Weekend's Best Bets Sept 27 - 29

      Drive up the scenic Salmon River to the Altmar Fish Hatchery and see the monster fish---just one of many things to do this weekend

      Here are our best bets:

      Saturday is National Museum Day. Download free tickets at for free entry to hundreds of area museums (they also have maps and information)

      ***Wheel Days

      Demolition Derby, Car and Truck Shows, more!

      Brookfield: Madison County Fairgrounds

      Friday evening - Sunday

      ***Lioness Central Square Apple Festival

      Brewerton Speedway

      Friday evening (rides only)

      Saturday & Sunday: apple products & food, crafts, music

      ***Haudenosaunee Wooden Stick Lacross Expo

      Games, demonstrations, clinics

      Onondaga Lake Park ballparks (at entrance)

      Saturday & Sunday (free)

      ***Salmon River Fish Hatchery Open House
      Altmar, Oswego County

      Saturday 9 - 4pm (free, tours every half hour)

      ***Sportsmen's Days
      Hunting, Fishing, and other outdoor sports demos and activities

      Elbridge: Carpenters' Brook Fish Hatchery

      Saturday & Sunday afternoons ($5 per car)

      ***NY India Festival

      State Fairgrounds

      Saturday 10am - 8pm

      ***A Taste of Latin America

      Food Sampling from area chefs

      Syracuse: La Casita, Otisco Street

      Saturdy 1 - 4pm

      ***Jewish Food & Music Festival

      DeWitt: Jewish Community Center

      Sunday noon - 6pm

      ***Kale Festival
      LaFayette: Carol Watson Greenhouse

      Saturday & Sunday noon - 4pm (free)

      ***Wanderer's Rest Canine Classic
      Dog Walk, Festival featuring Pit Boss Shorty Rossi

      Chittenango: Marshall Farms

      Sunday 10am - 4pm

      ***Snowmobile Drag Racing
      Bouckville: Excell Speedway

      Saturday 11am-evening: vintage slets

      Sunday 11am-evening: speed demons

      And there's much more on our web events calendar.