Utica Zoo celebrates spooky season at the 33rd annual Spooktacular Harvest Festival

The 33rd annual Utica Zoo Spooktacular Harvest Festival has returned! The fun happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, and Sunday, Oct. 20. Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall fun and spooky good times! Live music, fall favorite treats, autumn avenue vendor market, food trucks, trick-or-treating, games […]

BAR-20 Cowboy Shoot and Turkey Dinner Oct. 12, 2019

We welcome all our Cowboy Action and IDPA, Rimfire shooters (and husbands, wives, girlfriends, boyfriends) to our annual Dish-To-Pass Turkey Dinner Saturday Oct. 12, 2019.

We will shoot our cowboy stages before sitting down together to share some Turkey and friendly conversation at noon.

You are not required to shoot the cowboy stages; BAR-20 provides […]

ICYMI: The Utica Zombie Walk returns to celebrate 10th anniversary

The Utica Zombie Walk will return from a three-year hiatus Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The walk will take place at the Uptown Theatre, located at 2014 Genesee St., Utica

It is free to the public and open to all ages. Participants under the age of 18 are asked to […]

The Wild announces Halloween fun

The Wild Animal Park is gearing up for their first-ever Flashlight Safari & Halloween Nights – a family fun Halloween event where kids can dress up, enjoy bounce houses under the lights and see the zoo’s animals when they are most active.

The event will be held at The Wild, 7621 Lakeport Road, Chittenango, from […]

OCC announces October events at SRC Arena and campus

The following events are scheduled for the month of October at the SRC Arena. Event-related interviews are available in advance upon request.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for the MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse! Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting […]

Erie Canalway Photo Contest winners announced

First place, Sims Store on the Canal (Camillus) by Marcia Bower, Syracuse

Winning images to be featured in 2020 calendar

Twelve images that capture the beauty and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor have been selected as winners of the 14th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Judges selected first-, second- and third-place […]

LETTER: Join us for grand reopening, park rededication

To the Editor:

I would like to encourage you to cover the Chittenango Village Board of Trustees as we celebrate the grand opening of the new playground equipment at Kirschenheiter Park. I hope that you will join us at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.

The playground we are celebrating would not have […]

Foothills Performing Arts Center presents Sci-Fi Horror Fest 2019 Oct. 4 and 5

The Foothills Performing Arts Center presents Sci-Fi Horror Fest 2019 Oct. 4 and 5 at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta. Start Halloween off with a scream and meet the star of Stephen King’s iconic Horror novel and movie “Children of the Corn,” Courtney Gains; star of syfy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” and “Ghost […]

Great Swamp announces 18th annual Fall Migration Festival

Westy’s Birds of Prey will be one of the many attractions at the Great Swamp Conservancy’s 18th annual Fall Migration Festival, at the GSC’s North Main Street Road, Canastota, center. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

In honor of migratory birds returning to their winter homes where the […]

Colgate Bookstore announces special fall events

Sept. 13, 2019: Colgate Day

We invite you to join us Sept. 13, 2019, as we celebrate the history of our great university. Enjoy special savings and deals all day long at the Colgate Bookstore. The entire store will be 13 percent off (some exclusions apply).

Every Friday the 13th is a lucky day […]

Register now for the Retro Car Show at the Herkimer College Fall Fest

Antique and classic cars on display at the Herkimer College Fall Fest & Alumni Weekend. Those wishing to participate in the car show this year can register at herkimer.edu/fallfest.

Registration is now open for the annual car show at the Herkimer County Community College Fall Fest and Alumni Weekend.

The festival will be held […]

Bar-20/Eatonbrook to host its first long-range match Sept. 15

Submitted by John Rusavage

Hello everybody. Bar-20 and Eatonbrook are going to try a long-range match at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. This is an experiment in who would like to shoot and how to actually run the match.

There will not be any charge to shoot, and you may shoot more than […]