THINGS TO DO
By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to SUMMER DREAMS
Summer has arrived in Otsego County and there is so much to do! Whether you’re looking to shop, learn, listen or celebrate, there is something fun every day of the weekend!
Start your summer off in a rockin’ mood as “Caught Up In You” and “Hold on Loosely” stars 38 Special perform the Celebrity Concert fundraiser for the Oneonta YMCA. Tickets, $20-$225. 5 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 6th ward Booster Club Field, Oneonta. Info, www.eventbrite.com/e/38-special-tickets-56209344663
If the symphony is more your musical style, the Little Delaware Youth Ensemble plays Mozart, Borodin, Beethoven and Faure. Reception to follow. 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Foothills Atrium, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.ldye.org
And while you’re in the mood for music – whatever you listen to – swing by The Fenimore Art Museum for your’s truly Libby Cudmore’s talk on music and memory, including personal stories from my career as a music critic! 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-1400, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org.
Pride Month kicks off with a rally, a family-friendly festival and fireworks. Celebrate who you are and show your alliance to the LGBTQA community. 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Neahwa Park. Info, www.otsegopridealliance.org
Artist Joseph Kurhajec may work in paints and prints, but he also builds toys! He’ll show off some of his original designs and discuss vintage toy-making books. 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Bright Hill Literary Center, Treadwell. Info, brighthillpress.org.
With gardening season in full bloom, there’s still time to pick up some new plants at Unitarian Universalist Society’s annual plant and book sale. After noon, everything you can fit in a bag will only cost you a buck! 10 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Info, www.uuso.org, (607) 432-3491.
Cheer on the hard-hitting gals of the Hill City Rollers as they take on the Ladies Death & Derby in a high-speed roller derby bout. Admission by donation. 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Interskate 88, 5185 Route 23, Oneonta. Info, www.hillcityrollers.org
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