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FRIDAY, NOV. 18

Mayville-Chautauqua-Dewittville

holiday open house

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Look for specials in participating businesses and have a traveling punch card punched where visiting.

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation open house reception

Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Recipients of Fall Community Benefit Grants will be presented with their awards. Refreshments. Call 726 366-4892 for reservations.

Grape Discovery Center open house

8305 W. Main Road, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., displays, exhibits, wine tasting, treats, drinks, crafts for kids accompanied by an adult, gift shop.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Child’s Play

15 Main St., 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ages birth through pre-school. Stories, songs, fingerplays. Take-away craft or activity for extended learning. Registration required.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Dungeons and Dragons.

536 Central Ave., 2:45 to 5 p.m. Teens and YA enjoy role-playing adventures.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Voyagers

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For grades 4 through 8. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

Christmas in the Village of

Westfield kick-off events

Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., stories and crafts from 5 to 6 p.m.; carolers in the Gazebo at 6:15 p.m.; Santa Claus arrives to light the giant Christmas tree in Moore Park around 6:30 p.m. and for visits,

Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Company annual turkey party

Main Street, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, beverages, chip provided. A variety of meat packages as well as turkeys will be raffled.

Fredonia Middle School presents: “Matilda the Musical”

District Auditorium. 7 p.m. Tickets $5. Reserved tickets available at fredoniamusical.com.

Struthers Library Theatre film: “Downton Abbey: A New Era”

302 W. Third Ave, Warren, PA., 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Adults $8, seniors 62+ $6. For details, call 814 723-7231.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19

Christmas in the Village of Westfield Saturday

Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. and downtown, Holiday Artisan Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Christmas Tree Wonderland at Blue June Blooms, 63 E. Main St.; Hot Toddy Crawl at 11 a.m.; Children’s Christmas movies and stories, art presentations, make and take crafts and Hall of Trees at Patterson Library, 30 S. Portage St., free horse-drawn carriage rides tour of Westfield 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting at Eason Hall; Art Gallery presentations at Lakeshore Center for the Arts, 49 S. Portage St., hot toddy and treats and free Christmas movie marathon from noon to 3 p.m., “O Holy Night,” YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., collection of over 70 manger scenes made from household items from 10 a.m. to 4p.m.; “Rest and Refresh” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., treats, drinks, children’s activities 1 to 4 p.m., Grape Discovery Center, 8305 W. Main Road, displays, wine tasting, treats, drinks, crafts for kids accompanied by an adult from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; “Hope for the Holidays,” Eason Hall, musical prelude at 1:15, reflection, inspiration and encouragement programs at 1:30, 2, 2:30; Chautauqua County Historical Society Holiday Victorian Tea, McClurg Museum, 20 E. Main St., Westfield, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 per person. Sandwiches, savories, sweets and beverages. No reservations required; roaming carolers, window displays, holiday specials on Restaurant Row; “Rest and Refresh” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., treats, drinks, children’s activities 1 to 4 p.m., “Let There Be Light” parade with light-decorated participants begins at WACS at 5 p.m.

Fredonia Farmers Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA.

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.

Mayville-Chautauqua-Dewittville holiday open house

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Look for specials in participating businesses and have a traveling punch card punched where visiting.

Audubon Community Nature Center’s Thanksgiving with the Birds (Adult+)

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children 9 to 15.

Patterson Library presents: Carols around the piano with Lily Li and her students

40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 11 a.m.

Christmas in the Vineyard at Grape Discovery Center

8305 W. Main St., Westfield, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ekstasis 2.0: Student Recitals

Fellowships of the Spirits, 282 Dale Drive, Cassadaga, noon. Free admission to recitals performed by State University of New York at Fredonia’s School of Music students. Donations gratefully accepted. Donations go directly to servicing and maintaining the piano at this venue.

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.

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 1 p.m. Hilarious wartime farce captured live from the National Theatre in London. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 students.

James Prendergast Library presents: Meet the Author, Trenton Lutes

509 Cherry St., Fireplace room, Jamestown, 1 p.m. Join Westfield author Lutes for a book reading/signing event for his first young adult, dystopian fiction novel: “In-Spire: Book One of the Terra-Healers.”

Darwin R. Library presents: “Podcasts and where to find them”

7 Day St., Fredonia, 1:30 p.m. Will discuss different podcasting sites/apps. Will not be demonstrating how individuals can create their own podcasts.

Fredonia Middle School presents: “Matilda the Musical”

District Auditorium. 7 p.m. Tickets $5. Reserved tickets available at fredoniamusical.com.

NYSSMA Area All State Concert, Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 3:30 p.m.

St. John’s United Church of Christ swiss steak and mashed potatoes dinner

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 4:30 to 6 p.m., $13. Includes dessert. Pre-ordering no later than 10 days prior to the dinner strongly recommended. Call 716 366-0710.

Little Valley American Legion Post 0531 meat raffle/basket raffle

Little Valley American Legion, 5899 NY-353, 7 p.m. Public welcome. Proceeds support the programs Santa in the Park (toys for kids) and Christmas fruit baskets for seniors.

Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department turkey and ham party

2800 Route 20, Sheridan, 7 p.m. door prizes, refreshments.

Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Amsterdam,” 7:30 p.m. Set in WWI and 1933. Stars Christian Bale, John David Washington and Margot Robbie in the tale of a missing friend and a shocking secret plot in American history. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students.

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