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Newark snowman contest begins Wednesday

The Village of Newark will celebrate this winter with a Snowman-Building Contest.  Snowman Enthusiasts…Winter is here so let’s play! Gather your family and friends to show your snowman-building skills. Village Residents and Businesses are invited to create a snow sculpture anytime during the ... MORE
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“The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life” documentary featuring Seneca Falls released

A 30-minute documentary filmed in Seneca Falls entitled “The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life” was released on Amazon Prime Video, DVD and online video platforms this week. The documentary, produced by produced by Central New York filmmakers Francis DiClemente (Syracuse) ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Bob Montgomery & Finger Lakes Festival of Lights (podcast)

Bob Montgomery is the Executive Producer of the Finger Lakes Festival of Lights in Burdett which runs through November 7th. This unique and spectacular light show tells the story of Seneca Lake through the ages and Bob is in-studio with Sydney Radka ... MORE
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Watkins Glen village Christmas event returns after pandemic

Watkins Glen Village Christmas, hosted by Watkins Glen Promotions, Inc., will resume again this year on Friday December 10, 2021 from 5p.m.-8p.m. on Franklin Street in Watkins Glen, with the theme of “Candy Land.” This event returns after being cancelled due to ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Seneca Lake Resorts Country BBQ Bash on the Lake (podcast)

Rick Newma, Marketing and Event Coordinator for Seneca Lake Resorts, n is in-studio to talk about this weekend’s live music event called “Seneca Lake Resorts Country BBQ Bash on the Lake”. An award winning country and classic rock band will perform and ... MORE
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HalloweenFest to begin Oct. 1 at Lincoln Hill Farms and last through the month

Lincoln Hill Farms will host a first-ever spooktacular HalloweenFest Oct. 1-31. The event will feature a family-friendly outdoor walking trail through the hops yard with illuminated exhibits and intricately carved jack-o’-lantern displays. Guests of all ages can make their way around the ... MORE
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Corning’s Gaffer District prepares for their annual Harvest Festival

Corning’s Gaffer District is gearing up for their annual Harvest Festival. The event covers four blocks of Market Street and will take place Sept. 17-19. The event will have less restrictions than it did in 2020. Vendors will line the streets with ... MORE
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Auburn will host its annual Tomatofest this Saturday

Auburn’s annual Tomatofest will be Saturday. The event will have music, vendors, food, and supports local food cupboards. There will be plenty of activities for families including making slime, candles, veggie art, and more. Joe Whiting and Mark Doyle will put on ... MORE
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Lincoln Hill Farms hosts HalloweenFest Oct. 1-31

Lincoln Hill Farms announces its first-ever HalloweenFest Oct. 1-31. The spooktacular event will feature a family-friendly outdoor walking trail with illuminated decorations and intricately carved jack-o’-lantern displays. Guests of all ages can make their way around the farm and through the walking ... MORE
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Dansville balloon festival will return this weekend along with its second annual car show

Dansville Festival of Balloons will be back this year at Dansville Municipal Airport this weekend from Sept. 3-5. The festival will also host its second annual car show on Sunday, Sept. 5 with more classes and trophies. There will be less balloons ... MORE
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Monday is Law Enforcement Day at the New York State Fair and offering free admission to active or retired law enforcement

Monday’s special day at the New York State Fair is Law Enforcement Day. Any member of law enforcement or corrections can present badge or ID and get into the Fair for free. Police are involved in exhibits to better connect with people ... MORE
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Pickin’ In The Pasture is back in Lodi

The 23rd annual Pickin’ In The Pasture is happening in Lodi on Aug. 26, 27, 28, and 29th 2021. The event is a bluegrass festival with bands, food, and free camping. Late night music and tents are provided. Get the latest headlines ... MORE
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New York State Fair visitors find different ways to stay cool as the temperature rises this week

With the heat rising in New York this week, families are finding ways to keep themselves cool while they visit the Fair. Some are staying in the shade, while parents Brice and Megan Walborn packed water bottles and bought things like dip ... MORE
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The Great Potato Booth has made its return to the New York State Fair this year

The New York State Fair has brought back a staple this year: the Great Potato Booth. The $1.00 baked potato is one of the fair’s oldest traditions and comes with butter and sour cream. Tater tots can be purchased for $1.00 as ... MORE
Featured vendors from Taste NY that will be at the New York State Fair

Featured vendors from Taste NY that will be at the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair is offering over 40 vendors this year to represent Taste NY, and will offer a daily rotation of vendors. By choosing to rotate the vendors, it allows for more space and better social distancing. Featured vendors include: ... MORE