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Blessing of the Grapes Mass

The annual “Blessing of the Grapes Mass” begins at 8:30 a.m., Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 165 Central Ave., Silver Creek. Growers can bring baskets of their grapes, samples of juices or wine prior to Mass to be blessed by Father Dan Fiebelkorn.

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.

American Red Cross blood drive

Forestville American Legion, 6 Cedar St., 12:30 to 5 p.m. Call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment and for details.

Fredonia Cub Scout Pack 267 open house

All interested families with children entering kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to attend a Fredonia Cub Scout Pack 267 open house at 6 p.m. in the lower pavilion of Russell Joy Park. Meet Den Leaders and learn about the coming scouting year. All children who attend can participate in planned activities. Email leslieamwille@gmail.com for details. COVID-19 precautions will be observed.

Book signing event

The Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield will host a book-signing with author Kristian Reiber from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.. He will read three short selections from his new book “Dare to be Authentic Vol. 6 – Finding Your Purpose.” Reiber is a health and mindset coach.

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 monthly meeting

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Auxiliary members are encouraged to attend and new members always welcome. Dues for 2022 are now being accepted either in person, mail to Membership chair Pat Ambrose, 67 Berry Road, Fredonia NY 14063, or online at alaforveterans.com

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the movie “The Lost Leonardo” at 7:30 p.m. It is the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, and sold at the door only. At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

Faculty Recital: Extringavaganza VIII

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

WEDNESDAY,

SEPT. 15

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.

Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society Polish dinner

A traditional Polish dinner of pierogi, golumbki, kielbasa with red kapusta, mashed baby red potatoes and rye bread with butter will be held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Babcia’s Pierogies will prepare the food. Social distancing will be practiced. There are 100 seats for indoor dining, or drive-through will be available. Tickets are available at Big Rick’s on Lake Shore Drive East or the 4th Ward Deli on Doughty Street for $15 each or two for $25.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society meeting

The CCGS will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Cassadaga American Legion, 228 Maple Ave. Members will discuss their latest research. New members are welcome. COVID-19 restrictions will be observed.

Marijuana law community information meeting

A presentation about the New York state’s recent legalization of marijuana will take place in the Fredonia Opera House at 7 p.m. A question and answer period will follow.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16

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.

Rosary for Peace in the World

This recurring Rosary takes place on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.

“Here Comes The Sun: The Music of The Beatles”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. This high-energy concert forgoes costumes. Reserved seating: $35, $30, $25, $20. Students $17, $15, $12, $10.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 17

Gowanda VFW indoor yard sale

The Gowanda VFW, 20 Sandhill Road, will hold an indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food will be available.

Leon Firemen’s Auxiliary fall rummage sale

The sale takes place at the Leon Fire Hall, New Albion Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 18

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.

Gowanda VFW indoor yard sale

The Gowanda VFW, 20 Sandhill Road, will hold an indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food will be available.

Leon Firemen’s Auxiliary fall rummage sale

The sale takes place at the Leon Fire Hall, New Albion Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

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.

STTC KBR (Kayak, Bike Run) Triathlon

Sponsored by Wilson Endurance Sports, the event begins at 10 a.m. at Cassadaga Beach.

Central Connection Bike Ride

This “slow roll” begins at 10 a.m.

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 1 to 3 p.m. at the Town of Poland Highway Department, 533 Grubb Hill Road, Kennedy. Online pre-registration is required. See chqgov.com and access the public health link.

Full Moon Paddle Across the Lake

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Cassadaga Beach for this 7 p.m. event. There will be refreshments. Call Evergreen Outfitters for rental at 763-2266. The activity is sponsored by the Cassadaga Lakes Association and Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the movie “Respect” at 7:30p.m. It follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s (Jennifer Hudson) career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, and sold at the door only. At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 19

South Dayton Fire Department fall tractor pull

Firemen’s grounds, 24 Maple St, scales open at 10 a.m. pull starts at noon, $5 admission, $10 hitch fee, No alcohol allowed on grounds.

National Back to Church Sunday

This event, held locally at the First Baptist Church of Dunkirk, 876 Central Ave., begins at 9:30 a.m. with a worship service followed by food and fun on the front lawn. All food will be individually packaged to provide a health environment. All are welcome.

East Otto Historical Museum open

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 21

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.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the movie “Respect” at 7:30p.m. It follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s (Jennifer Hudson) career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, and sold at the door only. At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

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