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. 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.

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.

 

Tuesday,

September 14
TRAIL TUESDAYS – 9 – 11 a.m. Spend quality time outdoors and volunteer to help OCCA repair trails in popular recreation areas. Activities will include cutting brush, removing woody debris, improving drainage, repairing walkways, and more. Participants must fill out New York State Volunteer application for each day. This week the work will be at Arnold Lake State Forest, Hartwick. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/trail-tuesdays/2021-07-06/
JOB FAIR – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hop online for virtual fair where you can connect 1-on-1 with potential employers in everything from hospitality and tourism to manufacturing. Presented by CDO Workforce. 607-432-4800 or visit www.cdoworkforce.org/news/you-re-invited-to-our-free-virtual-job-fair-on-september-14th-1
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Community Bible Chapel, 577 Greenough Rd., Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
BLOOD DRIVE – 2 – 6 p.m. American Legion Post 259, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 – 8:30 p.m. 3 local organizations collaborate to present this years Lakefront Concert Series. This week enjoy a performance by the Council Rock Band. Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Visit www.wearecooperstown.com
HUMANITIES PROGRAM – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Adults are invited to enroll in reading and discussion program ‘Reading The American Dream’ all about how different groups of immigrants have tried to achieve the American Dream through Pullitzer Prize winning books. First meeting is orientation followed by 4 more session, all led by poet/writer Bertha Rogers. Meeting held on Zoom. Registration required. Presented by The Franklin Free Library. 607-829-2941 or visit www.franklinfreelibrary.org

 

Wednesday,

September 15
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
SENIOR SOCIAL – 1 p.m. Otsego County Seniors (and a guest) are invited to test out their trivia on the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Bring a team or we will make one for you. Prizes awarded for each round. Donuts and cider will be provided. Presented by the Otsego County Office for the Aging. American Legion Pavilion, Willow St., Otego. 607-432-3279 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegocountyOFA/
TRAP SHOOT – 1 & 6 p.m. Bring out your shotgun and shells for fun afternoon and evening trapshoot. (Weather permitting). Cost, $1/round. Please follow all firearm regulations. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. 607-638-9379 or visit www.facebook.com/crumhornrodandgunclub/
CANCELLED – CONCERT – 7 p.m. Join the Fly Creek Area Historical Society for performance by Patsy Cline, tribute singer and her 5 piece band. FCAHS, 210 Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. 607-547-9334 or e-mail flycreeksherl@gmail.com – CANCELLED

 

Thursday,

September 16
RUMMAGE & BOOK SALE – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-4102 or visit www.firstumc-oneonta.org
AUTHOR SERIES – 2 p.m. Join talk with author Dan Taylor whose colorful new book ‘Lights, Camera, Fastball: How the Hollywood Stars Changed Baseball’ discusses how Hollywood stars changed baseball. Free, registration for Zoom required. Presented by The Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-author-series-ralph-wimbish?date=0
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. CANO presents Drama salon titled ‘Applause’ featuring original works and oral presentations. Open mic is cancelled to fit as many performers as possible. Presented through Zoom by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/writers-salon

 

Friday,

September 17
RUMMAGE & BOOK SALE – 9 a.m. – Noon. Bring your own bag and fill it up with whatever you find for $2. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-4102 or visit www.firstumc-oneonta.org
CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 6 p.m. Enjoy a take-out Brooks chicken dinner including a half chicken, coleslaw, baked potato, and a roll. Cost, $12/dinner. Pre-orders by Wednesday encouraged. First Baptist Church of Cooperstown, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Contact baptistcooperstown@gmail.com with name, number, quantity.

 

Saturday,

September 18
FALL PLANT SALE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come find plants that can get in the ground in the fall to get a jump on the spring growing season. Presented by The Garden Club of Richfield Springs at Richfield Springs Public Library, 102 Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
GARLIC FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival returns with local growers selling many varieties of garlic for eating or planting. Will also include music, food, and other garlic related vendors. Free, donations appreciated. Wood Bull Antiques, 3920 Co. Hwy. 28, Milford. Visit svgarlicfestival.com
CRAFT FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Crafters from near and far come to show and sell their handmade items. Event takes the place of the June Friendship Craft Festival which was cancelled these past 2 years. There will be food available on site from the Richfield Youth Sports. Event is coordinated by the Women’s Guild of the Church of Christ Uniting. Held at The Cullen Pumpkin Farm, 587 Cullen Rd., Richfield Springs. 315-858-1451 or visit rschurchofchristuniting.com
MEET & GREET – Noon – 3 p.m. Residents of Middlefield are invited for authentic southern-style BBQ lunch with the Republican candidates for the Middlefield Town Council. Come meet the candidates, ask questions, let them know your cares and concerns about your town. All welcome. In remembrance of 9/11, donations for the Middlefield Fire Department will be accepted. Milford Fish & Game Club, 432 Co. Hwy. 33, Cooperstown.
TRAIN ROBBERY – 2 p.m. Get in the spirit of the Old West with a fun train ride, getting stopped unexpectedly for some Wild West action. Features gun fights and explosions, fun for the whole family. Refreshments available. Cost, $22/adult. Cooperstown Charlotte Valley Railroad, departing from the Milford Depot, 136 E. Main St., Milford. 607-432-2429 or visit www.cooperstowntrain.com
AUTHOR READING – 3 – 4 p.m. Come listen to the works of local author/newspaper columnist, Terry Berkson. Enjoy short stories and Autumn refreshments. Spring Field Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield Center. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
EXHIBIT OPENING – 4 – 6 p.m. Enjoy the last show of the ‘High Alert Artists Speak Out’ series featuring ‘Direct from Nairobi: Adam Masava.’ Masava is a self-taught Kenyan artist who draws on positive inspiration from the people of his community, the notorious Mukuru slum. Showing through 11/13. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
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
CONCERT – 6 p.m. WKC presents Haitian-American soul songstress Naiika Sings, whose video, on a NYC subway went viral. Cost, $20/non-member. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/naiika-sings-2/
MOVIE NIGHT – 7 p.m. Join the Richfield Springs Library and the community center for a showing of ‘Luca.’ Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/

 

Sunday,

September 19
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
FRANKLIN MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find delicious local produce from the Franklin area, everything from bread to beef to plant seedlings and more. Also, enjoy music in the market from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. featuring singer/songwriter Jason Starr performing foot-stomping country bluegrass. Franklin Farmers Market, lawn in front of Chapel Hall, 15 Institute St., Franklin. Visit franklinlocal.org
FUNDRAISER – 1 p.m. Fun golf tournament to support the Friends of the Oneonta Theater in their efforts to reopen the historic theater. Will feature 18 holes, a putting contest, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, more. Cost, $75/player. Oneonta Country Club, 9 Country Club Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-8950 or visit www.oneontacountryclub.org/events-1
TRIBUTE CONCERT – 3 p.m. Concert in tribute to J. S. Bach, featuring David Fung, piano, exploring works of homage and devotion by J.S Bach, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, Reena Esmail, and Frederic Chopin. Performance is dedicated to to the unseen and unheard, and to all those affected by the pandemic. Presented by the Friends of Music of Stamford. Stamford United Methodist Church, 88 Main St., Stamford. 518-918-8003 or visit friendsmusic.org

 

Monday,

September 20
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/

 

Tuesday,

September 21
ART TRIP – 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join the GOHS for a bus trip to the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts and The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known for vast galleries and collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues. Cost, $98/person. All participants must be fully vaccinated. Registration required by 9/7. Meet at Parking lot, Price Chopper, Oneonta. Call 607-432-1385 or visit oneontahistory.org for info.
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
ILLUSIONIST – 6 p.m. Leon Etienne will be performing his jaw dropping illusions and magic tricks, which have earned him a spot on Late Night with Jimmy Falon and America’s Got Talent, live at the Lake Front park, Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FIRE SEMINAR – 7 p.m. Local firefighters are invited to “The ABCs of Rescue Company Operations.” Presented by the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. Cost, $40/non-member. Worcester Fire Department, 36 Church St., Worcester. Visit www.nysfirechiefs.com for info.

 

Wednesday,

September 22
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
TRAP SHOOT – 1 & 6 p.m. Bring out your shotgun and shells for fun afternoon and evening trapshoot. (Weather permitting). Cost, $1/round. Please follow all firearm regulations. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. 607-638-9379 or visit www.facebook.com/crumhornrodandgunclub/

 

Thursday,

September 23
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Enjoy open mic from area writers before listening to presentation by Jennifer Finkle and the ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ writers. Random Acts is a journal project started in Andes Central School to document the kindness each person did for eachother. Suggested donation $3. Presented by Bright Hill Press & Literary Center. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

 

Friday,

September 24
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/

 

Saturday,

September 25
HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP – 8:30 – 11 a.m. Join the Otsego County Conservation Association to pick up litter off a 2-mile section of local highway. Wear sturdy/comfortable shoes, and long pants. Other equipment provided. Registration required. Meet at OCCA’s office, 207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/occa-highway-cleanup/
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
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
MOVIE NIGHT – 7 p.m. Join the Richfield Springs Library and the community center for a showing of ‘The One and Only Ivan.’ Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/

 

Sunday,

September 26
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
FRANKLIN MARKET – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find delicious local produce from the Franklin area, everything from bread to beef to plant seedlings and more. Also, enjoy music in the market from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. featuring ‘Rickety Fence’ performing across genres and time periods. Franklin Farmers Market, lawn in front of Chapel Hall, 15 Institute St., Franklin. Visit franklinlocal.org
ALZHEIMERS WALK – 1 p.m. Join the Walk to End Alzheimers and help raise money to end this deadly disease. Event will include an opening ceremony at 2 and a Promise Garden Ceremony with flowers brought by participants, the colors signify your connection to Alzheimers. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Visit act.alz.org to signup or donate.

 

Monday,

September 27
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/

 

Tuesday,

September 28
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/

 

Wednesday,

September 29
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/
TRAP SHOOT – 1 & 6 p.m. Bring out your shotgun and shells for fun afternoon and evening trapshoot. (Weather permitting). Cost, $1/round. Please follow all firearm regulations. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. 607-638-9379 or visit www.facebook.com/crumhornrodandgunclub/
BROADBAND – 6 p.m. Join community discussion featuring Peter Oberacker, Assemblyman Brian Miller and Assemblyman John Salka on access to Broadband internet in Springfield Center. The elected officials will be answering questions about NY State Pathways to Broadband internet in rural areas. Springfield Center Community Center, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield Center. 315-858-5802 or visit libraries.4cls.org/springfield/
GROWING GARLIC – 6:30 p.m. Join online class to learn about planting & growing Garlic with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cobleskill. Registration required for Zoom. 518-234-4303 x119 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2021/09/29/planting-and-growing-garlic

 

Thursday,

September 30
HARVEST CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season in 1800s style. walk around the historic village, learn from the historic interpreters and enjoy the activities fall activities from wagon rides, to corn shelling/grinding, and tinsmithing with the blacksmith, and more. Included with admission. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/event/celebration-of-autumn/