HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 28
Explore Otsego County Farms
FAMILY FARM DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore 41 local farms throughout Schoharie, Otsego, and Delaware Counties. Tour, try products, learn about farming from fish farming to beekeeping, more. Pick up your farm guide from participating, farms, farmer’s markets, libraries, more in the 3 counties. Call 607-547-2536 or download guide from www.familyfarmday.org
GARAGE SALE DAY – All Day. Stop in for the village wide Annual Fly Creek Community Day Garage Sale. You never know what you will find. Includes refreshments for sale starting 8 a.m. and lunch of hot dogs, burgers, salad, more served at the Historical Society. Maps can be found at the Fly Creek General Store, 6212 St. Rt. 28, Fly Creek.
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
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30 – 11 a.m. or sold out. Drop in for delicious breakfast of pancakes, real maple syrup, scrambled eggs, sausage, apple sauce, more to support the Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Compnay. Cost, $10/adult. Masks required if un-vaccinated. Fly Creek Firehouse, 832 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. 607-547-5469 or visit www.facebook.com/Fly-Creek-Volunteer-Fire-Company-409995299193467/
BLOOD DRIVE – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Donate blood, help save up to 3 lives. Burlington Flats Baptist Church, 101 Arnold Rd., Burlington Flats. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
FALLING FOOTSTEPS – 9 a.m. Register for this section of the 22nd annual Route 20 challenge. The Falling Footsteps Road edition consists of a 5k run or a 1k walk on scenic country roads. Race day registration is from 7:30 – 8:45, Cost is $20 for the 5k. There will be prizes, post race hot dogs, more. Will be following CDC guidelines. All proceeds benefit the Community Center. Race starts/ends at The Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. E-mail email@example.com or visit runsignup.com/RSCCroads
MUSIC ON THE PORCH – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Stop for a moment on the annual worldwide ‘Play Music On the Porch’ Day and listen to some music, make some music, and have a good time. On your porch, Otsego County. www.playmusicontheporchday.com
BOOK SIGNING – Noon – 4 p.m. Explore the history of New Yorks underground cave network with author/explorer Dana Cudmore in his new book ‘Underground Empires: Two Centuries of Exploration, Adventure & Enterprise in New York’s Cave Country.’ Book launch will include a power point presentation, book signing, and free tours to the original entrance to Howes Cave just next door. Free admission, portion of book sales that day will benefit the museum. Cave House Museum of Mining and Geology, 139 Blowing Rock Rd., Howes Cave. Visit facebook.com/cavehouse
SAUSAGE & BREW FESTIVAL – 3 – 9 p.m. Hobart Rotary club presents festival of specialty sausages, made by local farms with the freshest ingredients, and wash it down with NYS Craft Beers and Cider. Other fun includes live music, horseshoe games, square dancing, and more. 101 Maple Ave., Hobart. Visit www.facebook.com/HobartRotaryClub/ for info.
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 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. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
MOVIE NIGHT – 7 p.m. Join the Richfield Springs Library and the community center for a showing of ‘Flora and Ulysses.’ Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/