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					                                  WINTER IN OSWEGO COUNTY
                                   November 2007– March 2008
                                       Calendar of Events

November

11/1-11/9 Tues-Fri
Fulton. History of Architecture of Fulton Churches-Exhibit, 9am-3pm. Highlighting the wide variety of
churches with rich history and beautiful architecture from the 19th century through present. Featuring photos,
documents, and related memorabilia from the museum’s collection. Display of pump organ and stained glass,
including window from the Case Chapel at Mt. Adnah Cemetery. John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First
St. 315/598-4616, E-mail: friendsofhistory@windstream.net. Admission: $2/adults, members and under 18
free.

11/2 Fri
Fulton. Wine and Cheese/Silent Auction, 5:30-8pm. Bid on antiques, collectibles, art work, gift certificates
while enjoying wines, wassail, and a wide variety of hors d’oeuvres. Take a chance on the Chinese Auction as
well as the holiday gift basket and raffles. Tickets available at the Pratt House Museum or at the door.
Sponsored by Friends of History in Fulton, NY, Inc. Fulton Elk’s Lodge, 57 Pierce Drive, 315/598-4616, E-
mail: friendsofhistory@windstream.net. Admission $20.

11/2 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Plattsburgh – White Out, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY
Oswego, 315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th
grade).

11/2-11/3 Fri/Sat
Cleveland. Children’s Glassworks Theatre, 7pm. Performing a play by Tom McCoy titled “The Wish
Peddler.” There are 17 children performing in the play. Cleveland Historical Society/Children’s Glassworks
Theatre, Former Episcopal Church, North Street. 315/675-8517. Admission: $4/Adult, $3/Senior, $2/Children.

11/3 Sat
Oswego. Faculty Recital w/Trevor Jorgensen & Rob Auler, 3pm. An afternoon of clarinet and piano works by
Leonard Bernstein, Camille Saint-Saens, William Osborne and Aaron Copland. Church of the Resurrection,
120 W. Fifth St. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music Dept., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu.
Suggested donation $5, SUNY Oswego students free.

11/3 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Potsdam, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/3 Sat
Scriba. Scriba Ladies’ Auxiliary Craft Show, 10am-4pm. 50-60 tables of handmade items to sell, gifts, raffles,
full kitchen available. Scriba Volunteer Fire Station, NYS Rte. 104E, 315/343-4545. Admission free; crafter’s
tables $15.

11/3 Sat
Oswego. Samite Trio, 8pm. A native of Uganda, Samite’s music is a collection of joyful, melodic,
multicultural songs featuring kalmia melodies. Joined by Charlie Shew on guitar and bass, and percussionist
Jeff Haynes, the trio will take listeners on a refreshing journey through the heart and soul of World Music.
Oswego Music Hall, 41 Lake St., 315/342-1733, E-mail: oswegomusichall@yahoo.com,
www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission: $12/non-members, $8/members, under 12/half price.

11/4 Sun
Oswego. Concert: Oswego Jazz Ensemble & College Community Orchestra, 2pm. Sponsored by SUNY
Oswego Music Dept., Sheldon Hall-Ballroom, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free-suggested donation.

11/6 Tues
Hannibal. Fall Fiesta Concert, 7:30pm. Hannibal Senior High Band presents a concert featuring a variety of
wind literature. Hannibal High School, Cayuga St., 315/564-7910, E-mail: sterrino@hannibalcsd.org.
Admission free.

11/7 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members with an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

11/9 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Plattsburgh, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/10 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Plattsburgh, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/10 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Enjoy an autumn hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

11/10 Sat
Fulton. Holiday Express, 10am-5pm Sat, 10am-4pm Sun Many different model and toy train layouts and
displays; dealers selling trains. Sponsored by Oswego Valley Railroad Association, Inc. Fulton War Memorial,
W. Broadway (NYS Rte. 3), 315/342-0028, E-mail: wjnick1946@aol.com. Admission: $3/adults, children 12
and under/free with adults.

11/10 Sat
Cleveland. Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, 4:30-6:30pm. To benefit the Backpack Buddies Program, a program to
feed the children in the Cleveland Elementary School District. Cleveland United Methodist Church, 73 Bridge
St., 315/675-8225.

11/11 Sun
Oswego. Concert: Recorder Consort: Go for Baroque, 2pm. The Recorder Consort explores the rich heritage
of music by Bach and other masters of the Baroque period. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music Dept., Church
of the Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music.
Admission free.

11/13 Tues
Oswego. Alzheimer’s Association: Family Caregiver Conference, 8am – 4pm. Joanne Koenig Coste, author
of the book “Learning to Speak Alzheimer's” will be our Keynote Speaker. Bridie Manor, 1830 Bridie Square,
off of West 1st St. 315/782-8755 ext. 118. E-mail: tbannister@alzcny.org, www.alz.org/centralnewyork/.


11/13 Tues
Oswego. Songs of the Spirit, 7:30-9pm. An innovative fusion of musical genres, and traditions, this
powerhouse line-up includes Hugh Masekela, Odetta, Craig Harris & Friends, Frank London and Lorin
Sklamberg, Haale, Tracy Grammer, The Shangilia Children’s Choir of Kenya and the Tibetan Monks of
Drepung Loseling Monastery. Sponsored by ARTSwego. St. Mary’s Church, 103 W. 7th St., 315/312-4581, E-
mail: artswego@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/artscalendar. Admission: $20/adults, $15/seniors and students,
$7/SUNY Oswego students.

11/13-11/18 Tues-Sun
Oswego. Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Tues-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Pace Creagan is fearless when it comes to
racing against the train. Chance Dalton is inexplicably drawn to her bold sense of adventure. This haunting
coming of age story tracks the uncertainties and desires of adolescence with sensitivity and originality. SUNY
Oswego Theatre Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2141, E-mail:
tickets@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/arts. Admission: $12/adults, $10/seniors and children, $7/SUNY
Oswego students.

11/14 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members with an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

11/14 Wed
Pulaski. Program, 7:30pm. The John Ben Snow Community Complex and John Haldane Arena. Speakers –
Dan Krupke and Warren Leib. Pulaski Historical Society, 3428 Maple Ave., 315/298-4650, E-mail:
phspulaski@aol.com. Admission free.

11/14 Wed
Oswego. Post Card Club of Oswego County Monthly Meeting, 5:30-8:30pm. Guests are welcome to join in
with club members in selling, buying, trading, and discussing post cards. Vona’s Restaurant, 9 Willow St.,
315/695-5089. Admission free.

11/15 Thurs
Oswego. USOswego-Swingdance, 6-9pm. USOswego re-creates the atmosphere of WWII USO Canteens.
Dinner (available) and dance to live 17 piece “Do Good Swingband,” led by Don Goodness. Elk’s Club, W.
Fifth & Bridge Sts., 315/312-2317, E-mail: milam@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/dinner & dancing,
$3/dancing only.

11/16 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Cortland, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/16 Fri
Oswego. Concert: Solace & Wonder, 7:30pm. Under the direction of Trevor Jorgensen, the SUNY Oswego
Concert Band performs compositions by Sousa, Whitacse, Ticheli, Vaughn Williams and Holsinger. Sponsored
by SUNY Oswego Music Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail:
lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Suggested donation $5; SUNY Oswego students free.

11/17 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Cortland, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/17 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Hobart, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/17 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Enjoy an autumn hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

11/17 Sat
Oswego. Glengarry Bhoys, 8pm. Internationally acclaimed alternative-roots band. Described as bold,
unorthodox, vibrant, and evocative this group’s hybrid of musical idioms has evolved into a sound that is
weighty, authoritative, and extremely entertaining. Oswego Music Hall, 41 Lake St., 315/342-1733, E-mail:
oswegomusichall@yahoo.com, www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission: $14/non-members, $10/members,
under 12/half price.

11/18 Sun
Oswego. Concert: Sing! Sing! Sing!, 2:30pm. The College Choir, State Singers and members of the vocal
studios of Dr. Todd Graber and Amanda Carnie perform vocal chamber music from a variety of musical eras.
Selections of world music from Africa, Israel, and South America are also featured. Sponsored by SUNY
Oswego Music Dept., St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, E. Fifth St. between Mohawk and Utica, 315/312-
2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

11/18 Sun
Hannibal. Christmas Tree Lighting, 5-5:45pm. Tree lighting ceremony; music, children’s parade of
ornaments, refreshments. Sponsored by Hannibal Historical Society; Hannibal Village Square, 315/564-5650.
Admission free.

11/21 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members with an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

11/23 Fri
Fulton. Christmas Alpaca Shop Sale, 9am-4pm. Shop for sweaters, scarves, mittens, gloves, socks, teddy
bears, etc. Free refreshments. Willow Creek Farm Alpacas, 388-390 Lakeshore Rd., 315/593-8220 or 315/592-
5889, E-mail: wwhitens@twcny.rr.com, www.wcfalpacas.com. Admission free.

11/24-11/25 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Toy Train Doctor, 12-5pm. Toy trains on display, videos, and bring your toy trains that don’t work
and members will try to get them running for you. Oswego Railroad Museum, 56 W. First St.. Admission:
$2/over 12, $1/6-12yrs old.

11/25 Sun
Cleveland. Whitelaw Ringers of Praise, 2pm. Bell choir concert, reception following concert at the Cleveland
United Methodist Church. Concert held at St. Mary’s Church, NYS Rte. 49, 315/675-8225. Admission free.

11/25 Sun
Fulton. Poinsettia Open House, 10am-4pm. A spectacular show of holiday color with thousands of
poinsettias, handcrafted evergreen wreaths and a 10 tall poinsettia tree. Live holiday music by Dan Duggan
on his hammered dulcimer. Oliver Paine Greenhouses, 125 S. Granby Rd., 315/592-2773,
www.oliverpainegreenhouses.com. Admission free.

11/26-12/7 Mon-Fri only
Fulton. 19th Annual Parade of Trees, 9am-3pm. Featuring trees decorated with a theme by local organizations.
All are invited to view the trees and vote for favorites in three categories while enjoying the festive decorations
and assortment of antique holiday ornaments and décor. Sponsored by local businesses. John Wells Pratt House
Museum, 177 S. First St. 315/598-4616, E-mail: friendsofhistory@windstream.net. Admission: $2 suggested
donation.

11/28 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music Dept.,
King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

11/29 Thurs
Oswego. Children’s City Holiday Tree Lighting, 5-7pm. Entertainment, arrival of Santa Claus, lighting of city
holiday tree. Sponsored by the Greater Oswego Chamber of Commerce and the City of Oswego. Civic Plaza,
13 W. Oneida St., 315/343-7681, www.oswegochamber.com. Admission free.

11/30 Fri
Oswego. 2nd Annual “Building Literate Communities” Breakfast, 8-9:30am. Informational meeting on the
issues of adult literacy and the impact on our community. Hosted by Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County,
Inc.. American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St. 315/342-8839, E-mail: lvoswego@verizon.net,
www.lvoswego.org. Admission free.

11/30 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Buffalo State, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

11/30 Fri
Oswego. Concert: A Tribute to 1940s Jazz, 7pm. The Oswego State Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Eric
Schmitz presents the glorious sounds of the 1940s, an exciting time in jazz that included swing bands, the
advent of bebop, the influence of Latin styles and the birth of “cool” jazz. Features work by Duke Ellington,
Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and more. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission: $5 suggested donation, SUNY Oswego students free.

December
12/1 Sat
Oswego. Sweet Honey in the Rack, 7:30-9pm. This Grammy Award-winning a cappella ensemble captures the
sounds of blues, spirituals, traditional gospel hymns, rap, reggae, African chants, hip-hop, lullabies and jazz
improvisation. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY Oswego, Hewitt Union Ballroom, 315/312-4581, E-mail:
artswego@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/artscalendar. Admission: $15/adults, $12/seniors and students,
$7/SUNY Oswego students.

12/1 Sat
Oswego. Feeding Feather Friends, 12:30pm. Foraging habitat and bird feeding preferences will be covered in
this slide presentation and trail walk with Pat Carney. Binoculars will be available if you do not have your own.
Pre-registration and payment are required before 11/20. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd. 315/312-
7961. Admission $6 per person.

12/1 Sat
Oswego. Olde-Fashioned Oswego Christmas- 10th Annual, 10am-4pm. Over 50 homespun crafters and
antique dealers, live music, café for dining or take out. Handicapped accessible. Oswego Community Christian
School, 400 E. Albany St. 315/342-9322, E-mail: ocommchr@twcny.rr.com, www.occs.vze.com.. Admission
$1/for age16 and up.

12/1 Sat
Mexico. Christmas in Mexico, 9am-8pm. All day church bazaars, horse drawn wagon rides, shopping specials,
walking tours of historic district, parade with floats (prizes $100, $75, & $50) and Santa visit. Organized by
The Greater Mexico Chamber of Commerce, 315/963-7657, www.mexicony.net. Admission free.

12/1 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Fredonia, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

12/1-12/2 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Holiday Greens Sale, 1-4pm. Sale of evergreen wreaths and cedar roping. Oswego County Historical
Society, 135 E. Third St., 315/343-1342. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Oswego. College Community Orchestra Concert, 7:30pm. The College Community Orchestra presents
classical favorites featuring selections by Bach, Corelli, Haydn and Pachelbel’s famous Canon in D. Sponsored
by SUNY Oswego Music Dept., Church of the Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth St., 315/312-2130, E-mail:
lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Oswego. Holiday Open House, 1-4pm. Decorated Victorian period rooms; enjoy entertainment and
refreshments. Oswego County Historical Society/Richardson-Bates House Museum, 135 E. Third St., 315/343-
1342. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Fulton. Christmas Alpaca Shop Sale, 9am-4pm. Shop for sweaters, scarves, mittens, gloves, socks, teddy
bears, etc. Free refreshments. Willow Creek Farm Alpacas, 388-390 Lakeshore Rd., 315/593-8220 or 315/592-
5889, E-mail: wwhitens@twcny.rr.com, www.wcfalpacas.com. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Fulton. Annual Holiday Open House, 2-4pm. Delight in the Parade of Trees display, vote for your favorite,
tour the museum, and relax in the festive holiday atmosphere. Enjoy cookies, punch, family fun, and holiday
entertainment. John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. 1st St., 315/598-4616, E-mail:
friendsofhistory@windstream.net. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Oswego. Glass Coffin, 3pm. A family’s mourning and a child’s spirited dreams coexist in this play inspired by
a Grimm fairy tale and a real-life event in Oswego circa 1900 with period music performed by the State Singers.
SUNY Oswego Theatre Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2141, E-mail:
tickets@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/arts. Admission: $5/adults, $3/seniors and children, $3/SUNY Oswego
students

12/2 Sun
Pulaski. “Light Up Pulaski”, 1-5pm. Lighting of trees in 2 parks, Santa’s visit, open houses. Various venues
in village. http://villagepulaski.org, 315/298-2717. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Pulaski. Light Up Pulaski Open House, 4-6pm. Open house to celebrate light up Pulaski. Pulaski Historical
Society, 3428 Maple Ave., 315/298-4650, E-mail: phspulaski@aol.com. Admission free.

12/2 Sun
Pulaski. “Memory Tree-Light Up Pulaski,” 12-4:30pm. A beautiful Christmas tree located in South Park
decorated in remembrance of loved ones. Monies raised by this effort go to the local food pantries. At 4pm the
tree is lighted and a service is held with music, readings and prayers. Sponsored by Pulaski/Eastern Shore
Chamber of Commerce.

12/2 Sun
Pulaski. “Lights in the Library,” 1-3:30pm. Christmas tree and wreath show, refreshments. Friends of the
Pulaski Public Library, 4917 N. Jefferson St. 315/298-2717, E-mail: pullib@nnyln.net, www.nc3r.org/pulaski/.
Admission free.

12/4 Tues
Oswego. Music Student Recital, 12:45pm. Talented music students will present their semester’s work in a
performance of all styles of music, from classical to jazz, as singers and instrumentalists. Sponsored by SUNY
Oswego Music Dept., Tyler Hall Room 41, SUNY Oswego., 315/312-2130, E-mail lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

12/5 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members with an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

12/7 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Morrisville, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

12/7 Fri
Oswego. Feast of Carols, 7:30pm. The ensembles, students and faculty of the Music Dept. present a holiday
extravaganza featuring music for the Christmas and Hanukah season. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Suggested donation $5; SUNY Oswego students free.

12/8 Sat
Oswego. Jody Kessler with opening act Closer Still, 8pm. Singer/songwriter Jody Kessler’s songs touch upon
themes of relationship, connection with spirit, contemporary issues, life stories, and the joy of being alive.
Known for insightful lyrics, masterful guitar work, and pristine vocals, Jody delivers her refreshingly original
material with passion, sensitivity and humor. Oswego Music Hall, 41 Lake St., 315/342-1733, E-mail:
oswegomusichall@yahoo.com, www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission: $12/non-members, $8/members, under
12/half price.

12/8 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Enjoy an autumn hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

12/9 Sun
Oswego. Concert: Festival Chorus w/Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, 3pm. Oswego Festival Chorus
and Syracuse University Brass Ensemble perform a wide variety of seasonal music, including John Rutter’s
Gloria, as well as traditional carols. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music Dept., St. Mary’s Church, 103 W.
Seventh St., 315/312-2130, E-mail lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Donation requested: please
bring a canned or boxed food donation for the local food pantry.

12/9 Sun
Oswego. Annual “Christmas at Sea” Open House, 1-4:30pm. Traditional holiday decorations, music and
refreshments. Santa arrives by Coast Guard Cutter, to hear the wishes of attending children. Miniature train
displays courtesy of the Oswego Valley Railroad Assn. H. Lee White Marine Museum, W. First St. Pier,
315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission
free.

12/12 Wed
Oswego. Jam Session: Oswego Jazz Project, 7:30pm. Provides SUNY Oswego students and community
members with an opportunity to play jazz with a faculty-led quartet. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego Music
Dept., King Arthur’s Steakhouse Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

12/12 Wed
Oswego. Post Card Club of Oswego County Monthly Meeting, 7-9pm. Guests are welcome to join in with
club members in selling, buying, trading, and discussing post cards. Oswego Post Office, W. 1st Street,
315/695-5089. Admission free.

12/17 Mon
Hannibal. Holiday Concert, 7:30pm. An evening of holiday songs to get you in the spirit will be presented by
the Hannibal Senior High Band. Audience members are asked to bring a donation for the Hannibal Christmas
Bureau. Hannibal High School, Cayuga St., 315/564-7910, E-mail: sterrino@hannibalcsd.org. Admission free.

12/20 Thurs
Oswego. USOswego-Swingdance, 6-9pm. USOswego re-creates the atmosphere of WWII USO Canteens.
Dinner (available) and dance to live 17 piece “Do Good Swingband,” led by Don Goodness. Elk’s Club, W.
Fifth & Bridge Sts., 315/312-2317, E-mail: milam@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/dinner & dancing,
$3/dancing only.

12/29 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Amherst, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

12/29-12/30 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Toy Trains & Christmas, 12-5pm. Stop in and see the toy train and Christmas tree displays. Oswego
Railroad Museum, 56 W. First St.. Admission: $2/over 12, $1/6-12yrs old.
12/30 Sun
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Curry / St. Norbert, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY
Oswego, 315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th
grade).

January
1/5 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. New England College, 4pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY
Oswego, 315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th
grade).

1/5 Sat
Redfield. Winter Trails Day, 9am-3pm. Ski and snowshoe demos, free ½-hr. mini group lesson, wax and
winter safety seminars, fun races, dog sled demo. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores
Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com. Admission free.

1/5-1/6 Sat-Sun
Redfield. Salmon Hills Empire State Qualifier Race, 9am-1pm. 5 and 10 K classic and skating ski race.
Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com.
Admission $11,spectators free.

1/17 Thurs
Oswego. USOswego-Swingdance, 6-9pm. USOswego re-creates the atmosphere of WWII USO Canteens.
Dinner (available) and dance to live 17 piece “Do Good Swingband”, led by Don Goodness. Elk’s Club, W.
Fifth & Bridge Sts., 315/312-2317, E-mail: milam@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/dinner & dancing,
$3/dancing only.

1/19 Sat
Oswego. Nature’s Story Hour, 1pm. As the seasons change, it is time to gather ’round the warmth of a good
story. An adult must accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson
Rd. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

1/19 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Chatham, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

1/19 Sat
Redfield. Snow Shoe Race, 10am-1pm. 5K snow shoe race. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100
Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com. Admission $10, spectators free.

1/19 Sat
Boylston. Winona Forest Fun Festival and “Try-It” Race, 10am-5pm. Fun for everyone. Skate ski
(registration required) 19K start 10:30, 9.5K start 10:45. 1pm musher rides and demonstration, food, skijoring,
snow sculptures, family snowmobile ride. Sponsored by Winona Forest Recreation Association, 315/298-6993,
E-mail: raceinfo@winonaforest.com, www.winonaforest.com. Ski “race” registration fee-see Web site, other
events free.

1/19 Sat
Sandy Creek. “Try-It” Race Luncheon, 12noon. Luncheon for community and “Try-It” racers. Sponsored by
the Sandy Creek History Center. 1992 Harwood Dr., 315/387-5456x7, E-mail: historian@sandycreekny.us.
Admission: donation.

1/20 Sun
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Chatham, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

1/22 Tues
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Morrisville, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

1/26 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Enjoy a winter hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

1/26 Sat
Oswego. Walkers of the Snow, 12:30-2:30pm. Enjoy a winter afternoon of fun in the snow with Pat Carney.
Snowshoes will be available if you do not have your own. Pre-registration and payment are required before
1/16. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd. 315/312-7961. Admission $6/per person or $10/for two people.

1/26-1/27, Sat-Sun
Redfield. Girls Day-Out Weekend, 9am-3pm. Come join us; learn or improve your XC ski technique.
Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced skier there is always something new to learn. There will be
classes on a variety of outdoor activities. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and lodging package available. Salmon
Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com. Call for details.

February

2/1 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Geneseo, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/2 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Men’s Hockey vs. Brockport, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/2 Sat
Oswego. 3rd Annual Warm-Up Oswego Festival, Noon-Midnight. Crazy costume sled race, treasure hunt in
the snow, downtown hot scavenger hunt, fireworks over the Oswego River. Hot & spicy food and Warm up
Fiesta in the evening. Sponsored by the YMCA, Oswego Armory & Downtown Oswego, 315/342-6082,
mike@oswegoymca.org, www.warmuposwego.com. Admission charged for Warm Up Fiesta.

2/2 Sat
Boylston. WFRA Tug Hill Tourathon Ski Event, 9am-5pm. Enjoy the camaraderie (Registration required),
9:00 Classical Mass Start-50K, 11:00 Mass Start-25 K, 12:00-12K. Bill Koch, Post-ski Activities: Sandy Creek
School. Cash Awards, Certificates, DJ, Potluck, Music, Ski (used) Sale, Door Prizes, Drawings and Silent
Auction. Sponsored by Winona Forest Recreation Association. Winona State Forest, 315/298-6993, E-mail:
raceinfo@winonaforest.com, www.winonaforest.com. Registration: sliding scale-see website.

2/3 Sun
Hannibal. Super Bowl Chicken BBQ, 11:30am-1:30pm. Annual Super Bowl chicken BBQ. We cook
outdoors rain-shine or snow. Hannibal Fire Company, 155 Oswego St., 315-564-5601,
www.hannibalfirecompany.com.

2/5-2/6 Tue-Wed
Oswego. Notes to the Motherland, 7:30-9pm. Paul Rajeckas’ passionate and often hilarious journey to unearth
his family’s secret during WW II; transcends time and space. This exploration of the immigrant experience
through one boy’s coming of age is energetic and richly memorable. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY
Oswego, Tyler Hall, Waterman Theatre, 315/312-4581, E-mail: artswego@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/artscalendar. Admission: $12/adults, $10/seniors and students, $5/SUNY Oswego students.

2/8 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Utica, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/8-2/9, Sat-Sun
Redfield. National Ski Patrol Mountain Rescue Class, 9am-3pm. Learn how to survive overnight in the snow,
and attend to emergency situations. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-
7008, www.salmonhills.com. Admission $70.

2/9 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Utica, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-
3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/9 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Enjoy a winter hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

2/9 Sat
Oswego. Bluebirds in Your Yard, 12:30-2pm. Learn about our state songbird from John Rogers and make your
own nest box from pre-cut lumber. Please bring your own hammer. Pre-registration and payment are required
before 1/30. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. $10 includes materials; $6 each for
additional boxes; $5 for presentation only.

2/9 Sat
Fulton. Winter Warming Party, 5:30-7:30pm. Delicious hot soups, a variety of cold and hot hors d’oeuvres,
wines, beer and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. Visit with friends while enjoying the historic house
museum and decorations. Reservations are requested. John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First St.
315/598-4616, E-mail: friendsofhistory@windstream.net. Admission $20.

2/9 Sat
Schroeppel. Snowblast, 12noon-6pm. Sledding, snowboarding, snow softball tournament, snow sculpture
contest, decorate your sled competition. Refreshments, food, crafts for kids & entertainment. Town of
Schroeppel Community Services, W.J. Farley Community Park, Chestnut St, 315/695-2801. Admission is free,
fee for softball tournament.

2/9-2/10 Sat-Sun
Hannibal. Hannibal Winterfest, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12noon-4pm. Two-day family fun event. Snow
sculptures, softball in the snow, craft show on Saturday. Human dog sled races, snow sculptures, tug of war,
novelty ski and snowshoe races on Sunday. Exhibits and food both days. Kenney School and Hannibal
Municipal Bldg. 315/564-5658, E-mail Danm3154@aol.com. Admission free.
2/13 Wed
Oswego. Ke-nekt Concert – Viola Center Stage, 7-9pm. This showcase of the beautiful and unique viola will
include the Bach Brandenburg Suite No. 6, Mozart String Quintet in B-flat, Vaughan Williams Phantasy for
String Quartet and Rowland-Jones’s Solo Suite. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY Oswego, Sheldon Hall
Ballroom, 315/312-2980, E-mail: jorgense@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/ke-nekt. Admission: $15/adults,
$10/seniors and students, $5/SUNY Oswego students.

2/15 Fri
Schroeppel. Moonlight Sledding Party, 7-9pm. Bring your favorite sled and enjoy hot chocolate a bon fire and
family fun! Town of Schroeppel Community Services, W.J. Farley Community Park, Chestnut St., 315/695-
2801. Admission is free.

2/15 Fri
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Buffalo State, 7pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/16 Sat
Oswego. Oswego State Women’s Hockey vs. Buffalo State, 3pm. Campus Center Ice Arena, SUNY Oswego,
315/312-3033, www.oswego.edu/athletics/teams. Admission: $6/adults, $3/for students (through 12th grade).

2/16 Sat
Oswego. Nature’s Story Hour, 1pm. As the seasons change, it is time to gather ’round the warmth of a good
story. An adult must accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson
Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

2/16 Sat
Oswego. Softball in the Snow 21st Annual Event, 9am-2:30pm. Fun, family games, single elimination, ½ hr.
timed games; play in rain, snow, sleet or sunshine. No limit to number of players on a team. Free food, 100%
of monies donated to Special Olympics. Leighton Elementary School & Oswego High School Fields, 315/342-
1899. Admission: $10/per player.

2/16-2/17 Sat-Sun
Boylston. 14th Annual Tug Hill Challenge. Sled dog races. Sponsored by Pennsylvania Sled Dog Club, CCC
Camp-Winona Forest, Mannsville Rd., 315/298-6993, www.pennsleddogclub.com or www.winonaforest.com.

2/16-2/17 Sat-Sun
Sandy Creek. Sandy Pond Sportsman’s Club Annual Fishing Derby, 7am-4pm. Registration at club Friday
night. Breakfast and lunch served both days starting at 6am. Prizes awarded at 4pm Sunday. Sandy Pond
Sportsman’s Association, 3201 Co. Rt. 15, 315/387-6310, E-mail: contactus@sandypondsportsmans.com
www.sandypondsportsmans.com.

2/21 Thurs
Oswego. USOswego-Swingdance, 6-9pm. USOswego re-creates the atmosphere of WWII USO Canteens.
Dinner (available) and dance to live 17 piece “Do Good Swingband,” led by Don Goodness. Elk’s Club, W.
Fifth & Bridge Sts., 315/312-2317, E-mail: milam@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/dinner & dancing,
$3/dancing only.

2/23 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Enjoy a winter hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. Admission free.
2/23-2/24 Sat-Sun
Boylston. Mannsville Quest and Derby, For details please contact Web sites listed. Sponsored by
Pennsylvania Sled Dog Club, CCC Camp-Winona Forest, Mannsville Rd., 315/298-6993,
www.pennsleddogclub.com or www.winonaforest.com.

2/27-Wed
Oswego. Ke-nekt Concert – Upstate X-tet, 7-9pm. In a program featuring Messiaen’s mystical “Quartet for
the End of Time,” the versatile young artists in the Upstate X-tet earn an “X” for extreme and impassioned
musicianship. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY Oswego, Sheldon Hall Ballroom, 315/312-2980, E-mail:
jorgense@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/ke-nekt. Admission: $15/adults, $10/seniors and students, $5/SUNY
Oswego students.

2/28-2/29 Thurs-Fri
Hannibal. “Sound of Music,” 7:15pm. All-time favorite musical comes to life on stage presented by the
students of Hannibal High School. Pre-sale tickets available. Hannibal High School, Cayuga St., 315/564-
7910, E-mail: sterrino@hannibalcsd.org. Admission: $7/Adults; $5/students and seniors.

2/28-3/1 Thurs-Sat
Oswego. A Doll’s House, Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Nora Helmer’s life, as a mother and wife, appears to be
perfect in every way. The unstable foundation of her marriage gives way, and Nora confronts herself and her
husband with brutal truths about deception in the name of love, loyalty, respectability and her place in the
world. SUNY Oswego Theatre Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2141, E-mail:
tickets@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/arts. Admission: $12/adults, $10/seniors and children, $7/SUNY
Oswego students

March
3/1 Sat
Redfield. Ski Fest Slide and Glide Party, 9am-3pm. Wax clinic, biathlon fun race, ideal time race, snow
sculpture instruction, free ½ hr mini ski lessons, skijor/sled demos, and lectures, snow volleyball and door
prizes. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com.
Admission free.

3/2 Sun
Redfield. Stomp and Smash Snowshoe Race, 9am-3pm. Most laps in 6 hours wins. Salmon Hills Outdoor
Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008, www.salmonhills.com. Admission $10, spectators
free.

3/5 Wed
Oswego. Ke-nekt Concert – Due East, 7-9pm. Due East strives to push the boundaries of audience
expectations with multi-media and technology-driven works alongside pieces with world music instruments and
folksong-like vocals and narratives. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY Oswego, Sheldon Hall Ballroom,
315/312-2980, E-mail: jorgense@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/ke-nekt. Admission: $15/adults, $10/seniors
and students, $5/SUNY Oswego students.

3/7-3/9 Fri-Sun
Oswego. A Doll’s House, Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. See listing for Feb. 28.

3/8 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Enjoy a winter hike. An adult must accompany children; unable to
accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

3/11 Tues
Oswego. Art Spiegelman: Comix 101.1, 8pm. Acclaimed graphic novelist, Art Spiegelman talks about his
Pulitzer Prize-winning “Maus” and “Maus II”, which chronicle the unimaginable horrors of the Holocaust, and
“In the Shadow of No Towers”. Sponsored by ARTSwego. SUNY Oswego, Hewitt Union Ballroom, 315/312-
4581, E-mail: artswego@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/artscalendar. Tickets are free, but required. Call Tyler
Box Office at 315/312-2141.

3/13 Thurs
Hannibal. March Madness Concert, 7:30pm. Celebrate Music in our Schools month by joining the Hannibal
Senior High Band and Chorus for their joint concert. Hannibal High School, Cayuga St., 315/564-7910, E-
mail: sterrino@hannibalcsd.org. Admission free.

3/14-3/15 Fri-Sat
Oswego. The Origin: World Premiere, 7:30-9pm. Grammy Award-winning composer Richard Einhorn
premieres his newest work, an oratorio tribute to Charles Darwin. Joining him is the renowned vocal group
Kitka, Jacqueline Horner, Todd Graber and Eric Johnson. Sponsored by ARTSwego. Tyler Hall, Waterman
Theatre, 315/312-4581, E-mail: artswego@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/artscalendar. Admission: $15/adults,
$12/seniors and students, $7/SUNY Oswego students.

3/15 Sat
Oswego. Nature’s Story Hour, 1pm. As the seasons change, it is time to gather ’round the warmth of a good
story. An adult must accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson
Rd. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

3/20 Thurs
Oswego. USOswego-Swingdance, 6-9pm. USOswego re-creates the atmosphere of WWII USO Canteens.
Dinner (available) and dance to live 17 piece “Do Good Swingband”, led by Don Goodness. Elk’s Club, W.
Fifth & Bridge Sts., 315/312-2317, E-mail: milam@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/dinner & dancing,
$3/dancing only.

3/22 Sat
Oswego. OCO Bowl-A-Fun, 12noon-5:30pm. This is just what the name implies, a great time! There are
prizes, food, bowling and fun. Join us as we bowl away cabin fever. Sponsored by Oswego County
Opportunities. Lighthouse Lanes, Shampine Dr. & E. Albany, 315/342-2695, $15 per person.

3/26 Wed
Pulaski. Program, 7:30pm. A look at Pulaski’s Historic District by Mary Lou Morrow. Pulaski Historical
Society, 3428 Maple Ave., 315/298-4650, E-mail: phspulaski@aol.com. Admission free.

Ongoing Events

Nov-Dec
Sandy Creek. “Christmas Tree Event,” 6-8pm. This event is a community service project scheduled for
Nov/Dec. Groups call to reserve a tree by Oct 10; the trees are decorated from Nov 12-16. Community voting
takes place Nov 19-30, and awards party is Dec. 4. The children deliver the trees to a needy family, elderly
person, shut-in or ill person from Dec 10-14. Sponsored by Sandy Creek History Center, 1992 Harwood Dr.,
315/387-5456 x7. E-mail historian@sandycreekny.us, website: http://sandycreekny.tripod.com. Admission is
free.
11/23-11/25 Fri-Sun, 12/1-12/23 Sat/Sun
Scriba. Country Cabin Annual Holiday Open House, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. Our Annual Holiday Open House
begins Thanksgiving weekend & runs every weekend through Christmas. During this event we also have our
can drive which benefits the Scriba Christmas Project. The Country Cabin, 456 Myers Rd. 315/342-3390, e-
mail: ccabinst@hotmail.com, www.countrycabinoswego.com. Admission free.

Nov-March, Saturdays
Oswego. Rice Creek, 9am-3pm. On most Saturdays Rice Creek is open to the public. Hike, bike, or ski the
trails. See exhibits inside the building. Watch wildlife from the indoor viewing area. When planning a visit,
please call first. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.. 315/312-7961. Admission free.

Dec-Mar, Saturday/Sunday
Redfield. Dog Sled Rides & Skijor, 9am-3pm. Dog sled rides & skijor lessons with world class musher Roy
Smith. Reservations required. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008,
www.salmonhills.com. Admission: dog sled rides $85/hr, skijoring $55/person.

Dec-Mar, Sundays
Redfield. Bill Koch Youth Ski League, 1-2:30pm. Introduce young people to the lifelong sport of cross country
skiing with its recreational, social, fitness and competitive opportunities, ages 6-14. Skiers under 6 require
parent participation. Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Noble Shores Dr. 315/599-7008,
www.salmonhills.com. Admission: $40 season pass.

Jan-April
Oswego. “Write Away!” & “Art & History Rule!” Two unique contests for Oswego County students. Students
visit the museum sometime before April 30, 2008 to tour the exhibits and prepare a story, poem, essay or
artwork inspired by some particular theme, exhibit or artifact. Entries must be original and prepared by the
entrant during, and specifically for, the contest. Cash prizes for the three best entries in each of three grade
categories in each contest. Grades 1-3 will be awarded special non-competitive gifts for participating in the art
contest only. Contest rules are available at the museum and posted on the Web site,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. H. Lee White Marine Museum, W. First St. Pier, 315/342-0480, E-mail:
info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

				
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