HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Ren Faire at Windfall Dutch Barn 08-22-21


Ren Faire at Windfall Dutch Barn


RENAISSANCE FAIR – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dress in you medieval/renaissance best and come out for performances by Celtic step dancers, The Happy Haggs, as well as vendors, crafters, and games for all ages at this years annual Ren Faire. Admission, $5. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Rd., Cherry Valley. 518-774-0134 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com

NY STATE FAIR – 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Come have fun at this 13 day showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education, and technology. The Great New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse. 315-487-7711 or visit nysfair.ny.gov

FRANKLIN MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find delicious local produce from the Franklin area, everything from bread to beef to plant seedlings and more. Also, enjoy music in the market from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. featuring Local Seisiún trio Jean Withrow, Jim Haggerty & Kathy Shimberg performing tunes fit for an Irish pub on traditional instruments. Franklin Farmers Market, lawn in front of Chapel Hall, 15 Institute St., Franklin. Visit franklinlocal.org

PADDLE & PULL – 1 – 3 p.m. Bring out your kayak, canoe, or paddleboard and celebrate invasive species awareness week with OCCA by pulling invasive water chestnut out of the stump portion of Goodyear Lake. Limited watercraft available for rental. Masks, social distancing required. Bring water, sunscreen, hat, & dress to get wet and dirty. Registration required. Meet at Portlandville Fishing Access, Rt. 28, Portlandville. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-and-pull-goodyear-lake-august-22/

SUMMER SUNDAYS – 1 – 3 p.m. Learn about the Sullivan-Clinton campaign along the Susquehanna River during the Revolutionary war with local historian/archaeologist Buzz Hesse. Masks required. Bring your own lawn chair. Front lawn, Swart Wilcox House Museum, Oneonta. Visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/2021-summer-sunday-series/

SUMMER SERIES – 1 – 3 p.m. Bring the kids out for Buzz About Honeybees where they will learn about beekeeping, the equipment behind the industry, and how important honeybees are to the environment. Presented by the Rotary Club of Sidney. Keith Clark Park, Sidney. 607-435-2315 or visit www.facebook.com/sidneyrotaryclub/

CONCERT – 5 p.m. Concert staging of new opera ‘Libba: Here This Day,’ telling life story of Blues legend Libba Cotten who grew up in the segregated south, played the banjo, and won a Grammy at 91. Free Admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org

THEATER – 8 p.m. Come out for the premier performance of ‘All of Us,’ featuring four characters from a dystopian world sharing their stories on four separate stages for a roving audience. Each represents a hyperbolized aspect of today’s social struggles. Features local talent in beautiful outdoor setting. Cost, $5. Rexmere Park, 159 W. Main St., Stamford. Visit facebook.com/weallofusshow


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