Events and activities that will take place this weekend on January 8 and 9
(WETM) – Not many events happen in the Twin Tiers, but here are some local places and some events to visit this weekend.
Men’s Ice Hockey Elmira College vs University of Norwich
For those who wish to cheer on the Elmira College ice hockey team, they will play Saturday starting at 4 p.m. at the First Arena.
Always Kickin ‘Rocks Kahuna to Elmira
The musical group Still Kickin ‘will perform at Kahuna’s Bar in Elmira on Saturday starting at 8 p.m.
The group performed at Kahuna’s before the COVID-19 pandemic, and they are happy to be back to entertain for the evening.
Kahuna’s can be found at 416 Luce St.
Museums that will be open on weekends
The Rockwell Museum
The Rockwell Museum is a great place for anyone looking to learn a bit of American history. The museum offers a varied selection of artefacts from paintings, Native American objects, etc.
The museum is family owned and located in Corning at 111 Cedar St., with hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets cost $ 11.50 for adults 18-62, $ 10.50 for 62 and over, AAA and military, students and local residents $ 5.50, children 17 and under, and Corning Community College students are free.
Corning Glass Museum
The Corning Museum of Glass will be open this weekend and will be another amazing place for those who have never been or have not been at the museum for a long time.
The museum’s glass collection is like no other, and with different events changing all the time, there is always something new to see.
The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tickets to be purchased in advance.
Prices are $ 20 for adults, $ 17 for seniors and students, $ 10 for local residents, and children under 17 are always free.
National Museum of Flight
For those interested in theft, there is the National Soaring Museum.
Located at 51 Soaring Hill Dr., Harris Hill, Elmira, there’s bound to be something for everyone in the museum’s vast selection of gliders dating back to the 1800s.
This is a great opportunity to visit the museum’s dollhouse and miniature exhibit where you can find a large collection of unique dollhouses on display at the museum for a limited time during their opening hours from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
Tickets for the museum cost $ 9 for adults, $ 8 for those 60 and over, and $ 5 for youth ages 7 to 18.
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
For those interested in military aircraft, the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is the place for you.
Located at 339 Daniel Zenker Drive in Horseheads, the center strives to educate anyone in the Southern Tier, Pennsylvania and beyond, through formal and informal education programs in science, math and engineering.
The center has a collection of airplanes that should not be missed for anyone interested in military history or just for airplane enthusiasts.
Admission tickets are $ 7 for adults, $ 5.50 for those 62 and over, $ 4.50 for children six to 17, and children under six are free. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.