If you will be staying at 10 Fitch this month some events taking place in the area below may be of interest to you!
Thursday, March 17 – Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn – Film by Meg Knowles. Her award winning films have been screened at festivals, galleries & museums. She is an Assistant Professor of Media Production at Buffalo State College. Film at 7:30pm. Suggested donation $5. www.myartcenter.com (315) 255-1553
Friday, March 18 – Saturday , March 19 – Documentary – Inside Job – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St. Auburn Inside Job, written by Charles Ferguson, shines a light on the global financial crisis. The narrative is built around dozens of players, interviewing authors, bank managers, government ministers, and even a psychotherapist. NY Times dubbed this film exceptional, and The Boston Globe called it a masterpiece. Mar. 18th at 1pm & 8pm, Mar. 19th at 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Saturday, March 19 – Signs of Spring – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jensvold Road, Sterling Search for winter aconite blooms in the gardens, first woodland wildflowers of spring & check on the great blue heron rookery to see if the herons are performing courtship rituals & if the great horned owl is nesting there again this year. Free at 1pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/ (315) 947-6143
Saturday, March 19 – Perfect Pairings: Wine & Chocolate, Art & Music – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee Street, Auburn. Enjoy local wines by Anyela’s Vineyards, organic chocolates by Dagoba, & music by Mark Nanni. Get a sneak preview of the Made in NY 2011 exhibition. Raffle drawing for Fred Yehl Painting. Reservations required. Advance sale tickets $25/members, $30/non-members. At the door $30/members, $35/non-members. 7-9pm. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553
Saturday, March 19 – Burgers, Beers, & BOB – Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. Enjoy Burger and beer specials all night, in a warm cozy setting! Live music with Bob Nodzo. Serving dinner from 5pm – 9pm. Call for reservations. www.springsideinn.com (315) 252-7247
Thursday, March 24 – Making Movies: A Contemporary Film & Video Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Film screening by Geoffrey Alan Rhodes, from Rochester, NY. His experimental films & video installations have been screened & exhibited internationally and combine the media of cinema, music, photography, video art, and new media. Film at 7:30PM. Suggested donation $5. www.myartcenter.com (315) 255-1553
Friday, March 25 – Music of the Romantic Greats – First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St., Auburn. The Auburn Chamber Orchestra presents Music of the Romantic Greats. Hear the beautiful sound of Symphony in C Minor, In the Steppes of Central Asia, Coriolan Overture, My Home Overture and Adagio for Strings. 7:30pm – free. http://auburnfirst.org/news_events.html (315) 252-3861
Friday, March 25 – Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Dubbed simply one of the finest American bands by the All Music Guide, Gandalf Murphy and The Slambovian Circus of Dreams have been performing together since the late 90s both nationally and abroad. Known for electrifying live performances, and strong original music, they have a devoted and ever expanding fan base. March 25th at 8pm. Tickets $20. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Friday, March 25 & Sat., March 26 – Film – 127 Hours – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. A triumphant life changing true story, about Aron Ralston, who while hiking through Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, falls into a crevasse. Aron’s right hand becomes stuck between a heavy bolder & the side of the cavern. To stay alive and escape he eventually severs his arm. From the Academy Award winning Director of Slumdog Millionaire, it comes off as a dazzling and perpetually surprising film. Mar. 25th 1pm & 8pm. Mar. 26th 8pm. Advance tickets $4, at the door $5. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315) 253-6669
Saturday, March 26 – A Concert by the United States Navy Band – East Middle School, 191 Franklin St., Auburn. The Italian Heritage Society proudly presents its spring gift to the Community – a concert by the United States Navy Band from Washington, D.C. Free admission, ticket required, available at Cayuga Co. Tourism Office or at door. No reserved seats. Ticket holders requested to be seated by 6:45pm.
Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27 – “Say Cheese” – Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Savor the spectacular tastes of artisan cheese & fine wines along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Photo contest – prizes. 10AM – 5PM. Advance tickets $15, designated driver tickets $10, at the door tickets $20. www.cayugawinetrail.com (800) 684-5217
Saturday, March 26 – May 29 – Made in NY – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Annual juried exhibit of NYS artists. Exhibited works typically include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture created within the last three years. Suggested adult admission $3. Members/Children under 12 Free. www.myartcenter.com (315) 255-1553
Sunday, March 27 – Make-Up Demonstration – Aurora Arts & Design Center, 371 Main St., Aurora. Ever wonder how to accent your eyes on stage or highlight your best features during the day? Learn from a pro! In this two hour demonstration, you’ll learn the basics of theatrical makeup the first hour and personal application the second. d Easter, a make-up artist for nearly fifteen years, has worked on fashion shows from Toronto to Miami. He has worked with groups such as Aerosmith, Brazilian Girls, Jane’s Addiction, Punjabi Hit Squad and was a key make-up artist for the 40th annual Country Music Awards. Call to register. 2-4pm, $15/person. www.auroraartsanddesign.com (315) 364-5408
Sunday, March 27 – Tie One On! with Kris Minster – Rural Life Museum, Route 34B & Route 90, King Ferry. A program about the history of aprons & hankies. Participants encouraged to bring a favorite item, story or collection to share. Kris Minster (of Sew-Surprised) will also have her wares available for purchase. 2-4PM. www.genoahistorical.org (315) 364-8202
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