Monday, September 26, 2016

Auburn, NY - October 1st - October 31st, Events in the Finger Lakes Near 10 Fitch

A weekend away is what you both need :) The month of October is the perfect time to do just that. Come to 10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn and be pampered, relax and enjoy this wonderful time of year in the Finger Lakes! The color changing of the leaves on all our beautiful trees is a sight to see, especially while enjoying the area wine trails. We’d love to help you set up a weekend or weekday away to enjoy our area and each other. 

Here are some events going on in and around Auburn, New York, during the month of October. 



Sept. 30th - Oct. 2nd - 34th Annual Great Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival, 171 E M.L.K. Jr. Street, Ithaca, NY. The 2016 Apple Harvest Festival hosts plenty of apples, local produce, fresh baked goods, family entertainment at every turn, games, rides, prizes and live performances on two stages. Apple Harvest Festival is a great introduction to the rich farm and artist community of Ithaca. Check out the Downtown Ithaca website for more info. Admission: Free




Oct. 1st - Oct. 2nd - The Great Cortland Pumpkinfest, Courthouse Park, Cortland, NY.
The festival offers something for everyone! Crafters, Children's Games, Entertainment, Food, 5K Race or Walk, Antique Tractors, Hay Rides, Tons of Pumpkins, Exhibits and Displays. Starts at 9am and admission is Free!  For more info, check out the festival's website: http://www.cortlandpumpkinfest.org.






Oct 1st - Nov. 26th - The McKenzie Tour at Finger Lakes Distilling, 4676 State Route 414, Burdett, NY. The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes and consists of a brief introductory video, a walking tour of the distillery, a sampling of three spirits, and a complimentary Finger Lakes Distilling glass. The focus of the tour will be on the production of McKenzie Whiskeys – grain handling, processing, fermenting, distilling, and barrel aging – though other spirits will be covered, as well. Check out their website at http://fingerlakesdistilling.com/fldsaturdaytour/ to sign up for their Saturday tours.

Oct. 5th - Oct. 19th -  Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents - Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. Scenes from Rosemary’s life, from childhood to adult. Celebrate the life and musical stylings of one of our country’s finest performers. Rated PG. Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897 or check out http://fingerlakesmtf.com/2016-season/index.html for tickets and more information.


Oct. 6th - 10X10=ART, The Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY. Support and celebrate the Schweinfurth Art Center and its 35th Anniversary! Opening event Thursday, 10/6/16 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Tickets: $35 member / $40 non-members. Tickets may be purchased online at www.myartcenter.org or by calling the Art Center at 315-255-1553. Enjoy food, beverages, and live music. Open to ages 21 and up.Silent auction of all items with opening bid of $35. Artwork will be exhibited anonymously. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer. Items not sold will be available at silent auction held on          First Friday, 10/7/16 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.


Oct. 7th - First Friday, Various Locations in Downtown Auburn, NY. Free. 5:00-8:00pm. For more information please contact BID @ 315-252-7874.

Oct. 8th - Auburn Farmer’s Co-op Market : Cider Weekend, Curley’s Parking Lot, 96 State Street, Auburn, NY. Enjoy autumn at the market with Cider Weekend from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Stick around to shop, the Market will be open regular hours. The market features vendors selling local honey, fresh vegetables, fruit, flowers, baked goods, syrup, cider, wine, meat, eggs, jam and more. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 7:00 am – 2:00 pm. Free parking! Check out www.auburnfarmerscoopmarketinc.com or call 315-396-8871 for more information.

Oct. 8th - Oct. 10th - Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show & Festival, 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY. Enjoy peak fall foliage at the spectacular "Grand Canyon of the East" along with the best in pottery, paintings, quilts and fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral pieces and more -- just in time for holiday gift shopping. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with plenty of food vendors and many other activities for the whole family. Live music performances and demonstrations are scheduled at 1 pm each day. Admission and parking for the craft show are always free with your $8 per car entry to the park. Handicapped parking is available along with curbside pickup of heavy purchases. Admission: $8/car (State Park Entrance Fee) Check out http://artswyco.org for more information.



Oct. 8th - Bristol Mountain Fall Festival, 5662 Route 64, Canandaigua, NY. 10 am - 5 pm. The
hills are alive with vibrant colors during a Finger Lakes autumn. Take a scenic Sky Ride to view the peak fall foliage, enjoy live music by local bands at the base area and at the summit, and visit wine, beer, spirits and food vendors along with unique craft vendors. If you don't want to ride to the top, take a hike up the mountain where you can still enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding hills. Add to that the entertainment of the Scottish Highland Games competition held at the base of Bristol Mountain. Marvel at the determination and strength of dozens of competitors. Check out http://www.bristolmountain.com/events/  for more information!

Oct. 8th - Harvest Festival, Treleaven by King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry, NY. Fall is our favorite time of year at Treleaven and we’re throwing a party to celebrate the season! Join us at Harvest Fest for free live music on both days, as well as tasty eats, craft beer and of course, award-winning wines. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Check out http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/114/treleaven-by-king-ferry-winery-harvest-festival for more info!

Oct. 15th - Oct. 16th - The Salt City Fall Antiques Expo, Empire Expo Center, NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY. Since 1991, features over 225 exhibitors displaying and selling a wide variety of antiques and collectibles for the serious antique collector. Commercial Vendors, Designated Parking, Gate Admission, Handicapped Access, Public Transportation. Hours: Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Call (315)686-5789 for more information.

Oct. 16th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Lock 52 Jazz Trio, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY. Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments served during a brief Intermission. Main parking lot off Nelson Street; fully accessible entrance & additional parking off Seymour Street. Tickets may be purchased at Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit http://www.willard-chapel.org/Events.html for more information.

Oct. 21st Finger Lakes Beer Festival, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Garage, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY. Noon till 5pm. Advance tickets, $35. Hosted inside heated facility (NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Garage)Finger Lakes Beer Trail and Watkins Glen International bring you over 30 New York State craft breweries and distilleries. Enjoy live music, food, beer and friends at this unique event. Each guest receives a commemorative sampling glass with tasting coupons. Check out http://www.theglen.com/Tickets-Events/Events/2015/Finger-Lakes-Beer-Festival.aspx for tickets and more info!

Oct. 22nd - Old Fashion Halloween, 6880 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. 11am-4pm. Admission: Free (donations accepted) Bring the little ones to the Museum/Ed Center for an afternoon of old fashioned fun and entertainment. Visit the haunted herb garden or partake in the many activities for young and old. Face painting, coloring contests, pumpkin carving and much much more. All children are invited to come in costume and participate in the Grand Parade that will take place at 3 PM sharp. There will be Trick-or-Treating for all youth 12 and under throughout the museum. Costumes will be judged and prizes will be awarded.


Oct. 22nd - Chestnut Festival, Goose Watch Winery, 5480 State Route 89, Romulus, NY. Each fall we harvest the chestnuts grown right at Goose Watch Winery and host one of the biggest, most delicious celebrations of the year! Come enjoy LIVE music while you sample a variety of foods made from our own chestnuts. Enjoy a tasting of our wines and warm mulled wine and be sure to leave room for BBQ food from Thurston’s & ice cream from Cayuga Creamery! While you’re here you can also have fun playing lawn games while overlooking the beautiful fall foliage on Cayuga Lake! There is no admission fee with wine and food items available for purchase. Check out their website at http://goosewatch.com/events/chestnut-festival/ for more info!

Oct. 29th - Auburn Farmer’s Co-op Market: Trick or Treat/closing dayCurley’s Parking Lot, 96 State Street, Auburn, NY. Enjoy the last day at the market with Trick or Treating from 9:00 am to  1:00 pm. Stick around to shop, the Market will be open regular hours. The market features vendors selling local honey, fresh vegetables, fruit, flowers, baked goods, syrup, cider, wine, meat, eggs, jam and more. 7:00 am – 2:00 pm. Free parking! www.auburnfarmerscoopmarketinc.com




Friday, August 19, 2016

Auburn, NY - Sept. 1st - Sept. 30th, Events in the Finger Lakes Near 10 Fitch



The Finger Lakes, in Upstate New York, during the Fall, is the Best Place to Be! The Fall Festivals, the apple picking, the wine tasting, and the warm weather just add to the wonderful atmosphere known here near 10 Fitch. Here are some neat things to do around the area during the month of September. We would love to have you visit us and stay awhile. 


Sept. 1st - Sept. 4th - IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY.  Be here as three-time WGI winner Scott Dixon looks to top Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, and the rest of a talented field for a return trip to Gatorade Victory Lane. Check out http://www.theglen.com/Tickets-Events/Events/2015/IndyCar.aspx for tickets and more information.


Sept. 9th - 31st Annual TomatoFest & The Brew Run Series, 128 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY.  Features a buffet of music, children’s activities, food vendors and more. Four stages of live music. The section of Genesee Street between William and South Street will be sectioned off, along with the neighboring section of State Street. Prison City Pub & Brewery will host a new Brew Run 5K Race at 4:00 pm. Proceeds from the run will be donated to area food pantries. Genesee & State Streets & Exchange Street Plaza:
This long-standing fundraiser for the local food pantries is moving downtown! Friday night kick-off event will include a sponsor reception, live music acts scheduled at A.T. Walley's, Parker's Grille, Moondog's Lounge, Prison City Pub & Brewery & Osteria Salina, plus Music on the Mall on State Street from 7 - 10PM. On Saturday, 11AM - 6PM, come back downtown to enjoy an more live music with street performers, food & fine art vending & activities for the whole family. The event will also offer two ticket music performances at Auburn Public Theater.
On Saturday on State Street, Prison City Pub & Brewery is hosting & toasting a 5K BrewRun Series from 3 - 7PM. Enjoy a special release beer, awards, live music & see why an active lifestyle & local craft brewing go so very well together! Check out http://www.cnytomatofest.org/ for more information.

Sept. 10th - Glorious Grape Day, Varick Winery, 5102 State Route 89, Cayuga Wine Trail, Romulus, NY. Grapes, grapes and more grapes. Enjoy wine tastings and complimentary grape treats such as grape pies, frozen grape pops, grape cookies, grape cheesecake, and more. Admission: Free. $4.00 for wine tasting. Check out http://www.varickwinery.com/ for more information.

Sept. 10th - Some Like It Hot @ Hosmer Winery, 7020 Route 89, Ovid, NY.  From 1PM - 6PM; FREE ADMISSION • Live music from the Jess Novak Band • Local cuisine from Paulie's Global Kitchen • Wine by the glass or bottle. • Local artisans will be showcasing their hand-crafted specialties. • The event is outside overlooking our vineyards and starts at noon. Admission is free. Bring along your lawn chair and plan to spend the afternoon! Phone: 607-869-3393 Website: www.hosmerwinery.com.


Sept. 10th - Sept. 11th - M&T Bank Clothesline Festival, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY. Nearly 60 years after the first Clothesline, Rochester’s largest and longest-running fine art and crafts festival continues to thrive. It’s now the place to: ◦browse and buy original artwork by more than 400 New York state artists ◦experience all-day live entertainment ◦sample food from some of Rochester’s favorite vendors ◦enjoy free family art activities ◦search for bargains at the Gallery Store’s Sidewalk Sale and art library’s used book sale ◦visit the museum (included in admission). Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 10am–5pm. Admission: $5 (MAG members $4) 10 and under free if accompanied by an adult. Check out the website @ http://mag.rochester.edu/events/clothesline-festival/ for more information.

Sept. 10th - Professor Louie and The Crowmatix, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. This very special two-act Benefit Concert brings the best of the Woodstock sound to TomatoFest 2016. Rory Block, who will open for the Crowmatix at 8:00pm is to Bonnie Raitt what Bonnie Raitt is to the rest of us blues playing mortals: inspirational. Professor Louie and the Crowmatix will follow Block and have an impressive background: they backed up Van Morrison and Bob Dylan and then collaborated for over a decade with the Band. The Rock of Ages Horn Section will join the Crowmatix to lift this concert to another level. You don’t want to miss this one and we only have 200 seats. Proceeds will benefit Central New York Food Pantries. 8:00pm, tickets $30. For tickets and more info, click Here! 

Sept. 15th - Sept. 24th - First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, 406 East Main Street, Rochester, NY. Since its debut in 2012, the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival has become one of the most successful fringe festivals in the U.S. This 10-day, multi-arts festival now boasts over 500 performances and events – more than a quarter of which are Free – in 25+ venues in downtown Rochester, NY. Celebrating and inspiring creativity, the non-profit Fringe includes everything from theatre, music, comedy and dance, to children’s entertainment, spoken word, visual arts and film, and much more. For more information and ticket sales, check out http://www.rochesterfringe.com .




Sept. 15th - Oct. 1st - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents: Million Dollar QuartetMerry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. A famous jam session you’ll never forget! On December 4, 1956. A recording session that will go down in history as the one and only time that four legends came together to make music. This is the story of that fateful session between Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. This rock ‘n roll megahit is electrifying! Awards: Nominated for 3 Tony Awards. Rated PG. Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897 or check out http://fingerlakesmtf.com/2016-season/index.html for more information and tickets.

Sept. 16th - Sept. 17th - Harvest Music Festival, Centerway Square Corning, NY.  The two-day event begins Friday, September 16, with the wildly popular Finger Lakes wine and craft beer tasting and a concert in Centerway Square. The festivities continue throughout Saturday, September 17, with the Corning Farmers Market, local food and craft vendors, children's activities, tractor display, shopping and dining incentives and a concert in Centerway Square! Guests will enjoy free musical performances by many local and regional talents throughout Corning's historic downtown during the duration of the two-day event at many different locations. Check out http://www.fingerlakes.org/things-to-do/events/13/gafferdistrict.com/harvestmusicfestival for more information.

Sept. 18th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Organ Concert by Dr. Thomas Donahue, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY. Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments served during a brief Intermission. Tickets may be purchased at Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit http://www.willard-chapel.org/Events.html for more information.

Sept. 18th - German Festival, Lucas Vineyards, 3862 County Road 150, Interlaken, NY. This lively fall festival includes Authentic Live Music and Dancing by The Enzian Bavarian Band and Dancers and German Food. Also highlighting the day will be Grape Stomping, a Photo Booth, Face Painting, Alpacas & Local Vendors featuring their hand crafted items. German Food, Grape Pies, Wine Slushies, Wine by the Glass & Bottle and Cayuga Lake Creamery Ice Cream will be available for purchase. Contests will include Best Potato Salad, Polka and Alphorn. This event is fun for the whole family. Rain or Shine (under the tents). $5 cover charge, 12 and under free, Free parking, No coolers permitted. For more information, click here! 

Sept. 24th - Sept. 25th - Naples Grape Festival, 136 Main Street, Naples, NY. Since 1961, the grape festival has been held every September to celebrate the area's grape harvest, talented artisans, wine makers, local and regional music and cuisine on the grounds of the Naples High School and Memorial Town Hall. Bake a pie for the World's Greatest Grape Pie Contest and sample everything "grape" that our valley has to offer. Taste Finger Lakes wines in the wine tent. You'll find arts and crafts, reviewed by a jury of independent artists, for every taste and budget. Throughout the 2-day festival you can enjoy area musicians performing rock, blues, jazz and original music to get your feet tapping and your heart singing. 10am-5pm. Check out http://naplesgrapefest.org for more info!

Sept. 24th - Sept. 25th - Savannah Art Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY. Savannah is Alive with Color! Join us to enjoy art from fine area artists, an art/photography contest, great food, trails and so much more! Admission is $5.00 per person. 10 am - 4 pm. Call (315) 365-3580 for more information.

Sept. 25th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Bare Bones Trombone Ensemble, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY. Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments served during a brief Intermission. Tickets may be purchased at Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit http://www.willard-chapel.org/Events.html for more information.