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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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These 6 restaurants go over the top with Christmas decorations

Nov 26, 2018

An annual November ritual for Nick Pearl is a trip to Stokoe Farms, a Scottsville farm that grows Christmas trees and lots more. There, the…

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Santa visits Oliver’s Candies

Nov 19, 2018

A line trailed outside of Oliver’s Candies, located on Main and Oak streets, as parents and children excitedly waited to meet Santa and Mrs.…

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Reserve your spot for a candlelight guided ghost walk in Batavia Cemetery on Oct. 20

Sep 9, 2018

Join us for some spooky fun on Saturday, Oct. 20th, when the Batavia Cemetery Association will host a candlelight guided ghost walk through the…

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Alexander hosting WNY Gas & Steam Association Rally through Sunday

Sep 7, 2018

The annual Western New York Gas & Steam Association Rally is underway and continues through Sunday. The rally is a short drive from both Rochester…

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Darien Lake's Harvest Festival features local food, regional art, music, and fun for kids

Sep 7, 2018

Darien Lake, a Six Flags Theme Park, and the Coaster Capital of New York, is holding its fourth annual Harvest Festival September 8 through…

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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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2018 racing season takes off at Batavia Downs

Jul 24, 2018

“And, they’re off.” The commonly heard announcement at the start of a race could also refer to the beginning of the Batavia Downs…

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New paddleboat service debuts during Oatka Festival

Jul 16, 2018

When Jay Beaumont and his partners decided to buy the Eagle Hotel in Le Roy in 2012 and open the Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, Beaumont immediately…

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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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Oakfield Labor Daze returning to familiar ground

Jul 6, 2018

The Oakfield Betterment Committee says the details have been worked out and Labor Daze will return to its roots this year — Triangle Park.…

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Batavia’s July 4th Picnic in the Park celebration

Jul 5, 2018

The hot weather may have kept some people from the events held in the city to celebrate America’s birthday, but there was still a good turnout…

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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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Fright Fest returning to Darien Lake this fall

Jun 27, 2018

DARIEN — Now that Six Flags has agreed to re-purchase Darien Lake Theme Park, a popular attraction will be returning this fall. Six Flags…

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A historic take on Maple Weekend at Genesee Country Village & Museum

Mar 15, 2018

MUMFORD — Celebrate the long-standing North American tradition of maple sugaring at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s Maple Sugar…

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2018 Maple Weekend kicks off this Saturday

Mar 14, 2018

Maple producers have done their part — trudging through sometimes foot-deep snow, wandering to the far corners of dark and chilly forests and…

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Ticket sales are underway for church’s annual Winter Escape

Dec 6, 2017

Ticket sales underway for Winter Escape EAST BETHANY — Mary Immaculate Parish is inviting people to attend its annual Winter Escape fundraiser.…

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Christmas comes early to Red Osier

Dec 6, 2017

STAFFORD — Santa made an appearance Monday at the Red Osier Landmark Restaurant in Stafford and he’s planning to return next Monday. The…

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New holiday program at Genesee Country Village

Dec 2, 2017

New holiday program at Genesee Country Village MUMFORD — Genesee Country Village & Museum is introducing a new daytime holiday program this…

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Businesses ready for Christmas in the City

Nov 30, 2017

BATAVIA — Batavia’s annual holiday parade has moved a few hours closer to Christmas, capping what the Downtown Batavia Business…

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