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2017 Events
Date Time Description
April 15 10:00 am SHARP Leatherstocking Credit Union Easter Egg Hunt and visit by the Easter Bunny
Annual event sponsored by Leatherstocking Region Federal Credit Union with prizes; raffles; and a visit by the Easter Bunny! Free and open to the public.
May 12 5:00 to 7:00 pm Opening Reception for "Glimmerglass Excursions" Wooden Boats on Otsego Lake
An exhibit of Otsego Lake history presented by students of the Cooperstown Graduate Program.  The exhibit will be open from May 12 through October 31 in the Kent Center at Hyde Hall during tour hours.
May 13 1:00 to 4:00 pm Celebrate Mom! Garden Party
Give Mom first looks at the new Dining Room marbleized walls and treat her to tea and sweets on the veranda of our 200-year-old English-style country mansion. Mini Tours of Historic Hyde Hall. See the New Lake Exhibit by the CGP Students and hear an Enlightening Talk about Historic Lake Otsego by Board Chair Dr. Gib Vincent. Free and open to the public.
May 14: 20; 21: 27: 10am to 4pm Mansion open for Tours
Hourly; First tour 10am; Last Tour 4pm. $15 per adult; $12 for seniors; military and youth 13 – 17; Children under 13 free!
May 28 through October 31 10am to 4pm Mansion open for Tours
Hourly; First tour 10am; Last Tour 4pm. $15 per adult; $12 for seniors military and youth 13 – 17; Children under 13 free!
June 3 Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) Meeting at Hyde Hall
Participants will be treated to a mansion tour; a general presentation on Hyde Hall; two other presentations on special subjects. A Members only event.
July 1 11am to 5pm English Country Fair
NOTE: The English Country Fair has been rescheduled to the 2018 Season. 
July 18; 25; Aug 1; 8; Showings at 6:00pm; 7:00pm; & 8:00pm Hyde Hall Presents the BEST of the Summer Hauntings. Living Ghostly Vignettes: Re-experience as part of our 200th Anniversary Celebration a haunting glimpse into life after death at Hyde Hall. $15.00 per person; reservations required. For reservations call 607 547-5098 Ext 6 during office hours.
July 19 6:30pm Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra Concert: All Mozart Concert: Songs – Music – and Readings by Artists of the Glimmerglass Festival and Guests: $20.00 Adults – $15:00 Seniors – Under 18 Free. For reservations call 607 547-5098 Ext 6 during office hours.
July 23-October 6 10:00am to 4:00pm 200th Anniversary Art Show in the Hyde Hall Kent Administrative Center
See winning and other entries in the competition for best work inspired by the picturesque views and vistas of Hyde Hall. An opportunity to view and procure a work of art by local and international artists.
August 5 6:00pm Hyde Hall Bicentennial: Our Fair Lady: $195.00 per person
(no tours on August 5) Fundraising Fun; Music; Dinner; Games & Treats with the best views in Otsego County!
August 18-20 10:00am to 9:00pm  Civil War Weekend – CLICK HERE FOR EVENT IMAGES: Experience a 3 day Civil War-era encampment featuring the 125th & 61st New York Regiments in authentic uniforms drilling and performing tactical maneuvers – firing demonstrations. A Battle Re-enactment by trained Civil War Reenactors. A concert on the Portico by the 77th NY Regimental Balladeers. Civil war events are Free and open to the public. Regular Mansion Tours 10 – 4 on the hour during the event $15 per adult; $12 Senior – Military (With ID) – Youth (13-17) – Under 13 Free.
August 25 6:00 pm Hyde Hall/Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Fundraiser $35.00 per person
Bubbly Baroque: Music & champagne concert. Linda Chesis – flute; Sarah Cunningham – viola de gamba; Bradley Brookshire – harpsichord  perform baroque favorites in a benefit concert to support both Hyde Hall and CSMF. Sparkling wines and cheese will be served. Reservations strongly suggested at
September 8 6:30pm Small Town Big Band Concert
Return to a time when "Swing was the Thing!" Bring lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy a relaxing evening on the South Lawn overlooking the beautiful vistas of Glimmerglass. Enter through Glimmerglass State Park; This concert is FREE and open to the public.
September 24 1:00 pm to 3:00pm National Covered Bridge Society Meeting~This is a members meeting but all who are interested in Covered Bridges are welcome.
October 7 9:00 12:00 3/4 Morgan Group Morgan Concours 'dElegance and Car Show
A rare opportunity to see a gathering of around 50 prestigious Morgan Cars on the campus of Hyde Hall. The Morgan Car Company in Malvern England have been producing a true icon – expertly hand crafted sports cars using three core elements: ash – aluminium – and leather. Coffee – pastries – and sandwiches will be served in the barn by Black Cat Cafe Sharon Springs. Admission to the Concours is free and open to the public. Regular mansion tours will be conducted from 10:00 – 4:00 on the hour at the standard tour price.
October 6; 7; 13; 14; 20; 21; 27; 28;29; 6:00; 6:30; 7:00; 7:30pm Hyde & Shriek! Candlelight Ghost Tours
Visit all the spooky places in the Mansion where ghostly manifestations have been reported for over 150 years; including those identified by Ghosthunters(c) in their Halloween 2013 special; aired on October 30; 2013 on the SyFy network. $20 per person; reservations required – contact 607-547-5098 Ext 6. If no reply please leave your name & number we will return your call. Tricks and treats for Halloween!


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