GENESEO – Calling all who love chicken wings to come out to the first annual Geneseo Wingfest and sample a stunning variety of wings prepared by some of the best chefs in Geneseo, with a chance to vote for the best wings in the Valley and a shot at the title for chicken wing eating champion.
The first annual Wingfest will run from noon to 3p.m. in the Village Park on Saturday, September 13 for those who are passionate about wings, and about eating a ton of delicious food. There will be a thrilling chicken wing eating competition, the winner of which will be crowned Champion Chicken Chomper!
Live music will play all day, and the publisher of the GeneseeSun.com, Josh Williams, will be emcee for the event.
Wingfest goers age 21 and over can pick through an assortment of beers to go with their wings.
The Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG) is holding this fundraiser for the restoration of the iconic Geneseo Wall on route 20A. All proceeds go towards the purchase of restoration materials and supplies. Tickets are only $10 from the Statesman Bar, Village Tavern, Frugal Fashionista, Touch of Grayce, Nothingale Realtors, Big Tree Inn, and Not Dot Shop, or online at www.geneseoapog.com.
APOG would like to thank over 200 amazing volunteers who have worked tirelessly on restoring the wall since 2012. APOG extends its thanks to the sixty SUNY Geneseo students who joined their community effort in 2013, as well as the multitude of volunteers and vendors who made this inaugural Chicken Wing Festival possible.
PHOTO CAPTION: The historic wall that lines South Street in front of the Wadsworth Homestead has been undergoing an extensive restoration that is an APOG project. (PHOTO/ FACEBOOK/APOG)