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The City Of The Hills


FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Take a walk through the City of the Hills Art and Music Festival and the Sidewalk Sale. Main St., Oneonta.

FISHING DERBY – 4-5 p.m. Free “catch and release” fishing competition for children. Bring your own pole, bait/lures, and a clean bucket. Includes refreshments for participants and families. Enter a raffle by the Susquehanna Bass Association. Hodges Pond, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-432-0680 or visit

OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown.

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Muller Plaza, Oneonta.

BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Have clean, recyclable bottles and cans on or visible from the curb to support the local Boy Scouts Troop 1254.

FARM FAMILY TOUR – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come discover the life of the family in 1845. Includes hands on activities about learning, playing and working in the 19th century. Celebrate the completion of the tasks with a free ride on the carousel. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown.

TALES FOR TAILS – 11 a.m.-Noon. Children can come, pick up a book, and read it to one of the volunteer service dogs. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta.

MUSIC FEST – 11 a.m. Kids with their families are invited to use their musical imaginations at this performance by the Jasper String Quartet. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown.

TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown.

WOMEN’S RIGHTS – 2 p.m. Vignettes by the Templeton Players portray what it means to be a woman in the 1800’s. Attend Reverend Bush’s address on women’s place in society at 2 and participate in Carrie Finkles rally calling for equality and liberty at 2:30. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown.

BICENTENNIAL GALA – 4:30-10 p.m. The “Our Fair Lady” gale celebrates 200 years of elegance, excellence, survival, and hope for the future. Includes music, dinner, and dancing with an awards presentation and a live auction. Proceeds benefit the continued preservation of the Hall. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. (607) 547-5098, or visit

FUNDRAISER GALA – 6 p.m. Eat, Drink, and Be Literary at Bright Hill’s 25 anniversary gala. Includes cocktail, supper (6:30), and special guest Julie Gold (7:30). Reservations required, $80. Willow Drey Farm, 985 Hyzer Hill Rd., Andes. Call (607)829-5055 or visit

CONCERT – 7 p.m. The Small Town Big band will play classic jazz, swing, and Big Band favorites. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call (607)965-8377 or visit

FIRE CEREMONY – 7-9:30 p.m. Full Moon Vedic ‘Indian’ Fire Ceremony & Potluck Dinner. Bring a dish to share BYOB. Darlinghill Farm Retreat, 404 Ed Herman Rd., Westford. Call 638-5111, RSVP, or visit



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