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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau E-NEWS November 2013
For a full list of events in Chautauqua County throughout the year, see the online calendar.
Harvest Wine Weekends
November 1-3 and 8-10, 2013
Celebrate the end of the grape harvest in America's Grape Country with Lake Erie Wine Country's annual Harvest Wine Weekends. There are still tickets available for the second weekend of the event, November 8-10. Guests will savor delicious foods paired with select wines at each of 24 wineries. While there, be sure to stop at the new Grape Discovery Center in Westfield, and plan to return February 14-16, 2014 and bring your Valentine for the luscious Wine & Chocolate Weekend.
Continuing Colors of Chautauqua
A seasonal learning festival
The season long Colors of Chautauqua Learning Festival continues through November with scrapbooking and mosaic workshops along with a history of Lake Erie Shipwrecks, poetry and culinary classes, an Amish tour and an introduction to Bridge. For more information and a schedule, visit www.tourchautauqua.com/chqcolors/index.aspx.
Annual Exhibit and Candlelight tours
For 34 years, the Annual Holiday Exhibit at the Fenton History Center in Jamestown has been a favorite local tradition. Stop by between November 29, 2013 and January 18, 2014 and enter into American holiday traditions of past and present in the grand 1863 mansion of New York State Governor Reuben E. Fenton (1865-1868). The elegant Mansion will celebrate "Signs of the Season: Why we celebrate the holidays like we do" along with fresh greenery, holiday decorations, and an upside down Christmas tree. New for 2013, costumed guides will give candlelight tours of the mansion and exhibit on Saturdays from 7-8 pm.
A Holiday Parade
December 6, 2013
The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation announces the 2013 Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration theme: "Jamestown's Snowball Express," connecting the story of The Polar Express with Jamestown's refurbished Gateway Train Station and traditional downtown holiday imagery. The 2013 parade will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013, in downtown Jamestown. Additional holiday activities and events in the Jamestown area, on December 6 and throughout the holiday season, can be found on the events calendar at www.jamestownupclose.com.
A Spectacular Skating and Gymnastics Event
December 14, 2013
The Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular returns to the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena on December 14th. Sold-out in 2012, the show features Olympic, world, and national champions from two of the most popular Olympic sports: figure skating and gymnastics. Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi, three-time US figure skating champion Michael Weiss, and Olympic gymnastics champions Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner will host the event.