Weekend's Best Bets, August 9 - 11

      The Scottish Games at Long Branch Park are one of this weekend's highlights, but there's more fun, too!

      Here are our Best Bets:

      ***NASCAR at the Glen

      Watkins Glen

      Racing Friday - Sunday, other events village-wide for schedules

      ***Towpath Day

      Camillus Erie Canal Park (Devoe Road)

      Saturday 9am - 4pm

      (It is Canal Splash weekend, lots of communities have events)

      ***Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

      Liverpool: Long Branch Park

      $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 5 - 12

      Saturday 9am - dusk

      ***Rome CapitolFest
      Early talkies, silent movies with live organ accompaniment

      Friday & Saturday evening 7:30, Sunday 2:30pm

      ***Oz House fundraiser
      Syracuse Landmark Theatre

      Friday & Saturday

      Free 1 - 5pm both days (costume parade Sat 1:30pm)

      Evenings 7:30 ticketed events, Judy Garland-themed

      ***Parish Festival honoring Saint Marie Cope
      Utica: Saints Joseph & Patrick

      Saturday 5:30 - 9pm

      ***Pink Cocktail Party

      Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Benefit

      Meet Billy Baldwin & Yankees' Tommy John

      ($50 ticket includes dinner, game after)

      NBT Bank Stadium

      Saturday 6pm

      ***Candlelight in Armory Square

      Mario DeSantis Orchestra

      Syracuse: Armory Square

      Saturday 7 - 10pm (free)

      ***Cycle in the City
      free bike tours of Syracuse

      Sunday 9am - noon

      meet at Syracuse Parks, Spencer St

      ***VW Car Show

      Brewerton: Oneida Shores

      Sunday 9am - 3pm

      MANY more events on our website calendar!