DOG SHOW – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the entire family out for a fun day with the dogs. Register to show off your four-legged friend in classes ranging from smallest to biggest to best costume and more. There will also be vendors, food truck, children’s activities, and more for the two-legged family members. Entry fee, $15 includes a bandanna & registration for 1 class. Susquehanna SPCA, 5082-5088 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547 8111 or visit www.sqspca.org/ultimutt-dog-show/
The Susquehanna SPCA and the Rotary Club of Cooperstown have combined to hold the Ultimutt Dog Show, a family-fun event on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the SQSPCA, 5082 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, across the road from Kevin’s Royal Ford.
Friendly, fun-loving dogs can be registered for one or two classes at a cost of $15 for one class or $25 for two. Each participant receives an Ultimutt Dog Show bandana and will have a chance to be move on to the final class to win Best in Show – the winner of the entire show. The classes include smallest dog, largest dog, cutest, ugliest, best tail wagger, best trick ,best costume and more! There will also be first, second, and third place winners in each class.
“This event gives folks an opportunity to show off their four-legged friends in a family-oriented environment, while supporting two awesome organizations actively involved in our community,” said Allison Hungerford of SQSPCA. “I’m most excited to see some of our cutest SQSPCA alumni who I hope will be coming to the show!”
“Rotary has always been such a wonderful partner for the Susquehanna SPCA,” said Stacie Haynes, Executive Director of SQSPCA. “We are thrilled to come together again to bring this new and exciting event to our community. Our goal is to spread awareness of our two organizations, which both work to improve the world around us, and also to raise funds to support our missions. We encourage folks to attend as either competitors in the dog show or spectators there to enjoy the fun.”
Families are encouraged to come with or without their dogs to watch the show and enjoy the activities — food trucks, vendors, activities for children, and more! Proceeds from the event benefit SQSPCA and the Cooperstown Rotary Club.
Register before June 10 at www.sqspca.org, where you also can find more information about the event.
STARSTRUCK – 7:30 p.m. Local teens perform classic Broadway hits from plays like Annie, Wicked, Matilda, more in Starstruck Summer Cabaret. Tickets, $15. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call (607) 432-9392 or visit www.orpheustheatre.org
ART RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for the Fine Art invitational exhibit showing the work of Upstate New York artisans working in wood and the Solo Exhibition in Watercolor by Patrice Downes Centore. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com
DOG COMPETITION – 10:30 a.m. Check out the Fido Fest Dog show where dogs and their owners compete for titles in categories like best trick, waggiest tail, and best mirror image. Part of the Winter Carnival Festivities. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, susquehannaanimalshelter.org/category/events/
WINTERFEST – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stay warm and have fun with outdoor activities like sledding, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing,campfires and more. Cost, free. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Road, Laurens. Info, www.cabinfeverwinterfest.com
CABIN FEVER FILM SERIES – 6:30 p.m. “The Jungle Book” (1967). Refreshments available with proceeds benefiting Susquehanna animal Shelter. Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown. Info, baseballhall.org/events/cabin-fever-2017