Auburn and Cayuga corporate housing things to do

CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM    131 GENESEE STREET      AUBURN, NY 13021         315-255-1658




The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. 

January 29th – March 18th – Both Ends of the Rainbow – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  This annual exhibition will feature over 1,000 works of art by local students and senior citizens from Cayuga County.                 315-255-1553 

February 8th – May 5th – “Stepping Out:  Dancing in Cayuga County”.  Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  The exhibit explores social, folk and the fine art of dance as well as showcases our local dance schools and studios.  315-253-8051

March 2nd & 3rd – “What I Want My Words To Do To You” –  Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  “What I Want My Words To Do To You” offers an unprecedented look into the minds and hearts of the women inmates of New York’s Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. The film goes inside a writing workshop led by playwright Eve Ensler, consisting of 15 women, most of whom were convicted of murder. 3/2 1 & 8pm, 3/3 8pm.  Tickets $5 online or $6 at the door.  315-253-6669

March 2nd – “Ignite the Winter” – Downtown Auburn.  The event will feature a comfort food cook-off, where people can keep warm by tasting and judging their favorite chili, soups or chowders prepared by local restaurants and organizations. A renowned local ice sculptor will hold a live demonstration. The event will include live bands, street performers and horse-drawn wagon rides. 5-10pm, Exchange Street in the heart of Downtown Auburn.  315-252-7291

March 2nd – “Photo Exhibit” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Come view an exhibition of artwork by members of the Auburn Photography Club.  5-7:30pm.  .  315-253-6669

March 2nd – First Friday Event – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Area educators are invited to a special reception from 4-5pm.  Learn more about opportunities for teachers and students at the Art Center.  From 5-8pm, enjoy light refreshments, art making, and see Both Ends of the Rainbow, an annual Cayuga County student and senior citizens event.  Free.  315-255-1553

March 2nd – First Friday Event – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  The Seward House will showcase an Alaska themed exhibit in the gift shop and serve light refreshments. This theme is celebrating the March 30, 1867 purchase of Alaska spearheaded by Sec. Seward.  5-8pm  315-252-1283

March 2nd – First Friday Event – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Student dancers from the Partnership for Results extended school day program perform a dance routine from their show ’Harriet, The Musical:  Journey to Freedom’.  5pm.  View the exhibit “Stepping Out:  Dancing in Cayuga County”. 5-8pm.  Free  315-253-8051

March 2nd – Winter Rhapsody – Auburn Alliance Church, 630 N. Seward Ave., Auburn.  Presented by the Auburn Chamber Orchestra at 7:30pm.  Join them for an evening of classical music.  Suggested donation $5. 

March 6th – Latin Cuisine – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Our Latin Cuisine class is the perfect way to spice up a winter evening.  You’ll learn how to make six exotic dishes through demonstrations and hands-on practice. Dishes will span a variety of courses, and will include protein preparation and cooking, traditional Latin starches, and a classic Latin dessert. Enjoy lively Latin music in the kitchen, then join your fellow participants in a glass of wine as you eat the feast you’ve made together. Dinner at 8:30pm, 12 person maximum.  Starts at 6 – $115/person.  Call for reservations as space is limited.  866-364-8808

March 9th & 10th – “The Way” – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  Martin Sheen plays an ophthalmologist named Tom, whose only son, Daniel (Emilio Estevez), dies in severe weather in the Pyrenees while trying to walk the Way of St. James.  Tom goes to retrieve his son’s body and ends up walking the pilgrimage himself, along with 4 fellow travelers.  The beauty of the movie is that Emilio Estevez, writer/director, does not make explicit what any of them find, beyond friendship. He lets these four fine actors convey that true personal transformations are not announced with fanfare, but happen internally.  3/10, 1 & 8pm, 3/11 8pm.  Tickets $5 online, $6 at the door.          315-253-6669.

March 10th – The Dean Brothers – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  The legendary SAMMY Hall of Fame American Band brings their original and cover music to Auburn Public Theater’s Main Stage. Known for their wonderful classic Rock ’n Roll, as well as their Beach Boys harmonies.  Tickets $16, 8pm.             315-253-6669.

March 10th – Annual Youth Fair – Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  Annual Youth Fair with the Boy Scouts’ Pinewood Derby and the Girl Scouts’ cookie-eating contest.  10am – 2pm.  315-255-1188 

March 11th – APT Family Hour Series – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn.  2pm.  315-253-6669


March 11th – Balloon Art and Juggling – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  1-3pm:  Witness the art of typing balloons as Laurie Michelman transforms these inflatable wonders into animals, flowers, and other creations.  Learn the basics of juggling with scarves, tennis balls and more with Luke Petrosino.  1-4:30pm.  Families will use balloons to make reative and fun art projects.    $5/family.                 315-255-1553 

March 11th – Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.  Klezmer was originally the ritual and celebratory music of the Yiddish-speaking Jews of Eastern Europe, where it developed over the course of many centuries.   Brought to North America during the period 1881 -1924, a modern klezmer tradition developed in urban centers and has since become one of the most visible transnational music and culture movements on five continents.  2pm, tickets $10, stop by the Chapel or call for tickets.  315-252-0339






Man in the Moon Classic Cheesecake & Dessert Bake Shoppe, King Ferry

Bayview Wellness Center & Spa, Fair Haven

Hanart Studios and Gallery, Fair Haven

Oak & Vine Restaurant at the Springside Inn, Auburn

Anchor Laundromat, 719 Main St., Fair Haven – Large capacity, sparkling clean, WiFi, TV

The Apple Station, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, 181 Grant Ave. Auburn

The Auburn Ale House, 288 Genesee St., Auburn