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9620 Dry Run Road
Painted post, NY 14870


Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 8000 - 10,000 guests annually.  In addition to hotel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room schoolhouse, hiking trails, miniature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavilion, full summer cabin area, playgrounds and a meditation labyrinth. Guests are served home-cooked, healthy meals buffet style in our dining room with a fireplace and panoramic view of 375 acres.  Call us today to book a day or overnight meeting or retreat.  Watson Homestead is an excellent location for youth, sports or organizational retreats, weddings, clergy or religious retreat groups, conferences, trade shows, banquets, seminars, quilt, scrapping, yoga and wellness retreats, team building and staff training retreats.

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Falling Leaves Festival

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Falling Leaves Festival

Corning's Native American Council Presents...

Falling Leaves Festival

An Interactive Pow Wow - Rain or Shine!

September 24th

Watson Homestead Conference & Retreat Center

Open Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us for Native American social dancing, drums and flute music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, storytelling, food, and more!

This event is free and open to the public - rain or shine! Free parking!

For more information, download the flier and visit

Earlier Event: September 10
Finger Lakes Regional Market
Later Event: October 1
Wine Glass Marathon