2014-09-30 Landmark Alerts

Ghost Walk Tickets on sale now!


What will your Ghost Walk experience be like? Will you shudder at the ghastly events in our past? Will laughter burst from your lips at the “you can’t make this stuff up” unbelievable true incidents? Will your heart be touched by empathy with the experiences of the former Rochesterians, who’ve returned from the grave just for you? And will you remember to look up and look around at the fantastic architectural collection of homes on the street where Ghost Walk spirits tread among us?

The Landmark Society’s Ghost Walk enters its 21st year of conducting people through a theatrical performance walking tour. Join us for the ideal combination of history, architectural wonders, and a fun outdoor theater experience.

Friday, October 24th & Saturday, October 25th | 6:30-9 p.m. | Tickets: $12 members, $18 non-members, $20 at the door | Purchase tickets at Parkleigh or on our website

>>Click here to purchase Friday tickets
>>Click here to purchase Saturday tickets

Ghost Walk 2014 is sponsored by East Avenue Auto

A Farm to Table Experience


Just a few spots left!
It’s an unprecedented experience. For the first time in over 50 years, we’re opening the Stone-Tolan Historic Site for a dining opportunity found nowhere else. Enjoy a four-course Harvest Dinner of a locally sourced farm to table menu by Green Zebra Catering Company, served in this over 200-year-old tavern and farmhouse. Be among the first to enjoy the marriage of amazing cuisine with a one of a kind setting. Due to the size of the historic rooms, participation is limited! $75 per person. Tickets available for purchase online, or by calling Carolyn Haygood at 585.546.7029 x11.

Saturday, October 11th | 5:30-8:30 PM | Stone-Tolan Historic Site, 2370 East Ave. | $75 includes cocktail hour, 3 course meal, & dessert | >>Visit our website for details

THE YARDS presents: The Spectral Carnival at St. Joseph’s Park


THE YARDS presents its anniversary show, The Spectral Carnival, in collaboration with The Landmark Society of Western New York. Come to see our carnival-themed installation, and enjoy games, performances, and tasty delights. Enjoy the beauty of St. Joseph’s Park and a bit of The YARDS’ magic.

The event will have games, music and dance performances, and characters galore. Various activities will be available for enjoyment, including face painting, a photo booth, as well as tasty refreshments to fill folks’ bellies. $10 will get entry to the event and a set of tickets that can be redeemed for participation in activities and/or refreshments. Extra tickets can be purchased at anytime during the event.

Friday, October 24 | 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 25 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. family-oriented activities; 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Tickets $10 at the door

Historic Bethany Town Hall for sale

Photo Courtesy: Chelsea Amrhein
Photo Courtesy: Chelsea Amrhein

The former Bethany Town Hall is located in a bucolic rural setting in Genesee County. This location offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle with easy access to urban centers. It’s just 15 minutes to Batavia or LeRoy and 45 minutes from Rochester or Buffalo. This 1832 Greek Revival is solidly built and features loads of historic details and charm. Approximately 5,000 square feet on two floors.

IMG_5678The Old Bethany Town Hall has been the center of community life for generations. It has functioned as a church, an academy, the Town Hall, and a grange hall. The history and character of this building can be yours!

Visit our website more images. Contact Caitlin Meives for details.