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.


Peace, music and puppy love. Bring the kids, the dogs, family and friends to Americana’s annual Woofstock celebration. Games, entertainment and food and of course the wine will be flowing. Plus, some proceeds go to benefit local animal shelters, everybody wins.
Date/time: June 6 12:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Americana Vineyards
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/10262-woofstock-2015-local-shelter-rescue-benefit.html

Celtic Festival

A full day of traditional Irish jams, dance, food and Scottish games. Come have a bit of the craic!
Date/time: June 13 8am-8pm
Location: Stewart Park
Site: http://www.ithacacelticfestival.com/#!about-us/csxp

Buddy Guy

One of the most celebrated blues guitarists of his generation, come see Buddy Guy at one of the last musical performances at the State Theater for the summer.
Date/time: June 5 8:00pm
Location: State Theater
Site: http://www.stateofithaca.com

Tortoise and the Hare Trail Run

The 23rd annual Tortoise & Hare trail run is a great way to enjoy Buttermilk Falls State Park. Runners follow an out-and-back (and up-and-down!) loop that covers different park trails and varied terrains.
Date/time: June 6 9:00am
Location: Buttermilk Falls State Park
Site: http://fingerlakesrunners.org/trail-runs/tortoise-hare-trail-run/

Open Jam

Local songwriters, poets and authors unite! A showcase of talent is featured each week, and this time maybe it’s you! Hosted by the David Graybeard Band.
Date/time: June 10 7:30-10:30pm
Location: Varna Community Center
Site: http://ithacamusic.net/varnajam


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
Ithaca Children’s Garden
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/9587-rejunevate.html

Yoga & Art Summer Session

Take a midday break to view some art and practice yoga, two things to help you free your mind and relax. Space is limited, register soon!
Date/time: June 9 11:45am
Location: Johnson Museum of Art
Site: http://museum.cornell.edu

Dryden Dairy Day

Parade, vendors, rotary dairy dash, and more! Dryden Dairy Day is the community service project of the Dryden Grange. A fun, educational and entertaining event for everyone.
Date/time: June 13 9:30pm-3:00pm
Location: Dryden, NY
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/10219-31st-annual-dryden-dairy-day.html

Summerpalooza Heart Health & Wine

Celebrating cardiac health awareness, visit the winery for live music, wine tastings, delicious food and great camaraderie!
Date/time: June 13 10:00am -6:00pm
Location: Treleaven by King Ferry Winery
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/10173-summerpalooza-heart-health-wine.html

World War I – Our World Remade

An event for all you history buffs, Don Funke of the Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation will reflect on the war and how we continue to interpret the war and its impact.
Date/time: June 11 at 7:00pm
Location: Southworth Lirbary
Site: https://www.ithacaevents.com/event/9465-world-war-1-our-world-remade.html

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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