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August 09, 2014

Canal Celebration Saturday Events

8:00AM 11:00PM

Lock 17 Park: Kids Fishing Derby. Prizes awarded. Burke Park: Freedom Run, Sheriff Farber Youth Run, Iron Man Classic Bench Press competition, Fun in the Park from 5-9 with games, food and live entertainment.Downtown: Side walk sales, Model Car Show, Museum Tours. Eastern Park: Country Craft Fair, Displays,Family Fun Rides, Food Court and Live entertainment. Canal Place: Antique Displays, MVCA Art Show, Canal Boat Cruises, "Southside" Walking Tour, Rock Climbing, Moss Island Tour, Live Music and Shakespeare in the Park.Rotary Park Marina: Pause 4 all Paws presents "Adopt-A-Palooza" Pet adoptions. Details see:

Memorial BBQ and Motorcycle Ride for NJROTC

10:30AM n/a

Come on out for a Memorial Motorcycle ride and Barbecue for Sergeant Aaron M. Lavier. The cost is $20 for riders, $10 for passengers and $15 for folks just coming out for the Barbecue. The ride starts at 10:30am and is leaving from Notre Dame High School in Utica and the Barbecue is set for 1pm at the Oriskany Legion on State Route 69 in Oriskany. Proceeds will benefit the NJROTC scholarship fund in Aarons name at Notre Dame High School.

The 2nd Annual Standing Strong: River Through Time

11:00AM 6:00PM

The 2nd Annual Standing Strong: River Through Time will take place in Haslett Park (at the intersection of Main and Willett Streets) in Fort Plain. The schedule of live music is: 12-1pm Rumpus (Rock) 1-3pm; Cleen Street (Rock & Blues) 3-4pm; Shawn Marosek (Folk & Acoustic Rock) 4-6pm; The Emeralds of July (Contemporary Pop & Rock). In addition, there will be Sporting Goods Raffles with over $1000 in prizes including a Kayak, Mountain Bike, etc. Chicken BBQ, Hotdogs & French fries, Ice Cream Social. Activities for kids including a Dunking Booth and more!

Gloversville Little Huskies 3rd Annual Fun Day

11:00AM 5:00PM

Fun Day is open to all communities! There will be competition events for children ages 5-12. Events include 30/40 yard dash, passing, punting, and an obstacle course. We will also have games, bounce houses, vendors, face painting, raffles, 50/50, tug-of-war, food and MORE! Admission: $5.00 for children competing $2.00 for all adults and children not competing.

Whitesboro Block Party

12:00PM 9:00PM

The Village of Whitesboro is celebrating its 201st year with a blow out block party on Gardner Street. The party is free and open to the public.

Fun in the Park at Canal Days in Little Falls

5:00PM 9:00PM

It’s time for Fun in the Park at the Canal Days. Come on out to a free community cookout (hamburgers & hot dogs), bounce houses, face painting, fingernail painting, ice pops, popcorn and live music. The event is in Burke Park in Little Falls.

Walter Elwood Museum 75th Anniversary Annual Fest

The Walter Elwood Annual Museum Festival at the new site at 100 Church Street in Amsterdam on route 67. Crafters, vendors, artists, children's games, face painting, kids crafts, food, car show by New Wave Cruisers Club. Call for vendor or car registration form or more info. Family Fun for all ages! Museum open for tours and authors on site for local lore book signing and more. Live music and DJ too!

Oneida County Convention & Fireman’s Field Days

Come on out to the Bridgewater Fire Company & Ambulance 2014 Oneida County Convention & Fireman’s Field Days at the Town of Bridgewater Municipal Park at 404 State Highway Route 8 in Bridgewater. The public is invited to this event for free admission as part of the celebration of the department’s 100th Anniversary. All three days will consist of rides, games, entertainment, food and beverages, plus a variety of activities each day for people of all ages.

3rd Annual Town of Ohio Field Days

Come join us for the Town of Ohio Field Days featuring a GARDEN TRACTOR AND ATV/UTV PULL with the Weigh in beginning at 9:30 am, Pulls begin at 10:30am. The cost is $10 a hook. Also going on all day long: the Co-Ed Softball tournament, and a HUGE Parade on Nellis Road and Music by Mark Mowers and a kids carnival, crafts and fireworks!

An evening of acoustic music

9:00PM 11:59PM

Saturday August 9th from 9PM till 12 Midnight, Acoustic Music with Karen and Joe as well as Nashville signed artists Jocelyn and Chris Arndt at The Yum Yum Shack- 4918 Rt. 28, Cooperstown NY. Great food, music and fun!!