Jump Into July With 10 CNY Events

Celebrate our freedom this weekend with these local events.

It’s been 240 years since the Declaration of Independence was signed. Celebrate our freedom this weekend, avoid toxic political conversation, but make plans on how you can be a better ‘Merican. Go out and have fun, be safe and enjoy at least one of these activities in Syracuse, Ithaca, Cazenovia, Skaneateles, Sterling, Sackets Harbor or wherever your heart leads you in CNY.

Tiki Party

13232872_10153652526196705_4465365769119507088_nCheck out the science museum’s latest movie The Ultimate Wave with and a pre-show island-themed fundraiser.

Where: Museum of Science & Technology, 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 30 |  5;30 p.m.
Cost: $25 | More Info | 425-9068

Black Mountain

673661d7Heavy psychedelic rockers take the small stage to showcase their big sound.

Where: The Haunt, 702 Willow Ave., Ithaca
When: Friday, July 1 | 9 p.m.
Cost: $15/advance, $18/door | Buy Online | (607) 275-3447

From Here to Eternity

eternityTim Rice’s musical adaptation of the 1951 war novel takes to the MGR stage.

Thursday | 7:30 p.m.
Friday | 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Saturday | 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Where: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 17 William St., Auburn
When: Thursday, June 29 – Wednesday, July 20
Cost: $47-$51/adult, $44-$48/senior, $27/under 22 | Buy Online | (315) 255-1785, (800) 457-8897

Cazenovia Sidewalk Festival

Cazenovia_1_Photo_LargeArts and crafts throughout Cazenovia all weekend long.

Where: Albany St., Cazenovia
When: Thursday, June 30 – Sunday, July 3 | 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free Admission | 655-9244

Sterling Renaissance Festival

python_leadThe ultimate “throwback” festival is back for its 40th anniversary.

Where: Sterling Renaissance Festival, 15385 Farden Road, Sterling
When: Saturdays and Sundays | 10 a.m.
Cost: 28/adult, $17/child, $48/two-day pass, $196/season pass adult, $96/season pass child | Buy Online | (800) 879-4446

Made in New York Festival

made-in-ny-logoThink local. Eat local. Shop local. Listen to one hell of a classic rock lineup.

Where: Madison Barracks, 85 Worth St., Sackets Harbor
When: Saturday, July 2 | 11 a.m.
Cost: $10/advance and seniors, $15/door, free/ages 16 and under | More Info | 646-3374

Jazz Fest

12821401_1129430967101840_9134580737061643061_nMichael McDonald makes his Jazz Fest debut. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue returns for another performance. Both will be headlining the area’s biggest jazz festival.

Where: Onondaga Community College, 4585 W. Seneca Tpke., Syracuse
When: Saturday, July 2 – Sunday, July 3 | Gates open at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free admission, $5/parking, $10/parking after 6 p.m. | More Info

Cory Henry

37-atxxlThe young jazz and gospel musician has recorded with Snarky Puppy and toured with Bruce Springsteen, The Roots, Kirk Franklin and Michael McDonald among others will be stopping by Syracuse for an intimate performance.

Where: Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, July 2 | 7 p.m.
Cost: $20 | Buy Online

Red, White & Brew

13512082_10153509007631695_8514437521084685103_nThe annual patriotic outdoor festival features delicious food and live music from The Ripcords, Grit N Grace, Mike DeLaney & the Delinquents and Stroke.

Where: The Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles
When: Sunday, July 3 | 1 p.m.
Cost: Free admission | More Info | 685-3405

Maureen O’Hara ‘Teal There’s a Cure’

race8693-logo.bth1mcThe annual 5K walk/run fundraiser for ovarian cancer research and education returns for its eighth year.

Where: Marcellus Park, 2443 Platt Road, Marcellus
When: Monday, July 4 | 9 a.m.
Cost: $30/advance, $40/after July 2 | Register Online

Editor’s Pick1776

1776_logo-464x378Get patriotic this weekend. The American musical closes this weekend.

Where: Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E, Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 30 – Saturday, July 2 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $22/Thursday, $25/Friday & Saturday | Buy Online | 885-8960

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.

Super Saturday / Breakin’ BBoy McCoy / Challenger Baseball & RBI Baseball 50/50 / Water Bottle Giveaway

Opponent: Rochester Red Wings
Saturday, July 2 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

Family Sunday / Breakin’ BBoy McCoy / John Katko Night / Cowbell Giveaway

Opponent: Rochester Red Wings
Sunday, July 3 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

Weekend at the Fairgrounds


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

Syracuse International Horse Show

Thursday | 8 a.m.
Friday | 8 a.m.
Saturday | 10 a.m.

Where: Toyota Coliseum & Tractor Supply Company Exhibit Center
Thursday, June 30 – Saturday, July 2 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | 723-7737

Northwestern Welsh Pony Horse Show

Where: 4-H Ring & Stable Area
Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | (516) 768-5444

Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)


Temperature: 82 degrees / 59 degrees
Conditions: Hey, sun.


Temperature: 82 degrees / 60 degrees
Conditions: Little rain never dissolved anyone.


Temperature: 75 degrees / 58 degrees
Conditions: Breezy conditions, breezy jazz.


Temperature: 80 degrees / 58 degrees
Conditions: Good lookin’ Sunday Funday.


Temperature: 82 degrees / 60 degrees
Conditions: Red sunburn, white clouds, blue skies.


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