Events for December 2014
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 03   Trivia Night

The Grapevine Lounge at Ramada Geneva Lakefront presents Trivia Night
Every Wednesday Night
Free to Play, Free to Win

Hobart and William Smith Students get 15% off food and drinks with school I.D.

Date:   December 3, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dec 04   Inspired Speakers Meeting!

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career?

 

Come join us for our bimonthly Toastmasters meeting on Thursday December 4th from 6:30-7:30pm in the Seneca Room in Geneva (603 S. Main Street)! We are a friendly group of people that support each other in preparing and delivering speeches. We meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month and would love to see you there!

 

For questions or more information email genevatoast@gmail.com or call (585)310-1995!

Date:   December 4, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://inspiredspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org/
Location:   The Seneca Room - 603 South Main St. Geneva
Contact:   genevatoast@gmail.com
Email:   genevatoast@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Dec. 4th 6:30-7:30pm
Dec 05 - Dec 07   December Deck the Halls Weekend
Go to your assigned starting winery ad begin a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decorated for the holiday season. Over the 2-1/2 day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath.
Date:   December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Website:   http://www.senecalakewine.com
Location:   The 33 participating, member wineries of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.
Contact:   (877) 536-2717
Email:   info@senecalakewine.com
Fees/Admission:   $75/couple
Dec 05 - Dec 07   21st Annual Holiday Shopping Spree

Experience the Holidays with all the hustle and bustle here at our annual Holiday Shopping Spree event. Take home a souvenir wineglass, a grapevine wreath, a unique specialized ornament from each winery, plus holiday recipe cards. Special to our holiday trail event is our Shopper’s Discount Card that can be used at each winery during the weekend for all those great wine buys. 


Visit these 4 wineries on Friday, Six Mile Creek, Long Point, King Ferry or Montezuma wineries to start your weekend plans early. On Saturday visit King Ferry and Long Point wineries at a special time, 9:00am. All 17 wineries will participate in the event the rest of the weekend.


Participants will be eligible to win one of our Grand Prizes from Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Season Pass for 2015, Holiday Inn in Auburn, LaTourelle Hotel, Spa & Bistro in Ithaca and S&S Limousine.
 

Date:   December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/c/2/trail-events
Location:   Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Wineries
Contact:   800-684-5217
Email:   info@cayugawinetrail.com
Date/Time Details:   November 21-23 December 5-7 Friday, 1:00pm-5:00pm Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday, 10:00am?5:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Advance: Single ticket, $40.00, Couple ticket, $60.00 DD Tickets: Single ticket $35.00, Couple ticket $55.00 At the door: Single ticket, $45.00, Couple ticket, $65.00 - upon availability Please add 8% sales tax to all orders and a handling fee to all mail-in orders.
Dec 05   Happy Hour and FREE Live Music FRIDAYS at Ventosa Vineyards
Ventosa Vineyards Happy Hour and FREE Live Music Fridays.
BOGO Happy Hour wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm
Live Music from various local artists 6-9pm
Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
Please check our website www.ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and specials
Date:   December 5, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards 3440 Route 96 A Geneva NY 14456
Email:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Friday 5-9pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 06   Wassail Bowl & Sale

The Wassail Bowl Committee of the Geneva Historical Society will present the 46th annual Wassail Bowl and Sale on Saturday, December 6, from 10am to 2pm at The Presbyterian Church, 24 Park Place in Geneva.

This is a great opportunity to get fresh wreaths and greens for the holiday, including kissing balls, table decorations and tree ornaments. Handcrafted items, baked goods, attic treasures and gently used Christmas decorations will also be sold. Wassail, a traditional spiced cider, will be available for tasting at the event.

The Wassail Bowl Committee is also sponsoring a Wassail Bowl raffle. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 12 tickets for $10 and are available at the Historical Society office at 543 South Main Street or at the Wassail Bowl sale.

Admission to the Wassail Bowl and Sale is free of charge. All proceeds benefit the Geneva Historical Society. For further information about this event, please call the Society office at 315-789-5151.

Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Presbyterian Church
24 Park Place
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   12/6/14 10AM-2PM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Dec 06   Red Jacket Orchards Winter Warm Up
Come join Red Jacket Orchards for a cozy evening to get you in the holiday spirit! Pick out your Christmas Tree under the lights as your favorite Christmas songs play from the porch. Warm up inside with a cup of hot cider and visit our vendors who will be sampling their goods. We are running specials all night long, with every tree purchase you will receive a free gift, your entire purchase will be 10% off, or with a donation of gently used gloves, scarves or hats receive 20% off your entire purchase! Join us for an evening of winter festivities!  
Date:   December 6, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   https://redjacketorchards.com
Location:   Red Jacket Orchards Farm Store, 957 Routes 5&20, Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Jessica Dinan
Email:   JDinan@redjacketorchards.com
Date/Time Details:   12/06/2014
4PM-7PM
Fees/Admission:   --
Dec 08 - Dec 23   Flaum Eye Institute Holiday Food Drive
Join us for our 1st annual Holiday Food Drive to benefit the Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes' Geneva Community Lunch Program. Donate any non-perishable food item to receive a $10 off coupon for our optical shop and enter to win a FREE pair of designer sunglasses!
Date:   December 8, 2014 - December 23, 2014
Website:   http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/eye-institute/finger-lakes-center.aspx
Location:   Flaum Eye Institute at Finger Lakes Center 738 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva NY 14456
Contact:   (315) 789-4922
Date/Time Details:   Monday, December 8th- Tuesday, December 23rd
Dec 10   Business After Hours
Don't miss Business After HoursWednesday, December 10th, hosted by Lyons National Bank, from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Business After Hours offer Chamber Members a chance to network while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Don't forget about the door prize drawings and progressive jackpot!
Date:   December 10, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   399 Exchange Street, Geneva
Dec 10   Trivia Night

The Grapevine Lounge at Ramada Geneva Lakefront presents Trivia Night
Every Wednesday Night
Free to Play, Free to Win

Hobart and William Smith Students get 15% off food and drinks with school I.D.

Date:   December 10, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dec 12   Happy Hour and FREE Live Music FRIDAYS at Ventosa Vineyards
Ventosa Vineyards Happy Hour and FREE Live Music Fridays.
BOGO Happy Hour wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm
Live Music from various local artists 6-9pm
Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
Please check our website www.ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and specials
Date:   December 12, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards 3440 Route 96 A Geneva NY 14456
Email:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Friday 5-9pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 13   Holiday Open House with Santa!
Visit with Santa Claus!
In-store Specials!
Date:   December 13, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.flowersbystella.com
Location:   Flowers by Stella
1880 Rochester Road (Route 332)
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Contact:   585-394-1830
Email:   infostellasflorist@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 13th
9am-5pm
Fees/Admission:   Free Family Fun Event!!
Free for Kids to Visit with Santa!
In-store Specials for Adults!
Dec 17   Trivia Night

The Grapevine Lounge at Ramada Geneva Lakefront presents Trivia Night
Every Wednesday Night
Free to Play, Free to Win

Hobart and William Smith Students get 15% off food and drinks with school I.D.

Date:   December 17, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dec 18   A Holiday Gift That Lasts!
This is the time of year that we are trying to find a special gift for those we care about. Do you want to give a gift that is fun, educational and life changing?

Consider a membership for Inspired Speakers. You can bring your friend/family member to our next meeting on December 18th and enjoy the experience!

Improve your self-confidence, communication and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

For questions or more information email genevatoast@gmail.com or call (585)310-1995!

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our membership is 280,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 13,500 clubs in 116 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.

inspiredspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org
Date:   December 18, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://inspiredspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org/
Location:   603 South Main Street Geneva NY
Contact:   Inspired Speakers
Email:   genevatoast@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   December 18th 6:30-7:30pm
Fees/Admission:   0
Dec 19   Happy Hour and FREE Live Music FRIDAYS at Ventosa Vineyards
Ventosa Vineyards Happy Hour and FREE Live Music Fridays.
BOGO Happy Hour wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm
Live Music from various local artists 6-9pm
Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
Please check our website www.ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and specials
Date:   December 19, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards 3440 Route 96 A Geneva NY 14456
Email:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Friday 5-9pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 24   Trivia Night

The Grapevine Lounge at Ramada Geneva Lakefront presents Trivia Night
Every Wednesday Night
Free to Play, Free to Win

Hobart and William Smith Students get 15% off food and drinks with school I.D.

Date:   December 24, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dec 26   Happy Hour and FREE Live Music FRIDAYS at Ventosa Vineyards
Ventosa Vineyards Happy Hour and FREE Live Music Fridays.
BOGO Happy Hour wine, beer & mixers from 5-6pm
Live Music from various local artists 6-9pm
Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
Please check our website www.ventosavineyards.com for weekly artists and specials
Date:   December 26, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards 3440 Route 96 A Geneva NY 14456
Email:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   Every Friday 5-9pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Dec 31   Trivia Night

The Grapevine Lounge at Ramada Geneva Lakefront presents Trivia Night
Every Wednesday Night
Free to Play, Free to Win

Hobart and William Smith Students get 15% off food and drinks with school I.D.

Date:   December 31, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM