Oneonta “History After Hours” program series


The Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS) has introduced a new series of events, History After Hours. The program series will offer events for adults and children of all ages at the Oneonta History Center, 183 Main Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Oct. 10, and Nov. 17.

Thursday, Sept. 22, History After Hours will celebrate Harvest History. Activities will include a beer tasting featuring Cooperstown Brewery, an arts and crafts table featuring corn husk doll making, a children’s story time in the Sally Mullen Children’s Corner, and an opportunity to learn the history of hops and dairy farming in Oneonta.

Thursday, Oct. 20, ring in Halloween with Haunted History, featuring Oneonta ghost stories and unsolved mysteries, Laskaris fudge making, arts and crafts, and more.

The final installment of History After Hours will be Holiday History, Thursday, Nov. 17. The night will include photo opportunities with the famous Bresee’s figurine Santa Clause, a chance to mail a Christmas wish list to Santa, arts and crafts, demonstrations of a model train display, a hot chocolate bar, and a present wrapping station with vintage Bresee’s wrapping paper.

“History After Hours” events are free and open to the public.


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