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Summer 2016

June 11   Golf Tournament: Details TBD
TBD   LOC Summer Sportfishing Derby
July 1-4   Independence Day Celebration: S.O.F.A. --- Save Our Fourth Association
July 1   Mile Long Parade down Main Street: 7:00PM. View a variety of local and regional floats and bands. Chicken BBQ, Carnival and live entertainment follow in Cayuga Street Park.
July 1-3   Fair Haven Arts & Crafts Fair at the Village Park: 10 AM - DARK. Sponsored by the Fair Haven Area Chamber of Commerce. Handmade arts and crafts by local, regional and national artisans and crafters. Entertainment and food vendors in the Park throughout the fair.
July 1-3   Carnival, Chicken BBQ, live entertainment: After parade on Friday, and 5:00 PM Saturday. Kiddee Matinee both Saturday and Sunday this year!
July 2   5K Walk/Run - Hospice of the Finger Lakes: 8:00AM registration -- race starts at 9:00AM at Cayuga Street Park!! Applications forms will be linked and also can be downloaded at the following link (click on "upcoming events" in left side menu) or picked up at local establishments in the Spring. Hospice of the Finger Lakes
July 2   Bayside Cruisers Classic Car Show: 9:00 - 5:00 PM. Street Rods and Restorations in parking lot near fire house.
July 2   Band Concert Village Park: 7:30 PM -- First concert of the season!!
July 3   Fireworks: Wall of Fire followed at 10:00 PM by a spectacular display of fireworks over the Bay.
July 3  

Colloca Estate Winery Fireworks Party with the Billionaires: We have the perfect venue to enjoy Fair Haven's July 4th Celebration. You'll have front row seats along the 900 feet of Colloca Estate Waterfront for the Ring of Fire and Fireworks along with the rockin' sounds of of the Billionaires all evening long! Food, Beer and Wine will be available for purchase. Feel free to ringyour own lawn chairs, or blanket for the fireworks (sorry, no coolersare allowed), and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. Gates open at 11 am; Music starts at 7 pm; Ring of Fire at 9 pm; Fireworks at 10 pm; Music Continues after the Fireworks untilmidnight. Admission is FREE. Parking is $10 after 7 pm after the band starts. Sorry, no coolers or alcoholic beverages may be brought on property as per New York State law.

July 4   Boat Parade on the Bay: NOON. A Fair Haven tradition!! Decorated kayaks to yachts parade around Little Sodus Bay!! FHYC
July 7th   Free Movie Night at Fair Haven Village Park: "A Bug's Life" When: @ Dusk Sponsored by: Fair Haven Commemorative Park and Chamber of Commerce. Free Popcorn and refreshments.
July 8th   5th Annual Irish Fest Block Party at O’Connors' Pub
July 9th  

Fair Haven Bay Fest: Paella on the Baya at Colloca Estate Winery: Upstate New York's Best Summer Bash is on the waterfront in Fair Haven on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Come by Land or by Sea and celebrate summer with us at our 8th Annual Spanish themed party, Paella on the Bay-a at Colloca Estate Winery in Fair Haven, NY. All are invited and this event is open to the public. Feast on traditional meat and seafood paellas cooked throughout the afternoon over open flames in 3-foot monster pans overlooking the magnificent panoramic views of our Little Sodus Bay on the Great Lake Ontario. You'll enjoy sangria, wine slushies, our award-wining estate wines and cold NYS craft beers with along the rockin' sounds of live music all afternoon and evening. 12 pm to 11 pm; Paella Served from 1-6 pm or until gone.

GENERAL ADMISSION - $10 (*pre-sale) and $15 (on-site), Includes entry, and live music all day.. Pre-sale tickets are available online at www.colloca.com or at Colloca Estate Winery Tasting Room (315-947-2069). Tickets are non-refundable.

LIVE MUSIC with the Tom Barnes Band from 1-5 pm and Oswego's own Off the Reservation from 6-10 pm. PAELLA - Seafood (Lobster, Claims, Mussels, Shrimp, $12/plate), Meat (Chicken, Sausage, and Pork, $10/plate), and Vegetarian Paellas ($10/plate) will be available for your enjoyment. BEVERAGES - Wine, Beer, and Sangria and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for sale in our beverage tents. This is a licensed event with the NYS Liquor Authority. No alcoholic beverages or coolers may be brought on premises by land or by sea.

TBD   The Little Red Schoolhouse Museum: Open Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. In Sterling, N.Y. We have many exhibits in our Little Red School House Museum, including early industries, a barber shop, the Civil War, antique quilts and more. We provide museum tours for school children and other groups.
August 5th   6th Annual Mardi Gras Block Party at O'Connors' Pub
August 11th   Free Movie Night at Fair Haven Village Park: "Inside Out" When: @ Dusk Sponsored by: Fair Haven Commemorative Park and Chamber of Commerce. Free Popcorn and refreshments.
August 20th   What's Going On With Our Great Lake? Watch the one-hour documentary QUEST FOR HOPE to find out. Join Susan Peterson Gateley at the Fair Haven Community Center (American Legion building), Lake Street for two showings, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Free admission. Sail on a quest for hope for our beautiful lake. View a short preview or visit www.susanpgateley.com for more information.
August 27th   Pirate Fest Come party like a Pirate or walk the plank! You don't want to miss it, as pirates take over our village! Breakfast with Capt'n Tor 9 am - 11ish at Turtle Cove. Costume parade, costume contest, pirate ship parade, live pirate battle, vendors, and more. Bawdy Pirate Ball at Little Sodus Inn starting at 8:30 pm. Enjoy all day fun for the whole family! Download vendor application.
August 27th   Lake Ontario Food and Wine Festival: Foodies and Wine Lovers Unite on Saturday, Aug. 27th for the Lake Ontario Food and Wine Festival at Colloca Estate Winery in Fair Haven, New York. Join us for a day of great food and wine overlooking Fair Haven Bay along the 900' of unobstructed waterfront that the Estate has to offer. Wineries, Cideries, and a Distillery from the Lake Ontario Wine Trail will convene at Colloca Estate Winery providing you with the opportunity to sample our local wines, craft ciders and spirits. Specialty dishes will be prepared to accompany the wines including: Fish or Shrimp Tacos with citrus aoli, Colloca Wine-marinated, Chicken, Beef, and Lamb Kebabs, Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Apple Slaw, Braised Teriaki Sweet and Sour Duck Wings, Steak Sandwich on Ciabatta with Chipotle Mayo, and more, just to name a few. The Festival will begin at noon with live music beginning at 1:00 pm. Pre-sale tickets are available online for only $15 which covers admission and includes a commemorative wine glass and 15 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets will be available for purchase. Wine, ciders, and New York State craft beers will be available for sale by the glass as well. Save $5.00 on your tickets by ordering online now at www.colloca.com or by visiting or calling the Tasting Room at 315-947-2069.

Fall 2016

TBD   LOC Fall Sportfishing Derby
TBD   U-Pick Apples at Ontario Orchard Farms & Farmers Market: 15273 Sterling Center Road, Sterling. Weekends only from 9AM - 5PM (Rain or Shine). Ontario Orchards grows 28 varieties of Apples! Enjoy our Corn Maze, Hay Rides, Kids Zip Line, Fresh Pressed Cider and more. More info call 315-343-6328 or visit www.OntarioOrchards.com
TBD   14th Annual Ontario Orchards Fall Jamboree: 15273 Sterling Center Road, Sterling. Educational and fun packed experience for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING. Nature walks through our Orchards, great food, magic shows, balloon fun, face painting, quality arts and crafts, make and take fall decorations, rock climbing wall, haunted monster truck, live musical entertainment, U-pick apples and pumpkins, corn maze, live farm animals, and bushels of fun!! More info call 315-343-6328 or visit www.OntarioOrchards.com
TBD   Bake on the Lake™ - Fair Haven Labor Day Clambake at Colloca Estate Winery Saturday, September 5, 2015 (12 – 6 pm)
Our end of Summer party features a traditional New York Style Clambake with a Raw Bar, Steamers, BBQ Chicken, Italian Sausage, Salt Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, and Salad all you can eat. We’ll have live music all afternoon for this Bayside bash. Pre-sale tickets, and Beer and Wine available.

Harvest Festival at Colloca Estate Winery

Saturday, October 3, 2015 (12 pm – 9 pm)
FUN. FOOD. WINE. The public is invited to have their hand in picking grapes, enjoy estate tours, and wine and dine at Colloca Estate’s Harvest Festival, Saturday, October 11, 2011 in Fair Haven, New York. Admission is Free to the public.

The fun begins in the early morning beginning Saturday with an introduction to harvesting by CEO/Owner, Dr. Chris Colloca. Afterwards you and your group promenade off in Colloca Estate’s Lake Effect Vineyard® to pick the highest quality grapes that are used to make its award-winning wine. You may even break into a Sicilian song! After the grapes are picked it is time to celebrate with wine tastings and food offered all afternoon, with the Tasting Room being open from 11 am to 6 pm.

Estate Tours will be given of the 100 acre property promptly at 1 pm and 3 pm where tastings of Colloca wines will be conducted both in the vineyard and along the Estate’s 900 feet of pristine waterfront. Live music, food, and vendors will keep the Harvest Festival going all afternoon long. Festival Activities Include:

Morning Harvest Grape picking
Try your hand at harvesting grapes from the vines and tell your friends you’re a winemaker! Simply show up at 8 am for the harvest debriefing and the fun begins immediately after.

Estate Tours & Wine Tastings
Beginning in the vineyard, and continuing through the property, guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at the 100 acre waterfront estate and learn about the Lake Effect from the Great Lake Ontario. Owner, Dr. Chris Colloca will also explain the winemaking process from vineyard to glass. By appointment, 1 pm and 3 pm. $10 and includes a commemorative wine glass

Music, Food, and Vendors
Enjoy live music from 2-6 pm and, fantastic food that pairs with Colloca wines all afternoon. You can also visit our vendors displaying their local wares as you relax and enjoy the day. We even have pumpkin carvings for the kids.

Colloca Estate is located just off Rt. 104A on West Bay Road in the Village of Fair Haven and Town of Sterling, just an hour’s drive from Syracuse and Rochester.

TBD   Fair Haven Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting
6:00 PM
Wednesday, October 14
Turtle Cove Resort & Marina

Oct 21, 22, 23

Fair Haven Area Leaf Peeper Weekend:
Details TBD
Oct 29   All Hallows Eve and Witches Parade: Fair Haven Village Park. Details TBD
Dec 3  

Christmas Tree Lighting: Fair Haven Village Park at 7:00 PM

Join Santa, Mrs. Claus and Buddy the Elf as they spread Christmas cheer in the Village. There will be singing of Christmas Carols, drawings for prizes and a punch and cookie reception at the Fire Hall. The event is sponsored by the Fair Haven Area Chamber of Commerce.

Dec 17-18   Jingle Around the Town: Join the fun and support your community! Jingle Bell 3K/5K Fun Walk/Run. Shops open for your local Christmas buying.

Winter 2016

Feb 20  

Winter Festival: Winter Festival: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Fair Haven Beach State Park and Sabin Hall. Demonstrations, raffles, Winter Photo Contest, Chili Challenge, Beach Volleyball, Homemade Lunch, Scavenger Hunt, Snowman Building Contest, Fun in the Snow, and More! Bring the whole family for a day full of winter fun in Fair Haven! Check out our Facebook event through our Facebook page. For more info, call Pat at 315-947-5628.

Feb 20  

Winter Festival Progressive Dinner & Dance: Four Courses at Four Fair Haven Eateries. Enjoy Wine Tasting & Appetizers at Colloca Estate; Soup & Salad at Turtle Cove Resort; Entrée at The Village Grill of Fair Haven; and Desserts by Fly-By-Night Cookie Co.

After dinner, enjoy an evening of dancing at Sabin Hall at Fair Haven Beach State Park from 7 - 10:30 p.m. Live music and refreshments provided. Bring your dancing shoes and dance the night away to the high-energy intoxicating brew of sound that is Grupo Pagan (www.grupopagan.com).

Dance-only tickets are $10, or just $40 for the combo ticket. Tickets are available online, at Savannah Bank in Fair Haven, from participating businesses, or by calling Kera at 315-702-4653. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance, but Dance-only tickets will be available at the door or at the Winter Festival during the day.

Feb 20  

Winter Photo Contest: The Fair Haven Community Arts Center is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Fair Haven Chamber of Commerce Winter Photo Contest showcasing local area amateur and professional photographers at Winter Fest 2016.

March 5  

Little Sodus Ice Drags
Sat., March 5
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Track opens at 10 a.m. King of the Bay races at 1 p.m.)

Little Sodus Inn, 14451 Bell Ave - Fair Haven
660-foot plowed natural ice track with 1000-foot shutdown; Side-by-side racing; No classes (Run what you brung!

ISD Permits - fully insured; Must have a working tether; Pro-racing tee on the starting line; Food and drinks available. Racing is Free; Donations welcome. King of the Bay $50 (Portions of the King of the Bay go to the Dave Meneely Fund). For information, contact JJ at 315-224-8919.


Spring 2016

TBD   LOC Spring Sportfishing Derby
TBD   Chamber Spring Fling
May 14   Fair Haven Beach State Park Car Show & Flea Market
May 20   Fair Haven Arts Center opens season with Student Art Show: Featuring the work of local high school art students from Red Creek and Cato-Meridian. The May 20th event will begin at the 1864 House (562 Main Street) with a membership meeting from 4-5pm followed by the artist reception from 5-7p.m. The reception is open to the public and will include light refreshments as well as music by Kara Burgess who operates the Music for Me studio at the 1864 House. The exhibit will be open for two weeks on Saturdays from 10-3 and Sundays 12-3 through May 29. For more information about the center and its programs, stop down any day during the exhibit, the arts center or visit the website www.fairhavenarts.org
May 21   May Fest

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