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A Feminist Extravaganza – an Evening of Wild Feminist Readings

What: A Feminist Extravaganza – an Evening of Wild Feminist Readings When: January 31 & February 1 at 7pm Where: Auburn Public Theater’s Main Stage 8 Exchange St. Auburn, NY Cost: $19 ; $10 student rush (w/I.D.) 10% of ticket sales benefit 1st Amendment – 1st Vote, Inc. a non-partisan seminar & conference opportunity for high school girls to imagine themselves engaged in the political process as…

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Experience Cayuga County's Restaurant Week

Come and experience Cayuga County's Restaurant Week! The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce has coordinated this eight-day event to run from Saturday, January 18, through Saturday, January 25, 2020. This is the fourth annual event for Chamber of Commerce member restaurants and the event will be open to the public to enjoy. With more than 15 participating establishments, you can discover new places…

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Introducing Cayuga County’s First Annual Hibercation

Here in the heart of NY’s Finger Lakes region, we’re redefining the winter getaway. Treat yourself to guilt-free relaxation and much-needed coziness with a hibercation. Cayuga County’s low-key pace, rich history , homegrown craft breweries , and creative cuisine provide just the right setting for those looking to reconnect, disconnect, or a little bit of both. This getaway is bound to be a bright…

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Schweinfurth Art Center Annual Quilt Show

The 39 th annual “Quilts=Art=Quilts” exhibition is currently on display at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn. But someone unfamiliar with fiber arts would be surprised by the quilts’ appearance. These are art quilts, a genre of quilts designed to hang on walls instead of covering beds. “This is one of the art center’s signature exhibits,” said Schweinfurth Executive Director Donna Lamb. “Our…

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Fight the Winter Blues this Year at Treleaven

Harvest Season may have come to a close and the cold weather may be right around the corner in the Finger Lakes, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops at Treleaven! When you begin to look for a way to fight cabin fever during those chilly days, grab your friends and family and head to the winery - a short 25 minutes drive south of Auburn. You can still visit for regular tastings and tours, but if…

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Top 5 Places to Leaf Peep in Cayuga County

Owasco Lake- Route 38 South Owasco Lake may be one of the smaller Finger Lakes, but is certainly not short on awe-inspiring views. Begin just south of the City of Auburn at Emerson Park at the northern tip of Owasco Lake. Head south on NY 38 and enjoy the dazzling foliage display as you leisurely drive down the western shore of the lake toward Moravia. End your leaf-peeping excursion at Fillmore…

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Best Places to Go Leaf Peeping in Cayuga County

To be honest to go leaf-peeping in the Finger Lakes, you do not really need to go anywhere- virtually everywhere you turn during the first two weeks of October, you’ll be surrounded by lush landscapes of red, yellow and bright orange. But for particularly magnificent views, check out these favorite spots. Fillmore Glen State Park, located in southern Cayuga County, is known for its spectacular…

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Theater and Fine Dining in the Finger Lakes

Thinking of doing something special, spending quality time with someone and making memories to enjoy throughout the year? These are those special moments that take a little more planning and coordinating to ensure everything falls into place. We’re here to make it easier for you. We have a variety of options to entice your mind, your heart and your belly! Cayuga County has fine dining options as…

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Founder's Day - A Finger Lakes Tradition

Whether you like antique & classic cars, motorcycles, live music or fine art, Founder’s Day has a variety for all to enjoy. New this year, the City of Auburn is sponsoring a special performance August 10 at 7PM by the Edgar Winter Band on the new field at Falcon Park. Advance sale tickets for $25 are available at the Doubledays box office, and online under summer events at auburnny.gov. Tickets…

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The Big Six Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair

Agriculture is alive and well in the Finger Lakes and if you don’t believe it, you better come on down to The Big 6 Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair. If you think you remember what the county fair was like in your home town and hanker to relive that memory, this is not to be missed! This all started back in the 1940’s and has been revived over the past three years and gets bigger and better each year…

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