Proof of vaccination is no longer required for entry to the Smith Opera House. Masks are no longer required, though we strongly encourage their use particularly by those unvaccinated, including children. The Smith reserves the right to amend this policy as necessary, including at the request of specific artists or presenters.

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A Sparkling Night At The Smith: A Midwinter Masquerade

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Saturday, February 26 at 6pm - 10pm
Smith Opera House
Hancock Estabrook & Finger Lakes Partners

Raise a glass while we raise funds for our beloved Smith Opera House.

Admission fee includes wine and inventive light bites from local purveyors.

A Sparkling Night at the Smith is a new fundraising event that will team together the splendor of the Smith Opera House with the dynamism of the Finger Lakes Wine Region for a fun and inventive Gala Evening. Taking guests back in time to a 1920s Masquerade Party, the evening will feature six leading Finger Lakes wineries pouring samples of their best sparkling wines, period-appropriate music, and even vintage champagne coupes to drink from as attendees circle throughout the building. Taking a leaf from the Rosé Soirées playbook, this will be a winter night where all the stars come out in The Smith’s ceiling and beyond.

Enjoy live music by The Dixie Kats and sample sparkling wines from our co-hosts:

Dr. Konstantin Frank

Fox Run Vineyards

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

Hosmer Winery

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars

Ravines Wine Cellars

Our friends at 41 Lakefront have offered a steal of a deal on rooms facing Seneca Lake for those who want to stay overnight! Contact them at  (315) 789-0400 to book a room.

Light bites are provided by our friends at:



CaryMo Chocolates

Rio Tomatlan

FLX Fry Bird

Kindred Fare

A Sparkling Night at The Smith comes to you thanks to the generosity of our sponsors:

The Smith’s COVID-19 Policies

By purchasing tickets to this event you agree on behalf of yourself, and all other ticket holders in your party, to abide by The Smith Opera House’s COVID-19 policies. These policies include, but are not limited to: All patrons over 12 years of age at films or live performances at the Smith Opera House scheduled through Mar. 31, 2022 are required to wear a mask AND be vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test*. Depending on the nature of the show, patrons may be allowed to remove their mask once seated in the theatre. All attendees must follow theater ingress/egress signage and should not enter the venue if they display COVID-like symptoms, have recently tested positive, or have been in close contact with anyone with a known case of COVID-19. Policies are subject to change at any time without notice; however, we will make every effort to contact ticket holders to alert them of changes to this policy.

*We strongly recommend the use of the New York State Excelsior Pass Wallet app available from your app store. This app shows vaccine data and test results and will make admission to The Smith go smoothly.