August 2018

 

Wayne County Council for the Arts - Classes & Workshops for children and adults, 108 West Miller Street, Newark www.wayne-arts.com  

June 25-August 3: Libraries Rock Summer Reading - Kicks off with a celebration on June 25th. For six weeks at the Ontario Public Library, there will be weekly clubs and events, reading rewards and special guest presenters for children and teens. Ontario Public Library, 1850 Ridge Road, Ontario. www.ontariopubliclibrary.org

Mid-July through Mid-August: U-Pick Blueberries at L&B Farms - 9:00am to 8:00pm. L&B Farms, 2274 Reed Road, Savannah. Bring your own containers. Clean, mowed picking area. Open Mon.-Sat. Call ahead for start time. (315) 365-3194 

August 1-September 3: Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org  

 

August 3: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Featuring Nate Michaels. Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren Street, Newark. www.newarknychamber.org   

 

August 4: Museum Open House - 10am to 2pm Open House at Butler Church Museum,4518 Butler Center Road and Open House at Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse, 4576 Van Vleck Roadand corner of Route 89S. www.bhpsbutlerny.org 

 

August 4: Central New York Wine & Jazz Fest - Wine tasting on Main Street in Village of Wolcott and music by well-known jazz artists at the band stand in Northrup Park. Vendors in the park.11am to 6pm. www.wolcottny.org 

 

August 5: Monster Truck on the Loose - 10am to 6pm. The legendary monster truck, Raminator makes a pitstop at Peake CDJR. Watch cars crumble beneath the Raminator's wheels during the car crush at 4:30pm. Fans are invited to take photos and meet the members of Hall Brothers Racing Team. Peak CDJR, 6551 Pratt Road, Sodus.  

 

August 5: Sunday Summer Concert Series - Free 2pm Panloco performs. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse,7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

August 7: National Lighthouse Day - 10am to 5pm Commemorate the 1789 signing of the Lighthouse Act and the commissioning of the first federal lighthouse in the United States by visiting the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

August 7-9: Digging up your History Archaeological Camp - Meet at Historical Museum. 11am to 3pm daily. Fees apply. Ages 7-15; adults welcome too. Palmyra Historical Museum, 132 Market Street, Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com  

August 9: History Alive - 6:30pm FREE. Jane Oakes will present "Becoming Well: Taking the Water Cures of Upstate New York". Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

August 9-15: Clyde Fire Company Community Festival - Firemen's parade Saturday, August 11th at 7pm. Fireworks Wednesday, August 15th at 9:30pm.

August 10: Free Friday Music Nights at Long Acre Farms/JD Wine Cellars - Enjoy Amy Montrois Trio. Stop by and enjoy free music from local artists from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Bring a chair and leave the rest to us. Wood Fire Pizza Oven, Market, Ice Cream, Winery and Grill all open. Long Acre Farms, 1342 Eddy Road, Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com

August 10: Pirate Whitley Ghost Walk and Hunt - Meet at the Williams Phelps General Store.8pm to 10pm Fees apply. William Phelps General Store, 140 Market Street, Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com

August 10: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Featuring: Stone Lows. Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren Street, Newark. www.newarknychamber.org  

August 10: Free Friday Music Nights at Long Acre Farms/JD Wine Cellars - 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Enjoy Amy Montrois Trio. Bring a chair and leave the rest to us. Wood Fire Pizza Oven, Market, Ice Cream, Winery and Grill all open. Long Acre Farms, 1342 Eddy Road, Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com  

August 10: Montezuma Moth Night - 7pm to 9:30pm. Dr. Meena Madhav Haribal, a semi-retired Chemical Ecologist from Cornell University, will lead the first ever "Moth Night". Presentation begins indoors as you learn unique characteristics of moths and then Dr. Haribal will set up her equipment outside to attract Montezuma's moths so you can see them up close. This is a family-friendly event and all ages are welcome. Bug spray, flash light and camera are recommended. Fees apply. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

August 10-11: Palmyra Pirate Weekend - The Pirates of the Erie Canal invade Palmyra bearing a boatload of fun for all ages.  A full weekend of adventure including a free Movie in the park on Friday night. On Saturday, a Pirate Regatta Bed Race, Pirate & Kazoo Band Parade, Climbing Wall, Chicken BBQ, Canal Boat Rides, Dunking booth, Old time photos, Jolly Roger 5k race, live music, craft and food vendors and much more. Dress like a pirate and join the parade!! Visit www.eriecanalpirates.com for details and complete schedule.  

August 10-12: Fun on the Erie Canal Cruises - Departs behind Lyons Fire Department. August 10: 3pm. August 11: 10am/2pm/6pm and August 12th: 10am.  Sponsored by Lyons Rotary Club & The Lyons Erie Canalway Greeters. Must purchase advanced tickets. Tickets can be purchased at Lyons National Bank Main Office in Lyons & Dobbin's Drugs in Lyons.     

August 11: Historic Palmyra’s Erie Canal Pirate Weekend at the Museums - All museums open from 11am to 4pm. Discounted pirate pricing. Visit Historic Palmyra’s Pirate Whitley’s Haunted Cave. Stories told by Bloody Mary in the yard of the Historical Museum, 132 Market Street, Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com

August 11: Ghostly Excursions - 7pm to 1am. This special event is hosted by Bob Christopher and Gina Bengtson of Ghostly Excursions. Fees apply. Join them as they hunt 5 musuems and see the newest equipment in action. More information and tickets available at: http://ghostlyexcursions.com/index.php/hunts/palmyra-historic-museum

August 11: Paint and Taste: Birds and Rootbeer - 1pm to 3pm. Be a part of our first "Paint and Taste" class! Learn how to paint a native bird species (Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern Bluebird or Northern Cardinal), and sample some local, non-alcoholic beverages as well. All materials are provided, just arrive and enjoy an afternoon of artistry and refreshments. Ages 10+ are welcome with a parent or guardian. Pre-paid registration required. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

August 11: Sodus Bay Yacht Club Open House - Celebrating 125 years - 11am to 10pm. Boat displays of antique boats, remote control boats and new boats. See a UFO, a new Laser Pico and a Melges 24. Also enjoy antique car display, art show and sales, tours of the yacht club and junior sailing, fun and games complete with music throughout the day! Food, beverages and chicken bbq at 5:30pm. Sodus Bay Yacht Club, 7431 Irwin Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbayyc.org

August 11: Village of Sodus Centennial Celebration - 1pm to 10pm. Main Street historical tours, children's activities, food and more. Cellar Savers perform from 3pm to 5pm and Shameless Henry from 6pm to 10pm. Main Street, Sodus. www.sodusvillage.org.

August 11: Chicken BBQ - 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Eat in or drive thru. Rain or shine. Walworth Fire Department, 2178 Church Street, Walworth. www.walworthfd.org

August 11: Starry Starry Night, Stargazing & Sunset Tasting at Thorpe Vineyard - Wine tasting while watching the sunset then learn the background of the constellations from astronomical facts as well as mythological stories. Wine tasting from 6pm to 8:45pm; 8:45pm to 10:15pm star gazing 8150 Chimney Heights Boulevard, Wolcott. www.thorpevineyard.com  

August 11: 20th Anniversary Harry Potter Party - 8pm to 10pm. Help The Dog Eared Book celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the publication of the 1st Harry Potter book by having a party! Enter through the brick wall at Platform 9 3/4 and enjoy the following: Harry Potter Trivia, Harry Potter Head-To-Head Game, Costume Contest, Honeydukes cart loaded with Harry Potter themed treats. Giveaways! Coming in costume is encouraged, but not required. We recommend this event for ages 12 and up. It may be a little too rowdy for younger children. The Dog Eared Book, 208 E. Main Street, Palmyra. www.thedogearedbook.com

August 12: Sunday Summer Concert Series and Ice Cream Social - Free. Ice Cream from 1pm to 3pm and Concert from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy Dan Elliott Quartet. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

August 12: Summer Sundays at the Square for Kids of All Ages - Pioneer Family Life Day. 1:30pm to 4pm. Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Road, Ontario. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org  

August 13-18: Wayne County Fair - Agricultural events, 4H exhibits, animals, rides, vendors, parade, music and more. Palmyra Fairgrounds, 300 West Jackson Street, Palmyra. www.waynecountyfair.org

August 16: Montezuma Birding Van Tour - 6pm to 8:30pm. Summer is full of young birds learning about life outside of their nests. Join us as we look for raptors, waterfowl, shorebirds and songbirds and observe how dedicated parents prepare their young for the fall migration. We will explore Montezuma's birding hotspots where dozens of species can be seen and heard. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. Pre-paid registration required. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

August 17: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Free. Featuring It's My Party. Food vendors and 50/50 raffle. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren Street, Newark.  www.newarknychamber.org

August 17-Sept 3: LOC Fall Derby - Fish Lake Ontario for cash and valuable prizes. (888) 733-5246. www.loc.org  

August 17: Blood Drive at LW Emporium - Noon to 4pm. Offering 20% discount on purchase for anyone who donates to the blood drive. LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Road, Ontario. www.lwemporium.com

August 18: Music Fest 2018 Jammin’ with the Animals - Gates open at Noon and the bands will play till the cows come home! This will be our 11th Moosic Fest. Up to 10 bands of all genres play throughout the day with games available for the kids and dancing, raffles, food and door prizes available for adults throughout the day. Cracker Box Palace, 6450 Shaker Road, Alton. www.crackerboxpalace.org

August 18-19: Maze Preview Weekend - Come on out and be the first to see the Maze Theme for 2018. We will have the Back 40, Market, Ice Cream, Maze, Grill and Tasting room open. Receive an admission to come back in the fall. 1342 Eddy Road, Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com

August 19: Butler Historical Society Ice Cream Social - Also enjoy a chicken barbeque. 12:00pm Butler Center Church Museum, 4518 Butler Center Road, Butler. www.bhpsbutlerny.org

August 19: Sunday Summer Concert Series - Free. 2:00pm Letizia and the Z Band perform. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org 

August 21: Fun Science at the Lighthouse - FREE but registration is required. 1:00pm to 3:00pm Students in grades 4-6 will have a fun time learning about Lake Ontario and other topics during this hands-on science program. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org  

August 24: Free Friday Music Nights at Long Acre Farms/JD Wine Cellars - 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Enjoy River Lynch and The Spiritmakers. Bring a chair and leave the rest to us. Wood Fire Pizza Oven, Market, Ice Cream, Winery and Grill all open. Long Acre Farms, 1342 Eddy Road, Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com       

August 24: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Free. Featuring Don Newcomb. Food vendors and 50/50 raffle. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren Street, Newark.  www.newarknychamber.org  

August 24: Speakeasy Party - 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Travel back in time to the era of the Speakeasy! Red hot jazz singers, prohibition era drinks, gaming and maybe even a raid! Tickets available by presale only. Museum of Wayne County History, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

August 25: Historic Ghost Walk and Hunt - 8pm to 10pm. Take a stroll through the Village to the Palmyra Historical Museum and Phelps General Store from 8pm to 10pm. Watch for the spirits of the museums. Tour begins at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com 

August 25-26: Mackenzie's 10th Annual Fall Open House - 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Pumpkin spice and everything nice. Mackenzie's, 138 East Main Street, Palmyra. www.mymackenzies.com

August 26: Sunday Summer Concert Series - Free. 2:00pm Enjoy Matt Chase and Thunder Canyon. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org  

August 28: Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge in Palmyra - A 30’ x 80’ canal barge equipped with CMoG’s patented all-electric glassmaking equipment. Location is the Erie Canal Lock 29. In addition to sharing the story of glassmaking in Corning, the GlassBarge tour emphasizes the continued role of New York’s waterways in shaping the state’s industry, culture, and community. The GlassBarge will provide free demonstrations from 11 am to 6 pm. All demos are approximately 30 minutes long, and seating is limited. Guests are strongly encouraged to register online for specific demonstration locations and times. Registration will be available four to six weeks prior to each stop. https://www.cmog.org/glassmaking/demos/hot-glass-demos/glassbarge

August 30-31: Town of Huron Historical Buildings Open House - 9am to 1pm. Visit Huron's Historical Past. Farming equipment and rural life displays. Book signings of Great Sodus Bay Arcadia Postcard Series by local author Rosa Fox. 6424 North Huron Road, Wolcott. www.historichuron.org

August 30-31: Huron Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale - 9am to 1pm. Clothing, household items, paintings and more. 6424 North Huron Road, Wolcott.

August 31: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Free. Featuring The Marbletones. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren Street, Newark. Food vendors and 50/50 raffle. www.newarknychamber.org