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November 1, 2012

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Arts and Crafts fair set

The 36th Herkimer County Arts and Crafts Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Herkimer County Community College. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

This year’s vendors will offer photography, jewelry, clothing, specialty foods and more. The fair is a juried show, allowing exhibitors to submit their work in several categories to earn first place and honorable mention recognition. 

Admission is $4. Free parking is available adjacent to the show, with easy access off the state Thruway, Exit 30. Food service is available, and the venue is handicapped accessible throughout.

All proceeds benefit the Herkimer County College Foundation to provide scholarships for Herkimer County Community College students. The Fair is sponsored by Iberdrola Renewables.


Antique dealers wanted 

Dealers are invited to participate in the annual Holiday Antique Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn in Oneonta, sponsored by the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Spaces are 8-by-10-feet and rent for $50. For more information, call Loraine at 433-2452.

Church plans harvest dinner

Cooperstown United Methodist Church at 66 Chestnut St., at the corner of Glen Avenue, will host a harvest dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

Turkey, side and homemade pie will be served. Cost is $9 for adults or $5 for children. Takeouts will be available.

For information, call 547-9540. The church is handicapped-accessible.


Gift shoeboxes to be collected

The Cooperstown community is invited to join the Cooperstown United Methodist Church in participating in Operation Christmas Child to collect gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world. Pre-decorated shoeboxes and a brochure that explains the program and what gifts to include are available at the church. They may be picked up during the day and returned no later than Sunday, Nov. 11. The driveway off Glen Avenue to the Fellowship Room entrance should be used.

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