Cooperstown Winter Carnival

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 at 8:00am

Various Venues in Cooperstown, NY
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Throughout the Weekend:
Friends of the Village Library Book Sale

9 am - 5 pm - Village Hall Meeting Room - 22 Main Street

Benefits Village Library. Enter from Fair Street.

?The 2019 Fenimore Quilt Club Show at the Cooperstown Art Association

Saturday 11 am - 4 pm, Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm - 22 Main St

Warm up with a visit to the 29th Annual Fenimore Quilt Club Show! This highly anticipated exhibit showcases a diverse array of about one hundred quilts and quilted items in both traditional and contemporary designs.  Members of the Fenimore Quilt Club will be present to demonstrate quilting techniques and to answer questions about their craft. Quilt Show will remain open through February 24, daily 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 pm. (Free)

?“Fudge Tasting Flurry” at Tin-Bin Alley - 114 Main St

?Ice Skating at Badger Park - 93 Beaver St

Fresh air and fun! Strap on some skates (limited supply of skates available to borrow at the skating hut) and enjoy this wonderful park’s well-maintained ice rink!

Friday 3 - 7 pm - Mixed use (family/open skating on ? rink, hockey on ? rink).

Saturday And Sunday: 10 am - Noon family/open skating; 12:30 to 6:30 pm mixed use skating (family/open skating on ? or rink, hockey on ? of rink).

?Open Swim, Yoga, Group Fitness Programs

Clark Sport Center - 124 County Highway 52

Fire And Ice Bar and Hawkeye Bar And Grill Specials

The Otesaga - 60 Lake St

Fuel the fun of Winter Carnival Weekend at Hawkeye Bar and Grill. Don't miss our Ice Bar next to the Fire Bar!

It’s Pancake Time! Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

8am - 12pm - Cooperstown Veterans’ Club - 60 Main St

Start your day with delicious pancakes (gluten free, chocolate chip, blueberry or traditional), scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, tea and local maple syrup (provided by Otsego County Maple Producers). Adults $9, children 6-12 $6, children 5 and under free. Get a ticket for the Benefit Raffle, too! Sponsored by the Cooperstown Lions Club with assistance from the Leo Club.
Vision Screening

9 - 11am - Cooperstown Veterans’ Club - 60 Main St

While you're enjoying their pancakes, don't miss the Lions Club's vision screening booth!


10am - Pioneer Park

Clark Sports Center (CSC) staff will guide adults and children* in how to use a GPS** in this high tech global treasure hunt. Be prepared to travel by foot to various locations in all weather conditions. Meet in Pioneer Park. (Free)

Groups of children must be accompanied by an adult.

The CSC will lend participants GPS units to use for this program.

Waffles, Sledding, and Bingo

11am - Ommegang Brewery - 656 Co Hwy 33

Waffle Brunch, Bingo, and Sledding?? Don't miss this fun late morning event at Ommegang Brewery

Karaoke Contest

12 - 3pm - Upstate Bar and Grill - 5418 NY-28

Before the Closer, come to Upstate Bar and Grill to participate in a Karaoke Contest! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes plus "keep your day job". Prizes sponsored by Kate's Upstate and Upstate Bar and Grill. Sign up at Bocca Osteria, Upstate Bar and Grill, and New York Pizzeria- first 35 spots available.

Cooperstown Ghost Tour

1pm - Pioneer Park

To reserve spots on this highly entertaining and historic tour email or call (607)547-8070. ($10 adults, $5 children, kids under 5 free). Departing from Pioneer Park.

?Closer and Mac and Cheese Contest

1 - 3pm - Upstate Bar and Grill - 5418 NY-28

This year the Closer will feature a Mac and Cheese competition! Tap Takeover by Red Shed Brewery!

?Grilled Cheese for a Good Cause

5:30 - 7:30pm - Farmers’ Market - 101 Main St

Come celebrate the end of the 52nd Winter Carnival and enjoy delicious gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, seasonal soups, dessert, local beer, wine, cider and live music. Proceeds will benefit Otsego 2000's Environmental Stewardship Program. Space is limited! Purchase tickets online, at the Cooperstown Farmers Market, or at Otsego 2000 Office. ($30 per adult, $15 per child 6-12, and free for children under 6).

This event listing provided for the Cooperstown community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

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