Hello, new and dedicated readers, and thanks for tuning in to see what is on deck for this weekend. Festival season has begun and there are plenty of opportunities to disrupt your exercise routine, offset your diet and cheat days. However, where there is cultural festivals, there is traditional music and dancing. Anything goes when it comes to getting out and enjoying the beautiful weather. Have fun!
Friday | 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday | noon – 10 p.m.
Sunday | noon – 4 p.m.
Where: St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church, 3525 Waring Road, Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 9 – Sunday, June 12
Cost: Free | More Info | 446-5222
Ken Ludwig’s saucy and screwball comedy kicks the summer theatre program off.
Friday | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cortland Repertory Theatre, Little York Lake Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble
When: Thursday, June 9 – Sunday, June 18
Cost: $30-$34/evening, $26-$29/matinee & Sunday | More Info | (800) 427-6160, (607) 756-2627
Friday | 4 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday | noon – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday | noon – 5 p.m.
Where: Clinton Square, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12
Cost: Free admission | More Info
The musical comedy is adapted for the stage from the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith is sure to entertain the likes of kids all ages and adults.
Friday | 7 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Where: Gifford Family Theatre, Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 18
Cost: $15/adults, $10/children | Buy Online | 445-4200
The eclectic 4th annual music festival features headliners Andy Friedman, Peter Mulvey and Jeffery Foucault. Performances from Dusty Pas’cal, Heather Pierson Trio and Suitcase Junket. Friday show begins at 8 p.m. Saturday shows begin at 1 p.m. Saturday workshops 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Where: The Nelson Odeon, 4035 Nelson Road, Nelson
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11
Cost: $15/workshop, $20/Friday, $30/Saturday, $40/weekend pass | Buy Online | 655-9193
Blues and jazz songwriter returns to CNY, highlights the Syracuse Stage Gala.
Where: Goldstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center, Syracuse Univsersity, 303 University Pl. Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 | 9 p.m.
Cost: $25/show only, $200/Gala, cocktail, hour & show, $300/VIP | Buy Online | 443-2709, 443-3275
Host Corey Smithson introduces headliner Anna Phillips along with comics Joshua Barry, Sara Benson, Jay Burris, Mikael Gregg, Jay Merante, Rico Tigner and Bill Woodcock competing for a cash prize.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd E., Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 11 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10/advance, $12/door | Buy Online | 885-8960
The planes! The planes!
Where: Syracuse Hancock International Airport, 1000 Col Eileen Collins Blvd., Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12 | 9 a.m.
Cost: $12-$15/adults, $10-$15/ages 5 to 15, free/ages 4 and under | Buy Online | 454-4330
The fundraiser to raise awareness and aims to put an end to domestic violence features the annual 50-yard dash and 5K … all while wearing stilettos.
Where: The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355 State St. Road, Skaneateles Falls
When: Sunday, June 12 | 11 a.m.
Cost: $45/participant, $40/adult attendee, $20/child attendee | Register Online
The sibling quartet from Colorado weave and arrange pop and folk tunes into musical bouquet.
Where: Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville
When: Sunday, June 12 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10, $15, $20, $25, $30 | Buy Online | 691-3550
Editor’s Pick: Save the Mansion Tour, Fundraiser
The two-part annual fundraiser kicks off with a garden party on Friday at 6 p.m.. The tour of historical Sedgewick homes continues on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Where: 106 Wendell Terrace, Syracuse (garden party), Barnes Hiscock Mansion, 930 James St. (tour)
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11
Cost: $15/members tour, $20/nonmembers tour, $40/garden party, $100/patron ticket includes both events, Saturday lunch and a donation to the mansion | Buy Online | 422-2445
All baseball games are played at NBT Stadium, 1 Tex Simone Dr, Syracuse. Box office phone: 474-7833.
Dollar Thursday / Ladies Night
Opponent: Louisville Bats
When: Saturday, June 8 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online
Weekend at the Fairgrounds
The Fairgrounds is located at 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.
Where: Toyota Coliseum
When: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 447-4166
Friday | 5-10 p.m.
Saturday | 1-9 p.m.
Where: Chevy Court
When: Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 5
Cost: $5/pay as you go, $5/designated drivers, $35/day, $65/weekend pass | More Info | 426-8741
Where: 4-H Rings & Stables
When: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 727-5391
Where: Goat, Llama & Swine Barn
When: Saturday, June 11 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | (631) 766-9508
(Subject to change, of course.)
Temperature: 66 degrees / 47 degrees
Conditions: Summer wind is blowin’ in.
Temperature: 70 degrees / 49 degrees
Conditions: Beautiful day in the neighborhood.
Temperature: 80 degrees / 60 degrees
Conditions: Only a 30 percent chance of rain.
Temperature: 70 degrees / 52 degrees
Conditions: It’s going to be great!
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