Rarely can you go wrong with a Steven Spielberg movie. Likewise, the same can be said of a Tom Hanks spectacle. Put them both together and the resulting movie is a must-see. Such is the case with “Bridge of Spies,” a film about the capture and trial of convicted spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel in 1957, about a decade into the cold war between the capitalistic United States and communist Russia.
The Manlius Art Cinema has announced its next production as host for Central New York’s screenings of the Royal National Theatre of London will be “The Beaux’ Strategem” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, with two encore performances to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, and at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
The Manlius Library is celebrating a century of service and community support with an all-day event on Saturday, Oct. 17. Between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., the public is invited to enjoy the festivities. The library’s new teen room will be officially unveiled, as well as a new gallery of beautiful Audubon prints, donated by Manlius residents Harold and Barbara Jones.
A look at CNY’s haunted attractions
Ah, October! The leaves change colors, the temperatures start to drop, the kids are back in school — and the ghouls, ghosts and goblins come out to play! Is there any wonder that this is my favorite time of year?
The Fiddlers Green Park Associations is inviting the community to join them for a fall gathering in the park from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 on Solvay Road in Jamesville.
Is your book club looking for its next great read? Consider this list (the second of two) of recent, recommended titles. Not all of them have associated reading group guides, but chances are they’ll be added to: readinggroupguides.com, an excellent site to visit for selections and updates of books ripe for discussion.
Will be held the second Thursday of each month at the Shoppes at Towne Center
Residents who like to shop local will get the opportunity to visit more than 20 vendors at the Fayetteville Winter Farmers Market once a month starting in November.
M. Night Shyamalan just keeps floundering. Years ago, he sprang upon the Hollywood movie scene with what is, arguably, one of the best suspense films of all time. When “The Sixth Sense” premiered, audiences were taken by surprise at the ending, prompting multiple repeat viewings to see what was missed the first time around.
Three strong leading ladies — Korrie Taylor, Shannon Tompkins and Gabrielle Gorman — infuse “9 to 5, The Musical” with both humor and harmony. The two-hour show based on the 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda runs through Sept. 26, at CNY Playhouse, at Shoppingtown DeWitt.
Looking for something fun and free to do this weekend? The 10th annual Fayetteville Festival will be held from noon until dusk Saturday, Sept. 19, in Beard Park with plenty of family-friendly activities going on throughout the day.
Day filled with music, food, crafts and fun
The village of Minoa will be hosting its third annual Minoa Festival in Lewis Park from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 with a day full of music, raffles, crafts, food, classic cars, kid activities and fireworks.
B’ville couple stages a playful cabaret Friday in DeWitt
Two of Baldwinsville’s best thespians, husband-and-wife Josh and Korrie Taylor, will poke fun at their own relationship on stage this Friday in DeWitt. The Taylors call their cabaret show, “Maybe You’re Not the Worst Thing Ever,” which gives you an idea of their tongue-in-cheek take on marriage.
On Saturday, Oct. 24, Bishop Grimes will host its annual dinner/auction, “A Night under the Stars,” featuring an evening of fun for the general public.
If you or someone you know has entered a competition at the state fair, send us the result — and a photo if you have one — and we will print it in the Eagle Bulletin.
The Manlius Art Cinema is proud to host the Central New York’s screenings of the Royal National Theatre of London. The next production will be “The Audience,” starring Helen Mirren.