plattsburgh-mayors-cup-2011.gifPlattsburgh, N.Y. - Downtown Plattsburgh has "set sail" with a 4-day community festival, July 7-9th, filled with music entertainment, waterfront boat parade, family circus, arts activities, and spectacular fireworks.  Plattsburgh's 2011 Mayor's Cup Festival is presented in conjunction with Sunrise Rotary Club's featured waterfront event, the historic 34th annual Mayor's Cup Regatta. Calendar of Events
THURSDAY - JULY 7
5:30pm - 7pm NCCCA "Jumpin in July" Party • Downtown Arts Corridor
PRESENTING "SUPER FROG" a FREE rock/jam concert on the lawn of the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street.  This is the kickoff of four consecutive Thursdays of exciting live music entertainment.  For more information go to: http://www.plattsburgharts.org/
9-10pm 5th Annual Boat Parade of Lights Competition • Plattsburgh Waterfront
Featuring a parade of decorated boats of all types along the Plattsburgh shoreline - Wilcox Dock to the Naked Turtle - for a chance to be the "Best Decorated Boat on Lake Champlain."  
SPONSORED BY: Church Oil • Martin, Harding & Mazzotti
FRIDAY - JULY 8
10am Summer Science with Sid the Science Kid • Plattsburgh Public Library  
7-9pm Glass Onion • Downtoan Lions Club Bandshell
SATURDAY - JULY 9
9am - Noon Mayor's Cup Valcour Island Tour• Valcour
Fun for all ages and abilities, kayak around Lake Champlain's historic, and beautiful, Valcour Island. http://www.kayak-shack.com/
9am - 5pm NCCA Family Arts Entertainment Activities • Downtown
Creating family-friendly fun along the Arts Corridor with street vendors, pony rides, medieval jousting, henna tattoos, treasure hunts, face painting and much more.  http://www.plattsburgharts.org/
9am - 2pm 34th Annual Mayor's Cup Regatta • Waterfront
Celebrating 34 years as "the" sailing regatta of Lake Champlain!  Register at http://www.mayorscup.com/.  
SPONSORED BY: Price Chopper • Mountain Lake PBS
10am 11th Annual Thomas J. O'Connor Memorial Summer Hoops for Youth Basketball Tournament • Government Center Parking Lot
The Clinton County Youth Bureau will host this FREE event which is open for boys and girls ages 8-18. Team check in is at 9am. Pre-Registration required by July 6th. RAIN DATE: Monday July 11th at the OVAL. For more information go to: http://www.clintoncountygov.com/
4pm - 6pm Mayor's Cup BBQ • Naked Turtle Tent
A post regatta BBQ for everyone to enjoy good food and sailing adventures.  Tickets $14pp are available for purchase at Naked Turtle.  
6pm Mayor's Cup Awards Ceremony • Naked Turtle Tent
Recognizing regatta results, the 34th Mayors Cup recipient, the Parade of  Lights winners, and the "Spirit of Ianelli" community award.
6pm - 7:30pm Rick Davies & the Bearcat Ramblers • Lions Club Bandshell
http://www.cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov/
8pm - 11pm Legends of Southern Rock • Lions Club Bandshell
Band members include former founding member of the Marshall Tucker Band, Jerry Eubanks, Southern Rock pioneer, Dennis Winters of the Winters Brothers Band and Jamie LaRitz formally of the Brit Michaels Band.  http://www.wintersbrothersband.com/
9:30pm Mayor's Cup Fireworks • Downtown
A spectacular fireworks display presented by the City of Plattsburgh http://www.cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov/
SPONSORED BY:  Charter • First Niagara • Georgia-Pacific
Sunday - July 10
9am CVPH Mayor's Cup Bike Ride • CVPH
http://www.cvph.org/
TBA NCCCA Family Arts Entertainment Activities • Downtown
Join the family-friendly fun along the arts corridor, featuring street vendors, pony rides, medieval jousting, henna tattoos, treasure hunts, face painting and much more.  http://www.plattsburgharts.org/
1pm & 6pm Circus Smirkus • Plattsburgh City Beach
Hosted by Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and Kids' Station.  http://www.circussmirkus.org/
Monday - July 11
1pm & 6pm Circus Smirkus • Plattsburgh City Beach
Hosted by Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and Kids' Station.  http://www.circussmirkus.org/

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Contact: Gail Recore 518.420.2991 Mayor's Cup Committee Co-chair Sunrise Rotary Club of Plattsburgh