Thursday, March 3, Friday, March 4 – Movie – GET LOW – Auburn Public Theater. A comedy about death, which draws from an actual 1930s incident, leaves the gallows humor behind for a lighter touch. Staring Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, & Bill Murray. Mar. 3rd 1pm & 8pm, Mar. 4th 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. (315)-253-6669
Thursday, March 3 – Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater. Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century. A Documentary by Richard Kegler, from Buffalo, NY. Film starts at 7:30PM. Suggested donation $5. (315)-253-6669
Friday, March 4 – Play – Smile More – At Cayuga Community College Theater, Seneca Cayuga ARC proudly presents a play about a girl who is sure to get the audience to smile more in this musical and comedic stage performance. F.A.M.E. (Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians, & Entertainers) are sure to delight! An original play performed only one night! Tickets are $7. Show starts at 7PM. (315) 252-7016
Friday, March 4 – 30 pieces in 30 minutes – Aurora Arts & Design Center – Browse the Aurora Arts & Design Center with Wells College Dancer/Choreographer Jeanne Goddard and Actor/Director Siouxsie Easter as they present 30 pieces in 30 minutes. 5PM – Free. (315) 364-5408
Saturday, March 5 – Stand-Up Comedians – Spanky with Elaine Williams – at Auburn Public Theater. Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone! Spanky has performed at over 400 clubs & colleges around the world. He has made numerous TV appearances, and set the record for most appearances on Star Search making it to the $100,000 finals. March 5th at 8pm. Advance tickets $12. (315)-253-6669
Saturday, March 5 – Composting Workshop – Sterling Nature Center – Go Brown to Green up your landscape by recycling yard waste. Learn how to start & maintain your own composting system from sheet composting to the legendary compost pile. Free at 1pm. (315) 947-6143
Saturday, March 5 – Speaking for Themselves: Women of Seward House – at the Seward House Museum. Celebrate Women’s History Month with the women of the Seward House. A special ’Speaking for Themselves: Women of Seward House Tour’ featuring costumed interpreters will be offered March 5th at 1pm. Students with Auburn High School’s Living History Program, portraying members of the Seward family, will share with visitors the words and feelings of this remarkable family. The cost is the museum’s regular admission and reservations are required. (315) 252-1283
Saturday, March 5 & Sunday March 6 – Mardi Gras Party – King Ferry Winery, Long Point Winery, & the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Receive St. Patty’s Day Beads, a chance to pick the lucky coin plus participate in a scavenger hunt for the infamous Pot of Gold, a case of Gold Medal winning wines. Also receive a wine glass, wine and food pairings & recipe cards. Sat. & Sun. 10AM – 5PM. Tickets – Advance $25, Designated Driver $20, At the Door $30.(plus handling fee & sales tax). (800) 684-5217
Sunday, March 6 – Drop-In Family Art Making – Patterns in Paint – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center. Children and their accompanying adults are invited to drop-in art making experiences. Projects are inspired by basic art principles, materials, or techniques and will encourage participants of all ages to make art collectively. Stop in between 1-5pm to complete a project. $5 per project. (315) 255-1553
Sunday, March 6 – Lecture & Book Signing with Kate Clifford Larson – Westminster Presbyterian Church, Auburn. Larson, author of, ’Bound for the Promised Land, Harriet Tubman, and Portrait of an American Hero,’ will be giving a lecture and signing books as a fundraiser for the Friends of Seymour Library. Tickets are $6 adults, $3 students. 2PM. (315) 252-2571
Tuesday, March 8 – Mardi Gras Pigout Party – Reva Rollerdrome – All you can eat pizza, snocone, cotton candy, popcorn & drink. 6pm – 8:30pm. Admission $6.50 (no passes). Everyone that stays must pay. (315) 252-8225
Thursday, March 10, – Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater. Film by Gossa Tsegaye. Tsegaye is a documentary filmmaker who focuses on people who inhabit the social margins of our region. He will be screening The Jungle’s Edge, which documents an area along the railroad tracks on Ithaca’s west side where homeless people gather. Film at 7:30PM. Suggested donation $5. (315)253-6669
Thursday, March 10, & Friday, March 11 – Film – Run Lola Run – Auburn Public Theater. Sundance Award Winner – Run Lola Run is an enchanting balance of pace and narrative, creating a universal parable that leaps over cultural barriers. Voted one of the best foreign films of the year. Mar. 10, 1pm & 8pm. Mar. 11, 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. (315)253-6669
Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13 – 2011 Short Play Festival – Auburn Public Theater. The Auburn Players Community Theatre, Inc. with Second Stage, now celebrating its 50th year in Auburn, presents on the main stage, seven thought provoking short plays. The best of 2010-11! Both local and national playrights exploring comedy, farce and fierce reality. Enjoy an evening in comfortable surroundings in the main theater area of the Auburn Public Theater. Admission $10 all ages. Mar. 11th & 12th at 8pm. Mar. 13th at 2pm. (315) 253-6669
Saturday, March 12 – Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery Book Launch with Author John Hartsock – Long Point Winery, Aurora. Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery is a delightful account of the agrarian life and cycles of the winemaking life. Gary Barletta (Long Point Winery) has succeeded in creating wonderful wines from the Finger Lakes that stand up beautifully in the world of wine. Reading about the behind-the-scenes creation of grapes and wine is a delectable treat to savor. (315) 364-6990
Sunday, March 13 – Annual Irish Music Program – Southern Cayuga Community Center, at Northville Hall on Route 34B, King Ferry, NY – Come out and enjoy the Annual Irish Music program with the Hagin family. Festivities from 1:30-3:30PM. (315) 364-8202