HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DEC. 3
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UGLY SWEATER RUN – There’s still time to take in the Ugly Sweater Run: It departs at 3 p.m. from Pioneer Park in downtown Cooperstown. (The listing incorrectly reported 1:30 p.m.) Info, clarksportscenter.com/events/rockin-around-cooperstown-ugly-sweater-run-walk/index.php
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring quality, handmade crafts by local and regional crafters. Free admission. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine pkwy, Oneonta.
PTA HOLIDAY BREAKFAST/MARKET – 8 a.m.-Noon Cooperstown Elementary School, 21 Walnut St, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org
CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Experience another era while browsing seasonal goods, primitive wares, antiques, handmades, needfuls, & purposeful stuff. Butternut Barn Primitives, 427 Butternut Rd, Richfield Springs. Info, www.butternutbarn.com
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Includes book signings by local authors, , exhibit of original historical christmas cards, unique handmade gifts by local crafters and arisans, and Santa’s Sleigh for family photos. Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St., Fort Plain. Info, https://www.facebook.com/Fort-Plain-Museum-109880805699881.
FESTIVAL OF TREES – Noon-4 p.m. Holiday Tree and Gift Raffles. Allso collecting Toys for Tots and non-perishable food donations. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Hwy. 31, Cooperstown. Info, www.friendsofglimmerglass.com
CHORAL CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Catskill Choral Society perform carols. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St, Oneonta. Info, catskillchoralsociety.com
COOP FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bounty of seasonal fruits and veggies, local meats, fresh fowl, eggs, cheese, yogurt, honey, maple syrup, sweet treats. Handmade goods. Pioneer Alley (behind Key Bank), rain or shine. Info, (607) 547-6195, www.otsego2000.org
BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Cooperstown Boy Scout Troop 1254 will be collecting your clean, returnable bottles and cans. Please have them on the curb or visible from the street. For special pick-up, large amounts, or any questions call Bruce at 267-6730.
WEAVERS STUDIO – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 20th annual Thistle Hill Weavers open studio and show room. Mill tours, refreshments, holiday cheer, gifts. Thistle Hill Weavers, 143 Baxter Rd., Cherry Valley (between Cherry Valley and Sharon Springs). Also Sunday. Info, (518) 284-2729, thistlehillweavers.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Will include a wide selection of homemade crafts, decorations and gifts. There will also be a bake sale, chinese auction, and white elephant items. Gilberstville Baptist Church New Life Fellowship Hall, Commercial St, Gilbertsville. Info, (607) 783-2993
DIY PHOTOGRAPHY – 10 a.m.-Noon Take holiday photographs with creative backgrounds, create videograms and other photo based gifts. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St, Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
COOPERSTOWN SANTA – 10-11 a.m.Story time with Mrs. Claus. Christmas Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown
ART EXHIBIT – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Return o fthe ‘Taj Garage: Finery & More from India and Nepal.” One weekend only. Free admissionThe Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Info, (607)547-5327, email email@example.com, or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
INDIAN CRAFT FAIR – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free Trade Crafts and Fashions from India with art auction at 2 p.m. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta.
HOLIDAY PICTURES – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Pet pictures with Santa. 5×7 pictures cost $19. Brandow’s Feed & Seed, 4119 st hwy 7, Oneonta. Info, www.brandowsfeedandpet.com
ONEONTA SANTA – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Muller Plaza, Main St., Oneonta.
COOKIES & CRAFTS – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy cookies while shopping thru a selection of crafts by local artists. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, uuso.org
CRAFT FAIR – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Will include local crafters, baked goods, and garage sale items. Oneonta Community Christian School, 158 River St., Oneonta. Info, (607)432-0383
WASSAIL WEEKEND – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Demonstration on how to make Wassail, the traditional holiday dring. Savory spices blendined with sweet cider at The Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Info, 1-800-505-6455, flycreekcidermill.com
WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Create fun holiday gift baskets. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. Info, flycreekcidermill.com
SOUTHSDIE MALL SANTA – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Southside Mall, 5006 State Highway 23, Oneonta.
HOLIDAY MARKET – Noon-6 p.m. Final show of the season opens at Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main St., Cherry Valley. Info, cherrybranchgallery.com
CHRISTMAS TEA & BAZAAR – 1-4 p.m. United Methodist Church of Cooperstown, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-9540.
COOPERSTOWN SANTA – 1-5 p.m.Christmas Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown
GIFT WRAPPING – 1-4 p.m. Cooperstown Vet’s Club, 60 Main St, Cooperstown.
HOLIDAY MEETING – 1 p.m. Iroquois Chapter DAR invite you to celebrate the season. Also drawing the winners of the school fundraiser and presentation of DAR Community Service Award to a Worcester resident. Wieting Bldg., 168 Main St., Worcester.
SELF HELP WORKSHOP – 1:30-4:30 p.m. “Who am I” For anyone going through a transition in thier life. Green Earth Market, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.greenearthoneonta.com
CHRISTMAS PARTY – 2-4 p.m. Children’s party with crafts, games, and a magic show. Join Santa for a party. Cooperstown Fire Hall, 24 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstownfd.org
SANTA TRAIN – 2-4:30 p.m. Afternoon train ride with Sant and mrs. Claus and their helpers with holiday music, goodies and refreshments. Dress. Tickets $20 adults, $19 seniors, $17 for children (3-12), under 3 free. Weekends through Dec. 17., reservations required, seating limited. Info, reservations, (607) 432-2429.
CHARITY DINNER – 4-6 p.m. Shepherds pie dessert. Dinner $6, take-out $8. Bring gloves, socks, hats or scarves. Items to be given to Family Services for those less fortunate. River Street Baptist Church, 133 River St., Oneonta. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit riverstreetbaptistchurch.weebly.com
HOLIDAY DINNER/AUCTION – 5 p.m. Tickets $7.50. Benefits sponsored youth programs. Info, www.richfieldspringscommunitycenter.org or call (315)858-3200
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 p.m. “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” Admission, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, 607.436.3730 or email email@example.com
FILM SCREENING – 9 p.m. “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” Admission, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, 607.436.3730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org