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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. Want 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
Taste NY will be represented at the New York State Fair this year

Taste NY will be represented at the New York State Fair this year

Many Taste NY vendors will be present at the New York State Fair this year. The Rochester and Finger Lakes Regions will be represented by Guglielmo’s sauces out of Rochester, Partyka & Sons Farms from Kendall, Cafe International foods from Pittsford, Once ... MORE
New York State Fair offers plenty of great food vendors this year

New York State Fair offers plenty of great food vendors this year

The New York State Fair is coming up soon, which means people can enjoy all the great foods they have to offer. Some deep fried foods include the fried cauliflower from the Veggie Patch, or beer cheese and bacon pickle chips from ... MORE
Blue York Shark Bait will be Beak and Stiff’s signature drink for the New York State Fair

Blue York Shark Bait will be Beak and Stiff’s signature drink for the New York State Fair

Beak and Skiff has created a custom drink specifically for the New York State Fair. The drink is called Blue York Shark Bait and uses 1911 Blueberry Vodka, lemonade and blueberries. The drink is decorated with sugary candy and a candied lemon ... MORE
Fireworks light up the Watkins Glen skyline during Italian Fest (photos)

Fireworks light up the Watkins Glen skyline during Italian Fest (photos)

With so many annual events cancelled in the summer of 2020 due to the pandemic, many signs of summer were missing. Fireworks were one of the hallmarks of summer in the Finger Lakes that were absent for local residents last year. This ... MORE
Chevy Park and Court stages will host big names this summer

Chevy Park and Court stages will host big names this summer at the New York State Fair

The Chevy Court and Chevy Park stages are expected to host some of the biggest concerts this summer. Some shows have been moved from the Chevy Court stage to the Chevy Park stage because crowds were becoming too big, and that stage ... MORE
Steuben County Fair will be going on this week

Steuben County Fair will be going on this week

The 202nd Steuben County Fair will be happening starting August 17th until the end of the weekend on the 22nd. The event will have a carnival, animal shows, music, and many other things going on. The event is hosted by the Steuben ... MORE