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July 24 - 30, 2017

Monday, July 24

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

A week of extended lunchtime celebrations for all the fine folks who work in Downtown Ithaca! Downtown employees enjoy a range of free events and giveaways...

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

Parade

July 5-26 at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse An emotional triumph with power and heart! Based on the fascinating true story and courtroom drama surrounding the...

Open Mic Night

We have the cure for the Monday blues with Industry Day, Margarita Madness, and Open Mic Night! Join us every week for Open Mic Night with Jon Kaplan...

Karaoke with DJ DALE

KARAOKE with DJ DALE! Every Monday Night! Thousands of Songs to choose from! 9pm to 1am 18+ FREE!!

Karaoke with DJ DALE

KARAOKE with DJ DALE! Every Monday Night! Thousands of Songs to choose from!

Karaoke with DJ DALE (9pm | FREE)

KARAOKE with DJ DALE! Every Monday Night! Thousands of Songs to choose from! 9pm to 1am 18+ FREE!!

Tuesday, July 25

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

A week of extended lunchtime celebrations for all the fine folks who work in Downtown Ithaca! Downtown employees enjoy a range of free events and giveaways...

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Sciencenter Science Together

Make predictions and observations, explore engineering, use tools, and more. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make...

Exhibition "Altered and Preserved Landscape"

This exhibit by students at Tompkins Cortland Community College examines the local landscape and is part of the larger celebration of the 200 year...

Kids Eat Free

Get the most for your money at every Tuesday at Agava. Kids Eat Free with every purchase of one adult meal (not including small plates). Kitchen is open...

Parade

July 5-26 at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse An emotional triumph with power and heart! Based on the fascinating true story and courtroom drama surrounding the...

Industry Night Tuesdays

K-HOUSE proudly presents Industry Night Tuesday's! Each and every Tuesday starting at 4pm til close. $5 drink specials and $5 pitchers of Miller Lite &...

Drop-In and Volunteer!

Tuesdays are drop-in volunteer nights this summer at Cornell Botanic Gardens! Stop by and unwind from your day with some evening weeding therapy. Meet new...

Tuesday Bluesday with Danny P and Friends

Join us on Tuesday Nights from 5pm to 8pm for a weekly installment of blues by local musicians! Get a drink, get your blues on at the Dock!

Huff and Puff: A Pig's Tale

The acclaimed Merry Go Round Youth Theater returns to the Southworth Library with "Huff and Puff: A Pig's Tale"

Classical Yang Style Tai Chi

Advanced students and beginners work in the same class; Beginners are helped by the instructor until they are able to follow along with the rest of the...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Galumpha

Combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy, and inventive choreography, Galumpha brings to life a world of imagination, beauty,...

Parade

July 5-26 at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse An emotional triumph with power and heart! Based on the fascinating true story and courtroom drama surrounding the...

Trivia With Geeks Who Drink

"Geeks Who Drink lead the pub trivia nerd pack!" -Wired Magazine Geeks Who Drink Trivia is a party on a Tuesday night! Enjoy some tasty eats and drinks while...

I - Town Jazz Jam

I-Town Jazz Jam at The Dock! Ithaca’s finest musicians on the dock stage! Playing jazz classics from the 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond! Hard Bop! Classic Swing!...

Open Mic Night

Every Tuesday Night, join us on stage at Lot 10 for Ithaca's Best Open Mic (2013). Each week performers wow the audience while tuning into their stage...

Wednesday, July 26

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

A week of extended lunchtime celebrations for all the fine folks who work in Downtown Ithaca! Downtown employees enjoy a range of free events and giveaways...

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Parade

July 5-26 at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse An emotional triumph with power and heart! Based on the fascinating true story and courtroom drama surrounding the...

Workshop Wednesdays at the Johnson Museum

Try your hand at different artistic processes at these special drop-in workshops. No registration is required, but space is limited to first-come,...

BOGO Wednesdays

K-HOUSE Karaoke Lounge & Suites is the premier karaoke destination in Central New York – located in Ithaca, NY with a full bar and lounge and 11 private...

Farm to Food Truck FUNdraiser

FREE ADMISSION – Enjoy a family-friendly event at Stick and Stone Farm with great food, live music and fun for all ages! Fill your belly with Luna’s...

Chris Merkley @ Ithaca Beer Co. Summer Music Series

The Ithaca Beer Co. Summer Music Series continues! Every Wednesday we will be joined in our Beer Garden by local musicians playing original tunes from 6-8pm,...

Floral Portraits: A Two-Day Photography Workshop

Learn how to approach garden photography as portraiture to capture greater emotional content and viewer interest. Session one will be spent mostly taking...

Robert Morgan: "Chasing the North Star"

Robert Morgan, Kappa Alpha Professor of English at Cornell, will talk about his novel Chasing the North Star, which was inspired by the true story of a...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Reggae Night with The Crucial Reggae Allstars

Wednesday Night Reggae Night! Every Wednesday join us at the Dock for a night of reggae music! Crucial Reggae Social Club is the House Band featuring...

Jul 26, 2017: Double Indemnity - Outdoors! at Willard Straight Hall

1944 > USA > Directed by Billy Wilder with Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck Billy Wilder’s film defined the noir genre with its calculated coolness and...

Reggae Night with The Crucial Reggae Allstars

Wednesday Night Reggae Night! Every Wednesday join us at the Dock for a night of reggae music! Crucial Reggae Social Club is the House Band featuring...

Reggae Night with The Crucial Reggae Social Club (9pm | $5)

Wednesday Night Reggae Night! Every Wednesday join us at the Dock for a night of reggae music! Crucial Reggae Social Club is the House Band featuring...

Salsa Night

Join us Wednesday for Salsa-Son-Timba, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, Reggaeton y mas with DJ Michael Luis. Arrive at 10pm for dance lesson. ¡Hasta la...

Thursday, July 27

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

A week of extended lunchtime celebrations for all the fine folks who work in Downtown Ithaca! Downtown employees enjoy a range of free events and giveaways...

Downtown Ithaca Summer Sale

Enjoy great deals and savings on closeout apparel and merchandise at shops all around Downtown Ithaca!

Downtown Ithaca Summer Sale Weekend

From Thursday, July 27 - Sunday, July 30th shops all over Downtown Ithaca will be hosting a Summer Sale. Enjoy great deals and steals on summer clearance...

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Sciencenter Science Together

Make predictions and observations, explore engineering, use tools, and more. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make...

Tree Phenology Walk Series

Tree Phenology Walk Series Every Thursday through November 2, 2017 10:30 - 11:00 am Free for members, included with regular admission Join the Cayuga...

Exhibition "Altered and Preserved Landscape"

This exhibit by students at Tompkins Cortland Community College examines the local landscape and is part of the larger celebration of the 200 year...

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

EMOJI BOWL Thursdays

K-HOUSE Karaoke Lounge & Suites is THE premier karaoke destination in Central New York – located in Ithaca, NY with a full bar & lounge and 11 private...

Booze and Botany: A Garden Cocktail Party

Join us for a members-only cocktail party in the gardens, featuring drinks and savory hors d’oeuvres made with fresh herbal ingredients. Registration...

CFCU Summer Concert Series

The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series is a free outdoor concert series held every Thursday evening at the Bernie Milton Pavillion in Bank Alley. The...

Karaoke Night @ Treleaven's Wine Down Thursday

Grab a group of friends, find your inner rock star and belt it out under The Hangtime during Treleaven’s Karaoke Night! Join us at 6pm for an entertaining...

Comedy Night curated by ComedyFLOPs (7pm | $5 Suggested Donation)

ComedyFLOPs, Ithaca’s improv troupe and a staple of the Ithaca area comedy scene since 2011, is teaming up with The Dock to make Thursday, the official...

The Wizard of Oz

Encore Players Community Theatre of Trumansburg presents this audience-pleasing musical full of familiar characters and beloved songs. If you know the movie,...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Reggae Night with The Crucial Reggae Allstars

Wednesday Night Reggae Night! Every Wednesday join us at the Dock for a night of reggae music! Crucial Reggae Social Club is the House Band featuring...

Karaoke at Kilpatrick's Publick House

Join us at the pub every Thursday for Karaoke Night with DJ Elephant Sound from 10:00pm to midnight! Drink specials all night - $2 Yuengling, $3 Jameson...

Friday, July 28

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

A week of extended lunchtime celebrations for all the fine folks who work in Downtown Ithaca! Downtown employees enjoy a range of free events and giveaways...

Downtown Ithaca Summer Sale

Enjoy great deals and savings on closeout apparel and merchandise at shops all around Downtown Ithaca!

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

Storytime

Join us each week as we explore a different theme with stories, activities and crafts for our preschoolers!

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

Cider House Friday Night Music and Dinner

Every Friday we feature live music and family friendly Cider House eats in the relaxed Cider House and Good Life Farm atmosphere.

Not From Wisconsin

Led by singer-guitarist Dave Yantorno, Not From Wisconsin offers pop music with a serious edge. String arrangements swell around somber lyrics, buttressing...

Turnip the Beets! Live Music to Benefit Groundswell feat. Reality Cult & Local Farmers Union

Lettuce tell you all about this event… Sip one of 6 local beers or try a cocktail featuring all New York State spirits while enjoying music from two...

Homecoming Players presents Easy Out, by Arthur Bicknell

Homecoming Players proudly presents Easy Out, a world premiere of a new comedy by the author of the 2014 breakout hit, Dotty. One weekend only! July 28-30...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Saturday, July 29

Downtown Ithaca Summer Sale

Enjoy great deals and savings on closeout apparel and merchandise at shops all around Downtown Ithaca!

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Circus Sampler

Ithaca's brand-new indoor activity! Spend the morning climbing, flying, and creating at Circus Culture! For 2 hours, you and your familiy or friends will...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Distillery Tours

Finger Lakes Distilling now offers disitllery tours every Saturday! Join us at 11 am for a full hour walking tour of all three buildings and a tasting of...

Exhibition "Altered and Preserved Landscape"

This exhibit by students at Tompkins Cortland Community College examines the local landscape and is part of the larger celebration of the 200 year...

The Dog Days of Summer

Bring your favorite 4-legged friends out to Finger Lakes Distilling on July 29th! Tanner's P.A.W.S. will be joining us with some of their adoptable dogs, and...

Ithaca is Foodies: Downtown Ithaca Food Tour

Our Downtown Ithaca Food Tour is a narrated, guided walking tour of the heart of Ithaca! You will visit six different one-of-a-kind restaurants that showcase...

Aesop's Fables

Music and make-believe bring to life seven of Aesop's most beloved fables including The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Wind and the Sun, and The Leaping Cow.

Sciencenter Showtime!

See science in action every Saturday at our family-friendly Showtime! Meet local scientists, researchers, students, and teachers as they demonstrate exciting...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Music in the Park presents Arthur B and the Planetary Mix

Arthur B and the Planetary Mix brings R &B Soul and Dance Music to Montomgery Park in the Village of Dryden. Grab a bite at the Dryden Hotel, bring a...

Homecoming Players presents Easy Out, by Arthur Bicknell

Homecoming Players proudly presents Easy Out, a world premiere of a new comedy by the author of the 2014 breakout hit, Dotty. One weekend only! July 28-30...

Dégagé (disengage)

Blending jazz, ballet, and musical theatre dance styles with popular music, Dégagé(disengage) follows the story of The Dancer as she becomes the...

Sunday, July 30

Downtown Ithaca Summer Sale

Enjoy great deals and savings on closeout apparel and merchandise at shops all around Downtown Ithaca!

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Empathy Academy: What is left is felt

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

U-Pick Garlic Harvest Party

Join us for the first harvest event of the season! Come pick a few heads of garlic with the kids or harvest enough to store for the whole year. A day of...

Homecoming Players presents Easy Out, by Arthur Bicknell

Homecoming Players proudly presents Easy Out, a world premiere of a new comedy by the author of the 2014 breakout hit, Dotty. One weekend only! July 28-30...

Sunday Square Dancing

Square Dancing is a low-impact aerobic activity that stimulates both mind and body. Our dancers learn and enjoy Modern Western Square Dance steps used all...

July 24 - 30, 2017

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