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Calling all Festival Fanatics
LIMA CROSSROADS BLUES FESTIVAL 2017
August 4-6, All Day
Lima, NY

Bed races, car cruises, kids activities, euchre tournaments, trivia, live music and more! For more information, click here.

CHALK WALK & ARTS FEST
August 5, 10-4 PM
Dansville, NY

Free and open to the public, this Multi-generational community arts events that features sidewalk chalk art, music and opportunities to be creative, all in the heart of beautiful and historic downtown Dansville. For more information, click here.

AVON CORN FESTIVAL
August 13, 10-6 PM, 
Skycoasters concert 7:30 PM
Avon, NY

Annual Corn Festival featuring more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, food, live entertainment, games and exhibits. For more information, click here.

New Business Spotlight
Drew's True Value Hardware Store
Mount Morris, NY
The Drew Family has relocated their hardware store from Leicester to 30-34 Main Street in Mount Morris. They still offer the same great services such as window and screen repair, glass service, key copying, a paint center, and special order delivery to the store. They are open 7 days a week, and you can go to their Facebook page to find out their hours! For all things hardware, give Drew's True Value Hardware in Mount Morris a visit! To find out more information, click here.
Free Summer Concert Fun
 In order Sunday-Friday
VITALE PARK CONCERT SERIES IN LIVONIA
Every Sunday from 6-8 PM at Vitale Park in Livonia.
Up Next: July 30- Bob's Brothers Band, August 6- The Brothers Blue
 Bring your own seating! For more information, click here.

DANSVILLE SUMMER CONCERTS
Every Monday at 6:30 at the Williams Street Park Gazebo.
Up Next:   July 31- Dick Jopson, August 7- Lipker Sisters
For more information, click here.

TOM WAHL'S SUMMER CONCERTS
Every Tuesday rain or shine from 7:30-10 PM under the Tom Wahl's Picnic Pavilion.
Up Next: August 1- Don Newcomb, August 8- Old Hippies
 Bring your own chairs in the event that seating is inadequate. For more information, click here.

LEICESTER GAZEBO CONCERT SERIES
Every Wednesday at 6:00 PM

DEER RUN WINERY CONCERTS
Every Thursday night at Deer Run Winery starting at 6 PM. Bring your own seating.
Up Next: August 3- The Textured Whinos, August 10- Dave McGrath
 For more information, click  here
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GENESEO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Every Friday of the summer in the Village Park from 7-9 PM. 
Up Next:  August 4- Full Swing Band, August 11- The Ghost Riders
Food and drink from Cafe Shiloh will be available in the park. For more information click here.
Around the Reigon Events

GENESEO AUGUST WINE STROLL
August 4, 4-7 PM
Main Street, Geneseo

Join us for the 2017 August Wine Stroll down Main Street, Geneseo! 
Sample wine, craft beer and spirits from the Finger Lakes region, explore Geneseo's historic main street district, and enjoy great company with friends and family. To purchase tickets, click here.

FIDDLER'S PICNIC
August 5, 11-8 PM
Long Point Park, Conesus Lake

A free event with old time country music on stage, off stage jam sessions, food concessions and chicken bar-b-que.


LAURA INGALLS WILDER DAYS
August 5 & 6, 10-4 PM
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Celebrate the stories of one of the most popular writers of the 19th-century frontier life with Laura Ingalls Wilder Days on August 5 & 6, and learn more about Laura's ties to Western New York. For more information, click here.

THE SILVER LAKE EXPERIENCE
August 10-13, All day
Asbury Camp and Retreat Center on Silver Lake

Four Days of workshops, presentations and performances in the arts, music, literature, spirituality, culinary arts, crafts, nature, history and much more! For more information or to register for the event, click here.

PICNIC IN THE VINEYARD
August 12, 6:30 PM
Deer Run Winery

An intimate 5 course win dinner in the vineyard. Catered by Partyman Catering. Reservations are required and tickets include a commemorative wine glass. For more information or to purchase a tickets, click here.

Outdoor  Activities
GENESEE VALLEY GREENWAY HIKE
August 12, 10 AM
York, NY

Hike #5 Fowlerville Road to Lock #5. Easy, flat trail with a mixed surface, totaling 2.7 miles. Park and meet at the south side of Fowlerville road, parking lot located just east of Casey Road and just west of the Genesee River. Contact 585-493-3614 with any questions.

"DAM" GOOD TRAIL RACE
August 13
Mt. Morris Dam

20k off-road running race along the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail beginning and ending at the Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area. For more information or to register for the race, click here.

 Classes and Workshops

ESSENTIAL OILS for MOOD MANAGEMENT 
August 10, 7:30-8:30 PM
Body and Face by Kristen, Geneseo 

Free of charge, learn how essential oils can help to provide safe, natural support to managing out emotional health. For further questions, call 585-243-3350.

LEARN ABOUT LETCHWORTH SERIES
August 2, 7-8:30 PM
Humphrey nature Center

Lecture programs highlighting the history and environmental heritage of Letchworth and the Genesee Valley area. A discussion on the Genesee River Watch works to improve the water quality of the Genesee River. For more info, contact 585-493-3600.

PAINT WEATHERED WOOD ON CANVAS
August 13, 3-6 PM
Big Sky Restaurant and Saloon, Dansville

Learn to paint beautiful weathered wood with Abandoned Palette Studios At Big Sky Restaurant and Saloon! This class is a lot of fun and you will go home with your first weathered wood piece on canvas and the knowledge to be able to do it again. For more info or to purchase a ticket, click here.
Shop 'Til You Drop

East Avon Flea Market
 Every Sunday 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, on Route 15 in Avon, just north of Exit 9 off 390 South.
Click here for more information. 
 


Lima Farmers' Market
Every Tuesday from 3-6 PM until the end of October on the corner of Rt. 5 and 20, 7295 West Main, Lima. 


Geneseo Farmers' Market
Every Thursday from 3-6 PM on lower Center Street until the end of October. Click  here
 for more information.



Mount Morris Farmers' Market
Every Friday until October 10 - 5 PM on 103 Main Street in Mount Morris.



Dansville Farmers' Market
Every Friday from 11-4 until October on 50 Maple Street in Dansville.

Nunda Farmers' Market 
Every Saturday 9-1:00 PM at the Government Center on 4 Massachusetts Street.
  


Galleries Galore
LIVINGSTON ARTS
Tuesday-Friday, 11am-4pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Jerry Alonzo: Works in Wood
Check out all of their new displays!
Click here for more info
 
DANSVILLE ARTWORKS
Thursdays 12 - 6 
Fridays 11 - 6 
Saturdays 10 - 3
Visiting Author Series: Christine Shroud
Click here for more info

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