Annual Events

2015 Everson Trips

January 1, 2015

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The Everson Trip Committee plans several exciting art related trips each year. If you wish to be added to our e-newsletter list and for more information or questions regarding trips, please send an email to

For more information about this years' trips, please click here.

Festival of Trees

December 4, 2015

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The annual Festival of Trees is a holiday tradition!

For more information about the Festival of Trees, please click here.

Annual Summer Picnic

June 16, 2016

Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm

The Everson Summer Picnic is the event of the summer!

Save the date for June 16, 2016.

Special Events

2015-16 CMM125 Anniversary Concert Series

November 29, 2015

Time: 2.00pm

Sunday afternoon concert series celebrating the 125th season of Civic Morning Musicals. For more information, please visit

The AfterParty

December 3, 2015

Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm

Reservations required / Cocktail Attire

$50 per person, reservations required

As the Gala comes to a close, the AfterParty heats up! For the first time, the Everson will host an after hours dance party following the Festival of Trees Gala. Put on your holiday dress to impress and dancing shoes to enjoy the entertainment of DJ Jeff Watkins, complimentary wine and beer, hors d’oeuvres and dessert. 

Festival of Trees Gala

December 3, 2015

Time: 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Reservations required / Formal Attire $150 per person

Kick-off your holiday season with this glamorous and elegant cocktail party, and get the first look (and chance to buy) one of the beautifully decorated trees. Enjoy live music, an open bar and delicious hors d’oeuvres. Gala guests are encouraged to stay for The AfterParty (included in admission to Gala). 

Santa Saturdays

December 5, 2015
December 12, 2015

Time: 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Visit the Festival of Trees on a Santa Saturday to have a chance to meet Santa, stop by the workshop to create your own holiday ornaments ($3 each), and purchase milk and cookies to enjoy in the Holiday Café. Spend time exploring the Festival of Trees.

Teddy Bear Tea

December 6, 2015

Time: 12.00pm to 2.00pm

Children, teddy bears, and adults are invited to the Teddy Bear Tea. Grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, friends and children will enjoy an afternoon of tea, entertainment, and activities. All the fun and excitement culminates in the announcement of the winners of the raffle basket drawings, followed by the children’s parade with their Teddy bears. Admission to the Festival of Trees is included in each Teddy Bear Tea ticket.

The Happy Hour with Joe Driscoll

December 10, 2015

Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm

$10 Members / $15 Non-Members at the door

Bring your friends. Chill at the Everson during a happy hour that’s as hip as you. Enjoy a cash bar featuring local craft beer and other selections while you groove to live music from international recording artist and Syracuse native, Joe Driscoll. Driscoll is known for his innovative use of looping and beatboxing, unique fusion of folk and hip hop styles and wide-ranging vocal and instrumental talents. Admission includes access to all exhibitions, the Festival of Trees and live music. Tickets at the door.