Help support the annual Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump and maybe take home some great prizes! The annual Chinese Auction allows you to raise funds for local families struggling with chronic illnesses – all without having to jump in a freezing cold lake. 12:30 p.m.; drawing begins at 2:30. Sunday, Jan. 27, Milford Central School, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Info (607) 286-7101.
Just because it’s snowy doesn’t mean you can’t have fun! In Richfield Springs, the annual Winter Carnival
kicks off with a snowmobile ride and a bonfire at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, Start at Genesee Restaurant, 38 Lake St., Richfield Springs. Events continue throughout the weekend, including a karaoke contest, bingo and pitch tournaments, live music and more. Info (315) 717-4234.
With snow finally on the ground, the weather is perfect for snowshoeing, skiing, and even a snowshoe hike guided by OCCA as Five Star Subaru hosts its annual Winterfest. Free. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Road., Laurens. Info (607) 282-4087.
Cooperstown Thespians take you to warm sands of Agrabah with Disney’s “Aladdin.” Cost, $10/adult. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Info (607) 547-8181.
Winter’s the time for comfort food: chicken & biscuits! Help support Cooperstown High School softball team go to spring training in Florida. $10/adult. 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St.