Now that we are officially in the month of October, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors which means it’s that time of year again for haunted houses, pumpkin patches, apple picking and much more! Listed below are a few of the many events taking place this weekend around the Finger Lakes region for your friends and family to enjoy!
October 12th – 14th: Fall Fun & Corn Maze
The area’s original large scale corn “MAiZE.” On fall weekends other attractions include our Jumping Pillow, hay rides, cow train rides, pumpkin blaster, corn cannon and more. Mums, apples, cider, kettle corn, fresh cut fries, and fudge are a few of our other fall favorites.
Open every day, through October 31st, check out www.stoughtonfarm.com for more info on ticket prices and times.
October 12th: Scary Film Fest & Haunted Walk-Thru
From 6 pm to 10 pm, the Fingerlakes Drive-In on 1064 Clark St. Road will take people on a haunted walk to which increases in scariness through the night as well as an age-appropriate children’s Halloween movie at 8:30 pm, followed by the new and fun slasher film “Hellfest” (rated R). Admission $17.99 ages 12 and older, $11.99 ages 5 to 11, free ages 4 and younger; includes small popcorn. Concession stand will be open; costumes encouraged. Visit facebook.com/fingerlakesdriveindotcom for more information.
October 13th: Treleaven’s Destination After Dark at Treleaven Winery
Summer may be over, but the fun continues at Treleaven with Destination After Dark!
Pack up those lawn chairs and dancing shoes because everyone’s favorite local band, The Destination, is coming back to the Treleaven stage on Saturday, October 13th at 6 pm. Enjoy a beautiful evening under The Hangtime, fun live music, while sipping on a glass of wine or a pint of a local brew.
Alexander’s Meals at Treleaven will be serving delicious eats. There will also be wine and beer available for purchase, and there will be plenty of lawns games for the whole family to enjoy.
* Seating available, but you may bring your own blankets and chairs.
* No outside food or alcohol permitted.
October 13th & 14th: Fall Sky Rides at Bristol Mountain
Enjoy the beautiful autumn colors of the Finger Lakes from the Comet Express chairlift to the summit of Bristol Mountain. This tranquil 15-20 minute ride is for people of all ages to experience the Bristol Hills and the valley below in all its splendor. On a clear day, a glimpse of Canandaigua Lake is visible from the summit.
You can purchase your tickets at www.bristolmountain.com
October 13th: Annual Harvest Festival
Happening from 11 am to 3 pm at Sennett Federated Church on 7777 Weedsport-Sennett Road, Sennett. Games and prizes, children’s crafts, vendors, a bounce house, pie eating contests for adults and children, a silent auction, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and more. Food includes walking tacos, chili, hot dogs and baked goods. With magician Jerry Keebler performing at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.
October 13th: 2018 Fall Invitational Art Show
The Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts (TCFA) is very pleased to announce its 34th annual Fall Invitational art show, this year titled “The Mystery Within.” The show takes place in the conservatory from October 13th through Halloween (specific open hours below).
The show opening is Saturday, October 13th, from 7 pm to 9 pm. The show is free and open to the public and features a performance by musicians Nikolai Ruskin and Dara Anissi of SOUK.
Encourage your mind to wander a path of possibilities. Delve into the works of the four remarkable artists featured at The Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Art’s 34th Annual Fall Invitational: Treacy Ziegler, Joe Radoccia, Momoko Takeshita Keane and local Ithaca artist John Lyon Pau.
October 13th – 14th: The 20th Annual Greater Ithaca Art Trail Open Studios Weekend
Just get in your car and visit painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, a blacksmith, fiber artists, potters, makers of fine furniture and more! This is an amazing opportunity to meet fabulous artists, learn about their process and techniques, get an inside look at their studios and their work and buy art! 37 studios means 37 adventures.
Waterloo Farmers Market – Every Saturday through October 20th
The Farmers Market sets up every Saturday from October 13th to October 20th, from 8 am to 1 pm behind the Waterloo Village offices next to the old Save A Lot (22 Locust St). Join in on the fun of music, vendors merchandise, hot coffee from Cobblestone and delicious treats, as well as a served breakfast and lunch.
October 13th: Fall Family Festival at Shtayburne Farm
Our family invites your family to a day on our Finger Lakes farm, just off Rt 14 on the west side of Seneca Lake for our 3rd annual Fall Family Festival! Hayrides, farm tours, lots of kids games with prizes, pumpkin decorating contest, petting zoo, bounce house, play area and local vendors means tons of fun for everyone. Admission’s free and games are just 50¢ each, so bring the kids for an hour or the whole day starting at 10 am.
October 14th: Glenwood Cemetery Walking Tours
Discover the many and varied stories of Glenwood Cemetery’s “residents” with volunteers and staff from the Geneva Historical Society. We will walk in and around the section in Glenwood Cemetery containing burials removed from the old Pulteney Street Cemetery that was on Milton Street. The tour starts at 2 pm and costs $5 per person. Payment can be made in advance at the Historical Society office or at the beginning of the tour. Please bring exact change or a check if you pay the night of the tour. Reservations are preferred, but not required. The group will meet at the entrance and proceed to the section of the cemetery by car from there. Call the Historical Society at 315-789-5151 to make a reservation or for more information.