BOOK SIGNING – 6:30 p.m. Signing , reception to celebrate new book ‘Driving While Black’ by Cooperstown Graduate Program Director Gretchin Sorin. Roots Brewing Company, 175 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
COUNTRY LIVING FEST – 1 p.m. Celebrate country life with vendors, cornhole tournament (1-6:30), pumpkin patch, farmers’ market, more. Includes demonstrations on backyard beekeeping, floral arrangements, fly fishing, cider pressing, metal detecting, more. Kallan Fields, Well’s Ave., Hartwick. 607-293-8123 or visit www.facebook.com/TownofHartwick/
LECTURE – 7:30 p.m. George Ward presents 2019 Bruce Buckley lecture “‘MY Little Mohee’ – Lawrence Older: The Songs, Tunes, Tales and Life Journey of an Adirondack Singer.” Featuring a night of music celebrating history, traditions of Upstate New York. Free, open to public. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Tour the exhibit “Edward Weston: Portrait of the Young Man as an Artist” with Arts in Education coordinator and photographer Kevin Gray. Cost, $30 non-members. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/event/weston
HISTORY DISCUSSION – 7 – 8 p.m. Historian Wayne Write, of GOHS, discusses the Central New York Fair in Oneonta (1873-1926) which was the second largest fair in the state. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
BOOK SIGNING – 6 – 7 p.m. Jen Bokal returns to the Book Store to sign her latest novel “Her Rocky Mountain Defender.” The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
FILM SOCIETY – 7 – 8:35 p.m. The Film Society of Cooperstown presents “Sullivan’s Travels” which follows an idealistic filmmaker discovering the true spirit of America. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
EASTER EGGS – 6 p.m. Create Pysanky eggs, the Ukranian Easter eggs, with traditional methods using beeswax and dyes. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
CANDIDATES NIGHT – 7 – 9 p.m. Candidates for the village elections debate issues and answer questions from the audience. Moderated by the League of Women Voters. Village Meeting Room, Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-2853 or visit www.facebook.com/LWVoftheCooperstownArea/
BOOK CLUB – 6 – 7 p.m. Mindfulness club discusses “Being Peace” by Thich Naht Hanh. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
WORKFORCE SEMINAR – 8:30 a.m. Melinda Mack, Executive Director of the NY Association of Training & Employment Professionals, will speak on trends in employment and workforce development. Cost, $10, continental breakfast included. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9983 or visit otsegocc.com
MINDFULNESS – 6-7 p.m. Come prepared to discuss “Peace Is Every Step” by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
BOOK CLUB – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Discuss “Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” by Sam Quinones. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
HISTORY DAY – 8-11:30 a.m. 7th Grade Local National History Day. Library, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
BOOK CLUB – 6-7 p.m. Discuss “How To Sit” by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh at this Mindfulness focused book club. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
NETWORKING – 6-8 p.m. Year end celebration with the Young Professionals Network. Bring a gift for toys-for-tots and receive a free ticket to the State of the State Breakfast. Stella Luna Ristorante, 58-60 Market St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/
Give the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!
CONCERT – 7-9 p.m. Tusk, one of the nations top tribute bands, perform Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits. Cost, $20. Followed by the 70s Dance Party 9 p.m.-Midnight. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-316-2870 or visit foothillspac.org
BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Great items up for sale to benefit the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Bring items to sell, or bid on interesting items for auction. Holiday Inn, 5206 NY-23, Oneonta. www.oneontahistory.org or call (607)432-0960.
SCRABBLE & POTLUCK – 6-9 p.m. Bring a dish to share and enjoy a game of scrabble with friends. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call (607) 432-3491 or visit uuso.org
BOOK SIGNING – 6:15-7:15 p.m. Enjoy a book signing and reading of “Her Rocky Mountain Hero” by Jennifer D. Bokal. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/