HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY MAY 21

Electric vehicles and
Green Energy Fair

EV CAR SHOW – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. HeatSmart Hartwick presents a car show showcasing electric vehicles, their owners, car dealerships and information on buying an electric vehicle and the benefits of ownership. There will also be booths from installers of solar panels, clean heating and cooling, other initiatives to fight climate change. Husky Park, Wells Avenue, Hartwick. 607-293-6654 or visit doas.us/hartwick-ev-car-show/

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, eggs, maple syrup, sausages, drinks, and more. to support the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department. Cost, $9/adult. Cooperstown/Westville Airport, Hwy. 166 Coopertown.

COLOR RUN 5K – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bring the whole family for a fun paint run. Be covered in color on this 5K run/walk. Features a flat course with non-toxic color stations and pre- and post-race family festivities including zumba, vendors, live music, artisans, and more. Proceeds will go to the Pathfinder Produce Mobile Market. Held at Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. 607-965-8377 or visit pathfindervillage.org/get-involved/splash-path-5k

PLANT SALE – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find a wide variety of plants, vegetables and flowers available for purchase to take advantage of the gardening season. Brought to you by the Otsego County Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2536 or visit www.facebook.com/CCEOtsegoMG/

WELLNESS FAIR – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to a teen and child mental health fair featuring activities, games, educational opportunities and cash prizes. Superheroes in ripped jeans will be on hand with adoptable pets. Open to the public. Fox Care Center, Fox Care Dr., Oneonta. 607-547-4775.

KIDS CRAFTING – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bring the kids on the fun creating a 3D flower bouquet with the Huntington Memorial Library. Meet up anytime from 10 a.m. to noon. For children aged 3 to 11 years old. Held in Huntington Park, Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

PLANT SALE – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm The Upper Unadilla Valley Association Plant and Garden Fair returns after a 2 year hiatus. Find dozens of perennials donated by local gardeners, vegetables, concession stands, a duck derby and more. City Park, West Winfield. To visit www.facebook.com/UpperUnadillaValleyAssociation/

OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Watch live performances from the Metropolitan Opera, broadcast live at Oneonta. This week is the performance of ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’ by Gaetano Donizetti. 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

BOOK SIGNING – 1 pm Stop by to pick up a signed copy of “Blood Trip,” the debut novel by Catskills-area author/journalist Jesse Hilson. The Tulip and the Rose, Café, 435 Main St., Franklin. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

SIP & SUPPORT – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Otsego County GOP is hosting a wine tasting and silent auction with live music, cash bar, snacks, and a food truck. Rustic Ridge Winery, 2805 St. Hwy. 80 Burlington Flats. 607-965-0626 or visit www.facebook.com/RusticRidgeWinery

OPENING RECEPTION – 1:00 pm Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition “Material Shift” with guest speaker/co-curator, Mohawk artist from Akwesasne, Margaret Jacobs. Admission, $8/adult. Iroquois Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org

ADVISORY GROUP – 1:00 p.m. Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join the library group to pitch their ideas for a summer reading program for teens while making essential oil modeling clay and stress balls. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/

OPEN HOUSE – 2 pm – 4 pm Visit the magnificent 55-room Tudor Inn built in 1897, discover the history of this magnificent building. Refreshments will be served. The Major’s Inn, 104 Marion Avenue, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

LIFESKILLS – 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted on FB. Limited places, reservations required. Presented by the Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz Street, Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

MYSTERY DINNER – 5 p.m. Step out for an evening of fun, food, and the “Disappearance of Death” murder mystery dinner. Raising funds to provide scholarships for students in Otsego-Schoharie-Delaware counties, other charities. Solve the mystery while enjoying an all-you-can-eat roast pork dinner. Cost, $20/adult. Win a cash prize for solving the mystery. Tickets available at the door. Donations are welcome. Cherry Valley Community Centre, 2 Genesee Street, Cherry Valley. 607-432-3837 or email [email protected]

LIVE MUSIC – 7 p.m. – ? Enjoy dinner and live music from Mostly Dead. Natty Bumpo’s, 8 Hoffman Ln., Cooperstown. 607-322-4060 or visit www.facebook.com/nattybumppos

PERFORMANCE – 7:30 pm The contemporary dance group performs “A, My Name Is…”, a physical exploration of memory and forgetting based on the choreographer’s personal experience of a family member with dementia. Cost, $26/adult. Roxbury Arts Group, 5025 Vega Mountain Rd., Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org

THEATER – 7:30 pm Come see a new version of “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Wendy Kesselman, based on the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Anne Frank’s Diary chronicled her life as her family went into hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam from 1942 to 1944. Material may not be suitable for children. Tickets, $20/adult. Presented by Bigger Dreams Productions at the Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. To visit www.facebook.com/biggerdreamsproductions

BENEFIT CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the performance of American originals with a delta blues twist performed by Luke Winslow King with Roberto Luti. The first part is Daniel Lutz. Admission is by donation, with proceeds going to the Cherry Valley EMS/Ambulance Squad. The Star Theatre, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/