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Latest News

Film: Project 22

Veteran and Producer Theo Collins will introduce Project 22, a documentary about two combat-wounded veterans on a 6,500-mile cross-country mission to raise awareness of the high rate of suicide among veterans at the Scharmann Theatre on February 6th at 7 PM. The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets program, and

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Doors Open Jamestown 2017

The public will be given the key to the City on January 21st from 10 AM to 5 PM. Experience what Jamestown, New York has to offer: history, arts, nature, sports, and comedy! Enjoy free admission to all participating attractions and discounts that will be offered by restaurants and retail

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Tis the Season Meets Space Age Christmas

It’s not too late to see the Fenton Mansion in all of its Victorian holiday glory and step back into the Space Age this Holiday Season! The 38th Annual Holiday Exhibit: Space Age Christmas will stay on display until January 21st. Aluminum Christmas trees, star themed bulbs, odd-shaped Christmas tree

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Winter Trivia Tournament @ SHAWBUCKS

Put your brain to work every Wednesday night in February at SHAWBUCKS for a chance to win a gift certificate to a different local restaurant each week and for a chance to win a grand prize of $400! Doors will open at 4 PM and games will begin promptly at

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Fenton Genealogy Support Group: DNA Part II

Have you considered DNA testing? Are there loop holes in your family tree? If you answered yes to either question, you will not want to miss January’s monthly Fenton Genealogy Support Group meeting at the Hall House: DNA Part II on January 25th at 6 PM. Andrew Kolstee will pick

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