Chords and Cupcakes

Great news! A fantastic lineup of Ithaca talent will perform at the 4th Annual Ithaca Cupcake Baking Contest on Saturday October 19!


Kenneth McLaurin and Elbonee La’Trece Stevenson

Contest contestants submit their entries on Saturday morning, between 10-11:30 a.m., and then the music starts at 12 Noon. Whether you are baking cupcakes or not, come along to hear some great sounds:

Joe Gibson

Josh Dolan

Ginny Maddock and Jacob Close

Hannah Martin and Emmett Scott

OA—Nellia and Savannah

Singing Notes and Slinging Jokes, with Elbonee La’Trece Stevenson and Kenneth McLaurin

The contest also features information tables staffed by local mental health champions:

Advocacy Center of Tompkins County

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service

Mental Health Association in Tompkins County

Be the One campaign

Tompkins County Bullying Prevention Task Force

Active Minds

Cornell Minds Matter

Don’t miss the awards ceremony at 3 p.m., where VIP judges will select the winning cupcakes! All the fun is organized by The Sophie Fund and sponsored by GreenStar Natural Foods Marker, Alternatives Federal Credit Union, and Cayuga Medical Center.