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Author: Meg Vanek

New York State’s Maple Weekends

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 PM by Meg Vanek

Maple Syrup Weekends

Sponsored by the NYS Maple Producers Association, March 17-18 & March 24-25, 2018 Maple Weekend is when maple farms across New York State invite visitors to their “sugar houses” to experience first-hand how pure, mouthwatering maple syrup and maple products are made. It’s a family -friendly event with tours, samples, activities and of course fresh maple syrup and maple products to enjoy. In

Valentine’s Day in the Finger Lakes

Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM by Meg Vanek

Valentine’s Day in the Finger Lakes

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches and Valentine’s Day in the Finger Lakes can be a dream come true for lovebirds.

Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to shop, dine and travel because you are ‘required’ to pamper yourself and your valentine in recognition of this holiday devoted to lovers. The Finger Lakes Region is arguably one of the most

Festival of Trees at the Ward O'Hara Ag MuseumFor years Christmas tree enthusiasts have flocked to the Ward O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum for their highly anticipated Festival of Trees, a magical event where beautifully decorated Christmas trees turn the museum into a holiday wonderland.

This year the Festival features almost 100 holiday themed trees. Each tree has a different theme, from babies to vegetable to ducks! Doors open

Route 90 Sale - 50 Mile Garage SaleA 50-mile-long garage sale is a treasure hunter’s dream and you can follow that dream on State Route 90, from Montezuma to Homer on July 29 and 30 this year. The sale, which started in 1988, is always held the last full weekend in July and officially runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, but you’ll find some vendors out earlier and some stay longer. It’s all pretty casual. You will

Fall Harvest Season in the Finger Lakes

Thursday, September 24, 2015 8:00 PM by Meg Vanek

It’s always sad to say goodbye to summer in the Finger Lakes, but as the air turns cooler and the lush green trees turn to spectacular red, gold and yellow, it’s not all bad because the bountiful fall harvest season is upon us and it is apple picking time!