Events for July 2014
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Jul 01 - Aug 10   Lake to Lake Women (Formerly Geneva BPW)
Lake to Lake Women (Formerly Geneva Business & Prof. Women) is inviting the community to participate in the 2015 Community Birthday Calendar featuring a sponsored picture of "The Former Hotel Seneca" where Geneva BPW first met when the local chapter was chartered 85 years ago.  Calendars are $4.00 each and listings -- i.e. birthdays, anniversaries, in memoriams are $.50 each.  For further details you may contact Nancy Taylor, Chairman at 789-2899 before August 10th.
Date:   July 1, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Contact:   Nancy Taylor at 789-2899
Email:   nancyt2@localnet.com
Date/Time Details:   Deadline is August 10th
Jul 02   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:   July 2, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Jul 03   Ventosa Vineyards Thursday Night Music and Fireworks over Seneca
Join Ventosa Vineyards Thursday, July 3rd for Happy Hour, FREE Live Music and watch the Legion Fireworks display from our Terrace.  Fun starts at 5, Happy hour from 6-7pm.  Live Music from Waterside Acoustic starts at 7.  Cafe Toascana is serving until 9pm.  Fireworks start at dusk
Date:   July 3, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards 3440 Route 96 A Geneva NY
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   7/3/14 5pm
Fees/Admission:   Free admission, cost of food and bev apply
Jul 05   Top to Bottom Tours Rose HIll Mansion
For the 2014 season the Geneva Historical Society will offer a special Top-to-Bottom Tour of Rose Hill Mansion on the first Saturday of the month, beginning May 3. These tours will be an opportunity for visitors to see areas of the house not open on our regular tours, including the basement and cupola. Tours will be held at 11am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm and 3:30pm and are included in regular admission.
 
The tour is appropriate for adults and children 15 years and older. Please be advised that there are many stairs to climb and some confined spaces included in the tour. Because of these limitations, space on the tour is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations may be made at the Geneva Historical Society at 315-789-5151 or at Rose Hill after May 1 at 315-789-3848.
Date:   July 5, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Location:   3373 New York 96A
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   7/5/14 ~ 11AM - 3:30PM
Fees/Admission:   $7
Jul 09   Business After Hours
Don't miss Business After HoursWednesday, July 9th, hosted by In House Graphic Design, 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:   July 9, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   68 Castle Street, Geneva
Jul 09   Downtown Geneva Walking Tours
Discover downtown Geneva’s past this summer with the Geneva Historical Society. The Society’s archivist, Karen Osburn, and volunteer Joseph Rivera-Ramos will lead walking tours of downtown Geneva’s business district during July and August. The tours will run rain or shine the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The July 9 tour will cover the eastern half of the downtown business district. The tour on July 23 will focus on the western half of downtown, and the tours on August 13 and 27 will cover Exchange Street. Find out what downtown was like in the past, what happened to some of its historic buildings, and why Geneva still has so many 19th-century buildings. Discover the stories of those that remain, and how downtown businesses were once the lifeblood of the community and its economy.
Each tour will start at 7 p.m. outside Finger Lakes Gifts and Lounge at 60 Seneca Street. The cost is $5 per person. Payment can be made in advance at the Society office or at the beginning of the tour. Please bring exact change or a check if you pay the night of the tour. Reservations are appreciated. Call the Society at 315-789-5151 if you wish to make a reservation or for more information.
Date:   July 9, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Finger Lakes Gifts & Lounge
60 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   7/9/14 ~ 7PM
Fees/Admission:   $5
Jul 09   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:   July 9, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Jul 12   Thrive to Survive General Cancer Support Group Meeting
General Cancer Support Group Meeting
Peer to Peer Group
Open to cancer patients and caregivers
No registration required
Attendance Free
Date:   July 12, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.thrivetosurvive.org
Location:   Geneva Public Library
Contact:   Pam Venuti 315-374-0626
Email:   pam@thrivetosurvive.org
Date/Time Details:   July 12, 2014 10am till 12pm
Fees/Admission:   free
Jul 12 - Jul 13   Corn Hill Arts Festival

Enjoy the 46th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival, Rochester's Premier summertime festival! Experience over 400 juried artists, four stages of live music, food and family fun; free admission.

Date:   July 12, 2014 - July 13, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.cornhillartsfestival.com
Location:   Corn Hill District 133 S Fitzhugh Street Rochester, NY 14608
Contact:   Elaine Lennox
Email:   elennox@archercom.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 12, 2014 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, July 13, 2014 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jul 16   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:   July 16, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Jul 17   Inspired Speakers Meeting! (Plus FREE PIZZA!)

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

 Come join us for our bimonthly Toastmasters meetings (AND FREE PIZZA!) on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6:30-7:30pm in the Seneca Room in Geneva (603 S. Main Street)! We are a friendly group of people who support each other in preparing and delivering speeches. Our next scheduled meeting is July 17th, so come join us! We'd love to see you there!

 

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.

Date:   July 17, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Seneca Room
603 South Main Street
Geneva, NY
Contact:   genevatoast@gmail.com
Email:   genevatoast@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   July 17th from 6:30-7:30pm
Fees/Admission:   free (pizza included)
Jul 17 - Jul 20   Geneva Theatre Guild "The Drowsy Chaperone"
Travel back to the Jazz Age with the Geneva Theatre Guild’s production of The Drowsy Chaperone. The production will be staged at the air conditioned Smith Opera House July 17-19 at 8:00pm with a Sunday matinee on July 20 at 2:00pm.
 

Tickets are $14 (General Admission) and $12 (Student/Senior) and can be purchased online

online by visiting the Smith Opera House website at www.thesmith.org/events and will be available at the door. More information about the Geneva Theatre Guild can be found at www.gtglive.org.

Date:   July 17, 2014 - July 20, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.thesmith.org/events
Location:   Smith Opera House, Seneca Street, Geneva
Contact:   Smith Opera House 315-781-5183
Email:   jhmitchell13@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   July 17-19, 8:00pm
July 20, 2:00pm
Fees/Admission:   $14 General Admission
$12 Student/Senior
Jul 20   Sunday Concert Series
This summer the Geneva Historical Society is hosting a free concert series on the lawn at Rose Hill Mansion. For three Sundays, the grounds of Rose Hill will be alive with music and fun. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of music to end a summer weekend in the Finger Lakes. 
On Sunday, July 20, Cool Club will bring their blend of jazz, blues, boogie-woogie, ragtime and swing to the mansion grounds.
Date:   July 20, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Rose Hill Mansion
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   7/20/14 @ 5PM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jul 23   Downtown Geneva Walking Tours
Discover downtown Geneva’s past this summer with the Geneva Historical Society. The Society’s archivist, Karen Osburn, and volunteer Joseph Rivera-Ramos will lead walking tours of downtown Geneva’s business district during July and August. The tours will run rain or shine the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The July 9 tour will cover the eastern half of the downtown business district. The tour on July 23 will focus on the western half of downtown, and the tours on August 13 and 27 will cover Exchange Street. Find out what downtown was like in the past, what happened to some of its historic buildings, and why Geneva still has so many 19th-century buildings. Discover the stories of those that remain, and how downtown businesses were once the lifeblood of the community and its economy.
Each tour will start at 7 p.m. outside Finger Lakes Gifts and Lounge at 60 Seneca Street. The cost is $5 per person. Payment can be made in advance at the Society office or at the beginning of the tour. Please bring exact change or a check if you pay the night of the tour. Reservations are appreciated. Call the Society at 315-789-5151 if you wish to make a reservation or for more information.
Date:   July 23, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com
Location:   Finger Lakes Gifts and Lounge
60 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   7/23/14 ~ 7PM
Fees/Admission:   $5
Jul 23   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:   July 23, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Jul 26   Jane Austen Day at Rose Hill Mansion
On Saturday, July 26 at Rose Hill Mansion step into Jane Austen’s world and experience a taste of early 19th-century life in the Finger Lakes region. Throughout the day, participants can encounter War of 1812 re-enactors, hear gallery talks about the ritual of tea or the Rose Family, try writing with a quill pen, and sample period foods in the Rose Hill kitchen. At 11:30 a.m. Master Gardner John Fouracre will explore gardening in Regency England, and at 1 p.m. the Country Dancers of Rochester will give demonstrations of English Country Dancing accompanied by live music of the period. There will be period clothing, needlework, and tea services on display in the house. The public is encouraged to enter the period picnic contest and to come dressed in Regency fashions.
Jane Austen Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is to Jane Austen Day is $5and includes entrance to the mansion. Jane Austen Day is free for members of the Geneva Historical Society.
Rose Hill Mansion is located at 3373 Route 96A, about a mile south of Routes 5&20, near Geneva, New York.
Date:   July 26, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Rose Hill Mansion
3373 New York 96A
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society
Email:   office@genevahistoricalsociety.com
Date/Time Details:   7/26/14 10AM
Fees/Admission:   $5
Jul 26   An Evening of World Jazz with The Rita Collective at Zugibe Vineyards
Zugibe Vineyards presents The Rita Collective, for an evening of World Jazz featuring Dean Keller (bass clarinet), Kristen Shiner McGuire (marimba), Kyle Vock (acoustic bass), and Matt Bevan-Perkins (percussion). Overlooking the East side of Seneca Lake, you will enjoy melodies from the Middle-East and Africa interpreted with a stroke of Jazz, re-invented Jazz tunes from masters like Miles, and re-imagined pop tunes from Rage Against the Machine, Michael Jackson, or the Beatles, as well as breathtaking views of Seneca Lake!
Date:   July 26, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ritacollective.com, www.zugibevineyards.com/
Location:   Zugibe Vineyards
4248 E Lake Rd
Geneva, NY
(315) 585-6402
Contact:   Julia Bremer, manager Zugibe Vineyards, (315) 585-6402
Email:   julia@zugibevineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 26, 2014
5pm
Fees/Admission:   $10 includes music and wine tasting
Jul 26   Italian Night Out at Ventosa benefiting St. Francis - St. Stephen School
Ventosa Vineyards will host an Italian Night Out Dinner to benefit
St. Francis - St. Stephen School in Geneva, NY
go to www.ventosavineyards.com or call 315.719.0000 for complete details and menu
Date:   July 26, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ventosavineyards.com
Location:   Ventosa Vineyards
Contact:   info@ventosavineyards.com
Email:   danielle@ventosavineyards.com
Date/Time Details:   7/26/14 at 6pm
Jul 30   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:   July 30, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM