Events

Upcoming Events

Summer at the Stone House: Linda Hunter

2019 Summer at the Stone House Linda Hunter
Dates:
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 8th!  Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving a presentation on Quilts: Past & Present. 

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.   For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/CattaraugusCountyMuseum/

Leon's Old Fashioned Town Picnic

Historical Photo of Leon, NY
Dates:
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

You're cordially invited to Leon's Old Fashioned Town Picnic to be held at the Leon Fire Hall.  It is the 71st Reunion of the Pennyroyal Race track

T-Shirts and books are available as well as the second book of the Pennyroyal Race Track!  See the Old Car and pictures of the stock car races in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.  This race track has connections to NASCAR and you will learn all about it at the event.  

Summer at the Stone House: Allen Hopkins

2019 Summer at the Stone House Allen Hopkins
Dates:
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 22nd!  Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting Cowboy Songs.  He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary. With varying degrees of expertise, he can handle guitar, banjo, mandolins of all sizes, Autoharp, English concertina, harmonica, bass (acoustic and electric), Dobro, Appalachian dulcimer, ukulele, and other odd instruments from tiple to kalimba.

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Dates:
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In September's class, you will learn how to make and quilt the Ohio Star in a Mug-Rug set.

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Dates:
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In October's class, you will learn how to make and quilt a 9 Patch Tote Bag, or Dresden Wreath.