Visit With History


CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT – 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Experience a civil war encampment with the 125th and 61st New York Regiments. Includes Civil War weaponry, tactics, drills, and firing demonstrations. Also a concert and a battle reenactment. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/civil-war-weekend/

HOPS FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn and celebrate the local history of hops in the Cooperstown area. Includes family friendly activities, an exhibit, visiting with the tradesmen to learn how hops were incorporated into daily life. There will be opportunities to brew and taste craft bears. Finish the day with some food and drink with your friends on the Bump tavern green. Tickets, $12 adults, $10.50 seniors, $6 juniors. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Hopsego

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30-11:30 a.m. all you can eat pancakes, eggs, maple syrup, sausage and beverages at the Fly-In breakfast. Price, $7.50 adults, $5 children under 12. Cooperstown/Westville Airport, Rt. 166, Cooperstown.

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Get free samples of locally brewed Roots Brewery Beers, and live roots and blues music by Mike Herman at the Beer and Blues day. Mueller Plaza  St., Oneonta. www.oneontafarmersmarket.org

HEALTH AWARENESS – 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Health awareness weekend by Hall of Fame features Blood Drive, cancer discussion by ballplayers who survived, presentation by Danny Clinkscale author “Leaving Cancer for the Circus” followed by book signing. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call (607)547-0362 or visit baseballhall.org/events/base-heath-awareness

SHOW TALK – 10-11 a.m. Dramaturg Kip Cranna presents a talk on “The Enlightened Despot: Handel and the Age of Reason” with Young Artists introducing similar characters from opera. Cost, $25. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. glimmerglass.org/event/showtalk/showtalk-lunch/?eID=3010

HIGHWAY CLEANUP – 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Help clean a 2-mile stretch of St. Hwy. 80 with Adopt-A-Highway. Bags, vests, gloves, hardhats provided. Meet at Mohican Farm, 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Visit occainfo.org/calendar/highway-cleanup-5/

GROWING LAVENDER – 10-11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of growing, pruning, winter protection, more. Cost, $35. Kingfisher Lavender, 182 Buck Rd., Fly Creek. Register at info@kingfisherlavender.com or visit kingfisherlavender.com/visit/

JURIED ART SHOW – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. “Art by the Lake” celebrating the relationship between artist and landscape. Features 25 regional artists. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/Art-by-the-Lake

FARM FAMILY TOUR – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come discover the life of the family in 1845. Includes hands on activities about learning, playing and working in the 19th century. Celebrate the completion of the tasks with a free ride on the carousel. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/family-tour

TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows

DREAMCATCHER WORKSHOP – 2-5 p.m. Create your own dreamcatcher with FORDO. Registration required, space limited. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

WOMEN’S RIGHTS – 2 p.m. Vignettes by the Templeton Players portray what it means to be a woman in the 1800’s. Attend Reverend Bush’s address on women’s place in society at 2 and participate in Carrie Finkles rally calling for equality and liberty at 2:30. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Women%27s-Rights

ART RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening the new exhibit “And the Children Spoke,” in which artists reflected on their formative experiences and the places that shaped them. The Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main st., Cherry Valley. Call (607)264-9530 or visit cherrybranchgallery.com


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