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Tastings & Pairings
A SIP & A SONG: CELTIC MUSIC & LIBATIONS
March 9, 7 PM - 10 PM
Big Springs Museum
Back by popular demand! Come to Big Springs Historical Society for a night of beer, wine and cider tastings – with Dublin Corners Farm Brewery, Brindle Haus Brewing, Deer Run Winery, Gallery Vineyards, and more! Don’t miss a night of fun, tastings and the amazing music of Tullamore Celtic Band! $20/person ($15/member). Don’t wait too long, tickets will sell out fast!

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Live Entertainment
LIVE MUSIC BY NEIL VAN DORN
March 1, 7 PM - 10 PM
Rising Storm Brewing Company
Neil Van Dorn will be performing in the taproom as a solo artist for a night of acoustic tunes. Check out the band’s newest single “The Sauce”, the first single from the band’s forthcoming full length album, set to release in early 2019.

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GENESEO WIND ENSEMBLE
March 1, 8 PM
Wadsworth Auditorium
Join the Geneseo Wind Ensemble’s “Tonal Twist” concert featuring works by Shostakovich, Persichetti, and Whitacre, and the premiere of a commissioned work by Canadian composer, Cait Nishimura.

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER
March 2, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Deer Run Winery
An evening of interactive dinner theater provided by The Mystery Game. Reservations required and include an Italian dinner buffet. Wine, beer and cocktails will be available for purchase. 21 + only.

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MUSICALE FOR MISSION
March 2, 7 PM - 9 PM
SUNY Interfaith Center
Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church hosts a local talent show to raise funds for mission in the community, especially youth. It is a wonderful evening of music, food, Silent Auction, Chinese Auction and fellowship. Tickets $8/person, $20/family and at door $10 or $22.

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2ND ANNUAL EVENING OF JAZZ
March 2, 7 PM - 10 PM
Little Lakes Community Center
The Little Lakes Community Association presents the 2nd Annual Night of Jazz at the Old Hemlock School. This event costs $7 and includes admission, refreshments and lots of room for dancing.

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AUDIBULL
March 2, 9 PM
The Wadsworth Grill
The Band Audibull will be performing live at the Wadsworth Grill on March 2!

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DANIELLE NICOLE BAND
March 5, 7 PM - 10 PM
Fanatics Pub
Performing live at Fanatics! $20 cover. Call 624-2080 for reservations.

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GROVELAND STATION
March 8, 7 PM - 10 PM
Battle Street Brewery
Groveland Station will be performing live at Battle Street Brewery on March 8!

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NOT TOO FAR FROM HOME COMEDY TOUR
March 9, 6 PM
Deer Run Winery
Arrive at 6:00 PM on Saturday March 9, for a dinner buffet followed by an evening of professional stand up live comedy beginning at 8:00 PM. ​

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LIVE AT DUBLIN CORNERS
Dave Pettis & Steve Clary - March 2, 6 PM
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The Prinzi Brothers - March 9, 7 PM
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BAND OF FRIENDS
March 10, 6 PM
The Geneseo Riviera
A celebration of Rory Gallager with Nick Schnebelen live! Featuring Davy Knowles and Gerry McAvoy, deliver, not just the notes, but the sound, energy and feel of Rory Gallagher, by people who helped define it. Tickets: General admission $30 in advance, $34 at the door. VIP admission $35 with table service – $39 at the door.

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Contests
GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ
February 28, 7 PM - 9 PM
Rising Storm Brewing Company
Geeks Who Drink brings the nation’s best live hosted pub quiz to Rising Storm Brewing Company! Join in on 8 rounds of audio, visual and live hosted trivia. This is free to play and there will be prizes for answering bonus questions and gift cards for our top teams at the end of the night.

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St. Patrick's Day Activities
REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT: IRISH ADVENTURES
March 3, 10 AM - 4 PM
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Independently search for shamrocks and gold, hike the trails looking for leprechauns, or create Irish-themed art in the Nature Center building. Gather your friends and family to cheer you on as you compete in a round of Faugh a Ballagh, or road bowling, or “What time is it Ms. Wolf?”. The fun doesn’t end there, stop into the Nature Center building between 1 PM and 3 PM to learn how to leap and kick like a real Irish dancer!

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PRE- ST. PATRICK'S DAY CONCERT
March 9, 7 PM - 10 PM
Wadsworth Auditorium

This is a program of mostly Irish music and dance, performed by the Geneseo String Band with SUNY Geneseo’s Sláinte Irish Dancers, soprano Sarah Ploof, uilleann piper Tim Benson, and guest musicians, singers and dancers from Rochester’s very musical Irish community. General Admission $10, seniors and students $5, 12 and under free.

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Classes & Workshops
ECONOMICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT
February 26, 7 PM - 8:15 PM
Wadsworth Library
Dr. Chris Annala from the SUNY Geneseo School of Business will present about how economics and the environment intersect. This casual and fun event will be a great opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the topic! There will be light refreshments.

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ICE MADE HISTORY RIGHT HERE
February 27, 6:30 PM
Watershed Education Center, Vitale Park
Come learn all about the glory days when ice was a hot business on Conesus Lake. Step back in time with history buffs as they share photos and stories in their "Harvest Season on Conesus Lake" presentation.

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WINTER DISCOVERY SERIES
Saturdays, 1 PM
Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center
The Amazing Building of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad - March 2
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Amazing America - March 9
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WOMEN CAN
March 9, 7 PM - 9 PM
Little Lakes Community Center
Cris Reidel will share stories from several cultures, where women overcome being underestimated by their communities to triumph in the end. This event costs $7 and includes admission, refreshments and is family friendly.

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HISTORY OF THE WADSWORTH HOMESTEAD
March 10, 1:30 PM
Livingston County Historical Society & Museum
Will Wadsworth, principal of the Wadsworth Homestead business, delivers the 212-year history of a Livingston County Landmark. The Homestead is the oldest continually owned private residence west of the Hudson River. Hear stories about the pioneer brothers who settled Geneseo and the many famous people who visited here.

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Arts & Crafts
ART EXPRESSIONS THERAPY
March 2, 10 AM - 12 PM
Dansville Community Center
Art therapy is a specialized area of mental health that uses art materials and the creative process to explore emotions, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. Art therapy can be a way for people with physical or emotional pain to express themselves in ways they have never been able to. $20 per Person, includes all art therapy materials

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PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE MEETINGS
The Downtown Partnership of Livingston County is planning an exciting new initiative called the Inspirations Trail, that will drive visitors to the downtown districts through the use of public art. Each district will have a Public Art Committee to discuss public art options. All meetings are open to the public.

Upcoming initial meetings:

Dansville Public Art Committee Meeting - March 4, 6 PM, Dansville Village Hall
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Avon Public Art Committee Meeting - March 11, 6 PM, Avon Village Hall
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Exhibits
OPENING RECEPTION: ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
March 1, 5 PM - 7 PM
Dansville ArtWorks
Come celebrate this amazing show with light refreshments. Free and open to the public. In addition, the People’s Choice Award will be voted on that day only! Winner will be announced after the juror award, and the winning artist will receive a Dansville ArtWorks gift certificate. The exhibit runs through the end of April.

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FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY OPEN HOUSE
March 1, 6 PM - 8 PM
The Village Gallery
Owner Bill White is exhibiting a series of paintings from Jekyll Island Georgia and Caledonia.

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Dining
PANCAKE SUPPER
March 5, 5 PM - 7 PM
St. Michael's Church, Geneseo
This annual supper is a hit in the Village with great food and superb desserts. Come prepare for Lent by enjoying a last bit of indulgence on pancakes and sausage. Tickets $6/person, $20/family.

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TERESA HOUSE HIGH TEA
March 9, 1:30 PM - 4 PM
Livonia United Methodist Church
This is the 12th Annual Ladies/Girls High Tea Fundraiser. Create your own Theme Table and come for High Tea! All ages welcome. A delicious assortment of teas, beverages for young ladies, sweets & sandwiches will be available. Cost- $15 per person: $10 per child (age 10 and under).

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DINNER, DANCE & SILENT AUCTION
March 9, 5 PM - 11 PM
Valley Oak Event Center
This roaring 20’s theme to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary is a great date night! There will be a silent auction, great music, and food. Proceeds to benefit our local veterans through Rochester Veterans Outreach Center and Finale Salute, Inc. Tickets going fast, secure your before March 2nd.

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Outdoor Activities
MAPLE SATURDAYS
March 2, 9 & 16
Letchworth State Park
Learn the entire history of maple sugaring, from sap to syrup. Programs cover history of maple sugaring, how maple syrup is made today, ample tree identification, and even some samples! Located in the Humphrey Nature Center.

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Did You Know About...
THE 2019 DREAM WEDDING EXPO
March 3, 1 PM - 4 PM
Willow Creek Venue

Say “I do” at the Dream Wedding Expo and find your dream team! Some of the best in the business will be gathered in one place to help make your special day a dream come true. From florists to caterers to vacation planners, destination venues, nationally famous cake makers to newlywed services, salons, and wedding dresses, we’ll be showcasing the businesses dedicated to making your wedding day a dream come true!

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Save The Date
5TH ANNUAL LIVINGSTON COUNTY ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
March 16, 1 PM - 4 PM
Downtown Avon

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Livingston County St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16! The parade route will go down Clinton St. to Genesee St.

After the parade several local businesses will be featuring specials and holiday menus. Lifting Up Livingston will be hosting a family friendly party at the Village Fire Hall until 4PM.

All groups & individuals are invited to join. Please register at liftuplivingston.com if you are interested in participating in the parade, party or both!

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