Events for June 2016
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Jun 01   Wednesday's Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Wednesday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
on our terrace 
 Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   June 1, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://ventosavineyards.com
Location:   3440 Rt 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   11-20-15 through 4-29-16
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 03 - Jun 04   "I've Gone Gewurz!"
Keuka Spring Vineyards will host their third annual "I've Gone Gewurz" event on June 3 & 4.  The event will feature current and library Keuka Spring Gewurztraminer wines including their Single Vintage Series, paired with a special appetizer plate of wurst sausages and German food.  Tastings are at 3pm & 5pm Friday and 12pm and 3pm Saturday and will be held in small, private groups, guided by the winemaker.  The event cost is $20 pp, with a discount for Vista Wine Club members.  Reservatoins can be made by calling the winery at (315) 536-3147.

The "I've Gone Gewurz" event is part of the winery's annual Wine Education Series featuring wine and food pairings and library wines. Upcoming events include Shrimp & Chardonnay on July 8 & 9; Merlot & Mignon August 12 & 13; and their Holiday Barrel Tasting on December 3 & 4.  The winery will also host their Music & Wine series on July 2, Sundays in August, and September 11, featuring live music and a food truck at each event.  For details please visit KeukaSprinWinery.com
Date:   June 3, 2016 - June 4, 2016
Location:   243 Route 54
East Lake Road
Penn Yan 
Jun 03   Geneva Night Out
Geneva Night Out is a free monthly arts and cultural event in downtown Geneva, NY on the first Friday of every month from 5 PM to 8 PM. 

For more information about the monthly features visit http://www.genevanightout.org/.
Date:   June 3, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Downtown Geneva
Date/Time Details:   June 3, 2016
5 PM - 8 PM
Jun 04   OASIS Fun with Sugar Mountain Bakery
Today outside at The OASIS, sample and purchase delicious baked goods from Sugar Mountain Bakery.
Date:   June 4, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Website:   http://www.hazlitt1852.com
Location:   Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, The OASIS
Contact:   Ann Cusmano
Email:   info@hazlitt1852.com
Date/Time Details:   June 4, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   Free to attend.
Jun 04   Rose Soiree 2016
Fueled with inspiration from the traditional French Diner en Banc.

A committe of Finer lakes wine industry representatives wanted to create an event early this summer highlighting Finer lakes Dry Rose while creating a classic soiree style celebration to be held outside, on Linden Street, in Geneva, NY.

You can pre-purchase your ticket online for a discounted rate or purchase the day of the event (if tickets are still available).  Your ticket will include 6 wine tastings, a commemorative glass, and entrance into the event. 

There will be live street performances throughout the evening, and proceeds of the event will be distributed among Geneva groups that support arts, cultural, and children's activities. 

For more information visit http://www.fingerlakesrose.com/
Date:   June 4, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Downtown Geneva
 
Date/Time Details:   June 4, 2016
5 PM - 9 PM 
Jun 07   Lender Matchmaker
Small business owners and startup entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to meet with lenders to discuss financing options for their existing or startup small business.  
Lenders will have small business relationship representatives available to answer questions on financing to start or grow your small business. 

To register for the event go to http://www.eventbrite.com Lender Matchmaker Tickets. 

 
Date:   June 7, 2016
Time:   08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Onondaga Community College
Academic II Building 
Date/Time Details:   June 7, 2016
8:30 AM - 11 AM
Jun 08   BAH Networking Mixer
The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the June Business After Hours Networking Mixer will be hosted by Vere Sandals!

A change of direction in the evolution of sandals.  Vere Sandals produces high quality made in the USA products, with an eye towards the environment.
They took an empty historic manufacturing space and converted it into a full fledged sandal factory.  

Join us at our June Mixer as we celebrate the local and environmentally friendly workmanship of Vere Sandals. 

To RSVP for this even contact the Geneva Chamber at (315) 789-1776, or email info@genevany.com. 
Date:   June 8, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Vere Sandals
122 North Genesee Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Email:   info@genevany.com
Date/Time Details:   5 - 7pm

Cost
Members $5
Non - Members $7
Jun 08   Wednesday's Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Wednesday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
on our terrace 
 Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   June 8, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://ventosavineyards.com
Location:   3440 Rt 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   11-20-15 through 4-29-16
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 09   Opening of the Geneva Farmers Market
The Geneva Farmers Market summer season will open Thursday, June 9th and be open to the public every Thursday from 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM for the rest of the summer.  Local venders featuring everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to crafts and gifts will be at the market weekly.  

For questions on the farmers market contact Dave Sharman, Market Manager, at 315.789.5005 or email dsharman@geneva.ny.us. 
Date:   June 9, 2016
Time:   07:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Exchange Street Parking Lot
Geneva, NY 14456
Date/Time Details:   Every Thursday 
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Jun 11   Stop DWI New York
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with Finer lakes Community College and Ontario County STOP - DWI will be hosting a training of the Fundamentals of Alcohol Intoxication Recognition (F.A.I.R) on Saturday, June 11, 2016.  The purpose of this training is to help those who sell and/or serve alcohol to recognize signs of intoxication on potential customers and to assist the seller in recognizing fake and fraudulent forms of identification. 

The training will be held at Stage 14 on the second floor at Finger lakes Community College at 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424.  The training will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude at approximately 11:00 AM.  Light refreshments will be served and there is no cost to attendees. 

Please R.S.V.P. to Sure Cirencione, Ontario Country STOP - DWI Administrator NO LATER than Saturday, June 4, 2016 at (585) 396-4308 (please feel free to leave a message with you name, company and number of attendees). 
Date:   June 11, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Finger Lakes Community College
3325 Marvin Sandals Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Date/Time Details:   June 11, 2016
9 AM - 11 AM
Jun 11   OASIS Fun Nickel's Pit BBQ
Today stop by The OASIS to taste some delicious BBQ and bring home some great BBQ products from Nickel’s Pit BBQ.
 
Date:   June 11, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Website:   http://www.hazlitt1852.com
Location:   Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, The OASIS
Contact:   Ann Cusmano
Email:   info@hazlitt1852.com
Date/Time Details:   June 11, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   No fee to attend
Jun 11   2nd Annual Finger Lakes Pride Festival
A fundraiser for the {LGBTQ} Center of the Finger Lakes and a community wide event to bring people together. 
Date:   June 11, 2016
Time:   11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Downtown Geneva
Date/Time Details:   June 11, 2016
11 AM - 9 PM
Jun 15   Chamber Finance/Executive Meeting

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce's Finance/Executive meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 8:30 AM.  For more information please contact the Geneva Chamber of (315) 789-1776


 
Date:   June 15, 2016
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Conference Romm
One Franklin Square
Geneva, NY
Date/Time Details:   Third Wednesday of the Month
8:30 AM
Jun 15   Wednesday's Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Wednesday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
on our terrace 
 Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   June 15, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://ventosavineyards.com
Location:   3440 Rt 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   11-20-15 through 4-29-16
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 15   62nd Annual Strawberry Festival & Bake Sale
It's that time of year again!  The 62nd Annual Strawberry Festival at the Presbyterian Church in Geneva will feature cake, ice cream, strawberries, live entertainment, a bake sale, and more.  The SERRV International Gift Shop will also be open during the event.  
Date:   June 15, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   The Presbyterian Church
24 Park Place
Geneva, NY 14456
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 15, 2016
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Jun 16   Chamber Music, Jazz, and Bluegrass at Geneva on the Lake
Geneva On The Lake's special summer of Chamber Music, Jazz and Bluegrass begins this Thursday, June 16th from 5 - 6 pm in the Lachellotti Dining Room.

This Thursday's program will feature an all Russian Chamber Music selection which is part of the 6th annual Geneva Music Festival.  All are welcome to enjoy a short reception with the musicians following the performance. 

Seating is limited, so be sure to call (315) 789-7190 to reserve your place. 
Date:   June 16, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Geneva On The Lake
1001 Lochland Rd., Route 14
Geneva, NY 14456
 
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 16th, 2016
5 -  6 PM
Jun 17 - Jun 18   Latino Festival
The  Latino Festival of Geneva was founded by Mr. Rafael Diaz with the collaboration of a small group of other Geneva locals.  

The event will feature music, food, games and more!

Admission is $5.00 per person, and children under 12 are FREE
Date:   June 17, 2016 - June 18, 2016
Location:   Bicentennial Part
Exchange Street
Geneva, NY
Date/Time Details:   Friday:  3 - 10pm
Saturday:  12 - 10pm
Jun 18   OASIS Fun with Reclaimed Beauty by Kelly
Join us outside at The OASIS all day and check out and bring home some beautiful lake glass jewelry made by Reclaimed Beauty by Kelly.
Date:   June 18, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Location:   Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards The OASIS
Contact:   Ann Cusmano
Email:   info@hazlitt1852.com
Date/Time Details:   June 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
Fees/Admission:   No fee to attend.
Jun 19   Father's Day
Happy Father's Day to all of the lovingly devoted dads out there!  We hop you have a great day! 

 
Date:   June 19, 2016
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, June 19th, 2016
Jun 22   Imagine Employee Possibilities Presentation
The Seneca Falls and Geneva Clinics invite you to join then for their Imagine Employee Possibilities event, featuring presenters:  John Robinson from Our Ability, inc, Karen Broadway-Wilson from Center for Practice Innovation, Denise from Walmart, and Andy Sink from PROMISE, NYS

The event is free and open to all community members, but seating is limited.  To reserve your seat, call (315) 230 - 4153.  Leave a message including your name, business, and number of seats desired. 
Date:   June 22, 2016
Time:   08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:   Seneca Falls Community Center
35 Water Street
Seneca Falls, NY
Date/Time Details:   8:30 - 11:30am
Jun 22   Geneva Gelato Ribbon Cutting
The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 to celebrate the grand opening of Geneva Gelato.   Located at 504 Exchange Street in downtown Geneva, the business recently opened in May of this year.
 
As the only local producer of authentic gelato, Geneva Gelato’s owners Steven and Michele Dzula strive to provide their customers with a memorable and unique experience.  Both Steven and Michele have also received training through The Gelato and Pastry Institute of America’s course on Crafting Artisan Gelato.
 
The Grand Opening event will take place from 3-5 p.m., and will feature gelato samples, a raffle and door prizes, as well as a ceremonial ribbon cutting and photo op taking place at 4 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.
 
In an effort to continue promoting its member businesses and their products/services, the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce is offering assistance and promotion of members’ milestone events.  Milestone events can include, but are not limited to: Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies, Anniversary Celebrations, Grand Openings, Re-Openings, or Relocation-based Open Houses. 
 
For more information about Chamber membership and benefits, such as milestone celebrations, please call the Chamber at (315) 789-1776 or email info@genevany.com.  Additional information can be found by visiting the Chamber’s website www.genevany.com.
 
Date:   June 22, 2016
Time:   03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://genevany.com/ribbon-cutting-geneva-gelato/
Location:   Geneva Gelato
504 Exchange Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Email:   info@genevany.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 22, 2016
3 - 5 pm
Jun 22   Wednesday's Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Wednesday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
on our terrace 
 Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   June 22, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://ventosavineyards.com
Location:   3440 Rt 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   11-20-15 through 4-29-16
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 24   Food & Wine Experience at Fox Run
Guests will be welcomed by a dedicated staff member for a personalized experience around the Fox Run Vineyards estate.

Begin with a 45 minute walking tour of the vineyards and winery followed by a light lunch served in the historic barrel room featuring a selection of local products. Lunch is accompanied by a flight of six Fox Run wines including a dessert wine served with something sweet.

Each guest will receive a souvenir Fox Run logo glass.

Offered to the public on Fridays at 11:30 am, June - October.  A full list of available dates and more information can be found HERE.

Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online HERE or by calling 315-536-4616.

The cost is $45 per person plus tax.

Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine)

Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.
 
Date:   June 24, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Website:   http://www.foxrunvineyards.com/tasting-grouptours.asp
Location:   Fox Run Vineyards, 670 State Route 14, Penn Yan, NY 14527
 
Contact:   Fox Run Vineyards 315-536-4616
Email:   info@foxrunvineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   The Food & Wine Experience starts at 11:30 am. Please arrive a few minutes early to check-in.

2016 Dates:
June Dates Available: 6/24
July Dates Available: 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
August Dates Available: 8/12, 8/19, 8/26
September Dates Available: 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30
October Dates Available: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
 
Fees/Admission:   Reservations can be made at least 24 hours in advance online HERE or by calling 315-536-4616.
The cost is $45 per person plus tax.
Kids 15 and under are $35. (Served a soda or grape juice instead of wine)
Cancellations required 24 hours in advance; cancellations within 24 hours of event will be charged a 50% deposit, and no call/ no show reservations will be charged the full amount.
 
Jun 24   Geneva High School Graduation
The Geneva High School Class of 2016 graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Smith Opera House in Geneva.  

For tickets and general information call the Geneva High School Main office at 315-789-0402. 

Congratulation Class of 2016!
Date:   June 24, 2016
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   Smith Opera House
82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 24, 2016
7:30 PM
Jun 25   OASIS Fun with Seneca Lake Cast Aways
Meet us outside at The OASIS to check out the beautiful Seneca Lake glass jewelry made by Seneca Lake Cast Aways.
Date:   June 25, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Website:   http://www.hazlitt1852.com
Location:   Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards The OASIS
Contact:   Ann Cusmano
Email:   info@hazlitt1852.com
Date/Time Details:   June 25, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   No fee to attend.
Jun 28   Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 4:00 PM to discuss a variety of topics pertaining to the wellness of the Chamber.

Click here to view the listing of the current Board of Directors. 

 If you are interested in joining the board please contact the Chamber at (315) 789-1776. 



 
Date:   June 28, 2016
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Conference Room
One Franklin Square 
Geneva, NY 
Date/Time Details:   4th Tuesday of Every Month
4:00 PM
Jun 29   Wednesday's Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Wednesday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
on our terrace 
 Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   June 29, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://ventosavineyards.com
Location:   3440 Rt 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   11-20-15 through 4-29-16
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 30   Tki Bar North - LIVE MUSIC with Ken Campbell
Date:   June 30, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Email:   bstivers1@hotmail.com