May 22nd - Glass Fest - Downtown Corning, NY GlassFest is a four-day celebration of glass and the fire arts in the Crystal City, featuring live hot glass shows, artist demonstrations, live music and entertainment, and shopping & dining. The festival kicks off on Thursday, May 21 at The Corning Museum of Glass for a special edition 2300˚ celebration and continues through the weekend with outdoor live glassmaking, wine and craft beer tastings, live artists demos throughout the downtown and a variety of activities and promotions for the whole family. www.glassfest.org
May 24th - Jimmy Buffett Music Tribute, Starkeys Lookout, 5428 Route 14, Dundee NY,
2pm-5pm, Free Admission!!!Starkeys Lookout presents a Jimmy Buffett Tribute by "Sons of a Beach" Come on out, enjoy award-winning wine and craft beer, and enjoy the music of Jimmy Buffett. For info, call 607-678-4043 or visit www.starkeyslookout.com
May 24th - Majorpalooza, Downtown Festival on Genesee Street, Auburn, NY (between Dill and South street) 2pm to 9p:30pm. Free Admission! Free Parking at the Parking Garage & City Lots across from City Hall. Tasting tickets on sale @ AT Wally until 7pm for $20. Gate Price Sunday $25, Food Only $15(no presale) 9am : CatchMeIfYouCan5K @ Falcon Park.10:30am : Stefanak Sprint @ Falcon Park. Live Music : Perform 4 Purpose 2pm-3:30pm, Karla Davis 3:30pm-5:30pm. Songs from “Auburn, The Musical” @ 6pm, MixTape 6:30-9:30pm. Food tastings from over 10 local restaurants, Wine and Craft Beer tastings from over 10 local wineries/ breweries. ZIP LINE through downtown 3-8pm only $10, 3pm-8pm only $8. Vendors, Kids Games, Bounce Houses and more! www.Majorpalooza.com
May 22-May 24th - Made in NY 2015, Schweinfurth Art Center, Genessee Street, Auburn NY.
Made in New York is an annual juried exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center that showcases artwork by contemporary New York State artists. The exhibit features 73 pieces of artwork by 56 artists who reside throughout New York State, from Brooklyn to Syracuse.
This year's show was juried by Katie Waugh, Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Wells College, and Associate Director of the String Room Gallery, and David Hornung, Professor of Art and Art History at Adelphi University. The two jurors reviewed 460 submissions by 247 artists.
Made in NY 2015 features paintings, photographs, sculpture, drawings, and more.
On view in the Art Center's Gallery Julius will be oil paintings by David Owens of Cato, New York. Tues.-Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. 1-5pm
Cost: Admission is $7 for adults. Members, exhibiting artists and 12 & under free.
May 25th - Memorial Day Parade, Genesee Street & Market Street Park, Auburn, NY, 11 am Annual City of Auburn parade in honor of US war veterans, followed by a Memorial Service at Veteran's Park, then the Kiwanis Duck Derby with music & food at Market Street Park & the Knights of Columbus. Cash prizes, tickets are $5 available at various downtown locations displaying signs.
May 26th - Open Mic Night, Auburn Public Theater, Genessee Street, Auburn NY, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm. Open Mic Night features music and spoken word from local and regional talent in a relaxed cafe setting. www.auburnpublictheater.org
May 27th - Live Music, Honkey Tonk Hindooz @ Oak & Vine, 6141 West Lake Road, Auburn, NY. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm, $10 Beer Buckets. oakandvine.com
May 27th-June17th - West Side Story, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. 1950s New York City. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre’s finest accomplishments. fingerlakesmtf.com/2015-season/
May 28th - Aaduna, Inc. Performance Based Spring 2015 Fundraiser, Theater Mack, 203 Genesee St, Auburn, NY. In the Spirit of the Harlem Renaissance, an evening of Words & MusicRevisited, 2015! Presenting an evening of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, spoken word, conversation, camaraderie, and music. Doors open at 6:30pm to lively jazz music by phenomenal pianist, Mr. Andy Rudy, who will set the tone with lively music from the 20’s and 30’s. While not required, period dress representing the roaring 20’s is encouraged. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. www.aaduna.org/support-us
May 29th - Final Friday @ Theater Mack, 203 Genesee St., Auburn, NY.
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Final Friday will feature The Fabulous Ripcords with the great Dusty Pascal opening the show! $5 cover, cash bar. theatermack.org/events.php
May 29th - “Citizenfour”, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn, Ny. CitizenFour is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Tickets : 5-$6. auburnpublictheater.org
May 29th - Alias “Paine”: A Book Lecture with Betty Ownsby, Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn, NY. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Author, Betty Ownsby, provides insight into Lewis Powell, the enigmatic, would-be assassin of William H. Seward. Admission $12 members, $15 public. sewardhouse.org
May 30th - The History & Arrangement of Flowers Workshop with Cosentino’s Florist, Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn NY. 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Consentino will guide participants through the origin and history of flowers, and the best way to keep them lasting longer. Free and open to the public. sewardhouse.org
May 30th, 2015 - May 31st - Boardwalk Arcade Exhibit Opening Weekend, One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY
Step into a scene reminiscent of 19th- and early 20th-century resorts such as Coney Island and Atlantic City, where Americans from across the nation flocked for good old summertime fun. Journey through the evolution of seaside amusements and play a variety of carnival games such as ring toss. Challenge yourself on redemption games such as Skee Ball, Hoop Fever, and more. Win tickets and use them to collect a variety of prizes, including stickers, oversized sun glasses, and stuffed animals. (While several of the games and activities in Boardwalk Arcade can be played freely, some may require purchased tokens. Money collected from the sale of tokens helps maintain these original artifacts.) museumofplay.org
May 30th - In The Mood, 885 East Main Street, Rochester, NY . In The Mood, @ 3pm & 8pm Price: $29.50 - $69.50. Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" to “Tuxedo Junction” and get "In the Mood" to hear a “Moonlight Serenade” performed by a 13-piece Big Band and a half dozen singer-dancers and some hot boogie woogie. In The Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters and big band greats of the '40s. Complete with period costumes and choreography, In The Mood celebrates America's greatest generation that listened and boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced to intimate ballads. Experience the jazzy, brassy, sentimental and patriotic music of the World War II era. www.inthemoodlive.com & www.rbtl.org
May 30th - Grand Opening -Boathouse Beer Garden, 6128 Rt 89, Romulus, NY
This is the official ribbon cutting Grand Opening of the"Boathouse Beer Garden", located at Traders Village, on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. 24 taps of craft beer from the Finger Lakes and CNY, food, live music and over 50 crafters and artists. www.facebook.com/boathousebeergarden?fref=ts