Experience Auburn’s First Friday on March 2

IGNITE the Winter is the highlight of this month’s First Friday offerings.
03/01/18

Each venue in downtown Auburn offers their own spin on live entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this ongoing festival community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making and 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/

 

POETRY & Family FILM at APT
Time:
 2 – 5:30PM
Location: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street
Details: Public poetry reading 2 – 4PM, toddler cartoon, “It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown,” 5PM & exhibit of female photographers.  315.253-6669  http://auburnpublictheater.org/

 

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

 

FREE Admission at ABC Cayuga Play Space
Time:
5 – 6:30PM
Location:
63 Genesee Street
Details: Come for a game-themed outing for young families. 315.252-5541 https://www.playspaceabc.com/


7th Annual IGNITE the Winter
Time:
5 – 10PM
Location:
Hilton Garden Inn, 74 State Street
Details: Chili/chowder cook-off $1 tastings 5 – 8PM, beer & wine sales, music by Perform4Purpose & Inside Job, ice sculpture & family fun. https://ignite-cny.org/ignite-the-winter/

 

Beer Release at Good SHEPHERD’S
Time:
5 – 9PM
Location:
31 Loop Road
Details: Come taste First Firkin beer releases. 315.406-6498  www.shepsbeer.com

 

Discounts & MUSIC at MOONDOG’S Lounge
Time:
5PM – close
Location: 24 State Street
Details: Half-off first drink plus live music with Stevie Tombstone 5 – 7PM, and Modafferi 8 – 11PM. 315.253-3339  http://moondoglounge.com/

 

RENOVATION Tours at the PHOENIX Building
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location: Phoenix Building, 2 South Street
Details: Light refreshments and upper floor renovation tours led by building owners, Andrew & Bess Simkin. 315.252-2481

 

TASTING & Art at Underground BOTTLE SHOP
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location: 29 East Genesee Street
Details: Beverage tasting, plus view the artwork of Kevin Burke. 315.252-5696  http://www.undergroundbottleshop.com/

 

BEER Discount at PARKER’S
Time:
6 – 9PM
Location: Parker’s Grille & Tap House, 129 Genesee Street
Details: Buy any burger and a domestic beer is $2, includes Bud, Blue Light & Coors Light. 315.252-6884  http://www.parkersgrille.com/

 

MUSIC at REFINERY
Time:
6:30 – 9:30PM
Location: Refinery @ Hilton Garden Inn, 74 State Street
Details: Live music with Jim Scala & Mike Fedorcuhck, plus $13 fish fry dinner to benefit IGNITE. 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.