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 10 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/

ART GALLERY – Stop by to view art works by local artists. Currently on view ‘The Sibling Show’ by Julien, Sophie, & Ginger Miller. Free, be sure to call ahead. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

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.

 

Monday,

July 26
MUSIC ON THE MEADOW – 7 p.m. Come out for free music by the Brian Murphy Duo performing Classic Rock. Bring a chair and blanket, sit in your car, or roam the trails. Enjoy a relaxing evening out. Meadowlinks Golf Course, 476 Co. Rd. 27, Richfield Springs. 607-432-4026 or visit www.facebook.com/Oneonta-Musicians-Association-AFM-443-281548775389405/

 

Tuesday,

July 27
ART WORKSHOP – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Children aged 9 – 15 are invited for fine arts workshop. This week will feature Remy Holwick teaching self-portrait photography. Free admission, donations welcome. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/osmos-fine-art-youth-art-workshops-4/
WORKFORCE FORUM – 9 – 11 a.m. Business owners are invited to discuss their employment needs, problems, and how to address them. Each will be given 2 – 3 minutes to discuss with elected officials including Congressman Antonio Delgado, State Senator Peter Oberacker, Assemblymen John Salka, Chris Tague, & Brian Miller. Free, registration for Zoom meeting required. Presented by Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. 607-432-4500 or visit members.otsegocc.com/events/details/2021-workforce-needs-forum-delgado-oberacker-and-assemblymen-salka-miller-and-tague-to-hear-your-thoughts-460
LIBRARY PROGRAM – 10 a.m. Children aged 10+ are invited to for fun summer program. This week celebrate Tacos. White Nosed Coati and a cast of amazing Mexican wildlife will present 3 original stories celebrating taco’s and where they were created. Village Park, Main St., Franklin. 607-829-2941 or visit www.franklinfreelibrary.org/programs/summer-reading-program/
FAMILY FARM FUN – 11 a.m – 12:30 p.m. Bring the children, 4-8+, for fun program to learn about the complimentary relationships between people, plants, and animals which make a community. Includes reading of ‘I Was Young in the Mountains’ by Cynthia Rylant followed by art project. Continued Thursday with scavenger hunt and finishes with historic childrens game. Free with admission, reservations recommended. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
AUTHOR SERIES – 2 p.m. Baseball historian Mark Healey, author ‘Gotham Baseball: New York’s All-Time Team’ and editor-in-chief of The Wave newspaper, will discuss some of the greatest players in the history of New York City baseball, from Babe Ruth and Willie Mays to Tom Seaver and Mike Piazza. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by The Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-voices-author-series-mark-healey?date=0
WINE BOTTLE CRAFT – 4 p.m. Turn a wine bottle into a decorative light or a hummingbird feeder or anything else. It’s up to you. Teen and adults only. Richfield Springs Public Library, 102 Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. 3 local organizations collaborate to present concerts at Lake Front Park. This week enjoy a performance of Hanzolo. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Visit www.wearecooperstown.com
EXHIBIT LECTURE – 7 p.m. Learn about the activism of Keith Haring in Zoom lecture ‘The Public Has a Right to Art: Keith Haring’s Art & Activism’ presented by Dr. Leesa Rittelmann. Learn about Haring’s artistic and activist legacy and how he shaped the street art that came after. Cost, $10/non-member. Presented by The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Wednesday,

July 28
BOOK TASTING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adults are invited for quick fun program to sample variety of handpicked books from a variety of genres. Spend 5 minutes reading the book, log the experience, then try the next one. When you’re done check out your favorites to read. Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 ext 113 or visitwww.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP – 1 p.m. Students learn about American popular culture through study of the history of Baseball cards and how baseball terminology found its way into everyday life. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by The Baseball Hall of Fame. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-voices-author-series-mark-healey?date=0
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
DIGITAL HELP – 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Call in for help with your digital devices. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-386-1465.
EAGLES PRESENTATION – 7 p.m. Join the Fly Creek Area Historical Society for presentation by DEC Officer Bob Bronson on Eagles. Regular meeting to follow. Light refreshments to be served. Free, open to the public. FCAHS, 210 Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. 607-547-9334 or e-mail flycreeksherl@gmail.com
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Get out and enjoy a concert in the park. Bring a chair, a blanket and get comfortable to listen to a showcase of classics, county and more performed by Dirt Road Express. At the Bandstand, Spring Park, Richfield Springs. 315- 858-0964.
GHOST TOUR – 7 p.m. Come hear the tales of mysterious and frightful happenings in the shadowy corners of our local historic mansion. Cost, $20/adult. Hyde Hall, Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Rd. 31, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 Ext. 1 or visit hydehall.org
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)’ with 3 actors (in tights) performing all 37 of the bards plays. Cost, $15/adult. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1453 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Thursday,

July 29
ART WORKSHOP – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Children aged 9 – 15 are invited for fine arts workshop. Featured artist TBA. Free admission, donations welcome. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/osmos-fine-art-youth-art-workshops-4/
ICE CREAM – 1 – 3 p.m. The office for the aging presents fun afternoon of Ice Cream Sundaes and Bingo (with prizes). Richfield Springs Veterans Club, 13 Lake St., Richfield Springs. 607-547-6460 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
BLOOD DRIVE – 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Laurens Fire Department, 34 Main St., Laurens. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
PERSONAL SECURITY – 2 p.m. Leanr the history of the Clark family of Hyde Hall, the recent renovations of the historic mansion, and what events are coming up with John Aborn. Cooperstown Senior Community Center, Brick building behind St. Mary’s Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. coopseniorcenter@gmail.com
PLANETARIUM – 7 p.m. Explore the night sky with SUNY Oneonta and Nebula Society students. The theme of this weeks show is TBA. Registration required for virtual show, hosted on Microsoft Teams. Presented by A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)’ with 3 actors (in tights) performing all 37 of the bards plays. Cost, $15/adult. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1453 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Friday,

July 30
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
ZOOMOBILE – 10 – 11 a.m. Visit with the animal of the Utica Zoomobile. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-8344 or visit libraries.4cls.org/cooperstown/upcoming-events/
BLOOD DRIVE – 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Donate blood, help save lives. Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Hwy. 54, Cherry Valley. 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
ROAST PORK DINNER – 5 p.m. Reserve a Summer Roast Pork Dinner with all the fixings and support a local church. Take-out only, reservations required. Donation basis. Only 100 dinners are available. Middlefield Baptist Church, 121 Rezen Rd., Middlefield. Call Sue at 607-264-8042 by 7/20.
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)’ with 3 actors (in tights) performing all 37 of the bards plays. Cost, $15/adult. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1453 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
FIRE PIT FRIDAYS – 7 – 10 p.m. Get out and enjoy a fun night around the fire with friends, drinks and music. This week features Cosmic Country music by the Hop City Hellcats. Brewery Ommegang, 656 Co.Hwy. 33, Cooperstown. 607-280-2900 or visit www.ommegang.com/event/fire-pit-fridays-2021-2/

 

Saturday,

July 31
ART IN THE PARK – 10 & 11:30 a.m. Using natural material (mostly) create works of art to be left for others to find & enjoy. Be prepared to get messy. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Participation by donation. Pre-registration required. Presented by Oneonta World of Learning. Fortrin Park, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
IROQUOIS MUSEUM – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seneca cultural educator will be on hand demonstrating porcupine quillwork throughout the day. Quillwork is a craft used in decorative elements of moccasins, clothing, and quiver pouches. Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org
BOOK WALK – Noon. Bring the kids out to walk around the lawn, read the pages of ‘Pete the Cat and the Case of the Missing Cupcakes’ do the activities, and solve the mystery. The walk will be up all summer. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharies. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW – Noon – 4 p.m. Come see antique cars, enter 50/50 raffle, check out the vendors, get some food, more. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009-2019 Co. Hwy. 80, Fort Plain. 518-774-0134 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Join supportive group to share your writing, get constructive criticism & encouragement, participate in writing exercises. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
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 www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
PRIDE ALLIANCE – 7 – 11 p.m. Celebrate the summer with local favorites ‘Redemption.’ Cast TBA. Fun includes party (18+ to party, 21+ to drink), 50/50 raffle more. Cost, $10. Foothills Performing Arts Center 2nd Floor, Oneonta. 607-386-1508 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy performance by On The Spot Trio, performing a fun combination of psychedelic afrobeat influenced soul jazz. Music charge, $15. Origins Cafe, 558 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-437-2862 or visit www.celebrateorigins.com