The O-town Scene

July 28, 2011

The O-town Scene - Oneonta, NY

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Quilt show deadline is Aug. 1 The deadline for the Farmers’ Museum 2011 quilt contest, “A New York State of Mind,” is Monday, Aug. 1. The entries will be exhibited and judged Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9, at the museum. The judging team will be made up of museum professionals and textile experts. Presenters welcome original quilt projects that fits one of the two contest categories: “New York Beauty Quilts,” quilts based on traditional motifs, styles and construc- tion methods from the 18th through 20th centuries, or “Hometown New York Quilts,” pieces that celebrate the hometowns of the crafters in original designs. The entries should include a the submission form (which can be downloaded at All entries must be postmarked by Aug. 1, along with a $20 entry fee, to: A New York State of Mind Quilt Contest, The Farmers’ Museum, P.O. Box 30, Cooperstown, NY 13326. For more info, call (607) 547-1453 or email Staged reading Sat. Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, at 24 Market St. in Oneonta, will present a staged-reading series performed by local and regional actors. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Saturdays. The series continues this week with “Strange Snow” by Stephen Metcalfe. Performers are Charlie Rei- man, Howard Hannum, Linda Reese and Reggie Brunson. Admission is $10. No chil- dren under 10 years old will be admitted. For more info, go to July 28, 2011 O-Town Scene 23 Sublime band to play Sat. Badfish: A Tribute to Sub- lime, along with special guest Scotty Don’t, will perform in the Oneonta Theatre Balcony Ballroom at 9 p.m., Saturday, July 30. The venue is at 47 Chestnut St. in Oneonta. Badfish make their mark on the audience by playing with the spirit of Sublime, a media release said. Tickets are $18.50 in ad- vance and $22.50 on Satur- day at www.oneontatheatre. com or at the box office. WKC to host Irish group The West Kortright Centre will host the Irish band Cher- ish the Ladies at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. For the past 25 years, the group has blended instrumental talents, vocals, arrangements and step danc- ing, a media release said, “combining many facets of Irish traditional culture and delivering it with humor and polish.” Tickets are $28 and $18 for those under 19. The centre is at 49 W. Kortright Church Road in East Meredith. For more info, call (607) 278- 5454, or tickets or reservations are required for the free concert. The show will feature the flute choir from the New York Summer Music Festival’s International Flute Institute. The concert is the culmina- tion of two weeks of intensive study and rehearsals. The 18 participants are aged 11-19. Contributed Jazz singer Cherish the Ladies Jazz faculty to play at cafe The New York Summer Music Festival jazz faculty members will perform at 10 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the Autumn Cafe on Main Street in Oneonta. According to a media re- lease, the group is composed of some of New York City’s finest jazz players. The cover is $3. For more info, visit Spa day set sages and facials. at park Glimmerglass State Park Lakeview Room in the park at 1527 county Highway 31 in Cooperstown will host a spa day from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 3. For a $10 donation, women will receive a com- plimentary “Sassy Water,” hors d’oeuvres and mini-spa services, such as chair mas- To reserve a spot, call (607) 547-8662 or email friendsof- Flute Fest set for Thu. The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival will pres- ent Flute Fest at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St. in Cooperstown. No to perform Grammy-winning jazz vo- calist Kurt Elling will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. Elling will perform jazz standards, as well as songs from his album, “The Gate.” Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students 6 to 18 years old. For tickets, go to www.CooperstownMusicFest. org or call (800) 838-3006.

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