The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open

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.
Wednesday, July 13 – September 4 – The Cost of Freedom: Cayuga County in the Civil War – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Cayuga Museum honors the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an original exhibit focusing on the experiences of local people during the conflict. The Museum’s own important collection of Civil War artifacts will be enhanced with treasured heirlooms loaned by local families: photographs, letters, uniforms, weapons and much more. A series of public programs all summer will expand the Civil War theme, watch for dates and times. (315) 253-8051
Wednesday July 13 – Sunday, August 21 – New York Prints of Mind Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Contemporary Limited Edition Prints. . Curated by Joe Scala, E.D., Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Selections from the Universal Limited Art Editions collection. (315) 255-1553
Wednesday July 13 – Sunday, September 4 – Auburn Doubledays Baseball – Class A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals, New York-Penn League. 7PM start, Sun. 6PM, $. (315) 255-2489
Wednesday, July 13 – July 20 – Hairspray – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Rt. 38A, Auburn. Upstate NY’s most popular professional theater performing six large scale musicals each season. Hairspray takes you to Baltimore in 1962 and tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair, a big heart and a big passion to dance. Great music, great dancing, great story; Hairspray has it all. (800) 457-8897
Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, August 21 – Sterling Renaissance Festival – 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling. Make plans to travel back in time! Weekends only, Elizabethan festival with live theater, music, dancing, hand-crafted wares and games, 10am-7pm $. (800) 879-4446
Wednesday, July 13 – August 20 – Cooking with the Calamari Sisters – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St.,Auburn. Cooking with the Calamari Sisters takes place on the set of the sister’s fictional cable-access cooking show Mangia Italiano. The zany Calamari sisters take their audiences on a wild and laugh filled romp as they prepare their latest dishes while belting out all of your old favorites from Que Sera Sera to Mambo Italiano. (800) 457-8897
Tuesday, July 19 – Music & A Movie – Hoopes Park, East Genesee St., Auburn. Joe Whiting Band. Concert starts at 6:30. Movie: How to Train Your Dragon – starts at 8:30pm. – free. 315-255-4737
Wednesday, July 20 – Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre presents ALADDIN – Casey Park Elementary School, Pulaski 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. 315-255-1305 ext 26
Wednesday, July 20 – Tiffany Summer Concert Series – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Noon. Vocal/Musical concert. Festive Music. Concerts are free and open to the public. Donations accepted. Visit the Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop and the Literacy Volunteers of America sponsored Used Book Sale before or after the concert at Willard Memorial Chapel. 315-252-0339
Wednesday, July 20 – Downtown Auburn BID Summer Concert Series 2011 – Market Street Park, Auburn. Shonuff Funk Rock Trio – 6-7pm. Auburn Civic Band – 7-8pm. Free concert. Enjoy a beautiful summer evening. Bring your family and chairs, rain or shine. 315-252-7874
Thursday, July 21 – Tours with Artist Jane Dunnewold – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Join artist Jane Dunnewold for a tour of the exhibition, Jane Dunnewold: Sacred Planet. 7:30pm. 315-255-1553
Thursday, July 21 – Free Concert – Market Street Park, Auburn. Prison City Rockers – concert starts at 6:30pm. Sponsored by the City of Auburn Parks & Recreation Dept. – free.
Thursday, July 21 – Young Living Oils Demostration – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. BONITA SHEAR will lead a hands-on oils workshop at both noon & 6:30pm to introduce and demonstrate the amazing healing properties of Young Living Essential Oils. If you’re brand new to the oils, come listen, ask questions and learn all you can. If you have leagues of experience using the oils, please come, too, and share your vast experience with us! $5 suggested donation. 315-253-6669
Thursday, July 21 – Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs. “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. (315) 889-5007
Thursday, July 21 ? Doug’s Fish Fry Day at the Museum – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Road, Rt. 38A, Auburn. Visit the museum & enjoy a fabulous fish fry from Doug’s. Eat on site or take it home. Tour the museum & view the special exhibits. Check out the new exhibit, ’Auburn’s Golden Age of Industry’, which contains memorabilia from past industry giants. Admission & parking free. Donations accepted. Gift shop open. 4PM – 7PM. 315-252-7644
Thursday, July 21 – 16th Annual Taste for Community Action – Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North St., Auburn. 5 – 7:30PM. The 16th Annual TASTE FOR COMMUNITY ACTION features the area’s best food, finest wine, and most irresistible desserts from over 20 of the Finger Lakes premier restaurants and wineries. Advance sale tickets can be purchased for $30 each at the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency offices, Auburn Discount Liquor, and the Holiday Inn Sales Office or by calling 255-1703 x155. Tickets will also be available at the door for $35. 315-255-1703 x126