Making God Laugh - CRT
August 13 - 23, Making God Laugh (Cortland Repertory Theatre)
Regional Premiere. Family holiday celebrations have never been this funny - or this true to life! Join Ruthie and Bill, a couple of "empty nest" parents, as they host their three adult children - a former football star, an aspiring actress and a devout priest - over the course of 30 years of family holiday celebrations. As they gather for Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year's and Easter, their lives experience unexpected twists and turns and their plans careen more off-center. (Don't be surprised if you see your own family!) This clever play is a heartwarming spin on Woody Allen's joke,"If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans!" For more information call (607) 756-2627, e-mail, or visit




Celtic Festival

August 23-24, Cortland Celtic Festival

Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pm, Dwyer Memorial Park, Little York. 55 acres of beautiful park setting - a great family friendly fun and educational event. Irish Dancers from across NYS, Celtic food & gift vendors, Celtic Musicians, Pub Tent, Medieval SCA Re-enactors, Pipe & Drum Bands, and Kids Games. Famous muscles and brawn in our Class A Championship Heavy Athletics of the Scottish Highland Games on BOTH DAYS, including a women's division of heavy athletics. Admission. Wheelchair accessible. For more information or to be a vendor, clan or performer, e-mail, visit or like us on Facebook.

Cortland County Courthouse

August 27, Outdoor Movie Night "Muppets Most Wanted"

Movie begins at twilight, Courthouse Park. Concession available by Drew's Dogs. Bring blanket or chairs. No charge for movie. For more information call (607) 753-4928 or visit Facebook.

Cortland Repertory Theatre

August 27 - September 13, Ring of Fire - the Music of Johnny Cash (Cortland Repertory Theatre)

The iconic songbook of The Man in Black! Pull on your black jeans and boots and enjoy this unique musical filled with songs about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family as only Johnny Cash could sing them. More than two dozen classic hits are here, including I Walk The Line, A Boy Named Sue, Daddy Sang Bass, I've Been Everywhere, and Folsom Prison Blues, all performed by a multi-talented cast of five. This wonderful end to our season paints a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin', crowd-pleasin' salute to this uniquely American legend! For more information call (607) 756-2627, e-mail, or visit

Cortland Downtown Farmers Market

Cortland Downtown Farmers' Market

8 am - 2 pm, Tuesdays & Saturdays, Downtown Main St. between Orchard St & Court St. Our market started in 1972 and 42 years later our market is still going strong, bringing the Cortland community our freshest fruits and vegetables and the highest quality of soaps, crafts and sewing projects, & homemade baked goods. Our baker has a variety of jams, breads, and candies. Read more >>

Cortland City Seal

Funds for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was awarded funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City.


Cortland City Seal

Multi-Family Home Ownership Program Funds Still Available UPDATED 08-01-2014

The City of Cortland has a limited amount of Community Development Block Grant funds remaining in its Multi-Family Home Ownership Program. The Program provides assistance for down payment and closing costs for those wishing to purchase a two or three unit home in the City of Cortland that is in need of repairs. The City can provide up to $16,000 to assist in the purchase.


Cortland City Seal

Energy ChallengeEnergy Challenge Program

The typical household in Central New York wastes about 30 percent of its energy consumption. The Challenge Team program is designed to reduce that energy waste.

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