Otsego County Events Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

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. 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.  Open, requesting all patrons wash their hands before entering, only one person per household should shop, do not touch produce or goods yourself, allow vendors to bag the items for you, pay by credit card if possible or exact change if not, no seating available. maintain social distance of 6 feet, and if you are sick then stay home. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/

GARDEN SHOW – Online. Virtual horticulture and Photography show titled “Garden Interludes.” Visit https://www.lakeandvalleygc.org/virtual-show-fall-2020 to view.

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

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/

ROSEBOOM SHOW – Online Photography Exhibit featuring look back at 3 photo installations held at the Roseboom Historical Association. May The Circle Be Unbroken 1998, Sacred Spaces in Everyday LIfe 2000, Heart of the Country 2002. Visit www.facebook.com/theroseboomshows/ to view.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – Thursday & Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Volunteer aged 14+ are invited to aid in the construction of 2 houses for families in need. Come for a few hour or the whole day, no special skill required. McFarland Rd., Oneonta. 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org/volunteer/

 

Tuesday,

January 19
CELEBRATE ART – Sign up to take home an art packet for the kids. Will include a book (or 2) and an activity based on the featured artist. For children aged 2-8. Presented by Franklin Free Library, 334 Main St., Franklin. 607-829-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/FranklinFreeLibrary/
MOBILE COACH – 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Stop by at mobile cancer screening coach for free mammograms, more for women over 40 with no insurance or underinsured. Next to Cherry Valley Post Office, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley. 1-888-345-0225 or visit www.bassett.org/services/cancer-care/cancer-screenings/mobile-cancer-screening-coach
FOOD WEBINAR – 2 – 3 p.m. Learn about food, recipes, and nutrition info you can use everyday. This week celebrate National Popcorn Day. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Presented by The Cornell Cooperative Extension. 518-234-4303 x120 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/01/05/tuesdays-2
URBAN PLANNING – 5 p.m. “Why Zoning Shouldn’t Be Taboo” presentation on how we can thoughtfully design dense communities without compromising public health. Features OCCA Environmental Planner Danny Lappin. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by Otsego County Conservation Association. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/why-zoning-should-not-be-taboo/
HOUSEPLANT BASICS – 7 p.m. Learn how to grow & care for your houseplants. Cost, $5. Presented by Otsego County Master Gardeners. Visit www.facebook.com/CCEOtsegoMG/ for info.

 

Wednesday,

January 20
APPLICATION DEADLINE – Last day to submit application for Leadership Otsego 2021, a program to develop leaders and expose them to local organizations, issues, and opportunities. Sessions held 2nd Wednesday of each month, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Program by Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. 607-432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/TheOtsegoCountyChamber/
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Donors will be entered for chance to attend the Superbowl in 2022. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Hamilton’s Final Act: Enemies and Allies’ with manager of arts education Kevin Gray. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Thursday,

January 21
ENERGY AUDITS – 11 a.m. “GJGNY Energy Study for Small Business and Not-for-Profit” presented by Adam Boese, The Daylight Savings Company Learn about low cost energy audits for businesses with >100 employees and not-for-profits from the people who do the audits. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by Otsego County Conservation Association. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/gjgny-energy-study-for-small-business-and-not-for-profit/
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Donors will be entered for chance to attend the Superbowl in 2022. St. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
FOOD PANTRY – 3:30 p.m. – gone. Drive-Thru food pantry open to households in Cherry Valley-Springfield, Richfield Springs, & Sharon Springs. Do not arrive before 3 to allow for school dismissal. Cherry Valley Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Rd. 54, Cherry Valley. 607-264-3265 or visit www.cvscs.org
MUSIC ONLINE – 8 p.m. “Thank You For Your Service: Songs Of Mineworkers And Their Families” concert by John O’Connor to celebrate mineworkers throughout US history. Presented by the Yager Museum, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/yagermuseum/ for info.

 

Friday,

January 22
WHODUNIT – 7 p.m. Enjoy livestream of interactive theater production ‘Murder At The Speakeasy’ by Frank Marquette about a man opening a speakeasy for his girlfriend to sing at, her rivalry with another singer, and a murder when the police turn up. Audience is invited to collect clues and gues the identity of the murderer for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Cost, $20/household. Presented by Murder Cafe. Visit www.murdercafe.net to register.

 

Saturday,

January 23
BEETHOVEN CONVERSATIONS – 7 p.m. Tune in for musical soiree ‘The Curse of Number Nine – Master of Symphony’ featuring pre-recorded presentation on Beethoven followed by live Q&A session with Maciej Żółtowski, Music Director, and Thomas Wolf, Executive Director. Q&A limited to 10 patrons. Please RSVP by 1/14. Next conversation to be held 2/27 on ‘Beethoven in Love – Songs and the Only Opera.’ Presented by The Catskill Symphony Orchestra. E-mail cso@oneonta.edu to rsvp.

 

Tuesday,

January 26
CURATOR SPOTLIGHT – 2 p.m. Hall of fame curators give glimpses of artifacts in the museums collection from each of the five National League East Teams, featured from the ‘Starting Nine’ exhibit. This exhibit is a great introduction to the 30 MLB teams. Free, registration required. Presented by Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-curator-spotlight-starting-nine-nl-east?date=0
FOOD WEBINAR – 2 – 3 p.m. Learn about food, recipes, and nutrition info you can use everyday. This week celebrate National Popcorn Day. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Presented by The Cornell Cooperative Extension. 518-234-4303 x120 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/01/05/tuesdays-2
BOOK CLUB – 7 p.m. Read ‘The Gown: A Novel Of The Royal Wedding’ by Jennifer Robson about the wedding gown of Queen Elizabeth II and the women who made it. Then discuss with the group. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

 

Wednesday,

January 27
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Hamilton’s Final Act: Enemies and Allies’ with manager of arts education Kevin Gray. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
WATERSHED WEBINAR – 3:30 p.m. Informational webinar about the Chesapeake Bay Headwaters Educational Ecosystem, a new program by OCCA aimed at increasing student understanding of local watersheds, ecosystem functions, and issues that impact them. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by Otsego County Conservation Association. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/occa-calendar/
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT – 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy 3-course meal from abroad. This week enjoy dinner from The United Kingdom. Cost, $20/person. Reservation required. Take-out available. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-544-2524 or visit www.otesaga.com/dining/seasonal-dining
COOPERSTOWN REFLECTS – 7 p.m. Library Anti-Racism series continues with presentation ‘Cooperstown Reflects on Racism and Arts and Monuments.’ Will include moderated panel discussion featuring Eva Fognell, Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator of American Indian Art, Fenimore Art Museum; Tom Heitz/Sharon Stuart, Co-Historian, Town of Otsego; Gretchen Sorin, Distinguished Service Professor and Director of the Cooperstown Graduate Program; and Francesca Zambello, Artistic and General Director of Glimmerglass Festival. Free, registration required. Presented by Friends of the Village Library of Cooperstown. 607-547-8344 or visit www.eventbrite.com/o/friends-of-the-village-library-23034666815

 

Thursday,

January 28
VOICES OF THE GAME – 2 p.m. Discussion with Thomas Tull, of the Hall of Fame Board of Directors and the producer of the film ‘42.’ Learn how he became a baseball fan, experiences with the lat Chadwick Boseman, & his role on the board of directors. Followed beQ&A though Zoom chat. Free, registration required. Presented by Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-voices-of-the-game-thomas-tull?date=0

 

Friday,

January 29
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Donors will be entered for chance to attend the Superbowl in 2022. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
WHODUNIT – 7 p.m. Enjoy livestream of interactive theater production ‘Murder At The Speakeasy’ by Frank Marquette about a man opening a speakeasy for his girlfriend to sing at, her rivalry with another singer, and a murder when the police turn up. Audience is invited to collect clues and guess the identity of the murderer for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Cost, $20/household. Presented by Murder Cafe. Visit www.murdercafe.net to register.