HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
ARTISANS FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Find beautiful items hand made by NY artisans, enjoy food, entertainment, more. Lawn, Otsego County Courthouse, 193 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit www.cooperstownartisanfestival.info
HEROES BREAKFAST – 9 a.m. – Noon. Bring the kids for meet & greet with our local heroes. $10 all you can eat breakfast. First 50 kids eat free. Includes personnel from law enforcement, military, fire department, ems, others. American Legion, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-0494 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegonyfirewire/
RECOVERY RUN – 9 a.m. 2nd Rothenberger Annual Recovery run features 10k & 5k race. Then 1k color walk & kids run/walk starts at 9:15. Check in begins at 7 a.m. with speech in memory of Luke Rothenberger at 8:25. Race followed by awards ceremony, food/refreshment for the runners, then kick off the Susquehanna Balloon Festival. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-267-4435 or visit rothenbergerrun.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11053
PONYPALOOZA – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring the family to visit horse rescue featuring pony hugs, tours, games, vendors, more ponies, face painting, much more. Tickets, $10 at-gate. Rosemary Farm, 1646 Roses Brook Rd., South Kortright. 607-538-1200 or visit www.facebook.com/RosemaryFarm/
ARTS FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fine Arts On The Lawn presents artists showing, selling works, hosting demonstrations, more. Concurrent with exhibits “Made in New York: The Art of Wood” & “Keeping It Real” solo exhibit of stone lithography by Amy Silberkleit. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
OFFICE HOURS – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meet staff from Rep. Delgado’s office to have questions answered, get help with everything from farm grants to senior SS benefits. Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. 607-376-0091 or visit delgado.house.gov/media/press-releases/delgado-announces-mobile-office-hours-local-farmers-markets-ny-19
BENEFIT TOURNAMENT – Noon. Come out for vendors, food, drinks, cornhole tournament (register at 11), airmail, skinny boards, other games & more to support the Morris Fire Department. Town Park, Morris. 607-422-6925 or visit www.facebook.com/empirecornhole/
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/
BALLOON FEST – 3 – 9 p.m. Enjoy vendors, bounce house, rock wall, cruise-in car show, hanzolo performance, utica zoomobile, more. Then Hot Air Balloon launch at 6. See the balloons glow at Dusk. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Dead Don’t Die.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
COMMUNITY DANCE – 7 – 10 p.m. Family friendly dance with the ‘Small Town Big Band’ to benefit Hartwick Food Bank, concessions donation benefit “Otsego Includes”! Wheelchair Accessible Dance Hall. Free admission. Beaver Valley Banquet Hall, 138 Tower Rd., Milford. Visit www.facebook.com/WeAdvocateTogether/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Presenting A$AP Ferg with Earthgang and Midnight Cartunes. Cost, $30 at-door. Dewar Arena, Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/4205911
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy classic music Virtuosic & Intimate pleasure with The Millenium Strings of the Magic Mountain Music Farm includes works by Beethoven, Debussy, Bach, Bartock, others. Free, open to public. First Presbyterian Church, St. Rt. 51, Gilbertsville. 607-263-2304.
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy evening of great songs from many genres performed by Julian Fleisher and Friends. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/julian-fleisher-and-friends/