Weekend's Best Bets, December 30-January 1

This New Year's weekend, lots of possibilities for fun and entertainment

It is the last weekend of the old year, with lots to do in Central New York. Take a look at OUR Best Bets:

***Noon Year's Eve
Family New Year's Celebration
Syracuse Zoo at Burnet Park
Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm (Ball drop at noon)

***Guided Nature Walks (theme: How animals prepare for winter)
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Saturday or Sunday 2pm
free with park admission
(themes change weekly)

***Ice Skating under the tree
Syracuse Clinton Square
Saturday 10am-8:30pm
New Year's eve: 10am-7:30pm
New Year's day: 10am-8:00pm
school vacation days: 10am-8:30pm
call ahead for ice conditions: (315) 423-0129

***Lights on the Lake
2-mile drive-thru
Onondaga Lake Park
nightly 5-10pm until Jan 7

***Gingerbread Gallery
Syracuse Erie Canal Museum
10am-5pm daily til January 7
EXCEPT Sunday closing 2pm
Closed New Year's Day

***The Wizard of Oz
Syracuse Stage holiday production
>Saturday 3pm: Sensory-friendly performance
$25 ticket
>Sunday 7pm sold out, however
Ruby Slippers Ball follows, with buffet & 11pm countdown
$30 adults, $20 children

***Resolution Run (approx 5 miles)
start/finish Syracuse Spaghetti Warehouse,685 North Clinton St
Monday 10am (registration before)
info: Syracuse Track Club

***First Day Hike
Oswego: Ft. Ontario
Monday 10am-noon

To get your event listed, email us at, at least one full week in advance.

See all our events listings on our website calendar:

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