Cooperstown Chronicles: A Week of Wonders and Whimsy! Sept 15-21

Author: Ryan Geraghty

From Savannah Bananas' to Lakefront Regattas, Inspirational Talks, and Harvest Celebrations: Your Ultimate Guide to a Memorable Week in Cooperstown!

Step up to the plate for a week bursting with activity! It’s Savannah Bananas week so swing into Cooperstown for Autograph signing sessions, indulge in the Savannah Bananas Package at the Landmark Inn, lose yourself in Creekside's Corn maze, embrace arts and culture at City of the Hills Fest, and get inspired at TedX Oneonta. Celebrate Harvest Fest at The Farmers' Museum, experience the splendor of a lake bursting with sails for the Glimmerglass Regatta, hear camping tales with Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, and unwind at Ommegang's Firepit Friday. Adventure awaits.

Arts & Culture

TedX Oneonta

Sept 15

TEDx Oneonta brings together the brilliance of the TED platform right to the heart of Oneonta. Infused with innovative ideas and transformative insights, this local event assembles some of the most inspiring speakers from diverse fields. Engage in enlightening talks, connect with like-minded enthusiasts, and embrace the TEDx spirit that champions progress and thought leadership. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a global conversation, tailored to Oneonta's unique tapestry.

City of the Hills Fest

Sept 16 & 17

Experience artistry at its best at the City of the Hills Festival, hosted by CANO, in picturesque downtown Oneonta, NY. Recognized as a Top-10 Arts-Vibrant Micropolitan Community, Oneonta beautifully cradles the Susquehanna River amidst the Catskill Mountains' embrace. After last year's resounding success, the 2023 festival has expanded to two days, packed with murals, workshops, children’s activities, food trucks, musical acts, a craft beer garden, and much more. Dive deep into culture and creativity!


Harvest Fest at The Farmers’ Museum

Sept 16

Celebrate the bounty of fall as Harvest Festival returns September 16 and 17. Since 1978, this family-friendly event has grown to become a regional favorite, bringing together a wide variety of performers, artisans, and vendors.

Swing for the Fences Signing

Sept 16

Join us at Swing for the Fences on Main Street in Cooperstown, for an exclusive autograph session with Savannah Bananas' legendary pitcher, Bill "Space Man" Lee! For just $25, secure your autograph and explore our range of Banana Balls and other team merchandise. Don't miss this rare opportunity with a baseball icon! 


A Savanna Bananas Package

Sept 15-17

Experience an unforgettable baseball weekend in Cooperstown from Sep 15-17, 2023, featuring the Savannah Bananas' grand finale on their 2023 World Tour! Revel in two nights at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, explore exclusive artifacts at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and be entertained by the unique showmanship of the Savannah Bananas at Doubleday Field. Package includes Hall of Fame membership and daily breakfast. Book now for this Once-In-A-Lifetime baseball spectacle! Click HERE for more information and to book.


Creekside Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Embark on an unforgettable autumn journey at Creekside Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch! Engage with friendly farm animals, from adorable goats to charming chickens. Hop aboard hay rides that traverse picturesque landscapes, Savor delectable seasonal treats as you explore the pumpkin patch, finding the perfect one to take home.





Glimmerglass Regatta

Sept 16 - 17

Join the Otsego Sailing Club for the 55th Glimmerglass Regatta, Sep 16-17, 2023! Experience two thrilling days of Thistle and Flying Scot class racing on the glistening waters of Glimmerglass. Saturday evening promises a delightful dinner, delightful OSC appetizers, and plenty of cheer. Calling all Thistle and Flying Scot racers for a weekend full of exhilarating sailing and camaraderie! Questions? Reach out to Amy McDermott at Don't miss out!


Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

Sept 15

Join the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society on September 15, 2023, at 7:30pm at Elm Park United Methodist Church in Oneonta. DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason, will share tales from his 10-week camping journey across northern Canada and Alaska from summer 2022. Dive into a captivating evening as Andy reminisces about traversing vast territories, encountering wildlife, witnessing thawing glaciers, and basking in the midnight sun. His dream-driven adventure to Alaska promises to inspire. Don't miss out!


Experience September's serene charm with our partner lodging packages. Savor Montezuma Winery through The Menagerie at The Corey House, explore with The Rail Trail or the splendors of Fall during your stay at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, enjoy Cooperstown on the Lake's special seasonal discount, or step up to the plate at Landmark Inn for their Savanna Bananas Package.

Unwind at The Otesaga Resort Hotel with three exclusive packages. The Summer Sunset Special (Aug. 27 - Sept. 7) offers a $75 resort credit and a cozy blanket for lakeside relaxation. The Rail Explorers Fall Foliage Package (Sept. 4 - Oct. 31) invites guests to pedal through autumnal beauty on custom rail e-bikes, complete with snacks and souvenirs. Lastly, the Fall Harvest Package (Sept. 4 - Oct. 31) pairs charming stays with a nostalgic trip to The Farmers’ Museum, honey included! Dive into these deals here.

Landmark Inn's ultimate Savannah Bananas Weekend Package! Join the fruity frenzy with our special package, which includes a delightful two-night stay (Sept 15 & Sept 16), a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT Savannah Bananas game—plus an exclusive welcome surprise that'll have you grinning from ear to ear. Don't miss out on the action – book your spot by giving us a ring at 607-547-7225 or shoot us an email at 

The Menagerie at The Corey House looks forward to welcoming you to Cooperstown this fall! We are thrilled to be partnering with Montezuma Winery to offer two free Wine Tasting with each room booked from September 1 to October 31. Enjoy evenings at our firepit along with our S'mores kits and a hearty breakfast each morning. Please call Pam DeLuca directly at 201-755-6327 for questions or to book your room today! 

Cooperstown on the Lake - the luxurious rental properties offer stunning lake views, elegant interiors, and 5% off bookings mentioned in this ad. Limited time offer, expires Nov 2023. Book now and embrace the beauty of Cooperstown in style!

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