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SEPT. 15

Forestville Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meat products, baked goods and other local fruits, vegetables and maple products for sale.

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Many of the creations are donated to local charities, or attendees can work on their own projects. For details or to donate unused yarn, call 716 785-6039.

New York State Department of Transportation

Breakfast Club

Demetri’s on the Lake, Lakeshore Drive, Dunkirk, 10 a.m. All retirees welcome. For details, call Hank at 716 965-2007.

Friends of the Anderson-Lee Library book sale

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Musical Jam Session led by Bill Frost

15 Main St., 3 to 5 p.m. Bring voices and/or instruments. Audience members are also welcome.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: Master Builders

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Weekly challenges and prizes for creating projects with the building toy collection.

Dunkirk and Fredonia Chambers of Commerce “Hops and Pops”

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk, 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy local wines, beers, appetizers. Samples available. Can purchase by the bottle or case. Prize drawings, additional raffles and giveaways. Proceeds help support the scholarship funds for the Dunkirk and Fredonia Community Chambers of Commerce. $15 per person or 2 for $25. Buy tickets at www.chautauquachamber.org

Dunkirk Elks bingo

Dunkirk Elks Lodge bingo will be held at 428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission sales begin at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Rosary for Peace in the World

This recurring Rosary takes place on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.

Steps to Serenity Al-Anon support group meeting

Harvest Chapel United Free Methodist Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, 6:45 to 8 p.m. For details, call 716 969-2395.


SEPT. 16

Festival of Grapes

Silver Creek. Noon. Arts and crafts show, food vendors, wine and beer tent, free concerts. Ice cream social at the historic diner car, followed by grape stomping.

St. John’s United Church of Christ hot dog sale

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. Hot dogs, chips and beverage for $3; chili dog, chips and beverage for $4.

Friends of the

Anderson-Lee Library book sale

43 Main St., Silver Creek, noon to 5 p.m.

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Butterfly Art and Charity Auction

Chautauqua Suites, 215 Lake Road, Mayville. Doors open at 6, live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults $25, students $10. Includes dinner and cash bar. Students from throughout Chautauqua County submit artwork through their school art programs for the auction. Proceeds go toward CHPC and the participating art programs.


SEPT. 17

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

Chautauqua County DPF Building, 454 North Work St., Falconer, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For households only; businesses cannot participate. Some restrictions apply. A registration form listing materials being dropped off must be completed. Contact TJ Pierce at piercet@chqgov.com for details.

Bach BBQ, Bake Sale & Basket Auction

Benefits the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, West Barker Common near the gazebo. Auction tickets and baked goods available beginning at 9 a.m. Barbecue meals by Hector and Michelle Alverio from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $14, includes barbecued half chicken, corn on the cob, buttered baby red potatoes with parsley, roll and butter for $14. See fredopera.org for dinner tickets.

Festival of Grapes

Silver Creek. Arts and crafts show, food vendors, wine and beer tent, free concerts. Historic diner car open.

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association annual fall tractor pull

4578 Cemetery Road off of Route 380, Stockton. 10 a.m. garden tractors; noon, antique farm tractors. Free admission and parking.

ConnectLife presents: Madison Barrett Celebration of Life Blood Drive

Gowanda Harley Davidson, 2535 Gowanda Zoar Road, Gowanda, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 716 529-4270 for an appointment. Walk-ins also welcome.

Friends of the Anderson-Lee Library book sale

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bag sale starts at noon.

Fredonia Food Pantry

The Fredonia Food Pantry, Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., will be open from 10 a.m, to noon. The pantry serves the needs of Fredonia area code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan and Laona. All guests receive one or more bags of non-perishable food. Number of bags given out depends on family size.

Kinzua Bridge Fall Festival

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fredonia Farmers Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday mid-May through October on Church Street, downtown Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. A number of vendors accept EBT, NYS Farmers Market Nutrition checks and WIC vegetables and fruits checks.

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

Moore Park, center of Westfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Locally grown produce, meats, baked goods, food products, craft items and more. Prepared foods suitable for breakfast and lunch and hot and cold beverages are also available. The Westfield Flea, an antiques and vintage market, is on the other side of the park.

Southern Tier Triathlon Club KBR (Kayak, Bike Run) Triathlon

Cassadaga Beach, 10 a.m. Wilson Endurance Sports. Call 716 353-1288 to register.

Brocton Vets for Christ presents: Meet and Greet with photographer Don Armstrong and Founder/CEO Vets for Christ Wes Tessey

Brocton Vets for Christ office, noon to 3 p.m. View the office and photography.

Lakeshore Humane Society Saturday open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. The public is welcome to see the dogs and cats in need of loving homes. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week by leaving a message at 716 672-1991; press “1” for dogs or “2” for cats. One must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

Stage on Screen Series: “Henry V” 1891 Fredonia Opera House, 1 p.m. general admission $15, $10 students. Captured live from Donmar Warehouse Theatre. Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Masks are no longer required at Fredonia Opera House events, but all patrons are encouraged to wear masks while in the venue, and to socially distance when possible. Masks are available in the lobby and in the box office if needed.

St. John’s United Church of Christ ham and scalloped potatoes dinner

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 4:30 to 6 p.m. $13 per dinner, eat-in or take-out. Call 716 366-0710 before Sept. 9.

JHS’s Marching Band Fall Festival of Bands “Lunar Odyssey”

Strider Field, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m. Bands from New York and Pennsylvania perform. Tickets $7 presale (call 716 483-4217) or $9 at the door. Doors open at 930 p.m.

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater presents: “Wail On” – the Music of Waylon Jennings and the Outlaws of Country

39 E. Main St., 7:30 p.m. Tickets” $22.

The Magic of Michael Grandinetti

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7:30 p.m. Audiences are pulled into an interactive experience. Tickets: premium and loge, $52; orchestra $39 adult, $19 children 12 and under; balcony $20 adults, $15 children 12 an under plus fees.

Sorel Visiting Artist: Dr. Chen Yi, chamber music concert

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.


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