Friday, June 24, 2016

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

Summer is here in the Finger Lakes!! The air is warm and smells so sweet! We'd love to have you spend sometime with us at 10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn. There are so many things to do and see around us, here are some I found that might interest you and your honey <3

June 27th - July 16th - Cherry Picking at Varick Winery, 5102 State Route 89, Cayuga Wine Trail, Romulus, NY. Rain or Shine. 9:30am-6:00pm. Enjoy sweet and sour cherry picking. Call for conditions & availability. Admission: Call for price of cherries. Phone: 315-549-8797 . Check out for more information.

June 29th - July 20th - From Here to Eternity, Merry Go Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY.  The US premiere will launch right here in Auburn! It’s 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The men of G Company are restless and disgruntled.  One of their own, the rebellious but soulful Private Prewitt falls for escort club girl, Lorene and his platoon sergeant embarks on a dangerous affair of forbidden love with his commander’s wife. Rated R (Adult themes and strong language). Click here to Buy Tickets!

July 1st - Garden Series featuring Under Construction, Trealeaven by King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry, NY. Celebrate summer and swing into the weekends with live music every Friday at Treleaven’s Garden Concert Series. Enjoy delicious wine or craft beer while the tunes carry your cares away! Friday, July 1st will feature Under Construction, an Ithaca-based dance band featuring exceptional male and female vocals and harmonies with a mix of rock, blues, country, originals, funk, 50s & 60s and much more! In case of bad weather, please call the winery at 315-364-5100 for last minute announcements. Alcohol purchased off-site may not be brought on-site. Admission is free. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Check out for more info!

July 2nd - July 3rd - 2016 Syracuse Jazz Fest, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY. The quintessential annual music festival & the largest free jazz fest east of the Mississippi! Come enjoy beautiful music at this outdoor festival. Gates open at 3:00pm each day; general admission seating only. Headlining is the great Aretha Franklin, with performances by Wynton Marsalis & The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Buckwheat Zydeco, Lake Street Drive, AppleJazz, The Upstate Burners, Noteified, City of Syracuse Parks & Rec All Star Band. Gates open 3pm. Admission: Free. Check out for more information.

July 2nd - August 17th - Sterling Renaissance Festival, 15385 Farden Road, Sterling, NY. Elizabethan festival with live theater, music, dancing, hand-crafted wares and games, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.  Weekends only, rain or shine. Check out the website at for tickets and information or call 1-800-879-4444.

July 3rd - Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration, Colloca Estate Winery, 14678 West Bay Road, Sterling, NY. You'll have front row seats along the 900 feet of Colloca Estate Waterfront for the Ring of Fire and Fireworks along with the rockin' sounds of the Billionaires all evening long! Food, Beer and Wine will be available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs or blanket for the fireworks and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. Gates open at 11:00 am. Music starts at 7:00 pm. Ring of Fire at 9:00 pm. Fireworks at 10:00 pm. Music Continues after the Fireworks until midnight . Admission is FREE. Parking is $10 after 7:00 pm after the band starts.  Check out or call 315-947-2069.

July 3rd - July 5th - Fourth of July Celebration, Fair Haven, NY.
7/3 - Mile Long Parade down Main St. 7:00 pm. Chicken BBQ, carnival and live entertainment follow in Cayuga Street Park after parade on Thursday, and at 5:00 pm Friday & Saturday
7/4 - Noon. Decorated kayaks to yachts parade about Little Sodus Bay
7/3 - 7/5 - Arts & Crafts Fair, entertainment and food vendors at the Village Park: 10:00 am-dark
7/5 - 5K WalkRun - Hospice of the Finger Lakes - 8:00am registration. Bayside Cruisers Classic Car Show 9am-5pm. Street Rods & Restorations in parking lot near fire house.. Band concert at Village Park at 7:30 pm. Fireworks - Wall of Fire followed at 10:00 pm by a spectacular display of fireworks over the Bay. Check out or call 315- 947-5737 for more information.

July 4th - 4th of July Owasco Fire Department Community Field Days 90th Celebration! Owasco Fire Department, #1 Headquarters, 7174 Owasco Road, Auburn, NY. Chicken BBQ 11:00 am - ? Parade 2:00 pm. Live music throughout the day after the parade and prize drawing at 5:30 pm. Donation: $10.00, need not be present to win. Check out or call 315-253-9197 for more information.

July 5th - August 31st - City Summer Concert Series, 100 South Herman Ave., Auburn, NY. Various Parks in Auburn: Hoopes Park, 100 South Herman Avenue. Market Street Park, 55 Market Street. Clifford Field Park, 81 Mary Street. Tuesday evening's location is Hoopes Park with music from 6:30 - 8:30 pm followed by family-friendly movies. Thursdays, the location is Market Street Park, with music from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, and some Wednesday evening performances will be staged at Clifford Field and other rotating City parks, same timeframe. Click Here for dates and times and places!

July 8th - July 9th - 24th Annual New York State Blues Festival, South Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY. FREE FESTIVAL featuring Butch Trucks (drummer for Allman Brothers), Sister Sparrow, Sonny Landreth, Brandon Santini, Toronzo Cannon, and lots more. 12pm - 11pm. Admission: free. Check out for more info!

July 8th - Buttonwood Deck Party, 5986 State Route 89, Romulus, NY.  7:00 - 10:00 PM, featuring The Destination: a 9-pc. dance band with its musical focus in the genres of R&B, Latin influenced material, Swing and Funk/Disco. BBQ, wine, beer, hard cider, and wine slushies available for purchase. $3 per person. Check out for more information!

July 8th - July 10th - Annual NY Lavender Festival, OlFactory Farm, 12972 Upton Road, Red Creek, NY. Pick lavender from the field, enjoy musical entertainment, informational speakers, craft artisans, wine tasting, hands on workshops and more. 9:30am-5pm. Check out for more info!

July 9th & July 10th - Lockwood Lavender Farm Festival, 1682 West Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY. 9am to 5pm. Free and open to the public. Bring your wallet if you want to pick your own bouquet, purchase lavender products or participate in arts and crafts. Check out for more information.

July 13th - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents : Austen’s Pride, 4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY. A romantic musical comedy for the entire family!  As the compelling love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy unfolds, Austen learns to see both the story and herself in a new light. Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897 or check out, for more information.

July 14th - July 30th - Auburn Public Theater Presents: ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. Sister is now offering up hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and Last Rites, including her own wacky version of the Newlywed Game. Thursdays at 2pm & 7:30pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm. Tickets: $35.  Call 315-253-6669 for more information or visit

July 15th -  July 17th - Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancy’s Fancy New York Artisan Cheese, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY. The Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of wines produced in New York State with over 80 wineries paired with regional artisans, live music, culinary classes and cooking demonstrations. Check out for more information!

July 16th - Varick Winery Chocoholics Celebration, Varick Winery, 5102 State Route 89, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, Romulus, NY. Celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day and indulge your sweet tooth with complimentary milk chocolate treats. Admission: Free. $4.00 to taste six wines. Phone: 315-549-8797. 9:30am-6:00pm. Check out for more information.

July 17th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Anne Adessa and Off the Cuff, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY.  Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free.  Call 315-252-0339 to purchase tickets or visit for more information.

July 21st - July 24th - Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale 2016, 3260 State Route 90, Aurora, NY. 8:00am til 6:00pm. Come rain or shine, it’s all covered! Up to 80% off ceramics, enamelware, glassware, furniture, lighting, rugs, holiday and more! Limited quantities available. Check out their website at for more details!

July 23rd - Classic Car Show & 19th Anniversary Celebration, Goose Watch Winery, 5480 State Route 89, Romulus, NY. Enjoy the beauty of classic cars along our lake view vineyards in addition to live music, arts and craft vendors, lawn games, and a special sale on select wines. Admission is free with wine and BBQ food for purchase! 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Check out or call 315-549-2599 for more info!

July 23rd - 5th Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival, 4970 County Road 14, Odessa, NY. Pack up your friends, the kids, a cooler and even your dogs (on leashes please) and head to the 5th Anniversary Finger Lakes Cheese Festival, a fun-filled family day of food, music, animals, games, classes and more -- once again at our member farm, Sunset View Creamery -- just south of Watkins Glen. Think of it as a big summer family picnic meets a farm market! Plus, being our 5th Anniversary we have lots of surprises in store!! Admission is $5 per adult, kids 12 and under free. Paid attendees will receive a complimentary shopping bag! Check out for more info!

July 27th - August 17th - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents: Crazy For You,  Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 E Lake Rd, Auburn NY. All Singin’, All Dancing’! Take a down and out tycoon, a theatre in need of saving, a slew of leggy show girls and a bunch of rednecks from Nevada and you have the makings of a song and dance extravaganza. Rated PG. Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897 or check out for more information.

July 28th - July 30th - Brantling Bluegrass Festival, 4015 Fish Farm Road, Sodus, NY. The Brantling Bluegrass Festival features three jam-packed days of great bluegrass music from some of the top national, regional and local bands. Camping; instrumental, food and craft vendors, stocked bass pond, Hula Hoop contest, BBQ. Check out for more information.

July 30th - Fifty Mile Garage Sale! Route 90, Cayuga Lake, NY. Sales galore along Scenic by-way Route 90, along Cayuga Lake from Montezuma to Homer. Start in any direction, BBQ and hot dog sales readily available. 8AM - 4PM last weekend in July. Call 800-499-9615 for more information or visit

Friday, June 3, 2016

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

The Summer in the Finger Lakes! What a delight it is! June has brought us beautiful green leaves and an array of colorful flowers to enjoy. There is a lot going on around our town, we’d love to have you stay for awhile and enjoy the area. 


Announcing Our New Babymoom Bliss Package for expectant couples! Now available year round to add onto stays of 2 or more nights in either  English or Equestrian suites for only $350:

The Babylon Bliss Package includes all of the following:

  • 60 minute couples massage (prenatal for mom and Swedish for dad) in the privacy of your suite
  • Daily special movie selections and special treat from our Cravings Menu for 2 days
  • A plump body pillow for mom to enjoy during your stay
  • Candlelight, rose petal & chocolate turn down service
  • Breakfast served in your room two mornings
  • Late check-out by noon instead of 11
  • Special welcome gift for baby
  • Special in-house made, super moisturizing, Baby Belly Bliss Bar for mom
  • Special Chocolate "cigars" for dad
  • Two 10 Fitch mugs for mom and dad to remember your stay.
  • Room cost and taxes are in addition to the package price.

June 1st - June 22nd - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents: Oklahoma!, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 E Lake Rd, Auburn NY. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved classic! It’s been 18 years since we visited the prairie and we’re excited to return! Rodgers and Hammerstein’s hit classic captures Curley and Laurey’s budding love story set against the rivalry of the farmers and the cowboys. This musical provides heaps of singin’, dancin’ and ropin’ and captures the thrill and pride of the territory becoming the 46th state! Awards: Nominated for 9 Tony Awards. Rated PG Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897, or check out for more information and tickets!

June 2nd - Cayuga on Tap, Prison City Pub & Brewery, 28 State Street, Auburn, NY. Learn more about & taste the beers produced in Cayuga County. Featured breweries include: Prison City Brewing, Lunkenheimer Brewing, The Good Shepherd's Brewing, Aurora Ale & Lager Co. $20.00. 7:30 - 9:00 pm. All levels, 21 and older. Average Class Size: 20. Call 315-604-1277 or check out for more info!

June 3rd - Geneva Music Festival : “Spirit of Life”, First Presbyterian Church, 97 East Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY. This concert features the remarkable pairing of first-time GMF artist Dashon Burton along with returning festival favorite Christopher Janwong McKiggan. Grammy Award® winner and founding member of the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, Burton will perform an elegant rendition of lieder and art songs. 7:30pm. Admission: $20.

June 3rd - 30th Anniversary Celebration, Swedish Hill Winery, 4565 State Route 414, Romulus, NY. Complete with live music, bbq food, and even a rare vertical comparative tasting of several previous vintages of our famed Optimus (Meritage) blend with our winemakers and owners (reservations required). Hear how the winemakers view each previous vintage and how they arrive at the blends each year. And yes we will be having our annual warehouse sale, the biggest sale of the year which will include many of our infamous and award-winning wines. The 30th promises to be our biggest and best yet! Check out for more information!

June 4th - Comedian, Steve Hytner, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY.Television actor known for his guest appearances as stand-up comedian and Jerry Seinfeld nemesis Kenny Bania on the popular NBC sitcom Seinfeld. He also had recurring roles on Working, Hardball, and Roswell. $15. 8:00 pm. Check out or call 315-253-6669.

June 5th - Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents : Geneva Music Festival, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY. Featuring the Geneva Music Festival. Sunday at 2pm, admission $10 per person unless otherwise noted. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments served during a brief Intermission. Main parking lot off Nelson Street; fully accessible entrance & additional parking off Seymour Street. Tickets may be purchased at Willard Chapel  during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit for more information.

June 5th  - Inspiration: A Festival of Nature and the Arts, 15380 Jenzvolt Road, Sterling, NY. The annual Festival of Nature and Arts will feature live musical entertainment. There will also be local artists and authors as well as rock painting and other hands-on activities for children and the young at heart as well as a craft fair. For lunch a Bar-B-Q beef sandwich, hotdogs and other food will be available. The event is open to the public; admission and parking are FREE. Call 315-947-6143 for more information or visit

June 9th - Auburn Public Theater Presents : The Calamari Sisters’ Clambake, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. The Calamari Sisters return to Auburn after making quite a splash last year with their wild Christmas antics and their zany musical wedding. This summer get ready for an even crazier, zanier, and fishier time. That’s right – Delphine & Carmela will be teaching you the ins and outs of an Italian clam bake. You’ll laugh until your sides hurt as these two plus size siblings sing, dance, and cook their way through the perfect summer picnic. By the end of this year’s cooking lesson, you’ll agree that The Calamari Sisters have the juiciest clams in town!
Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets: $35, *call for group rate. Call 315-253-6669 for more information or visit

June 10th - Music on the Mall Revival, Downtown Auburn, NY. Live outdoor music performances in the State Street band shell from 7:00 – 10:00 pm every second Friday June – September. The first performance in the series features Modus Operandi, a 7-piece band that plays all genres of music. For more details contact the Downtown Auburn BID at  315-252-7874 or

June 16th - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents - The PiTCH, Theater Mack, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. Back for its fifth season, The PiTCH provides a forum for musicals in their earliest stages of development. Each week, a new creative team arrives in Auburn to focus on the process of creating their new musical. During their residency, they 'pitch' their show or material to audiences in an 80-seat converted carriage house, Theater Mack – behind the Cayuga Museum. Each presentation is approximately an hour long. Witness the show's creative process and be part of the dialogue and feedback session following each presentation to a live audience. Check out for schedule and more information.

June 17th - Kick off to Summer Jam, A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. Seafood & music fest. Enjoy raw clams, raw oysters, salt potatoes, shrimp, clam chowder, burgers and hot dogs. Live performances on Friday by ‘Kilrush’ and on Saturday ‘Dugans Once More Tour’ from 2:00 – 5:00 pm and ‘ADD’ from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. Check out or  315-282-7314 for more information.

June 18th - Father’s Day Weekend Barrel Tasting, CJS Vineyards, 6900 Fosterville Road, Auburn, NY. Bring Dad to the winery to taste CJS's newest reds, right out of the oak barrel! Dads get free tasting. Noon - 5PM. Call 315-730-4619 or visit for more details.

June 19th - Prison City Ramblers Car Show, Emerson Park, 6914 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY.  Check out or call 315-253-5611 for more information on this annual gathering of dads and cars!

June 20th - June 26th - The Bassmasters Elite Series, Union Springs, NY. The Bassmasters Elite Series is returning to Cayuga County on Cayuga Lake this June! Official Practice Days: June 20, 21, 22, 2016. On Site Registration: June 22 @ the Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Aurelius, NY 13022. Tournament Dates: June 23, 24, 25, 26, 2016. Visit for more information.

June 22nd - Owasco Lake Day, Emerson Park, 6914 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. Informational, educational, fun and entertaining. Rain or shine, the resource fair and activity-filled day will take place from 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 at Emerson Park. There will be pontoon boat rides, picnic food, children's games and family activities throughout the day. There will also be a video presentation and several speakers at the Emerson Park Pavilion beginning at 5 p.m. to explain the status of Owasco Lake and water quality improvement solutions. For more information on the event, visit, or call 315-253-5611.

June 24th - July 2nd - Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Rochester, NY. This festival navigates all genres of creative improvised music from all corners of the world with over 1,200 musicians and more than 300 concerts at 18 venues. Call (585) 454-2060 or check out for more information and tickets!

June 25th - June 26th - Varick Winery's 12th Annual Cherry Festival, 5102 St. Rt. 89, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, Romulus NY. Rain or shine. Enjoy cherry picking, wine, apple chuckin', food, arts and crafts vendors, and music. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. $4.00 to taste six wines. 9:30am-6:00pm 315-549-8797. Check out for more information.

June 29th - July 20th - Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents: From Here to Eternity, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 E Lake Rd, Auburn NY. The US premiere will launch right here in Auburn! Sir Tim Rice’s new musical makes its US premiere right here in Auburn. Don’t miss this epic, sweeping story of love, redemption and hope set against the backdrop of a beautiful but conflicted paradise. Rated R (Adult themes and strong language). Call (315) 255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897 for tickets and more information!