Happening Otsego Jan 30 2019

CANO Chili Bowl,
Hanford Ice Fest,
Winter Staples Here

Representing the Oneonta Bagel Co., SUNY students Ali Szymanski, left, and Melissa Roberts ladle up cups of Thanksgiving Dinner White Bean Chili at the 2018 Chili Bowl.


It’s the most delicious day of the year as CANO hosts the annual Chili Bowl fundraiser. Buy a one-of-a-kind bowl decorated by a local artist and fill it up with tasty chili from local restaurants and organizations. Vote for your favorite to take the top prize! Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, Wilber Mansion, Community Arts Network of Oneonta, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. (607) 432-2070.

Participate in traditional ice harvest, cutting blocks of ice from the mill pond to store and use to make ice cream throughout the year. Ice fishing demonstrations, a snowman village and more. $9/adult. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. Info (607) 278-5744.

Help raise money for the Susquehanna Animal Shelter and get a good workout with a 90-minute spin class. $10 minimum donation. 8:30-
10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8111.

Tour a new exhibit on Oneonta
advertisements from the 1850s to today at the Greater Oneonta Historical Society, curated by local historian Tom Heitz. Opens Friday, Feb. 1, with a reception 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. GOHS, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Info (607) 432-0960.

Try your hand at cooking something tasty with a Cookbook Swap. Trade gently used cookbooks for something new. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, Farmers Market, 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info (607) 547-6195.

Learn about food, customs and different cultures with the kids of 4H as they host an International Night. 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Greater Plains Elementary School, 60 West End Ave., Oneonta. Info (607) 547-2536 ext. 225.



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