Overall Events & Exhibits

Waterloo Memorial Day Celebration

The Celebrate/Commemorate Memorial Day Committee hosts many village-wide events and exhibits.

Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day one of 30 NYS Events sponsored!!

Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day one of 30 NYS Events sponsored!!

GREAT NEWS!!! Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day 2019 is among 30 festivals and events sponsored by the Erie Canalway National Heritage ...
Kid’s Korner & Tee Shirts! (Located on Williams Street behind the Main Street School)

Kid’s Korner & Tee Shirts! (Located on Williams Street behind the Main Street School)

Stop in the Kid’s Korner tent. Get busy and create.  It’s fun. And - for $5.00- you can design and ...
Memorial Day (May 30th) Keynote Speaker - Greg "Doc" Gibbs

Memorial Day (May 30th) Keynote Speaker – Greg “Doc” Gibbs

Sons of The American Legion National Commander 2018-2019 Greg "Doc" Gibbs was elected national commander of the Sons of The ...
EXTRAVA"CAN"ZA 2019 - Sat. May 25 & Sunday May 26

EXTRAVA”CAN”ZA 2019 – Sat. May 25 & Sunday May 26

You can help the Waterloo Rotary Club fight hunger locally by joining us in a little friendly competition called EXTRAVA"CAN"ZA ...
Tribute To The Fallen – 5K Run/Walk   5-25-19   6:30 PM

Tribute To The Fallen – 5K Run/Walk 5-25-19 6:30 PM

USAT Certified Course! Saturday, May 25, 2019    6:30 PM 5K Online Registration Form 2019 5K Paper Registration $100 Prize Money to ...
Save the Date for the 2019 Celebrate Parade!!

Save the Date for the 2019 Celebrate Parade!!

Saturday May 25th, 2019 Click here for the reminder card ...
Food, Food, Food for Everyone!

Food, Food, Food for Everyone!

 At 4pm on Saturday May 26th: Patriot Pizza Eating Contest sponsored by Ciccinos Pizzeria!  FOOD CONCESSIONS:  * Chicken BBQ's by ...
2018 Celebrate Commemorate Parade May 26th

2018 Celebrate Commemorate Parade May 26th

Waterloo Remembers Parade Co-Chair - Sarah Smolinski    315.745.9928    sarahemcmaster@yahoo.com Parade Co-Chair - Nicole Hunsberger The parade will line up ...
2018 Henry C. Welles Award honors Peter Houghton

2018 Henry C. Welles Award honors Peter Houghton

The Waterloo Library and Historical Society is proud to announce the recipient for the 2018 Welles Award, Peter Houghton. The ...
Waterloo Lightning - 1st Annual Star and Strikes Tournament

Waterloo Lightning – 1st Annual Star and Strikes Tournament

The Waterloo Lightning Baseball Program is proud to announce the 1st Annual Starts and Strikes Baseball/Softball Tournament May 26th 2018 ...
Memorial Day Essay Contest 

Memorial Day Essay Contest 

There is a saying that says "Home is where your story begins...". Our memories, made as children, are essential to developing ...
The School of Instruction for Engineers: Waterloo 2018

The School of Instruction for Engineers: Waterloo 2018

The Civil War encampment this Memorial Day weekend on Oak Island will feature a two day long “School of Instruction ...
The Information Booth

The Information Booth

Stop at the Visitor’s Booth at the corner of Lafayette Park to pinpoint your state on the giant map, or to learn about what is happening and where ...
Illumination Ceremonies held at the American Civil War Memorial

Illumination Ceremonies held at the American Civil War Memorial

American Civil War Memorial Illumination and Remembrance Friday, May 25, 2018  7:00 PM Welcome and Introduction Marsha Ashbarry, Secretary Tent ...
Fritz Klein as President Abraham Lincoln May 26th-28th

Fritz Klein as President Abraham Lincoln May 26th-28th

Klein's portrayal of Lincoln brings this American icon to life. He bears a striking physical resemblance to Lincoln. His programs are ...
Friday May 26th events kick off at Fatzinger Hall

Friday May 26th events kick off at Fatzinger Hall

Congratulations to Angela Jones, the 2017 recipient of the Henry Welles Award. After a wonderful reception hosted by the Waterloo ...
Creative Expressions essay contest assembly 5/25/17

Creative Expressions essay contest assembly 5/25/17

(L-R) Janelle Bradshaw, Dave Duprey and Jane Shaffer, Celebrate Commemorate Co-Chairs,  Bob Buffone, Commander VFW, & Bob Krupcznski,  Commander American ...
General George Brinton McClellan, portrayed by the 148th NY Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Sons of Veteran Reserve's own John Goloski

General George Brinton McClellan, portrayed by the 148th NY Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Sons of Veteran Reserve’s own John Goloski

General George Brinton McClellan is one of the most controversial figures in American history. Praised by friend and foe alike ...
Taste of Seneca Culinary Tent

Taste of Seneca Culinary Tent

"The Culinary tent is a great resource to learn about foods grown and produced locally in Seneca County and the ...
Period music at M'Clintock House-Featuring Merry Mischief

Period music at M’Clintock House-Featuring Merry Mischief

Merry Mischief (Merlyn & Harry) are costumed theatrical musicians of many eras. They will be performing some music from the ...
Truex Nascar Featured at Wheels on Main Street

Truex Nascar Featured at Wheels on Main Street

From speedy race cars to trucks and farm tractors, from Woodies to lovingly restored classics, you can see it all ...
In a special exhibit, Waterloo’s own Blue Star flag will be on display at the National Memorial Day Museum

In a special exhibit, Waterloo’s own Blue Star flag will be on display at the National Memorial Day Museum

Some of the toughest jobs in the military are filled by people who don’t wear uniforms, salute or march. The ...
Federick Douglass

Federick Douglass

 The most Prolific and Highly Regarded Frederick Douglass Presenter to Attend Frederick Douglass / aka Michael Crutcher Sr., will speak on ...
4th annual plein air painting-Memorial Day in Waterloo

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 ...
President Roosevelt to host a 'children's hour' at Kids Korner Sat 5-6pm

President Roosevelt to host a ‘children’s hour’ at Kids Korner Sat 5-6pm

President Theodore Roosevelt (portrayed by Gib Young) will be hosting a "children's hour" at the "Kids Korner" at Lafayette park ...
Female Heroes of the Civil War

Female Heroes of the Civil War

Espionage and Samaritans are as old as conflict itself, and women have often played major roles as spies, doctors and ...
Kids Korner

Kids Korner

KIDS Korner = FUN! Waterfalls Girl Scouts Service unit 405 will be hosting Kids Korner beginning at 10am Saturday & ...
President Theodore Roosevelt (Gib Young)

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 ...
American Civil War Memorial - Illumination and Remembrance, May 26, 7:00PM

American Civil War Memorial – Illumination and Remembrance, May 26, 7:00PM

Welcome - Ann Zwart, President Tent #109 Mary Gahan, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 Master of ...
Angela Jones to receive Henry C. Welles Award, May 26, 2017, 5:30 to 6:30 PM in Fatzinger Hall

Angela Jones to receive Henry C. Welles Award, May 26, 2017, 5:30 to 6:30 PM in Fatzinger Hall

It’s no wonder that Angie Jones is often called “Energizer Bunny.”  At 90 ½years old, her boundless energy, her generosity, ...
The boating experience that should not be missed!

The boating experience that should not be missed!

Depart Oak Island, Waterloo, aboard the Seneca Lake Reel Tours, a 50-foot catamaran, and travel down the Cayuga-Seneca Canal passing through ...
Waterloo Business Event  5-26-17

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 ...
3rd Annual Veterans’ Breakfast, Saturday, May 20th at 8:00 am Waterloo Baptist Church

3rd Annual Veterans’ Breakfast, Saturday, May 20th at 8:00 am Waterloo Baptist Church

The price of lasting peace has been paid by our veterans. With heartfelt appreciation, please join us for our third ...
Celebrate Commemorate - Historical Scavenger Hunt

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 ...
Schedules - Applications - Maps available

Schedules – Applications – Maps available

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

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 ...
ESSAYS & POSTERS BY WATERLOO STUDENTS ON VILLAGE’S HERITAGE

ESSAYS & POSTERS BY WATERLOO STUDENTS ON VILLAGE’S HERITAGE

There is a saying, "Home is where your story begins..." For many years, the Waterloo Central School District and its ...
Horse and Wagon Tours

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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GREAT NEWS!!! Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day 2019 is among 30 festivals and events sponsored by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the New York State Canal Corporation in 2019. These family-friendly community events give visitors more reasons to explore and enjoy New York’s canals and Canalway Trail, while celebrating our state’s unique heritage. ... See MoreSee Less

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