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Fly Creek Philharmonic Again Packs The House

THEME: ‘Water, Water Everywhere’

Fly Creek Philharmonic

Again Packs The House

As emcee Chris Kjolhede put it, tonight’s annual Fly Creek Philharmonic performance, “Water, Water Everywhere,” was “the hottest ticket in town – except for the Cooperstown boys’ basketball team,” and – as always happens – it packed the Fly Creek United Methodist Church. In top photo, the chorus performs “Under the Sea”; front, from left, are Julie Huntsman, Scottie Baker, Celeste Johns, Judy Grin, Joelle LaChance, Sharon Rankins-Burd, Ellen Tillapaugh and Vicki Gates.  Inset left, “Singing in the Bathtub” featured, from left, Gary Kuch, Bill Hughes and Tom Huntsman.  The two-hour performance began with the traditional “Down in the River to Pray,” and ended with “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” and a standing ovation.  “Kids” in the troupe included Evelyn Baldo, Kayleigh Butler, Avery Croft, Paul Crowell, Lucy Hayes, Clara Pokorny and Creighton Williams.  Music by Ron Johnson, Tim Peters and Lorna Wilhelm.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Funky Philharmonic, Corned Beef Supper And Mom-Son Swing

 

 

 

Funky Philharmonic,

Corned Beef Supper

And Mom-Son Swing

The Fly Creek Philharmonic troupe – including Gary Kuch, foreground, Chris Kjolhede, standing at right, and Bill Hayes – perform in the 2018 Fly Creek Philharmonic. This year’s theme is “Water Water Everywhere” and will be performed Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, at the Fly Creek Methodist Church.

 

It’s always fun at the Fly Creek Philharmonic! This year’s theme is “Water Water Everywhere,” featuring clever costumes, kooky instruments and songs about water. Tickets available at the Fly Creek General Store, Riverwood. Fly Creek Methodist Church. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 15-16, Fly Creek Methodist Church, 852 Co. Rd. 26, Fly Creek.

Boys, bring your best girl – Mom! – to the annual Shamrock Swing Mother-Son Dance. Dinner, activities, dancing and door prizes. $65 a couple. 5 – 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta.
Info (607) 431-2080.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR. 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR. 17

St. Patrick’s Day Benefit Buffet

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BREW & STEW – Noon – 5 p.m. St. Patrick’s day Brew and Irish Stew Buffet in support of the Oneonta Outlaws. Tickets on sale at The Shipping Room. Cost, $25/person. Damaschke Field Clubhouse, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-432-6326 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontaoutlawsbaseball/

PLAY READING – 4 – 6 p.m. Presenting “Miz MacQuillin” a new work by Central New York Playwright John Paul Porter. Feedback welcome. Admission by donation. Next reading, 3/17. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/event/next-readings-new-works-regional-playwrights-3

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 16

Mother Son Dance

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SHAMROCK SWING – 6 – 9 p.m. Mother’s and Sons, enjoy dinner, dancing, activities, and win prizes. Cost, $65/couple. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE – 7:30 p.m. The Capital Trio performs works by Dvorak & Haydn. Free, open to the public. Anderson Theater, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4000 or visit www.hartwick.edu

With ‘Shakin’ The Family Tree’ Philharmonic Celebrates Diversity

With ‘Shakin’ The Family Tree,’

Philharmonic Celebrates Diversity

The Fly Creek Philharmonic troupe – including Gary Kuch, Chris Kjolhede and Bill Hayes, clustered in center – polish their skills at last evening’s dress rehearsal in preparation for 8 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday at the Fly Creek United Methodist Church. This year’s theme is “Shakin’ The Family Tree,” a celebration of diversity. Tickets available at Riverwood in Cooperstown and Fly Creek General Store. (Tara Barnwell/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR.25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR. 25

Creating Natural Remedies

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WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about plants and how to create natural remedies from your spice rack or what’s in your backyard. Registration required. Cost, members $40, non-members $50, juniors $30. Materials included. In the Creamery Classroom, The Farmers’ Museum. Info, (607) 547-1461, www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/americana_academy_workshop_balms_salves

PLAY READING – 6:30 p.m. Reading of “SAPE” by local playwright Karen Butler. Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 24
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 24

Learn Financial Skills

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FINANCE WORKSHOP – 5-9 p.m. Learn how to manage a budget and file your taxes and more real life necessities with professor Charlene Deno. Includes free food and door prizes. Ages 18-21. Free admission. Club Odyssey, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/

SOUP & PIE BENEFIT – 4:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy a delicious dinner of homemade soups and pie. Includes a chinese auction. Donation, $7.50 adult, $5 children. To benefit the Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. Info, www.richfieldzone.org/ or call 858-3200

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