Monthly Archives: September 2010

Halloween Spooktacular at St. James Church

St. James Church Presents Special Halloween Spooktacular Saturday October 30th at 7:00 PM Silent Movie Phantom of the Opera Accompanying Organ Music by Charles Bradley Tickets are $10 / Call 343-6802 St. James Church, 405 East Main Street, Batavia PROCEEDS … Continue reading

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Candlelight Ghost Tour of Batavia Cemetery

Batavia Cemetery Association Presents Historic Batavia Cemetery Candlelight Ghost Tour Saturday October 16th and 23rd Tours begin at 7:00 pm Departing every 15 minutes – RIP by 8:30 pm Tickets are $10 For reservations call 344-2550 X2613 or 343-0248 Available … Continue reading

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Ghost Walk in Batavia

Genesee County Historians Presents 2010 GHOST WALK “Murder, Mystery & Mayhem” Friday October 15th & 22ndwith walks at 8:00, 8:15 and 8:30 pm Friday October 29th with walks at 8:00 and 8:30 pm Engine House (3 West Main Street, Batavia) … Continue reading

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Barn Dance and Fiddle Competition

The Historical Society of Elba is sponsoring a Barn Dance and Fiddle Competition on October 16th at Torrey’s Barn in Elba.  Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.  The event will feature Kelly’s Oldtimers.  For information call Ron … Continue reading

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Roast Beef Dinner and Chinese Auction Oct. 7th

On Thursday, October 7th, there will be a Roast Beef Dinner and Chinese Auction to benefit the Historical Society of Elba.  Dinners are $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for 12 and under, and free for those 4 and under.  To reserve … Continue reading

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Civil War Commemoration Committee Formed

With the approach of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War just months away, the Genesee County Federation of Historical Agencies recently convened a committee to plan commemoration events.  While plans are still tentative and evolving, … Continue reading

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GCC history students prepare for service learning experiences

With the fall 2010 semester now underway, hundreds of GCC history students are now preparing to fan out across the GLOW region to work with historical societies, museums, cemetery associations – and the like – in order to complete service learning requirements. Service … Continue reading

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