HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate opening of exhibits “Made In New York: The Art Of Wood” and solo show “Keeping It Real: Hand Drawn Stone Lithography in the 21st Century” by Amy Silberkleit. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Coopersotwn. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Bring kids for program “Magnets – lets see what sticks.” Free, children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 ext. 113 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
COMMUNITY SOFTBALL – 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy 4th annual ballgame. Family Resource Network V. Oneonta Job Corps Academy. Also includes contests, prizes, fireworks, more. Damaschke Field, 15 James Georgeson Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Secret Life Of Pets 2.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
THEATER – 7 p.m. Classic metatheatrical play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder portrays everyday live of residents of the fictional Grover’s Corner. Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance “Billy Bishop Goes To War.” Set in 1914, follows journey of underachieving Billy Bishop on his journey to become a great fighter pilot. Explores complexities of heroism, cost of war, Britain’s colonial past. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/billy-bishop-goes-to-war/
HYPNOTIST – 9 p.m. Enjoy performance by 2017 entertainer of the year, Saleish the Hypnotist. Cost, $3/person. Hunt College Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta.