HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Craft Fair for Mother’s Day 05-07-22

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY MAY 7

Mother’s Day Craft Fair

MOTHER’S DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come celebrate spring and choose a special gift from local merchants. Southside Mall, 5006 St. Rt. 23, Oneonta. 607-432-4401 or visit www.facebook.com/southsidemall/

BLOOD DRIVE – 8 am to 1 pm Make a donation until May 19 for a chance to win a travel trailer that can accommodate eight people. Briggs Hall, Main Street Baptist Church, 333 Main Street, Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org

LOVE YOUR PARK – 8 a.m. – noon. Come clean up the trails, beach, campsites, mulch the gardens, paint and more to prepare the park for the season. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Road, Laurens. 607-432-2114 or visit www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

LOVE YOUR PARK – 9 a.m. – noon. Sign up to help plant flowers, clean up the park, spruce up buildings, build birdhouses, and more. Volunteers should bring work gloves, boots, leaf rakes and garden tools with owner’s name etc. Dress according to the weather. Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park, Davis Rd., Westford. 607-547-8662 or visit www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

BIRD WALK – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Join DOAS Board Director and Treasurer Charlie Schheim and DOAS Bird Sightings author Sandy Bright for a spring bird walk. Susquehanna Greenway Trail, Silas Lane off Rte. 205 Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit doas.us/calendar/

EXHIBITION TOUR – 10:00am – 11:00am Grandparents and grandchildren are invited to join a special tour with Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of artist Andrew Wyeth to explore the exhibition ‘Drawn from Life: Three Generations of Wyeth Figure Studies.’ Free. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Watch live performances from the Metropolitan Opera, broadcast live at Oneonta. This week is the performance of ‘Turandot’ by Puccini. Cost, $20/adult. Lunch available for purchase separately from Soda Jerks. Show at Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org

WOODWORKING – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sign up for the “Green Woodworking with Emilie Rigby” class where participants will learn how to carve a spoon out of green wood that has not yet been seasoned. Bring a notebook and writing utensil, water and snacks, work gloves (optional), tools you have and want to discuss (optional). Cost, $75/non-member. As a reward, 1 unique wooden spoon that you made yourself. Cooperstown Arts Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

ART CLASS – 1:00 – 4:00 pm Join Arc Otsego for a beginner’s handwriting class. Cost, $35/person. Main View Pottery and More, 79 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-1890 or visit www.facebook.com/MainViewGallery/

BOOK READING – 3pm – 5.30pm Tom Morgan will read from his books ‘Trial in Cooperstown. “Light refreshments will be served, books will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the open house benefit the Franklin Railroad and Community Museum, 527 Main St., Franklin. 607-829-2692 or visit www.facebook.com/franklinrailroadandcommunitymuseum/

SEMESTERS END BASH – 6 p.m. Celebrate the end of the college semester with live music from Brotality, Seeing Double and Fairpoint. Cost, $8 at the door. Proceeds go to support the Oneonta Teen Center. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org

MATTERS TO THINK – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Join Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth, for a delicious buffet dinner and a fascinating PowerPoint presentation on the exhibition “From life: three generations of ‘Studies in the Figure of Wyeth’. Cost, $115/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

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