More than 1,000 runners, walkers and their families and friends will be gathering on the streets of Cazenovia for the Chilly Chili 5K on Sunday, Jan. 26. Participants come from all over Upstate New York, neighboring states and Canada. The race has grown in popularity from the first year when 354 hearty runners started in front of the fire station and finished on Lincklaen Street.
In early January, Colgate Women’s Ice Hockey Team hosted a five-day skating program designed to meet the needs of children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities. The program also welcomed siblings and friends. Families came from Cazenovia, Hamilton, Morrisville, Norwich, Rome and Syracuse to participate in the program that was offered free of charge. Eighteen young people participated in all.
Cazabu Farms, of Erieville, ended its 2013 show season with a bang winning the NRHA 2013 Rookie Professional World Championship on their mare Einstein Revenge, shown by Assistant Trainer Missy Makela. This is the first world championship title ever earned by a reining farm in the Central New York area.
The public is invited to participate in “Great Decisions 2014,” a discussion group about U.S. foreign policy, sponsored by the Cazenovia League of Women Voters, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the reference room of the Cazenovia Public Library.
Join Cazenovia Public Library Director Betsy Kennedy at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, for a private tour of the Library’s Egyptian collection. The tour is an offering of Mr. Hubbard’s Salon, a discussion group dedicated to the founder of the Library’s Museum of Curiosities, Robert J. Hubbard.
Unfaithful husbands hide unclothed mistresses in closets in CNY Playhouse’s ‘Not Now, Darling’
CNY Playhouse prides itself on presenting “something for everyone.” The troupe, based at ShoppingTown Mall produces serious dramas such as “Streetcar Named Desire” and “Death of a Salesman,” silly musicals such as “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” and “Spamalot,” and improvisational comedy shows such as the Syracuse Improv Collective “Bank Show” set for Jan. 31.
The Cazenovia Area Community Development Association (CACDA) has announced the recent funding of a $22,000 grant to the Village of Cazenovia from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. The grant funds will be used to create a vision and master plan for Lakeland Park and the historic Carpenter’s Barn.
To cap off a record-setting year, jumping superstar Beezie Madden added one more record to her résumé last Friday, Jan. 10, at the United States Equestrian Federation's Pegasus Awards dinner, becoming the second person to ever score the USEF's Equestrian of the Year title three times.
Audobon Eclectic Antiques to hold grand opening Jan. 18
Six months ago, Audobon Eclectic Antiques owner Nikki Waters wasn’t sure if she’d still be in business at this time – and that shows how much can change in six months. Today, she’s seeing a steady stream of customers and is prepping for her store’s Grand Opening in its new location, still at 131 West Seneca Street in Manlius, but in the space directly above where the store used to be.
The Lincklaen House will be hosting a beer pairing dinner with Empire Brewing Company, the Syracuse-based microbrewery that is soon to break ground on a new brewing facility in Cazenovia. The event will start at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, and Empire's founder David Katleski and Brewmaster Tim Butler will be on hand to meet with guests prior to dinner at 7 p.m.
‘In the Scriptorium’ exhibit incorporates and references books and text
The Cazenovia College Art Gallery in Reisman Hall will host Lasse Antonsen’s “In the Scriptorium” exhibit from Thursday, Jan. 23, through Friday, Feb. 14. The exhibition commences with an opening night Artist’s Reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23.
The 10th Annual Cazenovia Jewelry Chilly Chili 5K Run/Walk is rapidly approaching. This year’s race will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, in front of the Cazenovia Middle School. Visit chillychili.com to pre-register by Jan. 22 and receive a 2014 Chilly Chili 5K Run/Walk T-shirt included in the $26 fee.
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Kick off the new year by joining the “Open Afternoon Book Club” for adults at the Cazenovia Public Library. This group meets at 1 p.m. every third Wednesday in the Story Garden.
To ring in the New Year and help celebrate independent theater for the community, Hamilton Theater invites guests to “Pay What You Want” to see any movie on Monday, Dec. 30. The return of this popular event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of CORE Federal Credit Union.