Great Swamp to host Kids’ Paint-n-Juice

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota will hold a children’s Paint-and-Juice for ages 5 to 12 from noon to 2 p.m. July 8, 2019.

Learn about the ladybug before class starts from the GSC’s conservation educator. Join talented artist Theresa Palinkas, as she teaches how to paint a beautiful ladybug, step-by-step. All materials and […]

CJ Hauser book signing and presentation of ‘Family of Origin’

 “A bold, strange novel, one that spirits readers to some of the furthest reaches of human experience. Wildly inventive and intensely moving.” —R.O. Kwon, author of The Incendiaries

Join the Colgate Bookstore on Tuesday, July 16th at 6:30pm for a book signing and presentation by author CJ Hauser! Copies of her book, Family of […]

ENTRY DEADLINE TODAY: Utica Public Library Fan Art Contest 2019

This summer, the Utica Public Library will hold its fourth annual Fan Art Contest. Fan Art can encompass a huge spectrum of subjects from Comic Book Superheroes to Science Fiction to Manga & Anime.

NEW THIS YEAR: Three age categories, 8 to 12, 13 to 17 and 18 and up. Entries and registration will […]

Brindisi welcomes art competition winner Cassidy Matolka to Washington, D.C.

Congressman proudly displays Matolka’s art in Capitol

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced that Cassidy Matolka was NY-22’s winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition. Matolka, a student at Whitesboro High School, had her art hung in the halls of the United States Capitol today.

“We are so proud of Cassidy and her incredible artistic talent,” […]

This Friday: A bit of New Orleans in Nelson

Here we are at the end of another incredible season. Thanks to everyone who makes it possible for us to bring great music to our little corner of the world – our audience, sponsors, volunteers, friends, and neighbors. And are we ever excited to end the season with this amazing band.

Shamarr Allen is […]

Canastota Community Band plans June 27 performance

The Canastota Community Band will perform a traditional summertime band concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the International Boxing Hall of Fame pavilion as part of the Canastota Parks and Recreation Commission’s Summer Concert Series.

The program will consist of marches, ballads, show tunes and patriotic pieces to celebrate the Fourth […]

Thirsty Ragtime Trio gives free concert at the OPL June 13

The Thirsty Ragtime Trio is coming to Oneida Library Thursday evening, June 13, featuring (l. to r.) Steve Quenneville on guitar, Dave Liddy on keyboard and Dave Pallas on drums.

The Thirsty Ragtime Trio will perform a free concert of rags, stomps and boogie-woogie on Thursday, June 13, at 7:00 p.m. at Oneida Public […]

Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries

Capture the distinctive character of the Canal Corridor and be featured in the Erie Canalway Calendar

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries for the 14th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Photos should convey the wealth of things to do and see along the waterway and express the beauty and unique character […]

Jeff Gorman in concert June 1


The Remsen Arts Center presents a concert by Jeff Gorman at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 9627 Main St., Remsen.

General admission $10, members $8, students $5.

Jeff Gorman will present the Old Eagle’s Harmonious Old School Bear Claw Medicine Show Revue, a marvelous mishmash of music, stories and more as the […]

A Sunday night kitchen party at the Nelson Odeon

The award-winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing its hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences.

On stage these friends […]

The Finger Lakes Trio performs free concert at Oasis

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 1:30 pm, Oasis will present The Finger Lakes Trio in concert. These well- known Upstate New York performers come together to feature music written for them. They will share works from diverse time periods, highlighting their unique contribution to the history of classical music, and will include some […]

Through Our Eyes photography exhibit continues its tour to Common Grounds in Cazenovia

The photography exhibit, “Through Our Eyes,” is on display throughout May in the Community Art Gallery at Common Grounds in Cazenovia just outside of Dave’s Dinner.  The display highlights the work of photography students from The Arc of Madison Cortland, whose work was chosen by student jurors in Morrisville State College’s art instructor Leigh […]