HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

Art and Music In

The City Of The Hills

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FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Take a walk through the City of the Hills Art and Music Festival and the Sidewalk Sale. Main St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/CANOneonta/

FISHING DERBY – 4-5 p.m. Free “catch and release” fishing competition for children. Bring your own pole, bait/lures, and a clean bucket. Includes refreshments for participants and families. Enter a raffle by the Susquehanna Bass Association. Hodges Pond, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-432-0680 or visit oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/fishing-derby/

OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org

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. Muller Plaza, Oneonta. www.oneontafarmersmarket.org

BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Have clean, recyclable bottles and cans on or visible from the curb to support the local Boy Scouts Troop 1254.

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

TALES FOR TAILS – 11 a.m.-Noon. Children can come, pick up a book, and read it to one of the volunteer service dogs. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

MUSIC FEST – 11 a.m. Kids with their families are invited to use their musical imaginations at this performance by the Jasper String Quartet. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/family-music-fest/

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

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

BICENTENNIAL GALA – 4:30-10 p.m. The “Our Fair Lady” gale celebrates 200 years of elegance, excellence, survival, and hope for the future. Includes music, dinner, and dancing with an awards presentation and a live auction. Proceeds benefit the continued preservation of the Hall. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. (607) 547-5098, info@hydehall.org or visit hydehall.org/2017-hyde-hall-bicentennial-gala-details/

FUNDRAISER GALA – 6 p.m. Eat, Drink, and Be Literary at Bright Hill’s 25 anniversary gala. Includes cocktail, supper (6:30), and special guest Julie Gold (7:30). Reservations required, $80. Willow Drey Farm, 985 Hyzer Hill Rd., Andes. Call (607)829-5055 or visit brighthillpress.org

CONCERT – 7 p.m. The Small Town Big band will play classic jazz, swing, and Big Band favorites. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call (607)965-8377 or visit www.pathfindervillage.org

FIRE CEREMONY – 7-9:30 p.m. Full Moon Vedic ‘Indian’ Fire Ceremony & Potluck Dinner. Bring a dish to share BYOB. Darlinghill Farm Retreat, 404 Ed Herman Rd., Westford. Call 638-5111, RSVP storyducey@gmail.com, or visit www.darlinghillfarmretreat.com

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