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.

Mar
20
Wed
Watershed Education Center Presentation: Local Real-Time Weather Data @ Watershed Education Center at Vitale Park
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm
Apr
14
Sun
LCHS Program: Linwood Gardens @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Apr 14 @ 1:30 pm

Come learn about Linwood Gardens, a private estate overlooking the Genesee Valley, established by the Gratwick family of Buffalo in 1901. The property was originally a summer estate and over the years has been the home of the Linwood Music School, numerous animals and artists, and a unique historic collection of tree peonies. Get excited for the annual Tree Peony Festival of Flowers.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Apr
17
Wed
GREAT Day @ various SUNY Geneseo locations
Apr 17 all-day

Geneseo Recognizing Excellence, Achievement & Talent Day is a college-wide symposium celebrating the creative and scholarly endeavors of our students. In addition to recognizing the achievements of our students, the purpose of GREAT Day is to help foster academic excellence, encourage professional development, and build connections within the community.

Overview and detailed program will be available closer to the date.

May
19
Sun
LCHS Program: Big Tree Exhibit / Semi-Annual Meeting @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
May 19 @ 1:30 pm

With the opening of the Big Tree Exhibit, learn from exhibit designer Lauren Becker about the many layers of history embedded in the exhibit. From ancient geology to the modern-day study of the mighty oaks and their connection to the Seneca people, Becker will weave together a narrative sure to excite those who’ve resided in the realm of the famous Big Tree.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Jun
9
Sun
LCHS Program: The History of Salt Mining @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Jun 9 @ 1:30 pm

Explore the history of Livingston County through the story of one of the world’s most important minerals. Co-founder and co-CEO of American Rock Salt, Joe Bucci, Sr. hails proudly from a long line of salt miners. As recent Italian immigrants to America, the early Bucci family, along with many other Italian families that resided in Retsof, made their living on salt, utilizing the opportunity for labor provided by the Western New York salt mines.
• 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
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

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

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