Genesee County Blog

Check out our blog for hand-selected things to see and do in Genesee County direct from the experts

American-Made at The Batavia Bootery

Downtown Batavia has added a new store to its Main Street - the Batavia Bootery. Nestled between Main Street Pizza and City Church, the store was…

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Candy-Coated Delight Found Only at Oliver’s Candies

Walking into Oliver’s Candies is a treat for the senses – the smell of chocolate and other sweets-in-the-making, the shelves of bright,…

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Pok-A-Dot is Batavia’s Quirkiest Little Breakfast Spot

Right in downtown Batavia, NY sits a tiny little building on Ellicott Street covered in bright pink, blue, yellow, and red polka dots. It has been…

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Holiday Hollow: 25th and Final Season of Family Fun

This year marks a quarter of a century for Holiday Hollow, and the last year of the Halloween and Pirate-themed mini-Renaissance fair that has…

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WNY Gas & Steam Association Rally Returns for 51st Year!

The annual Western New York Gas & Steam Association Rally is celebrating its 51st year on September 7 - 10, 2017! This year’s rally will…

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Genesee Country Village & Museum: Inspiring Excitement and Curiosity About The Past

Just a hair outside (1.5 miles) of Genesee County is a significant visitor destination with national relevance. The Genesee Country Village &…

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Six Fun Winter Break Activities in Genesee County

President’s Week Recess is coming up next week for many local schools in Genesee County! That can only mean one thing: find enjoyable and…

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Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Center

Wintertime Recreation

          For recreation lovers, Genesee County has a variety of experiences in all four distinct seasons. The winter season…

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O'Lacy's Irish Pub

Five Cozy Places on a Cold Winter's Day in Genesee County

For some people, the winter time can be some challenging months. The cold temperatures and snow are often a challenge for those who prefer to stay…

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The Hotel at Batavia Downs makes its debut!

            Batavia Downs Gaming complex has welcomed a major addition with the opening of The Hotel at Batavia Downs.…

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Four places for delicious BBQ in Genesee County

Caution: reading this blog post will make you hungry. For being a relatively small place, Genesee County, NY certainly has its fair share of delicious…

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Take an Art Class!

Are you looking to try something new? Why not take an art class? Life can be hectic at times - slow it down a little by exploring some creative…

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The Magic of Holiday Hollow

Holiday Hollow in the Town of Corfu is truly a magical place. It’s billed as “America’s only Halloween & Pirate themed…

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Fall Destination: Pully's Farm Market

by dsitler

On a foggy morning earlier this week, we paid a visit to Pully's Farm Market, located at 8160 Lake Road (Rt. 19) in LeRoy. It's just one-mile off…

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Tour remnants of an ancient Native American fort in Oakfield

by dsitler

Did you know that the Town of Oakfield was the home to one of the largest Native American forts? For one day only - Saturday, October 15th - you…

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Monarch Butterfly Watch

by dsitler

Genesee County Park & Forest is back at it with yet another awesome educational event. Join the county park for Monarch Watching on…

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Investigate the Hauntings

by dsitler

Genesee County and New York State are not just a places to play – it’s a place that can play to your fears and make you believe in ghosts.…

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The Return of Vinyl

by dsitler

The advent of digital music has had a rough effect on record stores the past 10-15 years. For music lovers, it was always pure joy to cruise the…

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Batavia Peace Garden

The Garden with Deep Roots

by dsitler

In downtown Batavia, NY, you will notice a beautiful and charming park right on Main Street sitting on the banks of Tonawanda Creek. The colorful…

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