June 19. National Baseball Hall of Fame Father’s Day Classic Weekend. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate Father’s Day with baseball events including a parade down Main Street at noon and a baseball game featuring members of the Major League Retired Baseball Association, including several Hall of Famers. 25 Main St. (888) HALL-OF-FAME; www.baseballhalloffame.org.
July 1-6. Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Arts Festival. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Join the area’s longest-running festival for music, sidewalk art, mural painting, antique autos and more. Live music is offered every evening at 7 p.m. 310 Genesee St., Utica. 797-0000; www.mwpi.org.
July 4. Fort Klock Strawberry Festival and Art Show. Noon-4 p.m. Celebrate Independence Day while delighting in strawberry treats and art. At 1 p.m. an express rider arrives at the barn from General Clinton’s office in Kingston, N.Y., with news of the Declaration of Independence. 7214 Route 5, St. Johnsville. (518) 568-7779; www.fortklock.com.
July 4. Fort Stanwix National Park. Visit the fort and celebrate independence with a public reading of the Declaration of Independence to the Continental Army. Children may join in by serving in the honor guard. 100 S. James St., Rome. 338-7730; www.nps.gov/fost.
July 16-17, Aug. 13-14. Dippity-Do-Da Days: Taste of Fly Creek Series. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Taste all the flavors of the Cider Mill. New features each weekend. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Free. (607) 547-9692; www.flycreekcidermill.com.
July 22-25. Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Celebrate as Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick join the ranks of baseball’s all-time greats. Induction ceremony is July 24, 1:30 p.m. Hall of Fame 25 Main St., Cooperstown. Free. (888) HALL-OF-FAME; www.baseballhalloffame.org.
July 29-30. Belgium Comes to Cooperstown. More than 50 brewers and importers from around the world will offer tastings. Live music, camping, local food, bonfires and more. Brewery Ommegang, 656 County Highway 33, Cooperstown. (800) 544-1809; www.ommegang.com.
July 29-31. Great American Irish Festival. Irish merchandise and dancing, music, food, history and a 5K run. Herkimer County Fairgrounds, 133 Cemetery St., Herkimer. $10-$25. www.gaif.us.
Aug. 19-21. Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trials. 9 a.m. Enjoy three days of dogs from all over the United States competing to herd sheep through a course directed by their handlers. Beavermeadow Road, Cooperstown; (607) 293-8385.
Sept. 3-4. Iroquois Indian 30th Annual Festival. Celebrate Native culture with Sky Dancers from the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario, children’s arts and crafts, wildlife rehabilitation discussions, Native food, demonstrations and more. Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave; (518) 296-8949; www.iroquoismuseum.org.