Christmas in Aurora, NY
The Charming Village
in the Finger Lakes
 

Christmas in Aurora 2013: Schedule of Events
(schedule and offerings subject to change)

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10 am - 6 pm   
All along Main Street. Free and open to the public

10 am - 6 pm
WALK-ABOUT CONTEST

All along Main Street

  • $10 spent at any participating location earns
    one raffle ticket for Aurora Dollars
  • Bring your receipts to the Aurora Inn front desk
    and receive your tickets
  • Drawing will be at the beginning of the Community Dinner at the Aurora Firehouse
  • Winner does not have to be in attendance

10 am - 6 pm
SILENT AUCTION

Scipio Masonic Lodge
Bid on gifts and services donated by association members. Benefits area charity and the AAMA.proceeds go to AAMA
& local organizations and charities
.

10 am - 1 pm
GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING WORKSHOP FOR TEENS (ages 10-18)
Aurora Free Library

11 am - 12 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN
Aurora Free Library

1 - 4 pm
HOLIDAY HOUSE WALK
Guide and tickets available at the Aurora Free Library,
370 Main Street and at the Showcase Homes
$10/person, $5 each additional person

  • Annie’s Guest House c.1855, 444 Main St.
  • Dentes House c.1810, 425 Main St.
  • Inns of Aurora:  E.B. Morgan House c. 1857,
    431 Main St.
  • Taylor House c. 1838, 396 Main St.
  •  Zabriskie House c. 1941, 535 Main St.

Benefits the Aurora Free Library

1 - 4 pm
WINE TASTING AT THE AURORA INN

3 - 4:30 pm
FREE HOT CHOCOLATE & COOKIE CONTEST
Fargo Bar and Grill
Use the Lower Entrance. Drop off cookie entries by 2:00 PM

4 - 8 pm
HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST
Throughout the Village
Aurora Dollars prize sponsored by RE/MAX In Motion.
Winner announced at Community Dinner, at 8:30 PM

4:45 - 5 pm
COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING & CAROLING
Location and participants to be announced.

  • Cookie Contest winner will be announced

5 - 6 pm
SANTA CLAUS

Aurora Free Library
Children hear a story and share wish lists with Santa
.

starting at 4 pm
COMMUNITY PIZZA DINNER
Aurora Firehouse
Pizza dinner sponsored and benefiting the Aurora Firehouse. Price to be announced.

8 pm
THE FARGO
End the day with a comfort meal.

  • Walk-about raffle contest drawing, and awards.
  • House Decorating Contest winner will be announced

SHOPPING SPECIALS AND MORE
(see schedule for times)

Annie's Guest House
Open House. arts, merchants and refreshments will be available.

Sherwood Corner Antiques will be selling arts and merchandise.

Poplar Ridge Emporium will be selling a sampling of items from their shop.

Aurora Arts & Design Center
10% off all merchandise; 15% off over $100; 30% off select Trillium prints. Light refreshments will be served all day by Pumpkin Hill.

Sweet Penelope Farms offering home grown organic vegetables and pork and fresh baked cupcakes.

Aurora Free Library
The library is sponsoring a Giving Tree, to provide books to the children served by the local food pantry. Drop by and donate the funds ($7/book) to give a book, to a child in need.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop for Teens (ages 10-18). Four Gingerbread buildings made by Man in the Moon Bake Shoppe will be decorated by teens ages 10-18. No registration necessary. They will be auctioned for the library.

  • Bidding from 1:00-6:00 PM
  • Winner announced at 6:00 PM at the library

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cookie Decorating for younger children accompanied by an adult or caregiver. 

Co-sponsored by Man in the Moon Bake Shoppe and Miller Tilling

1:00 - 4:00 PM Holiday House Walk. Visit 5 Showcase homes of Aurora and proceeds benefit the Aurora Free Library.

Aurora Inn
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM The Aurora Inn front desk will be collecting receipts and running the Aurora Dollars raffle.

1:00 - 4:00 PM Wine tasting.

Noon - 8:00 PM The Aurora Inn Dining Room will be running happy hour featuring $5 glasses of house wine and $5 special cocktails.

Bet The Farm
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM The Winery offers complimentary wine tasting and 10% discount on purchases.

From 1-5pm, John Dyson will sample a new product, Ma Poole's Chutneys, and will help us with King George's Christmas Pudding. John Wedler will be back with his finely crafted Luckystone jewelry for the day.

5:00 PM 2nd annual traditional serving of the Feuerzangenbowle - a mulled wine recipe!

Dorie's Bakery
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM will be offering free hot chocolate and candy canes during their normal operating hours.

Fargo Bar & Grill
3:00 - 4:30 PM Hot Chocolate & Cookie Contest, at the Fargo. Use the Lower Entrance. Drop off entries by 2:00 PM.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Holiday drink specials will be available.

Jane Morgan’s Little House
Enjoy Buy One/Get One ½ Price Sale.

Man in the Moon Bake Shoppe & Cafe
$3.00 off any purchase of $15 or more.

Morgan Opera House
8:00 - 9:30 PM World-Premier play "The Body of Eva Perón". Co-authored by William Untiedt and Angela Gant
Directed by Siouxsie Easter. (This play is not intended for children under the age of 16)

Pumpkin Hill Bistro
Open for lunch and dinner serving from noon until 8pm serving a special all inclusive holiday menu plus our regular menu.

We will also be supplying complementary refreshments at Aurora Arts & Design Center all day.

RE/MAX in Motion
4 - 8 PM House decorating contest. 3 prizes being offered for Traditional, Creative, and Judges Prize.

Scipio Masonic Lodge
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Silent Auction. Come by and bid on local crafts and services. Benefits area charity and the AAMA.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Stained glass demonstrations with Stained Glass of Aurora. Demonstrations at: 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00, and 4:00

The United Ministry of Aurora
Bake Sale to benefit our local mission projects.

San Pedro Sister Community Project - Support for Sister Community of San Pedro, El Salvador through the sale of fair trade products, including purses and hammocks made, by the women, of San Pedro and fair trade coffee, tea & chocolate.

(schedule and offerings subject to change)

 

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