HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25
CHOP & CHEESE – 6 – 8 p.m. Come help eradicate a patch of invasive Japanese Knotweed from the farm. Bring your own gardening tools, limited supply available. Afterwards enjoy light refreshments in the garden with the Otsego County Conservation Association. This is the last Chop and Cheese of the season. Mohican Farm, 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/chop-cheese-the-big-finish/
NY STATE FAIR – 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Come have fun at this 13 day showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education, and technology. The Great New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. 315-487-7711 or visit nysfair.ny.gov
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Donate blood, help save up to 3 lives. Episcopal Church, 162 Main St,, Morris. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
TRAP SHOOT – 1 & 6 p.m. Bring out your shotgun and shells for fun afternoon and evening trapshoot. (Weather permitting). Cost, $1/round. Please follow all firearm regulations. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. 607-638-9379 or visit www.facebook.com/crumhornrodandgunclub/
CONSERVATION – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Join Invasive Species Intern, Christian Brashear to learn about the aquatic ecosystem of our area, which aquatic plants are invasive, how they impact the body’s of water, how to isolate or eradicate them, more. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by Otsego County Conservation Association. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/water-bodies-under-attack/
PUPPET SHOW – 2 p.m. Join the Catskill Puppet Theater for a performance of hilarious show, ‘The Villains Mustache” a fun old-time melodrama where audience participation is encouraged whether it be booing the villain or shouting advice to the distraught heroine. Free show for all ages, registration required. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Get out and enjoy a concert in the park. Bring a chair, a blanket and get comfortable to listen to a mix of favorites performed by Jon Liebing. At the Bandstand, Spring Park, Richfield Springs. 315- 858-0964.