Water Works on Broadway

December 17, Santa at the Water Works
6-8 pm, Water Works on Broadway. Santa Claus will visit all the good little boys and girls of Cortland! Also on Dec 21 (3-5 pm) and Dec 23 (6-8 pm).




Center for the Arts in Homer

December 18, Moondance

7 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Music of Van Morrison. Mystic Moondance is an eight member group of journeyman musicians. Fronted by Bruce Beadle, who has captured the unique phrasing and free form melody styling that are the trademark of Van Morrison, the band consists of guitar, bass, drums and keyboard and features a three piece horn section. This is an energetic performance of songs from one of the most popular singer/ songwriters of the last century. For more information, call (607) 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.

Christmas Caroling

December 20, Downtown Caroling

10 am – 12 noon, Historic Downtown Cortland.

Center for the Arts in Homer

December 20, A Christmas Carol Radio Play

8 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 South Main St., Homer. Adults - $25; Seniors $20; Students $15; under 18 free. For more information visit www.scarlettrat.com. Tickets available online at www.center4art.org or call (607) 749-4900.

Center for the Arts in Homer

December 21, A Christmas Cantata!

2 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. A fundraising gift to the center from the music ministry of Christ United Methodist Church of Moravia and Locke. Laurianne Fleming, director. Hear such beloved standards as "Angels We Have Heard on High," "Joy to the World," "Ding Dong Merrily on High" and selections from Handel's "Messiah" wrapped into a contemporary setting and featuring orchestration and several local soloists. Pay what you can, suggested donation $5. For more information, call (607) 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.

Cortland County Area Agency on Aging

December 29, Bonesaver Exercise Class Orientation

9:30 am, Harford Senior Center. The Area Agency on Aging and RSVP program will be offering a new weight-bearing exercise class geared toward seniors at the Harford Senior Center starting in January. Two orientation classes will be offered on December 15 & 29 for people to come and learn more about the program. Starting January 5, the twice weekly class will be offered at the Harford Senior Center from 9:30-10:30 am each week on Mondays & Thursdays. The Bonesaver Exercise Program is an hour-long gentle routine that provides strength training done slowly with hand and ankle weights and will be led by trained RSVP volunteers. There are required forms to be completed before someone can participate on a regular basis, including a physician’s release. Registration is required for the class by calling the RSVP office at 753-5057. Please call with any questions or to register for the Harford class site.

New Years Fireworks

December 31, First Light

10 pm - 12:30 am, Main Street, Cortland. New Year's Rockin' Eve Countdown will be displayed on the big screen. Fireworks. For more information visit Facebook.

Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale at Lime Hollow Nature Center

9 am - 5 pm, Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd., Lime Hollow Nature Center. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org or visit www.limehollow.org.

Cortland County Historical Society

Through January 3, Dollhouse Holiday & Toy Extravaganza

1-4 pm, Cortland County Historical Society, 25 Homer Ave. Saturdays only. For more information call 607-756-6071, e-mail cchsresearchrequests@yahoo.com or visit us on Facebook.

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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