Celebrate Our Veterans


PARADE – 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Veterans Day. Start at Cooper Park, Cooperstown. Visit www.cooperstowncs.org

VETERANS CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Community Concert band honors our Veterans with performance of Star Spangled Banner, Overture Courageous; March in Uniform, The Blue and the Gray (Civil War Suite), General Willie March; The Honored Dead ,more. Parish Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta. 607-437-0152.

VETERANS CELEBRATION – 9 – 5 p.m. Special programs to be held throughout the day to thank veterans. Get a flag, write a letter to soldiers & veterans (Noon – 1 p.m.), more. The Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/veterans-day-2018?date=0

FILM DAYS – Showing films exploring theme of “Passages” followed by discussion with filmmakers.
‘The Sixth Side of the Pentagon’ – 9 – 11:30 a.m. 1967 anti-Vietnam war march on the Pentagon. Templeton Hall, Cooperstown.
‘Sky and Ground’ – Noon – 1:45 p.m. Follows 3-month journey of a family from Allepo, Syria, through travels to refugee camp, other countries to seek refuge in Germany. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
‘Leaning into the Wind’ – Noon – 1:30 p.m. Follows land artist Andy Goldsworthy on tour of earthworks he’s created. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown.
‘Modified’ – 1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Follows investigative journey through US food industry to find why GMO foods aren’t labeled in US & Canada. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown.
‘Good Evening to the People Living in the Camp’ – 2 – 3:45 p.m. Explores life in European refugee camps. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
‘Baggages’ – 4 – 5:45 p.m. Follows stories of teenaged immigrants at Montreal highschool, discover their stories through drama workshops, theater productions, personal interviews. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
Final Film ‘Genesis 2.0’ – 6:15 – 8 p.m. Explores new field of “synthetic biology” working to clone extinct animals, more. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown.
Closing Party – 7:45 – 9:30 p.m. Last toast to Film Days until next year. Features cash bar, buffet, auction to benefit future Film Days events. The Smithy, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/

HOLIDAY MARKET – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Annual marketplace & craftshow featuring 54 vendors in heated greenhouse selling handmade gifts, soaps, jewelry, holiday arrangements, more. Sunnycrest Orchards, 7869 St. Rt. 10, Sharon Springs. 518-284-2256 or visit www.sunnycrestorchards.com

COMMUNITY DAY – Noon – 5 p.m. Celebrate our veterans with artist salon, featured writers including Suzanne S. Rancourt, veteran, author of ‘Billboard in the Clouds’ (winner of Native Writers First Book Award), ‘Murmurs at the Gate.’ Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

OPEN MIC – Noon – 2 p.m. Youth, young adults share passions, struggles followed by Rock n’ Roll performances, open mic session. Club Odyssey, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. 607-267-4435 or visit www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/

TURKEY DINNER – 1, 2:30, & 5 p.m. Annual turkey dinner. Takeout available, reservation required. Portlandville United Methodist Church, 2878 St. Hwy. 28, Portlandville. 607-434-1054.

FILM SCREENING – 1, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “The Happy Time Murders.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2590150

MUSICAL – 2 p.m. CCS Thespians present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Cost, $12/adult. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org/ccs-thespians-present-the-little-mermaid/#.W83y1HtKiUk

MOVIE CONCERT – 2 p.m. Celebrate 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with showing of “Under Four Flags” with new score performed live by Musicians of Ma’alwyck. Followed by performance of works composed by David Hochstein (1892-1918), Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), more. Admission free, donations welcome. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

OPEN HOUSE – 3 – 5 p.m. Hear stories about hope, recovery by inspirational speakers, enjoy performances by Road Recovery band “Type II,” other local artists. Showcases youth club house, other youth resources. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/teencenter

DINNER OPERA – 4 p.m. Start evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres then enjoy performance of ‘Skaters,’ new opera by Maestro Charles Schneider, then enjoy dinner. Cost, $68/person. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund of artist in residency program. The Horned Dorset, 2000 NY-8, Leonardsville. 315-855-7898 or visit www.horneddorsetinn.com


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