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The CNY Events of Early August

Take advantage of another weekend with more beautiful weather with these CNY events in and around the Syracuse area.

Welcome to August! Another month left in the dust and that much closer to or CNY autumn. That didn’t take as long as expected, huh? Time flies when you’re having fun.

Speaking of fun: Here is another bundle of boundless fun to make your weekend more colorful and zoom by smoothly. Perennial favorites include Oktoberfest, Garlic Festival, double the zoo brews and the Middle Ages Anniversary Party. New blossoms include TeenFest, Crazy for You and Neighborhood Olympics. Fill your weekend like a bouquet!

 

Feasts, Fests

25th+Garmisch+Partenkirchen+Beard+Championships+rVu8s8iJypAlOktoberfest 

Where: Long Branch Park, 3813 Long Branch Road
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 7 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission | 675-8321

Glorious Garlic Festival

Where: Fox Run Vineyards, 670 Route 14, Penn Yan
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 7 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission | (800) 636-9786

Middle Ages Anniversary Party

Where: Leavenworth Park across from the brewery 120 Wilkinson St., Syracuse
When: Sunday, Aug. 7 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission | 476-4250

 

In Other ‘Brews’…

Neighborhood Olympics

Where: Cummings Field in Eastwood, Edtim Road, Syracuse 
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free (but registration is necessary)

Drinking-Dogs-1299018799-1-beer-animal_drunk_animals_drinking_beer_dogs_cats-588x45138Zoo Brews (Times Two)

Brew at the Zoo

Where: Rosamond Gifford Zoo, 1 Conservation Pl., Syracuse
When: Friday, Aug. 5 | 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $50/advance, $60/general | 435-8511

Utica Zoo Brewfest

Where: Utica Zoo, 1 Utica Zoo Way, Utica
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 | 6 p.m.
Cost: $20/DD, $30/members, $35/general | 738-0472

 

Music

 

musicTeenFest

Where: The Palace Theatre, 2384 James St.,  Syracuse
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 | 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free | 251-1400 x125

Chris Smither

Where: Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $16-$42 | 691-3550

 

Stage

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

Where: Cortland Repertory Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 – Saturday, Aug. 13
Cost: $29-$31/evenings, $24-26/matinees | (607) 576-2627, (800) 427-6160

Crazy for You

Thursday | 7:30 p.m.
Friday | 8 p.m.
Saturday | 8 p.m.

Where: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park, 6877 E. Lake Road, Auburn
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 – Wednesday, Aug. 17
Cost: $45-$55/adults, $42-$52/seniors, $25/students under 22 | 255-1305, (800) 457-8897

Sleeping Beauty

Where: Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse
When: Every Saturday, Aug.6 – Sept. 24 | 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6 | 449-3823

 

EDITOR’S PICK

Café Society

Friday   8:00 pm
Saturday | 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.
Sunday | 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Where: Manlius Art Cinema, 135 E. Seneca St., Manlius
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 – Thursday, Aug. 11
Cost: $9.75/adult,  $8.50/seniors, military, students, children, matinees and Tuesdays | 682-9817

Syracuse Paranormal Investigation

Where: Barnes Hiscock Mansion, 930 James St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $30/person | 422-2445

 

Weekend at the Fairgrounds

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

PtHA of NYS Summer Spectacular

Where: 4-H Rings & Stables 
When: 
Thursday, Aug. 4 (7:30 a.m.) – Friday, Aug. 5 (8:30 a.m.)
Cost: Free | 730-8922 or 857-1952

PtHA of NYS Summer Color Extravaganza

Where: 4-H Rings & Stables 
When: 
Saturday, Aug. 6 (7:30 a.m.) – Sunday, Aug. 7 (8 a.m.)
Cost: Free | 730-8922 or 857-1952

 

Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)

FRIDAY

Temperature: 89 degrees / 69 degrees
Conditions: Soggy marshmallow

SATURDAY

Temperature: 80 degrees / 61 degrees
Conditions: Wet, melting chocolate.

SUNDAY 

Temperature: 79 degrees / 59 degrees
Conditions: Sunny, golden graham cracker.

                                     

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