SUNY Oswego faculty member, composer and percussionist Eric Schmitz and four colleagues will honor the jazz and music education legacy of the late Fred Sturm in a “Suite for Fred” performance at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
On Friday and Saturday evenings, Oct. 14 and 15, the Friends of Fort Ontario, Central New York Ghost Hunters, and NYS Parks will host the annual Ghost Reveal and Tour event at Fort Ontario State Historic Site in Oswego. Tours are by advance reservation only. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased by calling (315) 343-4711, by visiting the fort’s museum shop Wednesday through Sunday.
Penny Kimball, Oswego County artist, will return to the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center to teach Wood Carving in Relief as part of the Center’s Nature Inspires series. This hands-on class will be on October 23 and will begin at 1 p.m.
Planning a winter getaway? Think Bonaire. The Caribbean island of Bonaire is 50 miles north of Venezuela and 86 miles east of Aruba. The best thing is that it is out of the hurricane belt so any time of the year is a good time to visit. There is plenty of sunshine year round.
The 2016 Nature Inspires series at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center continues on October 22 at 2 p.m., when Audrey Scruton, Oswego County artist, will instruct a class on 3-D Quilling.
Since the “New Stage” was announced on July 14, construction crews have been scattered throughout the Oswego facility putting in 10- to 12-hour workdays to transform the timeless Oswego Speedway in advance of the 45th Annual NAPA Super Dirt Week.
Visitors to the open house were greeted at the curb by volunteers representing the transportation department where they could pick up information, coloring sheets, pencils and even a cardboard bus.
From Oct. 5-9, fans from across the nation and beyond will gather at Oswego Speedway for four of DIRTcar Racing’s most competitive divisions – with a cameo from the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.