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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM    131 GENESEE STREET      AUBURN, NY 13021         315-255-1658

 

 

 

The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. 

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  

Saturday, November 19 – December 31 – Cayuga Museum 75th Anniversay Exhibit – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  View the 75th anniversary exhibit chronicling the history of the Cayuga Museum of History and Art and the Case Research Lab.  Also enjoy the new exhibit ’Quilts’ by the Cayuga Lake Quilters Guild.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051 

Wednesday, November 23 – Dusty Pascal, Loren Barrigar and Friends – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  For a third year, singers-songwriters-guitarists Dusty, Loren and friends come together at Auburn Public Theater to offer a great evening of pre-Thanksgiving entertainment. Their family-friendly show features superb regional talent.  8pm, $12.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27 – Bittersweet Cottage – 2348 Brick Church Rd., Weedsport.   Studio of   Boulder Cove ORIGINALS, Resident Artisan Kathleen Spingler.  An off the beaten path shopping experience.  Black Friday/after Thanksgiving sale. 10:00am-5:00pm.  Clay designs for the Home & Garden, unique jewelry, antiques & guest Artisans.  315-834-6110

Friday, November 25 – Shop ’Til You Drop – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Check the kids in and shop till you drop.  Noon-5pm.  $6.00 admission.  Win a $100 prepaid visa card, play games, win points and be the top dog. www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225

 

Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27 – Holiday Sale & Open House – New Hope Antiques, 5963 New Hope Rd., New Hope.  Refreshments & holiday decor.  10-20% off in shop & up to 60% in barn on the final weekend of this season.  www.newhopeantiques.com 315-497-2688

Saturday, November 26 – GEORGE ROSSI & GARY FRENAY – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Few musicians in CNY have amassed the track record or longevity in a life dedicated to making music as Frenay and Rossi. This special holiday event is designed to not only give an insider’s view of the genesis of original songs and the creative process, but to illustrate how their friendship and respective separate career paths alternately intersected, diverged, and ultimately inspired their craft and each other. They will be joined by an all- star cast including LOREN BARRIGAR, CATHY LAMANNA, THE DEAN BROTHERS, TED WILLIAMS, DAVID SOLAZZO, JEFF STOCKHAM, FRANK GROSSO and DON WILLIAMS, aka THE HUNGARIAN HORNS. Tickets $15, 7pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Saturday, November 26 – Annual Family Fun Day & Holiday Parade – Genesee St., & Exchange Street Mall, Auburn.  Bring the family downtown for wagon rides, games, entertainment and kid-friendly activities from 3 – 5PM. At 6PM grab a spot on Genesee Street to view the parade. Visit with Santa after the parade in Genesee Center, and enjoy music by Auburn Civic Band on the showmobile stage at the south end of Exchange Street Mall. Across the street view the City’s Tree Lighting ceremony & Auburn Fire Department’s community bonfire.  www.auburndowntown.org  315-252-7874

Saturday, November 26 – Aurora Inn Winemaker Luncheon:  Bet the Farm – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  12:00 reception, 12:30 lunch, 4 paired courses, $55++/person.  Join the Aurora Inn chefs and winemaker Nancy Tisch of Bet the Farm for a 4-course lunch paired with a fantastic selection of Bet the Farm wines. Space to this event is limited and reservations are required.  www.aurora-inn.com  315-364-8888

Sunday, November 27 – Syracuse University Brass Ensemble – Church of SS Peter and John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy music of Christmas as well as a varied selection of classical and contemporary pieces.  Free and open to the public.  www.subrass.com  315-443-3436

Sunday, November 27 – Trunk Show – Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Featuring Barbara Feinstein and Emily Klainberg. 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

Friday, December 2 – First Friday Event – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Visit the Schweinfurth Art Center to celebrate the holidays – Enjoy holiday punch and cookies, make an artful holiday ornament, and have a festive photo taken in the Photo Booth.  Take advantage of a one-night Holiday Sale in our Gift Shop – non-members receive a 10% discount and members receive 20% off all purchases from 5-8pm.  Quilts=Art=Quilts will be on view in the galleries.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

 

Friday, December 2 – First Friday Event – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Stevie Tombstone, popular local singer/songwriter/musician, will anchor the Cayuga Museum’s First Friday celebration.  Tombstone will perform his Americana country blues from 5:00 – 7:30, and will have copies of his recently released c.d. Slow Drunken Waltz.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051 

Friday, December 2 – First Friday Event – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Come view 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. Also enjoy local musicians perform for open mic night.  5-7:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 4 – “A Yuletide Ballad”- Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  A Yuletide Ballad is a re-telling of the Christmas Story.  Directed and Produced by James Cantu and Choreographed by Yvonne Hassett, this truly unique family experience will warm your heart and ring in the Holiday Season.  $10 General Admission; $8 Seniors and Students: $5 Family Rate.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, December 2 – Saturday, December 3 – “Another Earth” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  A coming-of-adulthood story that improbably blends a plaintive drama with romantic longing and far-out science fiction.  12/2, 1 & 8pm, 12/3, 8pm. $5.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 4 – Holiday Shopping Spree – Cayuga Wine Trail, Cayuga Lake.  Experience the warmth of the Holidays while sampling fine wines & special holiday treats.  Take home a souvenir wineglass, a grapevine wreath, a unique specialized ornament from each winery, plus holiday recipe cards. Receive a shopper’s discount card that can be used at each winery. Fri. 1PM – 5PM, Sat. 10AM – 6PM & Sun. 10AM – 5PM.  Advance tickets: Single $ 35.00, Couple $ 50.00.  Tickets at the door: Single $ 40.00, Couple $ 55.00.  Designated Driver: Single $ 30.00, Couple $ 45.00.  http://cayugawinetrail.com/  800-684-5217

Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3 – Candlelight Tours – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum. Top area florists, artisans and the Skaneateles Garden Club have adopted the Seward House to provide a showcase of holiday decorations! Experience the unique charm and history of the festively adorned Seward House Museum. Prepaid reservations required. $10 adult, $8 for twelve and under. Tours at 6:00 and 7:00pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4 – White Barn Christmas – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  A Local youth group Christmas tree sale in our decorated barn.  Christmas Karaoke 12/4 from 1-4PM in the winery, sing along or listen to Sue Alexander and friends, wine specials to help you stock up for the holidays, and Christmas vacation trivia. Brush up on your Griswald facts for free tastings and other fun prizes!  Open Noon-5PM.  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com  315-283-8095

 

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4 – Holiday Festival Craft Show – Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn.  Craft Fair & Cultural Food Booths Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 11am-4pm.  Children’s Play 12pm & 2:30pm both days.  Musician/puppeteer Stephen Baird 11am-4pm, acoustic performers Barrigan Brothers Sat. 11am-1pm, Sun. 12pm-2pm.  315-255-1743 x 2232

Saturday, December 3 – Pajama Party with Santa – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  10am-noon.  Kids can stay cuddled up in their jammies while enjoying milk and cookies and writing letters they can hand deliver to Jolly Old St. Nick!  www.fingerlakesmall.com  315-255-1188

Saturday, December 3 – Natural Holiday Ornaments – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jensvold Rd., Sterling.  Join Connie Cosemento and create a small holiday ornament made from natural materials.  All ages are welcome to create a natural treasure to take home for the holiday season.  Pre-register by November 28th to ensure we have enough materials for all.  1:00pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/  315-947-6143

Sunday, December 4 – “POLAR EXPRESS” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Join WCNY at Auburn Public Theater for MOVIE AND A COOKIE! This family-friendly event will feature a visit from Santa Claus, a free cookie and a screening of the film. All proceeds will benefit WCNY’s programming and services. Doors open at 1:30PM, cost is $5 for children 6-14; Free under 5; Adults $10.  2pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sunday, December 4 – A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols – Christ United Methodist Church, 36 Church St., Moravia.  Enjoy a traditional “Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols”Christmas service with Organ, Brass, and Choir Sunday, December 4, at 10:30 am and again at 3:30 pm.  There will be plenty of congregational singing to help get you into the Christmas spirit. Free and open to the public.  607-279-7636

Sunday, December 4 – Drop-In Family Art Making – Holiday Ornaments – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Children and their accompanying adults are invited to drop-in art making experiences.  Projects are inspired by basic art principles, materials, or techniques and will encourage participants of all ages to make art collectively.  Stop in between 1-4:30pm to complete a project.  $5 per project. No need to preregister. www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Sunday, December 4 – Trunk Show – Quilts=Art=Quilts –  Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Featuring Sally Davis.  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

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESSES 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, sparkling clean, WiFi, TV

The Apple Station, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, 181 Grant Ave. Auburn

The Auburn Ale House, 288 Genesee St., Auburn

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 @ 3:14 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles

 
 
 
 
 

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