Arts & Entertainment

ABC Cayuga Play Space

(315) 252-5541
63 Genesee Street & North Street

Interactive space and resource center for families with young children birth - 6 years, that encourages learning through play. Children can explore various settings including shopping in a grocery store, being in a cafe, or aboard a boat, to spark their imagination and creativity. Space also houses Child Care Solutions, and hosts private parties and offers family memberships. Visit website.

Arc of Seneca Cayuga Spotlight Studio

(315) 612-0129
39 Genesee Street

A two-story facility housing an art, video editing, dance & intimate performance studio where individuals with developmental disabilities are given the opportunity to explore creative talents, while working on life skills to maintain self-discipline, problem solving & independence. Come to an evening of song & dance and refreshments every second Thursday of the month. Visit website.

Auburn Public Theater

(315) 253-6669
8 Exchange Street

APT is the cultural heart of downtown Auburn. This multi-use space houses Auburn Public Studio, which offers youth programming, plus weekend cinema, live national comedy acts, musical theater productions, live music & weekly open mic night, poetry readings, dance performances, special events & more. Visit website.

Donna's Dance Center

(315) 252-3231
3 East Genesee Street

Finger Lakes Scuba

(315) 252-8683 or (800) 764-3483
11 Dill Street

Individual & group local dive charters and world-wide travel services, plus equipment rental, sales and service, on-line and pool training and certification at regional locations. Visit website.

Jim Van Arsdale Guitar School

(315) 289-8827
3 East Genesee Street

Providing lessons & live performances for all stringed instruments and drums. Visit website.

Kuk Sool Won Korean Martial Arts Club & School

(315) 730-4068
Genesee Center, 100 Genesee Street

Kuk Sool Won is a traditional Korean Martial Arts system. It is a family-oriented school that offers classes for children & adults as well as workshops for women's self-defense. Owner Tim Webster has trained for 20 years, and he instructs with his daughter, who trained for 12 years. Visit website.

MindGames Escape Rooms

(800) 720-1631
Genesee Center, 100 Genesee Street, Suite 109

Join the craze with themed escape rooms - Exit Protocol and the Missing Starlet's Dressing Room. The game master provides the clues & countdown for groups of 2 - 10 people who work together to solve the mysteries and find their way out in an hour. Visit website.

Perform 4 Purpose

(315) 289-8827
3 East Genesee Street

Perform 4 Purpose fosters youth involvement in the arts by creating music, theater & dance performances that benefit charitable community needs. Visit website.

Public Art Trail

Downtown Auburn boasts over a dozen public art installations. These include sculptures, painted & vinyl murals and mosaics. Visit the stops on the trail. See more info on Auburn Art Trail the BID Programs page or Art for Auburn!

Seward House Museum

(315) 252-1283
33 South Street

Visit the former intact home and collection of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under Lincoln, who helped purchase Alaska. Changing exhibits share the history of the Underground Railroad, Seward family and the Civil War. Tour the beautiful gardens and attend events, tours & lectures. Visit website.

Speno Music                            

(315) 253-6259  
3 East Genesee Street                    

Full line music store specializing in vintage stereo & tube equipment and antique radio restorations. We carry a wide selection of vinyl records and new & vintage turn tables & receivers. We are one of the oldest independent music stores in the country celebrating our 70th year. Visit website.

The Rev Theatre Co.

(315) 255-1305    Box Office: (315) 255-1785
Administrative Offices: 17 William Street, 2nd Floor
MGR Playhouse: 6877 East Lake Road, Route 38A

The Rev Theatre Co., known as Broadway in the Finger Lakes, is a professional, not-for-profit theatre presenting main stage productions at the Preston H. Thomas Theatre June - October, and The Pitch, new musicals in development, at the Carriage House Theater, July - August behind the Cayuga Museum. Throughout the year, the MGR Youth Theatre provides comprehensive, professional musical theatre training sessions to interested students, giving young performers the best educational opportunities possible. Visit website.

Tailgater’s Sports Bar & Grill

(315) 406-0566
Off Track Betting, One Arterial East, Route 5

Menu features burgers, flat bread pizza, sandwiches, wings & sides, plus daily happy hour specials, dart board, Touch-tunes, indoor smoking area, outdoor deck, live music & betting.
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