October 2019

The Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester - This annual event takes you down a desolate road, winding through eerie acres of apple orchards into the dark woods. Attracting over 20,000 people each year. 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 

1-31: 22nd Annual Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour - A drive yourself tour. Apple tastings, family fun, door prize drawings. Collect stamps on your passport and enter to win prizes. (800) 527-6510. www.appletastingtour.com    

4: 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. American Legion Post #428, 6180 Knickerbocker Rd., Ontario. www.nylegionpost428.com 

4,5 11,12 18,19 25,26: Moonlight Mazes at Long Acre Farms - Tickets sold from 6pm to 9pm. Maze closes at 11pm. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com    

5: Marion Fire Department Annual Auction - 10am to 3pm. Annual fundraiser. Food available by Ladies Auxiliary. 3786 Mill St., Marion. (315) 926-4341

5: 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  

5: Halloween in the Park (Rain date Oct. 6) - 2pm to 5pm. Contests, prizes, food, music, face painting, hayrides and more! Clyde Village Park, 96 Glasgow St., Clyde. https://www.facebook.com/HITP10618

5: 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. Phelps General Store, 140 Market St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com   

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

5-6: Harvest Festival at LaMora Farms - 10am to 4pm. Rain date: Oct. 12-13. Enjoy a day of fall fun on the farm. U-pick apples & pumpkins, wagon rides, corn maze, activities and food. 5925 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario. www.lamorafarms.com   

5,6 12,13 19,20 26,27: Fall Festival Weekends at Long Acre Farms - Best time of the year at Long Acre Farms. Corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides, apple cider donuts, cider slushies, back 40 fun and more. Details online. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com   

11: The Real Haunt - 8pm to 11pm. Presale tickets only. Stations are set up at the museum and real Ghost Busters lead paranormal investigations of jail, 2nd floor, basement and barn. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. www.waynehistory.org   


11,12 18,19, 25: Annual Gananda Rotary Haunted Hayrides - 7pm to 10pm. Fees apply. 1485 Walworth Penfield Rd., Walworth. www.ganandarotary.com  

11-14: 22nd 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. Call (800) 527-6510 for map. www.appletastingtour.com

12: Family Fun Day at Morgan Farms - 10am to 3pm. Enjoy a day out picking apples & drinking cider. The kids will love the bin maze, hayride, bounce house & scavenger hunt around the farm. www.morgansfarmmarket.com

12: Harvest Hoe Down - 12pm to 4pm. Live music, games, food and vendors all to benefit the animals at Cracker Box Palace Farm Animal Haven. 6450 Shaker Rd., Alton. www.crackerboxpalace.org 

12: Harvest Moon Festival - 1pm to 4pm. An afternoon of free family fun which includes chili contest, live music, inflatables, petting zoo, carnival rides, haywagon rides and farmers market. Ginegaw Park, 1980 Walworth Penfield Rd., Walworth. (315) 986-1400

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

12: Lincoln Fire Department Chicken BBQ - 4pm until sold out. Take out or eat in. 719 Plank Rd., Ontario. www.lincolnfd.org

12: Historic Palmyra's Famous Cemetery Walk - 6:30pm & 8pm. Fees apply. Meet at Roger's Chapel, 272 Vienna St., Palmyra. www.historicpalmyrany.com

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

12: History Alive - "Women Mariners of Lake Ontario" by Susan Gateley. 2pm. Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org.

12-14: NYS Path Through History Weekend - A showcase of New York State's rich and fascinating history and features hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations. www.paththroughhistory.iloveny.com

12-14: Open House at the Hotchkiss Museum - Sat; 10am to 3pm & Sun; 12pm to 3pm. In conjunction with the NYS Path Through History Weekend. Enjoy refreshments and view the new exhibits. Learn history of the peppermint industry & Lyons.  95 Water St., Lyons www.lyonsheritagesociety.org 

14: Columbus Day at Long Acre Farms - 10am to 6pm. All farm activities are open for the day. Bring the kids on their day off to explore all the farm fun. 1342 Eddy Rd., Macedon. www.longacrefarms.com 

14: Celebrate Columbus Day at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Fees apply. Mention "Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria" and receive a free gift with paid admission. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org   

15: Closing Day for the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - 12pm to 5pm. Fees apply. Receive a free gift with paid admission. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point. www.sodusbaylighthouse.org  

17-19: Fall Rummage Sale - 9am to 5pm except Sat. from 9am to 11am. Clothing, shoes, household, crafts, decorations and more. Newark First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main St., Newark. www.newarkfirstumc.org

18-19 Williamson Pultneyville Historical Society Lakeview Cemetery Moonlight Tours - Two tours at 7pm and 8pm. Fees apply. Come and enjoy actors in period costume portray citizens from the past. Cider and donuts in Gates Hall after. Lakeview Cemetery, 3967 Lake Rd., Pultneyville. www.w-phs.org

19: Pasta Dinner & White Elephant Sale to Benefit Wayne County Humane Society - 11am to 7pm. White elephant sale starting at 11am. All you can eat pasta dinner and dessert. Dinner is served from 4pm to 7pm. Palmyra Fire Hall, Rt., 31, Palmyra. www.hswaynepets.org 

19: Williamson Driftrider's Annual Fundraiser & BBQ - 5pm to 11pm. Williamson Driftriders Snowmobile Club, 7639 N. Centenary Rd., Sodus. www.driftriders.com

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

19: 39th Annual Harvest Festival and Auction - 11am to 9pm. Chicken bbq, children's activities, farmers' market, rummage sale. East Palmyra Christian School, 2023 Port Gibson Rd., Palmyra. www.eastpalmyrachristianschool.com  

19-20: 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) 573-8674

19 - Nov. 24: 26th Anniversary Sale at Aunt Millie's Attic - 11am to 5pm. Enjoy a 30% sale!  Open Wed-Sun. 2095 Ridge Rd., Ontario. (315) 524-9317

25-27: Haunted Jail/Cellblock Terror and Blood Curdling Barn - 6pm to 9pm except Sunday from 1pm to 3pm. Fees apply. A Halloween attraction to scare the living daylights out of you, your family and your friends. Refreshments served. Wayne County Museum, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. www.waynehistory.org   

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

26: Trunk or Treat with the Animals - Cracker Box Palace, 6450 Shaker Road, Alton. www.crackerboxpalace.org

26-27: Last Weekend for Museum Tours - 1:30pm to 4pm. Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario. www.heritagesquaremuseum.org