Full Events List


2019 Band Line-up  - Groton Legion Stage  

  • THURSDAY -  Cortland Old Timers Band - 6:30 PM 
  • FRIDAY - Chasing Neon 8-11 PM 
  • SATURDAY  -  Pittsford Marching Band 7PM
  • SATURDAY  - Ten Man Push 8-11 PM 


  • Cold Beer & Wine Slushies  - Legion Pavilion by Groton Legion
  • Food Pavilion (Fri & Sat)- Legion Cooked by Groton Fire Dept.

BAND - C. R Pavilion Main Street  

  • FRIDAY -   Acoustic Duo with Josh Dwyer  & Joel Kane  - Playing  Country, Bluegrass, Blues, and a little  Rock  N Roll - 6:30 - 8:30 PM 



*** Carnival Midway  -  Open all 3 days *** 

Aug 22, Thursday at 6:00PM

Aug 23, Friday at 6:00PM 

Aug 24, Saturday at noon. 

(15% of ticket proceeds to support Groton olde Home Days)

Thursday (Aug 22)  - Main Street C.R Pavilion: 

  • TEEN/KID DANCE - Thur - 6-8PM - with DJ Kelly Davis *Everyone welcome Hosted by the Groton Girl Scouts*

FRIDAY - (Aug 23)  Main Street C.R Pavilion 

  • Binghmaton ZooMobile Animal Show 6-8PM Under the Pavilion  
  • Acoustic Duo with Josh Dwyer  & Joel Kane  - Playing  Country, Bluegrass, Blues - 6:30 - 8:30 PM 

SATURDAY  - Aug 24  Main Street C.R Pavilion 

  • Groton Car Club - CAR SHOW  - Registration starts 8AM - Show 10AM to 2PM 
  • CHICKEN BBQ  - Support UCheer  Cooked By Kevin from Casper's 
  • Irish Dance - Saturday,  2 Free showtimes 3:30 & 4:30PM 
  • FREE Meet & Greet with Paw Patrol   - Saturday - 2-4PM 
  • CirqOvation Super Star Show   --    2 Free Showtimes  3:00 PM  & 7:00 PM

Saturday - Aug 25  (FREE events Thanks to our Sponsors) 

  • Pony Rides and Petting Zoo  - Saturday 9AM to 8PM on Conger Blvd
  • Cornell Birds of Prey (raptor program) - Saturday NOON on Conger Blvd
  • Ithaca Physics Bus - Saturday 11AM to 3PM on Conger Blvd 
  • Sir James Magic Show - NOON @ Conger  Blvd 
  • Sir James Strolling Balloon Artist  - Sat  - 1-4PM
  • Cornell Big Red Bear Mascot - Strolling Main Street 

Wagon Rides  4-L farms - Saturday on Main St


Baker Miller Lumber

Tie-dying Drawstring Bags for the kids on Saturday

8:30AM – 12:30PM

*Free Popcorn*

Fri – Afternoon 

Sat- till Noon 

Nicole Justice Massage 

Friday 12-5, Saturday 10-1 & 2-5 $1/minute chair massage  Free bottle of water with massage  20% off gift certificates 


Wally's Liquor & Wine 

Wine Tasting 

Friday & Saturday - 1 to 5 PM

Walpole's Variety 

Storewide sale

20% to 75% Off

Includes the largest selection of Jim Shore in the area


Friday 6:00PM  and Saturday starting at 11:00AM

Next to the C.R Main Street Pavilion 

PIE SALE - Saturday  - 9:00AM till Gone:  St Anthony Church 

Annual Pie Sale  on front lawn of American Legion  

 Bicycle Show

Antique, Custom, BMX Etc

109 W. South St

10AM -2:30PM - Awards @ 3PM

Motorcycle Show

109 W. South St

10AM -2:30PM –Awards @ 3PM

Several Classes – Trophies Awarded

CONTACT LEE: #898-4168

Annual Art Show Information: 

Location: Groton American Legion  (307 Main St) 

Opening Gala - Friday Aug 23rd - 5-7PM

Show Hours - Saturday Aug 24th - 10AM-5PM

*Registration - Wednesday, Aug 21st and Thursday Aug 22 5:30-7PM

Artists of all ages may submit 1 or 2 original entries, Max size of each is 140' around outside frame.  Works must be framed, wired and ready to hang.  

(Please see complete flyer under applications tab on this page) 


11th Annual Vern Morton Photo Show

Aug 23 & 24,  2019

Location:  Groton Town Hall, Conger Blvd 

Please direct questions to:  townclerk@grotontown.com 

ALL photos MUST be taken in the Town or Village of Groton

  • Categories:
  • People - at work, at play, interacting with their environment
  • Places - buildings, structures, roads and places that show what Groton looks like
  • Weather - weather events as they happen: snow, wind, rain, lightening, etc
  • Animals - interacting with the people and places of Groton
  • Botanicals - flowers, plants, trees in Groton
  • Additional Awards - Best of Show, People’s Choice, Producers’ Choice, and Morton Legacy

Photographers of all ages are invited to submit up to 2 matted original entries;

Minimum size 8”x10” excluding mat. (Please no glass or frames)

For more information call 607-898-5035 or go online to www.townofgrotonny.org

View Verne Morton photos online at www.thehistorycenter.net

Crafts and Collectible Show

  • Annual Groton Historical Association Craft and Collectables Show Sat, Aug 24th 9AM - 6PM on Conger Blvd & Inside the Town Barn



Saturday - August 24 2019 - 9:30 PM (Dusk)

 Groton Olde Home Days 2019
Will end with a FIREWORKS Show 💥  


Fireworks will be set off on Main Street Far back behind the C.R pavilion in the empty lot!! 

  ⛔️ Please be cautious of the roped off areas no entry into these areas!  Emergency and firework personal only!!!  


Keep in mind this is the first year of setting off fireworks: 

We will have seating in and around the C.R pavilion.  Please bring your lawn chairs.   

We think the following locations will have great viewing:

- Carnival midway

- Legion 

- Ice Cream Caboose 

- Bakery Parking lot 

- Along Main Street on sidewalks  

We will have some parking in the Main Street Lot to the left of the CR Pavilion. 


  • CLAM BAKE FRI & SAT @ Out Back Party and BBQ - Back Lot of Casper's and Union Tavern 
  •  LATE NIGHT BREAKFAST: SATURDAY:  1am-3am join us for Breakfast (Scrambled Eggs, Sausage and Toast). 


 Schedule of Events at 

The Union Tavern 114 Main Street

Thursday August 22nd 12pm-1am

  • Bar opens at Noon for Lunches
  • Happy Happy hour from 3-6
  • - 6-9PM Frozen Margaritas - Raspberry, Traditional & Strawberry 
  • * 9-12PM  DJ Logan

Friday August 23rd Open 10am-1am (5pm-1am outside party in the backyard) 

  • Happy Happy hour from 3-4 (Inside and out)
  • 5pm Back Yard opens:
  • Beer (Draft and Cans) and Wine Slushies ($1.00 Cans $2.00 Draft/Wine Slushies)
  • * 9pm-12pm Live Music by Rachel Beverly

- Saturday August 24th Open 10 am-1am ( Bar remains available ALL WEEKEND) Outside activities all day and all night!

  • 1st Annual BackYard PIG ROAST.
  • 10am Mimosas and Mini Muffins
  • - 11am-1pm Wine Tasting with Chateau Dusseau 
  • - 11am hotdogs, hamburgers and sausage onions and peppers prepared by Kevin Griffin (Caspers)
  • - Pig Roast-(Thanks Nick) Pork will be available between 1pm-2pm until Gone (Served with Salt Potatoes Baked Beans and Macaroni Salad)
  • - 2pm-4pm Taste some Beer with our friends from Cortland Brewery
  • * 2pm-5pm Live Music by Billy Golicki
  • - 4pm-6pm Pre Parade Happy Hour $1.00 Draft Beer
  • * 7pm-10pm Doug Houk The 222 Band
  • * 10pm-1am Rock out with BENDER.


Food, Cold Drinks and More.....


  • Cold Beer & Wine Slushies  - Legion Pavilion by Groton Legion
  • Food Pavilion (Fri & Sat)- Groton Legion Cooked by Groton Fire Dept. 
  • Legion Cake Wheel  Friday & Saturday
  • Saint Anthony Church Pie Sale Tent front lawn of the legion 9AM till gone  - Saturday 

Foggy Bog Food Tent - Main Street  (Fri & Sat)

  •  Food Tent - Fresh Cut Olde Home Days Fries  Plus much more  (H&R Block lot)  Cooked by Foggy Bog Hunting camp



Friday 6:00PM  and Saturday starting at 11:00AM

Next to the C.R Main Street Pavilion 

CirqOvation Superstar Supershow


Saturday ~ August 24

2 Free Showtimes 

3:00 PM  & 7:00 PM


Fun for the entire family

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