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Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 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.

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/


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/


PAINTINGS at Thirsty Pug Tap Room
Time: 11AM – 9PM
Location:
100 Genesee Street
Details: Come view Sanctorum Art Collective, abstract oil & acrylic paintings by Christian Lebrun, John Price & Bryan Schlenker and sample craft beer & wine. 315.406-8772   http://www.thirstypug.com/


Fabulous Friday Finds at WEST & Co. Diamonds
Time:
11AM – 4PM
Location: 10 Genesee Street
Details: Grab a friend, a coffee & dig through a basket of surprises! 315.253-7000  http://www.westandcompany.com/


POETRY & Family FILM at APT
Time:
 2PM – 5:30PM
Location: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street
Details: Public poetry reading 2PM – 4PM & toddler cartoon at 5PM. 315.253-6669  http://auburnpublictheater.org/


TASTING at Auburn Discount Liquor
Time
: 3PM – 6PM
Location: 21 Seminary Street
Details: Join us for a complimentary fine wine tasting. 315.252-3747  www.auburndiscountliquor.com


Happy Hour at A.T. Walley’s
Time:
4PM – close
Location: 119 Genesee Street
Details: Enjoy $3 domestic beers, $5 cocktails & complimentary appetizers. 315.282-7314  www.atwalley.com

Music & ART at Good SHEPHERD’S
Time:
4PM – 10PM
Location:
132 Genesee Street
Details: View photographs by Kevin Burke, plus First Firkin beer releases & music by The Primates 7 – 10PM. 315.406-6498  www.shepsbeer.com


Next Chapter BrewPub Grand OPENING
Time
: 4PM – 11PM
Location: 100 Genesee Center
Details: Grand opening event with Cayuga County Chamber ribbon cutting at 4PM and live music by The Rounds 6PM – 9PM. 315.271-2739  https://nextchapterbrewpub.com/


10th Annual ART Exhibition and Sale

Time: 4PM – 7PM
Location: Spot Light Studio, 39 Genesee Street
Details: Exhibit of 60+ sculptures, drawings, paintings & prints, plus live music with Brian Clare. Artist meet & greet 4PM – 5:30PM. 315.252-7016  http://www.arcofsenecacayuga.org/index.htm

Emerging ARTIST Exhibit at Cayuga Museum
Time:
5PM – 8PM
Location:
203 Genesee Street
Details:
Join exhibiting emerging artist Arthur Hutchinson for a gallery tour & talk at 6PM.          315.253-8051  http://cayugamuseum.org/

Harriet TUBMAN National Historical Park Tours
Time:
5PM – 8PM
Location:
180 South Street
Details:
Tour the gallery with Ranger Jess at 5:30PM & 6:30PM. 315.882-8060  www.nps.gov/hart  

Discounts & MUSIC at MOONDOG’S Lounge
Time:
5PM – close
Location: 24 State Street
Details: Half-off first drink, plus happy hour specials 5 – 7PM, and live music with Inside Job 10PM – 1AM. 315.253-3339  http://moondoglounge.com/


Music & ART at Seward House
Time
: 5PM – 8PM
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South Street
Details: Wood carvings & paintings by Samantha French, with music on the garden stage by Salvatore Lee; plus dining and drawing room tours. 315.252-1283  http://www.sewardhouse.org/


Tasting & Art at Underground BOTTLE SHOP
Time:
5PM – 8PM
Location: 29 East Genesee Street
Details: Artwork by Lowell Hutcheson Designs & beverage tasting. 315.252-5696  http://www.undergroundbottleshop.com/


Win a REGENERATIONS Gift Certificate
Time:
5PM – 8PM
Location: 101 Genesee Street
Details: Shop for cool upcycles, artisan created, vintage, consigned & new items! Enter to win $25 gift certificate. 315.406-0097  www.regenerations2.com


New Exhibits at SCHWEINFURTH
Time:
5PM – 8PM
Location: SMAC, 205 Genesee Street
Details: Opening reception for “Maya Textiles & Identity in Guatemala,” and “Reflecting Forward,” 3D multi-media collages by Margery Pearl Gurnett. Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail offering treats & totes.

315.255-1553  http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org/


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


PATIO Party at REFINERY
Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
Location: Refinery @ Hilton Garden Inn, 74 State Street
Details: End of summer patio party, with music by Woodstone Duo, plus Empire Brewing Co. draft specials. 315.252-5511  http://www.refineryrestaurant.com/


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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