Weekend's Best Bets, December 7 - 9, 2018

Santa's reindeer are back in downtown Syracuse this weekend, for Holidays in the City. It's one of our Weekend's Best Bets!

Lots to see and do this weekend, mostly holiday themed, and mostly free! Check out our Best Bets:

***Holidays in the City (many events free)
Syracuse downtown, several venues
See the reindeer, ice sculptures, skating, music, movies

***It's a Wonderful Life festival (many events free)
LOTS of events & THE movie!
Seneca Falls
Friday 9am - 10pm, Saturday 7:30-11pm, Sunday 8:30am-9pm

***Tired Teddy Toss
'donate' gently used stuffed toys
Syracuse Crunch Hockey Game
Onondaga County War Memorial arena
Saturday 7pm

***Christmas Craft & Holiday Market
State Fair Horticulture Building
Friday 5 - 9pm, Sat 10-5pm, Sun 10-4pm

***Solstice at the Cathedral
Concerts with 16 gropus/artists
Syracuse: St Paul's, Montgomery at Fayette St
Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2 or 7:30pm
$30 general admission

***Handel's Messiah
Friday: Rome First United Methodist, George St with Symphoria Pops Chorus 7:30pm (Christmas Portion)
Saturday: Syracuse Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Columbus Circle with SU Oratorio Society 8pm
Monday: Cortland United Presbyterian Church, Church St with Symphoria Pops Concert, 7:30pm (Christmas Portion)

***Christmas with the DeSantis Orchestra
Eastwood: Palace Theatre, James Street
Sunday 6pm

***Santa Paws
bring your dog for Santa pictures, Dogs for adoption
Cicero: Driver's Village
Saturday 11am - 3pm

***Santa by Sea (free open house)
Santa arrives by Coast Guard Cutter
Oswego: H Lee White Marine Museum
Sunday 1-4:30pm

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