Weekend's Best Bets, August 22 - 24

      All things OZ this weekend, and more to do in Central NY

      Here are our Best Bets for weekend fun:

      ***Wizard of Oz Spectacular Weekend

      several Syracuse locations:


      noon - 4pm at Urban Outfitters

      Armory Square store once owned

      by Baum family

      6:30pm Landmark Theatre

      'Wizard of Oz' (1939)


      noon - 4pm at Syracuse Suds

      Armory Square store was business

      of the Baum family

      7pm Palace theatre

      Judy Garland costumes & more

      ***Bassmaster Elite Fishing
      public invited to weigh-in and entertainment

      Union Springs

      daily 6:15am to evening until Sunday

      ***Celtic Festival

      Little York: Dwyer Park

      Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm

      ***Wild Edibles

      Mushrooms, medicinal herbs and more

      Marcellus: Baltimore Woods

      Saturday 10:30am

      ***Tales of the Haunted Harbor
      Oswego: White Marine Museum

      Saturday 7:30pm

      ***Owl Prowl
      Sterling Nature Center

      Saturday 7pm

      ***Point to Pint Ride
      (benefits locally challenged athletes)

      Armory Square: Empire Brewing

      Sunday morning registration

      100, 50, 25 mile rides thru the day

      party 4pm

      ***At the State Fair

      Gospel Weekend!

      performances at Talent Stage

      Saturday starting 6:30pm

      Sunday starting 1pm