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Local residents react to Hill Cumorah Pageant ending in 2020

Hill Cumorah Pageant to end in 2020
The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant is set to end after its 2020 season, according to Pageant officials. The announcement was made on Saturday. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said several pageants produced ... more
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Downtown trick-or-treating in Seneca Falls cancelled due to weather

Downtown trick-or-treating in Seneca Falls cancelled due to weather
The Seneca Falls Recreation Department released some unfortunate news for those hoping to attend this weekend's Halloween festivities downtown. Due to concerns around weather, the Parks and Recreation Department released the following statement: "Due to ... more
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Scary weekend at the fair (photo)

Scary weekend at the fair (photo)
It was a scary night at the fair as Halloween draws closer. Photo by James Farrance ... more
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WEEKEND EVENTS: Plenty going on in the Finger Lakes October 12th – 14th

Weekend Events: Things to do in the Finger :
Now that we are officially in the month of October, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors which means it's that time of year again for haunted houses, pumpkin patches, apple picking ... more
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BrewFest at the Boatyard Beer Garden in Romulus held Saturday (photos & video)

BrewFest at the Boatyard Beer Garden in Romulus held Saturday (video)
The Boathouse Beer Garden on route 89 in Romulus held their annual BrewFest on Saturday. FingerLakes1.com's Zach Cornett was there to capture some scenes from the popular event that features several local craft breweries, live ... more
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Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th

Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th
Shtayburne Farm is excited to announce they are again hosting their Fall Family Festival this autumn. This kid-focused event will be hosted by the Hostetler family on October 13th, from 10AM until 4PM, right on ... more
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Erie Canal mural artist paints on-site at the Savannah Art Festival

The Annual Christmas Flea Market returns to Lyons
Savannah is Wild about Birds and Nature in preparation of its 4th annual Art Festival! On Saturday, September 29th, 10AM-5PM, those who appreciate all forms of art are invited to attend. Catch a glimpse of ... more
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Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration

150th Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the relocation of Brooklyn Flint Glass Company from Brooklyn to Corning, New York. In celebration of this milestone, the Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge – a 30' x ... more
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TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn

TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn
Saturday marks the 33rd annual TomatoFest, and the third year since the festival moved from Emerson Park to downtown Auburn, which organizers say they hope is just the start of another successful 30 years. Like ... more
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NYS FAIR RECAP: Another ‘great’ year as attendance records are shattered

NYS FAIR RECAP: Another ‘great’ year as attendance records are shattered
It's a question that was asked after the 2016 and 2017 New York state fairs: How does the fair follow up a record-breaking performance? We'll find out in 2019. The fair closed out the 2018 ... more
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People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days

People come together for fun, food and nostalgia at Skaneateles Field Days
Dozens of young eyes narrowed as children placed a leg forward at the fun run at Skaneateles Field Days Saturday. "On your mark!" Jay Williams exclaimed into a mega phone before one of the competitions ... more
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Opening day numbers for the 2018 State Fair

Opening day numbers for the 2018 State Fair
The 2018 great New York State Fair kicked off Wednesday with a whopping total of 73,596 people in attendance, according to the Fair's Public Information Officer Dave Bullard. Bullard says it's a record for the ... more
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Phish announces refunds after 3-day festival canceled

Phish announces refunds after 3-day festival canceled
After the three day Curveball music festival in Watkins Glen was canceled over health concerns from severe flooding, Phish has announced plans to refund concert-goers. The plans include opening an online store donating the proceeds ... more
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Curveball cancellation hits sour note with estimated $25M-30M loss

Curveball cancellation hits sour note with estimated $25M-30M loss
While Phish fans have packed up their campers and tents to vacate Watkins Glen, the organizers of Phish's Curveball festival are still recovering from a three-day event that never happened. It's a process that will ... more
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Anthony Road to host 17th annual Federweisser Festival

Anthony Road to host 17th annual Federweisser Festival
Anthony Road Wine Company is hosting their 17th annual Federweisser Festival on Saturday, September 22 from noon to five. The festival is a celebration to kickoff the 2018 harvest season. Federweisser- a partially fermented, frothy, ... more
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The NY State Fair just days away, here’s a sneak peek

The NY State Fair just days away, here's a sneak peek
The New York State Fair opens Wednesday morning, and it's fast and furious for vendors and concessions people to get their booths built, inspected and stocked. The man who oversees it all, Troy Waffner, was ... more
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Skaneateles Festival hosts KidsFest with Grammy-nominated orchestra

Skaneateles Festival hosts KidsFest with Grammy-nominated orchestra
The Knights, a Grammy-nominated orchestra from Brooklyn, led an interactive program with children and families for the KidsFest hosted by Skaneateles Festival on Sunday. About 20 children, among an audience of more than 50 people, ... more
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21st Annual Pickin’ In The Pasture

21st Annual Pickin' In The Pasture
Bluegrass music returns to the Finger Lakes for the 21st Annual Pickin’ In The Pasture. The festival is a major event in the bluegrass industry and brings many national caliber bluegrass bands to the small rural ... more
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CURVEBALL CANCELLED: Health concerns kill weekend festival in Watkins Glen

CURVEBALL CANCELLED: Health concerns kill weekend festival in Watkins Glen
Thursday evening it was announced that the much-anticipated Curveball Festival in Watkins Glen would not happen. Curveball Forced To Cancel: https://t.co/b391MMXlVH— Phish (@phish) August 16, 2018 The following was posted to Phish's website: Due to ... more
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NBC’s Dateline coming to the Wayne County Fair

The Times of Wayne County reports that NBC’s Dateline will be on hand at an event in Palmyra on Wednesday at the annual Wayne County Fair. Operation Build Up , a group dedicated to helping ... more
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Activities, culture abound in downtown Auburn for Founder’s Day

Activities, culture abound in downtown Auburn for Founder's Day
Liam Cole's eyes ballooned when he was asked if he wanted to get behind the wheel of a 1947 Dodge pickup truck at the Founder's Day celebration in Auburn Saturday. The moment the car's owner, ... more
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