Around The Finger Lakes in September

Fall has arrived in the Finger Lakes, but that doesn’t mean the fun and festivities are coming to an end. If you love to eat local foods, drink local wine, Skaneateles Lake Vacationsbeer and other libations and enjoy being entertained by toe-tapping music, or listening to humorous stories, there are plenty of activities that involve one or more of these things and we have the perfect Finger Lakes luxury vacation rental for you to stay at while you’re enjoying September.

CFCU Summer Concert Series – Ithaca, NY

While the weather is still sunny and warm come and visit the remodeled Ithaca Commons and enjoy some great live music. This is the last day of the popular summer concert series and The Sim Redmond Band is sure to put a smile on your face with their upbeat tunes such as Life is Water. Bernie Milton Pavilion. Free. 6pm to 8pm. September 10.

Some Like It Hot – Hosmer Winery – Ovid, NY

Hosmer Winery is having a party and you’re invited to help them celebrate at their annual Harvest Party. The festivities are located outside the winery’s tasting room, and you’ll be treated to live music, local cuisine, wine by the bottle or glass and a spectacular view of the vineyard. This is a free event, and you’re welcome to bring lawn chairs and kick back.12pm to 6pm. September 12.

Harvest Music Festival – Corning, NY

Adults and kids will have a great time at this annual 2-day festival. The festivities kick-off on Friday with regional beer and wine tasting from 5pm to Finger Lakes Vacation Rentals 6pm throughout the Gaffer District. Later, enjoy a performance by Lao Tizer at Centerway Square Stage. On Saturday, find local crafts, food and children’s activities at the Farmers Market at Riverfront Centennial Park from 11am to 5pm. Mark Wills performs at Centerway Square Stage at 5pm. Free. September 18-19.

RBTL Presents: Bill Maher – Rochester, NY

Emmy winning humorist Bill Maher brings his brand of “no holds barred” comedy to Rochester. Maher is host of HBO’s “Real Time” with Bill Maher, and previously hosted “Politically Incorrect” on Comedy Central. A stand-up comedian since 1979, Maher, who attended Cornell University, performs for audiences around the country. Show starts at 7:30pm and tickets are $39-$95. Go to for ticket information. September 27.

New York Wine and Culinary Center: Celebrate NYS Cider – Canandaigua, NY

Wine isn’t the only libation New York State does well – we make some pretty great-tasting apple cider too. Come and taste all the wonderful flavors of apple cider created by cideries across New York State. 6pm to 8pm. Admission: $10 per person. September 30.
Looking for a nice place to stay while you’re here? We have an awesome selection of Skaneateles luxury rentals available right now. Browse our Skaneateles vacation rental homes and pick the one that suits your personal tastes best.

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