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August 19, 2011

What's Happening: August 18, 2011

Non-commercial events only. Readers who wish to list an event in What’s Happening should e-mail information to crier@csdsl.net, mail to the Cooperstown Crier, 21 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown, NY, 13326, or fax to 547-1109 at least 10 days before the event. More information may be obtained by calling 547-9493.

Thursday, Aug. 18

Event: ‘America’s Main Street: Route 20,’ 7 p.m., Glimmerglass State Park, Lakeview Room. Part of the Fun & Education Series sponsored by Friends of Glimmerglass State Park.

Friday, Aug. 19

Meeting: Milford Legion Veterans Club, 7:30 p.m., Legion Hall, West Main Street, Milford. For info: 432-2973.

Class: ‘Afternoon Art’ for children ages 4 to 8, 3 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum. Cost $7 or $5 for New York State Historical Association members. For info: 547-1476 or 547-1414.

Dinner: Takeout roast beef dinner, by reservation only, 6 p.m., Middlefield Baptist Church. RSVP by Aug 15: Dorothy, 547-9093; Susan, 264-8042; or September, (443) 974-2403.

Exhibit: Handmade bowls by Frank Hammer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richfield Springs Historic Association Museum and Exhibit Hall.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Market: Cooperstown Farmers Market featuring fresh vegetables and fruits, plants, baked goods, meats, cheese, local crafts and more from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is behind Key Bank, at 101 Main St. in Cooperstown. For information, call 547-6195. Sponsored by Otsego 2000.

Breakfast: Fly-in breakfast, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cooperstown /Westville Airport on state Route 166. Hosted by the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department and the Experimental aircraft Association Chapter 1070.

Exhibit: Handmade bowls by Frank Hammer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richfield Springs Historic Association Museum and Exhibit Hall.

Exhibit: ‘Art in Bloom,’ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum, presented by the Lake and Valley Garden Club. Benefit cocktail part at 6 to 8 p.m.

contest: ‘Pickles, Pies and Preserves Contest’ presented by the Roseboom Historical Association. For info: 264- 3736.

Meeting: Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 6 p.m., Fly Creek Grange, dinner followed by election of officers.

Blood drive: Presented by National Baseball Hall of Fame, sponsored American Red Cross and Bassett Healthcare, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cooper Park. Donors get free same-day admission to the Hall of Fame.

Event: Stargazing preceded by ‘Space Rocks: Our Smallest Neighbors,’ 7:30 p.m.. Glimmerglass State Park Beach House, presented by Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society.

Tour: Walking tour of Lakewood Cemetery, 1 p.m., led by C. R. Jones, to benefit the Lakewood Cemetery Association and Town of Middlefield Historical Association. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 21. For info: 547-9515.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Meal: Breakfast buffet, 7 to 11 a.m., Milford American Legion, sponsored by the Milford Post 1566 American Legion, Auxiliary and sons of American Legion. Cost: $7, adults; $3, children younger than 10.

Concert: East Coast Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m.  Otesaga Resort Hotel, part ofthe Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. Tickets: $25; $15 for youths 6 to 18. For tickets: www.cooperstownmusicfest. org, (800) 838-3006 or at the door.

Book Launch: ‘Wobbling Home, a Spiritual Walk with Parkinson’s,’ by Jim Atwell, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Cooperstown Presbyterian Church Chapel.

Concert: Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Star Theater, 44 Main St. Cherry Valley. Presented by Cherry Valley Artworks. Tickets: $7 or $6 for Artworks members. For info: 286-9085.

Exhibit: ‘Art in Bloom,’ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum, presented by the Lake and Valley Garden Club.

Monday, aug. 22

Class: ‘Afternoon Art’ for children ages 4 to 8, 3 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum. Cost $7 or $5 for New York State Historical Association members. For info: 547-1476 or 547-1414.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Market: Cooperstown Farmers Market featuring fresh vegetables and fruits, plants, baked goods, meats, cheese, local crafts and more from noon to 5 p.m. The market is behind Key Bank, at 101 Main St. in Cooperstown. For information, call 547-6195. Sponsored by Otsego 2000.

Concert: Bourbon & Branch, 7 p.m., Lakefront Park, part of the Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Concert: Community Concert Band, 8 to 9 p.m., Otesaga Resort Hotel. For info: 547-9271 or edjob@stny.rr.com.

Class: ‘Afternoon Art’ for children ages 4 to 8, 3 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum. Cost $7 or $5 for New York State Historical Association members. For info: 547-1476 or 547-1414.

Presentation: ‘Marc Bresee on Bresee’s Oneonta Department Store,’ 7 p.m., Greater Oneonta Historical Society, History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta.

Thursday, Aug. 25

Event: ‘RSVP: Hospitality at Hyde Hall,’ 7 p.m., Glimmerglass State Park, Lakeview Room. Part of the Fun & Education Series sponsored by Friends of Glimmerglass State Park.

blood Drive: American Red Cross, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Bassett Hall auditorium, intersection of Beaver and Pioneer streets. For info: 547-3701.

Friday, aug. 26

Class: ‘Afternoon Art’ for children ages 4 to 8, 3 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum. Cost $7 or $5 for New York State Historical Association members. For info: 547-1476 or 547-1414.

Exhibit: Handmade bowls by Frank Hammer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richfield Springs Historic Association Museum and Exhibit Hall.

Saturday, Aug. 27

Market: Cooperstown Farmers Market featuring fresh vegetables and fruits, plants, baked goods, meats, cheese, local crafts and more from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is behind Key Bank, at 101 Main St. in Cooperstown. For information, call 547-6195. Sponsored by Otsego 2000.

Event: Train Robbery, 1 p.m., Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society and the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad, Milford Train Depot. For info: 432-2439, www.lrhs.com.

Event: Fly Creek Community Yard Sale, 8:30 a.m., pancake breakfast, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Fly Creek Fire Hall; hot dog, hamburgers drinks, 11 a.m. Grange Building. To benefit Fly Creek Area Historical Society. For info: 547-8321.

Exhibit: Handmade bowls by Frank Hammer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richfield Springs Historic Association Museum and Exhibit Hall.

Sunday, aug. 28

Concert: Juilliard String Quartet, 3 p.m., Louis C. Jones Center of The Farmers’ Museum, part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. Tickets: $25; $15 for youths 6 to 18. For tickets: www.cooperstownmusicfest. org, (800) 838-3006 or at the door. Event: Ellis’ Cruise-in, 12:30 p.m., Hartwick Highland’s Campground, 131 Burke Hill Road.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Market: Cooperstown Farmers Market featuring fresh vegetables and fruits, plants, baked goods, meats, cheese, local crafts and more from noon to 5 p.m. The market is behind Key Bank, at 101 Main St. in Cooperstown. For information, call 547-6195.

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