HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
SOCKHOP – 5 p.m. Fun evening features, silent auction featuring great deals from local businesses, dancing, food from the 50s. Benefit for 1st UMC Missions & Art Ministry, Oneonta Community Health Center. Cost, $5. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-4102 or visit www.firstumc-oneonta.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
POETRY SLAM – 8 p.m. Open mic followed by featured slam poet Jon Sands, winner 2018 National Poetry series for book “It’s Not Magic.” Tickets, $3/person. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 14
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Cherry Valley Artworks presents an evening of new jazz music by The Blake Fleming Trio. $10 admission. The Star Theater, 44 Main Street, Cherry Valley. Info, cvartworks.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, APRIL 28
CONCERT – 2 p.m. Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble, FREE, donations accepted, open to the public, 1st come, 1st serve. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St, Oneonta, Info, (607) 432-7085.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
WRITERS GROUP – 3:30 p.m. Discuss current writing projects, get inspired, have fun. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 8
ART OPENING – 5-7 p.m. “An Artistic Discovery” opens at the CAA, on display through March 29. Congressional Exhibit for Otsego County high school students also on display. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-9777.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3
SHAKESPEARE – 7 p.m. Hartwick Theater Arts Department presents production of “Antigone” by American Shakespeare Center. Reservations required. Slade Theater, Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4227 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-presents-american-shakespeare-centers-antigone/
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 p.m. Lecture “Seen and Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham” with Kevin Gray, Manager of Arts Education & photographer. Cost, $30/non-member. Study Center, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
45TH BIRTHDAY – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Celebrate The DoubleDay Square Dance Club of Cooperstown with 2 days of square dancing. Exercise, meet people, see your friends. No costume/age requirements. Refreshments provided. Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-264-8128 or visit doubledaydancers.com
CHESS MEETING – 6 – 11 p.m. Weekly meeting welcomes players of all levels. No fees. Cafeteria, College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Call Dom at 607-484-7240.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JUNE 12
BIRTHDAY – 9 a.m. Celebrate the 79th anniversary of the Hall of Fame, enjoy special programs throughout the day and sign the card in the Museum Lobby. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/HOF-79th-birthday?date=0
TINKERING TUESDAY – 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Design, print a custom object. Material fee applies. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
SPRING CONCERT – 7 – 9 p.m. Band & Chorus classes present their performances. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3 – 5 p.m. Discuss current events. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
OPENING DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kick of the 45th season the museum with guided tours of the water-powered sawmill, gristmill, woodworking workshop. Admission $9/adult. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. Call 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org
BE INFORMED! – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Learn about food gardens, including what plants are best for our climate, when to start planting and how to care for your garden. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Call 607-282-4087 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/be-informed-lecture-series-food-gardens/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEB.9
CHILI LUNCHEON – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy Homemade chili or soup to warm the soul for Winter Carnival. All you can eat with bread, drink, tasty dessert. Donations support ongoing ministries. First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Visit www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/event-schedule
ART SHOW – 4 – 6 p.m. Opening “Art in Winter: Rural Resonance” features 3 well know local artists: Tracy Helgeson, Alice Hudson, & Lavern Kelly. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEB.7
LIONS CLUB – 6:30 p.m. At this meeting Patricia Szarpa, Executive Director of the Otsego Land Trust, will speak. The Tunnicliff Inn, 34 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownLionsClub/
HISTORY DISCUSSION – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Introductory Session of 6 discussions on “Making Sense of the Civil War” facilitated by SUNY Oneonta’s Susan Goodier. Readings available for loan while supplies last. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
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, DEC. 13
FLU CLINIC – 8:30 a.m.-Noon. Adults 18+ can receive vaccination for the flu. Cost, $30. Bassett Medical Center, 1 Atwell Rd., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7973 or visit www.bassett.org/information/myhealthy-decisions/news/fluclinic2017/
CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-386-3589