HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

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ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.

CANDLELIGHT EVENING – 3 – 7 p.m. Experience magic of Christmas season with a candlelit museum covered in Christmas greenery, horse-drawn sleighs, carolers, bonfires, wassail, theater performances, more. Tickets available at door. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Candlelight-Evening

HOLIDAY BREAKFAST – 8 a.m. – Noon. Parent Teacher Association holds holiday pancake breakfast and Marketplace. Cafeteria, Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

ORNAMENTS – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bring the kids to make paper ornaments. Cooperstown Farmers Market, Pioneer St. Cooperstown. 607-547-6195 or visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/

HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Support local vendors, get Christmas shopping done, find your next book at Scholastic Book Fair. Oneonta Christian Academy, 158 River St., Oneonta. 607-432-0383 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontaca/

SEWING CLINIC – 9 a.m. – Noon. Beginners workshop teaches ages 8+ about parts of sewing machine, practice sewing, safety rules, make star for holiday gift or decoration, more. Cost, $3/person for materials. Bring sewing machine if you have one. Space limited, registration required. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2536 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2018/12/08/4-h-sewing-clinic-otsego-county

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION – 9 a.m. Enjoy 8th annual pancake breakfast with all the trimmings. Cost, $10/adult. Van Alstyne Homestead & Museum, 42 Moyer St., Canajoharie. Visit www.facebook.com/VanAlstyneHomestead

SANTA VISIT – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit Santa, bring a letter, get pictures with old St. Nick. Santa’s Cottage, Muller Plaza, Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/

POP-UP SHOP – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find books, one of a kind gifts, quilts by local artisans, textiles, more. Kent Administration Center, Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass St. Prk. Road, Springfield. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/book-and-gift-shop-holiday-pop-up-store/

CHRISTMAS MOVIE – 10 – 11:30 a.m. Bring kids to watch classic film “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” Richfield Springs Public Library, 102 Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/

OPEN HOUSES – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Annual Christmas event featuring door prizes, goodies, relaxed shopping, unique gifts, more at Cherry Valley businesses. Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3100 or visit www.cherryvalleychamber.org/Upcoming_Events.html

MUSEUM CHRISTMAS – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate Christmas at the Fort with Colonial Christmas music, book fair featuring local authors, holiday shopping, free tours. Free admission. Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St., Fort Plain. 518-774-5669 or visit www.fortplainmuseum.com

VICTORIAN HOLIDAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the holidays in the Victorian style. Main St., Sharon Springs. 518-860-5513 or visit sharonspringschamber.com

HOLIDAY MARKET – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Festive exhibition of 30+ artists work selected for gift giving. Enjoy refreshments, meet artists at open house. Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-9530 or visit www.cherrybranchgallery.com

CARD CRAFTING – 10 a.m. – Noon. Bring family to make cards that light up & pop up. Lights & craft materials provided. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Onoenta. . 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Find festive shops, refreshments, prizes, local products, decorations, unique gift items, visit with Santa from 1-3, more. Free, Open to public. Cherry Valley Museum, 49 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3303 or visit www.facebook.com/Cherry-Valley-Museum-123419291047729/

OPEN HOUSE – Noon – 3 p.m. Christmas celebration featuring bake sale, free hot cocoa/cookies, free ornament/card making for children, auction, door prizes, reading of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,” more. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com

THEATER – 1 – 3 p.m. Decker Ballet School presents “The Nutcracker” as performed by The Fokine Ballet Company. Tickets available. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. 607-432-6290 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2871886

VISIT SANTA – 1 – 5 p.m. Visit & Take pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Santa’s Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit www.thisiscooperstown.com/events/santas-arrival-parade-cooperstown

DECK THE HALLS – 1 – 5 p.m. Enjoy hands on activities in Holiday craft area at 1 p.m., Holiday performance by Pathfinder Village Bell Choir at 2 p.m., Bring new, unwrapped toy or 5+ non-perishable food items to benefit OFO or Cooperstown Food Bank, receive free admission to museum. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/holiday-celebration-2018

DAR MEETING – 1 p.m. Chapter meeting of DAR. All members, prospective members, HODARS, and guests are invited to attend. Masonic Temple, 322 Main St., Oneonta.

HOLIDAY PARTY – 2 – 4 p.m. Kids & families are invited to fun day featuring crafts, games, food, a petting zoo, caroling, photographs with Santa, more. Cooperstown Fire Department, 24 Chestnut St., Cooperstown.

QUARTER AUCTION – 6 p.m. Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton Central School, 693 St. Hwy. 51, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2207 or visit www.gmucsd.org

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Smallfoot.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2606392

THEATER – 7 – 10 p.m. Decker Ballet School presents “The Nutcracker” as performed by The Fokine Ballet Company. Tickets available. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. 607-432-6290 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2871887

THEATER – 7 p.m. Performance of “Christmas Belles” a Southern-fried, small town, chaotic family comedy. Wieting Theater, 168 Main St., Worcester. Visit catskillplayers.org

HOLIDAY REVUE – 7:30 p.m. 2nd annual revue features music, cash bar, light hors d’oeuvres, more presented by Klinkhart Hall. Ticket’s, $40/person. Limited seating. Stone House, 123 Pavilion Ave., Sharon Springs. 518-284-2067 or visit www.facebook.com/SharonSpringsChamber

CELTIC CHRISTMAS – 8 p.m. “Cherish The Ladies” at family holiday show featuring world class Irish music, song, dance. Tickets, $25 at-door. Walton Theater, 30 Gardener Place, Walton. 607-865-6829 or visit waltontheatre.org

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