Events for December 2016
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 02 - Dec 04   23rd Annual Holiday Shopping Spree

Celebrate the Holidays early along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Sample food and wine pairings and bring home the matching recipes and a souvenir wine glass. Collect 16 different winery ornaments to adorn your grapevine wreath and cross items off your gift list as you use the Holiday Shoppers Card, worth a potential $80 in savings.

On Friday, visit Six Mile Creek, Long Point, Treleaven by King Ferry or Montezuma to start your weekend plans. On Saturday, visit Treleaven by King Ferry and Long Point wineries at a special time, 9:00 am. All 16 wineries will participate in the event the rest of the weekend.

Make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our grand prizes.

Date:   December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Time:   01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Contact:   800-684-5217
Date/Time Details:   December 2-4, Friday 1-5 pm, Saturday 10-6 pm, Sunday 10-5 pm
Fees/Admission:   40 for a single ticket, 60 for a couple
Dec 03   Wassail Bowl
The Wassail Bowl Committee of the Geneva Historical Society will present the 48th annual Wassail Bowl Sale on Saturday, December 3, from 10 am to 2 pm at The Presbyterian Church, 24 Park Place 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.

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.

Date:   December 3, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Presbyterian Church
24 Park Place
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Historical Society 315-789-5151
Date/Time Details:   12/3/16 10 AM - 2 PM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Dec 03   15th Annual Geneva Santa Train

This is the 15th annual Santa Train. It is a 50-minute round trip train ride from Geneva to Clifton Springs, New York. Santa and his elves will be on the train. The elves will sing carols and greet the children. Each child will have a visit with Santa. They will receive a coloring book, crayons and a candy cane. There are on board refreshments and food for sale off the train. Trains board 15 minutes before departure. Five trains are available: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm. The 4:00 pm train is a special pajama train.

This event is sponsored by the Geneva Rotary Club and the Finger Lakes Railway. Tickets sell out fast and are available online, at the Smith Center for the Arts box office, 82 Seneca Street, Geneva, NY or by phone at 315-781-5483.

The Geneva Rotary will also be conducting a new mitten and hat drive. Please consider bringing a donation the day of the Santa Train!

Date:   December 3, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Behind Public Safety Building
255 Exchange Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Parking is available in the lot nearby. Parking attendants will be there to guide you. You must have a ticket to board the train

Contact:   Dave Cook - 607-279-3152
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $18/per ticket (lapsitters 2 years old and under are free!)
Dec 14   Chamber Business After Hours
Business After Hours Networking Mixers are held on the second Wednesday of every month from 5-7 pm.  This monthly event is held at local Chamber member businesses, and has become a strong resource for making contact with both current and prospective clients.

For information about hosting a Mixer click here or call the Chamber at (315) 789-1776. 

Date:   December 14, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Lyons National Bank
399 Exchange Street
Geneva, NY
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
Fees/Admission:   $5 Members
$7 Non-Members
Dec 21   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:   December 21, 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
Dec 27   Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce 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:   December 27, 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