ART EXHIBIT—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to view “True Friends: Nancy Waller Art for the Ellen St John Peacemaker Award,” a potpourri of watercolors and silk screens, some framed. Proceeds benefit the award. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. (315) 941-9607 or visit facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
ART EXHIBIT—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exhibit opening continues for “True Friends: Nancy Waller Art for the Ellen St John Peacemaker Award,” a potpourri of watercolors and silk screens, some framed. Proceeds benefit the Award. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Road, Cooperstown. (315) 941-9607 or visit facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
EXHIBIT OPENING – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibit, “Wings, Stings, and other Things: An Artistic Collaboration Exploring the Life of Bugs,” features artworks by Milford Central School students. On view through March 31. Cooperstown Art Association. (607) 547-9777 or visit cooperstownart.com
SPRING CLEANING—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Looking to start or grow your art collection? Visit the spring cleaning art sale, featuring works and supplies donated by local artists and collectors. On view through March 18. Cooperstown Art Association. (607) 547-9777 or visit cooperstownart.com
SNOW TUBING—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, Glimmerglass State Park will be open for snow tubing on the hill. Admission is $5/person. Snow tubes are provided; there is a warming hut with snacks and hot chocolate available for purchase. Check the Facebook page or call the park office to confirm the slope is open. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8662 or visit facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
BLOOD DRIVE—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org
CHRISTMAS EVE PARTY—6-7:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends for a fun community celebration of Christmas Eve. Includes candlelight Christmas songs with the New Life Band, a message of Christmas, an HD depiction of an account of the birth of Jesus as well as Christmas cookies/coffee/cocoa, and photos with your family and friends. Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. (607) 431-2080 or visit destinationoneonta.com/calendar
FIBER ARTS WEEKEND – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit for demonstration and hands-on activities in everything from spinning to weaving to quilting with local groups on hand to discuss the art. Admission, $15/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org
Michael Federov, of Maryland, NY, will informally discuss his climate change paintings with gallery visitors in Brave New World at the Art Garage, Saturday September 17, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Reservations are not necessary. Free admission.
Guests are invited to bring their curiosity, concerns, questions and comments.
Brave New World, an exhibit featuring the works of artists Lewis Danielski and Michael Federov, opened at The Art Garage on Beaver Meadow Road in Middlefield on Saturday, August 20.
In Brave New World, Mr. Danielski presents a range of work along with artist Michael Fedorov. Mr. Danielski grew up in Indonesia, but his grandparents were long-time Cooperstown residents, so he spent many summers and holidays in the region.
ARTIST TALK – 4 p.m. Discuss and tour the current exhibit ‘Brave New World’ with artist Lewis Danielski. Free admission, reservation recommended. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 315-941-9607 or visit facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St. Cooperstown. 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org
SUMMER SUNDAYS – 1 – 3 p.m. Local history presentation ‘A Geological History Beneath the Swart-Wilcox House’ by Dr. Robert & Johanna Titus. Free, open to the public. Bring your own mask, folding chair. Handicapped accessible. Held on the front lawn at The Swart Wilcox Museum, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. 607-287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/summer-schedule/
CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Bring the kids, a chair and some blankets for fun evening featuring a performance by The Steve Fabrizio Ensemble band. By the bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. 607-432-0680 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontarec
BOAT PARADE – 3 p.m. View annual ‘We Love Our Lake’ decorated boat parade this Independence Day weekend. This years theme is ‘Our Lake’s a Treasure’ and all boats are welcome. Meet at 3 mile point or join up on the way behind the Otsego Lake Association pontoon boat south along Otsego Lake’s West Shore. Concludes at Lake Front Park, Cooperstown. E-mail email@example.com or visit www.otsegolakeassociation.org
APPRECIATION CONCERT – 4 p.m. Glimmerglass Festival to hold a season preview concert to appreciate the Springfield Community. Listen to some highlights from the coming opera season. Proceeds benefit the Springfield 4th of July Parade. Tickets, $5/person available from the Convenience Corner Store at US-20 and St. Rt. 80 in Springfield or at the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce, Cooperstown. Held at the Alice Busch Opera Theater, 7300 St. Rt. 80, Cooperstown. 607-547-2255 or visit www.facebook.com/SpringfieldParade/
ARTIST TALK – 4 p.m. Discuss the exhibit ‘The Colors of Green’ with a panel of contributing artists. Reservations required. Free admission. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown
BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
ARTIST TALK – Noon. Californian, Marcus Villagran on Surrealism, the Pacific Northwest and Majolica. Hybrid-zoom-at-noon program. Contact gallery for zoom link by March 29. Limited in-person reservations also accepted. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 315-941-9607 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown
EXHIBIT OPENING – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate opening of mid-winter show featuring painting, sculpture, and ceramics by local artists Lucia Phillips, Marcus Villagran, more. On view Saturdays thru 4/5, or by appointment. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 315-941-9607 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown