Whether it happened a hundred years ago or today, the mission of the Geneva Historical Society is to tell the stories of Geneva and the surrounding region. A contemporary story has been the growth and development of the beer industry in the Finger Lakes. To celebrate the region’s breweries, the Historical Society is hosting the second annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ on June 23 from 5 pm to 8 pm on the grounds of Rose Hill Mansion, 3373 State Route 96A. Enjoy food by Redman’s Chicken and Ribs and the music of Steve Grills and the Roadmasters while sampling a variety of local beers. During the event, the first floor of the mansion will be open for self-guided tours.
Production of WSKG’s ‘Brew Beats’ is underway. Check out the behind the scenes photos from our recent production of ‘Brew Beats’ at Butternuts Beer and Ale in Oneonta, featuring country music singer Kolby Oakley. Kolby is one of the many artists to be featured in WSKG’s new original music show coming in spring 2017. ‘Brew Beats’ Concert Series is a music show that follows the roads that connect Upstate New York dynamic and growing breweries and cideries, turning the spotlight on the story of the people behind these industries while highlighting the region’s rich history of musical traditions.
Wagner Vineyards is one of the Finger Lakes Region’s estate wineries, which means that they grow all of their grapes used to produce their wine. They are also the home of Wagner Brewery where they produce several craft beers on site. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6pGV9_15e8