HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
HALLOWEEN PARTY – 4 – 11 p.m. Enjoy Halloween themed dinner specials, costume party/contest, specialty drinks, more. Accepting & matching cash donations for Cooperstown Angel Network to be presented to Abram Family Fire Relief Efforts. Mel’s at 22, 22 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-435-7062 or visit www.facebook.com/Melsat22/
LECTURE & DISCUSSION – 8 p.m. “Civic Literacy: Engaging in American Society & Government Today” with Chris Di Donna, expert speaker, engaged member of local community holding BA of History & Political Science, more. The CHURCH, 2381 NY-205, Mt Vision. 607-638-5119 or visit www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/
HAUNTED HOUSE – 4:30 – 830 p.m. Thrill seekers are invited to enjoy a haunted maze where mysterious, creepy creatures lurk. Not recommended for children aged 6 and under. Catskill Veteran’s Outreach Center, 52 Main St., Stamford. 607-214-4095 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/03/04/october-26-27-haunted-house/
CHICKEN N’ BISCUIT – 4:30 – 7 p.m. Dinner featuring all the fixings, mashed potatoes, peas, cranberry sauce, beverages, more. Takeout available. Cost, $10/adult. Parish Hall, Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4636 St. Hwy. 28, Hartwick Seminary. 607-547-9613.
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
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
HIGH SCHOOL DANCE – 6 – 9 p.m. Junior High student government dance. Cafeteria, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Slender Man.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2589378
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/
DANCE PARTY – 7 – 10:30 p.m. Celebrate Halloween with dancing, costume contest, food, prizes, live dj. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999.
SOLO CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Frederic Chrislip performs Renaissance Lute songs. Admission, $10. First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Visit fredericchrislip.com
HALLOWEEN PARTY – 9 p.m. Fun night out features costume contest, drink specials, music by Lonesome Dove. Upstate Bar & Grill, 5418 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-282-4525 or visit upstatebarandgrill.com