Category - Press Releases

Canandaigua, NY (January 7, 2014), With frozen smiles are their faces diehard skiers and snowboarders converged on Bristol Mountain today.  The same theme was heard from all, “Protecting exposed skin, layering clothes and frequent breaks is the key to getting quality runs in on the slopes in this type of weather condition”.  On a break, seventy-seven year old season passholder,  Ed Cook described the conditions as fine today.  When asked if he was going back out after his coffee break he, gave an enthusiastic, “Yep!, It’s a good day to ski”. 

Bristol Valley Theater, Naples’ award-winning live professional theater, will reprise their annual FALL FOLK FEST every Saturday night in October. This rich harvest of music features some of the region's most popular folk groups. For the first time this year, the final concert will be held at BREW & BRATS at ARBOR HILL, which has sponsored the FOLK FEST since its premier in 2010.  

Built by John and Margaret Johnston in the 1820s, the Johnston House originally sat on an important farm where John Johnston became a well-known advocate of improved farming techniques. Johnston was the first American farmer to use soil drainage tiles to increase productivity on his farm, which was considered by some in the 19th century to be “the most important agricultural spot in America.” 

Join the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection as it unveils the photography, art, local products and people of Ontario County that helped to make the happiest Visitors Guide ever. Finger Lakes Visitors Connection is showcasing travel happiness in Ontario County with the 2013 Travel Happiness Art Show. The public is invited to the Opening Reception on May 10 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars in Naples. 

Canandaigua, NY – December 26, 2012 — The New York Wine & Culinary Center announced today that the month of January will be dedicated to Food & Fitness with an affordable $10 per class series hosted by NYWCC Chef Instructor, Jeff McLean.  Together, you and Chef Jeff will maintain your New Year’s Resolution. 

CANANDAIGUA, NY – Finger Lakes Visitors Connection wants to know what makes you happiest about living in the Finger Lakes! If you are an Ontario County resident, we want to hear from you.  And, for those of you most willing to share the little details about living here that bring the most joy, we want to feature you in our upcoming visitors guide.