City of Oneida announces tree-lighting festivities Dec. 1

City of Oneida announces tree-lighting festivities Dec. 1

The City of Oneida Parks & Recreation Department’s annual tree lighting event will be held Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main St., will host Christmas Crafts for Kids at 3:30 p.m. Decorate your own cookie and make an ornament and reindeer food. There will […]

GSC offers Winter Wonderland Kids Christmas Craft workshop

GSC offers Winter Wonderland Kids Christmas Craft workshop

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota presents a family friendly afternoon of Christmas crafts for children to make as gifts for that special person.

From 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, ages 5 and up can create unique holiday crafts. Four craft stations will be set up […]

Fritz Scherz to hold ninth annual town-wide holiday party

Councilman Fritz Scherz welcomes Santa Claus to the eighth annual holiday party for town of Verona residents. File photo

Fritz Scherz to hold ninth annual town-wide holiday party

Fred “Fritz” Scherz, Jr., Councilman on the Verona Town Board, will hold his ninth annual holiday party for all town of Verona residents Sunday, Dec. 2, […]

The holiday tradition continues at Lorenzo in Cazenovia

The holiday tradition continues at Lorenzo in Cazenovia

During the month of December, the public is invited to attend Lorenzo State Historic Site for this year’s rendition of Christmas at Lorenzo, with a “Musical Merriment” theme. Public viewing will be available in two options: from Dec. 6 through 9 as the Christmas celebration […]

New Horizons Barbershop Chorus to perform at Utica Library

New Horizons Barbershop Chorus to perform at Utica Library

On Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., the Utica Public Library will host a concert by the New Horizons Barbershop Chorus. These talented artists will present an entertaining evening of great classics, Broadway standards, pop hits, and a hint of the holiday […]

Have breakfast with Santa at Utica Zoo’s Holiday Hoot

Have breakfast with Santa at Utica Zoo’s Holiday Hoot

The annual Utica Zoo Holiday Hoot has added a new event to this year’s festivities: Breakfast with Santa! Join Santa for breakfast in the Utica Zoo Auditorium Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. There will be two separate breakfast seatings at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Enjoy pancakes, […]

GSC to host tree, holiday decor sale, Santa visit

Great Swamp Conservancy announces annual Christmas tree sale, Santa and repurposed holiday décor event

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota will hold its annual two-day Christmas tree sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2. Fresh cut balsam trees will be available. Balsam trees have the softest needles, great needle retention and […]

Chenango Bird club announces Sherburne Christmas Bird Count

Chenango Bird club announces Sherburne Christmas Bird Count

Calling all birders: Join Chenango Bird Club members as we conduct the annual Sherburne Christmas Bird Count Saturday, Dec. 15. We need folks to join teams of birders to cover the 177 square miles of the count circle.

You may participate any time during the day from […]

Sherburne American Legion Post 876 to host Friends of Rogers BINGO benefit

Rogers Environmental Education Center, the popular regional attraction visited by nearly 15,000 people annually, hosts programs in every season of the year. Sherburne American Legion Post 876 is raising funds during their December 6 BINGO session to support Friends of Rogers. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Sherburne American Legion Post 876 to host Friends […]

BRiDGES to host fourth annual Ugly Sweater Dinner Nov. 29

BRiDGES to host fourth annual Ugly Sweater Dinner Nov. 29

BRiDGES will host its fourth annual Ugly Sweater Dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at the Kallet Civic Center in Oneida.

Dinner will be provided by Napoleons Café, dessert by HIPStirs Café and music by DVD: The Band.

More than 30 […]

Public comment period on proposed recreational opportunities opens Nov. 15

Public comment period on proposed recreational opportunities opens Nov. 15

DEC encourages public comment on proposed expanded recreational opportunities at Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area, creates online survey, schedules Nov. 29 public meeting

The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced a Nov. 29 meeting to encourage comment from the public on proposed and significantly expanded […]

Elks to hold Charity Beer & Wine Tasting

Elks to hold Charity Beer & Wine Tasting

The Oneida Elks Club will host a Charity Beer & Wine Tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the Elks Lodge, 191 Main St., Oneida.

Tickets are $20 at the door.