Sunday Painters Art Classes with Pat Greene—Sun., Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 31, & April 28 (All classes start at 1pm.)
Local artist Pat Greene will teach a series of four painting classes in 2019 for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. We also encourage families to contact us for special pricing. The lessons will include:
• Jan. 27-Black & White & Shades of Grey: Starting a foundation for painting.
• Feb, 24-Glass: How to create the illusion of clear.
• Mar. 31-Metal: Seeing metal for what it is.
• Apr. 28-Drapery: Understanding the effects.
An art show of student art will be mounted at the museum. Tuition for each class is $50 (Cobblestone Society Members $45) or all four classes for $180 (Cobblestone Society Members $160). Sponsor: Go Art!
Eastman Museum-Dutch (Bulb) Connection Bus Tour—Sat. Feb 9 (9am-4pm)
Our first bus trip of 2019 will visit the Dutch Bulb exhibit at the George Eastman House and the Lamberton Conservatory. Sue Starkweather-Miller has a fun day lined up, including her delicious “Cobblescones!” (Full details on Page 1.)
Cobblestone Museum Day at Lures Restaurant—Thursday, March 21 (11am-9pm)
The Cobblestone Museum joins forces with Lures Restaurant to host a new fundraiser, “Cobblestone Museum Day at Lures.” Visit Lures at1033 S Lakeland Beach Rd, Kendall, on Thursday, 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 now at (585) 548-1020.
Historic Masonry Workshop—Sat. March 16 (9am-4pm)
Master Mason Brian Daddis is our instructor for this hands-on workshop teaching various forms of masonry repairs. The seminar will include a two hour lecture and four hours of actual masonry repairs at our Cobblestone Schoolhouse. Tuition for this full day workshop is $90 for Cobblestone Museum members and $100 for non-members.
Cartwright’s Pancake House Bus Tour, Maple Syrup Weekend—Sat. March 30 (9am-3pm)
Those who have visited Cartwright’s Maple Syrup Restaurant know what a delight it is! Join us as we enjoy a great tour and an unbelievable pancake brunch at the height of maple syrup season in New York State.
Fundraising Concert—Sun. April 14 (3:00pm-4:30pm)
Join us for a free musical treat in our Cobblestone Church. The group of eight musicians is known as Elderberry Jam and their core group appeared previously at the museum for one of our events in 2017. They are comprised of three fiddlers, two guitars (one sometimes banjo), a hammered dulcimer, a mandolin and an awesome bass player. A free-will offering will be accepted.
Museum Tours resume by appointment-May 1
Cobblestone Membership Fundraising Dinner – Wed. May 1 (5pm-9pm)
Join us for our second annual Membership Dinner at the newly remodeled Carlton Recreation Center. This signature event will be again catered by Michael Zambito. Live and silent auction and several raffles throughout the evening. (See details on Page 2 and Registration Form on Page 12.)
Progressive Organ Concert (Medina)—Sat. May 11 (5:30pm-9:00pm)
Our second annual progressive concert and dinner will visit three historic churches in Medina. The concerts will be held in progressive fashion at St. Mary’s RC Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and First Baptist Church. Our delicious meal, served at St. Mary’s, will be catered by the award winning Zambistro Restaurant.
Cobblestone Trail Bus Tour II—Sat. May 18 (9am-4pm)
Our second Cobblestone Bus Tour will feature visits to cobblestone structures in Monroe and Wayne counties, with a tour of the Alling Coverlet Museum and a lunch stop included.
Museum Opens for Daily Tours beginning Sat. June 1
A Day in the Life Tour—June 1 (Noon-’till)
Start your day with a delicious Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ and then visit our museum buildings and experience a living-history tour with costumed re-enactors and heritage demonstrations.
Albion Strawberry Festival—June 6 & 7
We will be participating in this great community festival! Stop by the Hot Dog stand on East Bank Street and enjoy a hot dog and Coke to benefit the Cobblestone Museum.
Summer Solstice Soirée III –Music in the Garden—Wed. June 19 (5:00pm-8:30pm)
Enjoy an evening of music, art and much more for our third annual Summer Solstice Soirée. A small donation secures your evening of food, wine & entertainment set amidst a garden splendor in Orleans County.
Cobblestone Patriotic Service—Sun. July 7 (11am-1pm)
Come out and celebrate our nation’s independence with patriotic songs and readings, followed by a hot dog picnic lunch on the side lawn. A free-will donation will be received.
Cobblestone Camp—Dates TBD
Again this year, we will welcome our younger audience to participate in many age appropriate activities.
Summer Garden Bus Tour—July 20 (9am-4pm)
Sue Starkweather-Miller is our host for this annual bus trip around the county to look at several spectacular horticultural displays. Save-the-date, you won’t want to miss this fun trip.
Orleans County Fair – July 22-27
The Cobblestone Museum joins forces with Orleans County Historical Association to present an information booth at the Orleans County Fair. Stop by the merchant’s building and say hi!
Antique Shopping Bus Trip—Sat. Aug. 10 (9am-4pm)
Come and explore some really great antique shops around WNY and leave the driving to a seasoned professional.
Museum Tours available by appointment only after Labor Day.
Orleans County Heritage Festival—Sept. 6-15
A celebration of the storied history of Orleans County celebrated by many different partners throughout the county. Watch our website for details as they develop.
Old Timers Fair—Sat. Sept. 14. (11am-5pm)
Our museum will come alive with artisans and re-enactors as we recreate the feel of Orleans County life in the 19th century. A chicken BBQ is available for dining al-fresco or take-out.
Cobblestone Tour of Homes—Sat. Sept. 28. (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.
Cobblestone Ghost Walk—Sat. Oct. 19 (Noon-5pm)
Visit the historic buildings on our campus where you will “meet” some spirited apparitions from Orleans County’s past. Luncheon featuring healthy food options from Sourced Market Eatery in Medina will be available.
Fall Foliage Bus Trip—Sat. Oct. 12 (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 while riding to the top of Bristol Mountain via ski lift. Enjoy lunch at the top of the mountain.
Holiday Shoppe—Nov. 1, 2 & 3 and Dec. 7 (11am-4pm)
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 prices.
Cobblestone Society Annual Meeting—Sat. Nov. 9 (Noon-2pm)
The annual business meeting of the Cobblestone Society will be preceded by a luncheon. Location TBD.
Christmas Tour of Homes—Sat. Dec. 7 (2pm-7pm)
View some wonderful Christmas displays and open houses on our third annual Christmas Tour of Homes which will feature a self-drive or bus tour option. Mark your calendar today, you won’t want to miss this!
Thank you for attending our events!