Best Bets: July 29, 2021

Best Bets

July 29, 2021

Art in the park, car show,
more planetarium shows!

Come down to the park and make art with (mostly) natural materials. These items will be left in the park for others to find and enjoy. Pre-registration required, children must be accompanied by an adult. Come prepared to get messy. Presented by the Oneonta World of Learning. At Fortin Park, 167 Youngs Rd. in Oneonta at 10 and 11:30 a.m., Saturday, July 31. Call 607-431-8543 or visit Oneonta World of Learning on Facebook.

Take a drive out to see some antique and custom cars at cruise-in car show at the Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Rd. in Cherry Valley. The show will also feature food, 50/50 raffle and other vendors. From noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 31. Call 518-774-0134 or visit

Find out about black holes while exploring the cosmos in the planetarium. This is an online show only.
Participants must be registered.
Presented by SUNY Oneonta and Nebula Society students at the A.J. Read Science Discovery Center at SUNY Oneonta. At 7 p.m., Thursday, July 29. Call 607-436-2011 or go to AJReadSDC on Facebook.

Stop in for evening of psychedelic Afrobeat, influenced soul jazz music performed by the “On The Spot” trio. Before the show there will be a musical workshop with the trio at 5:30 p.m., followed by a cocktail hour featuring seasonal small plates and beverages. The main event begins at 7:30 p.m. and costs $20. The music workshop is free. At Origins Café, 558 Beaver Meadow Rd., near Cooperstown. At 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 31. Call 607-437-2862 or go to

Meet the exotic animals of the Utica Zoomobile at Lake Front Park in Cooperstown from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, July 30. Call 607-547-8344 or go to

Enjoy an outdoor concert with the Fenimore String Quartet performing works by Haydn, Dvorak and Tchaikovsky. Suggested donation is $15. Presented by the Cherry Valley Artworks at Tuscarora Farm, 2238 county Route 50 in Cherry Valley. At 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 1. Call 607-264-3080 or go to Cherry Valley Artworks on Facebook.

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