Saturday, November 29, 2008
2:00 PM Performance of Thanksgiving play by the children participating in Auburn Public Theater’s fall acting classes. Tickets available at the door. Call Auburn Public Theater at (315) 253-6669 for more info.
Horse-drawn wagon rides Downtown – FREE
Ornament making for kids – FREE
Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department Child ID Program – FREE
Homemade cookies from Girl Scouts Troop 1125 – FREE
Musical entertainment – FREE
Hot chocolate from the Cayuga County Red Cross
Food vending from Swaby’s
Raffle of Christmas items
“Toys for Tots” drop off box sponsored by the UPS Store
4:00 PM Performance of Thanksgiving play by the children participating in Auburn Public Theater’s fall acting classes. Tickets available at the door. Call Auburn Public Theater at (315) 253-6669 for more info.
6:00 PM Parade through Downtown – FREE
Chili samples at Daut’s Restaurant on 10 East Genesee Street – FREE
Community bonfire controlled by Auburn Fire Department – FREE
Music from Auburn Civic Band – FREE
Best float competition winners announced
Tree lighting ceremony – FREE
Visits with Santa Claus – FREE
Sing-a-long music with Bob Lyna – FREE
Reva Rollerdrome characters handing out coupons – FREE
Thanksgiving plays held at Auburn Public Theater, whose entrance is located on Exchange Street mall.
Other pre-parade activities all take place at Genesee Mall (located on the corner of Genesee and South Streets in Downtown Auburn ) or in the immediately adjacent Exchange Street mall area.
Parade begins on the corner of East Genesee and Fulton Streets. It comes down Genesee Street through Downtown and turns left at William Street . It then turns past the parking garage and ends at City Hall.
The Civic Band will play near the finish line for the parade. This is also where the bonfire and tree lighting ceremony will be held.
Visits with Santa Claus and the Bob Lyna sing-a-long will also take place at the Genesee Mall.