Guild is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a gala celebration at the Ramada on the Lakefront in Geneva, October 5.
Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Friday, September 7, 2018 4:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Victor, NY— Ganondagan’s annual Living History event is a popular day for visitors to immerse themselves in all the various aspects of the living culture of the Hodinöhsö:ni’ people. On Saturday,
Friday, September 7, 2018 1:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Belhurst Castle Joins Haunted History Trail of New York State
GENEVA – Halloween may not be for months, but Ontario County’s Belhurst Castle is ready for the haunted season as the newest addition to New York State’s Haunted History Trail.
Friday, September 7, 2018 12:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Glenmont, N.Y. (September 4, 2018) – This spring, the principals of Red Jacket Orchards (Geneva, N.Y.) and New York Apple Sales, Inc. (Glenmont, N.Y.) agreed to join their fresh apple marketing programs to provide better service and more opportunities for their customers.
Friday, September 7, 2018 10:00 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sonnenberg Gardens Focuses on Women’s Suffrage for Fall Programs and Exhibits
CANANDAIGUA – This autumn Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park will focusing on the history and contributions of the residents of this region to the historic Women’s Suffrage movement that gained the right to vote for women in New York State in 1917 and for all American women in 1920 with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
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Release date: July 12, 2017
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Partners with Cheshire Farms Creamery to Create New Ice Cream Flavor: “FLX Visitors Confection”
CANANDAIGUA – Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has teamed with Canandaigua’s Cheshire Farms Creamery to create a brand new ice cream flavor in celebration of July, National Ice Cream Month.
The flavor, “FLX Visitors Confection,” is a salted caramel ice cream with a heavy fudge ribbon and homemade fudge brownie pieces. The limited-edition flavor is available at Cheshire Farms, 10 Parrish Street, Canandaigua, at least through the end of July.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:00 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
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Please note admission rates have changed for 2017. April 14, 2017
Geneva, N.Y.: The Rose Hill Mansion will open for the 2017 season on Tuesday, May 2. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 2:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sonnenberg Gardens Opens for the Season on April 29
CANANDAIGUA – Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park opens its gates to visitors on April 29 for its 44th season as a public garden and historic home. Sonnenberg, originally built and owned by banker Frederick Ferris Thompson and his wife Mary Clark Thompson, opened as a public attraction in 1973 after ownership was transferred from the US government to a nonprofit friends group. Today, Sonnenberg Gardens is one of the premier tourist attractions of the region and is open daily May through October welcoming 35,000 people annually to its Victorian estate featuring a 40-room mansion, 9 historic gardens, and antique green house complex. The park is also a popular wedding venue and home to the Finger Lakes Wine Center. And located only one mile from downtown Canandaigua, a Sonnenberg visit is the perfect pairing with any visit to Canandaigua.
- The Finger Lakes is the largest wine-producing region in New York State.
- Ontario County farmers grow a lot of cabbage for sauerkraut. The village of Phelps is known as the Sauerkraut Capitol of the World and celebrates its history with a popular festival every summer.
- It is estimated that nearly 70,000 grape pies, a Finger Lakes specialty, are sold annually in Naples.
- Milk is the official New York State beverage.
- Scientists at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva are responsible for introducing five of the east’s most popular apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Macoun, Jonagold.