HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
VETERANS TRIBUTE – 6 p.m. Tribute Concert featuring Thompson Square. Free to Veterans, Active Duty military personnel with IDs. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
POKER TOURNAMENT – 6 – 8 p.m. Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament featuring trophies, non-cash prizes. Benefit for Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Game entry, $40. Participants must be aged 18+. New York Pizzeria, 75 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/
FALL SPIRIT FEST – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. SHIFT New York spirit fest offers alternative pain management solutions, spiritual guidance, psychic readers, entergy healers, raffles, bake sale, workshops, vendors, handmade gifts, more. Free admission, registration requested. Lotus Center, Institute for Spiritual Development, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-433-2089 or visit www.shiftnewyork.com
HOLIDAY MARKET – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Annual marketplace & craftshow featuring 54 vendors in heated greenhouse selling handmade gifts, soaps, jewelry, holiday arrangements, more. Sunnycrest Orchards, 7869 St. Rt. 10, Sharon Springs. 518-284-2256 or visit www.sunnycrestorchards.com
AUCTION – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Support Milford Class of 2019 at chinese auction. Drawing at 1 p.m. Must be present to win. Milford Central School, 42 W. Main St., Milford. 607-286-7721 or visit www.web.milfordcentral.org
FILM SCREENING – 10 a.m. – Noon. Showing “Incredibles 2.” Richfield Springs Public Library, 102 Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find beautiful gifts from jewelry, handmade ornaments, glassware, more. Support historic Tudor style Gilbertsville Inn. The Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com
FILM DAYS Showing films exploring theme of “Passages” followed by discussion with filmmakers.
‘Lovers of the Night’ – 10 – 11:30 a.m. 7 aging monks in small Cistercian monastery in rural Ireland work to keep their spiritual life, community going. Film accompanied by Rendered Small exhibit of folk art collection. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
‘All This Can Happen’ – Noon – 1 p.m. Based on novella “The Walk,” follows steps of protagonist through his entire day, shown with cinematic poem ‘Wilderness’ filmed in Scotland. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown.
‘High Tide In Dorchester’ – 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Film about rising sea levels shrinking Maryland county on shores of Chesapeake Bay. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
‘Faces, Places’ – 1:30 – 3 p.m. showing travels of filmmaker Agnes Varda, installation artist JR to travel, photograph people, attach portraits to buildings. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown.
‘Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf’ – 3:30 – 5 p.m. documentary on works of landscaper encouraging herbaceous perennials in garden design. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
‘The Other Side Of Hope’ – 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Follows story of refugee in Helsinki navigating life after being denied asylum. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown.
Selections from Black Maria Film Festival – 9 – 10:30 p.m. Presented by Executive Director Jane Steuerwald, filmmaker/animator Willy Hartland. Templeton Hall, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/
BLACKSMITHING – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Introductory class for beginners. Learn to build fire in the forge, heat, twist, cut, bend metal using traditional tools, methods. This class, create your own letter-opener. For participants aged 14+. Cost, $100/non-member. Boxed lunch, materials included. Field Blacksmith Shop, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/blacksmith-intro
GINGERBREAD WORKSHOP – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn to build Gingerbread house with SUNY Delhi students. Will be entered in ‘A Day of Holiday Fun’ gingerbread house contest. Free, bring your own candy, cereal, other decorating supplies. Gingerbread, frosting provided. Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-432-4401 or visit www.facebook.com/southsidemall/
FUNDRAISER LUNCH – 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lasagna lunch with The Living Waters for the World Honduras Mission Team. Cost, $12/adult, proceeds support Honduras Mission installing water purification system in remote village Las Mercedes. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8401 or visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownPres/
BIRD WALK – 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society for walk through art museum grounds prior to screening of ‘High Tide in Dorchester.’ Free, open to public. Meet board members Becky Gretton, Charles Scheim, Sandy Bright at back patio, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/related-event-delaware-otsego-audubon-society-bird-walk
ART LECTURE – Noon – 1 p.m. Steve Burke discusses his collection “American Folk Art Buildings: Architecture, Imagination, and Storied Places” on American miniature structure art. In conjunction with Glimmerglass Film Days. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/class/folk-art-buildings?wcs_timestamp=1541851200
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Live streaming “Marnie” by Muhly. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
HOLIDAY ART – 1 – 3 p.m. Celebrate works of 2 regional artists, former editorial cartoonist Stephan A. Horne, visual artist Erin Earl Salka of Edmeston, opening exhibit in coinciding with 21st annual holiday gift shop. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/Content.Display/Page/Home.cfm
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/
BOOK SIGNING – 2 – 4 p.m. Presentation, signing of ‘The Surgion’s Mate,’ a historical fiction coming-of-age novel by author Gerald Stulc. The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
MUSICAL – 3 p.m. Theatrical production of “Mary Poppins.” Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Central School, 693 St. Hwy. 51, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2207 or visit www.gmucsd.org
SOCKHOP – 5 – 9 p.m. Benefit dance, silent auction featuring items, gift cards from local businesses. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-4102 or visit firstumc-oneonta.org
MUSIC – 6 – 8:30 p.m. Singers including Mary Kuhn, Scott Douglass, Judy Pitel, more perform music from 1950’s. Food available. Cost, $5/person. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut st., Oneonta. 607-432-4102 or visit firstumc-oneonta.org
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “The Happy Time Murders.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2590148
MUSICAL – 7 p.m. CCS Thespians present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Cost, $12/adult. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org/ccs-thespians-present-the-little-mermaid/#.W83y1HtKiUk
DINNER BUFFET – 7:30 p.m. Following screening of ‘Other Side of Hope’ by Glimmerglass Film Days, enjoy Scandinavian-inspired dinner. Cost, $35. Templeton Hall, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/taste-of-scandinavia-dinner-buffet
THEATER – 8 p.m. Presenting theatrical adaption of classic novel “The 39 Steps.” Follows Richard Hanney on journey through England, Scotland to solve mystery behind mysterious organization. Admission, $10/adult. Slade Theater, Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4227 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-theatre-arts-presents-the-39-steps/