Things to Do in Ithaca
Ithaca offers a wide array of activities during the summer - visit state parks, wineries, museums, concerts, farmerís markets, and more! Below are some suggestions.
Cornell Cinema Under the Stars --
outdoor screenings of classic movies on the Willard Straight Terrace, complete with cash bar! http://cinema.cornell.edu/
Cornell Dairy Bar -- Cornell Dairy ice cream, milk, yogurt, pudding, and Big Red Cheddar, produced right here at Cornell's very own dairy processing plant!
Okenshields -- Okenshields is an AMAZING "All You Care To Eat" dining room with beautiful views of the Slope and Ithaca hillsides.
Robert Purcell Marketplace Eatery -- Located on the third floor of Robert Purcell Community Center on north campus, the Marketplace Eatery is an award-winning "All You Care To Eat" dining room with a huge variety of menu options. http://living.sas.cornell.edu/dine/wheretoeat/AYCTEdiningrooms/robertpurcellmarketplaceeatery.cfm
Summer concerts: Seven locations, different times of the week
Arts Quad on Cornell campus, Friday 7PM http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/about/events/fri.php
CFCU Summer Concert Series; free fun on The Commons! http://www.downtownithaca.com/ithaca-events/CFCU Summer Concert Series
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 114 Central Ave Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-6464, http://www.museum.cornell.edu/
Salsa Fiesta at Agava every Wednesday
10-10:30pm: survival Salsa dance instruction.
(Ages 18+) Gov ID with Age and Photo Required.
Ithaca's Farmer's Market
Pick-Your-Own Fruit Farms
Nature Trails and Parks (admission for the day $7 for some parks)
Impressive gorge views from the Cornell campus leading to a 150-foot waterfall near downtown.
NO SWIMMING ALLOWED!
Taughannock Falls State Park, https://parks.ny.gov/parks/62/details.aspx
Buttermilk Falls State Park, https://parks.ny.gov/parks/151
Robert Treman State Park, Enfield Glen and Lucifer Falls, https://parks.ny.gov/parks/135/details.aspx
Stewart Park (no admission fee), http://www.cityofithaca.org/516/Stewart-Park
Six Mile Creek Wildflower Preserve off of Giles Street and RT 79, https://www.sixmilecreek.org/
Summer Latin Events in Ithaca -- Join Us on Facebook for More Details!
SALSASON BAILE LATINO DOWNTOWN ITHACA :: DANCE PARTY with DJ, LESSON & LIVE MUSIC
DATES TBA for SUMMER 2017 8:45PM-1AM
THE DOCK Ithaca's Premiere Live Music Venue - 415 Taughannock
Blvd, Ithaca-NY Map
Drink Specials! $5 Cuba Libres, $6 Margaritas, $8 Rum Punch.
8:45-9:45pm: Survival Lesson in Salsa and Latin Dance
9:45-1am: Dance Party
Admission $7. 18+ Gov ID with age and photo required.
Ithaca's signature weekend Latin dance party is back in downtown Ithaca at The Dock! Top Hits of Salsa-Son-Timba, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, Latin House, Reggaeton and Cumbia. DJs take requests. Enjoy large dance floor and outdoor deck overlooking Cayuga Lake inlet. Food menu available all night.
SALSA NIGHT on the ITHACA COMMONS
SATURDAY AUGUST 12 and Every 2nd Saturday 7PM-1AM
THE RANGE 119 E. State Street, Ithaca Commons, Ithaca-NY Map
7-9pm Salsa Social Matinee
9-9:45pm Survival Salsa and Latin Dance Lesson
9:45pm-1am Dance Party with DJ Michael Luis and Guests
Admission $5 before 9pm, $7 after. Gov ID Required.
Drink Specials TBA.
The Salsa and Latin dance scene has finally arrived at the social and nightlife epicenter of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes - the chic Ithaca Commons! Arrive early for extra practice, dance lesson warm-up, and admission discount. Enjoy excellent cocktail, wine and beer selection. DJ accepts requests. Live music on some nights.
SALSA NIGHT AGAVA :: SALSA SON TIMBA BACHATA y MAS with DJ MICHAEL LUIS and GUESTS
EVERY WEDNESDAY Summer 2017 10PM-1AM
AGAVA RESTAURANT 381 Pine Tree Road, Ithaca-NY Map
10pm Salsa and Latin Dance Lesson (included with cover). Party til 1am. 18+ $5 Cover ($8 for Live Bands). Gov ID Required.
Drink Specials! $6 Agava Margaritas, $4 Dealer Choice 'Top Shelf' Tequila Shots.
Indoor and outdoor dancing at Ithaca's hottest weekly party with DJ Michael Luis and Guests. Free bus transportation on Tcat route 92 with college ID. Arrive early for Salsa lesson or to dine. Two dance floors, lounge areas, Ithaca's finest cocktail, wine and beer selection, great music and free dance instruction. DJs accept requests. Live music on some nights.
The Boatyard Grill, http://www.boatyardgrill.com/, 525 Taughannock Blvd. YUM! Plus a wonderful view.
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