• Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

    139 W. Dominick Street ~ Rome, NY 13440

    Phone: (315) 337-1700 ~ Fax: (315) 337-1715

    Email: info@RomeChamber.com

  • Honor America Days Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration

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    Name: Honor America Days Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration
    Date: July 22, 2017
    2017 Honor America Days
    Event Description:
    NYPA, the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce, Rome Main Streets Alliance, and the City of Rome, with sponsors, the Erie Canal National Heritage Fund and Stewart's Shops, presents a Celebration of the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal.

    A day full of music, entertainment, local art display, Utica Zoo's Zoomobile 3-5pm, chainsaw carving by Wintergreen Knoll 11am-6pm, face painting, food, vendors, visits by the Lois McClure schooner and Governor Cleveland tug, and Fireworks!

    10:00am Art Festival Opens
    11:00am Opening ceremony and Historic Reenactment by the Rome Historical Society
    12:30 - 2:30pm music by Classified
    1:00 - 3:00pm Jeff The Magic Man
    2:30 - 4:30pm Local Musical entertainment
    4:00 - 7:00pm The Twin Magicians
    4:30 - 6pm music by The Salt City Jazz Collective
    6:00 - 8:00pm Local Musical entertainment
    8:00 - 9:45pm music by Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra
    9:45pm Fireworks!

    Artists, Vendors and Local Agencies (registered to date and subject to change)
    Gwendolyn Lett, Acrylics
    Tony Thompson, Live Art Mural
    Shelley Turner, Mixed Media, paintings
    Hayes and Morgan, Rustic Wine Racks
    Adam Chrisman, Paints, Realism, Wildlife
    Margaret Sexton, Mixed Media
    Crescent Moon Studio, LeeAnn Harris ? Jewelry
    Holly Mathis, Quilts, Barnwood
    Bags to Go by Michelle Handley, Handbags
    Hope Kicak, Jewelry
    Just Breathe Yoga Studio, Yoga Class and Booth
    James D Shaffer, Photography and Podcast
    Jamie Brechenridge, Eggs, soap, goat milk products
    Windwalker Studios, Mixed Media / Acrylics
    Dean Ahorazzese, Antiques
    Lydia Loy-Satelli, Henna arts
    Jessica Laird, Wax Melts
    Penny and Marie Veschusio, Glass, Jewelry and Acrylics
    Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers
    Rome Art and Community Center
    Andro Computational Solutions
    Hayes and Morgan Design, Wood arts
    Sara Meays, Soaps

    Food & Beverages:
    The Melt Gourmet Grilled Cheese
    Sarita's Food Truck
    Zeta's Food Truck
    Copper City Brewing Co.
    Woodland Hop Farm
    Villa Verona Winery
    Little Giordano's
    Oldies and Goodies

    Event Media:
    Bellamy Harbor Park
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, July 22
    Contact Information: