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Labor Day - Activities all Weekend Long!

Christine Wei of Shermans Travel named the Finger Lakes as one of five places to go in September for fall colors . . . and more. "Foliage and wine," writes Wei. "Hot air balloons and culture. What could make for a better kickoff to fall?"

Between the New York State Festival of Balloons, bonfires and Native American flute music, wine tastings and farm-to-table foods, or gorgeous scenery, Labor Day is the last hurrah of summer which makes it a big deal.

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Events

27
Aug
2016

"Maple Leaf" Auction, music and art displays. Free admission!

Hornell, NY
01
Sep
2016

INDYCAR's biggest stars come to The Glen for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Wrap up your summer with a great weekend of racing!

Watkins Glen, NY
01
Sep
2016

Now in its 35th year, the New York State Festival of Balloons is a weekend of balloon flights, tethered rides, arts & crafts and fun for the whole family.

BALLOON GLOW

Kick of the weekend on Thursday evening with the balloon glow. Watch the balloons light up the night as they fill the grounds of the Brae Burn...

Dansville, NY
09
Jun
2016

It's the ultimate way to shop local! Corning's Gaffer District invites you to celebrate local flavor every this season at the annual Corning Farmers Market. The market offers a variety of fresh local produce, baked goods and handmade crafts from New York's Finger Lakes region. Plan to enjoy the restaurants, shops,...

Corning, NY
01
Sep
2016

All concerts are held rain or shine in the Bandstand on the Village Square. Featuring: Bruce Holler & the Bongo Barrister

Hammondsport, NY
02
Sep
2016

The 8th Annual Ride for the Red motorcycle run will be held Labor Day weekend to raise funds for the American Red Cross' Finger Lakes Chapter's local services, including the Service to the Armed Forces program. The event is supported by Arkport Harley-Davidson and Southern Tier Harley-Davidson.

The...

Big Flats, NY
02
Sep
2016

Visitors to 1886 in September will enjoy an in depth harvest vineyard experience followed by a seated flight of 6 unique wines paired with small foods from Snug Harbor Restaurant.

2015 Pinot Blanc
Poached pear with shaved Asiago and basil cream

2014 Grüner Veltliner
Pequito pepper stuffed with...

Hammondsport, NY
03
Sep
2016

This workshop covers basic tool sharpening and wood carving. Instructor: Bob Feltz

1/$10 - 3/$25 - 6/$50

Hammondsport, NY
03
Sep
2016

Come to Depot Park in Hammondsport for a Bonfire reminiscent of Genundowa Festival days and enjoy the mystical music of Joseph Fire Crow.  Mr Fire Crow is one of the top three Native American flute players in the world.  He has released eight solo albums thus far and has won numerous awards from NAMA, the...

Hammondsport, NY
03
Sep
2016

Visitors will be able to look at several Ferraris and rare sports cars as they are displayed along Historic Market Street. Vehicle owners, many of whom travel the world in pursuit of their passion for automobiles, will be on hand to answer questions and provide additional information.

Corning, NY
04
Sep
2016

Few would have guessed that "Weird Al" Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million album sales. Now in his fourth career decade, he has won 4...

Big Flats, NY
14
Jul
2016

Corning's Gaffer District free concert series located at Centerway Square

Corning, NY
09
Sep
2016

Sponsored by Christopher Quinlan Attorney at Law. Music by Meredith Kohn Bocek, Harpist.

Corning, NY
09
Sep
2016

Join us for Rockwell Roadhouse – a high-energy live music series featuring regional Americana, folk, and rock bands, right in the lobby of The Rockwell Museum. Let off some steam from your work week at this energetic happy hour event, complete with cash bar and tasty hors d'oeuvres, setting the stage for a great...

Corning, NY
10
Sep
2016

The Finger Lakes Regional Market is an outdoor market showcasing the products and experiences of the Finger Lakes Region. Admission and parking are free. Come shop the market at the Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center's lower pavilion area. Finger Lakes based businesses are welcome to request a vendor...

Painted Post, NY
Spotlights
Wineglass Marathon 2016
September is quickly coming to a close which means that everyone in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is getting ready for the expected 6,500 runners from all over the world who will come to participate in the 35th annual Wineglass Marathon races the first weekend...
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