HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9
DRI WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Explore Main and Market Street areas covered by the Downtown Revitalization Initiative with Mayor Gary Herzig and the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Learn about the Past, Present, and Future of Downtown Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-1492 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream
RECOVERY GAME GROUP – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Try out FORDO’s selection of recovery based board and card games. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607) 267-4435 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
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
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new activity in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week, learn how to create felt with Debra Dutcher. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wicox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/wednesday-workshops-2017/
TRAP SHOOT – 1 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 25’s. Cost $3 per 25. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Nancy Finley, author of “Finley Ball: How Two Baseball Outsiders Turned the Oakland A’s into a Dynasty and Changed the Game Forever,” comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame to discuss the book and take questions from the audience, followed by a book signing in the atrium. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame. baseballhall.org/events/author-series-nancy-finley?date=0
LIVING WELL WORKSHOP – 1-3:30 p.m. Learn how to actively manage your high-blood pressure in an evidence based way with a group of your peers. St. Thomas the Apostle, 1 Church St, Cherry Valley. call (607)547-3360 or e-mail LivingWellSessions@bassett.org or visit www.bassett.org/information/myhealthy-decisions/news/bassett-offers-free-living-well-high-blood-pressure-workshops/
ART FOR KIDS – 3-4 p.m. Children create art inspired by the art in the galleries. Ages 4-8. Cost, $5. Adults may join in if they wish. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/afternoon_art_for_kids
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
TRAP SHOOT – 6 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 5’s. Cost $1 per 5. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
CONCERT – 7-8:30 p.m. “The Benjamins” present a family blend of Southern and Contemporary gospel music. Spring Park,27-35 E. Main St., Richfield Springs. Call 315-858-0964 or visit www.richfieldspringschamber.org/?tribe_events=concert-in-the-park-6