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April 4th, 2015
Mark Doyle's Guitar Noir
Auburn Public Theater's music scene is really amping up! Mark Doyle and friends, in a show titled "Guitar Noir," will grace APT's main stage Saturday, April 4th. After their debut at APT in a sold out show last May, followed by their stunning set on the main stage of Syracuse Jazz Fest in July 2014 when they appeared with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Trombone Shorty, the group ended the year with a sold-out show at OCC's new Recital Hall in November. The April 4th concert will feature guitarist Mark Doyle's critically-acclaimed ten-piece Guitar Noir Project, which features a core quintet comprised of Doyle and Terry Quill on guitars, Bill DiCosimo on keyboards, Edgar Pagan on bass, and Joshua Dekaney on drums, along with a 5-piece Guitar Noir String Ensemble comprised of Ally Brown, Shelby Dems, and Claire Marie Wilcox on violins, Michelle Wilcox on viola and Kate Laverne on cello. Tickets are $20, call 315-253-6669 or visit

April 5th, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Easter Sunday Brunch"
Connect with friends and family over our great buffet ! $40/person 10:30am-2:00pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

April 10th, 2015
INns of Aurora New York State Craft Beer Dinner "
Toast the craft brews of NYS with this four paired course dinner. $60++/person 6:00-8:30pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

April 13th, 2015
Wells College 14th Activism Symposium
Wells’ 2015 Activism Symposium, titled “Stand Up, Speak Up, Show Up,” addresses the question "What does it mean to be an activist?" The Symposium will be held throughout the day across campus on Monday, April 13, 2015. All events are free to attend, and local communities are invited to join us for a day of hands-on workshops, panel discussions, informative lectures, and poster presentations. Keynote lectures by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and writer and activist Kenyon Farrow. Other presentations will cover race, disability awareness, gender, health, DIY farming, divestment, and more. Engage and discuss ways to build a better world. Full schedule available soon at

April 14th, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Pizza! Pizza! Cooking Class"
Learn the art of the perfect pizza from toppings to crust ! $75/person 6:00-8:30pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

April 14th, 2015
Sandra Steingraber: The Whole Fracking Enchilada
On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Wells College will host Sandra Steingraber for a talk titled “The Whole Fracking Enchilada" at 7:00 p.m. in the Phipps Auditorium of Macmillan Hall. This event is free and open to the public, but due to limited seating, this is an advance ticketed event. Please request tickets in advance by calling 315-364-3304 or emailing An acclaimed ecologist, activist, and author, Steingraber explores links between human rights and the environment with a focus on chemical contamination, climate change, cancer and health, and shale gas extraction. Among her awards and honors are a 2011 Heinz Award and Ms. Magazine Woman of the Year.

April 16th, 2015
A Tool in the Hand Is Alive: Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers
39th Susan Garretson Swartzburg '60 Memorial Lecture A Tool in the Hand Is Alive: Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers April 16, 2015 6:00-7:00pm Wells College Stratton Hall Auditorium 170 Main St, Aurora, NY Award-winning Canadian typographer, printer and publisher Andrew Steeves will discuss his hands-on approach to making contemporary trade books using tools from all ages. This lecture is the 39th in a series named for Susan Garretson Swartzburg. Working closely with Wells faculty and staff, Swartzburg helped to organize the press, bindery and other components that became Wells’ Book Arts Center. She served on the Book Arts Board and established a biannual book arts lecture series in memory of her father, developing contacts, raising funds, organizing events and finding speakers. Free and open to the public. Contact for more information.

April 17th, 2015
S M O R G A S B O R D Friday – April 17th 5:00 PM Port Byron First United Methodist Church 8510 South Street Port Byron, NY Beef Ham Chicken & Biscuits Assorted salads Hot Vegetables Homemade Desserts Adults $10.00 Sr. Cit $9.00 5-12 $5.00 Under 5 Free

April 26th, 2015
East Hill's Amazing Race
Modeled after the award winning television show, East Hill's Amazing Race is open to 2-person teams (ages 13 and up) that will trek through downtown Auburn, NY, visit local businesses, and complete interesting challenges in hopes of winning one of three top prizes. Teams must pre-register online to participate. Registration is $40 per team and includes participant t-shirts, goody bags, and admission to the after party. Registration is open until April 1st. For more information, visit, or call Sue Podolak at (315) 704-0397.

May 2nd, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Kentucky Derby Party"
Watch the race, sip a julep, and come dressed for derby ! $35/person 5:00-8:00pm Reservations Please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

May 9th, 2015
Upstate NY Spring Wayzgoose 2015
A Wayzgoose is a celebration of printing, paper and book arts. Its name goes back to medieval times when the master printer would host a feast for his workers. Upstate New York state has not had a Wayzgoose event in many years and this annual event will bring the tradition back to this area as a celebration of the many artisans working in and around New York and beyond. This event is presented by the Wells College Book Arts Center in partnership with the American Printing History Association Upstate New York Chapter. Features a Vendor Fair with over 30 printers, binders, suppliers and artisans selling their wares directly to the public; hands-on demonstrations of paper making, marbling, printing, binding and more; and an art exhibition in Main Building's String Room Gallery. May 9, 2015 11:00am–5:00pm Sommer Center & Morgan Hall - Wells College 170 Main St Aurora NY Free and open to the public - suitable for all ages. Food and drink available.

May 10th, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Mother's Day Brunch"
Let us take care of Mom with our spectacular buffet! $40/person 10:30am-2:00pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

June 21st, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Father's Day Barbeque"
Treat Dad to Dixieland Barbeque on our lawn ! $25/person 12:00-4:00pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

June 26th, 2015
Inns of Aurora "Barbeque Heaven Cooking Class"
Garner the secrets of Barbeque with Skillet & Embers ! $75/person 6:00-8:30pm Reservations please. 315-364-8888 Inns of Aurora 391 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

July 12th, 2015 - August 1st, 2015
Wells Book Arts Summer Institute
The Wells Book Arts Summer Institute presents the 10th annual program of week-long intensive workshops presented by some of the most notable names in their fields. Participants may choose from 11 different courses over 3 weeks. Learn more at

February 20th, 2015 - April 3rd, 2015
Lent Fish Dinners
The Sons of the American Legion 1107 in Union Springs are holding their annual Lent Fish Dinners. They are every Friday night through Lent, from 5pm to 8pm, at the American Legion Post 1107 on Schobey St. in Union Springs.

Tundra Swan
" Tundra Swan "
A tundra swan takes flight at the Mud Lock north of Cayuga Lake on Thursday afternoon.

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Ithaca Journal
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Rusted Root to play Lilac Festival May 14
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