Calendar of Events in Cortland NY

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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
This free 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.

 

FEBRUARY 2017

February 10, Free Tax Preparation

5:30 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Call 211 or (877) 211-8667 during regular business hours for an appointment.

February 10-11, Walkin' The Line: A Tribute to Johnny Cash

7:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. The Man in Black is BACK! Take a trip back in time with Scott Moreau (Johnny Cash) and his Died Drunk Boys as they journey through the music that made Johnny Cash the Man In Black. With stories and anecdotes told in Johnny's own words, this amazing show features the songs The Ring Of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues, Walk The Line, Man In Black, 10 Feet High and many more! Close your eyes...you'll swear you're with man himself! Scott Moreau appeared at CRT in 2008 as the title role in "Johnny Guitar". Since then, he has toured the United States and Canada with the 1st National Tour of the Tony Award winning musical Million Dollar Quartet as Johnny Cash, and also appeared in productions in Tokyo and a lengthy run at Harrah's Casino on the Las Vegas strip. In between, he has performed this Cash tribute show across the country! Beer/Wine Cash Bar. $35.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

February 11, Chill-A-Bration

12-4 pm, Historic Downtown Cortland. More than 20 businesses will feature either a winter menu item to sample, or will prepare a special chili entry to compete for the title of “Cortland Area's Best Chili" and "Favorite Winter Flavor". Chill-A-Bration goers are encouraged to cast a ballot for their favorite samples by 4:30 pm. There's good incentive to vote, not only to support your favorite restaurants, but also, two ballots will be drawn for prizes. $15 ticket includes collectible Chill-A-Bration mug, 20 tasting tickets, map and tasting guide, and ballot. Online ticket sales begin February 1 at https://hdc.yapsody.com/event/index/59020/chill-a-bration-2017. Tickets with mugs purchased online may ONLY be picked up at the Local Food Market, 37 N Main St., Cortland the day of the event from 8 am to 1 pm. Unclaimed tickets will be released after 1 pm that day. In-person cash and check sales of Chill-A-Bration mugs with tickets will be available February 6 at The Local Food Market 37 N Main St., Cortland and Cortland Beer Company, 16 Court St., Cortland. For more information call (607) 591-7903, email info@cortlanddowntown.com or visit us on Facebook.

February 17, Free Tax Preparation

5:30 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Call 211 or (877) 211-8667 during regular business hours for an appointment.

February 17, 18, 24, 25, George Orwell's Animal Farm

Center for the Arts, 72 South Main St., Homer. Presented by the Center Players. Opening on a note of triumph for the farm animals who have emancipated themselves from the cruel mastery of a human owner, the play mounts to a climax in which the other animals discover themselves now subject to the rule of even more ruthless autocrats: the cunning pigs. Intermingling humor and drama, Animal Farm leaves the audiences shaken with the tale of a tragedy that happened in a mythical barnyard far away...but could happen in our own back yard. General admission $12, seniors $10, students $8, and military/veterans/children under 18 are free. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

February 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, Crazy For You- The New Gershwin Musical

Fri/Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. Dowd Fine Arts Center Theater. Winner of the 1992 Tony award for best musical. New York banker Bobby Child is sent to a small mining town in Nevada to foreclose on a property. When Bobby arrives and discovers that the property is an old theater, he has another idea. Bobby recruits the whole town as well as some Broadway Follies dancers to put on a show, save the theater and win the heart of the sweetest girl in town. With fast-paced antics, plot twists and mistaken identities, “Crazy For You” is a comedic delight. The book, by the master of farce Ken Ludwig, seamlessly weaves together an iconic score by George and Ira Gershwin featuring some of the most well-known standards of the golden age of musical theatre. The lineup includes such classics as “Embraceable You,” “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and a tap dancing extravaganza: “I Got Rhythm!” Adults $19, Faculty/Staff/Senior $16, Students $9. Purchase tickets at cortland.edu/boxoffice. For more information call (607) 753-2831, email jeffrey.whetstone@cortland.edu or visit cortland.edu/departments/performing-arts/.

February 18, Adventures in Time Story Hour

10-11 am, Cortland County Historical Society, 25 Homer Ave. This monthly children’s story hour will feature topics from the past. Our first program is on transportation, then and now, and our guest reader is “Cortland Standard” reporter, Katie Keyser, a.k.a. “Bike Girl.” Come and take a step back into the past and see what our great grandparents’ transportation options were. We will also feature transportation related photos and information from Cortland County’s past. This program is free and suitable for ages 5-9. For more information call 607-756-6071 or email cchsresearchrequests@yahoo.com.

February 18, Paul Draper in Mysteries of the Mind

7:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. Direct from Las Vegas! Interactive, family friendly and educational, this fascinating evening of entertainment weaves mind reading, mystery and storytelling into a theatrical journey where YOU are the star of the show! Paul Draper is an anthropologist, magician and mentalist who has traveled the world in search of magic and mysteries. He reaches into minds, tells what people are thinking and predicts a person's actions before they make them. From his research as an anthropologist, he relates entertaining stories about ancient men and women of mystery who created stunning feats of the mind that are then recreated before your eyes. Audience members are baffled and amazed! Beer/Wine Cash Bar. $25.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

February 20-24, Open Public Skating

JM McDonald Sports Complex, 4292 Fairgrounds Dr. Public Skating 12-1 pm, 1:15-2:15, and 2:30-3:30 pm each afternoon this week. Open Figure Skating Monday and Thursday 10:15-11:45 am, Skate-n-Shoot Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:15-11:45 am. For more information call (607) 753-8100 or visit jmmcomplex.com.

February 22, LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention

12-3 pm, Career Works, 99 Main Street. Cortland LGBTQ Center and Cortland County Mental Health invite you to a three hour workshop on preventing suicide among LGBTQ youth. This presentation was created by The Trevor Project, the largest LGBTQ suicide prevention service in the United States. The workshop will cover an introduction to LGBTQ identities, the differences between sexual orientation and gender identity, risk factors for LGBTQ youth suicide, and suicide prevention methods. All are welcome! For more information or to RSVP email Ethan Lewis at elewis@fcscortland.org or call him at (607) 756-8970. OASAS credits will be available! Email for more information. Light refreshments will be provided. No admission fee.

February 24, Free Tax Preparation

5:30 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Call 211 or (877) 211-8667 during regular business hours for an appointment.

 

MARCH 2017

March 1, Food For Thought: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

12-1 pm, Cortland Career Works, 99 Main St. Free presentation by Audry Mattle, an undergrad student at the University of Rochester studying Neuroscience and Pre-Med. She also is an active member of the U of R cross country and track teams. She has struggled with Anorexia, Depression, and Anxiety since 12 years old. She is now in stable recovery and is using her experience to educate others about the different aspects of eating disorders, through the lens that eating disorders are a disease of disconnection, how the media and eating disorder stereotypes play a role, and what recovery looks like. She will also discuss how you can help friends and family who are struggling as well as improve eating disorder awareness and access to treatment. Free lunch included. Presented by Cortland Prevention Resources and Mental Health Assoc of Cortland County. RSVP at foodforthoughtrsvp@gmail.com or (607) 756-8970 x260. For more information call (607) 756-8970 x260, email ldavis@cortland-co.org, or visit cortland-co.org/451/Prevention-Services-for-Youth.

March 3, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

March 4-10-11, CRT Guild's Annual Mystery Dinner Theatre

Doors open 6:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. "Death Joins the Club" starring the Acme Mystery Company! Buffet style dinner by Linani's Catering with beer/wine cash bar. Noses up, everyone! You and the other members of the posh Pfieffer Hills Country Club are gathering to consider applications for membership and you want to look your snobby best. Members of the wealthy elite are dying to get in, or rather, are waiting for you to die so they can get in. A word to the wise, dear member: some applicants are less patient than others. Tickets $50 if purchased by Jan 31; then $55. Online sales are not available for this event. Tickets available by calling 800-427-6160 or in person at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street.

March 4, Scythian

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. If you like the Glengarry Bhoys you'll love Scythian! Celebrating 10 years of getting people dancing all night, Ed Helms's The Bluegrass Situation has chimed in with praise, calling Scythian (si-thee-en) a 'shine-fueled, fiddle-flying hoedown' and a 'blue-collar ballad we can all get behind.' Nashville's Music City Roots says Scythian is 'what happens when rock star charisma meets Celtic dervish fiddling. General admission $28, Seniors $25, Students $23, Military/ Vets/ Children under 18, free. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

March 11, A Night at the Opera

6 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Presented in the European tradition of an intimate dinner cabaret, this year’s event features a partnership with the American Culinary Federation (Syracuse Chapter) - a not-for-profit organization of the region’s top professional chefs who will prepare a five course meal interspersed with professional performances by Tri-Cities Opera Company. 6 pm Cocktail Hour, 7pm Dinner and Performances. Individual Tickets $65, Couples $120, Table of Eight $500. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

March 18, Comedian Keith Barany

7:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. Who doesn't need a laugh in an upstate New York winter?! This former NYC native, now living in Utah has a "fresh, original, comic voice" and has been called "the wittiest comic working today"! A clean (PG-rated) comedian, he's worked as a TV writer for Seinfeld, The Jimmy Kimmel Show and the Emmys, and has been the comedy headliner on nine overseas US military tours. A steady performer in Vegas, Keith has appeared at the Stardust, Excalibur and Caesar's to name a few, and appeared with Jerry Seinfeld, Joan Rivers, Ray Romano and Jon Stewart! Beer/Wine Cash Bar. $20.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

March 24, Francesca Blanchard

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Francesca Blanchard is a French-American singer-songwriter whose lyrics and melodies reflect her bilingual and multicultural upbringing. A graduate from Boston U., she has been gaining musical experience over the last few years, opening for Joan Armatrading, Suzanne Vega, The Parkington Sisters and others. Adult/General $15, Seniors $12, Students $10. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

March 25, Jeri Sager "This Broad's Way"

7:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. A Broadway singer, actress and recording artist, Ms. Sager makes her CNY cabaret debut with a songbook of some of the best loved Broadway songs! A veteran of numerous touring productions, she has delighted international audiences of all ages with her portrayals of Grizabella in Cats, Fantine in Les Miserables and Eva Peron in Evita! She performs all over the US, England, the Caribbean, Japan, Mexico and Canada, and has had the honor of singing for Presidents Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush, Pope John Paul II and while with the USO, for both American and British troops. It's a classy musical night on the town, done New York City style... but right at home in Cortland! Don't miss this amazing talent! Beer/Wine Cash Bar. $25.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

March 25, Women of Folk - The New Revival

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. What happens when you combine the vocals prowess of the Wainwright family with stunning harmonies of an all female international harmony group? You get the ultimate Folk Revival package not to be missed! General admission $25, Seniors $23, Students $20, Military/ Vets/ Children under 18, free. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

March 29-April 9, The Queen of Bingo (CRT Downtown production)

7:30 pm (Sundays at 2 pm), CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. A comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Where can two sisters on the other side of fifty, who want to add a little zest to their lives, find it? BINGO! On any bingo night at St. Joseph's, you can find Father Mac, Cindy Conklin, Marge Meranski, and the many colorful regulars we meet through the eyes of Sis and Babe. They dish the dirt, giggle like school girls and LOVE Bingo! Sis is a good loser who just loves to play. Babe is a player who has GOT to win. They compliment (and drive each other crazy) as only sisters can. Each performance includes a live Bingo game with the audience! Adults $32.00, Seniors/Students $30.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

 

APRIL 2017

April 1, Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the blues band's first album release. In 2015, Savoy Brown was inducted into the New York State Hall of Fame and this past April they received the SAMMY Hall of Fame award in Syracuse. Says Kim, "I enjoy keeping the band on the road, keeping the music alive and giving people inspiration." Tickets $25-$45. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

April 1-2, Marathon Maple Festival

Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm, Lovell Field, Marathon. Entertainment includes bands, theatre, gospel music, paintball, helicopter flights, train display and quilt show, scavenger hunt, air boat rides, pony rides, crafts, wood carving. Free samples of fresh maple syrup, and lots of maple flavored snacks. For more information and complete schedule, visit maplefestival.org or email cnymaplefest@yahoo.com.

April 7, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

April 7-8, Broadway on Church Street IV

7 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. Musicians and friends of UPC present their 4th incarnation of the intersection of Broadway, Hollywood, and Cortland's Church Street. Free program. For more information call (607) 756-5689, email pifry1685@gmail.com or visit www.unitedpresbyterian.net.

April 9, David Sedaris

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. General admission $45, Seniors $43, Students $41, Military/Vet $23. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

April 28, NY to Nashville with Old Boy Records

6 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Representing the next generation of American Roots music as interpreted by the artists of Old Boy Records, "New York to Nashville" features some of the best artists in CNY and some of the top up and coming roots artists from Nashville, Tennessee. Additionally: Don't miss the fun of the Pork Pull Off! Three BBQ joints from Central New York will compete in a "pulled pork slider competition" - each slider comes with a side and a flight of locally paired beer. Tickets for concert only or to include BBQ Dinner are available. General admission $20, including dinner $29. Military/veterans/children under 18 are free to concert, pay only $9 for dinner. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

April 28-29, Todd Meredith and the Rave-Ons

7:30 pm, CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson St. AN ALL REQUEST CONCERT! You've heard them tell the story of Buddy Holly and The Crickets, and recreate Buddy's last concert. Now, hear them tell YOUR story! Audience members will have the opportunity to fill out request cards when purchasing tickets, naming their favorite song and explaining why it is special to them, their spouse or anyone! Todd and the guys will share some of these stories and perform the songs that night! The result is a completely unique concert, chosen by YOU! Choose from a vast list of Buddy Holly favorites, classic 50's hits by other great artists, and some of The Rave-Ons' favorite pop songs by Buddy's successors. Beer/Wine Cash Bar. $35.00. To order tickets, call 800-427-6160, visit our Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street, or order online.

 

May

May 5, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

May 6, Cheryl Wheeler & Lucy Kaplansy

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. In a unique double bill featuring two of Folk music's most talented musicians, Cheryl Wheeler & Lucy Kaplansky take the stage for a very special evening! General admission $30, Seniors $28, Students $25, Military/ Vets/ Children under 18, free. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

May 13, Melanie

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Melanie, who became the voice of an era in one magical instant onstage at Woodstock, has been putting the pieces in order. See her for a special "Mother's Day" performance at the Center for the Arts! General admission $32, Seniors $30, Students $28, Military/ Vets/ Children under 18, free. For more information call (607) 749-4900, or visit center4art.org.

May 21, "Who We Are"

3 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. A tribute to the various nationalities and ethnic groups who came to the Cortland area and made it home. Stories, music, pictures, food, and history describe "who we are." Free program. For more information call (607) 756-5689, email pifry1685@gmail.com or visit www.unitedpresbyterian.net.

 

June

June 2, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

June 7-17, The 39 Steps (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of brilliant physical comedy and you have this award winning, fast-paced comedy! This theatrical treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, a train chase, missing fingers, numerous hats and some good old-fashioned romance!
The Plot: A man with a boring life meets a woman who says she's a spy. When she is murdered, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt. This leads to an unforgettable evening of laughs and theatrical magic! To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

June 15, Father's Day Run

9 am start at 1st National Bank of Dryden, Rt. 13, Cortland. Course will measure closer to 6K due to the route change, and will be ¾ road ¼ trail. Full Race route available online at www.cortlandymca.org. Pre-registration Adult $20, Youth $15 (13 and under). Race Day Adult $25, Youth $20 (13 and under). Proceeds benefit Lime Hollow Nature Center and the Cortland YMCA.

June 21 - July 8, La Cage Aux Folles (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. This multiple Tony-Award winning musical is one of Broadway's all time greatest hits! After twenty years of un-wedded bliss Georges and Albin, two men partnered for better-or-worse, get a bit of both when Georges' son (fathered during a one-night fling) announces his impending marriage to the daughter of a closed-minded politician. Further complicating the situation is the "family business": Albin and Georges run a drag nightclub in St. Tropez, where Albin is the star performer "Zaza"! When the families get together for a "normal" dinner, the results are anything but! It's a family show...for EVERY kind of family! To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

 

July

July 12 - 29, Footloose (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. This explosive rock and roll musical based on the 1980s hit film sizzles with the same spirit of youth, rebellion and romance! City boy Ren thinks his life is over when he is forced to move to Bomont, a rural backwater town. But things are worse than he could have imagined, because the town bans dancing of any kind! It isn't long before Ren can't resist breaking the rules...and he's not alone! With high-energy choreography and classic pop hits including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let's Hear it for the Boy, and of course the unforgettable title tune, this is a sensational musical the whole family can enjoy! To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

July 15 & 21, The Velveteen Rabbit (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. In the imaginative world of toys, life begins when humans leave the room! When one group of toys discovers a velveteen rabbit, they learn what it means to be truly loved by their owner. Adapted from the classic children's story, this unique "toy story" tells the "tail" of the unconditional love between a child and his toy bunny. Children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed toy to the show. They both will love it! $7.00 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

 

August

August 2-12, Agatha Christie's Appointment with Death (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. While touring Jerusalem, an international group of travelers, including a young English doctor, her French colleague, a debonair American, and the belligerent Lady Westholme are joined by the domineering American Mrs. Boynton and her four stepchildren who are kept firmly under her thumb. On a sightseeing tour to the desert, one of the travelers is murdered...and one is a murderer! All are suspects, but in this unique Christie mystery, even the best amateur sleuth will never foresee the surprise twist ending! Adapted by Dame Agatha herself from her novel! To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

August 16-26, Nana's Naughty Knickers (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York City for the summer quickly turns into an experience she'll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested - or worse! - evicted? To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

August 30-September 9, Life Could Be a Dream (CRT)

Little York Pavilion, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. Take another trip to Springfield (the home town of the Marvelous Wonderettes!) and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop singing group preparing to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest to realize their dreams of making it to the big time! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to put some polish on the boys. Denny falls in love, Wally falls in line, Eugene falls apart, and along comes handsome heartthrob Skip to send the whole situation spinning. The '60s hits say it all: Fools Fall in Love, Tears on My Pillow, Runaround Sue, Earth Angel, Unchained Melody, and many more!This charmer will leave you laughing, singing, and cheering! Let's hear it for the boys! To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-427-6160, stop in at the Box Office at 24 Port Watson St., or visit cortlandrep.org.

 

September

September 1, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

 

OCTOBER

October 6, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

 

NOVEMBER

November 3, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.

 

DECEMBER

December 1, First Friday Art Event

5-8 pm. Celebrate the arts in Cortland 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. Funded in part by CNY Arts and NYSCA. For more information and to participate as a venue, email culturalcouncil3@gmail.com or call 607-753-1188. For a map of participating artists and venues, visit First Friday web site the week prior to the event.