HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
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.
SANTA’S ARRIVAL – 5 p.m. Celebrate Santa’s arrival in Cooperstown to receive gift requests at the winter cottage in Pioneer Park, Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit www.wearecooperstown.com
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 MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
MONSTERS & UNDEAD – 6 – 7 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Tracy Betsinger, bioarcheologist at SUNY Oneonta shares research on deviant burials, such as vampires buried in 17th-18th century Poland. Free, open to community. A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011.
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5 – 7 p.m. Support Cooperstown Boy Scouts, enjoy spaghetti with homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, salad, dessert, more. Takeout available. Cost, $10/adult. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.11
GRILLED CHEESE NIGHT – 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy comfort food from local chefs as well as local beer, wine, cider, live music, more. Proceeds benefit Otsego2000 & Otsego Outdoors. Cost, $25/adult, $15/child. Cooperstown Farmers Market, 101 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8881 or visit www.otsego2000.org
SNOWSHOE WALK – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Look for signs of life past, present and future with a guide from OCCA. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/winter-carnival-snowshoe-walk/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB.10
HEALTH FAIR – 9 a.m. – Noon. Participate in the indoor Heart Walk, learn hands-only CPR, get free blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose check, visit the pet therapy booth, more. FoxCare Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2000 or visit www.bassett.org/heartwalk/
QUILT SHOW – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The 28th Annual Fenimore Quilt Club Show opens with spectacular pieces both old and new on display thru Feb. 25. Quilt Club members will be available each day to demonstrate their craft or answer questions. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 7
GENERAL ELECTION – 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Vote on public officers, whether to hold a constitutional convention for NYS, the use of Forest Preserve land, and more. Visit www.otsegocounty.com/depts/boe/
PANCAKES – 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy hot pancakes, sausage, maple syrup, apple cider, apple sauce, coffee this election day. Cost $6/adult, $4/child. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 16
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Enjoy homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, bread, salad, drink, dessert. Support the Cooperstown Boy Scouts. Cost, $10 adults, $8 children 12 and under. Take out available. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.
POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30-3 p.m. Write poetry, songs with John Michael Zov. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAY 15
OPENING RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. The first exhibit of the season, “Abstraction” – emerging images and interpretations. The Smithy, Cooperstown. Info, www.smithyarts.org
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Enjoy a dinner with homemade sauch, sausage and meatballs, bread, salad, drinks, and dessert. Take out available. Support the Boy Scouts. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, Maria Deysenroth, email@example.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 1
EMPTY BOWLS – Noon-2 p.m. Serving homemade soup in your choice of bowl crafted and donated by local potters. Cost, $15 to benefit the local food pantry. Christ Church Parish Hall on Fair Street, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2017/4/1/empty-bowls. To volunteer or donate call (607)547-2627
SOUTH AFRICAN BANQUET – 6-9 p.m. The Mali Education project presents a South African benefit bazaar, dinner and documentary fill titled “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai,” about the founder of the Green belt Movement in Kenya and winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. Tickets, $15 adults, $10 children over 5. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Reservation, call (607)434-3303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Info, uuso.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4
Enjoy Final Day-Long Celebration
Of Coop’s 50th Winter Carnival
FUN IN THE SNOW! Final day of the 50th anniversary Cooperstown Winter Carnival features snowman building, soup’n’ chili, soccer slushing in Pioneer Park, the “Fatty Bumppo” bike race ghost tours, wine tasting, a chicken wing competition, the Fire & Ice Bar at The Otesaga, Annie & The Hedonists concert, and the carnival closer. For full schedule of events, see www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/event-schedule