Although the cooler months are already in full swing, the city will bundle up this weekend to celebrate the cold rather than combat it.
The Ithaca community comes together to enjoy playing in the snow and, once night falls, watching a fire performer during the Festival of Fire and Ice on February 3.
On Sept. 25, Streets Alive! Ithaca celebrated between South Plain and West Clinton Street. The event puts emphasis on natural forms of transportation.
On April 24–27, Ithaca will host its first fringe festival, featuring five different acts. Fringe festivals usually deliver unconventional performances.
Hillel at Ithaca College, the Jewish Studies Program, the Roy H. Park School of Communications and the Center for Academic Excellence will put on the Israel Film Festival March 1–2. The festival will feature three Israeli films: “The Flood,” “The Ballad for Weeping Spring” and “Garden of Eden.”