Weekend's Best Bets May 17 - 19

      Check out Syracuse trucks, cranes and more...and there's more to do this weekend, much of it free!

      Things to do, this weekend:

      ***Big Rig Day

      Truck, cranes and more to climb in

      Syracuse: Burnet Park

      Saturday 11am - 3pm FREE

      ***NY Breeders Horse Show, part 1

      Saddlebreds, Morgans, gaited horses

      State Fairgrounds Coliseum

      Thursday - Sunday (free)

      (part 2, other breeds, next weekend)

      **Downtown Living Tour

      Syracuse: 8 stops

      Starts at Pike Block, 115 West Fayette St

      $15, or $12 in advance at
      Saturday noon - 4pm

      ***Eastwood Carnival

      Shop City Parking Lot

      Syracuse: Teall Ave at Grant Blvd

      Thursday - Sunday

      ***Kids Day--learn about Bison/Buffalo

      Rome Ft. Stanwix

      Saturday 10am - 1pm (free)

      continues at Ft. Rickey Zoo

      Saturday 1:30 - 4 (discount admission)

      ***Sacred Sites Historic Places of Worship tour

      Syracuse James St: First English Lutheran & Church of the Saviour

      Syracuse Madison St: Temple Society of Concord

      Saturday or Sunday, 9am-4pm

      ***Craft Extravaganza

      Liverpool Washington Park

      Saturday & Sunday

      ***Adirondack Paddlefest

      Boats on display

      Old Forge

      all weekend

      ***Kayak Day

      Beaver Lake Nature Center

      Sunday 10M - 2PM

      ***Madcatter Regatta

      Hobie Cat Racing

      off Oneida Shores Park

      Friday - Sunday (free to watch)

      ***Cycle in the City

      10 mile guided bike tours of Syracuse

      meet: Parks Dept, Spencer St

      Sunday 9am (free)

      ***Lateef Haskins Benefit

      (Ironworker, Bayberry fire hero)

      State Fairgrounds

      Sunday 1 - 6pm

      ***Syracuse Pops American Songbook Concert

      St. Stephen's Lutheran (DeWitt St, Syracuse)

      Sunday 4pm (Donations accepted)