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CNY Events in Mid-July

Your weekly dose of entertaining, local events.

Happy mid-July! It’s been a great, warm month. It’s been a busy month, and the Central New York events keep on popping up (and sometimes spontaneously).

Here’s a diverse little list of things playing out this weekend. Go network, get first dibs on opening shows, check out closing shows, laugh, dance and have a Guinness.

A Chorus Line

achorusline_615x400The celebrated musical kicks off this week in Cortland.

Friday | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday | 2 p.m.

 

Where: Little York Lake Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble
When: Thursday, July 14 – Saturday, July 30
Cost: $26-$29/matinee, $30-$34/evening | Buy Online | (607) 756-2627, (800) 427-6160

In the Heights

heightsThe production comes to a close this weekend.

Friday | 8 p.m.
Saturday | 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Where: Hangar Theatre, 801 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca
When: Thursday, July 14 – Saturday July 16
Cost: $22, $26, $30/matinee; $32, $37.50, $44/evening | Buy Online | (607) 273-8588

St. Patrick’s Irish Fest

irishCelebrate the 25th Anniversary of the community festival.

Friday | 5 – 11 p.m.
Saturday | Noon – 11 p.m.

Where: St. Patrick’s Church, 216 N. Lowell Ave., Syracuse
When: Friday, July 15 – Saturday, July 16
Cost: Free

Dirt from the Ditch

CamillusErieCanalParkHistoric ghost tours along the Erie Canal.

Friday | 6-7:30 p.m.
Saturday | 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Erie Canal Park, 5750 Devoe Road, Camillus
When: Friday, July 15 – Saturday, July 16
Cost: $15 | Buy Online | 428-1864

The Wood Brothers, Blind Owl Band, Spittin’ Sirens

Source: paradigmagency.comThree times the foot stomping good time.

Where: Beak and Skiff Apple Orchards, 2708 Lords Hill Road, Marietta
When: Friday, July 15 | 6 p.m.
Cost: $25/advance, $30/door | Buy Online | 696-8683

Bela Fleck & Chris Thile

Fleck-and-Thile-285x149Banjo player and the Punch Brother team up for an instrumental evening.

Where: Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva
When: Friday, July 15 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $37 – $47 | Buy Online | 781-5483

 

Cabaret

13517471_215193498880032_5195528105277782517_oSyracuse Summer Theater presents the award winning musical, celebrating this production’s 50th anniversary.

Where: Bevard Studio, Civic Center, 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse
When: Friday July 15 – Sunday, July 31 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $23.50 | Buy Online | 435-2121

 

Comedy

200_sBarry Crimmins

Where: The Dock, 415 Old Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca
When: Friday, July 15 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $15/advance, $20/advance | Buy Online | (607) 319-4214

Tracy Morgan

Where: The Showroom, Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Thruway Exit 33, Verona
When: Friday, July 15 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $54-$64 | Buy Online | (800) 771-7711

Don’t Feed the Actors

Where: CNY Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
When: Saturday, July 16 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10/advance, $12/door | Buy Online | 885-8960

Salt City Improv

Where: CNY Jazz Central, 441 E. Washington St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, July 16 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10 | 410-1962

 

Editor’s Pick: Funky Sunday Funday

RoxyRocaFunk N Waffles’ downtown location (307 S. Clinton St.) has a music-packed Sunday:

Jazz & Gospel Jam: Sign up, step up, play your heart out. | Free | 3-5 p.m.

CNY Songwriter Showcase: Bea, Chris Eves, Tim Herron, Riley Mahan, Charley Orlando, Corey Paige and Tanksley | $10 | 6 p.m.

Roxy Roca: Texas blues, soul and horn-heavy band. | Free | 10 p.m.

 

Take me out to the Chiefs Game…

All baseball games are played at NBT Stadium, 1 Tex Simone Dr, Syracuse. Box office phone: 474-7833.

Fireworks Friday / Donate Life Night

Opponent: Durham Bulls
When: 
Friday, July 15 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

Super Saturday / Firefighter & First Responder Night / Bryce Harper Bobblehead Giveaway

Opponent: Durham Bulls
When: 
Saturday, July 16 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

Family Sunday / Ron Guidry Signing / Wall of Fame Day

Opponent: Durham Bulls
When: 
Sunday, July 17 | 1:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

 

Weekend at the Fairgrounds

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The Fairgrounds is located at 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.

Syracuse Nationals

Where: Entire Grounds
When: 
Friday, July 15 – Sunday, July 17 | 8 a.m.
Cost: $18/adult, $8/ages 6 to 12, free/ages 5 and under | More Info | (800) 753-3978

Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)

FRIDAY

Temperature: 85 degrees / 69 degrees
Conditions: Rainy.

SATURDAY

Temperature: 78 degrees / 60 degrees
Conditions: Sunny.

SUNDAY 

Temperature: 87 degrees / 62 degrees
Conditions: Cloudy.

                                     

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