Events

21 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Northwest Arena (Jamestown, NY) - The first annual Canoe & Kayak Poker Run presented by the Northwest Arena and Evergreen Outfitters is coming to Jamestown on Saturday, July 28 from 9am-3pm. The event is sponsored by Smith Boys of Chautauqua, Media One Group, Landmark Chevrolet, and the Jamestown Cycle Shop. The Canoe & Kayak Poker Run will feature a day full of paddling, snacks, prizes, and more. The adventure begins at McCrae Point, with sign-ins available between 9-11am. Participants will collect cards as they make their way up to Celeron’s Lucille Ball Memorial Park and back to McCrae Point for a 12pm...

21 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Infinity Visual and Performing Arts JAMESTOWN (July 9, 2018) – Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival are excitedly collaborating to bring Guinness World Record holder, and touring musician, Brandon Bailey Johnson to Jamestown for a performance at the Infinity Arts Café on Friday, July 27, 2018. Miki Girts, Festival Director for Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival, approached Infinity with the idea, and the Infinity Arts Café seemed the perfect place to introduce Infinity’s music students and our community to this talented young artist. Miki says, “Brandon is a fantastic...

20 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Novel Destination A book launch party has been set for Thursday, July 26, at the Bemus Point Library. REUNION AT MAPLE SPRINGS was written by Bob Terreberry who currently resides in that lovely hamlet on the eastern side of Lake Chautauqua. The work is a quick-paced cozy mystery which is centered in Maple Springs and the surrounding area. It is the second book in the Colin O’Brien Maple Springs Mystery Series. “I had a lot of fun introducing Colin O’Brien and his friends to readers in MURDER AT MAPLE SPRINGS and I had always intended this first book to be a part of a series. This NEW adventure set in Maple...

14 Jul 20180 Contributed Article A Silent Auction will be held at the Chautauqua Institution on Sunday, July 15 from 12 – 2:30 as part of the annual Great American Picnic. The Auction funds scholarships for Chautauqua County high school literary arts students to spend an all-expense paid week at the Institution, taking classes, attending lectures and concerts, and living on the grounds with a host family. The Auction and Picnic are sponsored by the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Alumni Fund and take place on the lawn of the CLSC Alumni Hall. Donations have been pouring in, including some collectible Chautauquaiana, such as Cat’s...

7 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Whether weeds, insects, or fungi, there are bound to be pests affecting your apple trees. On Saturday, July 14, 1-3 p.m. Audubon Community Nature Center is presenting a workshop on Apples All Year Long: Pest Management. Orchardist Al Yelvington will teach you about the common pests that frequently bother apple trees and ways to control them. Beginning with a general approach, you will learn how to identify pests, effective ways to survey your trees, and about integrated pest management for apples. While many pests already have a foothold by this time of the...

6 Jul 20180 Contributed Article The Garden Walk Committee The Maple Springs Community is proud to host their 6th Garden Walk on July 14 from 10am to 2pm with the theme of “Porches and Posies”. Garden Walk Committee member, Marilyn Martin noticed on her daily walk that Maple Springs not only boasts beautiful gardens and landscaping but also the most welcoming porches. Many of the homes in Maple Springs were built when the front porch was the connection to your neighbors and that tradition condition continues. Over 20 flower-filled gardens and cozy porches are included on the tour for the viewing pleasure of participants. The Garden Walk also...

2 Jul 20180 The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jackson Rohm will be the featured performer for the first concert of the 2018 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series. Held on Thursday, July 5th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at Lakeside Park, located along Route 394 in the Village of Mayville, NY. Jackson Rohm has been performing as a solo performer for many years. Now a resident of California, he comes back to his home town in the summer to perform at different venues, including our summer concert series at which he is a favorite. He has created a catalog of original...

29 Jun 20180 Libraries Rock! is the NYS Summer Reading theme and Ellington Farman Library is ready to rock with the kids in all different ways. From rocket making to rocking out with drums and rhythm games, the children will enjoy all kinds of variations on the theme as they learn, read and have fun this summer at the library. Ellington Farman Library will run their Summer Reading Program sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 – 2pm. The program kicks off July 10th and runs thru August 9th. Jamestown Thunder Drum Group will have the kids learning drumming techniques on July 17th and fantastic feats of juggling will be performed by the group...

23 Jun 20180 Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce Lake Erie Cyclefest will add two new rides to its second annual event, as it partners with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival, creating a packaged Rhythm and Ride Weekend. The event will kick off Thursday, August 2 and feature six total cycling events through Sunday, August 5. Proceeds from Lake Erie Cyclefest will once again benefit EmergyCare, WQLN and the YMCA of Greater Erie. Representatives from each organization, as well as VisitErie, the Erie Sports Commission, Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County and City of Erie announced the updated event at a press conference on Tuesday,...

23 Jun 20180 Presenting sponsor Snug Harbor Marina & Service Center and the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy have announced their 32nd Annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament. The Pro-Am will be held at the Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course on Monday, June 25th. The event will have an 11:00 AM shotgun start. There are many sponsorship opportunities available, a portion of which is tax deductible. Area businesses are especially encouraged to sponsor this event; a Bronze Level sponsorship includes a team of three golfers. The “Score One for the Lake!” tournament welcomes both male and female amateur golfers. Each team will include a visiting...
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