HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
SCI-FI & HORROR – 11 a.m. Day 2 of the strange and horrific festival. Features authors, vendors, speakers, activities, more. Cost, $6/person for day pass. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/SciFiHorroFest/
CLEAN SWEEP – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Returning event provides opportunity for Hartwick residents to safely dispose of everything from green waste to electronics. Visit website for full list/limitations. Drop items at Hartwick Town Hall, 103 Town Dr., Hartwick. 607-293-8123 or visit townhartwick.digitaltowpath.org:10113/content/News/View/131
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Find clothing, household items, toys, etc. All you can get in a bag for one low price. Presbyterian Church, Pioneer St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8151 or visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownPres/
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 – 11 a.m. Huge rummage/bake sale. Find household items, clothing, books, furniture, collectibles, more. Christ Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9555.
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/
SCREENING – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mobile screening coach offers free mammograms, pap tests to women 40+ without insurance or with high deductibles. Get screened then enjoy cider mills ‘Big Squeeze’ event featuring cider pressing, tours, more. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 1-888-345-0225 or visit www.flycreekcidermill.com
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – Noon. Find wide variety of items for sale at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4636 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-293-7980.
COMMUNITY DAY – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Residents of Otsego County are invited to experience old/new exhibits with free admission. Baseball Hall of Fame, Farmers’ Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
FUNGUS WALK – 10 a.m. Walk with mycologist Sally Reymers to learn to identify different types of fungus. Cost, $5/non-member. Rogers Environmental Education Center, 2721 St. Hwy. 80, Sherburne. 607-674-4733 or visit friendsofrogers.org
MOVIE MARATHON – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get in the spirit of the season with a Halloween Movie Marathon including Frankenstein, Dracula, Psycho, more. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
QUILT SHOW – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate 25th year of the annual quilt show at Silver Jubilee. Features 300+ quilts from artists across the country with featured quilter Jim Bryden in Tudor style historic inn. Lunch available. Proceeds benefit roof project. Admission, $5/person. The Major’s Inn, 12 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2780 or visit www.themajorsinn.com
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
WOODSMEN FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fall festival features demonstrations of crosscut sawing, ax throwing, other lumberjack skills by students from SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill. Also includes vendors, activities, information, music, more. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org/programs/events/woodsmens-show/
OPEN HOUSE – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society to learn about organization, watch hawks/other birds. Franklin Mt., 52 Grange Hall Rd. Spur, Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
WORKSHOP – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Design, make, and decorate a bird mask with artist/tutor Caroline Fay providing tips/tricks to make truly unique creations. Includes opportunity to have masks displayed in ‘Hollow Bones’ art show by Fay to raise awareness for threatened bird species. Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Sanctuary, Franklin Mt., 52 Grange Hall Rd. Spur, Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
PRESIDENT – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join the campus for the installation of Barbara Jean Morris as SUNY Oneonta’s 7th president. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta.
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/
POVERTY FORUM – 2 – 5 p.m. Public forum moderated by Jeri Wachter, Executive Producer of the ‘Faces of Rural Poverty’ documentary hosts “Living With Dignity and the Crisis of Poverty in Otsego and Delaware Counties.” Features Congressman Antonio Delgado, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig, more area representatives. Audience discussion encouraged. Free admission. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-226-4181 or visit foothillspac.org
MUSIC JAM – 3 – 10 p.m. Play it forward to benefit OHS Alumni Association Musicians Award. Free admission. Oneonta American Legion, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE – 3 – 5 p.m. Word and Image Gallery exhibit features award winning naturalist artist Gail Bunting, who passed away November 2018. 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 art exhibit by Flora Hogman (a child survivor of WWII), James Bohary, and Laura Provo-Parker. Includes live Old-Time American music by Kathy Shimberg. On show through 10/20. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-flora-hogman-laura-provo-parker-james-bohary/?instance_id=1115
ANNIVERSARY – 5 – 7 p.m. Help the artisans guild celebrate 20 years. Includes refreshments, live music, artists from past & present. Artisans Guild, 148 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-1080 or visit www.facebook.com/The-Artisans-Guild-Of-Oneonta-NY-108933675813052/
FUNDRAISER – 5 – 9 p.m. Kick up your boots and enjoy music of “Williams Road Band & Company All Star Country Revue.” Support music and the arts at the Opera House. Cost, $25/person at door. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit earlvilleoperahouse.showare.com
TOWN HALL – 6 – 7 p.m. Meet with Rep. Antonio Delgado to get questions answered, discuss priorities, give ideas to take back to Washington D.C., more. Cherry Valley Community Center, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley. 607-376-0091 or visit delgado.house.gov
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the years and areas identified by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “Men In Black International.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy concert by Backtrack A Capella Vocals. Performing variety of songs from Motown to classical to originals. Walton Theater, 30 Gardiner Pl., Walton. 607-865-6688 or visit waltontheatre.org/concerts/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical performance “The Wolves” about the lives of 9 American Girls navigate big questions, wage tiny battles in their lives. Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta.
FIREWORKS – 8:30 p.m. Celebrate new SUNY O presiden Barbara Jean Morris. Parking Log, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta.