HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUG. 12

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUG. 12

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FAMILY FARM DAY – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit local farms in Otsego and Schoharie counties and bring home a cooler of farm fresh goods. Call (518) 234-4303, ext. 119 or visit FamilyFarmDay.org

CLOSING CONCERT – 8 p.m. End the season with an exploration of feminine sovereignty through dance, song, and text by Laura Carelss, dancer, choreographer, and actress, in the World Premier of “She Wolves.” Tickets, $15 adults, $12 youth, seniors, and veterans. The Church, at the decommissioned Baptist Church, 2381 St. Hwy. 205, Mount Vision. www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/

OLA ANNUAL MEETING – 8:30-11 a.m. Join the Otsego Lake Association for a morning of coffee donuts, and speakers on the current condition of the lake. Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Springfield Center. Call (607)437-6826 or visit otsegolakeassociation.org/events.html

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. www.oneontafarmersmarket.org

CHILDBIRTH CLASS – 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Recommended by Bassett for the 7th or 8th month of pregnancy, this class teaches mothers and their partners the information and coping skills for active participation during labor and delivery. Registration required by the 5th month of pregnancy. Bassett Hall Auditorium, 31 Beaver St., Cooperstown. www.bassett.org/medical/services/womens-health/family-planning-and-obstetrics/expectant-parent-classes/

GARDENING WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Learn the low maintenance, high yield method of square foot gardening. Cost, $30 members, $40 non-members, $25 juniors and children. Materials included. The Creamery Classroom, The Farmers Museum. Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/americana_academy_workshop_square_foot_gardening

FREE FAMILY SATURDAY – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Families tour the museum while using senses and problem solving skills to solve a whodunit mystery. Up to 2 adults may enter free when accompanied by a child under 18. Teens and children enter free. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. Call (607)278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org

BOOK BAKE & CRAFT SALE – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Assorted books, baked goods, candy, jelly, canned items, fresh fruits, vegetable, homemade crafts available. St. Mary’s Episcopal guild, Parish hall, 112 Public Landing Rd., Springfield Center. Call 547-8359

FARM FAMILY TOUR – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come discover the life of the family in 1845. Includes hands on activities about learning, playing and working in the 19th century. Celebrate the completion of the tasks with a free ride on the carousel. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/family-tour

QUILT SHOW – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Bee Inspired” quilt show featuring speaker Deb Strain, artist and textile designer for Moda Fabrics. Tickets $20 from Heartworks. Proceeds benefit the Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Company. Fly Creek Fire Hall. Call (607)547-2501 or visit heartworksquilts.com

TALES FOR TAILS – 11 a.m.-Noon. Children can come, pick up a book, and read it to one of the volunteer service dogs. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

RENAISSANCE FAIR – 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dress in a period costume and take a step back in time for this 2-day faire. There will be vendors, crafters, games, Celtic step dancers, and other performers. Enjoy a pig roast and other food vendors. Admission, $5. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Rd., Cherry Valley. www.windfalldutchbarn.com/renaissance-fair.html

TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – 1 p.m. Listen to the Susan B. Anthony’s historic speech on Women’s Suffrage in America. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Susan-B-Anthony

WOMEN’S RIGHTS – 2 p.m. Vignettes by the Templeton Players portray what it means to be a woman in the 1800’s. Attend Reverend Bush’s address on women’s place in society at 2 and participate in Carrie Finkles rally calling for equality and liberty at 2:30. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Women%27s-Rights

SONGS OF SUFFRAGE – 4 p.m. Experience a program of music for all ages that explore the opinions and movements about the right of women to vote in the US. Sing along with songs, both for and against, about how women won suffrage. Admission free. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call (518) 673-2314 x 113 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

PORK ROAST DINNER – 4-6 p.m. Monthly dinner featuring pork, baked beans, veggies, and dessert. Cost $8. Take-out available. River Street Baptist Church, 133 River St., Oneonta. Call (607)433-1090 or visit riverstreetbaptistchurch.weebly.com

CHICKEN BBQ – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a barbecue to support the building fund for the Grange. Grange Hall, Wedderspoon Hollow Rd., Cooperstown. call Nancy Iversen (607)435-7025 or e-mail niversen@localnet.com

NIGHT OF MASKS – 6 p.m. Come to the first community ball known as “La Notte Delle Maschere.” Dress in your best formal Masquerade attire and have fun. Adults and teens, age 15 and up, are welcome. Dinner at 6, coronation at 7 with the ball beginning immediately after. Proceeds benefit the restoration of inns roof. Admission, $20. With dinner, $35. The Majors Inn, Gilbertsville. Call Tyler @ (607)371-4030 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Stone Soup plays a variety of acoustic music from blues to bluegrass, folk to jazz. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call (607)965-8377 or visit www.pathfindervillage.org

THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Pinecone Fletcher and the Spacebenders with special guest The Mopar Cams. Show starts 8 p.m. Cash bar. $5 cover charge. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. foothillspac.org

MUSIC FESTIVAL – 8 p.m. Works by Beethoven, Schoenberg, and Shostakovich performed by The Jupiter String Quartet and joined by the Jasper String Quartet. Honest Brook Music Festival, 1885 Honest Brook Rd., Delhi. Call (607)746-3770 or visit hbmf.org

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