HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 8
BASEBALL – 7 p.m. Support the Oneonta Outlaws against the Utica Blue Sox. Damaschke Field, 15 James Georgeson Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6326 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontaoutlawsbaseball/
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 p.m. Have fun at the Ice Cream Social Dance with friends. Admission, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. Call 607-264-8128.
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. – Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
BLOOD DRIVE – 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Give Blood, Save A Life, get a $5 amazon gift card. Bassett Auditorium, 1 Atwell Rd., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-3701 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?utm_campaign=rco_search_home&utm_medium=rco_blood&utm_source=redcross.org&zipSponsor=13326
OPENING RECEPTION – 5:30 – 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of the LEAF Community Exhibition featuring works form the “Here Comes the Sun” art and poetry contest. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
TIE-DYE FRIDAY – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tie Dye extravaganza for the family. Cost, $8/guest accompanied by a member. On the Green, Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaFamilyYMCA/
MUSICAL – 7 – 10 p.m. CCS Thespians Present “Just So Musical.” Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
CONCERT – 7 p.m. “Distant Lands: Songs & Stories of Freedom.” Cost, $10. Proceeds benefit the National Abolition Hall of Fame. The Earlville Opera House, 18 East Main St., Call 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com
RAILWAY MEETING – 7 p.m. Regular meeting of the Utica & Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society followed by program on railroad advertising in classic magazines like the National Geographic, Saturday Evening Post, more. All welcome. Zion Lutheran church, 630 French Rd., New Hartford. Call 315-327-8653.