June 2019


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


June - September - Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org


1: Museum Open Houses - 10am to 2pm. Open House at Butler Church Museum, 4518 Butler Center Rd. and Open House at Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse, 4576 Van Vleck Rd. and corner of Rte. 89S. www.bhpsbutlerny.org


1: Howland’s Island Paddle Tour - 9am to 11:30am. First paddle of the season. You will explore the edge of Howland's Island which is rich with birds, other wildlife & history. Kayak rentals available. Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt. 89., Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


1: Flea Market - 9am to 2pm. One time only this year. Sodus Point United Methodist Church, 7490 S. Ontario St., Sodus Point. (315) 483-4540


1: East Palmyra Fire Department Chicken BBQ - 3:30pm to 6:00pm or until sold out. 2145 Tellier Rd., East Palmyra. (315) 597-0049


1: Nature Writing Workshop - 10am to 12pm. Join local nature writer Chris Kenyon on a Trail Works adventure. Grab your pencil, paper and hiking shoes. Suitable for all ages. Williamson Town Park, 3793 Eddy Rd., Williamson. Sponsored by Trail Works Inc.



1: Marion Community Garage Sales - 9am to 4pm. Enjoy strolling the sales on the museum lawn and in the library parking lot as well as individual homes. Sponsored by Marion Events Organization. Town of Marion. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  



1-2: Opening Weekend at Heritage Square Museum - 1:30pm to 4pm. Fees apply. Tour log cabin, schoolhouse, Baptist meeting house, ore miners home, train depot, farmhouse, apple dry house, jail, blacksmith/carpenter shop and exhibit barn. 7147 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org


5: Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society Program - Shipwrecks & Treasures, Captain HN Throop, the S Peter and Beach Finds/Teddy Garlock et al. Gates Hall, 4107 Lake Rd., Pultneyville. www.w-phs.org


5: Northern Montezuma Birding Tour - 1:30pm to 4pm. Fees apply. Explore the Northern part of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex to look and listen for nesting songbirds, marsh birds and raptors.  Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt., 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


7-8: Newark Arcadia Historical Society Museum Open House - 4pm to 8pm, Friday & 10am to 8pm, Sat.  Annual Open House with new displays and exhibits. 120 High St., Newark. www.newarkarcadiamuseum.org


7-8: Town of Huron Historical Building Open House - 9am to 3pm. See farming equipment and rural life displays at Huron History Center/Museum. Visit the Dayton Mills Schoolhouse complete with furnishings and books. 6416 N. Huron Rd., Wolcott. www.historichuron.org


7-8: Huron Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale - 9am to 3pm. Clothing, household goods, furniture, books and paintings. 6424 N. Huron Rd., Wolcott  


8: Laurel House 5K Walk/Run - 9am. Check-in at 7:30am. Visit website to pre-register. Alex Eligh Community Center, 303 East Ave., Newark. www.laurelhousecomfortcare.org 


8: Williamson Driftrider’s Barn Sale & Chicken BBQ - 8am until. Barn sale starts at 8am. Chicken bbq begins at 12pm. 7639 N. Centenary Rd., Sodus. www.driftriders.com


8: Huckleberry Swamp Hike - 9am to 12pm. Fees apply. Join us for a leisurely walk along an elevated boardwalk through the swamp and explore the birds & other wildlife that live there. Pre-paid reservations required.  Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 Rte. 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


8-9: Lake Ontario Wine Trail’s Sweet & Savory Retreat - 11am to 6pm. $20.00 pre-sale & $25.00 at door. Discover ultimate indulgence, a sweet treat paired with award winning wines, spirits & ciders. Locations will offer dessert pairing infused with wine, spirits or cider. www.lakeontariowinetrail.com


8-9: 37th Annual Gananda Garage Sale - Sat 9am to 4pm and Sun 9am to 1pm. Over 350 homes participate within the Gananda Development. Sponsored by the Gananda Rotary Club. www.ganandarotary.com


9: Open House at Wayne County Humane Society - 12pm to 4pm. Join us for an afternoon of food, games and information. Bake sale, book sale, plant sale and silent auction. Lunch available. 1475 County House Rd., Lyons. www.hswaynepets.org  


9: Music, Ice Cream & Car Show - 12pm to 4pm. Fees apply. Food and concert by Mad Kings. Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org


13: Montezuma Birdwatching Tour - 3:30pm to 6pm. Fees apply. Tour through Montezuma's marshes, forests and grasslands to explore the abundant wildlife. Bring your camera to capture images. Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt. 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


14: 7th Annual Wine and Artisan Festival - 5:30pm to 9pm. Wineries, distilleries, cheese, chocolate, food & artisan vendors. Banned from Tavern performs. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren St., Newark. www.newarknychamber.org  


14: Summer Music on the Lawn - 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 Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com


14-15: Heritage Weekend at Historic Palmyra - 10:30am to 4:30pm. Fees apply. Joined costumed docents as you explore the five museums on Historic Palmyra's Trail Pass. 132 Market St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com


15: Family Fun Day on the Erie Canal at Lock 30 - Free. Inflatables, public service vehicles, music, vendors, food and more. Dress for the weather and come enjoy the fun! Erie Canal Lock 30, Macedon. Sponsored by the Macedon Recreation Department & Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. www.macedontown.net 


15: History Alive - "Elizabeth Ellet: Works & Scandals" by Rosa Fox. 2pm. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org    


15: 9th Annual Car Show - 11am to 2pm. 50/50, raffles, food & flea market. Wayne County Nursing Home, 1529 Nye Rd., Lyons. www.waynecountynursinghome.org


15: Wolcott Strawberry Festival - 10am to 4pm. Family fun! Food, crafts, entertainment, children's games, antique tractors, strawberry shortcake and sundaes. Wolcott Village Park. 


15: Sunset Birding Tour - 6pm to 8pm. Fees apply. Enjoy a dusk van tour of Montezuma's birding hot spots where dozens of species can be seen and heard. Pre-paid reservations required. Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 Rt., 89, Savannah.  http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma 


15-16: NYS Path Through History Weekend - A showcase to New York State's rich and fascinating history featuring hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations in NYS. www.paththroughhistory.iloveny.com  


15-16: Open House at the Hotchkiss Museum - Sat; 10am to 3pm & Sun; 12pm to 3pm. Enjoy refreshments and first viewing of the new exhibits. Tours, a streaming video on the history of the peppermint industry & Lyons history. 95 Water St., Lyons. www.lyonsheritagesociety.org 


16: Father’s Day at Long Acre Farms - 12pm to 5pm. Dad’s stop by for a free junior sundae and free wine tasting. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.jdwinecellars.com 


16: Father's Day Special at the Lighthouse - 10am to 5pm. Fees apply. Fathers get a free gift with a paid admission. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org


19: Great Gardens of Wayne County Tour - 4pm to 8pm. See five featured gardens in the northern part of Ontario. Ticket sales begin May 13th. Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County. www.ccewayne.org


20: Historic Palmyra's Ice Cream Social - 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Complimentary tours of all museums with grand opening of new exhibits. Ice cream will follow your tour. Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com 



20: Williamson Fire Company Taco Salad Dinner - 4pm to 7pm. Fees apply. Build your own taco salad. Eat in or take out. 6286 Lake Rd., Williamson. (315) 589-6741  


21: Strawberry Shortcake Social and Music Stroll - 11am to 3pm. Music all afternoon as you walk through town. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Town of Marion.  



22: Annual Strawberry Social - 12pm to 3pm. The locally produced strawberries will be bursting with flavor, served up over shortcake with your choice of toppings.  Newark-Arcadia Museum, 120 High St., Newark. www.newarkarcadiamuseum.org


22: Summer Solstice Celebration Paddle - 6pm to 8pm. Celebrate with us on the first day of summer and paddle near the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt., 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


22: Open House & Community Fun Day - 12pm to 3pm. Demonstrations, Fire Safety, bounce house, food and fun for all ages. Sodus Center Fire Dept., 5521 Main St., Sodus Center. (315) 483-6328


22-23Finger Lakes Live Steamers Open House - (CANCELLED)10am to 4pm. See and ride large scale model trains. Food & souvenirs available. 302 Clyde Marengo Rd., Clyde. www.fingerlakeslivesteamers.org


23: Sights and Sounds: Backyard Bird Watching and Listening - 2pm to 3pm. Free. Learning backyard songbirds by their appearances and voices. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass/bottle during the event. Thorpe Vineyard, 8150 Chimney Heights Blvd., Wolcott. www.thorpevineyard.com  


24: 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Sodus Bay Heights Golf Club - Cracker Box Palace benefit. Registration at 12pm, Shotgun start at 1pm. Dinner, raffles, silent auction and more. www.crackerboxpalace.org


24: Wayne ARC Golf Tournament - 11:30am. Annual golf tournament at Wayne Hills Country Club is full of fun, golf, games, prizes, food, drinks and much more. Proceeds benefit ARC of Wayne Foundation. (315) 331-7741 


27: Montezuma Birdwatching Tour - 9:30am to 12pm. Join us for a van tour through Montezuma’s marshes, forest and grasslands to explore the abundant wildlife as they go about their morning activities. Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt., 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


28: Music on the Erie Concert Series - 6pm to 8pm. Free. T. Spencer Knight Canal Park, 199 VanBuren St., Newark. Food vendors and 50/50 raffle.  www.newarknychamber.org


28: Summer Music on the Lawn - 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 Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com


29: Lyons Elk's Lodge Carp Derby - 9am to 2pm. Family fun event during the NYS Free Fishing weekend. Prizes awarded by age groups. Forgham St., Lyons. (315) 946-4124


29: Crusoe Creek Paddle - 10am to 12pm. Fees apply. Paddle along Crusoe Creek looking and listening for secretive wetland birds like herons and American Bittern. Kayak rentals available. Pre-paid reservations required. MAC, 2295 Rt., 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma


29-30: Free Fishing Days - No fishing license is required. Anyone can fish New York State waters. www.dec.ny.gov


29-July 28: LOC Summer Derby - Fish Lake Ontario for a chance to win cash and valuable prizes. (888) 733-5246. www.loc.org