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CAYUGA COUNTY
OFFICE OF TOURISM
131 GENESEE STREET
AUBURN, NY 13021
315-255-1658

CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

Wednesday, May 4 – 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

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Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2011 @ 1:33 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, March 30 – 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, March 30 – Sunday, May 1 – Two Hundred Years of Partnership: First Presbyterian Church and the Community – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The exhibition, features photographs, paintings, documents and mementos from the Church dating back to 1811. The show traces the important people, places and events that defined the institution from when it first opened on North and Fulton streets, to when the steeple came down on the second building in 1973, to its modern facility on South Street. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051

Wednesday, March 30 – 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, March 31 – Lemberger, Lemberger – Bet The Farm Winery, 381 Main St., Aurora. Wine class – 6:30pm. $15/person. Small bites included. A study in Lemberger, taste a few from around the area & world – maybe a blend or two. Review aroma & introduce the Mouth Feel Wheel. Sure to be fun! www.betthefarmny.com (315) 364-5643

Thursday, March 31 – Make Shift – Informal Art Making for Adults & Teens – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. 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, & your own snacks. $10 member/$15 non-member. 6PM – 8PM. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Friday, April 1 – Pianist Tiff Jimber Performance – Wells College, Summer Center, 170 Main Street, Aurora. Tiff Jimber’s music is award-winning and has appeared on soundtracks of the movies ”The Grudge,” “Hide and Seek” and “Love Happens”. Free and open to the public. www.wells.edu (315) 364-3264

Friday, April 1 & Saturday, April 2 – Film – Cool It – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. The documentary Cool It presents itself as the ’alternative’ view to Al Gore’s award-winning An Inconvenient Truth on the issue of global warming. Cool It is a must-see for anyone interested in the science, and politics, of global warming. Apr. 1st 1pm & 8pm. Apr. 2nd 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Saturday, April 2 – 2011 Kids Choice Awards – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. wards broadcast and party. Join them for live entertainment and a broadcast of the show! There will be pizza, soda, popcorn and snacks for sale. Dress in whatever makes you feel fabulous and come WALK THE ORANGE CARPET. Doors open at 7pm – awards from 8-9:30pm. Tickets $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Saturday, April 2 – 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, April 2 – Life in a Vernal Pool – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd., Sterling. Join Interpretive Naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a look into the vernal pools of 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 explore these unique wetlands looking for spotted salamanders, fairy shrimp, tadpoles and other wildlife that utilize them. A short slideshow presentation will be conducted before the hands-on outdoor nature study of the vernal pools. Please dress for the weather and wear boots if you would like to wade into the wetland. Free at 1pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark (315) 947-6143

Sunday, April 3 – The Adams Foundation Piano Series Featuring Ian Hobson – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Westminster Presbyterian Church & Saint Mary’s Church present The Adams Foundation Piano Series Season 10 featuring Ian Hobson. Hobson is well-known for his interpretations of Chopin, Schumann and Lizst. Sunday at 3pm. Tickets $20/adults, $10/students. Additional information and ticket order forms are available on the web site above. www.westminsterauburn.org (315) 253-3331

Sunday, April 3 – Frozen Ocean Motorcross 2011 Races – Frozen Ocean, 4415 Vanderstous Rd., Auburn. CNYMRA District 3/WNY Racing. AMA Sanctioned Event. Practice 8:30am, racing 10am-dusk. Admission $10 gate fee. www.frozen-ocean.com (315) 784-5466

Wednesday, April 6 – Man in the Moon Bake Shoppe Opening – Bake Shoppe, Corner of Route 34B and Route 90, King Ferry – Stop by for a cup of fresh brewed coffee, delicious desserts, breakfast cakes, and much more. www.maninthemooncheesecake.com (315) 364-5165

Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10 – The Curious Savage – Cayuga Community College Irene Bisgrove Theater, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Auburn Players Community Theatre presents a 50th Anniversary Production of John Patrick’s “The Curious Savage”, directed by Samuel V. Kennedy III. A gentle comedy for all ages about the “sensible” occupants of a 50’s era Sanitarium and how they cope with the addition of a new elderly tenant who has hidden her ten million dollar inheritance from her irritable son, the Senator along with her son the Judge, and a scheming daughter. Apr. 8 & 9 at 8pm, Apr. 10 at 2pm. Tickets $12. Seniors & students discounts available at the door. Call for reservations. www.auburnplayers.net (315) 258-8275

Friday, April 8, Saturday, April 9 – Film ? Made in Dagenham – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. A film about an autoworkers strike, Rita O’Grady, an ordinary woman, finds herself in a fight for equal rights, and ends up achieving something extraordinary. The movie skillfully balances issues of class and gender equality and makes you care deeply about them–and about these people struggling for basic fairness. And it’s funny, sad, and genuinely stirring. Simply a marvelous movie, not to be missed. Apr. 8th 1pm & 8pm. Apr. 9th 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Saturday, April 9 – Visit the Vintner Day – Cayuga Lake Wineries, East Side of Cayuga Lake. An event for lovers of wine & discovery. Pick up your passport, map &

itinerary at any one of the Cayuga East wineries – King Ferry Winery, Long Point Winery, Izzo’s White Barn Winery, CJS Vineyards, Heart & Hands Wine Co., Dill’s Run Vineyard or Bet the Farm Winery. Visit each to taste wines & talk with the winemakers about various aspects of wine making. A chance to ask those questions you’ve always had about the art of wine making and viticulture. Free. 11AM – 4PM. www.treleavenwines.com (800) 439-5271

Saturday, April 9 – Zabriskie Folk Series – Morgan Opera House, 370 Main Street, Route 90, Aurora. Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador with a career spanning 30 years, and the sizzlingly talented California cellist Natalie Haas have a performance partnership of ten years duration. They have been featured on NPR’s Performance Today, Thistle & Shamrock and Mountain Stage, and represented Scotland at the Smithsonian Museum’s Folklife Festival. 8pm. $15/adults, $12/seniors, $10/students and children. http://morganoperahouse.org/MOH.htm (315) 364-5437

Sunday, April 10 – Artists Talks – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. This talk will feature an exhibiting artist from Made in NY 2011. Each artist will discuss their own artwork as well as what it means to be a regional artist. Free and open to the public. 2pm. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Tuesday, April 12 – Sunday, April 17 – FRANK FERRANTE in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in a fast pace 90 minutes of hilarity. Tickets: $26. Apr. 12, 13, 14, 17 @ 2PM. Apr. 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30PM. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 @ 12:15 am by Curt
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Individuals from Auburn’s Arts District Study group will be reporting on their April 2010 visit to Paducah, KY at 7:00 pm, Thurs. Aug. 12, 2010 at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St. at Genesee, Auburn, NY. Donna Lamb, Ex. Director of Schweinfurth Art Center, Angela Daddabbo, Artistic Director of Auburn Public Theater, and Hilary Ford, Acct. Executive, Mack Studios visited Paducah to learn more about how Paducah used the arts as a tool for economic development, and how we might apply some of their lessons and successes in Auburn. The team will be giving a power point presentation about Paducah, and sharing ideas that could be implemented in Auburn. The presentation is free and open to the public. The Arts District study received funding through a grant from the Kauffman Foundation and Cayuga Community College.

AUBURN PUBLIC THEATER (APT) is a new, non-profit, professional performing and presenting company currently renovating the former Grant’s building located in downtown Auburn, New York as an arts complex. The building is air-conditioned and free evening and weekend parking is available in the garage directly behind the theater. This is an exciting new cultural center in Central New York. For any other information, call (315) 253-6669 or www.auburnpublictheater.org

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Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 @ 9:14 am by Curt
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DRUMMING CIRCLE WITH RON VAN NOSTRAND at The Center (1 Hoffman St., Auburn), Wednesday, August 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Ron leads drumming circles at The Center each month. Please call 315.704.0319 to reserve your place. Suggested donation: $10.

THE CENTER
1 Hoffman St.
Auburn, NY 13021
P: 315.704.0319
F: 315.704.0160
www.TheCenter4Wellness.com

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 @ 11:11 am by Curt
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Auburn, NY Cayuga County Hometown History and CultureWhat do Las Vegas, NV, Branson, MO and Auburn, NY, all have in common? A unique brand that helps visitors understand their unique environments, attractions and cultures. In August, the City’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission introduced a new campaign to help create a new brand for Auburn, entitled: History’s Hometown.

The Commission will promote the concept of History’s Hometown to help visitors recognize that Auburn is a remarkable hub for key figures and events in American history. The city offers attractions related to the Civil War, the Underground Railroad, Black History, American art history, Women’s Rights and more. In addition, “History’s Hometown” helps convey that Auburn is a small, welcoming city.

City Manager, Mark Palesh, believes that the new campaign leverages one of Auburn’s biggest strengths. “Founded in 1793, the City of Auburn has served as the historical crossroads for famous political figures, significant events, and culture,” Palesh says. “It provides a unique window into the forces that helped shape this country.”

According the Meg Vanek, Tourism Director for Cayuga County, the new positioning taps into a growing tourism trend centered around U.S. history and heritage. “Auburn really stands out among regional towns and cities,” explains Vanek. Not only does it offer all of the benefits of being located in the Finger Lakes, but its cultural and historic resources form the basis for a potentially robust heritage tourism program.”

The History’s Hometown marketing campaign will be rolled out over the next year. It will launch in August with billboards, public relations efforts, e-mail promotions and support at the retail level. For information about History’s Hometown, visit www.tourauburnny.com or call 315-255-1658.

About Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission
The vision of the Commission is to position Auburn as the destination of choice in the Finger Lakes through support and promotion of its history and culture. The Commission organizations include Auburn Public Theater, Auburn Schine’s Theatre, Cayuga Museum & Case Research Lab, Harriet Tubman Home, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Seward House Museum and Willard Memorial Chapel.

 

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 @ 11:58 am by Curt
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