Welcome to the quickest way to learn the week’s most exciting local events. This weekly event round-up is sponsored by The Ithaca Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Ithaca Festival of the Arts

The Ithaca Festival is a four day music and arts celebration, the premier event of its kind in Tompkins County. Over 1,000 talented local musicians, painters, dancers, clowns, community groups, and ensembles perform throughout the Ithaca Festival weekend.
Date/time: May 28-31
Location: Ithaca Commons, Ithaca NY
Site: http://ithacafestival.org/

Jeff Love Band

Catch this funkalicious soulful group at a great local hang out, guaranteed to have you moving and grooving!
Date/time: May 30 10:00pm
Location: Lot 10
Site: www.ithacaevents.com/event/10199-the-jeff-love-band-at-lot-10-i-fest-evening.html

Tarot Tuesdays

A sweet, unique and happy vibe. Become one with your best aspirations with tarot readings, because this is Ithaca and, why not?
Date/time: June 2 11:00am
Location: Sunny Days on the Commons
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/10029-tarot-tuesdays.html

Paint Nite Ithaca

Drink Creatively with Paint Nite Ithaca! A master artist will guide you through the steps to create a 16×20 acrylic masterpiece in about two hours, while you enjoy delicious food and drink at Joe’s Restaurant.
Date/time: May 25-Many summer dates available 7:00pm 9:00pm
Location: 602 West Buffalo Street
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/10027-drink-creatively-w-paint-nite-ithaca.html

God of Carnage

Be one of the first to see the show! The grand opeing of God of Carnage at the Hangar tells the laugh-out-loud story of two young boys and their parents attempt to resolve problems in a civil manner, over cocktails of course.
Date/time: June 11 7:30pm Various show time available
Location: The Hangar Theater
Site: http://www.hangartheatre.org/


An adult spin on the playful magic of childhood. Join the ICG for an adult-only garden party to usher in the summer with style.
Date/time: June 13 6-9pm
State Theater of Ithaca
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/9587-rejunevate.html


Jaws was released almost 40 years ago to the day. Feel old yet? Come see it how it was meant to be seen at the State Theater of Ithaca!
Date/time: May 30, 7:30pm
Location: State Theater of Ithaca
Site: http://www.stateofithaca.com/events

BYOV-Bring Your Own Vinyl

Bring your own vinyl to Lot 10 and show the people what they’re missing!
Date/time: May 27, 7:00pm-12:00am
Location: Lot 10 on the Commons
Site: http://www.lot-10.com/

Welcome to Me- Cinemapolis

See your Saturday Night Live favorite Kristin Wiig as Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Date/time: Many show times available
Location: Cinemapolis
Site: http://www.cinemapolis.org/?page=movie&id=1453

Ithaca Gorges Half Marathon

Now is the time to register and start training! The Inaugural Ithaca Half Marathon is a whole new way to see the sheer beauty that is Ithaca, NY. Challenge yourself while rewarding your senses with the fresh smell of nature trails and the cool mist of the waterfalls.
Date/time: June 14, at 8:00am
Location: The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce 904 East Shore Drive
Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517174715211571/

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Mike Blaney

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