Calendar of Events

Geneseo provides residents and visitors with a wide variety of activities that appeal to all ages and interests. Please browse through our many events, which we attempt to keep as current as possible. Our sister website, www.geneseony.org, contains schedules of governmental organizations and meetings.

If you would like to submit an event, click HERE.

Sep
18
Wed
Wadsworth Lecture: Martha Raddatz @ Wadsworth Auditorium at SUNY Geneseo
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

Martha Raddatz, chief global affairs correspondent for ABC News (Image provided)

Award-winning journalist Martha Raddatz, ABC News chief global affairs correspondent and co-anchor of ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, will deliver the James Jeremiah Wadsworth Endowed Lecture. Raddatz’s talk, “From the White House to the Middle East,” will be followed by a Q&A. The event is free and open to the public. Full press release

Sep
19
Thu
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Lower Center Street
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

FarmersMarket
9th Year of the Market!
• Thursdays June 20 – October 17
• 3:00 – 6:30 PM
• Lots of activities, local vendors and musicians

Check for updates on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/geneseofarmersmarket

Sep
20
Fri
Homecoming & Family Weekend @ SUNY Geneseo
Sep 20 all-day

SUNY Geneseo will host a combined Homecoming and Family Weekend, Sept. 20 –21. Alumni and parents registering for the celebration will enjoy plenty of opportunities to catch up with classmates, students, faculty and staff, as well as catch a glimpse of what life’s like at SUNY Geneseo.

Room Full of Blues @ The Geneseo Riviera
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6 PM; performance at 7 PM. Please note that there is a service fee for online ticket link.

For the last 50 years Roomful of Blues has become legendary in the Blues World.Roomful has toured the world and recorded 25 albums. With five Grammy nominations and a slew of music awards and accolades , Roomful has become a recognized leader in their genre.

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Sep
21
Sat
Homecoming & Family Weekend @ SUNY Geneseo
Sep 21 all-day

SUNY Geneseo will host a combined Homecoming and Family Weekend, Sept. 20 –21. Alumni and parents registering for the celebration will enjoy plenty of opportunities to catch up with classmates, students, faculty and staff, as well as catch a glimpse of what life’s like at SUNY Geneseo.

Genesee Valley Hunt Parade and Opening Meet @ The Wadsworth Homestead and Main Street
Sep 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

GVHThe Opening Meet marks the beginning of the formal foxhunting season. Hounds, staff and subscribers traditionally ride up Geneseo’s Main Street at 7:30 AM from the Wadsworth Homestead to the Hartford House at the north end, and off into the countryside from there. The sight of so many riders of all ages and sound of so many hooves on the pavement are stirring. (Valley Horses by Sally Fox, Livingston County News, September 18, 2014)

This is the 143rd season of the Genesee Valley Hunt.

Honors Recital @ Doty Recital Hall
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Music will proudly present two recitals featuring the winners of the 2019 Honors Competition. The recitals will take place at 1:00 PM in Doty Recital Hall, as part of SUNY Geneseo’s Family Weekend Events and 3:45 PM at The Lyric Theatre Cabaret Hall, as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival.

Selected by a panel of professional judges, the winners of the 2019 Honors Competition are: Brett Hammes, tenor; Annie Levine, soprano; Grant McElhany, cello; Kayla McGallian, soprano; Rocky Nardone, baritone; Kelsey Roberts, soprano; Sara Stoner, clarinet; and Shotaro Toyoda, violin.  The students will be assisted by faculty collaborative pianist, Dr. Kurt Galvan.

Additionally, Geneseo Chamber Music will present this day at 5:30 PM at the same facility (The Lyric Theatre Cabaret Hall) as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival.

8th Annual Gala in the Valley @ National Warplane Museum
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


2019 Gala in the Valley

National Warplane Museum
5pm VIP Event,  6PM Gala
Emcee  Nikki Rudd,  WHEC News 10
Click here for Gala Flyer

Limelight & Accents: THE MIDTOWN MEN @ Wadsworth Auditorium
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

Limelight & Accents Performing Arts Series 2019 – 2020

Midtown Men is the high-energy musical phenomenon that took Jersey Boys to Broadway and beyond to the edges of America. They are the first every vocal group formed by the high-profile Broadway show. They have continuously published hit records and garnered five-star reviews.

Sep
25
Wed
Walter Harding Lecture: Composer Gregory Spears @ Doty Recital Hall at SUNY Geneseo
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

Composer Gregory Spears. (Image provided)

Composer Gregory Spears will deliver the 2019 Walter Harding Lecture. Spears’ lecture, “Thoreau and Music,” is free and open to the public.

Full press release

 

Sep
26
Thu
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Lower Center Street
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

FarmersMarket
9th Year of the Market!
• Thursdays June 20 – October 17
• 3:00 – 6:30 PM
• Lots of activities, local vendors and musicians

Check for updates on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/geneseofarmersmarket

Sep
29
Sun
Oktoberfest @ Deer Run Winery
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Oktoberfest with German-American music provided by The Frankfurters, locally brewed Oktoberfest beers and German wines and food available. Hoffe dich zu sehen – Hope to see you!

Oct
3
Thu
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Lower Center Street
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

FarmersMarket
9th Year of the Market!
• Thursdays June 20 – October 17
• 3:00 – 6:30 PM
• Lots of activities, local vendors and musicians

Check for updates on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/geneseofarmersmarket

Oct
6
Sun
Harvest Festival @ Deer Run Winery
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A day for the family to celebrate the year’s grape harvest with hayrides through the vineyard, bounce house, face-painting, candy, lawn games, grape stomp & more. Costumes are encouraged!