Today’s Events Feb 15th

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Date(s) - 02/15/2018
12:00 am

Various areas in Downtown Syracuse


Thursday, February 15th

DRIVER’S VILLAGE – The 31st annual contest begins Feb. 15th and ends when
the medallion is found or at midnight, Feb. 25th. Follow the clues every day in The
Post- Standard, on, or on Twitter or Facebook to find the medallion,
which is hidden on public land in Onondaga County. Solve the clues and find the
medallion, and you win $2,000! The winner should verify the authenticity of the
medallion by calling the telephone number engraved on the medallion. Sponsor:
Driver’s Village; Media Sponsor: The Post-Standard and

2018 CNY SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS EXHIBIT – 9am – 7pm; Atrium of the
Whitney Applied Technology Center at Onondaga Community College, 4941 Onondaga
Road. This year, over 90 area schools, submitted 5,560 pieces of art. Over
a 3-day period some 50 judges, comprised of professional artists, educators and
photographers, awarded a record 1,885 works in 19 categories. The 2018 firstplace
winners (Gold Key), second-place (Silver Key) and honorable mentions, as
well as special award honorees, will be showcased. Highest-rated pieces move
on to national competition, and the Everson Museum of Art will host a selection
of works March 10 through April 8. In 2017 the CNY region produced a record 34
national award winners. Free admission.

ANIMAL TRACKING SNOWSHOE HIKE – 10am – 11:30am; Baltimore Woods
Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus. Come out and stretch your winter
weary legs on the trails of Baltimore Woods! Learn how to identify animal tracks
and decipher the stories left behind. Snowshoes are included, if needed. This is
an outdoor program, dress warmly! Program for adults. members $6, public $9.
Info: (315) 673-1350 or

DOWNTOWN DINING WEEKS – The 14th annual serving of Downtown Dining
Weeks, presented by Visions Federal Credit Union, offers a new addition, lunch
specials. Participating restaurants will serve the traditional three courses (or
more!) for $25 (or less!) for dinner, as well as three-course lunch offerings for
$10. It’s up to the restaurants whether they offer lunch specials, dinner specials
or both. Beverages, tax & gratuity are additional. Some restaurants may require
reservations. Continues through February 28th. Visit for list
of participating establishments.

CENTRAL NEW YORK BOAT SHOW – 1pm – 9pm; Empire Expo Center/NYS
Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. The 2018 CNY Boat Show and Sale
will showcase more than 500 all-new models of power and sail boats, including
cruisers, sport boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, and docks. Come see
the largest Upstate selection of boats on display in three huge buildings at the
New York State Fairgrounds. Boats will be on display in the Center of Progress,
Horticulture Building, and the huge Exhibit Center Building … over 250,000 square
feet of exhibit space! In-water demonstrations, NYS Boating Information Center,
and much more! Admission: $10 adults; multi-day pass $15; children 13 & under
free. Info: 315-487-7711 or

MISS SYRACUSE WINTERFEST PAGENT – 7pm – 9pm; Grand Ballroom at
Marriott Syracuse Downtown. We are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Miss
Syracuse Winterfest 2018 pageant. The winner will represent the spirit of winter in
CNY as ambassador for Syracuse Winterfest festivities (February 15-25). Hosted
by SocietyGurl and the Salt City Belles and Beaus. Sponsors: Syracuse Antiques
Exchange and Michelle McGrady Photography

MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: “Big Louie and the Gang that Couldn’t Think
Straight” – 7pm – 9:45pm, Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse. You
and the rest of the Bangalone crime family are in deep trouble. Big Louie’s been
hit in the head with a bocci ball and now he ain’t thinking so good. You and the
rest of the gang have to figure out what to do before arch rival “Muscles” Marinara
has you rubbed out. Better move fast. Word on the street is that ruthless hitman
Jake “The Weasel” is on the way! Seating begins at 6:45pm. $29.95 plus tax &
gratuity. Info at: 315-475-1807 or

SU Women’s BASKETBALL – 7pm, vs. Duke; Carrier Dome.

TEAM TRIVIA – Enjoy a lively evening of trivia, with teamwork in a fun and social
atmosphere. A team or teams from Sitrus at the Sheraton University Hotel (7pm),
Lamont Tavern (7pm), Maxwells (7pm), Trapper’s II (7pm), Notch 8 in Jamesville
(7pm), RFH’s Hide-A-Way (7pm), Pizza Man Pub (7pm, 8pm & 9pm), Uriah’s
(7:30pm), and/or Beer Belly Deli (8pm) may participate in the Winterfest Team
Trivia Finals on Sunday the 25th. Media Sponsors: NewsRadio570WSYR and
Syracuse New Times

FOLK DANCES – 8pm – 11pm; Fellowship Hall, First Unitarian Universalist
Church, 109 Waring Road. $1 fee. Info: (315)446-5940

PLAY: “Flowers for Algernon” – 8pm; CNY Playhouse, 3649 Erie Boulevard East,
Dewitt. This is the compelling story of Charlie, a mentally disabled man, and the
strange interweaving of his life with that of Algernon, a mouse. This is a different
kind of play: poignant, romantic, funny and tragic, but with hope of man’s indomitable
spirit. Info: or 315-885-8960

ENTERTAINMENT – 8pm; Kitty Hoynes. Tommy Connors
8pm;                                                                                                                                                           Funk ‘N Waffles. Kevine Devine $15 – $18 9pm;                                                                                    Westcott Theater. Papadosio & Aqueous $17 – $20

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