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Major’s Inn

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

Quilt Show Silver Jubilee

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QUILT SHOW – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate 25th year of the annual quilt show at Silver Jubilee. Features 300+ quilts from artists across the country with featured quilter Jim Bryden in Tudor style historic inn. Lunch available. Proceeds benefit roof project. Admission, $5/person. The Major’s Inn, 12 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2780 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Civil War Camp, Battle, Concert

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REENACTMENT – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Civil War encampment featuring soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling, performing maneuvers, singing period songs, more. Battle reenactment planned for afternoon followed by concert. Free, open to public. Lawn, Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/civil-war-weekend-saturday/

ART FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 11th annual juried art fest celebrating the relationship between artist, landscape. Fest features contest between local artists, food, vendors, music, demonstrations, more on expansive lawn. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

Benefit Concert By The

Butternut Valley Boys

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BENEFIT CONCERT – 6:30 p.m. Performance by The Butternut Valley Boys. Admission by free-will-offering toward on-going restoration. Lawn, Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

O-COUNTY FAIR – 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. See best Otsego County has to offer. Daily shows, rides, more. Highlights include horse shows, tractor pulls, demonstrations, activities, music, more. Otsego County Fair, Mills St., Morris. 607-263-5289 or visit www.otsegocountyfair.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 21
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 21

Deowongo Island Day

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SUMMER PICNIC – Noon – 3 p.m. Day of summer fun featuring food, party barge rides to Deowongo Island, live music. Bakers Beach, St. Hwy. 28, Richfield Springs. 607-547-2366 or visit www.otsegolandtrust.org/the-news/programs-a-events/420-deowongo-island-day-clia-picnic-july-21

DANCE PARTY – 6 – 10 p.m. Back to the 80’s with cover band “Flux Capacitor.” Includes snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks. Cost, $25. Proceeds to Greater Oneonta Historical Society building fund. Deer Haven Campground, 180 Deer Haven Ln., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaHistory/

Historical Marker Honors Gilbertsville Heritage

Historical Marker Honors Gilbertsville Heritage

Decades after the whole Village of Gilbertsville was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, a plaque was unveiled this afternoon across from the Major's Inn commemorating that achievement.  Also celebrated this afternoon was the 125th anniversary of the village post office. Among those at the unveiling were, from left, Assemblyman Clifford Crouch, R-Bainbridge; Larry Armstrong, treasurer, Village Improvement Society; Village Mayor Ken Nolan, Village Historian Leigh Eckmair, who obtained funding for the marker from the Pomeroy Foundation; Victoria Bonner, postmaster; Glenn Voster, VIS vice president; Jonathan Dokuchitz, VIS; and Town of Butternuts Supervisor Charles Eckelmann. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Decades after the whole Village of Gilbertsville was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, a plaque was unveiled this afternoon across from the Major’s Inn commemorating that achievement.  Also celebrated this afternoon was the 125th anniversary of the village post office. Among those at the unveiling were, from left, Assemblyman Clifford Crouch, R-Bainbridge; Larry Armstrong, treasurer, Village Improvement Society; Village Mayor Ken Nolan; Village Historian Leigh Eckmair, who obtained funding for the marker from the Pomeroy Foundation; Victoria Bonner, postmaster; Glenn Foster, VIS vice president; Jonathan Dokuchitz, VIS; and Town of Butternuts Supervisor Charles Eckelmann. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)

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