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12/09/2019 (All day)
34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Runs 11/22/2019 - 1/05/2020
Erie Canal Museum
 

34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery

It is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through January 5, 2020 except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days. Proceeds supportthe Museum's educational programs, exhibits, research, and community outreach.

The exhibit and theMuseum are open until 9 p.m. Friday, November 29, with free cookies and cocoastarting at 5 p.m. and music by Merry Mischief after the tree-lighting ceremonyin Clinton Square

The Museum is offering gingerbread workshops for children and families at 11a.m. and 1 p.m. December 14, 28, and 30. Participants in this event learn howto make gingerbread house-like creations to take home using milk cartons,graham crackers, icing, and a variety of edible decorations. Admission is $8per child for Museum members and $12 per child for non-members, and includesall materials and admission to the Gingerbread Gallery. Pre-registration isrequired athttps://eriecanalmuseum.org/gingerbread/. Members should call 315-471-0593, extension10 to reserve a spot.

The third annual Gingerbread Build +Sip at the Museum takes place on Wednesday, December 11 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. This creative event features stations with avariety of ingredients guests can use to make their own gingerbread-like houseswhile they enjoy holiday music and refreshments. Advance sale tickets are $12 for the general public, and may be purchased at https://eriecanalmuseum.org/store/product/gingerbread-build-sip/. Tickets are also available at the door for $15per person. Museum members are asked to phone (315) 471-0593, extension 12, toregister and receive the discounted admission price. The Gingerbread Build +Sip is for ages 21 and older.

Date/Time12/09/2019 (All day)
Runs11/22/2019 - 1/05/2020
Cost$7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $2 for children 12 and under, free for Museum members
Contact Phone315-471-0593
Contact Emailvicki@eriecanalmuseum.org
VenueErie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0593
12/09/2019 (All day)
A Detailed Look: Schoharie Crossing
Runs 9/24/2019 - 1/15/2020
Erie Canal Museum
 

A Detailed Look: Schoharie Crossing

An exhibit of photographs by Jenny Kielbasa-Galough that feature structures at Montgomery County's Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site during all seasons of the year.

Date/Time12/09/2019 (All day)
Runs9/24/2019 - 1/15/2020
CostFree
Contact Phone315-471-0593
Contact Emailcurator@eriecanalmuseum.org
VenueErie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0593
12/09/2019 8:00 AM
Central New York Watercolor Signature Exhibition
Runs 11/08/2019 - 1/30/2020
SUNY Oswego Metro Center-Tyler Art Center
 

Central New York Watercolor Signature Exhibition

Signature Exhibition of 2019.You are cordially invited to attend an inspiring display of fine art watercolor paintings. The region’s group of accomplished painters will hold the event from November 8th through January 30th, 2020 at the SUNY Oswego in Syracuse Tyler Art Gallery, located in the Atrium at 2 Clinton Square.

Attendees of the exhibition are sure to be impressed by the quality collection of fine art. Another benefit is the certainty that all works are original watercolor paintings and all exhibiting artists have achieved signature status. Artists in this category have been approved by a panel of judges through a blind jurying process. Many signature artists have achieved regional, national and international acclaim. They have won prizes,awards and are well represented in public and private collections.

Exhibition runs Friday November 8, 2019 through Thursday, January 30, 2020

Hours: M-F 8-4:30, Evenings and Weekends, Variable – call in advance.

SUNY Oswego in Syracuse (Tyler Art Gallery)

The Atrium, 2 Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone (315) 399-4100

Reception Thursday November 14, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Date/Time12/09/2019 8:00 AM
Runs11/08/2019 - 1/30/2020
CostFree
Contact Phone315-399-4100
Contact Emailamy.bartell@oswego.edu
VenueSUNY Oswego Metro Center-Tyler Art Center
The Atrium, 2 Clinton Square
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-399-4100
12/09/2019 9:00 AM
Santa Breakfast Party
Runs 12/08/2019 - 12/15/2019
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
 

Santa Breakfast Party

In partnership with the Everson Museum of Art, join us on either December 8th or 15th to enjoy our Santa Breakfast Party! Admission includes: Chef prepared breakfast for all ages, holiday music, arts & crafts with the Everson, photos with Santa (including 2 prints!), cookie decorating, and balloon entertainer! ALL tickets include FREE admission to the Everson Museum of Art's Festival of Trees!

Date/Time12/09/2019 9:00 AM
Runs12/08/2019 - 12/15/2019
CostChildren under 5: Free, Children under 12: $5, Adults: $18
Contact Phone315-474-2424
VenueMarriott Syracuse Downtown
500 S. Warren St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-2424
12/09/2019 (Multi-time)
34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Runs 11/24/2019 - 1/05/2020
Erie Canal Museum
 

34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery

The Erie Canal Museum’s Annual Gingerbread Gallery started in 1986 as a one-day gingerbread auction. Its popularity has increased over the years and it is now a six-week long event featuring over 30 gingerbread creations made by local bakers of all ages! Everyone is invited to participate in the Gingerbread Gallery.

Date12/09/2019
Multiple Times

Open Daily from 10AM – 5PM
*10AM – 2PM on December 24th and 31st

Runs11/24/2019 - 1/05/2020
Cost$2 for children, $5 for seniors, and $7 for adults
Contact Phone315-471-0593
VenueErie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0593
12/10/2019 (Multi-time)
Festival of Trees
Runs 12/06/2019 - 12/15/2019
Everson Museum of Art
 

Festival of Trees

Celebrate the season with a visit to one of CNY’s most treasured holiday events. Take in the beautiful sights, purchase items to decorate your home or office, and pick up tips for your own creations. Beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and unique displays are donated and all items sold benefit the Everson Museum. Visit the Holiday Café for lunch, find unique gifts in the Museum Shop, and enjoy live entertainment.

Date12/10/2019
Multiple Times

Sunday: Noon – 5:00pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Noon – 5:00pm
Thursday: Noon – 8:00pm
Friday: Noon – 5:00pm
First Friday of each month: Noon – 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Runs12/06/2019 - 12/15/2019
Cost$5 Members | $8 Non-Members
Contact Phone315-474-6064
Contact Emaileverson@everson.org
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/11/2019 (All day)
Festival of Trees
Runs 12/06/2019 - 12/15/2019
Everson Museum of Art
 

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees is an annual ten-day event featuring over 100 uniquely decorated trees, wreaths, and special holiday displays. In addition to the beautiful visual displays, there will be holiday music and dance performances offered by individuals and groups who perform in the Rosamond Gifford Sculpture Court and the Hosmer Auditorium.

Date/Time12/11/2019 (All day)
Runs12/06/2019 - 12/15/2019
Cost$5 Members | $8 Non-Members
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/11/2019 (All day)
A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Runs 11/16/2019 - 3/22/2020
Everson Museum of Art
 

A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson’s collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum’s collecting priorities, from the Museum’s earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.

Date/Time12/11/2019 (All day)
Runs11/16/2019 - 3/22/2020
CostFree with Museum Admission
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/11/2019 2:00 PM
Earth Piece
Runs 7/20/2019 - 1/05/2020
Everson Museum of Art
 

Earth Piece

Named after Yoko Ono’s 1963 Earth Piece, a score that invites the reader to “Listen to the sound of the earth turning,” this exhibition examines artists who have combined clay and ceramics with performance art, photography, conceptual art, and even land art. Far from being used as “just another material,” clay comes freighted with millennia of associations with material culture.Earth Piece highlights the work of well-known figures from the art world, as well as lesser-known artists whose work shaped the field of ceramics into a vibrant discipline that is equally at home in both domestic and contemporary spheres.

Date/Time12/11/2019 2:00 PM
Runs7/20/2019 - 1/05/2020
CostFREE with museum admission
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/12/2019 (Multi-time)
A Syracuse Christmas Carol
Runs 12/12/2019 - 12/22/2019
Redhouse Arts Center
 

A Syracuse Christmas Carol

A Syracuse Christmas Carol puts a new twist to the classic Charles Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, featuring many Syracuse landmarks and historical figures resurrected on stage. Set in 1999 on Christmas Eve, prominent Syracuse businessman, Ebenezer Scrooge, is visited by 3 Ghosts — each one a Syracuse legend! With hummable Christmas tunes and a Broadway-style score, A Syracuse Christmas Carol will make it’s world premier here at Redhouse. It’s a fun filled show with songs, laughs and recognizable Syracuse icons from the past and the present. Be the first to experience the show that was written especially for Syracuse.

Date12/12/2019
Multiple Times

Thursdays at 7PM
Fridays at 8PM
Saturdays at 2PM & 8PM
Sundays at 2PM

Runs12/12/2019 - 12/22/2019
Cost$35
Contact Phone315-362-2785
Contact Emailinfo@theredhouse.org
VenueRedhouse Arts Center
201 S. West St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-425-0405
12/12/2019 (Multi-time)
Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories
Runs 12/12/2019 - 12/15/2019
The Oncenter War Memorial Arena
 

Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories

Mickey Mouse is joined by Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a journey to discover his favorite memory of all time. Using Mickey’s “Mouse Pad,” show hosts encourage fans to be part of the action and help the gang venture though Disney stories, sharing memorable moments from treasured tales. Along the way, families sail away with Moana as she displays courage to save her island on a high-seas adventure with the demigod, Maui. Families will continue the journey the wintry world of Arendelle as royal sisters Anna and Elsa discover true love is the most powerful magic of all, and they’ll experience the mysterious magic of Fantasia as a Sorcerer’s Apprentice makes brooms come to life. “Live Your Story” alongside Disney Princesses as they use perseverance, determination and hard work to inspire Mickey and children around the world to share their favorite Disney memories.

Date12/12/2019
Multiple Times

7 p.m. on Dec. 12
7 p.m. on Dec. 13
11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. on Dec. 14
12 p.m., 4 p.m. on Dec. 15

Runs12/12/2019 - 12/15/2019
CostTickets Start at $15
Contact Phone315-435-2121
VenueThe Oncenter War Memorial Arena
800 S. State St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-8000
12/14/2019 1:00 PM
Santa Saturdays
Runs 12/07/2019 - 12/14/2019
Everson Museum of Art
 

Santa Saturdays

Pre-registration is encouraged

A visit on these special days includes a visit with Santa, an opportunity to create a holiday craft, and a snack of milk and cookies (coffee or tea for adults).

Date/Time12/14/2019 1:00 PM
Runs12/07/2019 - 12/14/2019
Cost$10 Adults | $5 Children (includes Museum/Festival admission)
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/15/2019 (All day)
A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Runs 11/16/2019 - 3/22/2020
Everson Museum of Art
 

A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects

On View November 16, 2019 – March 22, 2020

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson’s collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum’s collecting priorities, from the Museum’s earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.

Date/Time12/15/2019 (All day)
Runs11/16/2019 - 3/22/2020
CostFree with Museum Admission
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/27/2019 7:00 PM
Syracuse Crunch
Runs 12/27/2019 - 12/27/2019
The Oncenter War Memorial Arena
 

Syracuse Crunch

Come support the Syracuse Crunch as they take on the Binghamton Devils. Enjoy food and refreshments! Go Crunch!

Date/Time12/27/2019 7:00 PM
Runs12/27/2019 - 12/27/2019
CostCost Varies
Contact Phone315-473-4444
VenueThe Oncenter War Memorial Arena
800 S. State St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-8000

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Free Holiday Movie And Gathering at The Everson
1:00 PM
 

Free Holiday Movie And Gathering at The Everson

Sponsored by Clarity Clinical & Loretto

Schedule · Wednesday, December 11, 2019

1:00 PM

Registration/Check-in

1:30 PM

"It's A Wonderful Life" on the Big Screen

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Cookies & Coffee w/ The Festival of Trees

RSVP Required: 315-760-5905 x 705 OR Info@ClarityClinicalResearch.com

Registration/Check-in from 1:00-1:30 pm.

Date/Time12/11/2019 1:00 PM
CostFREE
Contact Phone315-760-5905
Contact EmailInfo@ClarityClinicalResearch.com
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
 
Holiday Cocktail Making Class
6:00 PM
 

Holiday Cocktail Making Class

Join us to learn how to make some holly jolly holiday cocktails! While we cant share our recipes until the event - just imagine your favorite holiday flavors - one tart, refreshing and light cranberry cocktail and one rich, delicious twist on the white russian that is a dessert in itself! Ticket includes a demonstration and samples of each cocktail, step by step instruction as you mix your TWO cocktails (that yes you get to enjoy!), entrance to the show at Funk that night and possibly more goodies (stay tuned)! Only 16 tickets available for this event!

(More info on the show at Funk: https://www.funknwaffles.com/event/10063695/metasequoia-truwocz-jp-and-t...)

Use Coupon Code RIGHTMIND for 10% off.

Date/Time12/11/2019 6:00 PM
Cost$25
Contact Emaildan@rightmindsyracuse.com
VenueFunk 'n Waffles (Armory Square)
307-313 S. Clinton St
Syracuse, NY 13202
 
The OHA Holiday Party!
6:00 PM
 

The OHA Holiday Party!

Join us for the Onondaga Historical Association's Holiday Party on Thursday, December 12th from 6 - 8 pm. Enjoy our Salina Street exhibit dressed up for the holiday as it was in yester-year, listen and sing along with old fashion carolers, get a head start on your holiday shopping with a special gift gallery sale, and maybe even catch a peek of the man in red himself.

Feel free to dress in holiday fashion from the 40s to the 80s in celebration of Salina Street's heyday.

FOR THE KIDDOS: Have a chance to get hands-on with historic items and create festive crafts!

Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments and special holiday cookies with be provided.

*** If you haven't made it to see our Don Waful exhibit, this is your last opportunity as they will be coming down at the close of the year. Also, at this event, see a preview of what our Future Historians Room will look like when it opens Spring 2020. ***

Date/Time12/12/2019 6:00 PM
CostFree
Contact Phone315-428-1864
Contact Emailalicia.madonna@cnyhistory.org
VenueOnondaga Historical Association Museum
321 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
 
Engaging Neighbors
6:00 PM
 

Engaging Neighbors

This evening event welcomes new members of our community to celebrate the ‘warmth of winter’ in Syracuse with light refreshments and entertainment.

Date/Time12/12/2019 6:00 PM
Cost$5 Members | $8 Non-Members
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
 
NYS Baroque presents A Baroque Noel
7:30 PM
 

NYS Baroque presents A Baroque Noel

Charpentier’s beloved Messe de Minuit pour Noel, French popular noels, and concertos by Vivaldi! Paul O’Dette, director and soloist in the Vivaldi concerto for Mandolino; Geoffrey Burgess, oboe soloist in Vivaldi’s Oboe Concerto in C Major; with 8 singers and baroque orchestra. Program also includes Vivaldi’s Magnificat, RV 610. Pre-concert talk at 6:45pm!

Date/Time12/13/2019 7:30 PM
CostGeneral $35; Senior $30; Students $10; Students grades 3-12 FREE
Contact Phone607-301-0604
Contact Emailinfo@nysbaroque.com
VenueSt. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
310 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6053
 
Symphoria Pops II: Holiday Pops
7:30 PM
 

Symphoria Pops II: Holiday Pops

SEAN O"LOUGHLIN | conductor
LIZZIE KLEMPERER | vocalist
SYRACUSE POPS CHORUS | Lou Lemos, director

A family tradition, this performance features holiday favorites and soon to be favorites, with a “cast of thousands,” including the Syracuse Pops Chorus, special guest vocalist, and dancers.

Date/Time12/13/2019 7:30 PM
Cost$90-$20, College $5, 18 & under $0
Contact Phone315-299-5598
Contact Emailinfo@experiencesymphoria.org
VenueCrouse Hinds Theater at The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters
421 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-8000
 
Symphoria Pops II: Holiday Pops
(Multi-time)
 

Symphoria Pops II: Holiday Pops

SEAN O'LOUGHLIN | conductor
LIZZIE KLEMPERER | vocalist
SYRACUSE POPS CHORUS | Lou Lemos, director

A family tradition, this performance features holiday favorites and soon to be favorites, with a “cast of thousands,” including the Syracuse Pops Chorus, special guest vocalist, and dancers.

Date12/14/2019 11:00 AM
Multiple Times

1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Cost$90-$20, College $5, 18 & under $0
Contact Phone315-299-5598
Contact Emailinfo@experiencesymphoria.org
VenueCrouse Hinds Theater at The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters
421 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-8000
 
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The Drifters, The Platters & Cornell Gunter's Coasters
7:00 PM
 

The Drifters, The Platters & Cornell Gunter's Coasters

Three Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will perform on the same stage! The Drifters, The Platters and Cornel Gunter’s Coasters in concert together for one night only – Sunday, December 15th at Landmark Theatre.

The Drifters, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, recorded a number of “firsts” in their storied career. They were the first musical group to sell over two million records with their pop classic “Up on the Roof”. They were the first African American vocal group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their classic tune “Under the Boardwalk” is the most played R&B record of all time. They are also known for their hits “Save the Last Dance for Me’ and “This Magic Moment”.

The Platters hit single “Only You” launched the group as superstars on the world stage. Soon after, “The Great Pretender” propelled the group to the #1 spot on the charts. Their total record sales exceeded $200 million, making them one of the top 25 selling artists of all time. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and were the first Rock and Roll group to have a top ten album in America.

Cornell Gunter’s Coasters known for their funny, onstage antics were inducted into the Rock and Roll of Hall of Fame in 1987. They are known for such songs as “Yakety Yak”, “Young Blood” and “Charlie Brown”.

The three Hall of Fame groups combine for more than 94 charted records and 34 top hits. Many of these hits will be featured at the December 15th show along with a few holiday favorites.

Date/Time12/15/2019 7:00 PM
VenueLandmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
 
 
An Evening with Chevy Chase
7:30 PM
 

An Evening with Chevy Chase

Light up your holidays with Chevy Chase live on stage plus an audience Q & A following a 30th anniversary screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation! After the showing of the holiday classic on the big screen, the celebration will continue with actor Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold) sharing stories from his career and the making of his classic movies and legendary television programs. A limited number of VIP tickets that include a post show photo with Chevy and the best seats in the house are available.

An original member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase was the trailblazer who turned SNL success into Hollywood mega-stardom. The movies Caddyshack, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Fletch, and Three Amigos all contributed to making Chevy Chase a world-wide household name. Christmas with the Griswolds has never been more beloved. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation was ranked #2 on Esquire’s list of “The 40 Best Christmas Movies” of all time. Fans can expect the unexpected as Chevy Chase shares a no-holds barred trip down memory lane in this exclusive evening with a comedy legend.

Date/Time12/17/2019 7:30 PM
VenueLandmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
 
 
 
 
 
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