Calendar of Events in Cortland NY

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Farmers Market Downtown:
June to October, 8 am - 2 pm, Tuesdays & Saturdays, Downtown Main St. between Orchard St & Court St.

AARP Smart Driver Classes:
Preregistration required. A six-hour driver refresher course geared for drivers aged 50 and older, but open to drivers of any age. This course is approved by the N.Y.S. Department of Motor Vehicles for points & insurance reduction. For more information call the Cortland County Health Dept. at (607) 758-5509 or email rsvp@cortland-co.org.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
May 3 - June 23, 1-3 pm, Homer Senior Center, Homer Town Hall, 31 N. Main St., Homer. This 8-week class is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change environment to reduce the risk of falls, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance. Preregistration is required. For more information call the Cortland County Health Dept. at (607) 758-5509 or email rsvp@cortland-co.org.

My Plate Class:
May 23, 1:30 pm, Cortland Free Library, 32 Church Street. Anna Kortright from Cornell Cooperative Extension will be teaching How to Grocery Shop on a Budget. Please call or email to sign up. For more information call (607) 753-1042, email cortlandlib-ref@twcny.rr.com or visit www.cortlandfreelibrary.org.

SNAP Education Program:
May 2, 9, and 16, 1:30-2:30 pm, Cortland Free Library, 32 Church Street. Stop in and see Anna Kortright from Cornell Cooperative Extension and she will share ideas to “Build Skills for Healthier Eating.” No Registration Required. For more information call (607) 753-1042, email cortlandlib-ref@twcny.rr.com or visit www.cortlandfreelibrary.org.

 

MAY 2016

May 28, Bird Hike

7 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Led by Matt Young. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

May 28, Seasonal Opening Party for Greek Peak Bike Park

12-5 pm, Greek Peak. The resort utilizes their Visions Express Quad Chairlift to bring guests and their bikes to the top of the trail and then bikers ride down. In addition to the Cross Country Trail system, green, blue and black diamond trails are open. A mini pump track at the base of the mountain is designed to increase skill levels of all ages. Bike Park lift tickets are $25 per day. Scenic chair lift rides are also available for $10. Rental, repairs, and retail are available at the Advance Cyclery Base Camp, east of Visions Express Quad Chairlift. Fast Trax BBQ will be offering grilled items and cold beverages. Post-ride Bike Park celebration will take place at Trax Pub & Grill 5–11 pm. For more information call 888-353-5707, or visit www.greekpeak.net.

May 30, Memorial Day Ceremony

10 am, VFW, 76 Main St. City of Cortland veteran organizations host an annual Memorial Day Ceremony to honor and remember those who have fallen in the line of duty.

10 am Old Timers Band plays a patriotic medly

11 am Memorial Ceremony. Presentation of colors opening the ceremony; Invocation; VFW Commander Thomas E. Margrave welcomes guests; Introduction of guest speaker Major Patrick E. Blankenship, U.S. Marine Corps, Executive Officer Cornell MROTC; Honor Guard ceremony (rifles fired, taps played); Closing remarks; Benediction.

12 pm Courthouse Memorial Park ceremony conducted by Cortland County V.A. Services officer, Carl Bullock. Placement of wreaths at the conflict markers and reading of the Mortuary Report; Taps.

1 pm Open reception at the VFW. All are welcome.

For more information call (607) 423-9031, email stitz7marines@gmail.com or visit Facebook.

 

JUNE 2016

June 3, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

June 4, Cortland County Water Festival and Family Fun Run

9:30 am - 1 pm, Cortland Water Works on Broadway Street. In honor of the 25th Anniversary, a 3K Scenic Trail Course will be set in the City of Cortland Waterworks. There will be an award ceremony after the race during the Water Festival, which will include an assortment of educational, water-related activities and displays, including tours of the aquifer. Kids can also enter the coloring contest, dig for prizes in the sandbox, get their faces painted, go on horse-drawn wagon rides, blow bubbles, participate in a county wide water taste test, join the duck races and play the Water Wizard Game. The Bite Box mobile food truck will have various food items available for purchase. Cortland County Soil & Water Conservation District’s mascot Ronny Raindrop® was the first participant to register, come see if you can pass the raindrop. This event is sponsored by the Cortland Water Department, the Cortland County Health Department, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County, and the Cortland County Soil & Water Conservation District. For more information on registration on this Family Fun Run please visit www.cortlandswcd.org or call the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District at 756-5991.

June 4, Fishing Derby

11 am, Durkee Pond, Rt. 11, Homer. Enjoy an exciting, fun-filled day outdoors and get hooked on fishing! Youngsters 15 years and younger are invited to test their fishing skills and win valuable prizes at the annual fishing derby sponsored by the Cortland Youth Bureau, Izaak Walton League, and the Cortland County Federation of Sportsman. Participants can register throughout the derby. There will be three divisions (Under 8, Under 11, & Under 15) and prizes will be awarded for the longest fish. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

June 4, Cortland Breakfast Rotary Emergency Services Day and Ride for Rotary

1-4 pm, (registration begins at noon) Homer Fire Station 45 S. Main Street, Homer. For Motorcycles, Classic and Muscle Cars and Road Bike riders. The ride benefits the Cortland County Regional Training Center, the sole center for training Cortland County's Emergency Responders. In conjunction with ride, bring your family and learn what the first responders in Cortland County do! Learn what happens when you call 9-1-1, participate in demos with the Cortland County Hazmat Team, 9-1-1 Center, take on the young firefighter obstacle course and more. Tickets for the ride are $25 and include the ride, t-shirt and dinner. Emergency Services Day event is free. For tickets go to www.cortlandbreakfastrotary.org. For more information call Don Richards at (607) 745-7779 or email cmetcalf@cortland-co.org.

June 4, Alo Brasil

7 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Alô Brasil, a Philadelphia-based Brazilian band, was born out of a passion for Brazilian music. Accompanied by stunningly costumed dancers, the band draws audiences into a "tornado of rhythm and sound." Not just performers, Alô Brasil’s artists are dedicated and experienced teachers whose mission is to communicate the energizing joy, the mind-boggling diversity, and the historical and cultural significance of Brazilian music. Through hands-on work with members of Alô Brasil, students of all ages and backgrounds begin to appreciate the uniqueness of Brazilian music and dance, as well as the underlying commonalties shared with North American popular styles. Alô Brasil transforms audiences into enthusiastic participants, and ordinary events into joyful celebrations! General Admission $33, Adult Members $30, Senior (60+) $28, Senior Members $25, Students $20, and Free for Children (Under 18 years old) and Active Military or Veterans with ID card. For more information call (607) 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.

June 8 – 18, A Fox On The Fairway (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Golfer Jimmy DeMaret once remarked “Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them.” With that in mind, come join the “teed off” gang down at the Quail Valley Country Club as they prepare to take on their archrivals, the Crouching Squirrels, in the Annual Inter-Club Golf Tournament. With a sizable wager at stake, the contest plays out amidst romantic shenanigans, mistaken identities, a disappearing diamond, objectionable sweaters, and an exploding vase. This regional premiere is a charming madcap adventure about love, life, and man’s eternal love affair... with golf! For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

June 11-12, St. Anthony's Italian Festival

Saturday 6:30-10 pm, Sunday 12:30-8:30 pm, 50 Pomeroy St. Free admission. SATURDAY: Spaghetti Dinner 4-7 pm, Mass in Italian 5:30 pm, Tribal Revival Band 7 – 9:30 pm, Fireworks 9:30 pm, Festival 6:30 – 10 pm, music, Italian food & fun. SUNDAY: Traditional Mass & Benediction 9:30 am, followed by Procession featuring The Old Timer’s Band. Festival 12:30 – 8:30 pm, with musical entertainment featuring The Steve Daniels Swingtet, Steve Southworth & the Rockabilly Rays, Cortland High School's Rock School Band "Epoch", & The Old Timer's Band. Silent auction, themed basket raffle, traditional keepsakes, Italian novelties, cake wheel, Italian & ethnic foods, Dolci, children’s games. For more information call (607) 745-4380, email dnoble1@twcny.rr.com or visit www.saintanthonysfestival.org.

June 11, Cincinnatus Town-wide Yard Sale Day

9 am - 4 pm, Downtown Cincinnatus. Rain or shine. Free maps at Cincy Home Center, Farmer’s Market, Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Dept. 7-10 am, American Legion Chicken BBQ at 12 noon. 50+ Sales throughout the town. Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Appliances, Tools, Toys, Sporting Equipment, Clothing – something for everyone. For more information call (607) 863-3682 or email mrsma1950@yahoo.com.

June 18, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

June 18, Mystic Moondance – the Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert

7 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer; doors at 6 pm. Moondance is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert. This incredible show captures the Van Morrison concert experience like no other. You’ll hear classic tunes - Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, Domino, It Stoned Me, Tupelo Honey, Wild Night, Into The Mystic, Caravan - just to name a few. The show is packed with one VM classic after the next. Tickets: $12 General, $10 Senior. For more information call (607) 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.

June 19, Borg Warner YMCA Race Series

9 am start. 5K race series around the Cortland area. Registration available on-line at www.cortlandymca.org.

June 20, Effects of Warming Waters on Farms and Farming

7 - 9 pm, location TBA. Amanda Barber from Cortland Soil & Water Conservation District, Mike McMahon from EZ Acres Farm, and additional speakers TBA. Farmers make their living from the land and are connected to it. They were the first stewards of land and water resources and continue to work hard to protect these for the next generation. Join our distinguished panel as they outline current thinking in farm best management practices to support environmental and economically sustainable agriculture. Learn more about the progress that has been made and the challenges that farmers face in a rapidly evolving environment. Sponsored by the Cortland–Onondaga Federation of Kettle Lake Associations, Inc. C-OFOKLA is dedicated to the preservation of the kettle lakes, surrounding waters and watershed regions in Cortland and Onondaga Counties. Free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged to ensure your seat. Please visit cofokla.org/events to register.

June 22 – July 9, West Side Story (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. American musical classic, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. In this breathtaking musical, two rival gangs struggle for control of their west side New York City neighborhood. Amidst the chaos, star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria find themselves wrenched between their worlds. Beautiful, passionate, with shades of violence and heartache, this innovative adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet still dazzles after more than fifty years! The treasured songs Something’s Coming, Tonight, I Feel Pretty, Maria and America have become classics in the American Songbook. For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

 

JULY 2016

July 1, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

July 4, Public Reading of the United States Declaration of Independence

10 am, Center for the Arts, 72 South Main Street, Homer. Charles W. Jermy, Jr. and Charles W. Jermy III will present the historical background of the events that led up to its adoption in 1776. Those who desire to do so will be invited to read a short portion of the Declaration itself. Following the reading, the bells in the churches and other buildings surrounding the Green will be rung 50 times. All are welcome, families in particular, and there is no charge. For more information, please call Bud or Chip at 607/749-4365 or send an e-mail message to cwj1@cornell.edu.

July 7, Steve Daniels Swingtet

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

July 9, Taste of Downtown

12 noon, Historic Downtown Cortland. Area restaurants show off their culinary creativity for the 10th annual walking sample tour on Main Street and adjacent side streets. Live music, local artists and craftsman booths, and exhibits pepper the sidewalk for festival goer's enjoyment between tasting stops. Tickets will be available for sale Monday, June 27, 2016 for $15 at The Local Food Market and Cortland Beer Company. Email jane@cortlanddowntown.com to reserve tickets now. For more information call (607) 591-7903, email jane@cortlanddowntown.com or visit us on Facebook.

July 13 – 30, A Chorus Line (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood, music by Marvin Hamlisch and Nicholas Dante, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and celebrating its 40th anniversary, this dazzling musical tells the story of the unsung heroes of the Broadway stage - the dedicated, talented and overworked chorus dancers. A nine-time Tony-Award winner, this musical and dance spectacular brings to life the dream, the thrill and the hope of the Broadway audition. With one captivating song and dance after another, this show is also a brilliant metaphor for all human aspiration. It features the classic songs What I Did For Love, I Hope I Get It, and the show-stopping finale One! CRT cautions that this show does contain adult language and situations. For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

July 14, Lucey's Hooch

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

July 15, On Your Mark...Get Set...READ! with Tim Green

10 am, Cortland County Office Building Gymnasium, 60 Central Ave. Best-selling author and former Atlanta Falcons defense player Tim Green will present "reading is weightlifting for your brain" at this family centered program. Open to all, but registered families will receive a copy of one of his books. Limited quantities. Please visit or call Cortland Free Library (607)-753-1043. For more information call (607) 753-1043, email cortlandlib-youth@twcny.rr.com or visit cortlandfreelibrary.org.

July 16, Ramp it Up 5K and Pancake Breakfast

8 am, Cortland UMC, 734 Rt. 222. Ramp It Up is a not for profit that benefits those who cannot afford or need help getting accessibility to their homes. This event will raise funds for the lumber and hardware to build these ramps. The walk/run will be held on the church's nature trails and surrounding roadsides. Following the 5K there will be free a pancake breakfast for the participants. For a small donation we invite the members of our community to join us. 5K run is $20.00 before July 16. Kids' Fun Run is free. Suggested donation for Pancake Breakfast is $7. Register now. For more information call (607)756-5426, email rampitup.cortlandumc@gmail.com or visit cortlandumc.net/5k.

July 16, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

July 21, Ageless Jazz Band

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

July 28, Grit N Grace

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

July 29, 11th Annual Golf Tourney

11:45 am-5 pm (12:30 pm shotgun start) at Willowbrook Golf Club. A fun Friday outing of 18 holes of golf with dinner, prizes and more, to raise funds for a good cause. CPEF is a not-for-profit organization; donations are tax deductible, W-9 forms provided upon request. $75/person includes 18 holes, cart, dinner and prizes. To purchase tickets contact Tom Avery, Golf Committee Chair at TAvery@mobiusbiz.com or Andrew Polley, CPEF President, at spolley4@yahoo.com or visit cpef.shutterfly.com for registration forms. For more information call (607) 842-6843 (Anne Sabach, Vice President), e-mail asabach@frontiernet.net or visit cpef.shutterfly.com.

 

AUGUST 2016

August 3 - 13, Agatha Christie’s "Cards on the Table" (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Regional premiere of another exciting mystery from the world’s most popular author. Adapted by Leslie Darbon from Christie’s novel, this rarely produced Christie classic is sure to please the mystery lover in everyone! Mr. Shaitana is a strange and wealthy collector of various kinds of art. One evening he invites Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard and crime novelist Adriane Oliver to a dinner party to view his latest “collection”: four people who have committed murder and gotten away with it. But during a game of bridge with the group, Shaitana himself is daringly murdered. The Superintendent sets out to solve the crime and must catch the murderer before they lay their cards on the table for the final time. The audience is challenged to solve the mystery before the killer strikes again! For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

August 4, Old Timers Band

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

August 5, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

August 6, Cortland Arts and Wine Fest

10 am - 5 pm, Courthouse Park. Artists Prospectus and Application.

August 11, Molly & the Badly Bent Bluegrass Boys

7 pm, Courthouse Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. For more information call the Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.

August 17 – 27, The Kitchen Witches (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Regional premiere of the piping-hot comedy by Caroline Smith. Imagine Martha Stewart and Rachel Ray in a knockdown, drag-out Battle of the Cooking Stars! Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two low-budget cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on a TV show called “The Kitchen Witches”, the insults are flung harder than the food. Dolly's son, who is also the TV show’s producer, tries to keep them on track, but it's a losing battle – especially when the show becomes a ratings smash! For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

August 20, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

August 31 – September 10, The Marvelous Wonderettes (CRT)

Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Written and created by Roger Bean and featuring the greatest hits of the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. Take a trip back in time to the 1958 Springfield High School prom and meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits including Lollipop, Dream Lover, Stupid Cupid, and Lipstick on Your Collar. Then in Act Two, jump forward in time as the girls reunite to perform at their ten-year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the girls have experienced in the past decade as they sing “current” hits Leader of the Pack, Son of a Preacher Man, Rescue Me and I Only Want To Be With You! Featuring over 30 hits, this show is a funny musical trip down memory lane! For more information call (607) 756-2627, email cortlandrep@hotmail.com, or visit cortlandrep.org.

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

September 2, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

September 17, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

September 24, Borg Warner YMCA Race Series

9 am start. 5K race series around the Cortland area. Registration available on-line at www.cortlandymca.org.

September 25, Trail Work Day

1-4 pm, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Join your friends at Lime Hollow and help us maintain our beautiful trails. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for all ages. Bring your helping hands and we’ll bring the refreshments! Don’t forget work gloves, appropriate clothing, and a water bottle! Let us know if you plan on participating. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

 

OCTOBER 2016

October 7, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

October 15, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

October 23, Trail Work Day

1-4 pm, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Join your friends at Lime Hollow and help us maintain our beautiful trails. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for all ages. Bring your helping hands and we’ll bring the refreshments! Don’t forget work gloves, appropriate clothing, and a water bottle! Let us know if you plan on participating. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

October 28, Creatures of the Night

5-8 pm, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Look out for our new creatures and locations this year! Take a guided hike on trails illuminated by jack-o-lanterns and meet some nocturnal creatures along the way! “Dan the Snake Man” will be on hand with some of his scaly friends. Also, listen to Paul Speight as he tells stories by the campfire and plays the didgeridoo. Fun for all ages! $3 for members, $5 for non-members, children 3 and under are free. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

 

NOVEMBER 2016

November 4, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

November 19, Nature Hike

10 am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. Hikes typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

November 20, Trail Work Day

1-4 pm, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd. Join your friends at Lime Hollow and help us maintain our beautiful trails. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for all ages. Bring your helping hands and we’ll bring the refreshments! Don’t forget work gloves, appropriate clothing, and a water bottle! Let us know if you plan on participating. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.

November 24, Borg Warner YMCA Race Series

9 am start. 5K race series around the Cortland area. Registration available on-line at www.cortlandymca.org.

November 26, Lime Hollow Tree Sale Begins

Lime Hollow Visitors Center, 338 McLean Rd.

 

DECEMBER 2016

December 2, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Cortland First Fridays joins an informal nationwide movement to celebrate the arts in local communities on the first Friday of each month. Participating galleries, studios, artists, interested businesses, music and performing arts venues will be open to the public to spotlight the arts. For more information and a list of participating venues, call (607) 753-1188 or visit culturalcouncilofcortlandcounty.org/first-fridays.

December 3, Wreath Making Class

3-5 pm, Lime Hollow Education Center, 3277 McLean Road. Embrace the holiday spirit as you make your own traditional holiday wreath. Use fresh evergreen boughs and other natural materials to create a one-of-a-kind wreath to complement your holiday decor. Please bring pruning shears, work gloves, wire-cutters and ornamental additions. $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Admission fee includes boughs, wire, ribbon and instruction. Limited seating. Please call and reserve your spot. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org, or visit limehollow.org.