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Live Performances The Brothers Comatose

Thursday, June 30 at 8pm
Whether traveling to gigs on horseback or by tour bus, Americana mavens The Brothers Comatose forge their own path with raucous West Coast renderings of traditional bluegrass, country…
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Whether traveling to gigs on horseback or by tour bus, Americana mavens The Brothers Comatose forge their own path with raucous West Coast renderings of traditional bluegrass, country and rock ‘n’ roll music. The five-piece

Live Performances Mozart’s comic opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio”

Thursday, July 21 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 23 at 3pm
Sunday, July 24 at 3pm
Geneva Light Opera
Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm…
Tickets:$35 for general admission, $20 for "Under Thirty" opera fans, children K-12 are admitted without charge. Premium tickets are also available for $100 or $150 for couples, and include reserve seating and an artist reception during the second intermission
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Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm on Sunday July 24. Music will be

Live Performances Mozart’s comic opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio”

Thursday, July 21 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 23 at 3pm
Sunday, July 24 at 3pm
Geneva Light Opera
Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm…
Tickets:$35 for general admission, $20 for "Under Thirty" opera fans, children K-12 are admitted without charge. Premium tickets are also available for $100 or $150 for couples, and include reserve seating and an artist reception during the second intermission
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Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm on Sunday July 24. Music will be

Live Performances Mozart’s comic opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio”

Thursday, July 21 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 23 at 3pm
Sunday, July 24 at 3pm
Geneva Light Opera
Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm…
Tickets:$35 for general admission, $20 for "Under Thirty" opera fans, children K-12 are admitted without charge. Premium tickets are also available for $100 or $150 for couples, and include reserve seating and an artist reception during the second intermission
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Mozart's comic opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thursday July 21, and 3 pm on Saturday July 23, and 3 pm on Sunday July 24. Music will be

Live Performances Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

Thursday, July 28 at 8pm, Doors at 7pm
DSP
Access to PRESALE tickets are a benefit of Smith membership. Find out more here. A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music…
Tickets:$79.50/$59.50/$49.50
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Access to PRESALE tickets are a benefit of Smith membership. Find out more here. A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

Live Performances Mary Chapin Carpenter

Wednesday, August 24 at 8pm, Doors open at 7pm
Dan Smalls Presents
with Caroline Spence The Smith has received new guidance regarding masks from the artist. Masks, though not required, will be recommended to be worn while attending this concert.…
Tickets:$59.50, $49.50, $39.50
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with Caroline Spence The Smith has received new guidance regarding masks from the artist. Masks, though not required, will be recommended to be worn while attending this concert. Thank you and our apologies for any

Film The Earth is Blue as an Orange

Friday, August 26 at 7pm
Sponsored by the Foster Grandparent Program Wayne County Action Program
**FREE**  DOCUMENTARY FILM   **FREE** a fundraiser for the people of Ukraine A 2020 documentary about a single mother raising 4 children on the front-line war-zone in the…

**FREE**  DOCUMENTARY FILM   **FREE** a fundraiser for the people of Ukraine A 2020 documentary about a single mother raising 4 children on the front-line war-zone in the Donbas region. To cope with the daily

Film Hidden Figures (2016)

Wednesday, September 14 at 7 PM
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of U.S. space program. This screening celebrates the…
Tickets:$13 general admission; $8.74 students (fees included)
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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of U.S. space program. This screening celebrates the induction of Katherine Johnson into the National

Live Performances Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre

Friday, September 16 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
ROOT Let It Be Mood Swing From Here to Home Shiver Why Don't You Do It Right Soul Remedy Top 10 moments for dance in Chicago in 2021……
Tickets:Adult/Senior $35 / College students with id $10 / Child through grade 12 FREE/HWS students with id FREE
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Wilfredo Rivera, Cofounder and Artistic Director ROOT Let It Be Mood Swing From Here to Home Shiver Why Don't You Do It Right Soul Remedy Top 10 moments for dance in Chicago in 2021… movers

Film Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party (1980)

Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00pm
The documentary Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party follows the creation of Chicago’s multi-media exhibit that centers the influence of women throughout the…
Tickets:$10, $7 students/youth under 18
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The documentary Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party follows the creation of Chicago’s multi-media exhibit that centers the influence of women throughout the ages. First displayed in 1979, Chicago’s artistic

2022 Induction Ceremony

Saturday, September 24 at 2 PM
National Women's Hall of Fame
In celebration of the achievements of nine incredible women About this event The National Women’s Hall of Fame will host its 30th Induction Ceremony on Saturday, September 24…
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In celebration of the achievements of nine incredible women About this event The National Women’s Hall of Fame will host its 30th Induction Ceremony on Saturday, September 24 from 2-4pm at the Smith Opera House.

Live Performances Jonatha Brooke

Friday, September 30 at 7:30pm
Merging evocative folk, melodic pop and an edgier roots rock sensibility, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jonatha Brooke began releasing music in the early 1990s, first as a member of the duo…
Tickets:$23 General Admission
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Merging evocative folk, melodic pop and an edgier roots rock sensibility, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jonatha Brooke began releasing music in the early 1990s, first as a member of the duo the Story and more enduringly as a

Live Performances José Feliciano

Saturday, October 1 at 8pm
Feliciano has been acclaimed by critics around the world as “The greatest living guitarist.” Referred to as “The Picasso of his Realm,” Jose Feliciano’s accomplishments are highly celebrated.…
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Feliciano has been acclaimed by critics around the world as “The greatest living guitarist.” Referred to as “The Picasso of his Realm,” Jose Feliciano’s accomplishments are highly celebrated. He’s been awarded over forty-five Gold and

Film Perfume de Gardenias (2021)

Thursday, October 6 at 7 PM
NYS Council on the Arts Decentralization Program
After years of caring for her bedridden husband, Isabel becomes a widow. Her days feel empty so she agrees to help her neighbor Toña decorate the carpenter's funeral.…
Tickets:$10 general admission; $7 students (fees included)
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After years of caring for her bedridden husband, Isabel becomes a widow. Her days feel empty so she agrees to help her neighbor Toña decorate the carpenter's funeral. Heartfelt creativity is required to make the

Live Performances “Senior Follies” Talent Show

Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 PM
Foster Grandparent Program of the Wayne County Action Program
Featuring seniors 50 and over. Online tickets can be purchased at any time. All over the phone or online purchases will receive a digital ticket sent to your…
Tickets:$12 (18 years and over), $7 (5 to 17 years), under 5 are free
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Featuring seniors 50 and over. Box Office, Tickets, and Seating Online tickets can be purchased at any time. All over the phone or online purchases will receive a digital ticket sent to your email. You

Film Spartacus (1960)

Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00pm; Doors at 6:30
In 73 B.C., a Thracian slave leads a revolt at a gladiatorial school run by Lentulus Batiatus (Sir Peter Ustinov). The uprising soon spreads across the Italian Peninsula…
Tickets:$13 general admission; $8.74 students (fees included)
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In 73 B.C., a Thracian slave leads a revolt at a gladiatorial school run by Lentulus Batiatus (Sir Peter Ustinov). The uprising soon spreads across the Italian Peninsula involving thousand of slaves. The plan is

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Hot Peas ‘n Butter *NEW DATE*

Friday, October 14 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank & Nelson B. Delavan Foundation
Hot Peas 'n Butter is an award-winning, multicultural family music band that wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their highly energetic and interactive…
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Hot Peas 'n Butter is an award-winning, multicultural family music band that wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their highly energetic and interactive musical style. With eight award-winning albums and

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Hot Peas ‘N Butter *NEW DATE*

Saturday, October 15 at 11am
Lyons National Bank & Nelson B. Delavan Foundation
Hot Peas 'n Butter is an award-winning, multicultural family music band that wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their highly energetic and interactive…
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Hot Peas 'n Butter is an award-winning, multicultural family music band that wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their highly energetic and interactive musical style. With eight award-winning albums and

Live Performances Upstate

Saturday, October 15 at 8pm
Upstate is a band guided by clear ambitions: to write honest songs, play rich music, and “leave it all” on the stage and in the studio. Mary, Harry,…
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Upstate is a band guided by clear ambitions: to write honest songs, play rich music, and “leave it all” on the stage and in the studio. Mary, Harry, Melanie, and Dylan draw on varied influences,

Film Ya No Estoy Aqui/I’m No Longer Here

Thursday, October 20 at 7PM
NYS Council on the Arts Decentralization Program
In 2011, in the slums of Monterrey, a 17-year-old teenager named Ulises is the leader of a gang called Los Terkos. They dedicate themselves to hanging out and…
Tickets:$13 general admission; $8.74 students (fees included)
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In 2011, in the slums of Monterrey, a 17-year-old teenager named Ulises is the leader of a gang called Los Terkos. They dedicate themselves to hanging out and following the counter-culture of Kolombia: a lifestyle

GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE, JAMES CARVILLE AND BILL WHITAKER HEADLINE FALL STERN FAMILY FORUM

Friday, October 21 at 7:30pm, Doors at 6:30pm
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
As part of Hobart’s Bicentennial celebration, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and political commentator and strategist James Carville LL.D. ’13, P’17 will join the HWS and greater-Finger…

As part of Hobart’s Bicentennial celebration, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and political commentator and strategist James Carville LL.D. ’13, P’17 will join the HWS and greater-Finger Lakes community for a panel discussion moderated

Live Performances Mark O’Connor Duo

Sunday, October 23 at 8pm
Mark O'Connor began his creative journey at the feet of American fiddling legend Benny Thomasson, and the iconic French jazz violinist Stéphane Grappelli. Now, at age 59, he…
Tickets:$39/$29
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Mark O'Connor began his creative journey at the feet of American fiddling legend Benny Thomasson, and the iconic French jazz violinist Stéphane Grappelli. Now, at age 59, he has melded these influences into a new

Film Right In the Eye: A Live Performance Accompanying the Silent Films of George Mieles

Thursday, October 27 at 7PM, Doors at 6:30PM
A live concert designed as a soundtrack to a montage of silent films by George Méliès (1861 – 1938) considered to be one of the inventors of cinematography. …
Tickets:$23 adults, $17 youth/students (fees included)
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A live concert designed as a soundtrack to a montage of silent films by George Méliès (1861 – 1938) considered to be one of the inventors of cinematography.  It is the musical brainchild of Jean-François

Film Encanto (2021) FREE Film and Family Fun Activities!

Saturday, October 29 at 2:00pm
Join us at The Smith for an activity-packed day celebrating Dia de los Muertos. (12:30-1:15) Altar Exhibition, see the beautiful Dia de los Muertos altars on display made…

Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto.

Film The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 29 at 9pm, doors at 8pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to The Smith this October with action-packed romance, thrills, chills, lots of laughs, and 16 great singalong songs. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged!…
Tickets:$10 adult, $7 students and youth under 18
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to The Smith this October with action-packed romance, thrills, chills, lots of laughs, and 16 great singalong songs. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged! About The Rocky Horror Picture Show The

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Grace For President

Friday, November 4 at 10am
Casa Mañana
When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace asks “Where are the girls?”, as her third-grade teacher rolls out a poster…
Tickets:$6.50 General Admission
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When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace asks “Where are the girls?”, as her third-grade teacher rolls out a poster of all 44 U.S. presidents. Frustrated by

Medley on Linden Brews & Bluegrass

Saturday, November 5 at 6pm
Massa Construction
Q: What do Big ALICe, Suarez, Lucky Hare Brewing Company, Lake Drum Brewing, Underground Beer Lab, Relative Risk Brewing Company, War Horse Brewing Company, Brewery Ardennes, Other Half…
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Q: What do Big ALICe, Suarez, Lucky Hare Brewing Company, Lake Drum Brewing, Underground Beer Lab, Relative Risk Brewing Company, War Horse Brewing Company, Brewery Ardennes, Other Half Brewing Company, and Prison City Brewing, all

Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday, November 6 at 3 p.m.
Geneva Concerts
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor Tai Murray, violin SIBELIUS:  Symphony No. 5, Op. 82 in E-flat Major WYNTON MARSALIS: Violin Concerto in D Major The Cleveland Orchestra's Vinay Parameswaran joins the Rochester…
Tickets:BOX OFFICE PRICES: Adult/Senior $35 / College students with ID $10 / Child through grade 12 FREE/HWS students with ID FREE
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Vinay Parameswaran, conductor Tai Murray, violin SIBELIUS:  Symphony No. 5, Op. 82 in E-flat Major WYNTON MARSALIS: Violin Concerto in D Major The Cleveland Orchestra's Vinay Parameswaran joins the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for an afternoon of Geneva

Live Performances Kinetic Dance Collective

Friday, November 11 at 7:30pm; Doors open at 6:30pm
Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm; Doors open at 6:30pm
Hobart and William Smith College
BUY FRIDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! BUY SATURDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! Kinetic Dance Collective (KDC), a student-run organization, encourages students to connect with the Hobart & William Smith campus…
Tickets:Free for HWS students and children under 12, $10 all others

BUY FRIDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! BUY SATURDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! Kinetic Dance Collective (KDC), a student-run organization, encourages students to connect with the Hobart & William Smith campus and Geneva community through the art of

Live Performances Kinetic Dance Collective

Friday, November 11 at 7:30pm; Doors open at 6:30pm
Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm; Doors open at 6:30pm
Hobart and William Smith College
BUY FRIDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! BUY SATURDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! Kinetic Dance Collective (KDC), a student-run organization, encourages students to connect with the Hobart & William Smith campus…
Tickets:Free for HWS students and children under 12, $10 all others

BUY FRIDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! BUY SATURDAY NIGHT TICKETS HERE! Kinetic Dance Collective (KDC), a student-run organization, encourages students to connect with the Hobart & William Smith campus and Geneva community through the art of

My Geneva is…Then and Now Feat. The Smith Opera House

Wednesday, November 16 at 7pm, Doors open at 6:30pm
Historic Geneva
Historic Geneva's 2022 Fall Lecture Series is on the road at historic public buildings in the city. In conjunction with the exhibition My Geneva is…Then and Now, lectures are…

Historic Geneva's 2022 Fall Lecture Series is on the road at historic public buildings in the city. In conjunction with the exhibition My Geneva is…Then and Now, lectures are being held in collaboration with the Geneva

Live Performances The Nutcracker

Sunday, November 27 at 3:00pm
Ithaca Ballet
The Ithaca Ballet's Nutcracker accompanied by The Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra, with conductor S. Shade Zajac. Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet The Nutcracker, all over again with…
Tickets:$25 Adults, $15 Under 18
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The Ithaca Ballet's Nutcracker accompanied by The Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra, with conductor S. Shade Zajac. Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet The Nutcracker, all over again with the Ithaca Ballet.  Cindy Reid serves as

Film The Final Show

Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm, Doors open at 7:00pm
Did life imitate art or did art imitate life at the Smith Opera House in 1977? In 1977, the future of The Smith (named the Geneva Theatre at…

Did life imitate art or did art imitate life at the Smith Opera House in 1977? In 1977, the future of The Smith (named the Geneva Theatre at that time) looked bleak. The theatre was

Santa Train Express

Saturday, December 3 at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, or 4pm
Geneva Rotary Club
SANTA TRAIN 2022 is SOLD OUT! The Geneva Rotary Club is sponsoring the Santa Train Express in cooperation with Finger Lakes Scenic Railway. This year, five trains will…
Tickets:$25 per person

SANTA TRAIN 2022 is SOLD OUT! The Geneva Rotary Club is sponsoring the Santa Train Express in cooperation with Finger Lakes Scenic Railway. This year, five trains will run on Saturday, December 3, 2022. 10am

Film The Polar Express (2004)

Saturday, December 10 at 2:00 PM, Doors at 1:30
On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of…
Tickets:$10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and Under, Lap-sitters are free! Family 4-packs ($25) available
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Join the Smith in this special

STUFFED ANIMAL SLUMBER PARTY!

Sunday, January 15 at 4:30pm
suggested for ages 2-8 years old Wear your PJs, bring a stuffed friend and spend the evening at The Smith! Take a short tour of the theatre, hear…
Tickets:$10 per child for children (or grandchildren) of Smith members, $15 per child non-members
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suggested for ages 2-8 years old Wear your PJs, bring a stuffed friend and spend the evening at The Smith! Take a short tour of the theatre, hear a story and enjoy a snack. The

Pop-Up Pages: Playwriting Workshop

Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm
(Click here to register.) Smith Opera House Lobby Looking to keep your drama on the stage? Join us for a *FREE* Pop-Up Playwriting Workshop ahead of Finger Lakes Photo/Plays 2023.…

(Click here to register.) Smith Opera House Lobby Looking to keep your drama on the stage? Join us for a *FREE* Pop-Up Playwriting Workshop ahead of Finger Lakes Photo/Plays 2023. You do not need to participate in

Break Up The Boredom

Saturday, January 28 at 7pm
Break Out the Board Games! A night of Bingo!, Cribbage, Charades, Apples to Apples, or any other games you think we should be sure to include. The cabaret…
Tickets:$10, $5 for Smith members
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Break Out the Board Games! A night of Bingo!, Cribbage, Charades, Apples to Apples, or any other games you think we should be sure to include. The cabaret bar will be open and we're ready to break your cabin fever with a little healthy competition!

Live Performances Finger Lakes Photo/Plays

Sunday, February 5 at 7:30pm
What happens when you bring together a local photograph by a local photographer and local professional and community theatre artists? Brand new plays in a night and a…

What happens when you bring together a local photograph by a local photographer and local professional and community theatre artists? Brand new plays in a night and a day! “Finger Lakes Photo / Plays” returns

Film Framing Agnes

Thursday, February 9 at 7:00pm
FRAMING AGNES turns the talk show format inside out in response to media's ongoing fascination with trans people. The film breathes life into six previously unknown stories from…
Tickets:$10 adults, under 18 FREE
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FRAMING AGNES turns the talk show format inside out in response to media's ongoing fascination with trans people. The film breathes life into six previously unknown stories from the archives of the UCLA Gender Clinic

Film Geneva Downtown Film Festival

Friday, February 10 at 7pm
Geneva BID
Short Films Will Fill Big Screen on Friday The 2nd annual Geneva Downtown Film Festival features 18 shorts made by both local and global artists. Filmmakers from China, Ukraine,…

Short Films Will Fill Big Screen on Friday The 2nd annual Geneva Downtown Film Festival features 18 shorts made by both local and global artists. Filmmakers from China, Ukraine, Spain, Mexico, Chile, and India, as well

Film The Princess Bride (1987)

Saturday, February 11 at 7:00pm
Enjoy themed cupcakes from the Exchange Street Bakery! While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles,…
Tickets:$10, $7 students and youth
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Enjoy themed cupcakes from the Exchange Street Bakery! While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to

Film Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Saturday, February 18 at 4:00pm
Bring your well-behaved dog to the movies! You'll both enjoy this romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 under 18
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Bring your well-behaved dog to the movies! You'll both enjoy this romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

A Sparkling Night At The Smith: A Midwinter Masquerade

Saturday, February 25 at 6pm - 10pm
Hancock Estabrook & Finger Lakes Partners
FREE THE BUBBLES! Raise a glass while we raise funds for our beloved Smith Opera House. Admission includes wine, live music, and inventive light bites from local purveyors.…
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FREE THE BUBBLES! Raise a glass while we raise funds for our beloved Smith Opera House. Admission includes wine, live music, and inventive light bites from local purveyors. A Sparkling Night at the Smith brings

Film Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)

Thursday, March 2 at 7:00PM, Doors Open at 6:30PM
The ineffectual son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. This silent film, featuring the genius of Buster Keaton's comedy, will be presented with…

The ineffectual son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. This silent film, featuring the genius of Buster Keaton's comedy, will be presented with live musical accompaniment by Djug Django, Jr.

Celebrate Geneva!

Saturday, March 4 at 4pm, Doors Open at 3pm
City of Geneva
Celebrate Geneva, a dazzling all-community program, will take place at the Smith Opera House from 4-5 p.m. Music from the MLK Choir and others will be featured, along…

Celebrate Geneva, a dazzling all-community program, will take place at the Smith Opera House from 4-5 p.m. Music from the MLK Choir and others will be featured, along with a parade of community organizations and

Film Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00PM
Singin' in the Rain consistently tops the list of the greatest musical films ever made. It will be screened on The Smith's 30' x 40' movie screen, the…
Tickets:$10 adults, $7 students, $5 HWS students
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Singin' in the Rain consistently tops the list of the greatest musical films ever made. It will be screened on The Smith's 30' x 40' movie screen, the largest in the Finger Lakes. 1927 Hollywood.

Film The Big Lebowski (1998)

Thursday, March 9 at 7:00pm
Ultimate L.A. slacker Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for a rug ruined by debt collectors, enlisting his bowling buddies…
Tickets:$10, $7 students
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Ultimate L.A. slacker Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for a rug ruined by debt collectors, enlisting his bowling buddies for help while trying to find the

Live Performances Symphoria

Friday, March 10 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. In 1992 Pratt became…
Tickets:$35 adults, $10 college students, children up to Grade 12 are FREE
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Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. In 1992 Pratt became the first African-American pianist to win the

Live Performances The Robert Cray Band

Saturday, March 11 at 8pm
DSP Shows
The Robert Cray Band will be touring the US and UK for the first time since the 2020 release of his album, That’s What I Heard. On this…
Tickets:58.50/48.50/38.50
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The Robert Cray Band will be touring the US and UK for the first time since the 2020 release of his album, That’s What I Heard. On this album, Robert celebrates the music of Curtis

Live Performances Dervish

Thursday, March 16 at 7:30pm, Doors at 6:30pm
Ring in St. Patrick's Day with the Best of the Best of Irish Music! Dervish have been bringing Irish traditional music to the world for more than 25…
Tickets:$25 General Admission
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Ring in St. Patrick's Day with the Best of the Best of Irish Music! Dervish have been bringing Irish traditional music to the world for more than 25 years. Described by the BBC as “an

Film Kiss the Ground (2020)

Friday, March 24 at 3:00pm
NY Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
Kiss the Ground, narrated by Woody Harrelson, is a full-length documentary shedding light on a “new, old approach” to farming called regenerative agriculture, a practice with the extraordinary…

Kiss the Ground, narrated by Woody Harrelson, is a full-length documentary shedding light on a “new, old approach” to farming called regenerative agriculture, a practice with the extraordinary ability to balance our climate and feed

Live Performances 198th Army Band

Saturday, March 25 at 2:00pm
Based in Rochester NY, the 198th Army Band provides music for a large variety of public and military events in Upstate NY and throughout the country. The band…

Based in Rochester NY, the 198th Army Band provides music for a large variety of public and military events in Upstate NY and throughout the country. The band is under the command of CW3 Matthew

Game Night at The Smith!

Saturday, March 25 at 7:00pm
Break Out the Board Games!  A night of Bingo!, Cribbage, Charades, Apples to Apples, or any other games you think we should be sure to include.  The Cabaret…
Tickets:$5 Smith members; $10 non-members
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Break Out the Board Games!  A night of Bingo!, Cribbage, Charades, Apples to Apples, or any other games you think we should be sure to include.  The Cabaret bar will be open with local craft

ArtSmart Educational Theatre TheaterWorks USA’s PETE THE CAT’S BIG HOLLYWOOD ADVENTURE

Monday, March 27 at 10am
Monday, March 27 at 12:30pm
Lyons National Bank & Nelson B. Delavan Foundation
Lights! Camera! Action! When Pete the Cat and his buddy Callie sneak into the Hollywood Studios, they get lost in the world of the movies. Join Pete, Callie,…
Tickets:$6.50 General Admission
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Lights! Camera! Action! When Pete the Cat and his buddy Callie sneak into the Hollywood Studios, they get lost in the world of the movies. Join Pete, Callie, Ethel the Apatosaurus, and Robo-Pete in this

Live Performances Christian McBride’s New Jawn

Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30pm
The Smith Center for the Arts presents the 6th Annual Scott LaFaro Day Celebration Concert: Christian McBride's New Jawn on Tuesday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the…
Tickets:$50.50/$30.50
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents the 6th Annual Scott LaFaro Day Celebration Concert: Christian McBride's New Jawn on Tuesday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Opera House at 82 Seneca St.,

Film The Sapphires (2012)

Thursday, March 30 at 7:00PM
1968 was the year that changed the world. And for four young Aboriginal sisters from a remote mission this is the year that would change their lives forever.…
Tickets:$10, $7 students
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1968 was the year that changed the world. And for four young Aboriginal sisters from a remote mission this is the year that would change their lives forever. Around the globe, there was protest and

Fill the Smith! Online + In-Person Day of Giving

Friday, April 14 at 7am - 12am
Canandaigua National Bank, Dave and Brenda Rickey
Mash up an old school telethon and a 21st century "gofundme" campaign and you've got the 2023 version of the Smith's Annual Day of Giving #fillthesmith. A fundraiser…

Mash up an old school telethon and a 21st century "gofundme" campaign and you've got the 2023 version of the Smith's Annual Day of Giving #fillthesmith. A fundraiser for The Smith that started during the

Volunteer Open House

Monday, April 17 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteer in 2023 and reap the rewards! Learn about joining The Smith’s volunteer team at an Open House on Monday, April 17th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm,…

Volunteer in 2023 and reap the rewards! Learn about joining The Smith’s volunteer team at an Open House on Monday, April 17th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm, inside the theater lobby at 82 Seneca

ArtSmart Educational Theatre It’s Okay To Be Different – Stories by Todd Parr

Friday, April 21 at 10am
Lyons National Bank & Nelson B. Delavan Foundation
From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr's signature wit and wisdom, "It's Okay to Be Different"…
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From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr's signature wit and wisdom, "It's Okay to Be Different" cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance,

ArtSmart Educational Theatre It’s Okay To Be Different – Stories by Todd Parr

Saturday, April 22 at 11am
Lyons National Bank & Nelson B. Delavan Foundation
From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr's signature wit and wisdom, "It's Okay to Be Different"…
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From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr's signature wit and wisdom, "It's Okay to Be Different" cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance,

Live Performances Symphoria

Sunday, April 23 at 3pm
Geneva Concerts
MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides, Op.26 J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 JOHANN STRAUSS, Jr.: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.551 (Jupiter) Michelle…
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MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides, Op.26 J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 JOHANN STRAUSS, Jr.: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.551 (Jupiter) Michelle Merrill has been inspiring audiences throughout the

Hot Tuna

Thursday, April 27 at 8pm
"Hot Tuna is a Psychedelic-Blues Institution” – Rolling Stone Magazine Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a well-honed and solid power – always in the…
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"Hot Tuna is a Psychedelic-Blues Institution” – Rolling Stone Magazine Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a well-honed and solid power – always in the groove from their years of experience and

PEACE WEEK

Thursday, May 4 at
Friday, May 5 at
Saturday, May 6 at
A week of actions and gatherings to cultivate peace and wellbeing, including: The Smith's lobby will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:30am-3:30pm, so that you may watch a sand…

A week of actions and gatherings to cultivate peace and wellbeing, including: The Smith's lobby will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:30am-3:30pm, so that you may watch a sand mandala being created by Tenzin Yignyen. Find

Live Performances The Platters® and Friends with Special Guests, The Classic Drifters

Saturday, May 13 at 8pm, Doors Open at 7pm
Considered the most romantic of all the early rock & roll groups (that is, the ultimate in “make-out music”), The Platters produced hit after hit. The quintet effortlessly…
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Considered the most romantic of all the early rock & roll groups (that is, the ultimate in “make-out music”), The Platters produced hit after hit. The quintet effortlessly achieved domestic and international chart success with

Live Performances Toeprints 2023 Showcase

Saturday, May 20 at 2pm and 7pm
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase. Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance genres presented will include…

Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase. Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance genres presented will include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, broadway, pointe, Irish

Film Fast and Furious (2009)

Saturday, May 27 at 7:00pm
Heading back to the streets where it all began, two men rejoin two women to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the…
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Heading back to the streets where it all began, two men rejoin two women to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert. When a crime brings them

Live Performances Time for Three

Thursday, June 1 at 7:30pm
Geneva Music Festival
Defying convention and boundaries, Time For Three stands at the busy intersection of classical music, Americana, and singer-songwriter. To experience Time For Three (TF3) live is to hear…
Tickets:$35 adult; $10 college student with ID; FREE for youth aged 18 and younger
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Defying convention and boundaries, Time For Three stands at the busy intersection of classical music, Americana, and singer-songwriter. To experience Time For Three (TF3) live is to hear the various eras, styles, and traditions of

Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance 2023

Saturday, June 17 at 2:00 PM
Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. The Smith’s box office will…
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Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. Box Office, Tickets, and Seating: The Smith’s box office will be open

Geneva Downtown Film Festival: LAST CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Saturday, December 16 at
Held in New York’s gorgeous Finger Lakes Region, the Geneva Downtown Film Festival is an annual celebration of the film and video artists who have stories to tell…

Held in New York’s gorgeous Finger Lakes Region, the Geneva Downtown Film Festival is an annual celebration of the film and video artists who have stories to tell and the passion to tell them. The

Geneva High School 2023 Commencement

Friday, June 23 at 7PM
Geneva High School
Congratulations Geneva High School Class of 2023! This is a ticketed event for graduates and their families. Tickets are distributed directly to students the morning of Graduation, during…

Congratulations Geneva High School Class of 2023! This is a ticketed event for graduates and their families. Tickets are distributed directly to students the morning of Graduation, during rehearsal.

Live Performances Airmen of Note

Sunday, June 25 at 3:00pm
The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six…
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The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six musical ensembles that form The U.S. Air

Live Performances Judy Collins

Friday, July 14 at 8PM, Doors at 7PM
DSP Shows
Smith Member pre-sale April 6th (go here to become a member) General on-sale Friday, April 7th at 10am. An American icon returns to Geneva. Judy played to a…
Tickets:$75, $55 and $45 + ticketing fees
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Smith Member pre-sale April 6th (go here to become a member) General on-sale Friday, April 7th at 10am. An American icon returns to Geneva. Judy played to a sold-out crowd at The Smith in 2018.

Live Performances Singing in the Spirit

Saturday, July 15 at 4:00 PM
A gathering of gospel music from across the country! “Singing in the Spirit,” is a joyful gathering of gospel music from across the country that features the Billboard-charting…
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A gathering of gospel music from across the country! “Singing in the Spirit,” is a joyful gathering of gospel music from across the country that features the Billboard-charting Chosen Few of Omaha, Nebraska. The group

Live Performances Geneva Light Opera presents “Elixir of Love”

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 29 at 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 PM
Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the…
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Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the enthusiastic potion peddler Dr. Dulcamara Tenor Michael

Live Performances Geneva Light Opera presents “Elixir of Love”

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 29 at 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 PM
Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the…
Tickets:Under 30: $20 | 30 and Above: $35 | Premium*: $100 | Premium* Couple: $150 | Children, accompanied by an Adult: Free * | Premium ticket features Reserved Seating and Artist Reception during intermission.
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Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the enthusiastic potion peddler Dr. Dulcamara Tenor Michael

Live Performances Geneva Light Opera presents “Elixir of Love”

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 29 at 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 30 at 3:00 PM
Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the…
Tickets:Under 30: $20 | 30 and Above: $35 | Premium*: $100 | Premium* Couple: $150 | Children, accompanied by an Adult: Free * | Premium ticket features Reserved Seating and Artist Reception during intermission.
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Geneva Light Opera presents Donizetti’s comic opera “Elixir of Love” (Elisire d’amore) in live performances at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York. Featured will be Metropolitan Opera Basso Valerian Ruminski as the enthusiastic potion peddler Dr. Dulcamara Tenor Michael

Film Ratatouille (2007)

Thursday, August 3 at 7:00 PM
Geneva BID
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession.…
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A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers

Live Performances CANCELLED – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 PM
Due to an unexpected family emergency, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will not be playing The Smith Saturday, August 12th. We hope to reschedule the band in 2024. Smith…

Due to an unexpected family emergency, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will not be playing The Smith Saturday, August 12th. We hope to reschedule the band in 2024. Smith staff will contact ticket purchasers directly via

Film Black Panther (2018)

Thursday, September 14 at 7:00PM
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
After the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new king.…
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After the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new king. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is

Film Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)

Saturday, September 16 at 7:00pm
In the Beginning is the prequel film to the Babylon 5 science fiction television series, which aired for 5 seasons starting in 1993. The movie recounts the events…
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In the Beginning is the prequel film to the Babylon 5 science fiction television series, which aired for 5 seasons starting in 1993. The movie recounts the events leading up to the harrowing Earth-Minbari war,

Live Performances Geneva Concerts Presents: Darrah Carr Dance

Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 PM
Geneva Concerts
Ceilidh: An Evening of Irish Music and Dance Ceilidh is a traditional social gathering of song, music, and dance. The Bessie Award-nominated company Darrah Carr Dance brings a bold new twist…
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Ceilidh: An Evening of Irish Music and Dance Ceilidh is a traditional social gathering of song, music, and dance. The Bessie Award-nominated company Darrah Carr Dance brings a bold new twist to conventional Irish dance. Their acclaimed performances

Film The Right to Read (2023)

Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 PM
The Right to Read follows Oakland NAACP activist, Kareem Weaver, who believes literacy is our most important civil right. With a focus on Black and brown children, Kareem…
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The Right to Read follows Oakland NAACP activist, Kareem Weaver, who believes literacy is our most important civil right. With a focus on Black and brown children, Kareem demands Oakland schools bring in science-based reading

Film This Is Not Berlin (2019)

Friday, October 6 at 7:00 PM
The LGBTQ+ Resource Center and Adams Intercultural Center at Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hari Sama's electrifying coming-of-age tale that embodies the anarchic spirit of experimental post-punk. The film, which takes place in 1980s Mexico City, transforms into a kaleidoscopic portrait of…
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Hari Sama's electrifying coming-of-age tale that embodies the anarchic spirit of experimental post-punk. The film, which takes place in 1980s Mexico City, transforms into a kaleidoscopic portrait of avant-garde art, direct-action protest, queer awakening, and

Film Vivo (2021)

Saturday, October 7 at 2:00 PM
Vivo follows a one-of-kind kinkajou (aka a rainforest "honey bear") who spends his days playing music to the crowds in a lively square with his beloved owner Andrés.…
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Vivo follows a one-of-kind kinkajou (aka a rainforest "honey bear") who spends his days playing music to the crowds in a lively square with his beloved owner Andrés. Though they don't speak the same language,

2023 Smith History Tours

Wednesday, October 11 at 10am
Wednesday, October 18 at 10am
Wednesday, October 25 at 10am
Thursday, October 12 at 7pm
Thursday, October 19 at 7pm
Walk ups welcome! While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own…
Tickets:FREE! Donations encouraged!

Walk ups welcome! About Smith History Tours While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own compelling stories that

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances Griffin Theatre Company Presents: Frindle

Friday, October 13 at 10:00AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
Based on the Book by Andrew Clements Adapted and Directed by Bill Massolia Nicholas Allen has plenty of ideas. When he ends up in Mrs. Granger’s language arts…
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Based on the Book by Andrew Clements Adapted and Directed by Bill Massolia Nicholas Allen has plenty of ideas. When he ends up in Mrs. Granger’s language arts class, he has his best idea ever.

Live Performances Brews & Bluegrass

Saturday, October 14 at 6:00 PM
Iversen Construction Company, Proctor Enterprises, and the UPS Store
Join us October 14th from 6-10pm for a delightful evening of local flavors and toe-tapping tunes at Brews & Bluegrass! This fundraiser features a lineup of local breweries…
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Join us October 14th from 6-10pm for a delightful evening of local flavors and toe-tapping tunes at Brews & Bluegrass! This fundraiser features a lineup of local breweries offering samples of their prized ales during

Film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 PM
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by…
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Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with

Live Performances The Magic of Motown

Friday, October 20 at 7:30PM
Moxie Events
A Tribute to "Hitsville, USA" A cast of 15 power-house vocalists backed by a six-piece band featuring: The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin…
Tickets:$51 - $79
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A Tribute to "Hitsville, USA" A cast of 15 power-house vocalists backed by a six-piece band featuring: The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and more!

Live Performances CANCELLED: The Legendary Ingramettes

Saturday, October 21 at 8:00 PM
Funding support from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
WE SINCERELY REGRET THAT THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED Six decades of music, sixty-five years of song, generations tied together through the force of will of a matriarchy…

WE SINCERELY REGRET THAT THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED Six decades of music, sixty-five years of song, generations tied together through the force of will of a matriarchy of powerful women. This is the story

Live Performances Sam Bush

Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 PM, Doors Open at 6:30 PM
50 years playing "newgrass" In 2009, the Americana Music Association awarded Bush the Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist. Punch Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Greensky Bluegrass are just…
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50 years playing "newgrass" In 2009, the Americana Music Association awarded Bush the Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist. Punch Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Greensky Bluegrass are just a few present-day bluegrass vanguards among so

Film The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 28 at 9:00 PM
The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to The Smith this October with action-packed romance, thrills, chills, lots of laughs, and 16 great singalong songs. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged!…
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to The Smith this October with action-packed romance, thrills, chills, lots of laughs, and 16 great singalong songs. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged! About The Rocky Horror Picture Show The

Live Performances Donna The Buffalo

Friday, November 3 at 8:00 PM
Donna The Buffalo is not just a band, rather one might say that Donna The Buffalo has become a lifestyle for its members and audiences. Since 1989, the…
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Donna The Buffalo is not just a band, rather one might say that Donna The Buffalo has become a lifestyle for its members and audiences. Since 1989, the roots rockers have played thousands of shows

Live Performances Geneva Concerts Presents: The Fisk Jubilee Singers

Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 PM
One of the earliest and most famous Black vocal groups, the Fisk Jubilee Singers® are vocal artists and students at Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., who perform and…
Tickets:All tickets $10// FREE for children through grade 12 and HWS students with ID
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One of the earliest and most famous Black vocal groups, the Fisk Jubilee Singers® are vocal artists and students at Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., who perform and travel worldwide. Founded in 1871, the original

Live Performances Kinetic Dance Collective

Friday, November 10 at 7:30 PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Kinetic Dance Collective (formerly known as Koshare Dance Collective) is an all inclusive student run dance club at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Founded in 1971 as Koshare…
Tickets:$10 Adult | FREE for students at the door
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Kinetic Dance Collective (formerly known as Koshare Dance Collective) is an all inclusive student run dance club at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Founded in 1971 as Koshare Dance Collective, KDC is a beloved tradition

Live Performances Kinetic Dance Collective

Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Kinetic Dance Collective (formerly known as Koshare Dance Collective) is an all inclusive student run dance club at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Founded in 1971 as Koshare…
Tickets:$10 Adult | FREE for students at the door
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Kinetic Dance Collective (formerly known as Koshare Dance Collective) is an all inclusive student run dance club at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Founded in 1971 as Koshare Dance Collective, KDC is a beloved tradition

2nd Annual State of the Smith

Thursday, November 16 at 5:45 PM
BUILDING ON OUR SUCCESS! Because you are essential to the work we do at The Smith, come gather and share with friends and members of The Smith as…

BUILDING ON OUR SUCCESS! Because you are essential to the work we do at The Smith, come gather and share with friends and members of The Smith as well as staff and volunteers at the

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances The Lightning Thief: TYA Edition

Friday, November 17 at 10:00AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Smith Center for the Arts presents the TheaterWorksUSA production of The Lightning Thief: TYA Edition Book by Joe Tracz Music, Lyrics, and Orchestrations by Rob Rokicki Adapted…
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents the TheaterWorksUSA production of The Lightning Thief: TYA Edition Book by Joe Tracz Music, Lyrics, and Orchestrations by Rob Rokicki Adapted from the book The Lightning Thief by

Live Performances Joanne Shaw Taylor

Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 PM
The Smith Center for the Arts Presents Joanne Shaw Taylor
Join #1 Billboard Blues Artist Joanne Shaw Taylor and her amazing band as they perform songs from her critically acclaimed new studio album, "Nobody’s Fool" which cited as…
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Join #1 Billboard Blues Artist Joanne Shaw Taylor and her amazing band as they perform songs from her critically acclaimed new studio album, "Nobody’s Fool" which cited as “The most versatile album in Joanne Shaw

Live Performances The Nutcracker

Sunday, November 26 at 3:00 PM
Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet The Nutcracker, all over again with the Ithaca Ballet.  Cindy Reid serves as Artistic Director with Choreography by Lavinia Reid.  Experience…
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Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet The Nutcracker, all over again with the Ithaca Ballet.  Cindy Reid serves as Artistic Director with Choreography by Lavinia Reid.  Experience classic pieces such as March of the

Film The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Saturday, December 9 at 2:00PM
Join the Smith for this special screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol! Jammies-wearing encouraged! 'Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of…
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Join the Smith for this special screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol! Jammies-wearing encouraged! 'Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss

Film Die Hard (1988)

Sunday, December 10 at 7:00PM
Geneva Downtown Film Festival, Geneva BID, and Jingle in Geneva
A NYC police officer tries to save his estranged wife and several others taken hostage by terrorists during a Christmas party in Los Angeles. NYPD cop John McClane…
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A NYC police officer tries to save his estranged wife and several others taken hostage by terrorists during a Christmas party in Los Angeles. NYPD cop John McClane goes on a Christmas vacation to visit

Pop-Up Pages: Playwriting Workshop

Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 PM
Looking to keep your drama on the stage? Join us for a *FREE* Pop-Up Playwriting Workshop ahead of Finger Lakes Photo/Plays 2024. You do not need to participate…

Looking to keep your drama on the stage? Join us for a *FREE* Pop-Up Playwriting Workshop ahead of Finger Lakes Photo/Plays 2024. You do not need to participate in Photo/Plays to join this workshop (but

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances Into the Light

Friday, December 15 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Smith Center for the Arts presents the Vanaver Caravan’s production of Into the Light Into the Light first premiered in 2005, and has since become a beacon…
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents the Vanaver Caravan’s production of Into the Light Into the Light first premiered in 2005, and has since become a beacon of holiday hope and cheer in the

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances Into the Light

Saturday, December 16 at 11:00 AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Smith Center for the Arts presents the Vanaver Caravan’s production of Into the Light Into the Light first premiered in 2005, and has since become a beacon…
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents the Vanaver Caravan’s production of Into the Light Into the Light first premiered in 2005, and has since become a beacon of holiday hope and cheer in the

Live Performances Geneva Concerts Presents: Symphoria (Loh & Pine)

Sunday, January 28 at 3:00PM
Lawrence Loh, Music Director Rachel Barton Pine, Violin Clyne: This Midnight Hour Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 1-4 Heralded as…
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Lawrence Loh, Music Director Rachel Barton Pine, Violin Clyne: This Midnight Hour Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 1-4 Heralded as a leading interpreter of the great classical

Live Performances Finger Lakes Photo/Plays

Sunday, February 4 at 7:30
“Finger Lakes Photo / Plays” returns to the Smith! What happens when you bring together a local photograph by a local photographer and local professional and community theatre…

“Finger Lakes Photo / Plays” returns to the Smith! What happens when you bring together a local photograph by a local photographer and local professional and community theatre artists? Brand new plays in a night

Film Geneva Downtown Film Festival

Friday, February 9 at 6:00PM
The 3rd annual Geneva Downtown Film Festival is a celebration of the film and video artists who have stories to tell and the passion to tell them. GDFF highlights…

The 3rd annual Geneva Downtown Film Festival is a celebration of the film and video artists who have stories to tell and the passion to tell them. GDFF highlights diverse voices that advance the field through

Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance 2024

Saturday, June 15 at
Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. The Smith’s box office will…

Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. Box Office, Tickets, and Seating: The Smith’s box office will be open

Film Barbie (2023)

Friday, February 16 at 7:00PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
She's everything. He's just Ken. Wear PINK with us as we show Greta Gerwig's Barbie on the big screen! Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in…
Tickets:$10 Adult $7 Student + fees (HWS students, faculty, and staff FREE with HWS ID)
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She's everything. He's just Ken. Wear PINK with us as we show Greta Gerwig's Barbie on the big screen! Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of

Live Performances Lúnasa

Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 PM
“…state-of-the-art Irish music as aggressively infectious as you’ll ever hear.” – Dirty Linen (2000) Formed in 1997 and celebrating its 20th anniversary, Lúnasa has long been one of…
Tickets:$35 - $57 (incl. fees)
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“…state-of-the-art Irish music as aggressively infectious as you’ll ever hear.” – Dirty Linen (2000) Formed in 1997 and celebrating its 20th anniversary, Lúnasa has long been one of contemporary Irish music’s leading voices. Named after

Film Fantasia (1940)

Saturday, February 24 at 2:00PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
The ultimate in sight and sound! Being the first of is kind, Fantasia is a cinematic musical experience that combines Western classical music with stunning visual animation from…
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The ultimate in sight and sound! Being the first of is kind, Fantasia is a cinematic musical experience that combines Western classical music with stunning visual animation from Walt Disney and his team of animators.

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances Giraffes Can’t Dance – The Musical

Thursday, March 7 at 10:00AM, DOORS OPEN AT 9AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Smith Center for the Arts presents Giraffes Can’t Dance - The Musical Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Music by Elton Bradman Based on the book GIRAFFES CAN'T…
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents Giraffes Can’t Dance - The Musical Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Music by Elton Bradman Based on the book GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE Written by Giles Andreae and Illustrated

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances Giraffes Can’t Dance – The Musical

Thursday, March 7 at 12:15PM, DOORS OPEN AT 11:30AM
Lyons National Bank, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Smith Center for the Arts presents Giraffes Can’t Dance - The Musical Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Music by Elton Bradman Based on the book GIRAFFES CAN'T…
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The Smith Center for the Arts presents Giraffes Can’t Dance - The Musical Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Music by Elton Bradman Based on the book GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE Written by Giles Andreae and Illustrated

Film The Big Lebowski (1998)

Friday, March 8 at 7:00PM
Ultimate L.A. slacker Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for a rug ruined by debt collectors, enlisting his bowling buddies…
Tickets:$10 Adult $7 Student + fees
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Ultimate L.A. slacker Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for a rug ruined by debt collectors, enlisting his bowling buddies for help while trying to find the

A Sparkling Night At The Smith: A Midwinter Masquerade

Saturday, March 9 at 6:00PM
FREE THE BUBBLES! Raise a glass while we raise funds for our beloved Smith Opera House. Admission includes wine, live music, and inventive light bites from local purveyors.…
Tickets:$100/person
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FREE THE BUBBLES! Raise a glass while we raise funds for our beloved Smith Opera House. Admission includes wine, live music, and inventive light bites from local purveyors. Enjoy live music from The Cool Club

Live Performances Geneva Concerts Presents: Symphoria (Loh & Schwarz)

Sunday, March 10 at 3:00PM
Lawrence Loh, Music Director Julian Schwarz, Cello Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor Julian Schwarz was born to…
Tickets:$10 - $35
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Lawrence Loh, Music Director Julian Schwarz, Cello Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor Julian Schwarz was born to a multigenerational musical family in 1991. Heralded

Film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Thursday, March 14 at 7:00PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
After uncovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, a spacecraft is sent to Jupiter to find its origins: a spacecraft manned by two men and the…
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After uncovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, a spacecraft is sent to Jupiter to find its origins: a spacecraft manned by two men and the supercomputer HAL 9000. "2001" is a story

Live Performances The Town Pants

Friday, March 15 at 8:00 PM
On sale Friday, October 13 The Town Pants started 20 years ago playing small pubs which lead to performing at music venues in over 500 cities in 15…
Tickets:$33 General Admission (incl. fees)
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On sale Friday, October 13 The Town Pants started 20 years ago playing small pubs which lead to performing at music venues in over 500 cities in 15 countries and eventually to headlining Celtic, Roots

Dancers Inc. Competition

Saturday, March 16 at 10:00AM
Dancers Inc.
As Dancers Inc. enters its 20th Season, we are honored to continue to share our love of dance and education with The Next Generation of dancers. Dancers Inc.…

As Dancers Inc. enters its 20th Season, we are honored to continue to share our love of dance and education with The Next Generation of dancers. Dancers Inc. continues to strive to foster a safe

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Live Performances The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents The Rainbow Fish

Thursday, March 21 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank, The Nelson B. Delavan Foundation, and The Spring Hill Fund for Youth
The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in this award-winning book about the beautiful fish who learned to…
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The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in this award-winning book about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession. Mermaid Theatre

Live Performances The Flying Karamazov Brothers

Saturday, March 23 at 7:30PM
50 Years of Juggling and Cheap Theatrics Expect the unexpected with THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics,…
Tickets:$18 - $56 (incl. fees)
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50 Years of Juggling and Cheap Theatrics Expect the unexpected with THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics, arcane errata, and astonishing juggling feats. Formed

Live Performances CANCELLED – Diane Schuur at 70: An Evening of Songs and Stories

Friday, April 12 at 8:00 PM
Due to health reasons, Diane Schurr will be unable to perform Friday, April 12th. Long regarded as one of contemporary jazz's leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic…
Tickets:$20.70 - $50.50 + FEES
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Due to health reasons, Diane Schurr will be unable to perform Friday, April 12th. Long regarded as one of contemporary jazz's leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma,

Live Performances Yellow Brick Joel – A Face To Face Tribute Concert

Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 PM
DAVID CLARK performs as BILLY JOEL along with many special guests ELTON JOHN performers from around the world including Bill Connors ("American Elton"), Canada's own Jeff Scott ("Epic…
Tickets:$39 - $62 (incl. fees)
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DAVID CLARK performs as BILLY JOEL along with many special guests ELTON JOHN performers from around the world including Bill Connors ("American Elton"), Canada's own Jeff Scott ("Epic Elton"), the unstoppable Ronnie Smith, and Long

Film Navalny (2022)

Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30PM
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Poison always leaves a trail. NAVALNY takes viewers inside the careful investigation into the shocking and brazen assassination attempt against Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, and who was behind…
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Poison always leaves a trail. NAVALNY takes viewers inside the careful investigation into the shocking and brazen assassination attempt against Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, and who was behind it. Through his years-long campaign against corruption

Live Performances The Petty Breakers

Friday, May 3 at 8:00 PM
“The World’s Greatest Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers!” So say Katie Daryl, Mark Cuban and Ryan Seacrest of AXS-TV as they selected the PettyBreakers to perform…
Tickets:$30 - $93 (incl. fees)
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“The World’s Greatest Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers!” So say Katie Daryl, Mark Cuban and Ryan Seacrest of AXS-TV as they selected the PettyBreakers to perform on their hit TV show in 2014.

Live Performances Miss Gay Finger Lakes Pageant & Drag Show

Sunday, May 5 at 7:00PM
11 Contestants, each representing one of the Finger Lakes, take the stage to compete in the 9th annual Miss Gay Finger Lakes [Drag] pageant. Similar to Miss America…
Tickets:$60 - $90
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Love. Ambition. Knowledge. Excellence. Solidarity. 11 Contestants, each representing one of the Finger Lakes, take the stage to compete in the 9th annual Miss Gay Finger Lakes pageant. Similar to Miss America or Miss Universe,

Live Performances Lyle Lovett and Lisa Loeb: In Conversation and Song

Sunday, May 12 at 8:00PM
Join us for an unforgettable Mother's Day celebration at the Smith! Lyle Lovett and Lisa Loeb come together for an intimate evening of conversation and song on Sunday,…
Tickets:$55-$87 (incl. fees)
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Join us for an unforgettable Mother's Day celebration at the Smith! Lyle Lovett and Lisa Loeb come together for an intimate evening of conversation and song on Sunday, May 12th. Lyle Lovett A singer, composer

Live Performances Toeprints 2024 Dance Recital Showcase

Saturday, May 18 at 1:00PM
Toeprints Dance Studio
Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase. Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance genres presented will include…

Join Toeprints Dance Studio as they present their annual showcase. Ages performing in the show are 3 years old to through college age. Dance genres presented will include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, broadway, pointe, Irish

Live Performances Finger Lakes Ballet Academy presents “Lost in Literature”

Friday, May 24 at 6:30PM
Saturday, May 25 at 6:30PM
Finger Lakes Ballet Academy
Join us in May at The Smith Opera House in Geneva! On Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th our dancers will be performing an original piece entitled:…
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Join us in May at The Smith Opera House in Geneva! On Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th our dancers will be performing an original piece entitled: "Lost in Literature". www.fingerlakesballetacademy.com

Live Performances Finger Lakes Ballet Academy presents “Lost in Literature”

Friday, May 24 at 6:30PM
Saturday, May 25 at 6:30PM
Finger Lakes Ballet Academy
Join us in May at The Smith Opera House in Geneva! On Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th our dancers will be performing an original piece entitled:…
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Join us in May at The Smith Opera House in Geneva! On Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th our dancers will be performing an original piece entitled: "Lost in Literature". www.fingerlakesballetacademy.com

2024 Homeschool New York / LEAH Statewide Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, June 1 at 4:30pm
Join us on June 1, 2024 at 4:30pm at The Smith Center for the Arts in Geneva, New York, for our Homeschool New York / LEAH Statewide Commencement Ceremony. Celebrate…

Join us on June 1, 2024 at 4:30pm at The Smith Center for the Arts in Geneva, New York, for our Homeschool New York / LEAH Statewide Commencement Ceremony. Celebrate the Lord’s faithfulness in the lives of

Live Performances An Evening with Gaelic Storm

Friday, June 7 at 8:00 PM
Brace yourselves for a Celtic cyclone of epic proportions as Gaelic Storm descends upon The Smith on June 7th! With over 20 years of musical mastery under their…
Tickets:$32-$42 (incl. fees)
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Brace yourselves for a Celtic cyclone of epic proportions as Gaelic Storm descends upon The Smith on June 7th! With over 20 years of musical mastery under their belts, this multi-national powerhouse is set to

Volunteer Recruitment at The Smith

Wednesday, June 12 at 4:00PM
The Smith Opera House is excited to invite community members to make a meaningful impact on the arts scene in Geneva and the greater Finger Lakes region by…

The Smith Opera House is excited to invite community members to make a meaningful impact on the arts scene in Geneva and the greater Finger Lakes region by joining our dedicated volunteer team. We are

Live Performances Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance 13th Annual Recital

Saturday, June 15 at 1:00PM
Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. There will be two 20-minute…
Tickets:$12.88 (incl. fees)
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Enjoy an afternoon of dance in a wide variety of styles performed by the talented students of the Palmyra Macedon Conservatory of Dance. There will be two 20-minute intermissions. Box Office, Tickets, and Seating: The

2024 Smith History Tours

Wednesday, June 19 at 10am
Wednesday, June 26 at 10am
Wednesday, July 3 at 10am
Wednesday, July 10 at 10am
Wednesday, July 17 at 10am
Walk ups welcome! While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own…
Tickets:FREE! Donations encouraged!

Walk ups welcome! About Smith History Tours While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own compelling stories that