Holiday Celebration


HOLIDAY FUN – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Begin the day with Home for the Holidays Parade down Main St., followed by 3rd annual Gingerbread Jubilee, 2nd annual Festival of Trees, Community Cookie Swap 11:30-3, photo opportunity with Anna & Elsa of Arendelle in Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/

UGLY SWEATER RUN – Noon. Run through Cooperstown rocking your ugliest holiday sweater, Followed by free beverages from Stagecoach cafe, Ommegang. Proceeds benefit Catskill Area Hospice. Begins at Santa’s House, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2018-rockin-around-cooperstown-ugly-sweater-runwalk/

OPEN STUDIO – 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy holiday showroom featuring over run fabrics, scarves shawls more based on historical fabrics. Find great gifts, refreshments, holiday cheer. Meet Fashion Designer Gary Graham 4:30-5:30. Thistle Hill Weavers, 143 Baxter Road, Cherry Valley. 518 284-2729 or visit www.thistlehillweavers.com

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find unique, quality, handmade gift by local, regional crafters this holiday season. Ballroom, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2570317

FESTIVAL OPENING – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Opening reception of festival of trees. View holiday trees decorated by 7 local businesses/organizations displayed throughout museum. Light refreshments included. Free admission. On view Wednesdays through 12/19 The Edmeston Museum, 1 North St., Edmeston. 607-547-6564 or visit www.facebook.com/Edmeston-Museum-219562458817938/

COOKIES & CRAFTS – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy holiday cookies, bring home amazing craft good, grab some corn chowder at holiday cafe. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-3491 or visit www.facebook.com/UUSOneonta/

DECORATING CONTEST – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Families compete to create best decorated gingerbread house. Kits, candy provided. Prizes will be awarded at holiday parade 12/8. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com

OPEN HOUSE – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Display of children’s games, artwork, coloring books, textile arts, more. Bring the kids to decorate pre-made Gingerbread houses Noon-1:30 p.m. Springfield Historical Society, CR-29A, Springfield Center. 607 264-3375 visit www.facebook.com/Springfield-Historical-Society-162620423754372/

AVAILABLE – Noon. Youths may pick up applications to 4-H Earn-an-Animal Program, an opportunity to purchase, raise, show an animal from dairy/beef cattle to rabbits & sheep, swine, more. Application due by 1/1/19. cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2018/12/01/4-h-earn-an-animal-program-2019-applications-available

CHRISTMAS TEA – 1 – 3 p.m. Keep Calm, Come Celebrate this Christmas Season with Tea & bake Sale. Cooperstown United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9540 or visit www.cooperstownumc.org

VISIT SANTA – 1 – 5 p.m. Visit & Take pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Santa’s Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/

PAINT & SIP – 3 – 6 p.m. Create painting with professional instruction while enjoy wonderful non-alcoholic drinks by The Artful Spirits. Cost, $35/adult. Includes all supplies, drinks, snacks. Community Room, Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-432-4401 or visit www.facebook.com/southsidemall/

CONCERT – 3 p.m. Catskill Choral Society presents “NOEL! A Celebration of Carols Past and Present” featuring Messe de minuit pour Noel, more with artistic director/conductor Dr. G. Roberts Kolb. Tickets $22/adult at-door. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-431-6060 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichman.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2606283

HOLIDAY CONCERT – 7 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with Country Music Star Deana Carter performing her greatest hits. Tickets, $20. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org


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