Events in Central New York

Events

There's always something to do or see in the Central New York Region. From family-friendly entertainment to annual festivals bringing our rich history to life, check out all the colorful events happening here year round.

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Central New York: January

1-1-15 to 1-3-15
Utica Comets Hockey
400 Oriskany Street West
Utica‚ NY 13502
(315) 738-0164
1/01: Comets vs San Antonio Rampage 3 PM- 7 PM 1/03: Comets vs. Iowa Wild 7 PM- 11 PM
1-2-15
The Amazing Nano Brothers
310 Genesee Street,
Utica‚ NY 13502
315-797-0055
This comedy show is all about the mysteries of matter - including atoms, molecules, and nanotechnology. Join brothers Dan and Joel as they juggle everything from potted plants to tennis rackets, sometimes from atop seven-foot unicycles. Who knew physics could be this fun? Developed with support from the National Science Foundation and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Shows at 11am and 1pm
1-2-15
January First Friday Art Walk
Streets of Downtown Binghamton
Binghamton ‚ NY 
(607) 348-0090
Visit over 45 downtown locations including galleries, studios, restaurants and shops. Celebrate Binghamtonís growing Art Community.
1-7-15
First Wednesday at Good Nature Brewery
8 Broad Street
Hamilton ‚ NY 13346
(315) 366-2378
Join us for a fun night out every first Wednesday of the month from 5-7 pm. The craftsmanship and talent of the unique local stores in our area will amaze you. First Wednesday rotates to a different business every month so it is never the same twice! Grab your friends and make a night of it! Demonstrations, samples, expanded hours, specials, and more! January 7th First Wednesday is at GOOD NATURE FARM BREWERY AND TAP ROOM! Come meet the Brewers and talk shop over a flight of Good Nature Beers from 5-7pm. Enjoy BOGO 1/2 off on all pitchers! Good Nature is located at 8 Broad St, Hamilton NY.
1-7-15
Paint 'n Party - Snow Pal
549 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Join us for a paint party night out at Coby's Cafe in Cobleskill! Your instructor will guide you step-by-step while you paint this beautiful 16 x 20 painting.
1-9-15
Paint 'n Party - Fairy Land
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Join us for a paint party night out at The Studio! Your instructor will guide you step-by-step while you paint this beautiful 16X20 painting.
1-10-15
Parent Tot Story Art "Disney's Frozen"
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Designed for ages 2-7. Fun for both children and adults. At each monthly program we will read a book and then do a craft based on the story.
1-10-15
Cooperstown Concert Series presents: David Wax Museum
60 Lake Street
Cooperstown‚ NY 13326
607-547-9931
Start the New Year with the incredible David Wax Museum. We don't need to say anything. We'll leave it to others: "Kicks up a cloud of excitement with its high-energy border-crossing sensibility" (The New Yorker) and "Joyful Mexo-Americana fusion, with virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies" (Time) and "Pure, irresistible joy" (NPR). Tickets are available at Ellsworth and Sill, Church & Scott Pharmacy and The Fly Creek General Store. Tickets are often available at the door, though concerts sometimes sell out in advance. Please call Concert Series, not the venues, for concert information. All concerts are rain or shine, snow or ice.
1-12-15
Pottery Wheel Try it Class
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
If you've always wanted to try out the pottery wheel but didn't want to sign up for a 6 week class then this is perfect for you! Come in and try it out... you'll learn the basics of the wheel and get a feel for what our longer sessions go over. Admission fee: $20
1-15-15
Owl Prowl
8375 North Main Street
Canastota‚ NY 13032
315-697-2950
Search the GSC woods for winter owls with biologist and naturalist, Mike Fishman, from 7 - 9 pm. In case of storms that day/evening we plan a storm date of Feb. 6th, 7-9 pm. Call to check if the program is cancelled at 697-2950. Fee: members/$5, family/$15, nonmembers/$7, family$20. Dress warm and bring your binoculars and camera.
1-17-15
Snow Shoe Hike
6520 Glass Factory Rd
Marcy‚ NY 13403
800-724-0309
Intrepid snowshoe hikers are invited to participate in a guided snowshoe walk on the nature trails that connect the Visitor's Center grounds to Mine Kill State Park. The invigorating walk will be conducted by a representative from Mine Kill State Park. The Visitor's Center has a limited number of snowshoes to lend out for the hike, but participants are encouraged to use their own if possible.
1-18-15
Kids' Paint 'n Party - Cute Owl
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Kids will paint a cute owl on a canvas in this class!
1-24-15
Make a Paracord Watch
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Learn one of our favorite paracord patterns to create an awesome watch.
1-24-15
Winter Living Celebration
2721 State Route 80
Sherburne ‚ NY 13460
(607) 674-4733
Held in January every year, the Annual Winter Living Celebration is a fun day for all. Celebrate the magic of winter with outdoor activities and demonstrations including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, sled dogs and winter camping. Need to warm up from the brisk winter air? Come inside to enjoy some live music, entertainment, fly-tying, crafts for children, and nature related exhibitors. Refreshments are available for purchase and donations are always encouraged.
1-25-15 to 1-26-15
2015 AHL All Star Classic
400 Oriskany St. W
Utica‚ NY 13502
The 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will include the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, January 25, followed by the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony on Monday, January 26 and the 2015 AHL All-Star Game that evening.
1-25-15
Fused Glass Bash!
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Fused Glass Bash - Want to relax and be invigorated at the same time? Come join us for Glass Bash and learn how to design, cut glass and use some cool tools like frit and glassline to make your own one-of-a-kind pendant, hanging vase and dish.
1-25-15
A Concert by ESYO's Youth Orchestra
19 Clinton Ave
Albany‚ NY 12207
Performing Carmina Burana with high school choral groups. ESYO's Youth Orchestra is conducted by Helen Cha-Pyo
1-30-15
Kids Night Out - "Frosty the Snowman"
576 Main Street
Cobleskill‚ NY 12043
518-823-4053
Enjoy dinner out while your kids do the same - except that we'll also be playing with clay and other crafts, and making our own snack.
1-30-15
ESYO's Repertory Orchestra at Albany Pro Musica Choral Festival
30 Second St.
Troy‚ NY 12180
ESYO's Repertory Orchestra is conducted by David Beck. Tickets - to be announced.
1-30-15
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
135 Clinton Street
Whitesboro‚ NY 13492
315-793-0379
"The Irish/Italian Wedding. A Climate for Murder" It was supposed to be a joyous celebration in matrimony. Eileen loved Joey and their backgrounds didnít seem to matter. But from the moment the two families arrived for the wedding, there was tension in the air. Joey has been groomed to continue the "family tradition" in waste management. But his wife-to-be has other ideas. Suddenly the joyous festivities take a most tragic turn. A beloved family member is sleeping with the fishes. Itís a clash of cultures that will leave you in stitches.

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