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 Spring Octet challenge. Simply complete 8 activities between March 20 and June 20 and earn a free embroidered Spring 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.  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 — Closed for renovations beginning January 1, 2022. 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.

Thursday,

May 26
TAI CHI – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Otsego county seniors are invited to group ‘Tai Chi for arthritis.’ Practice deep breathing, moving, and help prevent falls. Free, Registration required. Presented by Otsego County Office for the Aging at New Life Fellowship Hall, Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Commercial St., Gilbertsville. 607-547-4232
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/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
FOOD PANTRY – 3:30 p.m. until gone. Residents of Cherry Valley, Springfield, Richfield Springs, and Sharon Springs are invited to find food at Drive Thru food pantry presented by the Cherry Valley-Springfield and Regional Food Bank of Northeaster New York. Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Rd. 54, Cherry Valley. 607-264-3265 or visit www.cvscs.org
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Enjoy presentations from book and theater reviewer Linda Lowen for the Publishers Weekly and the Syracuse Post-Standard, and Megan Volpert who had authored and edited over a dozen books on popculture. Free, suggested donation $3. Registration required. Presented by the Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/
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

Friday,

May 27
SPRING INTO SUMMER – Street festival celebrating the end of the long upstate winter. Will include music, live performances, a Lilac Full Bloom Celebration, family photos in old costumes, Dance Parties, street vendors and much more. Main Street, Cherry Valley. Visit www.cherryvalley.com
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
VOICES OF THE GAME – 2 p.m. Join former Kansas City Royals slugger Willie Mays Aikens and his Hall of Fame teammate, George Brett, will discuss and introduce new film, The Royal, about Aiken’s struggle with drug addiction and the criminal justice system, its impact on his family, Brett’s support of him and his eventual triumph and testimony to Congress about his experience. This is a hybrid event. Grandstand Theater, The Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/voices-of-the-game-george-brett-and-willie-mays-aikens-on-the-royal?date=0
CANOE REGATTA – 5:30 p.m. The General Clinton Canoe Regatta returns this year with a weekend of races and events. Friday includes the Youth races for teens 11-18 and the generation gap races starting from the Sydney Fishing Access. The park will feature the rides, craft fair, and flee market with the Taste of the Regatta event including local food, entertainment, more. General Clinton Park, 2520 NYS Hwy. 7, Bainbridge. Visit www.facebook.com/2022GCCR/
OPENING PARTY – 7 – 10 p.m. Kick off the Spring Into Summer Festival with a dessert potluck featuring the jazz music of Triple Play jazz band. Old School Cafe, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.cherryvalley.com
PRIDE NIGHT – 7 – 10 p.m. Join the Otsego Pride Alliance for a fun night out. Open to teens aged 12-18. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/

Saturday,

May 28
FAMILY CRAFT – 9 a.m. – Noon. Drop in to create clothespin puppets from clothespins, paper, scissors, and glue. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
GARDEN STREET FEST – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Spring into summer with street festival featuring local artisans, farm and garden vendors, antiques, crafts, music, and more. Tryon Inn Lawn, 124 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/
HERITAGE PLANTS – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gardeners are invited to find hardy, distinctive heritage plants. 500+ plants will be available of everything from flowers to vegetables, more. At the Front Entrance of The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/memorial-day-weekend-heritage-plant-sale/2022-05-28/
CANOE REGATTA – 11 a.m. The General Clinton Canoe Regatta continues the weekend with races kicking off from the Unadilla Fishing access and events at the park including a bicycle giveaway, kids day, garden tractor pull, regatta row chair auction, childrens entertainment, 2022 hall of fame induction, fireworks, and much more. General Clinton Park, 2520 NYS Hwy. 7, Bainbridge. Visit www.facebook.com/2022GCCR/
LEGENDS GAME – 1:05 p.m. The Classic Game returns for its 12th season with hall of famers Wade Boggs, Fergie Jenkins, Jack Morris, Tim Raines, Ted Simmons, Lee Smith and Alan Trammell on hand for seven-inning game. Cost, $12.50 for first baseline seats. Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org
GUN SAFETY – 2 – 5 p.m. Learn the basic fundamentals of carrying firearms for self defense. Complete guide to conflict avoidance, situational awareness, home security & defense, and much more. Presented by Catskill Defense Training. Limited class size. Cost, $65/student. Oneonta Sportsmens Club, 251 Rod & Gun Club Rd., Oneonta. 607-433-0515 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaSportsmensClub/
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

Sunday,

May 29
70 MILE CANOE REGATTA – 6 a.m. Paddlers gather to start the 70-mile General Clinton Canoe Regatta. Course follows the Susquehanna River to General Clinton Park in Bainbridge where there will be entertainment, a craft fair, music festival fireworks, an more. Kicks off at Brookwood Point 6000 NY-80, Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/2022GCCR/
HERITAGE PLANTS – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gardeners are invited to find hardy, distinctive heritage plants. 500+ plants will be available of everything from flowers to vegetables, more. At the Front Entrance of The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/memorial-day-weekend-heritage-plant-sale/2022-05-28/
GARDEN STREET FEST – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Spring into summer with street festival featuring local artisans, farm and garden vendors, antiques, crafts, music, and more. Tryon Inn Lawn, 124 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/
PERFORMANCE – 3 – 6 p.m. Enjoy a unique hybrid of pop, folk, jazz and blues as performed by Sloan Wainwright, the younger sister of witty singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Cost, $23/non-member. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/sloan-wainwright/

Monday,

May 30
TAI CHI – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Otsego county seniors are invited to group ‘Tai Chi for arthritis.’ Practice deep breathing, moving, and help prevent falls. Free, Registration required. Presented by Otsego County Office for the Aging at New Life Fellowship Hall, Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Commercial St., Gilbertsville. 607-547-4232
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
DREAM CIRCLE – 6 p.m. Join the group each week on Zoom to discuss dreams and what the unconscious is trying to teach in a safe and supportive group. Presented by Christene Springle from Christene Springle from Mountain Magic Healing Studio. 607-287-7278 or visit www.facebook.com/ChristeneSpringleMountainMagic

Tuesday,

May 31
CALL FOR ARTISTS – Last day for artists are to sign up to display works in the annual ‘Art by the Lake’ art festival returning to the lawn of the Fenimore Art Museum. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

Wednesday,

June 1
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 www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ADVISORY GROUP – 6 p.m. Teens aged 12-18 are invited to join library group to help repaint the sidewalk obstacle course. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
SPRING CONCERT – 7 p.m. Join the CCS Music Department for spring concert and recital with grades 3 – 12 and performances by the High School Jazz Band and Jazz Vocal groups. Free admission, donations to support the CCS Music Association appreciated. Stirling Auditoriam, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org/article/744669?org=cooperstown-csd

Thursday,

June 2
TAI CHI – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Otsego county seniors are invited to group ‘Tai Chi for arthritis.’ Practice deep breathing, moving, and help prevent falls. Free, Registration required. Presented by Otsego County Office for the Aging at New Life Fellowship Hall, Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Commercial St., Gilbertsville. 607-547-4232
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/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
COMMUNITY LUNCH – 11:30 a.m. Bring the friends for good food, conversation, and more. Free. Take-out also available. St. Joseph the Worker, Kelly Hall, 35 Canadarago St., Richfield Springs. 502-767-8346 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
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/
SPIRITUAL CLASS – 6 p.m. Learn the basics of reading Tarot Cards in 2-hour introductory class. Cost, $35/person. The Pickin’ Patch Emporium, 7487 St. Hwy. 7, Maryland. 607-638-6086 or visit www.facebook.com/ThePickinPatchEmporium
ART HISTORY – 7 – 9 p.m. ‘Drawing Life from Death’ with Allison Hill-Edgar will discuss the changing role of anatomical studies and the crossover between the medical field and the arts and how that can be seen in the works of Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, and many more artists. Cost, $16/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

Friday,

June 3
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 4 p.m. American Legion Post 259, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
TALKING OPERA – 7 p.m. Get behind the scenes insights on the productions of the Glimmerglass Festival in person or through video. This week learn about ‘Tenor Overboard’ with festival music director Maestro Joseph Colaneri who has selected and arranged works by Gioachino Rossini’s many operas. Held at The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Visit glimmerglass.org/events/2022-tenor-overboard/
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Rejoin your friends for a fun social dance with the Otsego Dance Society. Will feature music by the band Tom Wadsworth and Tom White with Peter Stix calling the dances. Suggested donation, $8/adult. New location at Cornfield Hall, 655 Co. Rd. 26, Fly Creek. Visit otsegodancesociety.weebly.com

Saturday,

June 4
YARD SALE DAY – All Day. The residents and businesses of Cooperstown will be out on the lawns with de-cluttered items for sale. Check the map for registered sales or drive around town looking for the next great find. Village of Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/cooperstownchamber to check the map.
RACE THE LAKE – 8 a.m. Join the Clark Sports Center for Marathon, half-marathon, and more around Otsego Lake. Packet pickup begins at 6:30 a.m. Registration required. Cost, $65/marathon runner. The Marathon and 5K will begin at Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. The Half Marathon will begin near the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2022-race-the-lake-marathon-half-marathon/
PLANT SALE – 9:30 a.m. Visit annual sale to find vegetables, perennials, and annuals grown by local garden club members. Also for sale are gently used garden tools. Presented by the Oneonta Garden Club at Huntington Park, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/Oneonta-Federated-Garden-Club-133855897358767/
YOUNG AT ART – 10 a.m. – Noon. Celebrate gallery opening of Regional Youth Art Contest showcasing the work of emerging young artists whose work will make an impact on the art world. Reception is free, open to the public. Community Gallery, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
BOOK & PLANT SALE – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find books, plants, movies and more for sale from the Unitarian Universalist Soceity of Oneonta at Chapin Memorial Church, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-3491 or visit uuso.org
GARDEN WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. Get your hands dirty in container garden workshop where you will create a beautiful garden with your choice of container and a variety of plants. The result will be yours to take home. Free. Dress appropriately, bring garden gloves & spade if available. Registration required. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library in Huntington park, Oneonta. Visit www.eventbrite.com/o/huntington-memorial-library-12633934784
METAL DETECTING – 11 a.m. Children aged 7 – 12 are invited to learn about metal detecting with the Delaware County Diggers. The diggers will talk with the children and their families about metal detecting, how they do it, & what they have found. Followed by a scavenger hunt for pre-hidden coins. Cost, by donation. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. View live performance of the Metropolitan Opera, streaming live in Oneonta. This week is the performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’. Cost, $20/adult. Lunch available for purchase separately from Soda Jerks. Showing at the Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org
DRAWING WORKSHOP – 2 – 4 p.m. Students are invited to participate in breakout figure drawing workshops with regional artists. Free, registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ART RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the opening of the CANO Mansion show featuring works by 20+ local artists and live music by local rock band, Jump the Shark. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Watertown Rapids. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Sunday,

June 5
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8 a.m. – Noon. Enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, more and support local Emergency Squad. By Donation. Laurens Fire District Emergency Squad, 34 Main St., Laurens. 607-433-2906 or visit www.facebook.com/LaurensEMS/
PADDLE & PULL – 1 – 4 p.m. Join the Otsego County Conservation Association to get a jump on pulling up the invasive water chestnut from clogging Goodyear Lake. Bring sunscreen, water, a hat, and expect to get wet & muddy. Registration required. Bring your own watercraft or register to use one of OCCA’s. Meet at the State Fishing Access site on Route 28, Portlandville. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-and-pull-goodyear-lake-9/
SPRING CONCERT – 3 p.m. Enjoy spring concert from the Little Delaware Youth Ensemble and the Preparatory Orchestra, conducted by Uli Speth and Debrah Devine. Free, open to public. Masks required. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit ldye.org

Monday,

June 6
TAI CHI – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Otsego county seniors are invited to group ‘Tai Chi for arthritis.’ Practice deep breathing, moving, and help prevent falls. Free, Registration required. Presented by Otsego County Office for the Aging at New Life Fellowship Hall, Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Commercial St., Gilbertsville. 607-547-4232
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
RABIES CLINIC – 3 – 6 p.m. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs, ferrets. Scheduling to follow social distancing, masks required. First come, first serve, bring your pets vaccine certificate for the Vets reference. Susquehanna SPCA, Rt. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547-4230 or visit sqspca.org
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Adirondack Trailblazers. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Tuesday,

June 7
VOICES OF THE GAME – 2 p.m. Join sports columnist, TV personality, and author Tim Kurkjian to discuss his long career within the game, his transition from writing to broadcasting, and his views on baseball today. Kurkjian has won this year’s BBWAA Career Excellence Award. This discussion is online only and is free. Registration required. Presented by The Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/virtual-voices-of-the-game-tim-kurkjian?date=0

Wednesday,

June 8
BLOOD DRIVE – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Levine Center, 1 Norton Ave., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
TALKING OPERA – 7 p.m. Get behind the scenes insights on the productions of the Glimmerglass Festival in person or through video. This week learn about ‘Carmen’ with Maestro Joseph Colaneri who is directing. Held at The First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Visit glimmerglass.org/events/2022-tenor-overboard/

Thursday,

June 9
TAI CHI – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Otsego county seniors are invited to group ‘Tai Chi for arthritis.’ Practice deep breathing, moving, and help prevent falls. Free, Registration required. Presented by Otsego County Office for the Aging at New Life Fellowship Hall, Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Commercial St., Gilbertsville. 607-547-4232
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 http://libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 5 p.m. Otsego County Office of Emergency Services, 140 Co. Hwy. 33W, Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.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 Clifton Park, Unadilla. 6075474230 or visit www.otsegocounty.com/departments/health_department/index.php
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Elmira Pioneers. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Friday,

June 10
FROG-BIT FRIDAY – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Go wading to pull up the highly invasive European Frog-Bit and prevent it from spreading to the local waterways. Meeting instruction will be sent at a later date. Work site is Clarke Pond, Springfield. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/frog-bit-friday/
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
GARDEN RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Art in Bloom returns featuring floral arrangements by the Oneonta Garden Club inspired by the works of the CANO Mansion Show. On view June 11 & 12, Noon – 3 p.m. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org

Saturday,

June 11
PICKLEBALL – 8 a.m. start. Sign up for fun tournament at the new courts. There will be divisions for casual and more competitive players. Test your skill, meet new pickleballers, and have a fun morning. Cost, $25/person. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/TheOtsegoCountyChamber/
FOREST REBIRTH HIKE – 9 – 11 a.m. Join Otsego County Conservation Association for a hike to a state forest where a spruce plantation was logged 2 years ago. Hike and learn about how nature restores itself. Meet at main parkign area on Conservation Road. Basswood Pond State Forest, 500 Conservation Rd., Burlington. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/forest-rebirth-basswood-pond/
CRAFT FESTIVAL – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Friendship Craft Festival returns after a 2 year hiatus. Find hand made gifts for those special people in your life from local vendors, artisans, and crafters. Sponsored by the Church of Christ Uniting. Spring Park, Sceneic Route 20, Richfield Springs. 315-858-1553 or visit festivalnet.com/26292/Richfield-Springs-New-York/Craft-Shows/Friendship-Craft-Festival
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 www.facebook.com/ThePickinPatchEmporium/
OPENING DAY – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join the community for day of crafts, food, music to celebrate the area and the opening for the summer season. Meet community organizations, enjoy tours of the State Park, meet the Rolling Meadows Clydesdales, learn with Utica ZooMobile, relax with Springfield Reads, more. Free, open to the public. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
YOGA WORKSHOP – 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join Helios Care for the next event in their Healing Grief Series. This time, learn the exercise of Qi Gong, a traditional chinese practice of exercise and breath control. Attendees will learn to use breathwork and exercise to help manage overwhelming emotions from grief. Free, space limited. Registration required. St. James Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-5525 or visit www.facebook.com/helioscarehospice/
EXHIBIT TOUR – 11 a.m. – Noon. 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 www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ART TRAIL – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. ‘On The Trail Of Art’ woodland exhibit to feature works by professional and student artists from the Butternut Valley installed on a hiking trail. Parking is on Conservation road. Free, open to the public. Basswood State Park, 500 Conservation Rd., Burlington. Visit www.butternutvalleyalliance.org
MEET ME ON MAIN – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Main Street will be closed for live music performances, vendors, outdoor dining, and more to welcome back the college students to our town. Main Street, Oneonta. 607-376-7599 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 6 – 8:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth for delicious dinner buffet followed by powerpoint presentation on exhibit ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies’ featuring works by her grandfather. Cost, $115/non-member. Registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.
GARDEN PARTY – 7 – 9 p.m. Enjoy party on the grounds of the Wilber Mansion and explore the galleries filled with art and flower arrangements from the Mansion Show and the Art in Bloom exhibits by the Oneonta Garden Club. Will feature live music from The Wood Shop Project, a beer tasting by local craft breweries, and a raffle splitting the proceeds between CANO and The Vet Crew, a group of Ukrainian veterinarians helping animals displaced by the war. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. ‘Duo Extempore – Hidden Stories by Nicole Brancato and Evan Jagels’ is an intimate concert where the bass and piano duo explores the hidden stories behind Hyde Hall’s artwork and the portraits of the Clarke family. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org

Sunday,

June 12
BIRTHDAY – 9 a.m. Celebrate the 83rd year of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Sign a card in the museum lobby, learn about the history of the hall of plaques in 20 minute guided tour at 10:30, and test your knowledge of baseball in fun gameshow format at 3:30 p.m. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/83rd-birthday-celebration?date=0
ART TRAIL – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ‘On The Trail Of Art’ woodland exhibit to feature works by professional and student artists from the Butternut Valley installed on a hiking trail. Parking is on Conservation road. Free, open to the public. Basswood State Park, 500 Conservation Rd., Burlington. Visit www.butternutvalleyalliance.org

Monday,

June 13
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
CROCHET MANDALA – 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make your own crochet manadala, which will give your the skills to make wall art, christmas ornaments and more. Basic crochet skills recommended. Will be taught by experienced knitter/crocher Liza Lauritzen. Materials will be provided. Registration required. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library in Huntington park, Oneonta. Visit www.eventbrite.com/o/huntington-memorial-library-12633934784

Tuesday,

June 14
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
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,

June 15
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 www.facebook.com/helioscarehospice/
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. Glens Falls Dragons. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Thursday,

June 16
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/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
BLOOD DRIVE – 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Bassett Hall, 1 Atwell Rd., Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
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/

Friday,

June 17
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
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
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Albany Dutchmen. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Saturday,

June 18
BIRDING WALK – 8 – 10 a.m. Join the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society for a bird walk around the mill pond, in conjunction with Exploration Days at the mill. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
PADDLE & PULL – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join OCCA and the community to pull the highly invasive water chestnut and European Frog-Bit, 2 species that threaten to clog our waterways and take over our ecosystems, from the waters of Silver Lake. Only OCCA canoes will be allowed so sign up early. Bring sunscreen, water, a hat, and dress to get wet and muddy. Lunch will be provided. Meet at 162 Shore Drive, New Berlin. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-and-pull-silver-lake-5/
FUN DOG SHOW – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the entire family out for a fun day with the dogs. Register to show off your four-legged friend in classes ranging from smallest to biggest to best costume and more. There will also be vendors, food truck, childrens activities, and more for the two-legged family members. Entry fee, $15 includes a bandana & registration for 1 class. Susquehanna SPCA, 5082-5088 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547 8111 or visit www.sqspca.org/ultimutt-dog-show/
BOOK COLLECTION – 10 a.m. – Noon. Clearing out books this spring? Donate them to your local library for the summer books sale. Side Entrance, Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
HERBAL WORKSHOP – 1 – 4 p.m. Learn how to stock your medicine cabinet with balms and salves from natural ingredients to care for everything from bruises to cuts to sore muscles and more. Cost, $80/non-member. Recommended for ages 14+. Bring apron/clothes that can get dirty, close-toed shoes. Limited seats, registration required. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/balms-and-salves-workshop/
ADVISORY GROUP – 1 p.m. Teens aged 12-18 are invited to join library group for a fun potluck picnic. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
MUSIC HISTORY – 2 p.m. Explore ‘A World of Ragtime’ with Actor-singer Byron Nilsson and pianist Malcolm Kogut as they perform a delightful program of songs and piano solos that capture the spirit of the ragtime era of the 1910s. Free, open to the public. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 ext. 113 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

Sunday,

June 19
BACKYARD WEEDS – 1 – 4 p.m. Learn about the many uses of the weeds that grow in our back yards ranging from medical and culinary to the cosmetic and practical. Learn the history of the plants and how to identify them on a weed walk around the museum. Followed by a workshop and taste testing of teas and herbal treats made from these plants. Cost, $65/non-member. Limited seats, registration required. The Farmers’ Museum Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/backyard-weeds-workshop/

Monday,

June 20
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
BLOOD DRIVE – 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org

Tuesday,

June 21
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
GAME NIGHT – 6 – 8 p.m. Join the group to play fun strategy games like Settlers of Catan, Sorry, Battleship, and more. Adult and childrens game will be available so bring the whole family. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield Center. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
SAY GAY! – 6:30 p.m. Learn about artists in the museum collection who identified as gay or whom scholars believe could have been gay. Learn about these artists through discussion of their work, images, and recent scholarship on the subject. Free zoom presentation open to teens & adults. Registration required. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Albany Dutchmen. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Wednesday,

June 22
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org

Thursday,

June 23
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/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
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

Friday,

June 24
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
RS GRADUATION – 5:30 p.m. Seniors of Richfield Springs Central School walk for their graduation. Richfield Springs Central School, 93 W. Main St., Richfield Springs.
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Saugerties Stallions. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Saturday,

June 25
ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find rare and used books, maps, posters, as well as 19th & 20th century paper ephemera. Admission is $5 which benefits the sponsor CFEE, Cooperstown Foundation for Excellence in Education. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-8363 or visit www.cooperstownantiquarianbookfair.com
OPERETTA – 7:30 p.m. Join the Musicians of Ma’alwyck for this sidesplitting performance of ‘Buxtehude’s Daughter’ in which the local organist retires and musicians vie for his position only to discover they are compelled to marry his disagreeable daughter first. Cost, $30/non-member. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/events-2/

Monday,

June 27
WALKING CLUB – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays & Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music of the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Saugerties Stallions. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Wednesday,

June 29
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. Local baseball team Oneonta Outlaws Vs. The Amsterdam Mohawks. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. 607-432-6326.

Thursday,

June 30
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/
OPEN STUDIO – 11 a.m. – Noon. Grab a coffee and stop by the art studio with your current knitting, drawing, or painting project to work and socialize. The Art Department, 8 Main St., Cherry Valley. Visit www.facebook.com/Theartdeptny
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/