HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 10
ICE CREAM SOCIAL – 7 p.m. Enjoy ice cream, conversation with your friends, and live music from the Cooperstown Community Band. All donations support Schuyler Lake UMC food pantry renovation fund. The Pantry, 1472 Co. Hwy. 22, Schuyler Lake.
MUSIC FESTIVAL – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Summer Music Festival opens with free performance by Caroga Arts Ensemble, led by cellist Kyle Price. This concert is intended as a gift for the Cooperstown Community and the music will range from bluegrass and classical to jazz and pop. There is truly something for everyone here. Free, open to the public. On the Lawn, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 877-666-7421 or visit www.cooperstownmusicfest.org – CANCELLED
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 5
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Come out for the 6 best days of summer featuring livestock shows, rides, games, food, the Demolition Derby, antique tractor pulls, a performance by the Otsego School of Dance and Performing Arts, much more. Otsego County Fairgrounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. 607-263-5289 or visit www.otsegocountyfair.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MARCH 22
HISTORY PROGRAM – 7 p.m. “Ghost Towns of the Wild West: Madams, Miners, and Gunslingers” with Julien McRoberts. Free webinar, pre-registration required. Presented by Sharon Historical Society. Call 518-860-5513 or visit www.sharonhistoricalsocietyny.org to register.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JANUARY 11
HISTORY PROGRAM – 7 p.m. “Learn How To Create Your Family History – Geneology 101” with Bonnie Dailey. Free webinar, pre-registration required. Presented by Sharon Historical Society. Call 518-860-5513 or visit www.sharonhistoricalsocietyny.org to register.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’ with Assistant Curator of American Art Ann Cannon featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
FUNDRAISER – 1 – 4:30 p.m. Bring a friend and enjoy the Oneonta Rotary Clubs first ever Road Rally Scavenger Hunt. Follow clues, answer riddles, stop to take pictures of scenic Otsego County. Come in costume or decorate your car to be eligible for a Spirit Award. Cars must cross finish line by 4:30 to be eligible for prizes. Food available after the hunt. Cost, $25/adult aged 18+. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/oneontarotary for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
SCIENCE TRIVIA – 7 – 9 p.m. Test your knowledge science with your friends or play solo with the A. J. Read Science Discovery Center. Registration required. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/ for info.
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, AUGUST 25
ASK THE EXPERT – 2 p.m. Learn how museums preserve the items in their collections, from storage guidelines to documentation, and how you can implement these in your own collection. Q&A as time allows. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Hosted by The Baseball Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-ask-the-expert-collections-2?date=0
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 4
STORYTIME – 10 a.m. Join Miss Kathryn for Facebook Live storytime featuring stories, songs, fun activities based around Big & Small Monsters with Huntington Memorial Library. All ages welcome. Visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JULY 31
SHAKESPEARE – 6 – 10 p.m. Join the West Kortright Center to celebrate the talent of area youth and the genius of William Shakespeare at virtual ‘Shakespeare In The Valley.’ Visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/shakespeare-in-the-valley/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 8
MUSIC – 2 p.m. Celebrate shared humanity with musical selections from South America, Africa, Eastern Europe, others. Performers include clarinetist Robin Seletsky, flutist Ana Laura Gonzalez, pianist Michael Bauer, a capella ensemble Eight is Eneuf. Free, open to public. Temple Beth El, 83 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-286-9085 or visit www.templebetheloneonta.org/temp/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 1
SUGARING OFF – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy full pancake breakfast in the morning then contemporary, historic demonstrations of maple sugar production. Admission, $10/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/stec_event/sugaring-off-sundays/0