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Events for Sunday, December 18, 2022

Any time Shakespeare's Christmas Carol Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Common Ground Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance Everson Museum of Art

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

2:00 PM Christmas on the Erie Canal Merry Mischief

2:00 PM A Christmas Story, The Musical Redhouse (Read a review!)

2:00 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

4:00 PM All Bright Blessings MasterWorks Chorale

4:00 PM Nowell: English Music for the Season for Voices and Viols Schola Cantorum of Syracuse

7:30 PM Horns and Harmonies Syracuse University Brass Ensemble

Events for Monday, December 19, 2022

Any time Shakespeare's Christmas Carol Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park

9:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

11:00 AM-6:00 PM December Show Onondaga Art Guild

Events for Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Any time Shakespeare's Christmas Carol Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park

9:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Holiday Show and Sale Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

11:00 AM-3:00 PM December Show Onondaga Art Guild

7:30 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Any time Shakespeare's Christmas Carol Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park

9:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Holiday Show and Sale Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Common Ground Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

11:00 AM-3:00 PM December Show Onondaga Art Guild

7:30 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Thursday, December 22, 2022

Any time Shakespeare's Christmas Carol Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park

9:00 AM-4:00 PM 2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Holiday Show and Sale Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Common Ground Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

11:00 AM-3:00 PM December Show Onondaga Art Guild

6:45 PM Nick Saint, Private Elf Acme Mystery Company

7:30 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Friday, December 23, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Holiday Show and Sale Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-4:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Common Ground Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

7:30 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Saturday, December 24, 2022

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Holiday Show and Sale Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-2:00 PM 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery Erie Canal Museum

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Common Ground Everson Museum of Art (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

11:00 AM-6:00 PM 67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse Syracuse Allied Arts

2:00 PM Disney’s The Little Mermaid Syracuse Stage (Read a review!)

Events for Sunday, December 25, 2022

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale Associated Artists of CNY

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Sunday, December 18, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 18



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 18



Common Ground
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

To celebrate the new millennium, in the year 2000 artist Neil Tetkowski undertook a Herculean project: gathering clay from all 188 member countries from the United Nations. With these clay samples, Tetkowski created a suitably monumental work that debuted at United Nations headquarters in New York City—the Common Ground World Mandala. Measuring seven feet in diameter and more than nine feet high, Tetkowski's sculpture is a testament to the artist's ability to think beyond boundaries—of scale, of geography, and of politics.

"Common Ground" uses Tetkowski's World Mandala as the centerpiece of an exhibition that showcases the Everson's vast collection of world ceramics. From ancient Mesopotamian and Greek pottery to contemporary Zulu beer brewing vessels and a life-size terracotta horse built by Indian priests, the Everson's collection traces the evolution of ceramics across cultures over thousands of years. Because of Syracuse's focus on welcoming immigrants and refugees to the community, there are over 70 languages spoken in city schools. "Common Ground" uses ceramics, one of humankind's oldest art forms, to remind us of our shared bonds with the earth.

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 18



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 18



Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Rebecca Hutchinson's sculptural installations are influenced by the behavioral dynamics found in nature. Her exhibition is focused on the themes of re-generation and observation of natural built systems. "Re-Generation" highlights Hutchinson's cultural and environmental research on the industrial legacy of Central New York. Along with its salt mines, Syracuse also possessed massive deposits of soda ash, a material used in the manufacture of ceramics. These materials, in tandem with an influx of European immigrants with craft and material expertise led to the development of Syracuse China, which quickly grew into one of the nation's largest dinnerware manufacturers.

Reflecting on the decline of the soda ash mining and the closure of Syracuse China, "Re-Generation" takes the form of large unfired paperclay vessels that will be installed in an inverted position, showcasing on the surface drawings of rare orchids that have evolved out of the polluted soil and are currently thriving in the Syracuse region.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 18



Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Structure/Dissonance" celebrates nearly five decades of work by New York-based artist Raymon Elozua, who first came to prominence in the 1970s with detailed trompe l'oeil ceramic sculptures of decaying industrial landscapes. Elozua's first major museum exhibition since his 2003 retrospective at the Mint Museum, "Structure/Dissonance" focuses on three conceptual bodies of work that explore the combined physical properties of three elemental materials: ceramic, glass, and steel. This exhibition contextualizes these vital sculptures within Elozua's intellectual landscape through the inclusion of a series of collections and research projects that are inextricably linked to his artistic output.

Elozua's insatiable appetite to uncover the hidden cultural meanings attached to his chosen materials has led him to obsessively collect esoteric objects like gas stove burners and rusted enamel cookware, as well as photographs and ephemera related to topics as varied as labor history and decaying "borscht belt" bungalow colonies. These collections and obsessions help to construct a more accurate picture of the complex intellect that gives depth and meaning to Elozua's singular expressive sculptures.


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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, December 18



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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Music
 

2:00 PM, December 18



Christmas on the Erie Canal
Merry Mischief

Price: Free
Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip St., Liverpool

Merry Mischief an ensemble cast of talented musicians who are minstrels of mischief and each show is unique and is presented with plenty of personality. Blending history with harmony, Merry Mischief will perform toe-tapping tunes such as "Low Bridge" and "Buffalo Gals" from its CD, "Evening on the Erie."


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4:00 PM, December 18



All Bright Blessings
MasterWorks Chorale
Kip Coerper, conductor

Price: $10 suggested donation
First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles
97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles

A holiday feast — from carols to gospel, traditional to contemporary, with brass quintet!


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4:00 PM, December 18



Nowell: English Music for the Season for Voices and Viols
Schola Cantorum of Syracuse
Barry Torres, conductor

Price: $20 regular, $15 seniors, $10 under age 30, $5 students, children free
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church
5299 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt

Anthems and carols by Byrd, Gibbons, and Tompkins, and dances by Holborne.


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7:30 PM, December 18



Horns and Harmonies
Syracuse University Brass Ensemble

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Ring in the holidays with Horns and Harmonies, the annual concert performed by the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (SUBE).

For decades, SUBE's performances in the historic chapel have been a treasured holiday tradition. This year's event is no exception and will feature family favorites, like The Nutcracker and Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride.

Join Artistic Director James T. Spencer and the award-winning, 40-piece SUBE for this all-ages program, culminating with a heartwarming candlelight ceremony. Free and open to the public, the concert includes complimentary parking in all university lots on a first-come, first-served basis.


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Theater
 

Any time, December 18



Shakespeare's Christmas Carol
Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park
Ronnie Bell, director

Price: $20 virtual show only; $50 includes take-out meal from Yeti's Cafe plus show
Online


SSITP's virtual version of Dickens, Shakespeare, and your family tradition.

All proceeds go to the SSITP Fund for a new theater.


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2:00 PM, December 18



A Christmas Story, The Musical
Redhouse

Redhouse at City Center
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, with book by Joseph Robinette, and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, A Christmas Story, The Musical

Set in 1940s Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Christmas Story, The Musical is a triple-dog-dare of a good time and it is sure to warm your heart this holiday season!

Read a review!


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2:00 PM, December 18



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

(Open Captioned)

Read a review!


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Monday, December 19, 2022


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 19



2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 19



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, December 19



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 19



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 19



December Show
Onondaga Art Guild

Eye Studio Arts
712 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse


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Theater
 

Any time, December 19



Shakespeare's Christmas Carol
Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park
Ronnie Bell, director

Price: $20 virtual show only; $50 includes take-out meal from Yeti's Cafe plus show
Online


SSITP's virtual version of Dickens, Shakespeare, and your family tradition.

All proceeds go to the SSITP Fund for a new theater.


Back to list
 


 

Tuesday, December 20, 2022


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 20



2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, December 20



Holiday Show and Sale
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Deborah Rogers: mixed media collage and jewelry
Jan Navales: sculptural vessels made from a variety of materials
Mary Raineri: multi-media textural wall art

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 20



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, December 20



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 20



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, December 20



December Show
Onondaga Art Guild

Eye Studio Arts
712 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse


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Theater
 

Any time, December 20



Shakespeare's Christmas Carol
Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park
Ronnie Bell, director

Price: $20 virtual show only; $50 includes take-out meal from Yeti's Cafe plus show
Online


SSITP's virtual version of Dickens, Shakespeare, and your family tradition.

All proceeds go to the SSITP Fund for a new theater.


Back to list
 

 

7:30 PM, December 20



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

Read a review!


Back to list
 


 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 21



2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus


Back to list
 

 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, December 21



Holiday Show and Sale
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Deborah Rogers: mixed media collage and jewelry
Jan Navales: sculptural vessels made from a variety of materials
Mary Raineri: multi-media textural wall art

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 21



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, December 21



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 21



Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Structure/Dissonance" celebrates nearly five decades of work by New York-based artist Raymon Elozua, who first came to prominence in the 1970s with detailed trompe l'oeil ceramic sculptures of decaying industrial landscapes. Elozua's first major museum exhibition since his 2003 retrospective at the Mint Museum, "Structure/Dissonance" focuses on three conceptual bodies of work that explore the combined physical properties of three elemental materials: ceramic, glass, and steel. This exhibition contextualizes these vital sculptures within Elozua's intellectual landscape through the inclusion of a series of collections and research projects that are inextricably linked to his artistic output.

Elozua's insatiable appetite to uncover the hidden cultural meanings attached to his chosen materials has led him to obsessively collect esoteric objects like gas stove burners and rusted enamel cookware, as well as photographs and ephemera related to topics as varied as labor history and decaying "borscht belt" bungalow colonies. These collections and obsessions help to construct a more accurate picture of the complex intellect that gives depth and meaning to Elozua's singular expressive sculptures.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 21



Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Rebecca Hutchinson's sculptural installations are influenced by the behavioral dynamics found in nature. Her exhibition is focused on the themes of re-generation and observation of natural built systems. "Re-Generation" highlights Hutchinson's cultural and environmental research on the industrial legacy of Central New York. Along with its salt mines, Syracuse also possessed massive deposits of soda ash, a material used in the manufacture of ceramics. These materials, in tandem with an influx of European immigrants with craft and material expertise led to the development of Syracuse China, which quickly grew into one of the nation's largest dinnerware manufacturers.

Reflecting on the decline of the soda ash mining and the closure of Syracuse China, "Re-Generation" takes the form of large unfired paperclay vessels that will be installed in an inverted position, showcasing on the surface drawings of rare orchids that have evolved out of the polluted soil and are currently thriving in the Syracuse region.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 21



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 21



Common Ground
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

To celebrate the new millennium, in the year 2000 artist Neil Tetkowski undertook a Herculean project: gathering clay from all 188 member countries from the United Nations. With these clay samples, Tetkowski created a suitably monumental work that debuted at United Nations headquarters in New York City—the Common Ground World Mandala. Measuring seven feet in diameter and more than nine feet high, Tetkowski's sculpture is a testament to the artist's ability to think beyond boundaries—of scale, of geography, and of politics.

"Common Ground" uses Tetkowski's World Mandala as the centerpiece of an exhibition that showcases the Everson's vast collection of world ceramics. From ancient Mesopotamian and Greek pottery to contemporary Zulu beer brewing vessels and a life-size terracotta horse built by Indian priests, the Everson's collection traces the evolution of ceramics across cultures over thousands of years. Because of Syracuse's focus on welcoming immigrants and refugees to the community, there are over 70 languages spoken in city schools. "Common Ground" uses ceramics, one of humankind's oldest art forms, to remind us of our shared bonds with the earth.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 21



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, December 21



December Show
Onondaga Art Guild

Eye Studio Arts
712 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse


Back to list
 


Theater
 

Any time, December 21



Shakespeare's Christmas Carol
Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park
Ronnie Bell, director

Price: $20 virtual show only; $50 includes take-out meal from Yeti's Cafe plus show
Online


SSITP's virtual version of Dickens, Shakespeare, and your family tradition.

All proceeds go to the SSITP Fund for a new theater.


Back to list
 

 

7:30 PM, December 21



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

Read a review!


Back to list
 


 

Thursday, December 22, 2022


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 22



2022 Drawing on Talent Members Art Exhibit
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus


Back to list
 

 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, December 22



Holiday Show and Sale
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Deborah Rogers: mixed media collage and jewelry
Jan Navales: sculptural vessels made from a variety of materials
Mary Raineri: multi-media textural wall art

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 22



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, December 22



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, December 22



Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Rebecca Hutchinson's sculptural installations are influenced by the behavioral dynamics found in nature. Her exhibition is focused on the themes of re-generation and observation of natural built systems. "Re-Generation" highlights Hutchinson's cultural and environmental research on the industrial legacy of Central New York. Along with its salt mines, Syracuse also possessed massive deposits of soda ash, a material used in the manufacture of ceramics. These materials, in tandem with an influx of European immigrants with craft and material expertise led to the development of Syracuse China, which quickly grew into one of the nation's largest dinnerware manufacturers.

Reflecting on the decline of the soda ash mining and the closure of Syracuse China, "Re-Generation" takes the form of large unfired paperclay vessels that will be installed in an inverted position, showcasing on the surface drawings of rare orchids that have evolved out of the polluted soil and are currently thriving in the Syracuse region.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, December 22



Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Structure/Dissonance" celebrates nearly five decades of work by New York-based artist Raymon Elozua, who first came to prominence in the 1970s with detailed trompe l'oeil ceramic sculptures of decaying industrial landscapes. Elozua's first major museum exhibition since his 2003 retrospective at the Mint Museum, "Structure/Dissonance" focuses on three conceptual bodies of work that explore the combined physical properties of three elemental materials: ceramic, glass, and steel. This exhibition contextualizes these vital sculptures within Elozua's intellectual landscape through the inclusion of a series of collections and research projects that are inextricably linked to his artistic output.

Elozua's insatiable appetite to uncover the hidden cultural meanings attached to his chosen materials has led him to obsessively collect esoteric objects like gas stove burners and rusted enamel cookware, as well as photographs and ephemera related to topics as varied as labor history and decaying "borscht belt" bungalow colonies. These collections and obsessions help to construct a more accurate picture of the complex intellect that gives depth and meaning to Elozua's singular expressive sculptures.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, December 22



Common Ground
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

To celebrate the new millennium, in the year 2000 artist Neil Tetkowski undertook a Herculean project: gathering clay from all 188 member countries from the United Nations. With these clay samples, Tetkowski created a suitably monumental work that debuted at United Nations headquarters in New York City—the Common Ground World Mandala. Measuring seven feet in diameter and more than nine feet high, Tetkowski's sculpture is a testament to the artist's ability to think beyond boundaries—of scale, of geography, and of politics.

"Common Ground" uses Tetkowski's World Mandala as the centerpiece of an exhibition that showcases the Everson's vast collection of world ceramics. From ancient Mesopotamian and Greek pottery to contemporary Zulu beer brewing vessels and a life-size terracotta horse built by Indian priests, the Everson's collection traces the evolution of ceramics across cultures over thousands of years. Because of Syracuse's focus on welcoming immigrants and refugees to the community, there are over 70 languages spoken in city schools. "Common Ground" uses ceramics, one of humankind's oldest art forms, to remind us of our shared bonds with the earth.

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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, December 22



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 22



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, December 22



December Show
Onondaga Art Guild

Eye Studio Arts
712 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse


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Theater
 

Any time, December 22



Shakespeare's Christmas Carol
Syracuse Shakespeare-in-the-Park
Ronnie Bell, director

Price: $20 virtual show only; $50 includes take-out meal from Yeti's Cafe plus show
Online


SSITP's virtual version of Dickens, Shakespeare, and your family tradition.

All proceeds go to the SSITP Fund for a new theater.


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6:45 PM, December 22



Nick Saint, Private Elf
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

?When night falls on Toyland Town, some elves play rough. But it's nothing compared to what happens on The Island of Misfit Toys: the seamy underbelly of the North Pole; Santa's dirty little secret. It's no place for an elf, especially on Christmas Eve. Nick's partner, Smiles Thirdly, just found that out. Twice, at close range. Nick needs your help to investigate, but if you come to The Island, don't be a sap. Act like a misfit and blend in. Better yet, just be yourself.


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7:30 PM, December 22



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

Read a review!


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Friday, December 23, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, December 23



Holiday Show and Sale
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Deborah Rogers: mixed media collage and jewelry
Jan Navales: sculptural vessels made from a variety of materials
Mary Raineri: multi-media textural wall art

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, December 23



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 23



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 23



Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Structure/Dissonance" celebrates nearly five decades of work by New York-based artist Raymon Elozua, who first came to prominence in the 1970s with detailed trompe l'oeil ceramic sculptures of decaying industrial landscapes. Elozua's first major museum exhibition since his 2003 retrospective at the Mint Museum, "Structure/Dissonance" focuses on three conceptual bodies of work that explore the combined physical properties of three elemental materials: ceramic, glass, and steel. This exhibition contextualizes these vital sculptures within Elozua's intellectual landscape through the inclusion of a series of collections and research projects that are inextricably linked to his artistic output.

Elozua's insatiable appetite to uncover the hidden cultural meanings attached to his chosen materials has led him to obsessively collect esoteric objects like gas stove burners and rusted enamel cookware, as well as photographs and ephemera related to topics as varied as labor history and decaying "borscht belt" bungalow colonies. These collections and obsessions help to construct a more accurate picture of the complex intellect that gives depth and meaning to Elozua's singular expressive sculptures.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 23



Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Rebecca Hutchinson's sculptural installations are influenced by the behavioral dynamics found in nature. Her exhibition is focused on the themes of re-generation and observation of natural built systems. "Re-Generation" highlights Hutchinson's cultural and environmental research on the industrial legacy of Central New York. Along with its salt mines, Syracuse also possessed massive deposits of soda ash, a material used in the manufacture of ceramics. These materials, in tandem with an influx of European immigrants with craft and material expertise led to the development of Syracuse China, which quickly grew into one of the nation's largest dinnerware manufacturers.

Reflecting on the decline of the soda ash mining and the closure of Syracuse China, "Re-Generation" takes the form of large unfired paperclay vessels that will be installed in an inverted position, showcasing on the surface drawings of rare orchids that have evolved out of the polluted soil and are currently thriving in the Syracuse region.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 23



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 23



Common Ground
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

To celebrate the new millennium, in the year 2000 artist Neil Tetkowski undertook a Herculean project: gathering clay from all 188 member countries from the United Nations. With these clay samples, Tetkowski created a suitably monumental work that debuted at United Nations headquarters in New York City—the Common Ground World Mandala. Measuring seven feet in diameter and more than nine feet high, Tetkowski's sculpture is a testament to the artist's ability to think beyond boundaries—of scale, of geography, and of politics.

"Common Ground" uses Tetkowski's World Mandala as the centerpiece of an exhibition that showcases the Everson's vast collection of world ceramics. From ancient Mesopotamian and Greek pottery to contemporary Zulu beer brewing vessels and a life-size terracotta horse built by Indian priests, the Everson's collection traces the evolution of ceramics across cultures over thousands of years. Because of Syracuse's focus on welcoming immigrants and refugees to the community, there are over 70 languages spoken in city schools. "Common Ground" uses ceramics, one of humankind's oldest art forms, to remind us of our shared bonds with the earth.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 23



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, December 23



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

Read a review!


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Saturday, December 24, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, December 24



Holiday Show and Sale
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Deborah Rogers: mixed media collage and jewelry
Jan Navales: sculptural vessels made from a variety of materials
Mary Raineri: multi-media textural wall art

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, December 24



37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Erie Canal Museum

Price: $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children ages 3-18, free for children ages 2 and under
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse

A display of confectionery creations that celebrates the holidays and the Erie Canal. Each year the Erie Canal Museum Weighlock Gallery transforms into a festive 1800s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 24



Common Ground
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

To celebrate the new millennium, in the year 2000 artist Neil Tetkowski undertook a Herculean project: gathering clay from all 188 member countries from the United Nations. With these clay samples, Tetkowski created a suitably monumental work that debuted at United Nations headquarters in New York City—the Common Ground World Mandala. Measuring seven feet in diameter and more than nine feet high, Tetkowski's sculpture is a testament to the artist's ability to think beyond boundaries—of scale, of geography, and of politics.

"Common Ground" uses Tetkowski's World Mandala as the centerpiece of an exhibition that showcases the Everson's vast collection of world ceramics. From ancient Mesopotamian and Greek pottery to contemporary Zulu beer brewing vessels and a life-size terracotta horse built by Indian priests, the Everson's collection traces the evolution of ceramics across cultures over thousands of years. Because of Syracuse's focus on welcoming immigrants and refugees to the community, there are over 70 languages spoken in city schools. "Common Ground" uses ceramics, one of humankind's oldest art forms, to remind us of our shared bonds with the earth.

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 24



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 24



Rebecca Hutchinson: Re-Generation
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Rebecca Hutchinson's sculptural installations are influenced by the behavioral dynamics found in nature. Her exhibition is focused on the themes of re-generation and observation of natural built systems. "Re-Generation" highlights Hutchinson's cultural and environmental research on the industrial legacy of Central New York. Along with its salt mines, Syracuse also possessed massive deposits of soda ash, a material used in the manufacture of ceramics. These materials, in tandem with an influx of European immigrants with craft and material expertise led to the development of Syracuse China, which quickly grew into one of the nation's largest dinnerware manufacturers.

Reflecting on the decline of the soda ash mining and the closure of Syracuse China, "Re-Generation" takes the form of large unfired paperclay vessels that will be installed in an inverted position, showcasing on the surface drawings of rare orchids that have evolved out of the polluted soil and are currently thriving in the Syracuse region.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 24



Raymon Elozua: Structure/Dissonance
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"Structure/Dissonance" celebrates nearly five decades of work by New York-based artist Raymon Elozua, who first came to prominence in the 1970s with detailed trompe l'oeil ceramic sculptures of decaying industrial landscapes. Elozua's first major museum exhibition since his 2003 retrospective at the Mint Museum, "Structure/Dissonance" focuses on three conceptual bodies of work that explore the combined physical properties of three elemental materials: ceramic, glass, and steel. This exhibition contextualizes these vital sculptures within Elozua's intellectual landscape through the inclusion of a series of collections and research projects that are inextricably linked to his artistic output.

Elozua's insatiable appetite to uncover the hidden cultural meanings attached to his chosen materials has led him to obsessively collect esoteric objects like gas stove burners and rusted enamel cookware, as well as photographs and ephemera related to topics as varied as labor history and decaying "borscht belt" bungalow colonies. These collections and obsessions help to construct a more accurate picture of the complex intellect that gives depth and meaning to Elozua's singular expressive sculptures.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, December 24



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, December 24



67th Annual Art Mart Syracuse
Syracuse Allied Arts

Price: Free admission
431-433 S. Warren St.
Syracuse

Pop-up fine art gallery featuring handmade and local art. Jewelry, watercolor painting, oil painting, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glasswork, textiles, photography, and other unique products from more than 30 local artists will be available.


Back to list
 


Theater
 

2:00 PM, December 24



Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Syracuse Stage
Syracuse University Drama Department
Melissa Rain Anderson, director

Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage
820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Dive into musical family fun with Ariel, Sebastian, and all the watery gang from this beloved tale. With spectacular aerial acrobatics provided by 2 Ring Circus (The Wizard of Oz, 2017), this production promises enough thrills and delights for landlubbers of all ages. Nothing fishy about this holiday treat.

Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Music direction by Brian Cimmet, choreography by Adam Cates.

Read a review!


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Sunday, December 25, 2022


Art
 

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, December 25



Off The Wall: Holiday Art Show and Sale
Associated Artists of CNY

Manlius Village Library
Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Dr., Manlius


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