HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 29
DUCK DERBY – 10 a.m. Help launch a flock of rubber duckies at the headwaters of the Susquehanna. Support Cooperstown Leo Club on day trip to the United Nations in NYC. Cost, $5/duck or $20/5-ducks at Otesaga, Mel’s @ 22, others. Finish line just South of Main St. Bridge, Cooperstown. 607-282-2956 or visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownLionsClub/
BOOK SALE – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Books, audiobooks, videos and DVDS from $1 to $5. All proceeds go to the Village of Cooperstown. 22 Main Street, Cooperstown. Info, 607-544-1418, firstname.lastname@example.org
RARE BOOKS– 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cooperstown Antiquarian Book Fair offers dozens of dealers in antiquarian books, maps, prints, etc. Clarks Sports Center, Susquehanna Ave., Cooperstown, Cooperstownantiquarianbookfair.com
CONCERT & PICNIC – Noon. Bring picnic & lawn seating and enjoy enchanting blend of stories, song, & improv by Story Laurie. Free. West Kortright Center, 49 W. Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/picnic-and-concert-with-story-laurie-and-special-guest/
AUDITIONS – 2 p.m. Try out for role in Stuff of Dreams Production of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ October performance. No preparation necessary. Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-432-5407 or visit www.facebook.com/GEStevensOneonta/
ARTIST’S TALK – 3 p.m. Sarah Draney will discuss her work in the exhibition, Post Nature: our natural world at risk. Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-5327, email@example.com.
MINISERIES PREVIEW – 6-9:30 p.m. See preview of the July PBS miniseries, “Chasing the Moon,” part of the Harris Memorial Library of Otego’s Summer Reading Program Launch. Harris Memorial Library, 334 Main St., Otego. 607- 988-6661 or visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/
OPENING ART EXHIBIT – 6 p.m. The 7th Cherry Valley Biennial Sculpture Trail opens w/6:00 pm reception for New York State sculptors, including from Cherry Valley, Oneonta, and Springfield. Cherry Valley Museum, 49 Main St., Cherry Valley. Info, 607-264-3080, cvartworks.org
DINNER FUNDRAISER – 6 p.m. The Cooperstown Central School Alumni Association’s dinner by Mel’s will raise funds for two $1500 scholarships. $15 ea. RSVP by 6/19. Cooperstown Jr/High School cafeteria, 39 Linden Ave, Cooperstown. Info, www.facebook.com/CoopAlums
BENEFIT CONCERT 7-10 p.m. Celebrate the life of John Heller w/music by Ken Wilber and The Jason Wicks Band, dancing, raffle, cash bar. $20-$35, proceeds go to the Heller family. Foothills Performing Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. www.foothillspac.org
OUTDOOR MOVIE – 9 p.m. See “Dumbo” on the Clark Sports Center’s inflatable movie screen outside on the fields. Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52, Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-2800.