2016 Tour Season
May 1st - October 23rd

Travel back in time as one of our knowledgeable docents leads you through the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum.  Listen to stories of the four generations of Grangers, who lived in this magnificent home from 1816-1930.

Tour Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday: 1-5pm
Thursday thru Saturday: 11am-5pm
* Last full tour of Mansion and Barns begins at 3pm.

Admission: Adult $6
Seniors $5; Student K-12 $2

Handicap accessibility elevator lift to mansion main floor.
Please call the Homestead office at (585)394-1472 for more information.


Night Before Christmas Puppet Show and Scavenger Hunt
December 17th
9am, 11am, and 3pm
$2 for Students and Adults
Please Call for Reservations

2016 Festival of Trees

More info and Musical Guest schedule HERE.
Download the Invitation Letter.
Download the Registration Form.


Download our 2016 Event Schedule

Gideon's Gift Gallery, our Museum's Gift Shop has new items! We've also added a few items to our website, so you can order directly from home!


Limited Edition Laura Wilder Bicentennial Print is now available, claim yours in our Gift Gallery!

2016 Granger Homestead Festival of Trees

The 2016 Festival of Trees will be November 11th through December 11th, 2016.
More information on this year's event will be posted once it has been finalized.

Download our 2016 Invitation Letter (pdf)
Download our 2016 Registration Form (pdf)


Musical Guests:

Friday Nov 25th, 1-3pm: Dawn Jensen and a homeschoolers group
Saturday Nov. 26th, 11am-1pm:  Seneca Soundwaves
Saturday Nov. 26th, 1-3pm:  Haymes Family
Sunday Nov. 27th, 3-5pm:  Kandace Grau



FoT poster 2016


2016 - Judges' Awards

Best in Show :

1. Christmas Cabin [D-7] by Aleta Williamson of Proud Peacock Event Planning

Best Decoration:

1. Getting Ready for Christmas [D-10] by Pat Tribastone
2. Wish Upon a Star [D-8] by Sherrill Parsons
3. Painted Saw [D-1] by Crystal Patterson

Best Fabric Decoration:

1. Father Christmas [F-3] by Mary Jo Schuler
2. Hooked on Santa [F-1] by Barb Kutner
3. Mr. Christmas [F-2} by Judy Cermak

Best Full Size Tree:

1. The Granger Tree [FT-8] By The Granger Staff
2. The Nutcracker Tree [FT-22] by The Granger Homestead
3. Santa Claus is Coming to Town [FT-6] by Finger Lakes DDSO

Best Gift Basket:

1. Nutty Nutcrackers [GB-9] by Tara Sandle
2. Toasting the Holidays [GB-13] by Libby Campbell
3. Gideon Granger's Favorites [GB-3] by The Granger Staff

Best Jewelry:

1. Ginko Necklace [J-6] by Erica Babst of Adorn Jewelry
2. Bright Christmas [J-2] by Dee Weeks Lucitte
3. Tiny Tree [J-4] by Judy Cermak

Best Mantel:

1. Hickory Dickory Dock [M-3] by Bridges for Brain Injuries
2. A Woodland Winter Wonderland [M-1] by Rockcastle Florist
3. Shades of Christmas Past [M-5] by Linda Patterson & Lorena Rogers

Best Table Top Tree:

1. A visit from St. Nick [TT-18] by Gail Weichmann & Friends of Wood Library
2. A Golden Holiday [TT-22] by Gordon William Reed
3. Bunnies, Berries, & Bells - Noel!  [TT-8] by Ladies of the Livre

Best Wreath:

1. Wagon Wheel [W-2] by Erica McCain of Ray's Restaurant
2. Falling Snow [W-6] by Victoria Hunter
3. Music of Christmas [W-14] by Canandaigua P.E.O.

Best Youth Entry:

1. Proclaiming the Light [TT-11] by Sonshine Kids 4-H Club
2. Small Wonders [TT-26] by the Brasser Kindergarten Class
3. A Homemade Christmas [ST-6] by the Peck Children




 If you have questions, please call the Granger Homestead (585-394-1472) and we will be happy to assist you.