Events

Fright Fest at Six Flags Darien Lake debuts 'Corridors of Chaos' this year, Coffin Challenge returns

Sep 16, 2019

Six Flags Darien Lake, the Thrill Capital of New York State, is taking no prisoners as it prepares for one of the biggest Halloween events in the…

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VIDEO: WNY Gas & Steam Show

Sep 7, 2019

WNY Gas & Steam Show  

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VIDEO: 2019 Oakfield Labor Day Parade

Sep 3, 2019

2019 Oakfield Labor Day Parade

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VIDEO: 2019 Wiener Dog Race at the Batavia Downs

Aug 27, 2019

2019 Wiener Dog Race at the Batavia Downs

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Genesee County Fair expanding

Apr 30, 2019

The Genesee County Fair is growing at an exceptional rate, and this year fair-goers can see many new and exciting changes. Since developing a…

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Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher to perform at Darien Lake in August

Mar 4, 2019

DARIEN LAKE — It’s not just a “Siamese Dream.” Alternative rock legends Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High…

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Experience Psychic Fair caters to those who want to ‘expand their horizons’

Mar 3, 2019

BATAVIA — Tarot cards rest on a white tablecloth and a small crowd of people gathers around a table selling crystals. For the 28th year —…

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Expert on counterfeit sports merchandise featured at GCC’s Fashion Business Lecture Series

Feb 26, 2019

Clothes sometimes are not what they appear to be. Detective John Payne knows that all too well in his work at Orchard Park Police Department. Payne…

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Beers, brews and pretzel necklaces

Feb 25, 2019

BATAVIA — Sure, they may have ditched whimsical costumes in favor of zip-up jackets and winter hats, and swapped the sunshine of October for…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Korn and Alice in Chains coming to Darien Lake

Feb 25, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Two big rock names from the 1990s have formed a hard-hitting tag team that will bring its summer tour to Darien Lake. LiveNation…

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Batavia Downs to host second annual Bourbon and Whiskey Fest June 8

Feb 21, 2019

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced they will be putting on their second annual Bourbon and Whiskey Fest on Saturday,…

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Batavia Downs announces Derby Day plans for May 4

Feb 20, 2019

BATAVIA — Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel announced part of its on-site plans for the upcoming Kentucky Derby on May 4. Multiple parties will…

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Batavia Gun and Sportsman Show is March 16-17 at Quality Inn & Suites, Batavia

Feb 19, 2019

The 72nd annual Batavia Gun and Sportsman Show will be held the weekend of March 16-17 at Quality Inn & Suites in Batavia. Times are 9 a.m. to 4…

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Batavia Downs announces Woodstock Tribute concert, 'Bataviastock'

Feb 13, 2019

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced they will be putting on their very own Woodstock Tribute with…

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National Circus Project comes to GCC for one show Feb. 22, six public workshops will be held Feb. 21

Feb 11, 2019

Includes information from Genesee Community College: The National Circus Project brings its exciting, fun-filled circus performance to Genesee…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Beck and Cage the Elephant coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Fresh off of winning his sixth Grammy Award Sunday night for Best Alternative Music Album (“Colors”), Beck has been…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — An old-school double bill of rock and roll is coming to the Darien Lake Amphitheater this summer, as Heart and Joan Jett &…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Chris Young coming to Darien Lake

Feb 11, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — County music star and two-time Grammy nominee Chris Young will bring his Raised in the Country tour to the Darien Lake…

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Jennings: Let’s take a closer look at Rockin’ the Downs series

Feb 10, 2019

Batavia Downs announced earlier this week its third annual Rockin’ the Downs series featuring eight national recording artists with tickets…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Darien Lake has its Ticket to Rock

Feb 8, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — We don’t know the date yet, or even the participating bands, but Darien Lake will be one of 19 concert venues to offer the…

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