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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM 131 GENESEE STREET AUBURN, NY 13021 315-255-1658
CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING
Wednesday, June 15 – September 4 – The Cost of Freedom: Cayuga County in the Civil War – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Cayuga Museum honors the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an original exhibit focusing on the experiences of local people during the conflict. The Museum’s own important collection of Civil War artifacts will be enhanced with treasured heirlooms loaned by local families: photographs, letters, uniforms, weapons and much more. A series of public programs all summer will expand the Civil War theme, watch for dates and times. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051
Wednesday, June 15 – Wednesday, June 22 – Anything Goes – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park, Rt. 38A, Auburn. Broadway Musical. A delightful trip across the Atlantic with a cast of crazy characters, five love stories and, oh yes, lots and lots of tap dancing! Featuring songs by Cole Porter including, ’Blow, Gabriel, Blow,’ ’I Get a Kick Out of You,’ ’Anything Goes,’ and ’You’re the Top’ don’t miss this show running through June 22nd. www.merry-go-round.com (315) 255-1785

Saturday, June 15 – Sunday, August 21 – New York Prints of Mind Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Contemporary Limited Edition Prints. . Curated by Joe Scala, E.D., Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Selections from the Universal Limited Art Editions collection. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Thursday, June 16 – Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs. “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm (315) 889-5007

Thursday, June 16 – Young Living Oils Demonstration – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. BONITA SHEAR will lead a hands-on oils workshop at both noon & 6:30pm to introduce and demonstrate the amazing healing properties of Young Living Essential Oils. If you’re brand new to the oils, come listen, ask questions and learn all you can. If you have leagues of experience using the oils, please come, too, and share your vast experience with us. $5 suggested donation www.auburnpublictheater.org – (315) 253-6669

Thursday, June 16 – Sunday, June 19 – Sterling Stage Festival of Arts – Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling. New event mixes painter, artisans, sculptors, glass artist, performance art, music, cinema, and more with camping in the beautiful Sterling woods. www.sterlingstage.com (818) 212-9489

Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19 – Father’s Day Weekend Event – Bittersweet Cottage, 2348 Brick Church Rd., Weedsport. 10AM – 5PM, Clay designs, antiques, unique jewelry, and guest artisans.
Friday, June 17 – Paranormal Expo 2011 – Mystery Tour – Historical Locations – See Auburn through the Eyes of a Ghost Hunter. Tickets required: $100 per person. 9pm. (315) 497-1638

Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18 – The Resurrection of John Frum – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. The Syracuse Shakespeare Festival announces its first show to be produced in Auburn. The Resurrection of John Frum, by Vern Thiessen. 7:30 p.m., general admission tickets are $20 each. Directed by producing artistic director, Jamie Bruno, the show stars Michael Carroll and Alisa Kimbrough in a taut, two-person, intense character study about a lonely Christian missionary and a vagrant obsessed with the Cargo Cult of Melanesia who strike up an unusual friendship. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18 – Film – Another Year – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. ’The Best Picture of the Year’ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor. Director Mike Leigh’s gift for finding rich drama and humor in ordinary human lives remains as strong as ever in Another Year. June 17th – 1 & 8pm. June 18th – 8pm. Tickets $4. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Friday, June 17 – Voices of the Night – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd. Sterling. Join naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a listen to the creatures behind the sounds during a hike to experience the voices of the night first hand. 7pm, free and open to the public. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark (315) 947-6143

Friday, June 17 – Sunday, September 4 – Auburn Doubledays Baseball – Class A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals, New York-Penn League. 7PM start, Sun. 6PM, $. www.auburndoubledays.com (315) 255-2489

Saturday, June 18 – Paranormal Expo 2011 – Auburn High School, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn. On stage, one of the most exciting line-up’s in paranormal history! Doors open 10am-7pm, $10/person admission. Classes and seminars. Over 100 vendors, crafters, artisan’s and authors. Food court, amazing musician line up. (315) 497-1638

Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, June 19 – 11th Annual Spring Fishing Tournament – South Shore Marina, 2810 Fireland 1, Off Route 38, Moravia. 11th Annual Spring Fishing Tournament at Southern end of Owasco Lake. Pays top 3 places in each Division. Prizes. Entry fees: Adult/$15, Child 12 & under/$5, Lunker(Optional)/$5 www.ssmonowasco.net (315) 497-3006
Saturday, June 18 – Wetland Life – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd. Sterling. Naturalist Jim D’Angelo will led a walk about Great Blue Herons and other wetland life at the Sterling Nature Center. This program is free and open to the public. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark (315) 947-6143

Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, June 19 – Barrel Tasting Weekend – CJS Vineyards, 6900 Fosterville Rd., Auburn. Saturday & Sunday, 12-5PM. Stop in the winery and taste several of our new red wines right out of the oak barrels! Free admission. www.cjsvineyards.com (315) 730-4619

Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, July 17 – Lake Ontario Counties’ Summer Fishing Derby – Lake Ontario, Fair Haven. Adult & youth derby categories include salmon, brown, lake, rainbow or steelhead trout & walleye. Prizes, $. www.loc.org (888) 733-5246

Sunday, June 19 – Annual Wildflowers & Wine Festival & Family Event – Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, 3395 US Route 20 East – Enjoy a day of FAMILY FUN at the Montezuma Winery (Rtes. 20 and 89, just east of Seneca Falls, NY) at the 8th Annual Wildflowers and Wine Festival presented by the Montezuma Winery, the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex—Sunday, June 19 from 11 AM – 4 PM. All activities will be held at the Montezuma Winery with guided activities on the refuge leaving from the winery. Kick off summer while you connect with nature! www.fws.gov/r5mnwr/ (315) 568-5987

Sunday, June 19 – Aurora Inn Father’s Day BBQ – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. A classic American Barbeque featuring live Dixieland jazz, old-fashioned carnival games, and fantastic food on the shore of Cayuga Lake. Enjoy the lake by taking out a kayak or canoe or simply fishing from the 100’ dock. Borrow a baseball glove or Frisbee for a game of catch or join us for potato sack races on the lawns. A bicycle built for two is available for a tandem tour of the historic lakeside Village of Aurora. Noon-4pm. $24 adults; $12 children; 12 years and under free. www.aurora-inn.com (315) 364-8888

Sunday, June 19 – Prison City Rambler’s Car Show – Emerson Park, Route 38A, Auburn. Over 500 classic and antique cars, parking $2. http://www.co.cayuga.ny.us/parks/emerson/events/html (315) 252-1516
Tuesday, June 21 – Tuesday Night MUSIC JAM – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Weekly evening of original regional music, poetry & comedy in open mic cafe setting. Door prizes, snack menu & wine/beer with I.D., $2 at the door. 7:30pm till 11pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Thursday, June 23- Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm – (315) 889-5007

Friday, June 24 – Saturday, June 25 – Film – Frack! – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Frack! tells the story of the unconventional gas-drilling boom sweeping the Marcellus region, including the Catskills and the Upper Delaware River watershed, which provide drinking water to over 15 million people, including New York City. Is it safe? Is it patriotic? Is the region destined to become an energy extraction colony? 6/24 – 1 & 8pm. 6/25 – 8pm. Tickets $4. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Tuesday, June 28 – Tuesday Night MUSIC JAM – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Weekly evening of original regional music, poetry & comedy in open mic cafe setting. Door prizes, snack menu & wine/beer with I.D., $2 at the door. 7:30pm till 11pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Village Outpost, Aurora
Pumpkin Hill Bistro, Aurora
Elderberry Pond Restaurant, Auburn
Pleasant Beach Hotel & Restaurant, Fair Haven
CJS Vineyards
White Barn Winery
Fingerlakes Drive In
Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum
Whispering Winds Motel
Dorie’s Bakery & Café, Aurora
NEW BUSINESS NOW OPEN
Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry
Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven
Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2011 @ 9:48 am by Curt
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