Calendar 9-15-2021

A complete guide to what’s fun in Otsego County

Thursday, Sept. 16
RUMMAGE & BOOK SALE – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. At First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St. in Oneonta. Call 607-432-4102 or visit https://www.firstumc-oneonta.org/.
AUTHOR SERIES – At 2 p.m. Author Dan Taylor discusses his book “Lights, Camera, Fastball: How the Hollywood Stars Changed Baseball”. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. For info: 607-547-7200 or www.baseballhall.org/events/virtual-author-series-ralph-wimbish?date=0.
WRITERS SALON – At 7:30 p.m. CANO presents drama salon “Applause,” featuring original works and presentations. Open mic is cancelled to fit as many performers as possible. Presented through Zoom by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta. For info: 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/writers-salon.
Friday, Sept. 17
RUMMAGE & BOOK SALE – At 9 a.m. to noon. Bring a bag and fill it up with whatever
you find for $2. At First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., in Oneonta.
CHICKEN DINNER – From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Enjoy a take-out Brooks chicken dinner including a half chicken, coleslaw, baked potato, roll. $12/dinner. At First Baptist Church of Cooperstown, 21 Elm St. in Cooperstown. Contact baptistcooperstown@gmail.com with name, number, quantity to pre-order.
Saturday, Sept. 18
EXHIBIT OPENING – From 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy the last show of the “High Alert Artists Speak Out” series featuring “Direct from Nairobi: Adam Masava.” Masava is a self-taught Kenyan artist who draws on positive inspiration from the people of his community, the notorious Mukuru slum. Showing through Nov. 13. At The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd. in Middlefield. For info: 607-547-5327 or www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/.
LIFESKILLS – From 4 to 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center at 50 Dietz St. in Oneonta. For info: 607 441 3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter.
MOVIE NIGHT – At 7 p.m. Join the Richfield Springs Library and the community center for a showing of “Luca.” At the Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St. in Richfield Springs. For info: 315-858-0230 or Richfield Springs Public Library on Facebook.
Sunday, Sept. 19
FUNDRAISER – At 1 p.m. Golf tournament to support the Friends of the Oneonta Theater in its efforts to reopen the historic theater. 18 holes, a putting contest, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, more. Cost is $75/player. At the Oneonta Country Club, 9 Country Club Dr. in Oneonta. Call 607-432-8950 or www.oneontacountryclub.org/events-1.
TRIBUTE CONCERT – At 3 p.m. Tribute to J. S. Bach featuring David Fung on piano exploring works of homage and devotion. The performance is dedicated to all those affected by the pandemic. Presented by the Friends of Music of Stamford. At the Stamford United Methodist Church, 88 Main St. in Stamford. For info: 518-918-8003 or www.friendsmusic.org/.
Monday, Sept. 20
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. Learn from historic interpreters and enjoy other fall activities in the historic village. Wagon rides, corn shelling/grinding, tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit https://www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/

Tuesday, Sept. 21
ART TRIP – 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join GOHS for a bus trip to the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., and The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known for vast galleries and collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues. $98/person. All participants must be fully vaccinated. Registration required by 9/7. Meet at Price Chopper, Oneonta parking lot. Call 607-432-1385 or visit https://oneontahistory.org/ for info.
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
ILLUSIONIST – 6 p.m. Leon Etienne will perform jaw-dropping illusions and magic tricks. Live at Lake Front park, Cooperstown. Visit https://www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryofCooperstown/
FIRE SEMINAR – 7 p.m. Local firefighters are invited to “The ABCs of Rescue Company Operations.” Presented by the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. $40/non-member. Worcester Fire Department, 36 Church St., Worcester. Visit www.nysfirechiefs.com for info.
Wednesday, Sept. 22
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
TRAP SHOOT – 1 & 6 p.m. Bring your shotgun and shells for fun afternoon and evening trapshoot. (Weather permitting). $1/round. Please follow all firearm regulations. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. 607-638-9379 or visit https://www.facebook.com/crumhornrodandgunclub/
Thursday, Sept. 23
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Enjoy open mic from area writers before listening to presentation by Jennifer Finkle and the ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ writers. Random Acts is a journal project started in Andes Central School to document the kindness they did for each other. Suggested donation $3. Presented by Bright Hill Press & Literary Center. 607-829-5055 or visit https://www.facebook.com/brighthp/
Friday, Sept. 24
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
Saturday, Sept. 25
HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP – 8:30 – 11 a.m. Join the Otsego County Conservation Association to clean up a 2-mile section of local highway. Wear sturdy/comfortable shoes, long pants. Other equipment provided. Registration required. Meet at OCCA’s office, 207 State Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit https://occainfo.org/calendar/occa-highway-cleanup/
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens learn to cook with Lynn. See previous Saturday listing.
MOVIE NIGHT – 7 p.m. Join the Richfield Springs Library and Community Center for a showing of ‘The One and Only Ivan.’ Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
Sunday, Sept. 26
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. See Monday listing.
FRANKLIN MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find local produce from the Franklin area and enjoy music from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Franklin Farmers Market, lawn in front of Chapel Hall, 15 Institute St., Franklin. Visit https://franklinlocal.org/

 


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