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
16
Mon
Knitting Group @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 

 

Interested yarn-crafters of all ages and levels are invited to join us in the library’s downstairs community room (accessible by elevator). Beginners are welcome and supplies and instruction are available.

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

Sep
17
Tue
Fall Storytime Programs: Books & Babies @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Books & Babies is a lap-sit program designed to introduce children (birth – 2 years of age) to language and early literacy. Babies sit with their caregivers and model the activities presented through simple finger plays, songs, stories and nursery rhymes. Registration is required and begins August 26.

September 10, 17
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19, 26
December 3, 10, 17

See all Fall Children’s Programs at this link.

Fall Preschool Storytime on Tuesdays @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

Preschool Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration is required.

September 10, 17
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19, 26
December 3, 10, 17

See all Fall Children’s Programs at this link.

Sep
18
Wed
Fall Storytime Programs: Toddler Tales @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Toddler Tales program is a blend of Books & Babies and Preschool Storytime activities. A variety of stories are combined with songs, rhymes, finger plays, crafts and free play. This program is appropriate for children ages 2-3 years old. Registration is required.

September 11, 18
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11, 18

See all Fall Children’s Programs at this link.

Fall Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

Preschool Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration is required.

September 11, 18
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11, 18

See all Fall Children’s Programs at this link.

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

The Next Chapter @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

A storytime event for the school age crowd! We meet one Thursday afternoon each month from 3:30-4:30 pm. We’ll enjoy picture books, chapter books, literacy, art, and science activities, all for the school age crowd! Open to children in K-3rd grade. Registration is not required.

September 19 – Intro to The Next Chapter
October 24 – Graphic Novels & Wordless Books
November 21 – Snowflake Science

Genesee Valley Photography Society @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm
Genesee Valley Photography Society @ Wadsworth Library

Advance your photography skills with the Genesee Valley Photography Society.  Meetings are the first and third Thursdays of the month, September through April.

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

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.

Car Seat Check @ Geneseo Fire Hall
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Events are held throughout the county for parents and caregivers to receive information and hands-on assistance in the proper use of child safety restraint systems and seatbelts based on the height and weight of the child. Safety seats are checked to make sure they are safe and installed properly.

County parents/caregivers with limited financial resources (who qualify for WIC) can receive a car seat at no charge. Must be a Livingston County resident.

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Wadsworth Writers @ Wadsworth Library
Sep 21 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm

Do you have a passion for writing and enjoy sharing with others? Join us for this special writing group at Wadsworth Library. Participants can write and share memoirs, poetry, or original stories with a supportive learning community of fellow writers. Begins Saturday, September 7. Workshops are held every other Saturday of the month from 10:15 am – 12:30 pm. This program is best for adults. Registration is required; space is limited.