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Walleye Festival main event

Boat checks at 5:30 a.m.followed by shotgun start at 7 a.m. Public invited to watch the take-off from the Dunkirk pier. Cooler drop-off by 3:30 p.m. and the weigh-in show at 5 p.m. “The West of the Mark – The Prime Project” will provide live 90’s country music 7 to 10 p.m. Food, crafts and fishing gear vendors. Register by calling 716 490-4226.

Dunkirk Flea Market

Corner of Washington Avenue and Lake Shore Drive E., across from the Clarion Hotel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weather permitting. All types of vendors. For details, call 716 680-0958.

Bake sale to benefit “Live Like Luca,” the Luca S. Callani Foundation

59 Hamlet St., Fredonia, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brocton – Portland Arch and Seller Days

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community-wide.

Ryckman Park Yardsale and can drive

Ryckman Park, Brocton, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also local kids are planning a bake sale,lemonade, iced tea and small craft sale All monies collected and donated toward the Ryckman Park Revitalization.

1891 Fredonia Opera House fundraiser – “Bach & Brats, Bake sale & Basket Raffle”

West Barker Common W., 9 a.m. for baked goods and basket auction tickets. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. or sold out, lunches by Hector and Michelle Alverio consisting of grilled bratwurst with sauerkraut, German potato salad and vegetable. $14 presale (call 716 679-1891) or $15 day of the event.


Embrace Fredonia Attic & Seller Days

Village-wide, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps available for $2 at the Visitors Booth in Barker Common

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club’s Take – A Kid Fishing Day

Dunkirk Yacht Club, Memorial Park, 9 a.m. For kids aged 16 and under. Life jackets required, limited number of them and fishing gear available to borrow. Fishing, learning and exciting prizes. At noon, the event moves to the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet St., Dunkirk for additional activities.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

Church Street, downtown Fredonia at Barker Common, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It features a variety of food vendors, crafts, artisans and prepared foods for sale. The market welcomes cash, credit cards, SNAP benefits.

Westfield Farmers and Artisans Market

Moore Park, E. Main Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vegetables, eggs, meats, natural foods, artisan crafts, more.

Fredonia Presbyterian Church annual yard sale

219 Central Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. All proceeds donated to local organizations and agencies to support the folks of western New York.

Silver Creek Children’s Fair

Ballpark behind the library, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Make a bookmark, dance in the bubbles from the bubble machine and learn about the summer reading program “Adventure Begins at Your Library!”

Fenton History Center’s Historic Riverwalk Tour

Meet in front of the National Comedy Center, 203 W. Second St., Jamestown, at 10:30 a.m. for this walking tour. Cost: $8 members; $12 non-members. Leader: Andrew Kolstee. Register at www.FentonhistoryCenter.org/historictours. Only 20 spots per tour.

Dog Ruck Walk for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Bergman Park, 487 Baker St., Ext., Jamestown, 11 a.m. Dog treats available. Dogs must be kept on leashes. Event is sponsored by Joseph P Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project.

Black Bears

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn where they live, what they eat, how they survive the winter and how humans impact them. Meet at the recreation hall.

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.

Service of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release hybrid event

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Lakewood office, 20 W. Fairmount, Jamestown, 1 p.m. or livestreamed from a link on the website chpc.care/butterfly. Purchase butterflies in memory of a loved one for $10 each.

Bobcats and Fishers

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 1 to 2 p.m Learn about the predator/prey relationship and how the bobcats and fishers have adapted to become perfect and silent hunters. Meet at the recreation hall.

Pedal Party

Taqueria Mexicana Restaurant, 296 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, begins at 1 p.m. Hosted by The Resource Center and Slow Roll Buffalo, inclusive group bicycle ride suitable for people of all abilities. Begins and ends at Taqueria Mexicana. Free event. Details at 716 483-2344.

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater presents: “Unbillievable!” the movie

39 W. Main St., 5 p.m. Adults $17, seniors and kids $12. Wear your gear to show your spirit!

Danza Performing Arts Academy presents: “Out of this World”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15, purchase at the Campus Box Office.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m. Presenting: Screaming East.


Brocton – Portland Arch and Seller Days

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community-wide.

Embrace Fredonia Attic & Seller Days

Village-wide, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maps available for $2 at the Visitors Booth in Barker Common.

Embrace Fredonia planting day

Meet at the Visitor’s Booth in Barker Common at 9 a.m. to plant flowers around the trees on Main Street and in various locations throughout Downtown Fredonia.

Chautauqua County Chautauqua Lake symposium

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron, 9 a.m. Can submit questions via note cards. Light refreshments, vendor booths.

Walleye Festival kids’ fishing clinic

Dunkirk waterfront, 10 a.m. Conducted by pro angler and National Walleye Tour Championship finalist Craig Sleeman.

Cassadaga Farmers’ Market

Ames Common, Route 60 and Maple Avenue, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Select vendors of fresh produce, meats, baked goods, crafts and more.

First Sunday Storytime at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 12:30 p.m. Free for children and adults. Reservations recommended. Call 716 569-2345. Can stay to explore the indoor Nature Play area, live animals and exhibits.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 4 to 7 p.m. Presenting: Dark Horse Run.

Dom Polski Club music

179 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk, 4 to 7 p.m. Presenting “2nd Time Around.” Members and eligible guests.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Time Out”

15 Main St., 6 p.m. For families. Children enjoy supervised activities in the children’s room while parents meet in the community room for informal time and conversation. Pizza for both groups. Limited space. Pre-registration required. Call 716 962-5885.


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