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, 2018: Museum Wide Seance - 8pm to 10pm. Join in trying to conjure some of the infamous prisoners, or perhaps a relative! There will be mediums throughout the museum holding simultaneous seances. Reservation only, no tickets sold at the door. Museum of Wayne County History, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org    

October 5-8, 2018: 21st 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 5, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2018: 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. www.longacrefarms.com

October 6,13, 20, 27, 2018: Haunted History Ghost Walk - Meet in front of the Wayne County Courthouse, Church St., Lyons. Fees apply. Take a 60-minute ghostly walking tour of Lyons. 7pm to 8:30pm www.waynehistory.org

October 6, 2018: 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 6, 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 Rd. and corner of Route 89S.  www.bhpsbutlerny.org 

October 6, 2018: 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 Road, Wolcott. www.historichuron.org

October 6, 2018: Sportsman’s Raffle -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. 1pm to 4pm (315) 524-9542 

October 6, 2018: 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. 6:30pm to 9:30pm. An additional gallery reading will be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum from 8pm to 10pm. Fees apply. Phelps General Store, 140 Market St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com   

October 6-7, 2018: Spooky Hallow Witch Hunt - Find the witch and choose your discount! 10am to 5pm LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Road, Ontario. www.lwemporium.com 

October 6-8, 2018: 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, 2018: 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 Road, Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com 

October 8, 2018: 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 Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

October 11, 2018: History Alive - 6:30pm FREE. Tracy Murphy will discuss "The Fox Sisters and Modern Spiritualism". Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay Street, Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org

October 11-13, 2018: Fall Rummage Sale - Clothing, shoes, household, crafts, decorations and more. Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5pm and Sat. from 9am to 11am $1.00 bag sale. Newark First United Methodist Church, 301 South Main Street, Newark. 

October 12-13, 2018: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm1485 Route 441, Walworth. Fees apply. 

October 13, 2018: 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, Route 31, Palmyra www.hswaynepets.org

October 13, 2018: Pumpkin Palooza - 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 12pm to 6pm www.lyonsmainstreet70.com  


October 13, 2018: Roast Beef Dinner - 4:30pm until gone East Williamson Fire Department,6329 East Townline Road, Williamson  


October 13, 2018: Chicken BBQ - Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 719 Plank Rd., Ontario. 4pm till sold out. (315) 524-8493  

October 13, 2018: 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, 2018: Harvest Moon Festival - An afternoon of free family fun which includes chili contest, live music, inflatables, petting zoo, carnival rides, haywagon rides and crafts for kids. Ginegaw Park, Walworth. 1pm to 4pm Sponsored by Walworth Parks & Recreation and Friends of the Walworth Parks.

October 19, 2018: The Real Haunt - 8pm to 10:30pm. 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. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org 

October 19-20, 2018: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. 1485 Route 441, Walworth. Fees apply. 

October 20-21, 2018: Open House at Katie Acres Alpacas - Get up close and personal and meet the Alpaca’s. Farm tour and gift shop. 4864 Arcadia Zurich Norris Road, Sodus. 10am to 5pm

October 26-27, 2018: 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. Sponsored by the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society. www.w-phs.org

October 27, 2018: 10th Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. 485 Route 441, Walworth. Fees apply.

October 27, 2018: 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. Refreshments served. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut Street, Lyons. www.waynehistory.org

October 27, 2018: Trick or Treat the Farm - Cracker Box Palace, 6450 Shaker Road, Alton www.crackerboxpalace.org

October 31, 2018: Closing Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - 10am to 5pm. Receive a free postcard with paid admission. Fees apply. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point.  www.sodusbaylighthouse.org