Sunny Hernandez, SYRACUSE – Honoring Harriet: Harriet Tubman Weekend 2020
Historic and cultural sites around Auburn, NY will celebrate the famous abolitionist and former resident, Harriet Tubman, with an expanded weekend of events that will include special guests Laureen E. Smith, who portrayed Auburnian Martha Coffin Wright in Harriet, and Tubman interpreter Gwendolyn Briley-Strand.
Where: NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center, 25 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021
When: March 6-8, full schedule of events on the Equal Rights Heritage Center website
How much: Many events are free, some charge a nominal fee
Casey Abrams of Post Modern Jukebox
Jazz-bassist, funkman, vocalist, and performer Casey Abrams tours the world with the viral collective, Post Modern Jukebox. He was also the first upright jazz bass finalist on reality TV show, “American Idol.” Abrams is now touring solo with his own jazz trio. Opener will be acoustic guitarist Alex2e.
Where: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn, NY 13021
When: March 7 at 8 p.m.
How much: $23 – $28