131 GENESEE STREET AUBURN, NY 13021 315-255-1658
Wednesday, April 20 – Sunday, May 29 – Made in NY – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Annual juried exhibit of NYS artists. Exhibited works typically include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture created within the last three years. Suggested adult admission $3. Members/Children under 12 Free. (315) 255-1553

Wednesday, April 20 – Sunday, May 1 – Two Hundred Years of Partnership: First Presbyterian Church and the Community – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The exhibition, features photographs, paintings, documents and mementos from the Church dating back to 1811. The show traces the important people, places and events that defined the institution from when it first opened on North and Fulton streets, to when the steeple came down on the second building in 1973, to its modern facility on South Street. (315) 253-8051

Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22 – Spring Art Break – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Art breaks incorporate high quality art making instruction with art history, gallery visits, class discussion, and other unique art-based experiences. Sign your child up for a day or the whole week. Age 6-8 – Illustration and collage activities will show students that a picture is worth a thousand words. Age 9-12 – Make art with hermit crabs, sand, and materials found in nature. 9:30-11:30am. All Week: $70 members/$95 non-members. Per Day: $15 members/$20 non-members. (315) 255-1553

Wednesday, April 20 – Wild Wednesday – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3:30PM, Admission $4. Skating, games & fun. Wear animal prints or camouflage. (315) 252-8225
Wednesday, April 20 – A Child’s View of Life in a Forest Puddle – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd (Vernal Pool), Sterling. Join Naturalist Jim D’Angelo and his daughter for a Child’s View of the vernal pools at the Sterling Nature Center. Vernal pools are small wetlands that temporarily fill with water providing essential habitat for frogs, salamanders, turtles and even a few snakes!!! We will do some hands on exploring of these unique wetlands looking for spotted salamanders, fairy shrimp, tadpoles, insects and other wildlife that utilize them. A short slideshow presentation will be conducted before the outdoor nature study of the vernal pools. Please dress for the weather and wear boots, as we will be going out wading into this unique wetland. Free at 1pm. (315) 947-6143

Thursday, April 21 – Jamaican Me Crazy! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3:30PM, Admission $4. Skating, games & fun. Wear tie dye, play limbo, snack bar specials! (315) 252-8225
Thursday, April 21 – Victorian Crafts – Seward House, 33 South St., Auburn. 1-4pm. $2, Victorian-themed craft program where children can design and explore a variety of 19th century crafts. (315) 252-1283

Friday, April 22 & Saturday, April 23 – Easter Fun & Games – MacKenzie-Childs, 3290 State Route 90, Aurora. Meet the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg Hunt at 2pm for children 12 & under. Face painting 12-2pm. Spring sale. Farmhouse tours available, light refreshments will be served. (315) 364-6118
Friday, April 22 & Saturday, April 23 – Film – The King’s Speech – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Truly a masterpiece, and one of the best pictures of the year, The King’s Speech is an extremely well-made film with a seductive human interest plot, very prettily calculated to appeal to the smarter filmgoer and the latent Anglophile. Apr. 22nd 1pm & 8pm. Apr. 23rd 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. (315) 253-6669
Friday, April 22 – Easter Celebration – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Easter Egg Hunt at 12:30, 1-3:30PM skating. Skate with the Easter Bunny! Spin art, face painting, coloring contest, guess the number of jelly beans, and much more! (315) 252-8225
Friday, April 22 – Woodland Wildflower Walk – Sterling Nature Center, Jensvold Rd., Sterling. Treat yourself and a friend to some of Mother Nature’s spring beauties, trillium, hepatica and other woodland wildflowers this Earth Day. Join Naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a walk along the trails of the Sterling Nature Center for a look at some of Mother Nature’s beautiful woodland wildflowers. Identification, natural history and interesting fact about the spring woodland wildflowers will be discussed on this walk. An indoor slide show will take place if outdoor conditions are not favorable for a walk. Free at 1pm. Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated. (315) 947-6143

Saturday, April 23 – Family Day – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3:30PM, Special Family Admission: 4 Family Members for $12.00. $3.00 each additional includes rental. Skating, games and fun. (315) 252-8225
Saturday, April 23 – Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Hoopes Park, E. Genesee St., Auburn. Rain or shine – Easter Egg Hunt open to all children. Event starts at 10am. Have fun searching for 5400 beautifully colored eggs!
Saturday, April 23 – Ithaca Beer Company – Lunch at the Aurora Inn – 391 Main St., Aurora. Looking for a fun, informative and delicious way to spend a Saturday afternoon? The chefs at the Aurora Inn & the folks at Ithaca Beer Co. have paired 9 of Ithaca’s great beers with 3 unique and delicious courses for you to enjoy. Over the course of the afternoon, they’ll walk you through the art of beer and food-pairing in a relaxed and fun environment. $35/person + tax & gratuity. Check out their web site for what will be served. (315) 364-8888
Saturday, April 23 – Family Skate Day – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. 1-3:30PM, Special Family Admission: 4 Family Members for $12.00. $3.00 each additional includes rental. Skating, games and fun. (315) 252-8225

Monday, April 25 – Maritime Images of the Great Lakes – Little Red School House Museum, 1290 Route 104A, Sterling. Illustrated. Meeting at 7PM, program to follow. Open to the public. Free. (315) 947-5072

Wednesday, April 27 – Element’s Salon 2011 FASHION SHOW Benefit – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St. Auburn. Featuring Aveda’s spring hair and make-up collection, plus fashions by Ann Taylor, Calvin Klein, The Loft and Jones of New York. Hors D’oeuvres, desserts and cash bar. Tickets are $15 at the door; $12 with ’recycled’ career clothing donation to Attire for Hire, all proceeds donated to Environmental Advocates of NY. 315-253-0501
Wednesday, April 27 – The Lake of Dreams: One Writer’s Journey – Cayuga Co. Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Kim Edwards, award-winning author, Skaneateles native and Cayuga Community College alumna will be speaking on her latest book released in January 2011. Also author of The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and The Secrets of a Fire King. A supply of her books will be available to purchase & for Kim to autograph after the lecture. Admission is free. 7pm. (315) 255-1743
Wednesday, April 27 – Last Wednesday Poetry Read – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Relax in a comfortable atmosphere, share your work with other poetry lovers and enjoy creative discussion and feedback. Wine/beer cash bar for those with proper I.D. $2 suggested donation at the door. 7:30 PM. (315) 253-6669
Wednesday, April 27 – Take Back the Night – Auburn City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn. An annual gathering of concerned citizens who believe that our community should be free of violence. Cayuga Community College Jazz Combo @ 5:45pm. March begins @ 6pm – Rally begins @ 6:30pm in front of Auburn City Hall. Also featuring Author, Cathy Brochu, Wells College singers, & a self defense demonstration. (315) 253-9795

Thursday, April 28 – William Henry Seward’s Remarkable Plan to Save the Nation from the Civil War – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. April 2011 marks the beginning of a four year celebration across the United States honoring the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Seward House launches its festivities with a lecture by historian Larry Denton on Thursday April 28th at 7 pm at the Auburn Public Theater. Denton’s talk, William H. Seward’s Remarkable Plan to Save the Nation from Civil War, explores Seward’s attempts to keep the country intact as war approached. Free. (315) 253-6669

Friday, April 29 – Saturday, April 30 – Two-Day Garden Event – MacKenzie-Childs, 3260 State Route 90, Aurora. Garden sale – 20% off all garden decor. Free garden tours – 2pm & 4pm. Village Outpost now open. Farmhouse tours. Watch pottery painting 12-4pm. Enjoy champagne & dessert. (315) 364-6118
Friday, April 29 – Saturday, April 30 – Film “I Am” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. ’I AM’ is an entertaining non-fiction film that poses two provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better? The filmmaker is Tom Shadyac, one of Hollywood’s leading comedy practitioners and the creative force behind &$146Ace Ventura,’The Nutty Professor,’ and ’Bruce Almighty’. Apr. 29, 1pm & 8pm, Apr. 30, 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. (315-253-6669)
Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 – 19th Annual Wine & Herb Festival – King Ferry Winery & Long Point Winery, Cayuga Wine Trail, NY – It’s time to think SPRING as you receive an herb or veggie plant from each winery along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Sample herb prepared edibles paired with fine wines. Souvenir wine glass and recipes are included. Enter a Grow & Show contest. Prizes. Fri. 1PM – 5PM, Sat. & Sun. 10AM – 6PM. Advance tickets: Single $ 35.00, Couple $ 50.00. Tickets at the door: Single $ 40.00, Couple $ 55.00. Designated Driver: Single $ 30.00, Couple $ 45.00. (800) 684-5217
Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 – Lake Ontario Counties’ Spring Fishing Derby ? Lake Ontario, Fair Haven. Adult and youth derby, categories include salmon, brown, lake or rainbow/steelhead trout and walleye, $10,000 grand prize, adults $30, youth $15. (888) 733-5246

Saturday, April 30 – PAMPER & REJUVENATE Event – The Center, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn. For $35, an individual can enjoy up to four services, including mini acupuncture treatments, lip or eyebrow waxing, a 30-minute Zumba class, Reiki treatments, chair massage, paraffin hand dip treatment, mini facials, chiropractic evaluations and body, mind or medicine treatments. 10am – 2pm. 315-704-0319

Sunday, May 1 – Artist Talks – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. This talk will feature an exhibiting artist from Made in NY 2011. Each artist will discuss their own artwork as well as what it means to be a regional artist. Free and open to the public. 2pm. (315) 255-1553
Sunday, May 1 – Book Event – The Madness of Mary Lincoln – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. Presentation by Historian & Author Jason Emerson from 2-4pm. Lecture, discussion, book signing & raffle. Presale tickets $5 at the Downtown Books & Coffee. $10 at the door. Sponsored by NAMI Cayuga County. (315) 253-8051

Auburn Holiday Inn – 10:30am – 2pm – 253-4531
Pumpkin Hill, Aurora – Seatings Noon, 2pm & 4pm – 364-7091
Aurora Inn, Aurora – 10am – 3pm – 364-8888
Springside Inn – Auburn Brunch seating at 10am & 12:30pm. Dinner seating at 3pm. 252-7247
Highland Park Golf Club – 2 seatings available 11am or 3pm – 252-4993
Village Outpost, Aurora
Pumpkin Hill Bistro, Aurora
Elderberry Pond Restaurant, Auburn
Pleasant Beach Hotel & Restaurant, Fair Haven
CJS Vineyards
White Barn Winery

Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry
Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven
Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven