HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
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.
SANTA’S ARRIVAL – 5 p.m. Celebrate Santa’s arrival in Cooperstown to receive gift requests at the winter cottage in Pioneer Park, Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9983 or visit www.wearecooperstown.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19
PRE-CHRISTMAS SALE – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Find gently used holiday decorations including lights, undecorated wreaths, ornaments, tableware, more. Also enjoy goodies at bake sale. Proceeds benefit mission programs of United Methodist Women. Cooperstown United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9515 or visit www.cooperstownumc.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
AUDUBON SOCIETY – 7:30 p.m. Presentation “Collected stories of 2019” featuring photographs of birds, foxes, butterfly’s, other natural subjects by local photographer Rick Bunting. Will feature stories about favorite events from this year. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
CELEBRATION – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Celebrate 150th birthday of Cardiff Giant. Pay $0.50 to see the giant, enjoy a GIANT cake, hear the stories of the hoax, enjoy a performance of the show, party like its 1869. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/stec_event/birthday/0
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 11
SUMMER CELEBRATION – 3 – 7 p.m. Celebrate summer by the waterfront with OPA. Bring a dish to share, enjoy BBQ. Come prepared for swimming, outdoor games, other park activities, relax with friends. Gilbert Lake State Park, Mount Vision. 607-386-1508 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 8
MOVIE MATINEE – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy movies and refreshments w/your child every Monday. Huntington Memorial Library, 3rd Fl. Community Rm, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, 607-432-1980 hmloneonta.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 4
OLDEST PARADE – 11 a.m. The second oldest parade in the country kicks off again, with a full day of festivities to follow, including a concert and fireworks at dusk. Springfield Center Community Center, 129 Co Rd 29A, Springfield Center.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 9
EXHIBIT – 3 p.m. The exhibit, “Broadway Revealed: Behind the Theater Curtain,” showcases Broadway productions in photographs by Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s members. Free. Anderson’s Foreman Gallery at Hartwick College. 1 Hartwick Dr, Oneonta, Info, www.oneontahistory.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 8
CONCERT – 3-5 p.m. FLAME performs a free concert as part of the Family Resource network’s 25th anniversary. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. www.foothillspac.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 7
CONCERT 7- 9 p.m. Hudson Valley band “Upstate” will play at the Farmers’ Museum’s Louis C. Jones Center in conjunction w/the Fenimore Museum’s Herb Ritts exhibit. Free. The Farmers’ Museum, 5775 NY Rte. 80, Cooperstown. Info, 607-264-2626 www.upstatelovesyou.com/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 31
FOOD FESTIVAL – 3-6 p.m. The 19th Annual Epicurean Food and Wine Tasting features samplings from 30 different restaurants, as well as a silent auction, all to benefit Catskill Area Hospice. $90, reservations required. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Info, reservations, (607) 432-6773.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 24
MEET AND GREET – 12-4 p.m. “Sundays at Brandow’s” aims to connect new families with companion animals from the Susquehanna SPCA. Brandow’s Feed & Seed, 4119 NY-7, Oneonta. Info, (607) 547-8111.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 17
RECEPTION – 10 a.m. The 2019 Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump recipients will receive their checks during a church service. Public welcome. Portlandville United Methodist Church, 2878 NY-28, Portlandville. Info, (607) 286-7101.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 16
IRISH DINNER – 4-7 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Tekakwitha Council 10968 host a corned beef & cabbage dinner with Irish step dancers performing. Free, donations accepted. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-8519.