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‘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

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

 

Friday
November 17
LECTURE – 12:20 p.m. Dr. Daniel Oross presents “Democratic legitimacy and changing forms of political participation – A case study from Hungary.” Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4865 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwicks-oross-present-next-faculty-lecture/

FUNDRAISER – 4:30-7 p.m. Enjoy Brooks BBQ chicken dinner and a homemade pie sale. Proceeds support church’s Global Mission Outreach. Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9555.
MEET & GREET – 5-7 p.m. New SUNY Oneonta faculty are invited for refreshments and conversation at The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

BOOK SIGNING – 5-7 p.m. Former US Army Colonel & Congressman Chris Gibson will be signing his book “Rally Point: 5 Tasks to Unite the Country & Revitalize the American Dream.” Ouside Blacktree Books, The Southside Mall, Oneonta. Call 607-432-1200 or visit www.facebook.com/BlackTreeBooks/

OPENING RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Open an exhibit of watercolor drawing & painting, “Sky Kim and Curtis Bartone Exhibition.” Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica. Call 315-797-0000 or visit www.mwpai.org/view/exhibitions/prattmwp-gallery-in-the-museum-of-art/174/sky-kim-and-curtis-bartone-exhibition

BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Great items up for sale to benefit the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Bring items to sell, or bid on interesting items for auction. Holiday Inn, 5206 NY-23, Oneonta. www.oneontahistory.org or call (607)432-0960
ADDICTION DOCUMENTARY – 6 p.m. Screening & Panel discussion of “The Hungry Heart” by Bess O’Brien, about prescription drugs, adiction, recovery, and Vermont. There will be a medicine drop box available. Hartwick Community Center, 450 Co. Rd. 11, Hartwick.

FIRE PIT FRIDAY – 6-9 p.m. Enjoy dinner, beer, and performances by local bands while warming yourself by the bonfire. Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Call 607-544-1800 or visit www.ommegang.com

QUIT SMOKING – 6 p.m. Free smoking cessation seminar to introduction smokers trying to quit to products and techniques that may help them. As well as provide support. Registration required. Classroom 1, Fox Care Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta. Call 607-547-3914 or visit bassett.org/smokeout
GAME NIGHT – 6 p.m. Play chess, scrabble, genzi, more. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467501

CONCERT – 7-9 p.m. Tusk, one of the nations top tribute bands, perform Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits. Cost, $20. Followed by the 70s Dance Party 9 p.m.-Midnight. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-316-2870 or visit foothillspac.org

CHAMBER MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. “Three’s A Crowd,” Faculty Showcase of chamber music for Trios. Anderson Theater, Hartwick College. Call 607-431-4000.

FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467502

 

 

Saturday
November 18
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy breakfast of pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, eggs, coffee, more. Minimum donation, $5. Children 5 and under, free. Milford Fire Dept., 64 S. Main St.,Milford. Call 607-286-9492 or visit www.facebook.com/Milford-Fire-Department-and-Emergency-Squad-1534447436867261/

CRAFT SHOW – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See over 100 crafters and artists, find unique gifts for the holiday, win prizes. FoxCare Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafts, Antiques, Collectivbles, Cookies, Baked Goods, Earth-friendly items and snack bar. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-4102 or e-mail secretary@firstumc.org.
FOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m.-Noon. Drop off food for the “Scouting for Food: A National Good Turn for America,” by the Cooperstown Boy Scouts. Price Chopper, Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2017/11/18/scouting-for-food-drop-off
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
CHRISTMAS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Main St. Walkway, Oneonta. E-mail oneontafarmersmarket607@gmail.com or visit www.oneontafarmersmarket.org/home.html
VETERANS BREAKFAST – 9 a.m. Free breakfast for all veterans followed by a program by Veteran Josh Ives. Cooperstown Veterans Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown. To RSVP, call 607-435-6773. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2017/11/18/free-breakfast-for-veterans-at-the-cooperstown-veteran-apos-s-clubsponsored-by-the-cooperstown-dar for info.

WINDOW PAINTING – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enter the winter wonderland window painting contest. Richfield Springs. Call 607-282-0315 or visit www.richfieldspringschamber.org/?tribe_events=winter-windowland-painting-contest

HOLIDAY BAKING – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bake with the interpreters in the Lippit Farmhouse. Learn to bake traditional holiday treats in the brick oven, the kettle, and the dutch oven. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/baking

FALL LEGO EVENT – 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to build something together with the Library’s lego collection. Riverwood Toys will be a special guest. Village Meeting room, Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
SOUP BUFFET – 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. All you can eat, self-serve soup buffet. Includes crockpots of soups, stews, chowders, chili with homemade rolls, crackers, rye bread, a dessert table, beverages. Take out available. Cost $6. Mt. Vision United methodist church, 2345 St. Rt. 205, Mt. Vision. Call 607-432-0397.

OPERA – 12:55 p.m. See Ades’ “The Exterminating Angels” streaming live from The Met. Tickets, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/
CAT YOGA – 1 p.m. Wind down and spend quality time with some adoptable kitties. Suggested donation, $10. Evergreen Yoga, 256 St. Hwy. 28, Richfield Springs. Call 607-547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/

ADOPTION EVENT – 1-4 p.m. Share the love event features free pet adoption, shelter tours, prizes, more. Susquehanna Animal Shelter, 4841 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. Call 607) 547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/

WRITERS GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Learn to transform your auto biographical material into fiction or memoir with workshop leader Alice Lichtenstein. Pre-registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/poets-writers-workshop-with-alice-lichtenstein-transformations-autobiography-into-fiction-tickets-39146230429

POKER TOURNAMENT – 6 p.m. Play poker to benefit the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Upstair, New York Pizzeria, 75 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2930 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/

FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467503

LEGENDS – 7 p.m. Listen to Native American stories, myths, and music. SUNY Oneonta College Camp, 119 Hoffman Rd., Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1648409

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Atomic Rewind featuring a blend of classic, modern favorites. Cost $3. Includes cash bar. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467504

 

Sunday,
November 19
FILM SCREENING – 1-3:30 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467505

HYMN PERFORMANCE – 2 p.m. The Catskill Choral Society and the Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble present the Battle Hymn of the Republic. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-7085 or visit catskillwinds.com/news.php

SUFFRAGE EVENT – 2 p.m. The League of Women Voters hosts Theodora Talks featuring local women telling their stories, followed by a roundtable discussion. NJ Sterling Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-2586.
AUDITIONS – 2-5 p.m. Try out for a part in “Love Loss and What I Wore.” A series of funny, touching vignettes, monologues about women’s relationships with their mothers, clothes, others. Roles ope for 5-15 women of all ages, teen through mature adults. The Production Center, The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-432-5407.

LIBRARY PROGRAM – 3 p.m. Anthropologist William Starna and Attorney Joseph Membrino present “How the Indians Lost Their Land” about how tribal lands and resources were lost in the colonial and federal eras. The Cooperstown Village Library. Call www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
DINNER CONCERT– 4 p.m. Enjoy the Musical Odyssey of Lucas Button with dinner. Reservations Required. The Horned Dorset Inn, Rt. 8 Leonardsville. Call 315-855-7898 or visit www.horneddorsetinn.com

SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. Spend an evening dancing with friends. Admission, $8 members, $9 non-members. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.

FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467506
FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467507

 

Monday,
November 20
POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30-3 p.m. Write poetry, songs with John Michael Zov. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435, e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
LEGOS – 3-4 p.m. Play with the library’s lego collection. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
OPEN PLAY – 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tinker with 3-D printing. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
AUDITIONS – 7-9 p.m. Try out for a part in “Love Loss and What I Wore.” A series of funny, touching vignettes, monologues about women’s relationships with their mothers, clothes, others. Roles ope for 5-15 women of all ages, teen through mature adults. The Production Center, The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-432-5407.
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

 

Tuesday,
November 21
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
TINKERING TUESDAY – 3:30 p.m. Create a 3D printable holiday ornament. For ages 8+, adults welcome. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/3d-design-tinkering-tuesday-holiday-ornament-registration-38679580667

 

Wednesday,
November 22
3-D TINKERING – 10 a.m. Create a 3D printable holiday ornament. For ages 8+, adults welcome. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/3d-design-tinkering-tuesday-holiday-ornament-registration-39669498538
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
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.
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
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.
CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-386-3589

 

Thursday,
November 23
THANKSGIVING
DINNER – 2-5 p.m. Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3491 or visit www.facebook.com/UUSOneonta/
COOKING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Learn to make a variety of dishes, bring the kids to learn with you, eat what you’ve made. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
JOB READINESS – 5-7 p.m. Work on everything from interviewing, resume creation, job searching, more. Pre-register, space limited. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
YARN CLUB – 6-7:30 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Work with local experts to learn new skills. Craft focus for November: SPCA Cat Care Kits. 3rd floor, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

 

Friday,
November 24
THANKSGIVING – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour the farm, watch interpreters bake treats at the farmhouse, visit the blacksmith, more for this special holiday weekend. Admission by donation. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
EXHIBIT OPENING – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday display “Victorian Yuletide: Through the Eyes of Immigrants,” opens. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica. Call 315-797-0000 or visit www.mwpai.org/view/exhibitions/current/victorian-yuletide-through-the-eyes-of-immigrants-2/
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6 p.m. Give the gift of life, donate blood. In the meeting room of the Cooperstown Fire Department, 24 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org

VIKING FORGE – 5 p.m. Prepare for battle with BORAN who will teach how to make foam weaponry. Bring 1-3 rolls of duct tape to share. All other materials provided. The Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. E-mail OurOTC@gmail.com

SANTA’S ARRIVAL – 5:30 p.m. Santa returns to his cottage on his horse drawn sleigh. Come meet Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, refreshments, and music. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/

 

Saturday,
November 25
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
CHRISTMAS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Main St. Walkway, Oneonta. E-mail oneontafarmersmarket607@gmail.com or visit www.oneontafarmersmarket.org/home.html
PET PICTURES – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Get your pets picture taken with Santa Claus. Must be leashed, cost is $10/photo. Proceeds benefit Otsego County 4-H Dog Program. Reservations required. Dog Wild, 4785 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. Call Sonja Galley at 607-267-2011 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2015/12/05/pet-pictures-with-santa

THANKSGIVING – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour the farm, watch interpreters bake treats at the farmhouse, visit the blacksmith, more for this special holiday weekend. Admission by donation. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
WREATH FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. See what’s Adorning the Doors this Christmas season. Place bids on your favorites. Enter the raffle for the “Dinner’s On Us,” a weeks worth of gift certificates to local restaurants. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com
VIKING FEAST – 7 p.m. Bring your favorite dish to share, dress as a viking, compete in the LARPing competition to determine whom is the greates warrior of them all. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. E-mail OurOTC@gmail.com

HOLIDAY CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a holiday show with a Jazz twist with Tish Oney, the vocalist, composer, & arranger.The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org/tish-oney-112517-at-the-otesaga-resort-hotel/

 

Sunday,
November 26
CHRISTMAS DISPLAY – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Enjoy christmas decorations, music, refreshments with the Garden Club. Free, open to the public. Memorial Room, Richfield Springs Public Library. Call 607-547-5648.

BLUE SERVICES – 6 p.m. Christmas service for family and friends who have lost loved one due to suicide. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org

 

Monday
November 27
POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30-3 p.m. Write poetry, songs with John Michael Zov. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435, e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
LEGOS – 3-4 p.m. Play with the library’s lego collection. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 435-8718.
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

 

Tuesday,
November 28
OPEN HOUSE – 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Visit the Oneonta History Center on this national day for giving to non-profits. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
NARCAN TRAINING – 3-4 p.m. Free training to administer NARCAN. Leave with a free kit and a certificate. FORDO, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. E-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
AROMATHERAPY WORKSHOP – 6:15 p.m. Learn how to make your own body wash with your preferred scents & also, essential oil safety with David Kropp, Owner of Essentials by DK. Materials fee, $7.50 required with registration. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/