Otsego County Odyssey: An Autumn Introduction, Sept 22-30

Author: Ryan Geraghty

Unravel Treasures: From Oktoberfest Cheers to Textile Mysteries

Dive into the vibrant tapestry of events in Otsego County this month! Cheer at Red Shed Brewery's Oktoberfest, embrace the Opera's allure and more symphonic melodies. Explore the National Baseball Hall of Fame's workshop on collection care and dive deep into textile mysteries at Hyde Hall's Identification Day. Every moment is an adventure waiting to be embraced!


Foothills Fringe Live Arts Festival

Sept 23

Experience Oneonta's vibrant arts scene at the "Foothills Fringe," hosted by Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center on September 22nd & 23rd, 2023. Inspired by the iconic Edinburgh & Rochester Fringe Festivals, this inaugural two-day theater and arts celebration promises a diverse array of live performances. Discover the Center's recent updates and revel in shows across FIVE unique venues. Embrace the magic of live art in this expansive building-wide extravaganza! Don't miss out, get more tickets and information HERE!



Hyde Hall - Textile Care and Identification Day

Sept 23 

Curious about your family heirloom bedspread? Spend the day with Rabbit Goody of Thistle Hill Weavers and identify historic textiles from Rural New York’s past. Bring textiles from your collection and Rabbit will help identify them—$10 per item. Walk-ins are welcome but there is a limit to 3 pieces a person. Read more about this event HERE.


Oneonta Concert Association

Sept 29

The First United Methodist Church in Oneonta will resonate with the spellbinding voice of Terry Barber. Acclaimed by the Los Angeles Times for his "vitality and verve," Barber has graced every major label and boasts over 150 international solo tour performances. As the unique countertenor of the "Live on Stage" network, he'll be joined by pianist Alina Kiryayeva and a soon-to-be-announced wind player in the "Around the World in 80 Minutes" concert. Additionally, Terry will enrich Oneonta with an educational workshop during his visit. Don't miss this mesmerizing musical journey by clicking HERE.

Catskill Symphony Orchestra

Sept 30

Kicking off CSO’s 70th Anniversary Season is "Heroes and Legends," an extraordinary concert that promises an unforgettable evening of musical prowess. The acclaimed pianist Philip Edward Fisher, known for his virtuosity, will grace our stage alongside the dynamic conductor Glen Cortese. Prepare to be transported by the iconic overture to Rossini's "William Tell" and immerse yourself in the passionate melodies of Rachmaninoff's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini." The concert reaches its climax with Stravinsky's evocative "Firebird Suite" from 1919, leaving you spellbound.  Get tickets and find out more HERE.

Latin Dance Night at Origins Cafe

Sept 29

Join us at Origins Cafe on September 29 for a vibrant Latin Dance Night! Dive into rhythms while indulging in mouthwatering offerings from the Homegrown food truck and Greenhouse Cafe. This night isn't just about dance and delight; it's a celebration of good, clean, and fair food for everyone. Step in, groove, and savor every moment! Click on to find out more!



The National Baseball Hall of Fame, Collection Care and Conservation workshop

Sept 22

Participants will enjoy seeing artifacts and items from our Museum and Library Archive through several unique seminars outlining how we care for our collections – along with principles to assist you in caring for your baseball collection or other cherished items. This one-of-a-kind experience also includes a Museum Archive Tour and a private catered dinner in the iconic Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery. A Supporter Membership ($125 value) is also included with this package and features a great lineup of benefits, including: The Hall of Fame Yearbook, Almanac and a Memories and Dreams magazine subscription, along with discounts, free admission to the Museum and more. Sign up HERE.

Pathfinder Village - Big Rig Shindig

Sept 23

Don't miss Pathfinder Village's 2nd Annual Big Rig Shindig, an event tailored for the inner child in everyone! On display will be an array of vehicles, trucks, and equipment for children and adults alike to marvel at and explore. With an entry fee of just $10 per car, it promises a day of fascination and fun for all attendees. Join the adventure by clicking HERE!


Red Shed Brewery Oktoberfest

Sept 22-24

Get ready for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest at the Red Shed Cooperstown Taproom. Enjoy Bavarian fare, decorations, live music by Tony's Polka Band (and Scattered Flurries), a stein-holding competition, and other games. Wear your best dirndl or lederhosen, bring your family and friends, and join the fun Sept 22nd, 23rd, 24th. Prost! Read more about this event HERE.














Otsego 2000 Fall Octet 

Embark on the Otsego Outdoors Fall Octet Challenge from 9/23/23 to 12/20/23. Undertake eight featured activities, from hiking and paddling to cycling, and embrace the beauty of Otsego County this autumn. Successfully complete the challenge to earn a special Fall Octet patch and a waterproof sticker. Join in on the adventure and capture the essence of the season!









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, or enjoy Cooperstown on the Lake's special seasonal discount.

Unwind at The Otesaga Resort Hotel with two exclusive packages. 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.

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!




Experience opulence this fall at Cooperstown on the Lake - our 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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