Dear EscapeMakers — The days are shorter, the weather is cooler, and the trees are taking on the stunning shades of autumn in Corning & the Finger Lakes. The mornings will soon sparkle with frost, and snowflakes will dance in the air. Even though life has returned to routine, that doesn’t mean you can’t take some time to enjoy the beauty of the changing seasons with just the girls.
During the month of October, The Finger Lakes Wellness Center & Health Spa will be offering a Pumpkin Body Glow Session. Using pumpkin pulp to rejuvenate your skin, as well as pure sugar cane, nourishing oils and butters to soothe the body, you and a few of your best friends will feel relaxed and revitalized. Make sure to go back in November for the Pumpkin Body Glow Scrub and Cranberry Bog Body Wrap, and again in December for the Gingerbread & Cream Sugar Scrub and Ginger Bread Salt Soak Pedicure – sure to soothe your tired feet after long days of holiday shopping!
Ladies, ever wonder what that gorgeous pendant you inherited is worth? Do you have a piece of artwork you’d like to get appraised? Or do you just have a fascination with antiques? Appraisal Day at the Rockwell Museum of Western Art is sure to satisfy your curiosity. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, November 5, Heritage Auctions experts will be on hand to appraise collectible objects. As the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world, Heritage Auctions’ experts will assess everything from American and Western art, to fine arts and comics, to jewelry and silver.
Don’t wait until December to start shopping! Why not make a day of it Saturday, November 19, and visit the Holiday Family Festival from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Corning-Painted Post East High School? For $3, you and the ladies will enjoy the celebration of arts, crafts, tasty treats and holiday family fun.
After you’ve had your fill of antiques, crafts and shopping, spend the night catching up with the girls at the Radisson Hotel Corning. With the Girlfriends Getaway Package, you can indulge yourselves over a shared appetizer and bottle of Finger Lakes wine at the Steuben Bar. With this special ladies weekend package, the Radisson Hotel Corning allows you to eat, drink, explore and catch up!
Whatever you do, your girls’ weekend in Corning & the Finger Lakes is sure to have you enjoying the very best that autumn has to offer, while starting the holiday shopping season off right!