HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DEC. 1
Give the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!
BAZAAR & BAKE SALE – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Find tree trimmings, crafts, knitted and crocheted and quilted items, a white elephant sale, more. Lunch available including soups, chilis, hot dogs, brownie sundaes. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6552 visit elmparkumconeonta.org
SALE & LUNCHEON – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Find wreaths, fresh arrangements, and a holiday bake sale by the Oneonta Federated Garden Club. Soup & sandwich luncheon also available. St. James Episcopal Church, 300 Main St., Oneonta. E-mail Angie.Eichler@oneonta.edu
CONTEST ENTRY – Last day to enter the Otsego County Conservation Association essay contest. Call 607-547-4488, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit occainfo.org/calendar/sleeping-lion-trail-walk-glimmerglass-state-park/
VISIT SANTA – 3-4 p.m. Visit Santa in his cottage and listen to stories with Mrs. Claus. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/
GINGERBREAD DROP-OFF – 3-6 p.m. Enter your creations for the Gingerbread Jubilee based on Oneonta buildings, business, or house from the past or present. Drop off in the Atrium. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-432-2941 or visit www.destinationoneonta.com/events/2017/12/2/gingerbread-jubilee-festival-of-the-trees
VISIT SANTA – 4-6 p.m. Visit Santa in his cottage in Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/
SYMPOSIUM – 4-5:30 p.m. First year students present their work ranging from research on political change to performing arts. Free, open to the public. Refreshments available. Stevens-German Library, Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4136 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-presents-2017-first-year-seminar-symposium/
OPENING RECEPTION – 5-8 p.m. A collaborative exhibit with Leah Frankel & Nick George. “Silver” features sewn works and linoleum prints, and silver gelatin photographs. Music by Ali & Josh Copperwheat. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-exhibit-leah-frankel-nick-george/?instance_id=940
OPEN MIC – 6-8 p.m. Present original stories, music, poetry, more. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” Admission, $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467606
THEATER – 7 p.m. OHS presents “A Christmas Carol,” as adapted by Lyn Stevens. Belden Auditorium, Oneonta City School District, 31 Center St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8200.
FILM SERIES – 7-10 p.m. Race Matters Film Series features a screening of “The Birth of a Nation”(2016), followed by discussion led by community/religious leaders. Films rated PG-13 or R. Free. The Community room, near JC Penny, Southside Mall, Oneonta.
HOLIDAY CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Continuing their 47 years of choral music, the Catskill Choral Society presents “A Concert of Seasonal works”. Tickets, $19/adult, advance tickets available at The Green Earth, Artware, Cooperstown Natural Foods. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-431-6060 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com
CONTRADANCE – 7:30-10:30 p.m. Keep warm with a lively dance and friendly company. Come at 7:15 for an introduction to the steps. Music provided by Men in Black. Caller is Peter Stix. The First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8164 or visit www.facebook.com/OtsegoDanceSociety/
FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” Admission, $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467607