2018 Winter Carnival schedule

Ongoing throughout weekend:

Village of Poems: Winter poems by Cooperstown Elementary School students, Main Street.

Make & Take Crafts: Ages 4-10, Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St.

Fudge Tasting Flurry: Tin-Bin Alley, 114 Main St.

Snow Escape Specials: Cooperstown Escape Rooms, corner of Main & Pioneer streets.

Cross-Country Jingle Ski: The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St.

Fly the Coop Winter Carnival Chicken Wing Trail: Chicken wing/beverage specials at Alex’s Bistro, Cooley’s, Cooperstown Beverage Exchange, the Doubleday Cafe, Mel’s at 22, the Pit, Sal’s Pizza, Upstate Bar & Grill.

Bourbon Tasting: Cooperstown Beverage Exchange, 73 Main St.

Ice Skating: Badger Park, Beaver Street.

Cooperstown Lions Club 50/50 Raffle: Raffle winner(s) will be announced at the Cooperstown Distillery Sunday along with photo contest & medallion. Need not be present to win.

Friday

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Soup R’ Chili Luncheon: First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St.

4:30 - 7 p.m., Ignite the Night opening ceremony and events: Pioneer Park.

4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Brooks chicken dinner to Benefit the Susquehanna Animal Shelter: Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St.

6 p.m., Winter Carnival Bowling Tournament: Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52

6:45 - 9 p.m., (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Cabin Fever Family Movie Night, “Brave” plus short “Take the Plunge:” Village Hall Ballroom, 22 Main St.

7 p.m., Cooperstown Candlelight Ghost Tour: Pioneer Park, Call 547-8070 to reserve spots.

7 - 9 p.m., It’s Trivia Time: Hawkeye Bar & Grille, The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St.

9 p.m., Country music with Grit N Grace: Upstate Grill, 5418 State Highway 28.

Saturday

8 - 11:30 a.m., It’s Pancake Time! Lions Club Pancake Breakfast: Cooperstown Veterans’ Club, 60 Main St.

9 a.m., Winter Carnival Bowling Tournament: Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Winter Book Sale: Village Board/Meeting Room, 22 Main St.

9 a.m. - Noon, Cooperstown Fire Department Local Heroes tour: Cooperstown Fire Hall, 25 Chestnut St.

10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, 101 Main St./Pioneer Alley.

10 a.m. - Noon, Community Art Days, The Science of Art: Farmers’ Museum, 5775 State Highway 80.

10:30 a.m. registration for 11:30 a.m. start, 46th Annual Bob Smullens 5k/10k Run, Cooper Park.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Soup R’ Chili Luncheon: First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m., The 2018 Fenimore Quilt Club Show: Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St.

1 p.m., Cooperstown Candlelight Ghost Tour: Pioneer Park, Call 547-8070 to reserve spots.

1 - 4 p.m., A Blizzard of Family Fun: Lakefront Park. Visit with the Hill City Snow Queen and her friend Anna. They will be arriving at Lakefront Park around 2:30 p.m.; around 3:30 kids can join the Hill City Snow Queen on a wagon ride to the Tunnicliff Inn for complimentary hot chocolate and a photo opportunity with the Snow Queen.

4 - 5:30 p.m., Children’s Trivia & Hot Chocolate Bar: Tunnicliff Inn, 34 Pioneer St.

4 - 5 p.m., Whiskey 101 Barrel Sampling & Mini-Tour: Cooperstown Distillery, 11 Railroad Ave.

6 p.m., Fireworks Over Otsego Lake.

6:30 - 11 p.m., Bassett Health Care’s Annual Valentine’s Soiree: Ballroom of The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St.

6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Community Movie Night, “Cool Runnings:” Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 5.

8 - 10 p.m., Lip Sync Showcase plus music by Flux Capacitor: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, 101 Main St.

9 p.m., Music by Scattered Flurries: The Pratt, 50 Pioneer St.

10 p.m., Music by HanZolo: Cooley’s Stone House Tavern, 49 Pioneer St.

Sunday

8 - 11:30 a.m., It’s Pancake Time! Lions Club Pancake Breakfast: Cooperstown Veterans’ Club, 60 Main St.

10 a.m., Geocaching: Pioneer Park, Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52.

10:30 - 12 p.m., Guided Snowshoeing/Hike: Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52.

11 a.m., Free Throw & 3-Point Competitions: Clark Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52.

Noon, Winter Carnival Pitch Tournament: Cooley’s Stone House Tavern, 49 Pioneer St.

1 p.m., Cooperstown Candlelight Ghost Tour: Pioneer Park, Call 547-8070 to reserve spots.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m., The 2018 Fenimore Quilt Club Show: Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St.

2 - 4:30 p.m., Cold Winter, Warm Community Winter Carnival Ice Breaker: Cooperstown Distillery, 11 Railroad Ave.

5 - 7 p.m., Grilled Cheese for a Good Cause: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, 101 Main St.

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