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Brave Women Week

March 3-10

Celebrate the Brave Women of the Finger Lakes with Brave Women Week! This weeklong celebration, which includes International Women's Day on March 8, features themed events and specials at women-owned businesses. Check out the full list of events and specials:

        

Events

Women's Weekend

Naples Women's Weekend

Ontario County

Date: March 3

Location: Naples, NY

Enjoy a weekend of pampering, music, workshops and art focused on nurturing and empowering women as the women-owned businesses in Naples come together for this fun event.
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Women in Jazz

Women in Jazz Sundays

Onondaga County

Date: March 3

Location: Seneca St. Brew Pub

Seneca St. Brew Pub is showcasing the incredible talent of female jazz musicians from Syracuse and beyond.
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Otter Lake Farm

Community Knitting, Crochet & Spinning

Cayuga County

Date: March 3, 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Otter Lake Farm & Fiber

Participate in an afternoon of community knitting, crocheting and more. Featuring complimentary coffee and confections.
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Artisan Elements Collective

Artisan Elements Collective Events

Cortland County

Date: March 3-10

Location: Artisan Elements Collective

Featuring Women In Wellness exhibits, events, programs, lectures, workshops and shopping opportunities.
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Barbie

Barbie™ You Can Be Anything™ Experience

Monroe County

Date: March 3-10

Location: The Strong Museum of Play

Barbie™ joins The Strong National Museum of Play to encourage kids to play out their dreams by exploring things they like, such as creating, nurturing, solving problems and being adventurous.
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Revolutionary Roots

Revolutionary Roots: The 1848 Convention

Seneca County

Date: March 5-9, 11am and 3pm

Location: Women's Rights National Historical Park

For 45 minutes a ranger will run a program in the same church where the Women’s Rights Convention was held.
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Daisy Hollow Farm

Daisy Hollow Needle Felting Class

Cortland County

Date: March 6, 6-7:30 p.m. & March 7, 3-4:30 p.m.

Location: Daisy Hollow Farm

Create your very own wool soap scrubby in celebration of trailblazer Amelia Bloomer.
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Lady Day

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Monroe County

Date: March 6-10

Location: Geva Theatre

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill recounts Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous.
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Memorial Art Gallery

Fearless Female Pioneers Curator's Tour

Monroe County

Date: March 7, 6-7 p.m.

Location: Memorial Art Gallery

Learn about the legacy of women artists in MAG's collection like Yayoi Kusama, Kathleen McEnery Cunningham and Grandma Moses.
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Comedy @ The Carlson

April Macie at Comedy @ The Carlson

Monroe County

Date: March 7-9

Location: Comedy @ The Carlson

Catch April Macie at Comedy @ The Carlson for three nights during Brave Women Week.
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Brave Brews Fest

Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day

Cayuga County

Date: March 8

Location: Prison City North Street Brewery

Don't miss the flagship event of the Brave Brews Festival, held in collaboration with the Pink Boots Society. (Part of Brave Brews Fest)
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Exterior of Matilda Joslyn Gage House

Matilda Joslyn Gage Museum Tours

Onondaga County

Date: March 8-9, 12-4pm

Location: Matilda Joslyn Gage Museum

Learn about the life and work of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a leading suffragist and Native American rights activist. 
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Brave Brews Festival

Brave Brews Festival

Cayuga County

Date: March 8-10

Location: Auburn, NY

Celebrate women in craft beverage with the third annual Brave Brews Festival. The weekend kicks off Women’s History Month and creates a welcoming environment for fermented/alcoholic beverage professionals and consumers.
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Wrap

Island Wraps Brave Women's Brunch & Mingle Social

Monroe County

Date: March 9

Location: Island Wraps

Enjoy brunch and mingle with other women at this women-owned business.
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Madame Hatter’s Tea House & Shopping Emporium

Bloomers Blooming Tea Time

Cortland County

Date: March 9, 1-4:30 p.m.

Location: Madame Hatter’s Tea House & Shopping Emporium

Delight in complimentary samples of different blooming teas as you explore the shop's collection.
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Women in Jazz

Women in Jazz Sundays

Onondaga County

Date: March 10

Location: Seneca St. Brew Pub

Seneca St. Brew Pub is showcasing the incredible talent of female jazz musicians from Syracuse and beyond.
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NY Kitchen

Cork Crafting: Spring Wreath Edition

Ontario County

Date: March 10, 3-4:30 p.m.

Location: New York Kitchen

Create the perfect spring wreath for your door while enjoying a delicious complimentary glass of wine, a cheese plate, and fun!
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Textiles

Exhibition: Nancy Crow: Sequences, Riffs, and Drawings

Cayuga County

Date: March 3

Location: Schweinfurth Art Center

View the work of Nancy Crow, a highly respected and influential textile artist.
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Concert

Women's History Month Concert

Onondaga County

Date: March 3, 2-3 p.m.

Location: St. David's Episcopal Church

Alliance Classical Players concert for Women's History Month.
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Golden Girls Mystery

The Golden Girls Murder Mystery 

Seneca County

Date: March 3, 5pm

Location: del Lago Resort & Casino

Your favorite ladies from the ’80s are throwing a party, and you’re invited! Can you solve this Golden Girls mystery?
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Sana Musasama

Sana Musasama: Returning to Ourselves

Onondaga County

Date: March 3-10

Location: Everson Museum of Art

Returning to Ourselves centers around a series of dolls that Musasama produced that mirror African-American topsy-turvy dolls.
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Susan B. Anthony House

Tours of the Susan B. Anthony House

Monroe County

Date: March 3-10

Location: Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

The museum exhibits artifacts related to Susan B. Anthony's life and work, such as original furniture, her famous black silk dress and a statue featuring Anthony with abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
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Living Roots

ROC: Sparkle Party

Monroe County

Date: March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

Location: Living Roots Wine & Co.

Explore the world of sparkling wine at this bubbly-themed class at Living Roots Wine & Co.
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Textiles

Sequences, Riffs, and Drawings

Cayuga County

Date: March 6-10

Location: Schweinfurth Art Center

Visit this exhibition to view the work of Nancy Crow, a highly respected textile artist.
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Homer Hops Brewing

She Shines

Cortland County

Date: March 7, 5-8 p.m.

Location: Homer Hops Brewing

Join Experience Cortland at She Shines, a toast to Cortland County's leading ladies. 
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Painting

Ladies Paint Night With Nora

Monroe County

Date: March 7, 7-9 p.m.

Location: Cottage Hotel of Mendon

Enjoy time with friends while Nora guides you through a seasonal painting project.
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Art

Being Female Showcase

Cortland County

Date: March 8

Location: Center for the Arts of Homer

A celebration of female-identifying artists featuring live music, comedy performances, dances and more.
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Women in Business

2024 CNY Women's Summit

Onondaga County

Date: March 8, 10am-6pm

Location: Oncenter Convention Center

Celebrate International Women's Day at the largest event of the year for women in business.
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Harriet Tubman Church

You Matter Women's Conference

Cayuga County

Date: March 8-10

Location: Harriet Tubman AME Zion Church

This free conference will feature presentations from female African-American facilitators who are experts in their fields, providing life-changing information on women's health.

Call (315) 816-8529 for more information >

MOST

MACNY Future Women in STEM: Drones & Tech

Onondaga County

Date: March 9, 10-11 a.m.

Location: MOST

Free event with Air Upstate for girls in grades 6-8 to explore careers in STEM. 
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Magpie Custom Creations

Make Your Own Bloomers

Cortland County

Date: March 9, 1-4 p.m.

Location: Magpie Custom Creations

Craft your own bloomers in honor of local hero, Amelia Jenks Blooms. Register on Facebook or text "BLOOMER" to 607-591-9652. 
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Fire and Ice Festival

Prison City FIRE & ICE Festival

Cayuga County

Date: March 9, 4-8 p.m.

Location: Prison City North Street Brewery

The Fire & Ice Festival features ice sculptures, an ice bar, live music, craft beverages fireworks and more. (This event is the finale of the Brave Brews Fest)
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Otter Lake Farm

Community Knitting, Crochet & Spinning

Cayuga County

Date: March 10, 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Otter Lake Farm & Fiber

Participate in an afternoon of community knitting, crocheting, and more. Featuring complimentary coffee and confections.
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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Day

Cayuga County

Date: March 10, 4-5 p.m.

Location: Equal Rights Heritage Center

This reception will feature speakers, music, official proclamations, party favors and more to celebrate the life and work of Harriet Tubman.
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Specials

Otter Lake Farm & Fiber

Otter Lake Farm & Fiber

Cayuga County

Date: March 3-10

Location: Otter Lake Farm and Fiber

15% off all items in the shop (except for spinning wheels)
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Cinch Art Space

Cinch Art Space

Cortland County

Date: March 5-9

Location: Cinch Art Space

Get ready for some awesome deals on the fantastic creations of women-owned small businesses at their shop from March 5 to March 9! Swing by during open hours, and you'll discover a variety of discounts that vary by artist.
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Camp Candle Bar

Discounted DIY Candle Making

Onondaga County

Date: March 3-10

Location: Camp Candle Bar

Hosted by their women-led team, Camp Candle Bar we will walk you through each step of the candle pouring process to create your very own custom candle fragrance! Pre-book your reservation for a special $35 price. They are also selling limited edition women empowerment merch. 
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