Tickets & Events in Utica

Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” with Optional DVD and Nutcracker on December 16 (Up to 51% Off)

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The Oncenter

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Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$71.55 $35

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Lisa Williams at The Oncenter Convention Center on November 16 at 7 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Lisa Williams

The Oncenter Convention Center

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Psychic medium with two books and two Lifetime TV programs under her belt connects audience members with late loved ones

$54.65 $32

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Mötley Crüe – The Final Tour with Alice Cooper at Oncenter War Memorial Arena on October 29 (Up to 42% Off)

Mötley Crüe

Oncenter War Memorial Arena

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The final tour sees Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, & Mick Mars going out big, performing glam-metal hits with special guest Alice Cooper

$60.75 $35

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The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at Palace Theatre on December 11 at 6:30 p.m. (Up to 36% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band GREATEST HITS LIVE!

Palace Theatre

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Pop quartet of Nick Jr. stars play irresistibly catchy tunes from a trove of fan favorites and new material in a dance-along show

$42.20 $27

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Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Nightmare on Pearl Bar Crawl on Wednesday, October 29 (Up to 51% Off)

The Sip Event

Downtown

Participants put on costumes and visit several pubs for wine, beer, and mixed-drink tastings during a Halloween-themed bar crawl

$25 $13

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Times Union Center on Sunday, February 1, 2015 (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Times Union Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$74.80 $45

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Gelston Castle Estate is the Northeast’s premier concert and event destination, presenting world-class music and exhibitions on a beautiful 330 acre estate overlooking the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York. The natural beauty, panoramic view and historic hospitality make for an unequalled concert experience.

980 Robinson Rd
Mohawk,
NY
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Harlem Globetrotters Playing Three-on-Five

Since forming in the 1920s, the Harlem Globetrotters have continued to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team's 2014 tour, a rotating [roster](http://gr.pn/PHdb6w) of Globetrotter favorites?including three female players?takes to the hardwood each game. Spectators might spot veteran guard [TNT](http://gr.pn/rOe0P4) sharing a behind-the-back pass with dunker [Quake](http://gr.pn/QTIGVh), whose high jump once cleared 7 feet, cruelly dashing his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Globetrotters might also present a study in contrasts with 5-foot-2 [Too Tall](http://gr.pn/PHdmPh) and 7-foot-4 [Stretch](http://gr.pn/1dYrbUt), the team?s tallest member. During each Globetrotters game, youngsters laugh along and witness the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. To infuse their visits with an extra shot of unpredictability, the Globetrotters also let fans in each city vote on special rules for every game; past rules have included the use of a four-point shot and the installation of a penalty box. Over the years, similar antics have followed the Globetrotters around the world, including to 122 countries and territories and all six continents on which basketballs grow naturally. The Globetrotters? extensive travels haven?t gone unnoticed: they?re one of the few teams to earn a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.

400 Oriskany St. West
Utica,
New York
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Curated every year by one-man band Positive Mental Trip, Positive Mental Trip Music Fest pumps jams from 50 bands and artists on three stages over four days and nights in the Catskills. This year's headliner, That 1 Guy (Friday at midnight), lays down bass-heavy syncopation from his self-invented electronic instrument he calls the "magic pipe" while riffing quirky lyrics into a distorted microphone. Performing each day, Positive Mental Trip mixes drum machines, synthesizers, and guitar riffs to create genre-bending journeys through funk, electronica, and rock. Music mavens can peruse the schedule for a host of treble-clef-savvy acts, from In the Dark (Saturday, 2 p.m.), a collective that includes Tom Constanten of the Grateful Dead, and Cappy Franti and Friends (Saturday, 6:30 p.m.), a posse led by the son of legendary musician Michael Franti and the cousin of Mozart's piano.

222 County Hwy. 143
Northville,
NY
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An old-fashioned marquee illuminates the entrance to the Palace Theater, its scarlet and gold light beaming just as brightly as when the venue first opened in 1922. Back then, it was a 1,300-seat neighborhood movie theater with a second-floor dine and dance ballroom. That was owner Alfred Dibella's vision, and when he passed away in 1959, he made sure the theater landed safely in the hands of his daughter, Frances.

Today, the Palace remains a family heirloom. Much like a dubstep remix of the Gettysburg Address, the current space is a mixture of modern technology and vintage appeal, retaining its architectural integrity despite updates over the years. Perhaps the biggest change has been Palace's transformation from a single-screen movie house into a multi-use event space, capable of hosting everything from rehearsal dinners to graduation ceremonies.

2384 James St
Syracuse,
NY
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As the AHL minor-league affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Syracuse Crunch has primed players for the big league since 1994. They confront rivals from the Eastern Conference's East Division and beyond at The Oncenter War Memorial Arena, in front of 7,000 fans whose fiery passion for the team melts the ice beneath opposing players' feet.

515 Montgomery St
Syracuse,
NY
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Hard-rock juggernauts Five Finger Death Punch give audiences four for flinching on their Share The Welt tour, a high-octane evening of nail-driving metal and chugging aural concrete. Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with its gold-selling debut, The Way of the Fist, Five Finger Death Punch has scaled the charts and the musical food chain, gulping its competition like a possessed Takeru Kobayashi. For the tour in support of its latest effort, American Capitalist, the gang enlists an entire posse of heavy hitters. Massachusetts metal mavens All That Remains, fresh from melting soles on the Vans Warped Tour, bludgeon audiences with an arsenal of hits, and hardcore shredders Hatebreed share unkind words as they haze the speed of sound. Adding power-chord crunch to the show, Fort Wayne’s Rains sprinkles audiences with raw and emotional sonic sleet.

362 South Salina Street
Syracuse,
NY
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