The GREAT ESCAPE  

 

 

Off Season Adventure in the heart of the Finger Lakes
AHS Region 4's Fall Meeting in Canandaigua- “the center of the universe”
Sponsored by the Finger Lakes Daylily Society
Noon to Noon September 15 and 16, 2012

STEAM BOAT LANDING CONVENTION CENTER
(www.steamboatlandingonline.com)
(one-half hour from Rochester International Airport)
Featuring special guest speakers:
*Curt Hanson*   *Nikki Schmith*   *Sandy and Mike Holmes*
*Melanie Mason*   *Kristine Weitz*

Plus plants galore from northern gardens (Free phytosanitary inspection for our Canadian friends)

[There are 11 Finger Lakes- Seneca is king being the largest, Cayuga is the longest, Keuka is the crooked one, but the queen of them all is the Canandaigua. Our meeting- Steam Boat Landing Convention Center- is on the water’s edge at the northern end of Canandaigua Lake.]

Annual Regional Meeting
Evening Awards Banquet
Silent Auction
Mennonite Raffle for new intros
Live Auction
On-line Auction
Region 4 Hybridizer's Intro Show

Convention Motel- Canandaigua Super 8

Go to Registration and Lodging

Come early- stay late and enjoy our AREA ATTRACTIONS featuring:

-A lake cruise on a real paddlewheel driven tour boat
-Over 100 area wineries producing great wines including world class Rieslings and Chardonnays
-Casinos: Finger lakes Race Track, Turning Stone (Rome), Tioga Raceway (west of Owego)
-Shopping from mini street-side shops to a huge enclosed mall just minutes away
-Antique Shopping
-Hiking trails galore with breath-taking scenic lake views
-Drive to the top of Bristol Mountain for a breathtaking panoramic view
-Guided fishing trips on Canandaigua Lake where you might hook onto a 10 lb Laker
-Rent a lake-side cottage (through local realtor- Finger Lakes Realty)
-Coming from the southeast- Corning Museum of Glass followed with Watkins Glen State Park (19 waterfalls)
-The Windmill- a farmer's market and crafts just south of Penn Yan on NY Rte 14A (open Saturdays you can visit it in the morning and still make the meeting in Canandaigua by 12:30pm after about a 45 minute drive). This is one of the largest farm markets in the east and mostly all enclosed in several buildings.

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