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.

Aug
23
Fri
Geneseo Summer Concert Series – Panloco Steel Band @ Geneseo Village Park
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Eleventh Annual Geneseo Summer Concert Series is being presented to provide musical entertainment to the Geneseo Community at no cost to those attending. We are building on the success of past seasons, which contributed to the lifestyle of our community, as well as bringing people to our downtown area during a traditionally quiet time of the year. The series will begin on Friday June 21st, 2019 in the Village Park from 7 – 9 PM. The remaining concerts will be on consecutive Fridays, with the final concert on August 30th. Each performance will be from 7-9 PM in the Village Park. Food & Drinks from the Café Shiloh are available in the Park. New restrooms in the park are open.

 

Panloco Steel Band – one of Western New York’s most versatile steel bands, was formed in 1995. Led by percussionist Ted Canning, Panloco explores the unique musical qualities of the steel pan from its traditional Caribbean roots to pop, jazz, classical, and world musics.

Aug
28
Wed
My First Day of Kindergarten @ Wadsworth Library
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

If you’re starting kindergarten this year, this program’s for you!

Celebrate the first day of school with specially-selected stories and a craft.

Registration begins June 1. Space is limited.

A Universe of Stories
• Here’s the complete brochure.
• Wadsworth Library’s website
• Wadsworth Library’s Facebook page
Summer Reading Calendar

Aug
29
Thu
Blackout Poetry Workshop @ Wadsworth Library
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Poems are hidden on every printed page. Uncover poems and discover your inner poet by joining us at this special workshop. Participants will use discarded book pages and markers to create their own poetry by blacking out the words they don’t need. This program is best for ages 13 and up. Registration is required! Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Aug
30
Fri
Geneseo Summer Concert Series – Dady Brothers & The Sláinte Irish Dancers @ Geneseo Village Park
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Eleventh Annual Geneseo Summer Concert Series is being presented to provide musical entertainment to the Geneseo Community at no cost to those attending. We are building on the success of past seasons, which contributed to the lifestyle of our community, as well as bringing people to our downtown area during a traditionally quiet time of the year. The series will begin on Friday June 21st, 2019 in the Village Park from 7 – 9 PM. The remaining concerts will be on consecutive Fridays, with the final concert on August 30th. Each performance will be from 7-9 PM in the Village Park. Food & Drinks from the Café Shiloh are available in the Park. New restrooms in the park are open.


John and Joe Dady are The Dady Brothers, and as audiences in the U.S., Canada, and Ireland know, the name is synonymous with fine musical talent and fun!
Founded in 2011, Sláinte (slahn-chə) Irish Dance has already grown tremendously on the SUNY Geneseo campus, as well as in the Geneseo Community. The dancers are varied in level, including several regional, national, and World Champion dancers.

Sep
6
Fri
Geneseo Summer Concert Series – Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ Geneseo Village Park
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Eleventh Annual Geneseo Summer Concert Series is being presented to provide musical entertainment to the Geneseo Community at no cost to those attending. We are building on the success of past seasons, which contributed to the lifestyle of our community, as well as bringing people to our downtown area during a traditionally quiet time of the year. The series will begin on Friday June 21st, 2019 in the Village Park from 7 – 9 PM. The remaining concerts will be on consecutive Fridays, with the final concert on August 30th. Each performance will be from 7-9 PM in the Village Park. Food & Drinks from the Café Shiloh are available in the Park. New restrooms in the park are open.

 

The Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra was established to foster the preservation, education, and celebration of music known as big band. The band performs favorites such as Count Basie and Duke Ellington as well as well-known standards sung by Ella Fitzgerald and Natalie Cole.

Sep
8
Sun
Where We Lived: A History of ResLife in the Early Years 1871-1950 @ MacVittie College Union Hunt Room at SUNY Geneseo
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm

Meg Reitz, Associate Director of SUNY Geneseo’s Residential Life Program will speak about the evolution of dorms on the Geneseo campus.

Dr. Reitz will talk about the progression from life on the third floor of Geneseo’s first campus building, Old Main, to the development of private boarding houses for women, to the opening of Valley Hall in the aftermath of WWII.  The presentation will be co-sponsored by the College ResLife Program and the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG).

Sep
13
Fri
Geneseo Summer Concert Series – Miller and The Other Sinners @ Geneseo Village Park
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Eleventh Annual Geneseo Summer Concert Series is being presented to provide musical entertainment to the Geneseo Community at no cost to those attending. We are building on the success of past seasons, which contributed to the lifestyle of our community, as well as bringing people to our downtown area during a traditionally quiet time of the year. The series will begin on Friday June 21st, 2019 in the Village Park from 7 – 9 PM. The remaining concerts will be on consecutive Fridays, with the final concert on August 30th. Each performance will be from 7-9 PM in the Village Park. Food & Drinks from the Café Shiloh are available in the Park. New restrooms in the park are open.

Miller and The Other Sinners – David Miller grew up mostly in the country, south of Buffalo, NY, in Allegany County. At a very young age he began singing in church, surrounded by gospel music, which has impacted his writing to this day. Growing up through the 70’s and 80’s, he was exposed to all different styles of music, learning piano, sax and eventually, guitar. Blues, R&B and soul music always inspired him though he never embraced those forms until much later in life. He was composing from a very early age and was recording his own church albums at the age of 12.

Sep
15
Sun
LCHS Program: Shaw Sisters and Women’s Suffrage @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm

Livingston County Historian Amie Alden will present on the Shaw Sisters who were two major agents in both the Suffrage and Temperance Movements of the 20th century. Recently, a historical marker was erected in front of their former home at 22 Main St, Geneseo. Come hear their story in the year of the hundredth anniversary of women’s right to vote.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

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.

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.

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!

Oct
20
Sun
LCHS Program: Seeking the Story of the Groveland Shakers @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm

Come learn the history of the Groveland Shaker religious community (1826 – 1892), who resided on the land where the Groveland Correctional Facility now stands. Fran Kramer is a historian who has long been researching and teaching about the Sodus/Groveland Shakers.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Oct
31
Thu
Trick-or-Treat on Main Street – Halloween Parade & Costume Contest! @ Participating Main Street Businesses
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Grab your candy sack and come Trick or Treat on Main Street! Visit participating businesses (costumes encouraged) between 4 and 6 PM.
• The annual Halloween Parade & Costume contest begins at 6:30 PM (line up in the Village Park begins at 6 PM).
• Enjoy a happy and safe Halloween!

Brought to you by Geneseo Community Main Street, Geneseo Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club of Geneseo! 

Nov
10
Sun
LCHS Program: History of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office / Semi-Annual Meeting @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Nov 10 @ 1:30 pm

Livingston County Sheriff Dougherty is stopping by to teach about the history of the department. The Sheriff’s Office has existed since the formation of the Livingston County government in 1821, nearly 200 years ago. Dougherty, the 50th Sheriff of Livingston County, has held office since his election in 2014.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum