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Deowongo Island Day


SUMMER PICNIC – Noon – 3 p.m. Day of summer fun featuring food, party barge rides to Deowongo Island, live music. Bakers Beach, St. Hwy. 28, Richfield Springs. 607-547-2366 or visit

DANCE PARTY – 6 – 10 p.m. Back to the 80’s with cover band “Flux Capacitor.” Includes snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks. Cost, $25. Proceeds to Greater Oneonta Historical Society building fund. Deer Haven Campground, 180 Deer Haven Ln., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. Fly-in breakfast features all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, maple syrup, sausage, beverages. Cost, $7.50/adult. Cooperstown/Westville Airport, Rt. 166, Cooperstown.

AMAZING INSECTS – 10 a.m. – Noon. Catch, observes, learn about late summer insects in Otsego County on leisurely walk with Dr. Jeffrey Heilveil, resident entymologist. SUNY College Camp, 119 Hoffman Road, Oneonta. 607-282-4087 or visit

ADOPTION EVENT – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet the dogs of Saving Grace North, from N. Carolina seeking forever homes. Dog Wild, 4785 St. Hwy., 28, Cooperstown. 919-518-1180 or visit

STREAM CHEMISTRY – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn how to look at the overall health of a stream through lab tests analyzing nutrient levels, dissolved oxygen, clarity, more with Oneonta World of Learning. Taught by Heather Grant to children age 10+. Cost, $5/child. Fortin Park, Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit

FIREMANS CARNIVAL – 11 a.m. Features Chinese auction, chicken BBQ, Gala Parade, rides 6 – midnight, live music by “Off the Record.” Free Parking/admission. Rt. 7, Schenevus. Visit

HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit

THEATER – Noon. “A Case For Eviction” following the struggle of Frank and Dora to evict a temporary resident from their guest room. Leatherstocking Stage, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit

BIKE SAFETY – 1 – 3 p.m. Seminar discussing how to prevent injuries, where to park, where to fix/pump your bike, ideas for improvement. Includes light snacks, refreshments. Skate House, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit

CHARACTER TOUR – 1 p.m. Tour the museum through the eyes of the artists themselves. Features a tour with Thomas Cole as portrayed by a Templeton Player. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit

WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join other writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit

THEATER – 1:30 p.m. Showing “The Cunning Little Vixen,” about the forester, the vixen he adopts and how they are both changed by the relationship. Cost, $26-$126. Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit

VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. Guided tour showcasing three site-specific performances by the Templeton Players on the struggle for Women’s Rights. Included with museum admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit

ART AUCTION – 3 p.m. Annual exhibit/auction features works form 60+ local, regional, internationally recognized artists. Includes snacks, refreshments. Tickets, $10. Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit

PERFORMANCE – 3 & 7:30 p.m. “A Walk in the Woods” by Lee Blessing, set during The Cold War, dramatizes stand-off between opposing arms dealers. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit

CONCERT – 5:30 p.m. “Ta’Nika Gibson & Friends,” professional musicians in NYC, perform songs from Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Showboat, more. Admission, $10/adult. Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville. 607-445-4016 or visit

POTLUCK DINNER – 7 p.m. Bring a dish & eat with friends. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. 607-547-9946 or visit

MUSIC – 7 p.m. Performance by legendary Nashville genius, songwriter Darrell Scott. Cost, $10-$55. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit

BASEBALL – 7 p.m. Support the Oneonta Outlaws against Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs. Damaschke Field, 15 James Georgeson Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-6326 or visit

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” by Neil Simon. A coming of age story about Eugene Morris Jerome, a teenage Polish-American immigrant during the Great Depression in Brooklyn. Tickets, $17/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit

GALA DANCE – 8 – 10:30 p.m. Concert and dance features Pop Electroswing band Ginkgoa, whose stated goal is to “make generations of people dance, sway, and sing along.” Cost, $28 at-the-door. West Kortright Center, 49 W. Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit

MUSIC FESTIVAL – 8 p.m. World class music in warm intimacy of restored dairy barn surrounded by beautiful meadows. Features renowned pianist Do-Hyun Kim, piano. Cost, $25 at-th-door. Honest Brook Music Festival, 1885 Honest Brook Road, Delhi. 607-746-3770 or visit



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