HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28
THEATER – 7 p.m. Classic metatheatrical play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder portrays everyday live of residents of the fictional Grover’s Corner. Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
CONCERT – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Local singer/songrwriter Khalil Jade performs original works at the Major’s Inn. Free will donations. Proceeds go to inn’s restoration. 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 1
AUTHOR’S TALK – 2 p.m. In “Rock Music & Memory – An Exploration with Author Libby Cudmore,” the local author shares her personal stories as both a music fan and music critic. Part of Fenimore Art Museum’s Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits. Members free; nonmembers, price included with admission. Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-1400, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 1
CONTRADANCE – 7:15 p.m. Monthly contradance. Music by Traverse, Ed Bugel calls. First Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown. Suggested donation, $8 adults, $4 students/kids, $20 family. 607-965-8232, 607-547-8164.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. SUNY Oneonta’s Mask and Hammer Theatre Club presents Bertolt Brecht’s “The Exception and the Rule.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/theatre.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
BROADWAY CONCERT – 2:30 p.m. Sing A Song of Broadway presents more “Wishes, Lies, and Dreams” featuring music from My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Into the Woods, Seussical, Camelot, and many more! $10. First United “Red Door” Presbyterian Church, Oneonta. Info, (607) 287-8669
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
THEATER – 8 p.m. The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Department performs Owen Sheers’ “Pink Mist.” $5 students, $10 general admission. The Lab Theatre, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College. Info, (607) 431-4227.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Returning for a second season, Film Society of Cooperstown presents “There Will Be Blood” (2007). Free, refreshments included. Village Ball Room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-437-6903 or visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3
FUNDRAISER – Noon – 4 p.m. Stop by for Chili bowl cook-off. Featuring delicious chili, hand-decorated bowls. Help support our local artists. Wilber Mansion, Community Arts Network of Oneonta, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/events/chili-bowl/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
ICE HARVEST – 10 – 3 p.m. Participate in traditional ice harvest. Includes ice carving, ice fishing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowman village, hot soup buffet, food truck, blacksmithing, cooking demonstration, exhibits by local businesses, farmers. Cost, $9/adult. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org/programs/events/ice-harvest/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 p.m. Fun social dance featuring music by Erik House and Friends, Peter Blue calling. Arrive at 7:15 for introduction to steps. Admission, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8164 or visit www.otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JANUARY 27
MARKETPLACE – 1 – 3 p.m. Support our youngest entrepreneurs as they demonstrate their skills, sell their products at Trep$ Marketplace. Richfield Springs Central School, 93 W. Main St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0610.
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, JANUARY 25
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Hellman presents a gripping tale of lies, rumors, & innuendo. Presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org