Festival Guide

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    Sterling Stage 20 Year Anniversary Party

    Thursday, July 2nd 2015 - 12:00 am at Sterling Stage Kampitheater
    274 Kent Rd

    Musical entertainment and great company!

    http://www.sterlingstage.com/

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    24th Annual Great Blue Heron Festival

    Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 12:00 am at Sherman, NY
    2361 Waits Corners Rd

    Nearly three dozen bands are featured at this electric gathering held on a bucolic site in western New York.

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    Cazenovia Arts & Crafts Fair

    Saturday, July 4th 2015 - 12:00 am at Lorenzo State Historic
    17 Rippleton Rd.

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    Finger Lakes Wine Festival

    Friday, July 10th 2015 - 12:00 am at Finger Lakes Wine Festival
    2790 Country Route 16

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    NYS Blues Festival

    Friday, July 10th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

    The New York State Blues Festival is back in Downtown Syracuse Friday-Saturday July 10th-11th with the BEST blues music in the country all in one place…and it’s FREE!

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    Kings of Summer

    Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm at 658 Lake Road, King Ferry
    658 Lake Road

    Kick off summer with great food, wine, craft beer, music and lots of family fun at Treleaven’s first annual Kings of Summer.

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    Camp Bisco 2015

    Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 12:00 am at Montage Mountain
    1000 Montage Mountain Rd

    Host band the Disco Biscuits will bring Camp Bisco, now in its 13th year, to their home state for the first time since 2002.

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    Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

    Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 12:00 am at The Walsh Farm
    1 Poultney Road

    Hosted by the Dry Branch Fire Squad, this long-running event features some of the biggest names in bluegrass, along with some other roots bands.

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    33rd Annual M&T Syracuse Jazz Festival

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at Onondaga Community College
    4585 W Seneca Turnpike

    This two day festival remains free for all events.

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    M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest 2015

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at Onondaga Community College
    4585 W Seneca Turnpike

    The 33rd Annual Syracuse Jazz Fest, the largest free jazz fest in the Northeast, returns to Onondaga Community College Friday-Saturday July 17th-18th!

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    Syracuse Jazz Festival

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at Onondaga Community College
    4585 W Seneca Turnpike

    Featuring Aretha Franklin, Lake Street Dive and more.

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    Syracuse Nationals Classic Car Show 2015

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at NYS Fairgrounds
    581 State Fair Blvd.

    The largest car show in the Northeast. Over 8,000 hot rods from all over the U.S. and Canada converge on the New York State Fairgrounds for a three day celebration of America’s love affair with classic cars.

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    PeakFest 2015

    Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 12:00 am at Greek Peak Mountain Resort
    2000 Route 392

    Come enjoy a great show at a beautiful venue!  Annual PeakFest will feature headliner Kellie Pickler.  Great food music from  Bill Ali & Shotgun Showdown, Tailor Made, & Hoot’n Anges will also be featured. An additional national act may be added at a later date.  See website for details!

    Tickets on sale now!
    Before June 21st – $25/person
    After June 21 and at gate $35/person
    Parking $5/car upon arrival 

    Schedule:

    1:00 p.m. Gates Open for Chairlift Rides, Lunch, Marketplace
    2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wolf Radio Country Showdown Sponsor Welcome
    3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Bill Ali & Shotgun Showdown
    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tink Bennett & Tailor Made
    5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. The Hootz (Hootn Anges)
    6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Sponsor Recognition
    7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Kellie Pickler
    8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Party at Trax

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    57th Annual Hector Fireman’s Fair

    Thursday, July 23rd 2015 - 12:00 am

    Held at the Hector Fire Department Field in Hector, NY

    Thursday, July 23rd
    Family night
    1/2 price ride tickets
    Bingo
    50/50 raffle
    DJ music live animal Display
    Sawmill Demonstration

    Friday, July 24th
    parade at 7:00 pm
    Bingo
    50/50 raffle live music
    live animal Display
    Sawmill Demonstration

    Saturday, July 25th
    car Show 12:00 – 4:00 pm chicken BBQ 12:00 – till
    ride matinee 1:00 – 5:00 pm
    live music 8:00 – 12:00 am
    (Band: Citizen Band Radio)
    Fireworks at 10:00 pm
    Bingo
    50/50 raffle live animal Display
    Sawmill Demonstration

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    Harborfest

    Thursday, July 23rd 2015 - 12:00 am at Oswego Harbor Festivals Inc.
    41 Lake Street

    Oswego’s Harborfest is fun for all ages. From parades, musical performances and great food everyone will find something to enjoy!

    http://www.oswegoharborfest.com/about_fest/

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    Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival

    Friday, July 24th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

    A Syracuse Artsweek Festival. The Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival is now a three-day extravaganza, bringing you 50% more fine music, food, drink and fun! We’ve added a new “Budweiser Blues Sunday” featuring eight hours of blues, BBQ and craft beers in the new “Budweiser Beer Garden” – a high energy chaser to close our weekend of the greatest in jazz, funk, blues and fine wine selections – now making us a twenty-seven hour celebration of American music anchoring Syracuse Artsweek, our signature summer cultural tourism event.

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    Hippiefest 2015

    Saturday, July 25th 2015 - 7:30 pm at Tioga Downs
    2384 W River Rd

    Performing: Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals
    Lovin’ Spoonful
    Rick Derringer
    Badfinger featuring Joey Molland

    https://www.tiogadowns.com/promotions/07july/hippiefest/index.php

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    Falcon Ridge Folk Fest

    Friday, July 31st 2015 - 12:00 am at Dodds Farm
    44 County Route 7D

    Three days of sublime singer-songwriters on four stages, including dance and family stages.

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    74th Central NY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

    Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm at Long Branch Park
    Long Branch rd

    The Central New York Scottish Games committee invites you to attend the CNY Scottish Games and Celtic Festival at Long Branch Park in Liverpool, NY for an experience you will never forget!

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    36th Annual Skaneateles Festival

    Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 12:00 am

    This four-week classical festival, each week having a separate theme, presents world-class performers in several venues around this lakeside village.

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