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CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

Saturday, October 30 – Sunday, January 8 - Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  International contemporary juried quilt exhibit.  Admission $6/adults, members and children under 12 free.   www.myartcenter.org           315-255-1553  

Sunday, September 17 – Sunday, November 6 – Westminster Church 150 Years – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  The exhibit will look at major themes and events throughout the history of the church ranging from education and outreach to the Church’s famous Tiffany window. The exhibit will also Westminster’s strong involvement in various civil rights movements:  the church was founded in 1861, when 66 abolitionist members left Second Presbyterian Church following the Rev. Henry Fowler, who was forced to leave  because of the controversy he caused by praying publicly for the soul of John Brown.The exhibit will feature objects and photographs from both the collection of the Cayuga Museum and Westminster Church.   Open Tues. – Sunday Noon – 5pm.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051

Fridays & Saturdays in October – Screamer’s Hollow – Halloween Entertainment – Sterling Renaissance Festival Site, 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling.  Experience a nerve shattering mix of live actors, state of the art animation, evil characters and dazzling special effects.  Fridays & Saturdays in Oct., starting Oct. 7, 7PM – midnight.  Fee.  www.screamershollow.com               800-879-4446

Wednesday, October 26 - Rush:  Time Machine – - Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.   Live In Cleveland is an evening with Rush performing their classic hits and features the legendary Moving Pictures album live in its entirety. Released in 1981, Moving Pictures was their most successful album to date, certified 4x Platinum and features some of Rush’s most well known songs and perennial radio favorites, including “Tom Sawyer,” “Limelight” and the Grammy®-nominated instrumental “YYZ.”  8:00pm – $10.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Thursday, October 27 – Saturday, October 29 – HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Seward House Museum presents the Haunted History walking tour! Costumed guides will lead groups by lantern light around the Seward gardens and through downtown streets to the places where tales of bravery, murder and intrigue originally took place. Learn about the supernatural manifestations that lurk beneath the peaceful facade of downtown Auburn!  6PM and 7:00 PM $10.00-adults $8.00-twelve and under.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Friday, October 28 – Music for an Autumn Night – Auburn Alliance Church, 630 N. Seward Ave., Auburn.  Presented by Auburn Chamber Orchestra.  7:30pm, suggested donation $5.  Joyeuse Marche~Emmanuel Charbrier.  Hungarian Dances 5 and 6~Johannes Brahms, John Henry~Aaron Copland, Music for Shea~Arthur Frackenpohl, Symphony 3 in Eb ’Rhenish’~Robert Schumann

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 - Young Frankenstein – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  If you were to argue that Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein ranks among the top-ten funniest movies of all time, nobody could reasonably dispute the claim. Spoofing classic horror in the way that Brooks’s previous film Blazing Saddles sent up classic Westerns, the movie is both a loving tribute and a raucous, irreverent parody of Universal’s classic horror films Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935.  10/28 1 & 8pm, 10/29 8pm.   www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 – Haunted House – 3 Anna St., Auburn.   Haunted house, haunted cemetery, ghoulish games, and eye-ball donuts.  6pm – 8pm.  Admission $2 with a can good.  Fun for all, even the very young.  New special features.

Friday, October 28 - Halloween Hip Hop – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Fright Night – Teens 13 & older.  Costume contest – cash prize.  9-12pm, admission $5, rental $2.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225

Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30 - THE APT HALLOWEEN SHOW – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Auburn Public Theater & the Absolute Dance Company present a Halloween song, dance, poem & comedy celebration for all ages.  10/28 @ 7:00pm, 10/29 @ 2:00 & 7:00pm, 10/30 @ 2:00 & 7:00pm.  Tickets $5.00 – to purchase tickets in advance visit their web site.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 – Quilting by the Lake 2 – Fiber Art Workshop – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Design & construct a cracked paper quilt.  Learn a variety of ways to create collage papers for implementing into cracked paper quilts such as painting, monoprinting, stamping and drawing.  Instructor – Carol Wiebe. Fee.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 – Quilting by the Lake 2 – Fiber Art Workshop – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Variations on a Fold.  This class is an in depth exploration of how the different folds, and the location, shape and size of wooden boards, influence the overall pattern.  Instructor – Elin Noble.  Fee.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 – Captain Jack’s Haunted Pirate Ship – 148 Perrine St., Auburn.  7-10PM.  Donations of 1 food item per person, to benefit the Calvary Food Pantry. 

Saturday, October 29 - Book Release – ’Tales from the Undertaker’, Holloween Spooktacular – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  6-9pm.  While you are there, check out the October wine specials!  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com  315-283-8095

Saturday, October 29 - Halloween Mallwide Trick-Or-Treating – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd.Auburn.  1-3pm.  Pick up your complimentary trick-or-treat bag in center court while supplies last beginning at noon.  Visit the shops at your own pace.  www.fingerlakesmall.com  315-255-1188

Saturday, October 29 - Preview Reception & Awards – Quilts=Art-Quilts – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Be the first to see their 31st annual juried quilt show.  Admission is $6/adults, children 12 and under are free.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Sunday, October 30 – Great Halloween Party! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  1-3:30 & 4-6:30pm Adm $4.50.  Costume Contest – Mummy Wrap – Bob for apples, Halloween Fun & Games!  Pick a Prize from the Witches Brew!  Free Goodie Bag for all Guests!  No Tricks, just Treats!  www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225

Sunday, October 30 – Square Dancing in the Barn! – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  Barn dance with Dick Eldredge – 2-5pm.  While you are there, check out the October wine specials!  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com  315-283-8095

Sunday, October 30 – Ghost Dinner at the Springside – Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd., Auburn.  Empire State Paranormal Research Society will be hosting a Ghost Dinner at 5:00pm.  Attendees will be given lectures about the paranormal over dinner by  internationally known Psychic Francine Bizzari, local Author and Medium Lydia Rosell, certified Hypnotherapist Lorna Reynolds and Seekers of the Paranormal Founder Rob Henning.  $30.  www.empirestateprs.com 

Sunday, October 30 - Walk About Tour – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Join them for the opening day of the 31st annual quilt show at 2:00pm.  Meet exhibiting quilters and enjoy a walk-about tour of the exhibition with Executive Director Donna Lamb and Executive Consultant Genie Barnes.  Included with $6 general admission to exhibition, free for Art Center members.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Sunday, October 30 - Quilter’s Brunch & Lecture – Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd., Auburn.  Juror Elin Noble will share her thoughts on Quilts=Art=Quilts 2011, the 31st quilt exhibit held at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center.  Brunch is at the Springside Inn from 10:00am-12:00pm.  Tickets are $18.  Call for tickets.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Sunday, October 30 – The Adams Foundation Piano Series Featuring Ian Hobson – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.  Lori Rhodes Pettit will perform selections on Westminster’s EM Skinner pipe organ in a free organ concert in celebration of the church’s 150th anniversary. A free will offering will benefit the church’s organ maintenance fund.  3:00pm.  www.westminsterauburn.org  315-253-3331

Sunday, October 30 - Poetry Coffeehouse – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd., Sterling.  An afternoon of poetry and sharing.  Refreshments will be serviced, for which donations are gratefully accepted.  3:00pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

Tuesday, November 1 - Director’s Tour – Quilt=Art=Quilt Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Tour the 31st annual quilt show with Executive Director, Donna Lamb.  Include with $6 general admission to exhibition, free for Art Center members.   2:00pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Wednesday, November 2 – “Science Alive” – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Road, Rt. 38A, Auburn.  Hosted by the new Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Science Center at the Museum.  A night of interactive science experiences, from 6 to 8pm.  Admission is $5 per person or a maximum of $25 per family.  Registration is required.

Thursday, November 3 – Holiday Festival – Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North St., Auburn.  1st annual Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce shopping festival featuring local products & services from area members. Shop for the holidays while keeping it local!  3-7pm.  www.cayugacountychamber.com  315-252-7291

Friday, November 4 – First Friday Event – Featured Artist – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Join the First Friday festivities at the Seward House Museum! On Friday, November 4 from 5-8pm the Museum will host a reception featuring artist Sara Davenport, founder of Legacy Studio in Skaneateles. Enjoy a fall evening of great art, music and refreshments at the Seward House Museum! This event is free and open to the public!  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, November 4 – First Friday Event – 75 Year Exhibit – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.   The Cayuga Musuem will be celebrating their 75th Anniversary this First Friday with the newly opened 75 Year Exhibit on the Museum’s own history. Refreshments will be served. 5-8pm.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051

Friday, November 4 – First Friday Event – Art for Healing – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  An exhibition of artwork by members of the Auburn community who are in various stages of recovery from Mental Illness. Featured artist is Angela Wright.  With acoustic duo Bittersweet and others, in our ’Stage Right’ cafe space.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, November 4 – First Friday Event – Poetry Reading – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Poetry readings featuring the Night Writers.  5:30-7:30pm.  Suggested admission $6/adults.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Friday, November 4 – The Nu-Utopians – Celebrating the Songs of John Lennon – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  JOHN LENNON IMAGINED: Beatles & Solo Years.  8pm, tickets $23.Beatles songs, often weaving melody, lyric and song together in a series of singles and mini-medleys. These tunes, of which several are rarely covered, are given surprisingly fresh treatments that often inspire a whole new meaning to Lennon’s original lyric.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

 

Friday, November 4 – Free Fun Family Night at the Fingerlakes Mall – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  It’s National Candy Day!  From 6-8pm, families can enjoy tasting several kinds of candies and learn how to make candy too. www.fingerlakesmall.com      315-255-1188

Friday, November 4 - Eerie Night at the Erie House – Off Rt. 38 West of Village towards bridge, turn onto Maiden Lane, end of the Rd., Port Byron.  Empire State Paranormal Research Society will be holding a fundraiser for the Erie House.  Participants will be able to accompany the Society for an hour during their investigation of the Erie House.  $10 at 8:00pm.  www.empirestateprs.com 

Saturday, November 5 - KIRTAN with ONE LOVE – 41 Wall St., Auburn.  A musical celebration of global prayer.  Come on down and join us at Theresa Cool’s Yoga By Donation studio  for a great evening of high-energy chants from many traditions. 8pm – $20 suggested donation.  www.onelovechant.com 

Saturday, November 5 - Wetland WildLife – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd, Sterling.  Join Naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a fall hike out to the rookery and a look at the autumn wetland.  Come out and discover what fascinating things are taking place at the beaver wetland.  1:00pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

Sunday, November 6 - Trunk Show – Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Meet a regional quilter and see examples of their work.  Included with $6 general admission to exhibition, free for Art Center Members.  2:00pm.  .   www.myartcenter.org           315-255-1553

Sunday, November 6 – Casino Night at the UNC – UNC, 125 Washington St., Auburn.  5th annual casino night sponsored by Cayuga Home for Children from 6:30-10:30pm. Various games, food & beverage available. $20/advance tickets $25/at door.  315-253-5383

Sunday, November 6 - Long Point Winery’s Italian Wine Dinner – Long Point Winery, 1485 Lake Rd.  Winemaker’s Dinner.  Prepared by Fabio’s Italian Ristorante served with specially selected wines.  Hors d’oeuvres served at 1 pm in heated tent overlooking Cayuga Lake.  $80 per person plus tax (gratuity included)  Call for reservations: (315) 364-6990 www.longpointwinery.com 

Monday, November 7 – Young Living Oils Demostration – 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

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 8 - Holiday Cooking 101 at the Aurora Inn – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  This course will cover many staple foods of traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations, including roast turkey, prime rib, gravy, horseradish sauce, and scalloped potatoes.  We’ll offer tips for planning and executing the perfect meal. You’ll gain hands-on experience, and benefit from demonstrations by our renowned chefs. Best of all, you’ll will sit down at the class’s end with your fellow participants to enjoy the feast you’ve prepared together—complete with a glass of wine. Dinner at 8:30, 12 person maximum.  6-8:30pm.  $115/person.  Stay at one of the Inns of Aurora for equal parts leisure, luxury, and learning.  www.aurora-inn.com  315-364-8888

 

 

 

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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, sparkling clean, WiFi, TV

The Apple Station, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga

 

 

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 @ 12:35 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles

 
 
 
 
 

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