Harvest Moon Cemetery Tours

October 21 & 22 , 2016

" A Harvest Moon Cemetery Tour" Travels Once Again in Fredonia, NY


             "One of the most beautiful cemeteries in Western New York is Forest Hill..."

So begins the history of the cemetery located in Fredonia, New York

(Fredonia is located at Exit 59 off I-90).

On October 21 & 22, 2016 Festivals Fredonia, Inc., noted for their Ghost & History Tours,  

will host horse-drawn trolley tours every half hour through local cemetery.

Come hear the tales of the founding families, local heroes 

& some of the most notorious villains from around the area

all told by knowledgeable guides. 

If you're lucky, you may even hear the stories of the past

from the dearly departed residing within the cemetery gates.  


The tours begin at 7 pm and run until 10 pm on the half hours.

The trolleys will load passengers at the Gazebo in West Barker Commons Park

 on Church St., Fredonia & return to the same area.

Last year the trolley tours sold out – don’t be left standing in the cold –

don't forget to make your reservations.


Tour is appropriate for ages 8 and up.


Reservations are a must as the tours sell out each year!!

Time:  Every half hour from 7 pm to 10 pm
Location:  Meet at the Gazebo in West Barker Commons on Church St. in Downtown Fredonia
Tickets:  $12.50 includes refreshments in Gazebo at tour's end -- Discount for groups of 14 or more  

Tickets/Reservations:  CALL 716-680-2844     Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM

 Tickets must be paid for in advance and can be picked up the night of your tour at guest check in at gazebo (credit card or checks accepted.)

Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time to check in.  Tours will last approximately 45 min.

This is an outdoor event in a covered, but open side trolley, so please dress for the weather!  Tours run rain or "shine" and tickets are non-refundable.

Refreshments will be provided by 

Kasia Coffee 

and served at tour's end in the Gazebo in the park.

But wait there's more happening 

this weekend

Haunted Tours, Lectures, Mediums, Plays, Musicals and Opera Oh My!!  

Appearing at The White Inn, 52 E. Main St., will be internationally known Paranormal Investigators Tim Shaw, Eric Charles, Joe Pieri and Don Traynor to speak and give a tour of the haunted hotel (fee).  There will also be and "Ask a Medium Gallery Show" featuring Rev. Ivy Rivera, Psychic Medium (fee) - private readings will be offered on Sat. after the 5 PM show time (fee).  For more information, show times or tickets contact The White Inn at 716-672-2103. 

Internationally known & certified Psychic, Medium, Clairvoyant and Astrologer Dennis Morley along with Internationally known Medium, Communications Professor and Spirit Artist  Dr. Susan Barnes will be available for readings both Friday and Saturday, 16 & 17, at Kasia Coffee House from 6 PM - 9 PM located at 183 E. Main St.(fee)   Be sure to stop by to Kasia Coffee check out their sweet treats and amazing coffee for a great way to start or end your day.  You can find Kasia on Facebook for more information, hours and offerings. To make a reservation with Dennis or Susan visit www.psychicdennismorley.com

At the Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church St., on Friday, Karen Akers Sings Cole Porter October 16, at 7:30pm Tony Award nominee Karen Akers brings her acclaimed cabaret artistry to the Opera House in an evening of Cole Porter tunes.  Critics call Akers' voice "an instrument with the power of Streisand's, the dark passion of Piaf's and the lean irony of Dietrich's."  Joining Akers as musical director is Fredonia's own Don Rebic.  On Saturday, Live at the Met: Otello October 17 at 1:00pm Live via satellite from the Metropolitan Opera  Often cited as Italian opera’s greatest tragedy,Otello is a miraculous union of music and drama, a masterpiece as profound philosophically as it is thrilling theatrically.  In this Met production, tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona; and Baritone Željko Lucic  plays the evil Iago, who masterminds Otello's demise.  Contact the Fredonia Opera House for ticket prices at 716-679-0897.

At SUNY Fredonia Cabaret will be performed, Friday, October 16, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Rockefeller Arts Center Marvel Theatre.   Tom Loughlin, director; Samantha Kenney, choreographer and Paula Holcomb, musical director. Aspiring writer Clifford Bradshaw meets aspiring cabaret performer Sally Bowles during the waning years of Berlin's notorious cabaret scene when the Nazi Party was rising to power. With music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Joe Masteroff, "Cabaret" was a Broadway hit in 1966. Its most recent revival was staged in 2014. Tickets: $25 general public, $22 student/child, or $14 SUNY students with ID. Ticket office: 716-673-3501 or fredonia.edu/tickets.

 More information will be added in the future so be sure to stop back!


Questions? Contact Mary Jane Starks at festivalsfredonia@netsync.net



Festivals Fredonia, Inc. is always looking for interested persons willing to volunteer and help out with any of our events.  If you have the time and the energy, and want to help promote the community and the surrounding area, consider joining our Board of Directors and help with planning and implementing our events. To Volunteer or if interested in joining our volunteer Board of Directors, send an email to festivalsfredonia@netsync.net

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