Otsego County Events Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta

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Ongoing Events

OTSEGO OCTET – Explore the outdoors of Otsego County by foot, boat, or bike in the Summer Octet challenge. Simply complete 8 activities between June 21 and September 21 and earn a free embroidered Summer Octet patch. Visit otsegooutdoors.org for list of activities.

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.  & Tuesdays Noon – 5 p.m. 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 — Open Tuesday-Friday Noon – 4 p.m., & Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 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/

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.

Tuesday,

August 9
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/ofoinc/
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. New exhibit ‘Illustration’ opens featuring works by member and guest artists interpreting the medium mean to communicate and enhance a story. The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit smithyarts.org
SUPPORT GROUP – 5 – 7 p.m. All adults are invited to drop in for a grief support group facilitated by staff specifically trained in grief and loss. This is a safe place to drop in and begin to understand the grief process, making sense of the strong emotions, and learning from other community members. Presented by Helios Care at First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-432-5525 or visit helioscare.org/grief-support
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the 17th season of the Lakefront Concert Series. This week features the Stoddard Hollow String Band performing Appalachian mountain music, bluegrass, and oldtime tunes. New this year, the delicious Mella’s Wood Fired Pizza will be onsite for the hungry concertgoers. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit wearecooperstown.com/events/cooperstown-lakefront-concert-series-3/
WRITING GROUP – 6:30 p.m. Bring your notebooks, pens/pencils and be ready to share your writing in a supportive writing group. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/

Wednesday,

August 10
EXHIBIT TOUR – 10 – 11 a.m. Grandparents and grandchildren are invited to join special tour with Victoria Wyeth, grandaughter of artist Andrew Wyeth to explore exhibition ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies.’ Complimentary. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
SENIOR PICNIC – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Otsego County Seniors are invited for a fun picnic in the park. Register by August 1 for a fun day featuring lunch of turkey or egg or ham sandwiches with sides of fruit, chips, and cookies. There will also be guided hikes, tai chi, corn hole games, music by DJ Jim Dorn, board games, lawn games, and more. Cost, $7/person. Presented by the Otsego County Council of Senior Citizens. Held at Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-4232 or visit facebook.com/otsegocountyOFA/
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
GALLERY TOUR – 5:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth, for after-hours tour of exhibit ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies’ featuring an inside look at her families life and legacy. Cost, $55/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
BENEFIT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a concert with Fetish Lane to support the inn’s restoration. In case of rain concert will take place inside. Cost, free will offering. The Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit themajorsinn.com
SHAKESPEARE – 7 p.m. Enjoy a production of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet,’ the classic tale of tragic young love. Cost, $18/non-member. Glimmer Globe Theater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Thursday,

August 11
FIBER ARTS GROUP – 11 a.m. Bring your knitting, crocheting or other fiber art to work with the group on your current project. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
ART CLUB – 1 p.m. Bring art to share and the materials to make your art with the group. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
CAR SHOW – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a cruise-in car show featuring muscle cars, restored classics, and street rods. Show will include an award for the Best In Show as well as a Name The Flavor contest for a new ice cream flavor. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. 607-965-8377 or visit pathfindervillage.org
GALLERY TOUR – 5:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth, for after-hours tour of exhibit ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies’ featuring an inside look at her families life and legacy. Cost, $55/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
FILM SCREENING – 6 p.m. Learn about the positive effect of refugees on a community with the Otsego Refugee Resettlement Coalition in screening of film, ‘Utica: The Last Refuge.’ Free, open to the public. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit refugeotsego.org
RABIES CLINIC – 6 – 8 p.m. Free rabies vaccination from Dr. Hansen for cats, dogs, ferrets. All cats and dogs are required to be vaccinated. Bring your pets vaccine certificate for them to receive a booster. Provided by Otsego County Department of Health, at Small Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-547-4230 or visit hotsegocounty.com/departments/health_department/index.php
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Enjoy presentation by poets Meg Kearney & Stacey Lawrence. Free, suggested donation $3. Registration required. Presented online by Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit facebook.com/brighthp/
SHAKESPEARE – 7 p.m. Enjoy a production of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet,’ the classic tale of tragic young love. Cost, $18/non-member. Glimmer Globe Theater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Bring the kids, a chair and some blankets for fun evening featuring a performance by The Country Express band. By the bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-0680 or visit facebook.com/oneontarec
OUTDOOR MOVIE – 9 – 11 p.m. The whole family is invited to enjoy a movie on the big screen. This week will feature ‘Family Camp.’ Bring blankets, chairs, snacks, and more to get comfortable and enjoy the movie. Movie will move to the community room if there is inclement weather. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit facebook.com/clarksportscenter

Friday,

August 12
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
GALLERY TOUR – 5:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth, for after-hours tour of exhibit ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies’ featuring an inside look at her families life and legacy. Cost, $55/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Saturday,

August 13
MEET THE MAKERS – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in new emporium to meet the makers behind their selection of locally sourced art, craft, food, & beverages. Will include samples, outdoor activities, demonstrations & more. Pickin’ Patch Emporium, 7487 St. Hwy. 7, Maryland. 607-638-6086 or visit facebook.com/ThePickinPatchEmporium/
DANCE PRESENTATION – 10 a.m. Enjoy a day of social dance in ‘Echoes of Tradition: Social Dancers – Onota’a:Ka (Oneida Nation Dancers).’ Included with admission. Iroquois Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org
ART BY THE LAKE – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join artists of upstate New York to celebrate the beauty of nature and Otsego Lake. On show will be pastels, watercolor, oil, acrylics, photography, and many more mediums with demonstrations throughout the day. On the lawn of the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
FINALE – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Last chance to view exhibit ‘The Setting: Of Land & Dreams’ with works by local artists Elizabeth Schula, Megan Adams Irving and Alanna Rose. Nightscapes, clay landscapes, watercolors. Free admission. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 315-941-9607 or visit facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown
ART IN THE PARK – 1 – 4 p.m. Bring the kids to learn about storytelling formats and make their own original storybook. Cost, by donation. Presented by Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit oneontaworldoflearning.com
RUSSIAN HISTORY – 1 p.m. Go online for lecture ‘Pictures in Thread: Late Imperial Russia and Needlework’ to learn about how needlework played a key role in the art and culture of 19th century Russian culture across the classes. Featuring guest speaker Dr. K. Andrea Rusnock. Presented by the Russian History Museum, Jordanville. 315-858-2468 or visit russianhistorymuseum.org
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 facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

Sunday,

August 14
TORCH RUN – 10 a.m. Support the New York Special Olympics. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is to light the way for acceptance and inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities. Purchase a shirt for $25 to support the Special Olympics. Run begins at The Clark Sports Center and concludes at Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit cooperstownny.org
COMMUNITY PICNIC – 1 p.m. Begins with an outdoor worship service, followed by picnic featuring make your own tacos, sundaes, and uplifting music by singer/songwriter Sherry Anne. Free, open to public. Community Bible Chapel, 577 Greenough Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-9764 or visit communitybiblechapel.com
SUMMER SUNDAYS – 1 – 3 p.m. Local history presentation ‘Henry Wilcox’s Diaries – 1867 to 1911’ by a panel of SW Transcribers. Free, open to the public. Bring your own mask, folding chair. Handicapped accessible. Held on the front lawn at The Swart Wilcox Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. 607-287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-schedule/
CHILDRENS CONCERT – 3 p.m. The Oneonta Community Concert Band presents their program ‘Teddy Bear’s Picnic.’ Children are invited to bring their teddy bears, enter to win a new one, and listen to music around the theme ‘Teddy goes into space’ featuring music ranging from Star Wars to Holts’ ‘The Planets,’ and more. Free, open to the public. Large Pavilion, Wilber Park, Oneonta. 607-376-7485 or visit facebook.com/oneontacommunityconcertband/
ARCHITECTURE – 4:30 p.m. Explore Richfield Springs and learn about the construction of the resorts in the area. Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Falk and Otsego 2000. Space limited, registration required. Cost, $10/person. Cherry Valley. 607-547-8881 or visit otsego2000.org/news-events
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Honest Brook Music Festival concludes the season with Violinist Lun Li and pianist Ying Li. Reservations required. Tickets, $25/person. The Barn, 1885 Honest Brook Rd., Delhi. Visit hbmf.org

Monday,

August 15
LEADERSHIP – 9 a.m. – Noon. Learn with the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce in workshop ‘Leadership for Supervisors.’ Learn about communication, management styles, project management, and more. Registration required. Presented for free by the CDO Workforce at the offices of Otsego Now, 189 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-4800 ext. 109 or visit cdoworkforce.org
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
CONCERT FEST – 7 p.m. Enjoy the Tom Hovel Summer Music Festival. This week is a Aaron Brask and the Old Masters performing Classic Jazz. Free. Rain or Shine. Meadow Links Golf Course, 476 Co. Rd. 27, Richfield Springs. 315-858-1646 or visit meadowlinks.com/#5_News-and-Events

Tuesday,

August 16
SUPPORT GROUP – 10 a.m. All adults ar invited to drop in for a grief support group facilitated by staff specifically trained in grief and loss. This is a safe place to drop in and begin to understand the grief process, making sense of the strong emotions, and learning from other community members. Presented by Helios Care at St. James Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-5525 or visit helioscare.org/grief-support
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the 17th season of the Lakefront Concert Series. This week features Jerry Dee & The Dovetones performing early Jazz, swing, classic 50s rock & blues, early soul and Jamaican ska. New this year, the delicious Mella’s Wood Fired Pizza will be onsite for the hungry concertgoers. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit wearecooperstown.com/events/cooperstown-lakefront-concert-series-3/
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Enjoy a fun performance with the Cooperstown Community Band. Schuyler Lake.

Wednesday,

August 17
THRIFT SHOP – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Stop in to support Helios Care and get 1/2 off everything in the shop. Helios Care Thrift Shop & Boutique, 261 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-5335 or visit facebook.com/helioscarehospice/
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a boxed lunch followed by a guided tour of exhibit ‘Unmasking Venice: American Artists and the City of Water’ with assistant curators Julia Madore and Ann Cannon. Cost, $30/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
GALLERY TOUR – 5:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth, for after-hours tour of exhibit ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies’ featuring an inside look at her families life and legacy. Cost, $55/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

Thursday,

August 18
LEADERSHIP – 9 a.m. – Noon. Learn with the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce in workshop ‘Leadership for Supervisors.’ Learn about communication, management styles, project management, and more. Registration required. Presented for free by the CDO Workforce at the offices of Otsego Now, 189 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-4800 ext. 109 or visit cdoworkforce.org
BOOKMOBILE – 9:15 – 9:40 a.m. Pick up a book, dvd from the 4 County Library system mobile library. Town Hall, West Oneonta. 607-723-8236 ext. 322 or visit fcls.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/fcls
FIBER ARTS GROUP – 11 a.m. Bring your knitting, crocheting or other fiber art to work with the group on your current project. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
MUSIC ON MAIN – 1 – 3 p.m. Enjoy performance by the Killdeer Trio. Free. Pioneer Park, Main St., Cooperstown.
NETWORKING – 5 – 6:30 p.m. Meet area professionals with the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. Bring your business cards and learn about the host business. Time To Tan, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-432-4500 ext 2 or visit otsegocc.com
CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Bring the kids, a chair and some blankets for fun evening featuring a performance by Luci & Levi. By the bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-0680 or visit facebook.com/oneontarec
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. Hear readings and discussion from writers and poets local to the Catskills region. This week will feature local writer Iris Cushing. Free, open to the public. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit canoneonta.org/writers-salon

Friday,

August 19
OPEN HOUSE – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn about the Haudenosaunee who called this area home. Exhibit features an original Seneca log house and a reproduction Mohawk bark house with museum teachers on hand to answer questions and give insight into the enduring legacy of the Haudenosaunee and the changing landscape of Central New York. A guided tour will depart the museum kiosk at 2 p.m. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 6 p.m. Enjoy a Brooks chicken dinner on the 3rd Friday of each month.
Will include chicken half, baked potato, coleslaw, and roll all for $13/dinner plus convenience fee if paying by Paypal. Pre-order by Wednesday strongly encouraged. First Baptist Church of Cooperstown, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Contact baptistcooperstown@gmail.com

Saturday,

August 20
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, eggs, maple syrup, sausage, beverages, more to support the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department. Cost, $9/adult. Cooperstown/Westville Airport, Rt. 166, Cooperstown.
OPEN HOUSE – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn about the Haudenosaunee who called this area home. Exhibit features an original Seneca log house and a reproduction Mohawk bark house with museum teachers on hand to answer questions and give insight into the enduring legacy of the Haudenosaunee and the changing landscape of Central New York. A guided tour will depart the museum kiosk at 2 p.m. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
HISTORIC BUILDINGS – 1 – 4 p.m. Enjoy ice cream social and explore beautiful victorian era homes with the the Upper Unadilla Valley Association. Purchase tickets for $10 from the gazebo in the West Winfield Town Park. 315-855-4368 or visit facebook.com/UpperUnadillaValleyAssociation/
DANCE PERFORMANCE – 3 – 5 p.m. Visit the museum for a vibrant afternoon featuring 2 dance performances from singer/songwriter Bear Fox at 3 and then the acclaimed Allegany River Dancers at 4. Cost, $15/adult. Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
AUDITIONS – 3 p.m. Dip your toe into acting this fall with the Catskill Community Players and try out for the comedy production ‘Exhibit This’ featuring skits and monologues based on the exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Scripts will be provided at the audition. Performances will be held 11/4, 11/5, and 11/6. Weiting Theater, 168 Main St., Worcester. 607-433-2089 or visit facebook.com/catskillcommunityplayers/
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 facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
FOLK CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy evening concert with singer/songwriting duo Robin & Linda Williams who are known for their blend of acoustic bluegrass, folk, and Americana with warm vocal harmonies with a humorous twist. Tickets, $27/person. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org

Sunday,

August 21
COMMUNITY PICNIC – Noon – 3 p.m. The NAACP presents picnic featuring free food, live music, more. Will include a chance to register to vote and information about how the NAACP has campaigned for civil rights and continues to work to protect those rights today. At the Large Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit oneontanaacp.com
SUMMER SUNDAYS – 1 – 3 p.m. Local history presentation ‘Vernon Duroe: Rural Photographer’ by Jessica Moquin. Free, open to the public. Bring your own mask, folding chair. Handicapped accessible. Held on the front lawn at The Swart Wilcox Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. 607-287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-schedule/
AUDITIONS – 3 p.m. Dip your toe into acting this fall with the Catskill Community Players and try out for the comedy production ‘Exhibit This’ featuring skits and monologues based on the exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Scripts will be provided at the audition. Performances will be held 11/4, 11/5, and 11/6. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Worcester. 607-433-2089 or visit facebook.com/catskillcommunityplayers/

Monday,

August 22
LEADERSHIP – 9 a.m. – Noon. Learn with the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce in workshop ‘Leadership for Supervisors.’ Learn about communication, management styles, project management, and more. Registration required. Presented for free by the CDO Workforce at the offices of Otsego Now, 189 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-4800 ext. 109 or visit cdoworkforce.org
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
CONCERT FEST – 7 p.m. Enjoy the Tom Hovel Summer Music Festival. This week is Bill Scranton and Jeff Ruzich performing Classic Jazz & Pop music. Free. Rain or Shine. Meadow Links Golf Course, 476 Co. Rd. 27, Richfield Springs. 315-858-1646 or visit meadowlinks.com/#5_News-and-Events

Tuesday,

August 23
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the 17th season of the Lakefront Concert Series. This week features Bourbon & Branch performing indie and alternative rock. New this year, the delicious Mella’s Wood Fired Pizza will be onsite for the hungry concertgoers. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit wearecooperstown.com/events/cooperstown-lakefront-concert-series-3/

Wednesday,

August 24
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St. Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/

Thursday,

August 25
FIBER ARTS GROUP – 11 a.m. Bring your knitting, crocheting or other fiber art to work with the group on your current project. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
ART CLUB – 1 p.m. Bring art to share and the materials to make your art with the group. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
BEEKEEPING – 7 – 9 p.m. Monthly meeting of the Leatherstocking Beekeepers Association open to all to learn about beekeeping and share their experiences. Hosted at The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. Visit leatherstockingbeekeepers.com
OUTDOOR MOVIE – 9 – 11 p.m. The whole family is invited to enjoy a movie on the big screen. This week will feature ‘Sonic The Hedgehog.’ Bring blankets, chairs, snacks, and more to get comfortable and enjoy the movie. Movie will move to the community room if there is inclement weather. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit facebook.com/clarksportscenter

Friday,

August 26
LUNCH AT PAVILION – Noon – 1 p.m. Stop by the pavilion for free lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Children up to age 18 are welcome, as well as accompanying adults. Registration NOT-required. Food must be eaten at the Pavilion, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/ofoinc/

Saturday,

August 27
BLOOD DRIVE – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Burlington Flats Baptist Church, 101 Arnold Rd., Burlington Flats. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org
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 facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

Sunday,

August 28
SUMMER SUNDAYS – 1 – 3 p.m. Local history presentation ‘Swart-Wilcox’s Start: Bicentennial Beginnings’ by Walt Ashley. Free, open to the public. Bring your own mask, folding chair. Handicapped accessible. Held on the front lawn at The Swart Wilcox Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. 607-287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-schedule/

Monday,

August 29
CONCERT FEST – 7 p.m. Enjoy the Tom Hovel Summer Music Festival. This week is Lauren Mettler performing Classical and Original Folk music. Free. Rain or Shine. Meadow Links Golf Course, 476 Co. Rd. 27, Richfield Springs. 315-858-1646 or visit meadowlinks.com/#5_News-and-Events

Tuesday,

August 30
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the 17th season of the Lakefront Concert Series. This week features Barney & The Saints performing outlaw country, foot stomping old barn dance mixed with modern music. New this year, the delicious Mella’s Wood Fired Pizza will be onsite for the hungry concertgoers. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit wearecooperstown.com/events/cooperstown-lakefront-concert-series-3/