Winter 2018 Events

2018 Winter Teacher Recess Festival Screening of Civil Warriors

View the Civil Warriors film, produced by PhotoSynthesis Productions, that dramatizes the lives of four Ithacans who enlisted in the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) during the Civil War. An Ithaca Heritage event at Southside Community Center, 305 S. Plain Street, February 24, 2018, 6:00 PM. Light refreshments provided. $5 suggested donation supports the Southside Community Center’s programs. Sponsored by GreenStar Co-op.

Heritage Ambassador Training

Join a group of local history enthusiasts for a six-week training in Tompkins County history. Every Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, beginning February 28, 2018. More info at Ithaca Heritage.

Spring 2018 Events

Spring Showcase/Workshop

Join us for special sales at our Significant Elements store and free repair and preservation basics classes, including one on historic paint colors. April 7, 2018.

2nd Annual Ithaca Heritage Tasting and Cocktail Tour

Tour four historic restaurant buildings and enjoy a tasting menu with specialty drinks. April 14, 2018.

Historic Ithaca Preservation Awards

Celebrate the best of Tompkins County preservation projects with us. Nominate your favorite Tompkins County preservation or restoration project–more info here. May 2018 (TBD).

Ithaca City Cemetery Memorial Day Cleanup

Help us polish up Ithaca’s historic cemetery while learning some cemetery preservation basics on the Memorial Day weekend. May 28, 2018.

Book Talk

Listen to Sally McMurry discuss her new book, Pennsylvania Farming; A History in Landscapes (2017). Co-sponsored with The History Center in Tompkins County. June 9, 2018.

9th Annual That Old House Tour

Join us for a tour of Ithaca’s South Hill historic homes on our 9th annual That Old House Tour. June 16, 2018

Summer 2018 Events

Tompkins County Walk and Talks
Stroll and explore selected landmarks in Tompkins County this summer with our local municipal historians! Saturdays (TBD) in 2018.


Fall 2018 Events

Fall Showcase

Join us for special sales at our Significant Elements store and free repair and preservation basics classes. September 2018 (TBD).

5th Annual Ithaca City Cemetery Sprint
Join us for the 5th Annual Ithaca City Cemetery Sprint! A one-mile, all-terrain, challenging dash through Ithaca’s historic municipal cemetery.

Annual Ithaca City Cemetery Halloween Tours
Learn about the Ithaca City Cemetery’s evolution from village burying ground to Victorian garden of the dead!

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