The spring feeling is in the air! That means it’s the perfect time to throw on those hiking boots and get
out on the trails. Visit the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection for your free hiking and biking kit.
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, 25 Gorham St, Canandaigua. 585-394-3915
Grape pies are a “must taste” in the Finger Lakes Region. Take a scenic drive on Route 21 to Naples
and stop at a roadside stand or go right to Monica’s Pies. Monica’s Pies, Route 21 South, Naples.
Join owners Vinny and Kim Aliperti from 2-4pm on April 14th, for a Vertical Wine Tasting at Billsboro
Winery as they dig into their wine library to sample and discuss the many stories each vintage has to tell.
Billsboro Winery 4760 West Lake Rd. (Rt. 14) Geneva (315) 789-9538. www.billsborowinery.com
Golf season is just around the corner. It’s time to brush off the clubs and head to one of the 9 golf
courses located in Ontario County. For more information and special golf deals visit us online at
And they’re off to the races! April 20th is the first day of racing for the 2013 season. Between races
check out the gaming floor with over 1000 video gaming machines. Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack,
Route 96, Farmington. 585-924-3232. www.fingerlakescasino.com
Hang out with the alpacas at Golden Oak Alpaca Farm from 10 am-12pm on April 20-21st . The farm
is family owned and operated with over 10 years of raising alpacas. If you’ve never experienced
alpaca shearing, now’s your chance. The alpacas are sheared once a year for their very
fine fleeces, similar to the shearing of sheep. Golden Oak Alpaca Farm, 8395 State Route 20A, Honeoye.
Watch the crazy rafts run down the stream in Shortsville/ Manchester at the Wild Water Derby. Canoe
and kayak slaloms, a raft parade, a flat water regatta on Canandaigua Lake, food and live music
are all part of the fun. April 27-28. Visit www.wildwaterderby.com located at Canandaigua Outlet/Red
Jacket Central High School, 1506 Route 2, Shortsville.
Enjoy live music from local musicians at Arbor Hill Grapery’s Brew and Brats every Saturday night While
there, enjoy some local sausage from Hartmann’s and a local beer. Brew and Brats, 6461 Route 64,
Naples. 585-374-2870. www.thegrapery.com/Brew-and-Brats.php
On April 27-28th, come down to Sonnenberg Gardens to enjoy a workshop for novice and more
experienced photographers led by award-winning photographer and garden writer Theresa Forte.
Meet in the Carriage House. Includes soup and beverage at lunch. $85 per person/$75 per Sonnenberg
Member. Prepaid reservations required please call for times 585-394-4922. www.sonnenberg.org