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Cayuga County Museums opening for the year!

Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:00 AM by Gillian Sears

Cayuga County Museums Reopening in 2021

It is that time of year again when our esteemed Cayuga County museums reopen to the public after a brief winter reprieve. Below you will find information to plan your visit now and down the road. Please visit respective websites for more details on tours and safety measures. Be on the lookout for updates!

Cayuga Museum

Open now and opening in March!

Seward House Museum -

Love in a new age

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Reflecting on 2020, it can be hard to have warm, fuzzy feelings this Valentine’s Day. Some of us cannot be with our loved ones, where others may be spending more time with family, spouses, and significant others than ever before during this unprecedented time. No matter your situation, let’s be grateful. We need love more than ever nowadays, and there are several ways to show that you care. Get

Curbside Cayuga

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant.

Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery,

Small Business Saturday in Cayuga County

Fueling Human Spirit

Shop Small, Shop Local & Shop Safe in Cayuga County! Our businesses are working tirelessly to create a safe holiday shopping experience. Ring in the holiday spirit with a smile behind every mask and that feeling of finding the perfect gift while supporting local business! Don't forget to fuel up while shopping! You'll find the shops to make crossing gifts

National Native American Heritage Month

Friday, November 27, 2020 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Hard to find history

Did you know that the first American Indian Day in a state was declared on the second Saturday in May 1916, and that it was in New York by the governor? And later in 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved the joint resolution designating November “National Native American Heritage Month.

The area that now comprises Cayuga County was, prior to European settlement, homeland

Hispanic History Month

Friday, October 9, 2020 3:00 PM by Karen Kuhl

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrated from September 15th through October 15th this time is an opportunity to honor the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans. Here are some important dates to know to help undesrtand why Setpember 15th-October 15th was selected for this celebration.

Colorful flags and blues sky

  • September 15 - The independence anniversary of five countries: Costa Rica,

Owen Orchards, a Family operation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:00 AM by Gillian Sears

Apple of my Eye

Owen Orchards is an old-fashioned apple orchard and farm located on Route 5 between Elbridge and Auburn, New York. The Owen Orchards store, open from mid-August through March, is reminiscent of a down-home farmer’s market! You will find fresh apples, homemade pies, fresh pressed apple cider, apple cider donuts, and an assortment of locally grown and produced vegetables including

Harvest Season in Cayuga County

Monday, September 21, 2020 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Harvest season is calling!

Fall spice and everything nice! This is peak season for harvesting those beautiful grapes that make our favorite wines. Depending on the weather and the grapes, this season can start as early as mid-August and extend as late into the fall as November, December and January are the times for those precious ice wine grapes.

Great Grapes at Heart and Hands Wine Company

Fall and (September) is that magical time of year

MAKE SOME WAVES