Otsego County Events Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta

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Ongoing Events

OTSEGO OCTET – Explore the outdoors of Otsego County by foot, boat, or bike in the Fall Octet challenge. Simply complete 14 activities between September 21 and December 20 and earn a free embroidered Fall Octet patch. Visit otsegooutdoors.org for list of activities.

FUNDRAISER – Now Available. Stock up on bird seed and support the programs of the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society. Now through 5 p.m. October 23. Visit doas.us/2022-bird-seed-sale/ to order.

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main St. Garage Walkway during winter, outdoors on Muller Plaza during summer. For the health of the community, patrons are asked to limit hand-to-hand contact, frequently wash/sanitize hands. Customers can also reach out to vendors for pre-order & market pick-up. Atrium, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  & Tuesdays Noon – 5 p.m. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join local officials and others in the community to talk about local issues at The Green Earth, 4 Market Street, Oneonta.

ONEONTA HISTORY CENTER — Open Tuesday-Friday Noon – 4 p.m., & Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960

EDMESTON MUSEUM — 9 a.m. – Noon. Every Saturday. View permanent displays of rural upstate NY and rotating “pop-up” exhibits on specific topics on rural living. 1 North St., Edmeston. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Museum/Edmeston-Museum-219562458817938/

FOOD PANTRY – The Daily Bread Food Pantry is open for walk-ins. Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Tuesdays 9 a.m. – Noon. The Community Center, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley.

Friday,

September 30
LUCK OF THE DRAW – 1st Day. Back by Popular demand, the fundraiser for the Cooperstown Art Association returns. Purchase a ticket and you will walk away with one of the artworks donated by regional artists. Up your chance by entering the Joker’s wild raffle (only available to ticket holders). Tickets, $80/person. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit cooperstownart.com
VOICES OF THE GAME – 2 p.m. Hear from Bill Mikita, the screenwriter and producer of “Chasing 3000”. Bullpen Theater, The Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/friday-focus-roberto-clemente?date=0
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate opening of exhibit ‘Radiant Edges’ by encaustic artist Regina B. Quinn. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit cooperstownart.com
BASEBALL FILM – 5 p.m. Enjoy screening of ‘Chasing 3000,’ the story of 2 brothers who drive across the country to see Roberto Celemente’s 3,000th hit. Followed by a short Q&A with screenwriter and producer Bill Mikita and producer Ryan R. Johnson. Admission is free, reservations required. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/friday-focus-roberto-clemente?date=0
PLAY READING – 7 p.m. Local playwright presents new work ‘Toliver and Wakeman.’ Set at the start of the Civil War, the main characters are Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, from Bainbridge, who disguises herself as a man to join the Union Army and Toliver Holmes who escaped from slavery to New York and then changes his name to join the Union Army’s 26th Regiment of Colored Troops and later settles in Delhi. The play brings these historical characters together (who never met) to explore themes of freedom and identity between these 2 very different characters. Presented at The Franklin State Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/toliver-and-wakeman/

Saturday,

October 1
HARTWICK CLEAN SWEEP – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hartwick residents are invited to dispose of old furniture, yard trash, scrap metal and more. Drop off is free, pick-up has a fee of $30. Visit the website for the full list of items that can be disposed of. Drop-off location is at The Hartwick Town Hall, 103 Town Drive, Hartwick. 607-547-8070 or visit townhartwick.digitaltowpath.org:10113/content/News
EXHIBIT OPENING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. New exhibit ‘Jonathan Kirk – Abstract Sculpture: Fables, Foibles, and other Machinations’ opens. On show through December 31. Admission, $15/adult. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
BLACKSMITHING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come see demonstrations of the versatility of the blacksmithing craft, hear the sound of the hammers, and enjoy the hands-on-activities available throughout the day. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org
FALL CRAFT FAIR – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find wide selection of crafts at this fall fair presented by the Church of Christ Uniting at the Cullen Pumpkin Farm, 587 Cullen Rd., Richfield Springs. 315-858-1451 or visit cullenpumpkinfarm.com
FALL INTO CLAY – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fun Open House for the public to commemorate the beginning of the fall season and to view ceramic works by Smithy artists. Will include artist demonstrations, discussion, and music by Killdeer Trio featuring Evan Jagels, Wyatt Ambrose, and Sebastian Green. Non-alcoholic refreshments will be served throughout the day. Admission is Free and will be held rain or shine. The Smithy Gallery & Clay Studio, 55 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit smithyarts.org
LECTURE – 3 p.m. Attend first annual Elizabeth Hearn Gleich Lecture presenting independent scholar and author William Cross. Cross will be presenting on the works of Winslow Homer, some of whose work are housed at the Museum. All welcome, free, registration requested. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 ext 113 or visit arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

Sunday,

October 2
BLACKSMITHING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come see demonstrations of the versatility of the blacksmithing craft, hear the sound of the hammers, and enjoy the hands-on-activities available throughout the day. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org
FIGURE DRAWING – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Drawing practice for young artists aged 5+ hosted by Helen Quinn. Registration required, suggested donation $10. The Bushel Collective, 106 Main St., Delhi. Visit bushelcollective.org/events/workshop-figure-drawing-for-young-artists-ages-5-with-helen-quinn/
DOG HANDLING – 2 p.m. Youth aged 8 – 18 are invited to Dog and Handler Skill Class they will learn to work with their dog through techniques that are clear and kind and are useful for rally’s, obedience, agility training, and more. Registration required. Dog must be at least 3 months of age. Cost, $40. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2536 ext. 225 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2022/10/02/4-h-dog-and-handler-skills-class-for-youth-to-be-offered-in-cooperstown
DRAWARAMA – 2 – 5 p.m. Stretch your drawing muscles in 3 week series of workshops culminating in a closing night exhibition of the works made in class. This weeks workshop is ‘Surrealist Exercises and Speculative Imagery’ led by Mercedes Teixido. Suggested donation, $15. The Bushel Collective, 106 Main St., Delhi. Visit bushelcollective.org/events/12941/
PLAY READING – 3 p.m. Local playwright presents new work ‘Toliver and Wakeman.’ Set at the start of the Civil War, the main characters are Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, from Bainbridge, who disguises herself as a man to join the Union Army and Toliver Holmes who escaped from slavery to New York and then changes his name to join the Union Army’s 26th Regiment of Colored Troops and later settles in Delhi. The play brings these historical characters together (who never met) to explore themes of freedom and identity between these 2 very different characters. Presented at The Franklin State Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/toliver-and-wakeman/
MUSIC FESTIVAL – 4 – 6 p.m. The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents its last concert of the season featuring the American String Quartet, returning to the festival with acclaimed French cellist Philippe Mueller and Festival Artistic Director, flutist Linda Chesis for a program of works by Joseph Haydn and Aaron Jay Kernis, as well as Schubert’s sublime String Quintet. Tickets, $30/adult. Christ Episcopal Church, 46 River St., Cooperstown. Visit cooperstownmusicfest.org

Tuesday,

October 4
COMMUNITY HIKE – Time TBA. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Hikes will be relatively easy, short distance over rolling or flat terrain at a leisurely pace. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will be Deserter’s Cave, Lower Reservoir Road, Oneonta with hike leader Janice Downie. Register for meeting information. 607-432-6200 or visit susqadk.org
BUSINESS SEMINAR – 8 – 11 a.m. The Otsego County Chamber presents their annual Labor Law Update with the Hinman, Howard, and Kattell Attorneys presenting on the legal updates and everything from paid sick leave, family leave, wages, benefits, and much more. Attend in person or by Zoom. Cost, $15/non-member. Held at Kellery Williams Training Center, 31 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-4500 or visit otsegocc.com

Wednesday,

October 5
JOB FAIR – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hop online for new opportunities with the Mohawk Valley Regional Virtual Career Fair. Pre-register at nysdolvirtual5.easyvirtualfair.com/landing
RABIES CLINIC – 6 – 8 p.m. Free rabies vaccination from Dr. Fassett for cats, dogs, ferrets. All cats and dogs are required to be vaccinated. Bring your pets vaccine certificate for them to receive a booster. Provided by Otsego County Department of Health, at Fire department, 5 River St., Otego. 607-547-4230 or visit otsegocounty.com/departments/health_department/index.php

Thursday,

October 6
DRAW AND GATHER – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Come for an evening of drawing, read aloud, listen to music and engage with people, pencil, and paper. Free, open to public. Refreshments served. The Bushel Collective, 106 Main St., Delhi. Visit bushelcollective.org/events/evening-draw-gather-2022-10-06/

Friday, October 7
RABIES CLINIC – 9 – 11 a.m. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs, ferrets. Scheduling to follow social distancing, masks required. First come, first serve, bring your pets vaccine certificate for the Vets reference. Susquehanna SPCA, Rt. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-4230 or visit sqspca.org
QUILT SHOW – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Say ‘We’re Back’ for the annual Major’s Inn quilt show, returning after a 2 year pandemic absence. Show features 150+ examples quilts made in our area throughout the years. Featured quilters are Katrina Thomas and Wanda Thompson. Admission, $5/person with lunch available for $7. Proceeds will go to maintenance and restoration of this historic in. Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit themajorsinn.com
PERCUSSION – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Children aged 4 – 10 are invited to explore the world of percussion with drums made form everyday material. Led by percussionist Brian Melick. Admission is by donation, pre-registration required. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Register at worldoflearning@live.com or visit facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun social dance with the Otsego Dance Society. Will feature music by the Catskill Gamblers band with Robby Poulette calling the dances. Suggested donation, $8/adult. New location at Cornfield Hall, 655 Co. Rd. 26, Fly Creek. Visit otsegodancesociety.weebly.com
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. The SUNY Oneonta Theater department presents ‘Nord-Ost’ (North East) by Torsten Buchsteiner, with translation by David Tushingham. A play in 3 parts about the 57-hour hostage crisis in Moscow’s Dubrovka Theatre and it’s shocking conclusion as told by 3 women present for the action who find their lives and families forever altered. General admission, $5. Hamblin Arena, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-4500 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/theatre-department/season-shows
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Start the weekend with a musical performance from the ‘Sten & Maria Z Ensemble,’ celebrating eclectic musical tastes from fiery flamenco and latin music to bluegrass. Spanish and flamenco dancer La Nina and percussionist Brian Melick round out the ensemble for an exciting evening of music and dance. Tickets, $25/adult. Presented by the Oneonta Concert Association at the Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit oneontaconcertassociation.org

Saturday,

October 8
MEET THE MAKERS – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in new emporium to meet the makers behind their selection of locally sourced art, craft, food, & beverages. Will include samples, outdoor activities, demonstrations & more. Pickin’ Patch Emporium, 7487 St. Hwy. 7, Maryland. 607-638-6086 or visit facebook.com/ThePickinPatchEmporium/
TRACTOR FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn about the world of tractors and everything they powered on NY farms. On show will be classic, tractors, new tractors, and everything in between exhibiting the progression of agricultural techonolgy. Admission, $15/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org
FALL FLING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Get out meet artisans, neighbors, enjoy good music, and get started on the holiday shopping. Presented by the Cooperstown Rotary Club at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Visit facebook.com/cooperstownfallfling
HAWKWATCH – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come for the open house with the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society featuring workshops on hawk identification (in-flight) at 10, guided trailwalk at 11:30, and a program with Deborah Saltis of the Falcon Heart Rescue featuring live birds of prey. Raffle tickets, refreshments will be served throughout the day with bird friendly coffee and other DOAS merchandise for sale. Held rain or shine. Franklin Mountain Hawkwatch, Grange Hall Spur Rd., Oneonta. Visit doas.us
TASTE OF THE CATSKILLS – 10 a.m. Come enjoy the flavors of the catskills from food to music, artisans and workshops and much more. Held at Maple Shade Farm, 2066 County Highway 18, Delhi. Visit tasteofthecatskills.com
QUILT SHOW – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Say ‘We’re Back’ for the annual Major’s Inn quilt show, returning after a 2 year pandemic absence. Show features 150+ examples quilts made in our area throughout the years. Featured quilters are Katrina Thomas and Wanda Thompson. Admission, $5/person with lunch available for $7. Proceeds will go to maintenance and restoration of this historic in. Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit themajorsinn.com
TRICK TRAY AUCTION – 11 a.m. Find items large and small at the annual Maryland Historical Society auction. Items range from a woodsplitter and a snowblower to smaller interesting items. Drawing begins at 1 p.m. Held at American Veterans building, 16 Main St., Schenevus. 973-288-5158
CONCERT – 3 p.m. The Fenimore Chamber Orchestra returns for their second concert ‘Music for the Winds’ featuring Maciej Žołtowski conducting masterpieces by Parisian composers like DONIZETTI ‘Sinfonia for Winds in G Minor;’ D’INDY ‘Chanson et Danses, Op. 50;’ MILHAUD ‘Chamber Symphony No. 5, Op. 75;’ and GOUNOD ‘Petite Symphonie, Op. 216.’ General Admission, $40. Christ Church Episcopal, 46 River St., Cooperstown. Visit https://fenimoreco.org/
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. The SUNY Oneonta Theater department presents ‘Nord-Ost’ (North East) by Torsten Buchsteiner, with translation by David Tushingham. A play in 3 parts about the 57-hour hostage crisis in Moscow’s Dubrovka Theatre and it’s shocking conclusion as told by 3 women present for the action who find their lives and families forever altered. General admission, $5. Hamblin Arena, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-4500 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/theatre-department/season-shows
EXHIBIT CELEBRATION – 7:30 p.m. Participants of the Drawarama workshop are invited to dance, talk, and view the works completed during the class in this Closing Night exhibition. The Bushel Collective, 106 Main St., Delhi.

Sunday,

October 9
TRACTOR FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn about the world of tractors and everything they powered on NY farms. On show will be classic, tractors, new tractors, and everything in between exhibiting the progression of agricultural techonolgy. Admission, $15/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org
TASTE OF THE CATSKILLS – 10 a.m. Come enjoy the flavors of the catskills from food to music, artisans and workshops and much more. Held at Maple Shade Farm, 2066 County Highway 18, Delhi. Visit tasteofthecatskills.com
QUILT SHOW – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Say ‘We’re Back’ for the annual Major’s Inn quilt show, returning after a 2 year pandemic absence. Show features 150+ examples quilts made in our area throughout the years. Featured quilters are Katrina Thomas and Wanda Thompson. Admission, $5/person with lunch available for $7. Proceeds will go to maintenance and restoration of this historic in. Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit themajorsinn.com
THEATER – 2 p.m. The SUNY Oneonta Theater department presents ‘Nord-Ost’ (North East) by Torsten Buchsteiner, with translation by David Tushingham. A play in 3 parts about the 57-hour hostage crisis in Moscow’s Dubrovka Theatre and it’s shocking conclusion as told by 3 women present for the action who find their lives and families forever altered. General admission, $5. Hamblin Arena, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-4500 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/theatre-department/season-shows
MUSIC – 3 – 7 p.m. Fiddlres29! presents 3 bands of young professional musicians championing the traditions of Celtic, bluegrass, and country music. Tickets available at the door, $30/adult. Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Rd., Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/event/fiddlers-29/

Monday,

October 10
FIGURE DRAWING – 6 – 8 p.m. Learn and practice your skill in drawing a human figure with charcoal. All skill levels welcome. Open to teens and adults. Cost, $30/class. The Studio at the Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit facebook.com/CANOneonta

Tuesday,

October 11
DEADLINE – Make reservations for delicious Turkey dinner to be held October 15 at 4 p.m. Take-out available. Dinner is by reservation only. Cost, $14. Church of Christ Uniting, 22 Church St., Richfield Springs. 315-796-1644 or visit rschurchofchristuniting.com/events/
COMMUNITY HIKE – Time TBA. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Hikes will be relatively easy, short distance over rolling or flat terrain at a leisurely pace. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will be at the Audubon Sanctuary, Oneonta with hike leader Diane Aaronson. Register for meeting information. 607-432-9391 or visit susqadk.org
SUPPORT GROUP – 5:30 p.m. Free drop-in support group for community members aged 18+ to cope with grief and loss as facilitated by specifically trained staff. This is a safe space to understand the grief process, make sense of strong emotions, and learn from other community members. Hosted by Helios Care at First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-432-5525 or visit helioscare.org/grief-support
WRITING GROUP – 6:30 p.m. Bring your notebooks, pens/pencils and be ready to share your writing in a supportive writing group. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/

Wednesday,

October 12
PAPER SHREDDING – 9:45 – 11”30 a.m. Securely dispose of sensitive documents, old bills, credit cards, and more. Open to the public. St. James Manor, 9 St. James Place., Oneonta. 607-436-9974 or visit facebook.com/profile.php?id=100056588723046

Thursday,

October 13
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Enjoy poetry presentation by The Five Sylvias. Suggested donation $3. Presented by Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit facebook.com/brighthp

Friday,

October 14
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org
PLANETARIUM NIGHT – 7 p.m. The public is invited to explore the cosmos with the powerful Digistar 6 digital planetarium system in a show hosted by SUNY O faculty, staff, and students. Free, open to the public. Registration REQUIRED. A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
POETRY FESTIVAL – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy readings by visiting poets Joyce Carol Oates, Jennifer Grotz, and Terrance Hayes and then meet the poets and purchase copies of their books. Free, open to the public. Klinkhart Hall Arts Center, 191 Main St., Sharon Springs. Visit klinkharthall.org/poetry-festival-2022/

Saturday,

October 15
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Check through the items on sale to support the Superheroes in Ripped Jeans. Come in your halloween costume to ‘trick-or-treat’ through the sale and find some amazing items for the holidays. Held on the future shelter site at 160 Pony Farm Rd., Oneonta. 607-441-3227 or visit facebook.com/superheroeshs
POETRY FESTIVAL – 2 p.m. Enjoy a panel discussion ‘Poetry & Power’ with visiting poets Jennifer Grotz, Terrance Hayes, and Paul Muldoon. Followed by Joyce Carol Oates in Conversation with Jean Hanff Korelitz at 3 p.m. Free, open to the public. Roseboro Hotel Ballroom, 210 main St., Sharon Springs. Visit klinkharthall.org/poetry-festival-2022/
WALKING TOUR – 3 p.m. Explore downtown Oneonta and learn about the threats and opportunities for this historic district which the NYS Preservation League has been named to the ‘Seven to Save’ list for 2022. Tour will be led by GOHS member Bob Brzowski & Steve Yerly and Executive Director of Otsego 2000 Ellen Pope. Admission by donation. Tour begins from the Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit oneontahistory.org
OPENING RECEPTION – 4 – 6 p.m. Celebrate works of late Ukrainian artist Jules Olitski, who passed in 2007. The exhibit ‘Late Works’ features the moving and expressive ‘Orb’ paintings which were made late in his 7 decade career. Open to the public. On display 10/15 through 3/3. Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, 188 Bell Rd., New Berlin. 607-847-6154 or visit thesagg.org
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org

Sunday,

October 16
RUMMAGE SALE – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Check through the items on sale to support the Superheroes in Ripped Jeans. Come in your halloween costume to ‘trick-or-treat’ through the sale and find some amazing items for the holidays. Held on the future shelter site at 160 Pony Farm Rd., Oneonta. 607-441-3227 or visit facebook.com/superheroeshs

Tuesday,

October 18
COMMUNITY HIKE – Time TBA. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Hikes will be relatively easy, short distance over rolling or flat terrain at a leisurely pace. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will be on the SUNY Oneonta College Camp trails, Oneonta with hike leaders Art and Peggy Palmer. Register for meeting information. 607-432-6024 or visit susqadk.org
SUPPORT GROUP – 10 a.m. Free drop-in support group for community members aged 18+ to cope with grief and loss as facilitated by specifically trained staff. This is a safe space to understand the grief process, make sense of strong emotions, and learn from other community members. Hosted by Helios Care at St. James Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-5525 or visit helioscare.org/grief-support
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy reading/performance of sound/imaging art installation ‘O Kind Vel’d Sparrow’ by poet, musician, and visual artist Michael Peters with sound accompaniment by Al Margolis. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit canoneonta.org/writers-salon

Wednesday,

October 19
THRIFT SHOP – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Stop in to support Helios Care and get 1/2 off everything in the shop. Helios Care Thrift Shop & Boutique, 261 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-5335 or visit facebook.com/helioscarehospice/
ADK MEETING – 6 p.m. Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain club hosts their monthly meeting featuring a potluck dinner followed by presentation ‘Hiking in the Time of COVID’ by Scott Fielder. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/SusquehannaADK
READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. The Red Dragon Reading Series presents author Steve Fellnor who authored the collection of essays ‘Eating Lightbulbs.’ Presentation is free, open to the public. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Cente, SUNY Oneonta. Visit suny.oneonta.edu/english/red-dragon-reading-series
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. Tour museums galleries of folk & fine art by Lantern Light with guides. Learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces & discover secrets with ultra-violet light. Cost, $16/non-member. Pre-registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Thursday,

October 20
BOOKMOBILE – 9:15 – 9:40 a.m. Pick up a book, dvd from the 4 County Library system mobile library. Town Hall, West Oneonta. 607-723-8236 ext. 322 or visit fcls.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/fcls
BUSINESS MIXER – 5 p.m. Bring your business cards and mix with local professionals, learn about United Way and what they do in the community. Admission, $15/non-member. Presented by the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce at United Way of Delaware & Otsego Counties, 31 Maple St., Oneonta. 607-432-4500 or visit otsegocc.com
HISTORY AFTER HOURS – 5 – 7 p.m. The whole family is invited for fun history activities. This month ring in Halloween with the Haunted History of Oneonta. Learn the local ghost stories and unsolved mysteries. And also enjoy making delicious fudge, some arts & crafts, and more. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit facebook.com/OneontaHistory
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. Tour museums galleries of folk & fine art by Lantern Light with guides. Learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces & discover secrets with ultra-violet light. Cost, $16/non-member. Pre-registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Friday,

October 21
CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 6 p.m. Enjoy a Brooks chicken dinner on the 3rd Friday of each month.
Will include chicken half, baked potato, coleslaw, and roll all for $13/dinner plus convenience fee if paying by Paypal. Pre-order by Wednesday strongly encouraged. First Baptist Church of Cooperstown, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Contact baptistcooperstown@gmail.com
SHOCK-TOBER – 5 p.m. Come out for Halloween Film Festival sure to shock you. Features 2 locally produced films ‘Ouija Witch’ & ‘A Nightmare Wakes’ followed by Q&A with the filmmakers. Recommended for ages 18+. Includes a bonfire, bar, and raffle to win expertly carved pumpkins. Brewery Ommegang, 656 Co. Hwy. 33, Cooperstown. Visit film-coop.com
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org
THEATER – 8 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org

Saturday,

October 22
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. View live performance of the Metropolitan Opera, streaming live in Oneonta. This week the Met presents ‘Medea’ the story of the sorceress and her vengence when her husband Jason of argonauts fame attempts to cast her aside. Cost, $25/adult. Lunch available for purchase separately from Soda Jerks. Showing at the Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org
THEATER – 8 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org

Sunday,

October 23
THEATER – 2 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org

Monday,

October 24
MILLS LECTURE – 7 p.m. George Takei returns to SUNY to present the Mills Distinguished Lecture. Takei has published a book ‘They Called Us Enemy’ about his experiences in the US internment camps in WWII and is also known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the original Star Trek. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit connect.oneonta.edu/event/8195014

Tuesday,

October 25
COMMUNITY HIKE – Time TBA. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Hikes will be relatively easy, short distance over rolling or flat terrain at a leisurely pace. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will be Milford State Forest, Milford, with hike leader Linda Pearce. Register for meeting information. 607-432-8969 or visit susqadk.org

Wednesday,

October 26
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. Tour museums galleries of folk & fine art by Lantern Light with guides. Learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces & discover secrets with ultra-violet light. Cost, $16/non-member. Pre-registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Thursday,

October 27
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. Tour museums galleries of folk & fine art by Lantern Light with guides. Learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces & discover secrets with ultra-violet light. Cost, $16/non-member. Pre-registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
BEEKEEPING – 7 – 9 p.m. Monthly meeting of the Leatherstocking Beekeepers Association open to all to learn about beekeeping and share their experiences. Hosted at The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. Visit leatherstockingbeekeepers.com

Friday,

October 28
FUNDRAISER – 5:30 p.m. Its the Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Bid on items up for Auction, enter the raffle, more. Will also include an online auction. Held at Quality Inn, 5206 St. Rt. 23, Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit facebook.com/OneontaHistory/
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org
PLANETARIUM NIGHT – 7 p.m. The public is invited to explore the cosmos with the powerful Digistar 6 digital planetarium system in a show hosted by SUNY O faculty, staff, and students. Free, open to the public. Registration REQUIRED. A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
THEATER – 8 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org

Saturday,

October 29
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 p.m. Join eerie lantern lit tour through the historic village to learn about the young ghost at the Bump Tavern, the mysterious early morning strikes on the anvil at the blacksmiths, and other ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night.’ 6 tours/night. Reservations required. Recommended for people aged 10+. Cost, $20/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1456 or visit farmersmuseum.org
THEATER – 8 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org

Sunday,

October 30
THEATER – 2 p.m. Bigger Dreams Productions presents ‘Misery’ adapted by William Goldman and based on the novel by Stephen King. General admission, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit biggerdreamsproductions.org