Weekend's Best Bets May 3 - 5

      The alpaca show is free to watch at the State Fairgrounds this weekend, and there are lots more events!

      Some weekend things to do:

      **Crawfish Clambake

      Seafood and Live Music

      Syracuse: Clinton Square

      Saturday 11am - 7pm

      (admission benefits storm relief)

      **Alpaca Show

      State Fairgrounds

      Saturday & Sunday (Free to watch)

      **Arabian Horse Show

      State Fairgrounds

      Thursday - Sunday (Free to watch)

      **Wildlife Festival

      Animal and Bird demos, tours, canoe paddles

      Monteuma Audubon Center

      Savannah: Rte 89

      Saturday 10am - 3pm

      **Spring Migration Festival

      Nature Art, crafts, children's events

      Great Swamp Conservancy

      Canastota: North Main St

      Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm

      **Verdi's Requiem (free performance)

      Live Chorus & Orchestra

      SUNY Cortland: The Arts at Grace

      former Community Church, 19 Church St

      Friday 8pm, Sunday 3pm

      **Kentucky Derby Party

      fundraiser for breast cancer

      Syracuse Armory Square: BAR

      Saturday 5 - 9pm

      (Watch NBC3 for race coverage)

      **Training for long distance bike rides

      Onondaga Lake Park

      Saturdays 8am until June 1

      Free if registered for June 9 Tour de Cure


      **Tiffany Heitkamp Walk for Wishes

      benefits Make-a-Wish

      OCC SRC Arena

      Saturday 10am

      **Rose Fair

      Info on planting, care

      Syracuse: Thornden Park Fieldhouse

      (near Mills Rose Garden)

      Saturday 9am - 1pm free

      **Sci-Fi & Horror Film Fest

      Eastwood: Palace Theatre

      Saturday 11:30am - midnight+


      **Vintage Silent Movie

      1925 Western 'Tumbleweeds'

      Buster Keaton's 'Paleface' too

      Rome Capitol Theatre

      Saturday 7pm

      **Mountain Goat Run

      10k, children's & fun runs

      Syracuse: Clinton Square

      9am start, party after

      **Syracuse Children's Chorus

      Last concert of Season

      SU Hendricks Chapel

      Sunday 4pm (tickets at door)

      **Combined Choir Concert, Marcellus & Skaneateles HS

      Marcellus HS Auditorium

      Sunday 5pm (free)