Embrace the Season of New Beginnings Vintages, Cultural Riches, and Artistic Flourishes

As the seasons turn, Cooperstown and Otsego County burst into life, offering an array of springtime festivities that celebrate the renewal and warmth of the season. From the charming village of Cherry Valley to the iconic Ommegang Brewery and the historic grounds of Hyde Hall, the area becomes a vibrant stage for family-friendly egg hunts, each adorned with a kaleidoscope of colorful eggs and, for the lucky few, the elusive golden eggs tailored for adult participants. Beyond the thrill of the hunt, the region invites you to indulge in its rich tapestry of local treats at places like the beloved Tin Bin, and to discover the perfect spring gifts and baked goods within its quaint bakeries and unique gift shops.

Montezuma Opens

Montezuma Winery - Cooperstown

Montezuma Winery Cooperstown will be back open starting April 5th! With the arrival of new wines and spirits from their distillery, Hidden Marsh, we can't wait to stop in and get a taste! 

Head over to MotezumaWinery.com for all the details!

Welcome back to the Farm!

The Farmers' Museum

Welcome spring at The Farmers' Museum on April 2nd! Greet your favorite barnyard animals and dive into a season of engaging workshops. Kick off with our Blacksmithing Workshop for Beginners on April 6th, an ideal introduction for those 14 and older to the art of metal shaping. Although tickets are sold out, the learning continues with our Baking at Lippitt Farmstead Workshop on April 13th. Discover the traditional techniques of hearth baking, crafting delicious breads and cakes in a historic setting. Join us for a blend of hands-on education and springtime delight at The Farmers' Museum!

Get details on these workshops and so much more at FarmersMuseum.org

A Canvas of Diverse Exhibitions at Fenimore Art Museum

The Fenimore Art Museum

On April 2nd, the Fenimore Art Museum springs to life, not just with its season opening but with an invigorating glimpse into the future of art exhibitions. "As They Saw It: Women Artists Then & Now" runs until September 2nd, illuminating the rich tapestry woven by American women artists across centuries. Joining this celebration, "50-Pound Blanket: Photographs by Joshua Ives" (April 2 - May 12) offers a poignant look into the transition from military to civilian life through the lens of photography. "Stitched In Time: One Family’s Quilts" (April 2 - May 12) honors the often-overlooked artistry of women's folk art through the intimate medium of quilting.

Looking ahead, "Banksy: The Haight Street Rat" (May 18 - September 8) brings the enigmatic world of street art into the museum space, showcasing a piece from Banksy's 2010 San Francisco tour. "Bob Dylan Remastered: Drawings from the Road" (May 25 - September 15) reveals another facet of the iconic musician's creativity, while "Marc Hom: Re-Framed" (May 25 - September 2) spotlights the compelling portraiture of the renowned Danish photographer. This season, the Fenimore Art Museum invites you on a journey through history, personal narratives, and artistic innovation.

Plot out your visit at FenimoreArtMuseum.org

'Made in Middlefield Part Two' Opening at Art Garage

The Art Garage

Join us at the Art Garage from 5-7PM for the opening reception of "Made in Middlefield Part Two," a vibrant group show that melds photography, sculpture, shadow boxes, and unexpected delights! Celebrating the diverse talents of local artists, both trained and self-taught, this event marks a grand gathering of community creativity. Don't miss this dynamic display, running until May 11. Reception concludes at 7PM.






GOHS' 17th annual Postcard, Book, & Ephemera Show

Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta

Dive into a world of nostalgia and discovery at the Greater Oneonta Historical Society's 17th annual Postcard, Book, & Ephemera Show & Sale. Set within the historic Elm Park Methodist Church at 401 Chestnut Street, this cherished event unfolds on April 6, from 10am to 3:30pm. Entrance is complimentary. Browse an eclectic mix of vendors offering everything from vintage postcards and sports cards to rare books, stamps, magazines, and intriguing antiques. The event will also feature a silent auction, adding an exciting element of suspense to your treasure hunt. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore the past through a fascinating array of collectibles and memorabilia.

Explore this event and so much more at OneontaHistory.org

Ommegang's Encore: A Toast to Spring's Final Frolics

Ommegang Tap House & The Inn at Cooperstown

As the curtain falls on the season, Ommegang Brewery, in partnership with the Inn at Cooperstown, invites you to the grand finale of their beloved Bed and Brew series. This exclusive package is a symphony of flavors, featuring a multi-course beer pairing dinner at Brewery Ommegang, a $60 gift card to splurge at the mercantile, and a commemorative growler filled with your choice of beer on tap. Additionally, enjoy the comfort of a two-night stay at the Inn at Cooperstown, making this experience the perfect springtime escape.

See if you've got time to sneak into 'Bed' - and Brew. TheInnAtCooperstown.com


But wait, there's more! Don't miss the last Vinyl Night of the season, where DJ Raphael will spin a collection of classic records, setting the perfect backdrop for an evening of nostalgia and camaraderie. Bring along your favorite vinyl for a chance to win a raffle prize, and indulge in our specially curated limited food menu available from 6pm to 9pm. Join us for these unforgettable events and bid adieu to spring with a cheer!

Get the scoop on Vinyl Night at the Taphouse HERE.