Guests staying at 10 Fitch this Friday will have opportunity to enjoy First Friday which takes place the first Friday of each month throughout the summer! From the Cayuga County Tourism Office - Auburn, NY (7/31/12): Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment and free or discounted refreshments or merchandise, contributing to this ongoing festival of art & culture. FREE activities include exhibition receptions, live music & refreshments. Merchants offer discounts & specials. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID and Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission.
AUBURN ALE HOUSE hosts Ladies’ Night & Live Music
Time: 3PM - Midnight
Location: 288 West Genesee Street
Details: From 3 – 6PM enjoy drink & appetizer specials. Live music from 7 – 10PM. It’s also Ladies’ Night with ½ priced food & drinks from 6PM – midnight.
CAYUGA MUSEUM hosts “PROOF POSITIVE”
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 203 Genesee Street
Details: The Museum is showcasing their newest exhibit, “Proof Positive: Wine, Beer and Spirits of the Finger Lakes.” Live music on the back lawn & refreshments served.
FREE MASSAGE at STUDIO 151
Time: 4 - 7PM
Location: 151 State Street
Details: Marjorie and Camille invite you to join them for a free foot or chair massage and refreshments. 315.247-7874 http://www.massagestudio151.abmp.com/
SCHWEINFURTH Memorial Art Center hosts Painting Palooza & Gallery Talk
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 205 Genesee Street
Details: Join us for live interactive painting with guests and visit the summer exhibitions. At 6PM, exhibiting artist Thérèse Verley Strodel will discuss her work featured in Gallery Julius. Strodel will demonstrate her techniques and lead visitors in painting the front windows of the Art Center. Refreshments will be served. 315.255-1553 http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org/
SHAKESPEARE in the Garden - SEWARD HOUSE FIRST FRIDAY Event
Location: 33 South Street
Details: Seward House Museum will host the Ithaca Shakespeare Company and their production of “Taming of the Shrew,” at 6PM in the garden. Please bring picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs, Seward House will provide cookies and punch as well as family entertainment at 5PM. Free and open to the public. 315.252-1283 http://sewardhouse.org/
SEYMOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY features BOOK SPINE POETRY
Time: 5 - 8PM
Location: 176-178 Genesee Street
Details: Read and create book spine poetry, or browse for books. Library services are available. 315.252-2571 http://www.seymourlibrary.org/
SWABY’S TAVERN offers FOOD & DRINK Specials
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
For more information please contact the BID 315.252-7874. If you have questions regarding specific details, please contact the participating sites directly.