Swiete Chocolate Factory Opens Sept. 28

(Hamilton, NY – Sept. 2012) It’s September 1955—a delicious time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Swiete Chocolate Factory, founded by Purity Swiete in 1905.

Purity invites everyone to join her and her employees on a special tour of the factory in this light-hearted 60-minute musical. Enjoy the delightful antics of the office workers […]

Ode to Chocolate Cabaret Planned

Performance Precedes Great Chocolate Train Festival

(Hamilton, NY – Sept. 2011) “Pardon the way that I drool, I’m sure I act like a fool. The thought of Crunch leaves me weak, because it’s chocolate I seek…”

Ode to Chocolate is a cabaret featuring song parodies that celebrate the delectable craving for sinfully delightful chocolate.

Ode […]

Summer Birding Series begins at Rogers Center

(Sherburne, NY – June 2011) The Chenango Bird Club will begin its summer evening birdwatching series with a leisurely stroll at Rogers Environmental Education Center on Wednesday, June 8. Meet in the visitor parking lot at Rogers Center at 6:30 pm.

Birds are easy to find during June, the month they are generally most vocal. […]

Songs For Mother Earth


Pictured at the microphone is Bruce Ward.

Benefit concert planned for Friends of Rogers EE Center

(Hamilton, NY – April 2011) The community is invited to a folk festival concert called Songs For Mother Earth, celebrating Earth and its wonders on Friday April 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theater, Utica […]

The Lorax Production Benefits Friends of Rogers

Pictured from left are Fred von Mechow as the Once-ler, Bonnie von Mechow portraying the Truffula Tree and Laurie Carey as The Lorax in the production of The Lorax held Jan. 29 at The Palace Theater.

Children’s story at The Palace Theater performed by former Rogers Staff

(Hamilton, NY – Jan. 2011) “What is a […]