What’s Going On? – Wineglass Weekend

What’s Going On? – Wineglass Weekend

It’s Wineglass Marathon Weekend, which easily makes it one of the busiest of the year. Here’s a rundown (get it?) of what’s going on. Friday Start the festivities Friday evening, with the return of the Urban Arts Crawl. From 5-8pm, enjoy artist demonstrations, gallery talks, exhibit openings, art-centric activities, wine and beer tastings, and more, […]

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

It was really a weird thing when friends, visiting from their ‘semi-glamorous-big-city-traveler-book-publisher-professional-photographer-literal-rocket-scientist-subway lives’ would come to see us in little Corning and say, “What’s the deal? Corning’s like… fun, now.” And it was even weirder when I, living my ‘half-finished-farmhouse-two-cats-one-dog-one-husband-failing-to-garden-working-at-a-museum life’ replied with, “I know, right?” Here’s a quick breakdown: I grew up in South […]

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Corning is a tourist town. There’s just no sugarcoating it. In fact, Corning is the third most visited city in New York, coming in behind NYC and Niagara Falls, respectively. The Corning Museum of Glass is the biggest contributor to those tourism numbers, attracting more that 460,000 visitors to the city in 2015 alone. Our […]

We’re Getting Social – Again

We’re Getting Social – Again

Posted on Mar 24, 2016 in Area Fun!, Local Arts, Local News, Rockwell Museum

What do fine art, hot glass, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, vodka, Market Street, a flute and a tuba all have in common? The Urban Arts Crawl, that’s what. The second installment of the wildly popular Urban Arts Crawl is tomorrow, from 5-8pm, and it’s promising all of the above and so much more. And yes – […]

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

As always, there’s a lot going on throughout Corning this weekend. Check out some of the highlights below: 41st Annual Sparkle, December 5 There’s a reason that Sparkle’s dubbed the crowned jewel of the Gaffer District’s Crystal City Christmas events schedule. Running from 5-9pm, Market Street will close to feature craft and food vendors, family […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

Well, Corning, you’re in for a treat. The next few days are chock full of entertainment. From world class museum events and beer tasting, to local bands and food truck madness, there’s a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of the highlights below, complete with event details. 2300° at the […]