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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Film Days Finale

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FILM DAYS – Fall film fest features films on theme “Adaptations.” Includes films:
‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ – 10 – 11:30 a.m. Film for the kids. Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St., Cooperstown.
Kids Hike – 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Get the kids out for ‘adaptations’ themed hike. Follows Susquehanna River from Main to Mill Street. Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St., Cooperstown.
‘Under The Palace Wall’ 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St., Cooperstown.
‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ – 1 – 3 p.m. Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Final day. Visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Veterans Day Tribute Concert

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TRIBUTE CONCERT – 5:30 p.m. Celebrate our nations veterans with featured performer Jerrod Niemann. Features VIP veterans reception in Wright-Wilber Bank Atrium. Show begins at 7 p.m. Cost, $25 at door. Free to vets, active duty military personnel. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Glimmerglass Film Days

Celebrates Opening Night

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FILM DAYS – Fall film fest features films on theme “Adaptations.” Includes films:
‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’ – 6 – 7:45 p.m. Grand Stand Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown.
Opening Party/Exhibit – 8 – 9:30 p.m. The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St., Cooperstown.
‘The Unchanging Sea.’ 9:30 – 10:30 p.m. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Runs through 11/11. Visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org

Oneonta Film Fest To Hail Philo Vance’s Rediscovery

Oneonta Film Fest To Hail

Philo Vance’s Rediscovery

By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.ALLOTSEGO.com

Philo Vance movies in the 1930s featured William Powell and other top stars of the dayi.

ONEONTA – This fall, the forgotten detective will come home.

“We’re setting up a Philo Vance film series,” said Rev. Kenneth Hunter, rector, St. James Episcopal Church, who found many Philo Vance films are available on amazon.com.

A three-film series, each with a speaker and a talk-back following the film are planned Tuesday evenings, Oct. 15, 22 and 29.

It’s an extension of a movie group, “Tea and Murder,” he hosts every Wednesday at the church, where viewers have an English tea and watch a classic detective film. “They’re nice, polite murders,” he said. “Miss Marple, Poirot, Nero Wolfe – and then someone mentioned S.S. Van Dyne. I didn’t know the name, but when I looked him up, I said, ‘That’s Philo Vance’!”

As S.S. Van Dyne, Willard Huntington Wright – one of Oneonta’s Huntingtons – may have written the first Philo Vance novel, “The Benson Murder Case,” in the home of his maiden aunts, Bertha and Julia Wright, at 31 River St., while on a two-year recovery from a cocaine addiction.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Fly A Kite At Cherry Valley Fest

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KITE FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. All day outdoor kite fly for all. Includes Rev Riders Team Performances, Fighter Kite Battles, more. Admission, $5/adult. Campbell Road, Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/

BLOCK PARTY – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Benefit for Family Resource Network features free hot dogs, vendors, children’s activities, opportunity to dunk Pastor Paul, 3 tries/$1, Noon – 12:30 p.m. Bring friends, meet more. Atonement Lutheran Church parking lot, 1 Center St., Oneonta. 607-432-6852.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Boston Brass Jazz Band In Concert

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CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Boston Brass treats audience to one-of-a-kind musical experience featuring classical, burning jazz standards. Tickets, $25 general admission. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St.,Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org

KITE FESTIVAL – 6 p.m. Build your own kite then see if it can fly without wind at indoor kite fly event. All ages welcome, cost $3. Old School Gymn Genesee St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/

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