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This four-day festival, slated for May 25-28, 2017, is spread throughout Corning’s Gaffer District, a historic section of the city renowned for its arts and cultural offerings, as well as a wide variety of restaurants, boutique shops, and entertainment. Corning is the home of the Rockwell Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate where exhibits portray the spirit of America, and the Corning Museum of Glass, offering hot glass shows, make-your-own keepsake workshops, and a variety of events.
GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest, free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.
Friday begins with the Finger Lakes Wine & Craft Beer Tasting throughout Corning’s Gaffer District, open to everyone 21 or older. Finish off the night on Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.
Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!
Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Juan Marichal, Phil Niekro and Ozzie Smith will headline Hall of Fame Classic Weekend, May 26-28 in Cooperstown. The six Hall of Famers will be joined by recently retired players representing all 30 major league teams for the Hall of Fame Classic, a seven-inning legends game on Saturday, May 27 at Cooperstown’s historic Doubleday Field.
The 2017 Hall of Fame Classic highlights a weekend of family entertainment programs designed to celebrate the timeless connection of baseball across generations. In addition to the Classic, Hall of Fame Classic Weekend features the following additional family events designed to promote interactivity between fans and their baseball heroes.
Tickets for the Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, are now on sale via phone at 1-877-726-9028 or at www.baseballhall.org and are $12.50 for first and third base seats, $11 for general admission outfield seats. The Classic, now in its ninth year and fueled by assistance from MLB, features the pregame Home Run Derby at noon, followed by first pitch at 1:05 p.m.
One of the most popular arts festivals in New York State, Fairport Canal Days sets sail June 3rd and 4th, with an opening chicken BBQ and concert on the evening of June 2nd. Join us and enjoy over 200 artisans, many fine food vendors, and great live music. It’s family friendly, fantastic fun.
Chicken BBQ – Friday, June 2, 4:30 to 9:00 pm
Canal Days Artisans, Vendors, and Entertainment – Saturday, June 3, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 4, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ithaca Festival is a weekend music and arts celebration, the premier event of its kind in Tompkins County. Over 1,000 talented local musicians, painters, dancers, clowns, community groups, and ensembles perform throughout the Ithaca Festival weekend.
The Ithaca Festival is a weekend music and arts celebration, the premier event of its kind in Tompkins County. Over 1,000 talented local musicians, painters, dancers, clowns, community groups, and ensembles perform throughout the Ithaca Festival weekend. Enjoy multiple stages of entertainment, some special kid’s activities, a craft show, a parade, a local film festival, an arts for social justice area, and delicious festival food at various locations.
Enjoy multiple stages of entertainment, some special kid’s activities, a craft show, a parade, a local film festival, an arts for social justice area, and delicious festival food at various locations.
Sample many of the fantastic foods and beverages produced or grown in the Finger Lakes region, Rochester, and other nearby communities. Sample wines, cheeses, beer, juices, ciders, baked goods, confections, ice cream, distilled spirits, honey & maple syrup (of course!), vegetables & fruits, oils & vinegars, spices & mustards, meats, coffees & teas, jams & jellies, nut butters, and sauces. You also get to sit back and enjoy a full afternoon of live music from acclaimed local musicians.
This festival is held every year and is an event fun for all ages with lots of food, games, vendors, contests and the World’s Largest Cheesecake!
The festival benefits Foodlink, an organization aimed at ending hunger in Rochester and Finger Lakes region. More than 100 restaurants, wineries, breweries and more take part in the festival.
Since 1961, the grape festival is held every September in our valley to celebrate the area’s grape harvest, talented artisans, wine makers, local and regional music and cuisine.
The Naples Grape Festival is held at the Naples High School Grounds and across the street at Memorial Town Hall from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. Come and enjoy wine, food, arts, crafts and local/regional music. Bake a pie for the World’s Greatest Grape Pie Contest and sample everything “grape” that our valley has to offer.