There are so many great March happenings Geneseo!
St. Patrick's Day Parade This Weekend!
The 3rd annual Livingston County St. Patrick's Day is coming to Geneseo this Saturday, March 18th from 1-4pm. The parade is sponsored by Lifting Up Livingston, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping Livingston County families affected by cancer.

The parade will begin at 1pm and proceed down Main Street. Specific starting location is to be announced soon. The parade will include floats and marchers from families, businesses, community groups and any other interested persons. Awards will be given for best float!

If you are interested in participating in the parade, or in a family-friendly party planned for after the parade, click here to fill out an interest form. Learn more at the event page here.
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GCS Drama Club Presents: Peter and the Starcatcher
When:
March 16th, 17th & 18th at 7:30pm
Where:
McCarthy Auditorium at Geneseo Central School

GCS Drama Club presents their second production of the year, Peter and the Starcatcher! This prequel to Peter Pan takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. Follow updates at the Geneseo Central Drama Club Facebook page here and the Drama Club page on the school district site here.

Spaghetti Dinner & Auction
When: March 18th, 4:30-7:00pm
Where: Genesee County Christian School

Come for dinner and stay for the auction! Dinner is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. The silent auction ends at 6:45pm and the live auction begins at 7pm. Auction admission is free and open to the public! Call 243-9580 to learn more, or click here!



Program: Cemeteries of Geneseo
When: March 19th at 1:30pm
Where: Livingston County Historical Society Museum
Jim Whitehead will present about the history of cemeteries in Geneseo. This program is cosponsored by the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG). Light refreshments and hot beverages will be provided! This event is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more.

Lenten Fish Dinner
When: March 24th at 4:00pm
Where: Groveland Federated Parish

Dinner and take-out available until 4pm, or until gone! Meal includes breaded fish, baked potato, pie and more! All proceeds benefit the Groveland Federated Parish. Tickets cost $10 per person. Click here to learn more.

Venezuelan Harp Concert and Pre-Concert Talk
When:
March 26th, 2-5pm
Where:
The Geneseo Riviera

GLOW Traditions at Livingston Arts presents an afternoon of traditional South American music performed by Dr. Jorge L. Diaz-Herrera on the Arpa Llanera or Venezuelan Harp. Dr. Diaz-Herrera will also give a pre-concert talk at 2pm on the history of the harp in Latin America. Click here to learn more.


Film: "Buena Vista Social Club:
When:
March 30th at 7:00pm
Where:
The Geneseo Riviera 

Part of the Alan Lutkus International Film Series Spring 2017 and sponsored by the Office of the Provost. The triumphant performances by aging Cuban musicians whose talents were brought out of retirement for the production of this documentary. Discussant will be Jim Kimball from the SUNY Geneseo Department of Music.

Geneseo Kiwanis Antique Show & Sale
When: Saturday, April 1st from 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 2nd from 10am-4pm
Where: New York State Armory

One of the best small shows in the state is right here in the historic village of Geneseo! The show features dealers from New York, Pennsylvania and Ontario, Canada. Selection is varied and includes furniture, glassware, books, paintings and more! All proceeds benefit the community and fund projects for local children. Learn more here!
Department of Music Concerts
All concerts are at Doty Recital Hall and are free and open to the public!
Friday Afternoon Recital
When: Friday, March 24th at 4pm

Jennifer Bender and Madison Kemler: Jr. Voice Recital
When: Saturday, March 25th at 2pm

Tayler Nguyen, Taylor Chiola & Miranda Fiero: Jr. Recital
When: Sunday, March 26th at 3pm

Friday Afternoon Recital
When: Friday, March 31st at 4pm

New Music Concert
When: Friday, March 31t at 7:30pm
Featuring:
Andrew Bergevin, violin
Ellen Kogut, guest artist
Jeong-Eun Lee, piano
Megan Kyle, oboe
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Lily Cai- Chinese Dance Company
When: March 25th at 7:00pm
Where: Wadsworth Auditorium

Part of the Limelight & Accents Performing Arts Series 2016-2017. Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company melds ancient Chinese forms with modern dance in an artistic and inventive marriage of styles. Their appearance at Geneseo is not to be missed! Learn more here.


GENseng Staged Reading: Mother in Another Language by Taniya Hossain
When: March 30th at 4pm
Where: Robert Sinclair Theatre

Don't miss this staged reading presented by GENseng Geneseo, Geneseo's Asian American Performance Ensemble. Learn more at their Facebook page here.
Gypsy: A Musical Fable
When: April 5th-8th at 7:30pm, April 9th at 2:00pm
Where: Alice Austin Theatre

Tickets cost $10 for students and $15 for General Admission. Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents. Based on Gypsy: A Memoir by Gypsy Rose. Seating is assigned. Learn more at the event page here, or click here to buy tickets.
Chocofrolic Recap
Main Street was filled with chocolate lovers during Chocofrolic on Main Street! On Saturday, February 18th, a mix of community members, college students and visitors flocked to 18 different Main Street businesses that were each giving out specialty chocolate treats. The sold-out event was a huge success and we already can't wait for next year's Chocofrolic! See more photos from the event at the Geneseo Community Main Street Facebook page here.
Save the Date: May Day Wine Stroll!
The May Day Wine Stroll, presented by the Geneseo Community Main Street Association, will be on Friday, May 5th! Save the date and follow the Geneseo Community Main Street Facebook page here for updates and information!
March Art Exhibits
Michael Teres: 50 Years of Photography
When: March 22nd through April 29th (Opening: Wednesday, March 22nd, 5-7pm)
Where: Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery
Gallery Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 1-4pm, Friday & Saturday 1-5pm

Teres, a retired professor of art, began his photographic journey as a youngster in Brooklyn New York.  His interest and fascination with light and its affect on forms and objects continues. Learn more about this exhibit here.

Alumni Exhibition
When:
March 29th through April 29th (Opening: March 29th, 5-7pm)
Where:
Lockhart Gallery at McClellan House
Gallery Hours:
Wednesday & Thursday 1-4pm, Friday & Saturday 1-5pm

Don't miss this Alumni Exhibition at the Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House. This exhibit is free and open to the public! Learn more here.
Town and Village Meetings
Want to know Geneseo better? Attend a village or town meeting!

Town Meetings at the Town of Geneseo Office
  • March 9th at 7:00pm

Village Meetings at the Village of Geneseo Office

  • March 20th at 5:00pm
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