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Festivals & Family Events
EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER & FAMILY NIGHT
April 26, 5 PM - 7 PM
Keshequa Central School
Come to Keshequa Primary School for a night for family STEAM activities and a delicious meal of soup, salad, and bread. For $10, a family will enjoy games, a meal, and walk away with hand-crafted bowls created by their child(ren). All proceeds will benefit the Keshequa Cupboard Backpack Program.

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42ND ANNUAL OLD FASHION DAY
April 28, 9 AM - 5 PM
Honey Locust Farm, Caledonia
Come see Draft Horses, Ponies & Oxen in singles, teams and multiple hitches. They will be plowing & fitting on the rolling fields of Honey Locust Farm in scenic Caledonia. There will be hand made quilts, pies, flower baskets, horse related items and housewares all donated for the auction. Free horse drawn wagon rides! Enough Crafts and Exhibits to interest everyone. Chicken Barbecue at 1 PM, food, drink, sweets available all day!

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Tastings & Pairings
NAKED DOVE BREWER'S DINNER
April 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
The Avon Inn
Executive Chef Dave and the Brewer’s have come up with a great dinner and beer pairing for their First Brewer’s Dinner at the Avon Inn. Seating is limited so get your tickets today! Plus, you will leave with a Naked Dove Pint Glass!

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HOPS & ASANAS
April 28, 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Battle Street Brewery
Join Hikyoga for an exciting Sunday morning of yoga & beer! Experience this fantastic brewery at the tapline as well as on your yoga mat! Space is limited so purchase your ticket(s) today! Please bring your own mat.

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CINCO DE MAXO
May 4, 12 PM
Deer Run Winery
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Max, Deer Run style! They will be sampling White Sangria and Max Mexicana, their version of a Mexican Sangria made with Max Black. Wines will be paired with Mexican fare. No registration needed.

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Parties
What could be better than Swing, Boogie Woogie, Honky Tonk and a Kentucky Derby Party? Nothing! Be a Jockey, come out to The Oaks at Livingston Country Club for an evening of great music with The Reef Airs and Kentucky Derby party down fun!

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Live Entertainment
CONNIE & HENRY
April 24, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wadsworth Library
Join the Wadsworth Library for an evening of acoustic music and timeless tunes at Wadsworth Library with Connie & Henry.

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TOUGH OLD BIRD
April 25, 7 PM - 9 PM
Cricket's Coffee Company
See Tough Old Bird Perform live at Cricket’s on April 25!

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OPEN MIC PERFORMING ART SERIES
April 26, 6:30 PM
Dansville ArtWorks
Odd Combination (jazz) kicks off the night at 6:30 PM. Open mic will start approx 7:15 PM. All performances must be family friendly. Light refreshments provided.

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VETERANS OF BAD PRESIDENTS: UNPLUGGED
April 26, 7 PM - 10 PM
Rising Storm Brewing Co.
From the 5 piece band Veterans of Bad Presidents, Too Tall Tom and Anthony Disanferdenando come to the brewery to bring an acoustic set to the taproom!

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WARREN PAUL
April 27, 7 PM - 10 PM
No BS Brew Company
Warren jams on his guitar and harmonica, and adds a bit of comedy to each set.

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MY CAT JACK ACOUSTIC DUO
April 27, 7 PM - 10 PM
OSB Ciderworks
Really great range of music from Pink Floyd, Tom Petty to Imagine Dragons, 21 Pilots and many more.

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TRIBUTE TO THE BAND
April 27, 7 PM - 10 PM
The Geneseo Riviera
If you like the music of The Band, you’ll love The THE BAND Band, the most popular and exciting tribute to The Band on the national touring circuit!

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ANNUAL ROUND & SQUARE DANCE
April 27, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
York Central School
Join The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts for their annual Round and Square Dance featuring Kelly’s Old Timers & the Geneseo String Band!

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DAVEY O.
May 2, 7 PM - 9 PM
Cricket's Coffee Company
Come see Davey O. perform live at Cricket’s Coffee Company!

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LIVE AT DUBLIN CORNERS
Tim Bucci & The Gang - April 26, 6 PM
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Steve Kruppner - April 27, 6 PM - 8 PM
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ALADDIN JR.
May 3 & 4
York Central School
Come fly with York Central School on a magic carpet as they present their first ever middle school show! The 5th-8th graders are excited to present Aladdin Jr to our community. Reserved seating is available! Buy your tickets online now.

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YARN
May 4, 6 PM - 10 PM
The Geneseo Riviera
Even the most dire circumstance can offer opportunity for new beginnings. Just ask singer/songwriter Blake Christiana or any of the other members of the once Brooklyn based Americana band called Yarn.

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LIVE AT FANATICS
Vanessa Collier - April 23, 7 PM
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Todd Bradley - April 26, 7 PM
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Johnny Bauer - April 27, 7 PM
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Open Jam - April 28, 3 PM
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Jackson Cavalier - May 3, 7 PM
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Bruce Katz Band - May 5, 5 PM
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Arts & Crafts
BLACKOUT POETRY
April 24 & 25
Avon Free Library
Join Avon Free Library to make your own poetry using old book pages and art supplies for National Poetry Month!

For Teens - April 24, 3:30 PM
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For Adults - April 24, 6:30 PM
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For Tweens - April 25, 6:30 PM
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WINE GLASS PAINT & SIP
April 27, 7 PM - 9 PM
Makacademy
Participants will paint wine glasses (you have a choice of stemmed glasses, stemless, or pint glasses). Supplies and snacks will be provided, you bring your own adult beverage.

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COLORED PENCILS ON METAL
April 30, 5 PM - 7 PM
Makacademy
Learn a beautiful process of using Colored Pencils on Metal technique that looks like enamel! Pam Hill leads this class. You will take home a couple finished items.

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GLASS FUSION BY ARTSMART STUDIO
May 5, 1 PM - 3 PM
Rising Storm Brewing Co.
Jill from ArtSmart Studio LLC. is back at the brewery with a gorgeous project designed for artists of any skill level! Glass Fusion is a design technique in which small pieces of glass are arranged and later melted in a kiln for a smooth finish. Ticket prices include the fee for the art as a well as a flight or a full pour.

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Exhibits
SPACE EXHIBIT: OPENING RECEPTION
May 3, 5 PM - 7 PM
Dansville ArtWorks

Opening reception for the Space Exhibit during First Friday Dansville: theme-Fun and Games. Star Wars characters helped launch this Space Exhibit. Free and open to the public. Purchase a ticket to our annual fundraiser (co-hosted with the Dansville Foundation for Education) and be entered into the Space Giveaway!

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THEMES AND PROVOCATIONS BY DICK THOMAS: OPENING RECEPTION
May 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
The Village Gallery

Local photographer, Dick Thomas, will have a one-person exhibit for the month of May, titled “Themes and Provocations”.

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Classes & Workshops
SPRING CLEANING WITH LEMON
April 26, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Body & Face by Kristin
A celebration of spring! Cleaning for your insides & outsides. This make & take class will send you home with a lemon-scented vinegar for cleaning and a lemon eucalyptus sugar scrub. $15 per participant.

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MYSTICAL MEET-UP
April 26, 7 PM - 9 PM
Little Lakes Community Center
All are welcome to join this spiritual meet-up group to discuss paranormal, supernatural, metaphysical, and mystical subjects. Led by Parapsychologist and Spiritual Teacher, Mary Grace.

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PUPPY SOCIAL
April 27, 2 PM - 3 PM
Geneseo Highland Park
Did you get a new puppy or have a dog under a year that you have a million questions on? Come to this puppy social hosted by D’s Dogs ! The dogs can run while you talk about proper puppy play, potty training, and tips for setting your pup up for success! $5 per dog, an hour group lesson.

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POKE SUSHI ROLLING CLASS
April 28, 6 PM - 8 PM
OSB Ciderworks
Join Poke Sushi and OSB Ciderworks and learn how to roll your own sushi! Each ticket includes a FREE pint of OSB’s brand new lemongrass and ginger flavored cider “Lemon Clear My Throat”!

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LADY LONG RIDER
April 29, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Dansville Public Library
Bernice Ende, Lady Long Rider, presents a slide show & talk about traveling across North America on horseback. Copies of her book will be available & personally autographed.

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DISCOVERY CAFE
April 30, 7 PM - 8:15 PM
Wadsworth Library
Discovery Cafe presents: A Discussion of the Role Mixed Methods Play in the 21st Century. Mr. Nicholas Palumbo of SUNY Geneseo’s Psychology Department will be talking about the role that mixed method research, using both qualitative and quantitative data, plays in the 21st century.

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
May 4, 11 AM - 12 PM
Livonia Public Library
Culinary and Horticulture Literacy Series presented by Debbie and Keith Tucker of Old Silo Farm. Topics include:, Garden preparation, Plant selection, Planting
and Garden maintenance.


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THE BARN LEGACY OF J. T. WELLS & SONS
May 5, 2 PM - 3 PM
Avon Village Hall
Barb Chapman will provide historical background and biographical information about the amazingly talented J. T. Wells. Katie Andres will use vintage photographs and original Wells drawings to describe in detail the structure of the barns and the construction process. Dick Thomas will use his barn photographs to illustrate the importance of Wells Barns in our agricultural history and to our local rural landscapes.

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BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS FOR ADULTS
May 6, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Livonia Public Library
Class overview: Desktop and laptop use for beginners, tips and shortcuts for ease of use, internet navigation skills. Class size is limited. Call or stop in to the Library to register.

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Kids Corner
EVENTS AT WADSWORTH LIBRARY
Coding For Kids - April 27, 12 PM
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Unwind with Slime - April 29, 6 PM
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FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
May 3, 6 PM - 8 PM
Livonia Public Library
Come watch Monsters, Inc. at the Livonia Library! Bring your sleeping bag and pillow. There will be free popcorn!

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Community Clean Up
LIVINGSTON COUNTY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
April 27-28
County-wide
This is the second Annual Livingston County Community Clean-Up Event on Earth Day Weekend! Join residents across the County as we work together to clean up our communities on Earth Day Weekend!

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Shopping
SPRING BOOK SALE
April 26 - May 1
Livonia Public Library
Friends of the Livonia Public Library are hosting their Spring Book Sale! Dates are:
– April 26, 6 PM -8 PM
– April 27, 10 AM – 3 PM
Ongoing sale the following week:
April 29 – May 1 during Library hours.
$3/bag – bags provided. On May 2, all books are free!

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Letchworth State Park
ARBOR DAY
April 26, 10:30 AM
Join the activities at Letchworth State Parks, as the Genesee State Park Region commemorates Arbor Day. Tree planting and an interpretive walk are planned for the day at the Humphrey Nature Center.

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NEW YORK ATLATL COMPETITION
May 3-5
Various spear-throwing competitions for target accuracy (International Standard Accuracy Contest (ISAC), NYAA contests (Individual, Animal, European, International and European). Open to the public with demonstration equipment available on Saturday (atlatl – the spear thrower; dart the spear).

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Did You Know About...
I LOVE MY PARK DAY
May 4

Coordinated by Parks and Trails New York (PTNY), this Statewide event takes place on the first Saturday in May. Volunteers from across the state participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks and historic sites. Get involved by volunteering at one of the many parks right here in Livingston County!

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Save The Date
TASTE OF LIVINGSTON COUNTY
May 21, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Camp Stella Maris

The historic 21st edition of The Taste of Livingston County comes to Camp Stella Maris on Tuesday, May 21, featuring a delicious variety of local food and drink. Get your tickets now!

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