Category: Events

DAILY DEBRIEF: Rallying for Black Lives in the Birthplace of Women’s Rights this weekend (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Rallying for Black Lives in the Birthplace of Women’s Rights this weekend (podcast)

Two current Wells College students and close friends helped coordinate the Rally for Black Lives, Seneca Falls’ first public demonstration since the death of George Floyd while being held in police custody in Minneapolis. Idalis Abad, a woman of color has been ... MORE
Rally to be held this weekend in Seneca Falls for Black Lives

Rally to be held this weekend in Seneca Falls for Black Lives

Seneca Falls will soon join the growing ranks of small towns hosting events in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Rally for Black Lives will take place in People’s Park on Saturday, August 8 beginning at 10:00 AM. The public ... MORE
Boaters cruise along Seneca Lake in support of President Donald Trump

Boaters cruise along Seneca Lake in support of President Donald Trump

Boaters gathered along the southern portion of Seneca Lake to support President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. The Seneca Lake Pro-Trump Parade was inspired by similar events that have happened on other lakes. Those who were unable to participate in a boat gathered ... MORE
Geneva’s Regan will hold town hall event for Ward 3 on police accountability board

Geneva’s Regan will hold town hall event for Ward 3 on police accountability board

Although the public hearing set for Wednesday, August 5th has been effectively cancelled, Third Ward Councilor Jan Regan announced that she will host a “town-hall” style meeting exclusively for her ward residents to hear about their thoughts on the police accountability board, ... MORE
WEBCAST REPLAY: Skydivers land in the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor to celebrate 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Skydivers land in the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor to celebrate 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote (video)

Women skydivers took to the skies above Seneca Falls on Saturday morning to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S. The Highlight Pro Skydiving Team performed the first of its kind aerial display near the National Women’s ... MORE
Grand Prix Festival in Watkins Glen cancelled due to COVID-19

Grand Prix Festival in Watkins Glen cancelled due to COVID-19

At the end of the week Watkins Glen Promotions announced the cancelation of the Grand Prix Festival, which was scheduled for September 11th at Watkins Glen International. “Our committee members worked for months to try and identify ways we could host our ... MORE
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Naples Grape Festival won’t happen this fall due to COVID-19

Naples Grape Festival won’t happen this fall due to COVID-19

Organizers of the Naples Grape Festival say 2020 will not be a summer for them. The announcement came that the fall staple will not take place this year. Ordinarily, it’s held in September. Festival organizers say they will reach out to vendors ... MORE
Ontario County Historical Society will hold Garden Tour on July 18th

Ontario County Historical Society will hold Garden Tour on July 18th

The Ontario County Historical Society and Museum is forging ahead with its Garden Tour event July 18th. As other festivals, concerts, and activities cancelled, the Garden Tour may be one of the only outdoor events in the area this summer. The tour ... MORE
WATCH: Behind the scenes with Mynderse Class of 2020 (video)

WATCH: Behind the scenes with Mynderse Class of 2020 (video)

What was it like graduating during a pandemic? This exclusive feature takes a look behind the scenes of the 2020 Mynderse Graduation. It was an unusual year, but one that was just as rewarding for students, parents, and faculty as they celebrated ... MORE
Cuomo says NYS Fair is a ‘no go’ right now, but leaves door open for possibility

Cuomo says NYS Fair is a ‘no go’ right now, but leaves door open for possibility

Governor Andrew Cuomo says it’s not looking likely that the New York State Fair will take place in August. However, he left the door open – citing that there’s still a chance it could happen. “Right now, we’re not in a position ... MORE
Organizers say Empire Farm Days will happen; Seneca County officials push back

UPDATE: Supervisors double-down on Empire Farm Days cancellation, says decision was overwhelmingly supported among board

In a second update on Thursday, officials in Seneca County responded to the ongoing debate in Seneca over the future of the Empire Farm Days expo. “We are not happy that circumstances force the Board to take this action. However, we can ... MORE
Ontario County Humane Society will host virtual dog walk on August 1st

Ontario County Humane Society will host virtual dog walk on August 1st

The Ontario County Humane Society — Happy Tails Animal Shelter will host a virtual dog walk, Happy Tails on the Trails, for pet owners and their dog(s) on Saturday, Aug. 1. This date also marks the one-year anniversary of Naples 85, a ... MORE
Ithaca Festival canceled due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Ithaca Festival canceled due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The 2020 Ithaca Festival has been canceled. That came as uncertainty loomed regarding the status of mass gatherings. Large festivals like the Ithaca Festival are likely to bring in a large crowd. “It is with great sadness that we have to announce ... MORE
Lyons Farmers Market opens on June 20th

Lyons Farmers Market opens on June 20th

Lyons Farmers Market opens for its 46th year on Saturday, June 20th.  The market has seen many changes over the past 46 years and this year is no different.  Online shopping has been included as an option along with the open market ... MORE
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Another event scrapped at New York State Fair as uncertainty looms for massive attraction

Another event scrapped at New York State Fair as uncertainty looms for massive attraction

The 8th annual Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair isn’t happening. While the fair hasn’t been cancelled, the New York Animal Agriculture Coalition said it would not take place this year due to uncertainties connected to the Coronavirus ... MORE