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From 12:00AM to 11:55PM

Sailors and spectators alike will be setting course for Oneida Lake June 8 and 9 for a J/24 Class District 7 Pennant Series Regatta. The two-day, five-race event is sponsored by the Oneida Lake Sailing Club and will set sail from Callahan’s and Oneida Lake Marinas on the southeast corner of the lake off NY Route 31. Racing on the eastern end of Oneida Lake will be visible from North and South Bay as well as the Verona and Sylvan Beach areas. Racing will commence both Saturday and Sunday at 10 A.M., with registration, check-in and skipper’s meetings beforehand. Weekend festivities will also include a Friday happy hour, dinner on Saturday, and a complimentary concluding awards picnic on Sunday afternoon. A hoist will be available at Callahan’s Marina for launching sailboats, with temporary dockage also part of the facilities, beginning Friday, June 7, from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. Space for camping is also present at Callahan’s and Oneida Lake Marinas.For further information contact Lou Scheiderich, OLSC Race Officer at (315) 271-8423, email or Regatta Chairman Dave Parry at (315) 263-8530, email


From 9:00AM to 4:00PM

There is a CRAFT FESTIVAL at SPRING PARK,ROUTE 20 in RICHFIELD SPRINGS. There will be Brooks BBQ 12-3 p.m. Hotdogs & hamburgers served all day. Bake Sale until sold out. Call Teena Shypski 315-858-0126 if you’ve got any questions.

Black Fly Challenge

From 10:30AM to 11:55PM

Indian Lake, NY - The 18th annual Black Fly Challenge Adirondack Mountain Bike Race, presented by Mountainman Outdoor Supply, will start in Indian Lake at 10:30a.m. Racers will compete for a share of the biggest purse in race history - over $8,200.00 - for competitors in 31 different categories and age classes. The finish line will be at Inlet’s Fern Park, which will open at 12-noon with live music, a beer garden, food by Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services, sponsors, vendors and awards. Over half the 40-mile race goes through the wild and scenic Moose River Recreation Area with a mix of bikes found nowhere else: mountain bikes, cyclocross bikes, tandems, even unicycles and a triplet bike have completed the race. The 2012 Black Fly Challenge (a.k.a. BFC) set records for most entries (506) and most finishers (459) as well as new records for both women’s and men’s fastest finishing times by Ruth Sherman, of Spencer, NY and Cory Burns, of Watertown, NY. The BFC has become an annual ritual for many cycling enthusiasts in the Eastern U.S. and beyond with entries from as far away as Colorado. Some call it ‘the Adirondacks Greatest Race’ and deservedly so.

Relay for Life

From 6:00PM to 11:00PM

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Amsterdam will take place June 7th and 8th 2013 at the Amsterdam High School, 140 Saratoga Ave., Amsterdam.rnrnAt Relay For Life events, communities come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much.rnrnFor information about forming a team or making a donation, contact Genevieve Thaler at 518-220-6943 or . The website is

Cherry Valley Fireman Bicentennial

In the morning theres goign to be a pancake breakfast and starting at noon is venders in Aldean Field by the Old school. Parade at 6:00 and fireworks following parada in Aldean Filed. Bouncy houses and games at noon also at Aldean field. $5.00 wrist bands

Rhythm on the Ridge

Rhythm on the Ridge (ROTR) is upstate New York's finest little roots music festival! Hosted by the Flood Road band, the event is held on the scenic grounds of Maple Ski Ridge, in Rotterdam. Each June, the fest features over two dozen local and regional bands and artists performing original roots music on two stages! The fest also has a variety of crafters & vendors, children's activities, music workshops, open mic, food, beverages and more! Field pickin' is welcome, so bring along your instruments! Single day or weekend ticket, and overnight camping are available. Children 16 and under are free with a paid adult entry. Two-day adult ticket only $15.! Sunday morning, Pic with Pancake Breakfast and Open Mic 9AM-12PM, and then it's back on stage for more great local performers! ROTR will be held on June 8th & 9th, 2013. For additional information, visit us at