December 2017

Annual NWCH Tree of Lights Ceremony: Sponsor a light in memory of a loved one. Send name and info to Tree of Lights, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Newark. Plan to attend the ceremony at 7:30pm in the lobby of the hospital. December 4, 1200 Driving Park, Newark. (315) 332-2022.

Humane Society Tree of Lights for the Animals: Help us decorate our holiday tree by purchasing lights and ornaments in memory of a beloved pet. 1475 County House Road, Lyons. (315) 946-3389. 

Snowshoe at the Montezuma Audubon Center: Snowshoes are available for rent. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. (315) 365-3580.

Wayne County Council for the Arts Holiday Sale: Something for everyone. Thur–Sat from 12pm to 3pm. 108 West Miller Street, Newark (315) 331-4593.

December 1: Ohmann Theater Presents "What Christmas Means to Me". 7pm. An interactive Christmas musical. Followed by dessert and Disney song singing waiters! Santa will be making an appearance too. $10 pre-sale; $15 at door. (585) 734-0591.

December 1: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performs at Newark High School, 7:30pm. Pasta dinner and Newark High School Jazz Ensemble plays too. Tickets available at Wegman's, Lyons National Bank in Lyins and Newark and Newark High School.

December 1,2: Holiday Boutique: Artisans and crafters fill the museum for 2 days only. Lunch served from 11am to 2pm. Boutique runs from 10am to 5pm. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. Free admission, (315) 946-4943.

December 2: Humane Society Holiday Open House: Visit the animals that are staying with us. Refreshments. Browse our gift case for that special something to put under the tree for your furry friend. Purchase a light and/or an ornament for a friend or a pet and watch our tree grow bright and full. 1475 County House Road, Lyons. (315) 946-3389.

December 2: Nature Photography Tour with Jim Montanus - Ever wonder how to take the best picture with your camera?  No camera is too big or small to take the perfect picture. Join us for a traveling photography class lead by renowned photographer Jim Montanus who will begin with a presentation about birding throughout the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and the fundamentals of photography. 12pm to 4pm.  Fee: $50/adult. (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah.

December 2: Cookies, Cocoa & Christmas: Stop in at the Holiday Art Sale at the Wayne County Council for the Arts and share some refreshments and Christmas fun. 10am to 3pm. 108 West Miller Street, Newark (315) 331-4593. 

December 2: Park Presbyterian Church Christmas Ceilidh Band: A group of Celtic musicians usher in the season with a lively performance of Christmas songs from the Celtic nations. For all ages. 7:00pm. 110 Maple Court, Newark. Tickets $5 in advance; $8 at door. (315) 331-2255.

December 2: Pictures with Santa at The Apple Shed: 10am to 12pm. 3391 Fairville Maple Ridge Road, Newark. (315) 331-6294.

December 2 & 3: Christmas Around the World with the Lake Ontario Wine Trail: Celebrate the season with festive wine and food pairings from around the world! 11am to 6pm. Tickets are $20 each. Self-guided tour. 

December 3: Pictures with Santa at The Apple Shed: 2pm to 4pm. 3391 Fairville Maple Ridge Road, Newark. (315) 331-6294.

December 3: Bay Street's Holiday Fair: Come do some holiday shopping while sipping mimosas. Hand crafted jewelry, crafts, artwork wreaths and more. 8427 Bay Street, Sodus Point. 12pm to 3pm.

December 6: Williamson Pultneyville Historical Society Christmas Program: Musical program followed by refreshments. Free. Please bring non-perishable food items for donation. 7pm, Gates Hall, 4107 Lake Road, Pultneyville.

December 9: Lyons Community Center Holiday Craft Show & Bazaar: Live music, vendors, inflatables, food, pictures with Santa and much, much more. 4 Manhattan Street, Lyons. 8:30 qm to 3pm. (315) 946-6202.

December 9: CANCELLED Historic Palmyra Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour: Tour of historic homes in the village and 2 museums. Begin at the William Phelps General Store. 4pm to 8pm. Many new homes dating throughout the 1800’s. $25 presale/$30 at the door. (315) 597-6981. 140 Market Street, Palmyra. 

December 9: Pictures with Santa at The Apple Shed: 1pm to 3pm. 3391 Fairville Maple Ridge Road, Newark. (315) 331-6294.

December 9-11: Christmas Open House at Historic Joseph Smith Farm: Enjoy an old fashioned Christmas at an 1820's farm. Stories in a log cabin, caroling, games in the barn. Refreshments. 5:30pm to 8:30pm. 843 Stafford Road, Palmyra.

December 10: Holiday Cookie Exchange and Burnap's Bed & Breakfast and Beyond: 11am to 4pm. Bring at least 2 dozen cookies and your recipe to share. The house will be open to tour. 7094 Lake Road, Sodus. (585) 820-1114.

December 10: An Afternoon with Jeff Sawyer: Piano music in the celebration of Christmas. Free admission. Wolcott First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Wolcott. 3pm to 5pm.(315) 594-8488.

December 10: Community Holiday Fireworks: Beautiful display of fireworks. Refreshments at 5pm. Fireworks at 6pm. Wallington Fire Department, 7863 Old Ridge Road. (315) 270-9356.

December 13: Holiday Cookie Walk and Bake Sale. Wayne County Nursing Home, Nye Road, Lyons. 10am till sold out.

December 15, 16: Boerman's Holiday Open House: All 7 barns and trailers have sale items. Free 2018 calendar. 4398 Ridge Chapel Road, Marion. 11am to 5pm. (315) 926-5689. 

December 16: First United Methodist Church Cookie Sale: 301 South Main Street, Newark. 9am till sold out. (315) 926-5689.

December 17: Pictures with Santa at The Apple Shed: 3pm to 5pm. 3391 Fairville Maple Ridge Road, Newark. (315) 331-6294.

December 18: Montezuma Christmas Bird Count - The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a long-standing program of the National Audubon Society, with over 100 years of citizen science involvement. It is an early-winter bird census, where thousands of volunteers across the U.S., Canada and many countries in the Western Hemisphere, go out over a 24-hour period on one calendar day to count birds.  Novice and experienced birders are welcome! Fee: FREE. 

(315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah.