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 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Tuesdays Noon – 5 p.m.  101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join local officials and others in the community to talk about local issues at The Green Earth, 4 Market Street, 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

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Support meeting for the families and friends of Alcoholics or those suffering from chemical addictions. Cooperstown Center Nursing Home, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown.

FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM – Noon-1 p.m. Monday-Friday. July 9 – August 24. All Children through age 18 receive complete free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, milk. Adults accompanying children eat for free too. Must be eaten at the Pavilion. Large Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta.

 

Monday,

August 13
THEATER – 1:30 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/
BLOOD DRIVE – 2 – 6 p.m. Give blood, save a life. Types A, B, & O needed. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 5:30 p.m. Practice public speaking with the toastmasters. All welcome. The White House Building, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1466 or e-mail b.fischer@fenimoreart.org.
ESCAPE ROOM – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Solve puzzles, use clues, escape from the Backstage at the Concert themed room. Limit 6/time-slot. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12/class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/figure-drawing-open-studio/?instance_id=1001

LECTURE SERIES – 7 p.m. Craig Timberg presents “Russian Disinformation: Will it Happen Again” on threat of Russian interference in future elections, efforts by NSA, social media to prevent future meddling, more. Cooperstown Village Library. www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Annual Florence High Memorial Chamber Music Concert features musicians from Glimmerglass Festival performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, Paganini, more. Free, open to public. Pierstown Grange, 137 Wedderspoon Hollow Road, Cooperstown. 607- 264-3069.

 

Tuesday,

August 14
POTTERY – 9 a.m. – Noon. Children 7-14 learn to form clay by hand to build coil pots, pinch pots, masks, animal sculptures, much more. Cost, $75, materials included. The Smithy Clay Studio, 1 Otsego Ct., Cooperstown. 607-547-8671 or visit www.smithyarts.org
ART ROCKS – 11 a.m. Young artists learn new techniques, explore the works in the museum’s collection. Arkell Museum, 2 Eries Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
ART CLASS – 1 – 3 p.m. Learn to design, build, paint your own kite with Justin Mastrangelo. Cost, $55/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
PEANUT BUTTER PARTY – 2 p.m. Learn history of Beech-Nuts’ Peanut Butter, try old recipes, enjoy delicious peanut butter snacks. Free program, not recommended for those with peanut allergies. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
THEATER – 5 p.m. “Klezmer Concert With Big Galut(e)” features music from the Jewish Diaspora’s many homelands. Cost, $25/adult. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/trouble-in-tahiti/
RABIES CLINIC – 6 – 8 p.m. Bring pets to be vaccinated or to receive their 3-year booster shot with Dr. Puritz. Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-547-8111 or visit susquehannaanimalshelter.org/2018-otsego-county-free-rabies-clinics/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Scott Freeman Band, quartet plays diverse repertoire of classical, jazz, oldies, Irish, more. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5256 or visit richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

 

Wednesday,

August 15
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Tour “The Barber Surreal: Eugene Berman’s Re-imagined ‘The Barber of Seville’” with director of exhibition Chriss Rossi. Includes lectures, meal, discussion. Cost, $30/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547–1510 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
AUTHORS SERIES – 1 p.m. Baseball author Skip Lockwood discusses book “Insight Pitch: My Life as a Major League Closer.” Followed by book signing. Included with admission. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/node/17343?date=0
ROCK PAINTING – 2 p.m. Paint a lifelike flower or animal onto a rock. Rocks provided. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
ART CLASS – 3 – 4 p.m. Entertaining class for kids to learn Mask Making based on Thaw Gallery Yup’ik masks. Free. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3 – 5 p.m. Discuss current events. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
WRITERS GROUP – 5 p.m. Discuss current writing projects, get inspired, have fun. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
MUSIC – 6 – 9 p.m. Hot Tin Roof presents Pinecone Fletcher and the Spacebenders. Enjoy Ommegang beer, great music, fun in the sun. Cooperstown Fun Park, 4858 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800.
BENEFIT CONCERT – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Performance by Fetish Lane. Admission by free-will-offering toward on-going restoration. Lawn, Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com
MUSIC – 6 – 9 p.m. Hot Tin Roof presents Pinecone Fletcher and the Spacebenders. Enjoy Ommegang beer, great music, fun in the sun. Cooperstown Fun Park, 4858 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800 or visit www.facebook.com/ommegang/
WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Downtown Revitalization Then & Now along Main & Market Streets with Gary Wickham & Bob Brzozowski. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
THEATER – 7 – 9 p.m. Production of Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People.” Cost, $15/adult. Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
SUMMER CONCERT – 7 – 8:30 p.m. “Olde Tyme Fiddlers” present a showcase of familiar music & fun. Spring Park, Rt. 20, Richfield Springs. 315-858-0964 or visit www.richfieldspringschamber.org/?tribe_events=concerts-in-the-park-old-tyme-fiddlers

 

Thursday,

August 16
POTTERY – 9 a.m. – Noon. Children 7-14 learn to form clay by hand to build coil pots, pinch pots, masks, animal sculptures, much more. Cost, $75, materials included. The Smithy Clay Studio, 1 Otsego Ct., Cooperstown. 607-547-8671 or visit www.smithyarts.org
ESCAPE ROOM – 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Solve puzzles, use clues, escape from the Backstage at the Concert themed room. Limit 6/time-slot. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
ART CLASS – 1 – 3 p.m. Learn to design, build, paint your own kite 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
HARVEST FEST – 3 – 6 p.m. Celebrate Summer Harvest featuring Farmers Market, Live Music, kids zoomobile, more. Free admission, food. Guy Rathbun Park (behind firehouse), 117 Main St., Morris. Visit butternutvalleyalliance.org
GARDEN GATHERINGS – 3 – 6 p.m. Enjoy afternoon gardening with OLT staff member Sara Scheeren, 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 and chat with the group. Ages 10+. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
GARDEN TOUR – 6 p.m. Learn about the gardens, how they have evolved over time, what flowering plants live there. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2236 or visit www.otsegolandtrust.org
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/
HOUSEHOLD SCIENCE – 6:30 p.m. Take a wild, wacky look at science happening in, around the home. The Dirtmeister uses “dirt cheap” materials to explore science behind gravity, air pressure, sound with audience. 100% safe, audience encouraged to try this at home. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/event/the-dirtmeister/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Jaybird Street Trio. Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-7997 or visit oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/
CABARET – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join the Guilty Pleasure Cabaret for a fun, all-levels, dance class sure to get you sweating. Combines elements of Jazz, Hip Hop, fitness, stilleto heals to bring out your inner diva, build confidence, find your fierce. Bring water, active wear, sneakers. Cost, $15/adult. THE CHURCH, 2381 NY-205, Mount Vision. 607-638-5119 or visit www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 – 9 p.m. Present your writing at the open mic then enjoy a reading Tom Heitz featuring the fun story of the Cardiff Giant. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-tom-heitz/?instance_id=1040

 

Friday,

August 17
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
HISTORY PRESENTATION – 2 p.m. Learn about family lives, traditional clothing, objects used by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) historically, today in hands-on presentation with Historian Glenn Bentz. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Makers of all ages create, learn, experiment. Materials provided for many different hands on activities to inspire creative thinking and problem-solving. Everything from Crochet to coding, more. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
FUNDRAISER – 5:30 – 10 p.m. Enjoy a train ride, live music to support The Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Meet the dogs. Cost, $40/person. Cooperstown Charlotte Valley Railroad, 136 Main St., Milford. 607-547-8111 or visit susquehannaanimalshelter.org/on-the-rails-for-tails/
FIREPIT FRIDAY – 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy cold beers, roaring bon fire, live music by The Spectacular Average Boys. Catch a trolly from Doubleday field to, from Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800 or visit www.facebook.com/ommegang/
TWAIN READING – 7 – 8 p.m. Reading of play by Mark Twain “The Diaries of Adam and Eve.” Free with cash donation. Amphitheater, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
SEMINAR – 7:30 – 9 p.m. Presentation “Bob Gasparini: The Genetics Of Cancer” on testing and the genetics of Cancer. Cost, $20/adult. Reservation required. The Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. E-mail heidi@klinkhart.org or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/

 

Saturday,

August 18
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. Fly-in breakfast features all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, maple syrup, sausage, beverages. Cost, $7.50/adult. Cooperstown/Westville Airport, Rt. 166, Cooperstown.
BEEP BASEBALL – 9 a.m. Learn about beep baseball for blind, visually impaired. Learn the rules at 10 a.m., experience a beep baseball in the Learning Center at 11 a.m., demonstration at 2 p.m., screening “The Renegades: A Beep Ball Story” at 7 p.m. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/Beep-baseball-bash?date=0
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Give blood, save a life, get free admission to Hall of Fame. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 1-800- RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org
CARS & COFFEE – 9 – 11 a.m. Join fellow gearheads for a relaxed display of multi-brand, multi-period cars. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Call 607-547-9692.
HOPSEGO – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Family friendly festival featuring activities, fun, games, opportunities to learn local history and craft brewing. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Hopsego
WEAVING WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Weaving and cosmology workshop to release creative energy, demystify reading your astrological natal chart, more with Owyn Ruck. Cost, $75/non-member. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/event/weaving-cosmology/
WORKSHOP – 10 – 11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of growing, pruning, winter protection and other tips to help you successfully grow lavender in our region. Cost, $35/person. Kingfisher Lavender, 182 Buck Road, Fly Creek. 607-437-2174 or visit www.kingfisherlavender.com/visit/
SHOWTALK – 10:30 a.m. James B. Stewart: The Economics of Art. Presentation by Stewart, New York Times Columnist, staff writer at The New Yorker, more speaks on money and the arts wtih Young Artists program performing related songs, scenes. Cost, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. glimmerglass.org
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
THEATER – Noon.“A Case For Eviction” following the struggle of Frank and Dora to evict a temporary resident from their guest room. Leatherstocking Stage, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/A-Case-for-Eviction
OPENING RECEPTION – 1 – 3 p.m. Celebrate 3 exhibits featuring works in portrait drawings, watercolor, large acrylic paintings, ceramics more. Runs thru 9/7. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/VMS.EventDetail/EventCatPK/GLE/EventPK/0CF80036-5056-A852-6B1F94559A229D50.cfm
MEMORIAL REGATTA – 1 p.m. Features sprint races from swimming beach to western end of lake & back, 1-mile circumnavigation race, home-built boats and rafts race. Also, enjoy games, food, corn hole tournament in the parking lot. Benefit to Schenevus Lake Park Capital Improvement Fund. Cost, $25/adult paddler. Schenevus Lake, Schenevus Lake Park, Lake Road, Schenevus. 607-638-9295 or visit www.lukehazenmemorialregatta.com/
AUTHORS SERIES – 1 p.m. Baseball author David Wanczyk discusses book “Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind.” Followed by book signing. Included with admission. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/node/17344?date=0
CHARACTER TOUR – 1 p.m. Tour the museum through the eyes of the artists themselves. Features a tour with Thomas Cole as portrayed by a Templeton Player. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. Guided tour showcasing three site-specific performances by the Templeton Players on the struggle for Women’s Rights. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/women-rights
THEATER – 3 & 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
CLOSING PARTY – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate show “Splash” and participating artists Petey Brown, Ashley Norwood Cooper, Megan Adams Irving, Steph Marcus. Includes refreshments, free admission. All welcome. Exhibit on view thru 8/22. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
TOURNAMENT & BAND – 5:30 p.m. Cornhole Tournament on lawn followed by Thunderwatt at 7 performing 2 sets to 10. The Lake House, 2521 Co. Hwy. 22, Richfield Springs. 315-858-2058 or visit www.facebook.com/LakeHouseLodge/
TWAIN READING – 7 – 8 p.m. Reading of play by Mark Twain “The Diaries of Adam and Eve.” Free with cash donation. Amphitheater, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
POTLUCK DINNER – 7 p.m. All American Community Dinner. Bring a dish to share. Beverages, plates, silverware provided. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. 607-547-9946 or visit www.facebook.com/FlyCreekUMChurch/
MUSIC – 7 – 10 p.m. Hot Tin Roof presents The Council Rock Band. Enjoy Ommegang beer, great music, fun in the sun. Cooperstown Fun Park, 4858 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800.
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Dirt Road Express plays classic and modern country. Free. 3 Chenango Rd, Edmeston. Call 607-965-8377.
SPEAKEASY SOCIAL – 8 p.m. Performance by Guilty Pleasures Cabaret celebrating the spirit of the spirit of prohibition-era drinking establishments through dance, music, comedy. Tickets, $15/adult. The Church, Co. Rd. 11, Mt. Vision. 607-638-5119 or visit www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/

 

Sunday,

August 19
PREVIEW & BRUNCH – 11 a.m. Enjoy delicious brunch as Artistic/General Director Francesca Zambello previews 2019 season with members of Young Artists Program. Cost, $55. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
THEATER – Noon. See the “Box and Cox Trunk Show” featuring the best performers in the region. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/box-and-cox
GARDEN HACKS – 1 – 2 p.m. Learn tried and tested gardening tips. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/garden_hacks
SUNDAY SERIES – 1 – 3 p.m. Learn about “Fly Fishing” with Jim Lennox and Tay Bartoo. Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. Visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/calendar/
ART LECTURE – 2 p.m. “Leonardo Davinci and the Human Body, Earthly and Divine” investigating Davinci’s anatomical studies when he pursued knowledge through observation/experimentation, and his iconic paintings where he tried to portray an ideal beauty of man that related to God. Cost, $11/non-member. Auditorium, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
ANTI-RENT WAR – 2 p.m. Enjoy performances by the Templeton Players depicting the Anti-Rent Movement. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/rent-wars
CONCERT – 2 – 5 p.m. R.P.H. Band performs Hit Rock n’ Roll oldies from 50’s & 60’s. Requests accepted, dancing encouraged. Refreshments available for purchase. Admission, $15. Proceeds benefit, renovation & upkeep of the hall. Cornfield Hall, 655 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. 607-547-8055.
SINATRA TRIBUTE – 2 – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits with 14 piece Hal McIntyre Big Band and Steve Marvin on vocals. Cost, $15 general admission. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
THEATER – 5 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
CONCERT – 7 – 9 p.m. Vieux Farka Touré performs innovative blend of Malian blues, praise song, funk, reggae, rock. Cost, $34 at-the-door. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/event/vieux-farka-toure/

 

Monday,

August 20
PHOTOGRAPHY – 6 – 8 a.m. Sunrise on Glimmerglass Photo Excursions. Walk behind Fenimore Art Museum with photographer Kevin Gray, capture sunrise over Otsego Lake. Cost, $17/non-member. Lawn, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
THEATER – 5 p.m. “Trouble In Tahiti” one act send-up of suburban American dream by Leonard Bernstein featuring member of Young Artists Program. Cost, $35/adult. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/trouble-in-tahiti/
PHOTOGRAPHY – 6 – 8 p.m. Take photographs during ‘Golden Hour’ just before sunset with staff member Kevin Gray providing pointers on composition, light, shadow, more. Cost, $17/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Sunset-Farm-Photography
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12/class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718.
WRITERS EVENING – 7 p.m. Local writers present works in progress followed by moderated Q&A session. New writers welcome to supportive community. Stamford Village Library, 117 Main St., Stamford. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/05/10/august-20-writers-evening/
OPERA – 7:30 p.m. Mezzo soprano Samantha Malk perform’s Leo Hoiby’s Bon Appetit!, one woman opera show based on Julia Child’s cooking show, while baking a cake. Ticket’s, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 800-838-3006 or visit www.cooperstownmusicfest.org

 

Tuesday,

August 21
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
9:30-9:50 a.m. Town Hall, 3966 NY-23, West Oneonta.
10:10-10:50 a.m. Little Lambs Children Center, 383 Co Rd 11, Oneonta.
12:20-12:45 p.m. Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek.
1:15-1:35 p.m. Methodist Church, 2343 NY-205, Mt Vision.
2:10-2:30 p.m. Firehouse, 116 County Rd 4, Wells Bridge. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
ART ROCKS – 11 a.m. Young artists learn new techniques, explore the works in the museum’s collection. Arkell Museum, 2 Eries Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
NATURAL HISTORY – 2 p.m. Presentation features interactive slideshow, live animals to introduce kids to unique reptiles, amphibians of Vermont. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Wintergreen, folk trio performs traditional, contemporary, original music with variety of folk instruments. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5256 or visit richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

 

Wednesday,

August 22
AFTERNOON ART – 3 – 4 p.m. Children aged 4-8 create a village map, post card of cooperstown, based on William Cooper’s painting, map of Cooperstown. Cost, $5/child. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3 – 5 p.m. Discuss current events. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit https://www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
SCRABBLE – 5 – 7:30 p.m. Place scrabble with community members. Adults only. 3rd Floor Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit http://hmloneonta.org/calendar/
WRITERS GROUP – 5 p.m. Discuss current writing projects, get inspired, have fun. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
MUSIC – 5 – 9 p.m. Cooperstown Community Band performs patriotic marches, Broadway show tunes, Dixieland, jazz, themes, more. Free, open to the public. East Lawn, The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-9931.
BOOK DISCUSSION – 6 p.m. “The Woman In The Castle” by Jessica Shattuck. Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.canajoharielibrary.org/
CHESS MEETING – 6 – 11 p.m. Weekly meeting welcomes players of all levels. No fees. Cafeteria, College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Call Dom at 607-484-7240.
MUSIC – 6 – 9 p.m. Hot Tin Roof presents The Barnyard Saints. Enjoy Ommegang beer, great music, fun in the sun. Cooperstown Fun Park, 4858 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800.
HISTORY TOUR – 6 p.m. Learn about Brookwood Point from Native American era to the founding of Cooperstown, to present day with Ed Rowley. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2236 or visit http://otsegolandtrust.org/the-news/programs-a-events/417-brookwood-point-history-and-garden-tours
LECTURE SERIES – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Learn about new technologies to reduce heating costs, greenhouse gas emissions with Otsego County Conservation Association. Community Room, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit http://occainfo.org/calendar/be-informed-lecture-series-heat-smart-otsego/
BENEFIT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Performance by Randy’s Harptones. Admission by free-will-offering toward on-going restoration. Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit https://www.themajorsinn.com/
THEATER – 7 – 9 p.m. Production of Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People.” Cost, $15/adult. Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
SUMMER CONCERT – 7 – 8:30 p.m. “New Horizons Barbershop Chorus & Individual Quartets” sing a Cappella in the barbershop style. Spring Park, Rt. 20, Richfield Springs. 315-858-0964 or visit https://www.richfieldspringschamber.org/?tribe_events=concerts-in-the-park-new-horizons-barbershop-chorus-individual-quartets
►Thursday, August 23
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus.
10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 County Highway 34, Westford.
12:30-1 p.m. a.m. First Christian Church, 1160 State Highway 165, South Valley.
1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 County Highway 35, Middlefield. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
FOREST EXPLORATION – 2 – 3 p.m. Learn about the great Northern Forest ecosystem with the Zoomobile. Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
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 https://baseballhall.org/events/glimmerglass-festival-aug-2?date=0
FORUM – 2 – 3:30 p.m. “Breaking Glass” National Forum discussing opera, race, & social justice followed by open Q&A session. All welcome. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit https://glimmerglass.org/breaking-glass/
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 http://www.otsegolandtrust.org/the-news/programs-a-events/421-brookwood-point-garden-gatherings
CRAFT & CHAT – 3:30 p.m. Bring your current knitting or crochet project and chat with the group. Ages 10+. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
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 http://hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 6 – 8 p.m. Join Patrick MacGregor, Assistant Manager of Interpretation for special event featuring tours of the gardens used for home, food, medicine followed by locally sourced dinner. Cost, $85/non-member. Bump Tavern, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547–1510 or visit https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Practice public speaking with Oneonta Toastmasters. Guests welcome to find your voice, have fun. Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org/
PARK WALK – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Walk through norther portion of park with Patricia Riddell Kent and Steve Kent. Visit historic building, fields, forests along Schenevus creek on mostly flat terrain. Riddell State Park, Davenport. 607-432-2114 or visit http://occainfo.org/calendar/a-walk-on-the-flat-side-riddell-state-park/
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Learn how the baseball card game began with Hall of Fame librarian Jim Gates in “The Origins of Trading Cards.” Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600, ext. 101 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
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 http://roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/05/07/august-23-dungeons-dragons-night/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Leatherstocking Jazz. Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-7997 or visit http://oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/
WORD THURSDAY – 7 – 10 p.m. Writers are invited to share works at open mic followed by Like Light Regional Reading. Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. 607-829-5055.
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit https://franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
MUSIC – 9 p.m. Jazz standards with an upbeat twist performed by Barnes and the Noblemen. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-9931.
►Friday, August 24
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit http://www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Makers of all ages create, learn, experiment. Materials provided for many deferent hands on activities to inspire creative thinking and problem-solving. Everything from Crochet to coding, more. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
FINE CRAFTS – 5 – 7 p.m. Opening reception for Fine Crafts Invitational exhibit “Made in New York: Earth, Wind & Sky” with joint Miniature Show inspired by Thomas Cole. Displayed thru 9/21. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit http://www.cooperstownart.com/
FIREPIT FRIDAY – 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy cold beers, roaring bon fire, live music by Ryan Matter. Catch a trolly from Doubleday field to, from Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ommegang/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 &9 p.m. Showing “Oceans 8.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2576978
THEATER – 7 p.m. Production of Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People.” Cost, $15/adult. Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit https://franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
HYPNOTIST – 9 p.m. World famous performer Sailesh presents live show taking audience on journey with hypnosis, improv, music, interactivity to make a fun evening. Cost, $3. Ballroom, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2427483
MUSIC – 9 p.m. – Midnight. The Teresa Broadwell Quartet performs jazz, swing with finest musicians out there. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9931.
►Saturday, August 25
DOG TRIAL – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trials feature handlers showing off skills with their dog to heard sheep. Includes pairs from Canada to Maryland. Cost, $5. Open field, Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. E-mail hinmanhollowdogs@yahoo.com
CARS & COFFEE – 9 – 11 a.m. Join fellow gearheads for a relaxed display of multi-brand, multi-period cars. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Call 607-547-9692.
GARLIC HARVEST – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Get delicious, biodynamic garlic for the kitchen, seed stock to grow your own, or sample delicious recipes. Follow signs from Fly Creek and Richfield Springs. 315-858-1095.
ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Single-cylinder gas engine enthusiasts show their antiques from the early 1900s. Stop by for engines, food, community lawn sales, more. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 607-547-9692 or visit https://www.flycreekcidermill.com/antique-engine-show-fly-creek-day-lawn-sales
FARM DAY – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit family farms around Otsego County to explore fish farming, beekeeping, maple syrup making, more. Find guide at www.familyfarmday.org
EXHIBIT – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Last day of “Oneonta’s Own: The State Militia & the National Guard in Oneonta, 1812-2003.” Admission, free. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit http://www.oneontahistory.org/
ART WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Have fun creating caricatures of someone or something with teacher Gary Mayer. Cost, $45, materials included, registration required. Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit http://roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/05/05/august-25-caricature-workshop/
SHOWTALK – 10:30 a.m. Jeanine Tesori, Tazewell Thompson discuss inspiration behind new opera premiering this season, share excerpts from work-in-progress. Cost, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. https://glimmerglass.org/
NETWORKING – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mingle, enjoy refreshments with other Mom Entrepreneurs in our community. Hosted by SFCU. Dress casual, children welcome. RSVP preferred, space limited. Noah’s World, 144 Round House Road, Oneonta. 607-432-7529 or visit https://www.facebook.com/noahsworldoneonta/
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit http://www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
THEATER – Noon. “A Case For Eviction” following the struggle of Frank and Dora to evict a temporary resident from their guest room. Leatherstocking Stage, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/A-Case-for-Eviction
FOOD TRUCK – 1 – 8:30 p.m. Celebrate Food Truck of Upstate New York. Features food trucks, live music, vendors, tastings of wine, craft beer, ciders, food competition, more. 6th Ward Booster Club Field, 7 Scrambling Ave., Oneonta. Visit cahpc.org/food_truck_event
CHARACTER TOUR – 1 – 2 p.m. Tour the museum through the eyes of the artists themselves. Features a tour with Thomas Cole as portrayed by a Templeton Player. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit https://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. Guided tour showcasing three site-specific performances by the Templeton Players on the struggle for Women’s Rights. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/women-rights
THEATER – 3 & 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit https://franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Oceans 8.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2576980
COFFEE HOUSE –7 – 9 p.m. Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake. Call 315-858-2575 or visit https://www.facebook.com/littlewhitechurch/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. the Sidney Community Band plays popular music and show tunes. Free. 3 Chenango Rd, Edmeston. 607-965-8377.
COMEDY – 9 p.m. Performance by Anthony Jamal Bean, aka “Chico,” of Wild n’ Out fame. Cost, $3. Ballroom, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2428369
MUSIC – 9 p.m. Dance to amazing songs from big band to early rock n’ roll, country, latin, motown, more with DJ John Thompson. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9931.
►Sunday, August 26
DOG TRIAL – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trials feature handlers showing off skills with their dog to heard sheep. Includes pairs from Canada to Maryland. Cost, $5. Open field, Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. E-mail hinmanhollowdogs@yahoo.com
GARLIC HARVEST – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Get delicious, biodynamic garlic for the kitchen, seed stock to grow your own, or sample delicious recipes. Follow signs from Fly Creek and Richfield Springs. 315-858-1095.
ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Single-cylinder gas engine enthusiasts show their antiques from the early 1900s. Stop by for engines, food, community lawn sales, more. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 607-547-9692 or visit https://www.flycreekcidermill.com/antique-engine-show-fly-creek-day-lawn-sales
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit http://www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
THEATER – Noon. See “Box and Cox Trunk Show” featuring the best performers in the region. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/box-and-cox
SUNDAY BRUNCH – Noon – 2:30 p.m. Enjoy delicious omelettes made to order, carving stations, waffles, more. Cost, $34.95/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-9931.
GARDEN HACKS – 1 – 2 p.m. Learn tried and tested gardening tips. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/garden_hacks
SUNDAY SERIES – 1 – 3 p.m. Appraisal Clinic with Tim Northup, Al Bullard, Kevin Herrick, Mary Ann Flewelling. Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. Visit https://swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/calendar/
FILM SCREENING – 1, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Oceans 8.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit https://oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2576982
CONCERT – 2 p.m. Oneonta Community Band performs selections from Souso, other standards. Bring chair or blanket. Huntington Park, Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit http://www.oneontahistory.org/
ANTI-RENT WAR – 2 p.m. Enjoy performances by the Templeton Players depicting the Anti-Rent Movement. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/rent-wars
CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Concert Band performs American Band Standards such as “The March King,” John Philip Sousa, others. Bring chair and blanket. Donate to save nearby Oneonta Theater when Sousa played. Huntington Park, Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit http://www.oneontahistory.org/
DINNER CONCERT – 4 p.m. “America’s Musical Ambassadors” Timothy Perry and Margaret “Pej” Rietz celebrate 25 years of musical collaboration with program “ClarinArts: Moods, Meditative to Manic” featuring selection from classical to gypsy, swing, tango, Caribbean. Dinner to follow. Cost, $68/person. The Horned Dorset, 2000 St. Rt. 8, Leonardsville. 315-855-7898 or visit http://www.horneddorsetinn.com/
THEATER – 5 p.m. Final performance “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit https://franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/
FILM SCREENING – 7:30 p.m. Showing “Becoming Who I Was” award winning documentary about a boy who is discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered monk and the journey that follows. Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit https://www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Hear Bach’s “Brandenburg Concertos” performed by returning favorite Joseph Lin. Ticket’s, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 877-666-7421 or visit https://www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/new-events
►Monday, August 27
RESEARCH RESOURCES – 4 p.m. Digital Services Librarian from 4CLS, Brian Lee, presents program to learn about geneology resources like ancestry.com, others. Also discusses DNA results, what to do with them. Free, all invited. Donations accepted. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Road 29A, Springfield Center. 607-264-3375 or visit https://www.facebook.com/4CLSSpringfieldLibrary/
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 5:30 p.m. Practice public speaking with the toastmasters. All welcome. The White House Building, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1466 or e-mail b.fischer@fenimoreart.org.
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12/class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718.
►Tuesday, August 28
ART ROCKS – 11 a.m. Young artists learn new techniques, explore the works in the museum’s collection. Arkell Museum, 2 Eries Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit http://www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
RECOVERY FORUM – 11:30 a.m. Eligible medicaid enrolees learn about support systems, healthcare options, meet providers to help achieve recovery goals. Community Room, Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-433-2343 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-choices-in-recovery-tickets-48422333503
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8344 or visit https://www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Fritz Henry, solo singer, guitar offers fun, interactive music for all ages. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5256 or visit http://richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/