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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.

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.

Cherry Creek picnic and concert

There will be a community picnic at 6 p.m. in the pavilion of the Ballpark in the hamlet. Those planning to attend may provide their own meal, or purchase their meal from the vendor in the park. At 6:30 p.m., Slim Griffin and the Country Gentlemen will perform. Bring seating.

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.

FRIDAY, AUG. 6

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 7:30 p.m. Monster Truck Rally for $7.

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

St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a hot dog lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Meals will include a hot dog, chips, and soda for just $3.

East Dunkirk Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue fund-raiser for Debbie Brandt

The East Dunkirk Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a fund-raiser from 3 to 6 p.m. at the East Dunkirk Fire Hall, 10949 S. Roberts Road, for member Debbie Brandt, who need a double lung transplant. The menu is Chiavetta’s chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy with green beans. There will also be a basket raffle, wheelbarrow of cheer raffle and a fill-the-boot option. Dine-in or drive-through meals are available. Dinner tickets are $12 each and can be purchased at Big Rick’s One Stop and the Fourth Ward Deli or call 680-2729.

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.

Westfield First Friday

First Friday in the Village of Westfield begins at 5 p.m. along Main Street in the village. First Friday includes live music, 50/50 drawings, artists, business showcases, non-profit information, games, wine, food, crafts, antiques and vendors. For more information, visit www.westfieldny.com.

Art exhibit opening

An art exhibit opening for landscape artist Judith Rowley will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Living Glass Gallery, 71 E. Main St., Westfield.

Jamestown Cruise-In

The Jamestown Chamber o Commerce in partnership with Der Kobblers Automobile Association will host the annual Jamestown cruise-in from 5 to 10 p.m. along Third Street between Washington and Spring streets. In addition to regional cars, hot rods, trucks and special vehicles, there will be live music and the Babe Ruth World Series committee will sell hamburgers, hot dogs and Pepsi products.

America’s Grape Festival

America’s Grape Festival will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, with a Parrot Head’s Bash Kick-off Party. America’s Grape Festival attendees can sip and shop from more than 35 wineries, craft breweries, distilleries and cideries from across New York state. The festival offers live music all weekend, cooking with wine demonstrations, camping with full hookups for attendees, a classic car show, in addition to many other activities offered throughout the weekend. For more information, call 800-965-4834, email info@agcwinefestival.com or visit www.agcwinefestival.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 7

Cassadaga 50K

The Frickin’ Hot 50K begins at 7 a.m. at Cassadaga Beach on Park Avenue, Cassadaga. The race is a no-frills ultra-running event. The lower lake in Cassadaga hosts a perfectly distanced 5K loop and this event will have participants run or walk one to ten loops, depending on what runners feel that day. There are no cut-off times. For more information, call 353-1288, email tonia@coachmarkwilson.com or visit coachmarkwilson.com/events/frickin-hot-50k.

Westfield flea market

This New York City-style flea market begins at 8 a.m. in Moore Park with a focus on vintage and antique goods along with fashion clothing.

Audubon Nature Center walk

Walk the grounds of the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. Reservations are requested by Aug. 5. Walk-ins will be accepted if there is room.

Westfield Farmers’ Market

The Westfield Farmers and Artisans Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p .m. at Moore P ark, 23 Elm St., Westfield. Shoppers find locally grown produce, meats, jarred products, baked goods, arts, crafts, published literary works by local authors. Prepared foods and beverages available. For more information, visit westfieldny.com/farmers-artisans-market/westfield-farmers-artisans-market.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. mid-May through October on Church Street in downtown Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market FaceBook page for updates.

Vintage Book and Paper Show

The Chautauqua County Historical Society will present a Book and Paper Show organized by CCHS trustee and show chairman Bob Johnston from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westfield’s Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. There will be over 20 different dealers with items of historical, artistic and cultural items of interest. Local historical items will also be available. Admission is $5 and includes door prizes. For details, call 326-2977.

Jamestown Public Market

The Jamestown Public Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Third Street, downtown Jamestown. The market includes local farmers, homesteaders, food businesses, prepared food vendors and local craft artisans For more information, visit www.jtownpublicmarket.org/farmers-market.

Valley Historical Society annual quilt show

The Valley Historical Society will host its annual quilt show at the Museum in Sinclairville from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to local quilters, there will be a display of prints from the Biza Butler Collection from the Chicago Art Institute. Admission is free.

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry Old Fashioned Street Fair

CCRM, located at 319 Washington Ave., Dunkirk will host an Old Fashioned Street Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, with a rain date of Aug. 14. There will be a chicken barbecue for $12 per dinner; a large yard sale, hot dogs, raffle baskets, popcorn and a concert by The Rising. For details, call 366-1787. The event supports Rural Ministry programs including the Friendly Kitchen, emergency food pantry and Gleaning Project.

Cherry Creek annual car show and barbecue to benefit cancer aid and research

The annual car show and barbecue will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at the Pine Valley VFW Post 2522, Route 83. Donation is $10. Check-in time is 11:30 a.m. Dinner includes barbecue chicken or barbecue pork, baked beans, macaroni salad and cookie. The Coyote Band will perform from 1 to 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit cancer aid and research.

Lakeshore Humane Society open adoption

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on the grounds of LHS. Visiting groups are limited to two per family/visit. Guests must wait in vehicles until they can be admitted. For details, call 672-1991.

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 events are a 1 p.m. Monster Truck Rally for $7 or a 6:30 p.m. Big Rig Truck Pul for $7.

America’s Grape Festival

America’s Grape Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an after-hours party from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. America’s Grape Festival attendees can sip and shop from more than 35 wineries, craft breweries, distilleries and cideries from across New York state. The annual festival is the largest wine festival in Western New York and is still one of the fastest growing events with wine, food, music, and craft artisans in New York. The festival offers live music all weekend, cooking with wine demonstrations, camping with full hookups for attendees, a classic car show, in addition to many other activities offered throughout the weekend. For more information, call 800-965-4834, email info@agcwinefestival.com or visit www.agcwinefestival.com.

Kids’ Comedy Show

The Nels Ross: Kids Comedy Show will be held at 11 a.m. in the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. For more information, call 484-2222 or visit www.comedycenter.org.

Eden Corn Festival

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

Playground Drama Camps performance

Playground Drama Camps presents “Into the Woods,” featuring ages 14-18 performing a fairytale adventure at Main Street Studios, 50 Main St., Fredonia at 3 p.m. Check Main Street Studios 50 on Facebook for details.

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.

Busti Gazebo concert

Old Dawg Bluegrass will perform at the the Busti Gazebo from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. The event is sponsored by the Busti Hamlet Development Association.

Riverside Saturday

The live band “For the People” will perform at 7 p.m. outside at the National Comedy Center, 203 W. Second St., Jamestown. The movie “Wayne’s World” begins on the outdoor screen at 8:45 p.m.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the movie “Together Together,” at 7:30 p.m. starring Ed Helms and Patti Harrison in the story of a gestational surrogate and a 40-year-old single man. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, and sold at the door only. Unvaccinated individuals are required to follow CDC guidelines which call for masks to be worn at indoor events and social distancing to be maintained. ANY individual, can, of course, choose to wear a mask at his/her own discretion.

Chautauqua Lake Pops

Chautauqua Lake Pops by the Shore, Mayville, presents Draw the Line – Aerosmith Tribute, 8 to 10 p.m. See chautauqualakepops,com for tickets.

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