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April 17, 2012

 

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Tuesday, April 17 SAVES

 

Community Lecture: 7:00 PM SAVES Community Room, 77 Fennell

 

St., Safety Suggestions for Children, Presented by Dr. Alison McCrone, MD, FAAP, Medical

 

Director Upstate Golisano After Hours Care, Upstate @ Community General. Questions: (315)

 

685-5217 or email

 

saveslecture@gmail.com Reservations appreciated.

 

Wednesday, April 18

 

WINE DINNER: Reception 6:30 PM; Seating 7:00 PM Northern Italian

 

Wine Dinner at

 

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. RSVP: (315) 685-1927 or 877-

 

MIRBEAU.

 

www.mirbeau.com

 

Wednesday, April 18

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, April 18

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Kevin Dorsey. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141

 

West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00

 

PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Thursday, April 19

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.

 

Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free

 

Thursday, April 19

 

FUNDRAISER: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Caring Connections fund raiser for Mary

 

Beth Grau (help make the Grau’s home handicap accessible). Lasagna Dinner (vegetarian &

 

gluten free entrée will be available). Skaneateles High School Cafeteria, East St. $15.00/person;

 

Under 12, $5.00. Eat in or take out. Tickets available pre-sale and at the door. Donations

 

accepted. For more info. (315) 685-9007 or (315) 685-8578.

 

Friday & Saturday, April 20 & 21

 

MOVIE: “A Better Life” 4/6 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 4/7 at 8 PM.

 

Auburn Public Theater

 

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online

 

$5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Friday, April 20

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Mark Zane & Friends at Creekside Café, 35

 

Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, April 21

 

BOOK SIGNING: 1:00 PM Hart Seeley, author of The Juju Rules: Or how to

 

win ballgames from your couch.

 

Creekside Bookstore, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, April 21

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk at Creekside Café, 35 Fennell St.

 

Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Sunday, April 22

 

RETREAT: 1:00 AM – 6:00 PM Earth Day Retreat at CNY Healing Arts, 195

 

Intrepid Lane. Pre-registration required by Friday, April 20. (315) 671-5755. Fee $40.00

 

includes dinner.

 

Sunday, April 22

 

ART DEMONSTRATION: 11 AM – 3 PM. Amy E. Bartell will be demonstrating

 

mixed media and collage techniques at

 

Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Bartell will demonstrate

 

layering combinations of handmade papers, drawing, using gouache and line work to develop

 

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the rich surfaces and imagery in her mixed media collages. Hours: Sunday-Friday 11 a.m.-5

 

p.m.Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.gallery54cny.com or (315) 685-5470

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

HEALTH CARE: 12:OO PM – 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. In honor of

 

Oral Cancer Awareness Month,

 

Smiles Of Skaneateles, the office of Dr. Lorey and Dr. Smith

 

will be offering free oral cancer screenings to the public. Oral cancer is not a rare disease.

 

Approximately 37,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer each year in the US. It kills one

 

person every hour of every day. The good news is that it can often be found early in its

 

development, through a simple, painless, and quick screening. Please call our office at 685-

 

5874 to schedule a time for your free screening. Walk-ins welcome up till 6pm.

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Stevie Tombstone. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

 

6141 West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 –

 

9:00 PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Thursday, April 26

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.

 

Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

 

Thursday, April 26

 

CHAMBER: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business After Hours at The Athenaeum,

 

150 E. Genesee St. Reservations appreciated, call the Chamber at (315) 685-0552.

 

Friday, April 27

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Jim Clare. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

 

St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, April 27 & 28

 

MOVIE: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” 4/13 @1 PM & 8 PM 4/14 @ 8 PM.

 

Auburn Public Theater

 

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online

 

$5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Saturday, April 28

 

MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sarah Horner acoustic duo at Anyela’s

 

Vineyards

 

, 2433 W. Lake Rd. Bottles of wine for purchase and cheese platters available. (315)

 

685-3797.

 

Saturday, April 28

 

ART DEMONSTRATION: 11 AM – 3 PM Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St.

 

presents Weaving on a Triangle Frame Loom by Lynda DeLallo. Lynda DeLallo will demonstrate

 

weaving a capelet on a triangle frame loom using hand dyed silk and yarns. HOURS: Sunday-

 

Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.gallery54cny.com or (315) 685-5470.

 

Saturday, April 18

 

BOOK SIGNING: 1:00 PM Local Author Ruth Colvin will be at Creekside

 

Books & Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. with her new book, “Off the Beaten Path”. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

.

 

Saturday, April 28

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Solist Sue Alexander. Creekside Books &

 

Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, April 28

 

HEALTH & EDUCATION: Reception 5:00 PM; Workshop 5:30 PM. Laughter

 

is the best medicine: The Emotional & Physical Benefits of Humor with Special Guest Yvonne

 

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Conte at

 

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. Over 50,000 people throughout the country

 

have attended this hilarious, interactive, educational and inspiring presentation. A seasoned

 

motivational humorist, Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful

 

serving of laughter helping her audience to discover how thoughts, feelings and behavior can

 

affect work performance, relationships and personal success. Cost: $25.00/person. RSVP:

 

315.685.1927 or 877-MIRBEAU.

 

www.mirbeau.com

 

Saturday, April 28

 

COMEDY: 8:00 PM A night out with funny man ANDY PITZ! Auburn Public

 

Theater

 

, 8 Exchange Street at Genesee Auburn. TICKETS: $12 Regular Admission; $10.80 APT

 

Members; $8 Student (with ID). Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office (315) 253-

 

6669 or online at

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org.

 

FIRST FRIDAY – MAY 4 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (unless otherwise noted). Join us for the first, First

 

Friday of the season!

 

 

Snake Oil Glassworks will be featuring the diverse works of Alison Fisher (Manlius, NY)

 

for their next First Friday. This will be a two-day event that will continue on Saturday from

 

11-4 pm. Alison is known for her acrylic and mixed media paintings; jewelry made of

 

unique mixed metals and found objects; one-of-a-kind textiles including handbags,

 

scarves, pillows, and throws. Light Refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 or

 

www.snakeoilglassworks.com.

 

 

Skaneateles Artisans will be having a First Friday “Arty Party”. This celebration will be

 

held at the Old Stone Mill Gallery, 3 Fennell St., (lower level) and will feature a selection

 

of newly handcrafted work. Refreshments will be served.

 

www.skaneatelesartisans.com or

 

(315) 685-8580.

 

 

Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. celebrates First Friday in Skaneateles. The show features

 

stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho and carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren

 

Ritchie. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments, (315) 685-5470 or

 

wwwgallery54cny.com. Spring hours: Sun-Fri 11-5 and Sat 10-5.

 

 

Special celebration of Charles Dickens 200th birthday. Join us for birthday cake at 6:30

 

PM in front of Dr. Kiltz’s building at 42 E. Genesee St.

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

DATE CHANGE:

 

The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce tourism committee date

 

has been changed from May 9

th to Friday, April 27th 8:30 AM at the Sherwood Inn.

 

Lodging, dining, attractions and shop owners, please come! Your input is needed.

 

On Friday, May 4, the

Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce will Kick off its FIRST

 

FRIDAY event of the 2012 season! Several retail stores and art galleries are planning to

 

participate in this already popular event. Paris Flea, Skaneateles Artisans, Gallery 54,

 

Snake Oil Glassworks, Creekside Books & Coffee. Looking for local artists who would

 

like to show their work. For more information and to participate, contact Sue Dove at

 

sdove@skaneateles.com

 

or (315) 685-0552.

 

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Friday, April 20 is the last day to submit your art work

 

. Contest: Lockwood Lavender

 

Farm

 

annual Finger Lakes Lavendar Festival is seeking original art work to be used as the

 

official poster for the Finger Lakes Lavender Festival 2012 to be held July 14 & 15. The winning

 

artist will receive: $100 cash prize; featured in Plank Road Magazine; copy of finished poster &

 

tee shirt; artwork & artist biography will be displayed at Lockwood Farm; opportunity to a poster

 

signing during the Lavendar Festival; featured on the lavender festival website. Deadline for

 

submission is April 20, 2012. More information can be found at

 

www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com

 

 

(315) 685-5369.

 

Finger Lakes Chapter of Antique and Classic Boats

 

will be kicking off its 2012 season, May

 

12th on Cayuga Lake. Join them for their annual “Spring Fling”. The day begins at the

 

Morehouse Museum & concludes with dinner and a Silent Auction. Please RSVP by May 3. For

 

reservations and more information email,

 

jillpill717201@yahoo.com or call Jill at (912) 604-

 

4850.

 

New classes starting at the Skaneateles YMCA

 

 

ADULT Dance Class – Focus on Tap. Adults 18 and over may join our dance class with

 

instructor Madeline Raymond. Please have tap shoes, comfortable clothing , water.

 

Register early 9:30 am-10:00 am Wednesdays from April 18 – May 30,2012. Register

 

early. Skaneateles/Auburn YMCA members:$45; General Public:$65 (315) 685-2266.

 

To register and for more information about these classes or becoming a Y-member, call the

 

Auburn YMCA at (315) 253-5304 or the

 

Skaneateles YMCA at (315) 685-2266

 

Save the date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for the annual Boypower Dinner presents Kathryn H.

 

Ruscitto, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center as this year’s

 

Distinguished Citizen Honoree. For more information contact John Paddock,

 

Advance Concept

 

Consulting

 

and Sunrise Rotary Club. (315) 685-9511.

 

Baltimore Woods announces Summer Nature Day Camps at 2012

 

Multiple child, refer-a-friend, and early registration discounts. Before and After Care is available

 

for all camp sessions.

 

• Summer Nature Day Camp runs from July 9 through August 31 for ages 5-12,

 

10am to 3pm. The 182-acre property is alive with campers enjoying a week-long

 

sessions loaded with educational activities and outdoors play.

 

• Nature’s Little Explorers is for preschoolers ages 4 and 5. Dates TBD, 10am to

 

noon. These children get in on the action with their own camp groups.

 

• Teen Camps for ages 13 –15 run from July 16 through August 24, 10am to 3pm.

 

Campers engage in hands-on learning experiences that will challenge their minds,

 

develop new skills, and dig deeper into nature conservation.

 

• Nature and Art Camp is for children in 4th and 5th grade. This camp runs From

 

July 9 through July 20, 10am to 3pm. Nature is our creative muse!

 

• Voyager Camps, July 9 through August 10, 10am to 3pm, are week long theme

 

camps for 5th-8th graders. Themes include: Herp It Up!; Wilderness Survival; Eco

 

Avengers, and more. Hunter Education Camp features NYS DEC Trained Instructor

 

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Katie Mulverhill teaching skills and safe practices. Campers receive certification in

 

Hunter Safety upon successful completion of this camp.

 

Register Early.– Scholarships Available. For more information on Day Camps, visit

 

www.baltimorewoods.or

 

 

or call (315) 673-1350.

 

Skaneateles Country Club

 

offers play day program. One of the many benefits of joining the

 

Skaneateles Country Club is their play day program for your children or grandchildren. Camp

 

runs Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s July 10th -August 16th, 2012!! For information

 

on joining the Skaneateles Country Club call Jim Fields at (315) 685-5759.

 

SALES:

 

$5.00 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 fun friendly 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 Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

 

Sherwood Inn

 

April dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any

 

order of $50 or more) and lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit

 

www.thesherwoodinn.com

 

 

for all of the details. (315) 685-3405.

 

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at

 

the

 

Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays

 

only! (315) 252-8463 or

 

www.oakandvine.com for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM;

 

Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.

 

Commercial Space Available for Lease

 

Charming historic village building located at 9 E. Genesee St. two floors approx 1850 sf

 

(subdivided) Prime Main Street location for retail, office and/or restaurant. Finished interior

 

includes kitchenette, two bathrooms, ample closet & dry basement storage, handicap access to

 

the first floor, original banister, beautiful southern exposure. 2 tenant parking spaces included, &

 

huge municipal lot for patrons located directly behind the building. Heavy foot & car Traffic.

 

Brokers welcome. For more information please call (802) 825-6112 or email

 

9e.genesee@gmail.com

 

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

 

The Trolley

 

Bldg

 

. 384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette

 

and facilities. $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and

 

free parking. Build-outs available to fit your needs.

 

Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com

 

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or

 

Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

 

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This

 

strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants

 

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include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For

 

further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

 

Professional Office Space available at

 

Custom Business Services coop. Excellent opportunity

 

for small business to get all the benefits that a larger businesses enjoy without all the overhead

 

(Reception area, upscale conference room, professional presentation/training room, kitchen

 

access, free parking, etc). Interested persons contact Kim Manrow at (315) 258-8780.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The

 

Skaneateles Chamber Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA

 

and Community Center will be holding a Duck Dash during the sidewalk sales on July

 

21

 

st. We are looking for people to assist on the committee. If you would be interested in

 

helping please call Randy Stockweather at (315) 685-3908. It is going to be lots of fun. Things

 

we need help with are: selling tickets, PR, sponsorships, numbering the ducks, and

 

entertainment. Next committee meeting on April 23 at 1:00 PM at Johnny Angels.

 

Skaneateles Chamber

 

membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Thru April

 

 

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

 

Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

 

www.barrowgallery.org.

 

Thru April

 

 

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, or

 

as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360. Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift Shop

 

at the Creamery featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed gifts.

 

Thru April 30

 

 

ART EXHIBIT: at the Weeks Art Gallery, at Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill

 

Rd. Open: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Three artists working in

 

very different mediums are united by their shared reference to the natural world. Featuring the

 

works of: Sharon Bottle Souva, Fabric handworks; Wesley Weiss, ceramics; Jill Newton,

 

Watercolors.

 

www.baltimorewoods.org No admission and free parking.

 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

- Mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at Stella

 

Maris

 

, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

 

First Wednesday of the month

 

 

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support

 

Group on the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30

 

PM. Caregivers are welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at

 

the same time for a reprieve during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

 

Every Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17

 

Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The

 

shop also accepts donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of

 

furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home

 

décor, antiques and collectibles. For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any

 

questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

 

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Every Saturday

 

 

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Lane bar (315)

 

685-5117.

 

Every Sunday

 

 

4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

 

685-3405.

 

Beginning May 4 – May 31

 

 

Exhibition at Imagine Is ‘For the Child in All of Us’ Imagine, the

 

fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., launches its 2012 gallery season with an

 

exhibition debuting its new collection of crafts made for children. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to

 

6 p.m. Monday – Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Sunday. For more information, call 315-685-6263 or go to http://www.imagineskaneateles.com

 

or

 

http://www.facebook.com/imagineskaneateles.

 

Have a good week!

 

Candace Searing

 

Administrative Specialist

 

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

 

csearing@skaneateles.com

 

http://www.skaneateles.com

 

(315) 685-0552

 

P.O. Box 199

 

22 Jordan Street

 

Skaneateles, NY 13152

 

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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. 

February 8th – May 5th – “Stepping Out:  Dancing in Cayuga County”.  Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  The exhibit explores social, folk and the fine art of dance as well as showcases our local dance schools and studios.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051

March 31st – May 20th – Made in NY 2012 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Made in NY 2012, is an annual juried exhibition featuring New York State artists. The exhibition features 75 works of art by 73 artists from throughout New York State. Made in NY 2012 features paintings, photographs, sculpture, drawings, and more.  Members free, non-   members $6.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553 

      April 18th– Book Signing – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Author Brad Parks.  3pm, free.  www.treleavenwines.com  315-364-5100

      April 18th- “Rogue Elephant on a Rampage”?  A Reflection on the History of the CIA – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Friends of Seymour Library proudly presents Dr. David S. McCarthy, Ph.D. The College of William and Mary. Reception to follow.  7pm, $10/person   www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669     

      April 19th - Creative Lighting Creations – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Using a basic lighting kit, participants will design creative lighting fixtures using found objects like glass bottles, straws, or silverware. Artist and teacher Robert Loring often creates art using repurposed objects. Create unique lamps, sconces, and other lighting creations will add a unique recycled artistic touch to any home. Lighting kits will be sold separately.  6pm. $15/members, $20/non-members  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

      April 20th - 7th Annual Spring Poetry Reading – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.   Co-sponsored by the YMCA-WEIU’s Writer’s Voice Program.   Free, doors open at 6:30, readings from 7-9 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

    

      April 20th - Spring Wine Dinner:  “Here Comes the Sun” – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Our barrel room transforms to a dining room to welcome spring…join us for special pairings of our wines and seasonal dishes. Food by the amazing folks at Serendipity Catering of Ithaca, NY. The winemaker will be on hand to share the inside story on the wines. Call for reservations by April 10.  $50/person, includes tax & tip, 5:30pm.   www.treleavenwines.com  800-439-5271 

     April 20th ZOOdiac – Southern Cayuga Planetarium, 2384 Route 34B, Aurora.  Travel the path of 12 constellations taken by the sun, moon and planets and explore the astronomy and mythology of the celestial creatures.  7:30pm, free.  www.southerncayuga.org/planetarium  315-364-7461

      April 20th – 22nd – ”The Fantasticks” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  “The Fantasticks,” is hosted by Carnytown Productions and Produced by Tom Hoey, with Simon Moody, Jack Sherman and Joel Weirick as co-producers. The Auburn production of “The Fantasticks” with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt is now celebrating its 51st year. This “longest-running musical in the world” features direction by James Cantu, musical direction by Barbara Mushock, choreography by Yvonne Villano-Hassett and set design by Navroz Dabu.  Wine and Beer will be available with proper I.D., and snacks may be purchased during intermission.  Daily shows:  2:00 pm & 8:00 pm, tickets $25  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 20th & 21st – “A Better Life” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  A Better Life is a poignant story about the struggle of an honest, profoundly decent man to survive as an illegal alien in LA. Utterly devoid of political posturing and moralizing, the film deals instead with the universal human yearning for security, stability, and at least some degree of happiness in one’s life.  4/20, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 4/21, 8:00 pm, tickets $5/online, $6/at the door.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 21st- Heart & Hands Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  5 paired courses with a wine reception.  Call for reservations.  6:30pm reception, 7:00pm dinner.  $60++/person.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

      April 21st- Through the Eyes of Fanny Seward:  A Family Friendly Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Families will have the opportunity to experience the Seward House through the eyes of William Seward’s daughter, Fanny.  Drawing heavily from Fanny’s extensive diaries, a guide playing Fanny will give a first-person account of her life, touching on the topics of abolition, women’s rights, her family’s experience during the Civil War, and what it was like to be a child during the 19th century.  Appropriate for Grades 4-12.  10:00 am – 11:30 am or 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, $10/adults, $8/children 12 & under.  www.sewardhouse.org   315-252-1283    

    

 

 

 

      April 22nd - Pizza & Petals – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Homemade Pizza (noon) & Wildflower Walk (1pm).  On Earth Day treat yourself to some of Nature’s spring beauties, trillium, hepatica and other woodland wildflowers. At 1pm naturalist and Sterling Nature Center Director Jim D’Angelo will led a walk along the trails of the nature center for a look at some of nature’s beautiful woodland wildflowers. Identification, natural history and interesting facts about the spring woodland wildflowers will be discussed on this walk. As a special treat before the walk homemade pizza and Ontario Orchards’ apple cider will be available from noon to 1pm. If you would like to join us for pizza please let us know so we can provide enough for everyone.  Noon, free.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

     April 22nd- Drop-In Family Art Making: Duct Tape Flower Pens – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Children and their accompanying adults are invited to visit the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center on Sunday, April 22 to create duct tape flower pens and other creations from fun colored duct tape. No registration required.  1-4:30pm, $5/project.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

     April 23rd 25th  - Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Fashions from Jane Morgan’s Little House.  Please call for reservations.  www.janemorganslittlehouse.com  315-364-8027

      April 23rd- Author James Howard Kunstler Lecture & Book Signing – Wells College – Macmillan Hall, 170 Main St., Aurora.  The free talk, “Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinging, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation,” titled after his new book, will be followed by a booksigning. The book features comparing perceptions and realities of the problems facing our society.  4:30pm, free.  www.wells.edu/  315-364-3266

     April 25th - “An Evening with Maya Angelou” – Auburn High School Auditorium, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn.  2012 Inspiring Speaker Series, proudly presented by the Auburn Education Foundation.  Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature.  As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Doors open at 6:00 pm, Lecture 7:00 pm, tickets $50.  www.auburnedfoundation.org  315-255-8827

     April 25th - Spring 2012 Fashion Show – Holiday Inn, 75 North St., Auburn.  Presented by Elements Salon & Day Spa.  A night of fashion, food, & fun with hors d’oeuvres, desserts, & cash bar.  Featuring Aveda’s Spring Hair & Makeup collection.  Fashions by Jones of NY, Banana Republic, The Loft Outlet, Lane Bryant, Van Heusen, and Ann Taylor.  All proceeds donated to Environmental Advocates of NY.  All clothing donations to Seneca/Cayuga Community Action Program.  Tickets $15 or $12 with a donation of “recycled” career clothing, 6:00 pm.  315-253-0501

      April 27th – 28th - “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. a thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world, and a loving yet complicated father.  4/27, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 4/28, 8:00 pm, tickets $5/online, $6/at the door.  www.auburnpublictheater.org       315-253-6669

     April 27th - Broadway Melodies – Auburn Church of the Nazarene, 3360 E. Genesee St., Auburn.  Auburn Chamber Orchestra presents Broadway Melodies. Steven Frackenpohl, Conductor. Special guest host Ed Sayles, Producing Director Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. Melodies from “My Fair Lady”, “Oklahoma”, “Fiddler on the Roof”, “Evita”, “The Music Man”, and “Oliver”.  7:30 pm, free.  www.auburnchamberorchestra.com      

      April 27th – 29th -  20th Annual Wine & Herb Festival – Cayuga Wine Trail, Cayuga Lake.  Build your garden this spring by attending our Wine & Herb Festival and planting herbs and edible flowers to your hearts content. This year join us as we celebrate 20 years of our most popular event. Here you’ll receive a commemorative token gift, a souvenir wineglass plus a potted herb plant from Dickman Farms at each winery, a plant carrier, plus recipe cards.  Start at King Ferry Winery, stop by Long Point Winery, and check the web site for other participating wineries and their hours.  Advance Tickets – $35/single $50/couple, Designated driver – $30/single $45/couple, At the door, $40/single $55/couple.  www.cayugawinetrail.com          800-684-5217

     April 28th - “How to Find Your Civil War and War of 1812 Ancestors” – Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Port Byron Historian Dawn Roe will illustrate how to search for Civil War and War of 1812 ancestors using public databases, historical documents and military records. No registration necessary.  11:00 am, free.  www.seymourpubliclibrary.org             315-252-2571

     April 28th - Comedian Andy Pitz – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Andy’s unique brand of comedy has landed him appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Andy is a regular performer at all of New York City’s top comedy clubs including Comic Strip Live and Gotham Comedy Club.   8:00 pm, tickets $12.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 29th - Poetry Extravaganza – Sterling Nature Center, 15780 Jenzvold Rd. Sterling.  In recognition of April as National Poetry Month, the Sterling Nature Center is presenting a Poetry Extravaganza on Sunday, April 26th from 3 -5 p. m. at its Jensvold Road center. The program is part of the center’s on-going Sunday Poetry Coffeehouse series.  3:00 pm, free.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/center/events.html  315-947-6143

     

 

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On-going Onondaga County Events!

The Red House Arts Center is featuring a new exhibit Nevin Mercede:  “The Reflections Series”.  For details on this as well as their other great programs, call them at 425-0405 or visit their website at www.TheRedHouse.org.

 

~  Syracuse Chiefs Baseball is back!  Enjoy great professional baseball with the whole family.  For details call 474-7833 or go to www.SyracuseChiefs.com for details!

 

~   CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily.  Call 422-8647 for information.

 

~  Everson Museum of Art is featuring these exciting exhibits:  From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland and Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz,  William Wegman: Flo Flow as well as  CNY Art Showcase Juried Preview & Live AuctionCheck out their art classes & other exciting programs as well!  Call 474-6064 or visit www.Everson.org for info.

 

So much to do at Beaver Lake Nature Center!  Enjoy many fantastic seasonal programs – for details, call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

 

~  The Onondaga Historical Association Museum is currently featuring the exhibit Tales, Talents and Treasures: A Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Syracuse Diocese & 100 Years of the New York / Pennsylvania Girl Scouts Exhibit. For details on this or other events at their museum, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

 

~  Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter!  Call 435-2121 or go to their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com for details.

 

~  IMAX Movies:   Born to be Wild, Coral Reef Adventure & Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol are currently showing at the MOST.  For details, call 425-9068 or www.most.org.

 

~  Enjoy animal enrichment activities and demonstrations at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.  Go to their website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call 435-8511 for details.

 

~  Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater  on Thursday evenings and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon.  Call 475-1807 for details.

 

~   The Central Library at the Galleries features various exhibit as well as other wonderful programs to explore.  For details, call 435-1834 or visit the website at www.onlib.org.

 

Syracuse University’s Warehouse Gallery is featuring these new exhibits Noriko Ambe – Inner Water and Chaz Griffen Window Projects & Educational Toys by Roy Wilson.  For details, call them at 443-6450.

 

Continuing thru 4/26/2012

Event:     Thursday Live Music at Parisa: Gary Frenay & Arty Lenin

Location:  Parisa Restaurant, 317 Montgomery St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-565-5118

 

Continuing Thru 4/30/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  Syracuse – A Retrospective

Location:  Fayetteville East Area YMCA, 200 Towne Drive, Fayetteville

For More Info:  315-299-7576

 

Continuing thru 4/19/2012

Event:     The Gallery at the Tech Garden Presents: Patently Syracuse

Location:  The Tech Garden, 235 Harrison St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-474-0910

 

Continuing thru 4/25/2012

Event:     Civic Morning Musicals Wednesday Recital

Location:  Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-424-3984

 

Continuing thru 4/29/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  Gnome Show

Location:  XL Projects, 307-313 S. Clinton St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-442-2542

 

Continuing thru 4/26/2012

Event:     Thursday Poetry Readings – Cruel April

Location:  The Point of Contact Gallery, 914 E Genesee Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-2169

 

Continuing thru 5/13/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  MFA 2012

Location:  Syracuse University, 018 Sims Hall, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-4097

 

Starts:  4/11/2012         Ends: 5/28/2012

Event:     Exhibit: The Irish and the Erie Canal

Location:  Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-471-0593

 

Starts:  4/12/2012         Ends: 4/15/2012

Event:     Dan Davidson & Eric Deskin Live at Wise Guys

Location:  Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-477-9898

 

Starts:  4/12/2012         Ends: 4/28/2012

Event:     Rarely Done Productions Presents: My First Time

Location:  CNY Jazz Central, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-422-8284

 

Starts:  4/13/2012         Ends: 4/13/2012

Event:     An Evening with Aziz Ansari

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  4/13/2012         Ends: 4/13/2012

Event:     Arts Engage, SU’s Office of the Arts Presenter presents: Diavolo Dance Theater

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/13/2012         Ends: 4/13/2012

Event:     Redhouse Live Comedy Improv

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  4/13/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Syracuse Astronomical Society Public Observing Session

Location:  Darling Hill Observatory, Strong Road, Tully

For More Info:  315-559-4737

 

Starts:  4/13/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Shakespeare Festival Presents: Love vs. Time

Location:  The Warehouse Theatre, 350 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-476-1835

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Comedian Daniel Tosh Live

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Dancing With Our Stars

Location:  Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-682-0556

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     JJ Heller and Audrey Assad, The Deeper Heart Tour

Location:  Inspiration Hall, 709 James Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-214-7333

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Open Hand Theater presents: Z Puppets Rosenschnoz: The Amazing Gnip Gnop Circus, Location:  Open Hand Theater (at the Castle), 518 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-476-0466

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Play:  In The Mood

Location:  Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Salt City Horror Fest

Location:  Palace Theater, 2384 James St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-463-9240

 

Starts:  4/14/2012         Ends: 4/14/2012

Event:     Town of Manlius Historical Society Antique Show

Location:  Fayetteville-Manlius High School House 2, 8210 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius

For More Info:  315-682-6660

 

Starts:  4/15/2012         Ends: 4/15/2012

Event:     Collectorsfest Sports Memorabilia Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-487-7711

 

Starts:  4/15/2012         Ends: 4/15/2012

Event:     Gabriel Iglesias Stand-Up Revolution Tour

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/15/2012         Ends: 4/15/2012

Event:     Natur-Tyme’s 12th Annual Health & Wellness Expo: “Transforming Ourselves in 2012″   Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-488-6300

 

Starts:  4/15/2012         Ends: 4/15/2012

Event:     Special Benefit Concert – The Art of Bel Canto

Location:  Everson Museum, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-424-3984

 

Starts:  4/17/2012         Ends: 4/17/2012

Event:     Unsung Heroes Film Series – A Mother’s Courage

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  4/17/2012         Ends: 4/18/2012

Event:     Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series presents  STOMP

Location:  Landmark Theater, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/18/2012         Ends: 5/13/2012

Event:     Syracuse Stage Presents: The Brothers Size

Location:  Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-3275

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/19/2012

Event:     Caught Up in the Clouds Together: The Past, Present, and Future of the Rapture

Location:  Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool

For More Info:  315-457-0310

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/19/2012

Event:     TH3 – Third Thursday City-wide Art Open

Location:  Everson Museum, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-422-8284

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Darrell Joyce & Michael Speirs Live at Wise Guys

Location:  Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-477-9898

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/26/2012

Event:     Jazz Evenings at Phoebe’s

Location:  Phoebe’s Restaurant, 912 East Genesee St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-5154

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/20/2012

Event:     2012 Rockin’ the Red Cross Battle of the Bands

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Opera presents Madama Butterfly

Location:  Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-5915

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Landmark Theatre presents Daughtry

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Professional Championship Bull Riders featuring a concert by Montgomery Gentry

Location:  Onondaga Community College, 4585 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-498-2699

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Gun Show 2012

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  607-748-1010

 

Starts:  4/27/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     Country Folk Art Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  248-634-4151

 

Starts:  4/28/2012         Ends: 4/28/2012

Event:     21st Annual Central New York Irish Feis

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-487-7711

 

Starts:  4/29/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     Concert:  Human Nature – The Motown Show

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  5/4/2012           Ends: 5/4/2012

Event:     Concert:  Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  5/5/2012           Ends: 5/6/2012

Event:     Northeast Alpaca Expo

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  607-637-5201

 

Starts:  5/5/2012           Ends: 5/6/2012

Event:     PtHA of NYS Spring Fling Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-672-5105

 

Starts:  5/8/2012           Ends: 5/8/2012

Event:     UpstateShows.com presents Rise Against

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-378-4197

 

Starts:  5/11/2012         Ends: 5/13/2012

Event:     Syracuse University Commencement Weekend

Location:  Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-1200

 

Starts:  5/12/2012         Ends: 5/12/2012

Event:     WWE presents RAW WORLD TOUR

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  5/15/2012         Ends: 5/15/2012

Event:     MassChaos Tour: Godsmack, Staind, and special guest Halestorm

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-8000

 

Starts:  5/17/2012         Ends: 5/17/2012

Event:     Concert:  Joe Bonamassa

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  5/20/2012         Ends: 5/20/2012

Event:     Concert:  Primus

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  6/1/2012           Ends: 6/2/2012

Event:     Taste of Syracuse

Location:  Clinton Square, W. Genesee and S. Clinton Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  800-234-4797

 

Starts:  6/2/2012           Ends: 6/3/2012

Event:     “King of Trucks” All Trucks Supershow

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  800-753-3978

 

Starts:  6/5/2012           Ends: 6/5/2012

Event:     Concert:  Bonnie Raitt

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  6/7/2012           Ends: 6/10/2012

Event:     Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Location:  International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Canastota

For More Info:  315-697-7095

 

Starts:  6/8/2012           Ends: 6/10/2012

Event:     58th Celebration of the Polish Festival

Location:  Clinton Square, W. Genesee and S. Clinton Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  687-1076

 

Starts:  6/8/2012           Ends: 6/10/2012

Event:     Jamesville Balloonfest

Location:  Jamesville Beach Park, 4110 West Shore Manor, Jamesville

For More Info:  315-703-9620

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Mother’s Day Garden Tour and Art Show Herald the Arrival of Spring

On Mother’s Day, Sunday May 13th, 2012 from 11am to 4pm, the private gardens at Sycamore Hill Gardens, 2130 Old Seneca Turnpike, Marcellus, will again be open to the public. This annual event features over 30 acres of themed gardens with 500,000 flowering bulbs, 700 varieties of trees, thousands of perennials, an evergreen maze, a folly, and ponds filled with colorful Japanese Koi fish waiting to be fed. Sculpture and statuary are strategically placed throughout the gardens, and include a bell garden, where children young and old ring bells and sound gongs. This annual event draws a crowd upwards of 3,000 visitors every year from across the region.

Photography, outdoor painting and drawing are all encouraged. Visitors bring picnics, spread out blankets, and linger all day in this lovely setting. Byrne Dairy generously provides free beverages at the garden tour. Plank Road Magazine is also a sponsor of the event.

The popular Art Exhibit “Art in Bloom” is held in the large greenhouse, and has grown in size every year. In 2012 over 15 area artists are participating, sharing and selling their work in a gallery setting. Works in all media, all sizes and price ranges wait to become special pieces to treasure as well as gifts for summer weddings and other special occasions.
New in 2012 is an advance preview special art reception for Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s ticketed members only. This reception is on Saturday, May 12, 4-6pm. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Refreshments will be provided by Stephen Landon, farm to table chef, Skaneateles, assisted by Patty Weisse, locavore foodie and executive director of Baltimore Woods Nature Center.

Events are held rain or shine. The garden is handicapped accessible. Parking is free.
?All proceeds benefit Baltimore Woods Nature Center.

Ticket Information:
Tickets are $5.50 on-line at
www.baltimorewoods.org or by credit card at (315) 673-1350, and  $5 at area locations through May 4th. On-line ticket sales end May 4th.
After May 4th, tickets are $10 at all sale locations and at the gate. Children under 8 receive free admission.
Byrne Dairy will sponsor the event generously donating free beverages. Plank Road magazine is also a sponsor and will have an information table at the event.

Advance tickets available at Baltimore Woods Nature Center, KeyBank, Marcellus;  Creekside Books and Coffee, Skaneateles;  Chocolate Pizza Company, Marcellus and Manlius;  Silver Spring Farm Market, Onondaga Hill;  and Auburn Public Theater, Auburn.

In Syracuse tickets are available at the Lemon Grass Restaurant in Armory Square and Metro Home Style Gift Shop near the Spaghetti Warehouse.


Contact Baltimore Woods Nature Center at
(315) 673-1350 or at info@baltimorewoods.org for more information.
Visit
www.sycamorehillgardens.com to learn more about this local treasure.

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Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108
Hours: 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.

Baltimore Woods Nature in the City brings authentic natural science learning to K-6 grade urban school children. Supported by the Syracuse City School District and corporate sponsors, tied to the Syracuse City School District curriculum and New York State Science Standards, lesson content supports teachers while directly impacting students. Holding programs in parks and neighborhood green spaces as well as the classroom, students’ earliest learning experiences in the sciences are relevant, meaningful and fun.
Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information


Thea Reidy
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Road, P.O. Box 133
Marcellus, NY 13108
315 673-1350 office; 315 247-7904 cell
www.baltimorewoods.org
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Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 @ 9:59 am by Curt
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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. 

February 8th – May 5th – “Stepping Out:  Dancing in Cayuga County”.  Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  The exhibit explores social, folk and the fine art of dance as well as showcases our local dance schools and studios.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051

March 31st – May 20th – Made in NY 2012 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Made in NY 2012, is an annual juried exhibition featuring New York State artists. The exhibition features 75 works of art by 73 artists from throughout New York State. Made in NY 2012 features paintings, photographs, sculpture, drawings, and more.  Members free, non-   members $6.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553                

      April 9th – April 15th – Spring Break at the Museum – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Jr. Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  Museum and Educational Center will be open for School Spring Break. Museum Tours available. Kids play area open. 11am – 4pm.  www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum  315-252-7644   

      April 11th- Disney Day – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Disney music and prizes.  1:00 – 3:30pm.  $4.50.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225.

      April 11th – Kid’s View of Vernal Pools – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Join Naturalist Jim D’Angelo and his daughter for a Child’s View of the vernal pools at the Sterling Nature Center. Vernal pools are small wetlands that temporarily fill with water providing essential habitat for frogs, salamanders, turtles and even a few snakes!!! We will do some hands on exploring of these unique wetlands looking for spotted salamanders, fairy shrimp, frogs, insects and other wildlife that utilize them. A short slideshow presentation will be conducted before the outdoor nature study of the vernal pools. Please dress for the weather and wear boots if you want to wade into this wetland.  1:00pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

      April 12thNickelodeon Night! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Nickelodeon music and prizes.  6-8:30pm.  Admission $4.50.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com    315-252-8225

 

 

      April 13th – Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  CNY acoustic guitar stand-out Loren Barrigar and New Zealand star Mark Mazengarb were instantly aware of the musical magic that was created the first time they played guitar together. Barrigar and Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry seldom found among musicians. Their live performances feature not only their spectacular technicalgrasp of the guitar, but also their outstanding musicality and ability to be spontaneously creative.  8pm, Tickets are $15; $25 for two; APT members $13.50.  www.auburnpublictheater.org              315-253-6669

      April 13th & 14th“Bridesmaids” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Director Paul Feig and producer Judd Apatow team up again for this comedy that stars Kristen Wiig as Annie, a romantically unattached failed bakery owner who fears she’s losing her BFF, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), the best thing in her life, when Lillian announces she’s gotten engaged. Strapped financially and emotionally, Annie (Wiig) is fiercely protective of her ‘maid’ duties for her lifelong pal. Enter picture-perfect bridesmaid Helen (Rose Byrne) whose thunder-stealing moves only serve to expose the increasingly frazzled Annie’s shortcomings-and leading to a hilarious series of calamities involving everything from food poisoning to an epic bout of in-flight intoxication.  4/13, 1&8pm, 4/14, 8pm.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door.  www.auburnpublictheater.org   315-253-6669

      April 14th - Professor Louie and The Crowmatix – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Professor Louie & The Crowmatix is a Woodstock, NY based Americana/Roots musical group led by Aaron Hurwitz, a musician and producer nicknamed ‘Professor Louie’. Their music is a blend of Blues, Rock, R&B, Gospel, & Folk with harmonic vocals. The current members all hail from New York State. They have lived, traveled and performed extensively around the globe. 8pm, doors open at 7pm.  Tickets $10/general admission, $9/APT members.  www.auburnpublictheater.org   315-253-6669

      April 14th - Va Va Bloom Garden Show – Dickman Farms Greenhouses & Garden Center, 13 Archie St., Auburn.  Whether you are just beginning to garden or an experienced gardener….Dickman Farms has a weekend geared to turning your thumb green! Dickman Farms Va Va Bloom Garden Show will be bigger and better than ever! The weekend is filled with fun for the entire family including free seminars with captivating guest speakers, workshops, tours, and fun gardening activities for all ages.  4/14, 9am – 5pm, 4/15, 10am – 5pm.  Free.  www.dickmanfarms.com  315-253-3030

      April 14th - Visit the Vintner Day – CJS Vineyards & Aurelius Winery, 6900 Fosterville Rd., Auburn.  Talk to the winemaker, taste our Estate wines and new release “Cab Franc 2010″.  Noon – 5pm, Free.  www.cjsvineyards.com  315-730-4619

      April 14th &15th   - CNYMRA District 3/WNYRacing/Upstate MX-AMA – Frozen Ocean Motorsports Complex, 4415 Vanderstouw Rd., Auburn.  AMA Sanctioned Event – Two full race days.  10 am – dusk.  $10 admission.  www.frozen-ocean.com  315-784-5466

     

 

      April 14th- “Acorn Hollow”  Wood Carvings and Crafts – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F.Karpinski, Jr. Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  Arlie Howell will be at the Educational Center demonstrating his “deep relief” woodcarving techniques – 3D wood carving.   Carvings of walking sticks, canes, lighthouses, animals, waterfalls, animal pins and ornaments and much more. Come watch this craftsman at work.  1-3pm.  Free.  www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum  315-252-7644

      April 14th - Vernal Pool – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Vernal pools are small wetlands that temporarily fill with water providing essential habitat for frogs, salamanders, turtles and even a few snakes!!! We will do some hands on exploring of these unique wetlands looking for salamanders, frogs, insects and other wildlife that contribute to this ecosystem in a puddle. An indoor presentation on the natural history and vulnerability of vernal pools will be conducted before the outdoor nature study. Please dress for the weather and wear boots if you want to wade into this wetland.  1:00 pm, free.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143. 

      April 15th - NWTF Turkey Calling Contest at Bass Pro Shops! – Bass Pro Shops, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  May join NWTF on the day of the event. Youth (12yrs and younger) Prizes awarded. Adults: (winners awarded: 1st: 50%; 2nd: 30%; 3rd: 20%).  12:30pm, registration fee $25.  www.basspro.com  315-258-2700

      April 16th - Empire State Paranormal Lecture – Sand Beach Church, 2950 Sand Beach Rd., Auburn.  Learn about Ghost Hunting at the Sand Beach Church.   $10, 4-6pm or 7-9pm  www.empirestateprs.com  315-406-4866

      April 17th Empowered – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Tompkins County, NY is one of the cloudiest, least windy places in the country, and yet its residents are proving that we can meet our energy needs through totally renewable resources. From solar and wind to veggie oil and geothermal, Empowered: Power from the People tells the story of one community’s role in the energy independence revolution.   7pm, $5.  www.auburnpublictheater.org   315-253-6669

      April 17th – Sushi & Sake – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Sushi is among the most beautiful and delicious of all foods-learn the art of this delicacy in this hands-on class. We’ll cover how to select fish and ingredients, prepare sushi rice, and make simple sushi rolls. Sashimi, nigiri, and maki will be covered. We’ll also taste different sakes and learn a bit about this classic accompaniment. It’s a sure hit for your next dinner party.  6-8:30pm, $115/person.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

      April 18th– Book Signing – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Author Brad Parks.  3pm, free.  www.treleavenwines.com  315-364-5100

      April 18th- “Rogue Elephant on a Rampage”?  A Reflection on the History of the CIA – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Friends of Seymour Library proudly presents Dr. David S. McCarthy, Ph.D. The College of William and Mary. Reception to follow.  7pm, $10/person   www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

     

      April 19th - Creative Lighting Creations – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Using a basic lighting kit, participants will design creative lighting fixtures using found objects like glass bottles, straws, or silverware. Artist and teacher Robert Loring often creates art using repurposed objects. Create unique lamps, sconces, and other lighting creations will add a unique recycled artistic touch to any home. Lighting kits will be sold separately.  6pm. $15/members, $20/non-members  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

      April 20th - 7th Annual Spring Poetry Reading – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.   Co-sponsored by the YMCA-WEIU’s Writer’s Voice Program.   Free, doors open at 6:30, readings from 7-9 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 20th - Spring Wine Dinner:  “Here Comes the Sun” – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Our barrel room transforms to a dining room to welcome spring…join us for special pairings of our wines and seasonal dishes. Food by the amazing folks at Serendipity Catering of Ithaca, NY. The winemaker will be on hand to share the inside story on the wines. Call for reservations by April 10.  $50/person, includes tax & tip, 5:30pm.   www.treleavenwines.com  800-439-5271 

      April 20th – 22nd – ”The Fantasticks” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  “The Fantasticks,” is hosted by Carnytown Productions and Produced by Tom Hoey, with Simon Moody, Jack Sherman and Joel Weirick as co-producers. The Auburn production of “The Fantasticks” with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt is now celebrating its 51st year. This “longest-running musical in the world” features direction by James Cantu, musical direction by Barbara Mushock, choreography by Yvonne Villano-Hassett and set design by Navroz Dabu.  Wine and Beer will be available with proper I.D., and snacks may be purchased during intermission.  Daily shows:  2:00 pm & 8:00 pm, tickets $25  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 20th & 21st – “A Better Life” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  A Better Life is a poignant story about the struggle of an honest, profoundly decent man to survive as an illegal alien in LA. Utterly devoid of political posturing and moralizing, the film deals instead with the universal human yearning for security, stability, and at least some degree of happiness in one’s life.  4/20, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 4/21, 8:00 pm, tickets $5/online, $6/at the door.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

      April 21st- Heart & Hands Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  5 paired courses with a wine reception.  Call for reservations.  6:30pm reception, 7:00pm dinner.  $60++/person.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

      April 21st- Through the Eyes of Fanny Seward:  A Family Friendly Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Families will have the opportunity to experience the Seward House through the eyes of William Seward’s daughter, Fanny.  Drawing heavily from Fanny’s extensive diaries, a guide playing Fanny will give a first-person account of her life, touching on the topics of abolition, women’s rights, her family’s experience during the Civil War, and what it was like to be a child during the 19th century.  Appropriate for Grades 4-12.  10:00 am – 11:30 am or 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, $10/adults, $8/children 12 & under.  www.sewardhouse.org   315-252-1283

    

      April 22nd - Pizza & Petals – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Homemade Pizza (noon) & Wildflower Walk (1pm).  On Earth Day treat yourself to some of Nature’s spring beauties, trillium, hepatica and other woodland wildflowers. At 1pm naturalist and Sterling Nature Center Director Jim D’Angelo will led a walk along the trails of the nature center for a look at some of nature’s beautiful woodland wildflowers. Identification, natural history and interesting facts about the spring woodland wildflowers will be discussed on this walk. As a special treat before the walk homemade pizza and Ontario Orchards’ apple cider will be available from noon to 1pm. If you would like to join us for pizza please let us know so we can provide enough for everyone.  Noon, free.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

     April 22nd- Drop-In Family Art Making: Duct Tape Flower Pens – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Children and their accompanying adults are invited to visit the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center on Sunday, April 22 to create duct tape flower pens and other creations from fun colored duct tape. No registration required.  1-4:30pm, $5/project.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

     April 23rd- Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Fashions from Jane Morgan’s Little House.  Please call for reservations.  www.janemorganslittlehouse.com  315-364-8027

 

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