Arts and Wine Festival
 
August 2, Arts and Wine Festival
10 am - 5 pm, Courthouse Park. The Festival hosts over 20 wineries representing the finest that New York State has to offer. Everyone that enters the wine tent must purchase a ticket, $15. Over 60 artists will set up on the lawn throughout the park for the 2014 show, and live music will be playing throughout the day. Street rods and custom show cars. Numerous food vendors offer choices for every taste. Sponsored by the Cultural Council of Cortland County. For more information visit cortlandartsandwine.org.

 

 

 

Cortland Repertory Theatre

July 30 - August 9, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily (Cortland Repertory Theatre)

Regional Premiere. A new case for the wit and wisdom of Sherlock Holmes! Fiction and fantasy blend when Oscar Wilde brings his dear friend, Lillie Langtry (otherwise known as "The Jersey Lily") to Baker Street for Sherlock's help. Highly intimate letters that Lillie exchanged with the Prince of Wales have been stolen and now she is being blackmailed. Intrigued, Holmes is on the case! Meanwhile Watson falls head-over-heels for the striking young lady while wicked Professor Moriarty attempts to bring the Crown to its knees! Great fun for mystery lovers and adventure seekers! For more information call (607) 756-2627, e-mail cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

Courthouse Park

July 31, Steve Daniels Swingtet (Summer Concert Series)

7 pm, Court House Park. Free concert. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music!

Main St. Music

August 1, Main St. Music Series: Chris Merkley and Lil Ed and The Imperials

Downtown Cortland. Free concert. For more information visit Chris Merkley and Lil Ed and The Imperials. Also visit Main St. Music Series on Facebook.

Phillips Free Library

August 1-2, Summer Library Book Sale

Friday 2-5:30, Saturday 10 to 1:30, Phillips Free Library, 37 S. Main St., Homer. Hundreds of books, hard covers and paperbacks. For more information call (607) 749-4616 or visit www.phillipsfreelibrary.org/phillips.

First Friday Art Event

August 1, First Friday Art

5 - 8 pm. For details visiit cortlandfirstfridays.org.

Cortland Public Education Foundation

August 1, CPEF Golf Tourney

11:45 am - 4 pm (12 noon shotgun start), Walden Oaks Country Club. A fun Friday afternoon outing of 18 holes of golf with lunch and prizes to help a great cause. CPEF is a not-for-profit organization, donations are tax deductible. W-9 forms provided upon request. $60/person, includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, prizes. To purchase tickets, contact Thomas Avery at TAvery@TompkinsTrust.com or Andrew Polley at sapolley4@yahoo.com or any CPEF board member OR register online. For more information call Anne Sabach at (607) 842-6843, e-mail asabach@frontiernet.net or visit www.cpef.shutterfly.com.

Bluegrass Fiddlers

August 3, Bluegrass Ramble Picnic

10 am - 6 pm, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Bill Knowlton, affectionately known as “Mr. Bluegrass of Central New York,” emcees the event annually. This year’s program features host band The Delaney Brothers, Atkinson Family, Diamond Someday, Gospel Way, Joe LaMay & Sherry Reese, Lake Effect, Larry Hoyt & the Good Acoustics, Northwater, Off The Wall, Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads, Salmon River Boys, Sean Martin Band, Spare Parts , The Cadleys, and The Easy Ramblers, among others. The Picnic is free and open to the public. For more information call 315-453-2424. To learn more about Bill Knowlton’s Bluegrass Ramble radio show on WCNY-FM, visit www.wcny.org/ramble. To learn more about the history of Bluegrass music, visit www.ibma.org.

Cortland Free Library

August 4-25, Digital Storytelling 4-Week Workshop

6 - 8 pm, Cortland Free Library, 32 Church Street. In conjunction with Melanie Arnold of Time Warner Cable’s Public Access TV Channel 2. In this workshop, you will create a visual short story using your photos and audio recordings and, using a simple editing software program, create a story based on the poem, “Where I’m From” by author George Ella Lyon. This 4-part workshop will be held Mondays in August. The workshop is free, but registration is required and limited to (8) participants. For more information call 607-753-1042, e-mail cortlandlib-ref@twcny.rr.com or visit event web page.

Jets Training Camp

through August 13, NY JETS Training Camp

Jets training camp features practices open to the public and free of charge (tickets required - order now). Watch the NY Jets get ready for the season, explore Generation Jets Fest, and pick up your new Jets gear at the Jets Shop Tent. Fans are encouraged to call the team’s fan line at (973) 549-4844 or visit newyorkjets.com/camp for the most up-to-date news regarding practice schedules. See Jets FAQ. Updates are also available on Twitter (@nyjets) and Facebook (Facebook.com/Jets).

Cortland Downtown Farmers Market

Cortland Downtown Farmers' Market

8 am - 2 pm, Tuesdays & Saturdays, Downtown Main St. between Orchard St & Court St. Our market started in 1972 and 42 years later our market is still going strong, bringing the Cortland community our freshest fruits and vegetables and the highest quality of soaps, crafts and sewing projects, & homemade baked goods. Our baker has a variety of jams, breads, and candies. Read more >>

Cortland City Seal

Funds for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was awarded funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City.

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Cortland City Seal

Funds for Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied 2-Unit Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was recently awarded funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program  by New York State.  These funds will be used for the rehabilitation of substandard 2-unit residential properties owned and occupied by households low-to-moderate in income in the City of Cortland.

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Cortland City Seal

Energy ChallengeEnergy Challenge Program

The typical household in Central New York wastes about 30 percent of its energy consumption. The Challenge Team program is designed to reduce that energy waste.

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