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Treasures Abound At GOHS Auction

Treasures Abound

At 13th GOHS Auction

Hand-sewn quilts, sterling silver tea sets, maps, furniture and more were all up on the auction block at the 13th annual GOHS Auction held at the Quality Inn Friday evening. Above, Marcella Drago, left, and daughter-in-law Kathy Drago look over a Bible from 1847 that was part of the silent auction. At right, Grace Smith and Claire Smith show off some Hitchcock chairs to the crowd after the main auction got under way. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

 

Mo-o-oving On

Cooperstown Holstein

Auction Draws Crowd

Company Owner Jennifer Huntington, 56,
Respected Farmer, Passed Away Last December
It is the end of an era as 580 head of cattle head to the Cattle Exchange Auction this hour from the Cooperstown Holstein Corp.  The compan’s owner, Jennifer Huntington, 56, a respected farmer, passed away last December.  Above, John Petkovsek, a cattle wrangler with Hosking Sales, helps direct cows into a chute,for viewing by farmers form around the region. Equipment from the farm will hit auction block tomorrow. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

House & Home Opening Reception

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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.

HOUSE & HOME EXHIBIT – 5 p.m. 2D, 3D work depicting, derived from dwellings showing conjunction, distinction between house & home. Curated by Jason Kates van Staveren with works by many artists. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-exhibit-house-and-home/?instance_id=1063

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Craft Auction By Oneonta

Business Woman’s Club

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GIVING TUESDAY – All Day. Give back to your community, the world Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Visit www.givingtuesday.org

CRAFT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Auction of craft items to support the Oneonta Business Woman’s Club. 6th Ward Athletic Club, 22 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/oneontabusinesswomansclub/

KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

Adorn-A-Door Bidding Begins!

CAA Adorn-A-Door

Bidding Underway

Geoffrey Foster, Cooperstown, and daughter Meara, were among many art lovers and holiday shoppers who streamed through the Cooperstown Art Association’s Gallery C Saturday for this year’s Adorn-a-Door wreath festival. Bidding on the creations continued through 4 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the CAA. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Thompson Square

Veteran Tribute Concert

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VETERANS TRIBUTE – 6 p.m. Tribute Concert featuring Thompson Square. Free to Veterans, Active Duty military personnel with IDs. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

POKER TOURNAMENT – 6 – 8 p.m. Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament featuring trophies, non-cash prizes. Benefit for Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Game entry, $40. Participants must be aged 18+. New York Pizzeria, 75 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/

B&B Ranch Headed For Auction Block

B&B Ranch Headed

For Auction Block

Could you be the next owner of the B&B Ranch? (Photos Courtesy of Platinum Luxury Auctions)
The indoor pool at the B&B Ranch.

FLY CREEK – The foreclosed B&B Ranch will go up for auction just four months after the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department seized the property for failure to pay back a loan from the Bank of Kinderhook.

Though originally listed at $3.2 million, Platinum Luxury Auctions is listing the estate as a “no reserve” and will open the bidding at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

CGP Online Auction Opens

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OPENING – Cooperstown Graduate Program auction opens, continues through November 9. Proceeds go to scholarships, activities of SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association. Visit www.biddingforgood.com/CGAauction

SIT N’ KNIT – 1 – 2 p.m. Work on knitting or hand stitching project. Richfield Springs Public Library, 102 Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 26
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 26

9th Annual Hall Of Fame Classic

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HOF CLASSIC – Noon. Get hyped for the game with the Home Run Contest then enjoy the 9th Hall of Fame Classic Game. First pitch scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/classic-18?date=0

LIVE AUCTION – 3 p.m. Find beautifully painted tables, chairs, and paddles for auction. General Clinton Park, 2507 Hinkley Ln., Bainbridge. Call 914-262-3216 or visit www.jerichoarts.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 19

Ring In The Spring

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SPRING FLING – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Find crafts, vendors, food trucks, live music, a gift basket auction, more. Doubleday Parking Lot, Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/cooperstownrotaryclub/

DUCK DERBY – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Family festival features games, bounce house, music, food, cake walk, vendors, more. Duck Derby begins 12:30 p.m. Cost, $5/duck or $25/6 ducks. Fortin Park, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Call 607-432-4592 or visit www.destinationoneonta.com/events/2018/5/19/rubber-duck-derby-and-family-festival

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 14

Find Unique Items

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AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Annual event with live & wall auction featuring Phish tickets, art, jewelry, vacation, antiques, more. Free child care available. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3491 or visit www.facebook.com/UUSOneonta/

HISTORY SHOW – 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Visit the Postcard and Ephemera Show featuring a display of vintage postcards, sheet music, posters, documents, trading cards, more. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 28
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 28

Polar Bear Jump Auction

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AUCTION – 12:30 p.m. Support the 2018 Polar Bear Jump. Drawing begins 2:30 p.m. Milford Central School, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Call 607-286-3349 or visit www.web.milfordcentral.org

SUNDAY PROGRAM – 2:30 p.m. “Notes from the Field” introduces children to life on an Archaeological Dig. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

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