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Award-winning Naples Grape Festival returns with fun for the entire family

Award-winning Naples Grape Festival returns with fun for the entire family
The acclaimed Naples Grape Festival, a five-time recipient of “The Best Festival in the Finger Lakes” award, is making its much-anticipated return. Set to happen this weekend, the festival will be hosted at the Memorial ... more
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Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival will debut in Geneseo this October

Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival will debut in Geneseo this October
Whiskey enthusiasts are in for a treat this fall as the first-ever Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival graces the Village of Geneseo on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21. Organized in collaboration with the New York ... more
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Macedon Lumberjack Festival marks four decades

Macedon Lumberjack Festival marks four decades
The Macedon Lumberjack Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, drawing professional lumberjacks to the Macedon Fireman's field to showcase their skills in competitions recognized by the New York State Lumberjack Association. From axe throwing ... more
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Port Byron’s Canal Day returns with entertainment, food, and festivities

Port Byron's Canal Day returns with entertainment, food, and festivities
Port Byron is set to host Canal Day this Saturday, reviving a tradition that celebrates the village's historic connection to the Erie Canal. The event, rejuvenated last year by a dedicated group of volunteers after ... more
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New York State Fair sees surge in attendance after pandemic

Local pediatrician shares safety measure when bringing children to the New York State Fair this year
The New York State Fair, which wrapped up its 13-day streak on a sweltering Labor Day, welcomed over 900,000 attendees this year. Officials reported a final count of 932,699, marking a noteworthy rebound in attendance ... more
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FLX MUSIC 247: Finger Lakes Cider House, Switzerland Inn, Little Italy (podcast)

FLX MUSIC 247: Finger Lakes Cider House, Switzerland Inn, Little Italy (podcast)
Labor Day Weekend signals the unofficial end of summer here in the Finger Lakes. Janelle Bradshaw has insider information on the live music scene for one final time on this edition of FLX Music 247 ... more
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Get ready for strawberry milk at the NYS Fair: It’s making a comeback this weekend

Get ready for strawberry milk at the NYS Fair: It’s making a comeback this weekend
Fans of the New York State Fair's strawberry milk are in for a treat as the much-loved beverage will be making a return for the Labor Day weekend. The Milk Bar, located inside the fair's ... more
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Wayne County to host international World Fife & Drum Festival

Wayne County to host international World Fife & Drum Festival
After a six-year hiatus in America, the World Fife and Drum Friendship Festival is making its triumphant return to Wayne County this Labor Day Weekend. Over 120 skilled fife and drum corps members from nations ... more
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2023 New York State Fair: Special days and musical acts coming to Syracuse

2023 New York State Fair: Special days and musical acts coming to Syracuse
The Great New York State Fair returns from August 23 to Labor Day, September 4, with a slew of special themed days and an exciting musical lineup. Admission stands at $6 for adults while attendees ... more
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Butter sculpture will be unveiled tomorrow at the New York State Fair

Butter sculpture will be unveiled tomorrow at the New York State Fair
The much-anticipated butter sculpture at The Great New York State Fair is set for its grand unveiling on Tuesday morning, a day before the fair officially begins. Situated at the dairy building, this year's sculpture ... more
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FLX MUSIC 247: Scalehouse, Point of the Bluff, Zugibe (podcast)

FLX MUSIC 247: Scalehouse, Point of the Bluff, Zugibe (podcast)
Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. The midway point of August is here in the Finger Lakes, but the music scene continues. Janelle Bradshaw has everything you ... more
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FLX MUSIC 247: Seneca Lake Resorts, Engine 14, Crafty Ales & Lagers (podcast)

FLX MUSIC 247: Seneca Lake Resorts, Engine 14, Crafty Ales & Lagers (podcast)
Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. Another fantastic weekend of live music awaits in the Finger Lakes and Janelle Bradshaw has you covered in this edition of ... more
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Macedon’s Heritage Festival returning to celebrate bicentennial

Macedon’s Heritage Festival returning to celebrate bicentennial
The Town of Macedon, alongside Wayne County, is set to celebrate its bicentennial with the return of the Heritage Festival on the Erie, on September 2, 2023. The event, beginning at 12 p.m. at Macedon ... more
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Italian American Festival returns next weekend to Watkins Glen

Italian American Festival returns next weekend to Watkins Glen
Watkins Glen's annual Italian American Festival is slated to return to Clute Park next weekend, promising three days of entertainment, food, and festivities. Running from Friday, Aug. 11 to Sunday, Aug. 13, the festival will ... more
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New York State Fair moves smoking areas outside gates

Vendors struggle to hire in time for the New York State Fair
In an effort to address complaints about smoking on the fairgrounds, the New York State Fair has announced a change in the location of designated smoking areas for this year's event. The Citizen reports that ... more
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Cayuga County’s Sentient Nudist Festival 2023 cancelled amid safety concerns

Cayuga County’s Sentient Nudist Festival 2023 cancelled amid safety concerns
The organizers of the Sentient Festival, a nudist event scheduled to take place in Cayuga County, have announced the cancellation of the 2023 festival. The decision came after an internet influencer made serious allegations against ... more
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FLX MUSIC 247: Laurentide, Hosmer, Geneva Lakefront Concert Series (podcast)

FLX MUSIC 247: Laurentide, Hosmer, Geneva Lakefront Concert Series (podcast)
Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. The first weekend of August is here in the Finger Lakes, and Janelle Bradshaw has the best of live music for ... more
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Victor Music & Food Festival returns for second year next weekend

Victor Music & Food Festival returns for second year next weekend
The Victor Music & Food Festival is set to return to the heart of Victor's Mead Square for its second year on Saturday, August 12, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. This free public event ... more
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Big crowds and more vendors: New York State Fair expects 90% of vendors to be back this year

Local pediatrician shares safety measure when bringing children to the New York State Fair this year
The New York State Fair is gearing up for its kickoff on August 23, with Interim Fair Director Sean Hennessey expressing excitement over the return of 90% of the vendors from the previous year. Despite ... more
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