HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 20
Reading: ‘The Big Fella: Ruth
And The World He Created’
BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Reading by Jane Leavy, author “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created.” Discuss baseball history, ask questions, get your copy signed. Included with Museum admission. Grandstand Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events
SUMMER FESTIVAL – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find Music, Taco Bar, Raffles, Face Painting and Vendors and shopping deals in the store. Free admission. The Owl & Moon, 2398 NY-80, West Burlington. 607-965-0012.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy music, participate in community art project, find items for sale, enjoy food 11-2. Proceeds benefit Schuyler Lake UMC. The Pantry, 1472 Co. Hwy. 22, Schuyler Lake.
GEOLOGY WALK – 10 a.m. – Noon. Learn basic geology while exploring terraces, waterfalls, limestone caves with SUNY O geology professor Dr. Les Hasbargen. Free, all ages welcome, registration encouraged. Robert D. Woodruff Outdoor Learning Center, 2316 St. Hwy. 80, Van Hornesville. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/otsquago-creek-geology-in-action/
PLANETARIUM – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Spark interest in space with a visit to the Kopernik Portable Planetarium. Learn about the night sky, enjoy other activities while waiting for your session. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
CHICKEN BBQ – Noon – 4 p.m. Enjoy Brooks chicken, homemade salad, dessert, more this Hall of Fame Weekend. Eat under tent or take-out. Cost, $8.50 – $13.00. United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-547-5782 or visit www.cooperstownumc.org
FAMILY CONCERT – 2 p.m. The Bright Siders perform energetic family friendly music that explores childrens emotions, supports mental health. West Kortright Center, 49 W. Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org
THEATER – 3 & 7:30 p.m. Set in 1839, “Possessing Harriet” portrays the enslaved Harriett Powell escaping from a hotel, finding refuge with an abolitionist and his young cousin Elizabeth Cady. Free admission, suggested donation $20/person. Reservation strongly recommended. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/shows-events/this-season/
CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Summer concert series continues Blues Maneuver breaking out the mighty horn section to perform swing, blues, more. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. 607-965-8377 Ext. 126 or visit pathfindervillage.org/get-involved/summer-concert-series
PLAY – 8 p.m. The play, The Night They Lit Up Wrigley, about a serendipitous meeting at a Cooperstown bar, by THE CHURCH producers, opens. $20-$17, 2381 State Hwy. 205, Mt. Vision. Info, 607 638 5119, www.upsi-ny.com