HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2
DAY OF THE DEAD – 10 a.m. – Noon. Experience Dia De Muertos and the Latinx community by telling stories in Spanish & English, participating in family activities, enjoy traditional food, more. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
CLINTON EXPEDITION – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. History symposium ‘The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois, 1779.’ Topic include “Total Destruction and Devastation: the George Washington We Remember” with G. Peter Jemison, “Clinton’s Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts” with William A. Starna, more. Registration required, cost, $60 at door. Includes lunch, refreshments. The Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 NY-67, Johnstown. 518-774-5669 or visit www.fortplainmuseum.com
FOOD & FARMING 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 6th annual food and farming conference to celebrate our agricultural community. This years topic is opportunities in agriculture and will include discussion on changes in agriculture, different options in the industry, training opportunities for those looking to enter the field from students to adults looking for a change. Free, open to public. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – Noon. Find wide variety of items for sale at Atonement Lutheran Church, 1 Center St., Oneonta. 607-432-6852.
OPEN HOUSE – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. High School students and their families visit college to learn about extracurriculars, dorms, more. Hartwick College, Oneonta. 888-HARTWICK or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-fall-open-houses-planned-for-october-5-november-2/
SPIRIT FEST – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate All Souls Day with psychic readers, energy healers, a bake sale, more. Registration encouraged. Institute for Spiritual Development, Lotus Center, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-267-4693 or visit shiftnewyork.webs.com
FALL FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 6th annual craft & vendor fair features beautiful items to jump start your Christmas shopping. Southside Mall, Oneonta.
PAINTING WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn to reproduce a your favorite painting at the museum in 2-day workshop with artist Allison Hill-Edgar. Registration required. Cost, $250/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
SUPPORT GROUP – 10 a.m. – Noon. Family, friends, & people with Multiple Sclerosis are invited to group. Open dialogue encouraged, no questions is too big or small. Sunshine Room, Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call Phil Young 607-435-3653 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
ENERGY TOUR – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join Heat Smart Otsego to tour 3 homes in Otsego County that have installed ground or air source heat pumps with Campaign Director Bennett Sandler. Learn about them, get your questions answered. Free, Registration Required. Call 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/otsego-residential-clean-energy-tour/
ESCAPE ROOM – 1 – 2 & 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Body before you become the next victim. Enjoy atmospheric room, puzzles that won’t scare you out of your skin. Great for fans of game and 1985 movie. 6 people/room, aged 12+. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
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/
PLANETARIUM – 2 – 3 p.m. Public night at updated planetarium featuring multimedia experience presented by SUNY Oneonta staff, faculty, students. Free, tickets required. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
OPENING RECEPTION – 3 – 5 p.m. Celebrate exhibit by CC Treadway, native of Upstate NY. Bright Hill Press Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Celebrate exhibit ‘Farthest North’ a collaboration between artists, Claudia O’Steen and Aly Ogasian who both were inspired by S.A. Andree’s attempt to fly to the North Pole in a hot air balloon. Features works in drawing, projections, sculpture, more. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-exhibit-claudia-osteen-aly-ogasian/?instance_id=1151
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Goes Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours
OPENING RECEPTION – 6:30 – 10 p.m. Celebrate work of Artists & Artisans of upstate New York at “Special Delivery Heirloom Collection.” Upstate artists, from weavers to blacksmiths, more, were asked to create their very best or take their craft to the next level for this exhibit. Enjoy appetizers, signature cocktails, decorate your own goat shaped cookie with chef Adam Foti. Exhibit runs through January 2020. The Beekman 1802 Mercantile, 187 Main St., Sharon Springs. 888-801-1802 or visit beekman1802.com
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “Good Boys.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Blues performance with the Guy Davis Trio. Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org/guy-davis-trio-with-mark-murphy-christopher-james-saturday-november-2-2019/