Thinking of coming for a visit to the Finger Lakes in June? Wondering what might be going on in the area?  Here’s a list of things taking place nearby through the end of the month.

June 10thLive Music with Colin Aberdeen, Oak & Vine at Springside Inn. No cover, drink specials,$10.00 beer buckets, 8 PM. (315) 252-7247

June 11thFARMER’S MARKET: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Town of Skaneateles Farmer’s Market at Austin Park Pavilion. Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc. (315) 727-9320.

June 11th PAINT & SIP,  Mirbeau Inn & Spa. Paint a Monet masterpiece with friends, wine & food. Located on the Monet Deck, overlooking Monet-inspired gardens. Price includes a glass of wine, hors d’oeuvres, a painting lesson & all painting supplies. $85 per person including tax & gratuity. 6 PM – 9 PM, space is limited. Call 877-MIRBEAU for reservations.

June 11th, 2015 – June 14th –  Godspell 151 S. Main Street, Naples, NY
Performance begins at 8:00 p.m. The NEW New Testament Musical! On the heels of our 50th Anniversary Season, we’re kicking off the next 50 years with a new production of a BVT favorite! If you’ve never seen this fun-filled, high energy musical based on the Gospel according to Matthew, now is your chance…if you’ve experienced it before, trust us – it’s never been quite like this. With a score by the composer of Wicked, and updated punch lines from the recent Broadway revival, this new Godspell will have toes tapping, hearts singing, and guts busting! Ticket Prices: $12-$33.

June 12th –  WINE DINNER, White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room, 18 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles, Ny.  Featuring wines from Heart &Hands winery. Fare prepared by Chef Luke Houghton of Pure Catering. 10% off all bottles for attendees. $75 per person plus tax. (gratuity included). Limited space available. 6:30 PM. Three course wine dinner. Call (315) 685-9463 for reservations.

June 12-27th – Cat On A Hot Tin RoofCentral New York Playhouse, 3649 Erie Blvd. E. Syracuse, NY 315-885-8960

June 13thAni Kavafian and Friends, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn, NY Violinist Ani Kavafian and cellist Clive Greensmith join the Geneva Music Festival artist roster to perform music of Dvorak, Kodaly, and Schubert. The highlight of this concert will be a performance of Schubert’s masterful String Quintet in C Major. 7:30 pm,  Tickets $20. Telephone: 315-252-0339

June 13th–  Rose Hill Yard Sale, 3373 Route 96A, Geneva, NY 14456
Merchandise of all sorts will be for sale. The sale goes on rain or shine. Proceeds will benefit the Geneva Historical Society. 9AM-2PM.  315-789-5151

June 13thSummerpalooza Heart Health & Wine, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry NY 13081 Join Treleaven in a celebration of heart health and wine at Summerpalooza on Saturday, June 13! After sponsoring the third annual ‘Ride for Heart Health’ to help raise awareness and funds for cardiac health, the fun will continue at the winery with live music, wine tastings, delicious food and great camaraderie! All cycling enthusiasts, age 18 and older, are encouraged to register for one of three scenic and peaceful routes (30, 50 and 70 miles) in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes. The ride will start and end at King Ferry Winery. Registration fee is $35. Visit  to register, or call the winery at 315.364.5100. After the morning bike ride, the celebration will carry on at the winery with free live music, delicious food and wine! The Delta Mike Shaw Band will get us started with their high-octane rhythm and blues from 11AM – 1PM, and Radio London will take over with their classic 1960’s rock ‘n roll from 2PM – 6PM. Skillet & Embers Catering Company will be serving food with Southern Flair starting at noon for an extra fee. TICKETS ONLY REQUIRED FOR BIKE RIDE. WINERY WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM 10AM-6PM, WITH MUSIC STARTING AT 11AM.

June 14thBeer versus Wine Dinner,  2051 State Route 90, Aurora, NY 13026
Eat, drink, laugh and learn! Start off by mingling with the other guests while enjoying a mouth-watering assortment of hors d’oeuvres,  followed by…Five (5!) courses – each paired with a beer and a wine of the purveyors choice. King Ferry Winery and Cortland Beer Company will present tasting information. Menu and venue – Pumpkin Hill Bistro Wine – Treleavan wines from King Ferry Winery Beer – Premium selection of beers from Cortland Beer Company Cost: $70pp inclusive. Call 315-364-7091 to reserve a spot today!

June 14th History’s Hometown Architecture Tour, Seward House Museum, 33 South Street,  Auburn, Ny. 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join the SHM for a fascinating walk through the evolution of America’s domestic architecture right in the heart of History’s Hometown! A guided walking tour between the Seward House and Cayuga Museum profiles iconic examples of domestic architecture, discussing stylistic evolution and the history of the buildings and their occupants. One of three offerings this summer.Admission: Seward House Museum or Cayuga Museum $10, General Public $12. Combo Package includes walking tour admission and a voucher to tour both museums valid through August 30th: $20. Reservations required as space is limited. Please contact Seward House Museum for more information.

Cost: Admission: Seward House Museum or Cayuga Museum Members $10, General Public $12

Telephone: (315) 252-1283

June 15th Inns of Aurora – Rupert’s Table – Tex Mex,  391 Main Street, Aurora NY 13026

Join Chef Rupert at the Inns of Aurora, E.B. Morgan House for a 3 course Tex Mex Fusion meal. $400 per couple includes dinner, breakfast and overnight accommodations. Contact the Inns of Aurora at 315-364-8888 for reservations.

June 19thAstronomy Night at Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge,3395 Route 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Come join astronomy professor Pete Saracino, and amateur astronomer Bob Smith, for a late afternoon/evening viewing of everything the sky has to offer. Begin with a late afternoon viewing of the Sun through telescopes specifically designed to view features of the solar surface. After sunset, they will focus their attention on the slender crescent moon while discussing current theories of the moon’s origin. Finally, after moon set, they will turn their attention to various celestial objects including constellations, asterisms, planets, star clusters, galaxies and deep sky objects – with a discussion on celestial mechanics and sky-lore thrown in for good measure. FREE. Call (315) 568-5987 to register. Time: 7:00 pm. Cost: FREE. Telephone: 315-568-5987

June 19thSyracuse Stage’s Gala 2015 featuring Keb Mo, Goldstein Auditoriam in Syracuse University’s Schine Student Center, 303 University Place, Syracuse NY Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist.  Tickets required 315-443-2709.

June 19th-21Polish Festival –  Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY.  Annual celebration of Polish culture.  Great food, vendors, music, dancing & much more. 800-234-4797

June 19th-30Auburn Doubledays Baseball –  Falcon Park, 130 N. Division St. Auburn, NY 315-255-2489. A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals.  Visit web site or call for game times & tickets.

June 20th Hickory Hill Music Festival, 7531 County Route 13, Bath, NY 14810
The Hickory Hill Music Festival June 20, 2015. Music Starts at 1 PM Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort Open to the Public Advanced Day tickets are $10.00 for adults 16 & up. Children’s tickets are $5.00. Under age 2 are free. Purchase Advanced Tickets by Calling (800) 760-0947 (Tickets day of the Festival are $15.00 for adults 16 & up. Children’s tickets are $5.00. Under age 2 are free.) Campers and lodging guests of Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort are admitted free of charge to the Hickory Hill Music Festival. Book your reservation early! A Multi-Genre Musical Event Artists Performing: Madeline Smith Debbie Williams The Overrated StoneClad Mixtape Alyssa Trahan Join us for an afternoon and evening of rockin’, bootstompin’music!

June 20th & 21stFather’s Day Weekend Barrel Tasting, CJS Vineyards & Aurelius Winery 6900 Fosterville Rd. Bring Dad to the winery to taste our newest reds, right out of the oak barrel! Dads get free tasting. Time: Noon – 5:00 pm. Cost: Free. Telephone: 315-730-4619.

June 21stThe Inns of Aurora “Father’s Day Barbecue”, 391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 Treat Dad to Dixieland barbeque on our lawn ! 12:00-4:00pm $25/person Reservations please. 315-364-8888.

June 21st Father’s Day Brunch and Blues at Pumpkin Hill Bistro, 2051 State Route 90, Aurora, NY 13026. Treat your Dad and yourself to some great food and LIVE music at Pumpkin Hill. Enjoy great food from our regular menu or choose from our special features of the day – something for everyone, $1.00 off of draft beers all day long. Live Music from 2 – 6 pm by the Black Earth Band with guest appearances by Scott Heinekamp and Phips Avery of Aurora’s own legendary BottomFeeders! When: noon – 6 pm. Call 315-364-7091 to reserve a spot today!

June 21stPrison City Rambler’s Father’s Day Car ShowEmerson Park, 6914 East Lake Rd. Auburn, NY 13021. In 2015, the Prison City Ramblers will host the 22ndt annual Father’s Day Car Show, to be held at beautiful Emerson Park in Auburn, NY. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Cost : To register a vehicle, $8/advance $10/day of show. Telephone, 315-253-2306.

June 23rd Wine Glass Painting Class, 268 Randall Crossing Road, Himrod NY 14842

Are you looking for a Fun, Relaxing, Afternoon , Overlooking the lake, With a glass of wine, as you express your artistic side and socialize with others? We have the perfect match for you! No artistic ability or experience necessary. Private Evening Classes Available by Request Only! Come enjoy a morning of painting wine glasses with one of our very own Miles “artists”- Christine Huggler-Wyant.

We will provide you with a glass of one of our amazing wines, paints, two wine glass, brushes, instruction and beautiful atmosphere. Dates: 10:00am until 12:00pm Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Pre-Registration Required, as Space is very limited each session! $25.00 per person- paid by Credit Card at the time of registration Call (607) 243-7742 Register Online or Email:

June 24thOwasco Lake Day, Emerson Park, 6914 E. Lake Rd, Auburn, Ny
Family activities, children’s games, food available, free pontoon boat rides, displays, demos, Speakers, “status of the lake”, Q&A panel, brochures and more. Rain or shine.

Time: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Cost: FREE. Telephone: (315) 283-9426

June 24th-July 15The Light In The Piazza, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd, Auburn, NY. Summer, 1953. Florence, Italy.  American, Clara loses her hat in a sudden gust. The hat lands at the feet of Fabrizio Naccarelli, a handsome Florentine.  800-457-8897

June 25th – June 28th Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
The finest sportscar drivers compete in this weekend of endurance and speed with five premier sportscar racing series at Watkins Glen International, featuring IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen – one segment of the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championship. On Saturday, witness Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s Continental Tire 150. In total, the five series amount to nearly 24 hours of on-track action includes: Cooper Tires Prototype Lites, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and Porsche GT3 Cup.’s Six Hours of the Glen

June 25th – Sept.10thM&T Bank Summer Concert SeriesThe State Theater, Ithaca, NY.

The Summer Concert Series is a free outdoor concert series open to the public held every Thursday evening from June 25 – September 10. Local and national acts acts perform music in genres including jazz, blues, reggae, folk, hip hop, country, zydeco, bluegrass, rock, and more! Enjoy a beer and wine garden open for the duration of each concert. Seating is not provided but participants are encouraged to bring a chair and stay a while! The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series has become a weekly summer tradition in the local community; Ithacans and tourists alike enjoy stumbling upon a vibrant downtown on a weekday evening. See you at the State!

June 26th & 27thEmpire Brewfest, Empire Expo Center, NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair BLVD, Syracuse, NY

The premier summer craft beer event in New York.  Over 100 craft beers, 60 wines, awesome food, brewery reps galore, “meet the brewer” presentations, music.  Tickets required.

June 27thDavid Crosby Live, Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St, Geneva, NY 14456 – 8PM Rock and Roll hall of Famer, and member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.  This is a reserved seated show. Tickets online.  315-781-5483 or 866-355-5483

June 27thMoonlight Cruise aboard the Judge Ben Wiles, Midlakes navigation, 11 Jordan St. Skaneateles NY – 8:30 PM $15 adults. gratuity included.  No reservations. Tickets available beginning at 9AM day of cruise.

June 27th $ 28th11th Annual Cherry Festival, Varick Winery & Vineyard, 5102 Rt. 89, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, Romulus, NY Sat & Sun 9:30Am-6PM.  Sweet and sour cherry picking, food, wine, sweet treats, live music by Brad JuJu (6/27) and Agonal Rhythm(6/28), hay rides, arts and crafts.  Free admission. $4 to sample 6 wines.  315-549-8797

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