Sunday June 18, 2023: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Celebrate Juneteenth at Willard Memorial Chapel! Open Sunday June 18th, 2023 from 1 - 4 PM. From 1 -3 PM, enjoy food, refreshments, make & take your own Harriet Tubman lanterns and free tours of the Willard Memorial Chapel. From 3 - 4 PM, hear organist Susan May on our historic organ. Featuring music written by African American men and women during the Civil Rights Era.
This event is FREE. The Chapel is handicap accessible through its north entrance off Seymour Street. No reservations are needed. Questions? Call 315-252-0339.
This event is funded in part with the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and the City of Auburn's Historic and Cultural Sites Commission for the 2023 Juneteenth Celebration.
FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATION
Friday August 12, 2023: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Celebrate the annual Founder's Day Summer Arts Festival with the Finger Lakes Art Council and Willard Chapel!
Learn about the Founder's of Willard Chapel: Georgiana and Caroline Willard.
Enjoy live music, food vendors, dozens of artisans and free tours of the chapel!
The Finger Lakes Art Council's full size historic figures will guide you through the festivities. Don't forget to pose for a #selfie!
We will again have a silent auction, and we sold out of our secret recipe lemonade and coffee early last year... don't miss it!
Artistic Impressions & Sew What will be open! The fabulous boutique and non-profit craft shop (respectively) are hidden gems here in Auburn you'll be thrilled to have found.
Last year our crafters and attendees alike had an amazing experience, and we look forward to seeing you at this fantastic event!