Best Bets: July 22, 2021

Best Bets

July 22, 2021

Baseball Hall of Fame awards,
Oneonta outdoor concert, more.

Calling all baseball fans!
Tune in for the 2021 awards ceremony live on the MLB Network. The ceremony will include the Ford C. Frick Award winner for broadcasting excellence, Al Michaels; the 2020 Frick Award winner, Ken Harrel-son; the 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Career Excellence Award winner, Dick Kaegel; the 2020 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner, Nick Cafardo; and the 2020 Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award winner, David Montgomery.
Presented by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown on Saturday, July 24. Call 607-547-7200 or visit

The Oneonta Community Concert Band invites the public for an evening concert ‘Going Out’ exploring the activities we’ve all missed for the past year. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy the show. Free, open to the public. At 7 p.m.,Thursday, July 22, in Neahwa Park in Oneonta. Go to Oneonta Community Concert Band on Facebook for more information.

Violinist Jorg-Michael Schwarz and the Musicians of Ma’alwyck will recreate the music the Clarke family would have listened to at the Hyde Hall. The performance is based on the diaries of George Templeton Strong, a friend of the Clarkes, who kept detailed notes on the music of the era. The evening will include readings from his diary. The cost is $20 per adult. At 7:30 p.m.,
Saturday, July 23, at Hyde Hall in Springfield Center. Call 607-547-5098 or visit

Come one, come all to learn about the “Good Old Days” of the patent medicine industry and snake oil salesmen in Oneonta. Find out about the “Dimmick Kidney Cure” and Dr. James Munyon, who successfully sold more than 72 dif-ferent products in the USA, Canada and Europe.
Presented by Amy Schulz and Jack Ewen. Free, open to the public, from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, July 25, at the Swart-Wilcox House Museum in Oneonta. Go to

Spend a relaxing evening at the golf course listening to classic rock music performed by the Brian Murphy Duo. Listen from your car, in a chair or while wandering the trails. At 7 p.m., Monday, July 26, at Meadowlinks Golf Course, 476 County Route 27 in Richfield Springs. Call 607-432-4026 or go to Oneonta-Musicians-
Association on Facebook.

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