March 23

Pancake Breakfast

Rushville Hose Co annual pancake breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. March 23 & 24. Featuring real locally produced Maple syrup and all you can eat pancakes. Scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. $9 for adults. $5 for children 5-12 year old and 4 and under free.

Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime Saturday will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. March 23 at Gorham Free Library, 2664 State Rte. 245, Gorham. Fun activities, stories, and more. 

Introduction to Weaving

Learn the basics of loom weaving and the workings of a variety of hand and lap looms from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main St., Penn Yan. Instructor: Craig Sandberg will discuss developing and following patterns as well as the best materials to use for loom weaving. Cost: $40 members, $48 not-yet-members.Call 315-536-8226 or email

Spring Craft

The spring craft of making a set of three 4X4 wooden bunnies, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon March 23 with Lisa Bailey at Fred & Harriett Taylor Memorial Library, 21 William St., Hammondsport. A $15 materials fee is due at the class. Limited to 10 sets of Bunnies, with one set per family. Call the library at 607-569-2045 to sign up.

Barn Building Legacy

A program on Wells barns will be presented at 2 p.m. March 23 at the Geneva History Museum, 543 S. Main St., Geneva. The program, The Barn Building Legacy of J.T.Wells & Sons, is sponsored by the Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes and is free and open to the public. John Talcott Wells invented and patented an ingenious method of barn building that departed from traditional post and beam construction. Instead, he used a system of laminated trusses that balanced inward and outward forces, creating soaring, open spaces allowing access to the interior by horse-drawn wagons. This program will focus with words and images on the majestic Wells structures built between 1889 and1946, most in Monroe County and Western New York.

Ben Baker concert

Ben Baker will perform in Concert from 3 to 4 p.m. March 23 at Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main St., Penn Yan Free Saturday concert at the library! As Doc Baker’s Traveling Musicological Extravaganza, Rochester’s Ben Baker makes tuneful music inspired by the likes of Wilco, Blind Melon, and Neil Young. Baker’s latest release, A Nice Suburban Home from Which to Fight, can be found at His music has been described by the Rochester Insomniac as “raw indie folk...honest, beautiful, and free.” All are welcome, and no registration is necessary for this free and open event! 315-536-6114

Spaghetti Supper

A Spaghetti Supper sponsored by the Boy Scouts will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 23 at the Dresden Methodist church. 

Chicken Parmesan

The Parents of the Penn Yan Academy Class of 2019 are holding a Chicken Parmesan dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday March 23 at the Penn Yan Elks Lodge, 133 Main St. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in advance from parents of the Class of 2019 or at the door. Take outs will be available. Proceeds from the dinner support the Penn Yan Academy Class of 2019 Operation Graduation.