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The Town of Lansing Parks and Recreation Department,  Including grant support from the Lansing Community Council, Community Arts Partnership,   Village of Lansing and Tompkin’s County Tourism Program are proud to sponsor the Seventh Annual East Shore Festival of the Arts beginning Friday May 6, 2016  6:00 to 9:00 pm 27-29 Auburn Rd. Lansing, NY 14882

This event is free and open to the public.

Over 20 artists from around the Finger Lakes region will exhibit and sell their original art work in painting, ceramics, photography, metal, wood, fiber and more.

The festivities start on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm with our grand opening celebration.
Please come and immerse yourself in a gala night of family fun and enlightenment. Meet and talk to the artists.

Enjoy stupendous appetizers from Crossroads Bar & Grille, wine tasting with King Ferry Winery, sweet somethings from the Cinnamon Shoppe  and other special treats by the Lansing Market.

Listen to the musical stylings of cellist Zachary Brown and  enjoy a rondalla with 14 Strings. Watch artist Trish Coonrod as she creates one of her amazing, life like, still life oil paintings. Take a step back in time and tour the historic Lansing Schoolhouse.
You can even have a balloon sculpture made by the Cayuga Twister.

Visit for more information. 

Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.