New video from drone highlights Orleans County attractions

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 April 2017 at 3:23 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: The Farm-To-Table dinner in Medina is featured in a new video about attractions in Orleans County. There were 137 people who participated in the first dinner last Aug. 4.

ALBION – A new video highlighting Orleans County attractions has gone live on YouTube.

The video, “Discover Orleans County from a New Perspective,” includes footage shot from drone. The 3:23-long video was put together by Lynne Menz, the county’s tourism coordinator.

To see the video, click here.

It includes video of Courthouse Square, the Cobblestone Museum, the tower at Mount Albion Cemetery, Medina Railroad Museum and Thomas the Train Engine, warm weather parades in Albion and Lyndonville, 4-H Fair rides and the grease pole, Canal Culvert tunnel in Ridgeway, kayakers, Holley waterfalls, Metro 10 race in Albion, Farm-To-Table dinner on Main Street in Medina, a farm market, the Oak Orchard Harbor at Point Breeze, concerts at the Orleans County Marine Park, sailboats on Lake Ontario, fly fishermen on the Oak Orchard River, the Kendall scarecrow fest and country barn quilt tour. The video concludes with images from the Parade of Lights in Medina.

Menz showed the video in Wednesday’s County Legislature meeting. Legislators and others at the meeting applauded and congratulated Menz.

She said she would like to work on themed videos for agriculture, fishing and other attractions in the county.

“I’m hoping this one goes viral,” she said.

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