Things to Do Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta

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Ongoing Events

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main St. Garage Walkway during winter, outdoors on Muller Plaza during summer. Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays  101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join Oneonta Common Council members for coffee & chat. Starting Aug. 25: moving back to Main Street Creamery, 254 Main St., Oneonta.

ONEONTA HISTORY CENTER — Rotating public exhibits on local history. Free. One exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of the center’s home building, at 183 Main St. The center is seeking anniversary donations. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960.

TOASTMASTERS – 6-7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Improve speaking and leadership skills in supportive club. Green Earth Market, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Mondays. Open Drawing Group. $10 per class suggested donation. Cooperstown Art Association, 5 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown. Info Janet Erway, (607) 547-9777.

WRITERS’ SALON — 7:30 p.m. (3rd Thursday of each month.) Featured author and book readings each week. Free. CANO at Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org

‘POP-UP’ FILM SCREENINGS — 7 p.m., various dates monthly. New series of monthly “Indie Lens Pop-up” films featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series “Independent Lens.” Free; all welcome. Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Registration recommended at (607) 547-1453. Auditorium, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Every Saturday beginning in March. Group reading followed by discussion. The group votes on the book to be read. For anyone who doesn’t read enough. At The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. Every Thursday beginning in March. Learn to manage your time and money with the Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties. Space is limited. Registration required. the Turning Point, 22 Elm St, Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

ATHLETIC CLUB – 1-4 p.m. Every Saturday. Headed by Aaron Macken. Activities include running, hiking, biking, weight training, and more. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

CHILDREN’S LUNCH – Noon-1 p.m. Every day, July 5 – August 25. Children under 18 can have a good time and eat a lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Free for children and accompanying adults. Meals must be eaten at the pavilion. Neahwa Park Large Pavilion, Oneonta.

 

 

Tuesday,
July 25
STORY TIME – 10:30 a.m. Spend a morning with your child listening to a story, sing-a-long, or make a craft. For children pre-school thru first grade accompanied by an adult. This week reading “Henry’s Map.” Filers Corners School, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/storytime
ART CLASS – 1 p.m. Learn to use pen and ink in art with the Leatherstocking Brush and Palette Club. Fee, $10 members, $20 non-members includes free a free membership. Springfield Community Center. Call Janet Teschke @ (607)397-1770.
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
FAMILY YOGA – 4-5:30 p.m. Restore balance and health with your child with instructor Valerie Bolger. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
YOUNG ARTISTS – 5-6 p.m. Members of the Young Artists program present songs, stories, and more that signify home in this show “Any Place I Hang My Hat.” Tickets, 20 adult, $10 youth. Glimmerglass Opera, 7300 NY-80, Cooperstown. glimmerglass.org

HYDE HALL VIGNETTES – 6-9 p.m. Explore Clark family history through live vignettes. 1 hour tours, depart once every hour. Cost, $15. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. hydehall.org/event/explore-hyde-hall-history-with-live-vignettes/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. ‘Wintergreen’ folk trio performs a mixture of traditional and contemporary music from the British Isles and America. As well as their own compositions. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. The Adirondack Trailblazers. Damaschke Field, Oneonta.

 

Wednesday,
July 26
COOKING CLASS – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Learn to cook healthy meals while having some summer fun. Registration required. Wilber Park, Oneonta. Call 607-547-2536 or e-mail otsego@cornell.edu to register. cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/07/10/cooking-up-summer-fun-spring-park-richfield-springs
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. Stories and craft time. 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 its Metal Detecting on the grounds of the museum with Alex & Michelle Osterhout and Christ & Kim Altman. 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. Bernie Carbo and Peter Hantzis, authors of “Saving Bernie Carbo,” 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-bernie-carbo-peter-hantzis?date=0
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/
GARDEN OPEN HOUSE – 4-6 p.m. Tour the garden, see new plant varieties, and get advice on the challenges of gardening in the cool wet summer with the Otsego County Master Gardener Volunteers. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-2536 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org
SCRABBLE CLUB – 5-7:45 p.m. 3rd Floor, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/
ZOOMOBILE – 6 p.m. Meet some animals and learn about your favorite creatures from the Binghamton Zoo. Held on the lawn or inside the library if there’s rain. Cooperstown Village Library. www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown
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.
ONEONTA WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Tour the Main Street of Oneonta circa 1967 with the people who grew up there. Meet at the Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., 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. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream
COMMUNITY CONCERT – 7-8:30 p.m. Fold, traditional Americana, and old time country in a fun and casual atmosphere performed by “Alidade Duo – Jim & Bonnie Tracy.” Held at the Historic Bandstand, Spring Park, Main St., Richfield Springs. www.richfieldspringschamber.org
FCAHS MEETING – 7 p.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. fcahs.org
CHORALE CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with the elm ensemble and leaders from the Institute of Theaology. Atonement Lutheran Church, 1 Center St. Oneonta. Call Rev. Paul Messner, Pastor, @ (607)287-4534 or e-mail prpaul_theoinst@hotmail.com

 

Thursday,
July 27
BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Dan Schlossberg, author of “The New Baseball Bible,” 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-dan-schlossberg?date=0
ART EXHIBITION – 5-7 p.m. The Arc Otsego’s 13th Annual Voice! exhibit celebrates Artists with Developmental Disabilities. Reception includes live music, refreshment, and art for sale. $1,500 prize will be awarded and guests can cast their vote for the People’s Choice award. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call (607)432-8595 or visit www.facebook.com/arcotsego/
3-D SCANNING – 6-7:30 p.m. Scan yourself in 3-D to make a 3-D printed bust or model or for other graphic design purposes. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/
YARN CLUB – 6-7:45 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Come work together and learn a new skill with April from April’s Yarn Basket. Huntington Park Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Presenting “Oneonta Community Concert Band” at the Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. www.oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. The Utica Blue Sox. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. www.facebook.com/oneontaoutlawsbaseball/

 

Friday,
July 28
EXPLORE SCIENCE – 3-4 p.m. Watch as the Scientific Explorers use scientific powers to unleash a genie in a bottle, create a foamy concoction of elephant toothpaste and experiment with CO2 to create floating bubbles and a rainbow of color changes! Recommended for Ages 4-12 years. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

FLOW YOGA – 4-5:30 p.m. Practice with certified instructor, Katie Lishansky. Welcoming all skill levels to learn the benefits of Vinyasa Flow Yoga. Fee, $10. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
GENTLE YOGA – 5-6:30 p.m. Practice with certified instructor, Tracy Verma. Welcoming all skill levels to learn the benefits of Gentle Yoga. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
FISH FRY BENEFIT – 5-7 p.m. Order haddock, coleslaw, fries, dessert, and coffee or tea. $10 to benefit the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. VFW, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0494 or visit www.oneontany.com/VETSCLUB/
MOVIE NIGHT – 6-8 p.m. Enjoy The Wizard of Oz on the Big Screen at the Alice Busch Opera Theater. Tickets, $10 adults, $5 youth. 7300 NY-80, Cooperstown. glimmerglass.org

SHAKESPEARE & PICNIC DINNER – 6-10:30 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/2017-07-28/
FAMILY FLOAT NIGHT – 6:45-8:30 p.m. Enjoy the floats and spend an evening in the pool with your family. Admission, $5 public, $18, family. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html

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

 

Saturday,
July 29
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 the 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
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
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
PARADE OF LEGENDS – 6 p.m. The Legends of baseball ride down Main St. to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. http://baseballhall.org/events/Parade-of-legends-17?date=0
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/

 

Sunday,
July 30
3D BOW SHOOT – 7-11 a.m. Have fun with bow shooting on a course of 40 targets. Awards given for Adults, trophies for Juniors and Cubs. Includes a delicious breakfast of Pancakes, scrambled eggs, toast, and more. All you can eat for $6. Gilbertsville Rod & Gun Club, 158 Gun Club Rd., South New Berlin. Call (607) 859-2393 or visit www.facebook.com/Gilbertsville-Rod-Gun-Club-Inc-216688715026251/

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
SUMMER SUNDAY SERIES – 1-3 p.m. Learn about Historic Wedding Dresses with Linda Hovey. See how the dresses reflect the fashion of the day as well as local customes, historic events, and economic conditions. Junction of Wilcox Ave. & Henry St., Oneonta. swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com
HOF INDUCTION – 1:30 p.m. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Induction-Ceremony-17?date=0
MUSICAL – 2 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

ANTI-RENT WAR VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. The Templeton players perform short vignettes portraying historical events, characters, and folklore. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/antirent_war_vignette
CONCERT – 3 p.m. Redeeming Love performs abolitionist and shape notes songs, , coinciding with Oneonta’s Music History exhibition. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

 

Monday,
July 31
WATER SAFETY – 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free class where kids can learn how to be safe around water. Wilber Park Pool, Oneonta. www.oneontaymca.org
YOUNG ARTISTS – 5-6 p.m. Members of the Young Artists program present songs, stories, and more that signify home in this show “Any Place I Hang My Hat.” Tickets, 20 adult, $10 youth. Glimmerglass Opera, 7300 NY-80, Cooperstown. glimmerglass.org

FAIR OPENING – 6:30 p.m. Annual Hymn sing and Special Music to open the Otsego County Fair. Selection include Gail and Monte Smith, Don Isaac, and Sonja Galley and group with praise songs. All welcome. Free. Grand Stand, Otsego County Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris.

FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with a live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 435-8718. carriagehouseartstudio.com/classes/figure-drawing/
DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777
K-9 PRESENTATION – 7-8:15 p.m. The State Police K-9 unit present on how the dogs are trained to help police in their work. Bring your own blanket and lawn chair. Cooperstown Village Library Lawn. www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown

 

Tuesday,
August 1
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Adimission $1 for the first day only. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
STORY TIME – 10:30 a.m. Spend a morning with your child listening to a story, sing-a-long, or make a craft. For children pre-school thru first grade accompanied by an adult. This week Laura Ingalls is going to town. Children will create letter to mail and choose some items to barter with the shop keeper for a special treat. Filers Corners School, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/storytime
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, http://www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
HYDE HALL VIGNETTES – 6-9 p.m. Explore Clark family history through live vignettes. 1 hour tours, depart once every hour. Cost, $15. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5098 ext. 6 for reservations. http://hydehall.org/event/explore-hyde-hall-history-with-live-vignettes/
WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Tour the historic property of the Emmons Farm with the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Begins at The Farmhouse at emmons restaurant, 5649 St. Hwy. 7, Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or email info.Oneonta History.org or visit http://www.oneontahistory.org/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Realtime Dixieland Band, a 7 piece ensemble, perform some of Dixieland’s most popular standards. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown.
Wednesday,
August 2
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Read the new book by former CCS elementary school teacher Judy Steiner Grin titled “His Name Was Shortly Forthcoming: Capital Letters And How They Came To Be.”Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. https://www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
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. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/family-tour
ART DISCUSSION – 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join Kevin Gray, Arts in Education Coordinator, as he tours the “Rise up Singing: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard” exhibit. Registration required. Cost, $25 members, $30 non-members. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/food_for_thought_rise_up_singing_jazz_portraits_by_herman_leonard or call (607) 547-1461
WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new activity in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week, create an appliqued apple block with Debby Clough. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wicox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit https://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. Bob Wirz, author of “The Passion of Baseball: A Journey to the Commissioner’s Office of a Major League Baseball,” 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. http://baseballhall.org/events/author-series-bob-wirz?date=0
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. http://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. http://www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. http://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.
PICNIC – 6-7 p.m. Meet the local firefighters and enjoy a submarine sandwich, swing at a pinata, and check out the trucks and gadgets used by the firefighters. Registration required. Huntington Park, Oneonta. http://hmloneonta.org/calendar/
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream
BOE MEETING – 7 p.m. Library, Cooperstown High school.
COMMUNITY CONCERT – 7-8.30 p.m. The Nelson Brothers Perform classic country. Held at the Historic Bandstand, Spring Park, Main St., Richfield Springs. Call (315)858-0964 or visit https://www.richfieldspringschamber.org/
Thursday,
August 3
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
ARTISTS PANEL – 5 p.m. Ashley Norwood Cooper and Tracy Helgeson, moderated by Robert Seward, discuss their works in the Homeland art show. Free admission. Reservations recommended. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5327 or visit https://www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
YARN CLUB – 6-7:45 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Come work together and learn a new skill with April from April’s Yarn Basket. Huntington Park Oneonta. http://hmloneonta.org/calendar/
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Presenting “Three Days Gone” at the Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. http://www.oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/
Friday,
August 4
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
ART OF ANATOMY – 2 p.m. Discover how artists and doctors have collaborated in the study of the human body over time and what they have learned from each other. Learn it all at this lecture by artist/MD Allison Hill-Edgar. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/Vanitas-Dissected
CARRIAGE HOUSE ART STUDIO EXHIBIT – 5-8 p.m. Opening reception for the art show exhibiting the pieces created in the camps and classes of the art studio. CANO, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call (607)432-2070 or visit http://www.canoneonta.org/event/art-exhibit-carriage-house-art-studio/?instance_id=796
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Jasper String Quartet presents “Paysages.” Includes works by Dvorak, Haydn, and others. Christ Episcopal Church, 46 River St, Cooperstown. http://www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/jasper_string_quartet/
Saturday,
August 5
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. http://www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Muller Plaza, Oneonta. http://www.oneontafarmersmarket.org/
BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Have clean, recyclable bottles and cans on or visible from the curb to support the local Boy Scouts Troop 1254.
FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Take a walk through the City of the Hills Art and Music Festival and the Sidewalk Sale. Main St., Oneonta. https://www.facebook.com/CANOneonta/
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. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/family-tour
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. http://hmloneonta.org/calendar/
MUSIC FEST – 11 a.m. Kids with their families are invited to use their musical imaginations at this performance by the Jasper String Quartet. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. http://www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/family-music-fest/
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. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows
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. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/Women%27s-Rights
FISHING DERBY – 4-5 p.m. Free “catch and release” fishing competition for children. Bring your own pole, bait/lures, and a clean bucket. Includes refreshments for participants and families. Enter a raffle by the Susquehanna Bass Association. Hodges Pond, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-432-0680 or visit http://oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/fishing-derby/
BICENTENNIAL GALA – 4:30-10 p.m. The “Our Fair Lady” gale celebrates 200 years of elegance, excellence, survival, and hope for the future. Includes music, dinner, and dancing with an awards presentation and a live auction. Proceeds benefit the continued preservation of the Hall. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. (607) 547-5098, info@hydehall.org or visit http://hydehall.org/2017-hyde-hall-bicentennial-gala-details/
FUNDRAISER GALA – 6 p.m. Eat, Drink, and Be Literary at Bright Hill’s 25 anniversary gala. Includes cocktail, supper (6:30), and special guest Julie Gold (7:30). Reservations required, $80. Willow Drey Farm, 985 Hyzer Hill Rd., Andes. Call (607)829-5055 or visit
CONCERT – 7 p.m. The Small Town Big band will play classic jazz, swing, and Big Band favorites. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call (607)965-8377 or visit http://www.pathfindervillage.org/
Sunday
August 6,
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Finale of the Fair. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit http://www.otsegocountyfair.org/
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. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows
SUMMER SUNDAY SERIES – 1-3 p.m. Learn about the History of Antique Toys with Marilyn Sassi. Bring an antique toy to share and find out how the toys reflect their historic period and the values of the adult society of the time. Junction of Wilcox Ave. & Henry St., Oneonta. https://swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-sunday-2017/
ANTI-RENT WAR VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. The Templeton players perform short vignettes portraying historical events, characters, and folklore. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. http://www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/antirent_war_vignette
MUSIC FESTIVAL – 4 p.m. Performance of Schubert’s Winterreise plus a complete new song performed by Thomas Meglioranza, baritone, and Reiko Uchida, piano. Honest Brook Music Festival, 1885 Honest Brook Rd., Delhi. Call (607)746-3770 or visit hbmf.org
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. “Folk Variations with pianist Gilles Vonsattel” featuring pieces by Dvorak, and Beethoven. Vonsattel is joined by the Jaspers and Linda Chesis. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. http://www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/gilles_vonsattel/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Fenimore String Quartet, a distinguished group of Glimmerglass Orchestra musicians, present their exquisite chamber music. The Star Theater, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. https://www.facebook.com/Cherry-Valley-Artworks-137916469562367/
Monday
August 7,
COOKING CLASS – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Learn to cook healthy meals while having some summer fun. Registration required. Spring Park, St. Hwy. 20 & Church St., Richfield Springs. Call 607-547-2536 or e-mail otsego@cornell.edu to register. http://cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/07/10/cooking-up-summer-fun-spring-park-richfield-springs
ART RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening the “Sanctuary” art show. The Smithy, 1 Otsego Ct., Cooperstown. http://www.smithyarts.org/
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with a live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 435-8718 or visit https://carriagehouseartstudio.com/classes/figure-drawing/
DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777