Evening Socials and Excursions

Wednesday Evening Social: In Living Color

Wednesday, June 6
7:15 PM - Midnight

Dillingham Center Patio

Join us for the opening evening NYSACAC social event, “In Living Color.” Enjoy island-inspired music, food, and drink while you make new friends and network with colleagues. This indoor/outdoor event will be located on the Dillingham Center Patio, and we encourage you to get in the island spirit by wearing bright colors or your favorite tropical attire.

Downtown Ithaca Excursion

Thursday, June 7
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ithaca Commons
Sponsored by RuffaloCODY


Following dinner on Thursday evening, you’re invited to the beautiful downtown Ithaca Commons. Come enjoy local wine, beer, desserts and cheeses, take Ithaca’s guided haunted history tour, do a little shopping, and listen to the music of Beatles tribute band Radio London. Shuttles will run continuously from the east side of the A&E Center to the Commons until 9:00 p.m.

Bocce Under the Lights

Thursday, June 7
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Higgins Field (behind A&E Center)
Sponsored by NextStepU


A conference tradition and one of NYSACAC's most popular activities, this year’s bocce tournament takes center stage under the lights of Higgins Field. Join us for a spirited showdown featuring food, fun, and everyone’s favorite lawn game. Please note that the bocce tournament will be held regardless of the weather.

Thursday Evening Social: Hollywood Boulevard

Thursday, June 7
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Campus Center, Emerson Suites
Sponsored by NRCCUA/ MyCollege Options

Come dressed in your favorite black and white attire and join us for a taste of old Hollywood glamour at Thursday night’s “Hollywood Boulevard” social. The evening will feature film screenings, live music, dancing, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and special libations. Whether you decide to dance the night away or kick back in the lounge watching old flicks with friends, this is your chance to step out in style.