Move nights, live music events to be held in Auburn this summer | Local News
At least some events are officially confirmed to return to Auburn this summer.
The city was unable to host traditional summer events, such as concerts and movies in its parks, last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but chief executive Jeff Dygert said last month that the city was planning that some activities could return there. year now that some restrictions of the pandemic era are relaxed.
This week, the city confirmed that movie nights will be held in various parks from July 12 to August 30.
According to a post on Auburn city government website on Thursdays, residents can bring their own blankets, chairs and popcorn. Movies will start at 8:30 p.m. or when it is dark enough. Pandemic guidelines in effect at the time will be enforced, which may include social distancing measures, face masks and limited capacity.
Another public event announced is the New York State Heritage Center for Equal Rights, which hosts its Saturday Market in downtown Auburn, featuring live music, food trucks, family activities and other programs. Products and crafts of regional origin will be at the rendezvous, according to a press release. Artists from different days include Perform 4 Purpose and Luke Mock. The Auburn Town Center Saturday Market runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from June 5 to September 4 at the Heritage Center, 25 South St.