Weekend's Best Bets, May 20 - 23, 2016

A look inside the renovated Hotel Syracuse is part of the Downtown Living Tour on Saturday. It's one of our Best Bets

Lots of fun things to do this weekend in Central New York! Here are OUR Best Bets:

***Downtown Living Tour
See Syracuse Urban housing
PLUS Hotel Syracuse 'peek' this year
Saturday noon - 5pm
Tickets at 115 West Fayette St $15

***Salt City BBQ Festival
Syracuse Clinton Square
Saturday 11am - 11pm, Sunday Noon - 7pm
Free to attend

***Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
State Fairgrounds
Saturday noon - 7pm (beer sampling 3 - 7pm)
$5 online at
$10 at the door, day-of

***Kids' Expo
State Fairgrounds Horticulture Building
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Four tickets for $10

***NY State Breeders' Horse Show
Division One: Ponies, Miniatures and Gaited breeds
Arabian, National Show Horses, Morgan, Saddlebred, Tennessee Walkers, Hackney, Roadster, Paso Fino, Haflinger, Pony, Miniature and Welsh.
State Fair Coliseum
Thursday - Sunday, 8am until evening
free to attend

***Lakeside Dog Park Ribbon Cutting
Auburn: Emerson Park
Saturday 1pm
free to get in (parking charge)
bring your dog!

***Carrier Field of Dreams Grand Opening
DeWitt: Carrier Complex (600 Roby Ave off Carrier Circle)
Saturday 2pm free

***Rubber Stamp & Scrapbook 'Getaway'
Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm
$6 advance (valid both days)
$8 at the door
FREE after 2pm Sunday

***New Exhibit Opening at Fort Ontario
Free admission, 10am - 4pm
Ribbon Cutting, 1pm

***Hobie Cat Regatta
Brewerton: Oneida Shores Park
Thursday - Sunday
Free to watch

***Sacred Sites Churches Open Houses
Saturday & Sunday
In Syracuse:
>AME Zion Church, 711 East Fayette St, Sunday 2-4pm
>Church of the Saviour, 437 James St Sat 10-3, Sun 10-2
>First English Lutheran, 501 James St Sat 10:30-3
>Grace Episcopal, 412 University Ave Sat 10-3, Sun 11-2
>St. Paul's Episcopal, 22 East Fayette St Sat 10-3, Sun Noon-3
>Temple Concord, 910 Madison St Sun 9am-noon
in Rome: Zion Episcopal Church, 140 West Liberty St Sat 10-4, Sun 9-6
in Owasco: Owasco Reformed Church, 5105 State Rte 38A Sat 9-4, Sun 9:30-1
in Chittenango: St Paul's Episcopal, 204 Genesee St Sat noon - 2pm
the statewide list:

And for MUCH more, check our website events calendar on the Neighborhood Page:

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