HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 5
HEALTH EXPO – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lectures, panels and presentations on everything from Rabies and Lyme Disease awareness to substance abuse and mental health awareness. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-547-4230, www.LHEOtsego.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 8
ART OPENING – 5-7 p.m. “An Artistic Discovery” opens at the CAA, on display through March 29. Congressional Exhibit for Otsego County high school students also on display. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-9777.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
PLAY READINGS – 3 – 5:30 p.m. NEXT! Readings of New Works by Regional Playwrights. Plays to be announced January. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
WINTERFEST – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Beat cabin fever with fun activities from snowshoeing to skiing, sledding, camping demonstrations, more. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Rd., Laurens. Visit www.fivestarcars.com/cabin-fever-winter-fest.htm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
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
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
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/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24
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
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/
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)
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.