SATURDAY, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
presents: Madison Barrett Celebration of Life
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
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, 7 Main St., Brocton, noon to 3 p.m. View the office and photography. The purpose of this event is to help veterans with anything they need.
Lakeshore Humane Society Saturday open
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
“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
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
SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
Festival of Grapes
Silver Creek. Arts and crafts show, food vendors, wine and beer tent, free concerts. Historic diner car open. Coffee with Cars event at 10 a.m. at the former Damon Motors. Remote-control car race. Parade begins at 1 p.m.
Forest Lodge 166 F & A M Sunday Family Breakfast
The event takes place at the Lodge, 321 E. Main St., from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu includes eggs made to order, pancakes or French toast, sausages, fruit cocktail, juice, milk, coffee and tea. Adults and teenagers 13 and up are $10, Children 5 to 12 are $6 with those under 5, free. Open to the public.
First Baptist Church of Dunkirk presents: Back to Church Sunday
876 Central Ave., 10 a.m. worship service followed by Kick Off themed food and fun out on the front lawn. Wear a favorite Bills jersey.
Kinzua Bridge Fall Festival
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
South Dayton Fire Department tractor pull
South Dayton Firemen’s Grounds, 34 Maple St. Scales open at 10 a.m., pull begins at noon. $5 admission. For details, call Dave Ivett at 716 679-8876.
Silver Creek VFW Post 6472 Weidner’s chicken barbecue
13 N. Main St., noon until sold out. $12 per dinner. For pre-sale tickets, call 716 934-4205. Eat in or take out.
Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department chicken
Noon until gone.
Gowanda Loyal Order of Moose 1382 Family Fun Day and picnic
201 Aldrich St., noon to 5 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, pasta and baked beans will be provided. Bring a dish to pass. Basket raffles, 50/50, games of chance and live music with Bob Steff and Friends. A cornhole tournament will be held with a $20 fee to be awarded as prizes and donation to District 2. Everyone is welcome.
East Otto Historical Museum open
8982 Reed Hill Road, East Otto, 1 to 3 p.m.
Valley Historical Society open house
Main and Lester streets, Sinclairville, open 2 to 5 p.m. No charge for admission.
Western New York Chamber Orchestra presents: Classics I: Ravel, Schubert and Musto
SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 4 p.m. General seating, general public $20, student/child free in advance. Also features the Fredonia Chamber Choir. Glen Cortese, Conductor.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19
Darwin R. Barker Library presents: preschool
7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.
American Red Cross
Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 800-733-2767 for details about requirements.
American Red Cross
Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Church, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk, noon to 6 p.m. Call 800-733-2767 for details about requirements.
HOPE (Healing Our Pain with Empathy) support group meeting
General Physicians, PC Dunkirk Office, 3898 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk, 6 to 8 p.m. All parents who have experienced the death of a child are invited to this free grief support group in conjunction with General Physicians, P.C. and Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care. For details, call 716 338-0033 ext. 212.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
Dunkirk Senior Center
45 Cliffstar Court, 10 a.m. All members are welcome to attend.
Audubon Community Nature Center presents: Accessible Bird Day
1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 10 to noon. Free for adults and children. Walks focus on identifying birds by sight and identifying them by sound. Bring binoculars. Includes opportunities for indoor and outdoor hands-on exploration, Ask questions of an ACNC educator.
Youngerman Center Stroke/Head Injury Support Group meeting
SUNY Fredonia, Thompson Hall, room E148, 3 p.m. Activities to help stroke and head injury survivors use compensatory strategies to improve communication skills, provide educational information and an opportunity to socialize and share experiences. Light refreshments provided. For details, call Julie Williams, coordinator, 716 673-4618.