Category: Events

Shelby Ascroft, Canandaigua resident, named to chair 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Finger Lakes

Shelby Ascroft, Canandaigua resident, named to chair 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Finger Lakes

The Alzheimer’s Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region Chapter has named Shelby Ascroft of Canandaigua as chair for its 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in the Finger Lakes. “We’re so thrilled to have Shelby help lead our event,” said Teresa Galbier, MPA, ... MORE
Auburn officials cancel Memorial Day parade for second consecutive year

Auburn officials cancel Memorial Day parade for second consecutive year

The Memorial Day parade in Auburn has been cancelled. City officials say not being able to enforce state COVID guidelines is one of the reasons why it was cancelled. The Auburn Kiwanis Club’s Duck Derby has also been cancelled. Some Memorial Day ... MORE
Festival organizers cancel Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival due to continued concerns around pandemic

Festival organizers cancel Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival due to continued concerns around pandemic

It will be at least another year before things return to normal in Watkins Glen. For  26 years, the Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival has brought thousands of landlubbers and cardboard  sailors to town to enjoy the Seneca Lake waterfront, stroll a midway ... MORE
Seneca Chamber Easter Egg Hunt underway

Seneca Chamber Easter Egg Hunt underway

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with more than a dozen businesses and organizations, will be hosting a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt to encourage local commerce and visitation. The event is free and open to public participation from March 29 ... MORE
Events, Life, Seneca County
FLCC to host Maya Rook to talk History Happy Hour for Women’s History Month

FLCC to host Maya Rook to talk History Happy Hour for Women’s History Month

Finger Lakes Community College will host the creator of History Happy Hour for a look at the lives of fascinating women on Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m. Maya Rook’s online talk to mark Women’s History Month will be accessible through a ... MORE
Final Hill Cumorah Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19

Final Hill Cumorah Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19

The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant will not be performed this year.  The Pageant, which was slated to end in its 83rd year in 2020, was postponed for its final season to July  2021. However, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... MORE
Buffalo native will speak at FLCC about salamanders, part of nature series

Buffalo native will speak at FLCC about salamanders, part of nature series

Finger Lakes Community College will host an online talk on efforts to protect the hellbender salamander on Thursday, March 25, at 6 p.m. Emilly Nolan, a Buffalo native who recently completed master’s degree research at Tennessee State University, will talk about the ... MORE
Michelle Obama, Mia Hamm highlight National Women’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Michelle Obama, Mia Hamm highlight National Women’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021

On October 2, 2021 the National Women’s Hall of Fame will host a weekend celebrating the achievements of American women in Seneca Falls, the birthplace of the Women’s Rights movement in the U.S. The highlight of the weekend is the induction of ... MORE
Geneva’s public arts committee seeks resident feedback

Geneva’s public arts committee seeks resident feedback

The City of Geneva’s Public Art Committee is seeking resident feedback on ten proposed “Agents of Change” quotes as part of the City’s upcoming Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Streetscape project. The selected quotes will be etched into concrete seatwalls located along Castle ... MORE
Art, Events, Geneva, Life, Ontario County
Doug’s Fish Fry sale coming to Five Star Bank for Taylor-Brown Auxiliary

Doug’s Fish Fry sale coming to Five Star Bank for Taylor-Brown Auxiliary

The Taylor-Brown Auxiliary is sponsoring a Doug’s Fish Fry sale Friday, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Five Star Bank on Routes 5 & 20 in Waterloo. Fish sandwiches, fish dinners, shrimp and scallops will be available. Pre-orders are welcome ... MORE
FLCC will celebrate Women’s History Month on March 10 in virtual event

FLCC will celebrate Women’s History Month on March 10 in virtual event

Finger Lakes Community College will celebrate Women’s History Month on Wednesday, March 10, with a virtual talk exploring the life of a local suffragist and scientist whose discoveries laid the foundation for climate research. Eunice Newton Foote, who grew up in Bloomfield, ... MORE
National Women’s Hall of Fame schedules three virtual events for March

National Women’s HOF will host three themed events for March

Three virtual programs are coming up in March. Each are hosted by the National Women’s Hall of Fame. They’re happening in collaboration with the Road Scholar program. One of those events is with the Hall’s oldest living member, 104-year-old Ruth Colvin. Here’s ... MORE
Virtual anti-racism event slated for Saturday in Geneva

Virtual anti-racism event slated for Saturday in Geneva

Community Education for Transformation and the HWS Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are partnering with the Geneva chapter of the NAACP to host a virtual event titled “Anti-Racist Resolutions: Building Belonging.” It’s happening virtually on Saturday, February 20th, at 11 a.m ... MORE
Events, Geneva, Life, Ontario County
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Drive-thru chicken BBQ scheduled for March 6 at Seneca Falls Elks Lodge

The Seneca Falls Elks Lodge has scheduled a chicken barbeque for the first full weekend in March. It’s happening Saturday, March 6th at the Elks Lodge located at 2221 River Rd., in Seneca Falls. Tickets are $10 per dinner. Serving will begin ... MORE
Milestone celebration coming for North Shore Wellness Club in Geneva

Milestone celebration coming for North Shore Wellness Club in Geneva

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Member Milestone Celebration for one of its newest members, North Shore Wellness Club on Thursday, January 21. The event will celebrate the newly opened business located at 412 Exchange Street in downtown ... MORE
Events, Geneva, Life, Ontario County