Otsego County Events Calendar


Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta


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Ongoing Events

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. Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Tuesday Market (June-Septemgber) 3 – 7 p.m. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org

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 — Rotating public exhibits on local history. Free. One exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of the center’s home building, at 183 Main St. The center is seeking anniversary donations. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960.

TOASTMASTERS – 6-7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Improve speaking and leadership skills in supportive club. Green Earth Market, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS –  7 p.m. Mondays. Meetings for those who desire to live free of nicotine. Front Meeting Room, St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 845-332-7803 or visit nicotine-anonymous.org

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Support meeting for the families and friends of Alcoholics or those suffering from chemical addictions. Cooperstown Center Nursing Home, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown.



November 19
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
9:30-9:50 a.m. Town Hall, 3966 NY-23, West Oneonta.
10:10-10:50 a.m. Little Lambs Children Center, 383 Co Rd 11, Oneonta.
12:20-12:45 p.m. Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek.
1:15-1:35 p.m. Methodist Church, 2343 NY-205, Mt Vision.
2:10-2:30 p.m. Firehouse, 116 County Rd 4, Wells Bridge. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Work on current projects & hang out with the Knit-Witts. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org
FILM FEST – 6 p.m. First Nations film fest concludes with “A Good Day To Die” on the American Indian Movement through the life of co-founder & organizer Dennis Banks. The Yager Museum, SUNY Oneonta. 607-431-4480 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/yager-museum-to-host-first-nations-film-series-in-november/



November 20
REMEMBRANCE – 5 p.m. Service to honor transgender people who have lost their lives. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-3491 or visit www.facebook.com/UUSOneonta/
BE INFORMED – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Learn about past, present, future of 2 invasive species in Otsego County. Research Specialist Holly Waterfield presents ‘A Decade of Zebra Mussels: Impacts & Challenges in Otsego Lake.’ Director of Ecological Research Institute Dr. Jonathan Rosenthal presents Emerald Ash Borer: Current Status and the Way Forward.’ Free, open to public. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/be-informed-lecture-series-invasives-species-past-present-and-future/
AUTISM LECTURE – 6:30. Dr. Temple Grandin, presents “Connecting Animal Science and Autism.” Free, open to the public. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Info, (607) 436-2286



November 21
INTERVIEW TRAINING– 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Course on Theory and Practice of Motivational Interviewing. Free with limited space. Reserve seat in advance. St. James Episcopal Church. 305 Main St, Oneonta. Call 607-432-1458
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus.
10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 County Highway 34, Westford.
12:30-1 p.m. a.m. First Christian Church, 1160 State Highway 165, South Valley.
1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 County Highway 35, Middlefield. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
OPEN HOUSE – 4 – 6 p.m. Come take a tour of the Woodside Hall senior home and learn about their services. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600.
TURKEY DINNER – 5 – 6:30 p.m. Senior citizens are invited for delicious dinner sponsored by Lions Club, LEOs, CCS PTA. Take-out available. Cafeteria, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-2401.
AWARDS – 5:45 p.m. Celebrate Entrepreneurial spirit of Rustic Ridge Winery & Helios Care with Otsego County Chamber. Features cocktail reception followed by dinner, awards at 7. Dinner, $100/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-432-4500 ext. 2 or visit otsegocc.com
MARBLE COMPETITION– 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Build a marble run and see if yours is slower than the rest. Last place wins at this competition. Ages 8 to 12. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 register at www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-ahead-marble-slow-motion-registration-79775674189
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Antique hardware expert Bill Rigby shows art of creating Zinn Brilliant Ornaments, refreshments after presentation. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St. Cooperstown 607-547-0600, ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
SPEAKING EVENT – 6:30 p.m. Fort Plain Museum presents Marinus Willet on the Battle of Johnstown and Death of Walter Butler by Terry McMaster. $5 admission fee. Fort Plain Museum, 1160, 389 Canal St, Fort Plain. Call 518-993-2527.
CLASSIC FIX – 7 p.m. Presenting “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence” in which a senator tells the truth about his shooting a notorious outlaw. Tickets, $6. Walton Theater, 30 Gardiner Pl., Walton. 607-865-6688 or visit waltontheatre.org
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. Writers open mic followed by featured author Ginna Howard whose novel ‘Rope & Bone: A Novel in Stories’ was listed as one of the best of the best indie books of 2015 by Publishers Weekly. Free, open to public. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-ginnah-howard-2/?instance_id=1113



November 22
HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Elm Park Church is hosting annual holiday bazaar. Christmas decorations, gently used items, and baked goods available. 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta.
CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 7 p.m. Enjoy Brooks BBQ chicken dinner & pie sale to support Global Mission Outreach. All welcome. Cost, $10/dinner. Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9555 or visit www.ceccoop.net
DANCE – 5 p.m. Students of fall dance class present their work on stage. Tickets not required. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta.



November 23
SUPPORT GROUP – 10 a.m. – Noon. Family, friends, & people with Multiple Sclerosis are invited to group. Open dialogue encouraged, no questions is too big or small. Sunshine Room, Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call Phil Young 607-435-3653 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
PAINTING CLASS – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Local artist Mary Nolan will teach class on how to use palette knife in painting. Sponsored by Leatherstocking Brush and Palette Club. Art supplies required, $15.00 for members, $25.00 for non-members. Springfield Community Center, County Hwy 29A, Springfield Center. Call Carole Westerman 315-858-6013 or email lbandpclub@gmail.com
FESTIVAL OF TREES – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Over a dozen trees will be displayed at Edmeston Museum. Appearance by Santa at 6:45 p.m. and tree lighting at 7 p.m. Event is free to community. Light refreshments will be served. 1 South St., Edmeston.
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Performance of “Akhnaten,” by Philip Glass, streaming live from Metropolitan Opera House. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join other writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
COFFEE HOUSE –7-9 p.m. (and every 4th Sat. of month). Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake.



November 25
HOLIDAY WORKSHOP– 6:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m. Make a holiday centerpiece with florist Jess Beretz. Cost is $30 and covers materials. CCE Extension Center, 173 South Grand Street, Cobleskill. Pre-registration by Nov. 22nd required. Register online at cceschoharie-otsego.org/events or call 518-234-4303, ext. 111