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Events & Virtual Happenings

The Gaffer District continues to strive to bring you safe entertainment for the whole family!

EVENTS AROUND THE GAFFER DISTRICT YOU CAN ENJOY AT HOME AND ON OUR STREET!

 

GAFFER DISTRICT RESTAURANTS ARE OPEN!

Market Street is closed for outside dining at your favorite restaurants. Our Northside restaurants are also open and offer outside seating! Please visit our EAT page for a directory of our Bon Appetit Destination restaurants!

Reopening Corning June 12- September 7: Street Map, Restooms, Parking & Shuttle Info

 

 

FARMERS MARKET

Thursdays until October 29 | 10am-3pm

Visit here for more details and a list of our 2020 vendors!

 

 

ONLINE! CHICKEN LITTLE'S STORYTIME

Tuesdays until August 25 | 10-10:30am

While the Library is closed, Miss Sue will present this storytime at this time each week in a live broadcast on our Facebook page. Work on your little ones’ early literacy skills and have fun at the same time with our story time curriculum. Enjoy story time with Miss Sue, followed by a craft. Suggested for ages 18 months to 3 years and their care givers.

 

 

ENDLESS MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL: 2020 VIRTUAL FESTIVAL

Starting weekly July 1 

A tribute to our essential workers, click here to start streaming the 15th year anniversary showcase. Enjoy a wide range of this year's finest Classical, Jazz, Celtic, Blues, Pops, Choral, Piano, Tango, & Brass!

 

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION MONTH SELFIE CHALLENGE (*no purchase necessary)
August 3-31, 2020

As a thank you to our downtown shoppers for their support during the Summer Customer Appreciation Sale in July, the Gaffer District is hosting a social media Shop Safe Selfie Contest!

Follow these instructions for a chance to win gifts cards to participating Gaffer District businesses!
1.    Visit one of our retail shops in the Gaffer District wearing your mask
2.   Take a selfie with your mask on and share your shopping adventure
3.    Post your selfie to social media using the hashtag #ExploreCorning, #ShopLocal, #ReDiscoverCorning, #IWearAMaskFor (your choice)
4.   Every Friday in August, winners will be randomly selected to receive gift cards to use at Gaffer District businesses

 

 

TRUCKS! TRUCKS! TRUCKS!  Drive-Through (sponsored by Pathways, Inc.)

Saturday, August 8 | 10am - 1pm

Corning Community College (Parking Lots C & D), 1 Academic Drive, Corning, NY

FREE Admission!

We're thrilled to still be able to offer Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! as a community event and this year, it's FREE to the public! In order to ensure the safety of all participants, the event will be a DRIVE-THROUGH experience. You will be able to see and hear all of the vehicles as you drive by, including big construction trucks, fire trucks, race cars, a crane, police cars, and more. We're expecting nearly 30 vehicles! The first 100 kids will receive GOODY BAGS filled with fun activities, toys, and some information about the participating businesses. HELP US CELEBRATE the essential businesses in our community. MAKE A SIGN to thank them as you drive by! For more information, visit the Facebook event page here!

 

 

STICA INDIA DAY 2020 VIRTUAL

Saturday, August 15 | 10am - 5pm

The Southern Tier India Cultural Association presents its annual event virtually! Provides a first-hand experience of the rich Indian cultural heritage to the local residents of the Southern Tier, while also celebrating the shared values between India and the U.S. This is an outdoor event at the Centerway Square and Centennial Park in Corning, with Indian food, snacks, variety entertainment and many fun activities for children. Click here for more details.

 

Stay tuned to this page!

 

...and for more virtual events around the area, please visit the FLX Calendar at https://www.flxcalendar.com/

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