Unveiling Ithaca’s Living Past focuses on elements of living, working, and playing in and around what we now know as The Commons. Hear narratives of the people, civic institutions, organizations, and businesses that have shaped Ithaca’s unique heritage. Tour starts at 4:00 p.m. at the Tompkins Center for History and Culture, 110 N. Tioga St., Ithaca, NY, and runs about an hour. Tickets: $10. Register at: http://www.historicithaca.org/tour/. Sponsored by the Marriott Downtown Ithaca Commons and the Tompkins County Tourism Program.