First Friday Events in Auburn April 6

Both Ends of the Rainbow at the Schweinfurth Art Center
04/02/2018

Each venue 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 & 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, “Kipper – Playtime,” 5PM.  315.253-6669  http://auburnpublictheater.org/


TASTING at Auburn Discount Liquor
Time
: 3 – 6PM
Location: 21 Seminary Street
Details: Complimentary fine wine tasting and also sampling Basil Hayden Bourbon. 315.252-3747  www.auburndiscountliquor.com


Grand OPENING at Good SHEPHERD’S
Time:
3 – 10PM
Location:
132 Genesee Street
Details: Celebrate new brewery & tasting room space with First Firkin beer releases and music by the Primates 7 – 9:30PM. 315.406-6498  www.shepsbeer.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


Emerging ARTIST Exhibit at Cayuga Museum
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location:
203 Genesee Street
Details:
View new exhibit featuring multi-media artwork by James Caito, artist talk at 6PM.
315.253-8051  http://cayugamuseum.org/


NPS & New Exhibit at Seward House
Time
: 5 – 8PM
Location: Seward House Museum, 33 South Street
Details: Learn about National Park Service Junior Ranger program & CNY projects, plus view new exhibit Emancipating Equality: Prominent Women of the Seward Family.  315.252-1283  http://www.sewardhouse.org/


Discounts & MUSIC at MOONDOG’S Lounge
Time:
5PM – close
Location: 24 State Street
Details: Half-off first drink plus live music with Saint Bernard 6 – 8PM, and Cruise Control 9 – 12PM. 315.253-3339  http://moondoglounge.com/


TASTING & Art at Underground BOTTLE SHOP
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location: 29 East Genesee Street
Details: Kermit Lynch tasting with Michelle LeBrun of Winebow Group, plus exhibit features photography of Alana Ahouse. 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/


Students & Seniors Exhibit at SCHWEINFURTH
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location: SMAC, 205 Genesee Street
Details: Visit exhibits featuring 1,000+ works of art by students & seniors in Both Ends of the Rainbow & Three Lakes Sampler, plus youth scavenger hunt. 315.255-1553  http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org/

REGENERATIONS Opening
Time:
5 – 8PM
Location: 101 Genesee Street
Details: Shop Auburn’s newest boutique full of upcycled home furnishings & décor, textiles, gifts, art, soaps & balms, local coffee, honey, funky clothing & more! Enter to win $25 gift certificate & music by Larry Campanelli & Friends. 315.406-0097  www.regenerations2.com

Straw Building at the PHOENIX Building
Time:
6:30PM
Location: Phoenix Building, 2 South Street
Details: Julia Furlong hosts presentation on building a home using straw bales. 315.252-2481


MUSIC at REFINERY

Time: 6:30 – 9:30PM
Location: Refinery @ Hilton Garden Inn, 74 State Street
Details: Live music with Jimeleggs Trio, plus $4 Magic Hat & Sierra Nevada draft beer 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.