HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1
ICE HARVEST FEST – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Participate in traditional ice harvesting as was done 100 years ago (as long as ice is at least 8”). Also includes ice carving, fishing, hot soup buffet, exhibits by local businesses, more. Cost, $9/adult/teen. Children under 12 enter free. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org
CHILDRENS DENTAL HEALTH – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Families struggling with insurance coverage are invited to bring the kids for free dental care including cleanings, fillings, extraction, sealant, more. Community health navigators will also be on hand for further resources. Appointments limited, registration required. FoxCare Center, 1 FoxCare Dr., Oneonta. 607-441-4945 or visit www.facebook.com/FoxCareCenter/
CROCKPOT CONTEST – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to the public. Free to enter. Includes 50/50 Raffle, Bake Sale, and Chinese Auction. Richfield Springs Veterans Club. 13 Lake St, Richfield Springs. 315-858-9924.
TUBING – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Have fun this winter. Slide down a hillside on a tube. Tubes provided. Cost, $5/person. Warming hut with hot cocoa, snacks available for sale. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Rt. 31, Cooperstown. 607-547-8662 or visit www.facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Foothills presents The Met Live in HD: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. Doors open one hour prior to show. Tickets available only at door; no pre-sale. Lunch by Soda Jerks available for purchase. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org
ART RECEPTION – 1 p.m. Celebrate opening of exhibit of paintings by Julia Allidi depicting old Oneonta and D&H railroad. Refreshments will be served. Greater Oneonta Historical Society, 183 Main St, Oneonta. Call 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join other writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
FOOSBALL TORNAMENT – 2 p.m. The Genesee Restaurant and Taproom 38 Lake St, Richfield Springs. 315-858-2105
WING FLING – 2:30 p.m. Mild, medium, hot, and garlic wings. Eat in or take out. Richfield Springs Veterans Club. 13 Lake St, Richfield Springs. 315-858-9924
VALENTINES BALL – 6 – 9 p.m. Make some beautiful memories at annual ball for children aged 3-13 with that special adult in their life. Features dress up, dancing, photographs, dinner buffet, more. Cost, $75/adult, $30/child. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta. 607-432-0010 ext. 205 or visit www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html/event/2020/02/01/2020-valentines-ball/271638
FILM – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Presenting “Knives Out.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
THEATER – 7 – 10 p.m. Apollo Music club presents hit musical ‘Hair’ a story of a group of politically active hippies, their take on the changing world of the ‘70s. Admission, $5/person. Goodrich Theater, Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta.
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance ‘Harvey’ by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Cost, $17/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-432-5407 or visit www.foothillspac.org