HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
EXHIBIT OPENING – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. View exhibit ‘Two Presidents, One Photographer’ showing 56 photographs by Pete Souza of Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican President Ronald Reagan. On view through 12/31. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.facebook.com/fenimoreartmuseum/
COVID-19 TESTING – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Stop in for free Covid Test with results in 15 minutes. Help stop the spread. Testing by appointment only. 3 locations in Oneonta. Oneonta Armory, 4 Academy St.; Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St.; St. James Church, 305 Main St. Call 833-NYSTRNG for an appointment.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 30
FAIR OPENING – Noon. Celebrate opening of the Fair with NY State Sire Stake Harness Racing, Fire Service/School Band Parade, fireworks show, much more. Otsego County Fair, 48 Lake St., Morris. 607-263-5289 or visit www.otsegocountyfair.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 28
CANAL EVENING – 6 – 8:30 p.m. Corning Museum of Glass GlassBarge offers glass blowing demonstration. See the barge arrive with Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Canal Schooner “Lois McClure” at Noon. Weather permitting. Free, tickets required. Riverside Park, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find products from Elk Meadow Farm Maple Produces, plants, jewelry, other merchandise. Lobby, Cooperstown Center, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Road, Cooperstown. Call 845-269-2893.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 9
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” featuring works by 100 Otsego County students. Displayed thru 3/31. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
FILM SERIES – 7 – 10 p.m. Race Matters Film Series features a screening of a major motion picture, followed by discussion led by community/religious leaders. This months film is “Get Out” (2017). Rated R. Rescheduled from 3/2. Free. The Community room, near JC Penny, Southside Mall, Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 1
WORD THURSDAY – 7 – 9 p.m. Share your writing or writing by a black writer that inspires you to celebrate Black History Month. Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. Call 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. SUNY Oneonta Theater dept. presents “Barefoot in the Park,” a romantic comedy about a newlywed couples emerging life in NYC. Admission, $5/person. Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit connect.oneonta.edu/event/1836751
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, FEB.1
ROUNDTABLE – 7-8 p.m. Dr. Merle Meyerson presents “Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: We Will Not Go Quietly, We Will Go Red,” about the importance of preventing heart disease. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
STAMP CLUB – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Leatherstocking Stamp Club. All welcome. Tillapaugh Home, 28 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call Ellen Tillapaugh, 607-547-5646 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 31
FILM SCREENING – 6 p.m. Showing “I Am Not Your Negro” (2016) Envisioning the unfinished book by James Baldwin about the lives and assassinations of 3 of his close friends. Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Discussion to follow. No charge. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1763784
CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. E-mail email@example.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 25
CABARET NIGHT – 5 p.m. Enjoy an evenings entertainment with FOMA. Features Brooks BBQ, auction, 50/50 raffle, and the student, faculty, & family bands performing. Tickets, $15/adult. Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
GALLERY RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for “Cotton: The soft dangerous beauty of the past.” Exhibit explores both the beauty of cotton and how it prolonged slavery in the US. Reception features gallery talk and dance performance “Cotton in Motion.” Exhibit on display thru 3/16. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3456 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24
CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUP-TO-GO – 4-5 p.m. Enjoy a bowl of free, homemade soup. The Elm Park Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6552.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18
PHOTO PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Joshua Ives from Syracuse University share photographs he took while on military deployment in Afghanistan. Free, open to the public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
OPEN HOUSSE – 3-7:30 p.m. The community is invited to give comments and ideas for updates to the Comprehensive Plan for Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/oneonta-open-house/?instance_id=966
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17
SPEED PAINTING – 3-5 p.m. Tom Varano wows students with unique art and tales of his experiences. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1746145
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT – 5:30-9 p.m. Enjoy food from around the world. This week it’s from Norway. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9931 or visit www.otesaga.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10
DRAWING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Free Beginners class on how to draw. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435.
BOE MEETING – 5 p.m. Open budget discussion with section focused on the Program portion beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cooperstown Central School. Call 607-547-5364 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 8
BOOK CLUB – 6-7 p.m. Discuss “How To Sit” by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh at this Mindfulness focused book club. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail email@example.com or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events