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Let’s Celebrate Spring with Natural Photography and Music

Come celebrate spring with us with the opening of an exhibit of photography of nature by Bob Brower. The music by Merlyn & Harry of Merry Mischief will help us to fill your hearts with the love of spring on opening Sunday. The exhibit of photography will be open May 4th, 11th, & 18th from noon to 2:00 p.m. This celebration will have items for sale and just to enjoy.

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 @ 4:45 pm by Nakeia Endres
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April 19, 2014

Saturday, 7pm

Alison and Zoë are two Irish-born sisters. They are singer-songwriters who create enchanting harmonies and weave stories with their poetic original songs.

They share songs in living rooms, on trains and buses, around fires, on stages, and mostly anywhere else that you might meet them. They are currently working on their first all original album entitled “Emerge.” They hope to one day travel the world sharing their music and learning songs from different cultures.

Listen to Alison & Zoe

Date(s): 04/19/2014
Location: Auburn Public Theater
108 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $5/Admission, $4.50/APT Members
Telephone: 315-353-6669
Email: info@auburnpublictheater.org
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 @ 2:43 pm by Nakeia Endres
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2014 Historic Church Tour and Organ Crawl

  • When: Sunday, May 4, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Various churches in Auburn, 13021
  • Cost: $10
  • Age limit: All ages

Historic Church Tour & Organ Crawl
When: Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm
Where: Throughout the City of Auburn at 8 churches as described below

The Community Preservation Committee is offering a golden opportunity to actively explore Auburn’s past!

Do you love history and historic architecture? Interested in learning more about Auburn? This is your chance to seek out some of the tales and treasures of Auburn’s past through a tour of its historic churches. Even better, this year some sites will include organ concerts. Although each concert will feature different musical selections, all will conclude with Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” so that listeners can hear the organs’ individual voices.

The participating churches are:

1. First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1 and 1:30pm, self-guided tours/docents, lunch beginning at 12pm
2. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1:30 and 2:30pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments
3. Bradley Chapel at Fort Hill Cemetery, 19 Fort St, Auburn, NY 13021, slide show presentation, docents
4. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Clark St, Auburn, NY 13021, open 1:30-5pm, organ concerts at 2, 3, and 4pm, self-guided tours/docents at key points, light refreshments, gift shop open
5. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 3 and 4pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments
6. St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 25 Seminary St, Auburn, NY 13021, organ concerts at 1 and 3pm, self-guided tours/docents, light refreshments
7. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Cross and Cottage Sts, Auburn, NY 13021, self-guided tours/docents
8. SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 132 Washington St, Auburn, NY 13021, open 2-5pm, self-guided tours/deacons at key points

Donation: $10 per person. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Willard Chapel’s office during regular business hours, Tuesdays-Fridays 10am-4pm, or at any participating church during the tour. All proceeds benefit the Community Preservation Committee. Call 315-252-0339 for more information.

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 @ 2:40 pm by Nakeia Endres
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UMC Annual Spring Plant and Bake Sale

  • When: Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles, NY 13152
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: All ages

Outside on the lawn, you’ll find indoor/outdoor plants for sale along with gently used garden equipment. Joyce Barnett, Master Gardener and owner of Flora Bella Florist and Rare Plant Emporium will be giving free demonstrations on how to create your very own Fairy Garden at 11:30am and how to plant a spectacular container garden (using herbs, vegetables or ornamentals) at 12:30pm. A tantalizing selection of delicious baked goods will be for sale inside–including homemade dog treats for your pooch! New this year, a wide array of Home Decor items will be available indoors too! Bring a friend and stop by for a visit. You’ll be glad you did!

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 @ 2:38 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Tiffany Sunday Concert Series

An Afternoon with Grace Scarpino-Stoutenburg, Professional Harpist

When:  Sunday, April 27, 2014  2 PM – 4 PM

Where: Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY 13021

Please join us for an afternoon of lovely music played in a lovely setting! As you listen to the harp’s peaceful and contemplative sounds, you also will learn a little about the harp itself.

Ms. Scarpino-Stoutenburg holds a Master of Arts in musicology from Penn State’s School of Music. She has performed with the Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra & the Altoona Symphony

Ms. Scarpino-Stoutenburg’s presentation will include works from harp masters such as Tournier, Grandjany, Thomas, Salzedo, and Hasselmans.  Intermingled with these works, she will discuss practical examples of the instrument’s construction and its strengths and limitations, focusing specifically on how the harp differs from its stringed cousin, the piano.  She will trace the history of the harp from the ancient through the modern age, discussing specific aspects of the evolution of performance style and practice.  Each work performed will correlate directly with the topics discussed and will highlight the various and unique aspects of the harp’s performance capabilities.

 

 

Tickets for this concert are $10 at the door.  Proceeds benefit the Willard Chapel.  The chapel’s main entrance is on the south-facing side of the building, reached via Nelson Street.  A fully accessible entrance is located off Seymour Street on the building’s north side.  Please call the chapel at (315) 252-0339 for more information.

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 @ 2:32 pm by Nakeia Endres
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