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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. 

Oct. 27th – Jan. 5th 2013

– Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schwenfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Quilts=Art=Quilts is the Schweinfurth Art Center’s 33rd annual juried quilt exhibition. The Art Center has long-recognized the importance of quilts as a visual medium, and has been presenting quilts in an art gallery setting since 1981. Jurors select quilts based on overall quality of design, visual impact and originality.  Tues. – Sat. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun. 1:00 – 5:00 pm.  General Admission $6.  Art Center Members & Children under 12, free. 

 

www.myartcenter.org  315-255-155

Nov. 1st – Dec. 31st

- Faces of Cayuga County: 1880-1920 – Cayuga Museum of History& Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Photo exhibit featuring portraits and photographs by the county’s various photographers from the turn of the century. Closed major holidays.  Suggested donation $3, Noon-5pm Tues. – Sunday.

www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051

Nov. 19th & 26th

- 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.

Nov. 21st

- Walk for Health – Join Ted & Amy from 93Q on a one-mile walk in recognition of National Rural Health Day & Great American Smokeout. Walk starts from Cayuga County Court House steps and ends at City Hall, followed by a reception.  Free, noon.  315-252-4212

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Posted: Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 @ 9:26 am by Curt
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The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. 

CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

Saturday, October 30 – Sunday, January 8 - Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  International contemporary juried quilt exhibit.  Admission $6/adults, members and children under 12 free.   www.myartcenter.org           315-255-1553  

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

Wednesday, December 7 – “Science Alive” – Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center, Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Rd, Auburn.  Hosted by the new Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Science Center at the Museum.  An exciting and fun-filled evening of hands-on science experiments for the whole family from 6-8pm.  Admission is $5 per person or a maximum of $25 per family.  Registration is required by November 30.  www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum  315-784-5479 or 729-0657

Thursday, December 8 - Make Shift:  Found Furniture with Norma Bliss – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  A series of projects that focuses on using recycled materials to make art.  Beginners or experienced crafters welcome.  $10/members, $15/non-members.  Call 315-294-8841 to register.  6-8pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10 – Candlelight Tours – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum. Top area florists, artisans and the Skaneateles Garden Club have adopted the Seward House to provide a showcase of holiday decorations! Experience the unique charm and history of the festively adorned Seward House Museum. Prepaid reservations required. $10 adult, $8 for twelve and under. Tours at 6:00 and 7:00pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Friday, December 9 - A Classic Irish Christmas 2011 – Auburn Junior High School, 191 Franklin St., Auburn.  St. Joseph School Presents Andy Cooney for a Holiday Concert.  Andy Cooney, direct from Carnegie Hall, George Casey, Ireland’s New King of Blarney, Kate Purcell, Celtic Folk Artist and more.  Tickets $25.  Tickets will be sold at the door or call for more information.  315-253-8327

Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10th– “Stitched” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Stitched is a fun-filled documentary following three quilters racing to complete their entries for the International Quilt Festival, the largest quilt show in the nation. 12/9 1 & 8pm, 12/10, 8pm.  $5.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Friday, December 9 – Free Fun Family Night at the Fingerlakes Mall – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  Family fun night with Santa Claus!  Christmas activities and reindeer games for children.  This will take place along with the annual Bass Pro Shops Fishing Derby.  6-8pm.  www.fingerlakesmall.com  315-255-1188

Friday, December 9 - Christmas in Aurora – Route 90, Main St., Aurora.  Village-wide Christmas sales, children’s activities and entertainment.  10am-6pm all along Main St.  Check out the link for the schedule of events.  http://visitaurorany.com/cia.htm  315-364-7610

Saturday, December 10 - Reva Rollerdrome Christmas Party – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Skate with Santa, snowball burst & coloring contest, free Christmas cookies & hot chocolate, win Happy Feet prizes, play great board games.  1:00-3:30pm.  Admission $4.50, skate rental $2.00.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225

Saturday, December 10 - Weedsport Old Tyme Christmas – Village of Weedsport.  Visit Weedsport on 12/10 and enjoy an Old Tyme Christmas! Come celebrate a day of family fun in the historic village. Enjoy a 5K run/walk, a parade, pictures w/Santa at Weedsport Free Library, live music, food, Waldo the Magician, Craftie the Clown, Carolers, and much more. 10:00am – 3:00pm.www.co.cayuga.ny.us/weedsport  315-834-9133 or 315-834-9263

Saturday, December 10 - Come to Our Holiday Open House! – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Enjoy warm, mulled wine and lovely live music by Cielle (performing from 2 to 5).  We’ll have a few special visiting vendors in that day, and we have a nice selection of wine-related gifts in our gift shop.  We will be running special deals on wines and shipping, and don’t forget to taste any of the new vintages you may not have tried yet.  Noon – 5pm.  www.treleavenwines.com  800-439-5271

Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11 - White Barn Christmas – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  Local youth group Christmas tree sale in our decorated barn.  Christmas Karaoke 12/11 from 1-4PM in the winery, sing along or listen to Sue Alexander and friends, wine specials to help you stock up for the holidays, and Christmas vacation trivia. Brush up on your Griswald facts for free tastings and other fun prizes!  Open Noon-5PM.  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com  315-283-8095

 

 

Saturday, December 10 - Christmas in Aurora – Route 90 downtown Aurora.  Village-wide Christmas sales, children’s activities and entertainment.  http://www.visitaurorany.com/  315-364-7610

Saturday, December 10 – Musica Spei Presents:  Saint Nicholas Saves the Day – St. Mary’s Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn.  Musica Spei presents “Saint Nicholas Saves the Day”  An evil Pagan king, a steadfast Christian boy, and a kindly Saint.  A sung Medieval mystery drama based on a miracle from the life of Saint Nicholas, and Renaissance choral music for the Christmas season.  7:30pm.  315-252-9545

Sunday, December 11 - Annual Holiday Wine Dinner with Treleaven Winery – Pumpkin Hill Bistro, 2051 State Route 90, Aurora.  $55.00 per person +tax and gratuity (includes 5 courses with paired wines) Begins at 4pm.  Limited seating is still available.  Please call for reservations.  www.pumpkinhillbistro.com  315-364-7091

Sunday, December 11 – Annual Holiday Traditions Open House – Auburn

      Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center – Noon-5pm.  Free.  Quilts made by 72 artists from all over the world will be on view in the annual Quilts=Art=Quilts exhibition.  Families are invited to complete a scavenger hunt in the exhibition.  In addition, members of the Studio Art Quilt Associates will present a show-and-tell of their recent work during a Trunk Show at 2pm.   Westminster Presbyterian Church – Noon – 4:00pm. In addition to tours of the recently renovated historic church and the display of Advent banners, Westminster will feature some family friendly offerings – children and families can make a ’Chrismon’ ornament to take home, and may also have their pictures taken wearing traditional Christmas pageant costumes.  The Masterworks Chorale will perform a free holiday concert at 3pm in the sanctuary.                                                                                                                                St. Mary’s Church, 15 Clark St. – Gift shop open, tours of Church, and refreshments.  1:30-3:00pm.                                                                                                                                   St. Francis of Assisi Church, 303 Clark St. – Auburn Chamber Orchestra to play at 4:00pm to 5:15pm.  Coffee hour to follow.                                                                        Seward House Musem, 33 South St. – Noon-5pm.  Free.  Area florists, artisans and the Skaneateles Garden Club have adopted the museum to provide an array of spectacular holiday decorations.  Live musical performances throughout the day will add to the holiday splendor, including a performance by the St. Alphonsus Children’s Choir.                         Harriet Tubman Home, 180 South St. – Noon-5pm.  Free.  Please call the home directly for details on the day’s events.                                                                                              Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St. – Noon-5pm.  Free.  The mansion will be decked out in its holiday best.  Current exhibits will be the Museum’s 75th Anniversary and quilts from the ’Cayuga Lake Quilt Guild’ based in Union Springs, NY.                                                   Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. – Noon-5pm.  Free.  1pm – read with Santa (sponsored by the Literacy Volunteers of America)  2pm – Susan may with Christmas Carols at the piano.  Noon-5pm – Used book sale and Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop open.       Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Road, Rt. 38A – Horse drawn wagon rides, cookie decorating, coloring contests, ornament making, face painting, and much more.  Special herb garden activities, keyboard music, & The Barber Shop Singers will be performing their Christmas favorites. Tour the museum & visit the gift shop. Admission & parking free.  Donations accepted.  Noon – 4PM. 

 

December 16 & December 17 – Candlelight Tours – Seward House Museum, 33 South St.  Celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with an enchanting candlelight tour of the elegant Seward House Museum. Top area florists, artisans and the Skaneateles Garden Club have adopted the Seward House to provide a showcase of holiday decorations! Experience the unique charm and history of the festively adorned Seward House Museum. Prepaid reservations required. $10 adult, $8 for twelve and under. Tours at 6:00 and 7:00pm.  .  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

December 16 & December 17 – “Dolphin Boy” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  A true story about the healing power of nature.  Dolphin Boy tells the intriguing story of Morad, a teenage boy who was left in an almost vegetative state after being abducted and beaten. Two weeks before being committed to a mental institution Morad’s doctor recommends a radical treatment: Dolphin Therapy. Morad’s father sells everything and takes his son to the coast, remaining by his side during his miraculous three year recovery.  12/16, 1 & 8pm, 12/17, 8pm.  $5.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

December 18 – Family Series – David Kirk, bestselling author of Little Miss Spider – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  David Kirk is the best–selling author and illustrator of the ’Miss Spider’series of books for children, as well as the ’Biddle’ series, and Nova’s Arc. With stories in verse, and bright, colorful illustrations of animals and robots, Kirk has captured the hearts and minds of millions of children around the world, as well as many adults.  2pm, Sponsored by Wegmans and Skanarts, $5 suggested donation per family at the door.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

December 21 - Longest Night Service – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.  The service offers a message of hope and comfort for anyone who finds the holidays difficult, due to loneliness, insecurity, loss, anxiety, or even just the stress of the season, through candlelight, hymns, special music by the Westminster Choir, and a message by Pastor Phil Windsor. This is the seventh year that Westminster has offered this service to the community. 7pm.  www.westminsterauburn.org  315-253-3331

December 23 – “Life in a Day” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Life in a Day brings together the most compelling footage from YouTube to create a 90-minute film crafted by Macdonald, executive producer Ridley Scott, producer Liza Marshall, and their teams. The film offers a unique experience that shows—with beauty, humor, and joyful honesty—what it’s like to be alive on Earth today.  Tickets $5, 1:00 & 8:00pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

December 26 – December 30 – “Models of Strength” – Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center, Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Rd., Auburn.  Come check out the brand new ’Norm Riley Wooden Toys and Farm Implement Exhibit’.  View over 300 hand crafted works of art.  11:00am – 4:00pm.  Admission & parking free, donations accepted.  315-252-7644

 

 

 

                               

 

NEW BUSINESSES NOW OPEN

Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry

Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven

Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven

Oak & Vine Restaurant at the Springside Inn, Auburn

Anchor Laundromat, 719 Main St., Fair Haven – Large capacity, sparkling clean, WiFi, TV

The Apple Station, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, 181 Grant Ave. Auburn

The Auburn Ale House, 288 Genesee St., Auburn

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 @ 9:18 am by Curt
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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM 131 GENESEE STREET AUBURN, NY 13021 315-255-1658
CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING
Wednesday, June 1 – September 4 – The Cost of Freedom: Cayuga County in the Civil War – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Cayuga Museum honors the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an original exhibit focusing on the experiences of local people during the conflict. The Museum’s own important collection of Civil War artifacts will be enhanced with treasured heirlooms loaned by local families: photographs, letters, uniforms, weapons and much more. A series of public programs all summer will expand the Civil War theme, watch for dates and times. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051
Wednesday, June 1 – Wednesday, June 22 – Anything Goes – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park, Rt. 38A, Auburn. Broadway Musical. A delightful trip across the Atlantic with a cast of crazy characters, five love stories and, oh yes, lots and lots of tap dancing! Featuring songs by Cole Porter including, ’Blow, Gabriel, Blow,’ ’I Get a Kick Out of You,’ ’Anything Goes,’ and ’You’re the Top’ don’t miss this show running through June 22nd. www.merry-go-round.com (315) 255-1785
Thursday, June 2 – Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs. “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm (315) 889-5007
Saturday, June 4 – Flavor of the Finger Lakes – Emerson Park, 6914 East Lake Rd., Auburn. 1st Annual Flavor of the Finger Lakes event runs from Noon-4:30pm. Anything Goes, Merry-Go-Rounds first show of the season, will be highlighted. Featured will be 10 food vendors, 8 wineries and 5 local creameries. Entry fee $10 – receive a souvenir wine glass, and 5 tickets to be used at vendor booths. www.cayugacoutychamber.com (315) 252-7291
Saturday, June 4 – Speaking for Themselves: Women of Seward House – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. See the Seward House through the eyes of the Seward women. Using original family correspondence and journals, the tour enables visitors to hear the words and feelings of the nineteenth-century women of the Seward family and reveals the significant contributions they made during their lives. 1PM. Reservations required. Fee. www.sewardhouse.org (315) 252-1283
Saturday, June 4 – Old Ways Days – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Road, Rt. 38A, Auburn. 11AM-4PM, FREE. Revisit the past at Old Ways Days. A day of fun, excitement, learning & family activities. Take a ride on their ’Model T’ touring car, truck, or horse drawn wagon. See tractors on display, take home some herb cuttings, view other exhibits or demonstrations. www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum (315) 252-6466
Sunday, June 5 – Motorcycle Ride Around Owasco Lake – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. The Community Preservation Committee will host a benefit motorcycle ride around Owasco Lake on Sunday, June 5. Participants should meet at Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, at 9:00 AM. The ride will start at 9:30 AM. Lunch will be provided at Willard Chapel at 11:30 AM. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets and further information can be obtained at the Willard Chapel Office, or by calling 252-0339. Rain date is June 12. All proceeds benefit Willard Memorial Chapel. www.willardchapel.org (315) 252-0339
Sunday, June 5 – Art Inspiration 2011 – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd., Sterling. Festival of Nature and Arts. View nature inspired art and artists demonstrating their crafts. Noon – 4:30pm. Free and open to the public. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark (315) 947-6143
Tuesday, June 7 – Tuesday Night MUSIC JAM – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Weekly evening of original regional music, poetry & comedy in open mic cafe setting. Door prizes, snack menu & wine/beer with I.D., $2 at the door. 7:30pm till 11pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Thursday, June 9- Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm – (315) 889-5007
Thursday, June 9 – Mind Body & Spirit Luncheon and Silent Auction – Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North St., Auburn. Honoring Dr. Phillip Gioia & Wegmans. Hosted by Carrie Lazarus, WSYR, Syracuse. Featuring ’Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play’ by Christine Chalupinicki, acting Deputy Director of CNYRO of NYSDOH. Noon – 1:30pm. Tickets $25 www.cayugahealthnetwork.org (315) 252-4212
Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11 – BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Featuring 80+ yr. old New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham. For decades, this Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high society charity soirées for the Times Style section. Bill Cunningham New York is a delicate, funny and often poignant portrait of a dedicated artist whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11 – Leonard Bernstein’s CANDIDE (In Concert) – Cayuga Community College Irene Bisgrove Theater, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. A comical story of a young man’s adventures as he travels the world in search of his one true love. Candide is inspired by Voltaire’s wickedly satirical novel. This musical masterpiece includes some of the greatest music ever written, with brilliantly witty lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John LaTouche, Dorothy Parker, Lillian Hellman, and Leonard Bernstein himself. 8pm, $14/general admission, $12/senior, student. www.auburnplayers.net (315) 258-8275
Saturday, June 11 – World Renowned Speakers – Design and Fabrication of Sacred Spaces – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. At 1pm, enjoy 3 world-renowned speakers who have designed and fabricated many interior sacred spaces throughout the country. James Piercey of J. Piercey Studio, Inc in Orlando Fl. Viggo Rambusch of Rambusch Studios in Jersey City, NJ, and Gunar Grunke of Conrad Schmitt Studios in New Berlin, Wis. www.willardchapel.org (315)252-0339
Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, August 21 – New York Prints of Mind Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Contemporary Limited Edition Prints. Reception: Sat. June 11, 6-8pm. Curated by Joe Scala, E.D., Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Selections from the Universal Limited Art Editions collection. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553
Saturday, June 11 – Mary Lorson & the Soubrettes – Morgan Opera House, 370 Main Street, Route 90, Aurora. Mary Lorson has been composing, recording and performing for twenty years with the alternative-rock group Madder Rose and the alternative-jazz project Saint Low. She also composes original music for film, including the documentary What Remains, and for TV in The Sopranos. Lorson’s play Freak Baby and the Kill Thought, about vaudeville sensation Eva Tanguay, reflects the historical flavor of her song writing. 8pm. $8/adults, $6/seniors, $5/students & children. www.morganoperahouse.org (315) 364-5437
Sunday, June 12 – Fort Hill Cemetery Walking Tour – Fort Hill, 19 Fort St., Auburn. Walking tour sponsored by Community Preservation Committee at the Willard Memorial Chapel. Meet at 1pm at Bradley Chapel, Fort Hill Cemetery. www.willardchapel.org (315) 252-0339
Sunday, June 12 – Historic Places of Aurora – Howland Stone Store Museum, 2956 State Route 34B, Aurora. tudents from the Spring, 2011 Local History class at Southern Cayuga High School will present their research highlighting the historical significance the buildings and properties in the Village of Aurora. This presentation will be based on their class project which was completed to help augment the new village website. Then and now visuals will be shown along with stories of Aurora’s past and present. 7pm. www.HowlandStoneStore.org (315) 364-5587
Sunday, June 12 – Victorian Garden Party – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Step back in time and welcome summer at the annual Victorian Garden Party. Join us to view the Chapel’s gardens and listen to music played on the historic Steere and Turner organ. Organist Donna Riester will entertain with two 20-minute ’mini-concerts’. This event will include a silent auction, raffle and refreshments. 1-3pm. Free – rain or shine. Donations appreciated – profits used towards maintenance of the garden at Willard Chapel. www.willardchapel.org (315) 252-0339
Tuesday, June 14 – Tuesday Night MUSIC JAM – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Weekly evening of original regional music, poetry & comedy in open mic cafe setting. Door prizes, snack menu & wine/beer with I.D., $2 at the door. 7:30pm till 11pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Village Outpost, Aurora
Pumpkin Hill Bistro, Aurora
Elderberry Pond Restaurant, Auburn
Pleasant Beach Hotel & Restaurant, Fair Haven
CJS Vineyards
White Barn Winery
Fingerlakes Drive In
Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum
Whispering Winds Motel
Dorie’s Bakery & Café, Aurora
NEW BUSINESS NOW OPEN
Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry
Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven
Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 @ 1:40 pm by Curt
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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM 131 GENESEE STREET AUBURN, NY 13021 315-255-1658
CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING
Wednesday, May 18 – Sunday, May 29 – Made in NY – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Annual juried exhibit of NYS artists. Exhibited works typically include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture created within the last three years. Suggested adult admission $3. Members/Children under 12 Free. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553
Wednesday, May 18 – September 4 – The Cost of Freedom: Cayuga County in the Civil War – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Cayuga Museum honors the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an original exhibit focusing on the experiences of local people during the conflict. The Museum’s own important collection of Civil War artifacts will be enhanced with treasured heirlooms loaned by local families: photographs, letters, uniforms, weapons and much more. A series of public programs all summer will expand the Civil War theme, watch for dates and times. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051
Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22 – Crazy Hair Skate Days – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Makeovers, games and hair-raising fun! Prizes for tallest, most colorful, beaufiful, craziest, most accessories, prickliest, longest, best mullet, and best bed head. You’ll be wiggin’ out if you miss the fun. Fri. 6-8:30pm, Sat. 1-3:30pm. www.reva-rollerdrome.com (315) 252-8225
Friday, May 20 – Saturday, May 21 – Bass Pro Shops Camping Workshops – Bass Pro Shops, Routes 5 & 20, Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn. Learn advanced techniques for processing your own sausage, whole muscle jerky, ground jerky and marinated wild game meats. If you’re just getting started, or have processed your own game for 40 years, Brad Lockwood will share advanced game processing tips and techniques that will make you a better home processor. May 20th 6:30pm, May 21st 1:00pm. www.basspro.com (315) 258-2717
Saturday, May 21 – King Ferry’s ’I Love Chocolate Day’ – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., Aurora. Celebrate all things chocolate on Saturday May 21 at King Ferry Winery’s ’I Love Chocolate’ Day from 11 to 5:30. Sinful chocolate desserts are matched with our award-winning Treleaven wines: $7. We’ll have free fun all day – a live radio remote from Lite 97.3, a performance by ’Restless’ from 2:30 to 5, and a bounce house for the kids all day long. Lunch will be available for a fee from Mo’s Pit BBQ, and we’ll be selling wine by the glass or bottle. www.treleavenwines.com (315) 364-5100
Saturday, May 21 – May Festival – Village Park, Main St., Fair Haven. First Annual May Festival, 11am-4pm at the Fair Haven Village Park. Join the fun & celebrate SPRING! Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Hall, 6-11am, The Fairy & Gnome Parade, 11am, crafts & games for kids – noon on. Vendors, music, raffles & demonstrations. Scavenger hunt, poker walk, bike rodeo, visit local businesses, & restaurants. www.fairhavenny.com (315) 947-5674
Saturday, May 21 – Book Signing – Tim Green – Downtown Books & Coffee, 66 Genesee St., Auburn. Stop in for a book signing with Tim Green at 1pm! He will be promoting his latest book, ’Best of the Best’. In his compelling style, Tim Green delivers great sports action and more—a fast-paced adventure about friendship, the power of becoming a team, and finding a way to get what you need when you can’t have what you want. www.downtownbooksandcoffee.com (315) 515-3411
Saturday, May 21 – Monday, May 30 – Bass Pro Shops Go Outdoors Event – Bass Pro Shops, Routes 5 & 20, Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn. Bass Pro Shop is taking it outdoors! Check out the link above for events details and times. Don’t to bring the family for noon fish feeding frenzy at the indoor fish tank. www.basspro.com (315) 258-2717
Tuesday, May 24 – Fanny Seward Book Club – Seward House Musem, 33 South St., Auburn. The Seward family were avid readers. More than 5,000 books grace the shelves of their home. To celebrate this love of reading, Seward House Museum welcomes all to join the Fanny Seward Book Club. The book to be discussed is “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. 7pm. www.sewardhouse.org (315) 252-1283
Wednesday, May 25 – Last Wednesday Poetry Read – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Relax in a comfortable atmosphere, share your work with other poetry lovers and enjoy creative discussion and feedback. Wine/beer cash bar for those with proper I.D. $2 suggested donation at the door. 7:30 PM. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Thursday, May 26 – Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm – (315) 889-5007
Thursday, May 26 – Make Shift – Informal Art Making for Adults & Teens – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Cans and Bottles. Informal, drop-in art making activities that use recycled materials. Learn a new technique, start a project, and discover new artistic ideas for unused materials. Instruction and materials provided. Bring a friend, family, or colleague. Bring your own snacks. $10 member/$15 non-member. 6PM – 8PM. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553
Thursday, May 26 – Sunday, May 29 – Sterling Stage Folkfest – Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling. 7th annual event kicks off the season with over 30 of the Northeast’s best live acts. Folk, roots, & jambands…artist village, vendors, light show, and more. www.sterlingstage.com (818) 212-9489
Thursday, May 26 – Cascade Grill Opening Event – Cascade Grill, 2846 State Rt. 38, Owasco Lake Fire Lane #1, Moravia. Join us Friday May 27th to Kick of our 8th Summer Season on beautiful Owasco Lake! Music Friday 8-11pm – Buddy Barrett Band. Cans & Clams Specials All Weekend. (315) 497-1900
Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28 – SENTENCED: A Period Piece – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Auburn’s own improv and sketch comedy troupe returns to Auburn Public Theater with a new show! Baby Seal Club is doomed. The world is coming to an end outside and all they want is to get through this final show before the Zombie Crisis gets through the door and eats their brains. During the show, the ’Mortally Challenged’ Zombie population decide they want their rights and stage a protest, holding punchlines hostage until they get their ’Collective dismembering rights’. Jane Austen’s bundle of work has never tasted so bloody good. Show at 8pm, tickets $8. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Saturday, May 28 – Memorial Day Skate – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3:30pm, admission $6 – includes skating & inflatables. New inflatable rides, games & outdoor activities. Water balloon battle. www.reva-rollerdrome.com (315) 252-8225
Saturday, May 28 – Harriet Tubman Celebration – Harriet Tubman Home, 180 South St., Auburn. Fort Hill Cemetery grave site ceremony followed by activities and Underground Railroad exhibit at the Home. http://www.nyhistory.com/harriettubman/ – (315) 252-2081
Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, May 29 – Welcome in the Summer Party – Emerson Park, Route 38A, Auburn. Fundraising event for Owasco Fire Department. Bands, dancing, food, and refreshments, Custom Taylor Band playing! 6PM – 1AM. Fee. http://co.cayuga.ny.us/parks/emerson/events.html (315) 252-7644
Saturday, May 28 – Soap Box Derby – Hoopes Park, Genesee St., Auburn. Sponsored by Auburn YMCA-WEIU. Youth races, food and entertainment, FREE. http://www.auburnymca.org/ (315) 253-6153
Saturday, May 28 – Finger Lakes Cheese Open House – Finger Lakes Cheese Trail NY. Visit anytime between 10-5 p.m. to receive farm tours, talk with the cheese makers, and taste cheese samples… all at no cost. Enjoy a day touring in the Finger Lakes. Bon appetite! Farms on the cheese trail include: Keeley’s Cheese Co., Finger Lakes Dexter Cheese Creamery, Shtayburne Farm, Hillcrest Dairy, Engelbert Farms, Lively Run Goat Dairy, Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese Company, Cowlick Farm, Side Hill Acres Goat Farm, Sunset View Creamery, and Muranda Cheese. http://www.flcheesetrail.com/Trail_ (800) 813-2958
Sunday, May 29 – Music in the Barn – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga. Free entertainment, featuring Dick Eldredge, in their renovated 100 year old barn. Dick\’s broad range of tunes cover classic rock (Bob Seger), blues (Delbert McClinton) and country (Tobey Keith). Dance, listen in, or sit out on the deck & enjoy the countryside, pond & route 20 hustle. Bring a picnic lunch and relax for an afternoon on the farm. www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com (315) 252-2535 or (315) 283-8095
Sunday, May 29 – DIRT Car 3rd Annual All-Star Weekend – Rolling Wheels Raceway Park, 8310 Grant Ave. Rd., Auburn. The season kicks off May 29 with a combination of two premier events. The annual All-Star 100 and Hall of Fame Classic are being combined for an unforgettable Memorial Day Weekend experience. 60-laps of racing action will complimented by a 20-lap double-down feature for the DIRTcar Modifieds making this a can’t miss event. Purchase your reserved tickets by May 7 and receive a FREE Pit Pass! Kids 9 & under are FREE! Get your tickets NOW! 7pm. www.rollingwheelsraceway.com (315) 834-6605
Sunday, May 29 – Majorpalooza 2011 5K Race – Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Majorpalooza provides fun affordable family events all while raising a modest donation for local causes. 5K race cost $20. http://www.majorpalooza.com/index.html (315) 730-0603
Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day Parade – Downtown Auburn, Genesee St., Auburn. 11AM parade followed by musical entertainment and the Kiwanis Duck Derby. (315) 255-4104
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Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 @ 8:32 pm by Curt
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