Fun in the Finger Lakes Indoors!
Fun in the Finger Lakes Indoors!
From Arnot Mall Shopping to the National Soaring Museum and the Seneca Lake Wine Trail – and more!
The Rockwell Museum of Western Art offers free admission on Sundays (through April) and houses the best of American Western and Native American art.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, now entering its 90th season, presents a full schedule of orchestral and pops concerts, including “New York Cityscapes” (February 1-2), “Rhapsody in Blue” (February 7, 8, 9), “Music from Italy” (March 3), “Romantic Dvorak” (March 21, 23, 24), and many other special performances.
“Baltimore Waltz / W;t in rep” (through February 2), “Noises Off” (March 28-April 6) and several musical performances, art exhibits and films come to Red House Arts Center this winter.
You COULD bring the family to Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center, because its luxury condominium style suites are fully equipped, there’s an indoor waterpark, and plenty of other kid-friendly activities. Or, have a romantic getaway there, enjoy the spa, fitness center and take a day-trip to the oldest wine trails in America on Cayuga and Seneca Lakes. The choice is yours…
The Seneca Lake Wine Trail hosts several special events, including Polar Passport (through March 31), Chocolate & Wine Weekend (February 8-10) and Cruisin’ The Tropics Weekend (March 22-24). Participating wineries also host Winemaker Wednesdays, Preferred Pairings and live music at Belhurst Castle, one of the Top 10 Romantic Inns and Resorts.
Gallery Forty-One is a place for local artists and craftspeople to showcase and sell their work. The Goat Boy Coffee Bar has specialty coffee, espresso AND chocolate, Polish pottery, Vera Bradley handbags, Burt’s Bees, children’s gifts, jewelry, and much more! Take a window seat at Fuddy Duddy’s Fudge and have a hot cup of coffee, tea or cocoa and fudge, a brownie, cookies…..More shopping? Try the Arnot Mall.
At Tioga Downs Casino & Entertainment, you’ll find harness racing, simulcast racing, 750 video lottery terminals, sports bar and lounge, entertainment and a buffet restaurant. The National Soaring Museum is one of only two U.S. museums focused on motorless flight, and Corning Museum of Glass is well worth a visit for its beauty, its gift shop: there’s so much to learn about glass!
Who knew? Elmira’s Center for Mark Twain Studies is one of the world’s leading research centers focused on the famed writer: they offer a lecture series and guided tours.
The Annual Membership Exhibit will be on display at The New Deal Gallery February 15-March 2.
Watkins Glen Theater and Ohmann Theatre are both charmingly renovated old-fashioned movie houses with digital projection and contemporary films. Auburn Public Theater’s eclectic lineup includes Bruce Cockburn (February 24), films and theater productions.
Celebrate Women’s History Month in March! Seneca Falls has museums and historic sites related to Women’s Rights, including the National Women’s Hall of Fame and Women’s Rights National Historical Park. Or, visit Susan B. Anthony Museum & House in Rochester and Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn.
Arnot Mall – Horseheads
Auburn Public Theater
Belhurst Castle – Geneva
Center for Mark Twain Studies - Elmira
Corning Museum of Glass
Finger Lakes Wine Country
Fuddy Duddy Fudge – Owego
Gallery Forty-One - Owego
The Glen Theater – Watkins Glen
Dosage Your Own Champagne – Glenora Wine Cellars
The Goat Boy Coffee Bar – Owego
Harriet Tubman House – Auburn
Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center – Cortland
Ohmann Theatre – Lyons
The National Soaring Museum – Elmira
The New Deal Gallery
The Parker House Holiday Festival
Red House Arts Center
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rockwell Museum of Western Art
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Shipwreck Amusement Center – Cortland
Susan B. Anthony Museum & House - Rochester
Tioga Downs Casino & Entertainment
Women’s Rights – Seneca Falls
For more information, visit the Finger Lakes region and Finger Lakes alliance.