Weekly Open Mic Night!

WEDNESDAYS!Starting June 12 Want to play music to a live audience? Have you crafted a poem or short story you’d like to share or want to tell some jokes? Come join us Wednesday nights outside on the patio for our weekly Open Mic! Our open mic will run from 6-9PM every Wednesday and is theContinue Reading

Richard Thompson (Solo Acoustic) 6/20

In 2017, Ivor Novello Award-winning and GRAMMY® Award-nominated legend Richard Thompson gave himself up to the music itself. Picking up a guitar, emotions echoed through his deft fleet-fingered fretwork, poetic songwriting, impassioned picking. Those transmissions comprise his nineteenth solo album, 13 Rivers. “I never really think about what songs mean,” he admits. “I just writeContinue Reading

Summer Youth Mural Program (Ages 12-17)

The Center for the Arts is offering a hands-on, instructional Mural Program for students between the ages of 12 – 17. This program pairs students with professional area artists to learn artistic, technical, and developmental skills in the process of designing and executing  mural. This year’s program is being led by Brookley Spanbauer and LaurenContinue Reading

Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime – 6/27

Geoff Tate celebrates the 30th Anniversary of one of the best-selling rock concept albums, Operation:Mindcrime – certified Platinum and named as one of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums Of All Time”. Come again and follow Nikki through his journey of a corrupt society as he gets involved with a revolutionary group along with FatherContinue Reading

Toad The Wet Sprocket – 6/29

Toad the Wet Sprocket (Glen Phillips on lead vocals and guitar, Dean Dinning on bass and vocals, Todd Nichols on lead guitar and vocals, and Randy Guss on the drums) share in the kind of musical chemistry that can only come from meeting in high school and writing, recording and touring on albums over theContinue Reading

UFO Town Hall – 7/18

National UFO statistics experts Cheryl & Linda Costa want to hear about your UFO sighting or your family’s UFO story. Come share the truth of your experience. Cheryl and Linda will present data on UFO sightings throughout New York State, and participants will be invited to share their own experiences with unidentified flying objects! WithContinue Reading

Center Sessions: The Speculators

The Speculators are: Molly Andrejko (vocals), Teddy BoomBoom (upright bass/vocals), Nate Francisco (guitar/mandolin/vocals), Chris Merkley (guitar/harmonica/vocals) Based in the musically-diverse hills of the Finger Lakes Region, in the city of Cortland, the band first came together around a love of Bluegrass, Blues and good old fashioned Rock n Roll. With American Roots music as theirContinue Reading

Who are We?

The Center for the Arts of Homer, located on Main Street in Historic Homer, New York is one of Central New York’s preeminent presenters of the Arts. Our 400-seat “Whiting Theater,” with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, andContinue Reading