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Some Area Events - Farm Markets
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Letchworth Country celebrates, there's no doubt about it. The following listings are just some of the events, fairs and festivals held in the region as compiled from various sources. It also includes numerous events within Letchworth State Park. Also, look for separate listings for some of the many concert series and farm markets in the region. Because events schedules are made well in advance, it is a good idea to check with local tourism offices, chambers and other local sources to confirm details.
Does your non-profit organization have a major public event you would like listed in the Letchoworth Park Vacation Guides? Send the information by e-mail to letchworthcalendar@letchworthpark.com

MAY

17 Fly-In Breakfast - Dansville Fly, drive, walk or bike to Dansville Airport. Balloons, planes, helicopters & gliders. Rides & lessons available.

20 William Pryor Letchworth Birthday Party 9 a.m . to 1 p.m. at Museum area, Letchworth State Park.

22-25 Letchworth Red White and Blue Balloon Rally" Six massed balloon flights, Friday 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am and 6:30 p.m., Monday 6:00 am, launching from The Archery Field near the Castile entrance. Visit www.balloonsoverletchworth.com

23 Learn to Catch a Fish Family Picnic Carnival style event featuring games, activities, educational workshops, free fishing (no license required), free lunch and door prizes. Presented in conjunction with DEC and Cornell Cooperative Extension. 11:00 am to 4:00 p.m. at Trailside Lodge.

23 Opening of Season at the Arcade & Attica Railroad Ride a piece of history on the Arcade & Attica Railroad. Venture back into the days of yesteryear. Arcade (585) 492-3100.

24 Get Your "Doo-Wop" on at the Dam! Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area. 1950s style family fun on Saturday, May 29th from 11am - 4p.m.. Free

25 Memorial Day Parades Angelica, Bolivar, Cuba, Geneseo, Mt. Morris, Wellsville, Whitesville and others

30, 31 Nunda Fun Days Carnival and more, Village of Nunda

JUNE

Blue Grass Jam Session Monthly Jam Session, sponsored by the WNY Bluegrass Assoc. Music starts at 2:00 p.m. Takes place the 2nd Sunday of every month at Bennington Lanes, Clinton Street in Bennington. Call (585) 591-2314 for more information.

Sunday Family Walks & Talks, Saturday Observatory. Learn about nature as we explore a different topic each Sunday afternoon. Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java (585) 457-3228. Night Sky Observatory 7pm – 9pm Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java. Taking place the 1st Saturday of the month, from April -October. Tours start at dusk. For more information call 585-457-3228.

6 Annual Attica Founder's Day Pet parade, crafts, kiddie rides, petting zoo, live entertainment all day, w Chicken BBQ, Attica Veterans Memorial Park, Exchange Street, Attica

6 Allegany Celtic Festival Belmont 585-365-2152 for more information

6-7 Annual Townwide Yard Sale, Strykersville Antiques, bargains, etc, good food. The Schoolhouse Museum will be open with local history exhibits, and food will be provided by local organizations and restaurants. Sunday for the Chicken Barbeque.

7 Fly-in, Drive-in Breakfast Historical Aircraft Group Museum 3489 Big Tree Lane, Geneseo

7 Springwater Gala Celebration Larry Canute Memorial Park, 7998 School Street. Music, vendors, children's activities, fireworks and more.

7 Agri-palooza 12pm – 4pm. Sonricker Farms, Exchange St, Attica. Farm tours, demonstrations, vendors, hay rides and children's games

17-20 Cuba Dairy Week Cuba. Events, car show, crafts, parade, carnival, etc.

13 Relay for Life for Wyoming County Perry High School Athletic Fields, Perry. Join the Wyoming County Relay for Life Team as we walk to eliminate cancer. A historic Cancer Prevention Study, like no other, will be held at the event as well. To register, or for more information, please visit www.relayforlife.org/wyomingcountyNY.

13-14 War of 1812 Encampment Genesee Country Village & Museum, Mumford

13 Annual Photographers Dream Day Mount Morris Dam; 6103 Visitor Center Rd. in Mount Morris. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

18 Super Cruise 1 One of WNY’s biggest & finest displays of classic cars, trucks & motorcycles. Charcoal Corral, Perry Call (585) 237-5270 or visit www.charcoalcorral.com.

20 Rock and Roll Into Summer Musical performances , Wildlife Educators Coalition Animal Exhibit and our own home-made lawn games, food and FIREWORKS. 2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Letchworth Park Highbanks Recreation Area.

25 Angelica Cruise Night Up to 100 classic cars, shops open late. Free to participating car owners.

27-28 Free Fishing in NYS During the last weekend in June anyone can fish New York State waters and no license is required. It’s the perfect time to take a friend or relative fishing.

 

JULY

Sunday Family Walks & Talks Learn about nature as we explore a different topic each Sunday afternoon. Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java, (585) 457-3228

Blue Grass Jam Session Monthly Jam Session, sponsored by the WNY Bluegrass Assoc. Music starts at 2:00 p.m. Takes place the 2nd Sunday of every month at Bennington Lanes, Clinton Street in Bennington. Call (585) 591-2314 for more information.

Tuesday Evenings Lectures History and environment of Letchworth Park 7-8:30 p.m. Lower Falls Restauran

2 York-Leicester Annual Field Day York Central School Grounds, Entrances between Rt. 63 & Rt. 36; a family oriented event, fireworks5

3 Ring of Fire Silver Lake landowners light flares along the shoreline of Silver Lake. Fireworks display at 10:00 p.m.

3 Ring of Fire, FireworksCuba Lake

4 July 4 Celebration Genesee Country Village & Museum, Mumford

4-6 Jam in the Valley Buffalo Hill Campground, Varysburg. Fireworks show and two-day country music festival featuring national artisits. Food vendors and camping available. For more information visit JamInTheValley.com.

4Annual Lavender Festival Park Circle, Angelica

6 “Letchworth Luau” Food, volleyball, Hula Dancing and instruction, steel band, beach music and lots of swim time will make this day at the pool memorable. Harvey Pool Complex at the Highbanks Recreation Area. Noon to 7 p.m.

6-7 Genesee Valley Hunt Horse Trails. US Eventing Association 3-phase event. Dressage show jumping and cross country. No admission fee and spectators are welcome. www.geneseevalleyhunt.org

10-12 Geneseo Summer Festival Dime Carnival, Teddy Bear Parade, Craft Show, free entertainment, food by local churches and non-profits. Nearby Sidewalk Sales and Historic Airshow.

10-12 Geneseo Airshow, the Greatest Show on Turf. Air performances with commentary, re-enactors participation, photographic opportunities, antique cars, vendors and food available. Geneseo Airport, Rt. 63 in Geneseo. (585) 243-2100 or www.1941hag.org

11 Bliss Community Day Garage sales start at 9am, Strawberry Social, Chicken BBQ, Duck races & activities at Rita George Recreation Bldg. for children. Call (585) 322-7319 for info. Music by Gene Hilts and the Rustic Ramblers.

11 Chalk Art Festival Several artists designed sidewalk chalk masterpieces. A chalking contest for children and live music. Corner of Main & Borden Ave. and village park, Perry. 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Music, food, demonstrations. www.perrychalkfestival.com

11 Tour de Per-RY Community Bike Ride Registration at Perry Village Park, two routes to choose from, both ending in Perry's Downtown area, starts at 8:00am. For information www.perrychaulkfestival.com.

13-18 Allegany County Fair Fairgrounds, Angelica

16-18 Warsaw Valley Festival car parade, crafts, etc.

16-18 Geneseo Community Players Presentation SUNY Geneseo Alice Austin Theatre. Little Shop of Horors will be presented at 8 p.m. www.geneseocommunityplayers.org

18-19 Civil War Re-enactment Gensesee Country Museum & Village, Mumford

17-19 Great Wellsville Balloon Rally Hot Air Balloon Rally, parade, fireworks, car show, etc., Wellsville

18-19 Conesus Lake Association Arts & Crafts Show Conesus Lake, Long Point Park

18 Blues and Barbeque Blues bands, family styled event. Grab some barbeque and enjoy games, fireworks. Food vendors. Highbanks Recreation Area, Letchworth State Park

19 –22 Livingston County Agricultural Society & Fair at Caledonia Good old fun at a good old country fair. (585) 538-2168 www.caledoniafair.org

21-25 Hemlock "Little World's" Fair. Rt. 15A. Country Fair - rides, grandstand events, exhibits, horse events, farm animals, Midway, nightly music, food and vendors, Children under 3 are free. www.HemlockFair.org

23-26 Friendship NY Bicentennial www.friendshipny200.com

25 West Sparta Old Fashioned Day West Sparta Town Hall and Grounds, 8302 Kysorville Byersville Road, West Sparta. A free community celebration of early life in rural West Sparta.

25 York Valley Fest York, 8 am – 4 p.m. A pancake breakfast, arts, crafts & food vendors, agricultural display, a car show, music & games for all, & a chicken BBQ to end the day. www.yorkvalleyfest.com

30 Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend & Irish Heritage Days Belfast


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