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August 11, 2011

What's Happening: August 11, 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. 11

CLASS: Fantastical Creatures with Doug Jamieson, 1 to 3 p.m., Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St. Cost: $45, members; $50, nonmembers. To register: 547-9777.

EVENT: ‘What’s the Buzz? Life of the Honeybee,’ 7 p.m., Glimmerglass State Park, Lakeview Room. Part of the Fun & Education Series sponsored by Friends of Glimmerglass State Park.

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

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.

SALE: Life Enrichment (Activities) Department at Otsego Manor, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., lobby, Otsego Manor, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Road. For info: 544- 2699 or 544-2648.

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

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

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.

FUNDRAISER: Summer celebration to benefit the Susquehanna SPCA, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Neahwa Park, Oneonta.

CLASS: Wild Edibles, 10 a.m. to noon, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Otsego County Center, 123 Lake St. Cost $5. Register by Aug. 10. For info: 547-2536, ext. 0.

EVENT: Lake Appreciation Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Glimmerglass State Park. To register by Aug. 9: 547-4488. For info: friendsofglimmerglass. com.

CONCERT: Teddy Bears’ Picnic, 3 p.m., presented by Oneonta community Concert Band. For info: 432-7977.

EVENT: Richfield Springs Sesquicentennial first-day commemorative envelope cancellation, 9 a.m. to noon, Richfield Springs Historic Association Museum and Exhibit Hall, 134 W. Main St., Richfield Springs.

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

MONDAY, AUG. 15

CONCERT: American String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Otesaga Resort Hotel, 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.

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.

CONCERT: Florence High Memorial Chamber Music Concert featuring musicians from the glimmerglass Festival Orchestra, conductor David Angus and soprano Lee Bisset, 7:30 p.m., Pierstown Grange Hall, 137 Wedderspoon Hollow Road, Cooperstown. For info: 264- 3069 or 547-1347.

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

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: Fritz Scherz from Fritz’s Polka Band, 7 p.m., Lakefront Park, part of the Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series.

MEETING: How to Rent an Apple Tree, 7 p.m., presented by Willy Bruneau of Middlefield Orchard at Worcester Grange meeting.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

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.

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 Aug15: 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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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