Colleges & Universities
Village of Clinton , College Street & Park Row Buildings & Shops
College - Clinton, NY - Hamilton is a vibrant intellectual community that demands creativity, self-reliance and character. Its graduates are versatile, articulate and valued members of society who remain engaged with their college.
Colgate University - Hamilton, NY - The University developed from the Baptist Education Society of the State of New York, which was founded in 1819 by "13 men with 13 dollars, 13 prayers, and 13 articles" - hence the lucky-13 tradition at Colgate. Named Colgate University in 1890 in recognition of the long service and generosity of members of the Colgate
family. Today Colgate's faculty, staff and student body represent a widely diverse mix of ethnicities and religious beliefs.
Utica College - Utica, NY - Utica College educates students for rewarding careers, responsible citizenship, and fulfilling lives by integrating liberal and professional study, by creating a community of learners with diverse experiences and perspectives, by balancing its local heritage with a global perspective, by encouraging lifelong learning, and by promoting scholarship in the belief that the discovery and application of knowledge enrich teaching and learning.
Valley Community College - MVCC - MVCC serves more than 5,000 full-time and part-time students annually, on campuses in Utica and Rome. The College offers more than 80 Associate degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines, including liberal arts and sciences, business, health care, engineering technology, hospitality, human services and elementary education, fine art, graphic communication, engineering science, and many others.-
Nearby Towns & Attractions:
|F.X. Matt Brewery Tour
Open year-round: Monday-Saturday 10a.m.-4p.m September-May: Reservations suggested Sundays June, July, August Noon-3pm. Visitors are greeted in an authentically restored Victorian Tour Center and guided through a tour of the brewery. Then take a ride on a trolley to the 1888 tavern, sample the Saranac products or a root beer.
Court & Varick Sts., Utica 13502
|Mohawk Valley Ballet
The ballet company offers a subscription series including The Nutcracker, and an Education through Experience Series for students & teachers. A narrated children's ballet is produced every March, and a Utica Monday
Night performance in August kicks off a new season. Auditions for Company positions are held every August for dancers 10 years and up with at least three years of classical training, as well as a second audition for children's roles in Nutcracker.
Dominic Passalacqua - Executive Director
Delia Foley A.R.A.D. - Artistic Director
261 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501
Hours 10- am- 2 pm Monday thru Friday (or voice mail)
Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute
Open Tues.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. Free parking. Museum of Art-Renowned collection, fascinating exhibitions, and education for all ages. Distinguished gallery building designed by Philip Johnson, and historic Fountain Elms, a superbly restored 1850 Italianate landmark mansion. Performing Arts-Celebrated superstars, rising stars, cinema, children's entertainment, outdoor festival concerts and special events.
310 Genesee Street, Utica 13502
fax: (315) 797-5608
Utica Boilermaker Race
Check the website for their calendar of running events
throughout New York.
Open daily 10am-5pm. Over 200 species of mammals, birds and reptiles. Many endangered species or threatened species including Siberian tigers, golden lion
tamarins, red pandas, bald eagles and snow leopards. Children's Zoo with domestic animals. Daily sea lion shows at noon and 3pm (except Tuesdays). Seasonally operated snack bar and gift shop. Free parking.
Steele Hill Rd., Utica 13501
Golden Lion Tamarin Monkey
Erie Canal Village
Open 9:30am-6 pm daily May-September 1. A created 1840's canal village on the site where the first shovelful of earth was turned for the Erie Canal on July 14, 1817. A collection of historic buildings, museums, demonstrations, restaurant, canal store, tavern and gift
shop. Open 10-5 Wednesday-Saturday and 12-5 Sunday. Memorial Day - Labor Day and weekends only in September.
Rt. 46 & 49W, Rome 13440
(315) 337-3999 or (888) 374-3226
Rome Community Theater
We would like to invite you to visit this nostalgic theater, tucked away neatly between the hills and trees of upper Turin Road. It is just seven miles North of historic Rome, New York. Rome Community Theater is big enough to do almost any show, yet small enough to be intimate, every seat is a good one, and we are handicapped accessible. We do four shows a year plus special summer shows.
P.O. Box 91, Rt. 26, Rome, New York 13442
Other Area Attractions & Links:
Adirondack Scenic Railroad
We invite you to take a railroad adventure by riding in one of our comfortable train coaches to experience the Adirondack Wilderness. Pass through remote forests and past sparkling rivers, ponds and streams. Experience what it must have felt like during the Golden Age of Railroading at a time when the Adirondack line played host to the rich and famous on their way to their Great Adirondack Camps.
PO Box 84, Thendara, NY 13472
315-724-0700 (Information and Reservations)
Erie Canal Cruises – Lil’ Diamond Cruises
Cruise the canal and travel through a lock while your hear a fascinating narration by your Coast Guard licensed Captain describing the sights, the history and legends of the waterways. Located at "Gems Along The Mohawk" opposite Exit 30 of the NYS Thruway at Herkimer.
For schedule and information: (315) 717-0077
Syracuse Airport - www.syrairport.org
Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame
Check the website for their calendar of events.
Madison-Bouckville Management, Inc
Check their website for more information on the - www.bouckvilleantiqueshows.com
Salt City Winter Antiques Show - held in January at Syracuse, NY
Madison-Bouckville Antique Show - held in August at Bouckville, NY
Salt City Autumn Antiques Show - held in October at Syracuse, NY
Hall of Fame