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Skaneateles Hotel Guests Activities This Week;

Visit Skaneateles Suites for on-line reservations of Suites, Hotel rooms, Jacuzzi’s, Condo’s and more.

 

Handblown glass pumpkins

John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is open Thursday & Friday 11 AM – 4 PM. Private tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the

Gallery online at

 

www.barrowgallery.org.

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open 1 PM – 4 PM on Friday & Saturday or by appointment. Looking for a gift?

Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed items, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360. Online, visit

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (19-61), $4 for youth (3-18) and $5 for seniors (62+).

Children two and under are free. For more information, call the zoo at (315) 435-8511 or visit the zoo’s website at

 

www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm,

closed Sundays. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Many year round events are planned visit their

website,

 

www.baltimorewoods.org(315) 673-1350.

Tuesday, October 15

TRIVIA: 8 PM Trivia Night at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194.

Wednesday, October 16

EDUCATION: Registration deadline 10/16. Event to take place on October 26th. 8 AM – 2 PM “Preserving Water Quality

in a Changing Climate”, at

 

The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4341 State St. Rd. Topics to include: Agriculture, Water Treatment, Pesticide Application,

Invasive Species, Landscape Design, Sustainability. Keynote address by Dave Eichorn, Meteorologist. $25/person. Registration fee includes lunch.

www.extendonondaga.org

Wednesday, October 16

MUSIC: 5:30 – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table. (315)

282-7772.

Wednesday, October 16

AUTHOR EVENT: 6:30 PM. Author Sheila Applegate, discussing & signing her new book, Enchanted One: A Portal to

Love

. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.

Wednesday, October 16

OPEN MIC: 7:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside Books & Coffee 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or

www.creeksidebooks.comFree.

Wednesday, October 16

MUSIC: 7 PM – 10 PM. Mike Place at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194

Wednesday, October 16

MUSIC: 8 – 11PM Enjoy live music at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly

Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Fri & Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Late Night Menu served 8 – 11 Wed thru Sat. Closed Sunday. (315) 252-8463. Visit

www.oakandvine.comfor weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, October 17

STORY TIME: 11:00 AM at the Skaneateles Library, for ages 18 months – 3 years. (315) 685-5135. No registration

necessary, just drop in.

Thursday, October 17

TRIVIA: 7 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00 per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, October 18

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Ron Kadey & Ron Carr at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379

Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19

MOVIE: The Big Year. 10/18 @ 1 & 8 PM; 10/19 @ 8 PM. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @

Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online; $6 at the door.

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org.

Saturday, October 19

FALL FEST: 1:00 PM – 6 PM Fargo Bar and Grill, 381 Main St. Aurora will host an inaugural fall celebration and pig roast

on its back patio. The afternoon will feature house-roasted pork, along with craft beer provided by Butternuts Beer & Ale. Beer choices will include

favorites such as Moo Thunder Stout and Porkslap Pale Ale. Activities such as apple bobbing and pumpkin carving will be hosted throughout the

day. Families of all ages are invited; the event is $20 per person, and $10 for children 12 years old and younger. Plates will include pork, as well as

two sides, one beer or soda, and access to all games and activities. (315) 364-8006.

Saturday, October 19

COMEDIAN: Jeff Dye at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. Jeff is an extremely talented

comedian/actor/host who has hosted 2 series for MTV – “Numbnuts” and their newest series, “Money from Strangers”. (315) 253-6669. Tickets

online at

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org.

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October 15, 2013

Saturday, October 19

MUSIC: 9:30 PM – 1:00 AM. Dave Hanlon’s Cookbook at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194

Saturday, October 19

MUSIC: 7:30 PM. Dick Ward & Carol Bryant at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379

Saturday, October 19

MUSIC: 9 PM at Cedar House Bowling Alley bar, 813 W. Genesee St. Rd. (315) 685-5117.

Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: 11 AM – 5 PM. As Halloween approaches and the fall colors reach their peak

Snake Oil Glassworks

will be opening the glass studio for a pumpkin making event. Come in and watch as we blow glass pumpkins in a variety of

fall colors and sizes. We will be offering a “pick your own pumpkin” opportunity to our customers; for a special price you may select the colors and

size of your own custom made pumpkin and then see it made for you as you watch! We will have some fall time refreshments and naturally you may

browse our store and see all the other wonderful glass pieces we have available. Questions (315) 685-5091 or

 

www.snakeoilglassworks.com

Sundays, October 19, 20, 26 & 27

HOLIDAY: 10 AM – 3 PM. ZOO BOO at Rosamond Gifford Zoo. “The annual event’s “kooky not spooky”

theme and hauntingly hilarious activities allows children and their families Halloween fun without the fright”. Zoo Boo tickets must be purchased for

any child participating in Zoo Boo activities, regardless of age, in order to obtain the event wrist band. Tickets will be available for purchase at the

door on Zoo Boo event days. Visit,

 

www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/zoo-boofor event schedule and pricing.

Saturday, October 19

FAMILY MOVIE: Super Buddies. 1 PM. Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Everybody’s favorite puppies unleash

their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet. Rated G; run time 81 minutes (2013).

Popcorn provided! (315) 685-5135.

Sunday, October 20

MUSIC: 6 PM – 9 PM. Funky Blue Roots at Lake House Pub, 6 W. Genesee St. (315) 554-8194.

Monday, October 21

HISTORY: 7:30 PM. Kihm Winship will speak at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee Street, on the history of the building,

including its original owner, William Loney of Baltimore, and his remarkable family; the mysterious artist who moved in, went to Paris and didn’t

bother to come back; the New York textile magnate who recreated the home and estate as “Hazelhurst,” with a golf course on the back lawn, a

bowling alley, lavish parties and a full-time embroiderer. The presentation will include many family photos, so you can see the faces as well as hear

the stories. The public is welcome!

Tuesday, October 22

STORY TIME: 10:30 AM Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. for ages 3 – 5 years. No registration necessary, just drop

in. (315) 685-5135.

Saturday, October 26

EDUCATION: 8 AM – 2 PM “Preserving Water Quality in a Changing Climate”, at The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4341 State

St. Rd. Topics to include: Agriclulture, Water Treatment, Pesticide Application, Invasive Species, Landscape Design, Sustainability. Keynote address

by Dave Eichorn, Meteorologist. $25/person. Registration fee includes lunch.

 

www.extendonondaga.orgPlease register by October 16.

For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit

www.skaneateles.com

SALES:

“Wine Down Thursdays” at the

 

Aurora Inn. Every Thursday until Dec. 30, 2013 come and enjoy any bottle of wine off our list for half price. (315)

364-8888

Did you know that HOT DEALS on

 

Skaneateles.com are a great way to run a last minute special for your business! For only $5.00 per week, it is

easy to post a special on our website, skaneateles.com. For more information you can contact the Chamber at 685-0552 or log into you business

listing and click on HOT DEAL.

$4.00 Roast Beef Sandwiches every Monday at

 

LakeHouse Pub, 6 Genesee St. (315) 554-8194 (Dine in only).

$6.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

 

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Taco Tuesday at

 

The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or fish). Festive music & decorations in a

family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free. Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in

or take out available.

 

www.joespastagarage.com

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

 

Johnny Angel’s Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE/RENT/SALE:

Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at

 

The Trolley Bldg. 384 SF of private space with shared amenities:

Conference Room, Kitchenette and Facilities, Fios Internet, Security System and Free Parking. Utilities Included. Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @

315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com

Office space available upstairs above Bobbett Implement, 1382 E. Genesee St. $ 595/month, yearly lease. Car and boat storage inside and/or outside.

Call for pricing. Call Brad (315) 729-6231 for a appointment and or rates. Email,

 

bradwirth@wirthsautomotiveinc.com

Professional Class A office Space available in Marcellus. Located in the Prestigious Upper Crown Mill Development. 650 sq ft for $800/month.

Separate conference room, handicap accessible, private restroom, kitchenette and convenient, free parking. Contact Sue La France at

 

Lake

Architectural

, 673-9333.

Affordable office space for rent at

 

Custom Business Services in the Auburn Grant Ave Plaza. We have a beautiful office for rent that includes

access to our private conference room, training center, and full reception services with fax, copy, and Internet amenities. (315) 258-8780

Old Stone Mill – Single Class A Office Suites Available

*

 

Mixed use property: Retail, Office, Luxury Hotel

*

 

Strategically located, Class A office building in Historic Old Stone Mill

*

 

Tenants include The Old Stone Mill Inn, Morgan Stanley and The Skaneateles Artisans

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Choose from 6 different offices

*

 

Common area Kitchen, Reception Area, WIFI and Utilities included

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Rental Rate Range : $850 -$1,000 / Month

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Contact: Jason Slottje at (315) 604-2558 or J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609

Jordan Street – Village Inn Building – Retail / Office Space

 

Mixed use property: Retail and Luxury Hotel

 

Strategically located on busy corner of Jordan Street in the heart of Skaneateles.

 

The available corner location is 1,840 Sq Ft of ideal high end retail or office space.

 

Space consists of 3 levels – Total of 1,840 Sq Ft

 

Rental Rate: $3,000 / Month

 

Contact: Jason Slottje at (315) 604-2558 or J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-

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Haunted History Tours of Auburn on 10/18 & 10/19, 10/25 & 10/26 at 6 & 7 PM.

Adult: $10, Children (under 12): $8. Reservation required, please call 252-1283 for more information.

Take a walk up and down the historic South St, and learn the grisly supernatural tales permeating local history and legend.

 

Candlelight Tours on 12/6 & 12/7, 12/13 & 12/14, 12/20 & 12/21 at 6 & 7 PM.

Adults: $10, Children 12 and under: $8. Reservations required. Please call 252-1283 for more information.

Glimpse a Victorian Christmas through the eyes of the Seward Family as various family members and servants share their holiday memories and traditions. The home will be fully decorated by local florists inspired by the season and history of the family.

Visit
33 South St.
Auburn, NY
315-252-1283

Contact Us
315-252-1283
info@sewardhouse.org

 

For information regarding Hotel rooms and Suites while visiting the Seward House, contact Skaneateles Suites.

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Fun Fact about the Syracuse area …did you know……that auto racing and motorcycle racing came to the NYS Fairgrounds in the early 1900’s when such renowned names as Barney Oldfield, Ralph DePalma and Wilbur Shaw brought their speedy autos to town to race around the oval dirt track at breathtaking speeds approaching 60 miles per hour.  Through the years, auto racing has been a staple at the NYS Fair, from the Indianapolis-style racing that featured many of the biggest stars on that circuit half a century ago, to the present day stock car racing.   Beyond the NYS Fair, racing continues at this venue.  In 1972, DIRT Week was formed bringing Big-Block Modified cars to the oval track at the Fairgrounds.   This year marks year 42 for “racing’s biggest party” … DIRT Week! … running from October 9 through October 13, 2013 at the Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds.

Please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts here.

For details on any of these events or others in our area, take a look at our website www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Syracuse Convention   & Visitors Bureau
572 South Salina   Street | Syracuse, New York 13202 | Phone 800.234.4797 | Email

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Halloween is fast approaching and pumpkins of all sizes and shapes are on display on porches, stoops, and sidewalks.

Here at Snake Oil Glassworks that means it is time for our annual Pumpkin Fest, a weekend long opportunity for you to drop by the studio and watch us make glass pumpkins in various sizes, shapes, and colors. The studio will be open Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th from 11 am – 5 pm each day. We will be offering our usual “pick your own pumpkin” opportunity. For a special price you may select the colors and size of your own custom designed pumpkin and then see it created by our skilled gaffer and assistants. Watch as glowing liquid glass becomes something that you can cherish for many years!

Whether you come to get your own or just come to watch, there will fun Fall time refreshments and you may browse our store to see all the other wonderful glass pieces we have available.

Please remember you may park across the street at the church if our parking lot is full.

Questions – call Phil or Peg at 315-685-5091 or www.snakeoilglassworks.com

Regular gallery hours are Thursday and Friday 12-6 pm, Saturday 10-5pm and Sunday 11-4 pm.

Thanks – we hope to see you,
Peg and Phil

Snake Oil Glassworks, Inc.
4251 Jordan Road
Skaneateles, NY 13152
315-685-5091-studio
315-436-0994-cell
www.snakeoilglassworks.com

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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. 

May 3rd – Oct. 27th – They Stood Up, Civil and Human Rights in the Finger Lakes – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Examines various civil and human rights movements in the region, ranging from abolition to bullying in today’s society.  Closed major holidays.  Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051

Aug. 24th – Oct. 13th – Fertile Imagination: Art & Agriculture – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Fertile Imagination: Art & Agriculture is a curated exhibition that features 84 works of art by 28 artists, focusing on the impact of regional agriculture through visual expression. The exhibition highlights artwork inspired by our region’s agriculture, including themes of farming, agri-business, land, environment, community and more. Individual works of art examine agricultural material culture and objects, issues, landscape, architecture, science, products, practices, and traditions.  Closed Mondays and major holidays.  $6/adults, members and children 12 & under are free, Tues.-Sat., 10:00 am 5:00 pm, Sun., Noon – 5:00 pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Oct. 4th – Oct. 27th  – 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.  Every Friday and Saturday night from 7pm – Midnight.  www.screamershollow.com  800-879-4446

Oct. 10th – DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series – Rolling Wheels Raceway, 8310 Grant Ave. Rd., Elbridge.  World of Outlaws Late Model Series.  Visit web site or call for ticket prices, 7:30pm.  315-834-6606

Oct. 10th – Showtime – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St., Auburn.  Come to an evening of song & dance at the Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians, and Entertainers at the Center for Creative Expression. There will be music and refreshments every second Thursday of the month. Please join us for a fun evening.  Free, 6:30-7-30pm.  315-252-7016

Oct. 11th – 9th Annual Fall Poetry Reading – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Contact Jim Delaney at 315-252-5934 to participate. Co-sponsored by the YMCA-WEIU’s Writer’s Voice Program.  Free, doors open at 6:30 pm, Reading from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Oct. 11th – 13th – Taming of the Shrew – Irene Bisgrove Theater, Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn.  The Taming of the Shrew is the story of how Petruchio, the money-grubbing wife hunter, transforms the aggressive and bad-tempered Katherine Minola into an obedient, honey-tongued trophy wife. Written by William Shakespeare between 1590 and 1594, it’s one of Shakespeare’s earliest Comedies – it’s also one of his most controversial works.  10/11 & 10/12, 8:00 pm, 10/13, 2:00 pm.  www.auburnplayers.net  315-702-7832

Oct. 11th – 14th – MacKenzie-Childs Fall Festival – MacKenzie-Childs, 3260 State Route 90, Aurora                                                                                                                                       10/11 – Ceramic Studio Open – Artisans at Work, 10am-2pm Farmhouse Open House 10am-12pm & 1-5pm                                                                                                                                             10/12 – Meet our Creative Director, wine tasting, live music, pumpkin decorating all 12:30-3pm
Artisans at Work, 10am-2pm Farmhouse Open House 10am-12pm & 1-5pm                          10/13 – Tethered Horseback Rides – 1-3pm,  Music for the Kids 1 & 2:30pm
Artisans at Work, 10am-2pm Farmhouse Open House 10am-12pm & 1-5pm                          10/14 – Ceramic Studio Open – Artisans at Work, 10am-2pm Farmhouse Open House 10am-12pm & 1-5pm.  Free – www.mackenzie-childs.com   315-364-7123

Oct 11th – 26th – HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Seward House Museum presents the Haunted History walking tour! Take a walk up and down the historic South St, and learn the grisly supernatural tales permeating local history and legend. Reservations required, please call 315-252-1283 for more information.  Fridays and Saturdays – tours start at 6:00 or 7:00 pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Oct. 12th – Montezuma Aqueduct Run/Walk – Montezuma Heritage Park, Montezuma.  Mark your calendar for the First Annual Montezuma Aqueduct 5K Run/Walk in nature’s beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York. Trails meander through wooded areas, and along historic Erie Canal sites and the scenic Seneca River. Details will be available soon. The VFW will hold a chicken BBQ.

Oct. 12th – World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars – Rolling Wheels Raceway, 8310 Grant Ave. Rd., Elbridge.  World of Outlaws Sprint Cars plus “Win and You’re In” for Big-Block Modifieds at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park (Mod Winner earns 45th starting spot in VP 200).  Visit web site or call for ticket prices.  7:30pm.   315-834-6606

Oct. 12th – St. Mary’s Parish GREGORIAN CHANT Gathering – St. Mary’s Church, 17 Clark St., Auburn.   Come share in this unique social, educational & liturgical offering. Take workshops & learn about additional resources from experts in the field and participate in a solemn mass with two historic pipe organs (5:30PM). RSVP by 10/5/13 to joelmorehouse@gmail.com, or call 315.252-9545.   2-6:30pm.

Oct. 12th & 13th – A.T. WALLEY’S FALL FEST Block Party – A.T. Walley’s, 119 Genesee St. & State St., Auburn.  Enjoy live music under the tent with Fabulous Ripcords Saturday (6 – 10PM), Honky Tonk Hindooz Sunday (2 – 4PM) and Joe Whiting Band (4 – 6PM) plus grilled food, Octoberfest beer on tap, Santiago Cigar demos, and a 3-person team eating contest.  10/12, 6-10 pm, 10/13, 1-8 pm.  315-282-7314

 

Oct. 12th & 13th – Finger Lakes Cheese Trail Open House – Finger Lakes Cheese Trail, participating farms.  It’s our two-day fall leaf peeping Open House, and we invite to spend some time with us at our farms. There will be tastings, lots of fun family activities, farm tours and great artisan cheeses for sale!  The best way to go around the trail is group the farms and enjoy the drive through the beautiful countryside during the peak of the fall foliage. See our map to plan the route on our website. www.flcheesetrail.com.  Don’t forget to throw a cooler in the car to store your cheese! And bring a camera!    10am – 5pm.  www.flcheesetrail.com

Oct. 13th – Adams Foundation Piano Series – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.  Featuring an encore preformance by Soyeon Kate Lee.
International Piano Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee has already been hailed by The New York Times as a pianist with “a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style,” while The Washington Post has lauded her for her “stunning command of the keyboard.”  $20/ticket, or $35/series ticket, $10/student, 3pm.  www.westminsterauburn.org  315-253-3331

Oct. 13th – “Sally’s Story” – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.  A play about life in the town of Montezuma with a mysterious story from the early-1900s canal era. “Sally’s Story: A Readers’ Theatre Presentation”
From a Full-Length Play written by Mary McCall Riley                                                                   Mr. Mitchell: an elderly man, eccentric and wealthy. Christine McGregor: a local nurse who was hired to care for him. A death, and an unexpected will. Complications ensue, leading to a sensational year-long trial for murder. Life in the small town of 1900s canal-era Montezuma, New York, was anything but dull.                                                                                            Based on true events gleaned from newspaper articles and other sources, local playwright Mary McCall Riley structures this historical tale within a modern-day framework. If you enjoy a good mystery, be sure to join us!  Admission $5, 2pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Oct. 13th – Sunday Music Series: Dan Vitale – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Upon graduating from Le Moyne College, Auburn native Dan Vitale, has spent his mid-twenties drifting, skiing, and making music. Both waiting tables and working construction have paid the bills while Dan has focused on playing guitar and writing songs. Now, at 27 years old, and back in his hometown, he is beginning his career as a performing musician. After living in Colorado for two-years he has completed the music and lyrics for an album he plans to call “On the Border.” The album is currently in progress.  $10/ticket, $9/APT member, 4pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Oct. 15th & 22nd    - Open Mic Night – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Open Mic Night features music and spoken word from local and regional talent in a relaxed cafe setting. Listen to live original and cover music, spoken word, stand-up comedy and poetry and enjoy light refreshments including wine and beer for those with proper ID.  Closed major holidays.  Admission $2 at the door, 7:30-10:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Oct. 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th – Captain Jack’s Haunted Ship – 148 Perrine St., Auburn.  Stop by and have some spooky fun at Captain Jack’s haunted ship. Canned goods donated to benefit the Calvary food pantry.

Oct. 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th – Nightmare on Anna St. – 3 Anna St., Auburn.  All proceeds donated to Chapel House, S.P.C.A. and St. Alphonsus food pantry. Any donations accepted, sponsored by Auburn Party Rental.

Oct. 18th & 19th – “The Big Year” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  The Cayuga County Office of Tourism launches their new ‘For the Birds’ guide to bird watching in Cayuga County with showings of “The Big Year,” the story of three fanatical bird-watchers (Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, Jack Black) and how they spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S. The first twenty-five attendees each night will receive FREE “For the Birds” hats compliments of the Tourism Office and coupons from Cedar Craft Wildbird Center.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Oct. 19th – Fall Celebration and Pig Roast – Fargo Bar and Grill, 381 Main St., Aurora.  The afternoon will feature house-roasted pork, along with craft beer provided by Butternuts Beer & Ale of Garratsville, New York. Beer choices will include favorites such as Moo Thunder Stout and Porkslap Pale Ale. Activities such as apple bobbing and pumpkin carving will be hosted throughout the day. Families of all ages are invited; the event is $20 per person, and $10 for children 12 years old and younger. Plates will include pork, as well as two sides, one beer or soda, and access to all games and activities.  $20/person, $10/children 12 & under, 1-6pm.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8006

Oct. 19th – Fall Fun for Kids at Dickman Farms – Dickman Farms, 13 Archie St., Auburn.  11:00am – Wicked Witches Hat Decorating Workshop – Ribbons, glitz and more…..you will have the wickedest good time conjuring your own
spellbinding witch’s hat to wear on Halloween, or anytime! Create a witch’s hat topper that can also be used to dress up pumpkins, centerpieces and more! All supplies included. Cost: $35 Pre-registration required.
Visit the Garden Center or call us 315-253-3030 Ext. 1.  Payment due at registration. Cash, Checks, MC, Visa, & Discover accepted. Registrations must be received at least 5 days prior to workshop date. Workshop registration is based on first come, first serve basis, non-transferable, and non-refundable.                                                                                                                   1:00pm – Kids’ Pumpkin Painting Party – Join us for the perfect pumpkin painting party! Get in on the action as kids design and paint their own pumpkin masterpiece. Pumpkin & paint provided. Ages 5 & up Cost: $8.00 Pre-registration required.
Visit the Garden Center or call us 315-253-3030 Ext. 1.  Payment due at registration. Cash, Checks, MC, Visa, & Discover accepted. Registrations must be received at least 5 days prior to workshop date. Workshop registration is based on first come, first serve basis, non-transferable, and non-refundable.                                                                                                                3:00pm – Kids Club: Catching Fall color with leaves! – Create fun fall patterns with big colorful leaves. Turn your awesome design into a placemat and take it home. Just give us a call and let us know you’ll meet us in the garden. 315-253-3030 Ext. 1. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5-11. Free.

 

 

 

Oct. 19th – Comedian: Jeff Dye – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Jeff is an extremely talented comedian/actor/host who has hosted 2 series for MTV – “Numbnuts” and their newest series, “Money from Strangers”. Jeff did so well at the TBS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Chicagoand COMEDY CENTRAL’S “Live at Gotham” that he got his very own half-hour comedy special titled “Comedy Central Presents Jeff Dye” that aired last year. Jeff gained national attention when he was a finalist on NBC’s Emmy nominated series ‘Last Comic Standing” and then performed in a 50 city tour with the other top vote getters. He previously won the Giggles 10th Annual Laff-Off in his native Seattle, and was selected to perform at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal.  Tickets $15, APT Members $13.50, 8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Oct. 19th – “What Would Harriet Do?” – Theater Mack at the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Program with Hospice and Absolute Dance Company recognizing Tubman’s humanitarian work with the sick and aged. Special Harriet Tubman “Ribbons of Hope” performance by ADC. Afternoon and Evening performance times 2 & 7pm.

Oct. 19th & 20th – Community Halloween Costume Sale at Willard Memorial Chapel – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.  The Community Preservation Committee is hosting its annual Halloween costume sale! Young families have the chance to purchase quality, gently used Halloween costumes at a deeply discounted price. Costs vary depending on the type of costume, but none will be over $10.  To make this a success for the families and for the Willard Chapel’s fund-raising goals, we need your help! Please bring your retired, gently used, clean costumes to one of four locations – Willard Chapel, Sacred Heart Church, Cayuga Community College, and the YMCA – and ask for our donation box.  Please spread the word; and thank you for your help!  Cost $10 and below, 10/19, 10 am-2 pm, 10/20, 1 pm-4 pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Oct. 21st & 22nd – Annual Fall Aurora Inn Fashion Show and Luncheon – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Auburn.  Reservations may be made starting September 1, 2013
Please call 315-364-8027.   www.janemorganslittlehouse.com  315-364-8027

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farmers’ Markets

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays – June  thru Oct. - Auburn Farmers’ Co-op Market Inc. – Parking Lot Across From Curleys Restaurant, 96 State St., Auburn.  Offering a wide selection of fresh veggies, fruits, baked goods, eggs, honey, herbs, spices, hanging flower baskets, bedding plants, herb plants and more. We accept SNAP EBT and some of our farmers accept WIC and Senior Farmers Market coupons. We have select vendors accepting visa/mc/discover credit/debit cards.  7am-2pm.  www.auburnfarmerscoopmarketinc.com  315-396-8871

Thursdays – June thru October – Moravia Farmers’ Market – Kinney’s Parking Lot, 130 Main St., Moravia.  A medium sized farmers market with organic and non organic vendors that sell produce, meats, wine and baked goods. Flowers available from the local school kids and lots of fun and community involvement. Always a good place to buy the freshest foods available and visit with old neighbors and meet new ones.  10am-5pm.  315-497-8375.

Fridays – June thru October – Strawberry Fields Farmers’ Market – Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm, Route 20, Skaneateles.    Farmers Market at Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Rt 20 just west of County Line Rd. every Friday until October! Many local farmers!  Fresh chicken, eggs, black angus, perennials, lavender, honey and much more. 3pm-6pm.   315-751-5657

Fridays – May thru October - Community Farm and Crafter’s Market – DIRT Motorsport Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum, 1 Speedway Dr., Weedsport.  Farm produce, local crafters, wine tasting, food, and much more.  3-8pm.  315-209-7880

Saturdays – May thru October – Niles Farmers’ Market – Municipal Town Hall Parking Lot, 5923 New Hope Rd., Moravia.  Fresh produce & home baked goods. Every Saturday through October.  10am-3pm.  315-730-6278

Saturdays  – June to October – Union Springs Farmers’ Market – Route 90, Astoria Park, Union Springs. Produce, herbs, flowers, meat, and baked goods.  8:30am – 12:30pm.  315-730-2711

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 @ 9:37 am by Curt
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