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.

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WRVO's 50th Anniversary Open House

We're welcoming members, listeners and SUNY Oswego alumni to the station this June to say thank you for your support over the past 50 years. Come to enjoy light refreshments, tours and to mingle with staff, friends and alumni of WRVO on Saturday, June 8 from 2 - 5 p.m. at our open house.

While our doors are always "open" to the public, this is the first open house we've held at our SUNY Oswego studios in over a decade! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to see where the magic happens and meet the people who bring you WRVO each and every day -- from engineers and sales reps to hosts and reporters.

Tuned to Yesterday: At the Movies presents "Murder, My Sweet"

“Tuned to Yesterday: At the Movies” returns this June featuring the 1944 film, “Murder, My Sweet” at the Auburn Public Theater. Join us on Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. for a pre-movie presentation, a screening of the film and a reception.

Stick around for some light fare and beverages after the film with other guests. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required. We look forward to seeing you in June!

Credit Stephen Voss / NPR

An Evening with "Morning Edition" host Rachel Martin

WRVO is bringing another well-known NPR personality to the central New York area this fall. Rachel Martin, host of “Morning Edition,” is visiting Syracuse in September for an evening with listeners and members of the station. She’ll share her experience as host of the most-listened-to news radio program in the country and as National Security Correspondent for NPR.

Join us on Monday, September 16 at Syracuse Stage for an evening with Rachel Martin.

Ticketing information to follow.

"Says You!" live tapings

Bluff and bluster, words and whimsy come to Syracuse and Utica this November with special events from WRVO and “Says You!” Join us for an evening taping on Friday, November 1 at the Palace Theater in Syracuse and a matinee performance Saturday, November 2 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. Ticketing information to follow.

The Pacific Northwest & California, October 2019

Seattle, Washington

If you've never seen the coast of Washington, Oregon or northern California -- you're in for a treat with this Boyer Travel tour. Starting in Seattle, travelers will make their way down the coastline to San Francisco, enjoying all of the scenery in between. The trip includes a visit to the Redwood National Park, a cruise on the Rogue River, a stay in the historic timber and fishing village of Eureka and much more.

Details are available on the Boyer Travel website, or you can call (315) 956-4418 to speak to Martha Boyer.

2020 Oberammergau Passion Play

Explore the alpine countries in September of 2020 and experience the Oberammergau Passion Play -- performed every 10 years!  Boyer Travel's 13-day custom trip to Switzerland, Austria and Germany includes tickets to the all-day play.

The Benedictine Melk Abbey in Austria.

Highlights: A welcome dinner in the winemaking region of Grinzing, a guided tour of Vienna, a morning cruise on the Danube River, a Mozart dinner concert, and more.

Details are available on the Boyer Travel website. or you can call (315) 956-4418 to speak to Martha Boyer.

Finca Vigia or "Lookout House," Ernest Hemingway's home.

Rediscover Cuba in 2020: A cultural exploration

If Cuba has been on your "must-see" list of places to visit, here is a wonderful opportunity to delve into the history and culture of the country. Highlights include a visit to a sugarcane museum, a rum tasting and a tour of Havana, plus visits to the Che Guevara Museum, Ernest Hemingway's home, Casa Fuster and more.

Details are available on the Boyer Travel website. or you can call (315) 956-4418 to speak to Martha Boyer.