October 2018

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    

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

October 5: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms -  Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm. Maze closes at 11pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com

October 5-8: 21st Annual Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour “Tasting Weekend” -  The Tour Challenge starts October 1 and runs until October 31. 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. Call (800) 527-6510 for map. www.appletastingtour.com 

October 6: Haunted History Ghost Walk - 7pm to 8:30pm. Reservations required. Fees apply. Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons.Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. www.waynehistory.org 

October 6: Family Fun Day at Morgan Farms10am to 2pm. 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.  3821 Cory Corners Rd., Marion. www.morgansfarmmarket.com   

October 6: 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 6: Historic Barn Tour - 10am to 4pm. Tour historic barns in the town of Arcadia. Sponsored by the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society. For ticket information, call (315) 331-6409. www.newarkarcadiamuseum.org

October 6: Huron Day! "Into the Woods" - 9am to 2pm. Celebrate local arts and crafts, civic organizations, and history that have connections with forestry, lumbering and wood related activities. Artists and crafts people will have their wood(s) focused creations for sale in the Grange. The church fellowship hall will host local organizations with representatives on hand to share information about their group or service. Food products will be for sale outside. The Huron History Center/Museum will be open with exhibits of agricultural, domestic and recreational themes of the late 19th - early 20th centuries as well as a special exhibit on Huron's lumbering history. Sponsored by the Town of Huron, 6416 North Huron Rd., Wolcott. www.historichuron.org  

October 6: Sportsman’s Raffle - 1pm to 4pm. 50/50 raffle, door prizes, raffle items plus meat raffles. Food and drink included in the price of ticket. Meyers-Ingraham American Legion Post, 6180 Knickerbocker Road, Ontario. (315) 524-9542 

October 6: Barn Dance - 6pm. Live music, food trucks, wagon rides and square dancing. Advanced tickets and tickets at the door. Wayne County Fair Grounds, 300 West Jackson Street, Palmyra.

October 6: Sibyl’s Birthday Party - 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Fees apply. 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. An additional gallery reading will be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum from 8pm to 10pm.Phelps General Store, 140 Market St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com   

October 6-7: Spooky Hallow Witch Hunt - 10am to 5pm. Find a witch and receive a discount.  LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Rd., Ontario. www.lwemporium.com 

October 6-7: Halloween and Fall Gathering at Nine Pines Country Store - Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday Noon to 5pm. The garage, porch and stored will be filled! 7091 Jackson Hill Road, Newark. (315) 331-0505

October 6-7: Last Weekend for Museum Tours - 1:30pm to 4pm. Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org.

October 6-8: NYS Path Through History Weekend - Path Through History Weekend is a showcase of 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 8: Columbus Day at Long Acre Farms - Enjoy a day of fun in the corn maze, animal tracks maze, back 40 activity area, hayride, cow train and corn cannon. Ice cream, grill and winery open all day. Last entry into the maze is 4pm. Maze closes at 6pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com 

October 8: Celebrate Columbus Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - 10:00am to 5:00pm. Fees apply. Mention "Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria" and receive a free postcard with paid admission. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

October 11: History Alive - 6:30pm. FREE. Tracy Murphy will discuss "The Fox Sisters and Modern Spiritualism". Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

October 11-13: Fall Rummage Sale -  Thur/Fri from 9am to 5pm and Sat from 9am to 11am. Clothing, shoes, household, crafts, decorations and more. $1.00 bag sale on Saturday. Newark First United Methodist Church, 301 South Main St., Newark. 

October 12-13: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. Fees apply. 1485 Rt. 441, Walworth.

October 12-13: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms - Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm. Maze closes at 11pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon.  www.longacrefarms.com

October 13: Beer and Bacon Tasting Fundraiser - 4pm to 8pm. Presale tickets only. Raffles, silent auction and live auction items. Fundraiser benefits Wayne Central School District. Ontario Country Club, Country Club Lane, Ontario. www.facebook.com/WCEFcontact

October 13: Haunted History Ghost Walk - 7pm to 8:30pm. Reservations required. Fees apply. Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons.Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 13: Pasta Dinner & White Elephant Sale to Benefit Wayne County Humane Society - 11am to 7pm. A Wayne County tradition! Deals galore at the white elephant sale starting at 11am. All you can eat pasta dinner and huge selection of desserts. Dinner is served from 4pm to 7pm. Palmyra Fire Hall, Rt. 31, Palmyra. www.hswaynepets.org

October 13: 38th Annual Harvest Festival and Auction - 11:30am to 9pm. Featuring a food truck rodeo, chicken bbq, children's games and bouncers, farmers' market, rummage sale, dessert room and more. Auction bidding closes at 5:30pm and live auction begins at 6pm. East Palmyra Christian School, 2023 Port Gibson Road, Palmyra. www.eastpalmyrachristianschool.com

October 13: Pumpkin Palooza - 12pm to 6pm. Family fun festival. Bringing back the past favorite fun activities. Food trucks and craft vendors. Games, activities, live entertainment throughout the day. The Great Pumpkin Roll. Lyons Village Park. www.lyonsmainstreet70.com  

 

October 13: Roast Beef Dinner - 4:30pm until gone. East Williamson Fire Department, 6329 East Townline Rd., Williamson. www.wfc1.org  

 

October 13: Chicken BBQ - 4pm till sold out. Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 719 Plank Rd., Ontario. (315) 524-8493 www.lincolnfd.org   

October 13: Historic Palmyra’s Famous Cemetery Walk - An amazing journey into the land of the dead. Show times are 6:30pm and 8pm. Purchase one full price adult ticket and get a second for half price. Meet at Roger’s Chapel, 272 Vienna St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com 

October 13: Harvest Moon Festival - 1pm to 4pm. An afternoon of free family fun which includes chili contest,  farmer's market, live music, inflatables, petting zoo, carnival rides, haywagon rides and crafts for kids. Sponsored by Walworth Parks & Recreation and Friends of the Walworth Parks. Ginegaw Park, 1980 Walworth Penfield Rd., Walworth. (315) 986-1400

October 13: Russell Moore & lllrd Tyme Out Concert - 7pm. Food and drinks available. Doors open at 5pm and concert starts at 7pm. Purchase tickets at: https://www.sodusrotary.org/events-1

October 13: Cemetery Walk - Sponsored by Heritage Square Museum.  More info. TBD. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org

October 13-14: 3rd Annual Fall Maple Open House - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. All you can eat pancakes! Learn how maple syrup is made, enjoy walking 1/2 mile gravel paths through the sugar bush. Try fresh made donuts and delicious bourbon-aged maple syrup. Shadow Hill Maple Syrup, 7285 Lakeside Road, Ontario. www.shadowhillmaplesyrup.com

October 18: Senior Citizen Day at LW Emporium - Ages 55+. Spin the wheel to reveal your discount. L.W. Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Rd., Ontario. www.lwemporium.com

October 19: The Real Haunt - 8pm to 11pm. Presale tickets only, no tickets will be sold at the door. 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.  Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. www.waynehistory.org 

October 19-20: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. Fees apply. 1485 Rt. 441, Walworth. 

October 19-20: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms - Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm.  Maze closes at 11pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com

October 20: Happy Owl-ween - 6pm to 8pm. Fees apply. Jean Soprano, of Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation, will have live owls on display during her presentation about the silent hunters of the night. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma  

October 20: Haunted History Ghost Walk - 7pm to 8:30pm. Reservations required. Fees apply. Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons.Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 20-21: Open House at Katie Acres Alpacas - 10am to 5pm. Get up close and personal and meet the Alpaca’s. Farm tour and gift shop. 4864 Arcadia Zurich Norris Rd., Sodus. (315) 483-6388

October 20-21: 3rd Annual Fall Maple Open House - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. All you can eat pancakes! Learn how maple syrup is made, enjoy walking 1/2 mile gravel paths through the sugar bush. Try fresh made donuts and delicious bourbon-aged maple syrup. Shadow Hill Maple Syrup, 7285 Lakeside Road, Ontario. www.shadowhillmaplesyrup.com

October 20-November 11: 25th Anniversary Sale at Aunt Millie's Attic - 11am to 5pm. In appreciation of our customers enjoy a 30% sale! Antiques, collectibles, primatives, books, furniture, household items, military, paper, photographs, postcards, pottery, prints, paintings, stoneware, toys and so much more. Includes a model railroad hobby vendor. Open Thur-Sun. 2095 Ridge Rd., Ontario. (315) 524-9317

October 26: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. Fees apply. 1485 Rt. 441, Walworth. 

October 26: Death, Lore and Local History - 7pm to 9pm. Join local authors Stan Swan and Patti Unvericht for a fascinating discussion about Death, Lore and Local History. Bring your questions and join the conversation. Light refreshments provided. The Dog Eared Book, 208 E. Main Street, Palmyra. www.thedogearedbook.com

October 26-27: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms - Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm. Maze closes at 11pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com

October 26-27: Lakeview Cemetery Moonlight Tours - Two tours each night at 7pm and 8pm. Fees apply. Come and enjoy actors in period costume portray citizens from the past. Enjoy cider and donuts in Gates Hall following the tour. Sponsored by the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society. Lakeview Cemetery is located at 3967 Lake Road, Pultneyville. www.w-phs.org

October 27: Huckleberry Swamp Hike - 10am to 1pm. Fees apply and pre-paid reservations are required. Participants will learn about one of Wayne County's hidden treasures. Enjoy a leisurely walk along an elevated board walk through the swamp and explore the birds and other wildlife that live there. The foliage will be beautiful too! Binoculars and field guides will be provided. For more information and to register call Montezuma Audubon Center at (315) 365-3588. http://nyaudubon.org/montezuma

October 27: Haunted History Ghost Walk - 7pm to 8:30pm. Reservations required. Fees apply. Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons.Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 27, 2018: Trunk or Treat - 1pm to 3pm. A Halloween hiking experience at the Trail of Hope. Lyons Community Center, 9 Manhattan St., Lyons. www.trailworks.org.

October 27: Haunted Jail/Cellblock Terror and Blood Curdling Barn - 6pm to 9pm.  A Halloween attraction to scare the living daylights out of you, your family and your friends. Fees apply. Refreshments served. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 27: Trick or Treat with the Animals - Cracker Box Palace, 6450 Shaker Rd., Alton www.crackerboxpalace.org

October 31: Closing Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - 10am to 5pm. Fees apply. Receive a free postcard with paid admission. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point.  www.sodusbaylighthouse.org