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Curing Winter Blues in the Finger Lakes

Curing your Winter Blues is easy in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes when there are plenty of fun events this March to keep your mind off the weather and looking on to the coming days of Spring. Whether it's parent's night out, or a family activity we've got you covered

What better pairing are there then beer and chili and wine and chocolate? There aren't any that come to mind. You can indulge in wine sample, beer tastings and samplings from local restaurants and caterers during Beer & Chili, Wine & Chocolate. Not only will you get to sample delicious local food and beverage, but support a good cause, the Erwin Child & Family Center. Live music and an auction round out the night all happening March 3rd from 7-10 pm. Purchase your tickets for this fun and charitable event now.

Beer & Chili, Wine & Chocolate
Beer & Chili, Wine & Chocolate

It wouldn't be March without a St. Patrick Day celebration, and Hornell is the place to be. Join the thousands who take part in a day of Irish fun. On March 11th watch the annual parade at 11am, then take part in the 25th Annual 5K Run for the Shamrock. Area Transportation will be available to all local pubs and breweries for a night of St. Patrick's Day Celebration.

Hornell St. Patrick's Day Parade courtesy of Hornell Partners for Growth
Hornell St. Patrick's Day Parade courtesy of Hornell Partners for Growth

Cabin Fever returns March 10th to Corning's Gaffer District for a night of wine and beer tastings, and shopping and dining promotions. For just $15 a person you'll get a collectable wine and beer glass, and tastings from over 25 wineries and breweries in the Finger Lakes region. No drinking? No problem! Bottles and Corks is sponsoring a drink responsibly program which will offer free products, special promotions, and other tokens of appreciation from select businesses in the Gaffer District to designated drivers during the tasting events. Add more fun to the festivities and pick up colorful beads, light-up hats, and blinking jewelry that will be available for purchase at each of the check-in locations. Get your tickets now from the Information Center of Corning.

Cabin Fever courtesy of Cagwin Photograohy
Cabin Fever courtesy of Cagwin Photograohy

Get hands-on with the whole family at Watson Homestead and learn about the process of maple sugaring during the March Maple Family Weekend March 17th-19th. You'll get to participate in the process of making your own maple syrup and maple sugar candy, from tapping the trees to taking home the finished product and everything in between! Making maple syrup is a long process so use your down time to bond with your family over an arts and craft project, a hike, or just simply relaxing. Call Watson Homestead now to register for a sweet weekend sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is your cure for Winter boredom and blues with events happening all month long. Be sure to check the events calendar so you don't miss any upcoming celebrations and happenings!

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