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1
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

Chautauqua-Allegany
Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street
Ellicottville

The Finger Lakes
Women’s Rights Alliance Conference
Liverpool

Central New York
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
Cooperstown

The Finger Lakes
Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour
Ithaca

Thousand Islands - Seaway
Giving Thanks Event
Oswego

The Catskills
Food for Thought: Meditation & Gourmet Meal
Glen Spey

2
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

The Finger Lakes
Women’s Rights Alliance Conference
Liverpool

Capital-Saratoga
Capital Region Wing Wars 16
Troy

Chautauqua-Allegany
Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street
Ellicottville

Central New York
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
Cooperstown

The Adirondacks
LARAC Fall Arts Festival
Queensbury

Central New York
The Great New York State Model Train Fair
Syracuse

The Finger Lakes
Retrogamecon
Syracuse

The Catskills
Wilderness Survival Training at Dirt Road Camp
Delancey

3
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

Chautauqua-Allegany
Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street
Ellicottville

The Adirondacks
LARAC Fall Arts Festival
Queensbury

The Finger Lakes
International Craft Beer and Cider Festival
Henrietta

Central New York
The Great New York State Model Train Fair
Syracuse

The Finger Lakes
Retrogamecon
Syracuse

4
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

5
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

6
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

7
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

The Catskills
Dave Sanborn Jazz Quartet at Bethel Woods
Bethel

Niagara-Western NY
Christmas in the Country - Hamburg
Hamburg

Capital-Saratoga
Girlfriends Helping Girlfriends
Saratoga Springs

8
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

Niagara-Western NY
Christmas in the Country - Hamburg
Hamburg

The Finger Lakes
Christkindl Market
Canandaigua

The Finger Lakes
Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour
Ithaca

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

9
The Adirondacks
2019 Quilts Unlimited
Old Forge

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

The Finger Lakes
Chambourcin, Chocolate, and Cheese Weekend
Auburn

Central New York
Herkimer County Arts & Crafts Fair
Herkimer

The Finger Lakes
Keuka Holidays
Penn Yan

Niagara-Western NY
Christmas in the Country - Hamburg
Hamburg

The Finger Lakes
Christkindl Market
Canandaigua

The Finger Lakes
YWCA Syracuse & Onondaga County's Spirit of American Women Gala
Syracuse

10
Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

The Finger Lakes
Keuka Holidays
Penn Yan

The Finger Lakes
Tom Segura
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Christmas in the Country - Hamburg
Hamburg

The Finger Lakes
Christkindl Market
Canandaigua

Central New York
Herkimer County Arts & Crafts Fair
Herkimer

Chautauqua-Allegany
Ellicottville's Winter Blues Weekend
Ellicottville

11
12
The Finger Lakes
Friends of the Central Library Present - Tommy Orange
Syracuse

Capital-Saratoga
Russian Ballet Theatre presents “Swan Lake”
Albany

13
The Finger Lakes
Russian Ballet Theatre presents Swan Lake
Syracuse

14
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

15
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Finger Lakes
Christmas in the Country – Rochester
Henrietta

Thousand Islands - Seaway
Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour
Ithaca

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

16
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Finger Lakes
Christmas in the Country – Rochester
Henrietta

Thousand Islands - Seaway
Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair
Oswego

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

17
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

Thousand Islands - Seaway
Gingerbread Workshop & Tree Decorating
Oswego

The Finger Lakes
Christmas in the Country – Rochester
Henrietta

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

18
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

19
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

20
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

The Catskills
Beginner-Friendly Silent Meditation Retreat
Glen Spey

Capital-Saratoga
Wizardfest: A Pop-Up Wizarding Experience
Albany

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

21
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

22
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Winter Fireworks Over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

All Regions
Todd Hobin & The Cadleys In Concert
Syacuse

23
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

The Finger Lakes
Cayuga Museum Holiday Party
Auburn

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

Capital-Saratoga
Taste of the Holidays: Craft Beer, Wine and Distilled Spirits Festival
Albany

Capital-Saratoga
Lunch with Santa
Schenectady

The Finger Lakes
Salt City Holiday Antiques Show
Syracuse

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

Niagara-Western NY
Makers Mart
Auburn

The Finger Lakes
Best of NY- Food and Drink Festival
Syracuse

The Catskills
Wreath Fineries at the Wineries
Marlboro

24
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

The Finger Lakes
Best of NY- Food and Drink Festival
Syracuse

The Catskills
Wreath Fineries at the Wineries
Marlboro

The Finger Lakes
Parlor Music Concert: A Musical Journey through the 19th Century
Auburn

The Finger Lakes
Salt City Holiday Antiques Show
Syracuse

Chautauqua-Allegany
Medieval Feast Dinner Theatre
Clymer

25
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

26
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

27
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

28
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

The Catskills
Food for Thought: Gratitude Meditation and Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast
Glen Spey

29
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

The Finger Lakes
Christmas Tree lighting in Syracuse
Syracuse

The Finger Lakes
Urban Arts Crawl
Corning

Chautauqua-Allegany
Winter Village at Chautauqua
Chautauqua

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

Capital-Saratoga
Capital Holiday Lights in the Park
Albany

Niagara-Western NY
Winter Fireworks Over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

The Finger Lakes
Holiday Craft Marketplace
Fairport

Chautauqua-Allegany
Fairgrounds Festival of Lights
Hamburg

The Finger Lakes
Dickens Christmas
Skaneateles

30
Central New York
Lights on the Lake
Liverpool

The Finger Lakes
Gingerbread Gallery at Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse

Niagara-Western NY
Fatima Festival of Lights
Youngstown

Central New York
Polar Express Train Ride
Utica

Capital-Saratoga
Capital Holiday Lights in the Park
Albany

The Finger Lakes
Holiday Craft Marketplace
Fairport

Chautauqua-Allegany
Fairgrounds Festival of Lights
Hamburg

The Finger Lakes
Dickens Christmas
Skaneateles

Central New York
Syracuse Wine and Chocolate Festival
Syracuse

Central New York
Santa Express Train Ride
Milford

Chautauqua-Allegany
Winter Village at Chautauqua
Chautauqua

The Finger Lakes
Syracuse City Ballet "The Nutcracker"
Syracuse


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  Nov 2019  
 
October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: 6319 Sommerville Road, Ellicottville, NY, 14731
Phone: 1-716-699-4839
Jump on the scariest hayride in Western New York – if you dare!

Nightmare Hayride is a 25-minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures. But that's not all of the frightening fun! You will then have to make your way through the Gothic Chamber, Haunted Wooden Maze, and through the Haunted Barn with the Vortex Tunnel.

Nightmare Hayride also offers a cook shack which serves up some spooktacular food!

There are seven tractors running continuously, so no reservation is needed. There is a cost for admission (children 5 and under are free) and gives you access to all the haunted attractions.



November 1, 2019 to November 2, 2019

Host/Presenter: Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool
Location: 441 Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 315-521-3985
The Women’s Rights Alliance Conference will include 15 presentations and 43 presenters, all representing programs produced in preparation for the 2020 women’s suffrage 100th anniversary celebration for women’s right to vote in the United States.

Sessions will be held at Matilda Joslyn Gage Center in Fayetteville, and the Great Law of Peace Center in Liverpool. A full schedule of events is available at https://wranys.org/post/_docs/2019ConferenceAgenda.pdf.

Reservations are available at https://wranys.org/.

For more information, email info@wranys.org or call 315-521-3985.



November 1, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM
Host/Presenter: The Farmer's Museum
Location: 5775 State Highway 80, Cooperstown , NY, 13326
Phone: 1-607-547-1450
Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum's historic village.

Walk through the darkened 19th-century village by lantern, stopping at the Blacksmith's Shop, Bump Tavern, and other buildings. Guides tell ghostly tales adapted from the Louis C. Jones classic, Things That Go Bump in the Night, a timeless record of haunted history and restless spirits in New York State. You will hear stories associated with the museum's buildings, such as the tale of a young ghost sighted by staff and guests in Bump Tavern and the mysterious early morning strikes on the blacksmith's anvil.

See a theatrical performance of Edgar Allan Poe’s haunting “The Tell-Tale Heart” that will leave you aghast.

Location: Hour-long tours begin at the Herder’s Cottage Gift Store at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 pm

Tickets: museumghosts.eventbrite.com

Children must be accompanied by an adult. We recommend that smaller children attend the first tour. Requires advance registration, limited to 20 participants per tour.



November 1, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: East Green St. & South Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY, 14850
Phone: 607-272-4830
During Ithaca is Foodies Culinary Tours' newest experience, sip and snack your way through Downtown Ithaca with visits to neighborhood bars and local beverage purveyors.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is a narrated, guided tour of the heart of Ithaca where you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and light tastings at four local establishments and sample craft beer, artisan cider, local wine, and a craft cocktail.

You will visit four local businesses, sampling alcoholic libations at each. Sip craft beers, Finger Lakes wines, artisan ciders, and a cocktail crafted with local spirits, adding up to about two drinks. Along the way, enjoy delicious local food tastings paired with each beverage. Accompanying these scrumptious samplings you’ll be treated to insights about each establishment – all neighborhood favorites with a unique story and setting.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is perfect for Ithacans and visitors alike!



November 1, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Oswego County Opportunities Events
Location: Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego, NY, 13126
Phone: 315-598-4717
In keeping with its theme of giving thanks the event will feature an assortment of autumn inspired food and refreshments.

Food stations throughout the venue will offer attendees the opportunity to enjoy harvest season delicacies from some of Oswego County’s finest restaurants and eateries; each paired with wine and beer samples especially chosen to complement the foods featured at each station.

There will also be a number of drawings and live entertainment.

Follow the OCO Events page for event updates!



November 1, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
A Gourmet Meditation: Friday Night Meal & Meditation at Kadampa Meditation Center New York Sullivan Catskills.
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Start with a relaxing guided meditation in the Kadampa Buddhist World Peace Temple, followed by a delicious 3-course meal in the Temple's World Peace Cafe. Enjoy your dinner overlooking the woodlands, streams and gardens.

Reception open: 6:00pm Meditation: 6:30pm Meal: 7:00pm
These evenings are popular and spaces are limited so please reserve early.

Upcoming Friday Dates: November 1, and November 28 Thanksgiving Feast
Cost is $20 per person, or $35 for two people. Meals are vegetarian, but may include dairy, eggs or gluten. Unfortunately, we aren't able to cater to special diets. For allergy concerns, please call us before registering.

Interested in a Weekend Away?
Over the course of the weekend, we offer a variety of classes and events that provide a structured yet relaxed stay.

On Saturday, spend the morning at our Half-Day Meditation Workshops. The course is followed by a vegetarian lunch with the community and a quiet afternoon to enjoy the World Peace Café and bookstore. In the evening we will have our regular Buddhist chanted prayers in English which you are welcome to attend free of charge.

On Sunday morning, you'll get the opportunity to receive teachings from our Resident Teacher Gen Samten Kelsang at Prayers for World Peace Meditation Class.

For more information or to register call 1-845-856-9000.

Accommodations and Vegetarian Meals, Vegan and Gluten-Free meals available, contact registration for rates.



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 1, 2019 to November 2, 2019

Host/Presenter: Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool
Location: 441 Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 315-521-3985
The Women’s Rights Alliance Conference will include 15 presentations and 43 presenters, all representing programs produced in preparation for the 2020 women’s suffrage 100th anniversary celebration for women’s right to vote in the United States.

Sessions will be held at Matilda Joslyn Gage Center in Fayetteville, and the Great Law of Peace Center in Liverpool. A full schedule of events is available at https://wranys.org/post/_docs/2019ConferenceAgenda.pdf.

Reservations are available at https://wranys.org/.

For more information, email info@wranys.org or call 315-521-3985.



November 2, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: St. Jude the Apostle School
Location: Franklin Terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave , Troy , NY, 12180
Your favorite food competition is back by popular demand! Enjoy wings from 15+ area restaurants as they battle it our for the title of "King of Wings." You don't want to miss this.




November 2, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: 6319 Sommerville Road, Ellicottville, NY, 14731
Phone: 1-716-699-4839
Jump on the scariest hayride in Western New York – if you dare!

Nightmare Hayride is a 25-minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures. But that's not all of the frightening fun! You will then have to make your way through the Gothic Chamber, Haunted Wooden Maze, and through the Haunted Barn with the Vortex Tunnel.

Nightmare Hayride also offers a cook shack which serves up some spooktacular food!

There are seven tractors running continuously, so no reservation is needed. There is a cost for admission (children 5 and under are free) and gives you access to all the haunted attractions.



November 2, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM
Host/Presenter: The Farmer's Museum
Location: 5775 State Highway 80, Cooperstown , NY, 13326
Phone: 1-607-547-1450
Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum's historic village.

Walk through the darkened 19th-century village by lantern, stopping at the Blacksmith's Shop, Bump Tavern, and other buildings. Guides tell ghostly tales adapted from the Louis C. Jones classic, Things That Go Bump in the Night, a timeless record of haunted history and restless spirits in New York State. You will hear stories associated with the museum's buildings, such as the tale of a young ghost sighted by staff and guests in Bump Tavern and the mysterious early morning strikes on the blacksmith's anvil.

See a theatrical performance of Edgar Allan Poe’s haunting “The Tell-Tale Heart” that will leave you aghast.

Location: Hour-long tours begin at the Herder’s Cottage Gift Store at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 pm

Tickets: museumghosts.eventbrite.com

Children must be accompanied by an adult. We recommend that smaller children attend the first tour. Requires advance registration, limited to 20 participants per tour.



November 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Adirondack Sports Complex
Location: 326 Upper Sherman Ave.,, Queensbury, NY, 12804
Phone: 1-518-798-1144
Browse unique, handmade goods at the LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council) Fall Arts Festival. This juried arts show features more than 75 artisans in the enormous Adirondack Sports Complex. Shop crafty products such as pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, wood, photography, gourmet foods, and more. There will also be live music and hot food concessions to add to the good vibes.

Bring a non-perishable item to the LARAC Festival to be donated to “Stuff the Bus” and receive $1 admission.



November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Central New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
Location: Center of Progress Building, Great New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, 13209
Phone: 1-315-451-6551
Sponsored by The Central New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, the
Great NYS Model Train Fair is one of the Northeast's largest premier model train shows!

The show features 270 Vendors with more than 30 operating layouts.

There is plenty of free parking at the fairgrounds and shuttle buses are scheduled at regular intervals between The Center of Progress and outlying parking areas.



November 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location: 800 S State St, Syracuse, NY, 13202
Email: director@retrogamecon.com
Upstate NY's biggest and longest-running gaming convention returns to The Oncenter (800 South State Street, Syracuse) in the heart of New York State for Saturday, November 2nd & Sunday, November 3rd, 2019!

Last year's show was incredibly successful, and we're back to bring you more of what you love about RGC, plus NEW events, guests, panels, vendors, tournaments, and activities.

RGC is one of Syracuse's premier events, and something gamers from all over the Northeast look forward to all year long. It's one of the last conventions of the year, and it is THE PLACE to end your convention season with an EPIC CELEBRATION OF GAMING!

In 2019, we're going to bring you:

*Amazing new guests & musical performances
*New & interesting panel presentations
*A MASSIVE, better than ever vendor marketplace
*Tons of free play video games, board games, arcade games & pinball
*A HUGE line-up of video game, vintage computer & board game tournaments
*BRAND NEW and unique events and activities
*Trivia, cosplay, charity raffles & MORE!

It's never too early to start planning your con schedule, and RetroGameCon 7 is NOT a show you want to miss!

Keep tuned to our website and main Facebook page for info about vendors, guests, tournaments, panels, contests, and other info!

SHOW HOURS (*SUBJECT TO CHANGE*)

SATURDAY 11/2: 10:00AM (9:30AM FOR VIPS) UNTIL 7:30PM
SUNDAY 11/3: 10:00AM (9:30AM FOR VIPS) UNTIL 6:00PM



November 2, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 487 Dirt Road , Delancey , NY, 13752
Phone: 607-287-8148
Email: dirtroadcamp@gmail.com
During this program we will discuss survival mindset and psychology, including defining the rules of 3: A person can live for 3 minutes without breathing or with severe bleeding. 3 hours without treatment from hypothermia or heat stroke. 3 days without water. 3 weeks without food. The rules of 3 determine SURVIVAL PRIORITIES. Your experienced instructor will teach, demonstrate and be HANDS-ON with priorities: FIRST AID – SHELTER- FIRE- WATER- SIGNALING- FOOD, All gear and teaching aids will be provided during this course.

Afterwards, Dirt Road Camp is hosting a chicken barbecue with music, beer, and a tour of the mountain. Should you sign up for this survival skills course, we highly suggest booking a site at our camp in advance, as space is limited.



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 3, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: 6319 Sommerville Road, Ellicottville, NY, 14731
Phone: 1-716-699-4839
Jump on the scariest hayride in Western New York – if you dare!

Nightmare Hayride is a 25-minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures. But that's not all of the frightening fun! You will then have to make your way through the Gothic Chamber, Haunted Wooden Maze, and through the Haunted Barn with the Vortex Tunnel.

Nightmare Hayride also offers a cook shack which serves up some spooktacular food!

There are seven tractors running continuously, so no reservation is needed. There is a cost for admission (children 5 and under are free) and gives you access to all the haunted attractions.



November 3, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Adirondack Sports Complex
Location: 326 Upper Sherman Ave.,, Queensbury, NY, 12804
Phone: 1-518-798-1144
Browse unique, handmade goods at the LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council) Fall Arts Festival. This juried arts show features more than 75 artisans in the enormous Adirondack Sports Complex. Shop crafty products such as pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, wood, photography, gourmet foods, and more. There will also be live music and hot food concessions to add to the good vibes.

Bring a non-perishable item to the LARAC Festival to be donated to “Stuff the Bus” and receive $1 admission.



November 3, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Host/Presenter: Rochester Dome Arena
Location: 2695 E. Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467
Phone: 1-716-334-4000
Nov. 3, 2-7:30pm

Presented by Beers of the World, this festival will feature more than 40 craft beers and ciders representing beers from around the globe. There are two sessions available:

Session 1: 2-4 pm
Session 2: 5:30-7:30 pm

Tickets are $20.



November 3, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Central New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
Location: Center of Progress Building, Great New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, 13209
Phone: 1-315-451-6551
Sponsored by The Central New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, the
Great NYS Model Train Fair is one of the Northeast's largest premier model train shows!

The show features 270 Vendors with more than 30 operating layouts.

There is plenty of free parking at the fairgrounds and shuttle buses are scheduled at regular intervals between The Center of Progress and outlying parking areas.



November 3, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: 800 S State St, Syracuse, NY, 13202
Email: director@retrogamecon.com
Upstate NY's biggest and longest-running gaming convention returns to The Oncenter (800 South State Street, Syracuse) in the heart of New York State for Saturday, November 2nd & Sunday, November 3rd, 2019!

Last year's show was incredibly successful, and we're back to bring you more of what you love about RGC, plus NEW events, guests, panels, vendors, tournaments, and activities.

RGC is one of Syracuse's premier events, and something gamers from all over the Northeast look forward to all year long. It's one of the last conventions of the year, and it is THE PLACE to end your convention season with an EPIC CELEBRATION OF GAMING!

In 2019, we're going to bring you:

*Amazing new guests & musical performances
*New & interesting panel presentations
*A MASSIVE, better than ever vendor marketplace
*Tons of free play video games, board games, arcade games & pinball
*A HUGE line-up of video game, vintage computer & board game tournaments
*BRAND NEW and unique events and activities
*Trivia, cosplay, charity raffles & MORE!

It's never too early to start planning your con schedule, and RetroGameCon 7 is NOT a show you want to miss!

Keep tuned to our website and main Facebook page for info about vendors, guests, tournaments, panels, contests, and other info!

SHOW HOURS (*SUBJECT TO CHANGE*)

SATURDAY 11/2: 10:00AM (9:30AM FOR VIPS) UNTIL 7:30PM
SUNDAY 11/3: 10:00AM (9:30AM FOR VIPS) UNTIL 6:00PM



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 7, 2019

Time: 8:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Location: 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY, 12720
Phone: 1-866-781-2922
Enjoy an evening with 1969 Woodstock alum, David Sanborn of Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

In his three-and-a-half decade career, David Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and lately, more and more traditional jazz. He released his first solo album Taking Off in 1975, but has been playing the saxophone since before he was in high school when he was inspired by the great Chicago blues artists near his hometown of St. Louis.



November 7, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Event Center on the Fairgrounds
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Christmas in the Country Holiday Artisan Market will celebrate its 34th season when it returns to the Hamburg Fairgrounds November 1-4. Patrons will discover over 400 artisans spread out over five buildings featuring everything from bath and beauty products, to fun and elegant jewelry, hand-poured candles, clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor, and holiday gifts. There is also a food truck rodeo and an area for sampling craft beer, wine, and small-batch spirits.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.

Christmas in the Country has been recognized as the #1 Contemporary and Classic Artisan Market in the nation by Sunshine Artist, the leading publication in the art and craft event industry.



November 7, 2019 to November 7, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Wellspring
Location: Longfellows - 500 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
Phone: 1-518-583-0280
Email: development@wellspringcares.org
Join us for a fun night filled with shopping, a fashion show, great raffle prizes, food, drinks & more! All proceeds raised will be used to help support Wellspring's programs and services. Domestic violence and sexual assault are prevalent in our community but often hidden from view. Girlfriends is an event that helps raise funds to increase awareness so that individuals know there is a place to get help nearby.

Admission: TBD



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 8, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Event Center on the Fairgrounds
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Christmas in the Country Holiday Artisan Market will celebrate its 34th season when it returns to the Hamburg Fairgrounds November 1-4. Patrons will discover over 400 artisans spread out over five buildings featuring everything from bath and beauty products, to fun and elegant jewelry, hand-poured candles, clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor, and holiday gifts. There is also a food truck rodeo and an area for sampling craft beer, wine, and small-batch spirits.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.

Christmas in the Country has been recognized as the #1 Contemporary and Classic Artisan Market in the nation by Sunshine Artist, the leading publication in the art and craft event industry.



November 8, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum
Location: 295 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY, 14424
Phone: 1-585-394-1472
Ranked as the #1 Germany-Inspired Christmas Market in North America, Canandaigua's Christkindl Market is held on the lawn of the majestic Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum. Roam through a series of decorated, heated tents with more than 150 regional artisans and unique food vendors. Enjoy German food along with traditional fare, wine, beer and "Gideon's Grog" while live entertainment and holiday music fills the tents throughout the show.

The Granger Homestead Festival of Trees opens when the Market opens and for a small additional fee, you can view decorated trees, wreaths and other seasonal decorations donated by local businesses, groups and individuals. Many items are available through a silent auction. And bring the little ones because they won’t want to miss a minute of Elf School!



November 8, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: East Green St. & South Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY, 14850
Phone: 607-272-4830
During Ithaca is Foodies Culinary Tours' newest experience, sip and snack your way through Downtown Ithaca with visits to neighborhood bars and local beverage purveyors.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is a narrated, guided tour of the heart of Ithaca where you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and light tastings at four local establishments and sample craft beer, artisan cider, local wine, and a craft cocktail.

You will visit four local businesses, sampling alcoholic libations at each. Sip craft beers, Finger Lakes wines, artisan ciders, and a cocktail crafted with local spirits, adding up to about two drinks. Along the way, enjoy delicious local food tastings paired with each beverage. Accompanying these scrumptious samplings you’ll be treated to insights about each establishment – all neighborhood favorites with a unique story and setting.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is perfect for Ithacans and visitors alike!



November 8, 2019 to November 10, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



October 5, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Location: c/o View, 3273 State Route 28, PO Box 1144, Old Forge, NY, 13420
Phone: 3153696411
Email: info@viewarts.org
2019 Quilts Unlimited

An annual exhibition that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the quilting art form.



November 8, 2019 to November 10, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 9, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: CJS Vineyards
Location: 6900 Fosterville Road, Auburn, NY, 13021
Phone: 1-315-730-4619
CJS Vineyards pairs their unique Chambourcin wines with a variety of chocolates and local cheeses.

There is a fee for tasting.



November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Herkimer County Community College
Location: 100 Reservoir Road, Herkimer, NY, 13350
Phone: 1-315-866-0300
This long-established fine arts and crafts fair, presented by the Herkimer County College Foundation, is one of the largest and well-respected in New York State. With more than 120 vendors expected, the juried show features top artisans showcasing their works including pottery, gourmet foods, wood working, textiles, weaving, oil painting, soaps, jewelry and more.

Pride of New York producers and select New York State wineries will also be showcasing their products during this two-day event.



November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019

Host/Presenter: Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Location: 2375 State Route 14A, Penn Yan , NY, 14527
Phone: 1-800-440-4898
Ring in the holiday season during one of our Keuka Holidays weekends- an annual sell-out! Taste our wineries’ fine wines complemented by samples of hearty winter foods. Ticket holders receive a festive gift at each winery visit. Holiday wine sales abound, and the gift shops are stocked with unique locally-crafted items that are perfect for holiday gift-giving!




November 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Event Center on the Fairgrounds
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Christmas in the Country Holiday Artisan Market will celebrate its 34th season when it returns to the Hamburg Fairgrounds November 1-4. Patrons will discover over 400 artisans spread out over five buildings featuring everything from bath and beauty products, to fun and elegant jewelry, hand-poured candles, clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor, and holiday gifts. There is also a food truck rodeo and an area for sampling craft beer, wine, and small-batch spirits.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.

Christmas in the Country has been recognized as the #1 Contemporary and Classic Artisan Market in the nation by Sunshine Artist, the leading publication in the art and craft event industry.



November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum
Location: 295 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY, 14424
Phone: 1-585-394-1472
Ranked as the #1 Germany-Inspired Christmas Market in North America, Canandaigua's Christkindl Market is held on the lawn of the majestic Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum. Roam through a series of decorated, heated tents with more than 150 regional artisans and unique food vendors. Enjoy German food along with traditional fare, wine, beer and "Gideon's Grog" while live entertainment and holiday music fills the tents throughout the show.

The Granger Homestead Festival of Trees opens when the Market opens and for a small additional fee, you can view decorated trees, wreaths and other seasonal decorations donated by local businesses, groups and individuals. Many items are available through a silent auction. And bring the little ones because they won’t want to miss a minute of Elf School!



November 9, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 311 Hiawatha Blvd W, Syracuse, NY, 13204
Phone: 315-424-0040
Email: kosullivan@ywca-syracuse.org
The Spirit of American Women Gala is a celebration of those ON A MISSION and the women, girls, and families served by the mission of the YWCA of Syracuse & Onondaga County. Programs like Girls Inc. at the YWCA, the Women’s Residence Program, and our After-School Programs are just a few of the many initiatives the YWCA utilizes to empower and advocate for change.

This event is a key fundraiser for the YWCA, celebrating the power of individual philanthropy and each ticket sold benefits our mission and those we serve. We invite you to join us and hear the stories of women and girls that have been empowered and discovered their empowerment to change their lives through support and programming at the YWCA.

Celebrated CEO of YWCA USA, Alejandra Y Castillo, will be the Keynote Speaker while Jennifer Sanders, Morning News Anchor at WSYR-TV News Channel 9, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

This event also includes food, dancing and a cash bar. Doors open and registration begins at 6:30 p.m.



November 8, 2019 to November 10, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019

Host/Presenter: Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Location: 2375 State Route 14A, Penn Yan , NY, 14527
Phone: 1-800-440-4898
Ring in the holiday season during one of our Keuka Holidays weekends- an annual sell-out! Taste our wineries’ fine wines complemented by samples of hearty winter foods. Ticket holders receive a festive gift at each winery visit. Holiday wine sales abound, and the gift shops are stocked with unique locally-crafted items that are perfect for holiday gift-giving!




November 10, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Landmark Theatre
Location: 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-475-7979
Tom Segura has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most in demand and highly regarded talents. He is best known for his three Netflix specials, Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014). Paste Magazine described him as, “…having a natural and capable storytelling ability, one that lifts his narratives out of average anecdote fare and plants them firmly in hilarious ground.” Additionally, his hit podcast Your Mom’s House which he co-hosts with his wife, comedian Christina Pazsitzky, was a finalist for Best Comedy Podcast at the Stitcher Awards and profiled by VICE.

Segura’s television credits include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, Workaholics, Happy Endings, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central Presents: Tom Segura, Mash Up, How To Be A Grown Up.



November 10, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Event Center on the Fairgrounds
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Christmas in the Country Holiday Artisan Market will celebrate its 34th season when it returns to the Hamburg Fairgrounds November 1-4. Patrons will discover over 400 artisans spread out over five buildings featuring everything from bath and beauty products, to fun and elegant jewelry, hand-poured candles, clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor, and holiday gifts. There is also a food truck rodeo and an area for sampling craft beer, wine, and small-batch spirits.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.

Christmas in the Country has been recognized as the #1 Contemporary and Classic Artisan Market in the nation by Sunshine Artist, the leading publication in the art and craft event industry.



November 10, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum
Location: 295 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY, 14424
Phone: 1-585-394-1472
Ranked as the #1 Germany-Inspired Christmas Market in North America, Canandaigua's Christkindl Market is held on the lawn of the majestic Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum. Roam through a series of decorated, heated tents with more than 150 regional artisans and unique food vendors. Enjoy German food along with traditional fare, wine, beer and "Gideon's Grog" while live entertainment and holiday music fills the tents throughout the show.

The Granger Homestead Festival of Trees opens when the Market opens and for a small additional fee, you can view decorated trees, wreaths and other seasonal decorations donated by local businesses, groups and individuals. Many items are available through a silent auction. And bring the little ones because they won’t want to miss a minute of Elf School!



November 10, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Herkimer County Community College
Location: 100 Reservoir Road, Herkimer, NY, 13350
Phone: 1-315-866-0300
This long-established fine arts and crafts fair, presented by the Herkimer County College Foundation, is one of the largest and well-respected in New York State. With more than 120 vendors expected, the juried show features top artisans showcasing their works including pottery, gourmet foods, wood working, textiles, weaving, oil painting, soaps, jewelry and more.

Pride of New York producers and select New York State wineries will also be showcasing their products during this two-day event.



November 10, 2019

Location: Various Locations, Ellicottville, NY, 14731
Phone: 1-800-349-9099
Come out of winter hibernation to hear some great music as the village of Ellicottville heats up during Winter Blues Weekend. Ellicottville's many area venues and establishments will feature some of the hottest blues musicians to help you climb out of that January funk. Ellicottville’s hot spots feature live, local, Blues acts on both Friday and Saturday nights.



November 12, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 421 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 315-435-1832
Email: focl@onlib.org
Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. He is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow.



November 12, 2019 to November 12, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: The Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave., Albany, NY, 12207
Phone: 1-347-901-3042
Email: info@russianballettheatre.com
Swan Lake, which has mesmerized audiences for over a century, is based on a German fairy tale. Tchaikovsky’s score tells the tragic love story of Prince Siegfried and Swan Princess, Odette, who is cursed to be a swan by day but a young woman at night. The Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production will captivate audiences with time-honored Russian traditions while adding new choreography, hand painted sets, radiant hand sewn costumes, artistic hair designs and special effects makeup.

The production’s hand-painted sets and more than 150 hand-sewn costumes were created in the tradition of the great masters by young, accomplished designer Sergei Novikov (Mariinksy Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, St. Petersburg State Music Hall). The SFX makeup is done by Award-winning Irina Strukova (Crazy Rich Asians, Netflix, HBO) and will make ballet devotees feel as though they are seeing the beautiful Swan Lake for the first time!



November 13, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Russian Ballet
Location: Convention Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-435-2121
Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia's brightest ballet stars. Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried's devotion can save her.Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for more than a century, and continue to inspire new generations of dancers and music lovers of all ages.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 17, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 15, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Rochester Dome Arena
Location: 2695 E. Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467
The nation’s #1 rated Artisan Market-Christmas in the Country comes to the Rochester Dome Arena for a 3-day weekend featuring more than 200 artisans and artists from across the country. They will be displaying and selling their unique handcrafted creations including gourmet food, wine and spirits, spa quality bath and beauty products, trendsetting jewelry, hand-poured aromatic candles, eco-friendly clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor and holiday gift items galore.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.



November 15, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: East Green St. & South Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY, 14850
Phone: 607-272-4830
During Ithaca is Foodies Culinary Tours' newest experience, sip and snack your way through Downtown Ithaca with visits to neighborhood bars and local beverage purveyors.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is a narrated, guided tour of the heart of Ithaca where you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and light tastings at four local establishments and sample craft beer, artisan cider, local wine, and a craft cocktail.

You will visit four local businesses, sampling alcoholic libations at each. Sip craft beers, Finger Lakes wines, artisan ciders, and a cocktail crafted with local spirits, adding up to about two drinks. Along the way, enjoy delicious local food tastings paired with each beverage. Accompanying these scrumptious samplings you’ll be treated to insights about each establishment – all neighborhood favorites with a unique story and setting.

The Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour is perfect for Ithacans and visitors alike!



November 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 17, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Rochester Dome Arena
Location: 2695 E. Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467
The nation’s #1 rated Artisan Market-Christmas in the Country comes to the Rochester Dome Arena for a 3-day weekend featuring more than 200 artisans and artists from across the country. They will be displaying and selling their unique handcrafted creations including gourmet food, wine and spirits, spa quality bath and beauty products, trendsetting jewelry, hand-poured aromatic candles, eco-friendly clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor and holiday gift items galore.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.



November 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau / Oswego Kiwanis Club
Location: Oswego Elks Lodge, 132 W. Fifth St., Oswego, NY, 13126
Phone: 315-349-3451 / 315-402-0388
Get an early start on your Christmas shopping at a Christmas craft show in Oswego, NY. Browse a wide variety of craft tables as more than 50 craft vendors will be on hand to showcase their work.

There will also be a raffle for a child’s bike which was donated by Huhtamaki in Fulton and food will be available for purchase.



November 16, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 17, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 17, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Host/Presenter: H. Lee White Maritime Museum
Location: West First Street Pier, Oswego, NY, 13126
Phone: 1-315-342-0480
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego, located in Oswego’s Historic Maritime District, invites all children to get in the holiday spirit by attending a Gingerbread Craft Workshop!

Children will decorate two gingerbread cookies, placing one on the Museum’s holiday themed tree, and taking the other home! The workshop also includes a festive story, additional crafts and light refreshments.

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP by November, 12th. The admission is free with a can or box of food donation. Suggested age range is 3 years and older.



November 17, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Rochester Dome Arena
Location: 2695 E. Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467
The nation’s #1 rated Artisan Market-Christmas in the Country comes to the Rochester Dome Arena for a 3-day weekend featuring more than 200 artisans and artists from across the country. They will be displaying and selling their unique handcrafted creations including gourmet food, wine and spirits, spa quality bath and beauty products, trendsetting jewelry, hand-poured aromatic candles, eco-friendly clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor and holiday gift items galore.

Complimentary return passes are available each day.



November 17, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Find joy and purpose at the Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Amongst the breathtaking and natural beauty of the woodlands and Temple grounds, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a spiritual community, and the company of people from all over the world gathered together with a single purpose: to deepen their experience of Kadam Dharma through meditation.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation. Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th-century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org
Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates.



November 15, 2019 to November 20, 2019

Host/Presenter: Kadmpa Meditation Center
Location: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
"Finding Joy and Purpose" a Silent Meditation Retreat in Sullivan County Catskills at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

This five-day beginner-friendly meditation retreat offers a chance to step away from the noise of busy daily life and refresh your mind through meditation.

Spend the weekend learning meditations based on Buddhist Master Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text "Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life." Then, enjoy two days of silence and guided meditation to deepen your experience of peace.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs or on meditation cushions.

Retreat Cost is $150. Accommodations & vegetarian meals available, contact registration for rates. For more information call (845)856-9000, www.kadampanewyork.org.




November 20, 2019

Time: 8:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Skyloft Albany
Location: Crossgates Mall , Suite 200, Albany , NY, 12203
Phone: 518-869-5638
Calling all fans of magic!

Fans of all things magic, witches, sorcerers and the half blood prince will need to make a special trip to Alley for a fresh pair of dress robes because Wizard Fest is flying into town. The evening will include trivia, cosplay, wizard themed music, games and more. The best dressed will also have a chance to enter into the Costume Contest for cash and prizes.



November 20, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 20, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 20, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 22, 2019

Time: 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Niagara Falls State Park
Location: 332 Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
Phone: 1-877-FALLS-US
Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over Niagara Falls at 9 p.m. every Friday night during the winter season.

All performances are free and subject to change.

Please note: Fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be canceled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.



November 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: 3800 East Genesee Street, Syacuse, NY, 13214
Email: endydarlene@gmail.com
Popular CNY musicians Todd Hobin and The Cadleys will perform in concert at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society in Syracuse at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22nd to benefit Road2RecoveryCNY, which funds treatment for opioid addiction for CNY residents.

"The Stayin' Alive concert is a terrific opportunity to enjoy two of Central New York's most popular musical acts," explains Road2RecoveryCNY co-founder Darlene Endy, "while helping to battle opioid addiction in our backyard."

$25.00 advance tickets may be purchased at Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stayin-alive-tickets-77283203141). Tickets at the door will be $30.00, if available. There will be refreshments available and a Chinese auction at intermission. All proceeds will be used to help save lives in Central New York.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 20, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Carriage House at the Cayuga Museum of History and Art
Location: 203 Genesee Street, Auburn , NY, 13025
Phone: (315) 253-8051
Join Cayuga Museum to celebrate the start of the holiday season with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, merriment and cheer!

Hosted this year in the museum's Carriage House Theater, this event features live music from Joe Whiting and Terry Quill and catering by Sweet-n-Savory Catering CNY.

Tickets on sale now:
Before November 1st - $60 for one | $110 for a pair
After November 1st - $70 for one | $125 for a pair

Tickets can be purchased online, or mail your check to the Museum.



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 23, 2019

Host/Presenter: Washington Park Lake House
Location: 560 Madison Ave., Albany, NY, 12203
Phone: 518-434-4524
Enjoy locally crafted beer, wine and spirits at the annual Taste of the Holidays event. Guests are welcome to walk around the Washington Park Lake, preview the Lights, and enjoy samples from your favorite local craft producers and distilleries. Live music will also be available.

Tickets only $24.95 Early Bird, 29.95 Advance and 44.95 at the door. Tickets sell out fast, so get your's now!

$10 Designated Driver Tickets are also available.



November 23, 2019

Host/Presenter: Proctors
Location: 432 State Street , Schenectady , NY, 12305
Phone: 518-346-6204
Santa’s making his list and checking it twice…will YOU be on it?

Whether you’re attending Disney’s FROZEN or looking for a fun family afternoon, Lunch with Santa delights young and old. Having lunch with jolly old St. Nick is sure to get you on the “nice” list.

This annual holiday tradition is popular and seating is limited, so make sure to get your tickets today!




November 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The New York State Fairgrounds
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, 13209
The Syracuse Thanksgiving Antiques Show offers a great opportunity to find that unique and special Christmas gift!

The event features an array of vendors selling their one-of-a-kind items including jewelry, fine art, sterling, Asian antiques, furniture, toys, Americana, tiffany lamps, art glass, cut glass and much more.




November 23, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center
Location: 25 South Street, Auburn, NY, 13021
Phone: 1-315-258-9820
Email: courtney@auburndowntown.org
Auburn’s newest monthly pop-up market brings together makers, finders, foodies, musicians, and other creatives at the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center. Shop more than 10 local vendors showcasing a unique curation of regional offerings. Tour the exhibit, browse the Taste NY Market, and shop local at this one-stop hub. Free entry.

Happening every fourth Saturday of the month until November 2019.




November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Time: 0:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-470-0000
Email: jqueri@advancemediany.com
Join us for The Best of NY - A Food & Drink Showcase in the historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown November 23-24. This event features the best NYS made products, foods, beverages, tastings, cooking demonstrations & more. Enjoy samples, contests, food and drink tutorials, special entertainment and indulge in the very best NYS has to offer!

Saturday, November 23: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 24: Noon to 5 p.m.

Add on to your experience with Sommelier Tasting Seminars and a Celebrity Chef Dining Experience. Details and prices coming soon!



November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Tour: Various Locations, Marlboro, NY, 12542
Phone: 1-845-256-8456
Email: jude@gunkswine.com
Don't miss the ultimate holiday wine tasting event in the Hudson Valley with three weekends of wine and fun!

Hudson Valley Region, New York - Break out those tacky holiday sweaters, sip some cheer and get ready to ring in the season at Wreath Fineries at the Wineries, the Shawangunk Wine Trail's exciting annual holiday event!
This is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley while getting a jump on holiday shopping and stocking up for your seasonal celebrations! All 15 member wineries will be decked out for the holidays, awaiting your arrival.

Choose from three different weekends to attend, select your starting winery and purchase your tickets at GunksWine.com! The event is from 10 am to 5 pm on all dates.

Weekend #1 November 23-24
Weekend #2 December 7-8
Weekend #3 December 14-15

HURRY! SAVE 20% OFF ALL SUNDAY TICKETS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19.

The fun begins when you check-in at your starting winery. There you'll receive a souvenir wine glass, a grapevine wreath, a Shawangunk Wine Trail ornament and wine tastings. Then proceed on a self-guided tour to the remaining 14 member wineries, receiving wine tastings and a snazzy new ornament to decorate your wreath along the way!
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are only available online at GunksWine.com. Ticket sales close at 6pm on the Thursday prior to the event weekend. Tickets will not be available at the door. This event sells out year after year, so it is highly recommended to purchase tickets early ensure you start at your favorite winery.

Please drink responsibly. We encourage attendees to use a designated driver or one of our transportation partners. For additional information on the Shawangunk Wine Trail, including maps, transportation, lodging, and special attractions visit www.GunksWine.com . Follow #GunksWine on Facebook and Instagram.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 20, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Time: 0:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-470-0000
Email: jqueri@advancemediany.com
Join us for The Best of NY - A Food & Drink Showcase in the historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown November 23-24. This event features the best NYS made products, foods, beverages, tastings, cooking demonstrations & more. Enjoy samples, contests, food and drink tutorials, special entertainment and indulge in the very best NYS has to offer!

Saturday, November 23: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 24: Noon to 5 p.m.

Add on to your experience with Sommelier Tasting Seminars and a Celebrity Chef Dining Experience. Details and prices coming soon!



November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Tour: Various Locations, Marlboro, NY, 12542
Phone: 1-845-256-8456
Email: jude@gunkswine.com
Don't miss the ultimate holiday wine tasting event in the Hudson Valley with three weekends of wine and fun!

Hudson Valley Region, New York - Break out those tacky holiday sweaters, sip some cheer and get ready to ring in the season at Wreath Fineries at the Wineries, the Shawangunk Wine Trail's exciting annual holiday event!
This is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley while getting a jump on holiday shopping and stocking up for your seasonal celebrations! All 15 member wineries will be decked out for the holidays, awaiting your arrival.

Choose from three different weekends to attend, select your starting winery and purchase your tickets at GunksWine.com! The event is from 10 am to 5 pm on all dates.

Weekend #1 November 23-24
Weekend #2 December 7-8
Weekend #3 December 14-15

HURRY! SAVE 20% OFF ALL SUNDAY TICKETS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19.

The fun begins when you check-in at your starting winery. There you'll receive a souvenir wine glass, a grapevine wreath, a Shawangunk Wine Trail ornament and wine tastings. Then proceed on a self-guided tour to the remaining 14 member wineries, receiving wine tastings and a snazzy new ornament to decorate your wreath along the way!
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are only available online at GunksWine.com. Ticket sales close at 6pm on the Thursday prior to the event weekend. Tickets will not be available at the door. This event sells out year after year, so it is highly recommended to purchase tickets early ensure you start at your favorite winery.

Please drink responsibly. We encourage attendees to use a designated driver or one of our transportation partners. For additional information on the Shawangunk Wine Trail, including maps, transportation, lodging, and special attractions visit www.GunksWine.com . Follow #GunksWine on Facebook and Instagram.



November 24, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Host/Presenter: Seward House Museum
Location: 33 South St. , Auburn, NY, 13021
Phone: 1-315-252-1283
Email: info@sewardhouse.org
Experience the story of William Seward and his family like never before. Accomplished actor, writer, and scholar Jack Sherman premieres his original one man show portraying Mr. Seward through the various phases of his life. Theater and history blend together in this original production presented by the Seward House Museum.

In addition to bearing a remarkable resemblance to Mr. Seward, Jack Sherman is a retired judge and published scholar. His talent for the stage and serious study of his subject shine through in his incredible personification of one of history’s most compelling figures.



November 24, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The New York State Fairgrounds
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, 13209
The Syracuse Thanksgiving Antiques Show offers a great opportunity to find that unique and special Christmas gift!

The event features an array of vendors selling their one-of-a-kind items including jewelry, fine art, sterling, Asian antiques, furniture, toys, Americana, tiffany lamps, art glass, cut glass and much more.




November 24, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Peek'n Peak, 1405 Olde Road, Clymer, NY, 14724
Phone: 1-716-355-4141
The Riverside Players bring the legendary Medieval Feast to Peek'n Peak. Journey back to the age of kings and queens, knights and damsels, jesters and jousters. Join in the fun as your wenches and knaves not only perform, but also serve a plentiful feast.

Eat, drink and be merry - all without utensils!



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 28, 2019 to November 28, 2019

Location: 47 Sweeny Road, Glen Spey, NY, 12737
Phone: 1-845-856-9000
Email: info@kadampanewyork.org
Enjoy Thanksgiving in the relaxed company of a kind community, overlooking the woodlands, streams and gardens of Kadampa Meditation Center New York in the Sullivan Catskills. Start with an inspiring guided meditation in the World Peace Temple followed by a delicious gourmet Thanksgiving vegetarian meal in the Temple's World Peace Cafe.

This event often sell out, so book early! Cost: $20 per person. Please call for specific time.
For more information call (845)856-9000 or visit www.kadampanewyork.org

Interested in a Weekend Away? Accommodations and meals available.
Over the course of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we offer a variety of classes and events that provide a structured yet relaxed stay.

On Saturday, spend the morning at our Half-Day Meditation Workshops. The course is followed by a vegetarian lunch with the community and a quiet afternoon to enjoy the World Peace Café and bookstore. In the evening we will have our regular chanted prayers which you are welcome to attend free of charge.

On Sunday morning, you'll get the opportunity to receive teachings from our Resident Teacher Gen Samten Kelsang at Prayers for World Peace Meditation Class.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 29, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Glazed & Confused Syracuse
Location: 211 N. Clinton St., Syracuse , NY, 13202
Hot fresh donuts, hot chocolate, coffee before & after the Clinton Square downtown Syracuse Christmas Tree Lighting. This has become. Tradition for some many families and we hope you join us for a wonderful night of activities.



November 29, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host/Presenter: The ARTS Council and The Rockwell Musuem, Urban Corning
Location: Various locations in Downtown Corning, Corning, NY, 14830
Phone: 1-607-962-1332
The Urban Arts Crawl celebrates the burgeoning, unique art scene in historic Downtown Corning, each month presenting distinct artists, exhibitions, and cultural experiences. A free, self-guided, art-centric trail held on the final Friday of each month, all year long. The Crawl includes stops at internationally acclaimed museums, community art centers and independent galleries alike.

Each month, Urban Corning wraps up the evening for the post-crawl meet-up! Plan to spend your evening on Historic Market Street with various social opportunities at local bars and restaurants post-crawl. Learn more at http://www.urbancorning.com/urban-arts-crawl/



November 29, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution and Chautauqua Institution
Location: 1 Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY, 14722
Phone: 1-800-836-2787
Chautauqua Institution hosts its annual Winter Village at Chautauqua on selected weekends.

The festivities will highlight on-grounds shopping and dining, and include special events such as wine & food pairing events, Breakfast with Santa, horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides, a holiday concert and other seasonal activities. For a detailed listing of the Winter Village itinerary please visit: https://chq.org/winter.

Admission and parking are free and overnight accommodations are available.



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 29, 2019 to November 30, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Washington Park, Albany, NY, 12203
Phone: 1-518-435-0392
Washington Park comes alive with a spectacular display of Christmas-themed light art installations. Drive through the park and be prepared to be mesmerized by the massive colorful, blinking Santas, reindeer, nutcracker dolls, and more.

In addition to the drive, folks willing to brave the cold can attend special Charity Walk Nights around the theme of “Taste of the Holidays.” One night involves sampling wine and beer while enjoying live music, and another will feature artisan craft offerings from Albany’s restaurants.

At the end of your drive through the Lights, visit Washington Park Lake House to join your favorite reindeer and friends as they bring fun and mystery to the holiday season. The Lake House is filled with crafts and refreshments and Santa will be there through Dec. 23.




November 29, 2019

Time: 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Niagara Falls State Park
Location: 332 Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
Phone: 1-877-FALLS-US
Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over Niagara Falls at 9 p.m. every Friday night during the winter season.

All performances are free and subject to change.

Please note: Fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be canceled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.



November 29, 2019 to November 30, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Casa Larga Vineyard and Winerey
Location: 2287 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY, 14450
Phone: 1-585-223-4210
On Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, take the headache out of holiday shopping and enjoy the spirit of the season at a more relaxed pace.

Casa Larga Vineyards and Winery invites you to its annual Holiday Craft Marketplace for complimentary holiday tours, a little shopping from local craft vendors and stocking up on your favorite wines. Enjoy a glass of our local wine or local craft beer - or a mimosa - while you shop!



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Phone: 1-716-649-3900
This one-of-a-kind event offers drive-through visitors a route that winds through the grounds, illuminated with LED light displays. The magic then continues outside of the car by strolling the illuminated street and exploring each of the buildings for unique holiday activities, shows, and more.

This family-fun event also features interactive children’s games, a kids craft area, letters to Santa, a seat at the Kandy Kane's Holiday Magic Show and the North Pole Experience with Santa.



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets, Skaneateles, NY, 13152
Phone: 1-315-685-0552
Email: info@skaneateles.com
The 26th annual edition of Dickens Christmas opens at noon, Nov. 29, with the World's Smallest Christmas Parade. Charles Dickens and his entourage will meander down Fennell Street to Jordan Street to Genesee Street, ending on the porch of the Hannum House.

Dickens Christmas continues every Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., through Dec. 22, with an abbreviated production (noon to 2:30 p.m.) Dec. 24. Merriment for the whole family: scenes from "A Christmas Carol," sing-alongs, musical and other entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, and appearances by Queen Victoria, Scrooge, Father Christmas, Mother Goose and a cast of 70. Interactive street theater at its best—and great shopping throughout the village.



November 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail , Liverpool, NY, 13088
Phone: 1-315-453-6712
Come and be mesmerized as you drive through two miles of twinkling lights and sparkling displays at Liverpool’s Lights on the Lake.

Held each year from Thanksgiving through the first week of January, this captivating display of lights features towering holiday displays, larger-than-life Land of Oz, a Twinkling Fantasy Forest, colorful arches, a delightful Victorian Village, animated scenes and more! There is a fee.




November 22, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Erie Canal Museum
Location: 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse , NY, 13202
Phone: 1-315-471-0593
This annual Gingerbread Gallery has grown from a one-day gingerbread auction to a six-week event featuring more than 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages.

It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22 through January 5. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31; CLOSED December 25 and January 1)



November 23, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Location: 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY, 14174
Phone: 1-716-754-7489
See more than 75 beautiful lighted displays and an illuminated Shrine.

Climb to the top of the Basilica and enjoy an angel’s view of 15 acres of festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity.

FREE ADMISSION, ample parking and handicap accessible.



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Host/Presenter: Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Utica Union Station
Location: 321 Main Street, Utica, NY, 13501
Phone: 1-800-819-2291
Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies, interacting with Cocoa Chefs, and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, by Chris van Allsburg.

When you arrive at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)! For a first class ride, travel to the North Pole in the Cocoa Class car! Mrs. Claus and the Cocoa Chef will be the hostess’ for you in the first-class car. Families will be served cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating.

Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip. Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas.



November 29, 2019 to November 30, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Washington Park, Albany, NY, 12203
Phone: 1-518-435-0392
Washington Park comes alive with a spectacular display of Christmas-themed light art installations. Drive through the park and be prepared to be mesmerized by the massive colorful, blinking Santas, reindeer, nutcracker dolls, and more.

In addition to the drive, folks willing to brave the cold can attend special Charity Walk Nights around the theme of “Taste of the Holidays.” One night involves sampling wine and beer while enjoying live music, and another will feature artisan craft offerings from Albany’s restaurants.

At the end of your drive through the Lights, visit Washington Park Lake House to join your favorite reindeer and friends as they bring fun and mystery to the holiday season. The Lake House is filled with crafts and refreshments and Santa will be there through Dec. 23.




November 29, 2019 to November 30, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Casa Larga Vineyard and Winerey
Location: 2287 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY, 14450
Phone: 1-585-223-4210
On Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, take the headache out of holiday shopping and enjoy the spirit of the season at a more relaxed pace.

Casa Larga Vineyards and Winery invites you to its annual Holiday Craft Marketplace for complimentary holiday tours, a little shopping from local craft vendors and stocking up on your favorite wines. Enjoy a glass of our local wine or local craft beer - or a mimosa - while you shop!



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY, 14075
Phone: 1-716-649-3900
This one-of-a-kind event offers drive-through visitors a route that winds through the grounds, illuminated with LED light displays. The magic then continues outside of the car by strolling the illuminated street and exploring each of the buildings for unique holiday activities, shows, and more.

This family-fun event also features interactive children’s games, a kids craft area, letters to Santa, a seat at the Kandy Kane's Holiday Magic Show and the North Pole Experience with Santa.



November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets, Skaneateles, NY, 13152
Phone: 1-315-685-0552
Email: info@skaneateles.com
The 26th annual edition of Dickens Christmas opens at noon, Nov. 29, with the World's Smallest Christmas Parade. Charles Dickens and his entourage will meander down Fennell Street to Jordan Street to Genesee Street, ending on the porch of the Hannum House.

Dickens Christmas continues every Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., through Dec. 22, with an abbreviated production (noon to 2:30 p.m.) Dec. 24. Merriment for the whole family: scenes from "A Christmas Carol," sing-alongs, musical and other entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, and appearances by Queen Victoria, Scrooge, Father Christmas, Mother Goose and a cast of 70. Interactive street theater at its best—and great shopping throughout the village.



November 30, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host/Presenter: NYS Fairgrounds/Horticulture Building
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, 13209
Phone: 1-315-471-9597
Attention all wine lovers and chocolate lovers! Join in the celebration of great wine and sweet treats from down the street and across New York State! Enjoy unlimited samplings of dozens of fabulous wines and distilled products of all styles and tastes.

There will be two sessions: 1-4 p.m. & 5-8 p.m.

There will also be a fabulous selection of tasty nibbles and treats, chocolates, cheeses and sweets. Get a free chocolate treat or two, then browse some great fun products for you and your home.



November 30, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad
Location: 136 East Main Street, Milford, NY, 13807
Phone: (607) 432-2429
There’s no better way to celebrate the Holiday Season than a train ride with Santa and his helpers. The train is beautifully decorated from the lights strung along the outside to the garland and ornaments on the inside. Bring a small gift with your child’s name attached to be given as a surprise from Santa himself on the train. Sneak it behind the Depot to the Reindeer Shack the day of your ride.

The ride runs about 2 ½ hours and reservations are required. Children under 3 are Free!!!

PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are required.



November 30, 2019 to December 1, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution and Chautauqua Institution
Location: 1 Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY, 14722
Phone: 1-800-836-2787
Chautauqua Institution hosts its annual Winter Village at Chautauqua on selected weekends starting in November and December

The festivities will highlight on-grounds shopping and dining, and include special events such as wine & food pairing events, Breakfast with Santa, horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides, a holiday concert and other seasonal activities. For a detailed listing of the Winter Village itinerary please visit: https://chq.org/winter.

Admission and parking are free and overnight accommodations are available.



November 30, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM
Host/Presenter: OnCenter Crouse Hinds Theater
Location: 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY, 13202
Phone: 315-435-8000
Everyone's traditional holiday favorite! “The Nutcracker” returns with spectacular dancing, dazzling costumes and colorful sets. It will be performed in the OnCenter Crouse Hinds Theater.

Performed by Central New York's very own professional ballet company, this is a Nutcracker that will enchant children and adults alike and is the must-see dance performance of the holiday season.



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