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PUBLISHED BY Finger Lakes Vacationer 140 W. First St. Oswego, NY 13126 (315) 343-3800 flxvacationer.com The Finger Lakes Vacationer is published annually by the Finger Lakes Vacationer in Oswego, NY. While every effort has been made by the Finger Lakes Vacationer to ensure accuracy, they are not responsible for changes in details, dates or offers. When making travel plans, please confirm details, hours and listings prior to your visits. PUBLISHER Jon Spaulding PROJECT COORDINATOR Richard Westover EDITOR PHOTOGRAPHER Catherine C. Pickert PRODUCTION MANAGER DESIGNER Roger A. Beck DESIGNER Trish J. Lutz ADVERTISING SALES Donna Kimbrell James Robinson


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It Was Worth The Wait. It’s here once again. Summer. And it’s a wonderful thing to have. You just have to step out and get into it. It’s inviting you and calling you. The pages to follow are the guide to your shopping, your entertainment, your excitement and your relaxation.

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Go now. It’s a great season. And it’s made for you.

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Happy Summer! From the Finger Lakes Vacationer Staff

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COVID-19 restrictions may still apply to summer events and locations in the Finger Lakes. Please call ahead or check websites to verify.

Communities Auburn....................................... 14 Aurora & Union Springs............. 22 Camillus - Township 5................ 24 Town of Camillus....................... 27 Village of Camillus.................... 32 Canandaigua........................... 36 Cortland.................................... 40 Dryden....................................... 42 Elbridge...................................... 47 Fair Haven & Sterling................. 52 Geneva...................................... 54 Hammondsport......................... 56 Homer........................................ 61 Ithaca........................................ 65 LaFayette.................................... 68 Lansing....................................... 70 Marcellus................................... 72 Montour Falls............................. 78 Moravia...................................... 82 Norwich...................................... 87 Oswego & Fulton....................... 88 Penn Yan.................................... 92 Seneca Falls & Waterloo........... 96 Skaneateles............................. 100 Syracuse.................................. 107 Trumansburg........................... 109 Tully........................................... 114 Watkins Glen............................ 118 Wayne County......................... 122 Weedsport & Cato.................. 126 Specialty Pages On the Road: Auto....................... 4 Antiques....................................... 5 Churches................................... 12


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On the Road:

Auto

Don’t let car troubles ruin your summer travels

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ake certain your vehicle is ready for summer travel. Whether you do your own maintenance or depend on the pros, summer service let’s you undo the wear and tear of winter’s tough conditions. Take a look at the following tips from the experts at the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). • First things first. Read your owner’s manual and follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedules. • Engine Performance. Get engine driveability problems (hard starts, rough idling, stall-

ing, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good repair shop. Replace dirty filters, air, fuel, PCV, etc. • Fuel. A gas tank that’s kept filled helps prevent moisture from forming. • Oil: Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual more often (every 3,000 miles or so) if your driving is mostly stop-and-go or consists of frequent short trips. • Cooling System. The cooling system should be flushed and refilled as recommended. The level, condition, and concentration of the coolant should be checked periodi-

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cally. DIYers, never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled! The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps, and hoses should be checked by a pro. • Windshield Wipers. Replace old blades. Stock up on windshield washer solvent; you’ll be surprised how much you use. • Battery. The only accurate way to detect a weak battery is with professional equipment. Routine care: Scrape away corrosion from posts and cable connections; clean all surfaces; retighten all connections. If battery caps are removable, check fluid level monthly. A word of caution: Removal of cables can cause damage or loss of data/codes on some newer vehicles. Check your manual. Be sure to avoid contact with corrosive deposits and battery acid. Wear eye protection and rubber gloves. • Lights: Inspect all lights and bulbs; replace burned out bulbs; periodically clean road grime from all lenses. To prevent scratching, never use

a dry rag. • Exhaust System. Your vehicle should be placed on a lift and the exhaust system examined for leaks. The trunk and floorboards should be inspected for small holes. Exhaust fumes can be deadly. • Tires: Examine tires for remaining tread life, uneven wearing, and cupping; check the sidewalls for cuts and nicks. Check tire pressure once a month. Let the tires “cool down” before checking the pressure. Rotate as recommended. Don’t forget your spare, and be sure the jack is in good condition. • Emergencies: Carry blankets, flares, a small shovel, a flashlight, and a fully charged cell phone. Put a few “high-energy” snacks in your glove box. SOURCE: The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) was founded in 1972 as a nonprofit, independent organization dedicated to improving the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive technicians. ASE-certified technicians wear blue and white ASE shoulder insignia and carry credentials listing their exact area(s) of certification. Their employers often display the blue and white ASE sign.

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Treasure Hunt for Antiques Enjoy the hunt at annual shows in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. June 20

Canandaigua Antique Show & Sale Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N Bloomfield Rd, Canandaigua. More than 65 dealers showcasing textiles, furniture, Americana, folk art, jewelry, pottery, plus a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Canandaigua Kawanis Club, a food truck, classic car show,and wine tasting. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

July 10 & 11

Annual Skaneateles United Methodist Church Antique Show 
 Austin Park Pavilion,
Jordan & Austin Streets,
Skaneateles
 315-685-5963; skanantiqueshow.com
 70+ antique vendors & 50+ ar-

tisan crafters. Hours:10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri.,July 12 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., July 13.

July 27-28

50 Mile Garage Sale: Scenic By-way Route 90 Sales galore along Cayuga Lake from Montezuma to Homer. Start in any direction, BBQ and hot dog sales readily available. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For dates and directions, visit tourcayuga.com/ events/annual-events/route90-garage-sale.

Aug. 10-16

Madison-Bouckville Antique Week 
 Bouckville (on Route 20) 315-686-5789; madison-bouckville.com
 The big one! 2000+ dealers &

vendors throughout 14 showfields and stores along historic Route 20.This is the largest antiques and collectibles show in New York. Many good food vendors and plenty of parking at several show fields. Hours: 8 a.m.- noon, Free admission. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8 a/m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

tique furniture, pottery, china, and glass as well as memorabilia, ephemera, and vintage collectibles. Hours: 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.

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Yates County Agricultural Society Annual Antique Show 
 Yates County Fairgrounds, 2370 Old Route 14A Penn Yan (south of the village) 315-536-5039; yatesny.com
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Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes

TRAILBLAZERS:

Wine, Beer, Cider, Spirits & don’t forget the Cheese!

Finger Lakes Wine Trails

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ore than 100 wineries dot the shorelines of Cayuga, Seneca, Keuka and Canandaigua lakes. Skaneateles does not have a wine trail but it does have

Anyela’s Vineyard on West Lake Road with beautiful views of the lake. Wineries along nearby Lake Ontario have also developed a wine trail. Each winery has its own style

and specialty, everything from converted barns to sparkling new buildings, plus every variety of grape and vintage. The region is especially known for its award-winning Rieslings and ice wines. Tasting rooms

The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond Fine Dining on a Certified Organic Farm

Treat yourself to an afternoon or evening dining while overlooking our 100 acres of gardens, orchards and pastures. Our professional chefs prepare soups, salads and entrées and desserts from our fresh produce and pasture raised meats. Many local and international wines and beers. Just 5 minutes from Routes 5 or 20 between Auburn & Skaneateles. 3712 Center Street Rd., Auburn, NY.

Reservations call 315-252-6025 menus, driving directions & more at www.elderberrypond.com

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abound and some wineries also have restaurants on site and picnic areas you can enjoy. Some offer summer music series and special events. So much to experience, where to begin? The Finger Lakes wineries have created trails around each lake. Visit the wine trail websites for details about the wineries, special events, downloadable maps and information about restaurants and lodging. You can also write to or call the trails’ offices and request that they send you their wine trail brochures. Now, plan your itinerary and you’ll be on your way.

CANANDAIGUA LAKE WINE TRAIL Finger Lakes Visitors Connection 25 Gotham St., Canandaigua 585-394-3915 canandaigualakewinetrail.com Billing itself as “small but mighty,” the Canandaigua Wine Trail offers a scenic, 41-mile trail overlooking Canandaigua Lake, with 7 wineries and 4 breweries, tasting centers, restaurants, shops and more. The outstanding New York Kitchen, dedicated to New York-sourced ingredients and upscale New American cuisine, is in Canandaigua.

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Finger Lakes) and sloping hillsides provides the ideal micro-climate for grape growing.

CAYUGA LAKE WINE TRAIL 800-684-5217 and 607-869-4281 cayugawinetrail.com America’s oldest and longest running wine trail, The Cayuga Wine Trail offers 16 participating wineries, plus a cidery, a meadery and 4 distilleries. These wineries have won over 6,000 national and international medals over the years. Among these awards are six Governor’s Cups and Winery of the Year three years in a row.

SENECA LAKE WINE TRAIL 2 N. Franklin St. #320, Watkins Glen 877-536-2717 senecalakewine.com Seneca Lake Wine Trail is the largest wine trail in New York State with a community of 35 wineries, a distillery, two cider producers, two breweries and a meadery. Seneca Lake’s natural combination of deep water (at 632 feet it is the deepest of the

KEUKA LAKE WINE TRAIL 237 State Route 14 A, Penn Yan 800-440-4898 keukawinetrail.com The Keuka Lake Wine Trail wineries are steeped in wine history. The first bonded winery was established here in 1860 and the first Vinifera vines, which sparked the growth of winemaking in the Finger Lakes, were planted here. You will find 8 wineries. Enjoy waterfront dining paired with cool-climate wines.

LAKE ONTARIO WINE TRAIL 4287 Jersey Road, Williamson 800-527-6510 lakeontariowinetrail.com Winding along 100 miles of Lake Ontario’s scenic shoreline, this trail offers 7 wineries, plus mead, gourmet non-alcoholic juices, award-winning grape and other fruit wines.

Owned and operated by Ioannis John Gotsis for 25 years, Kosta’s is a full service bar and grill with a family atmosphere. Kosta’s offers breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Daily specials including Friday fish fry, wing nights and Monday half price burgers & chicken sandwiches. Kosta’s is known for its Gyro’s, 7 flavors of wings and large tender steaks. A full pizza menu including calzones and strombolis is also available. The restaurant and bar are divided into two sections, so whether you are looking to have drinks with friends or dinner with the family there is something for everyone! With close to 64 flat screen TV’s, and more new parking available, Kosta’s has become Auburn’s leading sports bar. The entire menu is available for pick-up or delivery and can be viewed at kostasbarandgrill.net. Restaurant Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8am-9pm Fri., Sat. 7am-10pm Sun. 7am-9pm Bar Hours: 11am-? 7 days a week 105 Grant Ave., Auburn, NY (315) 253-7711 www.kostasbarandgrill.net


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Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes Finger Lakes Cider Alliance and the Finger Lakes Cider Trail fingerlakescideralliance.com

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ew York grows more apple varieties than any other state. With nearly 700 growers and 10,000,000+ trees, the New York Apple Association says enough apples are produced each year to bake 500 million apple pies! Before the mid-19th century, the “term” cider referred to fermented (alcoholic, or “hard”) cider. Hard cider was a staple of the English colonials’ diet. Unsure of the water supply, settlers immediately planted orchards and hard cider was the drink of the day.Then came urbanization and an influx of other settlers who preferred beer. Hard cider all but disappeared from the menu until the late 20th century, when artisanal hard cider making began a renaissance. Today you can discover cideries, tasting rooms, restaurants, and retailers along the growing Finger Lakes Cider Trail. These

Finger Lakes Distilleries

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ith more than 100 wineries dotting the landscape of the Finger Lakes region, fingerlakes.com explains that it was only a matter of time before interest in fine spirits prompted many local wine makers and farmers to experiment with distilling. Now more than a half dozen distilling operations throughout the region are crafting impressive local spirits. Myer Farm Distillers offers a taste of field to flask production, using certified organic grain from their own farm, one of the oldest and largest organic grain farms in the Northeast United States, to craft-distill a unique range of spirits. Finger Lakes Distilling resides near Seneca Lake and specializes in gin, whisky, brandy, vodka, grappa and liqueurs. Other facilities with distilling operations include Hidden Marsh Distillery (specializing in Vod-

Finger Lakes Beer Trail fingerlakesbeertrail.com

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he Finger Lakes Beer Trail promotes the growing craft brewing industry in the Finger Lakes, showcasing the region’s microbreweries and brew

venues have local ciders on their menus, on their shelves, and on tap. Visit the Cider Alliance website for a list of cideries and then contact each location for their hours and offerings throughout the year. Core alliance members, according to the Alliance website, have worked hard to grow cider culture in the region, and include: • Bellwether Cider, 9070 RT-89, Trumansburg. 607-387-9464; bellwetherciderandwine.com • Black Diamond Cider, 4675 Seneca Road, Trumansburg. 607-351-3313; fingerlakesciderhouse.com • Eve’s Cidery, evescidery.com (by appointment only) • Good Life Cider, Good Life Farm, 4017 Hickok Road, Interlaken. 607-351-3313; thegoodlifefarm.com • Redbyrd Orchard Cider, redbyrdorchardcider.com • South Hill Cider, 550 Sandbank Road, Ithaca. 607-272-9862; southhillcider.com Cider Weeks are now held in the Finger Lakes and Western New York, as well as in NYC and the Hudson Valley. These festivals are a production of the New York Cider Association and are intended to cultivate an appreciation for New York’s orchard-based cider. It is a celebration of the hard cider revival in New York apple country. Visit the website for participating locations: ciderweekflx.com.

ka made from mead), Knapp Winery, Swedish Hill Winery, Rock Stream Vineyards, Six Mile Creek Vineyards and Beak and Skiff Apple Farm (making vodka from apples). • Beak & Skiff, 4472 Cherry Valley Turnpike, Lafayette. 315-696-6085 • Finger Lakes Distilling, 4676 NYS Route 414, Burdett. 607-546-5510 • Hidden Marsh Distillery, 2981 Auburn Road, Seneca Falls. 315-568-8190 • Knapp Winery, 2770 County Road 128, Romulus. 1-800-869-869-9271 • Myer Farms Distillery, 7350 State Route 89, Ovid. 607-532-4800 • Rock Stream Vineyards, 1623 Fir Tree Road, Rock Stream, NY. 607-243-5395 • Six Mile Creek Vineyard, 1551 Slaterville Road, Ithaca. 607-272-9463 • Swedish Hill Winery, 465 Route 4145, Romulus. 315-549-8326.

pubs. The trail is comprised of more than 100 craft brewers spanning roughly 210 miles across the central part of New York State from Rochester to Syracuse down to the Corning and Binghamton areas. The Beer Trail’s experts have compiled several suggested itineraries to help you plan your next trip along the Finger Lakes Beer Trail. Visit the Beer Trail website, check out the itineraries and create a game plan of which breweries to visit during your day.


Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance and the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail flcheesetrail.com

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ine and cheese are a perfect combination, especially in the Finger Lakes where locally crafted wines can be paired with locally made cheeses. The Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance is an organization of cheese producers from throughout the Finger Lakes who make artisan cheeses from milk produced at their family dairy farms. Treat your palate to everything from English style raw milk cheddars, cheese curd, gouda and Swiss types from dairy cow milk to blue cheeses, chevre and feta from goat and sheep milk.

The Alliance includes 7 Destination Farms (most with regular hours year-round, and a few with irregular or seasonal hours), plus 6 Production Farms. Find their visiting hours on the website’s Hours Page, and directions on the Map Page at the Cheese Alliance website. The Alliance, however, advises that you always call ahead because, as working farms, hours of operation vary from farm-to-farm and season-to-season. Trail representatives also suggest that you not try to do the whole trail in one day. Go to the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance website, look at the map and plan your route by grouping four or five creameries together. The popular 9th Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival, organized by the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance, is on July 25th at Sunset Creamery, 1618 County Route 15, Odessa. It is a fun-filled family day offering cheeses from Alliance members, plus homemade jams, jellies, baked goods, fresh produce, art and games for the kids. Wine, beer and cider tastings, pairings and cooking demos are available throughout the day.

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Experience the Essence of Wine with

the Seven S’s of Wine Tasting

Fingerlakeswinecountry.com • SEE the wine: the color, the clarity, and intensity. • SWIRL the glass to release the aromas. • SMELL the wine. This begins your tasting experience; discover the qualities and aromas of the wine like spicy, nutty, fruity, floral, or anything else you can use to describe what you are experiencing. There is not right or wrong answer. • SIP the wine. Take a small amount of the wine in your mouth along with a small bit of air, almost slurping the wine in – this will aerate the wine further, releasing more

aromas onto your palate. • SAVOR the wine. Swish the wine around, hitting every part of your mouth. • SPIT/SWALLOW the wine. It is perfectly acceptable to utilize the spit buckets, especially when you are driving from winery to winery. • SCORE the wine. Create your own scoring system and take notes. This reflects your personal experience of the wine. Keep a wine journal that you can take with you to the gift shop after your tasting or to the wine store at home in the future to make your purchasing choice easy.

A Unique Finger Lakes Winery

Warm Sophistication Sample the exceptional wines of

Anyela’s Vineyards

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315-685-3797 www.anyelasvineyards.com 2433 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152

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Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes A LITTLE TASTE of

Finger Lakes Wine & Food Events JUNE

June 12-14: Smokin’ Summer Kickoff - Seneca Wine Trail Event. Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines the fantastic grilled and summertime foods at any of the 20 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries. 607-5358080; senecalakewinetrail.com. June 13-14: Sweet and Savory: Lake Ontario Wine Trail Event. This event will feature unique pairings of award-winning wines, spirits and ciders with sweet and/or savor treats. Each participant will prepare three pairings of beverages and treats. 800-527-6510; lakeontariowinetrail.com June 27-28: Fire It Up! Wine & BB Weekend - Keuka Wine Trail Event. Discover how well Keuka Wine Trail wines pair with mouth-watering barbecue and summer side dish-

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es. Taste delicious grilled foods and barbecue prepared with a wide range of local sauces, rubs, and marinades at participating Keuka Wine Trail wineries. 800-440-4898; keukawinetrail.com. June 27: Varick Winery 16th Annual Cherry Festival. Varick Winery & Vineyard, 5102 State Route 89, Cayuga Lake Wine Trailo, Romulus. 315-549-8797; varickwinery.com.

JULY

July 10-12: Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Watkins Glen International, 2790 County Rt. 16, Watkins Glen. Voted “Best Wine Festival” by readers of USA Today. 607-5352486; fingerlakes.org/attractions/watkins-glen-international. July 25: 9th Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival. Organized by the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance at Sunset Creamery, 1618 County Route 15, Odessa.

AUGUST

Aug. 1: Cortland Arts & Wine Festival. Courthouse ark, downtown Cortland. 607-753-1188; culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty. org/artsandwine. Aug. 1-2: 28th Annual Glorious Garlic Festival. Fox Run Vineyards, 670 State Route 14, Penn Yan. (800) 636-9786; foxrunvineyards.com.

Best panoramic view of Seneca Lake!

The best view of Seneca Lake

• Fruit, honey, & grape wine • Handcrafted distilled spirits • Homemade fudge • Gift Shop

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Hand Crafted Wine Outdoor Patio Breathtaking View 9085 State Route 414 Lodi, NY 14860

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5 minutes from del Lago Resort & Casino

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New owners. New brand. New wines.

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Houses of Worship AURORA

Good Shepherd Catholic Community, see our ad listed under Union Springs on page 13.

CANANDAIGUA First Congregational Church 58 North Main Street Canandaigua, NY 14424 Summer Worship 9:30AM June 28 to Labor Day Rev. Dawn Garrett-Larsen, Pastor (585) 394-2184 www.canandaiguachurch.org

JORDAN cHrist episcopal cHurcH 25 N. Main St., PO Box 571 Jordan • 315-689-3141 www.christchurchjordan.org ccjordan1@verizon.net Holy Eucharist - 10 a.m. Rev. John Rohde Handicapped accessible

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GENEVA Geneva 1st United Methodist Church 340 Main Street, Geneva 315.789.6550 Summer Services - Sundays 9:30 a.m. June 28th-Sept. 6th Rev. Emily Huyge, Pastor www.1stumc.wixsite.com/geneva-ny Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Churches, 1655; 1st proof

Please join us for inspirational worship every Sunday at 9:30 am. Air conditioned and handicap accessible.

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KING FERRY MORAVIA

Good Shepherd Catholic Community, see our ad listed under Union Springs on page 13.

Good Shepherd Catholic Community, see our ad listed under Union Springs on page 13.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 14 Church Street, Moravia, NY 13118 (315) 497-1171 E-mail: stmatts367@gmail.com Holy Eucharist, 10:00am

Youth Activities and Sunday School for all ages

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Houses of Worship SENECA FALLS

UNION SPRINGS

The First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls

Worship Service: Sunday - 10am

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC COMMUNITY Invites you to attend Mass at any of our area churches:

Saturday Sunday

315.568.6636 www.fpressf.com firstpres13148@gmail.com 23 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY

— SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE — 5:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

St. Michael’s, Rt. 90, Union Springs St. Patrick’s, Grove St., Moravia St. Patrick’s, Rt. 90, Aurora & Our Lady of the Lake, Rt. 90, King Ferry

Check our website for Weekday Mass Schedule

315-364-7197

email: gscc@dor.org • www.thegoodshepherd.cc

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SKANEATELES

WATERLOO Calvary lutheran ChurCh 2414 Route 414 North, Waterloo, NY 13165 Across from KFC/Taco Bell and Walmart South of Thruway Exit 41 (4 miles)

315-539-8053 Sunday Worship - 9:30 a.m. Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Churches, 1696; 1st proof

Lakeside Services Sundays 10:45am, Jun 28 - Sept 6

Whoever you are and wherever you are in your journey of faith, you are welcome at St. James’ Church. www.stjamesskan.org 315-685-7600 96 E. Genesee St. Skaneateles, NY 13152

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First Presbyterian Church 42 E. Main Street Waterloo

315-539-3535

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Photo Courtesy of the Cayuga County Office of Tourism.


Auburn

HARRIET TUBMAN STATUE, New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center, Auburn.


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“History’s Hometown”

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uburn’s mix of important historic sites, art venues, access to Owasco Lake and good places to eat and stay add up to a great Finger Lakes destination. Immerse yourself in American history at the New York State Equal Rights Hall of Fame and the William Seward House next door. Visits to the Harriet Tubman Home and National Historic Park, Willard Chapel’s beautiful Tiffany-designed interior and changing exhibits at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center will inspire your senses. Enjoy a full summer schedule of musicals at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse at Emerson Park on Owasco Lake, where you can also picnic, swim, stroll along the shore, rent a boat and enjoy the warm weather. All the bases are covered in Auburn. There’s even a Class A baseball team playing in Falcon Park to make it a perfect summer experience.


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Auburn Auburn Attractions

Doubledays 2020 Home Games

Auburn’s Newest Attraction: New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center

June 21,22,23

v. State College Spikes (Cardinals)

July 1,2,3 4,5,6 10,11,12 21,22,23,24 28,29,30

v. Tri-City Valleycats (Astros) v. Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Indians) v. Vermont Lake Monsters (Athletics) v. Lowell Spinners (Red Sox) v. Staten Island Yankees (Yankees)

August 4,5,6,7 11,12,13 14,15,16 22,23,24 28,29,30

v. Vermont Lake Monsters (Athletics) v. Batavia Muck Dogs (Marlins) v. West VA Black Bears (Pirates) v. Staten Island Yankees (Yankees) v. West VA Black Bears (Pirates)

28 South Street, Auburn 315-258-9820; equalrightsheritage.com An impressive seven-and-a-half-foot tall bronze statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, arm raised with a beacon beckoning all to freedom, will sweep you into the Heritage Center’s 7,500 square foot facility. The state-of-the-art exhibit, “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS,” surveys equal rights history. Interactive and educational displays bring to life “equal rights heroes and heroines who have rallied, sung and spoken eloquently” in the struggle for the abolition of slavery, women’s rights, civil rights and more recent efforts for LGBTQ rights. The facility also houses regionally-sourced products in its Taste New York Market. The Heritage Center is located in Auburn’s South Street National Register District, across from Memorial City Hall and next to the William H. Seward House Museum, making it especially convenient to explore both sites. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday.

Auburn Doubledays

130 N. Division St., Auburn 315-255-2489; auburndoubledays.com The Auburn Doubledays are a Class A baseball team associated with 2019 World Series champs, the Washington Nationals. Get in on the action at Leo Pickney Field at Falcon Park. Visit the website or call for a complete game time schedule, ticket prices and tent/deck party information. It’s time to get your game on!

September 5,6,7

v. Batavia Muck Dogs (Marlins)

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We offer a complete selection of liquors, wines, cordials, & champagnes… look for our specials throughout the summer! Check out our stock of NYS Wines including these local wineries: Glenora, Hazlitt, Dr. Frank, Anyela’s, Montezuma, Swedish Hill, Treleaven, 3 Brothers, Bully Hill & more!

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Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Auburn/photo courtesy of Ron Heerkens Jr.

Bass Pro Shops

Finger Lakes Mall, 1579 Clark St., Auburn 315-258-2700; basspro.com Known for its large, wilderness-themed stores & wide array of hunting, fishing & outdoor gear, Bass Pro Shops in Auburn carries a large selection of clothing and gear for hunting, fishing, camping and boating. Take in the Adirondack-style furnishings, murals and huge 22,000-gallon fish tank as you shop. Check the website for summer workshop events.

Cayuga Museum of History and Art and the Case Research Lab 203 Genesee St., Auburn

307 Genesee St. Auburn, New York Phone (315) 252-5871 Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sunday 12pm-6pm

315-253-8051; cayugamuseum.org The Cayuga Museum presents changing exhibitions and public programs, and serves researchers on three floors of the historic Willard-Case Mansion. They care for thousands of artifacts, archives and photographs from Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes region, as well as the complete archives and collections of the Case Research Lab where Theodore Case invented the first commercially successful system of sound on film in the 1920s. Hours: Noon-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: Members (free); Non-members ($7); Seniors ($6); Children under 12 (free). Parking in lot off Washington St. and free parking in front of museum on Genesee St.

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Auburn Emerson Park

6877 East Lake Road, Auburn 315-253-5611; cayugacounty.us Get outside and enjoy this 135-acre waterfront park on the north shore of Owasco Lake. Look for boat launch areas, a monitored swimming beach, a baseball field, a canal with walking paths on either side, an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic facilities and relaxing views of the lake. Emerson Park is also home to the Merry-Go-Round playhouse, the Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum and the Emerson Park Pavilion. Hours: Dawn until dusk; the beach is open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Parking, $2 per car. To rent kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards, go to Owasco Paddles at owascopaddles.com

Harriet Tubman Home,Visitor Center & National Historic Park

EMERSON PARK, Auburn

180 South St., Auburn 315-252-2081; harriettubmanhome.org Harriet Tubman National Historical Park is a US historical park in Auburn and Fleming, New York, associated with the life of Harriet Tubman. The Harriet Tubman Visitors Center, Home for the Aged founded by Tubman and the Harriet Tubman Residence are operated by National Park Service partner, Harriet Tubman, Inc. Renovations and restorations are underway, but the Visitors Center offers excellent information and guided tours that introduce you to the life of famed abolitionist, underground railroad conductor, Union Army spy and nurse, Harriet Tubman. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. Daily guided tours take place at 10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m. Call or check the website for the most current admission information.

“Broadway in the Finger Lakes” Merry-Go-Round Playhouse

Emerson Park, 6877 E. Lake Road (Route 38A), Auburn Box Office: 315-255-1785 or (800) 457-8897 Enjoy Merry-Go-Round’s Broadway level musical theater productions in their theater located in Emerson Park’s historic carousel building overlooking Owasco Lake. Call the Box Office for showtime details and reservations. 2020 Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Season Rocky June 10 – July 1: Uganda Witness July 8 – 25: Aug. 5 – 6: Rogers and Hammerstein’s State Fair Aug. 28 – Sept. 3: Dixie’s Tupperware Party (Adults only!) Sept. 16 – Oct. 7: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

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Mon.-Sat. 9am-9pm • Sun. noon-5pm grantavewineandliquor@gmail.com • Large Selection of NYS Wines • Weekly Tastings (find schedule on facebook) • Experienced Sales Staff • Chilled Section • Case Discounts on Wines & Champagnes • Weekly Specials • Wide Selection for All Tastes & Budgets

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NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center, Auburn.

Route 34 U-Pull-M Auto Parts & Recycling Center

6983 North Street Road, Auburn 315-252-3006; route34upullm.com Formerly known as “Pick-N-Pull,” Route 34 U-Pull-M continues under the same ownership and offers the same great services and fair prices. With a diverse inventory of more than 1,500 cars on site (see the price list on-line), you are most likely to find what you want. Route 34 U-Pull-M is a self-service auto parts yard -- bring your own tools and pull your parts. If you are looking to get rid of scrap metal or used cars, check out Route 34 U-Pull-M’s recycling center.They offer competitive prices and will pay cash on the spot for foreign or domestic vehicles. Hours (Parts): 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. & 8 a.m.4:30 p.m., Sat., Sun. Hours (Scrap Purchasing): 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. & 8 a.m.-noon, Sat.

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

3304, 205 Genesee St., Auburn 315-255-1553; schweinfurthartcenter.org Known nationally for its annual art quilt show, Quilts=Art=Quilts, the Schweinfurth focuses on fine arts, architecture and design, offering exhibits by well-known and emerging local and national artists in a variety of galleries. Call or check the website for current exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday. Admission: Adults ($10); Free (Members and children under 12). Parking is available on the street in front of the art center and in the parking lot behind the building. The public entrance is on Genesee Street.

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SEWARD HOUSE MUSEUM, Auburn.

Seward House Museum

33 South St., Auburn 315-252-1283; sewardhouse.org A designated National Historic Landmark and recognized by the Civil War Trust, this house museum was the home of William Henry Seward (1801 – 1872). Seward was one of the foremost politicians of 19th century America, serving as Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State. His beautiful mansion, built in 1816, is surrounded by lush gardens and trees. A guided tour is the only way to see the house, with tours beginning at the top of each hour between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (The last tour begins at 4:00 p.m.) A docent will guide you through the museum, answer questions, and help you get an in-depth look at life in the Victorian era as you experience 7 historically accurate rooms. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday and 1 – 5 p.m., Sunday (June – August only). Admission: Adults ($12); Seniors, AAA, Military and National Trust Members ($10); Students with ID ($6); Free (Children under 6).

Ward O’Hara Agricultural and Living History Museum

6880 East Lake Road, Auburn 315-252-7644; tourcayuga.com Step back in time to the turn of the century and life on the farm and family homestead. See tools made from the 1800s to the 1940s, spanning the years of farming’s greatest changes — from hand-held to horse-drawn

A Taste of the Finger Lakes

Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum

Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center May 22-Oct 31, 2020: Open Daily 10AM-4PM Nov 1-Dec 23, 2020: Open Weekdays 2- 8, Weekends 10- 8 Other Times by App’t, Call (315) 252-7644 OR email: tquill@cayugacounty.us Free Admission • Donations Appreciated

Events

Old Ways Day: June 6 Youth Fair: July 23-25 Old Fashioned Halloween: October 24

(315) 253-8886

Festival of Trees: November 21 Old Fashioned Christmas: December 6

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Auburn

majorpalooza 5K Run (May 24, 2020; majorpalooza.com), at Auburn City Hall/photo courtesy of the Cayuga County Office of Tourism.

tools, and later to tractor power. Visit the herb garden, carpenter and blacksmith shops, a complete rural kitchen, one room school, country mercantile and dairy room. Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Late May - Late October.

Willard Memorial Chapel

17 Nelson St., Auburn 315-252-0339; willard-chapel.org Built from 1892 to 1894, the interior of Willard Chapel was designed and handcrafted entirely by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company of New York City. It is the only “Your Full Service Shoe Store”

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complete and unaltered Tiffany-designed religious interior known to exist in the world. You will see 14 opalescent windows, a rose stained glass window, a large figure window, nine Mooresque-styled chandeliers, glass mosaic and gilt bronze memorial tiles, oak furnishings inlaid with metal and glass mosaic, a ceiling with gold leaf stencils and mosaic flooring. The atmosphere created is stunning. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; Tours are given on the hour, every hour (the last tour begins at 4 p.m.). Admission: Adults ($8); Students and Seniors 62+ ($5); Children under 12 (Free).

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Cayuga Lake, as viewed from Rowland House at the Inns of Aurora/photo courtesy of Inns of Aurora.

Aurora Stylish, historic, gracious

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estled on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, Aurora is a small, picture-perfect Finger Lakes village filled with charm and things to do. The entire village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with architecture dating from the 1790s to the present. It is home to Wells College, founded in 1868 by Henry Wells of Wells Fargo fame. Today, the village center is anchored by the beautifully restored Aurora Inn and offers an eclectic collection of shops and eateries, from Jane Morgan’s stylish clothes and Michael Montgomery’s Vintage Lighting to fine dining at the Inn, pub fare at the Fargo, an ice cream parlor, a pizza restaurant and the village market. Stop in at Bet the Farm to taste their own wines, plus a quality selection of other wines and gourmet foods from the region. Just outside the village you will find the restored Victorian farm and workshops of MacKenzie-Childs, the internationally known maker of whimsical hand-crafted tableware, home furnishings and accessories. Swing over to Long Point Winery where you can sample wines indoors or out while enjoying sweeping views of Cayuga Lake. Nearby Long Point State Park is a great place to stop for a swim, sail or other water activities. Outdoor enthusiasts will also enjoy biking along the lake on the Route 90 Scenic Byway. Golfers can get their games on at the Wells College Golf Course,

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which is open to the public. Parts of the course were designed by famed Robert Trent Jones. Stay for awhile and settle in for a spectacular sunset or sunrise. You will see why Aurora, originally settle by the Cayuga nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, was first called “Deawendote,” meaning “Village of the Constant Dawn” – a name echoed by early Anglo-American settlers who dubbed it “Aurora” after the goddess of the dawn.

Aurora Attractions Bianconi Boat Tours

403 Main St., Aurora 617-874-7353; bianconitours.com Experience Finger Lakes wine tasting, Cayuga Lake sunsets, and the historic beauty of Aurora, New York aboard Bianconi’s 27’ pontoon boat ‘La Barca Del Vino’ or their 22’ Chris Craft ‘Little Dipper.’ Departing Aurora three times daily, you can choose from a narrated history cruise featuring Aurora’s past, an afternoon of wine tasting by boat, or a spectacular sunset cruise. Visit the website or call for tour times, prices and reservations.

Inns of Aurora

391 Main St., Aurora; 315-364-8888; innsofaurora.com; reservations@innsofaurora.com The five Inns of Aurora—along with a farm-to-table restaurant, casual pub, village market, wellness & activities center, and demonstration kitchen—are tucked into this charming setting,

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Old Greeny! At 38-miles long and 435-ft. deep, the

Old Lamps

bottom of Cayuga Lake is below sea

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in the murky depths. Sightings began in then 1800s right up to recent years. Is Greeny a giant freshwater eel? A huge sturgeon? A prehistoric plesiosaur? Loch “Nessie’s” cousin? A log? A hoax? Let us know if you spot the 12-ft.“monster!”


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Aurora & Union Springs all within easy walking distance on Aurora’s elm-lined Main Street. The Aurora Inn was built in 1833 by Colonel E. B. Morgan, one of the original investors in the New York Times. By the mid-19th century Aurora had become a major stop on the Erie Canal route for boats carrying agricultural products from area farmers to New York City. The Inn and its sister Inns in the village continue the gracious tradition of welcoming travelers.

Long Point State Park

2063 Lake Road, Aurora 315-497-0130; parks.ny.gov/parks/170/details.aspx 297-acre Long Point State Park is situated on the east side of Cayuga Lake on a V-shaped spit of land extending out onto the water. The park provides a 4-lane boat launch, a modern playground, a swimming area with a swim-raft, picnic areas, fishing access, lake access, 4.5 miles of hiking trails, and spectacular sunsets over Cayuga Lake. Go to newyorkstateparks. reserveamerica.com to reserve a campsite or cottage.

MacKenzie Childs

3260 NY-90, Aurora 315-364-6118; mackenzie-childs.com MacKenzie-Child’s designers and artisans have created beautiful products that “add joy and grace to homes throughout the world.” Colorful, handmade ceramics, enamelware, glassware, furniture, and home accessories define the collection. Visit MacKenzie-Child’s tranquil Victorian farmhouse overlooking Cayuga Lake. Stroll the beautiful gardens, tour the Farmhouse which showcases MacKenzie-Child’s designs in a variety of interiors and enjoy shopping in the well-stocked store. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Shop; 9:30a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Grounds. 10 a.m., 11a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Farmhouse Guided Tours (about 40 minutes) take you through 15 rooms on three floors; Individual reservations are recommended but not required. Reservations are required for groups of 15 or more.

Union Springs Attractions: Frontenac Historical Society and Museum

178 N. Cayuga St., Union Springs;
315-889-7273 Housed in an 1840 Presbyterian Church, the museum offers

exhibits pertaining to the history of Union Springs. You will see collections of Civil War memorabilia, Native American artifacts and more. Hours: 1-4 p.m., Sat. and Sun., May-Oct.

Frontenac Island

This “tiny islet” was named in honor of Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac, Governor-General of New France in 1672-82 and again in 1689- 98. Originally it was a place of ceremonial importance to the Cayuga nation. Relax and take in the view of the island from the gazebo at Frontenac Park.

Frontenac Park and Public Boat Launch

26 Chapel St., Union Springs 315-889-7265; unionspringsny.com/park
 Enjoy shoreline park facilities at this tobacco-free, 27-acre municipal park with a beach for swimming, bathhouse, playground, athletic fields, two picnic pavilions, a gazebo and a boat launch open year-round, weather permitting. Restrooms are available from April through September. Fishing from the boat launch docks is allowed but overnight docking is prohibited. Three marinas are located near the park. o the Newly ReNovated Come t

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amillus, a popular suburb west of Syracuse, was part of the former Central New York Military Tract. Joseph Sherwood, the first pioneer arrived around 1795 at the site of the village of Camillus. Industrial development was promoted by the Erie Canal in 1825. Camillus was also on the railroad line linking Syracuse to Auburn in 1838. Today you’ll find an interesting look at the Erie Canal at the Erie Canal Park. The Camillus area offers great shopping opportunities in three distinct areas, including: Township 5, a multi-use center; the Town of Camillus along West Genesee Street (Route 5) with top name retailers at Camillus Commons and Fairmount Fair Shopping Center; and Main Street in the Village of Camillus with unique shops and boutiques. In the following pages we’ll take a closer look at each area.

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Township 5

Township Blvd., Camillus 3 315-362-8810; Township5.com Township 5 is a mixed-use lifestyle center with shopping, unique dining options, medical offices, a boutique apartment community and Tru by Hilton. Township 5 boasts several “firsts” -- the first Costco in Central New York and the first Movie Tavern in New York state. The property includes local, regional and national restaurants and retailers including; Witty Wicks Candles, Colorful Inspirations, GNC, Branching Out Bottle Shop, Vine & Barrel, Bad Axe Throwing, The Warrior Factory Ninja Gym, The Brasserie, Mitsuba, Longhorn Steakhouse, Mesa Grande, Buffalo Wild Wings, Gertrude Hawk & many more. Plus, every Wednesday through the summer, the outdoor concert series takes place.

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The Movie Tavern

Township 5, 180 Township Blvd., Camillus 315-758-1678; movietavern.com Settle into a comfortable recliner, order food and drink and Movie Tavern servers will deliver cocktails, meals, deserts and movie snacks while you enjoy a movie. Check the web site for current movie schedule.

Tru by Hilton Syracuse-Camillus

116 Township Blvd., Camillus 315-314-8676; hilton.com Set amid the restaurants, shops and fun at Township 5, Tru by Hilton is a bright, contemporary hotel. Amenities include free “Top It” breakfast bar, a state-of-the-art indoor sport/fitness center, non-smoking rooms and a 24/7 lobby market. Modern designed guest rooms feature large oversized windows delivering plenty of natural light with additional amenities including free Wi-Fi, multiple charging outlets, and 150 DirecTV channels. Pet-friendly (30 lbs. max weight) rooms are available. Complimentary high-speed internet access, wireless printing, and board games are available to enjoy throughout every lounge space. Tru’s location near major highways makes it a great location for day trips to CNY and Finger Lakes attractions.

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The Town of Camillus

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The Town of Camillus yond, Petsmart, Speedway, Rite Aid,Tops, Lowe’s, Walmart Super Center and Applebee’s and more…

Fairmount Fair

3601-3597 West Genesee St., Camillus 716-886-1100 Just like how the Camillus Commons was a mall, Fairmount Fair used to be one as well. It has also been turned into a shopping complex. It is an open shopping mall covering an area of 452,000 sq. ft. and has about 14 stores, including: Talbot’s, Core Life Eatery, Famous Footwear, Five Below, Marshall’s, Five Guy’s Burgers & Fries and more.

Camillus Wilcox Octagon House

Camillus Commons, Town of Camillus.

The Town of Camillus Camillus Commons

5399 West Genesee St., Camillus 716-886-1100 Formerly the site of the Camillus Mall, Walmart and Lowe’s demolished the mall and built their stores on the site. It is an open shopping mall with 4,000 parking spaces covering an area of 400,000 sq .ft. Today there are more than 20 stores and restaurants on site, including: Target, Michaels, Ashley, Bed, Bath & Be-

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5420 West Genesee Sr., Camillus 315-488-7800; octagonhouseofcamillus.org The Wilcox Octagon House, built in 1856 according to the trend-setting ideas of journalist and phrenologist Orson Fowler, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. It is one of the few remaining octagon houses in the Eastern United States that has been restored. Unique to this house is the beautiful central staircase that travels through five floors and up 62 stairs to the cupola where you can view the Camillus landscape. Hours: Museum Tours 1-5 p.m., Sunday, April-November. Call for 2020 open hours.

Camillus Erie Canal Park & Sims Store Museum

5750 Devoe Road, Camillus 315-487-3600; eriecanalcamillus.com Get to know the beauty of the Erie Canal and the lifestyle and engineering ingenuity that helped make it possible. Dedicated volunteers working with local government have realized historic preservation of seven miles of the abandoned Erie Canal. Within the park, every structure that is needed to operate a canal is represented: the remains of the original Erie Canal, the first enlargement, a replica of Sim’s Store, a replica of a lock shanty, a canal feeder, Culvert 59, the Nine Mile Creed Aqueduct, and Gere Lock. Sims’ Museum is a replica of the original Sims canal store, constructed by John Sims prior to 1860, which was located on the Erie Canal about two miles east of the present location. The store was stocked with anything the canal fleet needed in the way of medicines, cooking tools, food & water, kerosene & coal, apparel, animal feed & equipment, and hardware. The store provided for all the needs and supplies for the canal boats, including groceries, hardware, feed, and other supplies. Hours: The Erie Canal Park is open year-round for picnicking, hiking, jogging, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, and non-motorized craft boating and canoeing on the canal. Sims Store Museum is open seasonally, as follows. Winter: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. Summer: noon-4 p.m., Thursday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Summer only: Narrated Boat Tours, 1-5 p.m., Sunday, May-October. Dinner Cruises, 6:30 -8:15 p.m., Wednesday, June-August. Call for details and reservations.

The Olde Wicker Mill

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The Town of Camillus Candles,Alex & Ani, Beekman Farms, and more, the Olde Wicker Mill is unique “boutique department store” offering something for everyone. It is a fun place to shop and browse. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday

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3680 Milton Ave, Camillus

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315-487-2222; wildcatpizzapub.com This Sports Pub features beers, specialty pizzas & other basics, plus event nights in “simple digs.” It is a friendly, lively place where you’ll have fun hanging out with family and friends. Wednesday is “Wing Night” and Friday is “Pizza Deal” night. Enjoy games on the good TV set-up.

The Inn Between Restaurant

Classic Dining in a Country Setting since 1972 Award Winning Culinary Team Local Food, Local Wine, Local Art

2290 W. Genesee Turnpike (Rt.5) Camillus N.Y. 13031

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Town of Camillus It’s All Here

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Monarch Jewelers Serving All of CNY Since 1932 Monument and markers sales and service including personal memorials, civic/community projects, restoration/cleanings, cemetery lettering. Custom designs also available.

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The Village of Camillus


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Village of Camillus

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he Village of Camillus, a quaint village surrounded by the hills of Camillus, was home to the world-renowned Camillus Cutlery Factory, which unfortunately caught fire in 2013 and burned down. Since then, the headquarters building has been renovated into a mixed-use commercial, retail and residential space. It is easy to spot as you stroll the village streets and take in the relaxed atmosphere and eclectic range of boutique shops and restaurants. Of historical importance: On January 17, 1852 a call for a Free Soil meeting in Camillus Village had three hundred and thirty-six signers, and the meeting has been claimed as the first in the United States distinctly on the lines of what later became the Republican Party. It opposed the Fugitive Slave law and the admission of slave states.

Village of Camillus Attractions The Camillus Erie Canal Park, Sims Store, the Octagon House and other nearby attractions are listed in the Township 5 and Town of Camillus sections. Following are a few more attractions of interest in or near the Village of Camillus.

Bicentennial Park

Camillus Municipal Building 4600 W. Genesee St., Camillus 315-488-1335; townofcamillus.com

Kick back and relax in the pretty gazebo. Kids will enjoy the playground with climbing, sliding, bridges and swing sets, T-ball and field sports and a small basketball court. In July the park hosts evening concerts from 6-7 p.m., weather permitting. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Camillus Splash Pad

1 Pool Road, Camillus 315-487-2170; camillusrecreation.com Hot, humid summer day? Head to Camillus Splash Pad water park and cool off. You will also find a picnic shelter, new playground area and a wooded trail system. Free admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Maxwell Memorial Library

14 Genesee St., Camillus 315-672-3661; maxwellmemorialibrary.org Founded in 1922, Maxwell is housed in a circa-1868 former church on the corner of Genesee and Main Streets in the village of Camillus, and offers a wide variety of contemporary materials, programs and services. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday; Closed Sundays.

Veterans Memorial Park at Gillie Lake

[5900 - 5998] Gillie Brook Rd, Camillus 315-487-2170; camillusrecreation.com This park features a veteran’s memorial, a seasonal beach, a fishing dock, a restored one-room schoolhouse, a playground, a walking trail and 3 picnic shelters that are available (to reserve, please call 315-4873600). Beach Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Beach fee: Adults $3; Children $2; Preschoolers & Seniors, Free.


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Village of Camillus Quaint Village at the Foot of the Hills

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Canandaigua

SONNENBERG MANSION, Canandaigua. © User:WNC Ken Lane / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0

“The Chosen Place”

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ative Americans called Canandaigua Lake, the fourth largest in the Finger Lakes, “The Chosen Place.” And in the summertime the lake and the city of Canandaigua are the chosen places for many Finger Lakes visitors. Hop aboard the Canandaigua Lady and enjoy a cruise. Walk along the lake at beautiful Kershaw Park or take in the lake views at the nearby picturesque boathouses along the pier. Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion Historic Site and the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum will give a glimpse of the past. Meanwhile, shop, dine and explore over 100 specialty shops, galleries and restaurants as you stroll through Historic Downtown Canandaigua. Stop in at the New York Kitchen for wine tasting, culinary classes and a survey of New York State’s best food and wine. Take in a concert at CMAC outdoor performing arts center. Cool off at Roseland Water Park. Have fun as you dive into Canandaigua’s summer vibe.


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Canandaigua Attractions CMAC Concert Venue

3355 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua 585-394-4400; cmacevents.com A top-of-the-line outdoor concert venue, CMAC offers a celebrity line up of great acts. Recent years have brought performers from Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum to Bob Dylan, Snoop Dogg and Lynyrd Skynyrd. CMAC is also the summer home of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Check the website for 2020’s lineup, dates, times and ticket prices.

Enjoy a day at our 50-acre estate! Stroll through our nine formal gardens. Marvel at exotic tropical plants in the greenhouse complex. Tour a 40-room Victorian mansion. Take part in the daily wine tastings at our Finger Lakes Wine Center and guided walking tours. Please see website or call for calendar of special events.

Granger Homestead & Carriage Museum

295 N. Main St., Canandaigua 585-394-1472; grtangerhomestead.org Visit the Canandaigua Lake home of Gideon Granger, postmaster general under President Thomas Jefferson. Highlights: Historic 1816 Federal house and furnishings, a Victorian garden and barns with an amazing collection of 100 carriages and sleighs. Browse Gideon’s Gift Gallery for unique finds. Tours: May 1-October1, Tuesday and Wednesday (11 a.m.4 p.m.), Thursday – Saturday (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), and Sunday (1-4 p.m.). Last full tour begins at 3 p.m. Admission: Adults ($6), Seniors ($5), Students ($2).

New York Kitchen

800 Main St., Canandaigua 585-394-7070; nykitchen.com Open year-round, you can sample the best locally-grown foods and New York Sate wines at the stateof-the-art New York Wine Kitchen overlooking Canandaigua Lake. Dine in the Upstairs Bistro. Try flight of NYS wine, beer or spirits in the Tasting Room. Observe cooking classes in the Educational Theater and check the website for the Kitchen’s full schedule.

Open Daily May 1 - October 31 Hours: May 1 - October 31, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Extended Hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park 151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 585-394-4922 • www.sonnenberg.org Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Canandaigua 1612; 1st proof

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Site

151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua 585-394-4922; sonnenberg.org The Sonnenberg Mansion was originally created as a summer home for a NY City banker and his wife in the late 1800’s. After he died, she traveled the world for inspiration and added marvels of gardens, art, architecture, and greenhouses to her estate at Sonnenberg, including the first privately owned Japanese Garden in North America.The site today features nine historic gardens, an antique greenhouse complex, and the 40-room mansion. Hours: Daily, rain or shine. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Extended Summer Hours; Memorial Day – Labor Day). Admission includes access to the 50-acre estate, gardens, mansion, arboretum, and greenhouses. Adults 18-59 ($15); Seniors 60+ & AAA Members ($13); Students 13-17 & college age and Military -- with valid ID ($8); Children 4-12 ($3); Children 3 & under and Sonnenberg Members (free). Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Canandaigua, 1652; 1st proof


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At Wine University™ We want to take the guess work out of gift giving for wine lovers. Wine University has popular and unique wine gifting ideas. We have the best wine gifts with high-end cheese boards to the ultimate wine glass a level of classic sophistication that is unparalleled. Feature items to please the casual wine drinker or even the biggest of oenophiles. HOURS: Mon-Wed 10am-6pm | Thur-Fri 10am-7pm | Sat 10am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm

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Cortland the State University of New York (SUNY Cortland), the downtown business district retains its Victorian heritage. Stroll shops and cafés along Main Street. August 1: 14th Annual Wine, Art & Music Festival. Court House Park, downtown Cortland. 50 visual artists, music all day, 20 wineries. culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org

Cortland Attractions 1890 House Museum and Center for Victorian Arts

Cortland Repertory Theater, Cortland. Courtesy of Experience Cortland, Cortland County CVB

Cortland

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idway between Syracuse and Binghamton on route I-81, Cortland is located in a beautiful natural setting at the intersection of seven valleys. Just a short walk from

Cortland Country Music Park Open to the public 52 weeks a year CAMpSiteS AvAilAble w/electric & water from April 15th – October 15th Electric only after October 15th

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SpagHeTTi Dinner + enTerTainMenT Dinner DanCeS Call for Dates and Times

Catering Weddings, Birthdays, Banquets, Anniversaries, Business Luncheons Summer Activities Much More

Call 607-753-0377

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37 Tompkins St., Cortland 607-756-7551; the1890house.org Built at the height of the “Gilded Age,” the 1890s House is a highlight of Cortland’s Historic District. The 30-room mansion features jewel-like stained glass, ornate decorative stencils, and impressive oak and cherry woodwork. The impressive collections found throughout the 1890 House Museum offer visitors the opportunity to step back in time to 19th century Cortland. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday-Saturday and 12-4 p.m., Sunday. Tours: $8 (Adults); $5 (Seniors & Students); Military ($5 or free, Memorial Day-Labor Day); Children 10 & younger (Free). Visitors are advised to book tours in advance to guarantee a tour spot.

Central New York Living History Center

4386 US-11, Cortland 607-299-4185; cnylivinghistory.org The Living History Center is a museum complex that consists of three different museums. Each one pertains to three different aspects of history. The Homerville Museum focuses on military and local history; the Brockway Museum tells the story of Brockway trucks and manufacture in Cortland; and the Tractors of Yesteryear Museum showcases agricultural history. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday (Last admission at 4 p.m.) & 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Memorial Day-Labor Day only. Admission: $10 (Adults); $9 (Seniors); Children 5 & younger (Free). August 6-9: Annual National Brockway Truck Show

Cortland Repertory Summer Theater at Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Lake

6799 Little York Lake Road Preble 607-753-6161; cortlandrep.org (Visit for schedule/prices) Staged in the charming turn-of-the-century Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park on Little York Lake. June 10 - 20: Big River June 24 - July 2: The Cake July 7 - 18: Finian’s Rainbow July 22 - August 1: Murder on the Orient Express August 5 - 22: Hair

Suggett House Museum, Gift Shop & Kellogg Memorial Research Library

25 Homer Ave., Cortland 607-756-6071; cortlandhistory.org A treasure trove of beautifully curated objects fill this large 1882 Italianate home. Explore furniture styles, interior design and the cultural heritage of Cortland. The Research Center offers the raw materials of Cortland’s rich history. Museum & Research Hours: 1-5 p.m.,Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: Members & children 17 and under (Free); $8 (Adults).


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Cortland

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Come Walk Through History With Us … Visit Three Unique Museums for One Price! A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Central New York Brockway Trucks  Military Memorabilia  Trains  Local History  Vintage Tractors and More

2020 Calendar of Events 4386 US Route 11  Cortland

Halfway between Binghamton and Syracuse 1/2 mile off I-81, exit 12

607-299-4185  www.cnylivinghistory.org HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM Ask about Summer and Holiday Hours

June 6 - 7: Civil War Reenactment June 20 - 21: Trains, Trucks & Tractors - Oh My! August 6 - 9: 21st Annual Brockway Truck Show September 12: 4th Annual All Wheels Show September 26: 2nd Annual Fire Truck Show October 24: Vintage Snowmobile Show December 5: Holiday Model Train Day Visit Our Website for Additional Events and Information

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Dryden

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ryden is a rural community located 12 miles northeast of Ithaca and 13 miles southwest of Cortland in Tompkins County. Route 13 crosses the town from east and north, and Route 38 comes up from the south. Take in the vistas of barns, farmland and green sloping hills. Dryden is filled with charming historic buildings, beautiful homes in the South Street Historic District, along with fun restaurants and shopping. Look for the West Main Street commercial district. Step back, chill out and enjoy the browse. The Dryden Hotel, Dryden. Š User: Beyond My Ken / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0


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Dryden Attractions Apple Blossom Acres

1922 Dryden Road, Freeville 607-844-8601; appleblossomacres.com Apple Blossom Acres is a barn wedding venue situated in Freeville, near Dryden. Spread across 12 acres of beautiful manicured greenery, this picturesque location is ideal for outdoor weddings “with a feeling of camping-trip fun.” It is only a 15-minute drive from the city of Ithaca, and offers comfortable seclusion for unforgettable upstate New York celebrations full of romantic flair.

Book Barn of the Finger Lakes

198 North Road/NY County Route 163, Dryden 607-844-9365; m.me/BookBarnoftheFingerLakes This historic farmstead’s 3 red and green striped barns contain 2-1/2 miles of shelving in 254.2 categories of used, rare and scholarly books. (How to find the 3 red and green striped barns: Lacy’s Corners is a “Y” shaped intersection north of Dryden Village & across from the traffic light/access road to Tompkins-Cortland Community College. YOU MUST TURN OFF NY Rte. 13 ONTO NORTH ROAD. After the turn find a blue sign for Tompkins County “Route 163”. Travel 250’ to a dark green mailbox then turn onto a gravel surfaced driveway, an historic Cayuga Indian Trail.)

Dryden Community Center Cafe

1 W. Main St., Dryden 607-844-5552; drydencafe.org A nonprofit community center run by volunteers, the Café’s goal is to offer the Dryden community and surrounding areas a relaxed and welcoming place to gather for coffee, conversation, music and events. New artwork is displayed monthly, Open Mic night is the third Friday of each month and local musicians host Free Music Fridays. Enjoy fresh sandwiches and paninis, soups, baked goods, quiche and good coffee.

Dryden Lake Park & Jim Schug Trail West Lake Road, Dryden

dryden.ny.us Fishing and picnicking are popular, and it’s known as a great bird-watching area. Dryden Lake, is a small, shallow lake (.75 mile long) created by a very old crib dam, and surrounded by a park, extensive wetland, and agricultural land. It is popular with local shore anglers and is navigable in small non-motorized boats (canoe, kayak). The scenic Jim Schug Trail follows a railroad bed south from the Village of Dryden. Benches every 1/2 mile provide rest stops with interpretive signs marking natural and historical features. Dryden Lake Park is at the midpoint of this trail providing rest rooms, fishing and picnic shelters. The trail also passes through Cornell Botanic Gardens Pervis Road Wetlands Natural Area, which contains active beaver dams and various wetland habitats, making it an ideal site for wildlife viewing, particularly for migrant and wetland birds.

Hopshire Farm and Brewery

1771 Dryden Road (State Route 13), Freeville 607-279-1243; hopshire.com Named by craftbeer.com as one of the 8 farm breweries in the U.S. “you must visit,” family-owned Hopshire Farm and Brewery has been growing its own hops for many years. They are excited about hop farming coming back to New York state, which was the primary hops producer in the United States during the 19th century. Hopshire’s craft ales feature NY hops and other local agricultural products, from cherries and raspberries to honey, maple syrup and more, in a variety of beer styles. Get to know Hopshire’s “beer from a farm not a factory,” on the farm in their Tasting Room. Hours: 4-8 p.m., Wed.-Thurs.; noon-8 p.m., Fri. & Sat.; noon-6 p.m., Sun.; and closed on Mon. & Tues.

Methodist Episcopal Church

Corner of East Main and North Streets, Dryden 607-844-9861 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic church is a 2-1⁄2-story frame church structure built in 1874 in the Romanesque Revival style. It is located at the northeast corner of the “four corners” main intersection of Dryden and, with its towering spire, serves as a focal point and community landmark.

Ringwood Raceway

1975 Dryden Road, Freeville 607-347-4198; ringwoodracewaygokarttrack.com Outdoor track, weather permitting, offering Go-karting fun for all ages and an “old-school” feel. Track rental is also available before or after regular hours. Call for prices and hours.

Southworth Library

24 W. Main St., Dryden; 607-844-4782 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this library was designed by Ithaca architect William Henry Miller and completed in 1894. In 2010, the library opened the Lincoln Center Addition, made possible by the sale of a handwritten copy of Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 re-election acceptance speech. A copy of the “Lincoln Letter” hangs on the wall in the Southworth Library. The original sold for $3.44 million at Christie’s Auction House on Feb. 12, 2009, setting an auction record for any American historical document.

The Second Knob Gifts & Antiques

129 North St., Dryden 607-844-5662; thesecondknob.com In 2011, Andy Seyfried and his daughter, Shana Karn, partnered to open The Second Knob Gifts & Antiques in Dryden. Andy is a long-time antique collector and “junker” and Shana loves primitive country home decor and gifts. Together, they built a store over 2500 square feet of sales floor that features home decor and gift items in primitive, country, shabby chic and flea-market farmhouse genres as well as unique and affordable antiques and collectibles. They also welcome outside crafters and collectors to rent space to share their creations, creating a co-operative store, while maintaining the current gift and home decor lines.


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Dryden The Best of Rural New York © User: Mitchazenia / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Where the “Focus” is on Service Full Service Optical

Falcon

Corrie Oustad Associate Broker corrie@hometoheritage.com Cell: 607.745.0718

36 West Main St Dryden, NY 13053

Trevor Anderson Sydney Lic. Real Estate Salesperson trevor@hometoheritage.com Cell: 607.597.9468

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Servicing All Your Automotive needS For over 25 YeArS

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Spine & Body Works Chiropractic • Massage Therapy Clinical Nutrition

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Arnold’s flower shop

Your Premier Wedding Florist and all your floral needs!

Serving Lunch, Dinner, & Pizza 7 DayS a Week priMe rib Dinner Sat nightS 5pM-11pM

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Celebrating 33 years

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Dryden Monument Company Trophies ◆ Awards ◆ Screen Printing & Apparel Wedding Gifts ◆ Religious Gifts Bridal Party Gifts ◆ Housewarming Gifts Anniversary Gifts ◆ Spiritwear Serving The CommuniTy For over 40 yearS

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Dryden Yellow Barn State Forest 0ff Irish Settlement Road, Dryden 607-753-3095; dec,ny.gov/lands/37402.html Yellow Barn’s approximately 8-mile trail system offers many multi-use trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing. The forest is primitive in nature and recreational activities such as hunting, trapping, and snowmobiling can be enjoyed. At-large primitive camping is allowed. Campsites must be at least 150 feet away

from the nearest road, trail, or body of water. Camping for more than three nights or in groups of ten or more requires a permit from a Forest Ranger. Contact: DEC Region 7 Cortland Office: (M-F 8:00am- 4:00pm), (607) 753-3095, info.r7@dec.ny.gov (note: Yellow Barn State Forest may be accessed by taking NY RT 13 west of Dryden, then turning onto Yellow Barn Road which runs north to south along the western portion of the forest. There is also an access by taking Irish Settlement Road off NY RT 13, which crosses thru the eastern portion of the forest.

DryDen Lawn & RecReation NothiNg ruNs like a Deere Independently Owned Since 1883

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Elbridge E

lbridge is a town in Onondaga County. It contains the villages of Jordan and Elbridge. Elbridge is the smaller of the two, incorporated in 1848. What is now Route 5 was built on Native American trails in 1805 to connect Jordan and Elbridge. The Erie Canal was important to the commercial development of both villages. Today as you drive on Route 5 through both villages you will see many beautiful 19th century historic homes. Elbridge, like Camillus, was formed from tracts of land given as payment to Revolutionary War veterans. History continues to make its mark in Elbridge as it was named for Elbridge Gerry, a former Massachusetts governor who participated in the Boston Tea Party, signed the Declaration of Independence and was the fifth Vice President of the United States.

Elbridge Community Church, Elbridge.


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LD A O N ’S I R PIZZERIA

CATERING

HOURS: Mon 11 am - 9pm | Tues CLOSED Wed & Thurs 11am - 9pm Fri & Sat 11am - 10pm | Sun 11am - 8pm

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235 E Main St, Elbridge

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Bonnie’s

RestauRant HouRs Tuesday -Thursday: 11 - 9 Friday - Saturday: 11-10 Sunday: 12 - 9

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Tuesday -Wednesday: 11 - 9 All Take-Out Orders Additional 25¢ Closed Monday

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1099 state Route 5, elbridge

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Doggie Daycare 315.277.5375 • Cell 315.546.5471 1273 Rt. 5, Elbridge, NY stayandplaycny@gmail.com

Hours: Mon. to Fri. • 6:30am – 6pm | Sat. • 8am - 3pm

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Elbridge On Route to the Finger Lakes COUNTER • TOPS • CABINETS KITCHENS

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Elbridge

Anthony

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garden center We are a full service garden center located at 211 West Main St in Elbridge New York. Whether looking for ideas, have questions or need the right plant to finish your landscape, DeMarco’s garden center is the place to go. We have a knowledgeable staff, unbeatable prices and the largest selection in central New York. We are open from May 1st to October 31st.

Anthony DeMarco & Sons Companies

211 W. Main St., Elbridge 315-675-4400; demarcoandsons.com How does your garden grow? For 40 years DeMarco and Sons Companies have helped people in the Finger Lakes and Central New York create beautiful, healthy gardens and landscapes. You can count on them for quality workmanship, a large selection of products and friendly customer service for a wide variety of landscaping needs. DeMarco’s centerpiece is their full-service Garden Center in Elbridge with 65,000 square feet of greenhouse space. Perennials, nursery stock, bedding plants and more are tended with care on the company’s own 25,000 square feet of growing space. They also grow their own sod on a 150-acre muck farm in Phoenix. If you are looking for interesting mulch, look no further. DeMarco’s carries a great line of colors and textures. Check them out at the Garden Center or on the website. You will also find topsoil, trees, produce and Hydroponic herbs at DeMarco’s. On site landscaping and maintenance services, large tree transplanting, delivery of topsoil and mulch (gravel, sand, stone) and dumpster services are all part what DeMarco’s has to offer. Visit the Garden Center or call – it’s summer and time to get growing!

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Elbridge

The Canal Law Mural, Jordan.

Elbridge & Jordan Attractions Bailiwick Market & Café

441 NY-5, Elbridge 315-277-5632; bailiwickmarket.com Bailiwick Market & Cafe connects the community through food, art and events. Local food and art are for sale at the comfortable café which offers beautiful views of the outdoors. The menu includes specialty drinks, pastries, breakfast, lunch and dinners, plus daily specials made from fresh, locally inspired ingredients. Cool off with Bailwick’s “Field of Creams” ice cream, made on the premises of fresh, quality ingredients. Their home-made ice cream contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and no high fructose corn syrup. They also offer World Famous Bassett’s hard ice cream and have soft serve available seasonally. Check the website for menu details and the events schedule. Hours: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery

1672 Route 321, Elbridge 315-689-9367; onondagacountyparks.com In continuous operation since 1938, Carpenter’s Brook produces 80,000 Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout annually to stock area fishing sites. Annual Time-Out-To-Fish programs for grandparents/kids are popular in the summer. Guided group tours of 5 or more may be scheduled. Call or check the website for more details.

Edmunds Jewelry Company

104 E. Main St., Elbridge; 315-689-1760 An experienced Jeweler Goldsmith, Alan Edmunds offers

all types of custom work and repairs, cleaning services, estimates, gold, quality gems, silver, watch battery replacement, watches and watch repair. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 51

NYS Route 31 West, Jordan; eriecanal.org Built in 1847, Erie Canal Lock 51 is located approximately two miles west of the Village of Jordan, on the north side of Route 31. It is a double-chamber lock, with the south chamber double-length on the west (foot) end. An information kiosk provides history and photos. Picnic tables and benches are on site for public use. You can also see the original lock tender’s house now located on Chapel Street in Jordan.

Erie Canalway/Jordan Level Trail

315-689-9367; onondagacountyparks.org A four-mile stone dust trail ideal for bicycling or walking, the Jordan Level Trail connects the historic Erie Canal Towpath in Camillus to the path in Cayuga county. The trail is part of the Erie Canalway Trail National Heritage Corridor and is accessible from several points: the Sims Store in Camillus, the Village Park in Jordan, Laird Road and MacDonald Road.

Marty’s Barn Cellar

262 E. Main St., Elbridge 315-689-9927; martysbarncellar.com Marty’s Barn Cellar offers a full line of real wood furniture. Any of their furniture can be finished in many different stains or paints, or even unfinished for you to do it your own way. Some pieces can be modified to fit your space, or even custom made to your specifications.


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Fair Haven & Sterling

HARDWARE CAFE, Fair Haven.

Fair Haven & Sterling Lake Ontario Summer Fun

F

air Haven and Sterling, located on Little Sodus Bay on the southern shore of Lake Ontario have changed from 19th century shipping centers to popular vacation communities. Enjoy classic summer fun, from light tan beaches, to wooded campsites, plenty of picnic areas, nature trails, swimming, fishing and beautiful views of Lake Ontario at Fair Haven Beach State Park. Add in nearby Lake Ontario Wine Trail wineries, the Seaway Trail, the annual Sterling Renaissance Festival and the dramatic Chimney Bluff spires and you’ll discover a great destination. Local merchants stress that Fair Haven is becoming an “Art Village.” The Fair Haven Arts Center sponsors art shows year-round and the South Shore Artisans, onePhoto Gallery and Doc Gallery are also located on Main Street.The village is home to “quaint” shops and restaurants like the historic Hardware Café & General Store, Front Porch Gift Shop, Chilson’s Antiques and Fly-by-Night Cookie Company. Try some handmade craft cider at the Sterling Cidery or stop by Brandon’s Pub and Littler Sodus Inn for some evening fun. Drop in for a yoga class or massage at the Bayview Wellness Center just a short walk from the village center. Overnight accommodations are available right in the village at the Pleasant Beach Hotel and Turner’s 1816 House B&B, as well as numerous cottage rentals. (Submitted report)

Fair Haven & Sterling Attractions Fair Haven Beach State Park

14985 State Park Road, Fair Haven 315-947-5205; nysparks.com/parls/12/details.aspx Towering shoreline bluffs and adjoining hilly woodlands frame 1500 feet of beautiful sand beach, including 600 feet of guarded swim area. Campgrounds and cabin areas are nestled in the gently rolling woodlands. Fishing and boating opportunities are plentiful and visitors also enjoy swimming and diving boards, biking, hiking, picnicking and camping. Boat rentals are available for use only on the inland Sterling Pond. Hours: The park is open year-round; camping is available April through October. Be sure to call ahead for reservations.

Sterling Nature Center

15380 Jensvolt Road, Sterling 315-947-6143; cayugacounty.us/446/Sterling-Nature-Center Discover 1400 acres of diverse habitats along two miles of Lake Ontario shoreline. Hike on 5-miles of trails through wetlands, vernal ponds, woodland, creeks and meadows. Late Spring though early July is an especially good time to see a spectacular blue heron rookery. Amenities include observation decks, a gift shop and a canoe launch into Sterling Creek. Hours: dawn to dusk.


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Geneva

Geneva On The Lake, Geneva.

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eneva is the place for great water activities, romantic get-aways and beautiful historic district homes. Located on the north end of Seneca Lake, head out for days of summer fun at Lakefront and Seneca Lake State Parks. The Spray Park at Lakeshore Park offers special fun for kids on hot summer days. Cool off with an ice cream cone at Long Pier Ice Cream and Rentals. Check out Fuzzy Guppies (fuzzyguppies.com; 325-539-8848) and Finger Lakes Water Adventures (fingerlakeswateradventures.com; 315789-5520) for water equipment rentals and experiences. Geneva boasts two boutique hotels, Geneva on the Lake and Belhurst Castle, that are considered among the best romantic spots in the country. Check out visitgeneva.com for other lodging opportunities and make Geneva your base for exploring the many wineries on Seneca Lake. Visit the Seneca Lake Wine Trail website for winery details. The 10th Annual Geneva Music Festival (May 22 through June 14) features jazz, Latin and women composers and musicians; for schedule and ticket details, go to genevamusicfestival.com) Geneva has two areas recognized as Historic Districts. The first is the South Main Street Pulteney Park Historic District, which runs along South Main Street from Seneca Street south to Conover Street.This district includes the wonderfully colored row houses known as “Rainbow Row.” The second district is the Genesee Park Historic District, located entirely within the downtown area and centered on Genesee Park. For more information about the districts, visit geneva.ny.us or stop in at the new Finger Lakes Welcome Center (35 Lakefront Dr., Geneva). You can also explore the historical

properties of the Geneva Historical Society, including Rose Hill Mansion, the Johnston House and the Prouty-Chew House. As you will discover, the region is filled with rich history and stunning architecture.

Geneva Attractions Rose Hill Mansion

3373 Route 96A (one mile south of Routes 5&20), near Geneva (315) 789-3848; genevahistoricalsociety.com Built in 1839, this elegant Greek Revival house was the center of a busy, productive farm and today is a National Historic Landmark. Considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States, the 21 rooms open to the public include servants’ quarters, the children’s playroom, the kitchen, dining room, parlors and rooms outfitted with the home’s original Empire-style furnishings. Enjoy the magnificent view of Seneca Lake from the front porch and the vista of nearby farmlands. Stop by the Billsboro Winery’s on-site tasting room for a “refined refreshment” after your tour and visit the Rose Hill Mansion’s Carriage House Gift Shop in the Visitors Center. Hours: Open May 1-October 31, Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday (Noon-4 p.m.). Closed Mondays and July 4. The Visitors Center and Mansion Grounds are open to the public (during daylight hours) but the house may be seen by guided tour only. Tours run once an hour, starting on the half hour. Check the website for schedule details. Admission: $10, adults; $8, seniors; $6, children 10-18; free, children 9 and under; and $25, family (2 adults and children 10-18 years old in the same household).


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Explore the lives of the Swan family, their neighbors and servants at this 19th-century mansion. The gift shop features historicallyinspired and locally made items, as well as souvenirs, history books, and jewelry. Open for guided tours May 1-October 31. Closed Mondays. Call for hours and tour times. 3373 Route 96A, Fayette, 315-789-3848. Also visit the nearby 19th-century Johnston family homestead, where tile drainage first transformed American agriculture. Open weekends May-October. 3523 East Lake Rd., Fayette, 315-789-3848. Bring in this ad for $1.00 off an individual admission to Rose Hill in 2020

Geneva History Museum Explore the rich stories of a small American city through exhibits, a children’s Discovery Room, and a research archive. Closed Sundays. Call for hours. 543 South Main St., Geneva 315-789-5151

Summer 2020 Events Rose Hill Concert Series • June 21, July 19, & August 16 Tasting, Tunes & Trucks at Rose Hill • July 18 Community Day at Rose Hill • August 8

Summer Exhibits

The Desire to Be Fashionable: Accessories from the Clothing Collection An Educated Citizenry: Education in Geneva

Historical District, Geneva.

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ocated at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, Hammondsport is a low-key village just right for a stress-free summer get-away. Water views are never far from sight. Near the village square, shops in town (with names like Lime Berry, Scandia House, Browsers and Keuka Artisan Bakery), plus antique stores, nearby wineries and breweries, great historic museums and plenty of opportunities for beach and water activities offer visitors the choices that led Budget Travel magazine readers to name Hammondsport “America’s Coolest Small Town.” Hammondsport’s first nickname was “The Wine Village,” as it became a center for the New York wine industry and one of the oldest continuous makers of wine in the United States. It began in 1829 when the Rev. William Bostwick successfully cultivated Catawba and Isabella vines behind his rectory to produce communion wine. In 1860, Charles Champlin founded Pleasant Valley Wine Company, which became the first federally licensed winery in America. Today you can visit Pleasant Valley’s original stone buildings, now the home of the Great Western Winery and Visitors Center. More than a dozen wineries surround Keuka Lake and comprise the Keuka Lake Wine Trail. Several iconic wineries, including award-winning Dr. Konstantin Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars, Bully Hill Vineyards Winery and Heron Hill Winery, are minutes from Hammondsport. Known as the Cradle of Aviation, Hammondsport is home to the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. American motorcycle designer, manufacturer and recognized expert on gasoline engines, Glenn Hammond Curtis resided in Hammondsport. He was the first person to introduce aviation into the public eye when he flew his “JuneBug” over Keuka Lake on July 4, 1908. Curtiss is also known as the “Father of Naval Aviation,” and for many other pioneering inventions he created in Hammondsport.

Swimming at Depot Park, Hammondsport.


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Hammondsport Sights Champlin Beach Park & Picnic Ground

State Route 54, Hammondsport; 607-569-3743 A nice public beach and park with a sandy beach and beautiful lake views. There is a defined swimming area, a large dock, picnic tables, and charcoal grills. During July and August, paddle boards and kayaks are available to rent. The entrance to Champlin Beach is off SR 54 about 1000 feet north of the light as you leave Hammondsport (intersection of SR 54 and 54A).

Depot Park

7 Water Street, Hammondsport On the shores of Keuka Lake, Depot Park was once

home to the Bath & Hammondsport Railroad. It is a pretty spot with public docks and swimming (when lifeguards are on duty). Enjoy concerts and special events in the summertime.

Finger Lakes Beer Company

8462 State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-3311; fingerlakesbeercompany.com A New York State Farm Brewery offering tasting flights, half-pints, pints, and pitchers of a dozen styles of ales all brewed on site, the FLBC’s “Vanilla Porter” was named 2015 Best Craft Beer in New York State. Enjoy the comfortable tasting room, summer activities and free brewery tours offered on non-brewing days. Check the web site or call for summer hours and schedules.

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Hammondsport The Village on the Lake Open Daily 11am - 10:10pm (year-round)

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Hammondsport The Village on the Lake We want to welcome you to Keuka Lakeside Inn, your retreat on the shores of the most beautiful of New York’s Finger Lakes.

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Hammondsport

Champlin Beach Park & Picnic Ground, Hammondsport.

Finger Lakes Boating Museum

8231 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport 607-569-2222; flbm.org Water and boats, the essence of Finger Lakes summers, have a long history. The Finger Lakes Boating Museum Collection includes more than 115 boats built by many of the 40+ commercial builders identified to date as having built boats throughout the Finger Lakes Region during the last century. Created and staffed by antique boat enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation of boat building and history, displays are created from the collections, which include everything from canoes and rowboats to row outboards, outboard runabouts, inboards, iceboats, sailboats and artifacts. If you are interested in boat restoration be sure to check out the current “PAT II” project in full swing at the museum. A 39-foot launch built in 1924, the PAT II’s career included serving as a tour boat in the Thousand Islands and as a tour boat and US Postal Service delivery boat on Skaneateles lake. The Skaneateles Historical Society donated the boat to the Finger Lakes Boating Museum and, once restored, will serve as a cruise boat and teaching tool for the museum. The Pat II Volunteer Crew meets every Tuesday and Wednesday to work on the boat. Contact the museum if you are interested in helping to get her back on the water; 607-569-2222. Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. Admission: $8; members and youth, free

Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum

8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-2160; glennhcurtissmuseum.org Experience the early days of aviation. The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is home to hundreds of priceless artifacts relating to both early aviation and local history. You will see a full-scale reproduction of the country’s first naval aircraft as well as a 1912 “Pusher,” a 1913 “Model E” flying boat, a 1917 “Jenny,” a 1919 “Seagull” flying boat and a 1927 “Robin.” Also, on display are antique toys, tools, boats, fire equipment, home furnishings, and much more. Hours: May-Oct.: Mon.-Sun. 9 a.m-5 p.m.; Nov.-April: Mon.-Sun. 10 a.m. -4p.m. Admission: Adults $12; Seniors (65+) $10; Students (7-18) $8; Children (6 and under) – Free.

Great Western Winery and Visitors Center

8260 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport 607-569-6111; pleasantvalleywine.com The Pleasant Valley Wine Company, popularly known as the Great Western Winery, is the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes region. Established in 1860 with the designation as U.S. Bonded Winery #1, the winery has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a self-guided tour through the Visitor Center which includes historic exhibits, winemaking displays, a working model of the B&H Railroad and a unique Theatre-in-a-Wine-Tank. Visitor Center Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, April-Dec. & 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues.Sun., Jan. and Feb. Guided Tours leave periodically, starting at approximately 11 a.m. with the last tour departing at approximately 3 p.m. Admission: Wine tastings and self-guided tours are free; Guided 45-minute tours are $5 per person.

Finger Lakes Trail

585-658-9320; fltconference.org The central section of the Finger Lakes Trail begins near the Vinehurst Motel off NY 54 near Hammondsport. Get more information and trail maps from the Finger Lakes Trail Conference website listed above.

The Greyton H. Taylor Wine Museum

8843 Greyton H. Taylor Memorial Drive, Hammondsport 607-868-3610; bullyhillvineyards.com Part of Bully Hill Vineyards, the Taylor Wine Museum includes two buildings. The Cooper Shop Building is a replica to some extent of the Hammondsport Cooperage Company (18751915), with a collection of coopers’ tools and a 70-minute film on the art of barrel making. The museum is also home to an extensive collection of antique winemaking equipment, Prohibition memorabilia, historic artifacts from the early NY wine industry and a collection of Presidential wine glasses dating back to Abraham Lincoln. The second building, an art gallery, houses original artwork by Walter Taylor, including Taylor’s work featured on the labels of Bully Hill wine bottles. Summer Hours: Wine Tastings, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily; Winery Tours, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Memorial Day – Columbus Day).


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Downtown Homer, Homer. Courtesy of Experience Cortland, Cortland County CVB.

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ike many Finger Lakes towns named in the 19th century American infatuation with the classics, Homer was named for the great Greek poet. Homer offers the beauty of its historic Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne mansions lined along a grassy, tree-filled Village Green on Main Street.The Green brims with fairs, festivals, music, community events and a Saturday Farmers Market all summer long. Main Street’s boutiques, gift shops, bakery and eclectic eateries are great additions to a leisurely stroll. Tucked behind Main Street you will find the Tioughnioga River crossed by three truss bridges built in 1881, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Two of the bridges are still in operation. Fish or drop your kayak in the water at Durkee Park on the North end of Main Street. A day or weekend in Homer will fit the bill for a relaxing, interesting summer break.


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Homer The Hidden Jewel CNY’s Most Intimate Venue 72 S. Main St., Homer, NY 13077 PH: 607-749-4900

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Homer

Elizabeth Brewster House, Homer.

Special Events in Homer:

•Holiday in Homer. July 18. This is Homer’s signature summer event. More than 125 artisans gather on the Village Green for a full day of music, shopping and great food. •Summer Concerts on the Green. homerny.org for schedule. •Farmers Market at the Village Green. Saturdays, May-November. •Annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence. July 4. Center for the Arts Homer.

The Village Green

Kick back and let time stop for a moment as you enjoy the lush green grass and trees of this traditional village centerpiece on Main Street. Take in a concert, festival or the Farmers Market.

Homer Center for the Arts

Homer Attractions

72 South Main Street, Homer 607-749-4900 Great acoustics and national/regional music acts grace the stage at this community arts center, which also offers dance, visual arts and theater programs. Check the website for the summer concert schedule.

National Historic District

Main Street Shopping

Take a self-guided walking tour of the Homer Village National Historic District. Get to know the charming, well-preserved historic homes and architecture, which enhance the beauty of this warm and friendly place. Visit homer.org for tour details.

Enjoy browsing Homer’s mix of boutiques and stores, from the iconic Homer Men & Boys (“If we don’t have it, you don’t want it!”) on-going sidewalk sale to boutique clothing and gift shops, a good bakery, an olive oil shop and more. Have fun!


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Auburn…the Heart of the Finger Lakes We birtHHodst pArtie Ay s!

A fun place to go when it’s hot and rainy outside! Play Space is a 501 C-3 non profit organization.

Play Space, 63 Genesee Street, Auburn NY 13021

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Support your child’s development in our fun, hands-on environment. Here at the Play Space, you and your littlest ones (ages 0-6) can explore new things, meet new friends, and bond with one another through play.

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2020 Events

Cayuga County Parks and Trails May 2, 9&16 Warbler Walk - Sterling Nature Center

June 6

Old Ways Day – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Karpinski Educational Center

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Inspiration: A Festival of Nature and the Arts – Sterling Nature Center

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A day at the Rookery – Sterling Nature Center

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Prison City Ramblers Car Show – Emerson Park

28-29 Twilight Wildlife Walk – Sterling Nature Center

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Great Race – Emerson Park

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Pork Roast – Sterling Nature Center

21-22 Owl Prowl – Sterling Nature Center

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OctOber 12-13 Apple Cider Making – Sterling Nature Center 24

July 3

Fireworks – Emerson Park

Fireworks – Rain Date

Old Fashion Halloween at the Museum – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Karpinski Educational Center

nOveMber – DeceMber

10-11 All About Bats – Sterling Nature Center 5

Monarch Migration

10-12 Ribs, Rhythm and Blues Festival - Emerson Park

11/21 - Festival of Trees – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Karpinski Educational Center

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12/6

Bon Ton Roulet – Emerson Park

23-25 Remember the Big 6 Picnic, County Fair, Youth Fair -Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Karpinski Educational Center

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12/31 Year End Hike - Sterling Nature Center

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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake a visitor’s paradise any time of year. A lakeside village filled with shoppes, great restaurants, an award-winning spa, year round swimming and ice skating and unmatched natural beauty. Just 25 minutes from Syracuse, and 10 minutes from Auburn on Historic Route 20.

For a FREE visitor’s guide contact Skaneateles Chamber (315) 685-0552 www.skaneateles.com Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2273; 1st proof

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FRESH FRUITS & VEGETABLES FLOWERS

Finger Lakes Artists 1860 – 2017 John Barrow Frank Barney George L. Clough William Bruce Walter Launt Palmer

5 E. Genesee St., Suite #2 Skaneateles 315-685-8758 sjmoorefineartgallery.com

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4340 STATE ST. RD. RT. 321 SKANEATELES, NY 13152

HERB & ALLEN FREITAG PH. (315) 685-5372

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Soft and Hard Ice Cream

FRESH HADDOCK Handcrafted • Gourmet Chocolate Free Samples • Viewing Window Into Production

“see the Chocolate Magic!”

CNY’s LARGEsT CHOCOLATE MAKER 3774 Lee Mulroy Road, Marcellus 5 minutes from Skaneateles (take NY 20 East to NY 175 East)

(315) 673-4098 • www.chocolatepizza.com Featured On

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Sandwiches & Dinners

Homemade Soups, Chili, Salads Hofmann Hot Dogs & Chili Dogs

World Famous Skan-Ellus Burger Eat In or Take Out!

Open: Sun. - Thurs. 11am-9:30 pm

Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm Located 1 mile east of Skaneateles Corner of Routes 175 and U.S. 20 east

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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake Quality Goods Since 1961

Over 100 Brand Names, Including:

Open 7 Days A Week 14 E. Genesee St, Skaneateles • (315) 685-7389 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2269; 1st proof

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Real Estate Services Skaneateles Office (315)685-0111

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24 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

315.685.8414 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2274; 2nd proof

The Shop Where Pets Are Welcome Everything For Your Best Friend! Large Selection of

Food,Treats,Toys, Collars, Leads, Bedding, Life Jackets, and Much More! 62 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles 315-685-4849

Don’t forget the pet sitter gift!!! Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles Glossy, 2228; 1st proof

ExpEriEncE thE whimSy to thE ElEGant alonG with an EclEctic array of intriGuinG findS! Nothing fancy, just good seafood!

No trip to the Finger Lakes is complete without a visit to Doug's Fish Fry.

You’ll Love Our Shoes! Wolky, Ara, Dansko & Bernie Mev

H o m e o f R e ta i l t H e R a p y

8 Jordan Street, Downtown Skaneateles (315) 685-3288 www.dougsfishfry.com

NOT FAMOUS SINCE 1982 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2276; 1st proof

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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake 25 jordan st. skaneateles, ny 13152 315-685-2747 social: @shopemmajames

Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2272; 2nd proof • Clean, comfortable and cost effective • Outdoor swimming pool • Refrigerator and microwave in every room • Free wi-fi • Extended stay rates available

Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2271; 1st proof Gourmet Cookware Store

Central New York’s Finest

Great Shower & weddinG GiftS!

EvErything for thE cook!

Just one mile from the Village of Skaneateles

4239 East Genesee Street Road, Auburn, NY 13021 (315) 685-5751 • www.skaneatelesinn.com Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles Glossy, 2227; 1st proof

• Wüsthof Cutlery • All-Clad Cookware • Cuisinart • Gadgets • Aprons

• Swiss Diamond Cookware • Gourmet Food • Local & Gluten-Free Products • Popcorn Poppers • Scone Mixes, Jams,Teas

Celebrating Our 28tH Year!!

Free Gift Wrapping • Open 7 Days • We Ship Special Orders 59 E. Genesee St. • Skaneateles, NY 13152 • (315) 685-5803

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~ Open to the Public ~ ~ Weekend Dining ~ ~ Pub & Dining Room ~ ~ Reception & Banquet Facility ~ ~ Outdoor Ceremonies ~ ~ Simple Country Elegance ~ Steaks • Seafood Pasta Homemade Desserts

315-636-8299 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2275; 1st proof

2819 Route 174 - Marietta, New York

www.mariettahouse.com

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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake FINGER LAKES POWER EQUIPMENT AUTO • MARINE • ATV • MOWER

4223 East Genesee Street Road Skaneateles, New York 13152 Located on State Route 20,

1 mile from downtown Skaneateles New ss Addre

(315) 685-8600

1410 U.S Route 20 Skaneateles, NY 13152 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles Glossy, 2225; 2nd proof

(315) 685-6056 or 1-800-396-7719 info@whisperingwindsmotel.com www.whisperingwindsmotel.com

“With a fresh presence, Whispering Winds Motel has been newly remodeled to provide you with all the modern amenities plus the quaint feeling of the 1950s. We look forward to seeing you”

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Heart‘n Hand White & White Antiques & Fine Art, Inc. 18 East Genesee St. • 315-685-7733

Bakery & Pie Shop Open Tuesday thru Sat. at 10 a.m. and Occasional Sundays 2 miles north of village 4463 State Street (Route 321), Skaneateles 315-685-5886 • www.heartnhandpies.com

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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake 1322 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles, NY 13152 www.thesailboatshop.com

The Vegetable And Fruits of Summer Romance. Nostalgia. Poetry in Cloth. Gee June Bridal: A Bridal Boutique for the Travelers, Artists, Romantics, Lovers, and Poets curated by a Designer! We are a full service bridal boutique set showroom style featuring custom and designer gowns, shoes, veils, and adornments!

Handmade & Designer Veils Designer Gowns Handcrafted Shoes

626-423-4765

www.geejunebridal.com 3 E Genesee St, Skaneateles Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Skaneateles, 2367; 1st proof

Plus Cheese, Meat, Flowers and Baked Goods

Buy Local From Local Thursday 3:30 to 6:30 Saturday 10 to 1

Austin Pavilion

(315) 685-7558

Boat Rentals

• Power • Sail • Pontoon • Kayak/Canoe • Weekly/Long Term Rentals

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Snake Oil Glassworks Inc. 4251 Jordan Road Skaneateles, NY 13152 315-685-5091 Hand blown glass vases, bowls, paperweights, Christmas balls, and more

(on Jordan St, north of Village Center)

Thursday and Friday 12-6pm Saturday 10-5pm and Sunday 11-4pm

315-727-9320

2 miles north of Skaneateles on Jordan Road

www.townofskaneateles.com

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Finger Lakes On Tap 35 Fennell Street 315.685.9600

62 Beers on Tap, Finger Lakes Wines, and 1911 Ciders Flights, Pints, and Growlers

Full menu served from open to close www.FingerLakesOnTap.com Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20,Skaneateles Glossy, 2265; 1st proof

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RESTAURANT 1388 E Genesee St. Skaneateles, NY 13152

(315)-685-2222

WWW.MIKESPIZZERIASKAN.COM

American Diner Family Atmosphere

6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Daily 813 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles 315-685-0016 VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY

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Ithaca Ithaca

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ocated on the southern end of Cayuga Lake and home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, Ithaca is known as a hip, progressive and fun place for both young and old. You will find plenty do, from academics and cool museums to great shopping, imaginative restaurants, spectacular waterfalls and natural beauty. More than 100 unique shops, galleries, restaurants and street vendors line the downtown Ithaca Commons brick-paved walkways. Just a short stroll away is the Dewitt Mall, a historic building housing a broad collection of locally-owned specialty shops. The Ithaca Farmers Market at Steamboat Landing on Cayuga Lake is a week-end must-stop. Cayuga Lake Wineries are within easy driving distances. Glaciers 15,000 years ago carved a playground of waterfalls and gorges you can enjoy today in several state parks within five miles of town. Taughannock Falls State Park’s namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast, plunging 215 feet past rocky cliffs that tower nearly 400 feet above the gorge. Frommer’s ranks the fabulous swimming hole at the bottom of 115-foot-tall Enfield Falls in Robert H. Treman State Park as one of the “Top Ten Swimming Holes in the United States.” Go to visitithaca.com, and parks.ny.gov for details and more locations.

Ithaca Attractions Treeforms Furniture

1302 Dryden Road, Ithaca 607-272-2913; treeformsfurniture.com A family-owned business, Treeforms offers a solid selection of Amish and Mission style wood furnishings and accessories for every room in your home or office, including: Dining Room, Living Room, Bedroom, Office, Occasional and Outdoor Furniture, plus Futons, TV Stands, Accessories and Gifts.The store’s fine furniture at good prices is displayed in their 10,000 square foot showroom. Delivery, layaway, and financing are available. The store itself is an interesting destination: Treeforms is a large hand-made log cabin at the corner intersection of Route 13 & Route 366 between Ithaca and Dryden. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; noon- 4 p.m., Sun.

Ithaca Discovery Trail

Ithaca’s Discovery Trail offers a well-

Ithaca Commons, Ithaca.

planned guide to outstanding Ithaca sites. The trail is a collaboration of educational and fun family attractions within Ithaca or an easy drive from downtown. Visit discoverytrail.com for detailed information on hours, admission and special events. You can also download a map of the trail locations. Members of the trail include: • CAYUGA NATURE CENTER: Explore 120m acres of fields and 5 acres of scenic trails. See ponds and historic gorges, then climb high into the forest canopy in a very cool six-story high tree house. Location: 1420 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca. Info: 607-273-6260; cayuganaturecenter.org • CORNELL BOTANICAL GARDENS: A 35-acre site, which features 12 specialty gardens. These include herbs, flowers, vegetables, rock garden plants, rhododendrons, perennials, ornamental grasses, groundcovers, vines, container gardens and plants with winter interest. Location: One Plantations Road, Cornell University, Ithaca. Info: (607) 255-2400; cornellbotannicgardens.org • CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY: This 220-acre sanctuary features more than four miles of trails winding through various bird and wildlife habitats, a 10-acre pond, an observatory, a gallery of bird art and the Macaulay Sound Library, the world’s largest sound archive. Trail walks are led by Cornell students. Location: 1569 Sap-

sucker Woods Road, Ithaca. Info: 607-254BIRD (2473); birds.cornell.edu • JOHNSON MUSEUM OF ART: A premier college art gallery housed in an iconic I.M. Pei building with grand views of Cayuga Lake, the Johnson Museum holds more than 30,000 works in its permanent Asian, African, European and American collections. Location: 114 Central Avenue at University Avenue, Cornell University, Ithaca. Info: 607-255-6464; museum. cornell.edu • MUSEUM OF THE EARTH: Home to interactive exhibits and one of America’s largest fossil collections. Walk among shell and fossil remains from thousands of years ago, including enormous mastodon and whale skeletons. Location: 1259 Trumansburg Road (Route 96), Ithaca. Info: 607-273-6623; priweb.org • SCIENCENTER: More than 250 touchable exhibits in four full-sized exhibit galleries. Kids will love the hands-on theme of the museum, the outdoor science park, live boa constrictor, a walk-in camera and funhouse mirrors. Location: 601 First St., Ithaca. Info: 607272-0600; sciencenter.org • TOMPKINS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: A treasure trove of regional history with traveling exhibits, a research library and a vast photo collection with more than 100,000 images. Free internet access and unlimited wifi. Location: 101 East Green St., Ithaca. Info: 607-272-4557; tcpl.org


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Ithaca

The Star at the South End of Cayuga Lake Cobbler’s Cottage

shoe sTore

community owned . everyone welcome

150 The Commons IThaCa, nY

since 1971

607-273-2951

3 locations- 701 W. Buffalo St., DeWitt Mall, and 307 College Ave.

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Fresh, Sustainable, Local Cuisine Serving locals and a couple million of their friends for over 40 years!

International Flavors • Vegan & Gluten Free Options

607.273.9610

215 North Cayuga St. Seneca at Cayuga, Ithaca NY

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Ithaca’s Quality Jewelers

152 The Commons Ithaca, NY 14850 Phone: 607.273.3471

DAVID WRISLEY

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Cut Diamonds

rollexxx2@aol.com www.schooleysjewelers.com Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Ithaca, 2415; 1st proof

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Country Furniture & Gift Store treeformsfurniture.com 607-272-2913 Fax 607-272-4761 Routes 13 & 366, Ithaca, NY 14850

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• Delivery • Financing • Layaway • Open Every Day

Largest Selection of Hardwood Furniture in the Finger Lakes Region


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Dewitt Mall

A D EST I N AT I O N

A great place to shop & eat locally! Handmade and local

215 N. Cayuga St. Dewitt Mall, Ithaca, NY • 607.272.1396

Ithacamade is more than just a store. We’re a hub for bringing locally made goods to the community and building our economy! Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Ithaca, 2397; 1st proof

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BUFFALO STREET BOOKS

2 1 5 n . c ay u g a s T. dewITT mall, ITHaca

607.532.9492 Ice cream H o m e m a d e F l av o r s Food & drInk

Ithaca's independent community bookstore www.buffalostreetbooks.com 607-273-8246

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FibersIthaca FibersIthaca

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Contemporary Woman’s Clothing Hand-crafted Jewelry & Accessories One-of-a-Kind Designs Art-printed Silks Marimekko Jackets & Handwovens Special Occasion Fashion

“created in-house by our own Facebook: FibersIthaca Facebook: FibersItha-

Fibers in the Dewitt Mall • 215 N. Cayuga St. • Ithaca, NY 14882 (607.227.0138)


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LaFayette

1911 Established Distillery, LaFayette.

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ust south of Syracuse and easily accessible from I-81, LaFayette boasts several historic claims. Before being named after American Revolutionary War and French national hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, the site was the seat of the central government of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy and the scene of notable Native American gatherings, ceremonies and traditions. Today Lafayette can boast its location at the crossings of two of the longest roads in the United States – Route 20 and Route 11 – spanning all the way from Canada to Florida and from the East coast to the West.

LaFayette Attractions LaFayette Apple Festival

LaFayette has always been known as a richly forested agricultural area with excellent apple orchards. The long-standing LaFayette Apple Festival (October 1011, 2020) is one of Central New York’s favorite events. Rides, free entertainment, an outstanding arts and crafts show, mouth-watering apple fritters and homebaked apple pie, plus some of the most original scarecrows you’ll ever see at the Scarecrow Contest bring back the crowds every year

Carol Watson Greenhouse & Landscaping

23980 Sentinel Heights Road, LaFayette 315-677-0286; cartolwatsongreenhouse.com Carol Watson’s Greenhouse is a gardener’s oasis, a place filled with beauty, unique finds and friendly,

knowledgeable people ready to answer questions and understand what might be best for your particular garden. You will be delighted by the fragrances and colors of unusual plants and tropicals, along with a broad array of old favorites. Wander through the displays. Sit for awhile with a cup of coffee by the 4-tier stone fountain in the main greenhouse. Have some creative fun at the “Terrarium Bar” where you will find all the materials needed to make any size terrarium. Carol, who earned her degree in Retail Marketing at Syracuse University, also curates a great assortment of garden art, from yard ornaments and pottery to birdhouses, sculptures, ceramic totems and special items by local artists and American crafts people. New items arrive weekly. This treasure of a place is definitely not your cookie-cutter big box store. So, pack your questions, your dog (the greenhouse is dog-friendly), your kids (they’ll enjoy the grounds), your lunch (have a picnic on site) and head to LaFayette for a happy summer day. Check the website for special events and classes.

Oliver’s Campers, Inc.

2843 US Route 11, LaFayette 315-677-8154; oliverscampers.com Visit Oliver’s for all your RV and camping vehicle dreams and needs. You will find experienced technicians and sales staff offering a great inventory, fair prices and special packages, financing opportunities and excellent service. You can see their inventory online or, better yet, visit them in person to get a hands-on feel for the many options Oliver’s has to offer.


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LaFayette The Crossroads of New York

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Oliver’s Campers Looking for adventure? Ready for the freedom of the open road? Oliver’s Campers Inc. in LaFayette will help you get going in the right direction. They offer a great inventory of RVs, Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers and more, plus a knowledgeable staff ready to answer questions, work with financing and keep things running with their excellent service and parts department. What are you waiting for? Let Oliver’s help you get going.

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Carol Watson Greenhouse Get inspired! Enjoy the beauty and tranquility at this special place as you find plants and garden art perfect for your yard. Carol and her friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions, offer suggestions and help you make the best landscaping choices for your budget and summer needs. Let the experts help you take full advantage of our all too brief summer season.


Lansing Lansing & North Lansing

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ocated on the Eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, Lansing is a small town close to Ithaca, and is popular site for water activities and summer fun. Check out the parks, marinas and water sport locations.


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Lansing & North Lansing Attractions Baker’s Acres

1104 Auburn Road, North Lansing (on Rte. 34 between Ithaca and Auburn). 607-533-4653; bakersacres.net Gardens, greenhouses, orchards and more. Discover 20 different display gardens, which will show you what different conditions – from rocky to wet and shady and more – require to be successful gardens. When you buy a 4-inch pot of perennials to plant, for example, you can go see what it will look like after it’s planted and grows to size. Baker’s Acres offers an extensive selection of unusual perennials; they are one of the largest herb and perennial growers in Central New York. They also offer annuals, vegetables, everlastings, trees, shrubs, apples, cider, garden supplies and gifts. Visit the website for a schedule of gardening workshops offered throughout the summer, or send your e-mail to info@bakersacres.com to be included on their newsletter e-mailings. Seasonal Hours: April 5-Oct. 31, Weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Weekends 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Special hours in May and June, Weekdays 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Weekends 9 a.m.-5 p.m.). Tours available with advance notice.

Ludlowville Falls

Location: Turn into the small parking area at the Ludlowville Town Park on Salmon Creek Road in Lansing. Walk toward the fence to get the best view of the falls. lansingrec.com/parks/ludlowville-park Ludlowville Falls is a short out and back trail located near Lansing that features a 35-ft. multi-plume cascade waterfall and is good for all skill levels.The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Paddle-N-More

Two locations: Meyer’s Point in Lansing & Taughannock Falls State Park in Ithaca 607-288-3470; paddlenmore.com Get out on the water! Kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards are available for rental from Paddle-N-More. All rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted. All renters must see a Paddle Shop employee to sign a liability and rental agreement. Parents of

youth between the ages of 16 and 17 can sign the Rental Agreement and send it with their child to either the Myers Park or Taughannock Falls State Park locations. Parents must be on site to sign for children 15 and under. Check the website or call for rental fees, classes and workshop (Kite School, Paddling Camps, Sup Yoga) information, sunset and full moon paddles (registration required). Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily, Memorial Day-Labor Day.

Myers Park on Cayuga Lake

1 Lansing Park Road, Lansing 607-533-7388; lansingrec.com/parks/myers-park Located in the southern part of the Town of Lansing off Route 34B, this park has 31 acres of grass-covered, tree-shaded land, with extensive Cayuga Lake frontage. Pavilions, picnic tables and barbecue grills are scattered throughout the park grounds. Camping is available in a designated area. There is a large boat marina and three paved launching ramps where boats may be put into the water for a small fee. The park is routinely patrolled. A swimming area (with lifeguards on duty), playground, volleyball net, basketball court, horseshoe pits, and vending machines are also available. Check the website for music and fireworks schedules. Admission: $5 per car, non-residents.

Marina at Myers Park

607-533-7388; lansingrec.com The Marina at Myers Park provides boat slip rental, dry dock storage and boat launching facilities. Reservations may be made by calling the Lansing Parks & Recreation Department office.Visa/ MasterCard/Discover are accepted. Call ahead to make reservations.

Salt Point Natural Area

Myers Road, Lansing (north of Myers Park). Explore 34 scenic acres of Cayuga Lake shoreline. Hike the trails, take in beautiful lake views, native plants, a rainbow of wildflowers, and colorful butterflies. Bring a picnic, fishing gear, and binoculars. See bluebirds, ducks, Great Blue Herons, and many more birds. More than 230 bird species have been recorded in the Salt Point vicinity since 2012. Ospreys are a major draw at Salt Point. Walk out to the Salt Point osprey platform and observe these magnificent birds and their nests. Hours: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

myers point lighthouse, Lansing.


Marcellus

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arcellus is a friendly village located at the eastern end of the Finger Lakes District between Syracuse and Skaneateles. Discover Main Street’s shops for shopping fun. Head to Marcellus Park and Baltimore Woods Nature Center for peaceful places to have a picnic, hike, walk and just be outdoors. Nine Mile Creek, a noted trout stream, is one of the most popular fishing sites in the Syracuse area. Originally part of the Onondaga Nation, Marcellus was named a township in the former Central New York Military Tract and first settled by outsiders in 1794.


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Marcellus Marcellus Attractions Baltimore Woods Nature Center

4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus 3156-673-1350; baltimorewoods.org One of the CNY Land Trust properties that strive to preserve the geological variety and subtle beauty of Central New York, Baltimore Woods is a mature hardwood forest interspersed with hemlock. Its 180 acres include woodlands, fields and streams with more than 6 miles of trails for hiking. Pick up trail maps at the John A. Weeks Interpretive Center and at the outdoor kiosk. Hours: Trails are open daily from dawn to dusk with parking in upper or lower lots.The Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. Closed Sundays and major holidays. No admission fee. Free parking.

Martisco Station Railway Museum

50 85 Martisco Road, Marcellus Martisco Museum is a restored former New York Central Railroad station listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a two-story Victorian brick structure constructed in 1870. The first floor is reminiscent of a small-town railroad station. The second floor contains many railroad exhibits. The station is located on the Finger Lakes Railway, formerly the Auburn branch of the New York Central. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May-October.

Nine Mile Creek

fishonondagacounty.com (for a map of access points) Nine Mile Creek begins its 22-mile flow at Otisco Lake and flows north through the villages of Marcellus and Camillus before

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draining its cold waters into Onondaga Lake just west of the New York State Fairgrounds. The middle section has the best cold-water influence and is an excellent trout habitat. With 5miles of public fishing rights (PFR) and 5 designated parking areas, the middle valley section of the creek is the most popular fishing spot. It supports a good number of both stocked and wild brown trout.

Patchwork Plus

2532 Cherry Valley Turnpike, Marcellus 315-673-2208; patchworkplus.com A quilt-lover’s dream, “The Patch” is a 5,000 square foot store offering the latest in Bernina sewing machines and collections from top fabric distributors, reproduction fabrics, batiks and a large selection of blenders on their color wall. Check the website for classes and events.

The Steadman House – Marcellus Historical Society

18 North St., Marcellus; 315-673-4839 marcellushistoricalsociety.org/swteadman-house.org Built in 1835, implementing a Greek Revival design from the pattern book of Minard Lafever, a leading architect of the time, Steadman House is now operated as a local history museum by the Marcellus Historical Society.The home was gifted by Lewis and Alma Steadman to the Marcellus Historical Society and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. The home is filled with historic objects, furniture and Marcellus memorabilia. Hours: 1-3 p.m., Sunday; 1-4 p.m., Thursday; or by appointment.

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Marcellus

The Marcellus Historical Society

The Marcellus Historical Society fosters the study of Marcellus Township, collects historical records and artifacts, and provides a magnificent museum for display.

Keeping History Alive HourS: Sundays 1 - 3 pm (except meeting days) Thursdays 1 - 4 pm (weather permitting)

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Montour Falls

She-Qua-Ga Falls, Montour Falls.


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The “Valley of Tumbling Waters”

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urrounded by hills rising 1,000 feet, Montour Falls is the focal point for seven natural glens that radiate from its borders, with more than a score of waterfalls to see. The 165-foot waterfall located on the west end of the village is of special note as it seems like it should flow right down Main Street. History permeates the village. Montour Falls was once the site of a Seneca Indian tribe, which was destroyed along with 40 other Amerindian villages by Sullivan’s army in 1779. The Iroquois Long House Council Chambers of the Haudenosaunee was located here. The village was named after Queen Catherine Montour, a prominent Native American woman of Seneca Indian heritage who lived at the village site during the 18th century. Montour Falls was an important trade stop and travel hub, playing an important role on the Seneca Lake inlet when the Chemung Canal was built in 1827 to connect Seneca Lake with the Chemung River. Homes in the Historic District offer a glimpse into this era. Enjoy a leisurely stroll in this Finger Lakes gem.

Montour Falls Attractions Eagle Cliff Falls

Located in a beautiful city park, complete with a picnic area, campground and playground, you will find beautiful Eagle Cliff Falls. At the far end of the park, a quarter mile trail follows along McClure Creek. The first water feature is a tiered cascade, as the creek descends a series of rock steps. Not too far up the trail, a series of steps leads beside the 40-foot Eagle Falls as it pours out of a deep gorge. The small gorge by steep-sided cliffs is made up of layers of stained limestone. Look closely and you will discover a spread-wing eagle profile in the stone.

The Glorious T

The village streets of Montour Falls are lined with a pleasant mix of architectural styles, varying from the clean lines of craftsman to the ornate designs of Greek Revival and Victorian. The best examples are located at what is called “the Glorious T,” where West Main Street meets Genesee Street and mid19th century homes surround the 156-foot Shequa-ga Falls. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, the Village of Montour Falls offers a self-guided tour of the historic district. The audio journey is free and can be accessed via your cell phone and lasts about 25 minutes.

Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail

The Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail (MFHLT) was created by the Finger Lakes Trail Conference and is part of the nearly 1,000-mile Finger Lakes Trail Sys-

tem. The MFHLT is around 5-miles and features three waterfalls, including She-Qua-Ga Falls, Eagle Cliff Falls and Deckertown Falls. The hike is described as easy, mostly level walking. The Finger Lakes Trail Conference (fingerlakestrail.org) features a special map of the Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail with description that they sell on their website.

Newfield Covered Bridge

Built in the1850s, the Newfield Bridge is the oldest covered bridge in New York State that still supports daily traffic. Saved from being torn down in the 60s by dedicated citizens, the bridge was restored in 1972, raising the entire bridge a foot, increasing the height of the portal entrances and adding two additional trusses. By 1998, a large-scale restoration included abutment and bank stabilization, new decking and roofing, a pedestrian bridge, the Musser overlook and a picnic area. Located close to Montour Falls, make a stop and enjoy this picturesque touch of history.

Schuyler County Historical Society

108 N. Catherine St./Route 14, Montour Falls 607-535-9741; schuylerhistory.org The Schuyler County Historical Society tells the big history of this small county at its Brick Tavern Museum (a large Federal-style structure built in 1828 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places), and at the Wickham Rural Life Center and Lee School. From the Lamoka Village, one of the earliest human settlements in the Northeastern United States to the area’s spectacular glacially formed waterfalls, the stories of Schuyler County are told in exhibits of artifacts, paintings, furniture, tools, toys, clothing and more. Genealogical resources and educational speakers and workshops are available throughout the year. A gift shop offers books on local history and handmade items from area artists. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday in July, August and September). Closed on Mon. and holidays. Free admission.

She-Qua-Ga Falls

Dropping 156-feet into the “Glorious T,” She-qua-ga Falls seems to flow right into the heart of Montour Falls. Located at the intersection of Main and Genesee Streets, it is a big part of the Montour Falls Historic District. Two dozen structures line Genesee Street, including the courthouse, sheriff’s office, the lovely Montour Memorial Library and many wellkept 19th-century homes. Known as Tumbling Waters to Native Americans, She-qua-ga Falls is often referred to simply as Montour Falls by those having difficulty pronouncing the Indian name. From the park, built at the base of the falls, banks of lights create a beautiful night setting. Mill Creek Bridge spans the head of the falls and offers another great view of the town and the waterfall.


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Montour Falls The Valley of Tumbling Waters Brick Tavern Museum of the Schuyler County Historical Society

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Moravia M

oravia is located at the southern end of Owasco Lake. At the village edge is Fillmore Glen State Park with nature trails, campsites, picnic pavilions and a replica of the log cabin in which native son, U.S. President Millard Fillmore, was born. The village boasts a variety of examples of 19th and 20th century architecture, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fillmore Auto Show & Flea Market is the summer’s big event, taking place annually on the Sunday before Labor Day.

Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States, was born in the Moravia area.

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Moravia Attractions Alpaca Place

2427 Richardson Hill Road, Moravia 315-604-8090; facebook.com/alpaca.place Alpaca Place, home to 23 alpacas, grows organic fruits and vegetables, which it sells from a farm stand. Also for sale: alpaca hats, gloves, socks, yarn, finger puppets and teddy bears.

Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society and Museum

14 W. Cayuga St., Moravia 315-497-3906; colhs.org The Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society (COLHS) is committed to preserving the history and heritage of the Moravia area and to presenting information and items belonging to the 13th president of the United States of America, Millard Fillmore, who was born in the Moravia area. The society’s collections, research center and gift shop are housed in the “History House.” Hours: 9 a.m.Noon on Mondays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays; call ahead to make sure volunteers are on site.

Fillmore Golf Course

1505 Tollgate Hill Road, Moravia 315-497-3145; fillmoregolfclub.com An 18-hole regulation length golf course featuring 5,600 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71, this challenging course overlooks the Owasco Valley and Lake. A driving range, power cars, pro shop, restaurant and bar are also available. Call or go online to book tee times and to check prices and specials.

Fillmore Glen State Park

1686 State Route 38, Moravia; 315-497-0130 parks.ny.gov/parks/157/details.aspx Home to some of the Finger Lakes’ most spectacular gorge and waterfall views, Fillmore Glen offers swimming, picnic tables and pavilions, cabins, a campground with tent and trailer sites, hunting, fishing in Owasco Lake, nature trail hiking and a playground. The hiking trails offer dense forest, five waterfalls and a botanically rich glen. Take a dip in the stream-fed swimming pool or fish the

Owasco Lake inlet. The park also features a replica of the log cabin in which U.S. President Millard Fillmore was born nearby. Visitors are advised to contact the park office before your visit to confirm swimming is open. Call or check the website for details about camping fees and reservations.

Moravia Farmers Market

1340 Main St. (in Kinney’s parking lot), Moravia 315-496-2235 Open every Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 8 to 14 vendors sell fresh vegetables and fruit, flowers, homemade baked goods, honey and maple syrup and crafts.

Powers Library

29 Church St., Moravia 315-497-19554; powerslibrary.org Considered the oldest, continuously occupied Free Association Library building in New York, Powers Library was honored with the Preservation League of New York State’s prestigious “Excellence in Preservation Award.” Check out the historic building and its contemporary collections. Hours: 1-7 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday and Friday; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church

14 Church St., Moravia 315-497-1171; episcopalchurch.org An early 1820’s Episcopal church consecrated by Bishop John Henry Hobart, founder of Hobart College, St. Matthew’s is home to extraordinary Bavarian Oak carvings. This church is where President Millard Fillmore was married. Visitors are welcome. Call ahead to make sure it is open.

Groton Attractions Northeast of Ithaca and just south of Moravia, Groton is “an authentic American hometown.” Its picturesque, historic downtown is filled with restaurants, shops, art and plenty of small-town charm. Groton Olde Home Days (Aug. 22-24, 2020) is the village’s signature summer event. Visit grotonoldehomedays.com or call 607-898-3220 for more details.


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Modern Market

Cayuga St., Moravia, NY 13118

(315) 497-1911

Open 7 Days a Week!!

All Your Picnic Needs: Deli • Chips Soda • Beer • Charcoal • Ice Salads • Ice Cream

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Moravia Wine & SpiritS

15% Case DisCounts 315.497.0150 CHRIS FULTON moravialiquorsny.com

New York State LotterY

• Chilled Wines and Cocktails Hours • Growing Selection of Mon.-sat. 9:30am-9pm sun. NOON-5pm NYS & Imported Wines

101 S Main St. • Moravia, NY 13118

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Moravia

True Value Hardware (315) 497-1966

102 Main St, Moravia

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The Original

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Pizzeria

Gluten Free Pizza and Subs

Dine In Or Take Out

Mon. - Thurs. 11 - 9 Fri. & Sat. 11 - 10, Sun. 12 - 9 117 Main St., Moravia

315-497-1515

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Moravia The Best of Central New York Photo courtesy of the Cayuga County Office of Tourism.

Groton 607-898-5871 161 Main Street

Mon – Thur 6AM to 2PM Friday 6AM to 7PM 110 Main St, Moravia

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(315) 497–3354

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Trucks-N-sTuff Greg Howland, Owner • NYS Inspections • Pre-Owned Motor Vehicle Sales & Service • Tires - Best Prices Around • Accessories 1408 Rte. 38, Moravia • Office/Fax: 315-497-9040 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Moravia, 2295; 1st proof

SHOOTING SPORTS

315.757.0884 Custom Order Sales, as Well as Buy, Sell & Trade, Along With Reloading 2197 Rockefeller Road, Moravia Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Moravia, 2331; 1st proof


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Moravia Bun Appetit

215 Main St., Groton; 315-898-4162 A Groton favorite, you’ll find baked goods – cookies, pastries, muffins – prepared daily. It is also a, good stop for lunch. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday; 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday & Saturday; 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday & Tuesday.

Groton Public Library

112 E. Cortland St., Groton 607-898-5055; grotonpubliclibrary.net Housed in an elegant Adam Colonial-style brick building (circa 1916), the library offers print and digital media and programs for adults and children. Computers are available for public use. Hours: 2-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday & Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday.

Groton History Center

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ocated along the southern end of Owasco Lake, Drifters welcomes diners to come appreciate our scenic views while selecting their favorite meal from our pub-style menu. Sit out on the deck to watch the eagles soar or in the dining room to learn a bit about local lake history. Open year round for all to experience our CNY beauty. Everything is better by the lake!

172 Main St., Groton 607-280-4233; grotonhistory.org The Groton Historical Society was incorporated in 1894 and since then has acquired artifacts, documents and historical memorabilia that are significant to the history and lives of the residents of Groton. In 1933 the Society received the generous gift of Governor George S. Boutwell’s home, which has allowed the Groton Historical Society to display and house the collections that it has acquired. In addition to serving the community as a museum, the Groton Historical Society actively publishes books and pamphlets, provides assistance to genealogical researchers and offers educational tours of the Boutwell House.

Ice Cream Caboose

Check Website For Hours www.DriftersOnOwasco.com Check Facebook for all our events and specials! 2846 Firelane 1, Moravia, NY • (315) 497-1055

180 W. South St., Groton; 607-898-5900 A fun place to cool off with an ice cream treat: hard or soft cones, sundaes, milkshakes, homemade ice cream sandwiches. This window service shop is situated inside an old train caboose car.

Brewing Handcrafted Ales Since 2016 For TasTing room Hours see our webpage or cHeck social media aT: Happy Hour yoga Wednesdays energizing Morning yoga saturdays

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Norwich Norwich

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he pleasant small-town atmosphere of Norwich is a welcome antidote to our over-scheduled lives. Take a walk through the Historic Districts, enjoy festival events, visit fun shops and galleries, and immerse yourself in railroad and local history at the museums in town. Take some time to visit the Northeast Classic Car Museum and admire the gorgeous car collection on display. Aug. 21 & 22: Chenango Blues Festival (chenangobluesfest.org) Sept. 12 & 13: Chenango Arts Festival “Colorscape� (colorscape.org)

Norwich Attractions Norwich National Historic Districts

Not one, but two areas in Norwich have been designated National Historic Districts. The Court House District includes 47 buildings starting at the Chenango County Court House along both sides of Main Street and City Hall. The North Broad Street Historic District includes 44 buildings in a residential area of Norwich. Walking tour maps and pamphlets are available from the Norwich City Historian; call 607-336-2476.

The Bullthistle Model Railroad Society Train Museum

33 Rexford St., Norwich 607-336-4166; bmrs.org Dedicated to preserving local railroad heritage, the museum’s displays include a recreation of the New York Ontario & Western railroad yard that was in Norwich; 0-scale, 0-27-scale and N-scale model trains; plus, an operating layout featuring largescale models. Hours for Museum and Gift Shop: 1-4 p.m., Sat. Guided tours are available for groups upon request. Admission: $5 Adults; $3 Children 6-16; Free Children under age 6.

Northeast Classic Car Museum

24 Rexford St, Norwich 607-334-2886; clasiccarmuseum.org The Northeast Classic Car Museum’s world-class collection of 170+ automobiles and 30 motorcycles showcases historical vehicles dating back to 1899 through the nostalgic periods of the 50’s & 60’s. NECCM is the home of the world’s largest exhibit of

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Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich.

Franklin Automobiles, a luxury car that was made in Syracuse. Special exhibits include “Those 70s Cars!,�“The Post-War Collection� (late 1940s-early 1960s cars), and “A Tribute to Tractors,� the museum’s newest exhibit, will be ready for summer visitors. You will also see vintage fashions on display among the cars, original videos, WWI & WWII airplane engines, gas pumps, and more. Guests can shop the extensive Gift Shop for new and vintage souvenirs. Admission: $12, adults; students (ages 6-18), $5; free, children younger than 6. per person. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily. Expanded tour hours and group rates available with advance booking.

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Oswego & Fulton

West Pierhead Lighthouse, Oswego/photo courtesy of Roger Beck Photography.

Strategic Oswego: The Great Lakes First Port of Call

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o the north of the Finger Lakes on the shores of Lake Ontario, you will find the Port City of Oswego, the first Port of Call on the Great Lakes from the Atlantic Ocean. Oswego’s strategic location has given the city a rich place in United States history, from the days before European settlement and continuing through the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Abolition era’s Underground Railroad activities and World War II. It all comes to life in the city’s museums and historic sites. Lake Ontario and the rivers feeding into it also offer legendary fishing. Anglers come from around the world for trophy-size catches and memorable adventures with the area’s experienced charter boat guides. Oswego’s historic lighthouse is a special landmark and is part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, which was named a “Top 9 Great American Drive” and connects other historic lighthouses, villages, wineries and great outdoor activities along the way. Visit seawaytrail.org for more information. Oswego is the home of SUNY Oswego, the Oswego Speedway and one of summer’s most popular festival events, Harborfest. Restaurants, shopping and a stroll along the River Walk in the Historic Mar-

itime District also make Oswego a great place to spend happy days of summer.

Oswego Attractions July 23-26, 2020: Annual Oswego Harborfest (oswegoharborfest.com)

Fort Ontario Historic Site

1 East 4th St., Oswego (315) 343-4711; historicfortontario.com Star-shaped Fort Ontario is built on the ruins of three earlier fortifications dating from the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812. The fort was occupied by the U.S. Army through World War II. There are two Guardhouses, a Powder Magazine Storehouse, Enlisted Men’s Barracks, and windswept ramparts featuring magnificent views of Lake Ontario. Admission: Adults, $4; Seniors & Students, $3; Children 12 and under, free. Group rates: Adults, per person, $2; Students, per person, $1. Hours: Call or check website for summer hours. June 6: Madeline Festival at Fort Ontario. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A free family festival celebrating Ludwig Bemelmans, author of the Madeline Book Series, who was a private in the US army in WWI, stationed at Fort Ontario in 1917. Fun all day with games, kites, arts, crafts, theater, ice cream and more.


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Farm Market • Farms • Nursery • Bakery • Cider Mill

7735 St. Route 104, Oswego, NY 13126 (4 Miles West of SUNY Oswego)

(315) 343-6328 • OntarioOrchards.com

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Over 30 Music Performances

Multiple Venues 

Fireworks by Grucci

Midway 

Helicopter Rides

Over 130 vendors

A Children’s Parade

A Children’s Musical—Alice in Wonderland

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H. Lee White Maritime Museum & National Historic Landmark LT-5 Tug

1 West 1st St., Oswego 315-342-0480; hleewhitemarinemuseum.com Located in Oswego’s Historic Maritime District at the end of West First Street Pier, this museum maintains a fleet of historic vessels and 12 exhibit rooms highlighting 400 years of maritime history. The centerpiece of the collection is an LT-5 Tug that was used during the Normandy invasion of WW II, which you can board and explore. Gift shop on site. Hours: 1-5 p.m., daily; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., July and August. August 1-2: 6th Annual Lake Ontario Central New York Lighthouse Challenge. (Register no later than July 8). With the help of a luxury motor coach, the challenge consists of visiting eight unique New York lighthouses within two days. Call the museum for more information.

Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum

2 E. 7th St., Oswego (315) 342-3003; safehavenmuseum.com The Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum is dedicated to keeping alive the story of 982 European refugees who were allowed into the United States as “guests” of President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Holocaust in World War II. They were temporarily housed at Fort Ontario in Oswego, from August 1944 – February 1946. Admission: Adults, $5; Children & Students, $3. Hours: 11a.m.-4p.m., Thurs.-Sun., Labor Day to Memorial Day.

Fulton Attractions Aug. 6-8, 2020: Fulton Jazzfest (fultonjazzfest.com)

Canal Landing Gazebo & “Old Downtown” Fulton

South First St., Fulton The Gazebo, a bandstand in the “old downtown” area of Fulton, overlooks the Oswego River and one of two locks in the New York State Barge Canal portion of the waterway. Check the City of Fulton website for the free Summer Concert Series calendar (fulton.ny.gov). The downtown business district with several buildings of architectural interest, stores and eateries is right in the vicinity of the Gazebo.

Canal Landing Marina

141 South 1st Street, Fulton (315) 598-4399; fultonrecreation.com Located at NYSDOT Lock #3 along the historic Oswego River on the New York State Canal System, Canal Landing Marina is a full amenity facility offering free docking (up to 3 nights) with water and electric hook up, private showers and restrooms. City of Fulton Garage Days 2020 (visit fulton.ny.gov for more information): June 6: East Side Garage Sale Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 13: West Side Garage Sale Day, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 12: City Wide Garage Sale Day, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thunder Island Water Park

21 Wilcox Road, Fulton (315) 598-8016; thunder-island.com With 8 water slides, 5 pools, 3 styles of go-karts, miniature golf, zipline, video game room, Sliders Café and a picnic table area, it’s safe to say that nobody will be bored at Thunder Island. Hours: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., park & noon- 5 p.m., water attractions. Visit the website for details on tickets and special package offers. Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Oswego, 1641; 1st proof


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City of Fulton Proud to be serving our community for 129 Years! Robert J. Lanzafame R.ph

113 West Broadway, Fulton, NY 13069

315-592-4335

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TRAVELING??? LET US PLAN YOUR NEXT TRIP Specializing in:

All-Inclusives, Cruises, Air, Groups, Hotel, Car, Tours “Servicing clients since 1980” Call or Stop in! 67 S. Second St., Fulton • (315) 598-8300

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Foursome Diner The Biggest Little Diner in Town!

105 W. Broadway, Fulton • (315)598-3545 Enjoy a home cooked meal at great prices! For Over 24 Years! Try Our: Pita Wraps • Reubens • Cold Plates Philly Cheese Steaks • USDA Choice Product

Greek Week begins First Monday of each month for 1 week

Thursday Chicken & Biscuits

Includes Homemade Soup & Tossed Salad

Friday Fresh Boston Haddock

See What’s Cookin’

Unique Gifts for Every Occasion

Shop for... Home Decor, Jewelry, Scarves, Fulton Souvenirs & So Much More! 315-592-9357 2 West 1st Street North, Fulton N.Y. 13069

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Penn Yan A friendly place

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enn Yan, the largest town on Y-shaped Keuka Lake, traces its unusual name to its early Pennsylvania and Yankee settlers, many of whom came to Yates County as followers of Jemima Wilkinson, the first American born woman to form a religious society in America, and her group, the “Society of Universal Friends.” Old Order Mennonite families are recent arrivals to the area. Beginning in 1974, many families of the Groffdale Conference Mennonite Church moved to Yates County from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, seeking affordable farmland. The Yates County Old Order Mennonites settlement is the largest horse-and-buggy community in the state of New York If you are a boating enthusiast, you probably have heard of or ridden on a wooden or fiberglass boat built by the Penn Yan Boat Company. The company, established in 1921 by a German native, Charles A. Hermann, was known for its patented “Tunnel Drive” concept, which provided better boat speed and stability. Today, Penn Yan’s Main Street offers a friendly place to stroll with its eclectic mix of vintage architecture, art gallery, bookstore, shops and restaurants. The community prides itself in looking after each other and in being approachable. Stop in at the Visitors Center on NY Route 14A just south of the village and ask for the “historic Main Street Walking Tour,” which will give you the details on this National Register Historic District.

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Penn Yan Attractions The Arts Center of Yates County

127 Main Street, Penn Yan 315-536-8226; ycac.org One of the best multi-arts centers of the Finger Lakes, The Arts Center of Yates County features fine arts and high-quality crafts, including painting, sculpture, woodworking, pottery, glass, fiber arts, book arts, basketry, jewelry and more for sale at reasonable prices.The Center mounts six to eight exhibits of local, regional and international artists every year and is a hub for workshops and educational programs (check the website for details). Hours: 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Mon.- Fri.; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sat.; closed Sun.

Birkett Mills

1 East Main St., Penn Yan 315-536-3311; thebirkettmills.com They’ve been in operation since 1797 and are known as “America’s buckwheat capital.” One of the largest producers of buckwheat products in the world, Birkett Mills is famous for making the world’s largest pancake in 1987. The enormous griddle, measuring 28 feet & one inch wide, was made for Penn Yan’s annual Buckwheat Festival and is mounted on one of the mill’s outside walls. Stand in front of it for great selfies! Hours: 8 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m., Mon.Fri.

Java-Gourmet Company Store & Black Cat Bistro

2808 State Route 54A, Penn Yan 315-536-7843; java-gourmet.com Considered the “original, award-winning, artisanal, coffee-based specialty food company” in the gourmet food world, Java Gourmet has created more than 30 coffeebased products, including dry rubs, sauces, marinades, brines, confections and more. All are MSG, gluten- and trans-fat free. There are never any preservatives, emulsifiers or artificial ingredients used. Additionally, they do all the coffee roasting for the products as well. Check the website or call for summer hours.

Yates County History Center: L. Caroline Underwood, Oliver House & Scherer Carriage House Museums

200 Main Street, Penn Yan 315-536-7318; yatespast.com Home of the Yates County History Center since 1948 and one of three buildings comprising the YCHS, the Oliver House is a large, 18-room, 19th century brick Italianate style house that was built in 1852. Five major rooms are maintained as Victorian period rooms with many of the home’s original furnishings. Formerly Yates County Genealogical & Historical Society, it is one of the oldest in NYS, actively collecting, preserving and interpreting history since 1860. Its collections of over 50,000 artifacts date from the mid-1700s and include magnificent costumes, an impressive 6,000 digital images, and the foremost collection of Jemima Wilkinson artifacts in the United States. The Underwood Museum houses a passionate collector’s unique collection, from swizzle sticks to pink porcelain

pigs, while the Scherer Carriage House is home to the permanent Jemima Wilkinson collection. Check out the Heritage Books & Gifts shop. Hours: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.,Tues.–Fri. & 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat., July-Sept. Guided and self-guided tours available during regular hours. Admission: Suggested donation $5.

Keuka Candy Emporium

131 Main St., Penn Yan 315-531-4700; keukacandyemporium.com Enjoy the nostalgic décor and dip into Keuka Candy’s candy barrels for old-time sweet treats and childhood memories. Fan favorites include SkyBar, Necco Wafers, Mallo Cups, Zagnut, Swedish Fish, an extensive line of Licorices, Astro Pops, Double Lollies, Ice Cubes, Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Sponge Candy and lots more. You will also find hand-made artisan chocolates, more than a dozen flavors in the Homemade Fudge Case, along with Cotton Candy made fresh daily, delicious nut concoctions, 24 flavors of Hershey Ice Cream, glass bottled sodas and fresh brewed Wicked Joe Coffee in several flavors. Hours: 9 a.m.4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.; closed Sun.

Keuka Lake Outlet Trail & Preservation Area

keukaoutlettrail.org (to reach the trailhead in Penn Yan: From Main Street, turn west onto Elm Street (Route 54A) and follow to the community ball field on the left. The trail access is behind the vendor booth, to your left, as you are looking at the field. Part natural wonder and part “industrial archaeology,” the 7-mile Keuka Lake Outlet Trail is built on the track bed of the old Fall Brook Railroad (1884-1974), which, in turn, followed the towpath of the historic Crooked Lake Canal (18331877) that once connected Keuka and Seneca lakes by dropping 270 feet over 8 miles through the ravine created by the Keuka Outlet Creek. Lining the trail are remnants of the old gristmills, sawmills and distilleries. Remnants of the Crooked Lake Canal, with its 27 locks, run along the north side of the outlet. An elevation drop of nearly 400 feet, beautiful scenery, gorgeous waterfalls and unusual plant life combine to make this an excellent hike for all enthusiasts. June 13-14: Keuka Arts Festival. The Keuka Arts Festival is a fine art and skilled craft show held annually along the Keuka Lake Outlet Trail, only a few blocks from downtown Penn Yan. The event is free and will feature live entertainment and activities for families. keukaartsfestival.com

Keuka Lake State Park

3560 Pepper Road, Keuka Park (315) 536-3666; parks.ny.gov/parks67/details.aspx Considered a “flagship facility,” Keuka Lake State Park is in the heart of wine country and offers views of vineyard-covered slopes, glimmering water and clear blue skies. Visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and hunting, plus 150 handicapped-accessible tent and trailer campsites, showers, dumping stations, a large picnic area with tables, grills, and water access. Be sure to call ahead for availability regarding campsites and don’t wait to make reservations for this popular park. Find reservation information at the website and at Reserve America.


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Penn Yan On the North Point of Keuka Lake

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Come in for a great selection of spirits and wines both local and from afar

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Not your normal bowling alley food! Fresh, hand tossed dough made daily with our traditional sauces! 201 Brown St Ext, Penn Yan • (315) 536-9595 Vacationer 2020, 05/19/20, Penn Yan, 2357; 1st proof

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SERVING THE FINGER LAKES

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201 Elm St Penn Yan, NY 14527

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Good Food, Good PeoPle, Good Times! Steak • ChiCken • BurgerS • Woodfired Pizza ChiCken WingS • SandWiCheS • WraPS • SaladS

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Seneca Falls & Waterloo

Birthplace of the Women’s Rights movement

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estled between Seneca and Cayuga lakes, Seneca Falls has the distinction of being “the birthplace of women’s rights.” The Wesleyan Chapel on Fall Street, the site for the first convention on women’s rights in 1848, is part of the Women’s’ Rights National Park complex. Seneca Fall’s historic sites and waterways, from the lakes to the Canal Harbor on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, make it a popular destination today.


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Seneca Falls Attractions Seneca Falls Visitor Center & Seneca Falls Heritage Area

89 Fall Street, Seneca Falls 315-568-1510; senecafalls.com Located in the middle of downtown Seneca Falls, the Visitor Center serves as an orientation point for local and regional history, providing an historical overview of Seneca Fall’s Heritage Area. June-August Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; noon-4p.m., Sun. Free admission. Group tours available by appointment.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park

136 Fall St, Seneca Falls 315-568-0024; nps.gov/wori Operated by the National Park Service, Women’s Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY in 1848. It is a story of struggles for civil rights, human rights, and equality, global struggles that continue today. The park includes: • The Visitors Center (see above). • The Wesleyan Chapel where the First Women’s Rights Convention was held here on July 19 & 20, 1848. • The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House was the home of the co-organizer of the 1848 convention and co-author of the “Declaration of Sentiments” that introduced the demand for votes for women into the debate. This is where Stanton raised seven children and did extensive networking to cre-

ate a reform movement. • The M’Clintock Home in Waterloo: this house is where the First Women’s Rights Convention was planned and contains exhibits about the M’Clintock family’s Quaker faith and their work for Anti-Slavery and Women’s Rights.

Cayuga-Seneca Canal

The Cayuga-Seneca Canal connects the Erie Canal to Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake.Visit the website nycanals. com/Cayuga-Seneca_Canal for an excellent boater’s guide to navigating the Cayuga-Seneca Canal.

Canal Harbor at Seneca Falls

89 Fall St., Seneca Falls; 315-568-1510 senecafalls.com/visit-seneca-falls.php Docking is available in the center of the village from midApril through mid-November free of charge. Water, electric hookups and a pump out station are available. Free docking at the Seneca Falls Harbor is limited to a 48-hour stay.

Cayuga Lake State Park

2678 Lower Lake Road, Seneca Falls 315-568-5163; parks.ny.gov/parks/123/details.aspx This beautiful park offers flat beaches and sunny lawns, gentle sloping hills and expansive views of Cayuga Lake, plus campgrounds, play areas and a boat launch. Fish in the shallow water near the park for largemouth bass, bullhead and carp. Check the website for campsite fees and regulations. Car entry fee: $7. Boat launch use: $7.

1844 Seneca Knitting Mill, Seneca Falls.


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Seneca Falls & Waterloo Frank J. Ludovico Sculpture Trail

61 Ovid St., Route 414, Seneca Falls; 315-789-1465 cay-sentrail.org Take a run or a walk along 1.75 miles on the south side of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, which is lined with an eclectic array of original sculptures. The first sculpture installed on the trail commemorates six important

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Visitor Center and entrance to the Wildlife Drive and Seneca Trail: 3395 East Audubon Rd. (Routes 5 and 20 E.), Seneca Falls; 315-568-5987 fws.gov/refuge/montezuma Designated a National Wildlife Refuge in 1938 by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, Montezuma is situated in the middle of one of the most active flight lanes in the Atlantic Flyway and is a major refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Several active bald eagle nests can be viewed from Armitage Road, located off NY State Route 89. Hours: Outdoor facilities (trails, 3.5-mile Wildlife Drive and observation areas), 1⁄2 hour before sunrise – 1⁄2 hour after sunset. Visitor Center and Lodge Nature Store: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., weekdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., weekends (call ahead to make sure they’re open).

Seneca Falls “It’s a Wonderful Life” Museum

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trate why local residents have long believed that Seneca Falls was the inspiration for Bedford Falls in Frank Capra’s classic movie, “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Download the “It’s A Wonderful Life” Walking Tour map from the website. Free admission. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues.-Sat. Closed Sunday & Monday.

Waterloo: Birthplace of Memorial Day Memorial Day in the Finger Lakes took on national significance when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a congressional proclamation that declared Waterloo, NY, as the official birthplace of Memorial Day. The first Memorial Day celebration in Waterloo took place on May 5, 1866 to honor living veterans and those who died in the Civil War. The village was decorated with flags at halfmast and the graves of the patriotic dead who fought in the Civil War were decorated with flowers. Two years later in 1868 the celebration was moved to May 30th where it has since remained.

Waterloo Attractions Canal Side Experiences

706 Waterloo-Geneva Road, Waterloo; 315-781-6682 canalsideexperiences.net Finger Lakes family fun from narrated boat tours to private moonlight cruises, dinner cruises and wine and cheese cruises, to campsites, and even floating accommodations. Day outings, kayak tours and boat rentals along with fishing charters, are also available.

del Lago Resort & Casino 1133 NY-414, Waterloo

(315) 946-1777 dellagoresort.com Gaming with more than 1,700 slots and 66 Table Games, including 14 poker tables, DraftKings Sportsbook with 23 betting kiosks available 24/7 and 1,000+ square feet of LED video screens, plus live entertainment, restaurants, hotel & spa.

The National Memorial Day Museum

35 East Main Street, Waterloo; (315) 539-9611 wlhs-ny.com/nationalmemorial-day-museum Waterloo’s Memorial Day Museum is housed in a 22room brick mansion that was built in 1850 just a short walk from the Cayuga/Seneca Canal. Museum Hours: Noon-5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.; open Memorial Day – Labor Day.

Oak Island

Located on Oak Street off Main, Waterloo’s Oak Island is a village park with toilets, a picnic pavilion, and flower gardens just across the canal from Lock 4. There are several concrete ramps and docks, and a large parking lot. Fishing off the Oak Island docks is popular with locals and visitors.

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ixteen miles long and one of the cleanest lakes in the world, Skaneateles Lake is the eastern gateway to the Finger Lakes. Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State, William Seward from Auburn, is reported to have claimed it as “the most beautiful body of water in the world.” The Village of Skaneateles on the northern tip of the lake is a much-loved summer destination filled with boutique shops, excellent restaurants and a lakeside park with a picture-perfect gazebo and long pier stretching over the crystal-clear water. Baskets of summer flowers, lovely trees and inviting park benches lead the way through Main Street’s Historic Business District past many buildings listed now on the National Register of Historic Places. Get an ice cream on a hot summer day and enjoy a pleasant stroll.


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Skaneateles Attractions Anyela’s Vineyards

2433 West Lake Road, Skaneateles 315-685-3797; anyelasvineyards.com Enjoy the beautiful views of Skaneateles Lake as you tour Anyela’s vineyards and beautiful gardens. Sample wines and wine flights in the Tasting Room or purchase award-winning wine by the glass or the bottle to enjoy in the vineyard. Fruit and cheese boards along with bread or crackers are also available. Visit the website or call for the summer schedule of daily tastings, live music and special events. Hours: Noon – 5 p.m., daily. Call ahead for groups of 10 or more.

Bahar Nature Preserve & Carpenter Falls

3800 Appletree Point Rd. Skaneateles tourcayuga.com/attractions This 25-acre preserve, only yards from Skaneateles Lake, treats hikers to a dramatic view of the 100foot deep Bear Swamp Creek Ravine featuring beautiful Carpenter Falls. The trail includes a 65foot crescent of lakeshore, a good spot to beach a canoe or kayak before hiking up the ridge trail.

Please note that swimming is not allowed.

Chocolate Pizza Company

3774 Lee Mulroy Road, Marcellus 315-673-4098; chocolatepizza.com Featured on the Food Network and the NBC Today Show, Chocolate Pizza annually turns 200,000+ pounds of chocolate into more than 100 unique and whimsical products, including their signature Chocolate Pizza—gourmet milk or dark chocolate blended with homemade English toffee, poured into a genuine pizza pan, topped with nuts and candy and presented in a real pizza box—and Peanut Butter Wings—rippled potato chips covered in creamy peanut butter and drenched in chocolate. Orders have come in from all 50 U.S. states and 6 of the 7 continents. When you visit the large retail store, you will first experience the aroma of chocolate and then have a chance to taste free samples. You can observe production from a window in the retail store that looks out over the production area. Ample free parking is available, and buses are welcome. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. & 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Closed on Sun.

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Skaneateles Summer Calendar June 19: Annual Skaneateles Duck Dash. 5-7 p.m. on Skaneateles Creek (behind Kinney Drugs). Kids’ games, food, prizes, fun for the entire family. 315-6850552; skaneateles.com July 3: Annual Lighting of the Flares around Skaneateles Lake at dusk. 315-685-0552; skaneateles.com July 9-12: Skaneateles Library Summer Book Sale. Village Hall, 26 Fennell St. 315-685-5135; skaneateleslibrary.org. Thousands of gently used books for all ages. Hours: 6-9 p.m., July 9; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., July 10; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., July 11; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., July 12. July 10-11: Skaneateles United Methodist Church 61st Annual Antique Sale & Show. skanantiqueshow.com; 315-6853177. Austin Park Pavilion, corner of Jordan and Austin Streets. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., July 10; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 11. Admission: $8, 2-day; $7 reg. July 16-18: Skaneateles Curbstone Festival & Sidewalk Sales. Genesee, Jordan and Fennell Streets, Skaneateles. Sales of men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, home accessories and more, plus entertainment and demos throughout the weekend. Sponsored by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce: 315-685-0552; skaneateles.com July 25-26: Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show. Lakeside at Clift Park, Ska-

neateles. One of the Finger Lake’s signature events. See beautiful classic boats on display on land & in the water. Activities include concerts, boat parade, children’s activities, shopping, raffle and more. 315-685-0552; skaneateles.com Aug. 6-29: Skaneateles Music Festival. “World class music by the lake,” presenting concerts throughout the month including chamber ensembles and orchestra Visit skanfest.org or call 315-685-7418 for complete schedule and ticket/reservation information.

Ongoing Summer Events Clift Park Waterfront Late June-Labor Day. Open for public swimming, weather permitting. Purchase swim tags at Skaneateles Town Hall or at the waterfront. Skaneateles Farmers Market 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday & 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, through October. Austin Pavilion, corner of Jordan & Austin Streets (three blocks from the Village Center). First Fridays 6-9 p.m. 315-685-0552; skaneateles.com. On the First Friday of each month join local galleries, restaurants and retail shops as they open their doors for a “Meet the Artist” & Gallery Open Houses, entertainment & tastings.

Fourth Tuesday Skaneateles Historic Society, 28 Hannum St., Skaneateles. 7 p.m. 315-685-1360; skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org. Monthly Program Night at the Skaneateles Historical Society Museum at the Creamery. Meet the Brewer Finger Lakes on Tap, 35 Fennell St., Skaneateles. Every Thursday, 6-8 p.m. 315-685-9600; fingerlakesontap.com. Talk beer, brewing and do some tasting. Polo Games Skaneateles Polo Club, 78 Andrews Road, Skaneateles. 516791-3318; skaneatelespolo.com. Observe polo games every Sunday in July and August. Free admission, small parking fee.

Live Music: • Anyela’s Vineyard. 4-7 p.m. June 13 & 27; July 9, 16, & 23, 30; Aug. 13, 20 & 27. 2433 W. Lake Road, Skaneateles. 315-685-3797; anyelasvineyards.com • Community Band Concerts. 7 p.m., Fridays, July & Aug. Lakeside in Clift Park by the gazebo. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 315-6850552; skaneateles.com • Lake House Pub. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 6 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Schedule and times: 315-554-8194; lakehousepub.com • Sherwood Inn. 4-7 p.m. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 315685-3405; thesherwoodinn.com


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Clift Park, Skaneateles Gazebo & Pier

W. Genesee St., Skaneateles; 315-685-5607 Located in the heart of the village across from the Sherwood Inn, Clift Park offers a public swimming area, gazebo, pier and launch dock for Midlakes Navigation Boat tours. There are several benches and a 5-foot wide cement walkway along the waterfront. Enjoy the public swimming area with lifeguards on duty. Spread a blanket and relax as the Skaneateles Community Band performs at the gazebo every Friday evening in July and August.

give views of its interior and deck. Hours: 1-4 p.m., Fri. and Sat., May-June & 1-4 p.m., Fri, Sat. and Sun. in July-August. Research assistance: 1-4 p.m., Fri. Guided tours (call ahead) and a gift shop are also available.

The Creamery & Historic Boat Museum

28 Hannum St., Skaneateles 315-685-1360; skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org Serving as the permanent home of the Skaneateles Historical Society, the award-winning Museum at the Creamery houses many Skaneateles artifacts, including hand-made wooden boats in the Boat Building. An interactive lake display highlights points of interest around the lake. The historic boat display features “Lightning No. 1” and a 1939 “Comet #1373,” suspended to

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Skaneateles Mirbeau Inn & Spa

851 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles 877-647-2328; mirbeau.com Inspired in part by the soft light, warm colors and introspective character found in the paintings of renowned French Impressionist, Claude Monet, Mirbeau is an upscale 34-room spa resort, combining the amenities of a French country inn, a world-class spa and nationally acclaimed fine dining. Mirbeau was named one of the “Top 25 Small Resorts in America” in the Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards and “Best Boutique Spa” by Spa Finder’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Visit the website for information on package deals, spa specials, services, prices and reservations.

Skaneateles Artisans Midlakes Navigation: The Judge Ben Wiles, Skaneateles.

Doug’s Fish Fry

8 Jordan St., Skaneateles 315-685-3288; dougsfishfry.com A local favorite and iconic Skaneateles landmark, Doug’s has been offering tasty seafood and a casual family atmosphere for take-out or dining in since 1982. Their seafood is delivered fresh, by truck, on crushed ice five days per week. Doug’s friendly, efficient staff serves up generous portions of lightly battered flaky white fish, tangy coleslaw, French fries and onion rings. Chicken, grilled items, steamed clams and lobsters, beer, wine and ice cream are also available. Enjoy dining outdoors in a picnic setting or inside surrounded by a wall-size mural of Skaneateles, wooden floors and panels and a miniature train traveling around the ceiling. Don’t be put off if you see a line. It moves fast and its worth the wait. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., daily.

Lockwood Lavender Farm

1682 West Lake Road, Skaneateles 315-685-5369; lockwoodfarm.blogspot.com Lockwood Lavender Farm is a 120-acre flower and fiber farm on a hillside overlooking Skaneateles Lake. Lavender is a member of the mint family and has become more popular for aromatherapy, crafts and culinary uses since it was named “Herb of the Year” in 1999 by the International Herb Association. You are welcome to visit the farm during the lavender harvest in July. Pick your own bouquet of lavender and enjoy the Lavender Market. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in July.

Mid-Lakes Navigation Company

11 Jordan Street, Skaneateles 315-685-8500; midlakesnav.com Get out on the water! From early May to early October, Midlakes Navigation offers three types of cruising on Skaneateles Lake and on the Erie Canal: 1. Dinner, lunch, sightseeing, mail boat and special events cruises are available daily on Skaneateles Lake, weather permitting. Look for Mid-Lakes’ flagship, the Judge Ben Wiles, docked near the gazebo and pier in the Village. 2. Multi-day and single day trips aboard Midlakes’ 42-passenger vessel, Emita II, on the New York Canal System depart from Macedon, Newark, Syracuse, Oswego and Seneca Falls. 3. Also available are self-skippered canal boat rentals on the Erie Canal aboard comfortable, easy-to-operate Lockmaster canal boats. Visit the website or call for details and reservations.

3 Fennell St., Skaneateles (315) 685-8580; skaneatelesartisans.com Skaneateles Artisans’ “Gallery Under the Stone” is in the historic Old Stone Mill in Skaneateles. The gallery carries high-quality art in a variety of mediums from more than 100 Finger Lakes and New England artists. Enjoy the displays of fiber art, furniture, glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, faux-painting, wearables, wood, and more. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

Skaneateles Polo Club

783 Andrews Road, Skaneateles 561-719-3318; skaneateles.com Take in the beautiful horses and fast-moving competitors on horseback. In July and August, there are polo games every Sunday at 3 p.m., weather permitting, at the countryside Skaneateles Polo Grounds on Andrews Road (off West Lake Road). The public is welcome to attend.

Skan-ellus Drive-In

1659 Cherry Valley Turnpike (Route 20), Skaneateles 315-685-8280; skanellusdrivein.com Mike Johnson, owner of the Skan-ellus Drive-In located just past the east side of the village, proudly continues a 50-year family tradition at the drive-in. Order at the window, take a seat indoors or outdoors at picnic tables, and enjoy soft and hard ice creams and house-made fresh flavors of frozen yogurt. Bite into the signature Skan-ellus burger or barbecue burgers, barbecue pork, chili, soup, potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw and other summer favorites, many prepared using the drive-in’s traditional recipes that everyone loves. Weather permitting, enjoy classic cars at Skan-Ellus from May to September. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun.-Thurs. & 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat.

Skaneateles Library John D. Barrow Art Gallery

49 East Genesee St., Skaneateles 315-685-5135; barrowgallery.org The John D. Barrow Art Gallery is a single-artist gallery containing the works of landscape and portrait painter, John D. Barrow (1824-1906), a second-generation Hudson River School-style artist.The Skaneateles area was his muse and main subject.The gift shop sells painting miniatures, posters, stationery and other items.The primary entrance to the art gallery is through the Skaneateles Library; however, the gallery is a separate non-profit facility. Hours: 1-4 p.m.,Thurs.-Sun; private tours by appointment.


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ocated at the crossroads of I-90 (east/west, the New York State Thruway) and I-81 (north/south), Syracuse is at the heart of Central New York and is an easy entranceway to the Finger Lakes. It is a place rich in history and loaded with many things to do. Home to Destiny USA, a leading northeast shopping and entertainment center, Syracuse is also home to the New York State Fair, the longest running state fair in the country. Museums and monuments tell the story of the area’s involvement in the birth of the Haudenosaunee Native American Confederacy, one of the first democratic systems in the West and an inspiration to the American democratic system, as well as the legacy of the Erie Canal and a strong anti-slavery movement. The city also offers art galleries, theater, beautiful parks, including Onondaga Lake Park, perfect for a walk or bike ride along the shores, and a world-class zoo. Summer festivals highlight the Syracuse summer season; go to visitsyracuse.com for detailed listings. • June 17-19: Syracuse Nationals. Empire Expo Center at the New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse. Largest car show in the Northeast with more than 8,000 hot rods on display, 400 vendors, exhibits, entertainment, car parade and 86,000+ people in attendance. syracusenationals.com • July 28-30: 47th Annual Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival. Columbus Circle, East Onondaga St., Syracuse. 3-day juried showcase of more than 160 artists, craftspeople and entertainers from 25 states and Canada. downtownsyracuse.com • Aug. 21-Sept. 7: The Great New York State Fair. New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse. 315-487-7711; nysfair.ny.gov. Call or visit the website for daily schedules and more information.

Syracuse Attractions Armory Square & the M.O.S.T.

M.O.S.T. (Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology), 500 Franklin St., Syracuse. 315-425-9068; most.org

Visit the M.O.S.T., a hands-on science museum located in the old Syracuse Armory building, the centerpiece of the Armory Square area’s trendy boutique shopping, dining and nightlife. armorysq.org

Clinton Square

Erie Boulevard West and North Salina Street in downtown Syracuse Clinton Square, Syracuse’s original town center, first came into existence in the early 19th century, and was further transformed by the Erie Canal into the center of commerce and trade in Central New York. The canal was filled in during 1925 and was converted to Erie Boulevard, a major thoroughfare that runs east to west through the city. Today the square is a popular location for outdoor events and festivals. Enjoy the benches and tables around the square’s reflecting pool and take in the nearby historic 19th century buildings, Soldiers & Sailors Monument and the “Jerry Rescue” sculpture. Clinton Square Summer Festivals: • June 5-6: Taste of Syracuse. Kick-off for the summer season with abundant food tents, samples and entertainment. tasteofsyracuse.com • June 25-27: New York State Blues Festival. One of the largest free blues events in the Northeast. nybluesfest.com • July 24-25: Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival. Two days of international jazz, funk, soul, reggae and more. nejazzwinefest.org

Destiny USA

9090 Destiny USA Dr., Syracuse (off I-81 at Exit 23) 315-466-7000; destinyusa.com New York State’s largest shopping center and a top-rated dining and entertainment destination offers more than 250+ places to shop, 45 dining options and 17 unique entertainment venues. From luxury outlet stores such as Michael Kors to Wonderwork’s huge suspended indoor ropes course, IMAX movie theaters, a vintage carousel and large food court, plus restaurants like the Cheesecake Factory and Cantina Laredo, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Destiny. Show your AAA or CAA at Destiny’s Guest Services to get special deals.


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Syracuse Erie Canal Museum & Heritage Area Visitors Center

318 Erie Blvd. East, Syracuse 315-471-0593; eriecanalmuseum.org Housed in an original canal era 1850s Weighlock Building, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates the Erie Canal’s transformative role in US history with artifacts, maps, displays and a full-size replica canal boat you can walk on and explore. Call or visit the website for information on guided tours. Gift shop. Free admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun.

Everson Museum of Art

401 Harrison St., Syracuse 315-474-6064; everson.org. Gift shop In a building designed by internationally known architect I.M. Pei, the Everson is home to approximately 11,000 works of art, including American paintings, sculpture, drawings, video, graphics and one of the largest holdings of international ceramics in the nation. Admission: Donation. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wed., Fri. & Sun.; Noon-8 p.m. Thurs; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; closed Mon. & Tues.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park One Conservation Place, Syracuse 315-435-8511; rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Home to approximately 700 animals on 43 acres, Rosamond Gifford Zoo is among the top 10 percent of zoos in the country as an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Visit “Penguin Coast” and watch penguins dive and swim. Walk the “Wildlife Trails” and see Amur tigers. Check out the elephants at the “Asian Elephant Preserve.” Indoor locations offer even more to see. Gift Shop. Jungle Café. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., year-round. Admission: $4 Youth (3-17); Free Children under 2; $5 Adult (18-61); $2.50 Senior (62+); Free Veterans & Active Military.

Tipperary Hill Neighborhood and the Upside-Down Traffic Light

Tompkins St. and Milton Ave., Syracuse Tipp Hill was settled by Irish Erie Canal workers and Irish immigrants who took great pride in their heritage. The legend of the “stone throwers” began in the 1920s when kids opposed the neighborhood’s traffic light because British “red” was above Irish “green.” They destroyed the light so many times that the city installed the unique traffic light that still stands today with the green light above the red. A statue of the “Stonethrowers” is on the corner. Nearby, Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub at 100 S. Lowell Ave. (315-476-1933) and Cashel House Irish Import Gift Shop make this a fun destination.

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Trumansburg

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Downtown, Trumansburg/photo courtesy of visitithaca.com.

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-burg, as the locals call Trumansburg, is approximately 12 miles north of Ithaca on the west side of Cayuga Lake. The scenic Taughannock Falls State Park, featuring one of the highest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains, is located just southeast of the village at the edge of Cayuga Lake. Enjoy Trumansburg’s eclectic downtown shopping district right on Main Street. Known for funky pubs, delectable eateries, and very cool shops, you can sip Gimme! Coffee while your stuff is at the laundromat, or indulge in pizza, ice cream and handmade chocolate with the kids at the community playground. Pick up organic essentials at the natural grocery store, and shop for clothes, jewelry, accessories, art, home goods, and extraordinary eco-friendly gifts & goodies at one of many great local retailers. Trumansburg’s rich history dates back well over 200 years. Largely Iroquois and Algonquin Indian land prior to the late 1700’s, the area was awarded to Abner Treman, a captain in the Revolutionary War, for his distinguished service in various campaigns in and around New York State. The village was incorporated in 1872, in the former Central New York Military Tract, and was a mill town and commercial center for the agricultural community from its inception until the Second World War. In the latter half of the 20th century, the village became home to many faculty and staff at nearby Cornell University and Ithaca College, as well as many musicians. Between 1961-70, Robert Moog built electronic music equipment including Theremins and his famous synthesizers in Trumansburg. Official home of the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance (July 16-19, 2020), Trumansburg Fairgrounds has also showcased the annual Trumansburg Fair since the 1800’s.


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Trumansburg Emma Morris and all the stylists are expertly trained and are happy to work with each person’s unique needs and hair concerns to create the perfect result.

Garrett’s Brewing Company

Taughannock Falls, Trumansburg/photo courtesy of visitithaca.com.

Trumansburg Attractions July 16-19, 2020 30th Annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance

Trumansburg Fairgrounds, 2150 Trumansburg Road, Trumansburg 607-0387-5098; grassrootsfest.org Peace, love and music is the atmosphere you can expect to experience at the annual Grassroots Festival, held in T-burg every July. The festival is presented over a four-day period (Thursday-Sunday) on four stages, which run “ridiculously long hours” to accommodate the 80-some bands that play the festival. GrassRoots doesn’t hesitate to bring you great music you’ve never heard of before. Every year wonderful new bands are discovered and presented along with many old and true friends. Camp on site or stay at any of the surrounding lodging options. Participate in group activities such as morning yoga sessions, drum circles, dance workshops, and the Happiness Parade on Sunday afternoon. Visit the website or call for information on ticket prices and camping details.

1 West Main St., Trumansburg 607-209-4011; garrettsbrewing.com Greg and Crystal Garrett house their craft brewery in Trumansburg’s legendary “Rongovian Embassy,” a fan favorite venue from 1973 to 2016. While making some changes as they built out the building for their brewery, they have preserved a few pieces of the history that “the Rongo” provided. Check the website for descriptions of Garrett’s house-crafted brews, rotating beers (based on the season and “fresh experimentations”), local ciders and alcohol-free beverages. Garrett’s goal is to offer you “beer with soul.” Hours: 3-7 p.m., Wed.-Fri.; 12-5 p.m., Sat. & Sun.

The Inn at Gothic Eves

112 E. Main St., Trumansburg 607-387-6033; gothiceves.com The Inn at Gothic Eves includes eight spacious, luxuriously-appointed guest rooms with cathedral ceilings and comfortable beds with high thread count linens, flat screen televisions, and expansive custom-designed showers. Guests of the Seneca Suite, Cayuga Suite, or Chardonnay Suite are welcome to cozy up in front of their warm fireplaces. Or enjoy a long soak in the Jacuzzi tub in the Pinot Suite. For ultimate relaxation, treat yourself to some of their first-rate spa services. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and dine in the Inn’s restaurant. Visit the website for information on package deals.

Taughannock Falls State Park

8421 NY-89, Interlaken (just up the road fromTrumansburg) 607-532-9492; cayugalakecreamery.com Located on the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, the Cayuga Lake Creamery is a favorite stop for homemade ice cream made in small batches on-site, along with light roadside fare. There is an indoor dining area with an attached deck and an outdoor dining area with a waterfall feeding into a pond and a wooden train play station. Home-made flavors include delicious versions of the classics as well as unique and seasonal offerings such as Lavender, Maple Bacon and their popular Seneca Salt Caramel. More than 200 flavors are produced on rotation.

1740 Taughannock Blvd., Trumansburg 607-387-6739; parks.ny.gov/parks/62/details.aspx This state park lies along the Western shore of Cayuga Lake and presents visitors with some spectacular views of the lake and natural areas. Visitors interested in camping can choose between tent and trailer sites or cabins in the park. Be sure to check the website and call for reservations. Taughannock Falls State Park’s namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast and is 3 stories taller than Niagara Falls.The 215-foot waterfall plunges through a rock amphitheater whose walls reach nearly 400 feet. Gorge and rim trails offer spectacular views from above the falls and from below at the end of the gorge trail. Campsites and cabins overlook Cayuga Lake, with marina, boat launch and beach nearby. Some sites are pet-friendly. Showers, grills, picnic tables, and dumping stations at the park. The park offers organized activities including tours through the Taughannock Gorge and summer concerts along the lakefront.

Fresh Organic Hair Salon

Trumansburg Farmer’s Market

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61 East Main Street, Trumansburg 607-387-6882; fresh-organic-hair.com Fresh Salon’s goal is to operate a full-service “green salon” where clients feel nurtured and pampered without compromising their health or the environment. Since 2010 they have offered products that are organic and chemical-free. Their permanent hair color is free of ammonia and PPD, a dangerous chemical found in many hair dyes. The color Fresh uses works well for gray coverage and for achieving any color in the rainbow. Owner

Trumansburg Village Park, Corner of Route 96 & Route 227, Trumansburg 607-209-4090; tburgfarrmersmarket.com Wednesdays 4-7 p.m., May-October Seasonal vendors gather weekly to bring fresh vegetables & fruit, cheeses, wine, artisan crafts, and hearty dinners. All vendors come from within a 30-mile radius of Trumansburg to ensure you receive quality goods from the Finger Lakes. Check the website for the 2020 summer music schedule.


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n the heart of Central New York about 18 miles north of Syracuse, Tully offers a warm, small-town atmosphere and beautiful surrounding landscapes. The great glaciers of the Ice Age provided even more than good farmlands, soils and favorable industrial sites. Glacial erosion formed long steep hill slopes perfect for skiing. As the glacier receded, masses of buried ice melted, leaving sags and depressions that now hold the lovely Tully Lakes. These kettle lakes attract wildlife and people.

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Tully Attractions Apple Country Retreat

2215 NY-80 (Lord’s Hill Road), Tully 515-748-3977; applecountryretreat.com A rustic B & B with a touch of elegance, Apple Country Retreat has the feel of a country lodge and is a great place where you can relax and rejuvenate. Situated in a huge renovated antique barn, the Retreat has beautiful grounds, including a heated pool, an 8-person hot tub and a great dining and social area. Every morning begins with a delicious homemade country breakfast.

Labrador Hollow Unique Area

Labrador Road, Tully DEC Region Cortland Office: 607-753-3095; dec.ny.gov Just a short drive out of Tully, this 1,474-acre conservation area is great for hiking and other outdoor activities. A boardwalk wraps around areas of woods, swamp and lake.The boardwalk takes you to Labrador Pond. Just down the road you’ll find Tinker Falls and up the mountain is a hang glider launch. Labrador Hollow Accessible Boardwalk: Nearly 2,000 feet in length, this newly rebuilt boardwalk is accessible to those with mobility impairments and traverses a diverse wetland complex. An accessible trail leading to Tinker Falls is also available and Labrador Pond features an accessible fishing pier on the west side of the pond near the hand boat launch.

The Sweet Basil

3 Clinton St., Tully 315-810-4333; SweetBasilTully.com Sweet Basil is a friendly, cozy restaurant that serves reasonably priced Americana food, including tasty burgers, pizzas, pasta, steaks, salads, fried seafood platters and several specials. Portion sizes are generous and a good wine/ beer list is available. The restaurant is in a converted house with a big front deck perfect for seating on a nice summer night. Check out their menu online and head to Tully for a pleasant time at The Sweet Basil.

Tully Area Historical Society 22-24 State Street, Tully

315-696-4681; tullyhistoricalsociety.org Started in 1978 by a group of Tully citizens who wished to preserve two former church buildings on State Street along with Tully’s history, the TAHS is also home to: • The Twice Read Bookstore. 24 State St.; 315-696-4681; open a.m.-1 p.m. Mon., Tues., Fri. and Sat. • The Country Peddler. (one of the best-known thrift and consignment shops in Central New York). 22 State Street; 315-696-5219; open 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Tues.,Thurs., Noon-3 p.m. Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.

Tully Art Works

5 Elm St., Tully 315-810-4153; tullyartworks.org Tully Art Works is the gallery, educational and performance space of the Tully Arts Council, a federal not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to multi-arts programming. It is also serving as the information center for Tully’s new arts district. Tully Art Works offers gallery space for local artists along with delicious culinary confections. Meet Art Work’s friendly staff and settle in for some good coffee, great baked goods and subs and the visual feast of original artwork on the walls and on display for sale. Hours: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.

Tully Lake

Tully is the largest of six glacial lakes clustered together, collectively known as the Tully Lakes, in a wide valley bordered by rounded hills. 234 acres in size with a maximum depth of 30-ft./10 m., it is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and quiet motors. Extremely irregular in shape, Tully Lake provides boaters with interesting coves and bays to explore. There is only one public boat launch site. To access this site, take Song Lake Crossing Road in the Town of Preble (Cortland County) at the southern end of Tully Lake to Saulsbury Road.Turn north. Follow Saulsbury Road a short distance to Friendly Shores Road, which will be on the left. Follow this as it curves around to the right. The boat launch is at the end of this road and a parking area with gravel ramp. Green Lake Beach, located just a few minutes from the village of Tully, features Tully’s only public beach. Operated by Tully Parks & Recreation, it is fully staffed by certified lifeguards and features swim lessons, a sandy beach, a dock and a diving board.


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Tully Best of the Mountains EST. 2016

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Watkins Glen Home of American Road Racing

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ocated on the southern tip of Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen is the site of scenic Watkins Glen State Park, voted #3 in the 2015 USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Poll for Best State Park in the United States. However, Watkins Glen is probably best known for its role in auto racing, being the home of a street course used in road racing, a famous racetrack, Watkins Glen International, and a historic race, the Watkins Glen Grand Prix. Add in Seneca Lake and all the water activities to be found and it all adds up to unforgettable summer fun.

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On the Waterfront: Captain Bill’s Seneca Lake Excursions & Seneca Lake Harbor Station

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Watkins Glen Attractions Watkins Glen International Raceway

2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen 607-535-2486; theglen.com Watkins Glen International is a permanent staple in NASCAR, where it has become as much a tradition as the Daytona 500 or the Coca-Cola 600. A 2014 USA Today readers’ choice on-line poll chose Watkins Glen International Raceway as the best NASCAR track in the nation. Camping sites are available. Call ahead for reservations. For race tickets, call the WGI Ticket Office at 866-461-RACE or you can purchase tickets online. June 19-21: SCAA Majors Super Tour June 25-28: Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen July 10-12: Finger Lakes Wine Festival Aug. 13-16: Go Bowling at the Glen Aug. 28-30: Ferrari Challenge North America Sept. 10-13: SVRA Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Sept. 17-20: GT World Challenge America Oct. 30-31: Finger Lakes Beer Festival

Watkins Glen State Park

1009 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-4511; parks.ny.gov/parks/142 This is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with good reason. Within two miles, the Glen’s stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek. The park offers 305 campsites with restrooms, hot showers, dumping stations and firewood for sale. Call ahead or visit the website to make reservations.

1 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen 607-535-4541; senecaharborstation.com Enjoy a unique dining experience aboard Captain Bill’s 270 passenger dining vessel, the Seneca Legacy. Take in views only seen from the water, while enjoying lunch or a romantic dinner. The Stroller IV, Captain Bill’s 50-foot mahogany vessel, offers hourlong tours of Seneca Lake. Top it all off with a stop in the gift shop. Sailing mid-May through the end of October. For you landlubbers, enjoy a great meal at his waterfront restaurant, Seneca Harbor Station. Call or visit the website for schedules and prices.

Schooner Excursions

Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen 607-535-5253; schoonerexcursions.com Experience a 2-hour sail aboard the 1926 Schooner True Love, a 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner. This beautifully restored Schooner is 67’ in length and is certified for up to 23 passengers. The Schooner True Love was featured in the 1956 movie, “High Society” with Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra. Cruises are available four times each day, leaving from the Village Pier in downtown Watkins Glen. Visit the website for details.

The Waterfront Festival Watkins Glen Promotions Storefront/ Village Memorabilia

211 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen 607-535-3003; watkinsglen.com Visit the Village Memorabilia store for a great selection of memorabilia and keepsakes, unique postcards, local interest books, vintage games and toys, hats, magnets and trivets, limited edition vintage posters, Watkins Glen and Seneca Lake tees and sweatshirts and Festival merchandise. June 20: 27th Annual Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival & Cardboard Regatta. A full day of activities at Seneca Harbor Park on the shores of Seneca Lake in downtown Watkins Glen. A family fun answer for a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. thewaterfrontfestival.com

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

16 North Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-6116; watkinsglenharborhotel.com Deluxe accommodations in this Four-Diamond AAA rated award-winning hotel located on Seneca Lake include six luxurious suites, nightly turn down service, an indoor pool and fitness center and a professional concierge on call to assist in planning your Watkins Glen vacation. The hotel features Blue Pointe Grille and the Cold Water Bar. In the warmer months, dine outside on “The Patio” with a spectacular view of Seneca Lake. Call for reservations and prices.


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Watkins Glen On the South End of Seneca Lake Open 24 Hours

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Nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Watkins Glen NY, you’ll find our quaint antique store. Visit us any time of the year for books, furniture, knifes, glassware, and many other items. We also feature locally hand made items and candles. Also great for finding that perfect gift you can’t find anywhere else.

607.228.0565

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Open 9am-7: 30pm Floats available 24/7, by appointment!

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Watkins Glen On the South End of Seneca Lake

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Wright’s Beverages W i n e , B e e r , L i q u o r , T o B a c c o & Va p i n g

438 s. Franklin st. (Routes 414 & 14) • watkins glen, ny

607-535-7449 • 607-535-3535 For wine, Liquor, beer, vaping, ice & party suppLies

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2768 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY

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211 North Franklin St., Watkins Glen

(607) 535-3003 • Memorabilia & Keepsakes • Unique Postcards • Local Interest Books • Vintage Games & Toys • Hats, Magnets & Trivets • Limited Edition Vintage Posters • Watkins Glen & Seneca Lake • Tees & Sweatshirts • Grand Prix Festival Merchandise

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Wayne County

Newark, Phelps, Sodus, Williamson

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Sodus Point.

Wayne County Wayne County

picnic areas, hiking trails and restrooms.

to and from Canada. Visit the website for details.

inger Lakes neighbor Wayne County is nestled between Lake Ontario on the north, Cayuga County on the east and Ontario and Seneca counties on the south. The Seaway Trail traverses the northern part of the Wayne County while the Erie Canal runs through the south. Following is a sampling of what you will find along the way.

Erie Canalway

Wayne County Towns & Villages

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Attractions Chimney Bluffs State Park

7700 Garner Road, Wolcott 315-947-5205; cnyhiking.com for maps and detailed information Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on the Lake Ontario shoreline. Explore massive earthen spires from above or along the lakeshore. This day-use park has

Check out eriecanalway.org for detailed information on the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

The Seaway Trail

seawaytrail.com The Lake Ontario border of Wayne County is part of the 518-mile scenic driving route known as the Seaway Trail. Discover lighthouses, historic sites, wineries and entry points

LYONS

Museum of Wayne County History: 21 Butternut St., Lyons. 315-946-4943; waynecountryhistory.org. Located in a former jail and sheriff’s residence built in 1856. Peppermint Museum: 95 Water St., Lyons. 315-946-4596;

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Wayne County lyonsheritagesociety.org. The 1841 Peppermint Museum houses original artifacts of Lyon’s once international Peppermint Oil industry. Ten rooms to explore, tours, exhibits, shop, resource and media centers. July 16-19: Lyon’s Peppermint Days Festival. Lyon’s Central Park.

NEWARK

Hoffman Clock Museum: 121 High St., Newark. 585-5862942; hoffmanclockmuseum. org More than 300 clocks, watches and tools make this museum tick. Newark-Arcadia Historical Society Museum: 120 High St., Newark. 315-331-6409; newarkarcadiamuseum.org

PALMYRA

Called “Queen of the Canaltown Era,” Palmyra is a well-known area of historic Mormon sites. Victorian homes dot the village with their charm. The Wayne County Fair takes place in Palmyra July 28-Aug. 3 (waynecountyfair.org).

SODUS, SODUS POINT & SODUS BAY

Often described as “the jewel of Lake Ontario,” Sodus is the home to Sodus Bay. Fruit orchards and cobblestone structures are a lovely part of the landscape and town, while Sodus Point is a popular resort community featuring good restaurants, marinas, beaches, charter boat

services and golf. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum: 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point. 315-483-4936; soduspointlighthouse.org. Enjoy the 1870 lighthouse museum, gardens and view of Lake Ontario.Take a picnic and a blanket and spread out on the lawn for Sunday afternoon summertime concerts. Exhibits in the museum cover lighthouse, maritime and bay area histories. Visit the spiral tower lower staircase, library and gift shop. Sodus Point Beach Park: 7598 First St., Sodus Point. This long, sandy beach offers public restrooms, outdoor shower, first aid, large playground, a covered gazebo with at least 10 picnic tables,

trash receptacles and parking nearby. A short distance from the beach is a long pier that allows fishing. Families love to bring their picnic gear, towels, water toys and enjoy a beautiful day on the beach.

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Village Of NEWARK NINE PINES a Primitive Country Store

7091 Jackson Hill Road Newark, NY 14513 (315) 331-0505 NINE PINES, is filled with needful goods for your home and your holidays… primitives, small antiques, industrial, farm & country, folk art and many of your daily home essentials, including holiday gifts & decorations. Simple pleasures and treasures from the past fill country cupboards, the walls display framed artworks and wood signs, shelving holds clocks, candles, textiles and pottery ~ just to name a few.

Newark Garden Hotel Wine Country

At Newark Garden Hotel, we treat our guests the way we would want to be treated, like family. With a diverse selection of services and amenities, you can enjoy your visit your way. While staying with us, guests are welcome to take advantage of our:

STORE HOURS: OPEN YEAR ROUND!

Indoor Heated Pool • Complimentary Wireless Internet Fitness Center • Business Center • Meeting Rooms 24-Hour Onsite Front Desk Help • Free All-American Breakfast Buffet Refrigerator & Microwave In Every Room

Email: NinePines@rochester.rr.com

(315) 331-9500 • 125 N Main St, Newark

Wed thru Sat:10am to 5pm, Sun: Noon to 5pm

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WAYNE COUNTY

FAIR AUGUST 10-15 Daily Grand Stand Events Nightly Bands 300 W. Jackson Street Palmyra, NY 14522

315.597.5372

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waynecountyfair.org

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B . A . C . Helicopters Helicopter Rides & Instruction

AIRCRAft

enstrom F28F

Sodus Bay Heights Golf Club

SeAtINg

pilot + 2 passengers

great visibility for sight seeing, very smooth for photography or video!

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helicopter Flight instructions • aerial photography and rides available at Wedding receptions, Fairs and large Gatherings

WHy WAIt for someday to learn to fly helicopters? NoW is the time! gift certificates available that you can present as a gift to someone who always wanted a helicopter ride!

Williamson-sodus airport 5502 Route 104 Suite 3, Williamson, NY phone: (585) 330-3841 email: rotordocny@verizon.net

Walk in the footsteps of a legend, where Robert Trent Jones began his legendary career.

Call 315-483-6777 to schedule a tee time

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The Heights Restaurant and Banquet Facility Serving the helicopter community of New york State for

26 yeARS! www.bac-helicopters.com

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Challenging Golf. Breathtaking Views. Unmatched History.

Restaurant open to the public from April to October. Sweeping views of Sodus Bay make our 200 seat banquet room one of the most popular venues in the region for weddings, parties and fundraising events.

Call 315-483-4767 for reservations and banquet information

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Weedsport & Cato

Centreport Aqueduct & Aqueduct Park, Weedsport.

Weedsport & Cato

Weedsport & Cato Attractions

eedsport and Cato were both part of the Central New York Military Tract reserved for veterans of the American Revolutionary War. Weedsport later became an important part of the Erie Canal, west of Syracuse. Originally named “Weed’s Basin because the town had a basin (boat turnaround) during the Erie Canal era, the name was later changed to Weedsport. Visit Centerport Aqueduct and Aqueduct Park to get a feel for what it took to build the Erie Canal, the trade route that opened the United States to Westward expansion.

Cross Lake

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Between the Villages of Jordan and Meridian dec.ny.gov Cross Lake is basically a widening of the Seneca River as the river flows through the lower third of the lake. According to the Department of Environmental Conservation, “Cross Lake is probably best known for producing some large northern pike with fish in the 15-pound range most years. Walleye, tiger musky, northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass are

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Weedsport & Cato the main game fish found in the lake.” A DEC launch on Seneca River provides public access to Cross Lake. It is located on Bonita Bridge Road, 2 miles east of the Village of Weedsport. Hand launch. 10 cars and trailers. Several marinas also offer services. Make sure you have your fishing license in hand and check regulations.

Centreport Aqueduct & Aqueduct Park

Route 31 West, Weedsport eriecanal.org/CentreportAqueduct.html
 The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its time and this is a great place to study its engineering ingenuity. Located in the town of Brutus near Weedsport, the historic Centerport Aqueduct was opened in 1855 and originally carried the Erie Canal over a confluence of North and Cold Springs Brooks. It was named “Centre Port” Aqueduct because it was located almost in the exact middle of Section 7 of the Erie Canal. It is a three-span structure that was constructed with stone abutments and wooden beams made from white oak and pine. The trough was made from hemlock. It is one of the original 33 aqueducts built during the construction of the Erie Canal. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Aqueduct is unusual as it incorporates a dam into the stonework structure. The park has several picnic tables and small grills but does not have restrooms or electricity available. All trash must be removed. Hours: dawn to dusk.

North Seneca St., Weedsport

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8920 N. Seneca St., Weedsport 315-834-7027; lunkenheimercraftbrewing.com A small batch, hand-crafted brewing company, Lunkenheimer has the flexibility to experiment and create an ever-changing variety of creative and unusual ale. The brewery has developed a reputation for its takes on traditional German styles and has received several medals at the New York State Craft Beer Competition, the largest and most prestigious event in the state for beer. Co-owner Derric Slocum provides a community-friendly place where you can enjoy the brewhouse area and tasting room and food from their wood-fired pizza oven. Hours: 3-9 p.m., Thurs. & Fri.; noon-9 p.m., Sat.

Old Brutus Historical Society

8943 N. Seneca St., Weedsport
 315-834-9342; oldbrutushistorical.org On the banks of the Erie Canal in downtown Weedsport, the Old Brutus Historical Society permanent displays feature an old-time kitchen, a rural one-room schoolhouse, an Erie Canal canal boat cabin, craftsman tools, farm tools and items that were once manufactured in the area. A beautiful series of wall-size murals depicting canal life grace the exterior walls. The Society also maintains extensive genealogy files. Hours: 9 a.m. – noon, Mon. & Tues., or by appointment for genealogical research or a museum tour.

Diane’s Delicate Touch

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Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company

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2693 E. Brutus St., Suite 2 Weedsport, NY 13166 (315) 720-3132

Discount Marine

Sales & Service • Quick Service • New and Used Parts

Used OUtbOards

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(315) 776-8778

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Erie Canal Mural, Weedsport.

DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum, Weedsport.

Parker Pond & Otter Lake

11259 Short Cut Rd, Cato; 315-626-2605
 Located just 7.7 miles from Weedsport, Parker Pond is in the
migration path of Canada geese and ducks and is a gathering place for thousands of birds as they head north for the summer. Fish for perch, brown trout, bream, pickerel,

FAMILY HAIR CARE

Where Every Day is a Happy Day DailY SpeCialS Homemade soups, homemade salads, lunches, dinners. Large Ice Cream menu too!

Monday - Saturday

315.834.6339

8925 North Seneca St.

Weedsport

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Celebrating 31 years

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bowfin, smallmouth bass, bluegill and northern pike. Formerly known as Forest Lake and used for ice harvesting before refrigeration, the pond is accessed today via Parker Pond Gun Shop on Short Cut Road. Otter is a small, peaceful lake in Cato. Covering about 277 acres, and, like most glacial lakes in the region, Otter runs south to north and is almost surrounded by wetlands. Visit ilovethefingerlakes.com/lakes/Otter.htm for details on how to access the lake.

Weedsport Speedway

1 Speedway Dr. #415, Weedsport
 315-834-3067; weedsportspeedway.com
 Formerly known as Cayuga County Fair Speedway, things are popping at the newly renovated Weedsport Speedway, a place instrumental in developing DIRT motorsports and its popularity nationwide. The World of Outlaw Sprint Cars and Super DIRT car Big Blocks headline the Weedsport Speedway race season. Camping areas are available. Check the web page for complete schedule and camping reservation details.

DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum

1 Speedway Dr. (State Route 31), Weedsport
 (315) 374-3661; dirthalloffame-classiccarmuseum.com Go back in time and see the cars of racing legends. Dozens of exhibits showcase historic race cars, classic autos, unique racing memorabilia and rarely seen photographs. Admission: $7. Hours: noon-5pm, Tues., Thurs. & Sun.; Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat. by appointment. Group tours are welcome but please call ahead to schedule. Open sunday s

3282 E. Brutus St. Road, P.O. Box 1180, Weedsport, NY 13166

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S. Seneca St. Weedsport (Across from CJ's)

2657 Erie Drive • Weedsport 315-834-6837

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-Noon

Full Selection of Wines & Spirits

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GREAT SELECTION OF Finger Lakes Wines Monday–Thursday: 11am-8pm Friday & Saturday: 11am-9pm • Sunday: 12pm-5pm


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271 Cayuga Street, Union Springs, New York 13160

(315) 889-5416 Website: www.lakesidegaming.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/lakesidegaming Hours: Sun.–Thurs. 10am–10pm Fri. & Sat. 10am-midnight

Offering: Class II Gaming Machines Based on Bingo... 80 Electronic Bingo Games! • Snack Bar Monday - Senior Day

Every Monday Senior Citizens Receive a Complimentary Five Dollar Free Play Voucher! Must be 55 years of age or older. Limit One Per Customer. Valid Identification Required.

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Free Slot Tournament Every Wednesday from 12pm-4pm for all those who sign up! Enter every Wednesday for your chance to win up to $100 in Free Play! Session Prizes Awarded Every Fifteen Minutes! Completely Free To Enter!

Come Visit Us For A Wide Variety of… Camping Supplies • Local Cheeses & Sausages Flower Urns Filled • Homemade Baked Goods Local Farm Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Cayuga Lake T-Shirts • Ice & Firewood Corner of E. Bayard Ext. & Rt. 89 • Seneca Falls

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