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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

GOHS Benefit Auction Arrives

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BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Annual benefit for Greater Oneonta Historical Society features hundreds of items up for live, silent, bucket auctions. Kevin Herrick of Lettis Auction will be auctioneer. Quality Inn, 141 Courtyard Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm

UPSTAIR/DOWNSTAIRS TOUR – 10:30 a.m. 95 minute look into both sides of English Country Manor House through 5 generations of family, staff. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/upstairs-downstairs-special-tours-nov-16-2018/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

‘Renaissance Men’

Vocal Ensemble Performance

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CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Boston’s premier vocal chamber ensemble “Renaissance Men” perform vocal music from all periods, by many composers. Tickets, $25 general admission. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St.,Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org

SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 p.m. Dance with friends at Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Clubs Fall All Plus Dance. Features Keith Harter as Plus caller, Jeanne Harter as Cuer. Admission, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-264-8128.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Tales From The Empire Hotel

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THEATER – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Performance by Tom Morgan “Tales from the Empire” telling the story of the Morgan family, former owners of The Empire Hotel in Gilbertsville. Adapted from autobiographical stories in newspaper columns, radio show “Moneytalk.” Cost, $15/adult. Auditorium, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

TEDX ONEONTA – 6 – 9 p.m. Locally organized evening of lectures on topics from exercise, genocide, happiness, child rearing in the digital age, the opiod epidemic, more. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. www.tedxoneonta.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 23

Holiday Square Dance

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SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 – 10 p.m. Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with the Doubleday Dancers of Cooperstown. Admission, $5. Cooperstown Elementary School. Call 607-547-8665.

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Mask and Hammer Theater club present “Doubt: A Parable” set in 1964 about the doubt of a nun in the guilt or innocence of a priest. Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3456 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/theatre-department/season-shows

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 19

Square Dance

With The Moose Club

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SQUARE DANCE – 5 – 9 p.m. Round & Square dancing with Randy Hulse. Cost, $9/person. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.

WOMEN’S HISTORY – 5 – 6:30 p.m. “Mental Illness and Stopping the Stigma” presented by Sydney S. Scalici and Laura Maneates of the Counseling Center. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4428 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-to-celebrate-womens-history-month/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MAR. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MAR. 4

Fun, Food, & Maple Sugar

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SUGARING SUNDAY – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Features contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, more. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org

SQUARE DANCE – 5 – 9 p.m. Dance to Dirt Road Express Band. Cost $9/person. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.18

Freedom, Justice,

And Thurgood Marshall

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FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. The Freedom and Justice Series continues with a film charting the early legal career of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American justice on the US Supreme Court. Free, open to the public. Fellowship Hall, The First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9371 or visit www.facebook.com/ctownfirstbaptist/

ENGINEERING – Noon – 4 p.m. Kids explore a wide collection of engineering kits, activities, plus a thematic challenge. Admission, $5. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Call 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEB.2
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEB.2

Performing ‘In The Heights’

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CONCERT – 8:30 p.m. Musical performance of “In The Heights” with music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1660982

CONTRADANCE – 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dance with friends to the tunes of Erik House, fiddler from East Springfield whose repertoire focuses on Old Time and Quebecois tunes. Caller is Peter Blue.Arrive at 7:15 for a beginners introduction to the steps. Suggested donation, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Call 607-965-8232 or visit otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 21
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 21

Presenting Student Entrepreneurs

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MARKETPLACE – 1 – 3 p.m. CCS Students hold a TREP$ Marketplace to show the businesses they have created. Come out to shop and support tomorrows entrepreneurs. Gymnasium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

POP CONCERT – 2 p.m. The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble present the Mid-Winter Concert featuring tunes from the 20s, a medley from “West Side Story,” themes from James Bond, and more. The First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-7085 or visit www.catskillwinds.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 12
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 12

Create A Bowl For The Cook-Off

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BOWL DECORATING – 6 – 9 p.m. Create and decorate a bowl for the Chili Bowl Cook-off Fundraiser. For adults, 21+. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.facebook.com/CANOneonta/

FILM SERIES – 7-9 p.m. Cabin Fever film festival presents “Loving Vincent” (2017). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free, open to the public. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 19

Local Women Celebrate

Suffrage & Tell Their Stories

14-19eventspage Give the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!

SUFFRAGE EVENT – 2 p.m. The League of Women Voters hosts Theodora Talks featuring local women telling their stories, followed by a roundtable discussion. NJ Sterling Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-2586 or visit www.facebook.com/LWVoftheCooperstownArea/.

SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. Spend an evening dancing with friends. Admission, $8 members, $9 non-members. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 5

‘All In Timing’ Comic Sketches

14-19eventspageDAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS – 2 a.m. Turn clocks back one hour!

THEATER – 2 p.m. The Catskill Community Players present comedy drama “All in the Timing” consisting of six comic sketches about language, life, and complicated romances. Wieting Theater, 168 Main St., Worcester. Call 607-397-8500 or visit catskillplayers.org

FALL CLEAN UP – 1-4 p.m. Have fun outdoors and prepare the gardens for winter. No experience required, tools provided. Rain or shine. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. call 607-547-2366 or visit otsegolandtrust.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCT. 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCT. 1

Challenging 10K Race

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PIT RUN – 10:25 a.m. Participate in the most challenging 10K course in our area with runners from across NYS. Try the 5K, or the 2-Mile stroll if you prefer shorter distances. Enjoy a BBQ picnic, games, activities, live music after the races. Fee, $30. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call (607) 432-8068 or visit www.pitrun.org

FILM CLASS – 5 p.m. View “Heat of the Night.” Followed by discussion with the group. All welcome, just show up. Cooperstown Graduate Program, 5838 St. Rt 80, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-2586.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPT. 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

Fall Square Dance

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SQUARE DANCE – 7:30-10 p.m. First dance of the season with the Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club of Cooperstown. Ray Taylor will call, Elma Taylor will cue. Admission, $5. Cooperstown Elementary School. Call (607)264-8128

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Orpheus Theater presents “Spring Awakening.” Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call (607) 432-9392 or visit www.orpheustheatre.org

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