Weekend's Best Bets, Sept. 6 - 8

      The Irish Festival and more to explore this weekend!

      Here are some choices for family fun:

      ***Irish Festival (free to attend)

      Syracuse Clinton Square

      Friday & Saturday 10am - 10pm

      ***Golden Harvest Festival
      ($5 adults, $1 6-17, under 5 free)

      Beaver Lake Nature Center (west of B'ville)

      Shuttles from free parking, River Mall, Downer St

      Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm

      ***Homesteading Fair

      Vendors, booths, music, food (workshops Saturday)

      Lowville: County Fairgrounds

      Friday evening 4-8pm (free)

      Saturday 7am -5pm ($15, under 17 free w/ adult)

      ***Dragon Boat Races (free to watch)
      Oswego: Breitbeck Park

      Saturday 9am - 6pm

      ***Kite Festival (free)

      Arts & Crafts, too!

      Fort Ontario Grounds

      Saturday 10am - 4pm

      ***Clean Water Open House (free)

      Metropolitan Sewage Treatment Plant

      Syr: Hiawatha Blvd

      Saturday 9am - 2pm

      ***Rescue Mission Block Party (free)
      Syracuse: Gifford St. Campus

      Saturday afternoon

      ***Parade of Horses & Hounds (free to watch)

      Cazenovia: Albany (Main) St from Sullivan St

      To Lorenzo Historic Site

      Sunday 9am

      Blessing of Hounds 9:30am at Lorenzo

      ***SPCA Walk & Four Legged Festival

      Liverpool Long Branch Park

      Sunday 11-2 (after walks & runs)

      ***Responsible Dog Owners' Day

      Onondaga Kennel Club Parade of Breeds

      Liverpool: Long Branch Park

      Sunday 11am - 2pm (free)

      actual parades 11 & 1pm

      ***Woofstock fun dog show

      benefits Oswego County SPCA

      Breitbeck Park

      Sunday 11am - 2pm

      ***Preview Party for Syracuse Opera season (free!)

      Syracuse: Mulroy Civic Center

      Sunday 2pm

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