Experience Auburn’s First Friday Event on January 3

Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn, New York.

Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to add 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.

Happy Hour at A.T. Walley’s

Time: 3PM – close
Location: 119 Genesee Street
Details: Enjoy $3 domestic beers, $5 cocktails & free appetizers. 315.282-7314  www.atwalley.com

Cartoons at APT
Time: 5PM
Location: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street
Details: Family cartoons Ni-Hao Kai Lan: Happy Chinese New Year & Ho-Ho’s Big Flight. 
315.253-6669  http://auburnpublictheater.org/

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

Local Artwork at BLAKE Studio & Art Gallery
Time: 5 – 8PM
Location: 128 Genesee Street
Details: Tour gallery featuring women’s rights artwork by Blake Chamberlain, Anne Lahr, Sandra Shutter, Sally Stormon and Marika Chew. 315.246-7625  https://blakechamberlainart.com/

Sample at Equal Rights HERITAGE CENTER
Time: 5 – 8PM
Location: 25 South Street
Details: Sample regional treats at the Taste NY Market & browse the “Seeing Equal Rights” exhibit. 315.258-9820  visitauburnny.com

Music & ART at Good SHEPHERD’S
Time: 3 – 10PM
Location: 132 Genesee Street
Details: View artwork by Scott Twiford, plus First Firkin beer releases & live music 7 – 10PM. 315.406-6498  www.shepsbeer.com

MUSIC & Drink Specials at Moondog’s
Time: 5PM – close
Location: 24 State Street
Details: Half-off first drink 5 – 7PM plus live music by Mark Zane 5:30 – 7PM and the Primates 8PM – 11PM. 315.253-3339  http://moondoglounge.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/

PERC Case Mansion Tours
Time: 5 – 7:30PM
Location: 108 South Street
Details: Guided tours of the Historic Case Mansion on the half hour & refreshments. 315.252-3861  http://www.auburnfirst.org/

Time: 11AM – 7PM
Location: 101 Genesee Street
Details: Shop for cool upcycles, artisan created, vintage, consigned & new items for your home. 315.406-0097  www.regenerations2.com

Samples at 3Leaf Tea
Time: 4 – 6PM
Location: Zen Den Studio, 16 Genesee Street
Details: Come enjoy free matcha tea samples, plus artwork by Nikki Lupo & Arthur the Artist. 315.255-1022  http://www.threeleaftea.com/

Tasting at Underground BOTTLE SHOP
Time: 11AM – 9PM
Location: 29 East Genesee Street
Details: Come do a beverage tasting 5 – 8PM. 315.252-5696 

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