Now that the holiday season is upon us, there are fun activities for everyone in the family.

  • The Fenton Museum will continue its 35 yr tradition of its annual holiday exhibit. Stop by from Nov.28,2014-January 19,2014 and you will enter enter into American holiday traditions of past and present in the grand 1863 mansion of New York State Governor Reuben E. Fenton (1865-1868).The exhibit is adorned with fresh greenery, holiday decorations, and an upside down Christmas tree. Stop by for a candlelight tour of the mansion and exhibit on Saturday evenings in December. The History Center is closed on Sundays.
  • Jamestown Parade will be held on December 5,2014. This annual tradition features over 100 floats from a variety of business, there will also be pre parade entertainment that includes lighting the Christmas Tree in Tracy Plaza and fireworks.
  • Wreath making: You will be able to learn how to make evergreen wreaths at the Jamestown Audobon Center. You will use materials from Audubon’s and other local properties, which will enable you to craft a home made wreath. This workshop will also teach you to identify greens, harvest materials, prepare them for the wreaths, assemble your wreath, and decorate it. All materials will be provided but it is suggested that you bring your own gloves and pruners.Cost of the class is $25 for members and $35 for the general public. Register by calling the Audubon at (716) 569-2345 or visiting their Web site.
  • Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet will be performing the Nut Cracker on December 12 and December 13. Tickets are now on sale and you should purchase them early to secure your seats. You can purchase tickets at