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Canal Fest set to rock this weekend in Seneca Falls

Canal Fest set to rock this weekend in Seneca Falls
The Seneca Falls Canal Fest is ready to host thousands of visitors at this weekend’s celebration along both sides of the Seneca-Cayuga Canal in Seneca Falls. The Canal Fest will offer an assortment of events that will provide entertainment for visitors of all ages including amusement rides and midway, petting zoo, dunking booth, zip line, the Aquacade Watercraft Parade, demonstrations,... more

Advance sale tickets available July 9th for New York State Fair

Advance sale tickets available July 9th for New York State Fair
Advance sale tickets for the 2018 New York State Fair will be available starting on July 9. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Thursday. Cuomo also announced new discounts for the fair as well. The discounts include $1 admission every day for college students with their current college ID as well as Canadian Friendship Days where Canadian citizens can get... more

Youngsters celebrate America in Fair Haven Fourth of July children’s parade

Youngsters celebrate America in Fair Haven Fourth of July children’s parade
The red, white and blue-laden environment of Fair Haven’s Fourth of July children’s parade is exactly the kind of event Rana Huston wants her granddaughter Kairi Huston involved in. Since Rana’s husband, Carl, passed away in January, Rana and Kairi, 5, are planning to move to the local area from Liverpool later this summer. Though Liverpool is larger, Rana wants... more

Another successful Aquacade in Seneca Falls

Another successful Aquacade in Seneca Falls
This past Saturday, the Aquacade Watercraft Parade entertained thousands during the 3rd Annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest. The floating armada of decorated boats travel through the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor on the Seneca-Cayuga Canal in this unique parade celebrating the creativity of the recreational boating community. This year’s Aquacade included boats from outside the state to local businesses. As many... more

Celebrating water and life: OWLA hosts 11th Owasco Lake Day Festival

Celebrating water and life: OWLA hosts 11th Owasco Lake Day Festival
There is something special about gliding along Owasco Lake, and the Owasco Watershed Lake Association wants to share the experience with the community. On Sunday, OWLA hosted its 11th annual Owasco Lake Day, but this year, its second on Deauville Island at Emerson Park, the OWLA added the word “festival” to the event, explained Rick Nelson, chairman of the planning... more

Taste of Wayne: Nana’s Village Restaurant owner crowned winner after August 3rd event

Taste of Wayne: Nana’s Village Restaurant owner crowned winner after August 3rd event
The Taste of Wayne County is held annually along the banks of the Erie Canal at the Port of Newark, and each year the booth collecting the most tickets wins a trophy. The Village of Newark and the Newark Chamber of Commerce announced that Mary Fitch, owner of Nana’s Village Restaurant and Catering, was crowned this year’s champion. Members of... more

Seneca Falls 3rd annual Canal Festival

Seneca Falls 3rd annual Canal Festival
The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) is inviting all groups, organizations, businesses, wineries, breweries, cideries, distilleries, restaurants, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, boaters, and watercraft of any kind to participate at this year’s Canal Fest. Last year’s Canal Fest drew an estimated 18,000 visitors over the 3-day event and anticipates that the amount of visitors will grow. SFBA is... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Pride Month, FLX Pride Festival & Improving Dialogue (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Pride Month, FLX Pride Festival & Improving Dialogue (podcast)
June is ‘Pride Month’ and in Geneva this weekend, the FLX Pride Festival will take place – celebrating this important local event. While there will be the usual ‘festival’ fare – there will be opportunities for learning and dialogue on Saturday that aim to leave the community better than it was found. Organizer Chelsea Snyder was in-studio on Monday talking... more

Folk Art Guild Craft Weekend

Folk Art Guild Craft Weekend
The Folk Art Guild has an exciting line up of Craft Weekend classes for all ages, which is set for 6PM Thursday evening July 12th through 3PM, July 15th. Fifteen hours of intensive study in Pottery, Theater, Filmmaking, Rustic Furniture Building, Weaving, Poetry, and Natural Dyeing will be guided by experienced Guild members and local experts. Online registration and visual... more

First annual “A Taste of Penn Yan” festival to benefit the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yates County

First annual “A Taste of Penn Yan” festival to benefit the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yates County
On June 3rd, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, the Keuka Emporium Event Venue and Penn Yan Elks 1722 will host the first annual “A Taste of Penn Yan” spring festival. The event celebrates small-town pleasures in the heart of Penn Yan, featuring tastings from some of its best restaurant​s, wineries, breweries and specialty food shops. This year, A Taste of Penn Yan is helping raising awareness and... more

Auburn’s Majorpalooza block party raises more than $15,000

Auburn’s Majorpalooza block party raises more than $15,000
What began as a backyard party about 20 years ago has transformed into a downtown Auburn block party which raises up to $20,000 for the community. Families, friends and pets gathered on Genesee Street on Sunday to enjoy the Majorpaolooza festivities including live music, food trucks, children’s activities and other vendors as well as community partners. Around noon, dozens of... more
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