HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Civil War Camp, Battle, Concert

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REENACTMENT – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Civil War encampment featuring soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling, performing maneuvers, singing period songs, more. Battle reenactment planned for afternoon followed by concert. Free, open to public. Lawn, Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/civil-war-weekend-saturday/

ART FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 11th annual juried art fest celebrating the relationship between artist, landscape. Fest features contest between local artists, food, vendors, music, demonstrations, more on expansive lawn. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

SECOND SATURDAY – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Enjoy music, entertainment, farm produce, vendors, activities, more. Sharon Springs Free Library, 129 Main St., Sharon Springs. Call 315-217-1485 or visit www.richfieldspringschamber.org/?tribe_events=second-saturday-in-sharon-springs-3

PINKALICIOUS – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kids engage in creative arts & self-expression with music, dance, visual arts. Features photos with Pinkalicious & Peterific, performances by Dandelion Stage, Pinkalicious & Peterrific themed activities by WSKG, more. Admission, $5/child. Oneonta world of Learning at Fortin Park, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/

SHOWTALK – 10:30 a.m. “Joseph Colaneri: Operatic Beaumarchais.” Members of the Young Artists perform plays by Pierre Beaumarchais, the source for Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville,’ others. Cost, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org

RENAISSANCE FAIR – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Medieval Ren faire features crafters, vendors, games for kids & adults, auctions, performances by Studio North Celtic step dancers, others. All welcome to come in period costume. Continues Sunday. Windfall Dutch barn, 2009 Clinton Road, Cherry Valley. 518-993-2239 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com/renaissance-fair.html

HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails

THEATER – Noon. “A Case For Eviction” following the struggle of Frank and Dora to evict a temporary resident from their guest room. Leatherstocking Stage, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/A-Case-for-Eviction

CHARACTER TOUR – 1 – 2 p.m. Tour the museum through the eyes of the artists themselves. Features a tour with Thomas Cole as portrayed by a Templeton Player. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

THEATER – 1:30 p.m. Showing “The Barber of Seville.” Cost, $26-$126. Glimmerglass Festival, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/the-barber-of-seville/

SINGING WORKSHOP – 2 – 5 p.m. Learn to create chord-based country harmonies. Features American Old-time, Bluegrass, country harmony singing. Instructor Val Mindel. Cost, $40/non-member. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/event/american-roots-harmony-singing/

HISTORY PRESENTATION – 2 p.m. Dive into the battle of the Atlantic with the USS Slater. Discover the importance of the battle to WWII. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. Guided tour showcasing three site-specific performances by the Templeton Players on the struggle for Women’s Rights. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/women-rights

PICNIC CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Community Concert Band presents the Teddy Bear Picnic Concert featuring Youth Triumphant Overture, Mexicano Mumbo, Pop! Goes The Weasle, Comic Strip Suite, more. Teddy Bears welcome. Wilber Park, Oneonta. 607-437-0152.

THEATER – 3 & 7:30 p.m. Showing “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, Directed by Julie Kline. A powerful drama depicting when a Bronx School Principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects Father Flyn of improper relations with a male student. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/doubt/

ART LECTURE – 3 – 4:30 p.m. “From the Bible to Bunyan: The Course of Life in Thomas Cole’s Art “ lecture by Paul Schweizer, Director Emeritus of Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Cost, $11/non-member. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

ANNIVERSARY – 5 – 8 p.m. Garden party to celebrate 50 year of Otsego County Conservation Association. Tickets, $75/person. Mohican Farm, 7207 St. Rt. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/occa-50th-anniversary-garden-party/

DINNER PARTY – 6:30 p.m. “Puttin’ On The Ritz” Great Gatsby style party features dinner in luxurious dining room, performances, silent auction, prizes for best dressed, more. Come in glitziest 1920’s garb. Ages 16+ ONLY. Proceeds benefit restoration of the historic in. General Admission + Dinner, $35. Major’s Inn, 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

MUSIC – 7 – 10 p.m. Hot Tin Roof presents Scattered Flurries. Enjoy Ommegang beer, great music, fun in the sun. Cooperstown Fun Park, 4858 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800 or visit www.facebook.com/ommegang/

CONCERT – 7 p.m. The Small Town Big Band will play classic jazz, swing, and Big Band favorites. Free. 3 Chenango Rd, Edmeston. Call 607-965-8377.

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