The Cooperstown Concert Series kicks off its 52nd season Saturday, November 6 at 8 p.m. at the Otesaga Resort Hotel with the Nashville-based band Roanoke.
Led by Taylor Dupuis (vocals) and Joey Beesley (guitar, vocals), Roanoke blends Americana, rock ‘n’ roll, and a variety of other musical influences with vocal harmonies.
Concert series Board President Jim Hill said Roanoke is rapidly gaining notoriety and came highly recommended. Board member Jeff Katz said their style is unique, blending a 70s rock sound with a modern Americana influence. According to the band’s website, music publication Literally Darling said Roanoke’s “… roots run deep with the heart of country music, the soul of the blues, and the grit of Americana music.”
COMMUNITY CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Community Concert Band presents concert ‘Greeting Summer’ in music. Features pieces Olympic Fanfare and Theme, On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss, National Emblem March, more. Free, open to public. Lawn chairs welcome. Pavilion, Wilber Park, Oneonta. 607-437-0152.
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 3-6 p.m. Celebrate the bounty of summer with the Butternut Valley Alliance and the Morris Farmer’s Market. Guy Rathbun Park (behind the firehouse), 117 Main St., Morris. Visit butternutvalleyalliance.org
NATURE WALK – 6-7:30 p.m. Walk through Riddell State Park with Patricia Riddell Kent and Steve Kent. Visit historic structures, fields, and forests along the Schenevus creek and learn the history of the land. Meet at the Main Entrance of the Robert V. Riddell State Park, Riddell Rd., Davenport. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/nature-walk-robert-v-riddell-state-park/
WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new craft in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week its Origami with instructor Pat Follett. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/wednesday-workshops-2017/
BENEFIT CONCERT – 7-10 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and concert with the Stoddard Hollow String Band to benefit the Milford Food Pantry that was lost in the recent church fire. Dinner starts at 11 a.m., concert at 7 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food will be collected. The Elm Inn, 104 East Main Street, Milford. Info (607) 286-9525 or (607) 435-4658.
DINNER – 4-7 p.m. Celebrate St. Patty’s day with a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner and a performance by the Irish Step Dancers. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. Info, (607)437-4626 or email email@example.com