Three things to do today and tomorrow

05:00 AM, Aug 31, 2013

Abby Wambach and the Western New York Flash will take on the Portland Thorns for the National Women's Soccer League Championship title at Sahlen's Stadium. (CARLOS ORTIZ/staff photographer)/


Three things to do today

• The Western New York Flash will take on Portland Thorns FC for the National Women’s Soccer League Championship title at 8 p.m. at Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $13 for sideline; $18 for premium; $25 for club. Go to wnyflash.com, ticketmaster.com, the Sahlen’s Stadium box office, or call (585) 454-5425.

• The New York State Festival of Balloons takes place at Dansville Municipal Airport, Maple Street entrance. The hot-air balloons will launch (weather permitting) at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Admission is $5; free for ages 11 and younger. For a schedule of events, go to nysfob.com.

• Hip-hop artist Wale headlines the Labor Day Takeover, also featuring Pusha T, starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Rochester’s Main Street Armory, 900 E. Main St. Tickets are $40; $55 for VIP seating. For more, go to rochestermainstreetarmory.com or ticketfly.com.

Three things to do tomorrow

The Rochester Red Wings continue to march toward the post-season by taking on the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees at 6:05 p.m. at Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. Tickets are $8 to $12. Call (585) 423-9464.

Bigfoot, Bounty Hunter and Iron Outlaw are among the big rigs scheduled to roll into the All Star Monster Truck Show at 7 p.m. (Party in the Pit begins at 5:30 p.m.) at the New York State Fair, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. Admission is $10; $5 for Party in the Pit. Call (800) 475-3247 or go to nysfair.org.

The Summer Farewell Festival at Letchworth State Park will feature music performances, a petting zoo, pony rides, games, fireworks and more from 1 to 9 p.m. in the Highbanks Recreation Area of the state park on Park Road (off Route 36), Mount Morris. Admission to the park is $8 per car. Go to letchworthpark.com or call (585) 493-3600.

Mark your calendar

The Rochester Labor Council’s Rochester Labor Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. Monday. The parade proceeds down East Avenue (from Alexander Street) to Main Street and the Liberty Pole, then west along Main Street to North Plymouth Avenue. For details, go to rochesterlabor.org.