Welcome to the quickest way to learn the week’s most exciting local events. This week, check out 5 places to get your Easter brunch on.

This weekly event round-up is sponsored by The Ithaca Convention and Visitors Bureau.

First Friday Gallery Night

An exciting day for artists, walk the downtown stretch and view the work of many talented locals in a variety of mediums.
Date/time: April 3 at 5:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Downtown Ithaca, Ithaca Commons
Site: http://www.downtownithaca.com/

 Science Together – The Discovery Trail

Start showing your little ones the magic of the world around us as early in life as possible! Explore science through hands-on activities, readings, and songs designed for grown-ups to do with their toddlers.
Date/time: April 4 10:30am-11:00pm
Location: Science Center
Site: http://www.sciencenter.org/calendar.html

Jeff Love Band at The Haunt

Come live like a local for a night at the Haunt and check out an Ithaca favorite. Stop in early for great food and atmosphere in the newly renovated establishment.
Date/time: April 3 at 8:00pm
Location: The Haunt
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/producer/338-the-jeff-love-band.html

Galactic Organ Grinder with Ryan Zawel

Two sets of interstellar soul jazz grooves featuring Michael Stark on Hammond Organ and Ace Tone Rhythm, and Ryan Zawel on trombone and tuba.
Date/time: April 4 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Bar Argos
Site: http://www.ithacaevents.com/event/9885-galactic-organ-grinder-w-ryan-zawel.html


This eclectic ensemble will surely attract a full house! Purchase your tickets online in advanced or at the State Theater box office.
Date/time: April 10 from 8:00pm
Location: The State Theater
Site: http://www.ithacaevents.com/event/9605-ok-go.html

 5 Spots to get your Easter brunch on this Sunday

Taughannock Farms Inn

Taghannock Farms Inn will be serving brunch off of their regular menu from 12:00am-7:45pm with an option for a ham dish of course!
Date/time: April 5 Easter Sunday 12:00pm-7:45pm
Location: 2030 Gorge Road, Trumansburg
Site: http://www.t-farms.com/dining.php

Americana Vineyards

Start Easter off with a delectable brunch from the Crystal Lake Cafe’s kitchen: Warm pancakes, homemade hot chocolate, and lovingly-made food make for a great Easter!
Date/time: April 5 Easter Sunday
Location: Americana Vineyards, Crystal Lake Cafe
Site: http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/387/americana-vineyards-easter-brunch-at-the-crystal-lake-cafe

Felicia’s Atomic Lounge

You can’t go wrong with any brunch entrée from Felicia’s, and we know you need energy for the Easter egg hunt later. A morning cocktail and fresh frittata of the day will help you with that.
Date/time: April 5 Easter Sunday 10:30am-2:30pm
Location: Felicia’s Atomic Lounge 508 West State Street
Site: http://www.atomicloungeithaca.com/#about

La Tourelle

Are you ready to put the long, cold winter behind you? Come celebrate the arrival of spring with live music, delicious food and of course, wine.
Date/time: April 5 Easter Sunday 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: The Bistro at La Tourelle 1050 Danby Road
Site: http://www.latourelle.com/pdf/bistro/brunch.pdf

Carriage House Café

Voted the Best Brunch in Ithaca, the delicious options at the Carriage House speak for themselves.
Date/time: April 5 Easter Sunday 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Carriage House 305 Stewart Avenue
Site: http://carriagehousecafe.com/food/ithaca_brunch.pdf

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Mike Blaney

Mike Blaney is the executive director and co-founder of The Ithaca Voice.