HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
BENEFIT DINNER – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy Brooks Chicken dinner to support Susquehanna SPCA. Tickets, $10/person available at the shelter. Christ Church Episcopal, 46 River St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8111 or visit www.facebook.com/SQSPCA/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 p.m. Join Doubleday Dancers Modern Western Square Dance Club. Bring the friends, enjoy fun music/dance. Cost, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-264-8128.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8
BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Find hundreds of items including jewelry, gift certificates, art, more available at live & silent auctions. Refreshments available. Support Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Quality Inn, 5206 NY-23, Oneonta. 607-433-2452 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
TEDX – 6 p.m. Listen to speakers on variety of topics from food, to relationships and leadership, at independently organized TED event. Cost, $30 (after 8/15). Slade Theater, Hartwick College, Oneonta. www.tedxoneonta.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 14
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Cherry Valley Artworks presents an evening of new jazz music by The Blake Fleming Trio. $10 admission. The Star Theater, 44 Main Street, Cherry Valley. Info, cvartworks.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 10
FILM – 6:30p.m.“Desperately Seeking Susan” (PG-13) with the Herb Ritts photography exhibit. $5 members, $7 non-members. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 p.m. Beat Cabin Fever with “Phantom Thread” (2017) about the love life of dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock. Free with donation. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Call 607-965-8232 or visit otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 21
MARKETPLACE – 1 – 3 p.m. CCS Students hold a TREP$ 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