Bushels & Barrels on the Square arrives on Saturday, October 5th from 10:00AM - 5:00PM! Enjoy live music from some local favorite musicians, and sip samples of product from several amazing wineries, distilleries, breweries, and cideries. Tasting wristbands (valid from 12p-4p) will be available for $15 per person (21+ and you MUST bring ID) which includes a collectible festival imprint wine glass. A variety of food & craft vendors will be set up on the square, and as always, many of our shoppes and restaurants will be open and offering harvest-themed promotions to compliment the event.
Chamber members and the general public are invited to the FINAL Business After Hours of 2019 at Over the Bridge Wine & Beer Bar (54 Pulteney Street, Hammondsport) on Wednesday, October 16th from 5p-6:30p. Check out their recently expanded space, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, enter the FREE drawing to win cool prizes, and catch up with friends and fellow business owners. The Chamber will also randomly select (1) name from our entire membership to win Chamber Bucks! The last few winners have been absent so the winnings are up to $50 this month. This event is FREE but we ask that everyone please RSVP so we can adequately prepare refreshments. Don’t forget to bring your rack cards to exchange!
Finger Lakes Wine Country has once again been recognized as the Best Wine Region by USA Today10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The region was named the Best Wine Region in 2018 as well. Over a period of 28 days, readers voted for their favorite wine region through USA Today’s online poll. The Finger Lakes region competed against nineteen other wine regions across the United States; the Top 10 being recognized by USA Today as the best, with the Finger Lakes taking the highest honor once again.
Just because summer is almost over (sad face) doesn’t mean that the good times have to end! In fact, it’s during late summer and autumn when you’ll find some truly unique events in Hammondsport. We’ll name a few below in the hopes that you’ll be inspired to plan a weekend getaway to “America’s Coolest Small Town!”
In just a few short days, the village of Hammondsport will welcome 125+ craft vendors for the 39th Annual Festival of Crafts! Make your way to the village this Saturday and Sunday, August 17th & 18th from 10:00AM - 5:00PM, and enjoy a variety of quality craft and art vendors including jewelry artisans, potters, photographers, quilters, leatherworkers, woodworkers, candle makers, and many other unique vendors!
The Palettes of Keuka has arrived for its twelfth summer! If you've visited Hammondsport in the last 10 years, you're probably already pretty familiar with the Palettes of Keuka. But for those of you who don't know - you've gotta make your way over to Hammondsport before the end of August to see just how amazing it is for yourself. Every summer from July - August, you'll find 25+ giant artist palettes painted by local artists on display at Chamber member businesses in and around the village.