10 CNY June Events to Jaunt To

It’s a festival-filled weekend in Syracuse!

Hello, new and dedicated readers, and thanks for tuning in to see what is on deck for this weekend. Festival season has begun and there are plenty of opportunities to disrupt your exercise routine, offset your diet and cheat days. However, where there is cultural festivals, there is traditional music and dancing. Anything goes when it comes to getting out and enjoying the beautiful weather. Have fun!

St. Sophia’s Greek Cultural Festival

static1.squarespaceFriday | 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday | noon – 10 p.m.
Sunday | noon – 4 p.m.

Where: St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church, 3525 Waring Road, Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 9 – Sunday, June 12
Cost: Free | More Info | 446-5222

Fox on the Fairway

foxonfairwayweb-453x500Ken Ludwig’s saucy and screwball comedy kicks the summer theatre program off.

Friday | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday | 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cortland Repertory Theatre, Little York Lake Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble
When: Thursday, June 9 – Sunday, June 18
Cost: $30-$34/evening, $26-$29/matinee & Sunday | More Info | (800) 427-6160, (607) 756-2627

Syracuse Polish Festival

10358148_1517322748489700_6418482386925634445_nFriday | 4 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday | noon – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday | noon – 5 p.m.

Where: Clinton Square, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12
Cost: Free admission | More Info

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales

stinkycheeseThe musical comedy is adapted for the stage from the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith is sure to entertain the likes of kids all ages and adults.

Friday | 7 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.


Where: Gifford Family Theatre, Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 18
Cost: $15/adults, $10/children | Buy Online | 445-4200

Skunk Funk Music Festival

1483_1464972172_e53a84549b303a8b318ab6add97fb45aThe eclectic 4th annual music festival features headliners Andy Friedman, Peter Mulvey and Jeffery Foucault. Performances from Dusty Pas’cal, Heather Pierson Trio and Suitcase Junket. Friday show begins at 8 p.m. Saturday shows begin at 1 p.m. Saturday workshops 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Where: The Nelson Odeon, 4035 Nelson Road, Nelson
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11
Cost: $15/workshop, $20/Friday, $30/Saturday, $40/weekend pass | Buy Online | 655-9193

Madeleine Peyroux & Syracuse Stage Gala

MadeleinePeyroux1Blues and jazz songwriter returns to CNY, highlights the Syracuse Stage Gala.

Where: Goldstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center, Syracuse Univsersity, 303 University Pl. Syracuse
When: Friday, June 10 | 9 p.m.
Cost: $25/show only, $200/Gala, cocktail, hour & show, $300/VIP | Buy Online | 443-2709, 443-3275


Cuse Comedy Showcase

Cuse Comedy ShowcaseHost Corey Smithson introduces headliner Anna Phillips along with comics Joshua Barry, Sara Benson, Jay Burris, Mikael Gregg, Jay Merante, Rico Tigner and Bill Woodcock competing for a cash prize.

Where: Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd E., Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 11 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10/advance, $12/door | Buy Online | 885-8960

Syracuse Air Show

AircraftThe planes! The planes!

Where: Syracuse Hancock International Airport, 1000 Col Eileen Collins Blvd., Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12 | 9 a.m.
Cost: $12-$15/adults, $10-$15/ages 5 to 15, free/ages 4 and under | Buy Online | 454-4330



Socci Stiletto Stampede

441_1269573393059036_6146332466678619340_nThe fundraiser to raise awareness and aims to put an end to domestic violence features the annual 50-yard dash and 5K … all while wearing stilettos.

Where: The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355 State St. Road, Skaneateles Falls
When: Sunday, June 12 | 11 a.m.
Cost: $45/participant, $40/adult attendee, $20/child attendee | Register Online



12741969_10153450089932781_6638078190702742694_nThe sibling quartet from Colorado weave and arrange pop and folk tunes into musical bouquet.

Where: Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville
When: Sunday, June 12 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $10, $15, $20, $25, $30 | Buy Online | 691-3550



Editor’s PickSave the Mansion Tour, Fundraiser

A Mansion of PossibilityThe two-part annual fundraiser kicks off with a garden party on Friday at 6 p.m.. The tour of historical Sedgewick homes continues on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Where: 106 Wendell Terrace, Syracuse (garden party), Barnes Hiscock Mansion, 930 James St. (tour)
When: Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11
Cost: $15/members tour, $20/nonmembers tour, $40/garden party, $100/patron ticket includes both events, Saturday lunch and a donation to the mansion  | Buy Online | 422-2445

Take me out to the Chiefs Game…

All baseball games are played at NBT Stadium, 1 Tex Simone Dr, Syracuse. Box office phone: 474-7833.

NBT Bank Stadium. Photo by Christopher Malone.

Dollar Thursday / Ladies Night

Opponent: Louisville Bats
Saturday, June 8 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online



Weekend at the Fairgrounds


The Fairgrounds is located at 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.

CNY Reining Horse Association Ride & Slide Show

Where: Toyota Coliseum
Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 447-4166

Empire Brewfest

Friday | 5-10 p.m.
Saturday | 1-9 p.m.

Where: Chevy Court
Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 5
Cost: $5/pay as you go, $5/designated drivers, $35/day, $65/weekend pass | More Info | 426-8741

Weather or Not Horse Show

Where: 4-H Rings & Stables
Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 727-5391

CNY Dairy Goat Society Annual Show

Where: Goat, Llama & Swine Barn
Saturday, June 11 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | (631) 766-9508

Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)


Temperature: 66 degrees / 47 degrees
Conditions: Summer wind is blowin’ in.


Temperature: 70 degrees / 49 degrees
Conditions: Beautiful day in the neighborhood.


Temperature: 80 degrees / 60 degrees
Conditions: Only a 30 percent chance of rain.


Temperature: 70 degrees / 52 degrees
Conditions: It’s going to be great!

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