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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.

Studebaker swap meet

This event, featuring Studebaker supplies and memorabilia, takes place at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Central Avenue in Dunkirk from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. There will also be food vendors and a display including a 1959 Studebaker truck and a Studebaker horse-drawn buggy from the 1800’s.

Rails to Trails bike ride

Depart at 8:30 a.m. from the Corry Junction Greenway Trailhead in Corry Pa. end up at the Dutch Village Restaurant in Clymer for breakfast. To participate, text Patrick Johnson at 640-4405. All riders will be responsible for breakfast purchases and means of returning to their respective communities.

Foster Parent recruitment event

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services will offer information about becoming licensed foster care parents and relative foster parents in sessions at the Cassadaga Fire Hall, 22 Mill St. Orientation sessions take place at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 and 11:30. Masks are required. COVID protocols will be followed. The event is free and open to the public.

Mary Angela Holy Name Society can and bottle drive

The Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society will hold a can and bottle drive from 9 a.m. to noon in the Doughty and Roberts Road parking lot.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

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

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.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York, this fund-raiser will take place at Point Gratiot, Dunkirk. The event is free to attend, but fund-raising by the participants helps the chapter continue to provide resources for all impacted by cognitive impairment across Western New York. The two-mile walk takes place at Point Gratiot, with registration at 9 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10 and the walk begins at 10:10. For details and required registration, see alz.org/WNYwalk.

Camp Gross golf tournamewill take place at the Cassadaga Country Club

The Dr. John R. and Alona Forbes Memorial Golf Tournament takes place at the Cassadaga Country Club. The 9-hole, two-person scramble begins at 10 a.m Members and guests are welcome to sign up at CCC at 595-3003.

Anderson-Lee Library annual used book sale

The Friends of the Anderson-Lee Library are holding their annual used book sale at the library on Main Street in Silver Creek from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At noon, the bag sale will begin. There are plenty of good used books. Time to stock up on winter reading! You won’t leave empty-handed. There is a book for everyone.

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.

Rabies vaccination clinic

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health will hold a free drive-in rabies vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Station, 30 Main St. Online pre-registration is required. See chqgov.com and access the public health link.

Silver Creek Grape Festival

Arts and crafters will be located in the Village Square from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features rides and games in the lower ballpark from noon to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m. The Rustic Ramblers will perform at the gazebo at 1 p.m. Go to the diner car beside the Municipal building for a tour of the car with Silver Creek Historian Lou Pelletter at 1 p.m. and enjoy refreshments. The Formula Band will perform at 6 p.m.

County Workers’ Memorial Day event

A remembrance program to honor all of the men and women from Chautauqua County who have been killed on the job, in the line of duty, or died from job-related causes, takes place at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in Frewsburg. In addition to speakers, there will be a bell and a plaque dedication. The public is invited to this free event and encouraged to follow CDC guidelines. Masks are required.

Justin Matteson and Elise Hupcej walk to remember

Sponsored by C.O.P.E. (Children of Opioid Parents and Empowerment), pre-registration begins at Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. The entrance fee is $20 per person, with the walk starting at noon.The route is Matteson Street through SUNY, north on Central Avenue, water break at the Family Martial Arts Center (water provided by 64 On the Pier), then continue to the Dunkirk Pier. Call 680-1121 for details.

Fredonia Jazz Festival

A day and evening of jazz will be held at the Rotunda Grapevine Railroad Farms, 307 E. Main St., Fredonia. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., jazz bands and combos from Western New York high schools will perform including SUNY Fredonia, Cassadaga High School, Brocton High School, Clymer High School and Fredonia High School. At 1:15 p.m., there will be a concert by the SUNY Fredonia Jazz Orchestra; 2:30 p.m., the Dave Golando Quintet; 5 p.m., the Multi Directions Quartet with Alex McArthur. New Orleans great Delfeayo Marsalis is the headliner, performing at 7 p.m. There is no charge for concerts prior to 4:30, and a $15 fee for those after. Food and drink options will be available at concession tents. See fredoniajazzsociety.com for details and tickets. Parking is free.

Silver Creek VFW spaghetti dinner

Silver Creek VFW Post 6472, Main Street, will hold a spaghetti dinner at the post from 4 to 7 p.m. Take-out orders are available. The dinner includes salad, spaghetti, bread and dessert for a donation of $10.

Dunkirk Elks meatloaf dinner

Doors open at 5 p.m. at the Dunkirk Elks Lodge, 428 Central Ave. Meatloaf dinners will be served until 9 p.m. or sold out. The menu also includes mashed potatoes, green beans and homemade desserts for a cost of $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. COVID 19 guidelines will be in place, with dining in or take-out options.

Westfield Cemetery Tour

Walking tours and horse and carriage rides begin in the Academy Street site at 6 p.m. Actors will play historical characters from the area. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are required. See http:/giveButter.com/westfield2021 for tickets or contact the Patterson Library.

1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Ekstasis Duo”

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will presents “Ekstasis Duo” at 7:30 p.m. The duo of Cellist Natasha Farny and Pianist Eliran Avni will perform a program entitled, “From the Shadows …” that includes works by composers Alexander Zemlinsky, Alma Mahler, Lili Boulanger, and George Walker, among others, and the songs of Nina Simone. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for Opera House members/seniors, $10 for students, and are available online or by calling the Box Office at 679-1891. At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

Faculty Recital: Aurora Deeds, soprano

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. 8 p.m. Free event.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 26

Silver Creek Grape Festival

Arts and crafters will be located in the Village Square from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features rides and games in the lower ballpark from 1 to 5 p.m. Go to the diner car beside the Municipal building for a tour of the car with Silver Creek Historian Lou Pelletter at 1 p.m. and enjoy refreshments. The WNY Alumni Group and the Northcoast Brass Co. will present a Drum & Bugle Corps performance from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Village Square.

Busti Apple Festival

Sponsored by the Busti Historical Society the event takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3343 Lawson Road. Jamestown. Admission is $5 per person, under 17 free. Don’t bring pets. Attractions include food vendors, craft vendors, a farmers’ market, demonstrations, and tours of the grist mill and the Victorian-style Miller House.

East Otto Historical Museum open

1892 Reed Hill Road, East Otto from 1 to 3 p.m.

The Western New York Chamber Orchestra presents: “Bach to Basics”

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall. 4 p.m. General public $20; students/children free. Features soloist Brent Weber.

MONDAY, SEPT. 27

Sheridan Historical Society open

The Historical Society, 2702 Route 20 and Center Road, will be open from 5 to 7 p.m.

Masks are required, CDC protocols will be followed.

Faculty Recital, Nick Weiser, jazz piano

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. 8 p.m. Free event.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28

Peaceful Soul Farmers’ Market

The Peaceful Soul Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 11359 Southwestern Blvd., Irving. It features a variety of vendors.

COVID vaccination clinic

A drive-through vaccination clinic will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Chautauqua Lake Central School bus garage, 100 N. Erie St., Mayville. No appointments are needed, but pre-registration is available. Bring proper ID and wear a mask. Don’t bring pets.

St. Joseph’s bingo

Bingo will take place at St. Joseph’s parish, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo begins at 7. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

Cassadaga Legion Post 1280 Cruise Night

The Cassadaga Legion Squadron 1280 will hold a cruise night at Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be drawings, food, music, cool cars and fun. For details, call Chuck at 410-4317 or the Legion at 595-3145.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29

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.

Tops Brocton meeting

TOPS Brocton meets on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. for weigh-ins and 3:30 for the meeting at the Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main Street, Brocton. Everyone is welcome.

Audubon Community Nature Center Creature Feature: “Red-eared Slider”

ACNC, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. $8 adults, $6 members and children 3 to 15. Free 2 and under. Reservations required by Sept. 27.

Faculty Recital, Jessica Tong and Isavel Ong, violins

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. 8 p.m. Free event.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 30

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.

Dunkirk Elks Lodge bingo

Dunkirk Elks Lodge bingo will be held at Central Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission sales begin at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Fredonia All College Band

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free event. Conductor Carrie Pawelski.

Fredonia Student Keyboard Association

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. 8 p.m. Free event.

FRIDAY, OCT. 1

Cherry Creek UMC rummage sale

The Cherry Creek United Methodist Church, 6813 Main St., will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Freedonia Marxonia

A free virtual event, “There’s Nothing Like Liberty: The Marx Brothers and America” will be presented by author and performer Noah Diamond. Details re: the livestream TBA.

Audubon Community Nature Center First Friday

ACNC, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 11 a.m. to noon. $8 adults, $6 members and children 9 to 15. Reservations appreciated, walk-ins welcome

Audubon Community Nature Center Enchanted Forest

ACNC, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. $12 adults, $9 members, $6 children 3 to 15. Free for 2 and under. Reservations for this guided walk are required. Guided walks go out every 10 minutes between 6 to 8 p.m. and last about 40 minutes. Animals communicate with visitors along the luminary-lit enchanted trail. Refreshments, crafts, exhibits follow.

SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance presents: “New Works Now – A Showcase of Student Creativity”

Rockefeller Arts Center, Bartlett Theatre, 7:30 p.m., general seating. General public $10, student/child $5. Two-hour showcase features dance and theatrical works created by the students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2

Rails to Trails bike ride

Depart at 8:30 a.m. from Ryder’s Cup Restaurant in Lakewood and end up in Clymer (19 miles one way). To participate, text Patrick Johnson at 640-4405. All riders will be responsible for breakfast purchases and means of returning to their respective communities.

Rails to Trails bike ride

Depart at 9 a.m. from the Chautauqua Rails to Trails trailheadat the Sherman village park on Franklin Street (11 miles one way). It will use roads. To participate, text Patrick Johnson at 640-4405. All riders will be responsible for breakfast purchases and means of returning to their respective communities.

Cherry Creek UMC rummage sale

The Cherry Creek United Methodist Church, 6813 Main St., will hold a rummage sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

Audubon Community Nature Center Nature Walk

ACNC, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 9 to 10 a.m. Free, donations encouraged. Reservations requested by Oct.1. Walk-ins accepted if room.

Dunkirk Senior Citizens flea market, bake sale and craft sale

The Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, will hold a flea market, bake sale and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop at the Center office to reserve a 6′ table for $10 or a card table for $5. The Senior Center will be sponsoring a $5 and under room.

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk

Register at 9:30 a.m. at Jamestown Community College, Jamestown Campus. Walk begins at 11 a.m. Money raised hels ACS pay for breast cancer research and offer patient support. For details, see MakingStridesWalk.org/Jamestown

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.

Fredonia Business Club golf tournament

Shorewood Country Club, registration 11:30 a.m., scramble start at noon. $100 fee, $75 Shorewood members. See https://event.create.com/e/fredoniabusinessclubgolftournament

Audubon Community Nature Center Enchanted Forest

ACNC, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. $12 adults, $9 members, $6 children 3 to 15. Free for 2 and under. Reservations for this guided walk are required. Guided walks go out every 10 minutes between 6 to 8 p.m. and last about 40 minutes. Animals communicate with visitors along the luminary-lit enchanted trail. Refreshments, crafts, exhibits follow.

SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance presents: “New Works Now – A Showcase of Student Creativity”

Rockefeller Arts Center, Bartlett Theatre, 7:30 p.m., general seating. General public $10, student/child $5. Two-hour showcase features dance and theatrical works created by the students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

SUNDAY, OCT. 3

Annual Pat McGee Memorial Dog Walk and chicken barbecue

This fund-raiser for the Lakeshore Humane Society will take place at the LHS Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. The dog walk registration takes place from 9 to 9:30 p.m., with the walk beginning at 10. The cost is $20. Each dog must have proper ID on a collar or be microchipped, wear a rabies tag, be on a non-retractable leash at all times and have an up-to-date rabies shot certificate to present at registration. Pre-registration is encouraged. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a basket raffle and a Weidner’s take-out chicken barbecue. Tickets are $13 pre-sale only. Buy online at lakeshorehumanesociety.org

St. John the Baptist[Episcopal] Church Blessing of the Pets service

All pets with owners are invited to a “Blessing of the Pets” in honor of St. Francis of Assisi at St. John the Baptist[Episcopal] Church at 12:30 p.m. on the corner of West Fourth and Lark Streets, Dunkirk.

SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance presents: “New Works Now – A Showcase of Student Creativity”

Rockefeller Arts Center, Bartlett Theatre, 2 p.m., general seating. General public $10, student/child $5. Two-hour showcase features dance and theatrical works created by the students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

MONDAY, OCT. 4

Fredonia Student Composers

SUNY Fredonia Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free event.

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