July 2018

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

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

June 25-August 3, 2018: 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

June 30-July 29, 2018: LOC Summer Derby - Fish Lake Ontario for a chance to win cash and valuable prizes. www.loc.org 

July 3, 2018: Sunshine Auto Parade - Entry is free. Parade begins at 7pm. Route begins on Route 14 and Sentell Street and continues down Route 14 around the loop and ends at the ballfield. Village of Sodus Point www.soduspoint.info

July 3, 2018: Sodus Point Fireworks - Village of Sodus Point Fireworks Display. The lawn of the Sodus Bay Lighthouse provides a perfect location to watch the fireworks, which are set off on the Sodus Bay channel pier. 9:30pm Wall of Fire Around the Bay; 10pm. Fireworks. www.soduspoint.info

July 4, 2018: Independence Extravaganza at the Lighthouse - 7am to 11am - Breakfast on the Bluff. Enjoy a hot breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, tea or juice outdoors under a tent on the lighthouse bluff overlooking Lake Ontario. Cost is $8, with proceeds helping to maintain our beautiful lighthouse. 

  • 7:30am to 8:45am - Registration for the Lighthouse 5-K Run
  • 8am to 5pm - Lighthouse Art & Craft Show. Artists and craftspeople sell pottery, jewelry, clothing, paintings, photographs, greeting cards and much more on the lighthouse lawn.
  • 2pm to 4pm - FREE Outdoor Concert. Features Gap Mangione Big Band playing swing and Big Band favorites. Bring your own chair. Refreshments available. 

 

July 4, 2018: Red, White and Blue Kiddie Parade -Children and their families march from the Sodus Point Fire Hall to the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum where they will receive a treat for participating. 10am Sodus Point Fire Hall, 8364 Bay Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 4, 2018: Celebrate Independence Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum –Wear red, white, and blue, and receive a free postcard with paid admission. Open 10am to 5pm. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 6, 2018: Music on the Erie Concert Series - Featuring Frankie & Jewels - T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, Newark. 6pm to 8pm. Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. www.newarknychamber.org

July 7, 2018: 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 Road and corner of Route 89S. www.bhpsbutlerny.org

July 8, 2018: Independence Extravaganza at Sodus Bay Lighthouse – 8am to 5pm Celebrate our independence with our Lighthouse 5k run. Enjoy FREE concert by Smugtown Stompers at 2pm. Bring a chair or blanket. Refreshments available. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 8, 2018: Sunday Summer Concert Series - Free. 2pm Refreshments, bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 8, 2018: Summer Sundays at the Square for Kids of All Ages - 1:30pm to 4pm – Occupations of Villagers at Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Road, Ontario www.heritagesquaremuseum.org

July 13, 2018: Free Friday Music Nights at Long Acre Farms/JD Wine Cellars - 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        

July 13, 2018: Music on the Erie Concert Series - Featuring City Limits, T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, Newark. 6pm to 8pm Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. www.newarknychamber.org

July 13-14 and 17-21, 2018 - Hill Cumorah Pageant - 603 Route 21, Palmyra. Largest outdoor pageant depicting the founding of Mormonism. Free and open to the public. Plenty of parking. Begins at dusk. www.hillcumorah.org

July 13-15, 2018: Lyons Peppermint Days - Family fun. Food and craft vendors. Parade on Sat and fireworks Sat night.

July 13-15, 2018: Steak Sandwiches and Duck Races at Lyons Elks Lodge - Friday 5pm until and Saturday from 12:00pm until sold out. Sunday: Duck races at 2pm. Lyons Elks Lodge, 32 Church Street, Lyons.

July 14-15, 2018: 11th Annual NY Lavender Festival - Pick lavender from the field, musical entertainment, informational speakers, craft artisans, herbal teas, baked goods, wine tasting, hands on workshops and more. 9:30am to 5pm Olfactory Farm, 12973 Upton Road, Red Creek. www.nylavenderfestival.com

July 15, 2018: Sunday Summer Concert Series - Free. 2pm The Buddahood performs. This nine-member ensemble offers a variety of vocal styles, percussion, horns, bass and guitar. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point.  www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 17, 2018: Taste of Wayne County - This exciting outdoor event showcases vendors, restaurants, and other food and drink related businesses solely from Wayne County through samples of their “signature” dishes, food products, or beverages. For more information contact the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce at (315) 331-2705 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

July 18-22, 2018: Sodus Pro-Am - Fish Wayne County waters for cash and prizes. (800) 527-6510 www.sodusproam.com  

July 20, 2018: Music on the Erie Concert Series - Featuring Ghost Riders - T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, Newark. 6pm to 8pm Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. www.newarknychamber.org

July 20-21, 2018: Wayne County Historical Society Garage Sale - 9am to 3pm. Drop off day is July 17th. Pure Oil Station, Geneva Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org  

July 20-22, 2018: Pultneyville Homecoming - Antiques, exhibits, re-enactment, vintage cars, parade, games, 5K, Gilbert & Sullivan production, Star Spangled Concert and much more. www.w-phs.org

July 22, 2018: Sunday Summer Concert Series and Ice Cream Social - Free 1pm-4pm. Isreal Hagan and Stroke back by popular demand. His 4-octave vocal range has gotten him onstage with such luminaries as Robert Cray, B.B. King, Carlos Santana and Otis Day. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

July 26-29, 2018: 10th Annual Brantling Bluegrass Festival - The Brantling Bluegrass Festival includes three jam-packed days of great bluegrass music from some of the top national, regional and local bands. Fireworks, kids events, vendors and more. Camping available. Brantling Ski Center, 4015 Fish Farm Road, Sodus. www.brantlingbluegrass.com

July 27, 2018: Free Friday Music Nights at Long Acre Farms/JD Wine Cellars - 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        

July 27, 2018: Music on the Erie Concert Series - Featuring Johnny Bauer - T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, Newark. 6pm to 8pm Free, food vendors and 50/50 raffle. www.newarknychamber.org

July 27-28, 2018: Walworth Festival in the Park - Food, entertainment, 5k race/walk, games, music and more. Fri 5pm to 10pm, Sat 9am to 10:30pm. Ginegaw Park, 3600 Lorraine Drive, Walworth

July 27-28, 2018: 54th Annual Pioneer Gas Engine Show - Will feature displays and demonstrations of antique gas engines, tractors, steam engines, farm equipment and more. Food, music and so much more. Marion Town Park, 4072 Park Drive, Marion  

July 29, 2018: Sunday Summer Concert Series – Free Concert. 2pm. The Dady Brothers perform. Refreshments. Bring your own seating. Sodus Bay Lighthouse, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point www.sodusbaylighthouse.org