HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29

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AWARDS PRESENTATION – 4:30 p.m. Features the presentation of the Ford C. Frick award for baseball broadcasting excellence and the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Gates open 3 p.m. Followed immediately by the Parade of Legends Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Awards-Presentation-2017?date=0

PARADE OF LEGENDS – 6 p.m. The Legends of baseball ride down Main St. to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Parade-of-legends-17?date=0

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

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

FITNESS WORKSHOP – 9 a.m. Improve your fitness while learning the core moves of boxing with a circuit workout. Cost, $10 non-member, $5 member. Foxcare Fitness, Back Studio, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta. www.foxcarefit.com

DIY TERRARIUM – 9:45 a.m. Build a terrarium with local business Branch & Bloom. Free. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

SCIENCE SATURDAY – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Discover the joys of science. Introduce the kids at 10 with a story hour focused on a famous scientist or science theme. Take a guided nature walk through the campus at 11 and learn the latest on trees and how they communicate. Finally, there will be a live presentation in the on the stars in the SUNY Planetarium. Reservations required. SUNY Oneonta. www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/

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

INTRO BEEKEEPING – 11-11:30 a.m. Short talk on getting started with Top-Bar Beekeeping. Free. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

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/

BLOCK PARTY – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Come meet your neighbor. Includes fun activities like face painting, bubbles, games, and balloons for children. Displays from the police and fire departments. Social services agencies will be available with information. Also vendors of homemade and party plan items. All free, all welcome. Parking lot, Elm Park Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. elmparkumconeonta.org

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – 11 a.m. Listen to Susan B. Anthony’s historic speech on Women’s Suffrage in America. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Susan-B-Anthony

DIY SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS – 11:30 a.m.-Noon. Learn to grow your own Shiitake mushrooms in this short talk. Free. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW – Noon-4 p.m. Drive in to see the old cars, win trophies, enjoy food by the Fort Plain AmVets chapter, and participate in a 50/50 raffle. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Rd., Cherry Valley. Call (518)993-2239 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com

TRUNK SHOW – Noon-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

HISTORY TOUR – 1-4 p.m. 2 families open their home for a “Build ‘Em Like the Used To” tour featuring the centuries-old “cob” and timber-style construction techniques and other design strategies. Tickets, $5. First stop at the Cedarville Carpenter Co., 643 Millers Mills Rd., West Winfield. Call (315)855-4368

COMPOSTING WORKSHOP – 1:30-2:30 p.m. Learn about the different ways to compost with Master Gardener Volunteer Carol Phelps. Free. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

WRITERS CAMP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Join Jen and the HML Writers Group for NaNoWriMo. Jen will present prompts and other activities to get you writing. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

BOOK READING & SIGNING – 2-4 p.m. Featuring John S. Davis, M.D. His book “Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY: 200 Years of Health Care in Rural America” is a comprehensive history of our local health care network. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

W. KORTRIGHT CENTER REUNION – 2 p.m. Alums and former instructors are invited to return and celebrate 30 years of Shakespeare in the Valley. Bring your memories of the summers and productions, with improv games, favorite lines, costume pieces, or props. Stay for the Saturday performance of ‘A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream.’ West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. westkc.org/event/midsummers-night-dream/2017-07-28/

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

URBAN CHICKENS – 2:30-3:30 p.m. Learn what you need to know to get started raising urban chickens in this short talk with Annabelle Kellum. Free. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

HOF BBQ – 3-7 p.m. Annual BBQ features Brooks’ chicken, homemade salads, and pie. Cost, $8-$12. Eat under the tent or take out. Cooperstown United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5782 or (607)547-9540

CONCERT – 5 p.m. “Glass Animals” perform their new album “How To Be A Human Being” with special guest “Little Dragon.” Show starts at 7 p.m. They’ve partnered with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to aid children and families affected by conflict. Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. www.ommegang.com/#!events

SHAKESPEARE & PICNIC DINNER – 6 p.m. Celebrate the talent of area youth. Starts with indoor performance by the Introduction to Acting group. A Midsummer Night’s Dream performance at 8 p.m. Bring your own lawn seating. Price, $12. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. westkc.org/event/midsummers-night-dream/2017-07-29/

CONCERT – 6-10 p.m. The Curtis Road Band perform Classic rock songs and their own original tunes. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Rd., Cherry Valley. Call (518)993-2239 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Hammered dulcimer virtuoso Dan Duggan and Peggy Lyn perform songs inspired by New York’s North Country and other Folk tunes. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call (607)965-8377 or visit www.pathfindervillage.org

HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. The Saugerties Stallions. Damaschke Field, Oneonta.

MUSICAL – 8 p.m. Presenting “On Golden Pond” starring Carol Dean and Gary E. Stevens. Tickets, $10-15. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-432-5047 or visit foothillspac.org

CONCERT – 8 p.m. Presenting the folk rock and synth pop sounds of Beecher’s Fault, a quintet from Queens. 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/

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