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401 Harrison Street, 

Syracuse, NY 13202

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Week One Guide


Image by Wasim Ahmad. 2016 FOTL

More to See, More to Do, More to Buy

Your Week One Guide to Activities and Performances!

We can't wait for you to join us for this year’s Festival of Trees & Light. Explore all there is to experience, including the live performances, art-making and storytelling for children, stunning displays of seasonal items and trees for purchase, and Santa in Residence! Be sure to stop by our Holiday Marketplace featuring handmade wares and locally sourced products for all of your gift-giving needs.

See below for this weekend's activities. Subsequent Festival weeks will run from Wednesday through Sunday (Dec. 8-12 and Dec. 15-19). Stay tuned for your week two and week three Festival guides!

Saturday, December 4

Lana Goldman Fine School of Music

(piano performances)

10:00-11:00am, Hosmer Auditorium

Winter Wonderland: A Celebration of Light and Friendship with Donna Butterfield

11:00am-2:00pm, Education Center

Singer and storyteller Donna Butterfield presents songs, storytime, and crafts for children. A very special guest will bring a ho-ho-whole lot of holiday spirit to the program. 

The Brig Juice Brass Ensemble

1:00pm, Hosmer Auditorium

Santa in Residence

2:00-5:00pm, The Beadel Cases

Sunday, December 5

Winter Wonderland: Family Holiday Crafts

11:00am-2:00pm, Education Center

All ages are welcome to drop in anytime to enjoy art-making.

Wonderful Books with Gabe Eggerling

12:30-1:00pm, Sculpture Court

Screen and voice actor Gabe Eggerling will read and act out a selection of entertaining children’s books!

Cuse City Dancers

12:30-1:00pm, Sculpture Court

Barney and Peter (guitar and recorder duo)

1:30pm, Sculpture Court

Tawn Marie Dance Studio

1:00-3:00pm, Hosmer Auditorium

South Indian Classical Dance Group

3:30-4:30pm, Hosmer Auditorium

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Thursday: Noon – 5:00pm

Third Thursdays: Noon – 8:00pm

Friday: Noon – 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm 

Sunday: Noon – 5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday 

and Wednesday: Closed

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