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March 7 – May 4, 2014                                                                                                                                     

From Gilded Stage to Silver Screen: A History of Auburn’s Theaters – Learn about Auburn’s storied historic theaters and their lasting impact on our present-day city.

May 16 – August 31, 2014                                                                                                                                     

Auburn at Normandy: The 299th Combat Engineers and Local Stories of WWII – Discover the stories of men from Auburn’s West End who served together throughout World War II and were among the first to hit the beach on D-Day; through tales of first-hand experiences, photographs, flags, and much more.

Location

The Cayuga Museum/Case Research Lab
203 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Directions

Contact

315-253-8051

cayugamuseum@verizon.net

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Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 @ 5:57 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Live Music at the Vineyard — 4-7 pm — No Cover Charge 

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Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 11:01 am by Nakeia Endres
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Fun Syracuse Facts

  • National Geographic’s Green Guide named Syracuse “One of America’s Top 20 Green Cities”
  • American Planning Association named University Hill one of America’s Top Ten Neighborhoods.
  • Business Facilities named the Syracuse and Central Upstate region among its seven best locations across the nation for companies seeking to move or expand in a new location, commenting that “Syracuse also has something that increasingly is a rare and valuable commodity: an abundant supply of fresh, portable water.”
  • The dental chair was invented by Syracuse’s Milton Waldo Hanchett in 1840.
  • The Erie Canal in its century long existence, contributed more to the growth of Syracuse than anything in its history.
  • The country’s first drive-in window installed by our own Merchants Bank in 1941.
  • Literacy Volunteers was founded here in 1962-helping thousands of adults world wide read.
  • At one time there were more than 50 breweries here in the Syracuse area.
  • Syracusan Charles F. Brannock invented the measuring device that tells the shoe salesman, what your size is. Also Nettleton patented the world’s first “Loafer” in 1933.
  • Our State Fair in the longest running State Fair in the country, in fact it started in 1848. Archabald Stadium was the first totally poured concrete stadium in the country.
  • At the turn of the century 90% of the nations garment pressing machines were manufactured right here in Syracuse.
  • Cornelius Tyler Longstreet invented the first standardized clothing in the mid 1880′s.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Upstate Medical Center predecessor Geneva Medical College in 1849.
  • Crouse Hinds manufactured the country’s first traffic light installed in Texas in 1921.
  • Robert E. Dietz can boast ownership of an English patent issued by Queen Victoria in 1873 for a self-setting animal trap better known as a mousetrap.
  • The first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court was a Syracuse University Grad. Belva Lockwood.
  • 27 antennae located on the moon were made in Syracuse by Sims.
  • The 24-second shot clock, used in all NBA games, was invented by Danny Biasone, the late owner of the Syracuse Nationals. Following the 1953-54 season, he invented the clock to try and speed up the game and prevent teams from stalling. Head to Armory Square in downtown Syracuse to watch the clock tick for yourself!

Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 10:59 am by Nakeia Endres
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Heart & Hands Wine Dinner

Join this acclaimed winery for a five paired course dinner.

Date(s): 01/18/2014
Location: Aurora Inn
391 Main St.
Auora, NY 13026
Time: Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm
Cost: $100/person
Telephone: 315-364-8888
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 10:58 am by Nakeia Endres
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IGNITE the WINTER!

A celebration organized in connection with Auburn’s First Friday happenings, this winter festival will be held both outside on Exchange Street Plaza as well as inside Auburn Public Theater. Features include a comfort food cook-off with chili, soup, and chowder vendors, live bands, horse-drawn wagon rides, beer and Finger Lakes wine sales, and live ice sculpting demonstrations, all in the heart of Downtown Auburn.

Date(s): 03/07/2014
Location: Exchange Street Mall
Downtown
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-252-7874
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 10:58 am by Nakeia Endres
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