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Santa’s There For The Kids At Annual Otesaga Breakfast

Santa’s There For The Kids

At Annual Otesaga Breakfast

State Sen. Jim Seward's granddaughter's, Nora, left, and Desiree, sitting on dad Felix Thomas' lap, pose with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Otesaga this morning while mom Lauren snaps a photo and grandmom Cindy Seward looks on. The venerable hotel was filled with youthful chatter and laughter this morning for The Otesaga's annual Breakfast With Santa. which continues until 11 a.m. (Jim Kevlin/AllTOSEGO.com)
State Sen. Jim Seward’s granddaughter’s, Nora, left, and Vivian, sitting on dad Felix Thomas’ lap, pose with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Otesaga this morning while mom Lauren snaps a photo and grandmom Cindy Seward looks on. The venerable hotel was filled with youthful chatter and laughter this morning for The Otesaga’s annual Breakfast With Santa. which continues until 11 a.m. (Jim Kevlin/AllTOSEGO.com)
Julia Rissberger, the young Oneonta chef who lunched with Michelle Obama at the White House last July as one of 55 winners of PBS' Healthy Lunchtime Challenge contest, was at The Otesaga this morning, providing samples of charred carrot hummus for attendees at Breakfast with Santa.
Julia Rissberger, the young Oneonta chef who lunched with Michelle Obama at the White House last July as one of 55 winners of PBS’ Healthy Lunchtime Challenge contest, was at The Otesaga this morning, providing samples of charred carrot hummus for attendees at Breakfast with Santa.
Frigid Temperatures Mark Santa’s Arrival

Frigid Temperatures

Mark Santa’s Arrival

Santa in driven into Oneonta by Jay Chase of Chase-n-Dreams Farm, Oneonta, and his sister horses Molly and Dolly during this evening’s Santa Parade in downtown Oneonta. At right, Andrea Thies, Oneonta, walks her dog Sanabel along the parade route, wishing onlookers Merry Christmas. Temperatures in the upper teens thinned some of the crowd, but didn’t keep hundreds from turning out to welcome St. Nick. After visiting with Santa, families could walk around downtown enjoying cider, cocoa, alpacas and carriage rides as they awaited the Tree Lighting ceremony in Muller Plaza. (Ian Austin, James Cummings/AllOTSEGO.com)

Santa Rides Into Town

Santa Rides Into Milford

On Charlotte Valley RR

Santa Claus rode into Milford by train at 5 this evening. He was greeted by a large crowd of good boys and girls who wanted a chance to meet St. Nick. The children followed Santa down the street to the Upper Susquehanna Cultural Center for hot cocoa and cookies. The children also got the chance to tell Santa what they wanted for Christmas. (Parker Fish/AllOtsego.com)
SANTA ARRIVES IN COOPERSTOWN

SANTA ARRIVES

IN COOPERSTOWN

“Welcome home to Cooperstown!” declares Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh, as – for the first time since her March election – she greets Santa and Mrs. Claus as they arrive at their Pioneer Park cottage in a horse-drawn carriage. The day afternoon Thanksgiving, good boys and girls came from all over the area to welcome the Jolly Old Elf, ushering in the Christmas season. At right, Brynlee Burr, 4, and her mom, Brittany, were decked out in their holiday finest to keep warm and wait for the parade to bring Santa to town. Santa will be in his cottage over the weekend and until Christmas Eve give hear all his young Cooperstown friends related their holiday wishes. (Libby Cudmore, AllOTSEGO.com)

Thousands Hail Santa In Downtown Oneonta

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Thousands Hail Santa

In Downtown Oneonta

Oneonta’s Santa Parade this morning kept the best for last, with the Jolly Old Elf himself wrapping on the hour-long cavalcade downt Main Street on a horse-drawn carriage driven by Seth Fitch.   The thousands of attendees then headed down to Foothills Performing Arts Center for the Gingerbread Jubilee and Festival of Trees, organized by Destination Oneonta, then headed up Market Street to greet the Toys for Tots Christmas Train.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Celebrate Thanksgiving On The Farm

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ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.

THANKSGIVING – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walk off holiday meal on scenic stroll through historic village with your loved ones. Admission by donation. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org

Last-Minute Wishes: Line Long For Final Requests To Santa

Last-Minute Wishes

Line Long For Final Requests To Santa

With Santa and Mrs. Claus taking final Christmas wishes, the line was still long a few minutes ago with youngsters waiting to share their Christmas wishes with the couple at Santa’s Cottage in Cooperstown’s Pioneer Park. Top, Gunnar Lee, 6, and brother Cash, 3, of Fly Creek, pose with dad Justin on the sleigh in front of the cottage. At right, Margaret Wolfert, 3, and sister Gloria, 5, of Cooperstown, wait on line with Mom Kayla and Dad Matthew.  At 4 p.m., the Clauses were scheduled to hurry back to their workshop at the North Pole to make sure their elves fulfill the wishes in time for tomorrow’s Christmas Day delivery.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Children Gather To Decorate Cookies For Santa

Decorating Cookies For Santa

With Grandma Corinne Fish looking over his shoulder, Alex Dowd-Fish, Springfield Center, reaches for more sprinkles for his Christmas cookies for Santa. The cookie-decorating event today at the Springfield Center Library  brought out children from all over to decorate cookies for Santa’s big trip tonight. Needless to say, St. Nick won’t be going hungry tonight, with kids frosting dozens of cookies at this afternoon’s event. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)
Snow Falls as Santa Lights Oneonta Tree

Hundreds Brave Snow As

Santa Lights Oneonta Tree

With Oneonta Town Supervisor Bob Wood to his left, and Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig to his right, Santa Claus admires the City of Oneonta’s Christmas Tree just after it was lit this evening in Muller Plaza.  As if scripted in a movie, snow began to fall just as the tree’s lights came on for the very first time.  Christopher Brashear, pictured at right, and the Klipnocky Clangers handbell choir played holiday tunes to help get everyone in the holiday spirit.  After the lighting, Santa occupied his cottage and began hearing youngsters’ Christmas wishes.  (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DEC. 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DEC. 3

Run Of The Ugly Sweaters

At 3 p.m. In Cooperstown

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To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE.

UGLY SWEATER RUN – There’s still time to take in the Ugly Sweater Run:  It departs at 3 p.m. from Pioneer Park in downtown Cooperstown.  (The listing incorrectly reported 1:30 p.m.)  Info, clarksportscenter.com/events/rockin-around-cooperstown-ugly-sweater-run-walk/index.php

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Juice Newton performs her greatest hits. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St. Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org  List to “Angel in the Morning.”

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring quality, handmade crafts by local and regional crafters. Free admission. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine pkwy, Oneonta.

PTA HOLIDAY BREAKFAST/MARKET – 8 a.m.-Noon Cooperstown Elementary School,  21 Walnut St, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org

Saturday Starts with Santa and Pancakes at Applebee’s

Kids Savor Santa, Pancakes At Applebee’s

 Children and their families got to share a pancake breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. The Jolly old elf made sure to visit every table as they were waiting for their breakfast and double check the children's wish lists for this Christmas. Here, Chris Hannah, Charlotteville, listens as his children Elizabeth, Samson and Jacob tell Sata what they want.
Children and their families got to share a pancake breakfast with Santa at the Southside Mall Applebee’s on Saturday morning. The Jolly old elf made sure to visit every table as they were waiting for their breakfast and double check the children’s wish lists for this Christmas. Here, Chris Hannah, Charlotteville, listens as his children Elizabeth, Samson and Jacob tell Santa what they want.  (Ian Austin/allotsego.com)
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