UTICA RALLY SCHEDULE AT FT PROCTOR PARK:

  • Friday, September 9, at 4:00: tour of the Stanley Theater (1928), which is on the National Register of Historic Places as one of the best surviving works of the celebrated “movie place” architect, Thomas Lamb.  The tour will culminate with a wine and cheese reception in the Stanley's palatial lobby. 

  • Saturday, September 10: participants will be our guests at a dinner at COAA member Boyd Bissell's brilliant creation, his German-inspired brauhaus in nearby Herkimer.

  • Saturday, September 10th & Sunday, September 11: FT Proctor Park: 10 am-4 pm: Organs play. Both days 1 pm crank organ concert.

  • The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute will have crafts activities for children and a plein air painting demonstration.

  • The local children’s museum is going to contribute their mobile museum

  • Vartan Poghosian: a very accomplished local potter will demonstrate and offer items for sale.

  • Geppetto Studios: a custom prop and costume house for  Disney, Nickelodeon, Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and various Broadway productions will have a display.

  • Walking tours of  FT  Proctor Park:  Phil Bean, one of our Utica hosts will guide this fascinating adventure.

  • Dedication Ceremony: of a small pocket park within the park.

  • Park History and it's future display

  • Caffe Caruso: a local Italian pastry shop will have baked goods

  • Food trucks may be available

  • TR Proctor Park (FT Proctor Park’s nearby twin) is hosting  the Redeemer Cup, Utica's local soccer World Cup, starring various refugee and immigrant groups. Thousands of people are going to be a 3-5 minute walk from our Proctor-Olmsted Day Utica Organ Rally. 

  • Tours of local museums and historic sites: information will be available at our event.

 

ENJOY THE RALLY!