HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
LANTERN TOUR – 3 p.m. Tour historic village in its winter finery while learning about history of Christmas, how it was celebrated in our area in the past, origin of Christmas trees, much more. Each tour limited to 8 people, leaves at 20 minute intervals to 8 p.m., face masks required. Dress warmly for 1 hour tour. Reservations required. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1534 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.
FUNDRAISER – December 4 thru 11. Go online to support area opera house. Bid on everything from edibles & experiences to beautiful artwork and embellishments. Find wonderful gifts & support the arts. Benefit for Earlville Opera House. Visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com
ART IN THE DARK – 4:30 p.m. Tour museums galleries of folk art & fine art by Lantern Light with guides. Learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces & discover secrets with ultra-violet light. Limited to 8/tour. Cost, $14/non-member. Masks, pre-registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
MUSICAL EXHIBITION – 6 p.m. Enjoy musical performance set to landscape paintings from the Arkell Museum. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
FUNDRAISER – 7 p.m. Livesteam Montreal performance by Mustard’s Retreat, telling insightful and witty stories of from stupid frogs to wandering cadavers and everything in between. Free, donations accepted. Benefit for Earlville Opera House. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com