This weekend: Celebrate Cortland and Brockway Truck Show

CORTLAND, N.Y. - Two big events this weekend are expected to draw more than 1,000 people to downtown Cortland.

The third annual "Celebrate Cortland" event will take place in Courthouse Park on Sat., Aug. 12, from 12 to 5 p.m. The event will feature live music, a 50/50 raffle, guest speakers, an obstacle course from the Cortland Fire Department, free pizza, and face painting.

Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item that will be donated to local food pantries.


12  - Chain Reaction

1 - 3 p.m. - Fire department obstacle course

1:30 - Children's Parade of Dreams

1:40 - The Hoop Lady at the Hoopla

2 - X'Plozionz

3:30 - Farfrompukin

4 - 5 - Free pizza hour from Domino's

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Celebrate Cortland 2015 (Tracie McCall/Facebook)

Brockway Truck Show

The Brockway Truck Preservation Association is celebrating its 18th Annual National Brockway Truck Show in downtown Cortland.

The weekend-long event officially kicked off Thursday night and will run through Sunday afternoon.


11 a.m. - "Huskie Drive" starting at Brockway Museum (CNY Living History Center)
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Wine, Craft Beer, and Cider Tasting Event at CNY Living History Center
6 - 8 p.m. - Fundraising dinner at the Brockway Museum (reservations required)
7:30 p.m. - Brockway live auction
9:30 p.m. - Fireworks


8:30 a.m. - Parade from CNY Living History Center to Main Street, downtown Cortland
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Trucks parked on Main Street; Brockway Exhibit by Cortland County Historical Society
3 p.m. - Presentation of awards on Main Street (in front of NBT Bank)
5 p.m. - Bob's BBQ buffet at Brockway Museum


8 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Pancake breakfast at Brockway Museum (pay at the door)
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Third Annual South Central NY Chapter of ATCA Alt-Make Truck Show

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The Brockway Truck Show on Main Street, Cortland (Photo courtesy of Cortland County Convention & Visitors Bureau)