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August 9, 2012

What's happening: Aug. 9, 2012


THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

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Thursday, Aug. 9

Market: Fly Creek Farmers’ Market, 3 to 7 p.m., Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 county Highway 26, Fly Creek.

Class: Painting the Head with Doug Jamieson (Part 4 of 8), 10 a.m. to noon, Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. Cost for all eight classes: $110 for members, $115 for nonmembers. For info, registration: 547-9777.

Class: Mural Painting with Martha Sharer (Part 2 of 2), 1 to 3 p.m., Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. For children 7 to 12. Cost: $45 for members, $50 for nonmembers. For info, registration: 547-9777.



Saturday, Aug. 11

Market: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pioneer Alley. For info: www.otsego 2000.org/farmersmarket.

Fundraiser: Boy Scout Troop 1254 bottle drive, 9 a.m. Have donations placed on curb, sidewalk or porch steps visible from the street. For large donations, call 547-1310.

Event: Hike and talk on beavers, 9 a.m., Ottaway Road, town of Middlefield. For info, registration: 547-2366, marcie@otsegolandtrust.org.

Event: Standup comedy featuring Aaron David Ward, Deric Harrington and Frank Gentile, 8 p.m., Smithy Center for the Arts, 55 Pioneer St. For info: 547-8671, www.smithyarts.org.



Sunday, Aug. 12

Concert: Tierney Sutton Band, 7:30 p.m., The Otesaga Hotel, 60 Lake St., Cooperstown. Part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. For info: (877) 666-7421, www.cooperstownmusicfest.org, info@cooperstownmusicfest.org.

Concert: Ensembles Large and Small, 7:30 p.m., The Star Theater at the Foundry, 44 Main St. Cherry Valley. Featuring members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra. For info: 264-3080, cvartworks.org.

Concert: Oneonta Community Concert Band 10th annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic Concert, 3 p.m., Aug. 12, upper pavilion, Wilber Park, Oneonta. For info: 432-7977.

Blood Drive: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cooper Park. Donors get free admission to the museum.

Concert: Operatic soprano Jill Gardener accompanied by Robert Rowland-Raybold of Christ Episcopal Church in Cooperstown, 4 p.m., Old Palatine Church, state Route 5 between Nelliston and St. Johnsville.



Monday, Aug. 13

Class: ‘Tech Tips,’ 3 p.m. Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St.

Class: Plein Air Landscape Class with Ashley Norwood Cooper (Part 7 of 12), 9 a.m. to noon, Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. Rain date, Friday. Cost for series: $120 for members, $125 for nonmembers. For info, registration: 547-9777.

Concert: Florence High Memorial Chamber Music Concert featuring musicians from the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Pierstown Grange Hall, 137 Wedderspoon Hollow Road, Cooperstown. For info: 264-3069, 547-1347.

Talk: ‘Hop Growing in Otsego County, 7:30 p.m., Richfield Springs Library. Sponsored by the Richfield Springs Historic Association. For info: (315) 858-0027.



Tuesday, Aug. 14

Market: Fly Creek Farmers’ Market, 3 to 7 p.m., Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 county Highway 26, Fly Creek.

Screening: Digital mammography breast cancer screenings, Sharon Springs Health Center, 591 U.S. Route 20, No. 1. For appointment, info: (888) 416-3409.

Tour:  Buffer strip garden at Lakefront Park in Cooperstown, 6:30 p.m. Presented by Paul Lord of the Otsego Lake Association.



Wednesday, Aug. 15

Class: Plein Air Landscape Class with Ashley Norwood Cooper (Part 8 of 12), 9 a.m. to noon, Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. Rain date, Friday. Cost for series: $120 for members, $125 for nonmembers. For info, registration: 547-9777.

Class: Afternoon Art for Kids: Personal Portraits, 3 to 4 p.m., Fenimore Art Museum. For info: 547-1461.



Thursday, Aug. 16

Market: Fly Creek Farmers’ Market, 3 to 7 p.m., Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 county Highway 26, Fly Creek.

Class: Painting the Head with Doug Jamieson (Part 5 of 8), 10 a.m. to noon, Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. Cost for all eight classes: $110 for members, $115 for nonmembers. For info, registration: 547-9777.

Event: Folk Fest for Food, 7 to 9 p.m., NBT Bank parking lot, Cherry Valley. Featuring Stoddard Hollow Stringband and menu of hot dogs and burgers. Food donations to benefit Our Daily Bread Food pantry in Cherry Valley.



Friday, Aug. 17

Event: Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trials, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clark Field, Beaver Meadow Road. For info: 2938385, leatherstockingsheepdogtrials.com.



Saturday, Aug. 18

Market: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pioneer Alley. For info: www.otsego 2000.org/farmersmarket.

Event: Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trials, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clark Field, Beaver Meadow Road. For info: 2938385, leatherstockingsheepdogtrials.com.

Meal: Fly-in pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cooperstown/Westville Airport, state Route 166. Sponsored by the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department and Experimental Aircraft Association.

Event: Step Back in Time Weekend: Type and Printing, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Farmers’ Museum. For info: Farmers Museum.org.