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Cooperstown Art Association

Preparations Begin For CAA Quilt Show

Preparations Begin

For CAA Quilt Show

Fenimore Quilt Club Show organizer Jean Lyons sorts through entries that were being processed today at the Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., in anticipation of the annual exhibit, which runs Saturday, Feb. 9 to Sunday, Feb. 24.  See the blank walls behind Jean?  They will be adorned with 100-plus colorful quilts by the time of the opening. Traditionally, a raffle – $1 per ticket, or six for $5 – is conducted during the show, to benefit the club and local food pantry.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Christmas Music With Lute & Tenor

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CHRISTMAS CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Concert featuring Frederic Chrislip, performing songs, lute solos. Admission, $10. Tickets available at Cooperstown Natural Foods, The Green Toad Book Store, Eighth Note Music Store. First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9371 or visit www.fredericchrislip.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DECEMBER 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Learn To Paint: Birds

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PAINTING CLASS – 6 – 8 p.m. 4 session class to learn to draw birds starting with posture, axis then builds to proportions. Bring your own materials. Cost, $95/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

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 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Sustainable Heating Info Session

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ENERGY – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Heat Smart Otsego Campaign director presents on technologies for clean heating, cooling for homes, businesses. Includes info on heat pumps, modern wood systems. Free admission. Red Shed Brewery, 709 Co. Hwy. 33, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/heat-smart-otsego-red-shed-brewery/

TEEN WRITERS – 4 p.m. Monthly program where teens participate in writing prompts, share ideas, work with others. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

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 24
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Adorn-A-Door Wreath Festival

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WREATH FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Find beautiful wreathes up for auction at Adorn-A-Door Wreath Festival. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

FORGE & FEAST – 7 p.m. Come dressed as a viking with a dish for the feast at 7:30, followed by LARPing competition to determine greatest warrior. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-433-2009.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Oneonta Poetry Grand Slam

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POETRY SLAM – 8 – 10:30 p.m. Grand slam features top 2 poets from each poetry slam competing for 5 slots on spring SUNY Oneonta slam team to participate in regional, national competitions. Free, open to public. Waterfront room, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2674998

LECTURE SERIES – 6:30 p.m. Learn about Hunting, role in wildlife management/conservation from 3 speakers discussing from sportsmen’s, wildlife management, impacts of lead bullets on humans, non-target wildlife perspectives. The Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/be-informed-hunting-and-conservation/

Paintings, Pottery About At Holiday Show & Sale

Paintings, Pottery About

At Holiday Show & Sale

Dr. Jim LaCava, in top photo, admires a paintings among dozens, plus pottery, jewelry, scarves and winter fashions at the Cooperstown Art Association’s Holiday Show & Sale, a centerpiece of Christmas shopping in Cooperstown. Inset, Eileen Anania admires the signature green and purple glaze on her own pottery on display at the show, which continues until Dec. 23. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

CAA Holiday Show & Sale Opens; Highpoint Of Cooperstown Season

CAA Holiday Show & Sale Opens;

Highpoint Of Cooperstown Season

COOPERSTOWN – The Cooperstown Art Association’s Holiday Show & Sale, a high-point of the Christmas season here, opens with a reception 5-7 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) at the gallery at 22 Main St. All work is by CAA member artists, many of them local and regional.

On display through Dec. 23, the show is geared toward holiday gift giving, and includes cards, ornaments, glass, sculpture, jewelry, apparel, wood work, paintings, prints, stained glass, photos, fiber arts, toys, furniture, pottery and much.

 

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