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. Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Tuesday Market (June-Septemgber) 3 – 7 p.m. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join local officials and others in the community to talk about local issues at The Green Earth, 4 Market Street, Oneonta.

ONEONTA HISTORY CENTER — Rotating public exhibits on local history. Free. One exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of the center’s home building, at 183 Main St. The center is seeking anniversary donations. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960.

TOASTMASTERS – 6-7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Improve speaking and leadership skills in supportive club. Green Earth Market, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS –  7 p.m. Mondays. Meetings for those who desire to live free of nicotine. Front Meeting Room, St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 845-332-7803 or visit nicotine-anonymous.org

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Support meeting for the families and friends of Alcoholics or those suffering from chemical addictions. Cooperstown Center Nursing Home, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown.

 

Wednesday,

October 16
CELEBRATION – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Celebrate 150th birthday of Cardiff Giant. Pay $0.50 to see the giant, enjoy a GIANT cake, hear the stories of the hoax, enjoy a performance of the show, party like its 1869. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/stec_event/birthday/0

 

 

Thursday,

October 17
PHOTOGRAPHY – 6 – 7:45 p.m. Presentation by photographer Kevin Gray on 1800s photography using wet plate collodion, used during the Civil War. Includes demonstration on making tintype photography using traditional chemicals & methods. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
COOKING CLASS – 6 – 7 p.m. Learn to cook healthy meals all will love, fit tasty food into a healthy lifestyle. Cost, $5. Continues 11/14. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-0010 or visit www.oneontaymca.org
DISCUSSION – 6 p.m. “Environmental (In)Justice” with Rachel Kornhauser from the Office of Sustainability. Butternut Valley Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
GHOST TALK – 7 p.m. Area author/ghost seeker presents ‘Learning from the Dead,’ discussing her work, explorations in local area and Cherry Valley, Roseboom cemeteries. Roseboom Historical Association, former Baptist Church, Rt. 165, Roseboom. 607-282-4452 or visit www.facebook.com/RoseboomHistorical/
FASHION SHOW – 7 p.m. Enjoy show featuring fashion from recycled clothes and music performed on instruments made from recycled materials. Presented by The Gar(B)age Band Drummers, The Revival of Apparel Club. Ballroom, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
CLASSIC FIX – 7 p.m. Presenting film classic ‘The Godfather.’ In which the aging patriarch of organized crime passes his empire to his reluctant son. Tickets, $6. Walton Theater, 30 Gardiner Pl., Walton. 607-865-6688 or visit waltontheatre.org
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. After open mic, be inspired by theatrical riffs, rants, scenes, soliloquies presented by Karen Butler, actors Rachel Rissberger, Bhala Jones. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org
CLIMATE GAME – 9:30 p.m. It’s climate change game night with game runners from Serenity Hobbies running 4 games. Co2, Terraforming Mars, Petrichor & Photosynthesis. No experience needed. Can we game our way to a greener future? A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Friday,

October 18
PRIDE CONFERENCE – 4 p.m. Features presentations on theme “Celebrating Our Histories, Envisioning Our Futures” with keynote speaker Jim Obergefell, 9 p.m., whose case before the Supreme Court of the US brought marriage equality to the Nation. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta.
HARVEST DINNER – 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Celebrate the season. Enjoy turkey with all the trimmings, homemade pie. Takeout available. Cost, $12/adult. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
OKTOBERFEST – 4:30 p.m. till everything’s gone. Enjoy music, food, & fun. Features Sauerbraten, Latkes, Knodle, Pumpernickle Bread, Black Forest Cake, More. Take out available. Admission by donation. Christ Church, 46 River St. Cooperstown. 607-547-9555 or visit www.facebook.com/christchurchcooperstown/
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Things Go Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the years and areas identified by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Lion King.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Visit exhibit ‘Duane Michals: The Portraitist’ then enjoy film, starting at 7, connected to exhibit with introduction. This week “Adaptation” with Tilda Swinton & Meryl Streep (Rated R). Cost, $7/non-member. Fenimore Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
CONCERT – 7 p.m. ‘The Modernistics’ perform upbeat show of music and dance from ‘Sunny Side of the Street’ to ‘It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” and other American classics. Free, open to public. Sarkus-Busch Theater, Herkimer College, 100 Reservoir Rd., Herkimer. 315-574-4015 or visit www.herkimer.edu/the-foundation/foundation-events/robert-h-wood-great-artists-series
PLANETARIUM – 7 – 8 p.m. Public night at updated planetarium featuring multimedia experience presented by SUNY Oneonta staff, faculty, students. Free, tickets required. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
AUDUBON SOCIETY – 7:30 p.m. Presentation “Collected stories of 2019” featuring photographs of birds, foxes, butterfly’s, other natural subjects by local photographer Rick Bunting. Will feature stories about favorite events from this year. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical production of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest’ presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-432-5407 or visit foothillspac.org

 

Saturday,

October 19
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Things Go Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the years and areas identified by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Lion King.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
CONCERT – 7 – 9 p.m. Presenting The Horszowski Trio and their repertoire of traditional, contemporary music. Cost, $22/non-member at door. West Kortright Centre, 49 W. Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454

 

Sunday,

October 20
FILM – 1 & 6:30 p.m. Presenting “The Lion King.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
LUMBERJACK SONGS – 2 p.m. Enjoy afternoon of rousing lumberjack songs, learn about the Adirondack mountain logging camps. Free admission. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 ext. 113 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

 

Wednesday,

October 23
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 p.m. Enjoy buffet lunch, then special tour with Photographer Kevin Gray of “Duane Michals: The Portraitist” exhibit. Cost, $32/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30 p.m. Tour folk art exhibit by Lantern Light, learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces. Limited to 15/tour. Cost, $14/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
LECTURE – 7 p.m. Presenting Lecture in Environmental Education and Communication by Andrew Revkin, Strategic Advisor for Environmental and Science Journalism, National Geographic Society. Ballroom, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
POETRY SLAM – 8 p.m. Open mic followed by featured slam poet Rabiyatu Jalloh. Poet, performer, teaching artist from the Bronx. The Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Thursday,

October 24
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Reading by featured author Carmela Munisteri (Kingston, NY) who’s won award for prose poetry and recently performed with/launched The Franklin Stage Company. Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical Performance “Gruesome Playground Injuries” about An accident prone dare devil and a corrosive masochist as they navigate friendship, love, and the squishy things in between. Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta.
READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Red Dragon Reading Series presents Oneonta Alumni Poets Suzanne Cleary (‘Crude Angels’ 2018, ‘Beauty Mark’ 2013) and Tom Holmes (editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics, author ‘The Cave’ 2013). Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Friday,

October 25
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find wide variety of items for sale at St. John Lutheran Church, 2546 St. Hwy. 80, West Burlington. 315-855-4199.
RESEARCH TRAINING – 11 a.m. – Noon. Learn to research in 4cls ‘Research Center’ databases with emphasis on foreign language instruction, geneology, full text magazine articles with 4cls Digital Services Librarian Brian Lee. Registration recommended. Village Library of Cooperstown. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Things Go Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the years and areas identified by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “Spiderman: Far From Home.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
FLOAT NIGHT – 6:45 – 8:30 p.m. Families have fun floating in the pool. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-0010 or visit www.oneontaymca.org
SHADOW CHASERS – 7 p.m. Participate in Paranormal investigation with NY Shadow Chasers Team. Lecture & tickets required. Cost, $15. Harris Memorial Library, 334 Main St., Otego. 607-988-6661 or visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/
PARANORMAL – 7 – 9 p.m. & 10 – Midnight. Join seasoned investigator for fun, education, exploration of paranormal possibilities of the opera house. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550 or visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com/halloween-events
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical Performance “Gruesome Playground Injuries” about An accident prone dare devil and a corrosive masochist as they navigate friendship, love, and the squishy things in between. Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta.
HALLOWEEN COMEDY – 8 p.m. Theatrical performance ‘Blithe Spirits,’ farcical tale of novelist who becomes haunted by the spirits of his 2 dead wives after a seance. Performed by Catskill Community Players, written by Noel Coward in 1941. General admission, $18. Wieting Theater, 168 Main St., Worcester. 607-397-8500 or visit catskillplayers.org

 

Saturday,

October 26
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Performance of “Manon,” by Massenet, streaming live from Metropolitan Opera House. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
MURDER MYSTERY – 5 – 9 p.m. Foothills annual fundraiser presents “Chicago Caper.” Dinner theater murder mystery where clues, red herrings, motives and mystery abound. Collect the clues, solve the mystery, win a prize. Cost, $120/person. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Things Go Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/ghost-tours
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the years and areas identified by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Presenting “Spiderman: Far From Home.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
DOUBLE BILL – 7 p.m. The Season Finale presents contemporary instrumental fusion Ben Cosgrove and World/Jazz Fusion Globetrotting. Cost, $20/non-member at door. West Kortright Centre, 49 W. Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/ben-cosgrove-globetrotting-double-bill/
COFFEE HOUSE – 7 – 9 p.m. (and every 4th Sat. of month). Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake.
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical Performance “Gruesome Playground Injuries” about An accident prone dare devil and a corrosive masochist as they navigate friendship, love, and the squishy things in between. Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Sunday,

October 27
BALLET – 12:55 p.m. Direct from Moscow, showing of Bolshoi Ballet production of “Raymonda.” Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
FILM – 1 & 6:30 p.m. Presenting “Spiderman: Far From Home.” Cost, $3/person. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
COOP LOOP – 1 – 3 p.m. 19th annual 5k & 10k race through streets of Cooperstown. Cost, $30/adult for 5k, $35/adult for 10K, day of race. Win prizes for costumes with categories from scariest, to funniest, to best. Starts, ends at Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2019-coop-loop-5k-10k-race/
DROP OFF – 1 – 6 p.m. Bring your carved pumpkins (with candles) to show at the Pumpkin Glow. Cooperstown Art Associaiton, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com/pumpkin-glow.html
PUMPKIN GLOW – 6 – 7 p.m. See carved pumpkins on display, enjoy treats, cider, spooky stories by Bruce Markusen. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com/pumpkin-glow.html
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Theatrical Performance “Gruesome Playground Injuries” about An accident prone dare devil and a corrosive masochist as they navigate friendship, love, and the squishy things in between. Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Monday,

October 28
COMEDY – 9 p.m. Performance by Kelly Kellz. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.

 

Tuesday,

October 29
BOARD GAMES – 6 – 8 p.m. Night of fun Board & Party games with Serenity Hobbies. Ages 16+ welcome. Huntington Memorial Library, 61 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

 

Wednesday,

October 30
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30 p.m. Tour folk art exhibit by Lantern Light, learn some of the mysterious, melancholy, untold stories behind the pieces. Limited to 15/tour. Cost, $14/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

 

Thursday,

October 31
CELEBRATION – 3:30 – 5 p.m. Children in costume, with parent/guardian, receive free admission to museum. Then trick or treat through Plaque Gallery. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/Halloween-Celebration-18?date=1
PARADE – 5 p.m. Dress your best and show off your costume in this years Halloween parade down Main St., Cooperstown.