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

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 (607)257-2669

TAVERN AT GATEWAY
THURSDAYS
311 E. Green St.
4:00- 6:00 pm (607)273-7800 

Fridays and Sundays
Live Music @ Americana Vineyards
When: Fridays and Sundays
Pizza Party Friday nights with music 6-8pm, Date Night/Game Night Saturdays - and wind down your weekend on Sundays with music 4-6pm!
Live Music @ Americana Vineyards
When: Fridays 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 August 11th Purple Valley 6-8 p.m.

Saturday August 12th Whiskey Tango Sideshow Full Bodied Burlesque 8-10 p.m.

Sunday August 13th The Tarps 4-6 p.m.

Friday August 18th Bob & Dee 6-8 p.m.

Saturday August 19th Delta Mike Shaw Band 6-8 p.m.

Sunday August 20th GoGone 4-6 p.m.

Friday August 25th NEO Project 6-8 p.m.

Saturday August 26th The Hilltoppers 6-8 p.m.

Sunday August 27th Laila Belle 4-6 p.m.

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). 

various days
Ithaca Farmer's Market
When: various days
The Ithaca Farmers Market offers five weekly markets during the growing season. They have three locations: the Steamboat Landing pavilion, and their three satellite markets, at Dewitt Park, East Hill Plaza and Hancock Street.
Ithaca Farmer's Market
When: various days
Location: various, Ithaca

Come, relax and take in the sites of one of the country’s best farmers markets. Themarket and vendors are all about promoting “joyous commerce.” We make it fun to shop, and to connect to your community.

Tuesdays @ Dewitt Park, downtown Ithaca

Wednesdays @ East Hill Plaza, Ithaca (starting in June)

Saturdays and Sundays @ Steamboat Landing, Ithaca

Thursday evenings @ Steamboat Landing (starting in July)
 

Fridays during the summer!
Treleaven Wine's Garden Concert Series
When: Fridays during the summer! 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Those searching for outdoor fun need look no further than Treleaven’s Garden Concert Series! Celebrate summer with delicious wine, beer and food while the tunes carry your cares away.
Treleaven Wine's Garden Concert Series
When: Fridays during the summer! 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Treleaven Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry

Those searching for outdoor fun need look no further than Treleaven’s Garden Concert Series! Celebrate summer with delicious wine, beer and food while the tunes carry your cares away. Entertainment will take place in The Hangtime under the stars, and lawn games will be setup for the whole family to take part.  

Third Sunday of Every Month
Found Flea Market
When: Third Sunday of Every Month 9am-3pm
The "Found Flea" flea market is back! Browse through a huge selection of antiques and collectibles at Found In Ithaca!
Found Flea Market
When: Third Sunday of Every Month 9am-3pm
Location: Found In Ithaca

  The "Found Flea" flea market is back! Browse through a huge selection of antiques and collectibles the third Sunday of every month though October at Found In Ithaca!

Thursdays thru Labor Day
Sunset Music Series @ Six Mile Creek Vineyards
When: Thursdays thru Labor Day 6:00pm
Extend your happy hour and kick off the weekend early, with live music & wine at Six Mile Creek! No cover charge.
Sunset Music Series @ Six Mile Creek Vineyards
When: Thursdays thru Labor Day 6:00pm
Location: Six Mile Creek Vineyards, Ithaca

Extend your happy hour and kick off the weekend early, with live music & wine at Six Mile Creek! No cover charge. 

Fridays during the summer!
Pub Nights on the Brewdeck @ Wagner Vineyards
When: Fridays during the summer! 6:00pm
Wagner's weekly Friday night summer concert series (dinner available starting at 6pm, live music beginning at 7pm), featuring live music, beer & wine out on their deck - with a beautiful view of Seneca Lake.
Pub Nights on the Brewdeck @ Wagner Vineyards
When: Fridays during the summer! 6:00pm
Location: Wagner Vineyards, Rte 414 Lodi, NY

Wagner's weekly Friday night summer concert series (dinner available starting at 6pm, live music beginning at 7pm), featuring live music, beer & wine out on their deck - with a beautiful view of Seneca Lake. 

Sundays thru the summer!
Hosmer Winery Music & Mimosas
When: Sundays thru the summer! 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Spend your Sunday afternoon at Hosmer Winery with live music from Tribal Revival Duo: Marc & Tom. We will be serving up fresh mimosas as well as wine and beer by the glass and bottle! Music starts at 12 and goes until 3!
Hosmer Winery Music & Mimosas
When: Sundays thru the summer! 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Hosmer Winery, Ovid

 Spend your Sunday afternoon at Hosmer Winery with live music from Tribal Revival Duo: Marc & Tom. We will be serving up fresh mimosas as well as wine and beer by the glass and bottle! Music starts at 12 and goes until 3!

Thursdays thru Labor Day
Wine Down Thursdays @ Treleaven Wines
When: Thursdays thru Labor Day 6:00pm - 9:00pm
A weekly ramp-up to the weekend, with fun themed activities each week - from trivia, to singles' night and more - plus wine and beer and munchies!
Wine Down Thursdays @ Treleaven Wines
When: Thursdays thru Labor Day 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Treleaven Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry

  A weekly ramp-up to the weekend, with fun themed activities each week - from trivia, to singles' night and more - plus wine and beer and munchies!

Sundays thru the summer!
Treleaven's Sundaze
When: Sundays thru the summer! 12noon - 7pm
Pack a picnic and the kids, don’t forget the dogs, and come sit, sip and stay awhile at Treleaven’s SunDaze!
Treleaven's Sundaze
When: Sundays thru the summer! 12noon - 7pm
Location: Treleaven Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry

Enjoy your home-made snacks with a glass or bottle of wine in The Hangtime, or let us pour you a pint of one of the beers on tap. While spending a relaxing afternoon with friends and family, take in the sounds of The Inner Crazy – the duo of Alan Pollack and Kim Zimmerman will be playing covers of pop, rock, bluegrass and folk.

The Hangtime opens at Noon and the music will begin at 1pm. 

June 22nd - Sept 7th, 2017
Summer Concert Series @ Downtown Ithaca
When: June 22nd - Sept 7th, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Summer Concert Series is a free outdoor concert series open to the public every Thursday - Local and national acts perform music in genres including jazz, blues, reggae, folk, hip hop, country, bluegrass, rock, and more! Enjoy a beer and wine garden open for the duration of each concert.
Summer Concert Series @ Downtown Ithaca
When: June 22nd - Sept 7th, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Bernie Milton Pavilion, Downtown Ithaca Commons

2017 CFCU Summer Concert Series Schedule:

July 27- Kings of The Fall (R&B/Soul)
August 3- Kurt Riley (21st Century Rock&Roll) & Fall Creek Brass Band (Brass Funk)
August 10- Tenzin Chopak
August 17- The Blind Spots (Moxy Rock)
August 24- Crucial Reggae Social Club (Reggae)
August 31- The Gunpoets (Hip-Hop)
September 7- Downtown Ithaca Battle of The Bands (More information on this date coming soon) 

August 16th - 26th, 2017
Nana's Naughty Knickers @ Cortland Rep
When: August 16th - 26th, 2017
This Senior Citizen’s sexy sideline will leave you in stitches! Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York City for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested – or worse! – evicted?
Nana's Naughty Knickers @ Cortland Rep
When: August 16th - 26th, 2017
Location: Cortland Repertory Theatre, 24 Port Watson St

This Senior Citizen’s sexy sideline will leave you in stitches! Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York City for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested – or worse! – evicted? 

August 22nd - 27th, 2017
Trumansburg Fair
When: August 22nd - 27th, 2017
The annual Trumansburg Fair returns with tons of family fun - Tractor pulls, figure 8 races, horse shows, a fireman's parade, demo derby & monster truck shows, fireworks - and of course, great food and fun!
Trumansburg Fair
When: August 22nd - 27th, 2017
Location: Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Trumansburg NY

The annual Trumansburg Fair returns with tons of family fun - Tractor pulls, figure 8 races, horse shows, a fireman's parade, demo derby & monster truck shows, fireworks - and of course, great food and fun! 

August 23rd -September 4th, 2017
Great New York State Fair
When: August 23rd -September 4th, 2017
The Great New York State Fair brings together the best food, music, rides, games, exhibits, animals, agriculture and so much more of all the things that make New York State special.
Great New York State Fair
When: August 23rd -September 4th, 2017
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, New York 13209

The Great New York State Fair brings together the best food, music, rides, games, exhibits, animals, agriculture and so much more of all the things that make New York State special...don't miss the new butter sculpture!

August 24th-26th
Groton Olde Home Days
When: August 24th-26th
It's time for Groton Olde Home Days with music, food, games rides and fun for everyone!
Groton Olde Home Days
When: August 24th-26th
Location: Groton, NY

 It's time for Groton Olde Home Days with music, food, games rides and fun for everyone! New this year is "Shadows of the Old West"! See how the Wild West  was tamed in this 1800s reenactment!

Aug 26th, 2017
Donna the Buffalo and Friends @ Treleaven Wines
When: Aug 26th, 2017 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Donna the Buffalo will bring their distinctive, groove-heavy and danceable music to Treleaven! The full-day celebration will also feature performances by roots rock ensemble, Sim Redmond Band, and Root Shock. There will be a selection of Finger Lakes food trucks to choose from, and Treleaven wine, wine slushies and local craft beers will be on tap!
Donna the Buffalo and Friends @ Treleaven Wines
When: Aug 26th, 2017 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Treleaven Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry

Donna the Buffalo will bring their distinctive, groove-heavy and danceable music to Treleaven! The full-day celebration will also feature performances by roots rock ensemble, Sim Redmond Band, and Root Shock. There will be a selection of Finger Lakes food trucks to choose from, and Treleaven wine, wine slushies and local craft beers will be on tap! 

Sept 8th - 10th, 2017
St Catherine of Siena International Peace Festival - Ithaca
When: Sept 8th - 10th, 2017
Mission: To inspire positive actions to promote peace! The International Peace Festival is now a three-day, family-friendly community-wide event! It is designed to welcome people from throughout our community to a celebration of international peace while helping to raise funds that support peace and justice related activities.
St Catherine of Siena International Peace Festival - Ithaca
When: Sept 8th - 10th, 2017
Location: St Catherine of Siena Church - Ithaca, NY

Mission: To inspire positive actions to promote peace! The International Peace Festival is now a three-day, family-friendly community-wide event! It is designed to welcome people from throughout our community to a celebration of international peace while helping to raise funds that support peace and justice related activities through music, crafts, food, activities and hospitality.

 

Sept 9th, 2017
Cayuga Radio Group Presents: Made Violent @ The Haunt
When: Sept 9th, 2017
Made Violent has made their debut appearance at SXSW, toured with the likes of Frank Turner, Wolf Alice, From Indian Lakes, and The Struts, and are now looking forward to releasing their next batch of songs - but first make a rare appearance at the Haunt!
Cayuga Radio Group Presents: Made Violent @ The Haunt
When: Sept 9th, 2017
Location: The Haunt, 702 Willow Ave, Ithaca NY

Made Violent has made their debut appearance at SXSW, toured with the likes of Frank Turner, Wolf Alice, From Indian Lakes, and The Struts, and are now looking forward to releasing their next batch of songs - but first make a rare appearance at the Haunt! 

Sept 12th, 2017
Conor Oberst @ State Theatre of Ithaca
When: Sept 12th, 2017 7:00pm
Conor Oberst is an American singer-songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska. He has been writing and recording music since 1993. In that time he has recorded and performed in many bands and musical collaborations including Commander Venus, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Park Ave., Desaparecidos, and most notably Bright Eyes, his main musical vehicle for the past decade.
Conor Oberst @ State Theatre of Ithaca
When: Sept 12th, 2017 7:00pm
Location: State Theatre of Ithaca

Conor Oberst is an American singer-songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska. He has been writing and recording music since 1993. In that time he has recorded and performed in many bands and musical collaborations including Commander Venus, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Park Ave., Desaparecidos, and most notably Bright Eyes, his main musical vehicle for the past decade. 

September 16th, 2017
Health and Wellness Fair @ The Shops at Ithaca Mall
When: September 16th, 2017 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Browse displays, vendors, and kiosks with special guests from throughout the Finger Lakes, displaying the latest in healthy living information and innovations!
Health and Wellness Fair @ The Shops at Ithaca Mall
When: September 16th, 2017 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Shops at Ithaca Mall, Ithaca

Browse displays, vendors, and kiosks with special guests from throughout the Finger Lakes, displaying the latest in healthy living information and innovations! 

September 23rd, 2017
Ithaca Dog Fest
When: September 23rd, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm
Cass Park is going to the dogs at the 3rd annual benefit for area canine shelters and rescues featuring everything dog sponsored by Bo's Bones Gourmet Dog Biscuits!
Ithaca Dog Fest
When: September 23rd, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cass Park Pavillion Ithaca, NY

 Everything DOG ! Adoptable dogs, dog toys & wearables, gifts for people & dogs, canine services, local items raffle, & Alexander's Food Truck!  Dogs & more dogs! 

All donations benefit the canine care groups of Ithaca Dog Fest
Yes! Bring your leashed, well-behaved dog! Shade, water, and friendly people await  Questions? Email Pat@BosBones.com    For updates, see Facebook "Ithaca Dog Fest 2016"
Sept 24th, 2017
Porchfest in Ithaca's Fall Creek
When: Sept 24th, 2017 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Porchfest is a music festival held on the porches of the Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods of Ithaca, NY. Bands play on their own or a friend’s porch. Over 100 bands are playing this year, with music ranging from classical to roots rock to country to pop to reggae to punk rock and from Appalachian to Brazilian to Irish to Swedish to Zimbabwean.
Porchfest in Ithaca's Fall Creek
When: Sept 24th, 2017 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Fall Creek neighborhood, Ithaca NY

Porchfest is a music festival held on the porches of the Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods of Ithaca, NY. Bands play on their own or a friend’s porch. Over 100 bands are playing this year, with music ranging from classical to roots rock to country to pop to reggae to punk rock and from Appalachian to Brazilian to Irish to Swedish to Zimbabwean.  

October 26th - 29th, 201y
Wizarding Weekend in Ithaca
When: October 26th - 29th, 201y
Downtown Ithaca's streets will be filled with whimsy and magic during this four-day event - the primary activities will be held on Saturday. Ithaca's Wizarding Weekend is inspired by the Harry Potter series created by J.K. Rowling and provides a magical look into the Ithaca community while simultaneously allowing fans to celebrate.
Wizarding Weekend in Ithaca
When: October 26th - 29th, 201y
Location: Press Bay Alley, Green St. Ithaca and other Ithaca locations

Downtown Ithaca's streets will be filled with whimsy and magic during this four-day event - the primary activities will be held on Saturday.
Ithaca's Wizarding Weekend is
inspired by the Harry Potter series
created by J.K. Rowling and provides a magical
look into the Ithaca community while simultaneously allowing
fans to celebrate.

For official information about Wizarding Weekend 2017, visit the official website www.wizardingweekend.com or its Facebook page



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