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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 @ 7:30pm

BOB LAWSON – Mentalist

A benefit for The Cayuga County Arts Council

Bob Lawson has many years of experience as a professional performer. Bob thrilled his audience with his quick wit and fun show. I had such a good time watching him take his audience on a wild trip into his world of ESP. Thoroughly enjoyable!” Bob Lawson’s Mental Mystery Tour is the show that makes the Audience the star. An amazing blend of mind reading and mental
effects blended with lots of comedy. (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 1:32 pm by Curt
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allegria_syracuse_cirque_soleilCirque Du Soleil Alegria Syracuse New York

From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has more than 4,000 employees from over 40 different countries, including 1,000 artists.

Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to almost 90 million spectators in over 200 cities on five continents. In 2009, Cirque du Soleil will present 19 shows simultaneously throughout the world. The company has received such prestigious awards as the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix, and Rose d’Or de Montreux.

Alegría is a mood, a state of mind. The themes of the show, whose name means “jubilation” in Spanish, are many. Power and the handing down of power over time, the evolution from ancient monarchies to modern democracies, old age, youth—it is against this backdrop that the characters of Alegría play out their lives. Kings’ fools, minstrels, beggars, old aristocrats and children make up its universe, along with the clowns, who alone are able to resist the passing of time and the social transformations that accompany it.
Date(s):
09/09/2009, 09/10/2009, 09/11/2009, 09/12/2009, 09/13/2009

Location:
War Memorial at Oncenter
800 S. State St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

Time:
7:30 pm

Cost:
$95, $70, $55, $40

Event Type:
Everyone

Telephone:
315-435-8000

 

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 8:11 am by Curt
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Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 6:30 PM – “Kick Off” Event for Creekside Book Club  “Creekside and Friends of the Central Library (FOCL) have joined forces for a spectacular season!
In conjunction with The Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, we are introducing a “NEW” Book Club featuring the lecture series. Join us as we read the featured authors books together, discuss them at our book club meetings at Creekside and then organize an evening in Syracuse to attend the coinciding lecture at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center. Creekside Books & Coffee is a proud media sponsor and book vendor for the series

Complimentary wine and cheese will be served at the “Kick Off” scheduled for Thursday, September 17th. The Book Club is free to the public. Registration is required. Call Creekside Books at 685-0379.

Posted: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 @ 6:04 pm by Curt
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24th Annual Central NY Tomatofest

September 12-13, 2009 

Emerson Park on Owasco Lake
Rt 38A
Auburn, NY

All day both days

Since its inception in 1986, TomatoFest has raised over $275,000 and collected thousands of canned goods to aid in feeding the hungry through donations to several food related agencies.
The first “festival”, only a few hours long on a Sunday afternoon, was created to bring the community together and provide a public venue for not-for-profit organizations. A few hundred people turned out, and when all was said and done a small profit was realized. From there the festival has grown to a two-day event, with over 13,000 in attendance over the weekend. People from all over Central New York come to enjoy the great food, music, crafts, and entertainment for the whole family.
The name TomatoFest was selected because the festival is held at the end of the tomato season, and the thought of canning or “putting up” the harvest reflected the support of local food agencies.
A volunteer Board of Directors provides their services throughout the year, striving to make each festival a memorable event for everyone who attends. This year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever. The weekend event has expanded this year to include a dance on Friday night. The cooking contest is back again with great prizes, and a third stage has been added for music and entertainment throughout the weekend.

Check the website for food vendors and entertainment.

http://www.cnytomatofest.org/about.php

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 @ 5:54 pm by Lynn
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Golden Harvest Festival
Sept. 6 & 7
Beaver Lake Nature Center
8477 E Mud Lake Rd
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

10:00am – 6:00pm
$5 for adults; $1 for children 6-17; under 5 free

Celebrate one of the most glorious seasons in Central New York. Highlights of the event include an arts & crafts show featuring over 100 specially selected craftspeople, nationally known, blues, folk & jazz musicians, puppet & magic shows, storytelling, and a petting zoo. Local groups sell seasonal foods like fresh pie and homemade cider, along with barbecued chicken, ribs, corn on the cob and more. Parking is free.

For more infomation:

315-638-2519

Website:
http://onondagacountyparks.com/beaver/

 

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 @ 5:31 pm by Lynn
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