Events

Each year, WRVO offers many fun events for listeners and members alike. In the past we've offered cruises to the Canadian Maritimes and Alaska, tours and productions at local opera venues, day trips to New York City, live tapings of public radio shows, lectures by famed reporters and public radio hard-hitters, and concerts. All of our events are sure to entertain and enlighten. Check back any time to see what we're offering this season.

The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel"

Credit The Glimmerglass Festival

Please join WRVO for our annual trip to the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y for a performance of "Carousel." Enjoy a day of opera on Monday, August 4 which includes coach transportation, a backstage tour and a catered lunch.

Learn more and purchase tickets to the show.

An evening with David Sedaris

Join celebrated author and humorist David Sedaris, often heard on NPR, for a night of riveting conversation, cutting wit and social satire. Learn more about the author through readings and recollections -- including all-new unpublished readings. A question and answer session and a book signing follows. Join us on Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Syracuse

More information and tickets here.

Discovery Tours - 2015

WRVO's Discovery Tours are arranged under the direction of long-time members and friends Brad and Martha Boyer of Boyer Travel. If you have any questions about their cruise offerings, would like to book your cruise or find out more -- give them a call at (315) 956-4418 or email them.

Eleven-night Panama Canal Cruise

A sunset over Cartegena.
Credit Mariusz Kluzniak / Flickr

This tour departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and sets sail on the 'Coral Princess' to the Panama Canal and Gatun Lake, with ports-of-call at the islands of Aruba, Cartagena, Colon, Limon and Grand Cayman before returning back to Fort Lauderdale for your flight home.

The trip begins on Thursday, February 5 and ends on Monday, February 16, 2015. Each tour fee includes a tax deductible contribution to WRVO. To receive more information about this Panama Canal trip, visit the Boyer Travel website.

Seven-day Washington, D.C. Trip

This tour explores every facet of America's capital in April, 2015. Enjoy a guided tour of Washington and nearby towns and see the most important landmarks of our capital city. Join your driver and guide as you tour the cities of Washington, Baltimore, Annapolis and Alexandria in the comfort of air-conditioned motor coaches. Highlights include: a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Building, the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the White House Visitor Center, Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian Institute, a tour of Baltimore, a walking tour of the US Naval Academy, Washington National Cathedral, Ford's Theatre and Peterson House, and some free time in Alexandria, Virginia.

Credit Stefan Fussan / Flickr

This trip begins on Wednesday, April 22 and ends on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Each tour fee includes a tax deductible contribution to WRVO. To receive more information about this D.C. trip, visit the Boyer Travel website.