HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Fall Guitar Fest Concert

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GUITAR CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Headline concert of Classical Guitar Fall Festival features The Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo performing de Falla, Rossini, Moravec, more. Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. 607-865-8775 or visit cgsuny.org

CONCERT SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Open 49th Cooperstown Concert series featuring Molly Tuttle, performing distinctly original works. Ballroom, Village Hall, Cooperstown. 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org/molly-tuttle-saturday-october-27/

FALL GUITAR FEST – 8:15 a.m. 18th annual Classical Guitar Fall Festival features presentation, performances, ensemble performance, silent auction, collegiate recital, more. Cost, $40/adult for 2-day pass. Fine Arts building, SUNY Oneonta. 607-865-8775 or visit www.cgsuny.org

AUTHOR VISIT – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Author Gray Basnight, (former news writer, editor, producer, reporter,) presents on latest novel “Flight of the Fox,” a political thriller featuring high-tech surveillance, predatory drones, government gone wild. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

MUSIC – 11:50 a.m. Tom Simpson, Abby Kreh Gibson, on Glimmerglass Opera Company, host 45-minute educational session on opera“La Fanciulla del West” (Puccini) before Met streaming events at 12:55 p.m. Lunch available for purchase. 2nd Floor, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

SCARE FEST – Noon – Midnight. Celebrate this Halloween at a haunted house, hayride, costume party with a contest, a barn dance, pumpkin carving competition, more. There’s something for everyone this Halloween. Otsego County Fairgrounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. 607-263-5289.

OVER THE TOP – Noon – 4 p.m. Take 4 hour walk through beautiful woods. See 30-foot waterfall, oak & hemlock groves, Mud Lake, a sphagnum bog, more. Learn history of Riddell State Park with Steve Kent. Meet at Pine Lake Campus, Harwick College, 1894 Charlotte Creek Rd., Oneonta. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/over-the-top-mud-lake-2/

OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Live streaming “La Fanciulla del West” by Puccini. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

SCIENCE WORKSHOP – 1 p.m. This Science Saturday solve the case with forensics. Participants aged 9+ examine a mock crime scene, use techniques in forensic anthropology, criminal science to determine what happened to the victim. Free, tickets required. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/

TRICK OR TREAT – 1 – 5 p.m. Children trick or treat through the historic village. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/trick-or-treat

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. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

OKTOBERFEST – 4 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy German buffet featuring pork schnitzel, bratwurst with sauerkraut, German potato salad, regional beers, beverages, German Chocolate Cake, more prepared by Brian Wrubleski of Mel’s at 22. Cost, $12/adult. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2213 or visit www.facebook.com/stmaryscoopny/

HAUNTED HOUSE – 4:30 – 830 p.m. Thrill seekers are invited to enjoy a haunted maze where mysterious, creepy creatures lurk. Not recommended for children aged 6 and under. Catskill Veteran’s Outreach Center, 52 Main St., Stamford. 607-214-4095 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/03/04/october-26-27-haunted-house/

BENEFIT DINNER – 5:30 p.m. Eric D. Dettenreider memorial fund invites community to Allstar Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction to benefit adaptive sports programs for individuals with disabilities. Elk’s Club, 84 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 802-399-4366 or visit www.eddfund.org/all-star-benefit.html

BUMP IN THE NIGHT – 5:30 p.m. Tour historic village in lantern light. Visit sites with tales of ghostly happenings, see performance of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell Tale Heart.” Hour long tour departing every half hour to 8 p.m. Children must be accompanied by adult, small children recommended for early tours. Cost, $15/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours

GHOST TOURS – 6 p.m. Visit all spooky places in mansion when ghostly phenomena have been reported in last 150 years. Tours leave every half hour to 7:30. Cost, $20/person, reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 ext.6 or visit hydehall.org

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Slender Man.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2589380

HAUNTED OPERA – 7 – 9 p.m. Test your bravery this haunted season with a visit the witches den, funeral parlor, eerie courtyard, more, if you can survive what lurks between these rooms. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/Content.Display/Page/Home.cfm

COFFEE HOUSE –7 – 9 p.m. Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake. Call 315-858-2575 or visit www.facebook.com/littlewhitechurch/

COSTUMES & COCKTAILS – 8 p.m. Celebrity bartenders Autumn Cocktail Contest featuring costume party with contest. BSide Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza, Oneonta. 607-432-2053 or visit bsideballroom.com/events/b-side-bartenders-ball/

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