Art, Music & Theater

Experience Oswego County’s bountiful arts community year round! Consider new ideas in one of our galleries and embrace the beauty of poetry and the writing arts. Take in a performance by a touring company or one of our community theatre groups. Enjoy chamber music in historic Sheldon Hall, big band music in scenic Breitbeck Park or a variety of music in community parks and farmer’s markets throughout the county. Cruise around the county to discover our vast and colorful murals.

2016 Oswego County Summer Concerts

 

Free summer concert in Oswego, NY

Art Galleries

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Art Association of Oswego
Other Fort Ontario Complex, Bldg. 30 North end of E. 4th St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-216-6782 Website: www.oswegoarts.org

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Community Arts Organization

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Art of Wilderness
Other 46 Reservoir Drive Cleveland NY 13042 Work Phone: 315-675-3522 Work Fax: 315-675-3373 Website: www.artofwilderness.com

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Local Artist

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La Guerre D’Independence
Other 3338 Main St. Mexico NY 13114 Work Phone: 315-963-8400

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This impressive wall mural depicting America’s War of Independence is on permanent display in Mexico Academy and Central School on state Route 104 in the village of Mexico. The historic woodblock mural was made in France and is one of only two in existence. The other is on display in the White House in Washington, DC. It is open to the public from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays) for viewing. Free admission.

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Lakeside Artisans
Home 193 West 1st Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-8880 Website: www.oswegolakesideartisans.com
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Salmon River Fine Arts Center
Other 4848 North Jefferson Street Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-298-7007 Website: www.salmonriverfineartscenter.com

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Art Gallery, Classes, Exhibitions

Gallery Hours:

Tues -Fri:  Noon – 4pm

Sat: 10am – 2pm

Free Thursday Night Drawing Class
Join us at the Fine Arts Center every Thursday evening, 6 – 8, for our free drawing class taught by Patricia A. Tanner. Artists of all ages are welcome and all materials are provided. This event is made possible by a generous donation from Drs. Patricia and Jay Chapman.

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SUNY Oswego Downtown Store
Other 186 West First Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-216-4985

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Art Gallery, Gift Shop

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Concert Series

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ARTSwego
Other 105 Mahar Hall Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-4581 Work Fax: 315-312-4053 Website: www.oswego.edu

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Arts Programming

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Concerts at Bullhead Point Pavilion
Other 141 South First Street Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-592-2474

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Outdoor Concert Series

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Harborfest
Other 41 Lake Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-6858 Website: www.oswegoharborfest.com

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Harborfest is an annual 4-day admission-free non-profit music and arts festival held every year on the last full weekend of July in Oswego, New York, along the shores of southeastern Lake Ontario.

midwayHarborfest has seen its share of who’s who in musical entertainment over the years, from Kenny Chesney to Kansas to the Little River Band.

The centerpiece of the festival is the Saturday night Entergy Nuclear Fireworks Spectacular produced by Fireworks by Grucci that light up the skies over the Oswego Harbor. However, Harborfest is much more than just music and fireworks.

072608HarborFireworks1JM photo by Jennifer Meyers  People watch the fireworks display during Oswego Harborfest in Oswego Saturday evening.

The festival also features the Novelis Family Park with entertainment and programming for children of all ages, including the annual Children’s Musical. In addition, Harborfest features the popular Arts and Crafts venue along the Oswego River and the Jazz & Blues Stage at East Park.

Thanks to the support of members and sponsors, Harborfest continues to be an admission-free event. saturday harborfestThe event annually brings in thousands of visitors to the Oswego area and the economic impact of the festival on the local economy is tremendous. Nearly 450 volunteers are needed to carry out Harborfest, along with the planning and organization of a board of directors and various Harborfest committees.

Harborfest has been named to the American Bus Association’s List of Top 100 events five times, was voted Central New York’s favorite festival and the Saturday Fireworks .

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Ke-nekt’ Chamber Music Series
Other 105 Mahar Hall Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-4581 Website: www.oswego.edu

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Chamber Music Concert Series

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Oswego Music Hall
Other 41 Lake Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-1733

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McCrobie Building
Variety Music Concert Series

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Oswego Summer Concert Series
Other 44 East Bridge Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-7681 Website: www.oswegofultonchamber.com

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Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Outdoor Concert Series

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Phoenix Outdoor Concerts
Other Henley Park Phoenix NY 13135 Work Phone: 315-695-1308

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Henley Park
State and Park Streets
Outdoor Concert Series

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Pulaski Farmers’ Market & Music in the Park
Other South Park, N. Jefferson St. Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-298-6407 Website: www.pulaskifarmersmarket.org

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Local farm produce, preserves, regional crafts, and miscellaneous sales. Fridays – June through September.  Entertainers provide music in the park. South Park, N. Jefferson St. at Lake St. in the Village of Pulaski. (315) 298-6407.

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Sunset Concerts at Breitbeck Park, Oswego
Other Breitbeck Park, Lake St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-1176

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Sunset Concerts
Breitbeck Park
Lake Street

Outdoor Concert Series

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SUNY Oswego Music Department
Other 109 Tyler Hall Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-2130 Website: www.oswego.edu

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SUNY Oswego
Music and Concert Information

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Theatre Du Jour
A dinner theatre experience
Home W. 1st St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: (518) 253-6930 Website: dujourcny.com

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We endeavor to provide a marriage of the best local talent with the best local cuisine at the best local venues in Oswego and its surrounding areas; giving our distinguished guests a multi-media, interactive dinner theater experience.

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Dance Classes & Studios

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Fulton YMCA
Other 715 West Broadway Fulton NY Work Phone: 315-598-9622 Work Fax: 315-592-3557 Website: http://fultonymca.com/

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Community Organization

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Miss Kelly’s Dance Company
Other 22 West Mohawk Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-6007

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Dance Studio and Classes

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Natalie’s School of Dance
Other 33 Byer Road Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-4063

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Dance Studio and Classes

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Off-Broadway Dance Center
Other 113 Schuyler Street Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-593-2623

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Dance Studio and Classes

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Oswego YMCA
Other 249 West First Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-1981 Work Fax: 315-343-3750 Website: Visit Website

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Oswego YMCA
249 West First Street
Oswego, NY
Phone: 315-343-1981
Fax: 315-343-3750
info@oswegoymca.com
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Community Organization

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Studio C Dance Academy
Other 59 East Third Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-8662

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Dance Studio and Classes

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Dinner Theaters

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Theatre Du Jour
A dinner theatre experience
Home W. 1st St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: (518) 253-6930 Website: dujourcny.com

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We endeavor to provide a marriage of the best local talent with the best local cuisine at the best local venues in Oswego and its surrounding areas; giving our distinguished guests a multi-media, interactive dinner theater experience.

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Organizations

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Art Association of Oswego
Other Fort Ontario Complex, Bldg. 30 North end of E. 4th St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-216-6782 Website: www.oswegoarts.org

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Community Arts Organization

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ARTSwego
Other 105 Mahar Hall Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-4581 Work Fax: 315-312-4053 Website: www.oswego.edu

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Arts Programming

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CNY Arts Center
Contact: Nancy Fox
Work 11 River Glen Dr. Cayuga Community College Campus Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-2787 Website: www.cnyartscenter.com

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We’re here to enhance the cultural life of the community and provide opportunities for all members of the community – all arts – all ages! We strive to offer training and educational opportunities in skills and technique. We present programming in visual, literary, culinary, and performing arts.

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Fulton Community Theatre
Other 309 Buffalo Street Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-4352 Website: www.fultoncommunitytheatre.org
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Harborfest
Other 41 Lake Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-6858 Website: www.oswegoharborfest.com

Biographical Info

Harborfest is an annual 4-day admission-free non-profit music and arts festival held every year on the last full weekend of July in Oswego, New York, along the shores of southeastern Lake Ontario.

midwayHarborfest has seen its share of who’s who in musical entertainment over the years, from Kenny Chesney to Kansas to the Little River Band.

The centerpiece of the festival is the Saturday night Entergy Nuclear Fireworks Spectacular produced by Fireworks by Grucci that light up the skies over the Oswego Harbor. However, Harborfest is much more than just music and fireworks.

072608HarborFireworks1JM photo by Jennifer Meyers  People watch the fireworks display during Oswego Harborfest in Oswego Saturday evening.

The festival also features the Novelis Family Park with entertainment and programming for children of all ages, including the annual Children’s Musical. In addition, Harborfest features the popular Arts and Crafts venue along the Oswego River and the Jazz & Blues Stage at East Park.

Thanks to the support of members and sponsors, Harborfest continues to be an admission-free event. saturday harborfestThe event annually brings in thousands of visitors to the Oswego area and the economic impact of the festival on the local economy is tremendous. Nearly 450 volunteers are needed to carry out Harborfest, along with the planning and organization of a board of directors and various Harborfest committees.

Harborfest has been named to the American Bus Association’s List of Top 100 events five times, was voted Central New York’s favorite festival and the Saturday Fireworks .

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Oswego Music Hall
Other 41 Lake Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-1733

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McCrobie Building
Variety Music Concert Series

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Oswego Opera Theatre
Work Phone: 315-312-2978 Website: www.oswegoopera.com

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Opera Company

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Oswego Players
Home Frances Marion Brown Theatre Fort Ontario Complex North End of E. 4th Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: (315) 343-5138 Website: www.oswegoplayers.org

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Bringing you stellar community theater since 1938!

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SUNY Oswego Theatre Department
Other 105 Tyler Hall Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-2141 Website: www.oswego.edu

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Theater Information

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Theaters & Performance Halls

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CNY Arts Center
Contact: Nancy Fox
Work 11 River Glen Dr. Cayuga Community College Campus Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-2787 Website: www.cnyartscenter.com

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We’re here to enhance the cultural life of the community and provide opportunities for all members of the community – all arts – all ages! We strive to offer training and educational opportunities in skills and technique. We present programming in visual, literary, culinary, and performing arts.

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Fulton Community Theatre
Other 309 Buffalo Street Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-4352 Website: www.fultoncommunitytheatre.org
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Kallet Theater
Work 4842 N. Jefferson St. Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: (315) 298-0007 Website: kallettheater.com
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Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Other SUNY Oswego Oswego NY Work Phone: 315-312-2301 Website: www.oswego.edu/about/visit/maps/campus/campuscenter.html

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The Campus Center was completed in 2007 at a cost of $58 million. The composite 341,000-square-foot facility encompasses both new construction and two previously existing buildings, the former Swetman and Poucher halls. The complex includes a convocation hall and arena, the College Store, an activity and food court, offices of Student Affairs staff and student government and affiliated organizations, and offices and classrooms for the college’s humanities disciplines and Office of Learning Services.

The arena is a 2,500-seat venue for Oswego’s Division III ice hockey programs as well as community hockey events, college club hockey teams and the Ice Effects figure skating team. As a convocation hall, the same space accommodates more than 3,000 people for commencement and other formal academic ceremonies as well as concerts, lectures and fairs.

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Oswego Opera Theatre
Work Phone: 315-312-2978 Website: www.oswegoopera.com

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Opera Company

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Oswego Players
Home Frances Marion Brown Theatre Fort Ontario Complex North End of E. 4th Street Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: (315) 343-5138 Website: www.oswegoplayers.org

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Bringing you stellar community theater since 1938!

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Sheldon Hall at SUNY Oswego
Other SUNY Oswego Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-2141
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Theatre Du Jour
A dinner theatre experience
Home W. 1st St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: (518) 253-6930 Website: dujourcny.com

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We endeavor to provide a marriage of the best local talent with the best local cuisine at the best local venues in Oswego and its surrounding areas; giving our distinguished guests a multi-media, interactive dinner theater experience.

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Waterman Theater at SUNY Oswego
Other SUNY Oswego Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-312-2141 Website: www.oswego.edu

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Waterman Theater at SUNY Oswego
Tyler Hall

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