Village to host concert series at Lakefront Park
Cooperstown will host the Lakefront Concert series, which began Tuesday, July 6, and will take place every Tuesday from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and non-alcoholic beverages. The next concert will be Tuesday, July 13, and will feature the Kennesaw Mountain Boys.
Richfield to host concerts in the park
The Richfield Springs ‘Concert in the Park’ series, a free event, will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesdays on state Route 20, starting Wednesday, July 14.
Attendees should bring a blanket or chair.
The first event will feature classic country from the Nelson Brother’s Band.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 5
FIREWORKS – Dusk. Cooperstown Volunteer Fire Department will be presenting the Independence Day Fireworks at Lakefront Park, Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 4
BOAT PARADE – 3 p.m. Get out for the annual ‘We Love Our Lake’ decorated boat parade. This years theme ‘Lets Celebrate – It’s The 4th Of July.’ All boats welcome from human powered to motor powered and all in between. Participants are reminded to practice social distancing. Parade assembles at 3 Mile Point and proceeds on West Side of the Lake to Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 518-542-6630 or visit otsegolakeassociation.org for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 27
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series presents D’Funk’D, a 9 piece pop horn band performing pop, funk, soul, other genres of music. Bring chairs, picnic and relax in Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 6
To Perform At Lake Front Series
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series presents the Cooperstown Community Band, featuring local musicians performing everything from marches to showtunes, more. Bring chairs, picnic and relax in Lakefront Park, Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 30
FAIR OPENING – Noon. Celebrate opening of the Fair with NY State Sire Stake Harness Racing, Fire Service/School Band Parade, fireworks show, much more. Otsego County Fair, 48 Lake St., Morris. 607-263-5289 or visit www.otsegocountyfair.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 23
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Join The Gathering Place for toe tapping fun with ‘Ah Coopella’ performing vocal music in variety of genres. Refreshments to follow. Free, open to public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 4
OLDEST PARADE – 11 a.m. The second oldest parade in the country kicks off again, with a full day of festivities to follow, including a concert and fireworks at dusk. Springfield Center Community Center, 129 Co Rd 29A, Springfield Center.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 2
CONCERT – 7 p.m. The 20-piece Easy Money Big Band will play at Lakefront Park’s historic bandstand, 1 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-5256, www.richcooperstown.org
To the delight of spectators watching from Council Rock, a new entry in this year’s 57th annual General Clinton Regatta, rose from Brookwood Point shortly after the races began and rode the winds sedately to Cooperstown, stopping to say hi to the flagpole at Main and Pioneer before settling down off Lakefront Park to enjoyed the event. Events are planned throughout the day at the Bainbridge terminus, with a Memorial Day Parade at 10 a.m. and an awards ceremony at 5 (approximately) in General Clinton Park. Meanwhile, watch for the canoes along the route. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Wintergreen, folk trio performs traditional, contemporary, original music with variety of folk instruments. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5256 or visit richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/
NATURAL HISTORY – 2 p.m. Presentation features interactive slideshow, live animals to introduce kids to unique reptiles, amphibians of Vermont. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Scott Freeman Band, quartet plays diverse repertoire of classical, jazz, oldies, Irish, more. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5256 or visit richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/
CONCERT – 5 p.m. “Klezmer Concert With Big Galut(e)” features music from the Jewish Diaspora’s many homelands. Cost, $25/adult. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/calendar/