OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County marks its 200th anniversary with a variety of fun fall events in communities around the county.
Mark your calendar to celebrate in September!
• Old Home Days: On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, come to Old Home Days at the Redfield Volunteer Fire Department on county Route 17. Festivities run from noon to midnight on Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The parade begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday. For details, call 599-7762.
• Working on the Railroad: On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, the Oswego Railroad Museum on West First Street celebrates Labor Day with its “Working on the Railroad” exhibit. It is open from noon to 5 p.m. both days and there is a small admission charge. For more information, call 806-2193.
• One-Room Schoolhouse Reunion: On Sunday, Sept. 11, the West Monroe Historical Society on Route 49 hosts a One-Room Schoolhouse Reunion from noon to 4 p.m. The event is open to anyone who ever attended a one-room school anywhere. Participants are asked to bring a dish to pass, their own table service, and any photos or memories they would like to share. For more information, call 676-7414.
• Brown Bag Luncheon: Bring your lunch to the Pulaski Historical Society on Maple Ave. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Meet Northern Oswego County Ambulance (NOCA) Executive Director Norm Wallis and board member Dave Allen as they discuss the history of the organization. Beverages will be provided.
• Antique Tractors and Engines: From Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18, enjoy two antique tractor and engine shows! In Bernhards Bay, the 14th annual Oneida Lake Ole Tymers Show begins at 8 a.m. at the David C. Webb Memorial Park on Route 49. For details, call 708-2214. In Sandy Creek, the 11th annual Crank It Up! event opens at 8 a.m. at the Oswego County Fairgrounds on Ellisburg Street. Admission is a donation. For details, call 387-5365.
• Haunted History: On Saturday, Sept. 24, celebrate the haunted history of Casey’s Cottage at Mexico Point Park just off Route 104B from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a small admission charge. For more information, call 963-7657.
Admission is free for all events unless otherwise noted.
To learn more about the county’s bicentennial or see other upcoming events, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com