HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for Saturday, Oct. 29
World Series Viewing Party
Baseball Hall of Fame!
NATIONAL CAT DAY
HALL OF FAME – 7:30 p.m. Baseball World Series Gala. Adults $10, Child $5. Info, (607) 547-0397, http://baseballhall.org/events/world-series-gala-16?date=0ART
RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Exhibition opening “Ceramics & Photo Journals: Capturing the Process.” Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main St, Cherry Valley. For more information visit their website at http://cherrybranchgallery.com/ or call (607)264-9530.
GREAT PUMPKINS – 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. or as long as they last! Local pumpkins with character, great prices and selection. Perfect for the Cooperstown Pumpkin Glow! Cooperstown Farmers Market, 101 Main St. (behind Key Bank in Pioneer Alley). Info, (607) 547-6105, http://www.otsego2000.org/
COOP FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bounty of seasonal fruits and veggies, local meats, fresh fowl, eggs, cheese, yogurt, honey, maple syrup, sweet treats. Handmade goods. Pioneer Alley (behind Key Bank), rain or shine. Info, (607) 547-6195, www.otsego2000.org
CONFERENCE – 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 6th annual Bioarchaeologists’ Regional Dialogue with keynote speaker, Dr. Jamie Ullinger, presenting “New Approaches to the Bioarchaeology of Cremations.” Registration required. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, http://bnrdconf.wixsite.com/bioarchaeology/2016-conference.
MUSIC – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.. Brassfest featuring vituoso trumpeter Frank Campos. Fine Arts Building. SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, (607)222-6355.
COOP LOOP – 11 a.m. 10k & 5k race around Cooperstown. Registration 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Includes costume contest with prizes for scariest, funniest, best group, most creative, best overall. Cost, 5k $30, 10k $35. Begins and ends at Clark Sports Center, 124 County Hwy. 52, Cooperstown. Info, clarksportscenter.com/events/coop-loop/
BATMAN! – Noon. Halloween Oc”Dobler” Fest! Noon-4 p.m. celebrate Dobler’s German Heritage with bratwurst, streudel, pumpkin ale and other goodies! 5 p.m. “Scattered Flurries” welcomes Halloween with costumes and prizes. Special prices for Batman-themed costumes! Dobler’s Brewery and Tavern, 1917 State hwy. 205, Mt. Vision. Info, (607) 433-6600.
HARVEST DINNER – 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Includes live music and Chinese Auction. 3 Main St, Laurens, (607) 432-3738.
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Bring works to read aloud, for critique, or just write something new while you’re there. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/hml-writers-group/
BOOK SIGNING – 2-4 p.m. Mike Zagata signs copies of his first book, “A Journey Toward Environmental Stewardship.” The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Info, (607) 433-8898, greentoadbookstore.com
BUMP IN THE NIGHT! – 5:30, 6, 6;30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Hour-long tours of The Farmers’ Museum during the most HAUNTING time of year. Reservations required. $10 per person (ages 3 and up), séance is $10 extra for adults, $7.50 for students, seniors and members. The Farmers’ Museum, 5775 Rte. 80, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org
GHOSTS! – 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. Candlelight Ghost Tours visits all places in mansion where ghostly manifestations have been reported over 150 years, including those identified by Ghosthunters! Fri. and Sat., through Oct. $20 per person, reservations required. Hyde Hall National Landmark Historic Site, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-5098, www.hydehall.org
DON’T BREATHE – 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. (also Sun.) showings, new horror film, “Don’t Breathe.” Free with student ID; $3 for general public. Red Dragon Theatre, SUNY Oneonta. Info, (607) 436-3730, connect.oneonta.edu
HALLOWEEN DANCE – 7-10:30 p.m. for ages 13-18. Cost $4. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta.
COSTUME CONTEST – 7 p.m. Roots’ Halloween Soiree & Costume Party. Roots Brewing Co., 175 Main St., Oneonta.
COSTUME CONTEST – 8 p.m., winners drawn 11:30 p.m. Best female costume, best male costume, best couple costume. $15 person, $25 couple Timber Creek Saloon and Restaurant, 2957 State Hwy. 23, West Oneonta.
BUMP IN THE NIGHT – 9:15 p.m. Recreated 19th Century Séance in the style of the Fox Sisters. $10 Adult. Reservations required, (607)547-1461, farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours.