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

Cherry Fest a success at Varick Winery despite rain, clouds (video)

Despite the rainy, dreary weekend in the Finger Lakes – 2018’s Cherry Festival, hosted by Varick Winery & Vineyard went off without a snag. The event featured local musicians, local food, and a plethora of cherries – available for consumption and picking. “This is one of the most-unique events in the region,” Shelly Inglor said on Monday. The 21-year-old had... more

Front-Row Seat: Strike up the bands for Victor series

That gathering up the road in Rochester may have the name, but there’s many an area community that knows how to “party in the park.” Take Victor, for instance, where the free Sid Partington Memorial Concert Series kicks off its 2018 season Thursday evening, with the country, rock and Irish music of Everheart. That series — named in honor of... more

FLX Pride Festival sees glorious weather, strong turnout along Seneca Lake (video)

On Saturday afternoon at the northern tip of Seneca Lake – months of hard work paid off for organizers behind the Finger Lakes Pride Festival. Held near the newly-opened FLX Welcome Center along State Route 5&20 – hundreds turned out to show their support, and learn about the LGBTQ+ community. In an appearance on Inside the FLX earlier in the... more

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

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

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
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