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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4

Dunkirk Farmers’ Market

The Dunkirk Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Ruggles Street and Cliffstar Court at the Dunkirk Senior Center. It features local farmers and artisans.

Cattaraugus County Fair

Food, other vendors, animals, midway rides, shows, exhibits, pay-one-price admission to grounds except for grandstand shows. $8 pre-sale, $12 at the gate. Today’s grandstand event is the Jordan Davis Concert at 8 p.m. Concert tickets are $35/$30.

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

The National Comedy Center presents the 30th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Aug. 5-9 featuring more than 50 events and 30 artists in Jamestown. It attracts visitors from across the nation who all come together to share laughter while honoring the craft and its contributors in dozens of venues across Lucille Ball’s hometown, along with events and activities at the National Comedy Center. It’s Lucille Ball’s vision for her hometown, a destination to celebrate the comedic arts. For more information, call 484-2222 or visit www.comedycenter.org.

Gerry Rodeo and Barbecue

The Gerry Rodeo and Barbecue will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Gerry Rodeo VFD Grounds, 4351 Route 60, Gerry. Shows begin at 8 p.m. The Gerry Rodeo is the oldest consecutively running rodeo east of the Mississippi and includes seven PRCA events, with bareback bronc, saddle bronc, bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. The rodeo is held rain or shine, with fireworks after shows Wednesday and Saturday. A Western Beef Barbecue is held from 5 to 8 p.m. every night during the rodeo. For more information, call 985-4847, email gerryvol@gerryrodeo.org or visit www.gerryrodeo.org.

Southern Tier Triathlon Club Summer Tri Series

The Southern Tier Triathlon Club Summer Tri Series, Sprint Triathlon series consisting of 400m swim, 13-mile bike ride and a 2-mile run takes place in Cassadaga. Suited for anyone from 13 to 100 years of age and for relay teams of two or three people with all fitness levels and abilities welcomed. For more information, call 353-1288, email tonia@coachmarkwilson.com or visit www.coachmarkwilson.com/races-and-events.

Angola Summer Lawn Chair Concert

The Angola Park and Gazebo Committee and the Village of Angola present a concert in Centennial Park, Angola from 7 to 9 p.m. Refreshments are available from the Evans Township Lions Club. The use of masks and social distancing is encouraged. The entertainers are Peter Ciraolo: All Star Big Band with a vocalist, playing charts from the 40’s to the 20’s. The event is sponsored by Goya Foods Great Lakes and the Buffalo Musicians’ Union. All concert attendees will receive a six pack Goya product.

THURSDAY, AUG. 5

Mayville’s Farmers’ Market

Mayville Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market is held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mayville Village Park, at the traffic light at Route 394 and Route 430, Mayville. It features farmers and artisans, with special events TBA.

Cattaraugus County Fair

Food, other vendors, animals, midway rides, shows, exhibits, pay-one-price admission to grounds except for grandstand shows. $8 pre-sale, $12 at the gate. Today’s grandstand event is A Justin Moore Concert at 8 p.m. Concert tickets are $45/$35.

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

As part of the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, the National Comedy Center will host Tropicana Lunches and Dinners at noon and 5 p.m. in the Tropicana Room, 2 W. Third St., Jamestown. The Tropicana Room is a recreation of Ricky Ricardo’s famous Manhattan nightclub in the Lucy Desi Museum. In addition to a meal, the event includes a viewing of some Lucy classics with fellow fans as well as some rarely-seen material produced at Desilu Studios in celebration of its 70th anniversary. For more information, call 484-2222 or visit www.comedycenter.org.

Eden Corn Festival

The annual Eden Corn Festival takes place from 3 to 11 p.m., featuring food, games, midway attractions and other crowd favorites.

Rodeo

The Gerry Rodeo and Barbecue will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Gerry Rodeo VFD Grounds, 4351 Route 60, Gerry. Shows begin at 8 p.m. The Gerry Rodeo is the oldest consecutively running rodeo east of the Mississippi and includes seven PRCA events, with bareback bronc, saddle bronc, bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. The rodeo is held rain or shine, with fireworks after shows Wednesday and Saturday. A Western Beef Barbecue is held from 5 to 8 p.m. every night during the rodeo. For more information, call 985-4847, email gerryvol@gerryrodeo.org or visit www.gerryrodeo.org.

Music on the Pier concert

A concert in the “Music on the Pier” concert series in Dunkirk features Reset 2 Vinyl from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and The Breeze Band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free to the public. Ice chests are allowed.

Lakewood concert

The Live on the Lake Concert Series features Smokehouse from 7 to 9 p.m. in Richard O. Hartley Park, Terrace and Chautauqua avenues, Lakewood. For more information, call 763-8557 or visit www.lakewoodny.com.

Comedy Late Night

Comedy Late Night hosted by the National Comedy Center will begin at 9:30 p.m. in the Tropicana Room, 2 W. Third St., Jamestown. Comics from around the nation will be performing their newest, and sometimes blue-est material. Beer and wine served at additional cost. For more information, call 484-2222 or visit www.comedycenter.org.

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