Day Of The Dead Celebration


FAMILY PROGRAM – Noon – 2 p.m. Celebrate Latino Heritage month with Day of the Dead event. Make paper flowers, learn about Mexican traditions, listen to story time, more. Participants encouraged to bring photo of loved one who’s passed away. Designed for children aged 4-12 + family. Light snacks provided. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

FUNDRAISER – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Construct you cat a cardboard castle with Superheroes in Ripped Jeans. Materials provided. Bring goods or monetary donation. 3rd floor, Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

PANCAKE DAY – 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy pancakes with real maple syrup, sausage, applesauce, beverages, more to support Oneonta Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarships. Cost, $7/adult. Oneonta Elks Club, 84-86 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/oneontarotary

HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m. – Noon. ‘Tip Toe Through The Holiday’ features items for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines Day. Includes gifts, decorations, crafts, more. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org

FOOD & FARMING – 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Conference “Hops & Brewing” features speakers, panels, discussion on agriculture in Central New York. Opportunity for customers to be engage consumers. Free, open to public. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/food-farm

FALL CLEAN-UP – 9 a.m. – Noon. Join Otsego Land Trust in putting gardens to bed for winter. No experience required. Tools guidance, refreshments provided. Rain or Shine, dress appropriately. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. RSVP 607-547-2366 ext. 108 or visit otsegolandtrust.org/the-news/programs-a-events/426-brookwood-point-fall-cleanup-november-3

RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Find items at basement rummage sale. Atonement Lutheran Church, 1 Center St., Oneonta. 607-432-6852 or visit www.facebook.com/pages/Lutheran-Church-of-The-Atonement/113479392020301

BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Cooperstown residents have clean/returnable bottles & cans on the curb or visible from the street. Support Cooperstown Boy Scouts. Drop-off bin at Major League Motor Inn, 6156 NY-28, Fly Creek. Call Chris Doucas at 607-267-1103.

VOLUNTEERISM CONFERENCE – 9:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about various groups experiences with volunteering, what you can do. Features representatives from Superheroes in Ripped Jeans, SUNY Delhi, others talking about volunteers helping others, ways you can participate. Morris Hall, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2881369

ART DROP-OFF – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cooperstown Art Association members are invited to enter works of art in Holiday Art Show & Sale. Pottery, 2-dimensional, clothing, woodwork, ornaments, stained glass, many more mediums accepted. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

FESTIVAL – Noon – 9 p.m. BestFest NYS features homegrown foods, handcrafted items from New York State. Also includes entertainment, NYS bands, gourmet edibles, more. New York State Fair Grounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. Visit www.bestfestnys.com

WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

MUSICAL DISCUSSION – 2 – 3 p.m. Catskill Choral Society presents Music Director G. Roberts Kolb discussing Charpentier’s ‘Messe de minuit pour Noel.’ Musical preview of winter concert ‘NOEL – A Celebration of Carols Past and Present.’ Explores how composers used traditional carols as inspiration for their own works. Free, open to public. Heritage Room, Plains at Parish Homestead, 163 Heritage Circle, Oneonta. 607-431-6060 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com

UNVEILING – 2 p.m. Last mural depicting occupants of Oneonta History Center, by artist Carol Mandigo will be revealed. Depicts Wilber Bank. Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm

HISTORY SERIES – 2 p.m. “Schuyler Sisters: Picturing Women in Their Early American Landscape” presented by New York State Museum Fellow, PHD Student Danielle Funiciello, introducing the Schuyler sisters, the world they lived in through image. Free admission, donations accepted. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

ARTIST TALK – 3 – 5 p.m. Opening & talk on exhibit “Journeys/En Route” by artists Yeon Jin Kim and Ted Lott. Exhibit features videos, props, architectural sculptures on theme “Passages.” The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St., Coopersotwn. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/opening-night-party-and-companion-exhibition-7xh7n

OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate penultimate 2018 exhibit “From The Ground Up: Clay Forms” showcasing 9 artists whose work pushes the boundaries of ceramics. Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, live music by Angus Mackie Jazz Trio. Runs through 12/2. Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-9530 or visit www.facebook.com/cherrybranchgallery/

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Crazy Rich Asians.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2590129

RECITAL – 7:30 p.m. Performance by Tona Brown, first transgender person to perform at Carnegie Hall. Free. Hartwick College, Oneonta. E-mail paiged@hartwick.edu or visit www.hartwick.edu


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