Friday, September 28, 2012



To help, contact the Volunteer Services Department.
Phone: 585-294-8225 or Email:

Fall Festival
featuring the Agricultural Fair

Saturday & Sunday October 6 & 7  
10 am-5 pm

New name...same fun! The Horticulture Tent, an expanded Tent of Wonders, Signora Bella, 19th-century Magic, Punch and Judy, animal and poultry judging, food, food and more food are all rolled into our annual event.

Volunteer help is needed with 19th-century games in the village and helping "Food Service Al" serving food under the vendor tent on the Great Meadow.

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  Corn Maze
Every Saturday & Sunday in October 
October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28  
9 am - 6 pm

Our newest addition to the October Happening - a Corn Maze! Ten acres of corn provide guests with five miles of family fun in three (3) separate mazes of maize! GET LOST! in the maze of dead ends, circles and misdirection.  

This A-mazingly fun outing also has free games, food for sale, a bounce castle with slide, crafts and a ride on the Flint Hill Express through the private vistas of the museum's Oatka Creek Property.

Volunteer opportunities remain on each weekend day - helping greet visitors as they enter the maze, assisting at the food service tent and supervising the family activities.

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Trick or Treating in the Village

Saturday & Sunday October 27 & 28 
Noon-5 pm

Visitors will enjoy an autumn afternoon strolling the streets of the historic village and visiting with townsfolk in modern costumes while trick or treating at some of the historic buildings!

Volunteer help is needed to supervise crafts and activities and to assist "Food Service Al" as he serves a limited afternoon menu.

If you are interested and able to assist with any of the above events, or want to find out about other opportunies at the museum, please call me at 585-294-8225 or email me at
Thank you for your time and commitment to the mission of the museum.  You do make a difference.

Brett S. Elliott
Director of Volunteer Services
Genesee Country Village & Museum

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