Oct. 27th – Jan. 5th 2013
– Quilts=Art=Quilts – Schwenfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Quilts=Art=Quilts is the Schweinfurth Art Center’s 33rd annual juried quilt exhibition. The Art Center has long-recognized the importance of quilts as a visual medium, and has been presenting quilts in an art gallery setting since 1981. Jurors select quilts based on overall quality of design, visual impact and originality. Tues. – Sat. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun. 1:00 – 5:00 pm. General Admission $6. Art Center Members & Children under 12, free. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-155
Nov. 1st – Dec. 31st
– Faces of Cayuga County: 1880-1920 – Cayuga Museum of History& Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. Photo exhibit featuring portraits and photographs by the county’s various photographers from the turn of the century. Closed major holidays. Suggested donation $3, Noon-5pm Tues. – Sunday. www.cayugamuseum.org 315-253-8051
– Live Music – Oak & Vine at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. Performing this evening is Irv Lyons Jr. Free, 8-11pm. 315-252-9463.
– Cokie Roberts – Auburn High School Auditorium, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn. The Seward House Museum, as a part of the Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker Series, is pleased to announce its 2013 featured speaker will be Cokie Roberts. In her more than forty years in broadcasting, Roberts has won countless awards, including three Emmys. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting. She was also named a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. Ms. Roberts is the author of We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, an account of women’s roles and relationships throughout American history well as Founding Mothers, and Ladies of Liberty which both became instant best sellers. Tickets for the lecture are $50. A special VIP event and book signing will be hosted at the Springside Inn. There is limited availability for the VIP event. $75 VIP tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
And if you need a place to stay or a hotel room while visiting these activities in the Central New York Region, visit Skaneateles Suites and Boutique Hotel.