HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

‘Renaissance Men’

Vocal Ensemble Performance

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CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Boston’s premier vocal chamber ensemble “Renaissance Men” perform vocal music from all periods, by many composers. Tickets, $25 general admission. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St.,Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org

SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 p.m. Dance with friends at Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Clubs Fall All Plus Dance. Features Keith Harter as Plus caller, Jeanne Harter as Cuer. Admission, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-264-8128.

DEADLINE – Last day to register for Cornell Cooperative Extension annual meeting/dinner featuring speaker Chuck Bornt presenting “Tales from New York Vegetable Producers.” Templeton Hall, Cooperstown. 607-547-2536 ext. 0 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org

SENIOR RESOURCES – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Resource fair connecting seniors with information, services they may need including financial assistance for medications, home health equipment, skilled nursing care, at home care, more. Clinic Building, Bassett Healthcare, River St., Cooperstown. 607-547-6691 or visit www.bassett.org/information/health-news/network-news/free-senior-resource-fair-bassett-medical-center

POTTERY WORKSHOP – 1 – 4 p.m. 2-day workshop. Discuss, demonstrate Raku firing with Bob McCann. Participants should have bisqueware ready for firing. Saturday will be spent firing bisqueware, discuss results. Space limited, sign-up soon. Cost, $75. The Smithy, Cooperstown. 607-547-8671 or visit www.facebook.com/TheSmithyCooperstown/

AUTHOR CON – 3 p.m. Unique event featuring variety of celebrities, author, vendors. Includes para horror festival with attractions like Sweeney Todds Convention Cuts, SCA Rennaissance Soceity, more. Cost, $5/day pass. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.authorcon-parahorrorfestival.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER – 4 p.m. Pride Conference on theme “Pride Without Borders: Sharing Our Stories Beyond The Rainbow” featuring speaker Dr. John Paul Higgins, national speaker, writer, social justice advocate for black, LGBTQIA+ communities. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2736189

HARVEST DINNER – 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Annual harvest turkey dinner with all the trimmings, plus homemade pies. Takeout available 4 – 5:30. Cost, $12/adult. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org

OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate exhibit “Directors Choice” showcasing recent works by area professional artists highlighting creativity of professionals whose work arises from necessity, long term exploration of their mediums. Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-9530 or visit www.cherrybranchgallery.com

ART AUCTION – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy evening with complimentary wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres, live music, bid on large array of works by local artists. Tickets, $25/person. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/content.display/page/auction2016.cfm

BUMP IN THE NIGHT – 5:30 p.m. Tour historic village in lantern light. Visit sites with tales of ghostly happenings, see performance of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell Tale Heart.” Hour long tour departing every half hour to 8 p.m. Children must be accompanied by adult, small children recommended for early tours. Cost, $15/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours

TOWN HALL – 6 – 8 p.m. Town Hall gathering featuring Antonio Delgado, candidate to represent CD-19. HIRC 1, SUNY Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/1837352163146400/events/

GHOST TOURS – 6 p.m. Visit all spooky places in mansion when ghostly phenomena have been reported in last 150 years. Tours leave every half hour to 7:30. Cost, $20/person, reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 ext.6 or visit hydehall.org

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Mama Mia: Here We Go Again.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2586153

PLANETARIUM – 7 – 8 p.m. Exciting show introduces field of exoplanetology, discuss Kepler space telescope mission, virtually visit to some intriguing exoplanets. Followed by night sky viewing at 8:30 at College Camp, a short drive from campus, weather permitting. Planetarium, A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance of Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel “And Then There Were None.” Admission, $17/adult. Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-432-5407 or visit foothillspac.org

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance of “A Raisin In The Sun” following the Youngers, a black family in a small, tidy Chicago apartment, as the matriarch awaits an insurance check and family debates what to do with it. General admission, $5. Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2805226

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