Weekend's Best Bets, July 25 - 27

      The Grucci Fireworks on Saturday night are the highlights of Oswego Harborfest, but there's MUCH more going on this weekend.

      Here are some weekend possibilities:

      ***Oswego Harborfest
      Several stages, free entertainment

      Tall Ships battle, Sat 2pm

      Grucci Fireworks, Sat. 9:30pm

      ***Downtown Arts & Crafts Festival

      Syracuse: Columbus Circle area

      Friday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

      ***Street Painting Festival
      Syracuse Montgomery St

      from City Hall toward Columbus Circle

      Saturday 8am - 4pm

      (judging at 3pm, free to enter)

      ***Blue Rain Ecofest
      Syracuse: Hanover Square

      Friday 5-10pm & Saturday 12:30-10pm

      ***Jazz and Wine Festival

      Syracuse: Clinton Square

      Friday 1 - 11pm, & Saturday noon-11pm

      ***Antique & Classic Boat Show

      Skaneateles Village lakeside

      Friday - Sunday

      ***Ukrainian Festival

      Syracuse: St John the Baptist Church

      Wilkinson St, Tipperary Hill

      Friday evening & Saturday

      ***Open Farm Day
      Tour 35 farms, 3 markets

      Madison County

      Saturday 10am - 4pm

      ***Ale Trail Craft Beer Tasting

      20+ NY & National brewers

      Oneida American Legion

      Saturday 1 - 4pm

      ***Finger Lakes Cheese Festival

      13 family farms offer samples

      Sunset View Creamery

      Odessa: 4970 County Route 14

      (15 minutes from Watkins Glen)

      ***Honor America Days


      Friday: The DeSantis Orchestra

      East Dominick and Black River Blvd, 6:30 - 8:30

      Saturday: Parade, 10am

      Sunday: Rome Cemetery Ice Cream Social, 1-5

      ***The Wizard of Oz (1939, Judy Garland)

      Syracuse Landmark Theatre

      Sunday 2 & 7:30pm

      ***Auburn: Outdoor Jazz Fest

      Willard Chapel, 17 Nelson St

      Sunday 2 - 5pm

      ***Sylvan Beach: Vettes at the Beach
      500 Corvettes on Display

      Sunday 9am - 4pm

      And yes, there's more, so check our website calendar