02/10/2023 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
CHILI BOWL—Noon to 4 p.m. Local amateur and professional cooks compete to make the best chili, and you get to pick the winner. Stop by to sample the different chili concoctions and purchase one of the custom bowls for sale to support arts in Oneonta. Admission, $20/person. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Avenue, Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit canoneonta.org/chili-bowl-fundraiser
TAX PREP—10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Get ready for tax season with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Hartwick College accounting students who have been certified by the IRS, with their professor, will be available to provide one-on-one assistance in preparing individual tax returns. Either in person or online. Held at the Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. (607) 432-1980 or visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
02/04/2023 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5
WALK THE PLANETS—10-11:30 a.m. Journey to the farthest reaches of our solar system with Bill Ralston. This thousand-yard walk models our solar system at a scale that makes the reality of our neighborhood in space both understandable and awe-inspiring. Common objects such as bowling balls, peppercorns, and walnuts are used to represent the sun and planets—our feet are the rockets that will get us there! Please dress for the weather and be ready for a walk about a mile on level, though uneven, ground. Meet at the parking area for Compton Bridge Conservation Area, County Road 11C, Cooperstown. (607) 547-4488 or visit https://occainfo.org/calendar/walk-the-planets/
Visit https://www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/events-on-sunday-february-5-2023 for more events in the Cooperstown Winter Carnival
02/03/2023 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4
MEET YOUR LOCAL HEROES—9 a.m. to noon. Come meet the heroes of our local emergency services. The morning will include a chance to put out a “real” fire, tours of the fire trucks, a scavenger hunt, demonstrations, and a visit from Elsa and Anna of the Snow Sisters with The American Hero. Free fun for children of all ages. Cooperstown Fire House, 24 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown.
Visit https://www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/events-on-saturday-february-4-2023 for more events in the Cooperstown Winter Carnival
01/07/2023 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JANUARY 8
PANCAKE BREAKFAST—8 a.m. to noon. Enjoy delicious breakfast to support the Laurens Fire Department. Breakfast is by donation and includes pancakes, home fries, eggs, sausage, juice, bacon, and more. Laurens Fire Department, 34 Main Street, Laurens. (607) 433-2906 or visit facebook.com/LaurensEMS
11/11/2022 12:00 pm
ONEONTA—The St. James Mission Team will host a “Grand Breakfast” fund-raiser on Saturday, November 19 from 8 a.m. to noon, in order to raise funds for much-needed medicine.
St. James Episcopal Church is located at 305 Main Street, Oneonta. The pancake and sausage breakfast event is by donation.
06/17/2022 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 18
DOG SHOW – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the entire family out for a fun day with the dogs. Register to show off your four-legged friend in classes ranging from smallest to biggest to best costume and more. There will also be vendors, food truck, children’s activities, and more for the two-legged family members. Entry fee, $15 includes a bandanna & registration for 1 class. Susquehanna SPCA, 5082-5088 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-547 8111 or visit www.sqspca.org/ultimutt-dog-show/
11/12/2021 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
ANNIVERSARY PARTY – 7 – 11 p.m. Join interskate 88 to celebrate their 40th year. Will feature Hanzolo performing live on the dance floor. Interskate 88, 5185 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 607-432-0366 or visit www.facebook.com/interskate88/
08/27/2021 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 28
FAMILY FARM DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore 41 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
By: Jim Kevlin
11/02/2020 10:27 am
Doubleday Café Hosts; ‘Warming
Stations,’ Home Delivery Offered
COOPERSTOWN – With adjustments COVID-19, The Cooperstown Rotary Club’s traditional Election Day breakfast will proceed 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, as it has for more than a half-century.
This year, the Doubleday Café will be hosting the breakfast, making the pancakes and serving them in-house at 93 Main St., according to Phil Dina, who is helping organize the event this year.
03/06/2020 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 7
BENEFIT LUNCH – Noon – 2 p.m. Support Cooperstown Food Pantry at Empty Bowls Luncheon. Pick a unique bowl by a local potter to enjoy lunch of soup by local chef. Suggested donation $15. Parish Hall, Christ Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2627 or visit cooperstownfoodpantry.org
HELICOPTER – 5:30 p.m. Army Reserve & NY Army National Guard collaborate with Cooperstown Graduate Program for military exercise featuring UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters landing at Bassett. Public is welcome to observe, tour once the aircraft are shut down. Please follow direction of military personnel to ensure a safe distance from the aircraft while it is in operation. Landing will be near Bassett Helipad, across from Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown.
02/28/2020 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Performance of “Agrippina,” by Handel, streaming live from Metropolitan Opera House. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org
02/07/2020 5:00 pm
01/24/2020 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JANUARY 25
TEEN NIGHT – 6 – 8 p.m. Teens are invited to have fun featuring open gym, swimming, board games, crafts, a community services project, & free dinner for those who attend. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/
12/06/2019 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
HOLIDAY PARADE – 3 p.m. Celebrate the holidays on Main St. Line up at 3, parade at 4. Main St., Oneonta. Visit www.foothillspac.org
TREE FESTIVAL – 3 – 7 p.m. View Christmas Trees beautifully decorated by area individuals, businesses. Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org
TREE LIGHTING – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Muller Plaza, Oneonta.
09/21/2019 5:00 pm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Farmers’ Harvest Festival
Continues For Second Day
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Two-day fest continues today, featuring live performances, music, family activities to celebrate the seasons bounty. Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Harvest-Festival
FALL FEST – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Explore the environmental campus this True Blue weekend. Includes apple cider making, cob oven bread baking, hay rides, live music, opportunity to do the ropes course (closed toe shoes required). Pine Lake Environmental Campus, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4064 or visit www.hartwick.edu/alumni-and-friends/true-blue-weekend/