The Horseshoe Festival will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hobart. In addition to the horseshoe throwing contest, there will be live music from Whiskey Cross country band, vendors, a petting zoo, food, ice cream and children's games. Vendors will be selling crafts, jewelery, and books among others. There will also be face painting for the kids. The event will take place Hobart's Community Center and Grounds nest to the Hobart Fire Department. Admission and parking is free. Call 607-538-9967 for more information.

The events will continue in nearby Stamford from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. for the annual fireworks display. Whiskey Cross will be performing again on the porch of the Rexmere Hotel and the Stamford Fire Department will be barbequing on sight. The fireworks display will kick off at dark. Grab a lawn chair or a blanket and get a spot on the lawn or alongside Rexmere Lake.