HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 08-05-22

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Oneonta Muralist Returns

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OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. View new works from returning Oneonta Artist Cynthia Marsh. Marsh once painted the murals around Oneonta before moving to Colorado including the mural ‘First People’ on Water St., Oneonta. Her new works are inspired by the ideas that came during the pandemic which she is now sharing with our community. Held at the Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit facebook.com/cmarshsacredgeometry

OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Come enjoy music, rides, food, exhibits, and much more at the Otsego County Fair. Otsego County Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. 607-263-5289 or visit www.otsegocountyfair.org

OPEN HOUSE – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn about the Haudenosaunee who called this area home. Exhibit features an original Seneca log house and a reproduction Mohawk bark house with museum teachers on hand to answer questions and give insight into the enduring legacy of the Haudenosaunee and the changing landscape of Central New York. A guided tour will depart the museum kiosk at 2 p.m. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/ofoinc/

FUNDRAISER – 4 p.m. Support museum and enjoy fun evening of Roots, Rhythm & Ale. Features the Rubber Band performing Cajun and Zydeco- flavored music with a jam-band twist. There will also be food trucks, and outdoors family fun. Iroquois Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org

CANCELLED – THEATER – 6 p.m. Enjoy free performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by the cast at Bigger Dreams Productions. Donations appreciated. At the Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/biggerdreamsproductions/ – CANCELLED

CONCERT – 6 p.m. Dance to the tunes of the Valley Rockers performing classic rock, country and funk. Food trucks will be on-site at 6, music starts at 7. VanHornesville Village Park. 315-858-2597 or visit www.vhccorp.org/news-updates-1

CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a musical exploration with band ‘Shatter on Impact’ featuring Blake Fleming, Evan Jagels, and Amar Sastry. The Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit cvartworks.org

CONTRADANCE – 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun social dance with the Otsego Dance Society. Will feature music by Eileen Kalfass and John Wobus with Bob Nicholson of Syracuse calling the dances. Suggested donation, $8/adult. New location at Cornfield Hall, 655 Co. Rd. 26, Fly Creek. Visit otsegodancesociety.weebly.com


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