Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Auburn NY, May 4-5, What's Happening Near 10 Fitch Bed & Breakfast

If you will be staying at 10 Fitch this weekend you might like to know what's happening in Auburn.  Here are this weekends offerings.

FIRST FRIDAY!
Date: May 4
Time: 4 – 10PM
Details: Downtown BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission presents this ongoing festival of art & culture happening the first Friday of each month. FREE activities include exhibition receptions, live music & refreshments. Merchants offer discounts & specials. 315.252-7874  www.auburndowntown.org





AUBURN ALE HOUSE offers Discounts
Date: May 4
Time: 3 - 6PM
Location: 288 West Genesee Street
Details: Patrons enjoy $2 well drinks & 16 oz. domestic drafts, plus appetizer specials. The Ale House offers a dozen different sauces for their classic chicken wings including their famous Cajun finish.  315.252-2337  http://theauburnalehouse.com

AUBURN PUBLIC THEATER hosts Edgy Folk
Date: May 4
Time: 5 – 8PM
Location: 8 Exchange Street @ Genesee Street
Details: APT will host an evening of live music with Edgy Folk featuring Jon Peterson, Donna Dennihy, GD Bower and Heather Bower-Lee.  Also, get a sneak preview of the photography exhibit featuring the work of Craig W. Humphrey, PhD. scheduled to open on May 9th. A wine/beer bar is available to those with proper I.D. This event is free & open to the public.  315.253-6669  http://www.auburnpublictheater.org/liveevents.html

BEAUTIFUL THINGS hosts Open House
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 6 Seminary Avenue, next to Bee Line Auto
Details: The owners will be giving tours of this antique & collectibles shop open Wednesday – Saturday 10AM – 7PM.  315.702-8273

CAYUGA MUSEUM hosts Dance Performance
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location:  203 Genesee Street
Details: The Museum will feature a dancer from Fancy Footwork Dance Studio. Refreshments will be served.  315.253-8051  http://cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum/

CENTER FOR WELLNESS offers Discounts
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location:  1 Hoffman Street & Genesee Street
Details: The Center will be offer 20% off gift shop merchandise. 315.704-0319
http://www.thecenter4wellness.com/
FLOORS & WALLS offers Drum Circle & Discounts
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 152 State Street
Details: Pick up your coupon and enjoy 10% off your purchase of any in-stock merchandise. Coupons also available for a “two for the price of one” yoga class. Drum circle and refreshments 6 – 8PM, 315.253-6002  http://www.floorswallsauburn.com/

MASSAGE STUDIO 151 offers Foot & Chair Massages
Date: May 4
Time: 4 - 7PM
Location: 151 State Street
Details: Marjorie and Camille welcome you for a consultation on the benefits of massage. Enjoy a complimentary foot or chair massage with an essential oil. Cheesecake & coffee will be served.  315.247-7874  http://www.massagestudio151.abmp.com/

MEMORIAL CITY HALL offers Historic Tour
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 24 South Street
Details: The city welcomes you to visit the seat of government for the city of Auburn. Tour and learn about the history and day to day use of this historic building. 315.255-4146   www.auburnny.gov

SCHWEINFURTH Memorial Art Center offers Art Trivia
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location:  205 Genesee Street
Details: Are you an art history buff? Do you enjoy Jeopardy? Come to First Friday at the Schweinfurth Art Center and play Art Trivia. Enjoy light refreshments and the Made in NY 2012 exhibition. 315.255-1553   http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org/

SEWARD HOUSE MUSEUM shows Work of Todd Bachta
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location:  33 South Street
Details: The Museum will host a reception featuring local artist Todd Bachta and live music provided by Kevin Dorsey. This event is free and open to the public. 315.252-1283   http://www.sewardhouse.org

SWABY’S TAVERN offers Food & Drink Specials
Date: May 4
Time: 4 - 10PM
Location:  6 South Street
Details: Swaby’s offers a respite after visitors make the rounds to all the sites. Their kitchen will be serving half-price burgers and wings, plus drinks specials. 315.252-5400   http://www.swabystavern.com

WILLARD MEMORIAL CHAPEL offers special Painting Exhibit
Date: May 4
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 17 Nelson Street
Details: The Chapel and Community Preservation Committee (CPC) will present Karen Bove’s painting display entitled, "Lost Auburn." This exhibit includes over twenty paintings of historic buildings that have vanished from Auburn’s streetscape since the 19th century, like the Burtis Opera House, the Richardson house and the Osborne mansion. These paintings are part of CPC’s celebration of Historic Preservation Month. The Chapel will be open for tours and refreshments served. Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop will be open as well. 315.252-0339  http://www.willardchapel.org


Also This Weekend:

EVERY LITTLE STEP
Date: May 4 & 5
Time: 5/4: 1PM & 8PM; 5/5: 8PM
Location: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street @ Genesee Street
Details: For over three decades, there's been one singular sensation: A Chorus Line, the groundbreaking hit musical inspired by the emotional lives of dancers during the audition process. Now the story comes full circle as a new documentary offers a revealing, unprecedented look at the auditions for the Broadway revival of the perennial classic, including interview footage with Bob Avian, Michael Bennett, Charlotte d'Amboise, Marvin Hamlisch and Donna McKechnie to name a few. The music, the moves and the real-life drama - they're all here in a documentary that brings you closer to the footlights than you ever thought possible. Tickets $5 online, $6 at the door. 315.253-6669   http://auburnpublictheater.com/cinema.php

Celebrate CINCO de MAYO at MESA GRANDE!
Date: May 5
Hours: 4 – 9PM
Location: 100 Genesee Street & Exchange Street Mall
Details: For a $10 ticket enjoy live salsa music performance by Grupo Calle Uno, dancers, mechanical bull rides, games, raffles, tequila tastings, live DJ, and break the pinata filled with coupons and treats, plus drink & food specials all day. Stay on the bull the longest and eat FREE at MG once a week for a year! Proceeds benefit the Calvary Food Pantry represented by Capt. Jack. 315.252-6252
www.mesagrandetaqueria.com
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