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


1-2: 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 - 11am to 4pm. 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 - "Kayaking Around Lake Ontario and Antarctica" by Louise Adie. 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 


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 - 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