HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOV. 17
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CONCERT – 7-9 p.m. Tusk, one of the nations top tribute bands, perform Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits. Cost, $20. Followed by the 70s Dance Party 9 p.m.-Midnight. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-316-2870 or visit foothillspac.org
BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Great items up for sale to benefit the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Bring items to sell, or bid on interesting items for auction. Holiday Inn, 5206 NY-23, Oneonta. www.oneontahistory.org or call (607)432-0960.
LECTURE – 12:20 p.m. Dr. Daniel Oross presents “Democratic legitimacy and changing forms of political participation – A case study from Hungary.” Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4865 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwicks-oross-present-next-faculty-lecture/
FUNDRAISER – 4:30-7 p.m. Enjoy Brooks BBQ chicken dinner and a homemade pie sale. Proceeds support church’s Global Mission Outreach. Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9555.
MEET & GREET – 5-7 p.m. New SUNY Oneonta faculty are invited for refreshments and conversation at The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
BOOK SIGNING – 5-7 p.m. Former US Army Colonel & Congressman Chris Gibson will be signing his book “Rally Point: 5 Tasks to Unite the Country & Revitalize the American Dream.” Ouside Blacktree Books, The Southside Mall, Oneonta. Call 607-432-1200 or visit www.facebook.com/BlackTreeBooks/
OPENING RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Open an exhibit of watercolor drawing & painting, “Sky Kim and Curtis Bartone Exhibition.” Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica. Call 315-797-0000 or visit www.mwpai.org/view/exhibitions/prattmwp-gallery-in-the-museum-of-art/174/sky-kim-and-curtis-bartone-exhibition
ADDICTION DOCUMENTARY – 6 p.m. Screening & Panel discussion of “The Hungry Heart” by Bess O’Brien, about prescription drugs, addiction, recovery, and Vermont. There will be a medicine drop box available. Hartwick Community Center, 450 Co. Rd. 11, Hartwick.
FIRE PIT FRIDAY – 6-9 p.m. Enjoy dinner, beer, and performances by local bands while warming yourself by the bonfire. Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Call 607-544-1800 or visit www.ommegang.com
QUIT SMOKING – 6 p.m. Free smoking cessation seminar to introduction smokers trying to quit to products and techniques that may help them. As well as provide support. Registration required. Classroom 1, Fox Care Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta. Call 607-547-3914 or visit bassett.org/smokeout
GAME NIGHT – 6 p.m. Play chess, scrabble, genzi, more. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30-9 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467501
CHAMBER MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. “Three’s A Crowd,” Faculty Showcase of chamber music for Trios. Anderson Theater, Hartwick College. Call 607-431-4000.
FILM SCREENING – 9-11:30 p.m. Showing “It” (2017). Cost $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3500 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1467502