Weekend's Best Bets, September 8 - 10, 2017

The Golden Harvest Festival is one of this weekend's Best Bets  (courtesy Onondaga Co Parks)

Lots of festivals, and more--here are our Best Bets:

***Auburn's TomatoFest
Food, music and entertainment
'Tomato Trolley' offers 20 minute round trips to Harriet Tubman Park
in the Downtown area
Friday 6-10pm (music at State St. Kiosk & area restaurants)
Saturday 10am-7pm
Sunday 10am-6pm
Free, non-perishable donations to area food banks welcome

***Golden Harvest Festival
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Park/ride the shuttle River Mall, 2265 Downer Street, Baldwinsville
Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5
$5 adults, $1 6-17 year olds

>8 Onondaga County Farms open for tours
Saturday 10am-3pm
>Tom Chapin Concert (free)
Greenwood Winery, East Syracuse
Saturday 5:30pm (free)

***Bonsai Show
Liverpool Library
Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday Noon-4pm
Free to look, free gardening advice!

***Hope for Heather Teal Ribbon Run
& family events (ovarian cancer awareness
Minoa: Lewis Park
Saturday 9am-12pm

***Minoa Festival
Music, family events, fireworks
Lewis Park, South Main St
Saturday noon-11pm
free to attend

***City Market
Syracuse: Everson Museum Plaza
Sunday 10am-4pm
free to browse

***Polish Picnic
LOTS of food!
Lakeland: Holy Cross Church (Armstrong Rd)
Sunday noon-3pm

***Runs & Walks at Onondaga Lake Park:
>ARC Race
USATF-certified 5K run, certified half-marathon, KIDZ 1 Mile Fun Run or the 3K Fun Walk
plus family fun (free/no need to sign up)
Long Branch Park, 7am-noon
>Make Every Breath Count (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) benefit)
Willow Bay 5k walk 9:30 registration
>Finishing for Summer (MADD benefit)
Willow Bay (Bay View Tent) 1pm
> Walk to Defeat ALS ($25 per person)
Long Branch Park, 10am

***Mustang Stamplede
5K run/ walk, 10K run and children’s fun run
by Liverpool Army Reserve, benefits Team Red, White & Blue
Oneida Shores Park, Brewerton
Sunday 7am registration, 9am

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