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371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States

August 2019

Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Introduction to Water Marbling Technique 11 am

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free - $15.00

Join artist Julie Ehrentraut in the Schoolhouse Classroom and try your hand at the ancient art of water marbling on a small piece of pottery. Please take the opportunity to chat with Julie about her craft, and consider coming back later to make your very own silk scarf with the same technique (see 2 pm event). Pre-registration is preferred, drop-ins are welcome if space allows. This mini-workshop is open to all and is free for overnight guests of the Inns…

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Silk Scarf Water Marbling 2 pm

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
$30.00 - $45.00

Join artist Julie Ehrentraut in the Schoolhouse Classroom and create your own silk scarf with the ancient art of water marbling. Julie will lead you through each step as you choose your color palette and dip your scarf. Pre-registration is required. This workshop is open to overnight guests of the Inns of Aurora for a fee of $30 and to the general public for $45.

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September 2019

Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Schoolhouse Session: Seward women and feminism 6:00 pm

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Although often overlooked because of the national shadow cast by Secretary of State William Henry Seward, the women of the Seward family contributed greatly to the spirit of reform sweeping through mid-19th-century America. Join Dr. Jeffrey Ludwig, the Director of Education at the Seward House Museum, to learn more about the proud legacy of Seward feminism during this centennial year of women's suffrage. The Seward women that Ludwig will discuss scored many early legal victories, overcoming numerous social and political…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora 11 am

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking…

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SOLD OUT: Walking Tour of the Inns of Aurora

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

Join a tour guide from the Inns of Aurora at the Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street in Aurora for a one-hour stroll through the Village. Topics will vary and include highlights of architecture, history, the art collection, and rare and interesting trees and other natural wonders. This walking tour is free for Inns of Aurora guests and to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking is…

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November 2019

Schoolhouse Session: The Sewards and their Library 6:00 pm

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free

“I Cannot Exist Without Books”: The Sewards and their Library When Washington Irving visited William Seward in the Autumn of 1838, it was only natural that the two gentlemen would make their way to the local bookstore, shopping to further fill the most cherished room of the Sewards’ house: the library. The collection amassed by the Seward family would grow to include over 5,000 titles, with topics that ranged from natural history and world travel, all the way to contemporary medical…

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Make a Hardcover Journal or Sketchbook

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
$25.00 - $45.00

Join Artist and Printing Press Museum Owner Robert LoMascolo, for a three-hour, hands-on workshop sewing and binding a hardcover journal or sketchbook. Learn basic bookmaking terminology and concepts while crafting your own take-home book and covering it in decorated papers or cloth. An alumnus of the Wells Book Arts Center, Robert completed his MFA in the book arts at The University of Alabama. All equipment is provided and no experience is necessary. This workshop is $20 for Inns of Aurora…

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Holiday Decorative Crafts

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free - $15.00

Join artist Susan a paper tree making and homespun garland making workshop. Display your handiwork proudly at home or anywhere you like to make a statement. This class is open and free for guests of the Inns of Aurora and is available to the public for a $15 drop-in fee. All materials are provided.

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December 2019

Homespun Garlands and Paper Trees 11 am

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Schoolhouse, 371 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States
Free - $15.00

Join artist Susan a paper tree making and homespun garland making workshop. Display your handiwork proudly at home or anywhere you like to make a statement. This class is open and free for guests of the Inns of Aurora and is available to the public for a $15 drop-in fee. All materials are provided.

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