HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 13
HISTORY CENTER OPENING – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Celebrate the grand re-opening of the renovated history center featuring new exhibit ‘Small Community, Big Ideas.’ Evening will include opening remarks, exhibit tours, and live entertainment. Free, open to the public. Beer & wine will be served. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit oneontahistory.org
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Donate through May 19 for chance to win a travel trailer camper that sleeps eight. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16
HERITAGE CONCERT – 7 p.m. Public Concert of Love songs celebrating Romance, Service, and America presented by the USAF Heritage of America bands. Free, proof of vaccine, masks, & id required. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.facebook.com/foothillsoneonta/timeline
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 4:30 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 6
SUMMERTIME CONCERT – 3 p.m. Enjoy music that makes us think of warmer temperatures in the big city in this Good Ol’ Summertime in Winter concert. Will feature professional and amatuer community musicians performing selections from ‘Manhattan Beach,’ ‘A West Side Story,’ & ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’ Free, open to the public. Pandemic procedures will be followed. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-376-7485 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontacommunityconcertband
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25
FENIMORE QUILT SHOW – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. View this years creations from the Fenimore Quilt Club. On show through 2/26. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19
CHRISTMAS – Be an Angel. Sign up to give the gift of Christmas to local families in need with this years Angel Tree Program. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details.
BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Come out for 15th annual auction for the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Find cool items to bid on with auctioneer Kevin Herrick, and support this local historical society. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7
VETERAN SALUTE – 3 p.m. Join the Oneonta Community Concert Band for a patriotic concert saluting our Veterans. Free, open to the public. Pandemic protocols will be observed. Foothills Performing Art Association, Oneonta. 607-376-7485 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontacommunityconcertband/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 24
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. 3 local organizations collaborate to present concerts at Lake Front Park. This week enjoy a performance of Eileen & Shirley with Tom Burr. Lake Front Park, Cooperstown. Visit www.wearecooperstown.com
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, DECEMBER 22
PREMIER – Enjoy this years online only production of Charles Dickens’s classic tale ‘A Christmas Carol.’ Free on Facebook & Youtube. Presented by The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or www.facebook.com/farmersmuseum
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.