HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JULY 22
MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. The Vicki Kristina Barcelona Band performs a re-imagining of the lyrical genius of the Tom Waits songbook via inventive three-part harmonies and a treasure trove of instruments including banjos, bottles, squeezebox, and zills. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/vicki-kristina-barcelona/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 3
BOAT PARADE – 3 p.m. View annual ‘We Love Our Lake’ decorated boat parade this Independence Day weekend. This years theme is ‘Our Lake’s a Treasure’ and all boats are welcome. Meet at 3 mile point or join up on the way behind the Otsego Lake Association pontoon boat south along Otsego Lake’s West Shore. Concludes at Lake Front Park, Cooperstown. E-mail email@example.com or visit www.otsegolakeassociation.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 27
GOLF CLASSIC – 1 p.m. Join the Otsego Chamber of Commerce for the 35th Annual Golf Classic to support the Chamber’s efforts to help the local community thrive. Sign up for golf tournament at 1 and Lunch/networking event at 11:30. Registration required. Oneonta Country Club, 9 Country Club Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-4500 or visit otsegocc.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 20
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate opening of ‘Made in New York: The Art of Wood’ a fine craft invitational exhibit. Also opening is the ‘Daily Draw: Revisited.’ On show 8/20 thru 9/24. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
August 5, 2021
State grants include Coop Concert Series
The Cooperstown Concert Series was awarded $10,000 through a state grant to support live music or theater performances. Other groups that got $10,000 include the Glimmerglass Festival, Chenango River Theatre, Franklin Stage Company and the Catskill Symphony Orchestra.
CAA invites artists to submit for ‘Fine Arts on the Lawn’
Artists are invited to participate in the Cooperstown Art Associations’ Fine Arts on the Lawn event Labor Day weekend in Cooperstown. Artists are allowed to display up to five works or apply for and maintain a 10′ x 10′ tent. Go to www.cooperstownart.com for more information.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 18
SUNDAE RUN/WALK – 8 a.m. Support local community center and get outside for 5k, 10k run, or a 2 mile walk followed by opportunity to make your own ice cream sundae, 50/50 raffle, more. Cost, $25/person. Register the day of from 7 – 8 a.m. Richfield Springs Veterans Club, 13 Lake St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-3200 or visit runsignup.com/Race/NY/RichfieldSprings/RSCCRunWalk
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JULY 16
CIRCUS – 5 & 8 p.m. Come one, Come all for fun evening at the Circus sponsored by the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Seating limited, please bring your own lawn chair. Free, open to public. Cooperstown Center, Phoenix Mills Rd., Cooperstown. 607-544-2600.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JULY 9
NATURE – 8:15 p.m. Join the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society to learn about the sights and sounds of nature at night. Learn about crickets, owls, bats, and fireflies. Will end with firefly catch and release so bring a container to hold them. Free, registration required for max of 20 people. All children must be accompanied by an adult. DOAS Sanctuary, Franklin Mountain, Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit doas.us/event/natures-symphony-and-fireworks/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 3
BOAT PARADE – 3 p.m. Get out for the annual decorated boat parade. This years theme ‘Here Comes The Sun’ song by the beatles. All boats welcome from human powered to motor powered and all in between, decorated or undecorated. Covid protocols will be in effect. Parade assembles at 3 Mile Point and proceeds on West Side of the Lake to Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Rain or Shine. 518-542-6630 or visit otsegolakeassociation.org for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
PERFORMANCE – 7 – 10 p.m. Support Emergency Shelter program by Opportunities for Otsego while enjoying evening of music by Steve Fabrizio Band. Features light hors d’oeuvres, raffles, cash bar. Cost, $25 at door. B Side Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza Dr., Oneonta. 607-433-8000 or visit www.facebook.com/ofoinc/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
ARTS FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fine Arts On The Lawn presents artists showing, selling works, hosting demonstrations, more. Concurrent with exhibits “Made in New York: The Art of Wood” & “Keeping It Real” solo exhibit of stone lithography by Amy Silberkleit. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
ARTISANS FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Find beautiful items hand made by NY artisans, enjoy food, entertainment, more. Lawn, Otsego County Courthouse, 193 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit www.cooperstownartisanfestival.info
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
BALLOON FEST – 5 – 9 p.m. Enjoy vendors, performers, bounce house, rock wall, more. Then Hot Air Balloon launch at 6. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 25
SUNDAY SERIES – 1 – 3 p.m. Share your old & new quilts with Debby Clough and the Susquehanna Valley Quilters. Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. 607-287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-sunday-series/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 24
FAMILY FARM DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore local farms throughout Schoharie, Otsego, and Delaware Counties. Tour, try products, learn about farming from fish farming to beekeeping, more. Pick up your farm guide from participating, farms, farmer’s markets, libraries, more in the 3 counties. Call 607-547-2536 or download guide from www.familyfarmday.org