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Festival Fun
1ST ANNUAL MAIN STREET BASH 
August 31, 3-7 PM
Main Street Geneseo

In its first year, this free event for students and community members has lots to do! Featuring a Farmer's Market, live entertainment, food samplings, scavenger hunts, prizes, wagon rides and more.

For more information click here  



NEW YORK STATE FESTIVAL OF BALLOONS

August 31 - September 4
Dansville Municipal Airport 
 
Now in it's 36th year, the New York State Festival of Balloons is a community event that goes for five days. Balloon launches begin Friday, September 1st with additional launches Saturday, Sept. 2nd and Sunday, Sept. 3rd. The final launch takes place Monday, September 4th. The annual open class car show takes place on September 3.

Click here for more information

AUTUMN IN THE VILLAGE
September 9, 11 AM - 6 PM
Downtown Livonia


Livonia's Autumn in the Village celebration brings together families and folks of all ages to downtown Livonia. The day starts off with a parade at 11 am, then enjoy the arts and crafts, vendors, food, music and more.

Click here for more information

2017 FARM FEST 

September 9, 10 AM - 3 PM

Dairy Knoll Farms, Groveland 

Hosted by the Meyer family, this day on the farm entails family fun activities including: wagon rides, a straw maze, farm tours, a petting zoo, a kids tent, child safety cards by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and more.

Click here for more information  


Open Mic



 
August 31, 7PM
Sweet Arts Bakery, Geneseo
Free admission! SUNY Geneseo performers welcome.
For more information call 585-245-9161

September 7, 7 PM
Theatre 101, Mount Morris
Free admission! Doors open at 6:30 PM for talent sign up.
 3 songs or 10 minutes per talent.

Click
here for more information.

New Business Spotlight



HOOK AND SPOON 
Now open, this newly renovated waterfront bar and eatery on the north end of Conesus Lake is getting all the buzz. Whether you're taking a cruise out on the boat and want to stop in for casual cocktails and snacks at the bar,
or enjoying fine dining inside with the waterfront views, Hook and Spoon can accommodate everyone. The menu regularly features locally-produced food and an array of local and global beer, wine and spirits. Open for Dinner on Mondays and Thursdays starting at 4 PM , and for lunch and dinner on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting at 12 PM. Food is also available for take-out. Click here for the menu and more information.
Outdoor  Activities
OAK TREE HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN/WALK
S eptember 3, 8-10 AM
Main Street Geneseo through Conservancy-protected land.

Run through the National Historic Landmark District of Geneseo and head into the Genesee Valley past Oak Grove savannahs, sheep pastures, and horse farms. Pass thousands of acres of permanently conserved landscapes, protected by Genesee Valley Coneservancy.

Click here for more information  

GREENWAY PASSPORT HIKE SERIES # 6
September 9, 10 AM - 12 PM
Town of York

Take River Road north from Route 63 or south from Route 20.  Turn east onto York Landing Road and meet at the trailhead parking lot located at the end of the road.  This hike is 3.1 miles long and is an easy, flat trail with a mixed surface .

For more information call 585-493-3614

 Classes and Tours
POSITIVELY LIMA HISTORICAL TOUR
September 9, 11 AM - 4 PM
Lima Town Hall

Sponsored by the Lima Historical Society, this self guided tour features 6 of Lima's most well-known 19th century homes. The tour begins at the Lima Town Hall on East Main Street where tickets and maps will be available. An English tea will be served at the Presbyterian Church during the tour hours. Tickets cost $20 in advance and can be purchased here or by calling (585) 733-1885. Tickets cost $25 at the door.
Kid's Corner
KIDDING AROUND DOWNTOWN 
September 2, 10 AM - 3 PM
Downtown Dansville 
Presented by Dansville Chamber of Commerce, this event offers a wide array of fun activities and family-oriented activities hosted by businesses and organizations throughout historic downtown Dansville. Start at Genesee Community College at Dansville on Clara Barton Street and stroll down Main Street to Dansville Public Library.  

Click here for more information

Free Summer Concert Fun
 In order Sunday-Friday
THE BEACHCOMBER SUMMER CONCERTS
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Beachcomber on Conesus Lake.
September 1: The Night Owls
 September 2: Part of the Problem
September 3: Steve West from 3-7 PM
 & Big Eyed Phish from 8-11 PM (cover charge). 
For more information, call 243-3640.

OSB CIDERWORKS 
 This Sunday night starting at 4 PM at OSB Ciderworks in Lakeville.   September 3: Knotty North 

DANSVILLE SUMMER CONCERTS
Every Monday at 6:30 at the Williams Street Park Gazebo.
August 28: Dady Brothers
For more information, click here
 
DEER RUN WINERY CONCERTS
Every Thursday night at Deer Run Winery starting at 6 PM.
Bring your own seating.
August 31: USO Benefit Concert with music by Coupe de'Villes
 September 7 : Bloodroots 
 For more information, click  here 
   
GENESEO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Every Friday of the summer in the Village Park from 7-9 PM. 
September 1: Dady Brothers & The Sláinte Irish Dancers
Food and drink from Cafe Shiloh will be available in the park. For more information click here
Letchworth State Park
SUMMER FAREWELL FESTIVAL 
September 3, 3-9:30 PM
Highbanks Recreation Area
Letchworth State Park

Music at its best with live bands, family activities, food and a great fireworks show.

For more information, call 585-493-3600


ANNUAL GLEN IRIS 5K RUN 
September 9, 10 AM
Glen Iris Inn
Letchworth State Park


Run benefiting the Cordelia A. Greene Library in Castile, NY. Prizes and food for participants.

For more information, call 585-493-2622

Arts in Livingston County
LIVINGSTON ARTWORKS


Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-4 PM
Saturday 11 AM-3 PM
Also open by appointment
Current Exhibits:
PAINTINGS FROM THE PAST BY JAY BROOKS AND DAN HEALE
Upcoming Events:
ARTIST TALK WITH JAY BROOKS AND DAN HEALE
September 2, 1-3 PM 
2017 DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT 
September 6, 5-7 PM
Click here for more information

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

NEW LOCATION!  
Come celebrate the grand re-opening at 153 Main Street in Dansville on September 2 from 10 AM - 12 PM. Light refreshments and giveaways are planned.

Click here for more information
  
SPLAT in Caledonia  
 
The Gallery at SPLAT includes all of it's work from local artists!
Click here for gallery hours and more info 

SUNY GENESEO ART GALLERIES
 
   
LEDERER GALLERY
Reopening August 30 with new works by Brian Wiggins and Black and White and Gray from the Permanent Collection
Click here for more information

LOCKHART GALLERY 
Reopening September 6 with recent artwork by Camille Eskell
Click here for more information  
Shop 'Til You Drop

East Avon Flea Market
 
Sundays 7 AM-2 PM through October, on Route 15, just North of Rt 5 & 20 
Click here for more information  
 



Exit 9 Flea Market
 
Sundays 8 AM- 3 PM through October, on Route 15 in Avon, just north of Exit 9 off 390 South. 
Click here for more information
 


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   from 3-6:30 PM on lower Center Street. Click  here 
for more information
   
 
 
Mount Morris Farmers' Market

Fridays through October from
 10 - 5 PM on 103 Main Street in Mount Morris.
 



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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