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10 CNY Events Showering Down This Weekend

Movies, musicals and more fun mayhem in CNY.

There is a lot going on this in and around Syracuse and Central New York so I had to painfully narrow the list down to a minuscule number.

It’s OK. We’ll be fine. There is just too much to do.

There are a lot of stage productions going on this weekend, and there are only a few listed. For the fashion-inspired, literary curious, musically excitable, comedy enthusiastic and just a local or selfless community members: All I have to say is, have fun!

Anne Lamott

2014-Anne-Lamott-c-Sam-Lamott-150x150Best selling author of Bird by Bird and political activist will be featured in Auburn through Auburn Public Theater.

Where: Auburn Senior High School, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn 
When: 
Friday, April 8 | 7 p.m.
Cost: 
$50 | Buy Online | 253-6669

 

The Christians

ChristiansNext installment to hit Syracuse Stage is Lucas Hnath’s drama, which tackles believes and acceptance.

Where: Syracuse Stage, 820, E.Genesee St., Syracuse
When: Friday, April 1 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $30, $46, $50/adults; $38/age 40 and under, $18/ages 18 and under | Buy Online | 443-3275

Fashion Fanatics

eversonlogoVintage Pop-Up

Enjoy art through a “fashionable” lens. Take a tour of art, which is paired with mid-20th Century fashions.

Where: Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse
When: Thursday, April 7 | 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with museum admission | 474-6064

12963575_1147965691894257_3317234584682877172_nAlways in Style

Part-fashion show, part-music and part-musical cabaret: See and learn what has been so great about trends of the last 90 years. Proceeds benefit Cortland County Historical Society.

Friday, April 8 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 | 2 p.m.

Where: Center for the Arts of Homer, 72 S. Main St., Homer
When: Friday April 8 & Sunday, April 10
Cost: $10 | Buy Online | (607) 756-6071

Carlos Santana

article-1310841-0B06A668000005DC-62_306x362It’s Carlos Santana. What else needs to be said?

Where: Event Center at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Thruway Exit 33, Verona
When: Thur, April 10 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $56, $61, $66, $202/room & show | Buy Online | (800) 771-7711

 

St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser

st. baldrick logoJoin hundreds (and hundreds) of people as you (maybe? yes?) and others get rid of those head follicles for a great cause: funding children’s cancer research.

Where: Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub, 301 W. Fayette St., Syracuse
When: Sunday, April 10 | 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations are welcomed and appreciated

My Fair Lady

my fair ladyThe Lerner and Loewe classic musical exudes elegance in this installment of the Syracuse Opera series.

Friday, April 8 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 | 2 p.m.

Where: Crouse-Hinds Theater, 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse
When: Friday, April 8 & Sunday, April 10
Cost: $26, $46, $106, $136, $206 | Buy Online | 476-7372

 

The Phantom of the Opera

phantomFamous Artists presents the timeless musical and love story, featuring a tweaked story line and a new chandelier.

Thursday, April 7 | 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 8 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 9 | 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 | 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse
When: Thursday, April 7 – Sunday, April 17
Cost: $35, $40, $55, $60, $75, $85, $125 | Buy Online | 475-7979

ALSO: Masquerade Gala

Price includes private event at SKY Armory, orchestra seating for the performance and a chance to meet cast members after the show.

Where: SKY Armory, 351 S. Clinton St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, April 9 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., 8 p.m. (show)
Cost: $225 | Buy Online | 475-7979

Steve Martin & Martin Short

145286679020160410stevemartinmartinshortThe evening of comedy features the two amigos and music with The Steep Canyon Rangers.

Where: Event Center at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Thruway Exit 33, Verona
When: Sunday, April 10 | 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $39, $44, $49, $143/room & show | Buy Online | (800) 771-7711

 

The Sunshine Boys

Sunshine Boys The Playhouse takes on the Neil Simon comedy about two squabbling vaudevillians.

Friday, April 8 | 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 9 | 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 | 2 p.m.

 

Where: The Central New York Playhouse in Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
When: Friday, April 8 – Saturday, April 23
Cost: $10/advance, $12/door | Buy Online | 885-8960

Winter Farmer’s Market

Baltimore WoodsThe last installment of the winter market of the 2015-16 season will be taking place at the Marcellus nature center.

Where: Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus
When:
Saturday, April 9 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost: 
Free | 673-1350

 

Editor’s Pick: The Cat and the Canary

catandthecanary1If you’re going to go to see a film, the experience should be a bold one. The classic 1927 silent film will be shown along with organ accompaniment by Avery Tunningley, plus the Charlie Chaplin short Pay Day (1922).

Where: Rome Capitol Theater, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome
When: Saturday, April 9 | 7 p.m.
Cost: $7/adults, $6/Capitol friends, $2.50/ages 12 and under | Buy Online | 337-6453

 

 

Wild World of Sports

 

Syracuse Crunch

crunchThe Crunch perform an icy exorcism on the Albany Devils.

Where: Oncenter War Memorial, 515 Montgomery St., Syracuse
When: Friday, April 8 | 7 p.m.
Cost: $16, $20 | Buy Online | 473-4444

 

Syracuse Crunch

Syracuse CrunchThe Crunch take on the Toronto Marlies.

Where: Oncenter War Memorial, 515 Montgomery St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, April 9 | 7 p.m.
Cost: $16, $20 | Buy Online | 473-4444

 

 

 

Weekend at the Fairgrounds

logoThe Fairgrounds is located at 581 State Fair Blvd. in Syracuse.

New York Spring Dairy Carousel

Animals from all over the U.S. and Canaday will be showcased.

Where: Toyota Coliseum and Tractor Supply Company Exhibit Center (Dairy Cattle Building)
When: 
Friday, April 8 – Monday, April 11 | 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. (daily)
Cost: Free | More Info | (607) 273-7591

Family Times Summer Fun and Camp Fair

familytimesFind out all that is fun — camps, programs, workshops and more — and good for the kids this summer.

Where: Horticulture Building
When: 
Saturday, April 9 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 472-4669

 

Natur-Tyme Health Fair

10612940_975183662515829_232502644150979094_nAnnual health fair features speakers, more than 100 vendors, workshops and more.

Where: Art & Home Center
When: 
Sunday, April 3 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $7/advance, $10/door | More Info | 488-6300

 

Collectorfest

collectorsfest-eventLargest one-day sports memorabilia show in the state.

Where: Science & Industry Building
When: 
Sunday, April 3 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $4/adults, Free/10 and under | More Info | (607) 753-8580

 

Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)

File Photo, Lon Chaney in "The Phantom of the Opera" 1925. credit: Universal PicturesTHURSDAY

Temperature: 56 degrees / 35 degrees
Conditions: “And even if time ain’t really on my side…”

FRIDAY

Temperature: 39 degrees / 24 degrees
Conditions: “It’s one of those days for taking a walk outside…”

SATURDAY

Temperature: 33 degrees / 20 degrees
Conditions: “I’m blowing the day to take a walk in the sun…”

SUNDAY 

Temperature: 36 degrees / 30 degrees
Conditions: “…and fall on my face on somebody’s new-mown lawn.”


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