1795 Acorn Inn
4508 State Route 64, Canandaigua, New York, 14424, United States
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Boat Houses along the Pier
(from the ads)
the gallery in a barn
Travel Tips for Canandaigua
When you go on vacation it is sometimes difficult to find places of worship that you are familiar with. You can ask the desk clerk at the motel but often they are not sure or not helpful with correct directions.
Here are contacts for some of the worship services in the area:
ASSEMBLY OF GOD... 415 N Main Street... 585-394-3635
BAPTIST... 5026 North Road... 585-394-3517
CATHOLIC... St. Mary's... 16 Gibson Street... 585-394-4300
CHRISTIAN... United Church of Bristol... 7177 County Road 2 (Bloomfield)...
CHRISTIAN... St. Brendan's Fellowship... 58 North Main Street... 585-398-0280
CONGREGATIONAL... First Congregational... 58 North Main Street...
EPISCOPAL... St. John's... 183 N Main Street... 585-394-4818
LUTHERAN... Good Shepherd... 320 South Pearl Street... 585-394-2760
METHODIST... First United Methodist... 100 North Main Street... 585-394-5335
PRESBYTERIAN... United Presbyterian... 11 Gibson Street... 585-394-0503
WESLEYAN... Crosswinds... 3360 Middle Cheshire Road... 585-394-5857
Annual Civil War Encampment
The Granger House hosts the annual Civil War Encampment of the regiments that were from Canandaigua during the U.S. Civil War. There are equipment of the period, personel in costumes of the war, demonstrations of activities used during that time. Historians will tell you about the involvement of Canadaigua persons in the war efforts and how they are honored today.
There is a small "donation" to the historical society to get access to the site and have off-street parking.
see the SPECIAL EVENTS option of the website below for details of this years happenings.
to get there:
295 North Main Street, Granger Homestead
annual Chamber Music Festival
This is for the serious music lover. The Finger Lakes Chorus can be seen at a different venue in late July in the Canadaigua area each year but the results is always the same: an evening of beautiful music.
The 300 members of the choral group come from 50 communities in Monroe and Ontario counties. Each year they can be seen at one of the areas large theater stages: Hochstein Performance Hall, CMAC Performing Arts Center, Chautauqua Institution. The music is that of some of histories greatest composers: Mozart, Beethoven, Boito, Brahms. The choral group is accompanied by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
The cost in the past has been between $5 and $15 per person depending on the venue.
The starting times are in the evening, about 7-8pm and the event lasts two hours.
The date is usually the last Thursday through Saturday in July and they normally have two performances among those days.
to find out where and when this year's performance will be, call the number below.
The Chosen Spot -- Canandaigua Lake in Winter!
The picture above is of the north end of Canandaigua Lake near the Canandaigua Inn. "Canandaigua" is a Native American name meaning chosen spot or place. When we visited in late December it was definitely a FROZEN spot or place!
The town has a population of over 11,000 located 30 miles southeast of Rochester, NY. It was founded in 1798.
"A few statistics"
Length: 15.5 miles
Shoreline: 36 miles
Max. Depth: 276 feet
Volume: 445.5 billion gallons
Max. Width: 1.5 mile
Elevation: 688 feet
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