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Binghamton on Tap at Visions Veterans Memorial Arena

Binghamton on Tap is back and heading to a new venue, Visions Veterans Memorial Arena, on March 25th!

We’ll be serving up craft beers. hard ciders, and spiked seltzers from your favorite breweries both locally and nationally!

Please note that this is a 21+ event! There will be no children, toddlers, or infants admitted to this event.

Designated driver tickets are available ahead of time with purchase of a drinking ticket. Designated driver ticket only includes access to the festival – 5:00 – 9:00pm.

 

Ticket Types:

 

VIP

4 hours of sampling: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Access to a special VIP area with exclusive beers

Commemorative tote bag

Souvenir glass

 

General Admission

3 hours of sampling: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Souvenir glass

Shop a wide variety of all handmade items from local crafters and artists!
At the Apalachin United Methodist Church
303 Pennsylvania Ave
Saturday, November 19th, 2022
9am – 3pm

Lunch will be available!

Directions: Exit 66 off Rt. 17 to RT. 434 West. Turn left at the 1st light onto Pennsylvania Avenue. The Church is on the left across the street from the Apalachin Fire Department, about a quarter mile from Rt. 434.

Boulevard Methodist Church (113 Grand Boulevard) in coordination with the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference TASP program and the American Civic Association will host a multi-cultural event on November 12th 4-6pm. There will be music, dance, food, and fun featuring the beautiful diversity of our community! All are welcome!! Everything is free!!

Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day Party

Join the CSBC Foundation for our 1st Annual Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 3-8 pm under the tent at The Orchard at Chenango Commons.

This event will be a family-friendly day of live music, featuring the Stoutmen and Old Friends, all-you-can-eat Irish fare, all-you-can-drink, and much more!!!

The first 100 people to register will be entered to win a $100 Mirabtio gas card!

General Admission: $50, Children Age 5-12: $20, Children <5: Free

*All children must be accompanied by an individual over 18 years old.

Afton Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday & Sunday

August 20-21, 2022

Stroll the sidewalks of Main Street in the Village of Afton… meeting Artisans and Crafters as they display, demonstrate and sell their hand-crafted treasures and home-grown / home-made treats!

 

Strut the lawns of the Afton Fairgrounds… talking to automotive artists enthusiastically showing their vintage cars, motorcycles, tractors, trucks and more!

 

Swing and Sing with the bands… enjoying music from 6 bands and 2 disc jockeys… and lively activities at both locations!

 

The Greater Afton Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing back the 2-day Afton Arts & Crafts Festival, restoring it to its decade’s old roots! Being held August 20-21, artisans of all genres are being invited to participate! Lining the village sidewalks with everything from pottery, photography, floral arrangements, needlework, epoxy creations, from quilts and woodcarvings, to performing arts and musicians.

 

Be a Vendor!

Sell your hand-crafted, hand-made or home-grown items!  Rent a 10′ x 10’ booth. Apply before 7/28. Vendors will be placed on the special event program and map. Fee of $75 for the 2 days helps to cover expenses of advertising, marketing and printing for this large event.

 

Art Contest:

At the Southern Tier Art Contest in the newly opened Hub “gallery” on Main Street, YOU get to vote for The People’s Choice Awards for Painting and Photography! The formal judged contest awards will be given for Best in each Category, and Best in Show. Prizes donated by BLICK Art Materials.

 

Student Art Show:

All Greater Afton Area/Home School Students up to Grade 12 are encouraged to showcase their schoolwork and hobbies. Submit your displayable art (including clay projects, paintings, photographs, colored pencil, pen-and-ink sketches, paper Mache, etc.). Submissions are due at First Baptist Church between August 15-19.

 

 

Reminisce with Antique Vehicles…

The Classics Cruise-In embraces the theme of “looking back at our memories,” with antique cars, motorcycles, tractors and trucks, held at the Afton Fairgrounds. Register your vintage vehicles today! Free to enter and attend!

 

Get Great Exposure as a Festival Sponsor!

Palette Gem Sponsorships are: Diamond $2,500; Ruby $1,000; Emerald $500; Topaz $250; and Amethyst $100. Each includes Chamber membership! This is a non-profit organization hosting a non-profit event, so every donation is welcome and greatly appreciated! 

 

Live Entertainment:

Each day hosts three different bands and a DJ! Enjoy painters and crafters along the sidewalks, demonstrations, plus performing artists including magicians, balloon artists…

 

Eat, Drink & Be Merry!

Food vendors, exhibitors and concessions stands will be at both locations, in the Village and at the Fairgrounds. Yummy treats include BBQ chicken, ice cream, hot dogs, granola, peppers, onions and sausage… oh, and wines!

 

Park for Free!  Attend for Free!

There will be plenty of FREE open parking at the Afton Fairgrounds, where the Classics Cruise-In will be!

Park at the Afton Fairgrounds and Driving Park.
Exit I-88 at Afton exit #7, toward ROUTE 41. Turn left at ROUTE 41. Turn Left at EVELYN AVENUE, into the Driving Park. Shuttles will be provided from the Fairgrounds to the Village for the Festival.

 

The mission of the Festival has always been to draw families and visitors to the sidewalks of Afton for appreciation, education and participation in the Arts. There’s something for everyone!

 

Our custom themed LOGO artwork credits to Afton residents:
Design & Branding Concept: Sheryl Roush
Palette Art original hand sketched pen and ink: Christopher Lloyd Wright
Digital Art & Website Designer: Karl Fritz

 

This event is hosted by the Greater Afton Area Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c)(6) non-profit membership organization.

The Chamber reserves the right to refuse or deny applications for participation in the Festival, any part or activity of the Festival, and/or Chamber membership.

Windsor Partnership Corn Festival & Tractor Show!

Come and enjoy all things related to CORN!

Corn Dogs, Roasted Corn, Popcorn, Caramel Corn, Kettle Corn, Hand Cut French Fries, Sno-Cones and more! Live music, Tractor Display, Corn Husking contest, History of Corn, Corn Crafts, Face Painting, Windsor Partners Duck Race, Spin Art, Games for Kids of all ages!!

Admission to the festival is FREE but please bring a canned good for Windsor’s Human Development Food Pantry

Windsor Town Fair

This Windsor hometown tradition returns after a 20-year hiatus with midway rides and games, live music and entertainment, Saturday night fireworks, local vendors and favorite fair food.

Highlights include bluegrass by Melanie and the Boys (4pm Friday), Pony Pulls (1pm Saturday), Nate Gross Band (8pm Saturday), Cornhole Tournament (noon Sunday), Car & Truck Show (noon-5pm Sunday), Habit Formin’ Band (6pm Sunday), and Michael’s Sensory Space, providing sensory-friendly activities to all children, with or without special needs (ongoing).

Fair admission is free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36″ or taller) are $35 on site while supplies last or online at Tickets before 5pm July 21 for $29 each, 2/$55 or 4/$99.

Visit Windsor Town Fair for ride ticket specials, coupon savings on rides and food, and event updates.

Midway hours: 5-10pm Thursday, 5-11pm Friday, noon-11pm Saturday, noon-10pm Sunday. The fair opens daily at noon. Parent/guardian supervision is required for ages 17 and younger.

More information: 866-666-3247 or Windsor Town Fair

The fair is presented by Windsor Youth Sports and Recreation (WYSR) and Jackson’s General Store and supported by local businesses and community fundraisers.

Call for Entries: Judged Art Contest for Afton Arts & Crafts Festival

Call for Entries: Judged Art Contest

PAINTING & PHOTOGRAPHY

Afton Arts & Crafts Festival

Submissions due: July 13-August 3

Southern Tier Art Contestants: Paintings & Photography. Judged Art Contest.

Awards for: BEST PAINTING – BEST PHOTOGRAPH – BEST OF SHOW – PEOPLE’S CHOICE.

Open to all Southern Tier residents over the age of 18. Details and rules are posted at

https://aftonartsandcraftsfestival.com/judged-art-contest/

Gallery Show during the Afton Arts & Crafts Festival, August 20-21, 9am-4pm, at The Hub on Main Street in the Village, Afton, NY 13730. Festival is hosted by the Greater Afton Area Chamber of Commerce. Awards provided by Blick Art Materials.

Email: contest@aftonartsandcraftsfestival.com

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Festival information:

Afton Arts & Crafts Festival, August 20-21, 9am-4pm, featuring artisans with hand-crafted treasures including pottery, plants, photography, quilts, woodcarvings, resin creations… 6 bands, 2 DJs, food vendors, vintage cars, judged art contest, student art show, a magician and more. It’s all FREE!  At Afton Village and the Fairgrounds, exit 7 off I-88 and Route 41.

https://aftonartsandcraftsfestival.com