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NBC’s Dateline coming to the Wayne County Fair

The Times of Wayne County reports that NBC’s Dateline will be on hand at an event in Palmyra on Wednesday at the annual Wayne County Fair. Operation Build Up , a group dedicated to helping veterans across New York State, will be making a presentation to an area veteran beginning at 3pm tomorrow. The group is also sponsoring live entertainment... more

Activities, culture abound in downtown Auburn for Founder’s Day

Liam Cole’s eyes ballooned when he was asked if he wanted to get behind the wheel of a 1947 Dodge pickup truck at the Founder’s Day celebration in Auburn Saturday. The moment the car’s owner, Bill Leonard, made the offer, Liam, 4, rushed to the car and promptly climbed into the front seat during the car show held during the... more

Steam Fest gears up in Hopewell

Twenty-three years ago Michael McCauley and his wife Shirley got married atop an antique tractor at the 1995 Pageant of Steam — fitting for a pair whose roots run deep with the annual pageant now underway on Gehan Road in Hopewell. Like his father before him, Michael is all about the antique steam-powered equipment. Head engineer for pageant sponsor New... more

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

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

Can’t get enough of sauerkraut in Phelps

There is still time Saturday to enjoy the Phelps Sauerkraut Festival, where, as the theme says, “Home is Where the Kraut Is.” Winners of the giant parade, which was scheduled to begin earlier this afternoon, will be announced at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The sauerkraut cake cutting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on the festival grounds, followed by a performance of... more

Coveted ’63 Corvette cruises into Geneva

Ron Laurenza leaned on the hood of his 1963 split-window Corvette coupe, parked on Seneca Street during Friday’s 19th annual Geneva BID Cruisin’ Night, and looked around. He was surrounded by friends he had not seen in ages, cars he had never seen before, and a flood of memories he never expected. “This is the first time this car has... 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

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

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

FIREWORKS IN THE FLX: Where & when you can see fireworks this weekend

With the Fourth of July falling in the dead-center of the work week, a handful of fireworks displays in the Finger Lakes are being held this weekend. Check out our comprehensive list of all the fireworks displays on-tap in the region… Friday, July 6 Groton – This year’s fireworks display will be held at Groton Elementary School on Friday, July... more

Watkins Glen celebrates 4th of July with Food Truck Rodeo

The 4th of July, food trucks, and films. That’s what was going on in Watkins Glen Wednesday night at the weekly Clute Park Market and Food Truck Rodeo. The market and food truck rodeo is held on Wednesdays in July and August and features local farmers, crafts and food trucks for people to come and enjoy. People could choose from... more

Taste of Wayne County coming to Newark on July 17th

The Wayne County IDA is joining the Village of Newark, Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, and Wayne County Farm Bureau to host Taste of Wayne County for a second year. The outdoor event will be held on Tuesday, July 17th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm along VanBuren Street from Main Street to East Avenue, and in the T. Spencer Knight... more

Community in unity for Canandaigua’s July 4th parade

Blistering heat was no match for hometown patriots Wednesday as thousands lined South Main Street to cheer on the city of Canandaigua’s longest Independence Day parade in recent history. Under pristine skies and blazing sun, 54 individual parade units powered by more than 1,000 men, women, children and four-legged volunteers made their way down the parade route toward Lakeshore Drive.... more

Taste of Wayne County coming to Newark on July 17th

The Wayne County IDA is joining the Village of Newark, Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, and Wayne County Farm Bureau to host Taste of Wayne County for a second year. The outdoor event will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 4:30 to 8:30 PM along VanBuren Street from Main Street to East Avenue, and in the T. Spencer... more
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