Otsego County Events Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta

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Ongoing Events

DONATE—Bring your clean winter apparel to donate to local families in need. Accepting gently-used boots, hats, gloves, scarves, winter coats, snowsuits and snowpants. Open from September 30 through November 14. Bring to the collection bins in the lobby at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. (607) 547-2800, ext. 120 or visit facebook.com/clarksportscenter

ONEONTA FARMERS’ MARKET—9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main Street 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 and market pick-up. Atrium, Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. Info, oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET—Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesdays noon to 5 p.m. 101 Main Street, Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, 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 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main Street (at Dietz Street), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960.

EDMESTON MUSEUM—9 a.m. to noon every Saturday. View permanent displays of rural upstate New York and rotating “pop-up” exhibits on specific topics on rural living. 1 North Street, Edmeston. Visit 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. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays 9 a.m. to noon. The Community Center, 2 Genesee Street, Cherry Valley.

Friday,

January 27
BLOOD DRIVE—1-6 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Otego Community, 5 River Street, Otego. Register at redcrossblood.org
CABARET—5-9 p.m. The CCS Music Association presents Cabaret Night with students and community groups. Includes ziti and salad dinner (preorder required) and a silent auction. Held at Cooperstown High School Cafeteria & Auditorium. (607) 547-8181 or visit cooperstowncs.org
CABARET NIGHT—6:30 p.m. Join the Stan Fox and Friends jazz band for an evening of music, dancing and good vibes. There will be a cash bar and light refreshments available. Admission is by donation. Proceeds go to support the programming of the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center. Held at the Foothills, Oneonta. (607) 431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
CABIN FEVER—7 p.m. The Cabin Fever Film Series presents “Tár” about Lydia Tár (played by Cate Blanchett), the first female conductor in Germany, and her work to live up to her name as she records her latest symphony. Free admission, donations gratefully accepted. Auditorium, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
TEEN ZONE—7-10 p.m. Students in grades 7-12 are invited for a fun night of games and activities each Friday. Games range from air hockey to Xbox games to board games, with arts and crafts, baking, movie nights, and more also offered. Held at The Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann Street, Richfield Springs. richfieldspringscommunitycenter.org/the-zone/
THEATER—7:30 p.m. The Starstruck Players youth troop of the Orpheus Theatre presents “Into the Woods,” which brings together the classic fairytales from Rapunzel to Little Red Riding Hood for an adventure with a Big Bad Wolf, a princess festival, and a quest. Tickets, $15/adult. Held at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. (607) 432-1800 or visit facebook.com/OrpheusTheatre/

Saturday,

January 28
BLOOD DRIVE—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org
SEED SWAP—9 a.m. to noon. Visit with the Otsego County Master Gardeners and pick up seeds saved from previous years to plant in spring. Held at the Oneonta Farmers’ Market, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit cceschoharie-otsego.org
SNOW TUBING—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, Glimmerglass State Park will be open for snow tubing on the hill. Admission is $5/person. Snow tubes are provided; there is a warming hut with snacks and hot chocolate available for purchase. Check the Facebook page or call the park office to confirm the slope is open. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8662 or visit facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
ART OPEN HOUSE—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. View “Kelley’s Carved Convoy,” a surround-sight of trucks carved 1950s-1990s by acclaimed Oneonta farmer and folk artist Lavern Kelley. Also includes mugs and ornaments by Marcie Schwartzman and wooden Kenyan miniatures (proceeds benefit Mukuru Art Collective). Free admission. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. (315) 941-9607 or visit facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
PHOTOGRAPHY—1-3 p.m. Bring your camera and gain a deeper understanding of how to use it to get the picture you want with professional photographer Kevin Gray. Includes exercises to learn about composition, shutter speed, aperture, and much more to bring your photographs to the next level. Cost, $15/person. Headwaters Arts Center, 66 Main Street, Stamford. (607) 214-6040 or visit https://roxburyartsgroup.org/event/basics-of-photography/
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 Street, Suite L, Oneonta. (607) 441-3999 or visit facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
COFFEE HOUSE—7-9 p.m.  Music jam in a range of genres by amateur local performers. Sign up to perform or just enjoy the show. Light refreshments included. Free, open to the public. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Road, Schuyler Lake. (315) 858-2523.
THEATER—7:30 p.m. The Starstruck Players youth troop of the Orpheus Theatre presents “Into The Woods” which brings together the classic fairytales from Rapunzel to Little Red Riding Hood for an adventure with a Big Bad Wolf, a princess festival, and a quest. Tickets, $15/adult. Held at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. (607) 432-1800 or visit facebook.com/OrpheusTheatre/

Sunday,

January 29
SNOW TUBING—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, Glimmerglass State Park will be open for snow tubing on the hill. Admission is $5/person. Snow tubes are provided; there is a warming hut with snacks and hot chocolate available for purchase. Check the Facebook page or call the park office to confirm the slope is open. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8662 or visit facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
THEATER—3 p.m. The Starstruck Players youth troop of the Orpheus Theatre presents “Into the Woods,” which brings together the classic fairytales from Rapunzel to Little Red Riding Hood for an adventure with a Big Bad Wolf, a princess festival, and a quest. Tickets, $15/adult. Held at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. (607) 432-1800 or visit facebook.com/OrpheusTheatre/
GOODBYE BINGO—6 p.m. Say goodbye to 2022 with your friends and a fun game of Bingo. Spend a couple of hours with your friends and win prizes, bid on the gift basket, and enter the 50/50 raffle. Proceeds of the night go to support the Superheroes Humane Society. Minimum purchase of $10 to play. Roots Brewing Company, 175 Main Street, Oneonta. (607) 435-0035 or visit facebook.com/superheroeshs

Monday,

January 30
SENIOR GAMES—12:30-2:30 p.m. Seniors are invited to play games during the Connections program each Monday. Games range from cards, cribbage, puzzles and more. Held at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. connectionsatcsc@gmail.com
BLOOD DRIVE—12:30-5:30 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Bassett Medical Center, 1 Atwell Drive, Cooperstown. Register at redcrossblood.org/
BLOOD DRIVE—1-6 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Quality Inn, 5206 State Highway 23, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org/
RESTORATIVE YOGA—7 p.m. Enjoy a restorative yoga session taught for and by members of the queer/trans community. Free, registration required. Donations being accepted for community member’s gender-affirming surgery. Yoga People Oneonta, 50 Dietz Street, Oneonta. Visit https://www.facebook.com/yogapeopleoneonta/
COMEDY—9-10 p.m. Enjoy a fun show with the quick-witted Derrick Knopsnyder, who encourages audience participation and will keep you engaged and laughing throughout the night! Tickets, $6/person. Hunt Union Waterfront, SUNY Oneonta. (607) 436-3012 or visit https://connect.oneonta.edu/organization/activities

Tuesday,

January 31
COMMUNITY HIKE—9:45 a.m. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Contact hike leader for more information. This week’s hike will be at Lower Riddell State Park, Oneonta, with hike leader Diane Aaronson. (607) 432-9391or visit susqadk.org
VIRTUAL JOB FAIR—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hop online to chat with businesses located across six counties, including Otsego and Delaware.  Registration required. Presented by the Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties’ Regional Apprenticeship Development and Readiness grant project. Visit https://www.working-solutions.org/news/six-county-virtual-job-fair-january-31st to register.
SENIOR MEALS—11 a.m. Seniors are invited to enjoy a delicious meal, meet friends old and new, and play a board game or two. Suggested donation is $3.50 for seniors, reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann Street, Richfield Springs. (607) 547-6454 for reservations or visit otsegocounty.com/departments/office_for_the_aging/index.php to find the menu.
EXHIBIT TOUR—2 p.m. Hop online to explore the “Thaw Collection of American Indian Art” with Assistant Curator Julia Madore. Followed by a Q&A session. Free, donation of $10 appreciated.  Held on Zoom only by Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
TEEN ZONE—4-6 p.m. Teens aged 12-15 are invited for this after-school program to de-stress, enjoy a nutritious snack and play games with their peers in a safe environment. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann Street, Richfield Springs. Visit richfieldspringscommunitycenter.org/programs/