Events from February 2008 in Utica & Surrounding Areas

Looking for things to do in Utica? Want to know what's going on this weekend in Utica, New Harford, Rome, Clinton, Herkimer and elsewhere? Check MVNY for the scoop on concerts, sporting events, and other events in the mohawk valley.

Check out our Current Events Page

What Where When
Jann Klose
NYC Acoustic Singer Song Writer Jann (Pronounced Yann) Klose. jannklose.com
College Street Cafe February 1 2008 @ 7pm
Sesame Street Live: Ready for Action
Tickets are $12 - $24 dollars for Sesame Street Live: Ready for Action. Tickets go on sale 12/10/07. See ticketmaster.com or Stanley Box Office (315) 724-4000.
Capitol Theatre February 2 2008 @ 11:30 am & 3 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Hamilton College
Tickets are $4. $2 for Students.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 5 2008 @ 7 pm
MWPAI Film Series: No Country for Old Men
A film directed by the Coen brothers, "No Country for Old Men" (R), is a thriller that includes a great cast & has received lots of critical acclaim. Film includes graphic violence. Tickets are $6/7 for general public, $4/5 for members and $3 for s
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 6 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Harlem Globetrotters
It's the Harlem Globetrotters! Tickets are $89, $43 and $27 at the Aud box office with GREAT discounts for groups (10 or more) and Scouts.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 7 2008 @ 7 pm
Old Blind Dogs
Award winning band from Scotland performing Scottish Folk Music. Admission is $18, $15 for members.
Kirkland Art Center February 8 2008 @ 8 pm
Sam Kininger Band
Sam Kininger Band will perform. (funk) $5 Cover. www.samkiningerband.com
The Electric Company February 8 2008 @ 9 pm
Movie Series - "The Birds"
Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" will be shown at The Capitol Theatre in a restored 35mm Technicolor print. Tickets are the original 1963 price: 90 cents for adults, and 50 cents for children 12 and younger.
Capitol Theatre February 9 2008 @ 2:30 pm & 7 pm
An Affair to Remember
Event will include a cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, desserts. Sal Alberico Band will perform with horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Utica. Tickets are $30. Call 734-4287.
Hotel Utica February 9 2008 @ 8 pm
Trio con Brio Copenhagen
The Chamber Music Society of Utica presents this classical concert to take place in the Museum of Art Auditorium. Admission is $20, $10 for students with ID. 822-4392.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 10 2008 @ 2:30 pm
Caleb Hawley & Joe Sweet perform
Free concert in Room 116 of the Alumni College Center at MVCC Utica Campus.
Acoustic Cafe February 12 2008 @ 7 pm
Matchbox Twenty
Matchbox Twenty and Alanis Morissette will perform at the Event Center. Tickets are $75. Sale starts 11/17/07 at 10 a.m. Call (315) 361-7469. Mute Math will open.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 12 2008 @ 8 pm
Soprano Alicia Loomis and Pianist Tina Toglia
Alicia Loomis and Tina Toglia will perform in the Library Concourse as part of the Lunch Hour Series at Utica College.
Utica College - Macfarlane Auditorium February 13 2008 @ 12:30 pm
MV Blues Society Jam
Midnite Mike hosts the Mohawk Valley Blues Society Jam.
The Devereux February 13 2008 @ 7 pm
Little Big Town
Young Country band Little Big Town will perform in the Turning Stone Casino's Showroom Valentine's Day. Tickets are $35/40/50. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 14 2008 @ 8 pm
Valentine's Day Dinner
Three-course menu, including appetizers or salad, entree and dessert. $45/person. There will be 5 options with each course. Wine tasting with each course is $15. Reservations recommended. Call 724-4815.
Ancora February 14 2008 @ 5 pm
DVD the Band
DVD the Band will perform.
Daniele's Banquet Specialists February 14 2008 @ 8 pm
Highland, Heath and Holler - Celtic Music
Hamilton College Performing Arts presents a concert of Celtic Music's Voyage to Appalachia. Tickets are $18/adults & $12/seniors. 859-4331.
Wellin Hall February 15 2008 @ 8 pm
Joey & Maria's Comedy Wedding
A dinner theatre for Valentine's Day! Tickets are $42.95. www.joeyandmaria.com
Holiday Inn February 15 2008 @ 7 pm
Classified
The band, Classified, will perform. www.classifiedhorns.com
Joel's Front Yard Steak House February 16 2008 @ 9 pm
Devin Garramone Jazz
The Devereux February 16 2008 @ 10 pm
5-Course Meal with Wine Tasting
Take your sweetheart to Cafe Canole for a 5-course French-inspired meal. Wine-tasting also included. $75/person. Reservations recommended. Call 733-6592.
Cafe Canole February 16 2008 @ 6:30 pm
Bridal Fair 2008
Free Admission to the Bridal Fair 2008 with giveaways and prizes. Bring your Mom and she can register to win a rehearsal dinner or bride's luncheon.
Dibble's Inn February 17 2008 @ 12 pm - 4 pm
Festival of Cartoons
The "Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies" series will be at the Capitol during February's Winter School Break. The show is 1 hr. 45 minutes. It runs all week, M - F at 3 pm. Tickets are $3, $2 for kids 12 and under.
Capitol Theatre February 18 2008 @ 3 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Grace is Gone
Grace is Gone will be shown in the Art Auditorium. A film starring John Cusack who portrays a dad raising 2 daughters when his wife dies in Iraq. (PG-13) Tickets are $6 for matinees and $7 for evenings. Member and student prices vary.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 20 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Ingrid Michaelson
Hamilton College's Acoustic Coffeehouse Series will host singer Ingrid Michaelson, David Ford & Matthew Perryman Jones. Michaelson is one of VH1's "You Oughta Know" artists. Admission is $5 & free to those with college ID.
Fillius Events Barn February 21 2008 @ 8 pm
Randy Travis
Randy Travis is coming to the Turning Stone Showroom. Tickets are $65/70/80. Call 361-7469 for the box office. www.randy-travis.com
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 21 2008 @ 7 pm
The Nields
The folk duo, The Nields, will perform. Admission is $15, $12 for members. Call (315) 853-8871 for information.
Kirkland Art Center February 22 2008 @ 8 pm
Sec. III High School Hockey
General Admission Seating.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 23 2008 @ 1:30 pm
Play "James Baldwin: Down From the Mountaintop"
Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels, will perform this solo play. Mr. Levels is also the author. This event is open to the public.
Fillius Events Barn February 23 2008 @ 7:30 pm
Utica Zoo's Snowfari 2008
Admission is free. The 13th annual Snowfari will involved a Snowball Softball Tournament, a Cardboard Sled Race, miniature golf and an obstacle course. There will be food, baked goods and beer.
Val Bialas Ski Center February 23 2008 @ 10 am - 3 pm
Play "Life is Short"
Admission is $4. Play runs from 2/28 thru 3/1.
Utica College - Strebel Auditorium February 28 2008 @ 8 pm
The Band Charlie
The Band Charlie will perform on Friday & Saturday (party music)!
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge February 29 2008 @ 9 pm
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Tickets are $20. $17 for Members.
Kirkland Art Center February 1 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: King Corn
An 88 Minute Documentary about 2 friends, an acre of corn and the industry that supplies our fast food restaurants. Tickets are $6,7 for general public. $4,5 for Members and $3 for students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 1 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
"Fashing Night" with a Mardi Gras theme
Fritz's Polka Band will perform for the celebration. It's a costume ball and prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $15 for dinner and dance and just $6 for the dance only. Children under 12 are $5.
Utica Maennerchor Hall February 2 2008 @ 6 pm, dancing from 7 pm - 11 pm
CNY Cheerleading Challenge
Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors & children. Available at the door. General Admission Seating.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 2 2008 @ 9 am - 6 pm
For Kids & Families: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
A production by Sesame Street animator, Mo Willems. Tickets are $9. $7 for members and students. Call the box office at (315) 797-0055.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 2 2008 @ 11 am & 1 pm
Get the Led Out - Led Zeppelin Tribute band
A Led Zeppelin Tribute band will perform in the Showroom. Tickets are $10/15/20. Call 361-7469 for tickets.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 2 2008 @ 8 pm
Sesame Street Live: Ready for Action
Tickets are $12 - $24 dollars for Sesame Street Live: Ready for Action. Tickets go on sale 12/10/07. See ticketmaster.com or Stanley Box Office (315) 724-4000.
Capitol Theatre February 3 2008 @ 11:30 am & 3 pm
Queensryche with Don Dokken
Queensryche (rock) with Don Dokken opening (The Hits Acoustic) in the Showroom. Tickets are $40/45/55. Call the box office at 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 5 2008 @ 8 pm
Film @ UC - "Belle De Jour"
Free Film. "Belle De Jour" is a 1967 French film about a housewife who decides to prostitute while her husband is at work.
Utica College - Macfarlane Auditorium February 7 2008 @ 7 pm
Justice McBride Duo
The Devereux February 7 2008 @ 9 pm
80s/90s Dance Party
12 North Sports Bar February 7 2008 @ 9 pm
Karaoke with Lynn
Packy's Pub February 7 2008 @ 9 pm - midnight
MWPAI Film Series: No Country for Old Men
A film directed by the Coen brothers, "No Country for Old Men" (R), is a thriller that includes a great cast & has received lots of critical acclaim. Film includes graphic violence. Tickets are $6/7 for general public, $4/5 for members and $3 for s
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 8 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Choir Musical: West Side Story
Hamilton College Choir presents the musical, West Side Story. Admission is $7, $5 for Senior Citizens. Call 859-4331 for information.
Wellin Hall February 8 2008 @ 8 pm
Movies & Showtimes
No Country for Old Men (R) - 6:30, 8:30 pm. There Will Be Blood (R) - 6:30, 9:30 pm. Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (PG-13) - 7, 9 pm
Uptown Theatre February 8 2008 @ 6:30, 7, 8:30 & 9 pm
Movie Series - "The Birds"
Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" will be shown at The Capitol Theatre in a restored 35mm Technicolor print. Tickets are the original 1963 price: 90 cents for adults, and 50 cents for children 12 and younger.
Capitol Theatre February 8 2008 @ 7 pm
Daniel's Den Coffeehouse
Featuring Lindy Colon, with opening act, Just Praising Thru.
Daniel's Den Coffee House February 8 2008 @ 7 pm
Dave Snediker
Dave Snediker will perform for happy hour.
The Electric Company February 8 2008 @ 5 pm - 8 pm
BlueStreak
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge February 8 2008 @ 9 pm
Devin Garramone Band
The Devereux February 8 2008 @ 7 pm
Irish Happy Hour with Blarney Rebel
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub February 8 2008 @ 6 pm
Brad Tilbe & Jen Abounader
Tramontane Cafe February 8 2008 @ 9 pm
Margaret Cho
Comedian, Margaret Cho, will perform in the Showroom. $55/60/70. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 8 2008 @ 8 pm
Choir Musical: West Side Story
Hamilton College Choir presents the musical, West Side Story. Admission is $7, $5 for Senior Citizens. Call 859-4331 for information.
Wellin Hall February 9 2008 @ 8 pm
Movies & Showtimes
No Country for Old Men (R) - 1, 3:15 5:30, 7:45, 9:45pm. There Will Be Blood (R) - 1, 4, 7, 9:45 pm. Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 pm
Uptown Theatre February 9 2008 @ See Description for times
Children's Magic Show with Shaun Robinson
The Family Fun Series presents a free magic show.
MVCC - Plumley Auditorium February 9 2008 @ 12 pm
Dave Snediker & Friends with Sons of the Queen
Dave Snediker to perform (indie/folk/alternative/rock music) www.snedhead.com
The Devereux February 9 2008 @ 10 pm
Keel the Puppet
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge February 9 2008 @ 9 pm
Showtime
The band Showtime will perform.
12 North Sports Bar February 9 2008 @ 10 pm
Skyline
Live Country with Skyline
Nothin Fancy Cafe February 9 2008 @ 9 pm
Dance the Night Away Event
MC Symeon Tsoupeolis Jr will host the Dance the Night Away Event that includes dancing, dessert, hors d'oeuvres and prizes. Tickets are $35. Call 735-6210.
Harts Hill Inn February 9 2008 @ 7 - 11 pm
Monk Rowe and the Roots of Rock and Roll
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub February 9 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Mark Zane
Mark Zane will perform
Tiny's State Street Bar & Grill February 9 2008 @ 7:30 pm
The Retropolitians
The Retropolitians to perform. (80's Pop) $5 Cover.
The Electric Company February 9 2008 @ 9 pm
Choir Musical: West Side Story
Hamilton College Choir presents the musical, West Side Story. Admission is $7, $5 for Senior Citizens. Call 859-4331 for information.
Wellin Hall February 10 2008 @ 2 pm
Movies & Showtimes
No Country for Old Men (R) - 1, 3:15 5:30, 7:45 pm. There Will Be Blood (R) - 1, 4, 7 pm. Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5, 7 pm
Uptown Theatre February 10 2008 @ See Description for times
Uncle Zimmy's Open Mic Night Sideshow
Tramontane Cafe February 10 2008 @ 7 pm
Pianist Elizabeth Polatin
Jazz & Classical Piano
College Street Cafe February 10 2008 @ 3 pm
Karaoke with Jon Pheonix
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge February 12 2008 @ Evening
Jute Box Night
12 North Sports Bar February 12 2008 @ 9 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Starting Out In The Evening
The film tells the story of Leonard Schiller (Frank Langella), a writer who wants to finish a novel he's been working on for 10 yrs. and regain notoriety. Tickets are $6 for matinees and $7 for evening shows. Member & student prices are $5/4/3.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 13 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Blues with a View
Daniele at Valley View February 13 2008 @ 6 - 10 pm
Film: "Belle Toujours"
Free film at Utica College. "Belle Toujours" (2006) is a drama about the characters from the film Belle de Jour who meet again 38 years later.
Utica College - Macfarlane Auditorium February 14 2008 @ 7 pm
Justice McBride Duo
The Devereux February 14 2008 @ 9 pm
Dracula_tron CD release party
CD release party and show
Tramontane Cafe February 14 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Starting Out In The Evening
The film tells the story of Leonard Schiller (Frank Langella), a writer who wants to finish a novel he's been working on for 10 yrs. and regain notoriety. Tickets are $6 for matinees and $7 for evening shows. Member & student prices are $5/4/3.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 15 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Jazz Band.
The Devereux February 15 2008 @ 7 pm
Dead Rose
Dead Rose performs (rock). $5 cover. www.deadroserocks.com
The Electric Company February 15 2008 @ 10 pm
Big Krush
The band, Big Krush, will perform.
Daniele's Banquet Specialists February 15 2008 @ 9 pm - midnight
DVD the Band
Thornberry's Restaurant February 15 2008 @ 6 pm
Stroke
The R&B Band, Stroke, will perform.
Joel's Front Yard Steak House February 15 2008 @ 9 pm
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra
Part of Hamilton College's Classical Connection Series. Individual tickets are $15-$22/adult with discounts for seniors and students. Subscription packages are $65/adult.
Wellin Hall February 15 2008 @ 3 pm
CAB Concert Series: The National
Admission is $5.
Fillius Events Barn February 16 2008 @ 8 pm
Faculty Recital
Soprano Lauralyn Kolb will perform a free recital.
Wellin Hall February 16 2008 @ 8 pm
Crazy Fools
Crazy Fools perform (classic rock/jam). $5 cover. www.myspace.com/crazyfools
The Electric Company February 16 2008 @ 10 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Neumann
Tickets are $4 adults, $2 students tickets available after Sept. 15, 2007 at the AUD or through Ticketmaster
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 16 2008 @ 7 pm
Annual Father-Daughter Butterfly Kisses Ball
Semi-Formal hosted by the Oriskany Fire Dept. for Dads & Daughters. Includes buffet dinner and music. Tickets are $60/couple and $20 for each additional young lady.
Harts Hill Inn February 16 2008 @ 6 - 9:30 pm
Holidaye
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant February 16 2008 @ 9 pm
Anne Murray
Anne Murray will perform in the Showroom (Adult Contemporary). Tickets are $65/70/80. Call 361-7469 for tickets.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 16 2008 @ 8 pm
UC Women's Hockey vs. Neumann
Tickets are $4 adults, $2 students. Tickets available after Sept. 15, 2007 at the AUD or through Ticketmaster.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 17 2008 @ 2 pm
Fiction writer Dave Bell
Fiction writer Dave Bell will present during the Lunch Hour Series.
Utica College - Macfarlane Auditorium February 20 2008 @ 12:30 pm
Festival of Cartoons
The "Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies" series will be at the Capitol during February's Winter School Break. The show is 1 hr. 45 minutes. It runs all week, M - F at 3 pm. Tickets are $3, $2 for kids 12 and under.
Capitol Theatre February 20 2008 @ 3 pm
Film: "An Unreasonable Man"
A documentary about the life and career of Ralph Nader. (2006) This event is free.
Utica College - Macfarlane Auditorium February 21 2008 @ 7 pm
Karaoke with Lynn
Packy's Pub February 21 2008 @ 9 pm - midnight
Tone Spliff with Veil of Maya
DJ Tone Spliff will spin with Veil of Maya. (Hip Hop, R&B). Free admission. Saranac Specials.
The Electric Company February 21 2008 @ 10 pm
Justice McBride Duo
The Devereux February 21 2008 @ Evening
MWPAI Film Series: Grace is Gone
Grace is Gone will be shown in the Art Auditorium. A film starring John Cusack who portrays a dad raising 2 daughters when his wife dies in Iraq. (PG-13) Tickets are $6 for matinees and $7 for evenings. Member and student prices vary.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute February 22 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Festival of Cartoons
The "Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies" series will be at the Capitol during February's Winter School Break. The show is 1 hr. 45 minutes. It runs all week, M - F at 3 pm. Tickets are $3, $2 for kids 12 and under.
Capitol Theatre February 22 2008 @ 3 pm
UC Men's Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley
Tickets are $4 adults, $2 students. Tickets available after Sept. 15, 2007 at the AUD or through Ticketmaster.
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 22 2008 @ 7 pm
Festival of Cartoons
The "Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies" series will be at the Capitol during February's Winter School Break. The show is 1 hr. 45 minutes. Tickets are $3, $2 for kids 12 and under.
Capitol Theatre February 23 2008 @ 3 & 7 pm
The Outlaws with Buddah Bellies
In the Showroom these Southern Rockers will perform. Tickets are $15/20/30. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center February 23 2008 @ 8 pm
UC Men's Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley
Tickets are $4 adults, $2 students. Tickets available after Sept. 15, 2007 at the AUD or through Ticketmaster
Utica Memorial Auditorium February 23 2008 @ 7 pm
Lavender Trio
A free performance by the Lavender Trio. The Lavender Trio is comprised of Beth Carville Evans, flute; Heather Johnsen, clarinet and Judy Marchione, bassoon.
Wellin Hall February 24 2008 @ 3 -4 pm
Survey of American Jazz
Admission is $5 or $2 with college ID. MVCC students & kids under 12 are admitted for free.
MVCC - Plumley Auditorium February 26 2008 @ 8 pm
College Night Dance Party
12 North Sports Bar February 28 2008 @ 9 pm
Karaoke with Lynn
Packy's Pub February 28 2008 @ 9 pm - 12 pm
Justice McBride Duo
The Devereux February 28 2008 @ 9 pm
IRIEmember
Nothin Fancy Cafe February 28 2008 @ 9 pm
Play "Dracula"
$5 admission. $2 with college ID and free for MVCC students. Play runs 2/28 thru 3/1. 792-5400
MVCC Theater February 28 2008 @ 8 pm
Remedy
Classic/New rock band, Remedy, will perform. www.myspace.com/remedyrthere
Cacciatore's Bar and Grill February 29 2008 @ 10 pm
Frank Cannistra & Co.
Frank & Co. with special guest Vanilla Funk Band.
Hook, Line & Sinker February 29 2008 @ 7 pm
K-Rock's Big Night Out
Mr. McGill's February 29 2008 @ 11 pm
Soul Injection
Friday & Saturday evening.
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant February 29 2008 @ 9:20 pm
Southern Grace
12 North Sports Bar February 29 2008 @ 9 pm
Blarney Rebel
Irish Happy Hour!
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub February 29 2008 @ 6 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Local Jazz Band.
The Devereux February 29 2008 @ 7 pm
Jon Liebing
Joh Liebing will perform songs around the fireplace. Make your dinner reservations.
Joel's Front Yard Steak House February 29 2008 @ 7 - 11 pm
Crazy Fools
Crazy Fools will perform. Classic Rock. www.myspace.com/crazyfools
The Devereux February 29 2008 @ 10 pm
Grateful Dead Tribute with the Family Dawgz
$5 Cover. www.myspace.com/familydawgz
The Electric Company February 29 2008 @ 10 pm
Galaxy Dance Party
Nothin Fancy Cafe February 29 2008 @ Evening
Play "Life is Short"
Admission is $4. Play runs from 2/28 thru 3/1.
Utica College - Strebel Auditorium February 29 2008 @ 8 pm
Play "Dracula"
$5 admission. $2 with college ID and free for MVCC students. Play runs 2/28 thru 3/1. 792-5400
MVCC Theater February 29 2008 @ 8 pm
Play "Gin Game"
$10 admission. $7 for students.
The Stables February 29 2008 @ 8 pm
Movies & Showtimes
The Bucket List (PG-13) 7 & 9 pm, Fool's Gold (PG-13) 7 & 9 pm, Jumper (PG-13) 9 pm, The Spiderwick Chronicles (PG) 7 pm.
Uptown Theatre February 29 2008 @ 7 & 9 pm