HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ‘Tip Toe Through The Holiday’ features items for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines Day. Includes gifts, decorations, crafts, more. Lunch available. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 p.m. Fun social dance featuring music by Tailwind, caller Hilton Baxter. Arrive at 7:15 for introduction to steps. Admission, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8164 or visit otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com
ART DROP-OFF – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cooperstown Art Association members are invited to enter works of art in Holiday Art Show & Sale. Pottery, 2-dimensional, clothing, woodwork, ornaments, stained glass, many more mediums accepted. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
BEER FLAVOR WORKSHOP – 1 – 4 p.m. Learn about origins of flavor in beer from raw materials, brewing techniques, identify common flavors. Taste, compare unadulterated vs. ‘spiked’ beers, more. Ideal for home-brewers, industry professionals. Uses nonalcoholic beer. Registration required. Cost, $25/non-members. Bump Tavern, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1534 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/beer-workshop
FESTIVAL – 4 – 10 p.m. BestFest NYS features homegrown foods, handcrafted items from New York State. Also includes entertainment, NYS bands, gourmet edibles, more. New York State Fair Grounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. Visit www.bestfestnys.com
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibit “Conversation in Color” showing works by Fiona M. Dejardin and Terry L.H. Slade, featuring works on paper & sculpture, with handmade glass beads, jewelry. Displayed through 11/17. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-exhibit-fiona-dejardin-terry-slade/?instance_id=1066
CROWD RAISING – 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy evening of family fun. Dance to Council Rock Band, eat at Ommegang food truck, buy raffle tickets, more. Proceeds benefit Cooperstown Tennis, Soccer, Otsego Area rowing, more. Firepit, Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown.
FALL TURKEY DINNER – 6 p.m. Celebrate Fall with home-cooked Roast Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings including homemade pies. Reservation required. Takeout available 5:45 ONLY. Middlefield Baptist Church, Middlefield. 607-547-9093.
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Crazy Rich Asians.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2590127
ESCAPE ROOM – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Team solves clues in Rocky Horror themed room to escape. Limit 6 people per team. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. Showing “The People V Leo Frank” (2009). Discrimination Matters film series. Open discussion to follow. Free, open to public. Light snacks available, or bring your own. Waterfront Room, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. connect.oneonta.edu/event/2747306
PLANETARIUM – 7 – 8 p.m. Live show, talk about Juno Space probe currently orbiting Jupiter, view some images, discuss what’s been discovered so far. Followed by night sky viewing at College Camp 30 min. away. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. “The Subdudes” perform a program that draws inspiration from native New Orleans, blending Blues, gospel, funk, R&B with their own vocal harmony. Cost, $10-$55. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com
CONCERT – 7 – 9 p.m. Tom Pondolfino, Mary Frances Perricone present 2 hours of 50’s-70’s music to dance, snuggle with your favorite partner. Cost, $15/person. 6th Ward Athletic Club, 607-436-9136 or visit www.facebook.com/6th-Ward-Athletic-Club-430579165622/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Performance by rising stars Matthew Lipman, Violist, and Henry Kramer, pianist. Tickets, $25 general admission. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St.,Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org