Thursday, March 10, 2011

Cayuga County Events - March 9-19, 2011

Below are some events taking place in the area that may be of interest to you if you are coming to 10 Fitch for a visit!

CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

Wednesday, March 9 - Sunday, March 13 – Both Ends of the Rainbow – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.
This annual exhibition features over 1,000 works of art by local students and senior citizens from Cayuga County. The work is beautifully displayed, and extremely well done. Hours: Tues. – Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm. Suggested admission $3, children under 12 free. www.myartcenter.com 315-255-1553

Thursday, March 10, - Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn.
Film by Gossa Tsegaye. Tsegaye is a documentary filmmaker who focuses on people who inhabit the social margins of our region. He will be screening “The Jungle’s Edge”, which documents an area along the railroad tracks on Ithaca’s west side where homeless people gather. Film at 7:30pm. Suggested donation $5. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Thursday, March 10, & Friday, March 11 - Film - Run Lola Run – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn.
Sundance Award Winner - Run Lola Run is an enchanting balance of pace and narrative, creating a universal parable that leaps over cultural barriers. It was voted one of the best foreign films of the year. Mar. 10, 1pm & 8pm. Mar. 11, 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13 - 2011 Short Play Festival – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn.
The Auburn Players Community Theatre, Inc. with Second Stage, now celebrating its 50th year in Auburn, presents on the main stage, seven thought provoking short plays. The best of 2010-11! Both local and national playrights exploring comedy, farce and fierce reality. Enjoy an evening in comfortable surroundings in the main theater area of the Auburn Public Theater. Admission $10 all ages. Mar. 11th & 12th at 8pm. Mar. 13th at 2pm. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Saturday, March 12 – Strange Tales of HORROR Book Signing Event – Downtown Books & Coffee, 66 Genesee St., Auburn.
Many times in our minds we think something is hidden and waiting for us. We are not alone! The short stories and poems that reside between the pages of this book are not for the faint of heart. They’ll make you think twice about what lurks in the shadows! 1-3pm. Free. www.downtownbooksandcoffee.com (315) 515-3411

Saturday, March 12 – Cajun, Creole & Corned Beef – Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn.
Celebrate Mardi Gras & St. Patrick’s Day - two parties, one night - great food & drinks. Live Music by Tumbleweed Jones. Serving dinner from 5pm - 9pm. Call for reservations. www.springsideinn.com (315) 252-7247

Saturday, March 12 - Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery Book Launch with Author John Hartsock – Long Point Winery, 1485 Lake Rd., Aurora. Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery is a delightful account of the agrarian life and cycles of the winemaking life. Gary Barletta (Long Point Winery) has succeeded in creating wonderful wines from the Finger Lakes that stand up beautifully in the world of wine. Reading about the behind-the-scenes creation of grapes and wine is a delectable treat to savor. www.longpointwinery.com (315) 364-6990

Saturday, March 12 – St. Patricks Celebration – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Aurora.
Dill’s Run Winery is organizing a St. Patrick’s Celebration. Participating are: King Ferry Winery, Chateau Dusseau Winery, Giancarelli Brother’s Winery, Izzo’s White Barn Winery, and Dill’s Run Winery. For every $10.00 purchase you will receive a ticket to enter you for two Drawings. One for a $100.00 Gift Certificate for Coleman’s Irish Pub in Syracuse and the other for a case of wine that you choose at the participating wineries. (no more than 2 bottles from each winery, not to exceed 12). There will be two winners. www.dillsrun.com (315) 277-6102

Sunday, March 13 - Annual Irish Music Program - Southern Cayuga Community Center, at Northville Hall on Route 34B, King Ferry, NY - Come out and enjoy the Annual Irish Music program with the Hagin family. Festivities from 1:30-3:30pm. www.genoahistorical.org (315) 364-8202

Wednesday, March 16 – Shaw Red Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St. Aurora. Indulge in award-winning Fingerlakes wine, accompanied by a five-course menu creatively prepared by the Aurora Inn chefs. Over the course of the evening, Steve Shaw of Shaw Vineyards, a high-quality grape grower in the Finger Lakes region for 30 years will share insights into his wines and the region’s growth and emergence as a world-class producer of vinifera wines. Check out the menu on the Aurora Inn website. $65/person plus tax & gratuity. 6:30pm. Space is limited and reservations are required. www.aurora-inn.com (315) 364-8888

Thursday, March 17 - Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn - Film by Meg Knowles. Her award winning films have been screened at festivals, galleries & museums. She is an Assistant Professor of Media Production at Buffalo State College. Film at 7:30pm. Suggested donation $5. www.myartcenter.com (315) 255-1553

Friday, March 18 – Saturday , March 19 – Documentary – Inside Job – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn
Inside Job, written by Charles Ferguson, shines a light on the global financial crisis. The narrative is built around dozens of players, interviewing authors, bank managers, government ministers, and even a psychotherapist. NY Times dubbed this film exceptional, and The Boston Globe called it a masterpiece. Mar. 18th at 1pm & 8pm, Mar. 19th at 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.com (315) 253-6669

Saturday, March 19 – Signs of Spring - Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jensvold Road, Sterling
Search for winter aconite blooms in the gardens, first woodland wildflowers of spring & check on the great blue heron rookery to see if the herons are performing courtship rituals & if the great horned owl is nesting there again this year. Free at 1pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/ (315) 947-6143

Saturday, March 19 - Perfect Pairings: Wine & Chocolate, Art & Music - Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee Street, Auburn.
Enjoy local wines by Anyela's Vineyards, organic chocolates by Dagoba, & music by Mark Nanni. Get a sneak preview of the Made in NY 2011 exhibition. Raffle drawing for Fred Yehl Painting. Reservations required. Advance sale tickets $25/members, $30/non-members. At the door $30/members, $35/non-members. 7-9pm. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Saturday, March 19 – Burgers, Beers, & BOB – Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. Enjoy Burger and beer specials all night, in a warm cozy setting! Live music with Bob Nodzo. Serving dinner from 5pm - 9pm. Call for reservations. www.springsideinn.com (315) 252-7247
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