Weekend's Best Bets, August 15 - 17

      Chainsaw competitions and more at Woodsmen's Field Days this weekend--one of many possibilities to see

      Here are our Best Bets:


      Liverpool: Long Branch Park

      Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 7pm

      Free to watch, free parking

      ***Woodsmen's Field Days
      Boonville: Oneida County Fairgrounds

      Friday - Sunday

      (Friday fireworks)

      ***Pottery Fair

      by Syracuse Ceramic Guild

      Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

      (Cazenovia, east of Village off Rte 20)

      Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4

      ($5 adults, kids free)

      ***Madison-Bouckville Antiques

      along Route 20

      8am - 5pm until Sunday

      ***Civil War Artillery

      Oswego: Fort Ontario

      Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4:30pm

      'Battles' at 1pm, both days

      ***Chenango Blues Festival

      Norwich: Chenango County Fairgrounds

      Friday 6 - 10:30 (free admission)

      Saturday 11am - 10pm

      ***Fire Trucks!

      Rides and more, for Kids Day

      Ithaca: Stewart Park

      Saturday 10am - 2pm (free)

      (Sunday if raining)

      ***Mary Nelson's Backpack Giveaway & BBQ

      Syracuse: South Salina at Woods Ave

      Saturday 11am - 6pm (Parade at noon)

      ***Veterans' Standown
      Auburn: Case Mansion (South St)

      Saturday 10am - 3pm

      ***Elephant Extravaganza

      Syracuse: Zoo at Burnet Park

      Saturday (free with admission)

      ***Cycle in the City

      Guided bike tours

      Start: Syracuse City Hall

      Sunday 9am (free)

      ***Ride For Red (100 mile bike ride)

      Red Cross Cortland County benefit

      start: Marathon's Three Bear Inn

      Sunday noon (register in the morning)

      For more, check our website events calendar, and have some fun this weekend!