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/

DAILY DRAW – Every day in February. Sharpen your pencils and practice drawing. The Cooperstown Art Association has posted a list of prompts to get you drawing every day in February. You are then invited to share a picture of your work with the Facebook Group. Visit www.cooperstownart.com/ for info.

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/

 

Friday,

March 5
SEMINAR – 8:30 – 11 a.m. Learn about the progress in bringing Broadband internet to Otsego County from Otsego Electric Cooperative CEO Tim Johnson. Free, registration required. Presented by The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. 607-432-4500 or visit otsegocc.com
DONATIONS – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Last day to donate. Check your closets for gently used artworks to donate to the CAA Spring Cleaning Bazaar. Support the local art association, clear some space at home. Drop off weekdays through March 5. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
COOKING WITH KIDS – 3 p.m. Try new recipes while having fun with your kids. Fun interactive series of cooking classes open to income eligible families. Complete 6 and get a gift card to The Shoe Department. Presented by The Cornell Cooperative Extension. 518-234-4303 ext.115 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/01/21/cooking-with-kids
HEALTH LECTURE – 7 p.m. Hartwick presents spring O’Connor Chair Lecture. This year listen to panel of experts on ‘Self-Care in Times of Stress: Strategies to Promote Stress Relief, Coping, and Overall Psychological Well-Being’ featuring strategies for coping during the Pandemic. Presented by Hartwick College. 607-431-4790 or visit www.hartwick.edu/academics/annual-celebrations-lectures/oconnor-chair-lecture/
TRIVIA NIGHT – 7 p.m. Test your knowledge in 3-round game night all about renewable energy. Play as a team of 3 or on your own. Presented by A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.eventbrite.com/o/science-discovery-center-and-planetarium-14332374215

 

Saturday,

March 6
VIDEO WORKSHOP – 1:30 – 3 p.m. Learn how to use Shotcut and Audacity to ad audio to a video. For youths age 10 – 18. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Workshop for teens to learn skills to help them through life. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. The Sol Center, 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999 or visit www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/

 

Monday,

March 8
WELLNESS CHALLENGE – Ongoing. Start the Spring right. Each week Leaf will issue 3 challenges to Do, Visit, or Find to get you out of the house. Snap a selfie, or a groupie and post it to their page to share the fun. Enter to win chance to win gift cards to local businesses. Complete 2 challenges each week for chance to win a bonus prize of a $75 gift card. Continues through 4/20. Presented by LEAF. 607-432-0090 or visit www.facebook.com/SpringWellnessChallenge/
OTSEGO OCTET – Feb.1 – Apr. 30. Explore local trails at the state parks, forests, and land trust sites. Once you’ve completed 8 of the 12 trails send in a form & $5 to receive the Otsego Octet Patch. Participants are encouraged to post pictures. Visit otsegooutdoors.org/our-challenge/ for info.
DRAGON DATES – 5 p.m. Teens are invited for relaxing evening making cozy, no-sew, knotted lap blankets to round out this frigid winter. Be prepared with scissors & ruler. Register by 3/3 to receive fleece from the Teen Scene. Free, registration required. Presented by the Family Resource Network. 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/
HISTORY PROGRAM – 7 p.m. “Railroads in Schoharie County: Travel from Esperance to Sharon Springs & Middleburgh to Schoharie Junction” with Bob Holt. Free webinar, pre-registration required. Presented by Sharon Historical Society. Call 518-860-5513 or visit www.sharonhistoricalsocietyny.org to register.

 

Tuesday,

March 9
COVID-19 UPDATE – Noon. Learn about COVID-19 vaccines and variants with Douglas Rahner, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Family Health Network of Central New York. Learn the state of the Pandemic locally/nationally, risks/benefits of the vaccine, what the variants mean for your and your family, and why the vaccine is not the end of social distancing. Presented by New York StateWide Senior Action Council. 800-333-4374 or visit www.facebook.com/NYStateWide
VOICES OF THE GAME – 2 p.m. Celebrate Women’s History month. Join Jenny Dalton on Zoom to discuss her baseball career, and her experience in the Colorado Silver Bullets as well as her part in the 2010 USA Women’s Baseball team in Venezuela when they brought home the Bronze medal. Free, registration required. Presented by Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-curator-spotlight-starting-nine-al-west?date=0
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Cooper, Cole, and the Hudson River School’ 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
FOOD WEBINAR – 2 – 3 p.m. Learn about food, recipes, and nutrition info you can use everyday. This week celebrate International Women’s 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
MANAGEMENT SERIES – 6 – 8 p.m. Own, care for, or just love horses? Take this series of 5 courses to learn all about how to care for them. Cost, $10/class. First session learn about horse basics for new or prospective horse owners. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/03/09/march-madness-equine-management-series
TAX PREPARATION – 6 – 9 p.m. Accounting students at Hartwick College partner with the IRS to help community members prepare their 2020 taxes. Free, appointments required. Hartwick College, Oneonta. vita@hartwick.edu

 

Wednesday,

March 10
CURATOR SPOTLIGHT – 2 p.m. Hall of fame curators give glimpses of artifacts in the museums collection from each of the five American League West 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-al-west?date=0
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT – 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy 3-course meal from abroad. This week enjoy dinner from Korea. Cost, $20/person. Reservation required. Take-out available. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-544-2524 or visit www.otesaga.com/dining/seasonal-dining

 

Thursday,

March 11
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of ‘The Thaw Gallery of American Indian Art’ 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
MANAGEMENT SERIES – 6 – 8 p.m. Own, care for, or just love horses? Take this series of 5 courses to learn all about how to care for them. Cost, $10/class. Second session learn about equine behaviour management. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/03/09/march-madness-equine-management-series
WEBINAR SERIES – 7 p.m. Online series ‘Outsmarting the Pandemic’ continues with presentation ‘COVID-19 Vaccines: Worth A Shot’ on the how the vaccines work, how modern vaccines are developed, more. Free, registration required. Presented by A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.eventbrite.com/o/science-discovery-center-and-planetarium-14332374215

 

Friday,

March 12
BLOOD DRIVE – 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Donate blood, help save up to 3 lives. Community Bible Chapel, 577 Greenough Rd., Cooperstown. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Donate blood, help save up to 3 lives. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
cooking with kids – 3 p.m. Try new recipes while having fun with your kids. Fun interactive series of cooking classes open to income eligible families. Complete 6 and get a gift card to The Shoe Department. Presented by The Cornell Cooperative Extension. 518-234-4303 ext.115 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/01/21/cooking-with-kids
PLANETARIUM – 7 p.m. Explore the universe, learn whats new in the field of astronomy in fun virtual planetarium show with the SUNY staff and Nebula society students. Free, registration on Eventbrite required. Presented by the A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.eventbrite.com/o/science-discovery-center-and-planetarium-14332374215
THEATER – 8 p.m. Enjoy production of Victorian period drama “Angel Street (Gaslight)” presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Visit www.facebook.com/GEStevensOneonta/ for info.

 

Saturday,

March 13
BLOOD DRIVE – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Donate blood, help save up to 3 lives. Briggs Hall, Main Street Baptist Church, 333 Main St., Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
BEEKEEPING – 10 a.m. ‘Healthy Honey Bees & You!’ virtual beekeeping workshop for the absolute beginner. Presenter is Garet Livermore, Executive Director, Master Gardener Coordinator, CCE Herkimer Co., and 30 year Beekeeper. Learn about bee biology, basic ways to set up an apiary, historical practices, planning, more. Free, registration required. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension. 315-866-7920 x232 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/02/27/healthy-honey-bees-and-you
ART LECTURE – 2 p.m. Discuss naturalist author Susan Fenimore Cooper and her work ‘Rural Hours’ with leading scholar Rochelle L. Johnson and what her contributions mean in the era of climate change. Free, registration required for Zoom conference. Dontions of $10 or more requested. Presented by Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ANNUAL DINNER – 4 – 8 p.m. Come out to enjoy Corned Beef & Cabbage at annual dinner to support local fire department. Take-out only. Cost, $15/adult. Follow cones to place an order. Hartwick Seminary Fire Dept. 4877 St Rt 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-8091 or visit www.facebook.com/Hartwick-Fire-Department-Company-2-Hartwick-Seminary-103091843074934/
LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Workshop for teens to learn skills to help them through life. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. The Sol Center, 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999 or visit www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/
THEATER – 8 p.m. Enjoy production of Victorian period drama “Angel Street (Gaslight)” presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Visit www.facebook.com/GEStevensOneonta/ for info.

 

Sunday,

March 14
SECOND SUNDAY SOUP! – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Serving homemade soups every 2nd Sunday of month. Takeout only. All are welcome. Donations to Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church appreciated. At The Pantry, 1472 County Hwy 22, Schuyler Lake.
FUNDRAISER – Noon – 5 p.m. Enjoy drive-thru spaghetti dinner to support the family that recently lost their home in a house fire. Donations accepted. Hartwick Fire Department, 4877 St. Hwy. 28. Cooperstown. 607-547-8091 or visit www.facebook.com/Hartwick-Fire-Department-Company-2-Hartwick-Seminary-103091843074934/
PLAY READING – 2 p.m. Enjoy virtual performance of new play ‘Atlanta Is Burning’ by John Paul Porter. Part of the NEXT! Emerging Playwright series. Presented by The Fenimore Art Museum. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org