Our Blog

Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau Winter 2011 Activities
On-going Onondaga County Events!

· 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.

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

· 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.

· 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 the exhibit – Haudenosaunee Elements. 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.

· 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: Amazon, Aliens of the Deep, & Toy Story 3 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.

· 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!

· 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. Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Continuing thru 1/31/2011
Event: Winter at the Zoo Photo Contest
Location: Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park, 1 Conservation Place, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-435-8511 x110

Continuing thru 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

Continuing thru 2/19/2011
Event: Exhibit: All Power to the People – Graphics of the Black Panther Party USA
Location: ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-218-5711

Starts: 1/13/2011 Ends: 1/16/2011
Event: A Night of Comedy with Mitchell Walters & Steve Lazarus
Location: Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-477-9898

Starts: 1/14/2011 Ends: 1/16/2011
Event: Salt City Winter Antique Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 1/15/2011 Ends: 1/15/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs Cincinnati
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 1/15/2011 Ends: 1/15/2011
Event: Fundraiser: Sled For Red
Location: Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center, 8012 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville
For More Info: 315-475-2430

Starts: 1/16/2011 Ends: 1/16/2011
Event: A Perfect Bridal Show
Location: Drivers Village, 5885 East Circle Dr., Cicero
For More Info: 315-487-9333

Starts: 1/16/2011 Ends: 1/16/2011
Event: Folk Music Series – Bells and Motley
Location: Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool
For More Info: 315-457-0310

Starts: 1/16/2011 Ends: 1/16/2011
Event: “BREW & VIEW” 35mm Film Series: GONE IN 60 SECONDS (1974 version) & TWO-LANE BLACKTOP, Location: Palace Theater, 2384 James St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-436-4723

Starts: 1/18/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Syracuse Stage, in conjunction with Syracuse University presents: Rent
Location: Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-3275

Starts: 1/19/2011 Ends: 1/19/2011
Event: DCL Friends present Syracuse China Rides the Rail
Location: DeWitt Community Library, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. East, DeWitt
For More Info: 315-446-3578

Starts: 1/20/2011 Ends: 1/20/2011
Event: Communication with the Enemy
Location: Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool
For More Info: 315-457-0310

Starts: 1/20/2011 Ends: 1/23/2011
Event: A Night of Comedy with Mike Egan & George Gallo
Location: Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-477-9898

Starts: 1/21/2011 Ends: 1/23/2011
Event: Northeast Sport Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-824-3227

Starts: 1/21/2011 Ends: 1/29/2011
Event: Play: Odysseus DOA
Location: Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-425-0405

Starts: 1/21/2011 Ends: 1/30/2011
Event: Salt City Playhouse II presents “Leading Men Don’t Dance”
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-446-6798

Starts: 1/22/2011 Ends: 1/22/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs Villanova University
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 1/25/2011 Ends: 1/25/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs Seton Hall University
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 1/25/2011 Ends: 1/27/2011
Event: Famous Artists Broadway Theater series presents: Cats
Location: Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-424-8210

Starts: 1/25/2011 Ends: 3/20/2011
Event: Exhibit: The Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity
Location: Syracuse University, 215 University Pl., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-4097

Starts: 1/27/2011 Ends: 1/30/2011
Event: A Night of Comedy with Jay Black & Jackson
Location: Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-477-9898

Starts: 1/29/2011 Ends: 1/29/2011
Event: Salt City Horror Fest: 35mm Film and Music Bash!!
Location: Palace Theater, 2384 James St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-436-4723

Starts: 1/29/2011 Ends: 1/29/2011
Event: Don’t Feed the Actors Improv Comedy Dinner Theater
Location: The Fire & Ice Banquet Hall @ The Locker Room, 528 Hiawatha Blvd. E., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-446-1461

Starts: 1/29/2011 Ends: 1/29/2011
Event: Skaneateles WinterFest 2011
Location: Village Streets of Skaneateles: Genesee, Jordan & Fennell, 22 Jordan St., Skaneateles
For More Info: 315-685-0552

Starts: 1/30/2011 Ends: 1/30/2011
Event: Collectorsfest Sports Memorabilia Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 2/3/2011 Ends: 2/6/2011
Event: A Night of Comedy with Mike Sisco & Aaron Ward
Location: Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-477-9898

Starts: 2/4/2011 Ends: 2/4/2011
Event: Blowin Red at Snake Oil Glassworks
Location: Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Road, Skaneateles
For More Info: 315-685-5091

Starts: 2/4/2011 Ends: 2/5/2011
Event: Special Olympics New York 2011 State Winter Games
Location: Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse
For More Info: 585-586-7400 x102

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: Special Olympics New York State Nordic Games
Location: Highland Forest Park, 1254 Highland Park Rd., Fabius
For More Info: 518-388-0790

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

Starts: 2/6/2011 Ends: 2/6/2011
Event: Mid-Winter Blues Run
Location: Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 East Mud Lake Rd, Baldwinsville
For More Info: 315-638-2519

Starts: 2/9/2011 Ends: 2/9/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs Georgetown University
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 2/10/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Syracuse Auto Expo
Location: Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-435-8000

Starts: 2/10/2011 Ends: 2/14/2011
Event: A Night of Comedy with DJ Hazzard & Leighann Lord
Location: Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-477-9898

Starts: 2/11/2011 Ends: 2/11/2011
Event: “BREW & VIEW” 35mm Film Series presents HAIR
Location: Palace Theater, 2384 James St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-436-4723

Starts: 2/11/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Country Folk Art Craft Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 2/11/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Syracuse Opera presents Don Giovanni
Location: Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-476-7372

Starts: 2/11/2011 Ends: 2/27/2011
Event: Syracuse Shakespeare Festival presents “Anthony & Cleopatra”
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-476-1835

Starts: 2/12/2011 Ends: 2/12/2011
Event: Basketball History in Syracuse: A Special Book Event
Location: DeWitt Community Library, Shoppingtown Mall; 3649 Erie Blvd. East, DeWitt
For More Info: 315-446-3578

Starts: 2/12/2011 Ends: 2/12/2011
Event: Cupid’s Chase 5K Run and 3K Walk
Location: Onondaga Lake Park, 106 Lake Drive, Liverpool
For More Info: 315-431-9859 x14

Starts: 2/12/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Syracuse Super Swap 2011
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-472-7931

Starts: 2/12/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Low Budget Pictures 20th Anniversary Farewell Throw Down
Location: Palace Theater, 2384 James St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-436-4723

Starts: 2/13/2011 Ends: 2/13/2011
Event: Eastern Mountain Sports and Beaver Lake’s Snowshoe Race
Location: Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 East Mud Lake Rd, Baldwinsville
For More Info: 315-638-2519

Starts: 2/14/2011 Ends: 2/14/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs West Virginia University
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 2/16/2011 Ends: 2/20/2011
Event: CNY Boat Show
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 2/17/2011 Ends: 2/27/2011
Event: 25th Annual Syracuse WinterFest
Location: Clinton Square, W. Genesee and S. Clinton Street, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-422-8284

Starts: 2/22/2011 Ends: 2/22/2011
Event: Concert: Galactic w/ very special guest Corey Glover (Living Colour)
Location: Westcott Theater & Performing Arts Center, 524 Westcott Street, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-299-8886

Starts: 3/5/2011 Ends: 3/5/2011
Event: Syracuse University Men’s Basketball vs DePaul University
Location: Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse
For More Info: 888-366-3849

Starts: 3/12/2011 Ends: 3/12/2011
Event: 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade
Location: Clinton Square, W. Genesee and S. Clinton Street, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-422-8284

Starts: 3/12/2011 Ends: 3/12/2011
Event: Greater Syracuse Antique Expo
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-487-7711

Starts: 3/12/2011 Ends: 3/13/2011
Event: Motorsports Expo 2011
Location: Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-457-0175

Starts: 3/17/2011 Ends: 3/20/2011
Event: Cinefest 31
Location: Holiday Inn – Liverpool, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool
For More Info: 315-468-6147

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

Posted: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 @ 6:12 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles
Tags: ,,,,,,

 
 
 
 

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know …..

…that Jamesville Reservoir was originally created to feed the Erie Canal and control Butternut Creek. Jamesville Dam was completed in 1874. Today, the reservoir is surrounded by private homes and one of Onondaga County’s favorite parks, Jamesville Beach. Covering about 252 acres, it is still operated by the NYS Canal Corporation.

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.

Check out our EXPANDED ON-LINE STORE (http://store.visitsyracuse.org/home.php?cat=249) featuring great Syracuse items such as T’s, hoodies, fleece items, tote bag & more! If you’re looking for Syracuse items, we got ‘em right on the website (items available for purchase on-line only). Check it out TODAY!!!

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!!! Our Surprise Me Pass is also conveniently available on-line on our website featuring discounts at over 250 area restaurants, attractions, services, etc.

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

Linda Woodrow
Executive Coordinator of Marketing & Office Services
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
CenterState Corporation of 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, June 11th, 2010 @ 6:33 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles
Tags: ,,,,,,,