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Artpark logoLewiston, NY (June 28, 2022) – Tedeschi Trucks Band – the Grammy winning 12-piece rock and soul band headed by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi – has partnered with Artpark and Osteria 166 / Stockthefreezer.com to host a food drive at their upcoming concert in Lewiston, NY on July 12 to benefit FeedMore WNY.

Concert goers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. Collection boxes will be located at the upper and lower gate entrances from 3pm to 8pm. …

Genesee County Fair 2021"Homegrown with Pride - Steeped in Tradition"

Historic Fair returns to Batavia, NY July 23-30

Batavia, N.Y. – The Genesee County Fair, one of the longest consecutively running county fairs in New York State, returns for its 182nd year at the Genesee County Fairgrounds. This year’s fair will take place Jul. 23-30, 2022 with its Midway open every day of the event. Admission is free and parking is just $10 per carload, making it an affordable event for the family.  

Run 100% by volunteers, the Genesee County Fair continues to grow. Over the eight days, spanning two weekends, attendees will enjoy nightly live music, classic fair foods, meet and greets with animals and a Midway courtesy of Hammerl Amusements. During Kids Days (Jul. 23, 27 and 30), ride wristbands for kids aged 16 and under are only $15. …

Six Flags Darien LakeAnnual Pass Program Launched; Enhancement Allows Use of Passes for 12 Months After Purchase

Darien Center, N.Y. ─ June 14, 2022 ─ Six Flags Darien Lake, the Thrill Capital of New York, today announced the introduction of the new Six Flags Annual Pass program. For the first time, with the purchase of a Six Flags Annual Pass, guests now have the opportunity to visit Six Flags parks for 12 months after purchase, providing more flexibility and value to experience the thrill, beautification and new modernization efforts of Six Flags like never before.

Six Flags Darien LakeDarien Center, N.Y. Six Flags Darien Lake will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the water park’s newest water slide, Wahoo Wave and the rebrand of our water park to Hurricane Harbor. Experience the 60-foot-tall addition that will rank as one of the tallest water rides in Hurricane Harbor. Following a six-story climb to the top of the tower Wahoo Wave riders will twist through a hairpin turn, followed by a corkscrew. Without warning, riders in four-person tubes will plunge down an unforgettable, three-story drop. This adrenaline-packed adventure will send riders into near-vertical motions to experience extended hang times and zero g-forces.

Niagara Wine Trail - 2022 LogoLockport, NY The Niagara Wine Trail is happy to announce the celebration of its 20th Anniversary, as of May 2022. This year-long celebration will feature many new and returning events, refreshed branding, a new Niagara Falls icon-inspired logo, as well as a new tag line reminding guests of the very “Intimate, Authentic and Charming” experience they will enjoy along the 14-member trail.

In this anniversary year, the Niagara Wine Trail has also adopted new mission and vision statements. “The members of the Niagara Wine Trail, NY’s mission is to work together to enhance our unique wine region through an array of intimate, authentic and charming guest experiences.” Its vision is “to promote and host engaging experiences that entice guests to become repeat visitors to our member wineries.”…

Artpark logoFeaturing BLUE RODEO, PAMYUA, a Tribute to JOANNE SHENANDOAH, SMOKE DANCE COMPETITION, INDIGENOUS ARTISTS & more

June 18 in the Artpark Lower Park & Amphitheater

Lewiston, NYArtpark’s Strawberry Moon Festival will return on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Admission to the afternoon activities (12PM-5PM) in Artpark’s lower park is free. Tickets for the evening concert beginning at 6:30PM in the Artpark Amphitheater are $20 and are on sale now at the Artpark Box Office (Mon-Sat, 10-4) and ticketmaster.com.

The Strawberry Moon Festival celebrates the indigenous cultures of the Western New York region through storytelling, music, dance, and arts & crafts. Guests will participate in an inclusive and engaging Native American community gathering. They will also be entertained by an eclectic lineup of artists performing on multiple stages.

Mount Morris Dam and Recreation AreaBuffalo, N.Y. -- The William B. Hoyt II Visitor Center at the Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area opens to the public Sunday, May 1 for its 2022 visitor season. This year marks the return of inside-the-dam tours after a two-year hiatus, the first full season of online tour reservations, and 70 years since construction of the dam was completed.

Located on the Genesee River next to Letchworth State Park, the dam provides flood protection to downstream communities, including the City of Rochester, as well as a place to enjoy nature and outdoor recreation in its day-use park.

Botanical Gardens Plants Sales 2022Buffalo, NY- The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be hosting a brand new plant and vendor sale for Mother’s Day called the ‘One-Stop, Mom-Shop.’ The following weekend, the Great Plant Sale returns on-site for the first time since 2019, which will also include the popular Bulb Sale.

Artpark logoWestern New York's premier cultural destination

Lewiston, NY – Artpark is ready to erupt with renewed energy: with inspiration, invention, joy, compassion, and reflection. The 2022 season is a global schedule of ninety-six acts from ten nations and four continents working alongside North American artists.

“Our programs in performing and visual arts are inspired by the environment and the history of Niagara and guided by Artpark & Company’s commitment to art, nature, culture and our community’s place in the global society,” explained Sonia Kozlova Clark, President. “We have listened to our public. Many suggested we work to provide joy, as well as the challenging innovations in our time. We are asked to inspire, to educate and to reflect upon the varied histories of the land we occupy – from the powerful current of the Niagara Gorge created by the formation of the Falls, to the native cultures inhabiting this land for millenia, to the history of invention stemming from Nikola Tesla and the Creative Associates.”…

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