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Waterloo Library and Historical SocietyWaterloo, N.Y.: The Waterloo Library & Historical Society will be hosting Christin Lavin on September 29 at 7pm for a concert and September 30th at 11am for a writing workshop. Both the concert and the workshop are free and open to the public. 

Christine is a Singer/Songwriter originally from Geneva, NY. She was inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame in 2019 and has traveled the world telling stories.

RetroGameConSyracuse, N.Y. (September 13, 2023) – On Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th, RetroGameCon, Upstate NY’s Video Game Expo returns to The Oncenter in downtown Syracuse for its 10-year anniversary event. RetroGameCon, the largest video game event in New York State, will once again be bringing famous voice actors, content creators, musical guests, and legends of the video game industry to downtown Syracuse for the weekend. The convention also features over 100 different exhibitors, including video game vendors, local artists and crafters, and independent game developers.

School_Daze_1988_1cropRochester, N.Y,. September 15, 2023—The Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum will screen School Daze (Spike Lee, US 1988) on Sunday, September 17 at 2:30 p.m. The critically acclaimed film, directed by Spike Lee and starring Laurence Fishburne, Tisha Campbell, and Giancarlo Esposito, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2023. This event is in partnership with the Greater Rochester Alumnae/Alumni Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (GRAAC NPHPC) and a part of the organization’s Greek Week festivities.

Agricultural Fair at Genesee Country Village & MuseumMumford, NY (September 12, 2023) – The annual Agricultural Fair at Genesee Country Village & Museum is coming up on Saturday, September 30, and Sunday, October 1, and presents visitors with a sprawling festival akin to country fairs of old. Shop a bustling farmer’s market filled with local vendors, enjoy live music and traditional entertainment, watch livestock shows and demonstrations, peruse entries into the Blue Ribbon Competition, and see the Historic Village alive with bright fall colors.

George Eastman Museum logoRochester, N.Y., (September 5, 2023) – The George Eastman Museum is proud to present Nellie Bly Around the World in 72 Days: A Magic Lantern Show as part of the 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. on the museum’s East Lawn. More information about the George Eastman Museum event, including ticket information, is available at eastman.org.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail LogoA holly jolly celebration of the wines of Seneca Lake!

Watkins Glen, NY – The Seneca Lake Wine Trail officially launched the 12 Days of Wine: a holiday-themed case of wines from twelve member wineries. The case features twelve, full-size bottles. A specially selected variety of wines that are perfect for the holiday season.

hoochenanny-whiskey-festival-cultivatetheuncommoInvigorate the spirit, tantalize the palette, and experience the unusual as New York State distilleries converge

Geneseo, NY — The first-ever Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival, a groundbreaking event that will unite New York’s whiskey distilleries, announces its distinguished showcase of premier and emerging brands, and invites all to explore its realm of unique experiences. Happening October 20 and 21 in the Village of Geneseo, this event ushers in a new era of spirits celebration that will welcome connoisseurs, creators and adventurers alike.

Fred PriceAuburn, NY (Aug. 28, 2023) – Artist Fred Price, of Moravia, has worn many different hats in his 86 years, but photography is a passion that has lasted his lifetime. “One Christmas, my brother and I got a Kodak darkroom kit,” he said. The family’s coal bin became their darkroom, and thus began his love of imagery.

Mike & Alyson Martin - Owners A&M Decoys & Folk ArtNaples, N.Y. – Waterfowl decoys serve an obvious utilitarian purpose for hunters, but these uniquely North American tools have evolved to become valuable forms of art – an art form with distinct regional influences in places like the Finger Lakes. One of the premier dealers in collectible decoys and sporting art in North America will give a talk on decoys in the Finger Lakes and perform free appraisals of attendees’ decoys.

Cedar View propertyIthaca, NY—The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced that it recently acquired 110 acres of woodlands and meadows in the town of Lansing, Tompkins County. The recent acquisition overlooks the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake and includes the Cedar View Golf Course which was operated by the Larsen family for more than 50 years before it ceased operation in 2021.  The property is located just north of the Bell Station parcel which the FLLT acquired in 2022.

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