HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 12
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
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
DAYLIGHT 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
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
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
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUG. 20
PIANO CONCERT – 3 p.m. Tim Horne piano pieces from Oneonta’s music history on this last day of the Oneonta Music History Exhibition. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The summer music festival presents “Time for Three.” The Otesaga, Cooperstown. www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/timeforthree/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Finale of the Fair. Come for the Demolition Derby, a Horse Show, a Goat Show, a Carnival, and more. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org for more information.
PADDLE & PULL – 1-3 p.m. Paddle and help OCCA pull remaining Water Chestnuts out of Goodyear Lake. Canoe/Kayaks available. Bring hat, sunscreen, water and expect to get a little wet. Registration preferred. Meet at NYS Fishing Access site, St. Rt. 28, Portlandville. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-pull-goodyear-lake-3/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 16
SUMMER SUNDAY SERIES – 1-3 p.m. Learn about Aluminumware with Jim & Diana Hickling. Learn its history from a collector and share your own stories. Junction of Wilcox Ave. & Henry St., Oneonta. swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com
SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. An evening of Round and Square dancing with Dr. Weismore. All persons age 18+ are invited. Cost, $9 per person. Oneonta Moose Club, 87 W. Broadway St., Oneonta. Contact Sandy @ 988-7753
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 18
WORLD CUP SOCCER FESTIVAL – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Come to the 4th annual Play for Peace soccer festival for food, fun, music, and soccer. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. www.facebook.com/KESsoccer/
OUTDOOR GAMES – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Athletes from across the NE compete to see who’s best. Includes a bbq contest and tasting, and the Stihl Timbersports NE Qualifier. Watch the finals of the women’s competition, and the final outdoor games. Alden Field, Cherry Valley Community Center. www.facebook.com/northeastqualifier/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 2
OMMEGANG CONCERT – 5 p.m. The Avett Brothers return for the summer concert series. Advance tickets, $50. Brewery Ommegang, 656 Cty. Hwy. 33, Cooperstown. Info, www.ommegang.com
MANSION SHOW RECEPTION – 5-8 p.m. Theme: RESIST!. Artists use their own interpretation be it political, personal, formal, or otherwise. Juried Art show open to all artist in all mediums. Community Arts Network of Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/event/exhibition-2017-mansion-show/?instance_id=777
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 12
K-12 ART & MUSIC NIGHT – 5-7 p.m. An exhibit of the art by Cooperstown students. The library will also be open with a craft program for children and a preview of the Library’s Summer Program. Cooperstown Art Association. Info, www.cooperstownart.com
EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening the Lake Exhibit by the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Free and open to the public. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. Info, hydehall.org/events-2/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 28
‘LOST BOYS’ LECTURE – 5 p.m. Cousins Sebastian Maroundit and Mathon Noi present “Building Minds in South Sudan” discussing their efforts to rebuild schools in their homeland. Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, Dr. Elizabeth Bloom @ (607)431-4945 or email email@example.com or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-host-lecture-sudanese-lost-boys/
ART & POETRY CONTEST – 6-9 p.m. This years theme is Blue Skies, Smilin’ At Me: Exploring the Beauty of living a life free of the negative impacts of addiction. Opening gala features the exhibit, poetry reading, awards ceremony, & music. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/event/opening-reception-leaf-art-poetry-contest-2/?instance_id=752
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 10
Register for Central New York Dairy Day by Noon. Info, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/03/14/2017-central-new-york-dairy-day
ART EXHIBIT – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception of the Annual Congressional exhibit “Artistic Discovery.” Exhibit of Otsego County High school students art. 6 winners will be selected and their art will be shown at the state level with the winners from other counties. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstownart.com
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Presenting Robert Jones and Matt Watroba playing music that reflects the spirit and history of America. Admissions $20. Benefits Church Window Restoration Project. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, (607)547-9946