Groups/Gatherings

Great Batavia Train Show looking at more success with new move

Sep 28, 2018

The Great Batavia Train Show has moved on down the line. Not too far, though. After a successfully spring show at Richard C. Call Arena at Genesee…

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GCVM festival will be Hoppin’

Aug 30, 2018

Do you like a good hop? Join in the hop harvesting celebration on Labor Day, Sept. 3, during the “Hop Harvest Festival” at Genesee Country…

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An American beauty: ‘Extraordinary’ Mercy Grove pipe organ gets 450 visitors on Tuesday tour

Aug 1, 2018

The organ pipes hummed and keys danced Tuesday as around 450 people from every corner of United States and Canada, and across the globe came, to Mercy…

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Genesee County Fair will return with demolition derby, barrel racing and an expanded midway

Jul 13, 2018

The annual Genesee County Fair will return for its 179th year July 16 to 21. This year’s fair will include ticket giveaways, a demolition derby,…

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Oatka Festival kicks off this weekend

Jul 13, 2018

The 30th annual Oatka Festival kicks off this weekend. The parade will be bigger than previous years. Bob Sullivan, chairman and parade supervisor for…

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Genesee County Fair will return with demolition derby, barrel racing and an expanded midway

Jun 29, 2018

The annual Genesee County Fair will return for its 179th year July 16 to 21. This year’s fair will include ticket giveaways, a demolition derby,…

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Classic Car Invasion of Batavia

Jun 26, 2018

The classic cars would pull into Speedway gas station or Arby’s as the drivers fueled up or grabbed some food. They might check their engines or…

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Did you know there are Rubik’s Cube competitions? One’s coming to Corfu

Apr 5, 2018

It turns out I’m a peeler. Don’t know what that is? Neither did I until Eli Fox looked down his nose at me for it. A peeler is what people…

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46th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Pembroke Town Park starts at 12:15 sharp Sunday afternoon

Mar 28, 2018

The PCD Kiwanis 46th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 1st. It's at the Pembroke Town…

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Mark Your Calendar: Bergen Swamp preservationists hosts free public event April 28 about the sensitive ecosystem -- see live snakes, spotted turtle, too

Mar 26, 2018

Press release: The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society is hosting a free public presentation on endangered species at the Gillam Grant Community…

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Great Batavia Train Show gets even bigger

Mar 21, 2018

BATAVIA — “It’s hobby that can take on a life of it’s own.” Not what you’d expect from the chairman of the…

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Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Assocaition Inc. Rally on Sept. 7, 8, 9 and 10

Aug 24, 2017

Steam show will feature tractors and more ALEXANDER — The Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Association Inc. rally will be held Sept. 7 to…

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A religious revival comes home to Austin Park

Aug 24, 2017

BATAVIA — A spectacle of worship and music coming to Austin Park this weekend will build on last year’s Great Tabernacle Campaign and the…

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GC Master Gardeners host annual Fall Garden Gala at Cornell Extension Sept. 16

Aug 16, 2017

Press release: Save the date! Saturday, Sept.16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Genesee County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual Fall Garden…

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Oakfield Betterment Committee hosts 2017 'Labor Day Celebration' on Sept. 4

Aug 15, 2017

Press release: On Monday, Sept. 4th the Oakfield Betterment Committee will host the 2017 “Labor Day Celebration” in the Elroy D. Parkins…

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Here and Now music festival features vendors, food trucks, artists

Aug 15, 2017

The 2nd annual Here and Now Festival will be held on Aug. 25 and 26 at Austin Park featuring more than 70 vendors, 13 food trucks and 14 musical…

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Truck show highlights vehicles’ history, ‘purpose’

Aug 7, 2017

STAFFORD — For one New York group, fixing up cars isn’t interesting — it’s all about the trucks. The Empire State Antique…

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Byron Heritage Festival is Saturday, includes kids' fishing derby, 5K run, townwide sale, BBQ, music & fireworks

Jul 24, 2017

The Byron Heritage Festival will take place all day on Saturday, July 29, at the park behind the Byron Fire Department on Route 262. It starts with a…

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Teens learned about Environmental Science at Career Exploration Camp at Genesee County Park & Forest

Jul 20, 2017

Environmental Science Career Exploration Camp provided adventure and learning July 10th – 14th at Genesee County Park & Forest. Eighth-…

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51 Genesee County 4-H exhibits to be showcased at NY State Fair

Jul 20, 2017

Press release: The Genesee County 4-H Office would like to thank all of the local 4-H members who entered exhibits in the 2017 Genesee County Fair. We…

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