Oz fest opens

CHITTENANGO — Oz-Stravaganza events are held throughout Chittenango Friday through Sunday (parade 2 p.m. Saturday) to celebrate the work of Chittenango’s favorite son; The Royal Historian Of Oz, L. Frank Baum.

At the website www.oz-stravaganza.com/, click on Oz-Stravaganza!12 Program and Passport to see the schedule of the many events.

There are vendors and amusement rides in Oz-Stravaganza park downtown all three days, a 2 p.m. parade Saturday, and Emmy winner John Fricke hosting Friday 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 6 p.m. programs in the high school.