Sunday Painters Art Classes with Pat Greene—Sun., Jan. 26, Feb. 23, Mar. 29, & Apr. 26 (All classes start at 1pm.)
Local artist Pat Greene will teach a series of four painting classes in 2020 for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. We also encourage families to contact us for special pricing.
Tuition for each class is $55 (Cobblestone Society Members $50) or all four classes for $200 (Cobblestone Society Members $180). Sponsor: Go Art!
Cobblestone Museum Day at Lures Restaurant in Kendall—Sat. March 21 (11am-9pm)
The Cobblestone Museum joins forces with Lures Restaurant to host our restaurant fundraiser, “Cobblestone Museum Day at Lures.” Visit Lures at Bald Eagle Marina, on Sat. March 21 and order from the menu. At the conclusion of your meal, a generous portion of your guest check will be donated to the Cobblestone Museum by the restaurant, at no additional cost to you! Please make a reservation at (585) 548-1020.
Corning Museum of Glass Bus Trip – Sat. April 4 (9am-5pm)
Enjoy a full day excursion to Historic Corning and take a guided tour of the Corning Museum of Glass.
Cobblestone Spring Trivia Night – April TBD
Maarit Vaga will be the emcee for the Cobblestone Museum’s Trivia Night.
Fundraising Concert II—April 26 (3:00pm-4:30pm)
Help us pack the Cobblestone Church for a reprise free concert featuring our fiddler friends, “Elderberry Jam.” A freewill offering will be accepted.
Museum Tours resume by appointment beginning May 1st
Cobblestone Membership Fundraising Dinner—Wed. May 6 (5pm-9pm)
Join us for our third annual Membership Dinner at the Carlton Recreation Center. This signature event will be again catered by Michael Zambito. There will be live and silent auction and several raffles throughout the evening.
Mother/Daughter Tea on Mother’s Day—Sun. May 10 (3pm)
Georgia Thomas invites our members and their guests to enjoy a special Mother-Daughter Tea. A short program will be included on the history of Mother’s Day. A freewill donation will be accepted.
Progressive Organ Concert (Brockport & Holley)—Sat. May 16 (5pm-9pm)
Our third annual progressive concert and dinner will visit the Morgan Manning House and two historic churches in Holley & Brockport. Our catered dinner will follow. Seating is limited, so call early.
Museum Opens for Tours (Wed.- Sun.) beginning June 3rd
Holley June Fest Parade—Sat. June 6
Be sure to watch for our 60th Anniversary float in this year’s parade.
NYS 4H Fashion Show followed by Cobblestone Museum Group Tour—June 6
Our good friends and neighbors from Orleans County Cornell Cooperative 4H Program are hosting their statewide 4H Fashion Show in our Cobblestone Church from 10am – Noon. A group tour of our campus will follow after lunch at Tillman’s.
New Exhibit Opening—Sun. June 7 (3pm)
“Historical, Hysterical & Naughty: 1850-1950.” As the Victorian era passed into the Roaring Twenties, a market developed for some very unusual novelty pieces. In their time, these miniatures symbolized the casting off of the perceived restraints of the era. Borrowing from the personal collections of Bill Lattin and the late René Schasel, this exhibit will certainly bring a smile to the face of most visitors as personal perceptions of a by-gone era get challenged through this little known, yet entertaining genre.
Albion Strawberry Festival & Parade—June 12 & 13
We will be participating in this great community festival! Stop by the Hot Dog stand on East Bank Street and enjoy a hot dog or hamburger and Coke to benefit the Cobblestone Museum. Be sure to watch for our 60th Anniversary float in the parade on Saturday.
Lyndonville Parade—July 4
It’s our 60th Anniversary and we’ve produced a float to celebrate this accomplishment.
Cobblestone Patriotic Service—Sun. July 5 (11am-3pm) & Celebrating Cobblestone Heritage: Our 60th Anniversary
Come out and celebrate our nation’s independence with patriotic songs and readings at 11am. At noon we will welcome all of the churches of the community for a fellowship picnic lunch on the side lawn to celebrate our 60th Anniversary. A free-will donation will be received.
Summer Garden Bus Tour—July TBD
Sue Starkweather-Miller is our host for this annual bus trip around Orleans County to look at several spectacular horticultural displays. Be sure to sign up early. This trip is a perennial sell-out.
Civil War Reenactment—July/August TBD
The Lewiston Reenactment Group will portray a Civil War Field Hospital with nurses and surgeons demonstrating skills and medical tools of the time.
Cobblestone Trail Bus Tour III (Sodus)—August TBD
Sue Bonafini will lead our third Cobblestone Bus Tour which will feature visits to cobblestone structures in Sodus.
Museum Tours available by appointment Labor Day—Oct. 31
Orleans County Heritage Festival—Sept. 11-20
A celebration of the storied history of Orleans County celebrated by many different partners throughout the county. Watch the website for details as they develop.
Old Timer’s Fair & Antiques Appraisal—Sat. Sept. 12 (OCHF Event)
Our museum will come alive with artisans and re-enactors as we recreate the feel of Orleans County life in the 19th century. Free Admission. An antique appraisal service is also available for a small fee per item. A Chiavetta Chicken BBQ is taking place on site for dining al fresco or take-out, from 11am until 5pm or sold-out.
Cobblestone Tour of Homes—Sat. Sept. 26 (11am-4pm)
Our annual Cobblestone Tour will branch out to several fine examples located in western Orleans County and Niagara County. Self-drive and bus tour options are available.
Fall History Bus Trip (Ganondagan)—Sat. Oct. 10 (9am-4pm)
A narrated tour of area cobblestone homes will accompany the short drive to “Finger Lakes Country” where we will check out the fantastic fall foliage and tour the facilities at Ganondagan State Historic Site near Canandaigua. The tour includes the Seneca Arts & Cultural Center and the full size replica of a 17th century Seneca Nation Longhouse.
Cobblestone Ghost Walk—Sat. Oct. 17
This year’s Ghost Walk will showcase Orleans County happenings at the conclusion of The Civil War.
Holiday Shoppe—Nov. 6, 7, 8 and Dec. 5 (1-5pm)
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as we once again turn our gift shop into a Christmas Wonderland of decorations and gifts at incredibly low cost. Watch our schedule for special times of Christmas music, too.
Cobblestone Society Annual Meeting—Sat. Nov. 14 (Noon-2pm)
The annual business meeting of the Cobblestone Society will be preceded by a luncheon. Location TBD.
Medina Parade of Lights—Sat. Nov. 28
It’s our 60th Anniversary and we will celebrate with a float in the Medina Parade.
Christmas Tour of Homes: Holley, NY—Sat. Dec. 5 (2pm-7pm)
View some wonderful Christmas displays and open houses in Holley on our fourth annual Christmas Tour of Historic Homes. Again this year, we will feature a self-drive or bus tour option. Mark your calendar today, you won’t want to miss this!