HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Explore Area Farms

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FAMILY FARM DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore local farms throughout Schoharie, Otsego, and Delaware Counties. Tour, try products, learn about farming from fish farming to beekeeping, more. Pick up your farm guide from participating, farms, farmer’s markets, libraries, more in the 3 counties. Call 607-547-2536 or download guide from www.familyfarmday.org 

LAWN SALE DAY – 7:30 a.m. Find 50+ lawn sales, shows, special events with food available all day from pancake breakfast (7:30 – 11 Fly Creek Fire Hall), lunch (11 FCAHS Grange Hall), & bake sale (Fly Creek Methodist Church). Fly Creek.

SIDEWALK DAY – 9 a.m. Visit over 5 vendors, live music, cruise-in car show, traveling petting zoo, more at Afton Sidewalk Day. Main St. Afton. 607-765-6507 or find schedule at aftonsidewalkday.weebly.com

BOOK SALE – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pick up your next read for $1/book at Franklin Free Library, 334 Main St., Franklin. 607-829-2941 or visit www.franklinfreelibrary.org

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate Franklin with pie sale, book sale, vendors, food, arts, crafts, live music, more. Institute St. & Main St., Franklin. 607-287-4986 franklinny.org/new-old-franklin-day-2019/

GARLIC FEST – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find delicious, biodynamic garlic, seed stock, growing tips, food samples, more at Dancing Veggie Farm, 246 Ainslie Rd., Richfield Springs. 315-858-1095.

ANTIQUE ENGINES – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 26th annual show features single cylinder gas engines (manufactured by Hercules, Economy, Jaeger, McCormick, orthers) running early agricultural machinery, more. Rain or Shine. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 607-547-9692 or visit www.flycreekcidermill.com

OFFICE HOURS – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet staff from Rep. Delgado’s office to have questions answered, get help with everything from farm grants to senior SS benefits. Richfield Springs Farmers’ Market, Spring Park, St. Rt. 20, Richfield Springs. 607-376-0091 or visit delgado.house.gov/media/press-releases/delgado-announces-mobile-office-hours-local-farmers-markets-ny-19

CELEBRATION – Noon – 2 p.m. Help SQSPCA and sponsor NBT celebrate groundbreaking of new building for the Animal Shelter. Includes unveiling of shelter plans & exterior, interactive photo booths, refreshments, more. Free, open to public. Susquehanna SPCA New Site, 5088 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-8111 or visit sqspca.org/groundbreaking-reception/

CORN FEST – Noon – 5 p.m. Enjoy afternoon of vendors selling everything corn flavored, crafts and games for kids, cornhole tournaments, competitions, duck race, more. Klumpp Park, 88 Park St., Windsor. 607-655-3399 or visit www.facebook.com/Windsor-NY-Partnership-143668335665484/

PAWSITIVE PAWSIBILITIES – Noon – 2 p.m. Meet adoptable pets from Susquehanna SPCA. Front Lobby, Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/SQSPCA/

LOCAL GRAINS – 2 – 5 p.m. Farmers learn about growing market for local grain from oats to heirloom corn to flax also value added processes, equipment needed. Entrance fee, $15/person. Earth’s Harvest Farm, 2835 St. Rt. 51, Morris. 607-433-2545 or visit www.facebook.com/cadefarms/

THEATER – 3 & 7:30 p.m. Performance “Billy Bishop Goes To War.” Set in 1914, follows journey of underachieving Billy Bishop on his journey to become a great fighter pilot. Explores complexities of heroism, cost of war, Britain’s colonial past. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/billy-bishop-goes-to-war/

FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Secret Life Of Pets 2.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.

FILM – 6:30 p.m. Visit Herb Ritts exhibit then enjoy film, starting at 7, connected to exhibit with introduction. This week “Madonna: Truth or Dare” Documentary chronicling the life of Madonna during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour. (1991, R) with live commentary by tour manager John Draper. Fenimore Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

COFFEE HOUSE –7-9 p.m. Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake.

MAGIC SHOW – 9 p.m. Enjoy the show by widely traveled magician, Ben Seidman. Cost, $3/person. Hunt College Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta.

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