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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

Jan. 27th – Mar. 17th – Both Ends of the Rainbow – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  This annual exhibition will feature over 1,000 works of art by local students and senior citizens from Cayuga County. On view in Gallery Julius will be the Three Lakes Sampler, a collaborative project organized by Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES that includes artwork and poetry by local students.  Join us on Sunday, January 27th from 1 – 5pm for the opening reception and a special one-day only raffle. Don’t miss your chance to win! Purchase a chance to win family gift packages and gift cards from area businesses. All proceeds support the Schweinfurth Art Center’s exhibitions and educational programs.   Suggested admission is $3/adults, students & seniors free, Tues.-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1 – 5pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Feb. 1st – Apr. 19th -  General John S. Clark – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Biographical exhibit on General John S. Clark, a man of his era. Civil War veteran, cartographer, ethnographer, and Auburn City Planner.  Closed major holidays.  Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051 

Mar. 1st – May 31st – “Lincoln Tour” – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Tour showcases the working relationship and personal friendship between the President and his Secretary of State.  The Seward House Museum is offering the “Lincoln Tour.” The tour will show museum visitors the actual artifacts of these two men’s world-changing professional relationship, but also of their genuine friendship. Visitors will get to see Seward’s appointment document where Lincoln names him Secretary of State, hear letters about the President and his relationship with not only Seward but his family, Lincoln’s presence throughout the Seward Home and more.  The story of the this great partnership is told through stories in the following rooms of the house: Parlor, Library, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Upstairs Hall,Victorian Room, Civil War Room, and Seward’s Office.  Thurs. 1:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 & 3:00 pm, admission $5.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

 

 

 

Mar. 1st – May 31st  - Auburn Photography Club at APT – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Auburn Photography Club at Auburn Public Theater. Opening Reception is March 1st from 5-9:30PM with live music by Nightlite Mary, Rue, Wooden Chalk and the Soup, and Hysterical Fits.  Exhibit will be open throughout the month of March during regular theater hours.  Featuring the work of several area photographers: Dean Aversa, Rhonda Miller Aversa, Annette Chamberlain, Joe Librandi-Cowan, Erica Hasenjager, Michael LaMontagne, Sherene LaMontagne, Maureen McEvers, Donald R. Miller, John Miller, Christopher Molloy, Drew Mosley, Chris Peters, and Ian Sherlock.  Free.    www.auburnpublictheater.org     315-253-6669

Mar. 14th – Jean Kilbourne – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Jean Kilbourne is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising. In the late 1960s she began her exploration of the connection between advertising and several public health issues, including violence against women, eating disorders, and addiction, and launched a movement to promote media literacy as a way to prevent these problems. A radical and original idea at the time, this approach is now mainstream and an integral part of most prevention programs. Her films, lectures and television appearances have been seen by millions of people throughout the world. Kilbourne was named by The New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses.  Tickets $25, APT members $22.50, 7:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 14th – MAKE SHIFT with Betsy Menson Sio – Informal Art Making for Adults – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Tin Bead Necklace – Turn small pieces of tin cans (not aluminum) into beads and string them onto a necklace, ending up with a riot of colors from the cans. Very simple metalworking techniques will be utilized. You will walk away with a real conversation piece.  $20 Members / $25 Non-members, 6-8pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 14th  – Into The Woods – Union Springs High School Auditorium, 239 Cayuga St., Union Springs.  Information and advance sale tickets are available by contacting Stephanie Barry at 315-889-4130 between 8am – 3pm.

Mar. 14th – SHOWTIME – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St., Auburn.  Come for an evening of song & dance with Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians & Entertainers. Music & refreshments scheduled every 2nd Thursday of the month. Admission is free, donations appreciated. Raffling a Peter Mack acrylic painting for $5/chance.  6:30pm-7:30pm.  315-252-7016

Mar. 15th – An Evening of Comedy – - Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Marcus Harvey is the world’s first “SurUrban” comedian, and is a rising star in the world of comedy. He is also a celebrity barber and gathers a lot of material joking with the likes of Chris Webber and while touring with Nas on his European tours.  Lucas Bohn is energetic with an edge. The perfect blend of schoolboy charm and bad-boy charisma, his comedy is both smart and audacious. The little guy who generates big laughs, Lucas has shared the stage with Dave Chapelle, Jimmy Fallon, and Pablo Francisco. He also does voice-overs and has been featured on PBS,CBS, and Coastal Today.  Sponsored by the Student Activities Board at CCC. For more information, call 255-1743, ext. 2232.  $5 Students / $10 General Admission, 7pm.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Mar. 15th – Auburn Junior High School Presents “Seussical” – Auburn Junior High School, 191 Franklin St., Auburn.  Seussical is a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr. Seuss that debuted on Broadway in 2000. The play’s story is a rather complex amalgamation of many of Seuss’s most famous books. After a Broadway run, the production spawned two US national tours and a UK tour. It has become a favorite for school, community and regional theatres. 

Mar. 15th - Life of Pi – - Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Director Ang Lee creates a groundbreaking movie event about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor…a fearsome Bengal tiger.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/15, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/16, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                315-253-6669

Mar. 16th – Fine Art and Fine Wine – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga.  Sip and savor and enjoy exhibitions of work of Artist Bradley Butler. Bradley’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions all over the country. Meet Bradley, view his work and enjoy some wine and cheese.  Free, 1-5pm.  www.theapplestation.com  315-889-5185

Mar. 16th – The Rhythm Dogs – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga.  Enjoy the musical performance of The Rhythm Dogs. Wine, beer, and food will be available for purchase.  Free, 8pm-midnight.  .  www.theapplestation.com  315-889-5185

Mar. 16th – Make your own Rain Barrel Workshop – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Convert a 55 gallon barrel into a rain barrel to capture rain water for use in your landscape. Rain barrels harvest rain water which can then be used to irrigate landscape plants. Rain barrels also reduce the amount of storm water runoff and help prevent nonpoint source pollution of our lakes, rivers, and streams. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by March 12. There is a cost of $25 per barrel to help cover materials. If you would like to come to watch and learn how to make one on your own there is no charge for the program.  $25 to cover cost of materials per barrell, or free to observe, 1pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark            315-947-6143

Mar. 16th – “Let Women Vote” – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.  To echo the contributions the Seward women made to the Women’s Rights Movement, the Seward House Museum is pleased to host Hutchinson Family Revival, a re-created 19th century music group, for a concert centering on songs and anthems of the Women’s Rights and Suffragist Movement. Each song will be accompanied by an educational narrative, describing the song’s history and cultural significance. Following the performance will be an opportunity to meet representatives of various women’s history and social services organizations to learn about the contemporary efforts to aid underprivileged women.  $5 admission, 1pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

 

 

 

Mar. 16rd & 17th — Welcome to Maple Weekend 2013:                                                               Schoolyard Sugarbush, 5967 Appletree Point Rd.  Moravia.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great!  10-4pm, free.  www.schoolyardsugarbush.org  315-497-3480

Smokey Hollow Maple Products, 8597 Pierce Rd., Jordan.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great! Come taste our sugar on snow, take a free tour and try some free samples of goodies using maple. We will be operating our evaporators, making maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple cream, maple sugar in many shapes and sizes.  Pancake breakfast available from 9am till noon, $5/person and kids under 5 free. 10-4pm, free.  www.smokeyhollow.net  315-689-9833

Mar. 16th & 23rd   – The Women’s Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  To showcase and honor the contributions of the Seward women to the Women’s Rights Movement, the Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Women’s Tour. The narrative focuses on the tenacious spirits and civic involvement of the Seward Women during this critical time.  $8/adults, $7/Seniors, AAA members, $5/students w/college ID, 11:00 am.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Mar. 17th – Irish Harp Concert – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.       Harpist Lisa Craig Fenwick will present an Irish Music Concert. Lisa performs throughout the Finger Lakes and the US and teaches harp to students of all ages. She has recently performed for the Cortland Music Festival, Tioga County Council on the Arts and Tully, Hornell, Canisteo and Howard Libraries as well as Kendall, Bridges and Alterra House in Ithaca. She is currently the Harpist for the Ithaca Community Orchestra. In addition to Lisa’s solo pedal harp pieces, Lisa will be joined for a portion of the concert by her sons David Fenwick, cello and Jonathan Fenwick, violin. David is a freshman at the Ithaca College School of Music. Jonathan is a high school freshman and is concert master for the Ithaca Community Orchestra. Both David and Jonathan have been playing since age 4. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day the concert will include a great deal of Irish music, but the audience will also be treated to a bit of classical and other Celtic music as well. Tickets for this concert are $10. Proceeds will benefit the Community Preservation Committee/Willard Memorial Chapel.  Admission $10, 2pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Mar. 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

Mar. 20th – Spring Equinox Walk – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Embrace the first day of spring by taking a guided walk to discover nature’s secret expression of the changing seasons. Early spring migrants, nesting owls and calling frogs are some of the possible wildlife we may encounter. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 7pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 22nd – Perfect Pairings – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy pairings of beer, wine, and Finger Lakes cheeses at the Schweinfurth Art Center.  Advance Tickets: $30 member, $35 non-member  At Door: $35 member, $40 non-member, 7-9pm. -Music by Joe Whiting -Silent Auction -Art Making with Betsy Menson Sio, Joe Librandi-Cowan, and Robert Loring – Preview of 2013 Made in NY exhibit -Cyanotypes by Victoria Miller in Gallery Julius Tickets can be purchased a the Art Center.   www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 22nd – “The Intouchables” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects. An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility, The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy), The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/22, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/23, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org         315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd & 24th – Welcome to Maple Weekend 2013:                                                               Schoolyard Sugarbush, 5967 Appletree Point Rd.  Moravia.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great!  10-4pm, free.  www.schoolyardsugarbush.org  315-497-3480

Smokey Hollow Maple Products, 8597 Pierce Rd., Jordan.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great! Come taste our sugar on snow, take a free tour and try some free samples of goodies using maple. We will be operating our evaporators, making maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple cream, maple sugar in many shapes and sizes.  Pancake breakfast available from 9am till noon, $5/person and kids under 5 free. 10-4pm, free.  www.smokeyhollow.net  315-689-9833

 

 

Mar. 23rd – Lamoreaux Landing Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Our first event with the Finger Lakes winemakers will feature five paired courses, including a reception wine and intermezzo. Thoughtfully arranged, each course has been designed and paired specifically with the wine featured. Director of Training and Service Meryl Davis will be on hand to explain the logic behind the pairings, while Executive Chef Patrick will discuss the featured food pairings. Please call for reservations.  $75++/person  Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-888

Mar. 23rd – Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County – Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Talk, “Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County,” by Patricia White of the Howland Stone Store Museum, 1 p.m. White will talk about Howland and efforts in Cayuga County to get women the right to vote; she also will bring suffrage posters from the museum’s collection. Free; no registration required.  Free, 1pm.  315-252-2571 

Mar. 23rd – Egg Dying – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  See what colors you can get from your pantry just in time for the spring table. Go back to nature with this fun and entertaining program using natural dyes to color your eggs. Please bring your own hard-boiled eggs to dye. An adult should accompany children. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 1pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 23rd – Professor Louie & The Crowmatix – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Aaron Professor “Louie” Hurwitz- Multi-instrumentalist – Hammond organ/keyboards/accordion and exceptional vocalist. Tagged Prof. “Louie” by The Band vocalist/bassist Rick Danko while performing as a duo. MARIE SPINOSA – Miss Marie from Brooklyn, NY – singer/songwriter, pianist/percussionist had performed for many years in concert with her own groups, has co-written many of the songs on The Crowmatix releases. GARY BURKE – drummer for Bob Dylan, Graham Parker and many others & best known for his long tenure on over a dozen albums with Joe Jackson. FRANK CAMPBELL – played bass with The Rick Danko, Levon Helm duo tours of the 70′s and early 80′s. JOSH COLOW – From Woodstock, New York – An in demand rhythm & blues guitarist, Josh has toured The United States and Europe with Jesse Winchester with his own groups and solo.  Tickets: $10; $9 APT Members, 8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd – The Kids Choice Awards – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Our annual LIVE broadcast of the slimey-est show around! Pizza, snacks, fun.  Admission $5, Doors open at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org      315-253-6669

Mar. 26th – Visit by Children’s Author – - Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy a visit by Children’s Author, Susan Keeter.  Free, 4pm.  315-252-2571

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                           

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 @ 9:13 am by Curt
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