Solsville Hotel Luncheon: From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the Madison County Historical Society will have its annual luncheon and program at the Solsville Hotel in Madison with local author Jim Ford. Jim will present “The Activities of the Loomis Gang in the Town of Madison.” The meal will feature a buffet lunch of turkey, roast beef, mashed potatoes, salad, gravy, mixed vegetables, and warm apple crisp with coffee. A raffle will take place as well. Following the festivities, at 3 p.m. the Solsville Hotel will have live music from the Easy Money Big Band. Tickets to the annual meeting are $25 and include the meal. To purchase tickets or for more information please call (315 )363-4136 or visit www.mchs1900.org. Reservations are required by October 22.
Wednesday, October 27
Meet the Candidates and more: The Parkway Center at the Beach, 6734 State Route 13, Verona Beach, will be holding a “Meet the Candidates” day from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. This will be held in conjunction with Senior Health & Fitness day and the Halloween Luncheon. “Meet the Candidates” is an informal meet and greet with those running for office. Senior Health & Fitness day will see a variety of vendors brought together to give information on Medicare, health & wellness, and more. There will also be a flu shot clinic and medication return on site. For questions or more information please call the Parkway at the Beach at (315) 235-2029.
Friday, October 29
Concert: Reyna & The Rustics will perform live at Arts at the Palace Theater, Hamilton, at 7 p.m. This group of local musicians plays a mix of bluegrass, country, blues, and original tunes and includes Reyna Stagnaro (mandolin/tenor guitar), John Crespi (guitar/harmonica), and Steve Skollar (mandolin). The band will play songs from “hill and holler” with distinctive vocals and solid harmonies—a toe-tapping blend that will delight and entertain all ages. Favorites include songs by Hank Williams, John Prine, Doc Watson, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Reyna’s signature originals, and traditional fiddle tunes. No advanced tickets needed. Suggested $5 donation at the door. For more information about Reyna & The Rustics, check out reynastagnaro.com/new-band.
Saturday, October 30
Halloween in Hamilton: From 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., start your Halloween with a “Trunk or Treat” on Broad Street, hosted by the Hamilton area churches. Broad Street will be closed to street traffic, and children and adults can trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk. Then, head over to the Hamilton Public Library (13 Broad St) from 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a special, spooktacular craft time creating spooky witches and jolly pumpkins. Open to kids of all ages. Then, join the costume parade beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Colgate Bookstore (3 Utica St). Local businesses will hand out candy donated by Community Memorial Hospital and the Partnership for Community Development as the children parade through town. Colgate University Athletics will chaperon the children safely across the downtown streets. Lastly, starting at 1 p.m., the Hamilton Movie Theater (7 Lebanon St) will play the 1990 film, “The Witches” (1h 31m, PG) for FREE, sponsored by the Colgate Bookstore. The movie is based on the book by beloved children’s book author Roald Dahl, where a young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Oneida Halloween Party: From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., residents can celebrate Halloween at 217 Cedar St, Oneida. Activities include: Trunk or Treat; a Haunted House; refreshments; face painting; and games (25 cents a game so bring your quarters). A costume contest will take place for the following age groups: ages 3 & under begins at 4:45 p.m., ages 4-6 begins at 5 p.m., ages 7-10 begins at 5:15 p.m., ages 11-13 begins at 5:30 p.m.
Sherrill Trunk or Treat: In the Community Activity Center parking lot, 139 East Hamilton Ave. This event is for students who live in Sherrill or attend E.A. McAllister Elementary School. 1-2 p.m.: 2nd grade and younger. 2-3 p.m. 3rd -6th grades. Walk through the CAC Halloween pumpkin lot. Enjoy an old-fashioned hayride. Candy will be handed out by community members, businesses, and organizations at the trunk of vehicles. This event is weather permitting.
Eerie Canal Run: The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum will host the Eerie Canal Run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Get ready to run for fun and prizes! The race day packet can be picked up from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Sullivan Parks and Recreation Building. The race starts at 10:30 am. Register now $50 (15 miles) and $30 (5K). On the day of the event, registration is $60 (15 miles) and $35 (5K). For more information please visit https://eriecanalrun.com.
Wednesday, November 3
Harvest Supper: St. Paul’s 87th Annual Harvest Supper will be held at 551 Sayles Street, Oneida. Menu: Roast pork and homemade trimmings including dessert. TAKEOUTS ONLY. Takeouts available at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, and 6 p.m. (one price, $13). For reservations, call Nancy (315) 335-9046, Lynne (315) 264-4484, Mim (315) 363-0418, or the church (315) 363-1921.
Thursday, November 4
Budget hearing: A public hearing via Zoom will be held on the final proposed budget for the Town of Lebanon on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. Town Supervisor Jim Goldstein submitted a tentative 2022 town budget to the Lebanon town board that proposed a reduction in the local tax levy and tax rate reduction of 19 percent. The Lebanon Town Board will review the budget and make any changes at its Oct 25 budget workshop and then accept public comment at the Town budget hearing and also accept email and letter comments on the budget. The budget will be adopted on Nov. 8 after public comment is taken. Visit the Town of Lebanon website for the Zoom link.
Cazenovia Community Blood Drive: First Presbyterian Church, 27 Albany Street, Cazenovia. Use the Sullivan Street Entrance. Drive runs from 1-6 p.m. Give a power red cell donation if O-, O+, A- or B- and help the Red Cross supply hospitals with the most needed blood products. Please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: FirstPresCaz to schedule an appointment. All Presenting donors will be entered to win a $50 VISA gift card to use towards their holiday feast. One winner each day in November.
Sunday, November 7
Chicken BBQ: The Chittenango Fire Department Auxilary is hosting a chicken bbq starting at noon at the Chittenango fire station. Drive-thru only. Please enter the parking lot on the north street side of the building. Menu is as follows: Chicken, baked beans, mac salad, and brownie. Whole dinner – $10 Chicken only $ – 8. Kids- $8. Any questions please contact Cathy House (315) 415-5357.
Monday, November 8
American Legion meeting: Madison/Morrisville American Legion Post 1556 monthly meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., 3606 South St., Madison. A potluck will follow.
Tuesday, November 9
Board Meeting: The Board of Education of the Oneida City School District will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Willard Prior Elementary School, 205 East Avenue, Oneida.
Budget review hearing: A budget review hearing for the Oneida County 2022 Budget will take place at 6 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Oneida County Office Building. The budget vote is at 2 p.m. Nov. 10.
Thursday, November 11
Veterans’ Day lunch: Madison/Morrisville American Legion Post #1556 is hosting a free Veterans’ Day Lunch from noon until gone for all veterans and their immediate family. It will be held at the Post home, 3606 South St., Madison. The menu is turkey, ham, and all the fixings.
Saturday, November 20
Bake Sale: A drive-thru Thanksgiving Holiday Bake Sale will take place from noon – 3 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Rte 5, Chittenango. Homemade pies, specialty cakes, and quick breads will be available.
Source : https://www.oneidadispatch.com/2021/10/24/upcoming-calendar-22/1306