Christmas Comes to Corning’s Historic Gaffer District Dec. 7!

five-two flickr

five-two flickr

The historic city of Corning presents its 39th annual Sparkle on Saturday December 7.

This event combines shopping, dining, live entertainment, horse and carriage rides and family fun all in the setting of the community’s historic Gaffer District.

Corning is the home of Corning Glass and more than 500,000 visitors come to the city and its Museum of Glass every year.  The historic Gaffer District is named for the term to denote a “master glassblower.”


What:  39th Annual Sparkle!

Where:  Downtown Corning (Steuben County)

When: Saturday, Dec. 7


About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit
This entry was posted in Steuben County and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.