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

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Tuesday Market (June-September) 3 – 7 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/

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.

SCAVENGER HUNT – July 1 – August 31. Youths and families are invited to participate in 2020 Historic Oneonta’s Main Street Architectural Detail Scavenger Hunt. Search for architectural details on Main Street Oneonta and tell the Oneonta History Center about them. A great lead in to upcoming exhibit ‘Building Blocks Of A City: 100 Years of Architecture In Oneonta.’ Visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm for info.

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/

 

 

Thursday,

September 24
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – 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. Masks required. McFarland Rd., Oneonta. 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org/volunteer/
RABIES CLINIC – 9 – Noon. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs, ferrets. Scheduling for 30 minute intervals to follow social distancing. First come, first serve. Susquehanna SPCA, Rt. 28, Cooperstown. 607-432-7874 or visit sqspca.org/free-weekly-rabies-clinics/
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer’ with photographer Kevin Gray featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
FIELD TRIP – 2 p.m. Virtual trip ‘50 Years of Collecting Baseball Cards’ esploring the striking & unusual cards produced from 1970 to present, learn about trends & innovations in their creation. Includes Q&A session. Free, registration required for Zoom conference. Presented by Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-field-trip-50-Years-of-Collecting-Baseball-Cards?date=0
THEATER WORKSHOP – 5:30 p.m. Sign up for virtual theater workshop ‘East Meets West’ featuring meditation, movement, and character archetypes presented by Lanny Harrison, a performance & visual artist. Presented by West Kortright Center. Visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/sheltering-characters/ for info.
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Hop online to enjoy prerecorded open-mic by area poets followed by presentation featuring Richard Levine (author of ‘Contiguous States’), Bertha Rogers (poet & founder of Bright Hill Press & Literary Center), and Matthew J. Spireng (‘What Focus Is (2011). Presented by Bright Hill Press. Visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/ for info.

 

Friday,

September 25
PAR FOR PAWS – Come play to benefit homeless, abandoned animals. Golf tournament has been re-configured this year due to Covid-19. Come play all weekend, just mention that you are playing to support the Susquehana SPCA. Admission, $40/person. Otsego Golf Club, 144 Pro Shop Dr., Springfield Center. 607-547-9290 or visit sqspca.org
ONLINE AUCTION – 10 a.m. This years GOHS benefit auction will take place online featuring about a dozen items. Concludes 9/27 at 9 p.m. Presented by Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
LIT LATTES – 10 a.m. Discuss literature, get book recommendations, hear from guest speakers, much more from the Huntington Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/ to join the discussion.

DRIVE-THRU DINNER – 4 – 7 p.m. Stop by to pick up delicious pulled pork dinner to support local fire department. Cost, $7. Edmeston Volunteer Fire Department, 27 East St., Edmeston. 607-965-9834 for pre-order or visit www.facebook.com/EdmestonFire

 

Saturday,

September 26
PAR FOR PAWS – Come play to benefit homeless, abandoned animals. Golf tournament has been reconfigured this year due to Covid-19. Come play all weekend, just mention that you are playing to support the Susquehana SPCA. Admission, $40/person. Otsego Golf Club, 144 Pro Shop Dr., Springfield Center. 607-547-9290 or visit sqspca.org
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – 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. Maks required. McFarland Rd., Oneonta. 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org/volunteer/
BARN SALE – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Stop by to find quilts, linens, antiques, more. 20% of proceeds go to Cooperstown Food Pantry. 5931 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown.
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Find locally produced food, crafts, more. For safety, please wash hands frequently, maintain social distancing. Preorder and pick-up is available. Muller Plaza, Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com
POP-UP EXHIBIT – 9 a.m. – Noon. View Jim Mayne’s Collection of Axes and Hatchetts featuring the objects and various photos. Free admission. Edmeston Museum, 1 North St., Edmeston. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Museum/Edmeston-Museum-219562458817938/ for info.
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Find food, crafts and more by local growers, artisans. All patrons are requested to wash hands before entering, maintain social distance. Preorder and pickup available. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/
BOOK SALE – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Purchase used books to support village library. Available daily through 10/4. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-544-1418 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
MUSIC WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. – Noon. Students aged 12-15 learn about music theory by diving into songs they enjoy, like the music of Taylor Swift, with a focus on chord and how musicians use them. Class for 14-18 year olds available in the afternoon. Cost, $10 suggested donation. Presented by Wesk Kortright Center, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/calendar/
DRIVE BY – 1 – 3 p.m. Stop by the Cider mill for free beverages, donuts and to see the famous pumpkin trophy. Also find delicious homemade apple pie, baked goods, crafts, garlic, pumpkins, much more. Masks & Social Distancing required. Willy’s Farm & Cider Mill, 349 Badeau Hill Rd., Schenevus. Schedule visit at 607-638-9449.
FELTING WORKSHOP – 1 – 5 p.m. Create an apple and autumn leaf through needle felting with artist Shannon Delany. Fun introduction to the craft. Cost, $75/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Sunday,

September 27
PAR FOR PAWS – Come play to benefit homeless, abandoned animals. Golf tournament has been reconfigured this year due to Covid-19. Come play all weekend, just mention that you are playing to support the Susquehana SPCA. Admission, $40/person. Otsego Golf Club, 144 Pro Shop Dr., Springfield Center. 607-547-9290 or visit sqspca.org
FARMER’S MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by for crafts & produce by local farmers and artisans. 3909 St. Hwy. 28, Curry Park, Milford. 607-287-2460 or visit www.facebook.com/groups/2048911982045357/
FARMER’S MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come out for farm fresh produce, crafts by local artisans for sale in the fresh air & sunshine. For your, others safetyt, please obey all guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic. Franklin Farmer’s Market, 15 Institute St., Franklin. 615-592-1337 or visit franklinlocal.org/farmers-market/
BENEFIT WALK – 1 p.m. Join the Walk to End Alzheimers to raise awareness and funds to support care of dementia patients, support, and research to end the disease. Participants will walk alone or in groups in Otsego County. The opening ceremony will be streamed to participants phones, tablets, or computers. Presented the Walk to End Alzheimers Association. Visit act.alz.org/site/TR?sid=23932&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=13642 to register or donate.
FUN PADDLE – 1 – 4 p.m. Take in the sights, sounds on beautiful creek, learn about plants, animals, history of this diverse region with Otsego County Conservation Association. Bring your own (cleaned, drained, & treated) canoe or kayak or reserve one of OCCA’s. Bring water, a snack, & sunscreen. Free, registration required. Butternut Creek. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/occa-calendar/
PROMISE GARDEN – 1:30 – 4 p.m. Drive by to view garden of purple, orange, & yellow flowers created to honor all those impacted by dementia. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit act.alz.org/site/TR?sid=23932&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=13642 for info.

VIEWING PARTY – 4 – 5 p.m. Gather online to view art up for auction to support local art gallery, enjoy cocktails, more. Presented by West Kortright Center. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/wkc-art-auction-viewing-party/ for info.

 

Monday,

September 28
BLOOD DRIVE – 2:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. American Legion Post 616, 13 Lake St., Richfield Springs. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org

 

Tuesday,

September 29
DEADLINE – Last day to submit images for Earlville Opera House virtual quilt show. Up to 4 submissions. Visit website for submission information. Visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com for info.
STORYTIME – 10 a.m. Children aged 2-8 join Ms. Kathryn on Facebook Live for reading, singing, more all on the fall season. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
AUTHOR SERIES – 1 p.m. Presentation by James Buckley, author of ‘The National Baseball Hall of Fame Collection’ which tells the stories of the hall of fame inductees throughout the years. Includes sections on Derek Jeter and other 2020 inductees. Concludes with Q&A session. Free Zoom conference, registration required. Presented by Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-author-series-james-buckley?date=0
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Wells Bridge Fire Department, 104 Co. Hwy. 4, Wells Bridge. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’ with Assistant Curator of American Art Ann Cannon featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
BOOK CLUB – 7 p.m. Join the group online to discuss this months novel ‘The End of the World Running Club’ by Adrian J. Walker, about a fathers jouney through the apocalypse to return to his family. Hosted by Huntington Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/ for info.

 

Wednesday,

September 30
DRIVE-THRU PANTRY – 9 a.m. – gone. Families in the Oneonta City School District are invited to pick up supplies from Regional Food Bank. Oneonta Middle School, 130 East St., Oneonta. 607-433-8200 or visit www.oneontacsd.org
RABIES CLINIC – 1 – 6 p.m. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs, ferrets. Scheduling for 30 minute intervals to follow social distancing. First come, first serve. Susquehanna SPCA, Rt. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-4230 or visit sqspca.org/free-weekly-rabies-clinics/
BLOOD DRIVE – 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. American Legion Post 259, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
DIGITAL HELP – 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Call for aid with your little technical issues with phones, computers, more. Also get help with digital collection services Hoopla & Libby. Huntington Memorial Library. 607-386-1465 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
COOPERSTOWN REFLECTS – 7 p.m. Join panel on Zoom to for ‘Cooperstown Reflects on Racism and Tourism’ discussion with representatives from The Baseball Hall of Fame, The Otesaga, Destination Marketing, Adirondack Diversity Solutions, & Destiny Does Happen. Presented by Cooperstown Village Library. Visit fovl.eventbrite.com to register.

 

Thursday,

October 1
DEADLINE – Last Day for families to apply to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Otsego County. Call 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – 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. Masks required. McFarland Rd., Oneonta. 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org/volunteer/
RABIES CLINIC – 9 – Noon. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs, ferrets. Scheduling for 30 minute intervals to follow social distancing. First come, first serve. Susquehanna SPCA, Rt. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-4230 or visit sqspca.org/free-weekly-rabies-clinics/
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer’ with photographer Kevin Gray featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Friday,

October 2
LIT LATTES – 10 a.m. Discuss literature, get book recommendations, hear from guest speakers, much more from the Huntington Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/ to join the discussion.
EXHIBIT OPENINGS – 11 a.m. 3 art exhibit open, no reception planned. Stop by to enjoy ‘Essential Art: The 29th Annual Regional Juried Art Show’ thru 10/30, ‘The Luck of the Draw Exhibit & Fundraiser’ thru 10/17, & ‘Leatherstocking Brush & Palette Club Fine Arts Exhibition’ thru 10/30. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

 

Saturday,

October 3
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – 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. Masks required. McFarland Rd., Oneonta. 607-432-7874 or visit habitatotsego.org/volunteer/
VOTER REGISTRATION – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. League of Women Voters host drives to register residents to vote. Stop by the following places to register. Cooperstown Farmers’ Market. 607-547-4247 or visit www.lwvcooperstownarea.org
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Find locally produced food, crafts, more. For safety, please wash hands frequently, maintain social distancing. Preorder and pick-up is available. Muller Plaza, Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com
POP-UP EXHIBIT – 9 a.m. – Noon. View Jim Mayne’s Collection of Axes and Hatchetts featuring the objects and various photos. Free admission. Edmeston Museum, 1 North St., Edmeston. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Museum/Edmeston-Museum-219562458817938/ for info.
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Find food, crafts and more by local growers, artisans. All patrons are requested to wash hands before entering, maintain social distance. Preorder and pickup available. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/
BAG SALE – 10 a.m. – Noon. Purchase a bag and fill it with used books to support your village library. Cost, $5. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-544-1418 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
VOTER REGISTRATION – Noon – 7 p.m. League of Women Voters host drives to register residents to vote. Stop by the following places to register. Hartwick Fire House, 4877 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-4247 or visit www.lwvcooperstownarea.org
MUSIC ON MAIN – 1 – 3 p.m. Get outside to enjoy a live performance by Central NY saxophone quintet, Saxalicious. Pioneer Park, Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.wearecooperstown.com/free-fridays/ for info.
ENGINE EXHIBIT – 1 – 4 p.m. Stop by the Cider mill to view Cooperstown Steam Engine Association display. Also find delicious homemade apple pie, baked goods, crafts, garlic, pumpkins, much more. Masks & Social Distancing required. Willy’s Farm & Cider Mill, 349 Badeau Hill Rd., Schenevus. Schedule visit at 607-638-9449.
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’ with Assistant Curator of American Art Ann Cannon featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
GHOST TOUR – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Hear tales of the mysterious happening over the years at historic mansion, including the ones identified by Ghost Hunters Halloween special on SyFy network. 1-hour after-dark tour. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org

 

Sunday,

October 4
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. Jerry’s Place, 6635 St. Hwy. 28, Hartwick. 1-888-345-0225 or visit www.bassett.org/services/cancer-care/cancer-screenings/mobile-cancer-screening-coach
FARMER’S MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by for crafts & produce by local farmers and artisans. 3909 St. Hwy. 28, Curry Park, Milford. 607-287-2460 or visit www.facebook.com/groups/2048911982045357/
BAG SALE – 10 a.m. – Noon. Purchase a bag and fill it with used books to support your village library. Cost, $5. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-544-1418 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FARMER’S MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come out for farm fresh produce, crafts by local artisans for sale in the fresh air & sunshine. For your, others safetyt, please obey all guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic. Franklin Farmer’s Market, 15 Institute St., Franklin. 615-592-1337 or visit franklinlocal.org/farmers-market/
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer’ with photographer Kevin Gray featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
GHOST TOUR – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Hear tales of the mysterious happening over the years at historic mansion, including the ones identified by Ghost Hunters Halloween special on SyFy network. 1-hour after-dark tour. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org