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Cuba Hometown Christmas

December 1, 2018
Genesee Park Cuba, NY, Genesee Park
Cuba, NY 14727 United States


Join the festivities Saturday, December 1st! 
From costumed players to Belgian drawn wagon rides, Cuba’s Small Town Christmas celebration radiates holiday spirit reminiscent of days past. After the grand lighting of the tree in Genesee Park and the arrival of Santa, visitors can drive over to Chamberlain Park and follow the stages of the Christ-child story.

7:30 – 10:30 am – Wake up early and enjoy a hearty breakfast the the American Legion

10 am – First Baptist Church showing of “The Star” every two hours

Got Soup? Ward off the chill with soup and more soup! The Palmer Opera House soup sales

Sweet Meredith’s Fudgery, located within The Palmer Opera House will be having specials on fudge all day long. 12 W Main St

10am-4pm Open House at The Inn at 28 – Homemade hot cocoa and cookies. Tours & gift items.

11 am – Christmas Baked Delights workshop at The Palmer

11 am – 1 pm – Make & Take Christmas Gifts at the Cuba Library

1 pm – 5 pm – Take a wagon ride around Cuba! This has been such a huge success that the Chamber is bringing in two wagons pulled by beautiful Belgian horses. Get cozy on T&S Belgians with their wagons and Belgians and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday, pick up & drop off at 2 W Main St.

4:30 pm – Have you experienced The Perfect Blends “Mobile Coffee Trailer”, tonight’s your chance. They will be there with bells on for your coffee and cocoa delights – Genesee Park

5 pm – Experience some holiday magic; Santa’s Arrival in Genesee Park and the Christmas Tree lighting. Get your selfie with Santa and stick around for some yummy cookies and even some cheese! And catch up with old friends and family and enjoy the holiday cheer! Genesee Park

5 pm – Players from Every Christmas Story Ever Told and Then Some! Will be mingling through the crowd at the park to hand out coupons for the play showing at 7 pm at The Palmer – Genesee Park

5:30 pm – Did someone mention reindeer? I heard our Cuba Library has the connection and the reindeer will be arriving in the park just after Santa. – Genesee Park

6 pm – 8 pm – A special treat, Saturday evening, North Park Wesleyan Church brings you a drive by Living Nativity again this year! Come and follow the stages of the Christ-child story, with live animals, full narration and hot drinks available. Experience the wonder of Jesus’ birth through live sights and sounds of the Christmas Story! Chamberlain Park

7 pm – The Palmer Opera House is hosting “Every Christmas Story Ever Told and Then Some” – get your tickets early ($10) 12 W Main St

Stop by the Chamber Office during the day to see the Chamber’s 1st Nativity Scene Exhibit. Saint Francis of Assisi is credited with creating the first live nativity scene in 1223 to cultivate the worship of Christ, after being inspired by his visit to the Holy Land, where he saw Jesus’s traditional birthplace. 5 W Main St

Christmas Cut Outs for photo opportunities will again be displayed on Main St, Stop by to capture the day

Join the fun with “Find the Mouse & Name the Cheese” Scavenger Hunt – Pick up your info sheets at the Chamber office. We have made 15 different mouse holes with a different cheese on each. A mouse will be guarding the cheese, but if you get close enough you can determine what cheese each mouse is guarding. Write in all 15 cheeses and drop it off back off at the Chamber Office by 4:45, for your chance to win a Cheesy Delight basket! 5 W Main St

While walking toward his home one winter evening, composing a sermon, Martin Luther, the 16th century Protestant reformer, was awed by the brilliance of stars twinkling amidst the evergreens. It reminded him of Jesus when He left the stars in heaven to come down to earth. To recapture the scene for his family, he erected such a tree inside his home and lighted it with candles. Join us as the Chamber introduces our Inaugural Christmas Tree Twinkle! See glorious trees lit in Chamberlain Park throughout the Living Nativity. Chamberlain Park

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Fillmore Hometown Christmas

December 1, 2018
Fillmore, NY, Main St.
Fillmore, NY 14735 United States

Festivities begin at 2 pm with the Santa Trot 5K race, then at 6 pm Santa the parade will begin followed by other festivities and a visit from Mr and Mrs Claus.

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9:00 am

Equestrian Christmas Fun Show

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Houghton College Equestrian Center, 9823 School Farm Rd.
Houghton, NY 14744 United States


Equestrian Center


December 1, 2018


09:00 AM to 05:00 PM


Come and join in the fun at our Christmas Fun show! There will be western, English, jumping and trails classes throughout the day!

  1. Western Pleasure Walk-Jog
  2. Western Beginner Equitation Walk-Jog
  3. Western Pleasure
  4. Western Advanced Equitation Walk-Jog-Lope
  5. Trail (7 obstacles)
  6. Hunter Under Saddle Walk-Trot
  7. English Beginner Equitation Walk-Trot
  8. English Beginner Equitation Walk-Trot, Diagonals to Count
  9. Hunter Under saddle
  10. English Advanced Equitation, Walk-Trot-Canter
  11. Hunter Hack (W-T-Extended T-C-Hand Gallop, 2 cross rail jumps)
  12. Walk-Trot Hunter over ground Poles
  13. Walk-Trot Equitation over ground Poles
  14. Baby Green Hunter over Cross Rails
  15. Beginner Equitation over Cross Rails
  16. Schooling/Green Hunter over Fences (2’ max.)
  17. Intermediate Equitation over Fences (2’ max.)
  18. Working Hunter over Fences (2’3” max)
  19. Advanced Equitation over Fences (2’3” max.)
  20. Christmas Schooling Jumper (Fastest Time Wins) (2’6” max)
  21. Christmas Open Jumper (Fastest Time Wins) (3’3”-3’6”)
  22. Christmas Jumper Stakes (3’ max) $5/divided among top 3
  23. Cloverleaf Barrel Race Stakes $5/divided among top 3


Larissa Ries

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6:00 pm

Christmas Prism 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Houghton College, One Willard Ave
Houghton, NY 14744 United States

The Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College is proud and excited to present Christmas Prism 2018, a gathering to celebrate Christ coming to the world. After centuries of waiting for the Messiah, at just the right time, God sent His Son, Jesus, to be born of a virgin, to teach us how to live, to be an example for us, to die on a cross for us, and to be raised in triumph over sin and death. He is the One who heals us, who redeems us, and who calls us to live lives of reconciliation and restoration.

During this Advent season, we give thanks for his first coming at Christmas time, and eagerly await his second coming, when all will be made new!

This year’s Prism concerts will feature over 200 performers and will include both vocal and instrumental music, as well as poetry and scripture. In an evening full of joy and wonder, we will come together as God’s family – as Christ’s body, to celebrate, “O Night Divine!”

2018 Concerts

Saturday, December 1

  • Houghton College, Houghton, NY 
    • Dinner 6:00 p.m.
    • Concert 8:00 p.m. 

Ticket Pricing

Concert only:

  • $10 – Adults, 13 and over
  • $5 – Children, age 12 and under
  • $5 – Senior Citizens, age 65 and older

Dinner and concert: 

  • $30 – Dinner and Concert
  • PLEASE NOTE: This dinner is a special catered event specifically for Prism guests; the cost is not covered by student meal plans.

Purchase Tickets

An additional ticket handling fee of $0.50 per ticket will apply.

Please note:
*No refunds will be issued for cancellations after Thursday, November 22.*
** All tickets purchased online starting November 22nd will be held at will call.**


For questions contact the Events Office at 585.567.9210 or

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