Thursday, November 17, 2016

Auburn, NY - December 1st - December 31st, Events in the Finger Lakes Near 10 Fitch

The cold is settling in now, but at 10 Fitch we have beautiful fireplaces to keep you and your honey warm! Imagine relaxing in front of one of our fireplaces together, sipping on a warm cup of hot cocoa. We’ve decorated our home for you to come and enjoy a little get away time from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Here are some things to do in the area during the month of December, while you are with us. Happy Holidays to all! 


Nov. 25th - December 24th - Dickens Christmas - Skaneateles, NY. Step back in time and enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way with Dickens Christmas, as Skaneateles Area Businesses give a gift to the public for their continued support throughout the year. Plan now and join the Village of Skaneateles, located just 7 miles from Auburn, this holiday season.
An annual tradition, the celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs every Saturday and Sunday through December 18, from noon to 4 pm, plus December 24 from noon - 2:30 pm. Charles Dickens and his cast of over 50 characters will interact with residents and visitors in the streets, stores and restaurants. Don't miss lively acts at the Library, live music, unique shopping, wonderful food and horse and wagon rides around the Village. For a schedule of events please visit -

Dec. 1st - Dec. 24th - The 4th Annual Festival of Trees, Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, 6880 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. Come celebrate the spirit of Christmas with this Community Celebration! View a display of 60+ artfully decorated trees for the holiday season. Big trees, small trees, lit and unlit trees, modern and old fashion decorations.  Museum is not heated so please dress warmly. The Educational Center is heated. Weekends 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Weekdays 2:00 – 8:00 pm. Free admission and parking. Check out & for more information.

Dec. 2nd - Dec. 4th - Holiday Shopping Spree, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Experience the holidays with all the hustle and bustle at our 23rd Annual Holiday Shopping Spree. You will receive a souvenir wine glass and a bottle stopper ornament from each winery. You will also take home a Shopper's Discount Card and a recipe card from each winery as you enjoy holiday-inspired dishes while sipping fine wines. Friday 1:00 - 5:00 pm at four wineries. Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at all 16 wineries. Visit their website  for complete details, times and locations.

Dec. 2nd & Dec. 3rd - Holiday Boutique, Museum of Wayne County, Lyons, NY.  10am-5pm. Artisans and crafters fill the museum for two days only. The perfect place to find gifts. Friday and Saturday lunch will be served from 11-2. For more information, click here for Wayne County, NY December 2016 Events

Dec. 3rd - Sparkle, Corning, NY. Join us for the 42nd annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season. Featuring horse and wagon rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy craft and food vendors, holiday carolers, and photos with Santa in his Crystal House. 5pm-9pm. Admission: Free. Check out for more information.

Dec. 3rd - 2nd Annual Currier & Ives Festival, 6128 Rte. 89, Romulus, NY. 10am-4:30pm and admission is Free! Holiday festival in period costume with equestrian parade, figgy pudding, shopping, caroling, and a nativity play. Check out Trader’s Village 2016 event calendar @ for more information.

Dec. 3rd - Holiday Open House @ Corning Museum of Glass, 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY. Free Admission, craft activities, live music, and special glassmaking experiences kick off the holiday season. Have Breakfast or Lunch with Santa ($6, reservations required), make an ornament at The Studio, and get your picture taken with Santa! Enjoy a reduced price holiday glassmaking experience.  Find unique handmade glass gifts made by artists who teach and work at The Studio. Check out the museum’s website @ for more information.

Dec. 4th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Serenades Christmas Music with an Italian Flair, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY. Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments served during a brief Intermission. Tickets may be purchased at Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit for more information.

Dec. 4th - Dec. 18th - Holly Trolley Rides, New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 East River Road, West Henrietta, NY.  Rides operate every half-hour, starting at 11:30 a.m., and are included with admission to the museum (open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.). No reservations are required. * Santa Claus will be in attendance, greeting all the “good little girls and boys”! The only trolley railroad in New York State provides a two-mile round-trip ride, recalling another era when families rode the big trolleys from their rural homes to do their holiday shopping in the city.  Admission: $8 adults; $7 seniors age 65+; $6 youths age 3 - 12. Check out the 2016 Calendar of Events @ for more information!

Dec. 10th - Village of Weedsport’s 20th Annual Olde Tyme Christmas Holiday FestivalWeedsport, NY. Come and celebrate the Christmas Spirit with the Weedsport Area Chamber of Commerce’s 20th Annual Olde Tyme Christmas in the Village of Weedsport. With more than 60 crafters located all around the village, the village wide game map, annual race, horse drawn wagon rides, breakfast with Santa, and carolers galore, this is the perfect event to attend with everyone in your family! For more information, check out Weedsport’s Chamber of Commerce website @

Dec. 11th - Holiday Traditions, Downtown Auburn, NY. Free and open to the public. 12pm-5pm. Open house of Auburn's Historic and Cultural Sites. Free admission to the Seward House Museum, Willard Memorial Chapel, Schweinfurth Art Center, Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum, Harriet Tubman Home and more. All decked out for the holidays, with tours, musical entertainment, refreshments and more. Visit  for details on the entire event.

Dec. 31st - Year’s End Hike, Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvold Road, Sterling, NY. What better way to end the year than with a hike along the trails of SNC to see how the wildlife is celebrating the coming of a new year or more likely preparing for the winter weather ahead. Snowshoes will be available if needed. 1:00 pm to 4 pm. Check out or call 315-947-6143 for more information.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Auburn, NY - November 1st - 30th, Events in the Finger Lakes Near 10 Fitch

According to data from Twitter, the Spanish are more likely to tweet “Te amo” (I love you) in November than in any other month. Wonder why that is? It is an interesting fact! Maybe with the holidays coming upon us, we start to feel more “lovey” than we had during the summer? November is a wonderful time to bring your honey to 10 Fitch to relax and be pampered together. Give us a call, we’d love to take care of you!

Here are some events going on around our town during the month of November:

Nov. 1st - Nov. 6th - A Living Legacy : Arts of the Haudenosaunee Exhibit, Cayuga Museum203 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. A Living Legacy: Arts of the Haudenosaunee will feature original art from more than a dozen artists from the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. Working in customary media such as beadwork and corn husks, as well as modern media like photography, these artists bring their cultural backgrounds to their art in both traditional and unexpected ways. Paintings from Kristina McLeod, antler carvings from Hayden Haynes, baskets from Penelope Minner and paintings by Mike Jones are just a few of the artists and media represented. The Cayuga Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission is FREE for museum members and children under 12, non-members are $5. Check out their website at or call 315-253-8051 for more information.

Nov. 2nd - Movies at the Mack: Season IV, Theater Mack, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. Featuring International Visionaries such as Henri-Georges Clouzot – Diabolique (1955). This ongoing film seminar gives an overview of classic American cinema from the Hollywood Golden Age of the 1940s to the 1960s. $3 admission. 2:00pm  and 7:00 pm. Check out or call 315-253-8051 for more info!

Nov. 2nd - Nov. 19th - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents : Smokey Joe’s CafeMerry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. A song and dance rollercoaster of rock, R&B, jazz and a whole lotta soul! With songs like “Hound Dog,” “Fools Fall In Love,” “Stand By Me,” “Jailhouse Rock” and 35 more, this electrifying musical blows the roof off and brings the house down. Join us in November and relive a golden age in American music and culture. Nominated for 7 Tony Awards. Rated PG. Call (315) 255-1785 or check out for more information and tickets!

Nov. 3rd - Live Music: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. Multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams have rocked many a venue, as both center stage performers and invaluable assets to world class acts. A shortlist of artists who’ve benefited from their talents, live and in studios, reads like a Who’s Who of Music Icons: Bob Dylan (Larry spent eight years on the Never Ending Tour), Paul Simon, Little Feat, Hot Tuna, Phil Lesh, Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, and, for one miraculous seven-year stretch, Levon Helm. 7:30 pm. Tickets $25 advance/ $28 at the door. Check out APT’s website at or call 315-253-6669 for info and tickets!

Nov. 5th - Monarchs & Milkweed, Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvold Road, Sterling, NY. Join us for a presentation on the Monarch Butterfly, its plight, and their need for milkweed plants. The Monarch Butterfly presentation will be followed with the creation of milkweed seed-orbs for fall planting that you will make and take home to help the butterflies. Some pre-made seed-orbs will be available for purchase through the gift shop if you do not want to make your own and get your hands dirty. There is a $3 per person fee to cover materials and pre-registration is required by November 2. 1:00 pm. Call 315-947-6143 to register and for more information.

Nov. 11th - Live Music: Ceili Rain, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. Ceili Rain is an original, innovative band of pop-rock music with a dash of Celtic/Irish flavor and a subtle, but sincere, uplifting/joyful message. The band is led by front man, Bob Halligan Jr. As a songwriter, he has had over 140 songs recorded by well-known rock artists including Cher, Michael Bolton, Judas Priest, KISS, Kathy Mattea, Bob Carlisle, Rebecca St. James, Jump 5, Maire Brennan and countless other. 8:00 pm. Tickets $20 advance/ $25 at the door. Check out APT’s website at or call 315-253-6669 for tickets and more info!

Nov. 12th - Chambourcin, Chocolate, and Cheese Weekend, CJS Vineyards, 6900 Fosterville Road, Auburn, NY. CJS Vineyards pairs their unique, delicious Chambourcin wines with a variety of chocolates and local cheeses.  Noon - 4PM. Call 315-730-4619 or visit CJS Winery's website  for more details.

Nov. 18th - Nov. 20th - Holiday Shopping Spree, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Experience the holidays with all the hustle and bustle at our 23rd Annual Holiday Shopping Spree. You will receive a wine glass, a grapevine wreath, and an ornament from each winery. You will also take home a Shopper's Discount Card and a recipe card from each winery as you enjoy holiday-inspired dishes while sipping fine wines. Check out Cayuga Lake Wine Trail website at, or call 800-684-5217 for more information.

Nov. 26th - Holiday Parade & Family Fun Day, Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. 3pm-7:30pm, Come downtown for family fun, with games & activities for children, horse & wagon rides and live music, then the Holiday Parade and float competition start at 6PM, followed by more live music, the City Tree Lighting Ceremony and visits with Santa in Genesee Center. FREE! Call the Auburn Business Improvement District at (315) 252-7874 for more info or visit

Nov. 26th - Nov. 27th - Syracuse Thanksgiving Antiques Show, Empire Expo Center, NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, NY. Since 1981. Over 200 exhibitors from throughout the Northeast bring a wide variety of antiques and collectibles, furniture, glassware, jewelry, china, ephemera, advertising items, toys and sports collectibles. Saturday, 9am - 5pm, Sunday, 10am - 5pm. Call (315) 686-5789 for more information.