HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11
BEACH CONCERT – 7 p.m. Bring out your lawnchair to enjoy a concert by the Cooperstown Community Band. Also on hand will be the Cherry Valley-Springfield class of 2023 hosting a bake sale. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Rd. 31, Cooperstown. 607-547-8662 or visit www.facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
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/
FLOWER & PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW – 2 – 4 p.m. Come out to appreciate the photographs and flowers of the Lake & Valley Garden club photography show. The theme this year is on Sunrise, Sunset. Showing thru 8/13. Free, open to public. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown.
GALLERY TALK – 4 p.m. Visit gallery show ‘Roots’ featuring Marc Pelletier of Brooklyn & Pleasant Brook NY and enjoy informal discussion of his dream like paintings. Mr. Pelletier’s talk is the finale of this 3 person show. Free, registration recommended. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
CONSERVATION – 7 p.m. The public is invited for discussion ‘Let’s Talk: A Dialogue on Land Stewardship, Clean Water, and Community Health.’ Discussion will explore our relationships with the land, water, each other and the community. Will include a section of listening to the oral histories of local farmers, business people, artists, scientists, others after which participants will be invited to share their own stories and ideas. Registration required. Presented online by The Hanford Mills Museum, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Get out and enjoy a concert in the park. Bring a chair, a blanket and get comfortable to listen to variety of new & old classics performed by Double Chase—Matt and Thelma. At the Bandstand, Spring Park, Richfield Springs. 315- 858-0964.
GHOST TOUR – 7 p.m. Come hear the tales of mysterious and frightful happenings in the shadowy corners of our local historic mansion. Cost, $20/adult. Hyde Hall, Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Rd. 31, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 Ext. 1 or visit hydehall.org
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)’ with 3 actors (in tights) performing all 37 of the bards plays. Cost, $15/adult. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1453 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ONEONTA TOUR – 7 p.m. Join City Code Enforcement Officer Steve Yerly on walking tour with Bob Brzozowski and learn how the city’s past will be part of its future. Admission by donation. Presented by Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/index.htm