HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
BALLOON FEST – 5 – 9 p.m. Enjoy vendors, performers, bounce house, rock wall, more. Then Hot Air Balloon launch at 6. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/
MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Bring kids for program “Span The Mohawk.” Kids get out the building materials to create bridges and locks on floor mural of Mohawk Valley. 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
BENEFIT EXHIBIT – 5:30 – 7 p.m. Annual group show features small works donated by favorite artists, artisans to raise money for the center. West Kortright Center, 49 W. Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/opening-reception-benefit-art-exhibit/
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Dead Don’t Die.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Enjoy evening of lively soul-funk music by band Wurliday, featuring some of the best artists in the Capital regions live music scene. Free. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1472 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy evening of great songs from many genres performed by Julian Fleisher and Friends. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/julian-fleisher-and-friends/