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9th Annual Bedford Falls Gingerbread House Contest

Seneca Museum’s
2018 BEDFORD FALLS GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST
The 9th Annual Bedford Falls Gingerbread House Contest

will once again be happening during the It’s A Wonderful Life weekend,
this year from December 7th through December 9th.


House plans and recipes available ….. follow link… BELOW
All prizes have been donated by Seneca Falls vendors and organizations
Houses will be on display at the Seneca Museum for voting from Tuesday Dec 4th through Sunday Dec 9th.
Winners chosen by People’s Choice and announced Monday December 10th with all winners will being contacted.
All entries must be received by Monday December the 3rd at the Museum by 4pm

Gingerbread House Recipes and Plans are available download from the following link:
Plans and Recipes HERE
If you have any questions please call Seneca Falls Visitor Center, Seneca Museum 315.568.1510.

FREE Gingerbread Workshops Now OPEN for Registrations

Thank you to Seneca Meadows and Five Star Bank for their support, the Seneca Museum is once again able to offer two FREE gingerbread work shops for children to decorate their houses.

The workshops will be held on Saturday November 24th and December 1st from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Each workshop is FREE to all children 14 and under,

Every child will receive a Gingerbread House and all supplies to decorate.

There is a LIMITED number of places so Registration is necessary.

Registrations can now be made for the  workshops by contacting the museum on 315.568.1510
Houses and all decorations are supplied for the workshops.

Recipe and House Plans click here

Workshop 1 is Saturday November 24th

From10:00am to 12:00pm

Workshop 2 is Saturday December 1st

From10:00am to 12:00pm 

Concluded – Curiosities, Myths, Legends, Lore and Forgotten Tales – Melanie Zimmer

For our last program of the year, we are proud to present Melanie Zimmer, author of four books, will be speaking and telling spooky, mysterious, and oddball stories about the Erie Canal system and around the Fingerlakes of New York
Come laugh and learn about the region with her.

This program is another partnership program between the Seneca Museum and the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and will be held in the historic Wesleyan Chapel, beginning at 7:00pm.

CLOSED – CAYUGA-SENECA Canal Boat Tours


Seneca Museum in partnership with Canalside Experiences are continuing their 90 minute Boat Tours of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal.

This fully narrated tour includes a ride into Locks 2/3, around the beautiful Vancleef Lake. Then past the Seneca Knitting Mill (the future home of the National Women’s Hall of Fame), under Bridge Street bridge (locally called Bailey’s Bridge and said to be the inspiration for the bridge in Frank Capra’s ‘Its A Wonderful Life movie). On pass the Ludovico sculpture Trail and much more. Download flyer here

Get a party together – Maximum number per Tour .. 10 people

Please reserve your spot on the boat at least 45mins before departure.

CURRENT TOUR TIMETABLE

Monday – Sunday –  3:00pm

Ticket Options


CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – Destination – Thursday August 30th

For the final performance we have The Destination Band returning for another spectacular performance! Destination is a dance band with its musical focus in the genres of R&B, Latin influenced material, Swing and Funk/Disco.

Pizza Posto will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Geneva, NY, Pizza Posto serves artisanal, wood fired pizzas.Also returning will be the Sprinkle Starship with their wonderful selection of tasty ice creams and ice confection.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5

CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – Fresh Vintage

This evening Fresh Vintage will be joining us. Rick and Emily Testa are a Father/Daughter singing duo. Get ready to dance and enjoy the music talent of these two.

The Buffalonian Food Truck will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Geneva, NY, Kristen & Rhonda bring the amazing Western NY themed foods to the Finger Lakes!

Lyonsmith Brewing Co. from Penn Yann, will be joining us for the first time. They will be offering tastings of  their English Style Craft Beers.

Also returning will be the Sprinkle Starship with their wonderful selection of tasty ice creams and ice confection.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5

CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – The Lightkeepers

 


The Lightkeepers join us, knitting a musical blanket of soul, funk, rock, jazzy blues and roots, we come from all angles! Addictive music with sincerity! They were recipients of the 2016 Brian Bourke Award for Best New Artist – Syracuse Area Music Awards
Music Influences are Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Aretha Franklin, Susan Tedeschi, Janis Joplin, Joan Osborne, Amy Winehouse, Bonnie Raitt, James Brown, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead…The Church Choir.

Abuelas Kitchen will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Auburn, NY, Abuela’s Kitchen serves dishes with a Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican and Cuban flare.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5

 

CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – The Cool Club and the Lipker Sisters

Entertaining us tonight will be The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters. A unique blend of old and new. It’s a blend of four veteran (the old) musicians, who’s years of experience create a sound best described in the title of one of their originals…Jump, Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Rag Time Swing. The Lipker Sisters are three young singers (the new) that have been singing vocal harmony, in a way only family can, their entire lives. They bring back memories of The Andrew Sisters with the attitude of today’s Puppini Sisters, at the same time making it their own.
Together, The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters have quickly become one of the most popular acts in the Finger Lakes region.

Pizza Posto will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Geneva, NY, Pizza Posto serves artisanal, wood fired pizzas. We are excited to have Sam join us this season!

Also returning will be the Sprinkle Starship with their wonderful selection of tasty ice creams and ice confection.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5

us for another season is The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters. A unique blend of old and new. It’s a blend of four veteran (the old) musicians, who’s years of experience create a sound best described in the title of one of their originals…Jump, Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Rag Time Swing. The Lipker Sisters are three young singers (the new) that have been singing vocal harmony, in a way only family can, their entire lives. They bring back memories of The Andrew Sisters with the attitude of today’s Puppini Sisters, at the same time making it their own.
Together, The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters have quickly become one of the most popular acts in the Finger Lakes region.

CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – Diana Jacobs Band

This evening we will have Diana Jacobs Band joining us for another season! DJB’s music keeps people movin’ and shakin’… danceable soul favorites for party events, and funky blues and classic R&B for clubs. This band knows how to please a crowd!!! With powerful vocals, tasty guitar sounds, and a kick-ass rhythm section, this band is soulful and fun!

Abuelas Kitchen will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Auburn, NY, Abuela’s Kitchen serves dishes with a Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican and Cuban flare.

Also returning will be the Sprinkle Starship with their wonderful selection of tasty ice creams and ice confection.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5

CONCLUDED – Music in the Park – The Fab Cats

Join us Thursday July 12th for The Fab. A rock ‘n’ roll party experience that features the spirit of the 60’s. From the British Invasion, to the Motor City, to the West Coast. Plan on dancing the night away!
The Buffalonian Food Truck will be our featured Food Truck for the evening. Coming from Geneva, NY, Kristen & Rhonda bring the amazing Western NY themed foods to the Finger Lakes!
Also returning will be the Sprinkle Starship with their wonderful selection of tasty ice creams and ice confection.

These programs would not be possible without great partnerships and for the 2nd year, Seneca Meadows has been there to assist us bring them to you. We are also extremely excited to announce our partnership with the Fingerlakes Radio Group and Mix98.5