The Glimmerglass Festival Guild held its Annual Meeting on September 19 at the Farm Credit East, where members of the volunteer organization voted to donate $25,000 to The Glimmerglass Festival, the summer opera and musical theater company known for its innovative productions.
Through volunteer services, community engagement and educational programs, the Guild provides both acts of service and financial support for the world-renowned company. The Guild raises money through the annual gala in August at The Otesaga.
MUSIC FEST – 7 – 9 p.m. Join the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival for performance by virtuosic duo Danbi Um and JIJI and a genre-spanning performance featuring everything works by Corelli, Paganini, Piazzolla and Ella Fitzgerald. General admission, $30. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. cooperstownmusicfest.org
COOPERSTOWN CONCERT – 7 – 9 p.m. The Cooperstown Concert series returns for 2022 with an opening concert by Imani Winds. Known for their dynamic playing & adventurous programming which has inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Tickets, $30/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 877-666-7421 or visit www.cooperstownmusicfest.org
BOOSTER CLINIC – 8:30 – 11 a.m. Bassett patients aged 18+ are invited to get their first, second, third, or even fourth dose (for those that qualify) of the COVID-19 vaccine (J&J, Pfizer, & Moderna). Registration required. Bassett Medical Center Prime Care, 1 Atwell Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-4625 or visit www.bassett.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine
ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE – 7 p.m. Start the Earth Day celebrations with an environmental education lecture ‘Anatomy of a Water Crisis’ from Anna Clark, author of ‘Poisoned City’ which recounts the story of the water crisis in Flint Michigan through the people who caused and suffered from it. Free, open to the public. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit suny.oneonta.edu/sustainability/green-dragon-week for info.
STORM AID – 8 a.m. – Gone. Dry Ice will be available to the public until gone. Otego Fire Department, 5 River St., Otego.
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans, 160 Pony Farm Rd., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30 p.m. Join Director of Exhibitions, Chris Rossi, on a behind the scenes look at putting together an exhibition at the museum. Program includes a walking tour and a box lunch. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.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
FILM SCREENING – 7 p.m. Join the Cooperstown Film Society for screening of ‘Asteroid’ (filmed in Oneonta) with a pre-film talk by Executive Producer Korey Rowe. Village Library of Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop
UKRAINE BENEFIT – 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy delicious Spaghetti Dinner to support refugees from Ukraine. Suggested donation, $10. The Rusty Bison, 4938 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-282-4347 or visit www.facebook.com/thebisoncoop
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Cooperstown Concert Series presents a rare duo performance with guitar masters Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar performing a mix of original songs, contemporary, traditional blues and roots music. Tickets, $20/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org
HERITAGE CONCERT – 7 p.m. Public Concert of Love songs celebrating Romance, Service, and America presented by the USAF Heritage of America bands. Free, proof of vaccine, masks, & id required. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.facebook.com/foothillsoneonta/timeline
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 4:30 p.m. Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org
WRITERS SERIES – 7 p.m. Hartwick’s spring visiting writers series presents Krys Malcom Belc for a reading followed by a Q&A session. Belc is known for ‘The Natural Mother of the Child: A Memoir of Nonbinary Parenthood’ and has won contests at Redivider and Pigeon Pages. Free, in-person, open to the public. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College. 607-431-4921 or visit www.hartwick.edu/academics/academic-departments/english-department/visiting-writers-series/
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Cooperstown Concert Series presents a modern mashup of Traditional, Bluegrass, Folk, Country & Rock music performed by Nora Jane Stuthers. Tickets, $15/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org
SPRINGFIELD READS – 4:30 p.m. Celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentines Day together with stories, snacks, and crafts with members of the Springfield community. Sponsored by Hyde Hall. Springfield Community Library, 129 Co. Rd. 29A, Springfield Center. 315-858-5802 or visit hydehall.org/springfield-reads-feb-23-2022/