HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
HERO RUN/WALK – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Memorial run/walk for all the heroes who lost their lives on 9/11/01 and honoring the heroes who still answer the call. Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Company., 832 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. Visit hero5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=6181
RODEO – 4 – 11 p.m. Support your hometown baseball team at Saturday Night Showdown. Pre-rodeo features games, food, music. Rodeo kicks off at 7, followed at 9 by party with music, cash bar, snacks. Tickets, $20/adult. Available at SFCU locations, ISD, The Shipping Room, or Online. Oneonta Outlaws, Damaschke Field, 15 James Georgeson Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-6326 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontaoutlawsbaseball/
WASTE COLLECTION – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Otsego Co. residents drop off household hazardous waste for free. Accepted items include including paints, pesticides, automotive batteries, fluorescent bulbs, electronics, expired pharmacueticals, more. The Meadows Complex, 140 Co. Hwy. 33W, Cooperstown. 607-547-4225 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/household-hazardous-waste-day-main-event/
GARAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 40th annual Grand And Glorious Garage Sale featuring local sellers takes over Main St., Oneonta. 607-431-6060 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com/2018/06/04/catskill-chorale-society-announces-the-grand-and-glorious-garage-sale-2018/
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.
CARS & COFFEE – 9 – 11 a.m. Join fellow gearheads for a relaxed display of multi-brand, multi-period cars. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Call 607-547-9692.
COLORSCAPES FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Juried exhibition of arts, fine crafts in interactive atmosphere featuring demonstration, literature, dance, music, more. Rain or Shine, free admission. Downtown Norwich. 607-336-3378 or visit www.facebook.com/Colorscape-Chenango-Arts-Festival-133325240064166/
ANTIQUE ENGINES – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 35th annual Dan Rion Antique Engine Jamboree and Powerfest features exhibits of various powered vehicles from old tractors, to doodlebugs, to steam engines, more. Included with regular admission. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org/programs/events/antique-engine-jamboree/
HOPPY TOURS – 11 a.m. Brief history, discussion of beer, brewing, and hops, followed by a tour of the hop yard, hop house. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/hoppy-trails
THEATER – Noon. “A Case For Eviction” following the struggle of Frank and Dora to evict a temporary resident from their guest room. Leatherstocking Stage, The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/A-Case-for-Eviction
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/
BOOK SIGNING – 2 p.m. Reading, by Vivian Peters, author of “OOPS! Tales From A Sexpert” and former Planned Parenthood educator, followed by Q&A, book signing. The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. Guided tour showcasing three site-specific performances by the Templeton Players on the struggle for Women’s Rights. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/women-rights
AFTERNOON POETRY – 3 p.m. The Barn welcomes back local writers to share Poetry on a summer afternoon. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Road. Cherry Valley. 518-993-2239 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com
DINNER – 5 – 9 p.m. Evening with Otsego County Democratic Party featuring special guest Antonio Delgado, NY19 Congressional Candidate. VIP admission, $125. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta.
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2577023
MUSIC – 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Presenting “The Rubber Band: Laissez les bon temps Rouler.” Bring your dance shoes, enjoy Cajun Zydeco music. Bring summer to a close. The Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/
MUSIC – 8 – 10 p.m. Performance by Lazy II. Cover charge, $5. Oneonta Vets Club, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-0494 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaVetsClub/