5 things to do in Cortland County this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's a quick rundown of some of the biggest events happening in the Cortland area.

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1 - See local artists on display in downtown Cortland

Local artwork will be showcased at various locations this Friday in downtown Cortland from 5 - 8 p.m.
Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 7, 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Downtown Cortland
Site: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/First-Friday-tomorrow-night-.html?soid=1103500614550&aid=o2Tvf5Zfduw

Elyessi by Eileen Arnold

"Elyessi" by Eileen Arnold


2 - See a Brockway Truck Show

The 16th annual National Brockway Truck Show will take place at the CNY Living History Center. The 'big day' is on Saturday with a parade from the museum to downtown Cortland.  The parade starts at 8:30 with trucks lining up in front of the Museum up to an hour earlier.   Two blocks of Main Street are sectioned off from regular traffic and trucks are parked from one end to the other.
Date/Time: All weekend
Location: CNY Living History Center, 4386 Route 11
Site: http://www.brockwaytrucks.org/event/16th-annual-national-brockway-truck-show

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3 - Cortland Comeback

The first annual Cortland Comeback is a free, family-friendly event in Courthouse Park. There will be food, live music and games. For more about the event, read our previous coverage here.
Date/Time: Sat., Aug. 8, 1 - 9 p.m.
Location: Courthouse Park
Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/1009131125766337/

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Photo by Tim Davis


4 - See the Henhouse Prowlers perform live in Homer

Eleven years in the making, Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers have built a reputation for hard work and non-stop touring, playing music inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into a sound uniquely their own. From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers—The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting.

Date/Time: Saturday, Aug 8, 8 p.m.
Location: Center for the Arts of Homer, 72 South Main St, Homer
Site: http://www.center4art.org/index.php/shows

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5 - Catch one of two final performances of "Sherlock Holmes & The West End Horror"

A despicable theatre critic has been murdered and there's no end to the list of suspects!  This funny and very theatrical who-dun-it has been called "a dashingly funny play...two hours of sophisticated fun!" by NY Newsday.  A great night out for theatre and mystery lovers alike!
Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. & Sat., Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Little York Pavilion, 6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble
Site: http://www.cortlandrep.org/
Call 800-427-6160 for tickets

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