|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.
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. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum 315-253-8051
March 31st – May 20th – Made in NY 2012 – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Made in NY 2012, is an annual juried exhibition featuring New York State artists. The exhibition features 75 works of art by 73 artists from throughout New York State. Made in NY 2012 features paintings, photographs, sculpture, drawings, and more. Members free, non- members $6. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
April 6th– First Friday Event – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Museum will feature dancers from Fancy Footwork Dance Studio. Refreshments will be served. 5-8pm www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum 315-253-8051
April 6th– First Friday Event – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Live music by Lindsey Tidd, Program Coordinator at the Schweinfurth as well as an accomplished musician. Tidd describes her style as a mix between Ani DiFranco and Led Zeppelin – a folk, rock, and blues blend that features acoustic electric guitar. Her versatile repertoire includes bands such as Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam, Miranda Lambert, and the White Stripes. Tidd also writes her own music and records. She has performed at the Ayersfest Music Festival, SU’s Women in Music Program, and other regional venues. 5-8pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
April 6th– First Friday Event – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Seward House Museum will host a First Friday opening reception on Friday April 6 from 5pm-8pm. The museum will feature the photography exhibit, Elegant Ruin Imagery by Holly Mosher. Free tours, refreshments and children’s activities will be provided. 5-8pm. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
April 6th– Easter Egg-citement – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Easter Egg hunt at 12:30 sharp. Find the golden egg! Skate with the Easter Bunny. Face painting! Coloring Contest! Spin Art! Guess the number of jelly beans! Admission $4.50 1:00-3:30 pm www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 6th & 7th – “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. A murder mystery rife with suspense, scandal, sexual abuse, and some supremely intriguing characters, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is an excellently crafted film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s equally fascinating book of the same name. 4/6 1 & 8pm, 4/7 8pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 7th – Ithaca Beer Company Lunch – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Epricurean event – beer paired luncheon. $45++/person. Call for reservations. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888
April 9th– Party in the Park! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Inflatable Park! Season opener, rides, games. Individual ride ticket $1.00 or unlimited ride bracelet $2.50. Admission $4.50, 1:00–3:30 pm. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 10th– Pigout – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. All you can eat pizza, soda, snocones, cotton candy, & popcorn. $6.50 admission 1:00-3:30pm. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 9th – April 15th – Spring Break at the Museum – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Jr. Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn. Museum and Educational Center will be open for School Spring Break. Museum Tours available. Kids play area open. 11am – 4pm. www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum 315-252-7644
April 11th– Disney Day – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Disney music and prizes. 1:00 – 3:30pm. $4.50. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225.
April 11th – Kid’s View of Vernal Pools – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., 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, frogs, 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 if you want to wade into this wetland. 1:00pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark 315-947-6143
April 12th – Nickelodeon Night! – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn. Nickelodeon music and prizes. 6-8:30pm. Admission $4.50. www.reva-rollerdrome.com 315-252-8225
April 13th – Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. CNY acoustic guitar stand-out Loren Barrigar and New Zealand star Mark Mazengarb were instantly aware of the musical magic that was created the first time they played guitar together. Barrigar and Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry seldom found among musicians. Their live performances feature not only their spectacular technicalgrasp of the guitar, but also their outstanding musicality and ability to be spontaneously creative. 8pm, Tickets are $15; $25 for two; APT members $13.50. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 13th & 14th – “Bridesmaids” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Director Paul Feig and producer Judd Apatow team up again for this comedy that stars Kristen Wiig as Annie, a romantically unattached failed bakery owner who fears she’s losing her BFF, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), the best thing in her life, when Lillian announces she’s gotten engaged. Strapped financially and emotionally, Annie (Wiig) is fiercely protective of her ‘maid’ duties for her lifelong pal. Enter picture-perfect bridesmaid Helen (Rose Byrne) whose thunder-stealing moves only serve to expose the increasingly frazzled Annie’s shortcomings-and leading to a hilarious series of calamities involving everything from food poisoning to an epic bout of in-flight intoxication. 4/13, 1&8pm, 4/14, 8pm. Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 14th – Professor Louie and The Crowmatix – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Professor Louie & The Crowmatix is a Woodstock, NY based Americana/Roots musical group led by Aaron Hurwitz, a musician and producer nicknamed ‘Professor Louie’. Their music is a blend of Blues, Rock, R&B, Gospel, & Folk with harmonic vocals. The current members all hail from New York State. They have lived, traveled and performed extensively around the globe. 8pm, doors open at 7pm. Tickets $10/general admission, $9/APT members. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 14th – Va Va Bloom Garden Show – Dickman Farms Greenhouses & Garden Center, 13 Archie St., Auburn. Whether you are just beginning to garden or an experienced gardener….Dickman Farms has a weekend geared to turning your thumb green! Dickman Farms Va Va Bloom Garden Show will be bigger and better than ever! The weekend is filled with fun for the entire family including free seminars with captivating guest speakers, workshops, tours, and fun gardening activities for all ages. 4/14, 9am – 5pm, 4/15, 10am – 5pm. Free. www.dickmanfarms.com 315-253-3030
April 14th – Visit the Vintner Day – CJS Vineyards & Aurelius Winery, 6900 Fosterville Rd., Auburn. Talk to the winemaker, taste our Estate wines and new release “Cab Franc 2010”. Noon – 5pm, Free. www.cjsvineyards.com 315-730-4619
April 14th &15th – CNYMRA District 3/WNYRacing/Upstate MX-AMA – Frozen Ocean Motorsports Complex, 4415 Vanderstouw Rd., Auburn. AMA Sanctioned Event – Two full race days. 10 am – dusk. $10 admission. www.frozen-ocean.com 315-784-5466
April 14th– “Acorn Hollow” Wood Carvings and Crafts – Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum & Dr. Joseph F.Karpinski, Jr. Education Center, 6880 E. Lake Rd., Auburn. Arlie Howell will be at the Educational Center demonstrating his “deep relief” woodcarving techniques – 3D wood carving. Carvings of walking sticks, canes, lighthouses, animals, waterfalls, animal pins and ornaments and much more. Come watch this craftsman at work. 1-3pm. Free. www.cayuganet.org/agmuseum 315-252-7644
April 14th – Vernal Pool – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling. 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 salamanders, frogs, insects and other wildlife that contribute to this ecosystem in a puddle. An indoor presentation on the natural history and vulnerability of vernal pools will be conducted before the outdoor nature study. Please dress for the weather and wear boots if you want to wade into this wetland. 1:00 pm, free. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark 315-947-6143.
April 15th – NWTF Turkey Calling Contest at Bass Pro Shops! – Bass Pro Shops, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn. May join NWTF on the day of the event. Youth (12yrs and younger) Prizes awarded. Adults: (winners awarded: 1st: 50%; 2nd: 30%; 3rd: 20%). 12:30pm, registration fee $25. www.basspro.com 315-258-2700
April 16th – Empire State Paranormal Lecture – Sand Beach Church, 2950 Sand Beach Rd., Auburn. Learn about Ghost Hunting at the Sand Beach Church. $10, 4-6pm or 7-9pm www.empirestateprs.com 315-406-4866
April 17th – Empowered – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Tompkins County, NY is one of the cloudiest, least windy places in the country, and yet its residents are proving that we can meet our energy needs through totally renewable resources. From solar and wind to veggie oil and geothermal, Empowered: Power from the People tells the story of one community’s role in the energy independence revolution. 7pm, $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
April 17th – Sushi & Sake – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Sushi is among the most beautiful and delicious of all foods-learn the art of this delicacy in this hands-on class. We’ll cover how to select fish and ingredients, prepare sushi rice, and make simple sushi rolls. Sashimi, nigiri, and maki will be covered. We’ll also taste different sakes and learn a bit about this classic accompaniment. It’s a sure hit for your next dinner party. 6-8:30pm, $115/person. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888
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