TOP TEN THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

1
Winter Recess - Ithaca Loves Teachers Festival
When: Feb 14th - 23rd
The Ithaca Loves Teachers festival is a celebration of Pre-K through 12 public educators and school district employees. Ithaca will come together for a week to celebrate educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout the Tompkins County community. We celebrate public educators with discounts on lodging, spa services, meals and so much more. There are special events and receptions too.
Winter Recess - Ithaca Loves Teachers Festival
When: Feb 14th - 23rd
Location: Ithaca & Tompkins County

The Ithaca Loves Teachers festival is a celebration of Pre-K through 12 public educators and school district employees. Ithaca will come together for a week to celebrate educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout the Tompkins County community. We celebrate public educators with discounts on lodging, spa services, meals and so much more. There are special events and receptions too.

2
GET YOUR TICKETS!! Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
When: Feb 22nd-23rd
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Fat Tuesday is February 25th, so this is your chance to get the party started early! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling Creole and Cajun-inspired food and wine pairings. There’s also a chance to win prizes at each winery. Turn in your filled-out ticket to your last stop to be entered into the grand prize drawing for a mixed case of CLWT wine!
GET YOUR TICKETS!! Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
When: Feb 22nd-23rd
Location: Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, various

Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Fat Tuesday is February 25th, so this is your chance to get the party started early! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling Creole and Cajun-inspired food and wine pairings. There’s also a chance to win prizes at each winery. Turn in your filled-out ticket to your last stop to be entered into the grand prize drawing for a mixed case of CLWT wine!

3
Cry It Out @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Feb 2nd - 22nd
With little in common besides new babies and adjacent backyards, Jessie, a corporate lawyer, and Lina, a nurse, form an unlikely friendship over a series of naptime coffee breaks. But with the addition of their career oriented neighbor Adrienne, another new mom, the duo’s friendship and their individual conceptions of parenthood are put to the test. A candid comedy about parenthood.
Cry It Out @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Feb 2nd - 22nd
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 With little in common besides new babies and adjacent backyards, Jessie, a corporate lawyer, and Lina, a nurse, form an unlikely friendship over a series of naptime coffee breaks. But with the addition of their career oriented neighbor Adrienne, another new mom, the duo’s friendship and their individual conceptions of parenthood are put to the test. A candid comedy about parenthood.

4
Primitive Pursuits Winter Camp
When: Feb 17th - 21st
Grab those snow pants and get outside for some serious winter fun! Come for two, three or all five days. For kids ages 6 to 12 to practice fire skills, make wild tea, track animals, cook food over beds of red hot coals and so much more!
Primitive Pursuits Winter Camp
When: Feb 17th - 21st
Location: 4-H Acres, Lower Creek Road, Ithaca

 

Full Week and Partial Week Enrollment Options:

Full Week: Monday through Friday ($260-$360 sliding scale)
3-Days: Wednesday through Friday ($180-$280 sliding scale)
2 Days: Monday through Tuesday ($120-$190 sliding scale)

5
Cat Video Fest 2020 @ Cornell's Willard Straight Theatre
When: Feb 22nd & 23rd
CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. It’s a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities and animal welfare organizations.
Cat Video Fest 2020 @ Cornell's Willard Straight Theatre
When: Feb 22nd & 23rd
Location: Willard Straight Theatre, 104 Willard Straight Hall, Ithaca NY

 This super entertaining interactive event—which will include cat trivia & cat impersonations—is cosponsored with the Cornell Feline Health Center, Cornell Vet Feline Club and Cat’s Pajamas, a fun store for kids and kids at heart, located in the DeWitt Mall in downtown Ithaca.

Mistress of Purremonies Leah Shafer ’94/’99/’08 (Media and Society, Hobart & William Smith Colleges) has written about the phenomenon of online cat videos and will lead the pre-show activities. 10% of proceeds from these screening will be donated to the Tompkins County SPCA!

6
Mardi Gras Fundraiser for the United Way @ Coltivare
When: Feb 25th 5:00 - 8:00pm
Tompkins Cortland Community College and Coltivare are excited to bring you a night of Mardi Gras-style merriment benefitting Tompkins County through the United Way. Enjoy festive eats, local celebrity cocktails, & funky jazz sounds! 100% of profits raised directly aid your neighbors in the Tompkins County area through local programs funded by the Community Care Fund!
Mardi Gras Fundraiser for the United Way @ Coltivare
When: Feb 25th 5:00 - 8:00pm
Location: Coltivare, 235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY

 Enjoy authentic Cajun and Creole appetizers from New Orleans native and Coltivare Executive Chef Patrick Blackman. Try sweet and savory options both guaranteed to transport you to the bayou. Sip beverages prepared for you by local celebrities. And sway to the rich, funky sounds of the Fall Creek Brass Band. Best of all, support United Way of Tompkins County!

100% of profits raised directly aid your neighbors in the Tompkins County area through local programs funded by the Community Care Fund.

Each $40 ticket purchase includes Mardi Gras beads, your entry to the party, your enjoyment of food and music, and one complimentary drink voucher (additional drinks and vouchers available for purchase). 50% of each ticket is a tax deductible donation to United Way of Tompkins County. Tickets

7
Dido and Aeneas @ Ithaca College Hoerner Theatre
When: Feb 20th - 23rd 8:00pm
Dido, fierce Queen of Carthage, falls in love with a Trojan Price, Æneas. While their love may be mutual, the fate of their romance is out of their control when a Sorceress plots the destruction of Carthage. Forced apart by trickery, evil and sorcery, the lovers are faced with a brewing storm and potential disaster. Based on Book IV of Virgil’s Aeneid, Dido and Aeneas is Henry Purcell’s one true opera and his only all-sung dramatic work.
Dido and Aeneas @ Ithaca College Hoerner Theatre
When: Feb 20th - 23rd 8:00pm
Location: 953 Danby Road Ithaca, NY

 By Henry Purcell

Performed in English

 

Directed by Norm Johnson

Conducted by Christopher Zemliauskas

Hoerner Theatre

8
CMC Robotics Assisted Surgery seminar @ Mangia! in Cortland
When: Feb 26th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Find out more about what causes knee pain, treatment options, and how the cutting-edge robotics assisted NAVIO Surgical System can change your life and get you back to doing what you love.
CMC Robotics Assisted Surgery seminar @ Mangia! in Cortland
When: Feb 26th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Mangia!, 294 Tompkins St, Cortland, NY

 Sign up at cayugarobotics.org/seminar or call 607-274-4498

9
Karaoke @ Kilpatrick's Public House
When: Thursdays 10:00pm - 1:00am
Karaoke with Bob Higgins from Elephant Sound. Thursday Drink Specials
Karaoke @ Kilpatrick's Public House
When: Thursdays 10:00pm - 1:00am
Location: Kilpatrick's Public House, 130 East Seneca St Ithaca, NY

 Karaoke with Bob Higgins from Elephant Sound. Thursday Drink Specials

10
Sunday Winter Concert Series @ Six Mile Creek Vineyards
When: Sundays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wind down your weekend with live music at Six Mile Creek Vineyards! Never a cover charge!
Sunday Winter Concert Series @ Six Mile Creek Vineyards
When: Sundays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Six Mile Creek Vineyards, 1551 Slaterville Rd, Ithaca, NY

Feb 2nd Immortal Jellyfish
Feb 9th Blue Skies
Mar 1st The Pelotones
Mar 8th Doolin O' Dey



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