MORE THINGS TO DO IN THE FINGER LAKES AREA

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This Weekend
Corning Gaffer District
When: This Weekend
America's "Crystal City" has a history rich in glass innovation.
Corning Gaffer District
When: This Weekend
Location: Corning, NY

What city's allure and sparkle has dazzled visitors for generations? Corning, of course! America's "Crystal City" has a history rich in glass innovation. As a headquarters for Fortune 500 Company, Corning Incorporated, Corning has been on the cutting edge of great advancement in science and technology. From telescopes to fiber optics, Corning's innovations have allowed us to stretch beyond all possible boundaries. Much like the glass masterpieces it holds, Corning's sparkle is brilliant, exciting and absolutely inspiring!

All weekend
Discovery Trail
When: All weekend All Day
The Discovery Trail is a collaboration of eight brainy, fascinating family-friendly attractions within Tompkins County - or an easy drive from Downtown Ithaca. The Discovery Trail offers innovative, inspiring, and influential activities and entertainment, both indoors and outside. For more information, view the online brochure or scroll down to choose your next Discovery Destination! Don't just take our word for it... Discover for Yourself!
Discovery Trail
When: All weekend All Day
Location: Ithaca, NY

Download our Brochure A small, portable guide full of must-see waterfalls, can't miss activities, and stories about Ithaca and Tompkins County. www.visitithaca.com

Wednesdays & Thursdays
Free Beer Tastings @ Ithaca Coffee Company
When: Wednesdays & Thursdays
Stop by for free weekly beer tastings, every Wednesday at Triphammer and Thursday at Gateway. Each tasting features several varieties from a select craft brewery.
Free Beer Tastings @ Ithaca Coffee Company
When: Wednesdays & Thursdays
Location: Ithaca Coffee Company locations

Stop by for free weekly beer tastings, every Wednesday at Triphammer and Thursday at Gateway. Each tasting features several varieties from a select craft brewery.

TAVERN AT TRIPHAMMER
WEDNESDAYS
2255 N. Triphammer Rd.
5:00- 7:00 pm 

TAVERN AT GATEWAY
THURSDAYS
311 E. Green St.
5:00- 7:00  pm 

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Live Music @ Americana Vineyards
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Pizza Party Friday nights with music 6-8pm, Date Night/Game Night Saturdays with Tap Room Happy Hour specials - and wind down your weekend on Sundays with the best brunch in the area, and live music!
Live Music @ Americana Vineyards
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Location: Americana Vineyards & Crystal Lake Cafe

Pizza Party Friday nights with music 6-8pm, Date Night/Game Night Saturdays - and wind down your weekend on Sundays with music 4-6pm!

Friday October 11 Bob & Dee 6-8pm

Saturday October 12 Radio London 6-8pm

Sunday October 13 The Tarps 4-7pm

Please Note: Bands sometimes change, but

First Friday of every month!
Cortland First Friday Art Exhibits
When: First Friday of every month! 5:00pm - 8:00pm
First Fridays celebrate the art and culture of our local community on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts.
Cortland First Friday Art Exhibits
When: First Friday of every month! 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Cortland, NY

5-8 pm. First Fridays celebrate the art and culture of our local community on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information visit www.cortlandfirstfridays.org, or on Facebook 

First Friday of every month!
Ithaca First Friday Gallery Night
When: First Friday of every month! 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The Downtown Ithaca Alliance welcomes you to First Friday Gallery Night, a monthly community celebration taking place in and around downtown Ithaca when local galleries and art houses host special receptions, performances, screenings and other events showcasing the work of local, national, and international artists.
Ithaca First Friday Gallery Night
When: First Friday of every month! 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Ithaca

 The Downtown Ithaca Alliance welcomes you to First Friday Gallery Night, a monthly community celebration taking place in and around downtown Ithaca when local galleries and art houses host special receptions, performances, screenings and other events showcasing the work of local, national, and international artists.

Gallery Night is free and open to the public and takes place on the first Friday of every month from 5 to 8pm. Gallery guides with maps of participating locations and show descriptions are available at all participating venues, at the Downtown Visitor Center on the Ithaca Commons and online at gallerynightithaca.com.

 

1st Saturday of the month
First Saturdays on the Greater Ithaca Art Trail
When: 1st Saturday of the month 10am - 3pm
A SELECTION OF ART TRAIL STUDIOS WILL BE OPEN, 10AM TO 3PM, on the first Saturday of every month (except January and October).
First Saturdays on the Greater Ithaca Art Trail
When: 1st Saturday of the month 10am - 3pm
Location: Ithaca Art Trail

A SELECTION OF ART TRAIL STUDIOS WILL BE OPEN, 10AM TO 3PM, on the first Saturday of every month (except January and October). 

Thurs - Mondays during the winter
Museum of the Earth in Ithaca
When: Thurs - Mondays during the winter 10:00am - 5:00pm
PRI’s Museum of the Earth was established in 2003 to provide the general public with a unique opportunity to explore our world through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions. The museum’s 8,000-square-foot permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 4.5 billion years of history, from the Earth’s origin to the present day. Through hands-on, visual exhibitions and outreach, the Museum of the Earth encourages critical thinking about life on Earth in the past and today, and how our species is affecting the natural world.
Museum of the Earth in Ithaca
When: Thurs - Mondays during the winter 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Museum of the Earth, Ithaca NY

PRI’s Museum of the Earth was established in 2003 to provide the general public with a unique opportunity to explore our world through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions. The museum’s 8,000-square-foot permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 4.5 billion years of history, from the Earth’s origin to the present day. Through hands-on, visual exhibitions and outreach, the Museum of the Earth encourages critical thinking about life on Earth in the past and today, and how our species is affecting the natural world. 

Tuesdays - Sundays
The Sciencenter in Ithaca
When: Tuesdays - Sundays
The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. Our non-profit, hands-on museum offers guests of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, and seasonal outdoor science playground and mini-golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter.
The Sciencenter in Ithaca
When: Tuesdays - Sundays
Location: Sciencenter, 601 1st St., Ithaca, NY 14850

The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. Our non-profit, hands-on museum offers guests of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, and seasonal outdoor science playground and mini-golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter. 

Thurs - Sundays during the winter
Cayuga Nature Center in Ithaca
When: Thurs - Sundays during the winter 10:00am - 4:00pm
The Cayuga Nature Center, a public education venue of the Paleontological Research Institution, provides an opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all ages to learn about environmental and outdoor education in a fun and engaging way.
Cayuga Nature Center in Ithaca
When: Thurs - Sundays during the winter 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Cayuga Nature Center, Ithaca

The Cayuga Nature Center, a public education venue of the Paleontological Research Institution, provides an opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all ages to learn about environmental and outdoor education in a fun and engaging way. 

Thursdays
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

Sundays
Jazz Brunch Sundays @ Coltivare
When: Sundays 10:00am - 3:00pm
A weekly brunch service Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., now featuring live music from the local Coltivare Jazz Trio noon-2! Enjoy a seasonal brunch menu and signature Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar along with the accompaniment of this talented trio.
Jazz Brunch Sundays @ Coltivare
When: Sundays 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga St. Ithaca, NY

 A weekly brunch service Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., now featuring live music from the local Coltivare Jazz Trio noon-2! Enjoy a seasonal brunch menu and signature Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar along with the accompaniment of this talented trio.

Last Saturday of the month
Ukelele Jam! @ Rock School space at Hickey’s Music Center
When: Last Saturday of the month 12:00noon
Come join us for a free hour of making music. Players of all ages and levels are welcome to come and join and enjoy playing with others, learning new tunes and skills and forging new friendships. Need an instrument? We can lend you one for the session.
Ukelele Jam! @ Rock School space at Hickey’s Music Center
When: Last Saturday of the month 12:00noon
Location: Hickey’s Music Center, 104 Adams Street, Ithaca NY

 Join us at noon for our next session. Call 607-793-6682 for more details or email play@hickeys.com

First Friday of the Month
Fridays on Franklin @ Downtown Watkins Glen
When: First Friday of the Month 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Enjoy tastings of local products during this fun (and delicious) event series on the first Friday of every month in downtown Watkins Glen. Live music rounds out the experience. Join in the fun!
Fridays on Franklin @ Downtown Watkins Glen
When: First Friday of the Month 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Watkins Glen, NY

 The cost to participate is just $10 and includes a souvenir wine glass. To participate, simply stop by the Visitor Center (214 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen) at the start of the event to purchase an event ticket. This event takes place rain or shine.

Sundays
Official Buffalo Bills Backer Bar Parties @ Flynn’s Roadhouse
When: Sundays
The official Bills backer bar FLYNNS Roadhouse has the Bills on TV! Great deals on beers, wings, and pizza, and cheer on the Bills with local Bills fans in the 607!
Official Buffalo Bills Backer Bar Parties @ Flynn’s Roadhouse
When: Sundays
Location: Flynn’s Roadhouse, East Shore Drive, Lansing NY

 Pizza, Buffalo Wings, Beer, and prizes! Join all the other Buffalo Bills fans every week for every Bills Game!

Fri & Sat thru 11/2
Tagsylvania @ Tag's in Big Flats
When: Fri & Sat thru 11/2 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Celebrate 10 Years of Fear with Tagsylvania “The Fear of the Southern Tier” – with Tagsylvania! 4 Halloween Haunted attractions: Psycho Swamp Jerkus Circus, Motel 666 and the ALL NEW Orphan House. Tagsylvania also features a fully interactive and immersive Escape room: Escape the Reactor.
Tagsylvania @ Tag's in Big Flats
When: Fri & Sat thru 11/2 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: Tags in Big Flats, NY

Other attractions include: Dark Shadows, The Vortex, a variety of carnival style games and the The Spirit Realm, a nightly Psychic Faire with Fortune Tellers, Healers, metaphysical vendors and demonstrations.

Oct 11th - 26th
Hedda Gabler @ Ithaca College
When: Oct 11th - 26th 8:00pm
This modern translation of Henrik Ibsen´s Hedda Gabler defies stereotypes. A powerful heroine of her time, Hedda strives to fulfill her own desires, yet deprives the people around her of their happiness.
Hedda Gabler @ Ithaca College
When: Oct 11th - 26th 8:00pm
Location: 953 Danby Road Ithaca, NY

 This modern translation of Henrik Ibsen´s Hedda Gabler defies stereotypes. A powerful heroine of her time, Hedda strives to fulfill her own desires, yet deprives the people around her of their happiness.

October 11, 2019 8:00PM
October 12, 2019 8:00PM
October 13, 2019 2:00PM
October 25, 2019 8:00PM
October 26, 2019 2:00PM
October 26, 2019 8:00PM

Oct 12th-28th
Friends of the Tompkins Co Public Library Fall Book Sale
When: Oct 12th-28th 10:00am-8:00pm
Browse hundreds of books, DVDs and more at the "Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library's Fall Book Sale" every weekend through October 28th
Friends of the Tompkins Co Public Library Fall Book Sale
When: Oct 12th-28th 10:00am-8:00pm
Location: 509 Esty Street, Ithaca

Browse hundreds of books, DVDs and more at the "Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library's Fall Book Sale" every weekend through October 28th!

Their Spring and Fall book sales are the main source of funding for the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library organization and proceeds benefit the Tompkins County Public Library and the Finger Lakes Library System along with organizations working for literacy in Tompkins County.

Prices start low and decrease every day of the sale...great deals for a great cause!

Friday and Saturday, October 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th
Downtown Ithaca Haunted History Walking Tours
When: Friday and Saturday, October 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th 6:00pm
Downtown Ithaca holds colorful narratives of past people and events. What spirits and memories linger? The tales might be chilling as death, murder, jealousy, insanity, and accidents are recalled. Be attentive and watchful. This Ithaca Heritage Tour is offered by The History Center in Tompkins County and will be led by Tompkins County Heritage Ambassador Sherri La-Torre.
Downtown Ithaca Haunted History Walking Tours
When: Friday and Saturday, October 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th 6:00pm
Location: Tour begins at The History Center in Tompkins County, 110 North Tioga Street on the Ithaca Commons

 Today Ithaca is known for its gorges, education, food, vibrant cultural scene, and its diverse population... but this was not always the case. Downtown Ithaca holds colorful narratives of past people and events. What spirits and memories linger? The tales might be chilling as death, murder, jealousy, insanity, and accidents are recalled. Be attentive and watchful. This Ithaca Heritage Tour is offered by The History Center in Tompkins County and will be led by Tompkins County Heritage Ambassador Sherri La-Torre.

Tickets cost $10. Free for children ages 7 and under with an adult caregiver. Buy online here or at the tour's start.

Oct 20th - Nov 3rd
The Two Kids That Blow S*** Up @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Oct 20th - Nov 3rd
Diana and Max meet as kids, the day their parents start having an affair. During their parents’ tumultuous on-and-off relationship over more than two decades, Max and Diana are perpetually forced together and become the most unlikely of friends. They see each other through highs and lows, trying not to make the same mistakes their parents did. A hilarious and poignant play about trying not to fall in love with your best friend.
The Two Kids That Blow S*** Up @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Oct 20th - Nov 3rd
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 Diana and Max meet as kids, the day their parents start having an affair. During their parents’ tumultuous on-and-off relationship over more than two decades, Max and Diana are perpetually forced together and become the most unlikely of friends. They see each other through highs and lows, trying not to make the same mistakes their parents did. A hilarious and poignant play about trying not to fall in love with your best friend.

Oct 24th - 26th
Chiller Haunted House @ Center for the Arts
When: Oct 24th - 26th
Cortland’s scariest little haunted house returns to the Homer Center for the Arts.
Chiller Haunted House @ Center for the Arts
When: Oct 24th - 26th
Location: Center for the Arts Homer, 72 South Main Street, Homer NY

When: Oct. 24-26 with kid-friendly frights from 6-6:45 p.m., scary tours from 7-10 p.m.

Where: 72 S. Main St., Homer, N.Y.

Price: $2 for Thursday, $3 for Friday, $4 for Saturday

Oct 24th
Cortland County Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating
When: Oct 24th 4:30pm - 8:00pm
It's time to get your Halloween On! All of Cortland County is welcome to participate in this annual event at NO CHARGE!
Cortland County Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating
When: Oct 24th 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Main St, Cortland NY

All you need is to fill out a registration form (https://forms.gle/R9roQTMnDQbpgr4M8), have a costume, (Don't have one? Visit our Costume Closet on October 15th or 19th) and be prepared for a scary good time!

The judges are ready, the volunteers are lining up and we have excitements up our sleeves. Come on out to march or watch! It will be a hauntingly good time!!

Oct 24th - 27th
Spirits in the Castle - 10th Anniversary @ The 1890 House
When: Oct 24th - 27th
The 1890 House Museum and Knightime Paranormal are excited to present the 10th Anniversary of “Spirits in the Castle.” Join Knightime Paranormal as they lead you on an interactive investigation of Cortland’s Victorian-era stone castle. This year, we have a variety of otherworldly opportunities to explore the mansion. Choose between our Hotspots exploration, an expanded Spirits in the Castle investigation, and the late-night Torch Tour. We hope you’ll join us for the only experience that puts the tools into your hands!
Spirits in the Castle - 10th Anniversary @ The 1890 House
When: Oct 24th - 27th
Location: The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins St, Cortland NY

Thursday October 24th

Hotspot Tour @ 8pm

 

Friday and Saturday October 25th & 26th

Hotspot Tour @ 6:30pm

Spirits in the Castle @ 8:00pm

The Torch Tour @ 10:00pm

 

Sunday, October 27th

Spirits in the Castle @ 6:00pm

The Torch Tour @ 8:00pm

 

Hotspot Exploration ($12, approximately 1 hour): The Hotspot Tour focuses your investigation on 3 paranormal hotspots throughout the house: the Billiard Room/Ballroom, the Morning room, and the Basement. Your investigation lasts roughly an hour, with an opportunity to discuss your findings at the end.

Spirits in the Castle ($18.90, approximately 1 1/2 hours): The Spirits in the Castle tour sets the table with an exploration of Victorian wakes and funeral traditions. Your approximately hour and a half investigation then puts the tools of the trade into your hands as you explore rooms on each floor for evidence of the paranormal.

Torch Tour ($18.90, approximately 2 hours): The lights are out, and the ghosts are about! Explore the 1890 House by flashlight… if you dare!

 

Museum members may purchase tickets at any point – call the Museum to reserve your spots today!

Tickets for the general public go on sale September 1st, 2019. Capacity is limited, and tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Oct 24th
The Bad Plus and The Long Now @ Hangar Theatre
When: Oct 24th 8pm
It's a night of jazz with The Bad Plus and The Long Con at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca!
The Bad Plus and The Long Now @ Hangar Theatre
When: Oct 24th 8pm
Location: Hangar Theatre, Ithaca

It's a night of jazz with The Bad Plus and The Long Con at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca!

Oct 25th
Halloween in Downtown Ithaca
When: Oct 25th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Trick-or-Treating and Halloween festivities will run 4:00 - 6:00PM. Stores participating in the festivities will have a "Trick-or-Treat" sign prominently displayed in their storefront window indicating that the store is greeting trick-or-treaters. Stores participating are located on the Commons, Aurora Street, Cayuga Street and inside Dewitt Mall. The parade will leave from the Greater Ithaca Activity Center (GIAC) around 3:00pm and wind its way through neighborhoods, arriving on the Ithaca Commons
Halloween in Downtown Ithaca
When: Oct 25th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Downtown Ithaca Commons

Enjoy music, free face painting, Halloween games, and healthy snacks.

SCHEDULE:
4:00 - 6:00 pm: Downtown Ithaca Trick-or-Treating
Areas around downtown include: Ithaca Commons, DeWitt Mall, Cayuga Street, Aurora Street(Restaurant Row), Gateway Commons, Press Bay Alley, Cayuga & West State Street.

4:00 - 6:00 pm: Center Ithaca Halloween Festivities (171 East State Street on the Commons)

Oct 25th & 26th
Haunted House @ JM McDonald Sports Complex
When: Oct 25th & 26th
Do not miss out on the JM McDonald's haunted house event. Early boos for the younger kids and later spooks if you really want to be scared!
Haunted House @ JM McDonald Sports Complex
When: Oct 25th & 26th
Location: J.M. McDonald Sports Complex, 4292 Fairgrounds Drive Cortland, NY

 The less spooky Haunted House will take place on October 25 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. If you're looking for more of a scare, stop by October 26th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Homer Hops will also be onsite serving beverages.

Admission is $2. Bigger and Scarier than last year!

Oct 25th-26th
Sebastian Maniscalco @ Landmark Theatre
When: Oct 25th-26th 7pm & 930pm
Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco comes to the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse!
Sebastian Maniscalco @ Landmark Theatre
When: Oct 25th-26th 7pm & 930pm
Location: Landmark Theatre, Syracuse

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco comes to the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse! 

Oct 25th
St. Paul and the Broken Bones @ State Theatre
When: Oct 25th 8pm
Eight-piece soul band St. Paul and the Broken Bones performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
St. Paul and the Broken Bones @ State Theatre
When: Oct 25th 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Eight-piece soul band St. Paul and the Broken Bones performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Oct 26th
Boos & Brews 5K @ JM McDonald Sports Complex
When: Oct 26th 5:00pm
Join the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex for their Boos & Brew 5K. Homer Hops is joining the J.M. McDonald Sports complex at the Boos and Brews 5K. Enjoy your favorite local beer and run our NEW ROUTE this fall.
Boos & Brews 5K @ JM McDonald Sports Complex
When: Oct 26th 5:00pm
Location: J.M. McDonald Sports Complex, 4292 Fairgrounds Drive Cortland, NY

 Join the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex for their Boos & Brew 5K on October 26th. Registration begins at 5 p.m., and the race starts at 6 p.m.

Homer Hops is joining the J.M. McDonald Sports complex at the Boos and Brews 5K. Enjoy your favorite local beer and run our NEW ROUTE this fall.

Admission includes one free beer and one free ticket to our Haunted House.

$25 individual registration
$15/person for groups of 10 or more.

First 25 people to register receive a free T-Shirt!

Oct 26th
Cortland Zombie Walk
When: Oct 26th 5:00pm - 6:30pm
The living dead will drag their haggard bodies from the 1890 House, Tompkins Street, Cortland to Main Street where there will be delectable ZOMBIE FOODS made from locally sourced produce at various establishments up and down the street.
Cortland Zombie Walk
When: Oct 26th 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Historic Downtown Cortland, Main Street Cortland, NY

 The living dead will drag their haggard bodies from the 1890 House, Tompkins Street, Cortland to Main Street where there will be delectable ZOMBIE FOODS made from locally sourced produce at various establishments up and down the street.

Oct 26th
Elvis Costello and the Imposters @ State Theatre
When: Oct 26th 8pm
Singer/songwriter Elvis Costello and the Imposters performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Elvis Costello and the Imposters @ State Theatre
When: Oct 26th 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Singer/songwriter Elvis Costello performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Oct 26th
Halloween Extravaganza @ Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House
When: Oct 26th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Join alumni, parents, students and community members for the Student Alumni Association (SAA)'s annual Halloween Extravaganza at the Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House - snacks, candy, activities, games, crafts, and a costume contest! Free!
Halloween Extravaganza @ Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House
When: Oct 26th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House, 29 Tompkins St, Cortland, NY

 Join alumni, parents, students and community members for the Student Alumni Association (SAA)'s annual Halloween Extravaganza at the Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House on Saturday, Oct. 26.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
This free event will be held from 1-4 p.m. All are welcome to attend. We will have lots of snacks, candy, activities, games, crafts, and a costume contest.

LOCATION
The Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House is located on 29 Tompkins Street in Cortland. Directions can be found on the Parks Alumni House page

Oct 26th
Hallowine Spooktacular: Circus CarnEvil @ Americana Vineyards
When: Oct 26th 8:00pm - 12:00mid
Ladies & gentlemen, in the center ring, It's our 17th Annual Hallo-Wine Spooktacular, and if you're a fan of all things under the big top, yet clowns creep you out, you're going to love this year's costume theme: CIRCUS CARN-EVIL!
Hallowine Spooktacular: Circus CarnEvil @ Americana Vineyards
When: Oct 26th 8:00pm - 12:00mid
Location: Americana Vineyards, 4367 E Covert Rd, Interlaken, NY

Make your reservations now and start getting those costumes ready for our LIVE costume contest by channeling Stephen King!

COSTUME CONTEST: 10:30ish
3 categories: BEST CIRCUS ACT, BEST SIDESHOW ACT and BEST OFF THEME! The winner in each category goes home with a gift basket filled with Americana goodies!

MUSIC: ELEPHANT SOUND

TREATS
FOOD: Wicked temptations from Crystal Lake Café
WINE: First Glass on Us, then available by Bottle or Glass

ADMISSION: 21+ ONLY
$15 General Public
Industry & Patriots Club Members $10

RESERVATIONS
Admission limited, so RSVP and get your tix early!
RSPV and Advance Ticket Sales
888-600-8067

Oct 26th
Nevermore Haunted Attractions Haunted House in McGraw
When: Oct 26th 7:30pm - 10:00pm
A night full of fright! Raffles, sweet treats, and of course lots of scares! All proceeds benefit the Cayuga Dog Rescue!
Nevermore Haunted Attractions Haunted House in McGraw
When: Oct 26th 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 79 South Street, McGraw NY

 $2 minimum donation per person.

October 26th - 27th
Wizarding Weekend in Ithaca
When: October 26th - 27th
Wizarding Weekend Ithaca is a street festival style celebration of magic, science and fantasy. All fandoms are welcomed at the event. Programming will focus on magic, science and fantasy found in literature, television, film and gaming.
Wizarding Weekend in Ithaca
When: October 26th - 27th
Location: Press Bay Alley, Green St. Ithaca and other Ithaca locations

Show Hours:
Saturday October 26, 2019 10am-5pm
Sunday October 27,2019 10am-4pm

YOU ARE THE MAGIC of this event! Come in costume for the daily costume parade, create a one of kind piece for the new Fan Art Show, and brush up on your fandom facts for the trivia contest.

Enjoy specialty programming, local merchants, vendors, interactive exhibits, panels, workshops, demonstrations, crafts, presentations, live music and themed entertainment.

Take part in the GorgeKeep School of Magic through activities and games.

Oct 27th
Trick or Treat Along the Cayuga Wine Trail
When: Oct 27th 10:00am - 5:00pm
Trick or Treat along the Trail caters to the child within. Each winery will be pairing a wine with a Halloween candy of their choosing. Travel to each winery to try your favorite wine paired with your favorite candy.
Trick or Treat Along the Cayuga Wine Trail
When: Oct 27th 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, various

Regular tasting fees do apply if you want to sample a full tasting.

Got your kids with you? No problem! They can have some candy, too!

If you’re feeling particularly festive, come in costume!

Oct 29th
Jenny Lewis @ State Theatre
When: Oct 29th 8pm
Singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis comes to the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Jenny Lewis @ State Theatre
When: Oct 29th 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis comes to the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Oct 29th
Sister Act @ Ithaca College Hoerner Theatre
When: Oct 29th 8:00pm
Show girl Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder and is put into protective custody at a convent. Disguised as a nun, she struggles to change her lifestyle and abide by their strict rules with hilarious results. Finding her place in the convent´s choir, her dance and singing talent inspires her fellow sisters to find their voice. Based on the 1992 Motion Picture Sister Act emphasizes the power of friendship and “sisterhood.”
Sister Act @ Ithaca College Hoerner Theatre
When: Oct 29th 8:00pm
Location: 953 Danby Road Ithaca, NY

 Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner

Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture “Sister Act” written by Joseph Howard

 

Directed by Courtney Young

Musical Direction by Christopher Zemliauskas

Choreographed by Aimee Rials

Oct 30th
Ladies Night Out! @ Cayuga Medical Center
When: Oct 30th 5-7pm
Help raise breast cancer awareness and learn how you can improve your own wellness at Cayuga Medical Center's "Ladies Night Out!"
Ladies Night Out! @ Cayuga Medical Center
When: Oct 30th 5-7pm
Location: Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca

Help raise breast cancer awareness and learn how you can improve your own wellness at Cayuga Medical Center's "Ladies Night Out!"


Expert speakers and specialists will be on hand to discuss many aspects of women's health including breast cancer, menopause, bone health, exercise and fitness, stroke awareness, reproductive health and more!

Meet breast cancer survivors and share your stories!

Light refreshments will be served and everyone attending will be entered to win a luxurious gift basket!
Nov 1st
Rufus Wainwright @ State Theatre
When: Nov 1st 8pm
Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Rufus Wainwright @ State Theatre
When: Nov 1st 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Nov 2nd
Learning Web's "Bowl-A-Thon" @ Ithaca Bowl-O-Drome
When: Nov 2nd 1-4pm
"Strike out" for a great cause at the Learning Web's 3rd annual "Bowl-A-Thon" fundraiser Saturday, November 2nd at Ithaca's BowlO-Drome!
Learning Web's "Bowl-A-Thon" @ Ithaca Bowl-O-Drome
When: Nov 2nd 1-4pm
Location: Ithaca Bowl-O-Drome, 401 3rd Street, Ithaca

"Strike out" for a great cause at the Learning Web's 3rd annual "Bowl-A-Thon" fundraiser Saturday, November 2nd at Ithaca's BowlO-Drome!

Get all the deatils at www.learning-web.org!

Nov 9th
Marc Cohn @ Hangar Theatre
When: Nov 9th 8pm
Singer/songwriter Marc Cohn performs at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca!
Marc Cohn @ Hangar Theatre
When: Nov 9th 8pm
Location: Hangar Theatre, Ithaca

Singer/songwriter Marc Cohn performs at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca!

Nov 11th
Veterans Day 5K Fun Run/Walk @ Dewitt Park
When: Nov 11th 10am
Join "Team Red, White & Blue" and the Ithaca Police Department at the Veterans Day 5K Fun Run/Walk to support America's veterans!
Veterans Day 5K Fun Run/Walk @ Dewitt Park
When: Nov 11th 10am
Location: Dewitt Park, Ithaca

Join "Team Red, White & Blue" and the Ithaca Police Department at the Veterans Day 5K Fun Run/Walk to support America's veterans!

Show your colors by running or walking in red, white and blue...or wear a "Team RWB" T...and run or walk with Old Glory, too and then stay for the Tompkins County Veterans Day Ceremony at 11am!

Go to www.teamrwb.org for all the details!

Nov 12th
Joe Bonamassa @ Broome County Forum
When: Nov 12th 8:00pm
Joe Bonamassa is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. When he was 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. In the last 13 years Bonamassa has put out 15 solo albums through his independent record label J&R Adventures, of which 11 have reached number 1 on the Billboard Blues charts.
Joe Bonamassa @ Broome County Forum
When: Nov 12th 8:00pm
Location: Broome County Forum, 236 Washington Street, Binghamton, NY

 Tickets available starting at $97. More information at jbonamassa.com.

Nov 13th
Warren Miller's "Timeless" @ State Theatre
When: Nov 13th 730pm
Celebrate the eternal joys of Winter with Warren Miller's 70th extreme skiing and snowboarding movie, "Timeless"!
Warren Miller's "Timeless" @ State Theatre
When: Nov 13th 730pm
Location: State Theatre, Ithaca

Celebrate the eternal joys of Winter with Warren Miller's 70th extreme skiing and snowboarding movie, "Timeless"!

The only constant is change, but winter stoke is eternal. After seven decades of celebrating skiing and snowboarding, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that nothing compares to the anticipation of another season.

Join the kickoff to winter with our 70th film, Timeless, presented by Volkswagen, featuring ski legends like Glen Plake, alongside newcomers like Catie Zeliff, Jaelin Kauf and Baker Boyd. Shot on location in British Columbia, France, Austria, Switzerland, Colorado and Jackson Hole.

Attendees will receive lift ticket discounts, free swag and more. Timeless is more than a ski and snowboard film, it’s an experience.
Nov 16th
"Battle of the Farmer Bands" @ Hopshire Farm & Brewery
When: Nov 16th 5pm-9pm
Jam with eight local "farmer bands" as they compete to raise funds to support New York's organic farmers at the "Battle of the Farmer Bands" at Hopshire Farm & Brewery in Freeville!
"Battle of the Farmer Bands" @ Hopshire Farm & Brewery
When: Nov 16th 5pm-9pm
Location: Hopshire Farm & Brewery, Freeville
Jam with eight local "farmer bands" as they compete to raise funds to support New York's organic farmers at the "Battle of the Farmer Bands" at Hopshire Farm & Brewery in Freeville!

Proceeds support The Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY and there's live music, food trucks, door prizes, a silent auction and delicious Hopshire beer and cider...$1 will be donated for every Hopshire brew sold!
Nov 11th
Bob Dylan @ Ithaca College
When: Nov 11th 8pm
Rock and Roll legend Bob Dylan performs at the A&E Center at Ithaca College!
Bob Dylan @ Ithaca College
When: Nov 11th 8pm
Location: A&E Center, Ithaca College

Rock and Roll legend Bob Dylan performs at the A&E Center at Ithaca College!

Nov 17th
Josh Gates @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Nov 17th 7pm
"Expedition Unknown" host Josh Gates tells tales of his adventures at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Josh Gates @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Nov 17th 7pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

"Expedition Unknown" host Josh Gates tells tales of his adventures at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Nov 23rd - Dec 15th
Proof @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Nov 23rd - Dec 15th
Catherine has spent years taking care of her father, a famous mathematician. In the wake of his death, Catherine grapples with what she may or may not have inherited—from brilliance to madness. With the appearance of Catherine’s estranged sister, an unexpected suitor, and a notebook containing a groundbreaking proof, Catherine’s life, and the future of the field, change in an instant. A poignant portrayal of explosive genius and the complexity of inheritance.
Proof @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Nov 23rd - Dec 15th
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 Catherine has spent years taking care of her father, a famous mathematician. In the wake of his death, Catherine grapples with what she may or may not have inherited—from brilliance to madness. With the appearance of Catherine’s estranged sister, an unexpected suitor, and a notebook containing a groundbreaking proof, Catherine’s life, and the future of the field, change in an instant. A poignant portrayal of explosive genius and the complexity of inheritance.

Nov 24th
"The Monster Who Ate My Peas" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Nov 24th 3pm
The delightful children's musical "The Monster Who Ate My Peas" comes to the State Theatre of Ithaca!
"The Monster Who Ate My Peas" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Nov 24th 3pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

The delightful children's musical "The Monster Who Ate My Peas" comes to the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Nov 28th
Turkey Trot @ Ithaca High School
When: Nov 28th 9am
Get ready for Thanksgiving by burning off some calories first at the Finger Lakes Running Club's annual Turkey Trot at Ithaca High School!
Turkey Trot @ Ithaca High School
When: Nov 28th 9am
Location: Ithaca High School
Get ready for Thanksgiving by burning off some calories first at the Finger Lakes Running Club's annual Turkey Trot at Ithaca High School!

The Trot is a predictio run where you attempt to guess your time for the roughly 5.5-mile course. The course is half paved roads and half trails and grass and shortcuts ARE allowed! Those who come the closest to their predicted times will win delicious pies!
 
To register or for more information, go to fingerlakesrunners.org!
Nov 29th
Tanya Tucker @ Turning Stone Resort Casino
When: Nov 29th 8pm
Country superstar Tanya Tucker comes to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
Tanya Tucker @ Turning Stone Resort Casino
When: Nov 29th 8pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Country superstar Tanya Tucker comes to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

Dec 5th-6th
Aaron Lewis @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: Dec 5th-6th 8pm
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis rocks Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
Aaron Lewis @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: Dec 5th-6th 8pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Staind frontman Aaron Lewis rocks Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

Dec 5th
Celine Dion @ KeyBank Center
When: Dec 5th 7pm
Pop superstar Celine Dion brings her "Courage" tour to KeyBank Center in Buffalo!
Celine Dion @ KeyBank Center
When: Dec 5th 7pm
Location: KeyBank Center, Buffalo

Pop superstar Celine Dion brings her "Courage" tour to KeyBank Center in Buffalo!

Dec 7th
"A Very Electric Christmas" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Dec 7th 7pm
"America's Got Talent" finalists Lightware Theater presents the heartwarming family show "A very Electric Christmas" at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
"A Very Electric Christmas" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Dec 7th 7pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

"America's Got Talent" finalists Lightware Theater presents the heartwarming family show "A very Electric Christmas" at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Dec 7th
Diamond Rio @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: Dec 7th 8pm
Country legends Diamond Rio come to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
Diamond Rio @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: Dec 7th 8pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Country legends Diamond Rio come to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

Dec 7th
Dryden Agway Holiday Craft Show
When: Dec 7th 10:00am - 2:00pm
Get your holiday shopping done in a fun environment with amazing crafters!
Dryden Agway Holiday Craft Show
When: Dec 7th 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Dryden Agway 59 W Main St, Dryden

 Dryden Agway is hosting a holiday craft fair with local artisans!

Dec 14th
Pentatonix @ Turning Stone Resort Casino
When: Dec 14th 7pm
Acapella group Pentatonix bring their annual Christmas show back to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
Pentatonix @ Turning Stone Resort Casino
When: Dec 14th 7pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Acapella group Pentatonix bring their annual Christmas show back to Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

Dec 28th
X Ambassadors @ Turning Stone Resort
When: Dec 28th 8pm
Ithaca's own X Ambassadors rock Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
X Ambassadors @ Turning Stone Resort
When: Dec 28th 8pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Ithaca's own X Ambassadors rock Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

Jan 25th
Hartshorne Masters Mile @ Cornell University
When: Jan 25th 1pm
Kick off the New Year with one of the premier masters running events in the country, the Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile, with the Finger Lakes Running Club at Cornell University!
Hartshorne Masters Mile @ Cornell University
When: Jan 25th 1pm
Location: Barton Hall, Cornell University
Kick off the New Year with one of the premier masters running events in the country, the Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile, with the Finger Lakes Running Club at Cornell University!
 
This race attracts some of the best national and international talent. Numerous world and American indoor mile age-group records have been set at the meet over the years, and it’s an exciting race to watch, with top local runners dueling with out-of-town challengers and masters runners in their 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s showing us what they can do.

Held in conjunction with Cornell’s Upstate Challenge meet, the Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile features fully automatic timing, introductions of each runner at the starting line, commentary on every race, rabbits for the elite races, and hordes of enthusiastic spectators.

Don’t be intimidated! The Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile may be an elite event, but it’s open and welcoming to runners of all abilities—no matter how fast you run, you’ll be treated like an elite!

To register or for more information, go to fingerlakesrunners.org!
Feb 2nd - 22nd
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.

Feb 20th - 23rd
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

Mar 13th
Jack Hanna's "Into The Wild LIVE" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 13th 7pm
Jack Hanna's animal extravaganza "Into The Wild LIVE" returns to the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Jack Hanna's "Into The Wild LIVE" @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 13th 7pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Jack Hanna's animal extravaganza "Into The Wild LIVE" returns to the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Mar 15th - Apr 4th
Catch As You Can @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Mar 15th - Apr 4th
Two working class New England families have grown up in each other’s homes, weathering the good and the bad. When the adult children come home for the holidays, it feels like the good old days are back. But it’s only a matter of time before old behaviors resurface and long-held secrets are confessed. Three actors take on six roles, crossing generation and gender, in this dynamic and explosive reinvention of the classic American family drama.
Catch As You Can @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Mar 15th - Apr 4th
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 Two working class New England families have grown up in each other’s homes, weathering the good and the bad. When the adult children come home for the holidays, it feels like the good old days are back. But it’s only a matter of time before old behaviors resurface and long-held secrets are confessed. Three actors take on six roles, crossing generation and gender, in this dynamic and explosive reinvention of the classic American family drama.

Mar 20th
Dakhabrakha @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 20th 8pm
Ukranian folk quartet Dakhabrakha perform at the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Dakhabrakha @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 20th 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Ukranian folk quartet Dakhabrakha perform at the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Mar 25th
Bela Fleck & The Flecktones @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 25th 8pm
Banjoist Bela Fleck & The Flecktones bring their 30th anniversary tour to the State Theatre of Ithaca!
Bela Fleck & The Flecktones @ Ithaca's State Theatre
When: Mar 25th 8pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Banjoist Bela Fleck & The Flecktones bring their 30th anniversary tour to the State Theatre of Ithaca!

Apr 26th - May 10th
Mr. Joy @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Apr 26th - May 10th
In this uplifting one-woman show, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop mysteriously doesn’t open one morning, causing an array of customers to realize what the shop owner has meant in their lives. One actress plays nine distinct characters in this exploration of gentrification, racism, and open-mindedness.
Mr. Joy @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: Apr 26th - May 10th
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 In this uplifting one-woman show, a Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop mysteriously doesn’t open one morning, causing an array of customers to realize what the shop owner has meant in their lives. One actress plays nine distinct characters in this exploration of gentrification, racism, and open-mindedness.

May 1st
Queensryche @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: May 1st 8pm
Progressive rock legends Queensryche perform at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!
Queensryche @ Turning Stone Resort and Casino
When: May 1st 8pm
Location: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona

Progressive rock legends Queensryche perform at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona!

June 7th - 21st
Shape @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: June 7th - 21st
Meet Puppy, a 47-year-old lifelong East Coast woman who moves to Texas and learns to get strong. Built on adrenaline, determination, transformation, and sweat, this play cracks open fresh conversations about how we relate to our bodies and what we’re capable of accomplishing. Come see Puppy lift weights live on stage in this wildly hilarious, riotously honest, and uniquely feminist new play. This play also features the best workout playlist you’ve heard. And FYI: laughing burns calories. Watching this play will burn 40 calories and work your abs.
Shape @ The Kitchen Theatre
When: June 7th - 21st
Location: Kitchen Theatre, 417 West State/ MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY

 Meet Puppy, a 47-year-old lifelong East Coast woman who moves to Texas and learns to get strong. Built on adrenaline, determination, transformation, and sweat, this play cracks open fresh conversations about how we relate to our bodies and what we’re capable of accomplishing. Come see Puppy lift weights live on stage in this wildly hilarious, riotously honest, and uniquely feminist new play. This play also features the best workout playlist you’ve heard. And FYI: laughing burns calories. Watching this play will burn 40 calories and work your abs.



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