2013 Special Events
The Distillery introduces Thursday Night "Wing Flights" cruises on the Mary Jemison
Cruise from 7-8:30pm on Thursdays in July and August. Passengers will have the option of adding an assortment of The Distillery's already famous chicken wings to their cruise. Signature wing sauces include: medium, hot, Cajun, sweet & spicy, buffalo garlic parm, garlic cajun, and Still's BBQ.
$12.95 per person (tax, gratuity, beverages, and tickets are in addition to the listed price.)
Labor Day Day Cruises
Aboard Sam Patch, Departing from Schoen Place, Pittsford NY
Aboard Mary Jemison, Departing from Corn Hill Landing, Rochester NY
Monday September 2, 2013
Regular ticket prices
Lunch Available on noon cruises with 24-hour advance reservations
Snacks and Beverages Available on all cruises
Sam Patch Wine Tasting Cruises Presented by Pittsford Wines!
Aboard the Sam Patch, Departing from Schoen Place, Pittsford NY
Wednesday and Friday evenings June – October
$26 per person (must be 21)
Includes 90-minute cruise, tasting 6-8 different wines, and light refreshments from Via Girasole Gourmet, and a free raffle ticket
In 2013 we celebrate our 5th anniversary of partnering with Pittsford Wines/Via Girasole Gourmet. Passengers will be invited to visit the stores at 3 Schoen Place where a lucky raffle ticket holder will win something wonderful to drink!
Wednesday Wine Cruises 6-7:30pm
September 11th "The Pinots Company"
Meet the “Three's Company” of quirky, lovable, and desired clusters of pinot grapes from around the world. Find out how three different grape varieties have amazing dynamics and appeal to many different palates. Christine Jeffries from Finger Lakes Grape Seed Oils and Java Gourmet will join us, offering samples of her delicious oils, chocolates, and marinades.
Friday Wine Cruises 6:30-8pm
September 20th "The Bold and the Delicious"
Want to meet some of your favorite celebrities? Let us introduce them to you... through their wines. Enjoy wines from well known bold and beautiful musicians and stars like Dave Matthews, Train, and Jim Nantz. Joining us will be Brent Bivona, offering samples of fantastic Tavern on the Green products!
October 4th "France's Anatomy"
Imagine yourselves as interns of the French wine world learning about the anatomy of regions like Bordeaux, Burgundy, and the Rhone. Explore the inner workings of delicious French wines. For bonus points, sample delicious Karma Sauces and Mustards with Gene.
Mary Jemison Genesee River Shuttles
Enjoy 30-minute cruises between Brooks Landing and Corn Hill Landing on Saturday and Sunday October 5 and 6, 2013.
The shuttles will begin at 9:30 am Saturday/ 10:30am Sunday and leave from Brooks Landing,1000 Genesee Street, every hour until 2:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday, with free parking at960 Genesee Street. Returns from Corn Hill Landing,290 Exchange Blvd.will be at one hour intervals, starting at 10 am continuing until 3 pm Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $3 per person round trip.
Saturday Oct. 5
Departing Brooks Landing Departing Corn Hill Landing
9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Sunday Oct. 6
Departing Brooks Landing Departing Corn Hill Landing
10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
From Corn Hill Landing to the Broad Street Aqueduct
CHN will provide one-hour round-trip walking tours from Corn Hill Landing, to the Broad Street Aqueduct and back to Corn Hill Landing on Saturday and Sunday October 5 and 6, 2013.
The walking tours will begin at 10am on Saturday/ 11am Sunday and leave from the Mary Jemison dock at Corn Hill Landing,290 Exchange Blvd, every hour until 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. The walking tours are presented free-of-charge.
Those wishing may tour the Broad Street Aqueduct, which will be open to the public from noon-3pm on Saturday October 5.
Self-guided walking tours of the new Corn Hill Historic Wellness Trail, will be available all weekend as well.
Twilight River Romance Cruise Dinner Cruise
Saturday October 5, 2013 5:30-8pm
Depart onboard the historic 1931 Mary Jemison boat from Corn Hill Landing, 290 Exchange Blvd., for an elegant dinner and romantic views of the Rochester skyline and history along the Genesee River. Navigate a canal lock and the intersection where the River meets the Erie Canal in Frederick Law Olmsted designed Genesee Valley Park. Seating limited, advance ticket purchase – before noon, Sat. Oct. 5 – required. $55 per person (cruise, dinner, one complimentary champagne cocktail.)
Dinner menu catered by Zambistro:
Assortment of hand passed canapés upon boarding
Homemade bread, butter
The Fall Salad, Strawberry Vinaigrette
Truffle Whipped Potatoes
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Autumn Vegetable Ratatouille
Black Pepper Filet of Sirloin, Mushroom Sauce
Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewers
Mini Cheesecake, Raspberry Puree, Pistachios
Walking Tours on the
Corn Hill Historic Wellness Trail
Beginning on theGeneseeRiver, take a self-guided walking/biking tour of the Corn Hill neighborhood, home toRochester’s earliest citizens. The Corn Hill Historic Wellness Trail takes participants to landmarks that trace the neighborhood from the early 1800s to its current renaissance. Wegmans has sponsored a Passport, which maps and describes the sites on the trail. Passports can be picked up free-of-charge at the Mary Jemison dock. Trail marker rubbings can be added to each Passport, which also includes QR codes with more detailed information about each site. The Corn Hill Neighbors Association and Wegmans Food Markets Eat Well, Live Well Community Initiatives created and sponsored the trail, which will be completed in September 2013.