Thursday, July 25, 2013

Things to do this weekend near Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

This weekend travel the Lake Ontario Wine Trail - Fruit Fest 

Weekend event with summer fruits and wine.
August 3 -4  12:00pm - 5:00pm
Enter to Win a Gift Basket.
Tickets: Go to:
to get your passport.  $10 per person or 2 for $15.

Saturday August 3, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Williamson Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual FAMILY FUN DAY. 
Where: Williamson Town Park - 3773 Eddy Rd, Williamson, NY. Rain or Shine!
Old Fashion Games, Relay Races, Balloon Toss, Face Painting, story telling and More!

COMING UP on August 3, 2013

Central New York 5th Annual Wine & Jazz Fest
Where: Wolcott, NY  (East side of Sodus Bay)
Time: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tickets:  for advance sale tickets go to: or call (315) 530-7171
Featuring 15 Upstate NY Wineries, artisan distillers, cheese tasting, and artisan creations.  FREE Jazz music all day long.


WHERE: Brantling Ski Slopes - 4015 Fish Farm Rd., Sodus, NY.
WHEN:  August 1 - 3, 2013
The Bands: 
Claire Lynch, The Roys, Remington Ryde, Jeanette and Johnny Williams, Larry Stephenson, Lake Effect Bluegrass, Nu-Blu, and Old Divide.

Square Dancing, workshops, food, beverage, craft show.
Tickets: Go to:

Flea Market August 2 - 3, 2013
Sodus Point United Methodist Church

7490 South Ontario St., Sodus Point, NY
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum
FREE Summer Concert series  2PM
A Jazz ensemble - Nostalgic Reunion
Bring your own blanket or chair, Concession stand.
Free entrance into the museum during concert hours.
Overlooking Lake Ontario - Sodus Point, NY

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Looking for something to do? - July 18 - 21 - Events near Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

The list is almost endless with things to do and see in the Sodus Bay area near Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast. There's no excuses............get out of the house!

Still going on through July 20, 2013
The Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra NY.
An outdoor nighttime theatre production about the story of how the Mormon religion was founded. This is FREE to the public and begins at 9:15 PM.  The theater is produced on the actual hillside in which Joseph Smith was visited by the angel Morona. Having seen this myself, the theatrics is amazing and filled with action and music. For more information on the pageant go to:

July 20, 2013  Can You Sink a Boat? This Annual FUN filled day starts at the Sodus Point Beach - on the bayside.  A competitive game played by firemen and hosted by the Sodus Point Fire Department. 
The GAME-  2 aluminum boats tied together with a 4 man team in each. Each boat is equipped with a hose. Team members try to fill up the other boat with water before the other team fills your boat.  The object - to sink or be sunk. 
Sign-up starts at 8AM. Game begins at 9AM. 
Must be a volunteer or paid firefighter. Male or Female
Must wear turnout gear: Gloves, Boots, Helmet, Turnout coat, must have 4 firefighter on team, Must park at the beach, MUST HAVE FUN!
For pre-registration or directions contact Mark Jones Jr. at

Gates Hall-Pultneyville NY

July 19 & 20, 2013 Presents: Yeoman and the Guard - Gates Hall in Pultneyville.
For more information on this theatre production go to the Gates Hall website.

July 20 - 21, 2013 Pultneyville Homecoming Festival
In the Hamlet of Pultneyville, NY- The Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society events focus on Shipping and Ship Building. On July 20 the festivities begins with a 5K-Run at B.Forman Park at 7:45 A.M.,  A Sunfish Revival Regatta throughout the day, ice cream social, re-enactment of the War of 1812, Homecoming Parade, concert in the park and more. For more information on the Pultneyville Homecoming activities visit the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society website at

Sunrise on Lake Ontario-Sodus Point NY

July 20, 2013 Sunset Tastings at Thrope Vineyard start at 6 PM  every Saturday through August 31. 

Maxwell Creek Inn offers FREE Lake Ontario Wine Trail Passports for guest staying at the Inn.

July 21, 2013 Children's Old Time Fun Day at Heritage Square on Ontario Road, Ontario, NY . A fun filled day with early 19th Century games, music, crafts, stories and more. The museum is open 1 PM - 4 PM .
For more information go to:

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Sodus Point NY

July 21, 2013 FREE Concert in the Park at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum at 2 PM. Located on North Ontario St., Sodus Point.
Free entrance into the museum during concert hours. Concession stand also available during concert. Concerts in the park are every Sunday through Labor Day weekend.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Events near Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast this week

There's always something to do in the Sodus Bay area
Summer blooms around Maxwell Creek Inn B&B
whether you are coming for the day, weekend, or just passing through. Here is this weeks events most of which are free. 

July 10, 2013 7:00 PM
Historic Guided Walk around Sodus Point. Meet at the Lighthouse Museum on North Ontario St. in Sodus Point. This is a weather permitting FREE activity. Visit the sites of the Battle of Sodus Point-the War of 1812, the historic lighthouse museum, learn about shipping on the Sodus Bay, and the Underground Railroad history.

July 10 - 14, 2013
Peppermint Days Festival - Lyons , NY was the capital for growing and utilizing peppermint for various uses. From peppermint oil, liquors, gum, candles, candies and toothpaste. Click here for the festival schedule that starts on July 10th. 
Visit the Hotchkiss Peppermint Discovery Center to learn about the uses of peppermint oil. The 
                 Discovery Center is open Saturdays 1 - 4 PM.

July 13, 2013 - Sunset
Sunset on Lake Ontario-Sodus Point
Sunset Tastings at Thorpe Vineyard Winery 
Located at 8150 Chimney Heights Blvd., Wolcott
NY. Just the other side of Sodus Bay near
Chimney Bluffs State Park.  SEE MAP
Event starts at 6:00 PM weather permitting.

July 13, 2013  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
War of 1812 Re-enactment. At the Oscar Fuerst Field, on Greig St. in Sodus Point

Concert in the park at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum

July 14, 2013  2:00 PM 
FREE Concert in the Park at the
Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum on North Ontario St. Sodus Point. Entrance to the museum is FREE to the public during concert times. Visitors enjoy great music and great views. A concession stand is open during concert times as well. Serving Italian Sausage, hot dogs, popcorn, soda, ice cream and more. 

There is a FREE concert every Sunday (weather permitting) through Labor Day. The Museum is open to the public Tuesdays - Sunday, 10:00 AM 
                                                                                       - 5:00 PM with a small entrance fee. 
July 12 - 20, 2013 
Hill Cumorah Pageant annual outdoor theatre
begins at 9:00 PM. Admission is FREE. Visitors 
will experience a great outdoor theatre 
production of the founding of the Mormon Religion. The pageant location is on Route 21 South, just south of Palmyra, NY. For more information Go to: