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Festival Fun
GENESEO OKTOBERFEST 
September 30, 2 PM - 7 PM
Center Street, Geneseo

Center Street will be shut down on Sept. 30 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., rain or shine, for live authentic German polka music and beer courtesy of Intermissions Bar and Grill and the Idle Hour. Participants will receive a mug with their $10 ticket. Traditional Bavarian dress is encouraged!
 
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BARN FESTIVAL & SQUARE DANCE
September 30, 10 AM - 6 PM
Jack Evans Community Center, Hemlock
 
Come enjoy the autumn festivities at the 1st Annual Barn Festival sponsored by the Little Lakes Community Association at the old Hemlock school. There will be food vendors, craft vendors and activities and entertainment for all ages. Directly after the Barn Festival there will be a Square Dance from 7 PM to 10 PM.  
 
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CHICKEN BBQ & CORN ROAST 
September 30, 1 PM - 4 PM 
National Warplane Museum
  
Fly, Drive, Walk, Bike - Come anyway you wish to the 2017 National Warplane Museum Chicken BBQ! Great food, great planes, great history all go together. Rain or shine in the big hangar! Adults $11.00, Kids 5-12 $6.00, under 5 Free! 
 
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HARVEST FESTIVAL
October 1, 12 PM - 4 PM
Deer Run Winery 
 
  Celebrate harvest and bring the kids for a free day of fun on the grape farm! Hayrides, face-painting, grape-stomp, lawn games, trick-or-treat stations, bounce house (weather permitting) and Live Music provided by the Industrial Blues Band! Costumes Encouraged!
 
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REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT:
FALL FESTIVAL & AGRICULTURE DAY 
September 30 - October 1
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Gather the family and head over to the Genesee Country Village & Museum for a weekend of entertainment and shopping. The festival includes a classic 19th-century magic show, the famous Punch & Judy puppet show, a Farmer's Market, a goat show and more!

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OKTOBERFEST
October 6, 5 PM - 7 PM
Main Street Dansville 
 
Celebrate Oktoberfest with a DJ playing German music, a brats and sauerkraut vendor, an ice cream vendor and strudels for sale. There will also be mini horses and goats, hay Rides provided by Swyers farms, vendors selling crafts and Cartwrights maple syrup. Bring a chair , listen to the music, eat some German food, and watch some dancing! 
 
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New Business Spotlight 



CB'S BAR & GRILL
CB's Bar & Grill is a locally owned business on Main Street in Dansville, with a full family friendly restaurant as well as a large sports bar with an extended outdoor entertaining area. The sports bar features a warm and inviting atmosphere that includes 6 TV's, a newly expanded outdoor entertaining area with an outside bar, sitting area, fire pit, volleyball court and corn hole board games. CB's offers an array of events such as karaoke, live music, game night, and these weekly specials:
   
Tuesday: Family Night. A kids meal is half price with the purchase of an adult entree.
Wednesday: 1/2 price on select appetizers from 4-6 pm in the bar & restaurant   
Thursday: 1/2 price wing night 
Friday: Fish fry which includes our beer battered haddock and crab stuffed haddock
Saturday: Prime rib special
 
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Outdoor Activities 
CREEK WALK
September 30, 9 AM
Little Beards Creek, Leicester

Hike into the Little Beards Creek for a creek walk with SUNY Geneseo geologist Dr. Jeff Over.  Learn about the geology and history of this creek, protected in 2016 by Gary & Dennis Moore.  The walk will be about 1 mile in length. The creek is flat and has minimal water late in the year, with hills to climb down into and out of the gully on trails .

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Halloween Happenings

GRIZZLY'S TRAIL OF TERROR
September 30 & October 7, 14, 21, 28
10042 South River Road, Hunt
 
Take a thrilling ride in the one of a kind Trail Of Terror bus to the beginning of an acre + walking trail. You will be greeted by grueling Trail Monsters along the way! Food and beverages will be available. Admission is $15 at the door.  
 
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Fun Informational Activites
 
 WWII LIVING HISTORY DAY 
September 30, 9 AM - 6 PM 
National Warplane Museum
 
 Come to the National Warplane Museum for a World War II Living History Day. Experience WWII re-enactors, MARS Group Rocket Launches, Miniature Wargaming Among the Warplanes, Museum Tours and Plane Rides on some of the museum's fleet of aircraft (available for purchase). Arrive as early as Friday, Sept 29 and set up for the weekend. Free to re-enactors!
 
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FALL FOLIAGE EXPRESS
October 7, 9:30 AM
Conesus Lake Sportsman Club
 
The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum are operating a series of Fall Foliage Excursions with the cooperation of the Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad. Ride in the museum's reconditioned Budd streamlined coaches built in 1941 for the New York Central's "Empire State Express" hauled by vintage Alco Century diesel locomotives provided by the LA&L. Enjoy an hour-and-forty-five minute round trip through the beautiful Genesee Valley country between Lakeville and Industry. Trains will depart from the Conesus Lake Sportsman Club in Lakeville.
 
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Classes & Workshops

DISCOVERY CAFE
A SERIES OF DISCREPANT EVENTS: SOME PHYSICS IN ACTION
September 26, 7 PM
Wadsworth Library, Geneseo

The Discovery Cafe is a casual event where you can hear from passionate researchers, try out an interesting activity, and just have fun! In this session, join Dr. Kurt Fletcher of SUNY Geneseo's Department of Physics and Astronomy for demonstrations and activity with total internal reflection, 3-sheet polarization, birefringence, and cloud chamber.
 
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2017 WALTER HARDING LECTURE
September 30, 4 PM
Wadsworth Auditorium, SUNY Geneseo
Hear from Bill Mckibben, one of the first and still leading, environmental advocates on the topic of climate change.  Bill is author of The End of Nature, Oil and Honey, Radio Free Vermont, Earth, Enough, The Age of Missing Information, and many more. Bill is also co-founder of environmental advocacy group 350.org.
 
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AUTUMN PAINT & SIP
October 5, 5 PM -8:30 PM
OSB Ciderworks
 
Painting for all levels of artistic ability! Learn how to paint a beautiful piece step by step and you will walk away with a work of art and irreplaceable memories. Tickets Include cider!
 
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Letchworth State Park



2017 ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW   
October 7 - 9
Highbanks Recreation Area    
 
The show hosts some of the country's finest visual artists, artisans, performing artists, craftpersons, as well as many traditional & unique consumable foods. Choose from some of the best pottery, paintings, quilts, fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral arrangements, packaged specialty foods, and so much more. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with many food vendors, live entertainment, and other fun activities for the entire family.

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Arts in Livingston County
LIVINGSTON ARTS 
Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-4 PM
Saturday 11 AM-3 PM
Also open by appointment

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DANSVILLE ARTWORKS
Thursdays 12 - 6 PM
Fridays 11 AM - 6  PM 
Saturdays 10 AM - 3 PM 

NEW LOCATION!
Make sure to check out Dansville ArtWork's new space at
153 Main Street in Dansville.   
 
CURRENT EXHIBITS
Got Balloons? This balloon-themed exhibit was open to artists and those with balloon-themed art in their collections. A variety of 2D work was submitted for your enjoyment.
Fall Exhibit: See new work by artists Jeff Miller, Bernard Dick, and RM Cook. On display through October 31st.  
Solo Artist: Basketry by Mary Skillings. On display through September 30th.   
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Fairy Doors Workshop  
September 30, 10 AM - 12 PM   
Did you know that fairies are among us, searching for a special tiny door to welcome them into your home or yard? Help them in their quest by creating a unique little door that will tempt the fairies to move in! All materials provided.  Just bring your imagination!   
 
Memoir Writing with Kay Thomas
October 5 & 12, 1 PM - 3 PM
Kay Thomas, an area freelance writer who pens a bi-weekly column for The Livingston County News, will lead a memoir-writing workshop. Thomas will discuss the process of
memoir writing and participants will have an opportunity to try their own writing.
 
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SPLAT IN CALEDONIA
The Gallery at SPLAT includes all of it's work from local artists!

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SUNY GENESEO ART GALLERIES

LEDERER GALLERY
Brodie Fine Arts Building, Room 203
Wednesday and Thursday: 1 PM - 4 PM
Friday - Saturday: 1 PM- 5 PM
  
Current Exhibits:
Recent work by Brian Wiggins  
Black and White: From the Permanent Collection 
 
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LOCKHART GALLERY 
26 Main Street, within McClellan House 
Wednesday and Thursday: 1 PM - 4 PM
Friday - Saturday: 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Current Exhibit:
Recent work by Camille Eskell
On display through October 5
 
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Shop 'Til You Drop

East Avon Flea Market
 
Sundays 7 AM-2 PM through October, on Route 15, just North of Rt 5 & 20 
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Exit 9 Flea Market
 
Sundays 8 AM- 3 PM through October, on Route 15 in Avon, just north of Exit 9 off 390 South. 
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Lima Farmers' Market

Tuesdays through October from 3-6 PM on the corner of Rt. 5 and 20, 7295 West Main, Lima. 

  
 
Geneseo Farmers' Market  
 
Thursdays through
October 19 from 3-6:30 PM on lower Center Street. Click  here 
for more information
 
       
 
 
Dansville Farmers' Market

Fridays through October from
11-4 PM on 50 Maple Street in Dansville.


  

 
Nunda Farmers' Market

Saturdays through October from 9-1:00 PM at the Government Center on 4 Massachusetts Street.


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