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Happy New Year 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021 3:00 PM by Dawn Lubaszewski

Ring out the Old and Ring in the New

It’s time to say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello to 2022!

Planning on going out this New Year’s Eve? Or are you planning on skipping the big parties but still want to celebrate? There isn’t just one way to celebrate the New Year, check out the list below for a few ideas on how to celebrate, there are many options here in Cayuga County.

Gather your friends and

Happy Holidays

Friday, December 17, 2021 10:00 AM by Dawn Lubaszewski

Happy Holidays to Everyone!

The holiday season is here and the business owners in Cayuga County welcome you to enjoy what the season has to offer while maintaining social distancing guidelines and health protocols so we can all have a good time and peace of mind.

This year, I will be having company visiting for the whole week before and after Christmas. I was getting worried about what were we

Dressing for the Holidays in Cayuga County

Thursday, December 2, 2021 1:00 PM by Staff

Dressing for the Holiday Season in Cayuga County

Some of the characteristics used to describe who Harriet Tubman was as a person include “spiritual” and “caring.” Harriet Tubman believed in God as her creator, guide, protector, and deliverer and noted it was her deep faith that helped her through challenges. As a humanitarian, Harriet Tubman was always looking after those in need of food, shelter,

Kick off your Holiday Shopping

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 10:00 AM by Dawn Lubaszewski

This year kick off your holiday shopping on GREEN FRIDAY.

GREEN FRIDAY challenges everyone to shop sustainable brands during the holidays, shop small, local businesses, eat at local restaurants, and take time to slow down any enjoy good company and the holiday season.

Here are a few ideas on how check a few names off your list while shopping locally and sustainably:

  1. Cool Reusable Gifts: Tote

Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 19, 2021 11:00 AM by Dawn Lubaszewski

Happy Thanksgiving!

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”— William Arthur Ward

Personally, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, all its asks of you is to gather with people you care about and share a meal. No gifts, no special decorations, just people getting together to enjoy each other’s company and

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 24, 2021 1:00 PM by Karen Quezada

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in Cayuga County

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration that starts on September 15 and lasts for an entire month until October 15, as an appreciation for the contributions of the Hispanic Americans, the descendants of the people from Mexico, Spain, and South America. Their contributions towards enriching the culture of US, forming its

Celebrating Mother's Day in Cayuga County

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Shake off winter and show Mom you really care with these local events and thoughtful meals prepared in her honor that the whole family can enjoy this Mother’s Day weekend. Here is a taste of what you can expect!


Mother’s Day Dinner at 1833 Kitchen & Bar at Aurora Inn in Aurora May 9

Mother’s Day Brunch at Refinery at Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn May 9

Mother’s Day Brunch at

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

Shopping in the Finger Lakes –Green Friday

Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Green Friday

This year kick off you holiday shopping (if you haven't already!) with GREEN FRIDAY. Here are a few ideas to help you check those names off your list! Browse the list of Finger Lakes local producers, artisans, and specialty shops for gift inspiriation! If you're not familiar with Green Friday there are a few variations. One of them is promoting more mindful gift shopping. Shopping

Cayuga County holiday happenings and inspiration

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Safe holiday happenings to get you feeling festive!

Have you been pondering what there is to do this winter? Sure, we can make snow angels or snowmen once the flakes start flying, but what about the goings-on beyond your yard? You are in luck, my friend. There are activities taking place in all corners of the county from festive festivals to local shopping to support small businesses, to family