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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Tour Presidential Exhibit Virtually 09-24-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Tour Presidential Exhibit Virtually

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VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer’ with photographer Kevin Gray featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

Youth Opera Performs ‘Odyssey’ 

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THEATER – 2 p.m. Operatic rendition of Homer’s “Odyssey” features rollicking sailor songs, storms, siren songs, more. General admission, $20. Auditorium, Cooperstown Central School. 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/events/odyssey/

CONCERT – 7 p.m. Performance by Sidney Community band. Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-7997 or visit oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/

Local Literacy Center Celebrates Milestone

Local Literacy Center

Marks 25th Anniversary

Bright Hill Press founder Bertha Rogers addresses a crowd gathered at the literacy center’s library to celebrate Bright Hill Center’s 25th anniversary and to hear readings from the press’s new anthology, “Like Light” (Parker Fish/ AllOTSEGO.com)

By PARKER FISH • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

Bertha Rogers accepts a framed copy of U.S. Rep. John Faso’s remarks, which will be entered into the Congressional record.

TREADWELL – Celebrating 25 years of existence, the Bright Hill Press & Literary Center made several announcements about the current state and the future of the Treadwell-based literary center at a special event today.

Founder and Executive Director Bertha Rogers was on hand to debut Bright Hill Press’s newest anthology “Like Light,” published to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Bright Hill with poetry and prose from 220 poets and writers.

Rogers also announced the dedication of Bright Hill’s reading room in honor of her late husband, Ernest Fishman, who served as the literary center’s president until his death in 2016.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

Fair Finale

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OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Finale of the Fair. Come for the Demolition Derby, a Horse Show, a Goat Show, a Carnival, and more. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org for more information.

PADDLE & PULL – 1-3 p.m. Paddle and help OCCA pull remaining Water Chestnuts out of Goodyear Lake. Canoe/Kayaks available. Bring hat, sunscreen, water and expect to get a little wet. Registration preferred. Meet at NYS Fishing Access site, St. Rt. 28, Portlandville. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-pull-goodyear-lake-3/

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