This year marks the 75th anniversary of the classic film, "The Wizard Of Oz", and this weekend you can be a part of a special two-day event in Syracuse. Here's more about the "Wizard Of Oz Spectacular".

Group of participants in 'Wizard Of Oz' Event
photo by Lauren McShea Creative

Pictured above: Lauren McShea,Publicity Coordinator; Michael Siewert Emcee & Entertainment Director and Kathleen Sorbello DiScenna, Executive Director of the Lyman Frank Baum Foundation, Inc.

According to their facebook page:

Kathleen Sorbello DiScenna is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the OZHOME (Baum and Neal House), Syracuse, NY through the Lyman Frank Baum Foundation, Inc..

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz!

Screenings of both The Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Motion Picture Masterpiece, a video tribute of the Munchkins and the movie - The Wizard of Oz!

Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids and can be purchased at the door.

For more information visit their Facebook page here:

On Saturday, August 23, to the Palace Theater, 2384 James Street, Syracuse where Michael Siewert takes you on a glamorous cinema journey with Judy Garland in the Dressing of A Legend. Michael has taken Judy’s wardrobe worldwide. And Peter Mac as Judy Garland. Peter and his producer D.J. Schaefer will bring Judy back, like never before."

For complete information on this weekend's events, watch this interview on News Channel 9 at

Peter Mac As Judy Garland
photo by Lauren McShea Creaive