HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 3
BOAT PARADE – 3 p.m. Get out for the annual decorated boat parade. This years theme ‘Here Comes The Sun’ song by the beatles. All boats welcome from human powered to motor powered and all in between, decorated or undecorated. Covid protocols will be in effect. Parade assembles at 3 Mile Point and proceeds on West Side of the Lake to Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Rain or Shine. 518-542-6630 or visit otsegolakeassociation.org for info.
SUMMER BAG SALE – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Browse through used books of many genres, including nonfiction, arts and crafts, children’s books, cookbooks and much more to support your local library. Bring a bag to fill for just $5. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FUNDRAISER – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Have fun and support a local Grange. Come out for a White Elephant Sale, Bake Sale, and Raffle. All proceeds go to Grange Building Fund. Pierstown Grange Hall, 137 Wedderspoon Hollow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-437-4656.
IROQUOIS MUSEUM – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn about Iroquois Indian social dances with the Haudenosaunee Dancers who present the dances as they are performed in their community near Syracuse. Will feature leader & skilled seamstress Sherri Waterman-Hopper who has travelled internationally as an artist and cultural speaker. Dances will be performed throughout the day accompanied by singers & musicians and is included with museum admission. Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org
FLAG BURNING – 11 a.m. Coop Vets Club will host a Flag Burning ceremony to respectfully retire American Flags with full honors. Cooperstown Sports Clubs, 110 Sportsmans Ln., Cooperstown.
ART OPENING – 3 – 5 p.m. FSC opens 2021 season with permanent exhibit ‘FSC and the Evolution of Chapel Hall’ tracing 170 year journey of Chapel Hall from being part of the Delaware Literary Institute to its current life as the home of the Franklin Stage Company. 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Upper Catskill String Quartet to present hour long program ‘Diverse Voices of American Music’ featuring works by Florence Price, first black composer to have her work performed by a major orchestra, Zhou Long, chinese american who received the 2011 Pullitzer prize for music, others. Under the pavilion, Chalybeate Park, Klinkhart Hall Arts Center, Sharon Springs. 518-234-2259 or visit klinkharthall.org