Thursday, July 12, 2012

Auburn NY, June 27 - July 28, What's Happening Near 10 Fitch Bed & Breakfast

From the Cayuga County Tourism Office a listing of events taking place June 27th-July 28th
  • June 27th – July 18th - 9 to 5:  The Musical - Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 8977 E. Lake Rd., Auburn.  Upstate NY's most popular professional theater performing six large scale musicals each season.  The regional premiere of this musical, based on the hit movie, features a score by Dolly Parton, including the hit title song. We meet three determined, resourceful, and intelligent women who turn the tables on a tyrannical boss that audiences will love to hate. This musical is non-stop entertainment.  Visit the web site or call for show times and ticket prices.  www.fingerlakesmtf.com  800-457-8897 

    July 12th - Band: Bob Lyna Trio - Clifford Park, 81 Mary St., Auburn.  The Bob Lyna Trio will perform at Clifford Field at 6:30 p.m.  www.auburnny.gov/Public_Documents/AuburnNY  315-255-4737 
  • July 13th - Garden Concert Series - King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry.  Join us for FREE live music, wine by the glass orbottle, and a wonderful start to your summer weekend. Tonight, music is provided by Greg Meixner and July 12t
  • July 13th & 14thAuroraFest - Village of Aurora.  The AuroraFest takes place in the Village of Aurora, along Cayuga Lake in New York. It is a FABULOUS event which takes place every year on the Second Saturday in July. It kicks off on the Friday Night with a Blessing of the Boats at St. Patrick's, with a cookout, music & raffle.  On Saturday morning, we will have our Fun Run(s) and Swim followed by our AuroraFest Parade at 11:00 am.  www.visitaurorany.com
  • July 13th – 15th - MacKenzie-Childs Barn Sale 2012 - Mackenzie-Childs, 3260 State Route 90, Aurora.  Up to 80% off! (Come rain or shine -- it's all covered!)  Ceramics, enamelware, glassware, furniture, lighting, rugs, holiday, and more. Limited quantities available.  Don't miss the exclusive premiere of our expanding Enamelware Collection in the Shop!  New food selection by Skillet & Embers starting on Thursday at 6 pm.  Groove to music by The Blacklites.  www.mackenzie-childs.com/BarnSale  315-364-7123
  • July 14th - 8th Annual Lavender Festival - Ol'Factory Farms, 12973 Upton Rd., Victory.  Enjoy a day of fun and relaxation on the farm. Pick fresh lavender bundles from the field, purchase lavender plants, enjoy wine tasting and visiting with over 50 unique craft artisans, listen and learn from our informational speakers, visit the Olfactory Soap Shoppe with over 40 varieties of homemade soaps. You can also walk through our family farm museum, enjoy a hay ride, sample baked goods and homemade lavender ice cream.  There will be musical entertainment both days, a small children's area, great food and so much more. 9:30am-4:30pm.  www.olfactorysoaps.com  315-754-8828
  • July 14th - Let's Move at the Seward House Museum:  Historical Scavenger Hunt! – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Part of First Lady, Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to encourage healthy exercise and eating habits in children and teens, this Historical Scavenger Hunt will take children through the Seward House Garden on a hunt to learn about what food and nutritional options were available for people in the 19th century.  1-3pm, free. www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283 
  • July 14th - Art in the Barn - Izzo's White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  On July 14th Izzo's White Barn will be hosting a Craft Fair. Please stop by and help support local artist and craftsman. A wide variety of crafts will available, so there is a little something for everyone. If crafts are not you thing...we got wine! 6:30pm.   www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com/events/ 315-283-8095
  • July 14th & 15th - Sterling Renaissance Festival - Knights and Heroes Weekend - Sterling Renaissance Festival, 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling.  Honoring your real life heroes! This weekend your hero can be chosen to be knighted by the Queen. Cheer on your own regional hero and so much more!!  Special discounted pricing for Soldiers, Fire Fighters and Police all season long.   10am-7pm, visit web site or call for ticket prices.   www.sterlingfestival.com  800-879-4446
  • July 14th – 22ndCayuga County Museum Week – History in your Backyard.                             1-5pm daily - Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, 1294 State Route 104A, Sterling.                  7/14, 7/15, 7/21, 7/22 1-4 pm, 7/17 - 7/20 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm - Frontenac Historical Society and Museum, 178 Cayuga St., Union Springs.                                                                               7/16, 7/18, 7/20 10 am - 4 pm, 7/17, 7/19, 7/21 9:30-noon 7/22 1-4 pm - Rural Life Museum, 920 Rt. 34B, King Ferry.                                                                                                            7/19 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 7/20 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Lock 52 Historical Society of Port Byron, 73 Pine St., Port Byron.                                                                                                             7/21 – 2:00 pm = Old Victory Village Museum, Rt. 38, across from firehouse, Red Creek
  • July 15th - Walking Tour of Historic Fort Hill CemeteryFort Hill Cemetery, 19 Fort St., Auburn.  The Community Preservation Committee will sponsor a walking tour of historic Fort Hill Cemetery. Join tour leader, Laurel Auchampaugh, for an informative tour. Those wishing to participate should meet at Bradley Chapel. Tickets can be purchased at the cemetery on the day of the tour. In case of rain, a history of the Cemetery will be presented inside the historic Bradley Chapel in lieu of the walking tour.  $5/person donation, 1:30 pm.  www.willardchapel.org     315-252-0339
  • July 15th - Music in the Barn - Izzo's White Barn Winery, 6634 Cayuga Rd., Cayuga.  "Shortbus" will be Rockin in the White Barn on July 15th. They are a blast every time they come to Izzo's, mark the date on your calendar so you don't miss out.  3-6pm.  www.izzoswhitebarnwinery.com/events/ 315-283-8095
  • July 15th - "English Threshing Barns in Southern Cayuga County” - Howland Stone Store Museum, 2956 State Route 34B, Aurora.  Want to know how to date your old barn? Both societal and agricultural issues affected the evolution of threshing barns into the 20th century. This program will include an overview of threshing barns: development in England; framing, raising; scribe and square rule layouts; and tools used. Presenter Greg Wellott has thirty years of experience working on numerous historical timber frames.  7pm.  www.howlandstonestore.org/       315-364-7273