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CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING
Wednesday, July 13 – 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 July 13 – 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
Wednesday July 13 – 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, July 9 – Sunday, August 21 – Sterling Renaissance Festival – 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling. Make plans to travel back in time! Weekends only, Elizabethan festival with live theater, music, dancing, hand-crafted wares and games, 10am-7pm $. http://sterlingfestival.com/ (800) 879-4446
Wednesday, July 13 – August 20 – Cooking with the Calamari Sisters – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St.,Auburn. Cooking with the Calamari Sisters takes place on the set of the sister’s fictional cable-access cooking show Mangia Italiano. The zany Calamari sisters take their audiences on a wild and laugh filled romp as they prepare their latest dishes while belting out all of your old favorites from Que Sera Sera to Mambo Italiano. www.merry-go-round.com (800)
Wednesday, August 24 – Saturday, September 10 – Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Rt. 38A, Auburn. This musical follows a lovable gang of kids as they travel through Catholic School in the early 1960′s. You’ll follow them as they go from first confession to first date, all under the watchful eyes of Father O’Reilly and the good Sisters. www.merry-go-round.com 800-457-8897
Wednesday, August 17 – Tiffany Summer Concert Series – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Noon. Lori Rhodes Pettit & John Gar Pettit. Piano Concert, free and open to the public. Donations accepted. Visit the Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop and the Literacy Volunteers of America sponsored Used Book Sale before or after the concert at Willard Memorial Chapel. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339
Wednesday, August 17 – Summer Wine Dinner – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd (off Route 90), King Ferry. Wonderful food paired with their best wines, served at the winery in their transformed barrel room. Call for price & menu. Enjoy a talk about wines by the winemaker. Reservations required by Aug. 3rd. Dinner at 6:00pm. www.treleavenwines.com 800-439-5271
Wednesday, August 17 – Downtown Auburn BID Summer Concert Series 2011 – Market Street Park, Auburn. Quigsy & the Bird Irish Music – 6-7pm. Oswego Valley Fiddlers – 7-8pm. Free. Enjoy a beautiful summer evening outdoors. Bring your family and chairs, rain or shine. www.auburndowntown.org 315-252-7874
Thursday, August 18 – Free Concerts – Casey Park, 150 N. Division St., Auburn. Music by The Funky Blu Roots – starts at 6:30pm. Free. www.ci.auburn.ny.us 315-255-4737
Thursday, August 18 – “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. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm 315-889-5007
Friday, August 19 – Garden Concert Series – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd (off Route 90), King Ferry. Free wine tastings throughout the music. Wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Food available for purchase from local vendors. Cost of admission – FREE! www.treleavenwines.com 800-439-5271
Friday, August 19 – Sunday, August 21 – SONGS OF BROADWAY – Cayuga Community College Irene Bisgrove Theater, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Auburn Players Summer Youth Theater presents an evening of Broadway Music. Performances of your favorite Broadway musicals including Rent, Cinderella, Annie, and many more!! Fri. & Sat. 8:00pm. Sun. 2:00pm. Tickets are $12 General Admission, $10 Senior/Student, and $7 for kids under 12.
Friday, August 19 – Tuesday, September 6 – Lake Ontario Counties’ Fall Fishing Derby – Lake Ontario, Fair Haven. Adult & youth derby categories include salmon, brown trout, lake trout, rainbow/steelhead and walleye, prizes. www.loc.org 888-733-5246
Saturday, August 20 – Sunday, August 21 – A Taste of Sterling Weekend – Many say th

Saturday, August 20 – Susan May and the Stars of Tomorrow Visit the 1980’s – Morgan Opera House, 370 Main Street, Route 90, Aurora. Susan May and the Stars of Tomorrow sing and dance the songs from World War II. Remember the great tunes from the early 1940’s? The songs to which you could sing and dance? Songs like: ’Happy Days,’ ’Chattanooga Choo Choo,’ ’White Cliffs of Dover,’ and ’Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.’ Join us for the music that brought us through the war. $5 for all tickets. www.morganoperahouse.org 315-364-5437
Sunday, August 21 – Fly-In/Drive-In breakfast – Whitford Airport, 3043 Ditmar Rd., Weedsport. ggs, pancakes, sausage and doughnuts will be served with coffee, juice and milk. Plenty of aircraft to view. There will be Skydiving going on weather permitting. Contact John Whitford for more info. $6.00 for adults, children under 12 are $3.00, and children under 5 are free. 7:30am till noon. www.whitfordairport.com 315-834-9950
Tuesday, August 23 – Music & A Movie – Hoopes Park, East Genesee St., Auburn. Music – Stone Soul Foundation starts at 6:30pm. Movie – Rio starts at 8:30pm. Free. www.ci.auburn.ny.us 315-255-4737
Wednesday, August 24 – Tiffany Summer Concert Series – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Noon. The Stephen Lonsky Family – Vocal/Instrumental. Concerts are free and open to the public. Donations accepted. Visit the Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop and the Literacy Volunteers of America sponsored Used Book Sale before or after theconcert at Willard Memorial Chapel. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339
Wednesday, August 24 – Downtown Auburn BID Summer Concert Series 2011 – Market Street Park, Auburn. Ron Spencer Band. Free – starts at 6pm. Enjoy a beautiful summer evening outdoors. Bring your family and chairs, rain or shine. www.auburndowntown.org 315-252-7874
Thursday, August 25 – MEET THE MEMBERS PARTY!!! – Aurora Arts & Design Center, 371 Main St., Auburn. Here’s an opportunity to meet your favorite local Finger Lakes artists and receive a special discount on their work. 5:00pm – 7:00pm. 10% OFF ALL SALES IN THE ENTIRE CENTER during these two hours. Live Music with Leigh McGonagle/Brad Backman. Appetizers from Pumpkin Hill, wine from Long Point Winery. Come for the FUN! www.auroraartsanddesign.com 315-364-8005 or 315-364-5408
Thursday, August 25 – Free Concert – Casey Park , 150 N. Division St., Auburn. Music by Honkey Tonk Hindooz – starts at 6:30pm. Free. www.ci.auburn.ny.us 315-255-4737
Thursday, August 25 – “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, August 26 – The Citizen Downtown Auburn Mile – Downtown Auburn. Race begins at 7:00pm in front of The Citizen. $15 advanced registration, $25 race day registration. 1 mile course, complimentary t-shirt and beverage, families and carriages are welcome. Fun for the whole family. Registrations are accepted at the Auburn YMCA-WEIU. 315-253-5304
Friday, August 26 – Garden Concert Series – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd (off Route 90), King Ferry. Free wine tastings throughout the music. Wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Food available for purchase from local vendors. Cost of admission – FREE! www.treleavenwines.com 800-439-5271
Saturday, August 27 – Sunday, August 28 – Charity Antique Flea Market – New Hope Antiques, 5963 New Hope Rd., New Hope. Charity Antique Flea Market on lawn of New Hope Antiques, benefiting local charities. (Vendor participation fees given to the specified month’s charity.) Antiques & collectibles and handmade arts & crafts offered. Numerous vendors. Food & music available. Attendance is free. 10am – 5pm. www.newhopeantiques.com 315-497-2688
Saturday, August 27 – Sunday, October 23 – Paint by Numbers Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. eception: Sat. August 27, 6-8pm. A collection of the popular 1950s hobby that made everyone an artist. www.myartcenter.org

Saturday, August 27 – Sunday, August 28 – CJS Vineyards, 6900 Fosterville Rd, Auburn. Saturday & Sunday 12-5PM. Verasion is the season when the grapes begin to ripen; the reds start to darken and the whites develop a golden hue. This means harvest is approaching, a happy time for the winemaker! Free admission. www.cjsvineyards.com 315-730-4619
Sunday, August 28 – Bob Piorun and Ann Adessa at Izzo’s White Barn, Winery – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga. Bob Piorun and Ann Adessa will be “on deck” August 28th from 3-6, Bob and Ann are not exactly new comers to the music scene, they have a few thousands shows under their belts. Come out and enjoy their talents, a picturesque setting and some great wine on the deck of our renovated barn.www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com 315-252-2535 or 315-283-8095
Sunday, August 28 – ETHNIC MUSIC CONCERT – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. The Gruppo, directed by Paolo Saltarello, consists of a blend of male and female voices. The chorus was formed to continue a tradition of popular Italian folk songs which were brought to the United States by the prior generations. They have brought their spirited singing to many public events; they take great pride in their presentations. This concert is free and open to the public. 2:00pm. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339
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
Oak & Vine Restaurant at the Springside Inn, Auburn
Anchor Laundromat, 719 Main St., Fair Haven – Large capacity, sparkli

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 @ 10:25 pm by Curt
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