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Art By The Lake

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

Landscape Art Fest On The Lake

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ART EXHIBIT – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Art By The Lake 12th annual juried art exhibit celebrating relationship between artists and landscape. Also features artist demonstrations, food by Origins Cafe, music, more. Lake front Lawn, Fenimore Art Museum, Coopersotwn. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

Lots To Do Outside, From Art By The Lake To R-boom Power Days

THINGS TO DO

Lots To Do Outside,

From Art By The Lake

To R-boom Power Days

By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

The only thing better than art is Art By The Lake! The annual juried art exhibit celebrates the relationship between artists and landscape. Features artist demonstrations, food by Origins Cafe, music, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, back lawn, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1400.

The annual Antique Power Days showcases tractors and farm vehicles from the past to the present, including the tractor parade! Food, vendors and more. 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 17-18, corner of Routes 166 and 165, Roseboom. Info, (607) 264-3015.

Celebrate Otsego County’s hops history with beer tastings, food trucks, live music, family activities, and more in The Farmers’ Museum. Admission $12/adult. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1450.

Experience a Civil War encampment complete with soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling/performing tactical maneuvers, performing period songs. At 7 p.m.  Sunday, enjoy concert by the Musicians of   Ma’alwyck. Concert tickets, $10. Encampment, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 17-18, Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Town of Springfield. (607) 547-5098.

Honor those who served with a free concert by the

10th Mountain Division Jazz Band as it salutes our veterans with songs from each branch of the military. Free, all invited. 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta.

Whether you’re in a high-end kayak or a homemade boat, you can race in the fifth annual Luke Hazen Memorial Regatta. If land’s more your scene, stick around for the cornhole tournament. Cost, $25/adult paddler, cornhole tournament, $10/person. 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, Schenevus Lake Park, Lake Road, Schenevus. (607) 638-9295.

Celebrate the opening of the Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s latest exhibit, “The Oneonta ‘49ers,” which follows Oneonta storekeeper Collis Huntington as he leaves for California to find his fortune. 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. (607) 432-0960.

The movies aren’t the only things with stars as the Clark Sports Center screens “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” on the lawn. Bring snacks, blankets, chairs. Free, all welcome. 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. (607) 547-2800

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Civil War Camp, Battle, Concert

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REENACTMENT – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Civil War encampment featuring soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling, performing maneuvers, singing period songs, more. Battle reenactment planned for afternoon followed by concert. Free, open to public. Lawn, Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/civil-war-weekend-saturday/

ART FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 11th annual juried art fest celebrating the relationship between artist, landscape. Fest features contest between local artists, food, vendors, music, demonstrations, more on expansive lawn. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Outdoor Screening

‘The Miracle Season’

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MOVIE NIGHT – 9 – 10:30 p.m. Showing “The Miracle Season” (2018) on inflatable outdoor movie screen. Bring snacks, beverages, chairs, blankets, bug spray, etc for added comfort. Free, open to the public. Outdoor Soccer Field, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/community-movie-nights/

OPENING RECEPTION – 5:30 – 7 p.m. Community exhibit featuring 2017 art by the lake winners Tatiana Rhinevault and Brent Delanoy. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

3 Local Artists Recognized With ‘Art By Lake’ Awards

3 Local Artists Recognized

With ‘Art By Lake’ Awards

Artist Tatiana Rhinevault poses with Victoria Wyeth and Fenimore Art Museum President Paul D’Ambrosio after winning the Fenimore Award.

COOPERSTOWN – Brent Delanoy of Oneonta, James Matson of Cooperstown and Wladek Putrycz of Franklin were local winners at the 10th annual Art by the Lake juried art invitational yesterday at The Fenimore Art Museum.

The winner of the top Fenimore Award went to Hyde Park artist Tatiana Rhinevault.  Sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. William Streck of Cooperstown, the award “recognizes the one work of art that can be considered museum quality.”

The other winners are:

Art By Lake Event Attracts Painters, Fans To Fenimore

Art By Lake Event Attracts

Painters, Fans To Fenimore

TheTheThe littlest fan may have been Benedict Montecalvo, 10 months, at today’s Art By The Lake juried show on the back lawn of The Fenimore Art Museum, as mom Cali Riese of West Oneonta perambulates him past a depiction of the Glimmerglass Queen.  At right, a mom-daughter combination, Barb and Ellen Pope, man the Otsego 2000 food booth.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUG. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUG. 19

Visit With History

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CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT – 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Experience a civil war encampment with the 125th and 61st New York Regiments. Includes Civil War weaponry, tactics, drills, and firing demonstrations. Also a concert and a battle reenactment. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/civil-war-weekend/

HOPS FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn and celebrate the local history of hops in the Cooperstown area. Includes family friendly activities, an exhibit, visiting with the tradesmen to learn how hops were incorporated into daily life. There will be opportunities to brew and taste craft bears. Finish the day with some food and drink with your friends on the Bump tavern green. Tickets, $12 adults, $10.50 seniors, $6 juniors. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Hopsego

Record Crowd Possible At NYSHA’s Art By Lake

Record Crowd Possible

At NYSHA’s Art By Lake

The environs of The Fenimore Art Museum is a busy place at this hour for Art by The Lake, an annual exhibit of plein air painting on the lawn behind the museum. Also featured is fine food, music – in top photo, Barbara Nark of Oneonta snaps an image of Sam Weedon & Friends – as well as art on display, and painting for kids.  Lower left, Maureen Murray of Cooperstown examines the offerings.  The NYSHA Library is also open, an added attraction that drew, lower right, Hernan Alvero and Jane Keane of Cooperstown.  The activities continue until 5 p.m. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
The environs of The Fenimore Art Museum are busy at this hour for Art by The Lake, the annual exhibit of plein air painting on the lawn behind the museum. Also featured are fine food, music – in top photo, Barbara Nark of Oneonta snaps an image of Sam Weedon & Friends – as well as art on display, and painting for kids. Lower left, Maureen Murray of Cooperstown examines the offerings. The NYSHA Library is also open, an added attraction that drew, lower right, Hernan Alvero and Jane Keane of Cooperstown. The activities continue until 5 p.m. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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