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The Dairy at Muranda is hosting their 3rd Open Barn of the season

The Dairy at Muranda is hosting their third Open Barn of the season on Sunday, July 22nd, that includes Music, a featured Food Truck, Cheese, Wine, Beer and Ciders. Free Music! 12PM – 3PM: Nate Michaels Music – A musician raised in the Finger Lakes region on NY, with a wide range of music in his repertoire. Also a singer/songwriter... more

GrassRoots camping options expanded

The Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival is fast approaching, and some changes have been made this year to the site. The organization has purchased a large lot behind the grocery store, across the street from the main festival site. It is called Across the Way. It will function as a replacement for both Off-Site and Next-Door Camping, as well as festival... more

NYCC Spirit Week kicks off, features color run for charity

The annual Spirit Week celebrations at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC), to be held July 16th through 19th, are all about community: building community within the College, and benefitting the larger Finger Lakes regional community of which it is a part. To that end, the 2018 NYCC Spirit Week, hosted by the NYCC Student Government Association, will include an all-campus... more

How the Bloomfield mobile food pantry is engaging youth in volunteerism

It’s no secret that “Generation Z” has a reputation. Larger even than the Baby Boomer generation, Gen Z was the first generation to have the internet at their full disposal from a young age, and this has had an effect on the way that older generations view them. Nicknamed “the lazy generation”, generation Z in particular has taken flack on... more

Oswego CountryMax Held Ribbon Cutting on July 11th

CountryMax held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newest superstore located at 276 State Route 104 on Wednesday, July 11th at 1:30PM. Oswego officials, Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee, and leaders from around Oswego County joined CountryMax team members in the celebration. (See attached photos) The store showcases multiple custom-built, wood-themed interior elements reflecting local... more

FLX WEEKLY: Wine Fest in the Glen, Peppermint in Lyons & Amazing Summer Photos (podcast)

There is so much going on this time of year in the Finger Lakes. With the weather looking spot on for the weekend, we give you our top picks and discuss the top local news and weekend sports line-up. We also share what may be the best batch of local photos of the year so far with a ton of... more

Montezuma Audubon Center Summer programs and camps

Montezuma Audubon Center Summer programs and camps
The Montezuma Audubon Center will sizzle this summer with these family friendly programs! Bird watching, summer camps, wine tasting, painting, guided paddling and van tours are a great way to experience the beauty of Montezuma! Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 315-365-3588 or e-mail montezuma@audubon.org July 14th, Saturday, 10AM – 12PM Montezuma Heritage Park Birding Walk If... more

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

Seneca Falls Canal Fest enjoyed perfect weather in Seneca Falls (video)

This past weekend, the annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest was hosted and was just as successful as the other. People gathered in town for fun festivities such as duck racing, the annual boat parade and so much more! Check out highlights from around the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor during the weekend celebration…  . more

Hundreds of Erie Canal cyclists to pass through Seneca and Cayuga Counties

More than 700 cyclists participating in the 20th annual 400-mile Cycle the Erie Canal tour departed Buffalo on Sunday and will reach Cayuga County this week, a Parks & Trails New York press release said. The cyclists, travelling 40-60 miles of the Erie Canalway Trail a day, are expected to arrive in Seneca Falls on Tuesday. On Wednesday, with the... more

RIDING FOR A CAUSE: Motorcycle ride will benefit Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes

This weekend, motorcyclists will be riding for a cause in Seneca County. The Upstate Baggers 2nd Annual Ride Against Abuse will begin Saturday at 10 am at the SMS, located at 95 Ovid Street. The ride will leave around 11:45 am and go around Seneca County with four planned stops along the way. At each location there will be raffles,... more

Keith Urban rocks CMAC on Sunday

Country performer Keith Urban, a perennial favorite at the Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, came back to town Sunday night. And a sold-out crowd came to be part of Urban’s “Graffiti U World Tour.” Urban stayed true by jamming out and dancing, and most of the crowd Sunday night spent the evening on their feet. Kelsea Ballerini warmed up... more

Ontario County Fair marks 175th year

The Ontario County Fair is marking a major milestone later this month. The 175th edition of the fair will run from July 24-28 at the fairgrounds off County Road 10. Fair President Casey Kunes said this year’s events will stay true to the fair’s agricultural roots while offering people a creative entertainment schedule. “The Ontario County Fair is proud to... more

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

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

Chef Fabio Viviani returns to del Lago Resort and Casino’s Award-Winning Portico to host exclusive cooking classes

del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce Chef Fabio Viviani will host two cooking classes Aug. 12th and 13th at the award-winning Portico by Fabio Viviani, his restaurant inside del Lago Resort & Casino. Viviani’s last three cooking classes were met with great excitement and sold out, leading the famed chef to plan another visit this summer. Additionally,... more

Tangible love: Skaneateles church spends Sunday stocking Auburn food pantries

Wegmans was busier than usual this Sunday as hundreds of people from Grace Chapel church in Skaneateles shopped in the Auburn store to stock food pantries and local pregnancy centers with needed items. Grace Chapel called the day “Acts 29 Sunday” and instead of collecting tithes and offerings, the church opted to hold a 20-minute service and encouraged the congregation... more
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