“March on. Do not Tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and Fear Not the Thorns, or the Sharp Stones on Life’s Path” – Khalil Gibran

We are Marching on here at 10 Fitch into SPRING! Can you tell we are excited?? There are a lot of events to attend springing up around our town, here are some of them :

March 1st Opening Day for the Seward House Museum, 33 South Street, Auburn, NY. The Seward House Museum opens for the season on March 1, 2016. This year we are celebrating 200 years of history at 33 South Street. This property was purchased in 1816 by Judge Elijah Miller in the up-and-coming city of Auburn, New York. A ten-room Federal style townhouse was constructed for his family, which included two daughters, his sister, and his mother. Little did Judge Miller know that the house would become home to one of the most important politicians in the 19th century and his eventual son-in-law William Henry Seward. New exhibits this year celebrate the architecture and history here at 33 South Street over the last 200 years. Visit http://sewardhouse.org/ or call (315) 252-1283 for more information.

March 3rd Leo Kottke, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. The incredible  Finger-picking Leo Kottke will be at Auburn Public Theater for one night only! Tickets: $42 in advance, $45 at the door. For more info visit visit http://auburnpublictheater.org or call (315)-253-6669.

March 4th Annual IGNITE the Winter!,  Genesee Center and Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. This IGNITE event is co-sponsored by the BID, The Citizen, the City of Auburn & Chamber of Commerce. Chili, soup & chowder cook-off, with Fresh Guac and A.D.D. on the showmobile stage, family fun in Genesee Center, an ice sculpture demo, horse-drawn wagon rides, and local wine & craft beer sales & more. Plus BID sponsored “afterglow” party at Auburn Public Theater with music by Modus Operandi from 8:00 – 10:00 pm and an exhibit by Auburn Photography Club. Live music. Beer and wine. Fun for the whole family! Free. 5:00 – 10:00 pm. For more information please contact the BID (315)-252-7874.  www.auburndowntown.org

March 5thHot Cocoa and Snow-Moonlit Snowshoe, 2295 Route 89, Savannah, NY. 6 pm – 8pm. Get ready for a moonlit snowshoe adventure! We’ll travel along the trails at the MAC looking and listening for wild creatures of the night! Afterwards, we’ll warm up in the Center with hot cocoa! There is a fee for this program. Call (315) 365-3588 for more information.

March 5th Red Red Wine, Seneca Lake Wine Trail. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This is one of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail’s newest wine and food pairing events. Embrace the many terrific red wines our region is rapidly becoming better known for, all paired with innovative dishes prepared by the many participating wineries. Check in at your chosen starting winery, pick up your ticket, then enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake during this one day event. Regular tickets purchased in advance are $25 per person.Click here to purchase tickets.  $20 for designated driver tickets (alternative non-alcoholic beverage offered).

March 11thJoe Crookston, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. Ithaca folk artist Joe Crookston tours all over the country with his many instruments – and he is stopping in Auburn to play for us! Tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call (315) 253-6669 or visit http://auburnpublictheater.org for more information.

March 12thSpring Walk, Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Road, Sterling, NY. What signs of spring are we going to find at the nature center? There could be nesting great horned owls, courting great blue herons, migrating blackbirds or other surprises to discover. Join us for a walk to seek out signs that spring is almost upon us. FREE and open to the public. Call (315) 947-6143 for more information or visit http://www.cayugacounty.us/Community/Parks-and-Trails/Sterling/Sterling-Nature-Center-Events

March 12th – March 13th The Greater Syracuse Antiques Expo, 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, NY. Since 1996, Features 200 antique dealers selling all antiques and old collectibles. All price ranges and something for everyone. A wide variety and an enthusiastic buying crowd makes this a Spring show not to be missed! Hours:Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission:Admission Charge. Phone Number: (315) 686-5789. Alt. Phone Number: (315) 487-7711.

March 13th – Tiffany Sunday Concert Series Presents: Pat Kane “Balladeer of the Southern Tier” Irish Country Music, Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn NY.  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, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY during their regular office hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm or call 315-252-0339. Visit http://www.willard-chapel.org/Events.html for more information.

March 19th – April 3rdMaple Sugar Weekend Open House, Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm, 8064 Coates Road, Naples, NY. Recurring every 2 weeks, Saturday and Sunday. 8 am – 4 pm. Spring means sugar maple season and why not take some time to learn about how that delicious treat is made? Enjoy this free open house with samples galore of different maple products: moxilicious maple cream, syrups, maple mustard and more. Visit the sugarhouse for a tour and take a walk through the woods to see how the sap is gathered. Breakfast will be served for several hours each morning, featuring fresh maple syrup (for a price). Breakfast is served 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Open House is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click here for more information!

March 19th2nd Annual Bacon on the Lakein, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. The follow up year to our highly successful Bacon event is here! You’ll receive a souvenir wineglass at your starting point winery and recipe cards at each of the 16 wineries as you savor all the delectable bacon! Besides sampling bacon infused dishes, you’ll sample a wine that compliments that dish, and also be offered up to 3 more additional wine tastings.
In addition, make sure to visit each of the 16 wineries to be eligible to win a BBQ themed gift basket containing BBQ sauces, utensils, and so much more! Just tear off a stub from your ticket at each winery and deposit into a Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Piggy Bank. The more wineries you visit the more chances you have to win! Saturday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating. Sunday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating. Tickets $15 and up. Call 800-684-5217 or visit  www.cayugawinetrail.com

March 23rd – March 26thSister’s Easter Catechism, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY.
Celebrate the Easter Season with Sister as she answers the time worn questions of the season like “Why isn’t Easter the same day every year like Christmas?” and “Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?” Part pageant, and wHOLY hysterical, this latest of the sinfully funny Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter bonnets, Easter baskets, and of course those yummy Easter Peeps. Sister answers questions about pet heaven and the significance of those adorable baby chicks! Classroom participation is a must, so don’t forget to wear your Easter bonnet and join Sister for this seasonal treat! Wed 2pm, Thurs & Sat 2pm & 7:30pm. Admission: Tickets: $35 in advance/ $38 at the door, call for group rate.

March 26th – May 22nd – Made in NY, Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. Made in NY is an annual exhibit at the Schweinfurth Art Center located in Auburn, New York that features work by New York artists. This eclectic exhibition showcases two and three-dimensional work including, but not limited to, photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, fiber, installation and video. The exhibit encourages creativity and innovation, and includes all mediums. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm. Admission: Exhibit Admission is $10 Adults. $8 for Seniors. Free to members of the Art Center and children under 12. Click here for more information.

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Since 2007 Cheryl Barber has been passionately offering 10 Fitch as a quiet, romantic escape for adults only where couples can be pampered and reconnect as they build wonderful memories together.
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