Byron Heritage Festival Calendar of Events, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Fishing Derby, sponsored by Byron Kiwanis, ages 12 and under, 9:00-10:00 AM at Trestle Park, registration begins at 8:30 AM.
5K Run, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop #13, 7:00 AM registration at Byron Town Park (behind Byron Fire Hall on Rt. 262), 8:30 AM race begins, 9:45 AM race results.
Garage Sales throughout the town, beginning at 9:00 AM.
Cruise-In, Byron Town Park, 4:00 - 8:00 PM.
Chicken BBQ, at the Byron Fire Hall, sponsored by Byron Kiwanis, 4:00 PM until sold out.
Buffalo Roadshow (music at the Byron Town Park), 4:30 - 7:30 PM. This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Ball Breaker (music at the Byron Town Park), 8:30-11:00 PM.
Fireworks (best viewed at the Byron Town Park), 9:30 PM.
There will be no parade or vendors this year at the Heritage Festival.
On the following day, Sunday, july 29th, 9:45 AM, the Byron Presbyterian Church will be holding its Sunday Service outdoors on the lawn next to the church.
For more information, please call the Byron Town Clerk, at 548-7123, ext 10.
7:00am - 11:00pm
Start your Saturday night out in Batavia with Muckdogs vs. Yankees. The Staten Island Yankees come to town for a three game series against our 'Dawgs! Pregame concert with Papa and Mama Root. Before every Saturday home game, Papa and Mama Root will perform oldies rock n roll in the concourse! Presented by Tim Horton's of Batavia and New Buffalo Impact. Bring your friends! Also be sure to stop out to the first base deck and grab an ice cold beverage and the best philly cheese steak outside Philly! Muckdogs vs. Yankees!
7:05pm - 9:35pm
BrOaDwAy SuNg BaCkWaRdS!, directed by Anthony Giambrone, is must see vocal recital where things aren’t quite what they seem, featuring musical selections from 21 popular Broadway shows.
Ten actors come together to rehearse a Broadway review and start discussing the gender differences in musical theater. With the help of their accompanist and set designer they all decide to sing the entire review (and some other songs) in the reverse gender!
It's tonight at 7:30, July 28, at Harvester 56 Theater (Home of Batavia Players, Inc.) 56 Harvester Avenue, Batavia.
Tickets: $10 General Admission & $8 Students/Seniors
For details call (585) 813-3813 or (716) 622 2747.
7:30pm - 9:00pm
On Saturday, July 28, the Town of Batavia Fire Department will hold its 13th Annual Harley Davidson Fat Boy Raffle. (The model is a 2012 FLSTFB.)
The event runs from 8 p.m. until midnight at the fire department's rec hall at 8380 Lewiston Road. It will feature a beer tent and live entertainment by the band 7th Heaven. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase from Alex’s Place. The event is free admission and open to the public, a raffle ticket purchase is not necessary to attend.
Tickets are limited to 2,500 and the money raised benefits the town fire department. Each ticket costs $20 and are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. This year they are offering a $10,000 cash prize in lieu of the bike to the Grand Prize winner. They will have the option of the bike or the cash prize.
For further information please visit: <http://townofbataviafire.com>, or call 344-3284, ext. 12, or email [email protected]
8:00pm - 12:05am