Civil War Sesquicentennial Event – Mount Pleasant Cemetery , Pine St., Port Byron

The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. In July and August, the office will be open from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday as well.


Saturday, July 30

– Civil War Sesquicentennial Event – Mount Pleasant Cemetery , Pine St., Port Byron. Come join us as we share Capt. Lockwood’s experiences during the civil war, with many details being shared with the public for the first time. The Sons and Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War will conduct the marker dedication. Veteran groups are welcome to stand with colors and join the parade from the Lockwood family burial ground to the flagpole for a special flag raising to honor all service men and woman who have served in the defense of American freedom. 11am. In the event of rain, the service will be held at the High School at 30 Maple Ave. Refreshments to follow. Saturday, July 30 & Sunday, July 31

Saturday, July 30 & Sunday, July 31

– Fifty Mile Garage Sale – Route 90 from Montezuma to Homer. Sale Runs along scenic Route 90 from Montezuma to Homer, with hundreds of vendors selling antiques and collectibles. Enjoy food from vendors along the way. Rain or Shine. Shop in any direction. Tuesday, August 2

– Music & A Movie – Hoopes Park, East Genesee St., Auburn. The Diane Jacobs Band starting at 6:30pm. Movie – Bee Movie at 8:30pm. Free. 315-255-4737 Tuesday, August 2

– Tuesday Night MUSIC JAM – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Weekly evening of original regional music, poetry & comedy in open mic cafe setting. Door prizes, snack menu & wine/beer with I.D., $2 at the door. 7:30pm till 11pm. (315) 253-6669 Tuesday, August 2

– Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre presents ALADDIN – Emerson Park, 6914 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Join the magic carpet ride through ancient Arabia following the exciting escapades of Aladdin, recreated by a team of professionals bringing arts opportunities to schools for 50+ years. This year-round repertory company tours state wide with curriculum-based theatre performances and a workshop series for youth during the school year and a family oriented performance during the summer, touring parks, churches, playgrounds & recreation centers. 1pm, free. 315-255-1305 ext 26 NOW

– Pirate Invasion Weekend – Sterling Renaissnce Festival, 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling. Yaar!! Those pirates are invading the Shire with swashbuckling adventure, comedy and song. Join our Pirate Costume Competition for kids and adults; and see pirate swordplay shows and antics throughout the day. Sat. & Sun. 10am – 5pm. Fee. 800-879-4446