HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2
WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new activity in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week, create an appliqued apple block with Debby Clough. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/wednesday-workshops-2017/
PICNIC – 6-7 p.m. Meet the local firefighters and enjoy a submarine sandwich, swing at a pinata, and check out the trucks and gadgets used by the firefighters. Registration required. Huntington Park, Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Read the new book by former CCS elementary school teacher Judy Steiner Grin titled “His Name Was Shortly Forthcoming: Capital Letters And How They Came To Be.”Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FARM FAMILY TOUR – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come discover the life of the family in 1845. Includes hands on activities about learning, playing and working in the 19th century. Celebrate the completion of the tasks with a free ride on the carousel. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/family-tour
ART DISCUSSION – 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join Kevin Gray, Arts in Education Coordinator, as he tours the “Rise up Singing: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard” exhibit. Registration required. Cost, $25 members, $30 non-members. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/food_for_thought_rise_up_singing_jazz_portraits_by_herman_leonard or call (607) 547-1461
TRAP SHOOT – 1 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 25’s. Cost $3 per 25. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Bob Wirz, author of “The Passion of Baseball: A Journey to the Commissioner’s Office of a Major League Baseball,” comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame to discuss the book and take questions from the audience, followed by a book signing in the atrium. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame. baseballhall.org/events/author-series-bob-wirz?date=0
ART FOR KIDS – 3-4 p.m. Children create art inspired by the art in the galleries. Ages 4-8. Cost, $5. Adults may join in if they wish. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/afternoon_art_for_kids
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
TRAP SHOOT – 6 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 5’s. Cost $1 per 5. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream
BOE MEETING – 7 p.m. Library, Cooperstown High school.
COMMUNITY CONCERT – 7-8.30 p.m. The Nelson Brothers Perform classic country. Held at the Historic Bandstand, Spring Park, Main St., Richfield Springs. Call (315)858-0964 or visit www.richfieldspringschamber.org