October 2017

The Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester - Experts claim that the ghost of reputed psychopath William Fee (the only person ever executed in Wayne County, NY) roams the countryside every Autumn revisiting the scene of his murderous rampage.  This annual event takes you down a desolate road, winding through eerie acres of apple orchards into the deep, dark woods. Attracting over 20,000 people each year, this frightful event will keep you on the edge of your seat and screaming. 3329 Eddy Rd., Williamson. For a complete schedule visit www.hauntedhayridesrochester.com   

Haunted History Ghost Walk: Saturdays in October - Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons. Fees apply. Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. 7pm. (315) 946-4943. www.waynehistory.org 

Wayne County Council for the Arts - Classes & Workshops for children and adults, 108 West Miller St., Newark (315) 331-4593. www.wayne-arts.com

October 6,7: Moonlight Cemetery Tours: Come and enjoy actors in period costume portray citizens from the past. Enjoy cider and donuts in Gates Hall following the tour. Two tours each night at 7pm and 8pm. Sponsored by the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society. Lakeview Cemetery, Pultneyville. www.w-phs.org

October 6,13,14,20,21,27,28: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms - Moonlight Mazes take place. Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm, Maze closes at 11pm. Fees apply. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. (315) 946-4202. www.longacrefarms.com

October 6-9: 20th Annual Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour “Tasting Weekend” - Self driving tour. Travel our scenic country roads, ablaze in autumn glory from market to market. Enter to win prizes along the way. Free gifts and more. The Tour Challenge starts October 1 and runs until October 31. Call (800) 527-6510 for map. www.appletastingtour.com 

October 7: Celebration of All Things Huron!! Artists, crafters, quilters and more. 9am to 3pm. Festivities at Huron Grange, Huron Presbyterian Church and the Old Town Hall all located on North Huron Rd.. For more info or to be a vendor email Rosa Fox This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

October 7 & 8: NYS Path Through History Weekend - Path Through History Weekend is a showcase New York State's rich and fascinating history and will feature hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations throughout the state. www.paththroughhistory.iloveny.com

October 7: 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 Rd. and corner of Route 89S.  www.bhpsbutlerny.org 

October 7: Sibyl’s Birthday Party - Sibyl was a spiritualist for more than 50 years. You may see a guest show up from time to time that just doesn’t seem real. Cost is $20 for everyone or $10 party only. 6:30pm to 9:30pm. An additional gallery reading will be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum $20 per person from 8pm to 10pm. Phelps General Store, 140 Market St., Palmyra. (315) 597-6981. www.historicpalmyrany.com  

October 7: Family Fun Day at Morgan Farms - Join us this year for the Annual Family Fun Day. You can enjoy a day out with the family heading through the bin maze, taking a hay ride, pony rides or of course, pick your own apples and pumpkins. Food truck. 10am to 2pm. 3821 Cory Corners Rd., Marion. www.morgansfarmmarket.com  

October 9: Celebrate Columbus Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum! -Mention “Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria” and receive a free postcard with admission. Open 10am to 5pm. Admission: $5/Adult; $2.50/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point. (315) 483-4936. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org 

October 10-14: St. Michael's Fall Rummage Sale – All good items, clothes, dishes, shoes, jewelry, books and more. St. Michael's Church, 401 South Main St., Newark. 9am to 6pm except Sat from 8:30am to 11am.

October 11: Harvest Auction - Auction of fresh produce, baked goods. Raffle baskets, door prizes. Family fun. Second Baptist Church, 3689 Main Street, Walworth. 7pm to 9pm. (315) 986-1288.

October 12: Pumpkin Carving in the Park. Lyons. $1.00 for pumpkin. Please bring carving equipment. 5pm to 7pm.

October 12-14: First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale - Good clean items, clothing, shoes, household, crafts, decorations and more. 301 South Main Street, Newark. 9am to 5pm except Sat from 9am to 11am.

October 14 - Nov 19: 24th ANNIVERSARY SALE at Aunt Millie's - In appreciation of our customers we offer a 30% off sale! Antiques, collectibles, primitives, books, furniture, household, military, paper, photographs, postcards, pottery, prints, paintings, sporting, stoneware, scouting, textiles, toys and so much more. Includes a model railroad hobby vendor. Open Wed - Sun from 11am to 5pm. 2095 Ridge Rd., Ontario.  

14: Pasta Dinner & White Elephant Sale Browse the bargains and fill your tummy! Our annual Pasta Dinner and White Elephant Sale is held at the Palmyra Fire Hall (Rt. 31 in the town of Palmyra). The sale takes place all afternoon, and the all you can eat delicious pasta with our without meat, salad, Italian bread, beverage and array of special desserts prepared by HSWC Board of Directors, members and friends is served during the dinner hour. 11am to 7pm. www.hswaynepets.org

October 14: Pumpkin Palooza: Family fun festival. Food trucks and craft vendors. Games, activities, live entertainment throughout the day. The Great Pumpkin Roll. Lyons Village Park. 11am to 5pm. www.lyonsmainstreet70.com 

October 14: Historic Palmyra’s famous Cemetery Walk - An amazing journey into the land of the dead. You won't want to miss this. 1 night only 3 shows. Show times are 6pm, 7:30pm and 9pm. $15 per person get 1 full price ticket with ½ price ticket. Children $8 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit the website for more details. Historic Palmyra, (315) 597-6981. www.historicpalmyrany.com 

October 14: Chicken BBQ - Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 719 Plank Rd., Ontario. 4pm till sold out. (315) 524-8493. 

October 14, 15, 21 & 22: Shadow Hill Fall Open House - Come and see how maple syrup is made at the area's finest maple syrup facility. Enjoy free samples of maple syrup, maple cream, maple candy and maple cotton candy. Walk our 1/2 mile trail through the sugar bush and around our 3 acre pond with waterfalls. Serving an all you can eat pancake breakfast 8:30am TO 4pm.

October 18: “History Alive!” Presentation: 6:30pm. FREE. Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay St., Sodus Point. (315) 483-4936. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org 

October 20, 21: Haunted Jail & Cellblock Terror: Scary Halloween attraction. Refreshments. 6pm to 9pm. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 21: A One Day Sojourn On The Coast for Writers. Wolcott and Lake Ontario. 9:30 am to 4 pm. Walk through the fall forest to the beach seek insight and inspiration with guide/ author Susan P. Gateley. After lunch back at the cabin, writing time will be followed by sharing, discussion and suggestions for further writing and or publication of same. Fee includes snacks, lunch and Lake Ontario guide book $120 for information or to reserve a spot for this small group event call (315) 594-1906 or visit susanpgateley.com

October 21: East Palmyra Christian School Annual Harvest Festival and Auction. Begins at 11:30am. Silent auction with 100’s of local gift certificates, Farmers’ market, Tea room, kids games and bouncers, food tent and rummage sale. Chicken BBQ serves at 3:30pm. Live auction at 6pm. 2023 Port Gibson Rd., Palmyra. www.eastpalmyrachristianschool.com

October 28: The Real Haunt - Stations are set up at the museum and real Ghost Busters to lead paranormal investigations in the jail, the 2nd floor, the basement and the barn. Presale tickets only, no tickets will be sold at the door. (315) 946-4943. Wayne County museum, 21 Butternut Street. 8pm. www.waynehistory.org

October 28: Palmyra Fire Department Auxillary Craft Fair - 10am to 3pm. 615 East Main St., Palmyra.  

October 28: Halloween Wine & Beer Tasting - Taking place at Fireman's Field, 100 Barker Parkway, Newark from 3pm to 6pm. Live entertainment featuring "The Dean's List", food trucks, raffles and more. Presale tickets are $35.00 or $40.00 on day of event. Wear a costume for $5 off. After Party from 6pm till 10pm. (315) 331-0660. www.newarkambulance.org

October 31: Closing Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum’s 33rd season!  Receive a free postcard with admission. Open 10am to 5pm. Admission: $5/Adult; $2.50/Students (K-12); FREE for Preschool Children & SBHS Members. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point. (315) 483-4936. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org