HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DEC. 8
BALLET – 7 p.m. Enjoy a performance of “The Nutcracker” this holiday season. Tickets, $20 general admission. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-432-6290 or visit deckerschoolofballet.org/site/fokine-ballet-company/
CHRISTMAS DANCE – 7:30-10 p.m. Have a cheery evening with the Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club of Cooperstown. Ray Taylor will call, Elma Talyor will cue. Admission, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. Call 607-547-8665.
LIVING WELL WORKSHOP – 9-11:30 a.m. Learn how to actively manage your high-blood pressure in an evidence based way with a group of your peers. 6 Ann St, Richfield Springs. Call (607)547-3360 or e-mail LivingWellSessions@bassett.org or visit www.bassett.org/information/myhealthy-decisions/news/bassett-offers-free-living-well-high-blood-pressure-workshops/
VISIT SANTA – 3-6 p.m. Visit Santa in his cottage. Can’t make it? Donate cookies and hot chocolate. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/
OPENING RECEPTION – 4:30-7 p.m. See finery & crafts from Nepal & India at the “Return of the Taj Garage.” The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
ARTISAN FAIR – 5 p.m. Find amazing holiday gifts made by local artisans. The Empire House, 136 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. Call 607-783-2859.
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for the Annual holiday show. Free, open to the public. The Arc Otsego’s Main View Gallery & Studio, 73 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-8595 or visit mainviewgallery.org
GAME NIGHT – 6 p.m. Play chess, scrabble, genzi, more. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “Battle of the Sexes.” Tickets, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467619
HOLIDAY CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Performance featuring area performers. Cocktails at 7:30, show begins at 8. Tickets, $40. Klinkhart Hall Art Center, 191 Main St., Sharon Springs. Call 518-284-2067 or visit sharonspringschamber.com/events/
FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “Battle of the Sexes.” Tickets, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467620