Overall Events & Exhibits offered-May 2017

Waterloo Memorial Day Celebration

Celebrate/Commemorate hosts many village-wide events and exhibits.

Waterloo Business Event 5-26-17

The GRIDLEY INN, 36 West Main Street in  Waterloo across from the Village Office, will have live music on their ...
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Celebrate Commemorate – Historical Scavenger Hunt

The Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day  Committee and Downtown Waterloo Businesses bring you a new and fun event to explore our ...
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4th annual plein air painting-Memorial Day in Waterloo

Come and join the visual excitement of this year’s Celebrate/Commemorate Memorial Day in Waterloo. A plein air painting session will ...
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Schedules – Applications – Maps available

If you are looking for a Schedule of Events, Event Map or 5k Race Map, or need an  Application for ...
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Featuring Civil War Style Dance & Instruction May 26th

Friday, the Twenty-Sixth day of May at Seven o’clock in the evening Ventosa Vineyards 3340 Rte 96A, Geneva NY 14456 ...
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2017 Celebrate Commemorate Parade May 27th

Waterloo Remembers Parade Chair - Sarah Smolinski    315.745.9928    sarahemcmaster@yahoo.com Everyone is welcome to join us once again for ...
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President Theodore Roosevelt (Gib Young)

Always a popular visitor, Gib Young as Teddy Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, will return to the M’Clintock house at 1pm ...
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There is a saying, "Home is where your story begins..." For many years, the Waterloo Central School District and its ...
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Cooperative Extension Nutrition Resource Educator Mo Tidball and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the Culinary Tent in 2013.    Photo ...
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Rochester in Focus: April 3, 2016

Many thanks to Caren Cleaveland & Debbie Abbey for taking the time to go to WHEC in Rochester and talk ...
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2nd Annual Veterans’ Breakfast, Saturday, May 21st at 8:00 am Waterloo Baptist Church

The price of lasting peace has been paid by Veterans like you. With heartfelt appreciation, please join us. Our guest ...
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The Civil War Taught Us Embalming See Donald William on Oak Island

Donald Williams lives locally and currently retired. He has always had a strong interest of American history and is a ...
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…the final hours The Last Full Measure

Join us as we welcome Fritz Klein, one of the nation’s preeminent Abraham Lincoln portrayers, for his magnificent performance of, ...
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Candy Tasting and Double Book Signing – “The History of Candy and Who Ate It” & “Seneca County and the Civil War” May 12th at the Gridley Inn

The History of Candy and Who Ate It The Gridley Inn will be hosting a Historic Candy Tasting by Author, ...
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Historical Fashion Show Women’s Rights to Grand Victorian – Saturday May 14, 2:00 pm

From bustles to bloomers, panniers to fishtails; morning dresses to mourning gowns, and crinoline cages to iron maiden corsets, in ...
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Sojourner Truth Presented by Carolyn Evans Saturday, May 28th

Quotes of Sojourner Truth: If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and ...
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General and Mrs. Grant to Visit Waterloo for their 150th

Our belief is that our interpretation, education, and performances are of the utmost importance to interpret the Grants to the ...
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General Robert E. Lee

Norman Joy takes you back in time to find out what was on the mind of the Commanding General of ...
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Fritz Klein as President Abraham Lincoln May 27th-30th

Klein's portrayal of Lincoln brings this American icon to life. He bears a striking physical resemblance to Lincoln. His programs are ...
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Alexander Gardner Grocer, Jeweler, Publisher, Philanthropist, and Premier Civil War Photographer

Born in Scotland in 1821, Alexander Gardner worked in the grocery business with his family, apprenticed as a jeweler, became ...
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Celebrate Parade – Saturday May 28th 11:00am

Waterloo Remembers Parade Co-Chairs - Kaaren Gerlach, 315-539-2927 or 315-651-7726  and Doris Wolf, 1229 Birdsey Road, Waterloo 539-8302 or 315-246-7580 wolfdoris2@gmail.com Dear ...
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Waterloo ExtravaCANza – Sat. May 28 Sunday, May 29

You can help the Waterloo Rotary Club fight hunger locally by joining us in a little friendly competition called EXTRAVA"CAN"ZA ...
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5K Walk Run – New Course!

New Course!  If you liked the old course, you will love the new one which winds through historic Waterloo. New ...
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Calendar of Events for May 2016

This calendar provides an overview of the events that will take place during the month of May, in addition to the events that ...
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Veterans Breakfast – Saturday, May 21st 8:00 am at the Waterloo Baptist Church, 2701 Route 96 South

Pastor – Dave Underwood This event is open to veterans & their "others." 8:00 am at the Waterloo Baptist Church, 2701 ...
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Civil War Field Hospital and it’s Presenters

"My father objected to my going, but I said, "You have given your boys to die for their country; now ...
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White House China

This China will be on display at the Memorial Day Museum from 12-5 pm, Monday-Saturday during the month of May, ...
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Plein Air Painting

Again this year..... Plein aire painting session for Saturday, May 28, 2016 Be part of this momentous occasion by participating in ...
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May 30th Commemoration

WATERLOO REMEMBERS SOLDIERS' SACRIFICES IN 150th ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION Following the weekend of celebration, the Birthplace of Memorial Day ...
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Canal Tours

Finger Lakes Water Adventures will offer tours on the Cayuga Seneca Canal on Saturday and Sunday. The tours will last ...
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Horse and Wagon Tours

At Oak Island, youngsters and their parents are invited to take a ride in a Stage coach pulled by a ...
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Kids Korner

The popular Kids Korner returns at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, with games for prizes for the children Celebrate Commemorate ...
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Food for Everyone!

The always-popular Patriot Pizza Eating Contest will again be featured at Celebrate/Commemorate. The fun begins at 4:00pm. Saturday, May 28th, ...
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Waterloo Remembers

May 26-28, 2017

151st Consecutive
Memorial Day Observance
May 30, 2017


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