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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.  July & August – Open on Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm

May 19th  – Sept. 9th  – Proof Positive:  Wine, Beer and Spirits of the Finger Lakes – Cayuga Museum of History and Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  There is a unique relationship between alcoholic beverages and the Finger Lakes. Social, geographical and even political factors have created an environment where wine, beer and spirits have become an important part of our communities, and we have embraced these industries as an important part of life in the Finger Lakes. Proof Positive is a celebration of the history, culture and economics of the wine industry, microbrew movement and distilleries in our region. We welcome you to explore various viewpoints of history, agriculture, politics and economics as you learn more about how wine, beer and spirits have impacted the Finger Lakes Region.Also on exhibit, the Ted Case Research Lab, inventor of sound on film, and Both Sides of the Wall:  Auburn and its Prison.  Open Tues-Sun Noon-5pm.  Suggested donation $3.  www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum  315-253-8051

June 18th – Sept. 5th – Auburn Doubledays Baseball – Falcon Park, 130 N. Division St., Auburn.  Class A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals.   Visit web site or call box office for ticket prices and game times.  www.auburndoubledays.com  315-255-2489

Aug. 22nd – Sept. 8th – Cabaret – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 8977 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  Upstate NY’s most popular professional theater performing six large scale musicals each season.  What good is sitting alone in your room? Come to the Cabaret as it takes you inside the Kit Kat Klub for a romp with beautiful girls, an unforgettable orchestra, and the infamous Sally Bowles as she sings such favorites as “Don’t Tell Mama”, “Mein Herr”, and “Cabaret.” Set against the backdrop of 1930′s Germany, this Kander & Ebb classic will take you into a dark, but exciting world.   Visit web site or call box office for ticket prices and show times.  www.fingerlakesmtf.com  800-457-8897 

 

 

 

 

Aug. 29th – Oct. 3rdGender and Exposure in Contemporary Iranian PhotographyThis exhibition, guest-curated by Andrea Fitzpatrick of the University of Ottawa, is based on her research into Iranian culture as well as field-work done in Tehran in 2010. In an attempt to expand the issues that have preoccupied discourses in Middle Eastern art (namely: femininity, the veil, gender oppression, religious traditions and/or revolutionary violence), this exhibition addresses the exposure of gendered bodies in Iranian lens-based art. The exhibiting artists (emerging and senior, who all live and work in Iran), shift our attention to: masculinity as well as femininity; female agency and deft political critique; secular activities (for example, café culture, amateur wrestling or body building); Persian traditions; and the unique situation of Iran.  Free, Mon-Fri Noon-5:00 pm, Sat-Sun 1-4 pm.  www.wells.edu  315-364-3266

Sept. 1st – Oct. 14th – Fall Exhibitions 2012 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.

 Celebrating the Ordinary: A Photojournalist’s Tribute to Norman Rockwell’s America is a collection of eighty-five black and white photographs by Kevin Rivoli. Rivoli is a self-taught photographer who resides in Auburn, N.Y. Rivoli has been telling news stories through photographs since 1988, when he was hired as a staff photographer at The Citizen in Auburn. Now a full-time freelancer, Rivoli’s client list includes the Associated Press, The New York Times, and USA Today, among others.

Shared Space: Photographs by Joe Librandi-Cowan is an exhibition of ten color and black and white portraits of subjects in their environments. The artist uses a 4×5 camera to capture the mental and physical space of his subjects. The exhibition includes selections from Librandi-Cowan’s recent Workers series that depict employees in their work environment. Librandi-Cowan is a resident of Auburn and recently graduated from Onondaga Community College. $6/adult, members & children 12 & under free, Tue-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1 – 5pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Sept. 12th – 29th – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 8977 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  Upstate NY’s most popular professional theater performing six large scale musicals each season.  This two-time Tony Award Winning musical is coming to the MGR stage. By turns, hilarious and heartwarming, this charming musical takes you into the lives of six young contestants participating in one of the most uproarious spelling bees ever. To add to the humor, volunteers are selected from the audience for each performance. Can you spell ‘fun’-then you should come and see The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  www.fingerlakesmtf.com  800-457-8897 

Sept. 5th & 12th  - Port Bryon MRC Farmers Market – Schasel Park, Route 31, Port Byron.  Local farmers, chicken BBQ every week! Special childrens events! Featured fruit and veggie nights! Entertainment, antique tractors & vintage cars! Playground and covered pavilion for dining. Every Wednesday, 4-7pm.  www.localharvest.org/pbmrc-farmers-market-M16939                  315-776-9543

Sept. 6th   - Farmers Co-op Market – Municipal Parking Lot, South St. & Lincoln St., Auburn.  Located in the parking lot across from Auburn City hall, on South St. and Lincoln St. We accept SNAP EBT and some of our farmers accept WIC and Senior Farmers Market coupons.  7:30am – 2pm, every Tues., Thurs., & Sat.   www.localharvest.org/farmers-co-op-market-of-cayuga-county-M2760  315-678-1622

Sept. 6th & 13th  – Moravia Farmers Market – Kinney’s Parking Lot, 130 Main St., Moravia.  A medium sized farmers market with organic and non organic vendors that sell produce, meats, wine and baked goods. Flowers available from the local school kids and lots of fun and community involvement. Always a good place to buy the freshest foods available and visit with old neighbors and meet new ones.  Thursdays, 10-5pm.  www.localharvest.org  315-497-8375

Sept. 7th & 14th  - Farmers Market – Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Route 20, Skaneateles.  Every Friday until October, Farmers Market at Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Rt 20 just west of County Line Rd. every Friday until October! Many local farmers!  Fresh chicken, eggs, black angus, perennials, lavender, honey and much more.  3:30 – 6:00pm  www.strawberryfieldsupick.com  315-751-5657.

Sept. 7th – Book Lovers Ball – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  The Aurora Free Library will host its 8th Book Lovers’ Ball on Friday, September 7. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner overlooking Cayuga Lake at 7:00 pm, and dancing to The Destination from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Local author and Abraham Lincoln expert Jason Emerson will be the guest speaker.  $75/ticket, 6:00 pm.  www.aurorafreelibrary.org  315-406-0791     

      Sept. 7th – First Friday Even ts:                                                                                                            Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  – Enjoy the Opening Reception of Celebrating the Ordinary: A Photojournalist’s Tribute to Norman Rockwell’s America by Kevin Rivoli and Shared Space: Photographs by Joe Librandi-Cowan. Refreshments will be served.   Free. 5-8pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553                                                                                                      Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Enjoy a late summer evening at the Seward House Museum featuring the photography of Jacci Conderacci, live music by A Cast of Thousands and the introduction of the new Seward House Museum Guidebook. The guide book has been produced thanks to a generous grant from the John Ben Snow Foundation and includes over 80 full color photographs published by Trillium Graphics.  Free, 5-8pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283                                                                                 Seymour Public Library – BOOK ART Workshop. Artist Sarah Harris will lead a workshop for beginners on making altered books, an art form that combines many techniques, from stamping and coloring to collage and paper cutting. All regular library services are available during First Friday.  www.seymourlibrary.org  252-2571                                                                           Theater Mack at Cayuga Museum – Musician Stevie Tombstone will be performing from 6 – 7:30PM, coupled with a beer tasting with Custom Brewcrafters from 5 – 7PM. Guided tours of the Case Research Labwww.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051

Sept. 7th & 8th – The Five-Year Engagement – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.   Planning a wedding is no easy task, and finding the perfect moment for the big occasion is nothing short of impossible, but Violet (Emily Blunt) and Tom (Jason Segel) have no idea of the challenges ahead of them when they decide to get married. This slapstick comedy plays like the art of awkward: Violet, Tom, their friends, and families all have huge propensities for saying and doing the absolutely worst, most awkward thing in any given situation. From a bungled marriage proposal to a multimedia presentation about Tom’s ex-girlfriends at the couple’s engagement party, and an inappropriate hookup between Violet’s sister Susie (Alison Brie) and Tom’s good friend Alex (Chris Pratt), the impending nuptials promise nothing but trouble for everyone but viewers in the mood to laugh.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 9/7, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 9/8, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 8th – Fall Arts Fest – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Join us for this FREE event – live radio remote broadcast by Lite 97.3 in the morning, and live music in the afternoon. Local artists and craftspeople will have their wares on display for purchase – start your Christmas shopping early with local products.  Free, 10am-5pm.  www.treleavenwines.com  800-684-5217 

Sept. 8th – Stand-Up Comic Rachel Feinstein – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.     Rachel Feinstein grew up outside Washington DC in the ruthless streets of Bethesda, Maryland. She maintained a healthy, robust D- average in school, while still finding time to mock and imitate her loved ones. Rachel moved to New York city at age 17 to start her career as an actress and slowly developed her character driven stand up act which her mom refers to as her “Talent Show.”  Rachel’ s Comedy Central Presents stand up special is now airing. She was also a finalist on Season 7′s “Last Comic Standing” and was featured on Russell Simmons, “Live at the El Ray”, TBS’s “Just for Laughs” series and “Comics Unleashed.” Rachel has written for “The Onion” and has voiced various characters on Adult Swim’s “Venture Brothers”, the animated Comedy Central web series, “Samurai Love God” and Spike TV’s “Battle Pope.” She has also been seen on E! And CNN’s “Not Just Another Cable News Show. International spots include “Montreal Comedy Festival”, Scotland’s “Glasgow Comedy Festival”, a TV show in Amsterdam that Rachel can’t remember the name of and a U.S. Military tour in Korea.  Tickets $12, 8pm.    .  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 8th – Wine and Swine – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  Our biggest event of the year is coming up on September 9th.  A giant pig roast with live entertainment. It’s sure to be a good time with fine wine and tasty swine. Free, 5pm-9pm .  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com       315-283-8095

Sept. 8th & 9th – TomatoFest – Emerson Park, 6914 E. Lake Rd., AuburnThe event will feature craft and commercial vendors, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, rides, nonprofit booths, a farmers market, a pasta dinner and more.  Free Centro shuttle bus from the Auburn High School parking lot to the main gate.  To benefit the Cayuga County Food Pantries.  Parking $2.  $3/adults, $1/children, child under 12 free with canned good, 11am-6pm.  www.cnytomatofest.org  315-406-6036

Sept.  8th & 15th   - Niles Farmers Market – Niles Town Hall, 5923 New Hope Rd,, Moravia.  Fresh produce & home baked goods. Every Saturday through October.  10am – 3pm.  315-730-6278

Sept. 9th – CNYMRA District 3/WNY Racing/Upstate MX-AMA – Frozen Ocean Motorsports Complex, 4415 Vanderstouw Rd., Auburn.  Sanctioned event.  $10/admission, visit web site or call for entry fees, 10am – dusk.  www.frozen-ocean.com  315-784-5466

 

 

 

 

Sept. 9th – Tiffany Sunday Afternoon Concert Series – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.  RIA CARLO PIANO CONCERT – Award winning concert pianist, Ria Carlo is both a scientist and concert pianist. She was educated at Harvard, Princeton, and University of Cambridge, worked for the Hubble Space Telescope team and NASA, and currently works in Space Science. Ria has won various piano competitions including the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, has performed around the world from Rome to Carnegie Hall, has appeared on Good Morning America, and has been profiled as a pianist in a variety of publications such as Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine. Her latest classical piano release, Solace, has been featured on 23 major classical radio stations throughout the US and Canada, and her next CD, Beautiful Baroque, is scheduled for release in fall 2012.  Tickets $10, 2pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Sept. 9th – Ole Threads & Country Crafts Day – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  The day features basket weavers, crochet & embroiders, darning, caning, loom weaving and more.  Over 20 exhibitors will be present demonstrating their age old crafts, answering questions, selling their wares.  There will be activities for the kids & special entertainment.  The herb garden will have a program on herbs and their uses.   Admission & parking is free and donations are always appreciated.  Lunch will be available for a minimal charge.   11-4pm.  www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum  315-252-7644

Sept. 9th – COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  The Aurora Inn Dining Room will present its second complimentary wine tasting of the season, featuring wines from Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars. The tasting will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the lakeside veranda, and wine will be available for purchase by the glass as well.  Incorporating the work of four generations, Dr. Frank Wine Cellars celebrates their 50th anniversary of winemaking this year. A multi-award winning producer, Dr. Frank won the 2012 Governor’s Cup at the New York Food and Wine Classic, and over fifty-one gold medals in 2011 alone.  Free, 4:30 – 6:30pm.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

Sept. 11th & 18th – 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.  Every Tuesday.  Admission $2, 7:30-10:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 12th – Snatam Kaur – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Concert, chantfest, musical group meditation, a yoga class in melody . . . how best to describe a live performance by Snatam Kaur and her band? Itís all of these things and more. Crystalline and radiant, Snatamís voice is redolent of the simple yet powerful truth of the heart.  $25 Advance; $30 At The Door, 7:30-9:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 12th – Little Rascal Theater – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Bring your future arts patrons to a morning of cinema, community and fun! The Auburn Public Theater presents a series of short films for pint-sized movie lovers on the second Wednesday of every month beginning in September. Feel free to bring bag lunches or snacks. Our concession counter will also be open. All ages elcome.  Doors open 10:00 am.  Movie 10:30-11:00 am.  Free time in Stage Right 11:00-11:30 am.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 12th – Matinee for Seniors – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Call for movie title, $3.00 includes popcorn.  1pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 13th – “Truthland” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Presented by IOGA of New York.  Flammable faucets. Top-secret chemicals. Sick livestock. Ominous voice-overs. Grainy video. And that banjo … that incessant banjo. Shelly had seen and heard enough. Is hydraulic fracturing – one of many key processes used to produce America’s enormous reserves of natural gas – as unsafe and environmentally ruinous as some have said? The way Gasland director Josh Fox tried so hard to portray it on HBO? Shelly certainly had a stake in the answer. A teacher by trade from rural northeast Pennsylvania, Shelly lives with her husband, four children and granddaughter on a farm that’s been part of her husband’s family since 1890. Of course, that farm also happens to sit atop the Marcellus Shale, one of the largest natural gas fields in the world. If accessing those resources wasn’t safe, she thought, then neither was her family. She owed it to them – and to herself – to find out the truth.  Free, 7pm.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 13th – Fall Poetry Series – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  CNY PEN WOMEN: Sponsored by the Frederick M. and Ora H. Everett Charitable Trust.   Bobbie Panek is a writer and poet. She wrote a weekly column called Just Another Day for one year for Auburn’s newspaper, The Citizen. One of the stories was then included in Reverend Albert Shamon’s book, The Power of the Rosary. Her poetry has been published in the print magazines Sunshine and Many Waters; in Moondance, an online magazine; and in the anthologies Common Intuitions and Remembering Faces. Her articles have been published in the magazines Birds and Bloooms, Reminisce Extra, American Mothers, and Journal for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. FootHills Publishing recently published her first book of poetry, Morning Walks: Zen Meditations.  Free, 7pm.  www.myartcenter.org, 315-255-1553

Sept. 13th – SHOWTIME – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St. Auburn.  Come to an evening of song & dance at the Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians, and Entertainers at the Center for Creative Expression. There will be music and refreshments every second Thursday of the month. Please join us for a fun evening, admission is free, donations are appreciated.  Free, 6:30-7:30pm.  www.sencayarc.org  315-252-7016

Sept. 13th – Gallery Talk – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Kevin Rivoli will discuss his work in Celebrating the Ordinary. Included with admission.  $6/adult; Members & children 12 & under are free, 4pm.  .  www.myartcenter.org, 315-255-1553

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 14th & 15th – ” Footnote” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Footnote is the tale of a great rivalry between a father and son. Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik (Lior Ashkenazi) are both eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in Talmudic Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. While his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day, the tables turn. When Eliezer learns that he is to be awarded the Israel Prize, the most valuable honor for scholarship in the country, his vanity and desperate need for validation are exposed. His son Uriel, meanwhile, is thrilled to see his father’s achievements finally recognized but, in a darkly funny twist, is forced to choose between the advancement of his own career and his father’s. Will he sabotage his father’s glory? Footnote is the story of insane academic competition, the dichotomy between admiration and envy for a role model, and the very complicated relationship between a father and son.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 9/14, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 9/15, 8:00 pm.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 15th      - King Ferry Farmers Market – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Farmstead Cheese, Organic Flour, Organic Vegetables, Plants and Flowers, Fiber Art, Pottery & Jewelry, Clothing & Accessories, Baked Goods & Desserts, Jams & Jellies, Wool and Spinning Demonstrations, Seasonal Apple Cider Pressing, Pizza by the Slice, Hot Coffee, Dinosaur Dry Goods Pop Up Store. This year, the Market will be held on the first and third Saturdays of each month from June through October, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the King Ferry Winery.  315-364-5100

Sept. 15th – Through the Eyes of Fanny Seward:  A Family Friendly Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Families will have the opportunity to experience the Seward House Museum through the eyes of William Seward’s daughter, Fanny. Drawing heavily from Fanny’s extensive diaries, a guide playing Fanny will give a first-person account of her life, touching on the topics of abolition, women’s rights, her family’s experience during the Civil War, and what it was like to be a young woman during the 19th century. Appropriate for Grades 4th-12th.  $10/adults, $8/children 12 and under, 10:00 to 11:30 am or 2:00 to 3:30pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Sept. 15th – Music on the Deck – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga.  OCK 52 JAZZ BAND will perform. Wine & Food will be available, no cover charge.  Free, 5-9pm.  www.theapplestation.com  315-889-5184 

      Sept. 15th – Documentary & Lecture about the Gillette Murder Case – Theater Mack at the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  A North Woods Elegy:  Incident at Big Moose Lake is a documentary feature film that explores one of the most famous American murder cases.  Grace Brown, a pregnant  young woman from upstate New York, was killed in the Adirondacks on July 11, 1906.  Her lover, Chester Gillette, was eventually tried and convicted of her murder.  Gillette died in the Auburn Prison electric chair on March 30, 1908.  The case became the basis for Theodore Dreiser’s 1925 novel, An American Tragedy.  A North Woods Elegy will be shown in Theater Mack at the Cayuga Museum, twice on Saturday, September 15, at 1:00 pm. and again at 4:00,.  Derek Taylor, the film’s producer, director and editor, will answer questions after each screening.   At 3:00 p.m., there will be a lecture on “Gillette in Auburn” by Tompkins County Judge Jack Sherman, editor of The Prison Diaries and Letters of Chester Gillette.  Gillette spent more than a year in Auburn Prison before his execution; his diary from that time is today in the collection of Hamilton College.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051

Sept. 16th – Tiffany Sunday Afternoon Concert Series – - Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.  The Oswego Valley Fiddlers formed in 1988 as a Chapter of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddler’s Association. They perform traditional tunes and styles which have been passed down through teaching, performing and jamming through New York State. This type of music sometimes is clearly American, like those written by cowboys, settlers, sailors and railroad builders…but it can also have the influence of mountain music, Cajun and blue grass. Information on the group can be obtained at www.nysotfa.com (Chapter page OVFA).  Tickets for this concert are $10/person and can be purchased at Willard Memorial Chapel.   2pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Sept. 16th – Music in the Barn – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga. Enjoy the music of Sue Alexander in the cozy atmosphers of the white barn!  Free, 2-5pm.  http://www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com  315-283-8095

Sept. 16th – Maka Rouge – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Maka Rouge will perform their most recent self-titled album from start to finish. Their eclectic blend of music is currently getting world-wide radio time and will leave you toe tapping, soul-felt and spirit-lifted. Maka ties together her melodic voice, with a velvety edge to the heart of her music, giving you a sound that will get you feeling and moving to her music. Her live shows are an eclectic blend of leg kickin’, soul felt, spirit lifting memorable performances.  Auburn-born Jennifer Graves will MC this event. 17-year old singing sensation Mike Ranalli will open the show along with local favorite and SAMMY-award winning bluegrass band “The Easy Ramblers”.  Tickets $10, 4-8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

Sept. 16th – Finger Lakes Wine & Brewfest 2012 – Oak & Vine at Springside, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn.  A fun outdoors event, featuring micro brews and wines from the Fingerlakes. Entertainment on the front lawn with Diana Jacobs and Midnite Mood. Great food provided by Oak & Vine.  $25 advance tickets, $30 at the door, noon-5pm.  www.springsideinn.com 315-252-7247

Sept. 16th – Quilt Show:  If This Quilt Could Talk – Historic Mentz Church, Mentz Church Rd., Montezuma.  he program highlights a quilt being made based on a book, “Kisses From Your Beloved.” It will include a discussion on the quilt blocks made in connection with Civil War love letters from the book revealing stories, politics and other pressing issues of the era. Sponsored by Montezuma Historical Society.  Free, 2-4pm.  315-776-4656

Sept. 16th – “Singing for Justice” – Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting House, East of Poplar Ridge, Poplar Ridge.  ” Singing for Justice” (by Bridgewater) is a concert of the inspirational songs of the 19th century social movements that were so much a part of the lives of the activists of that time period in this region. 20th and 21st century movements grew from the work of those activists; this program will include some modern musical off-shoots of these activities. Bridgewater is the folk duo of Craig Kukuk and A.T. Miller.  $10/adults, $3/children under 12, 3pm.  www.howlandstonestore.org/  315-364-5587

Sept. 16th – The Invention of Theodore W. Case – Frontenac Historical Society & Museum, 178 Cayuga St., Union Springs.  Dave Atkins, chief technical advisor to a documentary on Theodore Case being filmed this summer in Auburn will present this program. Every time you go to the movies, you can thank Auburn resident Case for making it an enjoyable experience. Find out why and how it happened. This event begins at 2:00PM and is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.  Free, 2pm.  315-889-7273

Sept. 18th – Author Walter Stahr Lecture & Book Signing – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Walter Stahr, author of ‘Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man,’ will be visiting Auburn September 18th for a book signing and lecture. The event will include a Members’ Only Reception at the Seward House Museum from 5:00pm – 6:00pm for members to meet and speak with Mr. Stahr, with the lecture to follow at 7:00pm at the Auburn Public Theater. This event is free for members and $5 for the general public. Stahr is one of the most acclaimed new biographers. ‘Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man’ is the first full life biography of the leader of Lincoln’s “team of rivals” to appear in more than forty years.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Sept. 19th – Dining For Women: Health In Harmony – – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.   Dining for Women will specifically feature and support Healthy in Harmony’s Goats for Widows program. The Goats for Widows project, provides goats to help improve the livelihoods of the area’s most disadvantaged households – widows, often raising families alone. Video presentation and special guest speakers Marsha Wallace, founder and president of DFW and Julia Riseman, founding board member of Health in Harmony.  6-9pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org  315-253-6669

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 @ 7:40 am by Curt
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