|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
March 29th – Lady’s Night at the CREATION STATION – Creation Station, 10 Seminary Ave., Auburn. No artistic abilities necessary. Just come and have fun. Cost includes your choice of bowl (2 large sizes to pick from) or a platter, all supplies, and light refreshments. RSVP. 7-9 pm www.tropicalartsandcrafts.com/ 406-3270
March 29th – The Healing Muse – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Writers from the latest issue of The Healing Muse will be reading selections of their work. The Healing Muse is Upstate Medical University’s literary journal and contains poetry, stories, essays and art forms that focus on illness, medicine, and the body. Eight writers from the current issue and three from past issues will be reading selections of their work in a free, public reading. 6:30pm, free. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 30th & 31st - “Nuremberg: Its Lesson For Today” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. One of the greatest courtroom dramas in history, Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today shows how the international prosecutors built their case against the top Nazi war criminals using the Nazis’ own films and records. Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door. 3/30, 1 & 8pm, 3/31, 8pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 30th – More Than Java With the Gents – Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. SAVAR (Sexual Assault Victims Advocate Resources) annual fundraiser. Cocktail hour with donated wine served by distinguished gentleman from the community.Family style dinner. Dan Cummings, channel 9′s morning news co-anchor is the guest speaker. SAVAR Gold Award W innners and a raffle. Cocktails 6:30, dinner 7:30.
March 30th – Harriet Tubman – The Movie – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Seneca Cayuga ARC is proud to announce that `FAME Center for Creative Expression’ will be hosting a premiere for their third movie, entitled, “Tubman’s Reward”. This modern-day detective story centers on the discovery of gold on the former Harriet Tubman homestead, as well as its sudden disappearance. During the hunt for the lost treasure, local detectives visit some of Auburn’s most historic sites and unveil many little-known facts. 7pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
March 31st – “Tone Every Inch” Book Signing – Downtown Books & Coffee, 66 Genesee St., Auburn. Come by your downtown bookstore on Saturday to meet Syracuse author Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie and get an autographed copy of her fitness book Tone Every Inch: The Fastest Way to Sculpt Your Belly, Butt & Thighs. 3pm www.downtownbooksandcoffee.com 315-515-3411
March 31st – Egg Dying – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 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. 1pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/center/events.html 315-947-6143.
April 3rd – Food & Wine Pairing – Aurora inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. 6-8:30pm, Each of five light courses served over the course of the evening will be accompanied by two different wine pairings. The selection will feature two white wine selections and three red, as well as several fortified wines. Although participants will enjoy both food and wine over the course of the class, the meal will be prepared beforehand, without an actual cooking component.The pairing menu will feature dishes prepared by the Aurora Inn’s culinary team, and will include a variety of dishes, from Shrimp and Mango Spring Rolls to Braised Short Ribs – and of course, dessert.$115/person. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888
April 6th– First Friday Event – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Museum will feature dancers from Fancy Footwork Dance Studio. Refreshments will be served. 5-8pm www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum 315-253-8051
April 6th– First Friday Event – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Live music by Lindsey Tidd, Program Coordinator at the Schweinfurth as well as an accomplished musician. Tidd describes her style as a mix between Ani DiFranco and Led Zeppelin – a folk, rock, and blues blend that features acoustic electric guitar. Her versatile repertoire includes bands such as Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam, Miranda Lambert, and the White Stripes. Tidd also writes her own music and records. She has performed at the Ayersfest Music Festival, SU’s Women in Music Program, and other regional venues. 5-8pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
April 6th– First Friday Event – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Seward House Museum will host a First Friday opening reception on Friday April 6 from 5pm-8pm. The museum will feature the photography exhibit, Elegant Ruin Imagery by Holly Mosher. Free tours, refreshments and children’s activities will be provided. 5-8pm. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
April 6th– Easter Egg-citement – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Easter Egg hunt at 12:30 sharp. Find the golden egg! Skate with the Easter Bunny. Face painting! Coloring Contest! Spin Art! Guess the number of jelly beans! Admission $4.50 1:00-3:30 pm www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 6th & 7th - “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. A murder mystery rife with suspense, scandal, sexual abuse, and some supremely intriguing characters, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is an excellently crafted film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s equally fascinating book of the same name. 4/6 1 & 8pm, 4/7 8pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 7th – Ithaca Beer Company Lunch – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Epricurean event – beer paired luncheon. $45++/person. Call for reservations. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888
April 9th– Party in the Park! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Inflatable Park! Season opener, rides, games. Individual ride ticket $1.00 or unlimited ride bracelet $2.50. Admission $4.50, 1:00–3:30 pm. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 10th– Pigout – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. All you can eat pizza, soda, snocones, cotton candy, & popcorn. $6.50 admission 1:00-3:30pm. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
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
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