TONIGHT: Sam Reider and the Human Hands

Jazz pianist turned roots musician, Sam Reider is redefining American music on the accordion. He’s travelled extensively overseas as a musical ambassador for the United States Department of State, been featured at Lincoln Center and on NPR, and performed alongside pop stars, jazz and folk musicians ranging from Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Bluegrass […]

Arts at the Palace awarded new play development grant

State Council on the Arts grants support vital cultural programs statewide

Arts at the Palace in Hamilton announced that it has been awarded a two-year, $6,000 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts for 2020 with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the state Legislature.

NYSCA grants support the […]

Book-to-Movie Club: Where’d You Go Bernadette?

On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., join the Colgate Bookstore and the Hamilton Public Library for the next installment of Book-to-Movie Club. We will be watching/discussing ‘Where’d You Go Bernadette?’ by Maria Semple.

Read the book (you’ll receive a specially discounted price if you purchase the book at the bookstore) then head over to […]

YMCA program members perform concert with Grammy winner Joanne Shenandoah

The Oneida Family YMCA debuted a new music component to the traditional Gym & Swim Program for homeschool students this year. With 60 participants in the program, they celebrated the holidays by presenting their first ever Christmas Concert. Led by Music Teachers, Alicia Ames and Mavaret Umstead, the students worked hard to present their […]

Three-time Grammy-winner performed with Fritz’s Polka Band in Cleveland, Ohio

Pictured from left are Frank Buda (special guest accordionist) and Fritz Scherz performing Nov. 29, 2019, at the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. Frank also was a special guest during the button-box tunes during FPB’s set Nov. 30.Pictured from left are Rocko Dorsey (special guest guitarist), Fritz Scherz (FPB namesake and founding member), […]

String Orchestra of New York City to perform at Herkimer College

The String Orchestra of New York City will perform holiday hits at Herkimer College at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. The concert is free and open to the public.

The String Orchestra of New York City will be presenting a holiday concert at Herkimer College in conjunction with the Robert H. Wood Great […]

Madison County Historical Society news

Buttons and Baubles: Victorian fancywork workshop Sunday, Dec. 15

Come join us for Buttons and Baubles: Victorian Fancywork Workshop for adults and children 9 and up from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Participants will create a framed holiday tree, wreath or bell in low-relief and fashioned from old buttons, costume jewelry and […]

Fritz’s Polka Band returns to Cleveland, Ohio

Pictured from left are Rocko Dorsey (special guest), Gabe Vaccaro, Rick Szczyt (special guest) and Fritz Scherz. Rocko and Rick will be special guests with Fritz’s Polka Band in Cleveland, Ohio, during the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend.

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona, along with special guests, Rocko Dorsey and Rick Szczyt will be returning to […]

Fritz’s Polka Band wraps up residency in Nashville

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona recently wrapped up a five-gig, four-date residency in Nashville, Tenn. From Nov. 7 through 10, FPB performed once a day (twice Nov. 9) at the Bavarian Bierhaus, located at 121 Opry Mills Drive.

“This marked the first time in the band’s 41-plus years that we performed in Nashville,” said […]

New Woodstock Free Library news

Access & Digitization Grant Awarded to New Woodstock Free Library

By Traci Schuster, Events Coordinator

The New Woodstock Free Library is a 2019 recipient of the Access & Digitization Grant, offered by Central New York Library Resources Council; this grant is given to area institutions interested in digitizing and sharing special collections digitally […]

SUNY Morrisville veteran exhibits work in college library

An exhibit showcasing art created by SUNY Morrisville student and United States Army veteran Christopher Richards, of Eaton, is on display now through January in the Donald Butcher Library at the SUNY Morrisville campus.

Richards, who served as a combat medic, is an individual studies (pre-nursing) student. His work features charcoal and pencil, and […]

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019: Jeffrey Martin at the Nelson Odeon

Things are happening in Nelson and we’re excited about some neighborhood changes. If you haven’t tried MadTaco you’re in for a treat, so we’d like to treat you and a friend. As an eNewsletter subscriber we’re offering a ‘buy-one-ticket-online-get-one-free-at-the-door offer.

Make a night of it. Grab some tacos at MadTaco or try a […]