Piano Concert – Willard Memorial Chapel





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.

Friday, July 22 –

Piano Concert – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Featuring professional pianists Mikiko Petrucelli and Eri Iwasa. Both pianists were born in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Petrocelli has won several major awards at competitions around the world and has extensive experience as a chamber and solo pianist. She recently served three years on the faculty at Doan College in Nebraska. Ms. Iwasa has been involved in numerous creative musical activities. She has established a musical group “Emip’s Fables” and has arranged and performed music for the piano and niko, a traditional Chinese instrument. Donation is $10/person. Concert at 7pm. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-1283 Friday, July 22

– Garden Concert Series – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd (off Route 90), King Ferry. Free wine tastings throughout the music. Wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Food available for purchase from local vendors. Cost of admission – FREE! www.treleavenwines.com (800) 439-5271 Friday, July 22 & Saturday, July 23

– Film – The Illusionist – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. 2010 Academy Award Nominee Best Animated Feature. Based on a script Tati wrote but never produced, the film focuses on a sleight-of-hand magician whose career founders as television and rock and roll supplant traditional entertainment. 7/22 – 1 & 8pm, 7/23 – 8pm. Tickets $4. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669 Saturday, July 23


3rd Annual Studio Sale – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St., Auburn. Free – noon till 4:00pm. Presented by Seneca Cayuga ARC, F.A.M.E. (Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians & Entertainers). Showtime is a performance art musical variety show along with music by Bob Piorun. A featured performance of a homage to the Blue Man group will take place. A fundraising Hot Dog and Bake Sale will be held in conjunction throughout the event. www.sencayarc.org/adult-fame.htm 315-252-7016Friday, July 22 & Saturday, July 23 –

Sprint Car Summer School – Rolling Wheels Raceway Park, 8310 Grant Ave. Rd., Auburn. Sprint Cars take center stage July 22 and 23 in the ’Fast Track’ Sprint Car Summer Shootout for the 360 Sprint Cars. This unique co-sanctioned event will bring three premier winged sprint car series together with more than just money on the line…bragging rights. 2010 Empire Super Sprints champion Steve Poirier, Patriots Sprint Tour champion Bryan Howland and United Racing Company champion Curt Michael will battle side-by-side in this prestigious event, with bragging rights as the top Sprint Car racer in the region are on the line. The 360 sprints will be joined by the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, CRSA Sprints and The Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club in this Friday and Saturday night extravaganza. SAVE by purchasing a 2-day ticket for ONLY $40 and kids 9 & under are FREE! Get your tickets NOW! 7pm. www.rollingwheelsraceway.com 315-834-6606 Saturday, July 23 –

Shakespeare in the Garden – Seward House Musem, 33 South St., Auburn. Featuring Romeo & Juliet. A bitter feud – two passionate lovers – a duel. Presented by Shakesperience Productions. $15/adults, $12/students. 7pm – grounds open at 6pm – bring lawn chairs/blankets. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283 Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24 –

Charity Antique Flea Market – New Hope Antiques, 5963 New Hope Rd., New Hope. Charity Antique Flea Market on lawn of New Hope Antiques, benefiting local charities. (Vendor participation fees given to the specified month’s charity.) Antiques & collectibles and handmade arts & crafts offered. Numerous vendors. Food & music available. Attendance is free. 10am – 5pm. www.newhopeantiques.com 315-497-2688 Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24 –

Romance Rendezvous Weekend – Sterling Renaissnce Festival, 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling. Singles are encouraged to find a match to their Romance Rune Stone for a free round of adult beverages. Already have a love? Treat your paramour to a Lovers’ Picnic or attend our Renewal of Vows Ceremony at the Chapel. Sat. & Sun. 10am – 7pm. Fee. www.sterlingfestival.com 800-879-4446 Saturday, July 23 –

Art in the Barn – Izzo’s White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga. 11am – 5pm. Event features local crafters. Items include, stained glass, photography, pottery, wood turning, jewelry, sewing, wood working and more. Some of the crafters will produce items onsite. Free. www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com 315-252-2535 or 315-283-8095 Sunday, July 24 –

Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre presents ALADDIN – Clifford Park, 81 Mary St. 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. www.merry-go-round.com 315-255-1305 ext 26 Sunday, July 24 –

Motorcycle Ride Around Owasco Lake – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Meet at Willard Chapel at 9am. Cost $25/person, includes lunch. Rain date is July 31st. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339 Sunday, July 24

] Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast – Whitford Airport, Ditmar Rd., Weedsport. 7:30am till noon. Fly in or drive in and enjoy a good old country breakfast of eggs, pancakes, sausage and doughnuts served with coffee, juice or milk. Tiedowns, camping and fule available. Plently of aircraft and skydiving to see. www.whitfordairport.com Sunday, July 24 –

’Evolution of Farm Machinery and What’s Next in Farm Equipment’ – Howland Stone Store Museum, 2956 State Route 34B, Aurora. Norm Riley, long-time Board President and frequent guide at the Cayuga County Ag Museum in Auburn, will move from the use of the sickle and scythe to plows and tractors, combines and harvesters, showing how each development improved efficiency. Norm will bring some of the machinery models he has built to illustrate his talk. 7pm. www.HowlandStoneStore.org 315-364-5587 Sunday, July 24 – Saturday, July 30

– Bon Ton Roulet – Finger Lakes – Hosted by the Auburn YMCA-WEIU & Cortland YMCA, the BonTon Roulet celebrates its fifteenth seven-day voyage throughout the beautiful Finger Lakes Region by bicycle. A non-competitive cycling adventure, The BonTon will challenge riders of all ages and abilities. Register now. Limited to 650 participants. Fees increase after 6/15. http://www.bontonroulet.com/ 315-253-5304