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.
Bite of Ithaca
The best time to explore the culinary scene in Ithaca! $5 bites from the most popular eateries around town. Bring your friends, they don’t want to miss this one.
Date/time: June 30-July 3
Location: Many Participating Restaurants
Boathouse Beer Garden Now Open
The Boathouse Beer Garden is a showcase of Finger Lakes craft beers, wines and ciders. All set amid vintage boats overlooking beautiful Cayuga Lake.
Date/time: Visit anytime!
Location: Boathouse Beer Garden, Café and Museum. Romulus, NY
Americana 4th of July Birthday Bash!
Americana 4th of July and Birthday Bash!
Pack up the kids, the friends, a blanket or lawn chairs, even a tent! The annual 4th of July Birthday BBQ Bash offers great food, drink, music and fun all day, topped off by a full-blown fireworks finale at 10pm.
Date/time: July 4 12:00pm-11:00pm
Location: Americana Vineyards
Fireworks in Myers Park
There are plenty of impressive fireworks displays in the works for Independence Day, and this is one of them, catch the show at Myers Park, fun for all.
Date/time: July 3 7:00pm
Location: Myers Park in Lansing
Narrated Lake Cruise
Every body wants a boat, or a friend with a boat. Cruise the beauty of Cayuga Lake on the MV Haendel while experiencing an introduction to the history of Ithaca.
Date/time: Various dates and times available.
Location: Ithaca Farmer’s Market
Celebrate the hot-blooded journey from youth to adulthood. In this electrifying musical, a group of 19th-century German students navigate the highs and lows of self-discovery, love, and loss.
Date/time: Various show times available.
Location: Hangar Theater
Heritage Digging Program
The History Center in Tompkins County is offering a one-week Archaeology Program to the public at the historic Eight Square Schoolhouse, a one-room school built in 1827. A once in a life time experience, reserve your spot now before they fill up!
Date/time: August 3-7 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Multiple Site Dig
Site: No site available.
Patriotic Costume Party
Come dressed up as your favorite patriotic character or in your best red, white, & blue gear!
Win a $75 or $25 gift certificate to K-HOUSE for 1st and 2nd place best dressed! Winners will be announced at 1am!
Date/time: July 4 and 5 4pm-3am
Location: K-House Kareoke Lounge
Creative Boot Camp for Teens
Do you sew? Want to learn how? Are you looking for fun things to make for your friends or unique treasures to call your own? Join Craftstitute co-ringleader Robin Tilling as you explore the different ways to make your clothes your own and play creatively.
Date/time: July 6-8 9:30am-1pm
Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare’s most popular and magical play, outdoors at Cornell Plantations!
Date/time: July 10-26 6:pm
Location: Cornell Plantations