8th Annual Bird Walk

  • May 15, 2021
    8:00 am - 10:00 am

Join us for our 8th Annual Bird Walk with avid birders, Mahlon and Eleanor Hurst, through the FLM’s Townsend-Grady Wildlife Preserve wetlands to discover what bird species are migrating and nesting there.


Volunteer Site Clean-up

  • May 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Calling all gardeners and trail workers! It takes a lot of work to keep our grounds looking spiffy! Join our staff and wonderful volunteers as we spruce up the site and keep it looking attractive for our guests.


Open House

  • May 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Have you been wondering what is happening at the Finger Lakes Museum? Join Museum staff, volunteers, and trustees to find out!


The Earth and I: Compost Workshop

  • May 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Phone: 315-595-2200

Join Cornell Cooperative Master Gardener, Barbara Cummings, at the Museum campus as she explains the importance of compost and teaches you tips and tricks to be successful at home.


Sunset Paddle

  • June 5, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What’s better than a summer evening paddle and refreshments by a bonfire? Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek.


Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate

  • June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class will help newcomers to kayaking with beginning skills, and will help the intermediate level kayaker to refine their strokes, and add more skills to their kayaking repertoire. Current skill level will be evaluated at the beginning of class. Classes will be taught by ACA certified Museum personnel. Registration fee includes equipment rental. Children Continue reading Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate


Community Paddle

  • June 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to try a kayak or canoe out for the first time? Curious to learn more about Sugar Creek and the Townsend-Grady Wildlife Preserve wetlands? Come to the FLM to speak with staff and volunteers while enjoying some time out on the water and in the wetlands! Kayaks and paddles, canoes and Continue reading Community Paddle


Solstice Strawberry Moon Paddle

  • June 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek. End the paddling experience with a bonfire and snacks. Children under the ages of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. *There are two ticket options for Continue reading Solstice Strawberry Moon Paddle


Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate

  • June 26, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Phone: 315-595-2200

This class will help newcomers to kayaking with beginning skills, and will help the intermediate level kayakers to refine their strokes, and add more skills to their kayaking repertoire. Current skill level will be evaluated at the beginning of class. Classes will be taught by ACA certified Museum personnel. Registration fee includes equipment rental. Children Continue reading Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate


Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate

  • July 3, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class will help newcomers to kayaking with beginning skills, and will help the intermediate level kayaker to refine their strokes, and add more skills to their kayaking repertoire. Current skill level will be evaluated at the beginning of class. Classes will be taught by ACA certified Museum personnel. Registration fee includes equipment rental. Children Continue reading Kayak Lessons – Beginning and Intermediate


ACA Kayak Instructor Training Course

  • July 8, 2021 - July 10, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For those experienced kayakers who are ready to become instructors, we are pleased to offer an American Canoe Association (ACA) Instructor Training Course! This course is designed to provide experienced paddlers with the tools needed to share their skills with others.


Community Paddle

  • July 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to try a kayak or canoe out for the first time? Curious to learn more about Sugar Creek and the Townsend-Grady Wildlife Preserve wetlands? Come to the FLM to speak with staff and volunteers while enjoying some time out on the water and in the wetlands! Kayaks and paddles, canoes and Continue reading Community Paddle


Thunder Moon Paddle

  • July 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What’s better than a summer evening paddle and refreshments by a bonfire? Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek.Continue reading Thunder Moon Paddle


Blueberry Moon Paddle

  • August 21, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy the full moon in August with a paddle, bonfire and refreshments. Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek. Children under the ages of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.  *There are two ticket Continue reading Blueberry Moon Paddle


Open House & Volunteer Site Clean-Up

  • September 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Have you been wondering what is happening at the Finger Lakes Museum? Want to help us keep the Museum looking great? Join us for this event!


Equinox Paddle

  • September 18, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek. Children under the ages of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.  *There are two ticket options for this event.  Choose the “paddle w/gear rental” option to Continue reading Equinox Paddle


Fall Foliage Paddle

  • October 2, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the stunning fall colors of the region by participating in the last guided paddle of the FLM season and of 2020! Led by FLM’s NYS Outdoor Guides and Educators, this evening paddle will take guests out onto the waters of Keuka Lake, through wetlands, and back up Sugar Creek to view the beautiful and Continue reading Fall Foliage Paddle