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Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th

Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th
Shtayburne Farm is excited to announce they are again hosting their Fall Family Festival this autumn. This kid-focused event will be hosted by the Hostetler family on October 13th, from 10AM until 4PM, right on their family farm. Shtayburne Farm is a working dairy farm on the west side of Seneca Lake just off State Route 14 in Rock Stream.... more

Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration

150th Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the relocation of Brooklyn Flint Glass Company from Brooklyn to Corning, New York. In celebration of this milestone, the Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge – a 30′ x 80′ canal barge equipped with CMoG’s patented all-electric glassmaking equipment – in Brooklyn Bridge Park in May. In addition to sharing the story of glassmaking... more

Erie Canal mural artist paints on-site at the Savannah Art Festival

ERIE CANAL MURAL ARTIST PAINTS ON-SITE AT THE SAVANNAH ART FESTIVAL!
Savannah is Wild about Birds and Nature in preparation of its 4th annual Art Festival! On Saturday, September 29th, 10AM-5PM, those who appreciate all forms of art are invited to attend. Catch a glimpse of James Zeger and students as they paint a mural on-site during the festival! Over the last 11 years James has painted several historic murals throughout... more

NYS FAIR RECAP: Another ‘great’ year as attendance records are shattered

NYS FAIR RECAP: Another ‘great’ year as attendance records are shattered
It’s a question that was asked after the 2016 and 2017 New York state fairs: How does the fair follow up a record-breaking performance? We’ll find out in 2019. The fair closed out the 2018 installment of the annual summer festival with a new all-time attendance record. But it was a record-setting fair in other ways. There’s a new single-day... more

People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days

People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days
Dozens of young eyes narrowed as children placed a leg forward at the fun run at Skaneateles Field Days Saturday. “On your mark!” Jay Williams exclaimed into a mega phone before one of the competitions began at Austin Park. Many of the children then placed a leg before far over the line before Williams asked them to back up a... more

TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn

TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn
Saturday marks the 33rd annual TomatoFest, and the third year since the festival moved from Emerson Park to downtown Auburn, which organizers say they hope is just the start of another successful 30 years. Like every year, TomatoFest will benefit food pantries throughout the area affiliated with the Central New York Food Bank. Last year’s event raised approximately $16,000 and... more

CURVEBALL CANCELLED: Health concerns kill weekend festival in Watkins Glen

CURVEBALL CANCELLED: Health concerns kill weekend festival in Watkins Glen
Thursday evening it was announced that the much-anticipated Curveball Festival in Watkins Glen would not happen. Curveball Forced To Cancel: https://t.co/b391MMXlVH — Phish (@phish) August 16, 2018 The following was posted to Phish’s website: Due to the severe flooding that occurred in Schuyler County over the past week, the local water treatment plant that services water to the Village of... more

Skaneateles Festival hosts KidsFest with Grammy-nominated orchestra

Skaneateles Festival hosts KidsFest with Grammy-nominated orchestra
The Knights, a Grammy-nominated orchestra from Brooklyn, led an interactive program with children and families for the KidsFest hosted by Skaneateles Festival on Sunday. About 20 children, among an audience of more than 50 people, found their spots on the floor of Skaneateles’ First Presbyterian Church rather than in seats so they could be closer to the orchestra. “Does anyone... more

Curveball cancellation hits sour note with estimated $25M-30M loss

Curveball cancellation hits sour note with estimated $25M-30M loss
While Phish fans have packed up their campers and tents to vacate Watkins Glen, the organizers of Phish's Curveball festival are still recovering from a three-day event that never happened. It's a process that will take months, said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup in a phone interview Monday afternoon. "To my knowledge, we've never canceled an event like that,"... more

Anthony Road to host 17th annual Federweisser Festival

Anthony Road to host 17th annual Federweisser Festival
Anthony Road Wine Company is hosting their 17th annual Federweisser Festival on Saturday, September 22 from noon to five. The festival is a celebration to kickoff the 2018 harvest season. Federweisser- a partially fermented, frothy, young, wine made from the first fruits of the harvest- will be flowing all afternoon. The celebration will feature traditional German fare including bratwurst, sauerkraut,... more

Phish announces refunds after 3-day festival canceled

Phish announces refunds after 3-day festival canceled
After the three day Curveball music festival in Watkins Glen was canceled over health concerns from severe flooding, Phish has announced plans to refund concert-goers. The plans include opening an online store donating the proceeds to flood relief and recovery across the Finger Lakes region. On the jam band’s website they thanked fans for their understanding and making the best... more

FLX Pride Festival sees glorious weather, strong turnout along Seneca Lake (video)

FLX Pride Festival sees glorious weather, strong turnout along Seneca Lake (video)
On Saturday afternoon at the northern tip of Seneca Lake – months of hard work paid off for organizers behind the Finger Lakes Pride Festival. Held near the newly-opened FLX Welcome Center along State Route 5&20 – hundreds turned out to show their support, and learn about the LGBTQ+ community. In an appearance on Inside the FLX earlier in the... more

Cherry Fest a success at Varick Winery despite rain, clouds (video)

Cherry Fest a success at Varick Winery despite rain, clouds (video)
Despite the rainy, dreary weekend in the Finger Lakes – 2018’s Cherry Festival, hosted by Varick Winery & Vineyard went off without a snag. The event featured local musicians, local food, and a plethora of cherries – available for consumption and picking. “This is one of the most-unique events in the region,” Shelly Inglor said on Monday. The 21-year-old had... more

FIREWORKS IN THE FLX: Where & when you can see fireworks this weekend

FIREWORKS IN THE FLX: Where & when you can see fireworks this weekend
With the Fourth of July falling in the dead-center of the work week, a handful of fireworks displays in the Finger Lakes are being held this weekend. Check out our comprehensive list of all the fireworks displays on-tap in the region… Friday, July 6 Groton – This year’s fireworks display will be held at Groton Elementary School on Friday, July... more
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