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May Events

April showers bring May flowers in the Finger Lakes

What's happening in May in the Finger Lakes Region?

Enjoy all that nature has blooming with our partners who are offering lots of springtime events. You’ll be sure to enjoy the sunshine beauty of the Finger Lakes region at May events!

Check back often as more events are added throughout the year!

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May 2018
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May 2018

The Community Arts Partnership’s (CAP) Spring Writes Literary Festival takes place in downtown Ithaca annually during the first weekend in May and features over 40 (!) literary themed events over four days.

The Commons, Ithaca
(607)-273-5072
03
May 2018

On the first Thursday of each month, The Rockwell Museum and The Southeast Steuben Library team up for a story-time experience.

111 Cedar Street
10:00 AM
04
May 2018
Thru
06
May 2018

The George Eastman Museum will present the 4th Nitrate Picture Show in the spring.

900 East Avenue
04
May 2018
Thru
06
May 2018

The Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s festival of film conservation, returns for a fourth year.

900 East Ave
04
May 2018
Thru
06
May 2018

Rochester, N.Y., April 30, 2018—The George Eastman Museum will present the 4th Nitrate Picture Show on May 4–6, 2018, at the Dryden Theatre in Rochester, NY.  The 4th Nitrate Picture

900 East Avenue
05
May 2018

Join us for our 9th Annual Kentucky Derby Party here at Finger Lakes Distilling!

4676 NY Route 414
5 pm
(607)-546-5510
05
May 2018

Be the first to experience the Museum’s summer celebration of 150 Years in the Crystal City. Join us on May 5 to kick off our summer of celebration.

One Museum Way
9:00 AM
(607)-937-5371
05
May 2018

Making Ribs and Rib Bands - In this workshop, participants will mill ribs from rough oak stock in preparation for ribbing the boat.

8231 Pleasant Valley Road,
10AM
(607)-569-2222
05
May 2018
Thru
27
May 2018

May-Terroir Experience

Available Every Saturday & Sunday in May at 1:00pm

9683 Middle Road
1pm
(800)-320-0735
05
May 2018

The 2nd annual I Love My Park Day at Cayuga Lake State Park is on May 5, 2018.  Come out to the park starting at 10 AM and choose from a variety of volunteer projects to work on with other community members and park s

2678 Lower Lake Rd
10:00 AM
05
May 2018

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby happens Saturday, May 5, and the #1 place to experience the race in our area is Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack!

5857 NY 96
Events begin at 10am with Doorbuster
(585)-924-3232
05
May 2018

The rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary love visitors as much as you’ll love touring our farm animal shelters!

3150 Aikens Rd
10:30AM
(607)-583-2225
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