Ithaca Events


December 1, 2017

Nov 30 Dec 2

Experience! The Finger Lakes

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Experience! The Finger Lakes is the premier touring company in the Finger Lakes; recognized by...

Wilderness Skills Basics I (Core Skills)

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 9am to 3:30pm

Step out of your everyday routine to experience 8 incredible Fridays learning outdoor survival...

Various locations near Ithaca

Power, Haunting, and Resilience

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 5pm

Fourteen artists from Taiwan expose the lingering, often haunting effects of authoritarianism,...

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art


Exploration Station

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 12pm

Stop by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Visitor Center on Friday or Saturday mornings between...

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 5pm

In 1882, Cornell acquired 570 Blaschka glass sea animals to use in teaching biology. After years...

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art


Lines of Inquiry: Learning from Rembrandt's Etchings

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 5pm

More than sixty impressions from across Rembrandt’s oeuvre will show the artist’s process,...

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art


New Handwerker Gallery Art Exhibits

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 6pm

“Another Time,” featuring works by Anna Von Mertens exploring the rifts and connections between...

Ithaca College, Handwerker Gallery

Sama Alshaibi: Silsila

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am to 5pm

These photographic series and videos by artist Sama Alshaibi are named for the Arabic word...

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art



Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10am

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

Southworth Library

The Clay School Member Pottery Sale

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 11am to 6pm

Just in time for the holidays, Ithaca's community pottery studio will host it's annual pottery...

South Hill Business Campus, The Clay School studio-Suite 28

24th Annual Holiday Shopping Spree, December 1-3

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 1pm to 5pm

Be the thrifty multitasker that you are - treat yourself while shopping for others! Cross items...

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

45 single, 65 couple

Sciencenter Science Together

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 3pm to 3:30pm

Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a...


First Friday Gallery Night

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 5pm to 8pm

Gallery Night Ithaca is a monthly walkable tour of art exhibits and special events in downtown...

Ithaca, NY

Exhibit Opening "The Many Names of Fall Creek"

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 6pm

Join Names on the Land--Tompkins County for the First Friday Gallery Night opening of "The Many...

The History Center in Tompkins County, Suite 100

Long John and the Tights

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 6pm to 8pm

Old time music for happy hour! No cover. Our full dinner menu will be available, and the second...

Felicia's Atomic Brewhouse

American String Quartet

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 7pm

IC is hosting a three-day festival of the music of the Second Viennese School. On Friday night,...

Ithaca College School of Music, Hockett Family Recital Hall

Climates of Change: A Living Newspaper

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 7:30pm to 9pm

Civic Ensemble, Department of Performing and Media Arts, Engaged Cornell, and the College of...

Locations around Ithaca, see description for addresses

No reservations required!

Mini Locally Grown Dance

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 7:30pm

Mini Locally Grown Dance will hold its annual performance on November 30–December 2, 2017, at...

Class of '56 Dance Theatre, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

"Every Brilliant Thing" by Duncan MacMillan

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 8pm to 10pm

REGIONAL PREMIERE. 1. Ice cream, 2. Water fights, 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being...

Kitchen Theatre

Tickets Start at $28

Cayuga Vocal Ensemble "Christmas Ancient and Modern"

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 8pm to 10pm

The Cayuga Vocal Ensemble, the Ithaca community's premiere chamber choir, will perform "Christmas...

First Presbyterian Church

Donations at the door

Cayuga Vocal Ensemble concert -- "Christmas Ancient and Modern"

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 8pm to 9:30pm

The program will include a cappella choral works for the season by composers of the Renaissance...

First Presbyterian Church Ithaca NY

Free -- Pay what you will

Cornell Chorale and Symphony Orchestra

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 8pm

Cornell Chorale and Cornell Symphony Orchestra perform Vivaldi’s Gloria; Stephen Spinelli,...

Sage Chapel

Free and open to the public; no tickets required

Dead Night at The Dock with Shining Star Band

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 8pm to 8pm

8PM Doors / 9PM Show


LIVE Salsa and Merengue Till You Drop!

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 9pm to 1am

Live Salsa and Merengue Til You Drop! Latin music concert and dance party with Central New York's...

Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center

$7 Students, $10 Non-student
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