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Experience Auburn’s First Friday event on December 7th

Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this monthly community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making & live music. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission.

TASTING at Auburn Discount Liquor
Time: 3PM – 6PM
Location: 21 Seminary Street
Details: Complimentary sip & save holiday tasting, with over 25 wines poured. 315.252-3747 www.auburndiscountliquor.com

Happy Hour at A.T. Walley’s
Time: 3PM – close
Location: 119 Genesee Street
Details: Enjoy $3 domestic beers, $5 cocktails & complimentary appetizers. 315.282-7314 www.atwalley.com

Poetry, Film & ART at APT
Time: 2PM – 4PM, 5PM – 6PM
Location: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street
Details: Public poetry reading 2PM – 4PM, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” 5PM, and opening for photographer Natalia Brillati 5PM – 7PM. 315.253-6669 http://auburnpublictheater.org/

Emerging ARTIST Exhibit at Cayuga Museum
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: 203 Genesee Street
Details: View artwork by exhibiting emerging artist Loren Bartnicke. 315.253-8051 http://cayugamuseum.org/

Mingle & Jingle at ERHC
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South Street
Details: Sip, sample, shop “made in New York” goodies like French press coffee & Octane Social House power balls, plus performance by musician Tamaralee Shutt.
315.258-9820 http://historyshometown.com/

Music & ART at Good SHEPHERD’S
Time: 5PM – 10PM
Location: 132 Genesee Street
Details: View artwork by Rio Vassallo, plus First Firkin beer releases & music by Jam Factor 7 – 10PM. 315.406-6498 www.shepsbeer.com

Gretchen’s Confections OPEN House
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: 27 E. Genesee Street
Details: Come delight in handcrafted chocolates & fine espresso drinks. 315.400-5224

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Harriet TUBMAN National Historical Park Tours
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: 180 South Street
Details: Tour the gallery with NPS Ranger Kim at 5:30PM & 6:30PM. 315.252-2081 www.harriettubmanhome.com

MUSIC & Drink Specials at Moondog’s
Time: 5PM – close
Location: 24 State Street
Details: Half-off first drink, happy hour specials 5 – 7PM, and live music with Lakeside Acoustic Duo 5:30 – 7PM, and Infrared Radiation Orchestra 8 – 11PM. 315.253-3339 http://moondoglounge.com/

Music at Next Chapter BrewPub
Time: Noon – 11PM
Location: 100 Genesee Center
Details: Happy hour specials 4 – 7PM, live music by Bob Piorun & Julie Howard 7 – 10PM.
315.271-2739 https://nextchapterbrewpub.com/

Free BEER & Music at OSTERIA Salina
Time: 11AM – close
Location: 16 – 20 State Street
Details: Enjoy a free draft beer with pizza purchase, plus music by Paolo & Felice 6 – 9PM.
315.258-9070 http://osteriasalinaauburn.com/

FREE Chips ‘N Salsa at PARKER’S
Time: 6PM – 9PM
Location: Parker’s Grille & Tap House, 129 Genesee Street
Details: Complimentary basket of chips & salsa with purchase of meal. 315.252-6884 http://www.parkersgrille.com/

PAIRINGS at Prison City
Time: 11:30AM – close
Location: Prison City Pub & Brewery, 28 State Street
Details: Sample expertly paired beer & cheese 6PM – 8PM. 315.604-1277 http://www.prisoncitybrewing.com/

Find Unique Items at REGENERATIONS
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: 101 Genesee Street
Details: Shop for really cool upcycles, artisan created, vintage, consigned & new items.
315.406-0097 www.regenerations2.com

Holly, Jolly Christmas at SCHWEINFURTH
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: SMAC, 205 Genesee Street
Details: Holiday music by Cayuga Saxs, clay ornament making & talks by Member Show artists. 315.255.1553 http://myartcenter.org

New FOOD Item at Thirsty Pug Tap Room
Time: 11AM – 9PM
Location: 100 Genesee Street
Details: Sample craft beer & wine, and try house-made Czech roll with sausage & cheese.
315.406-8772 http://www.thirstypug.com/

Tasting & Art at Underground BOTTLE SHOP
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: 29 East Genesee Street
Details: Display of pulp illustrations by Ed Catto & beverage tasting. 315.252-5696 http://www.undergroundbottleshop.com/

Craft Beer & Brownie Points at West & Co. Diamonds
Time: 5PM – 7PM
Location: 10 Genesee Street
Details: Craft beer tasting by Next Chapter Brewpub, plus discounts & free gift wrapping on any jewelry purchase. 315.253-7000 http://www.westandcompany.com/

Try the Y for FREE
Time: 5AM – 9:30PM
Location: Auburn YMCA-WEIU, 27 William Street
Details: Come enjoy fitness/aquatic classes, weight & cardio equipment or play racquetball or basketball. 315.253-5304 http://auburnymca.org/

For more information please contact the BID 315.252-7874. If you have questions regarding specific details, please contact the participating sites directly.

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