HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
PHOTOGRAPHY – 5 – 7 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
COMEDIAN – 9 – 10 p.m. Have a fun night out with bonafide Georgia peach (native) Mia Jackson, who has appeared on Last Comic Standing, NickMom’s Night Out, others. Water Front Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2644366
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the fall harvest with food, music, and activities for all. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Harvest-Festival
LUMBERFEST – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See timbersports, enjoy activities with Hanford Mills, go on a train ride, do a project, see a demonstration, more. Free, open to public. Co. Rt. 35a, Portlandville. Visit WightmanLumber.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUG. 11
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. Tickets, $15. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/Vanitas-Dissected
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. A clarinet quintet performs “All-Mozart” concert. Christ Episcopal Church, 46 River St, Cooperstown. www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/mozart/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOV. 11
HOLIDAY ART SHOW & SALE – 5-7 p.m. Holiday gift giving themed exhibit opening. All pieces by member artists. Village Hall, 22 Main St, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstownart.com or (607)547-9777
THEATER – 7 p.m. “Into the Woods.” High School musical. Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Ave, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstowncs.org
SEMINAR – 8-10 a.m. “Business Planning.” Registration required. Cost: $35. Otsego Co. Chamber of Commerce session meets at Northern Eagle Beverages conference room, 41 Browne St., Oneonta. Kelly Decker, (607) 432-4500, Ext. 207, email@example.com, otsegocc.com.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOV. 4
AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Greater Oneonta Historical Society Annual Benefit Auction. Elks Club, 84-86 Chestnut St, Oneonta. Info, to donate Jane Backman (431-9509), Loraine Tyler (433-2452), Bob Brzozowski, Greater Oneonta Historical Society, 183 Main St., Oneonta. (607) 432-0960, info@OneontaHistory.org or visit their WEBSITE.
ART – 5-8 p.m. Opening reception for Atelophobia-themed exhibit. Runs through 11/20. Community Arts Network of Oneonta (CANO), Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, (607) 432-2070, firstname.lastname@example.org, or CLICK HERE to learn more.
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Oneonta Concert Association presents Narek Arutyunian, clarinet and Yunh-Chin Zhou, piano. Concert opening by Little Delaware Youth Ensemble. Tickets $25; student $6. At door or The Green Toad Bookstore, The Eighth Note. Info, tickets, (607) 433-7252, OneontaConcertAssociation.org
COOPERSTOWN – As the Glimmerglass Festival opens its 2016 season this weekend, it announced its 2017 season, which will include two favorite American musicals, Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”
Also, the repeated visits of Supreme Court Justic Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be honored with the production of “Scalia/Ginsburg,” based on her opera-based friendship with her ideological foe, who passed away earlier this year. It will star 2017 Artist in Residence William Burden.