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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 7
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 7

Voting Day!!!

14-19eventspageGENERAL ELECTION – 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Vote on public officers, whether to hold a constitutional convention for NYS, the use of Forest Preserve land, and more. Visit www.otsegocounty.com/depts/boe/

PANCAKES – 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy hot pancakes, sausage, maple syrup, apple cider, apple sauce, coffee this election day. Cost $6/adult, $4/child. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 29

Mozart Concert For 

Hans & Edith Wilk

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MEMORIAL CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Oneonta community remembers “Hans & Edith Wilk.” Features the combined voices of the Hartwick College Chorus and SUNY Oneonta Concert Choir performing Mozart’s Symphony #35 Haffner and Requiem with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Info, catskillsymphony.net/news-events/upcoming-events.html

SPIRITUAL ARTS & PSYCHIC FAIR – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2 day fair featuring reading by psychics, vendors, and workshops to help you heal, and find direction in your life. Oneonta Holiday Inn, 5206 State Highway 23, Oneonta. Info, www.shiftnewyork.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 1

‘Empty Bowls’ Benefit Today

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EMPTY BOWLS – Noon-2 p.m. Serving homemade soup in your choice of bowl crafted and donated by local potters. Cost, $15 to benefit the local food pantry. Christ Church Parish Hall on Fair Street, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2017/4/1/empty-bowls. To volunteer or donate call (607)547-2627

SOUTH AFRICAN BANQUET – 6-9 p.m. The Mali Education project presents a South African benefit bazaar, dinner and documentary fill titled “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai,” about the founder of the Green belt Movement in Kenya and winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. Tickets, $15 adults, $10 children over 5. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Reservation, call (607)434-3303 or email cswolfgould@gmail.com. Info, uuso.org

Sugaring Off Sundays Begin – Can Spring Be Far Behind?

Sugaring Off Sundays Begin

– Can Spring Be Far Behind?

When Sugaring Off Sundays begin at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, can spring be far behind?  Despite temperatures slightly above single digits, the pancake business was brisk in the museum’s Louis Jones Center.  Servings continue until 1 p.m., and sugaring-related activities on the museum grounds, until 2. In top photo, Julu Alessi, 4, of Cooperstown, demonstrates she has the capacity to eat lots of flapjacks.   With her are mom Jo and sister Sofia, 3.  At right, Keelan Chu-For, visiting his Cooperstown in-laws, is served by Claire Satriano of Cooperstown, assisted by Richard Stelling, Oneonta.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4

Enjoy Final Day-Long Celebration

Of Coop’s  50th Winter Carnival

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FUN IN THE SNOW! Final day of the 50th anniversary Cooperstown Winter Carnival features snowman building, soup’n’ chili, soccer slushing in Pioneer Park,  the “Fatty Bumppo” bike race ghost tours, wine tasting, a chicken wing competition, the Fire & Ice Bar at The Otesaga, Annie & The Hedonists concert, and the carnival closer.  For full schedule of events, see  www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/event-schedule

Brisk Voting Reported For President, NY Offices

Brisk Voting Reported

For President, NY Offices

John Salka, the Brookfield town supervisor and Madison County legislator who is challenging Assemblyman Bill Magee, D-Nelson, for hte 121st District seat, shakes hands with Bobbie Walker, founder of the Otsego County Young Republicans, at the Cooperstown Rotary Club's pancake meal at the Vet's Club. Behind him is Tony Casale, the retired assemblyman, and state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, and wife Cindy. Seward is being challenged by Democrat Jermaine Bagnall-Graham of Sherburne. Also on the ballot are Republican John Faso and Democrat Zephyr Teachout, vying to succeed Congressman Chris Gibson in the 19th District. (By the way, the Rotary is serving pancakes until 2 p.m., and again from 4 to 7 p.m.) (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
John Salka, the Republican Brookfield town supervisor and Madison County legislator who is challenging Assemblyman Bill Magee, D-Nelson, for the 121st District seat, shakes hands with Bobby Walker, Cooperstown, founder of the Otsego County Young Republicans, at the Cooperstown Rotary Club’s pancake meal at the Vet’s Club this morning. Behind him is Tony Casale, the retired assemblyman, and state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, and wife Cindy. Seward is being challenged by Democrat Jermaine Bagnall-Graham of Sherburne.  In addition to president and U.S. senator, also on the ballot are Republican John Faso and Democrat Zephyr Teachout, vying to succeed Congressman Chris Gibson in the 19th District. By the way, the Rotary is serving pancakes until 2 p.m., and again from 4 to 7 p.m. ($6 for adults) – and polls are open until 9 p.m. around Otsego County. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Happenin’ Otsego Saturday, Nov. 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY NOV. 5

Farmers Museum Conference

Examines Ag Climate Change

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FOOD & FARMING CONFERENCE – 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Museum Conference on Food & Farming 2016: Climate Change & Its Impact on Farming in Central New York. Info, http://www.farmersmuseum.org/food-farm

LATINO COMMUNITY BAZAAR – 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Cooperstown Baptist Church, Elm Street.  Everyone welcome. Offering arts, music, and activities presented by CCS Spanish classes to encourage familiarity with the Spanish language and Hispanic Culture. Everyone is encouraged to participate by bringing an item reflecting your families own immigration or migration story. Donations benefit the Children’s Home in Azacualpa, Honduras. Info, william.walker@oneonta.edu or (607)547-2586 or check out the FACEBOOK page.

CRAFT FAIR – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Milford Central School Gym, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Info, web.milfordcentral.org

EXHIBITION – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Final day for exhibits “Oneonta & Aviation History” and “183 Main Street: 150 Years of History.” Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Info: (607)432-0960 or http://www.oneontahistory.org/

GALA – 6:30 p.m. A.O. Fox Hospital 26th annual gala. 1920s soiree @ The Fox Speakeasy. Market style dining, open bar, benefit wine pull 6:30-8:30 p.m. Music by Blues Maneuver and The Honey Taps. Guests encouraged to dress the era. $150 per person. The Fox care Center, One Fox care Dr., Oneonta. Info, reservations: (607)431-5472, foxgala@aofmh.org or http://wzozfm.com/26th-fox-hospital-gala-features-1920s-soiree/

Princess, Pancakes Promote Play

Princess, Pancakes Promote Play

Oneonta sisters Emily and Sarah Ramsey, left, get a visit from Ariel, (Evelyn Iversen), Flounder (David Gouldin) and Scuttle (Quinn Kelley) at the Orpheus Theatre's The Little Mermaid Character Breakfast at Applebee's this morning. The performance will be held on Dec 18-19th at Goodrich Theatre on the SUNY Oneonta campus.(Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Oneonta sisters Emily and Sarah Ramsey, right, get a visit from Ariel, (Evelyn Iversen), Flounder (David Gouldin) and Scuttle (Quinn Kelley) at the Orpheus Theatre’s The Little Mermaid Character Breakfast at Applebee’s this morning. The performance will be held on Dec 18-19th at Goodrich Theatre on the SUNY Oneonta campus.(Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

 

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