Events for May 2016
Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Apr 29 - May 01   24th Annual Wine & Herb Festival

Get a head start on your herb garden as you travel the trail sampling wine and herb-featured food pairings at all 16 wineries. Take home a souvenir wine glass, as well as the recipe cards to match along with a potted herb or veggie plant from each winery visited.

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:   April 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Time:   01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/131/24th-annual-wine-herb-festival-april-29-may-1
Location:   Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Contact:   800-684-5217
Email:   info@cayugawinetrail.com
Date/Time Details:   April 29, 30, May 1; Friday 1-5 pm, Saturday 10-6 pm, Sunday 10-6 pm
Fees/Admission:   40 for a single ticket, 60 for a couple ticket
May 06   Fridays Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Friday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
Fish Fry Special & Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   May 6, 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
May 08   Mother's Day Brunch on The Canandaigua Lady

May 8th, 2016 - Celebrate MOM While Cruising on Canandaigua Lake from 11am-1pm and Enjoy Brunch $60.00 all inclusive 

Assorted Juices, Coffee, Mimosa's, Fresh Fruit, Assorted Pastries, Home Fried Potatoes, Bacon, Sausage, Chicken Cacciatore, Scrambled Eggs, Fresh Vegetables and Biscuits

Date:   May 8, 2016
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.CdgaBoatCruises.com
Location:   205 Lakeshore Drive Canandaigua, N.Y. 14424
Contact:   The Canandaigua Lady 585-396-7350 www.CdgaBoatCruises.com
Email:   events@cdgalady.com
Date/Time Details:   Mother's Day May 8th 11am - 1pm
Fees/Admission:   $60.00 all inclusive
May 13   Fridays Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Friday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
Fish Fry Special & Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   May 13, 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
May 19   Eclipse Red Blending Event at Tasting Room on Seneca Lake
Heron Hill Winery is celebrating 25 years of our signature Eclipse Red blend in 2016!
Try your hand at the art of blending wine in this unique class presented by Eric Frarey of Heron Hill Winery.  Eric will pour a vertical his Bourdeaux-style blend, including the current vintage along with two other vintages!. You will then taste the three wines representing its component wines.  After a discussion on the fundamentals of creating a balanced blend, you will have the opportunity to create a blend of your own and sip while you mingle with other class participants. We will serve one sweet and one savory appetizer to pair with the wine.
Space is very limited and is on a first come first serve basis (by reservation only).
$10 per person; FREE for Heron Hill Wine Club members
Date:   May 19, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.heronhill.com/events/Eclipse-Red-Blending-Event-at-Tasting-Room-on-Seneca-Lake
Location:   3586 Route 14, Himrod, NY 14842
Contact:   Call Aimee to RSVP 607-243-7109
Email:   seneca@heronhill.com
Fees/Admission:   $10 per person
May 19   Painting Party with Jill Marie
Tickets are $35.00 each which includes painting supplies, canvas, easels, brushes, and hangers for canvas.
Guest will leave with their own painting.
A  Complimentary glass of wine, beer or soda.
 If people want to bring a smock or paint shirt they are welcome to
Food and beverages may be purchased during and after event.
All Reservations are to be paid in advance by credit card or cash.
All Reservations must be posted to house account.
No Reservations are to be taken after May 16th, 4:00 pm
Cut off of 40 Reservations.
Reservations are non-cancellable but are transferable to another person.
Date:   May 19, 2016
Time:   06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   http://hiwaterloo.com
Location:   Waterloo Holiday Inn
Contact:   Please call 315-539-5011
Email:   dlamitie@charteronehotels.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, May 19th from 6:30-8:30
Fees/Admission:   $35.00
May 20   Fridays Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Friday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
Fish Fry Special & Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   May 20, 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
May 22   The Finger Lakes Car & Bike Show
Proceeds to benefit: Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes, Inc.
 
 
Date:   May 22, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://fcsfl.org/Events.html
Location:   Generations Bank Headquarters; 20 East Bayard St., Seneca Falls, NY
Contact:   register online
Email:   cthurston@fcsfl.org
Date/Time Details:   May 22, 2016 10am - 4pm
Fees/Admission:   Vehicle registration: $10
May 25   Chamber Cup Golf Tournament
We are proud to announce that the Theme of the 2016 Tournament is......Back to the Eighties!!  

With musical entertainment, trivia, optional team costume contests, food, games prizes and more it is sure to be a rockin' time.  For more information visit our website at http://genevany.com.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

 
Date:   May 25, 2016
Location:   Big Oak Golf Course 
33 Packwood Road
Geneva, NY 14456
Contact:   Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce
Email:   info@genevany.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, May 25th
Program Registration:  10am
Tournament Start:  11am
May 27   Fridays Happy Hour & FREE Live Music at Ventosa Vineyards
BOGO Happy Hour & FREE Live Music
every Friday at
Ventosa Vineyards
Buy one, get one glass wine, beer & mixers from 5-6 pm
Live music 6-9 pm
Fish Fry Special & Cafe Toscana serving until 9pm
visit ventosavineyards.com for weekly music artists & special events
Date:   May 27, 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
May 30   Office Closed
The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Monday, May 30th as we observe Memorial Day. 

The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 8:30am. 
Date:   May 30, 2016
May 30   2016 Memorial Day Parade
Join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade in downtown Geneva. 
Date:   May 30, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Downtown Geneva
Date/Time Details:   May 30, 2016
10 AM