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Jul-1 to Jul-31
Hilltop Pipe Dreams
Cazenovia, NY

Jul-1 to Jul-27
Where's Waldo in Hamilton NY
Hamilton, NY

Jul-2 to Jul-25
Emptying Stage Exhibition
Cazenovia, NY

Jul-2 to Jul-31
YMCA Art Camps for Kids
Cazenovia, NY

Jul-9 to Jul-12
Madison County Fair
Brookfield, NY

Jul-10
Symphoria at Lorenzo
Cazenovia, NY

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July, 2015
1—27 Where's Waldo in Hamilton NY
Hamilton
315-228-7480
colgatebookstore.com

Where's Waldo? Come find out during the month of July in Hamilton. The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 23 different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including stickers, book coupons, and more. "Find Waldo in Hamilton" is a great summer vacation activity, and a wonderful way for residents to support local business and the Shop Local movement. All ages can play. There is no charge to participate, and the hunt lasts until July 27!

1—31 Hilltop Pipe Dreams
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/

The Society for New Music and artist Stephen Carpenter, present a site specific, interactive, sound scape composed of wooden organ pipes on the hilltop at the Art Park.

2 5th Annual Peterboro Emancipation Day
Peterboro
315-280-8828
http://www.gerritsmith.org/

Gathering-Assembly-Picture-Cemetery Solomon Northrup family discusses the impact of the movie 12 Years a Slave At Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark, Smithfield Community Center

2 Canastota Community Band Concert
Canastota
315 363 2316

The Canastota Community Band will perform a concert on Thursday, July 2 at 6:30 pm at the Boxing Hall of Fame Pavilion in Canastota. The concert will include marches, show tunes, ballads and patriotic music in celebration of the 4th of July. Bring a lawn chair. This concert is free and open to the public.

2—25 Emptying Stage Exhibition
Cazenovia
315-655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/

Sayward Schoonmaker is a 2015 Artist-in-Residence. Her exhibition, Emptying Stage, explores language as a tool for reordering experience. As part of her residency, Sayward has created a site-specific screen print on the wall of the Winner Gallery. With simple complexity Sayward transforms wall to canvas, word to shape, and statement to meaning. On view in the Winner Gallery Saturdays & Sundays 10-6 PM or by appointment (315) 655-3196.

2—31 YMCA Art Camps for Kids
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/artcamps/

In partnership with the East Area YMCA Stone Quarry Hill Art Park half-day, week-long art camps for children ages 6-9 and 10-14. The camps include formal art instruction as well as a creative mix of arts media, free play, collaborative projects and nature exploration. Registration required.

9—12 Madison County Fair
Brookfield
315-899-5867
madisoncountyfair39@yahoo.com
www.madisoncountyfairny.com

Experience all the offerings of a traditional agricultural fair; Animals, Agricultural Exhibits, Midway, Contest, Pageants, Live Music, Truck Pulls, Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derby, Rollover Contest & More. Affordable Fun for the Entire Family!

10 Symphoria at Lorenzo
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

The Friends of Lorenzo and Symphoria invite you to enjoy a free, open-air symphonic concert on the historic front lawn of Lorenzo. Reviving the long-standing tradition of free orchestral performances at Lorenzo, Symphoria is proud to schedule this year's signature summer concert in Cazenovia. The concert will begin at 8PM. For more information about the event or how to support this special evening, please contact www.lorenzoNY.org or call (315) 655-3200.

11 In Situ Celebration
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/

A celebration of art and place. Tour new sculpture installations, view the Emptying Space and Hilltop Pipe Dreams exhibitions, meet artist-in-residence Vivian Visser, and enjoy food, games, music, and more! 4:00-7:00pm

11 Warehouse Garage Sale @ Oneida Commons
Oneida
280-0577
pnoble3@twcny.rr.com
oneidacommons.com

Saturday, July 11, 10-4pm. Do you have stuff to sell? Join us and pick up an application today! Antiques, Flea Market, Crafters & Sales Consultants all welcome. $20 for a 10x10 space. Call 280-0577 for more info. Also be sure to check out our Vendor Mall offering Antiques, Jewelry, Furniture, Home Decor, AVON & more! A few spots open... call today!

11—25 Cazenovia Counterpoint
Cazenovia
315-251-1151
snm@societyfornewmusic.org
www.societyfornewmusic.org

Fields of Dreams: the arts in nature is the theme for The Society of New Music's Cazenovia Counterpoint Festival during July, which takes place in and around the village of Cazenovia, NY. Among the offerings, all featuring regional artists and prize winners, is an art exhibit, Rising Stars concerts, musical performances, a fully-staged opera, Strawberry Fields, a Writers Corner, Poetry Round Robin, and more. There are 22 artists in the art show which takes place July 1 - 30. Artists across Upstate, some internationally renowned - Ithaca and Skaneateles to Utica and Barneveld, and points in between will exhibit their watercolors, paintings, baskets, stone & wood sculptures, and jewelry. The art can be seen at venues throughout the village, with an Art Exhibit Reception July 18 at St. Peter's Hall. The reception includes artist demonstrations paired with a performance by the Silverwood Clarinet Sextet, plus food and drink and a chance to meet the artists. A highlight this summer is a unique interactive sound/sculpture installation titled Hilltop Pipe Dreams. Artists, musicians, and sculptors are collaborating on this installation to coat recycled organ pipes against the weather without altering their sounds. The four groups of various sized pipes will be supported/ suspended in ways on the hilltop at SQHAP to make them interesting visually as well as sonically. ALL AGES WELCOME!

14 Reading with Rover
Hamilton
http://calendar.colgate.edu/cal/event/ev

Share stories with furry friends from Wanderers Rest Humane Association.

14 Go Set A Watchman Release Party
Hamilton
315-228-7480

4:30pm - 6:30pm: Southern inspired refreshments on the first floor of the Colgate Bookstore. 7:00pm: FREE screening of "To Kill A Mockingbird" in the third floor events room. Reserve your copy of Harper Lee's new book by calling today!

17—17 Walk on the Wild Side
Chittenango
(315) 475-9474
dsimon@makeawishcny.org
www.cny.wish.org

Walk on the Wild Side is a family-friendly event scheduled for July 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Wild Animal Park, 7621 Lakeport Road, Chittenango. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 or younger. Admission includes access to the Wild Animal Park, dinner for ages 3+, shows and demonstrations, a welcome backpack with goodies (while supplies last), a safari game card with prize drawings, games, and much more. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Make-A-Wish Central New York and participating Tops Friendly Markets stores and online at http://wildside2015.kintera.org (online ticket purchases include a processing fee). Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Walk on the Wild Side attendees are encouraged to also create a fundraising page in support of granting wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. To set up a fundraising page, visit http://wildside2015.kintera.org.

18 Health and Wellness Fair
Hamilton
315-228-7480
http://calendar.colgate.edu/cal/event/ev

Learn more about options in our community that support healthy lifestyles. There will be a fashion show highlighting our new Athleisure department, healthy cooking demos, and informational demos from community members.

18—19 39th Annual Lorenzo Driving Competition
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzodriving.com

The cultural landscape at Lorenzo sets the backdrop for this acclaimed pleasure driving competition featuring tests of horse and carriage skill, timing and style; exhibits, sales, refreshments, and demonstrations also offered. Join us each day from 8AM-5PM. Admission to the show is free. Sponsored by the Lorenzo Driving Competition, Inc. For more information, please visit www.lorenzodriving.com or contact Tim Williams (twillit3@aim.com).

19 Yoga Artworks
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/yoga-artworks/

Yoga Artworks with educator and instructor Pat Belodoff, July 19th, 1:00-4:00pm Enjoy an afternoon of painting and yoga with, art educator and yoga instructor, Patricia Belodoff. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, participants will learn to connect with their creative side through yoga. Treat yourself to a thoroughly relaxing, rewarding, and fun experience. Cost is $60 for Art Park members, $75 for non-members. All materials are provided, no experience in art or yoga necessary; this class is open to all skill levels and abilities. The event will be held on the lawn of the Hilltop House at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park (we will move indoors in the event of rain). Space is limited so sign-up today to reserve your spot!

24—26 Putting It Together
Earlville
315-691-3550
chris.bord@mac.com
https://www.facebook.com/mossisland?fref

At the Earlville Opera House - "Putting it Together" is a musical revue showcasing the songs of Stephen Sondheim. Drawing its title from a song in Sunday in the Park with George, it was devised by Sondheim and Julia McKenzie. ~~At an all-night, black-tie party in a penthouse. The hosts, an older couple (Andrews and Collins) face their disillusions and marital troubles; a younger, less jaundiced couple (Rupert and York) struggle with their feelings and desires, and a commentator (Durang) oversees and influences the action. The spouses deal with infidelity and divorce but finally reconcile before dawn.

25 ARISE & Ride at the Farm
Chittenango
315-671-4643
kbutton@ariseinc.org
www.ariseandride.org

Join us on July 25 for ARISE & Ride at the Farm! This event consists of a 12- and 25-mile cycle race, and a Walk & Wheel-A-Thon. Both include lunch and access to all our other activities including face painting, pony rides, fishing, carnival games and more!

Registration for the cycle rides is $30 and for the Walk & Wheel-A-Thon, it's $10. Fundraise an addition $50 and receive a special event t-shirt! Get started with your fundraising today at www.ariseandride.org!

25 Read with the Raiders
Hamilton
3152287480
http://calendar.colgate.edu/cal/event/ev

Fans ages 3-13 will be able to listen to stories read by Colgate's very own student-athletes. There will be crafts, giveaways, and pizza. Plus, kids will receive autographs from the athletes and meet Raider!

25 Canastota Community Band Concert
Canastota
315 363 2316

The Canastota Community Band will be in concert on Saturday, July 25 at 7 pm at the Stoneleigh Senior Apartments, 400 Lamb Ave., Canastota. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music of these local musicians.

25—25 Open Farm Day
Madison County
315-684-3001
kmb279@cornell.edu
http://www.openfarmdaymadisoncounty.com

Open Farm Day is your chance to visit working farms and meet local farmers. Everyone is welcome to come enjoy farm tours and demonstrations, animals, product tastings and more!

25—26 Dry Stone Wall Workshop
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/dry-stone-wall-building

A two-day, hands-on workshop for participants interested in learning how to build dry stone walls. The result of this collaborative effort will be the feature of the Art Park's new entrance. All tools, materials, and food will be provided. Registration required.

25—26 2 Day Show for Federal Duck Stamp Artist Jennifer Miller
Canastota
697-2950
greatswampconservancy@gmail.com
GreatSwampConservancy.org

Jennifer Miller is the winner of the Federal Duck Stamp Art contest for 2015-2016. She is the first woman to win from New York State and the third woman from the United States.

27—31 Schoolhouse Summer Day Camp
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Embark on a new adventure every day at Portals to the Past! The Friends of Lorenzo invite inquisitive boys and girls (ages 8-12) to step back in time for the eleventh season of the popular Rippleton School House Summer Camp. The schoolhouse, mansion and beautiful grounds of Lorenzo will be our portals to the past, as we study life in the 19th century and explore worlds of science, art and nature. Join us each day from 9AM-4PM. Camp is coordinated by Pat Hill. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. For fees and more information, visit www.lorenzoNY.org or call Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100

30—8/2 Slater Brothers' 7th Hamilton International Film Festival
Hamilton
1-813-929-9511
grant@sbehiff.com
www.sbehiff.com

SBE's Hamilton International Film Festival is one of the most reputed International Film events in the Northeast United States. The 2015 edition of the Festival is scheduled from July 30- August 2, 2015 in Hamilton, New York. The Festival is expected to be blessed with some eminent personalities in World Cinema, and it will offer a new experience for the audience who wish to sip the ever tasty cinematic language.

On August 01, 12:00 PM, the Festival will feature a panel discussion on the Business of Filmmaking at the Colgate University Bookstore. The panel members will be impeccable personalities from World Cinema, and one among them is Sohan Roy, an Indian who made the much acclaimed Hollywood flick, 'DAM 999'.

31—8/1 Tour the Towpath - 36 mile Recreational Bike Ride Event
Rome
315.366.2378
cmanchester@townofdewitt.com
https://www.usacycling.org/register/2015

A 36-mile recreational bike ride from Rome to Dewitt along the Old Erie Canal State Park Towpath Trail! Cycle along a largely off-road, flat stone dust trail through quaint communities and along the Old Erie Canal - the most famous canal in history: this is the original manmade waterway and engineering marvel built in the 1800s to transport goods and passengers to expand and open the west. This section of trail includes Canastota Canal Town Museum, Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum and Green Lakes State Park. Festivities planned throughout the ride ensure a fun-filled trip. One or two day ride options available! Option 1: Two-Day Ride starting on July 31st. Ride starts in Rome on Friday, overnight with tours and entertainment in Canastota, finishes with a celebration in DeWitt on Saturday. Two organized departure times from Rome at 11am and 1pm.

Option 2: One-Day Ride on August 1st. Ride the full 36 miles to DeWitt on Saturday! Tours and Eateries along the way. Start time is 9 am in Rome! Festivities planned on both ends and in Canastota. Registration is $30 if registered by July 24th!

31—8/2 Gravity Fest 10th Anniversary
Munnsville
3153741029
gravityfest@gmail.com
www.munnsvillegravityfest.com

Racing like you have never seen before! The winding East Hill Road becomes the course as racers speed to the finish line; hoping that they don't hit the hay on the way to the bottom. Speeds can hit 60 to 70 MPH on the way and remember the only protection they have is their leathers and helmet. You don't want to miss it!

August, 2015
1—1 2015 Peterboro Emancipation Day
Peterboro
315 280 8828
mail@sca-peterboro.org
www.sca-peterboro.org

Held at the Gerrit Smith National Historic Landmark in Peterboro, NY, this is an annual family event that honors Gerrit Smith's efforts to help freedom seekers and celebrate the families of those who settled in Peterboro. Begins at 10:00 AM under the tent, followed by a group photo, procession to cemetery by way of memorials throughout the town, a wreath ceremony, and a 2:00 PM program by the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum at the Smithfield Community Center on Pleasant Valley Road in Peterboro. Open to the public. Small admission.

4—6 Land, Sky and Water in Pan Pastels, YMCA Adult Art Workshop
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/

Land, Sky and Water in Pan Pastels with artist Joan Applebaum, August 4th-6th, 11:30-1:30pm

Pan Pastels have all the beauty and vibrant color of traditional pastels, but are a lot less messy! These soft, highly pigmented colors are blended, layered and applied like paint. You will love the subtle way the colors blend as you capture light effects on the water and billowing clouds sweep it through the sky. There will be ample time to experiment with color blending techniques before you begin your painting. $72 YMCA Members and the Art Park Members $144 Non–Members

8—9 Copper Enamel Jewelry Making
Cazenovia
(315)655-3196
emily@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://sqhap.org/

Copper Enamel Jewelry Making with artist Pamela Steele, August 8th-9th, 1:00-3:30pm

In this 2-day workshop you will learn about the Enameling process of kiln fired glass and metal from a professional artist. The immediate process will allow you to design and fire a pendant piece, which you can put on your own beaded necklace or cord, and wear home. The open studio atmosphere will be hands-on fun with personal attention. All skill levels welcome, kiln and basic materials provided. Taught by artist Pam Steele.

10—16 44th Annual Madison Bouckville Antique Week
Bouckville
315-893-1762
info@madisontourism.com
www.madison-bouckville.com

Visit Madison and Bouckville as a 2-mile stretch of US Route 20 is lined with over 2000 antique dealers for an entire week. See and buy antiques and collectibles from past centuries, enjoy the excellent food vendors, and plenty of parking. Some show fields open as early as Sunday the 10th with all fields open by Thursday. For a full listing of all antique dealers, show fields and information on the event visit the website.

13 Moonlight Medley: Music & Movie at Lorenzo
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy a summer evening of live music and classic cinema. The jazzy sounds of J.T. Hall will permeate the air followed by the 1952 classic movie, The Quiet Man, on the front lawn of Lorenzo (weather permitting). This free summer evening of entertainment is sponsored by The Friends of Lorenzo and the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce. Picnic dinners available by pre-order and summer refreshments will also be available. Music starts at 6:30PM and the movie will follow. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100.

17—21 Kids' Canal Camp
Chittenango
3156873801
info@clcbm.org
www.clcbm.org

Three sessions will be held 9am-12pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. There will be lots of fun learning about life on the Erie Canal with hands-on activities, including archaeology.

September, 2015
14 100 Years of Change in the Kitchen
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Lynne Belluscio, executive director of LeRoy Historical Society and former special events coordinator at Genesee Country Museum, will draw upon her three decades of experience in the research and documentation of traditional American cooking methods for her presentation at Lorenz's September docent meeting. This free program will be open to the public and take place in the Community Room at the Cazenovia Public Library. The program will begin at 12:30PM. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Jackie Roshia at (315)655-3200, ext. 106.

27 Canine Classic
Chittenango
315-697-2796
directorwanderersrest@gmail.com
www.wanderersrest.org

The Canine Classic is for dog owners, dog lovers, and anyone else who wants to help adoptable dogs and puppies by raising funds and joining our dog walk event. There will be vendors, raffles, food and fun. It is free to attend.

27 "Community Day" at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

With support from The Friends of Lorenzo, the Rippleton Schoolhouse was moved to the grounds of Lorenzo in 1997, and each year, Rippleton sets the stage for hundreds of Central New York pupils to attend school in a restored one-room schoolhouse. Beginning in 2002, The Friends have hosted this popular event for kids of all ages. To enjoy a return to the past, patrons are invited to partake of 19th Century games, live music, fall refreshments, wagon rides, country school activities and more! Join us from 1PM-4PM, admission is free. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100

October, 2015
10—10 An Evening with Tom Rush
Oneida
315-363-0745
pcaputi@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org

Tom Rush's impact on the American music scene has been profound. He helped shape the folk revival in the 60s and the renaissance of the 80s and 90s, his music having left its stamp on generations of artists. James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and Garth Brooks have cited Tom as major influences. His early recordings introduced the world to the work of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor. Tom is now celebrating his 52nd year on stage and in the studio, still doing what audiences love him for: writing and playing passionately, tenderly knitting together the musical traditions and talents of our times. OCMH Members, $35, Non-members, $40, At the Door, $45. A special thanks to our lead sponsor, Oneida Financial Corp., and to International Wire and the Gifford Foundation for making this concert possible. Special VIP dinner with Tom Rush before the concert, limited seating $100 includes dinner at Kenwood and Vine and reserved concert seating. Call for tickets/reservations.

December, 2015
2 Friends of Lorenzo Member Guest Preview Party
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" is the theme of this year's presentation of Christmas at Lorenzo, and following tradition, The Friends of Lorenzo will again showcase the holiday bedecked Mansion at their annual Preview Party. Hosted by the board of The Friends, members and their guests are treated to a special evening of live music and seasonal delights. This event is 6PM-8PM, an admission fee is charged. If you are not already a member and would like more information, visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100.

4 Christmas by Candlelight at Lorenzo
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Bedecked in holiday finery, the neoclassical Mansion sets the stage for Christmas at Lorenzo. With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this perennially favorite December program will showcase decorative inspirations and seasonal displays based on the theme of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Holiday refreshments and live music will also be offered; sleigh rides (weather permitting) will be available throughout the weekend, and ornamental crafts and holidays treats will also be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse on Sunday. Friday, Dec. 4 hours are 7PM-9PM. Admission fees: $5 per person, $2 for children 12 and under. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100.

5—6 Christmas at Lorenzo
Cazenovia
(315) 655-3200
www.lorenzoNY.org

Bedecked in holiday finery, the neoclassical Mansion sets the stage for Christmas at Lorenzo. With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this perennially favorite December program will showcase decorative inspirations and seasonal displays based on the theme of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Holiday refreshments and live music will also be offered; sleigh rides (weather permitting) will be available throughout the weekend, and ornamental crafts and holidays treats will also be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse on Sunday. Hours are 1PM-4PM both days. Admission fees: $5 per person, $2 for children 12 and under. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100.

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