Early settlers included Mennonites from Pennsylvania, whose descendants still use horses and carriages. The scenic surroundings include rolling hills and fertile farmland. The last of Ontario's covered bridges is a short distance east of Elmira in West Montrose. Visitors can enjoy live harness racing at the Elmira Raceway between March and November.
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07/08 Coming to The Elmira area
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.