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Events

Jul-22 to Aug-26
Tuesdays on the Towpath
Chittenango, NY

Jul-28 to Aug-1
YMCA Childrens Art Camps at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park
Cazenovia, NY

Jul-28 to Aug-1
Schoolhouse Summer Day Camp, Session II: ARTISTIC CREATIONS
Cazenovia, NY

Aug-1
Emancipation Days Film & Discussion
Peterboro, NY

Aug-1 to Aug-3
Gravity Fest 9
Munnsville, NY

Aug-2
Lebanon Lizards Car Show!
Hamilton, NY

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July, 2014
22—8/26 Tuesdays on the Towpath
Chittenango
315-687-3801
info@clcbm.org
www.clcbm.org

2nd Anniversary of the award winning Tuesdays on the Towpath A series of eight recreational bike rides on the Old Erie Canal State Historic Park Towpath Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, May - August 2014 May 13: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum May 27: Dewitt: Old Erie Canal Park June 10: Syracuse: Erie Canal Museum in Downtown Syracuse June 24: Fayetteville: Canal Landing Park July 8: Chittenango: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum July 22: Oneida: Oneida Commons Aug. 12: Camillus: Camillus Erie Canal Park Aug. 26: Canastota: Canastota Canal Town Museum All rides begin at 6:00 pm and finish by dark. Rides begin and end at same location. We welcome all riders 12 and older who have had some experience riding. Helmets are required. Explore and learn along the way! Each ride will feature unique sites and a speaker. Bike rentals available from Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum. Call 315-687-3801 for reservations. Before each ride find route details and speaker info on the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Facebook page!

28—8/1 YMCA Childrens Art Camps at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park
Cazenovia
315-637-2025
dmosko@SYRACUSEYMCA.ORG
http://www.syracuse.ymca.org

YMCA Childrens Art Camps at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park June 30-Aug. 1, 9am-12pm, in the Art Barn Campers will experience sculpture, painting, drawing and mixed media while learning how to analyze, discuss, make and display pieces of art. Activities and projects will include formal art instruction from the SQHAP artists-in-residence to create artwork inspired by the Art Park surroundings. 5 sessions, one week each, limited to 14 participants per session. Campers may sign up for multiple sessions. Ages 6-9: June 30-July 3, July 7-11, and July 28- Aug. 1 Ages 10-14: July 7-11, and July 21-25. Program fees vary. For more information, visit: http://www.syracuse.ymca.org/programs/youth-development/camp/art-camp.html or 637-2025, ext. 216.

28—8/1 Schoolhouse Summer Day Camp, Session II: ARTISTIC CREATIONS
Cazenovia
315-655-3200
diane.voss@parks.ny.gov
http://www.lorenzoNY.org

Come ready to enjoy a fun-filled, hands-on step back in history! For the tenth season running, The Friends of Lorenzo once again invite boys and girls (ages 8-12) to explore late 19th Century rural education and daily life at Rippleton Schoolhouse and Lorenzo. Coordinated by Kathleen Emerson, campers may sign up for either or both camp sessions, and both weeks will include games and pastimes characteristic of the period. A moving up ceremony and an old-fashioned strawberry social will mark the end of each week. Session I will include scientific exploration and the study of local flora, fauna and ecosystems. Session II will focus on the discovery of different art mediums and techniques of the 19th Century, including watercolor, ink, printing and clay as applied to the study of architecture, landscape and design. Pre-registration is required. For fees and more information, visit www.lorenzoNY.org or call Diane Voss at (315) 655-3200, ext. 100.

August, 2014
1 Emancipation Days Film & Discussion
Peterboro
315-280-8828
info@gerritsmith.org

12 Years A Slave: Film and Discussion at the Smithfield Community Center, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro - Free

1—3 Gravity Fest 9
Munnsville
3153741029
gravityfest@gmail.com
www.munnsvillegravityfest.com

Extreme sports at its finest. You have to see it to believe it. FREE event. Street Luge, Butt Board & Stand up - all coming down a 1.5 mile course that drops in elevation around 500 feet. 2 sharp turns on course too.

2 Lebanon Lizards Car Show!
Hamilton
315-729-5670
www.lebanoncampground.com

Lebanon Lizards Car Show at Lebanon Reservoir Campground, (6277 Reservoir Rd., Hamilton, NY) Saturday August 2nd from 10am-3pm!

Featuring BBQ by Holy Smokes BBQ and Catering, National Guard 88 Race Car and Simulator, music by: WODZ Oldies 96.1. Lebanon Reservoir Campground presents: Custom Taylor Band at 6:30pm!

Proceeds to benefit... Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital!

2 Emancipation Days Annual Tent Meeting
Peterboro
315-220-8828
info@gerritsmith.org

10:00 AM reception and registration at the Gerrit Smith Estate. Annual Tent meeting: Max Smith and Jim Corpin, Cemetery Procession and Ceremonies with wreath layings at gravestones of Gerrit Smith and William Sims. 35 star flags installed at graves of African Americans who served in the Civil War

2—2 Emancipation Days Lecture
Peterboro
315-280-8828
info@gerritsmith.org

2:00 PM at the Smithfield Community Center - The Effects of 12 Years a Slave winning Academy Awards on the Northup Family, featuring Solomon Northup descendants Melissa Howell, Shirley Howell and Irene Northup-Zahos. Aduts $3, Student free

3 Emancipation Days Book Discussion
Peterboro
315-280-8828
info@gerritsmith.org

11 AM at the Gerrit Smith Estate - Norman K. Dann PhD will lead a discussion on the book "Solomon Northup: Twelve Years a Slave"

3 Emancipation Days Lecture
Peterboro
315-280-8828
info@gerritsmith.org

2 PM at the Smithfield Community Center - Rescued from Slavery:The Story of Solomon Northup & Northup Connections to CNY, David Fiske: Author of Solomon Northup: His Life Before and After Slavery, and co-author of Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave. Adults $3, Students free

3 A Fashionable Ladies' Garden Tea
Cazenovia
315-655-3200
diane.voss@parks.ny.gov
http://www.lorenzoNY.org

An annual favorite since 2009, The Friends of Lorenzo invite all to enjoy an informative and delectable afternoon featuring a “full” English tea in the Ellen Shipman garden. Palate-pleasing savories and sweets, freshly brewed tea, vintage china, lace and linens set the scene for this pleasurable pastime. Pre-registration required; an admission fee will be charged. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at 315-655-3200, ext. 100.

10—10 Smithfield Tornado Relief Benefit
Morrisville
315 750 9342
Smitfhfieldtornadobenefit@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/smithfieldtornadorelief

BBQ, Beer,Wine, Auctions, 50/50, Food and Music all to help benefit the victims of the Smithfield tornado. 6 live bands and fireworks. Noon to dark. noon - 1:00PM Chris Taylor & The Custom Taylor Band. 1:15 - 2:15 Whiskey Crush. 2:30 - 3:45 Matt Chase and The Thunder Canyon Band. 3:45 - 4:45 The Jason Wicks Band. 5:00 - 6:15 Cassidy Lynn. 6:15 - Till the fireworks The Beadle Brothers. $10 advance, $15 day of event.

11—17 43rd 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.

12—15 Hidden Treasures Silent Auction
Oneida
315-363-0745
phoffman@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org

Kenwood and Vine is hosting a silent auction to benefit the Mansion House Aug. 11 - 16. Bidding will take place during restaurant hours until 8 pm on the 16th. Stop by to bid even if you can't stay for dinner!

If you'd like to donate something to the auction, contact the Mansion House. Some suggestions include visual and decorative art, antiques, jewelry, sports or concert tickets, spa packages, behind the scenes museum tours, services, overnight stays at your camp...

12—17 The Quaker Acres West August Antique Show
Bouckville
315-723-8736
quakeracreswest@yahoo.com
www.quakeracreswest.com

The Quaker Acres West Antique Show in Madison Bouckville has been a favorite destination for antique collectors and vendors for over 25 years. Make plans to join us August 12-17, 2014. The Real "Main Field" With 9 BIG TENTS and GROWING! With over 25 years promoting our show, we are looking forward to showing everyone once again why Quaker Acres West is the friendliest & largest field in Madison-Bouckville! We'd like to congratulate the Madison Future Farmers of America for a job well done doing our parking during our 2013 August antique show. We are happy to say over $4000 was raised by the Madison FFA during our Quaker Acres West show. You all did a GREAT job and we look forward to supporting the Madison FFA and our community in the future!

14 Moonlight Medley: Music & Movie at Lorenzo
Cazenovia
315-655-3200
diane.voss@parks.ny.gov
http://www.lorenzoNY.org

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy a summer evening of live music and classic cinema on the front lawn of Lorenzo (weather permitting). This free summer event 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. For more information, please visit www.lorenzoNY.org or contact Diane Voss at 315-655-3200, ext. 100.

15—17 Madison-Bouckville Big Field Antiques Show
Bouckville
315 686 5789
allman@gisco.net
www.madisonbouckvillebigfield.com

100's of top quality antiques booths converge on the Big Field August 15 through 17, 2014 for the phenomenon that is the original antiques show of Madison Bouckville Week. Show hours are Friday August 15, Early Buyers, 8 am to noon - Admission $25.00; General Admission begins Friday, August 15 at 12:01 to 5pm and continues through Saturday and Sunday. Sat hours are 8 am to 5 pm and Sunday 9am to 4 pm . General Admission is $7.00 315 686 5789 for more info.

16—17 Syracuse Ceramic Guilds 34th Annual Pottery Fair
Cazenovia
3156553196
Lesley@stonequarryhillartpark.org
http://ceramicguild.com/pottery-fair/

Syracuse Ceramic Guilds 34th Annual Pottery Fair A ceramic extravaganza, with over 30 artists selling original work, special kids activities, live demonstrations, paint-your own ceramics, raku firing, refreshments available, or bring a picnic! $5 per person entrance fee. Sat., Aug. 16, 10-5, and Sun., Aug. 17, 10-4

24 Equality Day
Peterboro
nahofm1835@gmail.com

2pm Equality of Rights: Visions for the Twenty-First Century. A program of readings and speeches performed by students and activists from Colgate University. Smithfield Community Center

September, 2014
13 Shred Fest
Chittenango
315-363-2000
www.oneidabank.com

The general public is invited to bring their personal documents, financial statements, credit card offers, and other sensitive material to be securely shredded at no charge by the experts from Confidata. Oneida Savings environmentally friendly eStatement enrollments, as well as identity theft prevention tips, will be available. The process takes only a few minutes and Confidata will come to your car to assist you with your bags and boxes. A maximum of 5 boxes, or 175 lbs. of material, will be accepted per person (no business shred, please). SECURE shredding provided by Confidata.

21 Annual Elizabeth Smith Miller In the Kitchen Bloomer Tea
Peterboro
http://mercantile.gerritsmith.org/index.

12:30pm Tickets must be purchased to attend at: http://mercantile.gerritsmith.org/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=29&products_id=260 for more information: http://www.inthekitchentea.com/

October, 2014
24 National Abolition Hall of Fame&Museum Commemoration 2013
Peterboro
nahofm1835@gmail.com
http://www.nationalabolitionhalloffamean

National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum Commemoration 2013 Inductees- Abolition Symposia: Elijah Parrish Lovejoy, Myrtilla Miner, John Rankin, Jonathan Walker. NAHOF Annual 19th-Century Antislavery Dinner (Must be Reserved)

25 GSENHL & NAHOF Open House
Peterboro
315-684-3262
nahofm1835@gmail.com
http://www.gerritsmith.org/

Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark & the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum Open House: Gerrit Smith Estate Tour with Norman K. Dann PhD. National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum Tour with Jessica Clarke

November, 2014
9 New York State History Month- Native American Month
Peterboro
nahofm1835@gmail.com
http://www.gerritsmith.org/

Over the River with Abolitionist Lydia Maria Child - Peterboro Mercantile Online

December, 2014
31 Watch Fire for Emancipation
Peterboro
nahofm1835@gmail.com
http://www.nationalabolitionhalloffameandmuseum.org
July, 2015
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

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