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.

Artists Market

A juried show and sale of local and regional visual art, with plenty of food vendors, wine by King Ferry/Treleaven Winery, and craft beer by Bandwagon Brewpub and Rogues Harbor Brewery.
Date/time: July 24 2-8pm
Location: Ithaca Farmers Market
Site: http://www.ithacamarket.com


4H Youth Fair

Where can you go with no admission charge, no parking fees, and bring your entire family? The annual Tompkins County 4-H Youth Fair!
Date/time: July 23-25
Location: 418 Lower Creek Rd. Ithaca NY 14850
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10533


 Finger Lakes Cheese Festival

Here’s your chance to try all the artisan cheeses of the Finger Lakes in one spot!  Sampling, selling wine music and giveaways, don’t miss this fun family oriented festival.
Date/time: July 25 at 10am-5pm
Location: Sunset View Creamery
Site: http://www.flcheesetrail.com/cheese-festival.html

Dryden Lake Fest

Music, fireworks, a 5K, a kayak triathlon, sheep shearing, archery competitions…will the fun ever end?
Date/time: July 25 8:30am
Location: Dryden Lake Park
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10474-patriotic-costume-party.html

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Cayuga Lake SUP Cup

A 3-day standup paddleboard (SUP) expo celebrating SUP racing, the interconnectedness of lake, land, and human wellness, and the beauty of New York’s Finger Lakes region!
Date/time: July 31
Location: Myers Park, Lansing
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/9706


 Cayuga Waterfront Trail

The third leg is complete! Bring your camera for the spectacular views of the Cayuga Waterfront Trail.
Date/time: Anytime!
Location: Cass Park, Farmers Market
Site: http://cayugawaterfronttrail.com/Visit-Now/Overview


Ruddy Well Band

One of Central New York’s premier performing string bands, the Ruddy Well Band will get you movin’ with tight harmonies and thoughtful lyrics!
Date/time: July 31 6:00pm
Location: Cornell Arts Quad
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10058


Dan the Snake Man

Dan the Snake Man wows the crowd with an up close and personal visits with a wide variety of species of snakes, alligators, tortises, tarantulas, lizards, and giant frogs.
Date/time: August 4, 7pm
Location: Southworth Library
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10385


Gorge Walk

These annual walks are dedicated in memory to James Potorti, an Ithaca native and a previous geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Date/time: August 7 10:00am
Location: Museum of the Earth
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10352


Wine Vs. Beer Dinner

In one corner, Treleaven by King Ferry Winery. In the other: Cortland Beer Company. And you get to reap the benefits of their battle over a delicious five-course meal put together by the Coltivare chefs.
Date/time: August 12 6:30-9:00
Location: Coltivare
Site: http://ithacaevents.com/event/10562


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