HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

Youth Opera Performs ‘Odyssey’ 

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THEATER – 2 p.m. Operatic rendition of Homer’s “Odyssey” features rollicking sailor songs, storms, siren songs, more. General admission, $20. Auditorium, Cooperstown Central School. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/odyssey/

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Sidney Community band. Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-7997 or visit oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/

POTTERY – 9 a.m. – Noon. Children 7-14 learn to throw on the Potters Wheel. Includes all steps from designing to glazing. Cost, $75, materials included. The Smithy Clay Studio, 1 Otsego Ct., Cooperstown. 607-547-8671 or visit www.smithyarts.org

ART CLASS – 1 – 3 p.m. Explore printmaking, create images of your favorite summer adventures with Justin Mastrangelo. Cost, $55/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

CONCERT – 2 p.m. Join Glimmerglass Young Artists for a baseball-themed concert featuring revue of nostalgic and hilarious songs on playing, loving baseball. Included with admission. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/glimmerglass-festival-aug-2?date=0

GARDEN GATHERINGS – 3 – 6 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon gardening with OLT staff member Sara Scheeren and Board Member Jane Couch. Includes gardening tips, lemonade, cookies. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2366 or visit www.otsegolandtrust.org

CRAFT & CHAT – 3:30 p.m. Bring your current knitting or crochet project, chat with the group. Ages 10+. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

ARTISTS TALK – 6 p.m. Artists Megan Adams Irving and Steph Marcus discuss works, featured in current show SPLASH. On view thru 8/22. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

YARN CLUB – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Knitter, Crocheter’s of all skill levels meet to work on projects. Accompanied youths welcome. The Study, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

COCKTAIL PARTY – 6 – 8 p.m. Tour exhibit “Thomas Cole and the Garden of Eden” with President, CEO of museum Paul D’Ambrosio. Cocktail buffet to follow. Cost, $50/non-member. South Terrace, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

MUSIC AT THE MANSION – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Musical open mic followed by performance by singer/songwriter Mark VanLaeys. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/music-at-the-mansion-mark-vanlaeys2/?instance_id=1049

PRESENTATION – 6:30 p.m. Sarah Livingston, Huntington Memorial Library, presents program on resources of New York State Room available for use. Free, all welcome. Light refreshments included. Kinney Memorial Library, Co. Hwy. 11, Hartwick.

GAME NIGHT – 6:30 – 10 p.m. Play on-going fantasy game Dungeons & Dragons. Newcomers welcome. Free, Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/06/04/july-26-dungeons-dragons-night/

WORD THURSDAY – 7 – 10 p.m. Writers are invited to share their works at the open mic followed by refreshments and finally featured writer, poet Bertha Rogers. Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. Call 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. Performance by versatile harpist Brandee Younger, accompanied by bassist Rashaan Carter. Cost, $25 at-the-door. The Roxbury Art Group, Old School Baptist Church, Co. Rt. 36 & Cartwright Rd Intersection, Denver. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/05/23/june-21-brandee-younger-rashaan-carter/

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Showing “The Barber of Seville.” Cost, $26-$126. Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/the-barber-of-seville/

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