Events for December 2017
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 01 - Dec 03   24th Annual Holiday Shopping Spree

Be the thrifty multitasker that you are - treat yourself while shopping for others! Cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card, only valid during the event dates. You'll get a souvenir wine glass, a grapevine wreath, an ornament at each stop, a shoppers card, wine and food! 

At your last stop of the event, make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible for one of these Grand Prizes:

The Hotel Ithaca
Finger Lakes Winery Tours
Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar
Cobtree Vacation Rental Resort
La Tourelle
Cayuga Lake Cabins
34 State "Historic Luxury Suites"
10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn

 

Event Hours:

Friday 1-5pm, the following wineries are participating:
Treleaven
Long Point
Montezuma
Six Mile Creek

Saturday 10-6pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.

On Saturday, you can start at 9am at Six Mile Creek, Treleaven and Long Point wineries only.

 

Tickets:

Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

Single tickets are $45 and include: 1 souvenir wine glass, 1 grapevine wreath, 1 set of 16 ornaments, 1 recipe collection and 1 shoppers card. You will also get 1 wine and food pairing at each winery and up to 3 additional wine tastings per winery.

Couple’s tickets are $65 and include: 2 souvenir wine glasses, 1 grapevine wreath, 1 set of 16 ornaments, 1 recipe collection and 1 shoppers card. Each person will get 1 wine and food pairing at each winery and up to 3 additional wine tastings per winery.

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD mug, rather than a wine glass. $22.50 for a single, $52.50 for a couple. A couple’s DD ticket consists of one person who drinks and one person who does not.

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available per weekend.

Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-684-5217 and are no longer available at Wegman’s.

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations will also available in the spring.

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass(es), shopper’s card and the front, back and ring to your recipe collection.

If you’re part of a large group (15+), we ask that you contact the office prior to ordering your tickets; to be sure the whole group can be accommodated at a starting point. If you purchased your ticket separately from your group, please notify the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail office at 800-684-5217 or info@cayugawinetrail.com so we can make sure that you have the same starting point.

For large groups, we also offer itineraries to ensure smooth flow of the buses and the smaller groups throughout the day. Please contact the trail office to order your tickets and get your itinerary started.

We reserve the right to limit the number of large groups purchasing tickets.

Tickets to our events CANNOT be REFUNDED.

Date:   December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017
Time:   01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/1/24th-annual-holiday-shopping-spree
Contact:   800-684-5217
Email:   info@cayugawinetrail.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday 1-5pm
Saturday 10-6pm
Sunday 10-5pm
 
Fees/Admission:   $65 couple
$45 single
$52.50 designated driver couple
$17.50 designated driver single
Dec 01   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 1, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 02   Ramada Geneva Lakefont Breakfast With Santa
Come see Santa and his Elves at Ramada Geneva Lakefront! Special appearance by The Elf On The Shelf, but don't touch him, he is magic! Breakfast buffet from 9 am - 12 pm in the Lakeview Ballroom.
Reservations Required by calling 315-759-5424
?Hot Cocoa Bar included as well as Christmas Cooking Decorating by your children
Date:   December 2, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Ramada Geneva Lakefront
Lakeview Ballroom
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456
Email:   kjohns@genevaramada.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9 am - 12 pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults $12.95
8 - 12 years old $7.95
2 - 7 years old $5.95
1 and under are complimentary with at least 1 paying adult/senior

 
Dec 02   Wassail Bowl Holiday Sale
The Wassail Bowl Committee of the Geneva Historical Society will present the 49th annual Wassail Bowl Holiday Sale on Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church in Geneva. This is a great opportunity to get fresh wreaths and evergreens 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.   Admission to the Wassail Bowl and Sale is free of charge. All proceeds benefit the Geneva Historical Society.
Date:   December 2, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Presbyterian Church
24 Park Place
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   315-789-5151
Email:   info@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   12/2/17 10AM-2PM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Dec 02   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 2, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 03   Holiday Open House at the Carriage House Gift Shop
The Holiday Open House at the Rose Hill Mansion Carriage House Gift Shop will offer a unique and local shopping experience.  Located in part of the original Rose family home, the Gift Shop features children’s games and toys from yesteryear. There are also historic books and reproduction prints for sale, along with ornaments, handmade items, jewelry and a variety of products in the Finger Lakes region.   
                 During the Open House enjoy holiday refreshments and the sounds of the holidays while browsing the Gift Shop.  All visitors to the Open House will receive 10% of their entire purchase.   A Charles Dickens themed gift basket will be offered as a door prize.  For every $10 spent in the Gift Shop, visitors will receive an extra ticket for the door prize.    The door prize drawing will be at 5:30 pm. 
                 After the Holiday Open House join Breadcrumbs Productions and the Geneva Historical Society for a new spin on the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.”  Performances are at 6 pm and 8 pm with a reception from 7 pm to 7:45 pm.  Each performance is 60 minutes.   Tickets are $20 per person and includes the performance and reception.  Space is limited and reservations are required.  Call 315-789-5151 for tickets or purchase online at www.brownpapertickets.com. 
                     The Carriage House Gift Shop is located on the grounds of Rose Hill Mansion (3373 Route 96A, about a mile south of Routes 5 & 20, near Geneva, New York) and is administered by the Geneva Historical Society.    Proceeds from Gift Shop sales benefit the Geneva Historical Society.
 
Date:   December 3, 2017
Time:   04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Rose Hill Mansion
3373 Route 96A
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   info@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   12/3/17 4PM-5:30PM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Dec 03   A Christmas Carol: Retold
Breadcrumbs Productions and the Geneva Historical Society invite you to a rather different kind of theatrical experience. Follow Scrooge through the halls of Rose Hill as you unravel this yuletide tale of greed, guilt and forgiveness. Learn once more what Christmas is all about as you take Tiny Tim's hand, dance with Fezziwig, and engage with Spirits of the past, present and future. We all know the story - but does the story know us?  Performances are at 6 pm and 8 pm  with a reception from 7 pm to 7:45 pm.  Each performance is 60 minutes. Tickets are $20 per person and include the performance and reception. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 315-789-5151 for tickets or purchase online at www.brownpapertickets.com. The  Carriage House Gift Shop will also be open during the event.  The shop carries historically-inspired and locally made items, as well as souvenirs, history books, jewelry and home decorative items.  This is a show you’ll not want to miss!
Date:   December 3, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Rose Hill Mansion
3373 Rt 96A
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   info@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   12/3/17 6PM-9PM
Fees/Admission:   $20
Dec 08   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 8, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 09   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 9, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 15   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 15, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 16   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 16, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 22   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 22, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 23   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 23, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 29   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 29, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 30   The Ravinous Table ? A Special Wine and Food Experience

Enjoy the excitement of a communal dining table where The Ravinous Kitchen Chef Scott Riesenberger creates a seasonal menu of beautiful courses each perfectly paired with the expressive, balanced wines of Ravines Wine Cellars.

Guests arrive at 6 p.m., greeted with a glass of Sparkling Brut and savory amuse-bouche. Guests then head to the wine cellar where they participate in a brief but engaging tour including a barrel tasting paired with a delicious appetizer. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with four beautiful courses at our farm table with Chef Scott Riesenberger guiding the guests through the courses and the wine pairings.

Tickets are limited as the table only seats up to 16 people. Reserve your seat today on Ravines' website http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings or call 315-781-7007.

Date:   December 30, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Location:  

The Ravinous Kitchen at Ravines Wine Cellars, 400 Barracks Rd, Geneva, New York 14456

Contact:   For more information or to reserve your seat, visit our website or call 315-781-7007. http://www.ravineswine.com/Visit-Us/Farm-to-Table-Tastings
Email:   info@ravineswine.com
Fees/Admission:  

$65 per person (gratuity not included)

Dec 31 - Jan 01   New Yeas Eve 2017-2018 at Ramada Geneva Lakefront
Celebrate New Years Eve at Ramada Geneva Lakefront
Package Pricing includes Overnight Guest Room, Cocktail Hour with Hors d' oeuvres, 4 Course Dinner, DJ Bob Ellis all night, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Breakfast Buffet, Late Check out
$379 Cityside Room based on Double Occupancy
$399 Lakeview Room based on Double Occupancy
Pricing includes hotel taxes and gratuities
Standard rooms with King bed or Double Beds
Stay the night before or on New Years Day with a special rate of $79 (must purchase the NYE package to receive discount)
Date:   December 31, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Time:   04:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Ramada Geneva Lakefront
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Krista Johns (315)-759-5340
Email:   kjohns@genevaramada.com
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, December 31, 2017
Check in after 4 pm (we will get you in early if requested)
Check out by 2 pm
Fees/Admission:   $379 Cityside Room
$399 Lakeview Room
Package Pricing includes all hotel taxes and gratuities