Events of the Day for Aug. 18: Flea Market, Pig Roast, Jewelry Sale

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Flea Market

A Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Benton Volunteer Fire Dept., 932 State Route 14A, Penn Yan. $10 per outdoor spot. Refreshments will be available. For reservations call Eleanor Parker.

S.C.O.P.E. Pig Roast

The Yates County Chapter of Shooters Committee On

Political Education (S. C. O. P. E.) will hold its 10th Annual Pig Roast from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at The Firemen’s Field, 273 Lake St., Penn Yan. Featured speaker will be Bill Nojay of WYSL. For tickets ($18 per person/$35 per couple), call 585-554-6868.

Vintage Jewelry Sale

The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will offer a Vintage Jewelry Sale on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Windmill Farm and Craft Market, Route 14A, midway between Penn Yan and Dundee. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A wide variety of used jewelry, all at bargain prices, will be available.

Proceeds from the sale of the jewelry are used by the Auxiliary to support projects at the Hospital.

Keuka Spring Music Series

Kickin’ Back out of Fairport, will play on Aug. 18 and Sept.1 at Keuka Spring Vineyards. The third band and fourth date is Irish traditional folk songs by The Galtee Mountain Boys on Sept. 9. All of the music events are free and open to the public. Music will begin at 1 p.m. each afternoon, and guest are encouraged to bring chairs, pop-up tents, or blankets. Keuka Spring Vineyards is located at 243 State Route 54, East Lake Road, just outside of Penn Yan on the east side of Keuka Lake. For details visit www.keukaspringwinery. com or call 315-536-3147.

Twilight Picnic in the Vineyards

Join the Hunt family for a picnic to remember among their beautiful vineyards at twilight, at Hunt Country Vineyards, Saturday, Aug. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.  Enjoy a bounty of Finger Lakes-produced foods, prepared by Chef Mary Campbell of Medleys Cafe, including great locally-raised meats and fresh organic veggies from Jonathan & Caroline Boutard Hunt's Italy Hill Produce located right on the Hunt family’s farm in Branchport on Keuka Lake. Enjoy Hunt Country wines (grape juice for under 21) a haywagon ride through the vineyards and live music.  A tent will be available for inclement weather.  Free parking.

Seats are limited for this event, so purchase your tickets early.  Adults $25, Minors $12.50, Children 6 and under free.  For details and to purchase tickets, visit or call 800-946-3289.