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On-going Onondaga County Events!

Highland Forest County Park is a great place to snowshoe, cross country ski or toboggan. Call 683-5550 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

The Everson Museum of Art is featuring two wonderful exhibits – Good Designs: Stories from Herman Miller & On My Own Time. Call 474-6064 or www.Everson.org for details.

Onondaga Historical Museum is featuring the exhibit Toys from the 1970′s. For specifics, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter! For specific times & dates, call 435-2121 or on their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com.

The Warehouse Art Gallery is currently featuring the exhibit Rigo 23: The Tate Wikikuwa Museum: North America 2024 thru 2/6/2011. For details call 443-6450.

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra performs at the Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter several times per month. For specifics, call 424-8200 or go to www.SyracuseSymphony.org.

IMAX Movies: Alaska, Aliens of the Deep, Wild Ocean, Magic of Flight & Polar Express are currently showing at the Museum of Science & Technology (MOST). Call 425-9068 or www.most.org for specific times and dates. Visit their new exhibit Spectacular Saturn.

So much to do at Beaver Lake Nature Center! Enjoy many fantastic seasonal programs – call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. Call 422-8647 for information. Enjoy this unique shopping experience!

Every season is a great time of year to visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. For details, go to website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call them at 435-8511.

Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon. Call 475-1807 for details.

Onondaga Lake Park – Central New York’s premier park conveniently located on Rt. 370 in Liverpool; currently home to Lights on the Lake. Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Posted: Sunday, December 26th, 2010 @ 3:21 pm by Curt
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Fun Fact about the Syracuse area …. did you know …..

… in December of 1892, the pneumatic automobile tire was patented in Syracuse, NY by Alexander Brown & George Stillman. Before the pneumatic tire, wheels were often made of solid rubber. This made travel a bumpy experience since streets in 1892 were made of dirt, brick, planks or cobblestone. Some horse-drawn carriages had been made with inflatable tires, but Brown and Stillman received the first patent for pneumatic automobile tires. Brown was the co-founder of Brown-Lipe-Chapin Company, a firm that was absorbed by General Motors. His former home (located at 726 W. Onondaga St.) is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts. For details on any of these events or others down the road, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

Linda Woodrow Executive Assistant & Marketing Coordinator Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity 572 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: 315-470-1913 | Fax: 315-471-8545 LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org www.VisitSyracuse.org   Facebook:  www.Facebook.com/SyracuseNY Twitter:  www.Twitter.com/SyracuseNY

Posted: Friday, December 24th, 2010 @ 10:24 am by Curt
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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: from Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce
Every Friday & Saturday evening during
Dickens. French Country Garden Display at
Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St.
Visit the gardens and enjoy a glass of Spiced
Hot Cider! FREE (315) 685-5006
Tuesday, December 21Tuesday Night music sessions at Auburn Public Theater (APT), 108
Genesee St., Auburn 7:30 PM A weekly evening of regional and national talent, and featured
acts. Door prize, a light snack menu & wine/beer with I.D. $2 at the door at.
www.auburnpublictheater.org or (315) 253-6669


Posted: Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 @ 10:54 am by Curt
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Things to do February 2011

Starts:  2/4/2011  Ends: 2/6/2011
Event:     Syracuse Golf Show
Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info:  315-426-8741

Starts:  2/5/2011  Ends: 2/5/2011
Event:     CNY BrewFest
Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info:  315-471-9989

Starts:  2/5/2011  Ends: 2/5/2011
Event:     Concert:  Donna the Buffalo w/ special guests Roy Jay Band
Location:  Westcott Theater & Performing Arts Center, 524 Westcott Street, Syracuse
For More Info:  315-299-8886 (more…)

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 @ 9:49 am by Curt
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Things to do in Syracuse in January 2011

Starts: 1/5/2011 Ends: 1/9/2011
Event: Disney On Ice – Princess Classics
Location: War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-435-8000

Starts: 1/6/2011 Ends: 1/9/2011
Event: 14th Annual Camping World RV Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 1/7/2011 Ends: 1/15/2011
Event: Unnecessary Farce Dinner Theater
Location: The Fire & Ice Banquet Hall @ The Locker Room, 528 Hiawatha Blvd. E., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-446-1461 (more…)

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 @ 9:41 am by Curt
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