December 2018

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. www.hswaynepets.org 

Snowshoe at the Montezuma Audubon Center - Snowshoes are available for rent. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

7,8 13-16, 21,22, 28,29 - Holiday Lights and Music Celebration - Show times are 6:00pm, 6:45pm and 7:30 pm. Public is invited to share in this amazing show of thousands of beautiful lights synchronized with holiday music selections. There is no charge for the show, but donations will be accepted. First United Presbyterian Church of Sodus, 31 West Main Street, Sodus. www.facebook.com/firstunitedpresbyterianchurchofsodus

1- 22: Student Showcase and Holiday Shopping at Wayne County Council for the Arts - Thur-Sat from 12pm to 3pm. Something for everyone. 108 W. Miller Street, Newark. www.wayne-arts.com   

1: Holiday Boutique - 10am to 5pm. Lunch will be served from 11am to 2pm. Artisans and crafters fill the Museum. The perfect place to find gifts for everyone. Desserts, coffee and tea are served all day. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

1: Wayne County Humane Society Holiday Open House - Stop by and have a cup of coffee or a cookie or two. Visit the animals, browse the sale items for that special something to put under the tree for your furry friends. 1475 County House Road, Lyons www.hswaynepets.org

1: Light the Night at Walworth’s Ginegaw Park - 6pm to 8pm. Free holiday family event. Hot cocoa & cookies in the Lodge. Sled dogs, roasting marshmallows, sleigh rides. Vote for your favorite decorated tree. Visit with Santa. Fireworks. Ginegaw Park, 3600 Lorraine Drive, Walworth. www.townofwalworthny.gov

1: Christmas Ceilidh Band - 7pm. Fees apply. Celtic musicians usher in the season with a lively performance of Christmas songs from the Celtic nations. Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court, Newark. www.parkpresbyterian.org

1-2: Catch Me If You Can - Gingerbread Man Hunt - 10am to 5pm. Find the Gingerbread Man & choose your discount! LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Road, Ontario. www.lwemporium.com 

1-2: Country Christmas Market at Franke Farms - 9am to 5pm. Open market of vendors offering gift items, food, crafts, antiques and more. Children can make a wreath or ornament. Franke Farms, LLC, 4514 Eddy Road, Marion. www.frankefarms.com

1-2: Christmas Around the World with the Lake Ontario Wine Trail - 11am to 6pm. Fees apply. Celebrate the season with festive wine and food pairings from around the world! Self-guided tour. www.lakeontariowinetrail.com 

1-12: Festival of Trees - 10am to 8pm. Final bids on trees ends December 12th at 3pm when bids are open. Wayne County Nursing Home, 1529 Nye Road, Lyons. (315) 946-5673  

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

8: Historic Palmyra’s Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour - 4pm to 8pm. Fees apply. This tour through the village of Palmyra will bring you to many historic homes dating throughout the 1800’s. Tour also includes two museums decorated for the holidays. Receive a homemade gift. Tour begins at Historic Palmyra, 132 Market Street, Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com

8: Winter Wreath Workshop - 1pm to 3pm. Fees apply. Pre-paid reservation required. Take a one mile stroll through the quiet woods to collect pine and hemlock boughs to make winter wreaths. Northern Cardinals, Woodpeckers and Black-capped Chicadees will be present in the woods. Light refreshments while decorating wreaths after the walk. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

8: Lyons Community Center Winter Bazaar - 9am to 3pm. Local crafters and vendors, food & drinks, holiday music, bounce house, Santa & plenty of gift shopping. Lyons Community Center, 9 Manhattan Street, Lyons. www.lyonscommunitycenter.org

8: Annual Gift Shop Sale & Reception - 10am to 3pm. Wayne County Council for the Arts, 108 West Miller Street, Newark. www.wayne-arts.com

8-9: Country Christmas Market at Franke Farms - 9am to 5pm. Open market of vendors offering gift items, food, crafts, antiques and more. Children can make a wreath or ornament. Franke Farms, LLC, 4514 Eddy Road, Marion. www.frankefarms.com

9: An Afternoon with Jeff Sawyer3pm to 5pm. Free. Piano music in the celebration of Christmas. Free admission. Wolcott First Presbyterian Church, 11988 West Main Street, Wolcott.

9: Community Holiday Fireworks - 5pm Refreshments. 6pm Fireworks. Free. Beautiful display of fireworks! Wallington Fire Department, 7863 Old Ridge Road, Wallington. www.wallingtonfd.com

14: Canaltown Chorale Christmas Concert - 7:30pm. Enjoy "Christmas in Song" at United Methodist Church, 3679 Main Street, Walworth.  

14-15: Boerman's Furniture Farm Holiday Open House - 11am to 5pm. Browse through 7 barns. Many sale items. Boerman's Furniture Farm, 4398 Ridge Chapel Road, Marion. www.boermansfurniturefarm.com

15: First United Methodist Church Christmas Cookie Sale - 10am to noon or until sold out. Cookies good enough to give as gifts. First United Methodist Church, 301 South Main Street, Newark. www.newarkfirstumc.com

15-16: Country Christmas Market at Franke Farms - 9am to 5pm. Open market of vendors offering gift items, food, crafts, antiques and more. Children can make a wreath or ornament. Franke Farms, LLC, 4514 Eddy Road, Marion. www.frankefarms.com 

16: Canaltown Chorale Christmas Concert - 4pm. Enjoy "Christmas in Song" at Palmyra First United Methodist Church, Main Street, Palmyra.

17: Montezuma Christmas Bird Count  Free. Birders of all experience levels are encouraged to join us to count Montezuma’s wintering birds. Registration required. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

19: Montezuma Birding Van Tour - 9am to 11am. Fees apply. Pre-paid reservations required. Waterfowl have left their breeding grounds and are ready for the long, cold winter. Enjoy a van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they rest, feed and socialize in Montezuma's marshes. Binoculars, a spotting scope and field guides will be provided. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma